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Tie-Back Mini Dress in Shadowpetal
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Tie-Back Mini Dress in Shadowpetal
Tie-Back Mini Dress in Shadowpetal
Tie-Back Mini Dress in Shadowpetal
Product Details
A romantic floral dress with a '70s-inspired tie in back (hint: cinch it for a more fitted look). Soft and sheer, this one comes with a built-in slip.
  • Nonwaisted.
  • Falls 35 1/4" from high point of shoulder.
  • Poly.
  • Lined.
  • Dry clean.
  • Import.
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Tie-Back Mini Dress in Shadowpetal

Tie-Back Mini Dress in Shadowpetal is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 17.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely summer dress This is a dress that instantly makes you feel pretty and summery. The fit is very forgiving without looking sloppy, so feel free to eat as much ice cream as you need; this dress won't emphasize a food pregnancy. I went with the smaller of my two Madewell sizes (XS), and the fit is still generous. This is an easy piece to dress up or down. I've worn it out to dinner with my significant other's parents and just to run errands in around town. The colors in the floral are very versatile, so you can wear just about any accessory you want with it and it will work.
Date published: 2017-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So freakin' flattering I love this dress so much. I wear it often, sometimes casually with platform sneakers, but it can be dressed up as well. You know how sometimes you buy something one season and then you love it so much you end up wearing it to the point of awkwardness? This dress is going to be that piece for me this summer. I can tell. I get compliments on it all the time. From the print to the cut -- this dress is the best. P.S. I am 5'1 and rather curvy, so I think it's flattering on several body types, just FYI.
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Breezy Summer Dress I went to a store to try this on after seeing it online. Every single sales person commented on how it was one of their favorite pieces in the store right now. This dress is light and flowy, while the slip underneath helps show your shape a little bit. This dress ran true to size for me. I tried it on a size smaller but it wasn't as flattering, especially if you tie the tie. As other reviewers mention, the tie doesn't truly cinch the waist. However, it does help pull some of the fabric away to make it feel less "wide" or "boxy." If you look at the model, you can see that the fit is supposed to be flowy, not super tight. It's very comfortable and easy to wear. Could easily be dressed up a little with a wedge or down with some cute white or ivory sneakers.
Date published: 2017-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect summer dress! I was thrilled with this dress. Am antipating a July trip to,the UK and know this will be ,y go to dress for any occasion!
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Day to Night Dress This dress is super cute with my converse or my goin'out heels. The fit is effortless, which is so nice when you just want to look good without trying. This one will be in top rotation all summer long!
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfectly adorable! I love this dress! It's got just the right mix of summery, casual, flirty and girly. The overall fit is slightly loose but there is a tie in the back that helps adjust that. I've worn it with flat sandals but plan on sporting it with a cute pair of booties as the weather transitions and then perhaps with some cowboy boots or riding boots as it starts to cool down. Love that I'm getting more than my money's worth out of it.
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy and breezy Very light, and cute. It makes you look younger but it does not bother me. I size up from XS to S for longer length.
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun, Fantastic and Feminine! Personally, I think this dress is true to size. It flows is classy and is not form fitting by any means. The tie that is in the back is mainly for aesthetics, but at the same time adds enough pizzazz that isn't overwhelming. You can certainly wear it to work with a summery blazer or out with pretty sandals. I am 5'2" and petite and purchased (as usual) the xxs. The length was not a problem for me as this particular dress is only 2 inches above my knee. The minute I saw this dress, I needed it! Fun, Fantastic and Feminine!
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty but easy... I'm 5'3, "boy" figure - wear easy sundresses every day the weather allows. Adding this one to my rotation for this summer. It's a great length, the material is beautiful without being too precious, and feels like it will be easy to care for. In terms of fit- the shape isn't so much a cinch-waist - the tie only gathers the back giving the front more of a boxy shape. This lends itself to being more cool than proper, which is what I'm looking for. I plan on wearing on an upcoming trip with sneakers during the day and red strappy sandals at night.
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Flattering and Flowy Love this dress! It's a great cut and very flattering. You can tie the back if you wish to bring in the waist.
Date published: 2017-08-03
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