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Military Shirtdress
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Military Shirtdress
Military Shirtdress
Military Shirtdress
Product Details
A toss-on popover dress with a bit of a military feel (see: flap pockets, epaulets), this shirtdress is one to wear now, later, always.  
  • Shirtdress silhouette.
  • Falls 36 5/8" from highest point of shoulder.
  • Cotton.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
  • Select stores.
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Military Shirtdress

Military Shirtdress is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Going on a safari.. Well, I snagged this dress on sale when the large came back (I typically wear a M, sometimes even a S, but I knew I should size up). I wore it to work with a bandanna and was told by my two coworkers that I looked like I was going on a safari in the best possible sense. So..there's that. But, I love it. The color is beautiful and goes with a large amount of accessories. It does billow out a bit especially because I went up, but the sleeves and upper half fit really well. The only thing I don't like is the weird poofing out it does in the back, which is a common thing in Madewell clothing. But since I don't see my back too often, I'm okay with it. I would recommend because of its many options and because I doubt you have anything in your closet like it already.
Date published: 2016-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great fit! I would have to agree with the other reviews -- it does look like you're about to go on a safari. But who wouldn't want to go on one in this adorable dress! Overall, I would have to say that this was a great purchase! For size, I'm a true xs here and about 5"3. The dress hits a little above my knees and can be a bit short if you're raising your arms up. Other than that, I love the thickness of the material, the structure of the dress, and how well it fits in the shoulders (I do have narrow shoulders). In the past, I've felt that the shoulders would usually be a bit tight, but not with this dress!
Date published: 2016-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Command performance! This dress is much more beautiful in person, I love the subtle details (such as the pockets, the buttons on the shoulders). The fabric is sturdy cotton yet breathable. I'm not a fan of pullover dresses but I appreciate this one because buttoning the dress all the way down could be a bit risky if the buttons pop. I purchased size Small and it fits very tailored. The hem falls about an inch above my knees (I'm 5'2", 34B, 26 waist, 36 hips). Add a belt for a more structured look and more appropriate for work. I wash it in cold water and tumble dry and it doesn't shrink. It travels well because once folded, it doesn't wrinkle. I'm all about versatility and this is it! Great buy!
Date published: 2016-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute dress! Love love this dress......the material,the length, the style.....can't wait to wear it.....I am petite and the length was perfect.....no alterations here...
Date published: 2016-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect wear-everywhere Dress I am not usually one to jump on a trend, but I have totally embraced the army green-thing. When I saw this, I pictured this with tights and boots in the cold, and sandals in the warm weather. I worried that it wouldn't be flattering on me. I'm 5' 4" with a few extra pounds- especially around the waist. I purchased a large, though I usually wear a medium in tops and 29 in pants. This dress is adorable on. It's not as heavy as I thought it'd be- but it has just enough weight to fall right. It's loose enough to look cool, but it cuts in at all the right places to keep it from looking like a sack! It has huge pockets, and the fabric is soft. The details are well placed without looking kitschy. I see many options with cardigans, blazers, etc. Another Madewell classic.
Date published: 2016-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect casual dress for spring Classic cotton dress, I sized up because I wanted it slightly loose. This is a great dress.
Date published: 2016-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 10 out of 10, but does not fit as pictured I ordered this dress thinking I'd return it if I didn't absolutely love it because of the price. It looks great on, but the fit is nothing like what you see on the model. In the picture, it looks like this is fitted on the shoulders and billowy everywhere else, and that was not the case for me. This fits like the denim popover dress Madewell had last fall: fitted on the shoulders and chest with a looser fit at the hips. The material is a thick cotton, very high-quality, good for spring and summer.
Date published: 2016-03-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very cute -- but size up Taking the advice of other reviewers, I sized up -- way up -- to get the dress to fit the way it does in the picture. I regularly get Madewell size small and snagged a large when one became available at the sale price. I'm 5'2 and not skinny -- the fit is very roomy and billowy, and I can roll the sleeves, pretty much like the picture. I probably could have gotten away with a medium, but I like it like this. It of course hits me closer to the knee than you see on the model. And yes, there are small slits at the hem, but they are hardly noticeable. It's cute and very wearable.
Date published: 2016-05-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very wearable This is a nice wearable dress, but is not as swingy as in the picture. This was disappointing because I love a loose, big-shirt look, which was mainly why I ordered it. I opted to keep it, though, because it is a versatile piece that can go almost any place.
Date published: 2016-03-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from May Work Best for Women of Average Height I love the style and color of the dress. It was quite comfy except for the armholes which were a bit tight and high which made getting in and out of the dress tricky. That being said I'm quite tall (5'11") and that definitely affects how a dress wears. I also have a thin frame so it was not an issue of being top heavy. Tall ladies may want to take a pass on this one.
Date published: 2016-03-24
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