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Valley Sweater-Dress
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Valley Sweater-Dress
Valley Sweater-Dress
Valley Sweater-Dress
Product Details
Our best-selling sweater-tank returns as a cool, flirty dress. With a sleek high neck and cutaway shoulders, this ribbed style is effortlessly sexy (and a design-team favorite).
  • Nonwaisted.
  • Falls 31 5/8" from highest point of bodice.
  • Cotton.
  • Hand wash.
  • Import.
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Valley Sweater-Dress

Valley Sweater-Dress is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable and compliments! I've worn this a few different times - date night, baby shower, brunch, family dinner party - and received a ton of compliments each time. It's versatile and easy to dress up or down, make super casual or more sexy, and it's flattering! I have between and athletic and curvy figure and it flatters everything. Looks so chill, like you didn't even try!
Date published: 2017-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely love! I recently got this dress as a gift and I'm completely in love with it. It's flattering, fits true to size, is the perfect length, is awesome quality, and is sure to get you lots of compliments. For reference, I'm 5'3"/108 pounds and the XS fits me perfectly- not too tight but still fitted so it gives a good shape. I haven't washed the dress yet so I cannot speak to that, but it does need to be hand-washed and laid flat to dry; I'm hoping it keeps its quality and shape after being washed. Overall, this dress is even more beautiful in person and totally worth the buy!
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous, well-made sweater dress Love this dress! The material is quite substantial; the dress feels heavy on the hanger. However, when it's on, it fits like a dream! I am 5' 2" and 95 lbs and the XXS fits perfectly, albeit a bit long. It hits about two inches above the knee, which is a perfectly modest position, but I'll be getting the dress hemmed as I like a shorter length. The knitting isn't scratchy at all, and the halter is a nice, edgy touch to a simple silhouette.
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Monkey Sock Puppet Girl I'm single and trying to make a comeback. I thought I looked really cute in this dress but then my friend's loud husband mentioned that I looked like one of those stuffed monkeys that are made out of socks... the entire bar started laughing (the bartender actually had to walk away and regroup). I followed up with a couple people but couldn't find anyone who disagreed with him. Anyways, I don't know if I'll ever wear it again.
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I tried this on at the store and loved it (will be going back to get it today). It's very flattering and the length is good, I didn't think it was too short at all as the previous review said. Love the neutral color and weight of the fabric, runs true to size. I'll be wearing this thing non stop!!!
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I love this dress! The style, length, fit and color all work beautifully on my 5'2, petite frame. If you're taller (around 5'7+), it'd probably be a little short on you. The marled aztec looks great on every skin tone and the cut is very flattering on different body types. The dress isn't formfitting. It's loose but worked well with my curvy frame. I really like the substantial fabric. It's thick and heavy so it's perfect for cool/cold weather and will look great with boots, booties, flats, heels, etc. I highly recommend this dress and I hope Madewell makes more dresses like these in the future. It's simple, effortless and chic.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from much too short Tried this on, was a no go. Much much too short. Barely covered my bum.
Date published: 2017-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Flattering If you are looking for a simple, flattering, dress up or down piece, the Valley Sweater-Dress is it! It is also very well made, and very comfortable to wear. I was worried about the sizing, but I went with the XXS for my 5'4" frame, and it fits perfectly, and did not show my post-winter muffin-top. I plan on wearing this with a pale pink cardigan and pink & grey scarf for Easter; and making it more hip for date-night with a black leather moto-jacket and black ankle boots.
Date published: 2017-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect fall/spring piece I am typically an XS or S at madewell as I am 5'3". I ordered an XS and it fit perfectly. The material is a littler heavier than I expected. You wouldn't want to wear it in 80 degree weather, but it's great for fall or spring. Highly recommend this dress!
Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Flattering cotton sweater dress Beautiful dress - the collar area is cut perfectly and the shift dress length is the perfect size for a petite woman (for context, I am 5'3" 118 lb and an XS fits perfectly). I know this was designed as a shift dress, but as a girl with a booty, I think the waist could be a bit more cinched -- the waist area is a bit loose. Overall, a flattering fit and perfect for spring.
Date published: 2017-04-03
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