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Apron Bow-Back Dress
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Apron Bow-Back Dress
Apron Bow-Back Dress
Apron Bow-Back Dress
Product Details
A sunny-day dress with an undeniably pretty back detail—it ties in a bow above a peekaboo cutout. Garment-dyed for a perfectly worn-in finish, this apron style is one you'll reach for all season long.
  • Waisted.
  • Falls 29 1/4" from high point of shoulder.
  • Cotton.
  • Lined.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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Apron Bow-Back Dress

Apron Bow-Back Dress is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dreamy summer dress Very impressed with the quality and details of the fabric. It's the perfect summer dress that can be casual or dressed up for a night out.
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful color + flattering fit I have a small chest, narrow waist and wide hips, and this dress (in the size I typically buy for Madewell dresses) fits me basically exactly like the model. The color is really similar to what's shown here as well, really gorgeous! I'm not having any problems hiding my bra in the back, either. I recommend giving it a try and seeing if it works for your body type!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute and wearable I really like how this dress looks on me. I have a rectangle body shape but this one makes me look less athletic and much more feminine. And it's so...full of spring, maybe:)
Date published: 2017-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful dress I honestly thought this dress was a bit boring when I first saw it online, but when I saw it in the store, I tried it on and loved it. The color is a deeper red in person, which I love. The square neckline and wide straps are very flattering. And who doesn't love a dress with pockets. I am 5'5, 34-25-35 and got size 00.
Date published: 2017-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE LOVE LOVE This is my fav dress of the season, and I'm so glad I was able to snag it on sale after seeing a sales associate rock it. Only small thing is that the fabric by the pits/front straps bunch out, but that might be because I'm 5' and am a 34D. I got the dress in a size 2.
Date published: 2017-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Love This Dress I truly love everything about this dress. The color, the style, the fit, and the quality. I could live in this dress all summer long! The length is perfect too. I cannot write enough good things about this dress!!!
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good fabric, nice stitching, check fit depending on figure type. Bought this dress for my 5'8" curvaceous size 8-10 daughter after reading reviews. Fit was good and forgiving in the skirt/waist and not too short for her long legs unlike many other modern sundresses. Main issue was the way the top is cut allows for gaping at the top edge of the bodice if you are full-busted and or narrow shouldered (she's a D cup, but rather broad shouldered). Tying the back tighter won't fix it. We took up the straps a little and made darts along the front edge of the top of the bodice to correct the fit and she absolutely loves the dress. In summary, best suited for smaller chested types due to the construction of the bodice, but a very cute, well-made dress overall. Placement of the tie/straps is pretty good should you need a bra for extra support and don't want it showing (much).
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great dress! I have been eyeing this dress for sometime now, I made the plunge and bought it. I'm disappointed but, not by the dress itself. The design of the dress is super cute, with the tie back but I can't wear it without a bra. I've tried several different bras but they all show, no matter how I tie the back. I bought the dress in a 00, it fits perfect aside from the bra showing. I wish I was brave enough to go braless because I really loved this dress. The red is darker than what is shown on the site but the material is perfect for summer.
Date published: 2017-06-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovely flattering dress Though I didn't take this dress home (color didn't quite work with my skin tone), I would have if it had come in another color like white, navy or maybe olive green. The bow allows for different waistlines and the sizing seemed TTS compared to other madewell clothing I own. Make this in other colors please!!
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from nice dress, but not for me Went with my usual size 0 and was kinda disappointed...The fabric somewhat feels like paper and the dress is just way too flared. Also, the color is a little bit off, too. The red is darker. I would recommend this dress to someone who likes vintage, girly dresses.
Date published: 2017-04-09
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