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Muscle Midi Dress
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Muscle Midi Dress
Muscle Midi Dress
Muscle Midi Dress
Product Details
Made of supersoft jersey with a touch of stretch, this fuss-free midi dress is inspired by a classic muscle tee. Hint: High side slits really show off a good pair of mules.
  • Nonwaisted.
  • Falls 43 1/4" from high point of shoulder.
  • Viscose/poly/cotton.
  • Hand wash.
  • Import.
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Muscle Midi Dress

Muscle Midi Dress is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 24.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable and surprisingly flattering I was drawn to this dress as soon as I saw it online, but was dissuaded from ordering it based on some of the negative reviews that it was unflattering on curves, and because Madewell's shift dresses are often too clingy on my wide hips. When I finally tried it on in-store, I was surprised that I liked it so much! I sized up from my usual large (usually wear a 31 in bottoms, medium/large in tops) and liked that the extra-large was relaxed on top and didn't totally drown out my shape on the bottom. It also hasn't stretched out in the butt like some knit dresses do. Highly recommend checking this one out, even for those with curves.
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My New GO TO dress Received this in the mail yesterday and LOVE it. I love the feel and texture of the material. I am only 5'2, so the dress is almost ankle length for me, which I am totally fine with. It drapes nicely on the body, and even with my larger tush, it is still flattering. You can dress it up or down. I may have to buy the other color too!
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great everyday dress The fit is cute and it’s very comfortable. I’ve already worn it 2 times since getting it last week.
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Breezy and Casual I love this dress. It is so comfy and casual, but can easily be dressed up with a cute jacket and bandana. I love it with sandals or sneakers. It's tough for me to not where it everyday, as it's essentially pajamas. I'm 5'5", 135 and I ordered a Small. It's the perfect length and hits me in all the right places.
Date published: 2018-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from If Perfect Were a Dress, It Would be This One I was so shocked, and disappointed to read the negative reviews on this dress because it's literally perfect! I love that I can dress it up or down simply by changing out shoes and throwing on a jacket. The fabric is the appropriate weight for spring/summer. Not too thick but by no means thin either. Drapes really nicely. If you bought this thinking it was form fitting, then this is NOT the dress for you, however, it by no means looks like a sack either. I have a petite frame, and it's still super flattering on me. I am even contemplating buying a second one -- that's how much I love it! It's worth noting that I originally bought this in my normal size (Small), and because I'm a bit curvy I decided to exchange for the Medium. It was by no means skin tight in the small, but I wanted a little more drape than the small provided. So if you are curvy, I'd recommend going up one size.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BUY THIS IMMEDIATELY I bought this in the maroon color in the hopes that I’d found a comfy, casual daytime dress for the summer. It is all of those things. I have received so many compliments already, and I’ve only owned it 2 weeks! I’m waiting for another sale to buy it in black. Do yourself a favor and buy one in each color!
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect, Comfortable Dress At the moment, this is my favorite dress. I'm actually wearing it now. It has a great fit (loose), flow (doesn't cling), and length (midi). It can be dressed up or down. The side slits give the dress more style than some of the other Madewell cotton dresses. It's also easy to accessorize with a scarf or fun jewelry. Please make more in other colors for summer.
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely dress This is not a form-fitting dress, as other reviewers aptly noted. Then again, it does not pretend to be one either. At the same time, the dress is FAR from being a sack. It drapes nicely, the fabric is just heavy enough to make it substantial (no need for a slip) and not see-through. It is a casual, summer black dress. It looks, smells, and tastes the way it is presented in the picture. I love it!
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits any occasion. I don’t remember when I was that happy with a piece I bought. Wore it twice for both formal and informal events and got a lot of compliments.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Go-to dress I know this dress has several negative reviews so I felt like I should write one since I LOVE it. The fabric doesn’t feel too heavy but is substantial enough that it isn’t see-through and it hangs really nicely - perfect for spring and summer. Despite not having any waist definition, I found it to be very flattering with the cap sleeves and slits up the side. For reference I am 5’8” and 140 lbs.
Date published: 2018-04-16
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