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Novel Dress in Chalkboard Stripe
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Novel Dress in Chalkboard Stripe
Novel Dress in Chalkboard Stripe
Novel Dress in Chalkboard Stripe
Product Details
A drapey, sophisticated (and striped!) take on a T-shirt dress. Fluid, modern and so, so easy.
  • Nonwaisted.
  • Falls 35" from high point of shoulder.
  • Viscose.
  • Dry clean.
  • Import.
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Novel Dress in Chalkboard Stripe

Novel Dress in Chalkboard Stripe is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit! It's definitely shorter in real life than it looks on the website. I'm 5'2" and the XS was prob 2 inches shorter on me than on the model. The fit is amazing. I've worn it with wedges or Converse and the style is super versatile. My only complaint is the fabrication. The viscose makes it dry clean only and it does wrinkle very easily- I traveled with it and had to iron it in the hotel room because the folded wrinkles were so awful. BUT, super lightweight and breezy.
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Spring Dress The reviewer just prior to me is right. I'm 5'4" and the length of this dress is perfect on me. I disagree though about the fabric. I love it. Especially love the pattern of the stripes - very thin pinstripes. This dress runs slightly oversized - I bought a Medium because I usually wear a Size 10 on top (36C, large shoulders), but probably could've worn a small. Love this dress!
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Always get compliments! Love this dress, I just wish it was about an inch longer and didn't wrinkle so easily. I was able to wash it in a mesh bag on the hand wash cycle in the washer - may have shrunk marginally but it still looks great.
Date published: 2017-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply simple but elegant Great dress! I can wear dressy or not! As well as adding a nice long or short necklace. Overall, it's a great dress!!
Date published: 2017-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect dress I'm 5'2 and ordered an xs. The dress fits perfect. Easy to just throw on and go. I know I will be wearing this a lot once the weather gets better.
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best dress I love this dress - easy to wear to work or out with friends. Can be dressed up or down. LOVE IT.
Date published: 2017-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent purchase! I am so happy that I took the risk and bought this dress online as a FINAL SALE item. The fit is perfect and I like the length (I'm 5'8" 140 lbs). I typically wear a small/medium, and opted for the medium since the material doesn't stretch. It drapes nicely and I love the way that the sleeves hang.
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great flying dress I got a large in this dress ( I'm short with big hips so sometimes mediums are too much of a good fit) and it was perfect. I wore it to work for a 12 hour day, including a flight, and I still felt fresh when I got to my hotel.
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Can NEVER go wrong with "The Novel" As soon as absolutely any "Novel" dress comes out I swoop in to make the purchase! Long or short sleeve you really can't go wrong. I always give 4 stars "Only" because I really wish this dress had pockets as the long sleeve ones do. All I have left to ask is PLEASE make more colors like uuum a subtle yellow and the blush long as you keep making them/I'll keep buying them! Also, tts cause their meant to be roomy!:)))))
Date published: 2017-05-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Super comfortable, but shapeless This dress is nice- the material, the pattern of the fabric and sleeves. However, the cut of the dress is very straight and boxy, and not entirely flattering. It's good for a picnic or running errands on a nice day, but I can't imagine wearing it on a night out, or the office with nice shoes. Very casual.
Date published: 2017-05-01
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