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Silk Dress in Night Orchid
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Silk Dress in Night Orchid
Silk Dress in Night Orchid
Silk Dress in Night Orchid
Product Details
With its pretty flutter sleeves and spot-on piping, this style is great with tights. The charming orchid print is based on a vintage textile we found in London.
  • Fitted at waist.
  • Falls 36 7/8" from shoulder.
  • Silk.
  • Dry clean.
  • Import.
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Silk Dress in Night Orchid

Silk Dress in Night Orchid is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful, floaty dress. Silk is gorgeous and floaty. The background is a deep midnight purple. Piping is subtle and gives a tidy appearance. Thanks,, for tracking down a size 0 in-store for me. It's a little big (I'm 5'6" 100 lbs, 32B-24-34) but I didn't want to miss out.
Date published: 2014-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty dress, great for hourglass figures This is a very pretty dress. It is a bit hard to tell from the photo, but the colour is a very dark blue leaning toward purplish tones. I probably wouldn't wear it to work on a regular day (I am a lawyer and my office is pretty conservative), but I wore it for casual Friday with tights, a cardigan, and boots and it looked great. A couple of thoughts on the sizing. I am 5'10 and usually a size 6-8 in dresses with a more pencil skirt bottom, but the 4 fits me in this dress, with plenty of room to spare in the waist. It also looks a little different on me than in the photo, as my shoulders are broad so the ends of the sleeves hit me higher up (which I actually prefer). If there is one spot that's a bit small, it is the chest (I have found this with other Madewell dresses, which is a bit surprising for me as I am barely a 34-36 B). So if you have a larger chest but are smaller on the bottom, you may need to buy a bigger size and have the bottom tailored.
Date published: 2014-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from pretty, versatile, great for season transition I get sick of wearing black during the winter, and this dress -- purple-ish hued, with pink flowers -- is great for brightening up those dark days without looking inappropriately summery. It looks cute with tights and booties, and I imagine it will look equally adorable with sandals in the summer. It seems well made, fits TTS (the waist is elastic, which is nice for breathing room), and can be dressed up (it turned heads at the bar) or down (I like throwing a slouchy sweater over it and wearing it as a skirt). It's elegant, flirty, and comfortable. Also, even though it says dry clean only, I washed part of it in cold water and it came out fine. So yay for that! For reference, I'm 5'6", 115, and somewhat curvy on the bottom, and the 0 fit perfectly.
Date published: 2014-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flirty and comfortable Bought this dress over the weekend in store. Beautiful dress. The picture doesn't do it justice, especially if you are curvy, this dress dances around your form and the skirt is fun to play around with. I am glad i tried it in store though, b/c even though my usual size 4 fit, i found it tight around the chest (i'am a size 34C in bras) i had to size up to 6 just for that. But the dress still fits and feels great. Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2014-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Size down Great dress, so beautiful. Highly recommend, just size down. I typically wear an 6/8 for pants (depending on the store), and got a size 6 in this dress. I definitely could go down a size, since there is plenty of room in the bottom (not excessively though), but there is an enormous amount of room in the top. Love it, just go down a size.
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful, transitional dress After trying on many dresses at Madewell and always having an issue with placement of the waist, I'm happy to report that they got it right with this dress. The dress has an elastic waist and hits me in the right spot - my natural waist. I purchased my usual size 8. The print is more beautiful in person and the skirt has a lot of movement and is very flirty. I plan on wearing this dress now with tights, boots and a cardigan and wearing it this summer with sandals and my Madewell denim vest. Purchase this dress before it sells out, you won't regret it!
Date published: 2014-01-04
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