Women's Velvet Market Dress
This dress is so small in the bust that the dress 2 sizes larger than I usually take doen't fit. It is so cute, but it's really intended for a younger, smaller person.
October 27, 2014
Entirely too cute!
Another viewer stated that this dress is for an underdeveloped child. I am going to have to disagree. I am an adult, and while I am a tiny, fit ,woman, I am developed. This dress is adorable! I was afraid to buy it because of all the reviews. I bought a size 0....I am 5'2" and weigh just under 104 pounds. And yes, I have fully developed breasts....32B. In all reality, I could actually use a tad bit smaller in the chest. The dress looks best without a bra and is definitely more comfortable that way. Both of my dresses actually fall just a tad below my knees...unlike the picture. And my neckline is lower on me then in the picture with the model. I bought both black and green and I am not disappointed. I can't wait to wear them! I can't speak for everyone else, but from my view point.....if you are a petite, small framed woman, you will enjoy being seen in this dress. :o)
April 29, 2014
This dress is very cute and flattering.
I bought the dress in the emerald green color. The color is great and the dress is very flattering. I usually wear a size 6 or 8. I did choose the 8, because others had mentioned the dress fitting snug through the bust line. This is true. I would definitely go a size larger due to the bust area.
January 6, 2014
Bust Size Strikes Again
I bought this dress in the summer, in anticipation of wearing the green velvet for Christmas parties. Bought a size up based on the reviews. Unfortunately, that did not help with the fit at all! Looked like I was trying to squeeze into child or pre-teen's dress. The top barely covered anything and the bottom of the bust area was closer to being in the middle of my chest. Unfortunately bought so long ago now that packing slip/receipt have all disappeared so will just have to find a MUCH less busty friend to pass the dress along to.
December 12, 2013
This dress is beautiful but the design is dreadful. I ordered it in the green velvet (so soft!) and I sized up to an 8 after reading reviews about it being tight in the chest. Even sized up, I couldn't wear this dress with my bra on. I tried it without a bra and my chest was smashed and flattened. Sizing up also made the rest of the dress, which has an empire waist, look too big. What a waste of green velvet!
December 10, 2013
Lovely but go up a size
I ordered this dress in the green. The color is absolutely gorgeous. The quality of this dress is wonderful as well. I normally wear a size 4 but I ordered a 6 because I had purchased the summer version of this dress and the 4 was tight in the chest. I am a 32/B I'm 5'4" `125lbs, the 6 fit great. I recommend wearing a bra with this dress, the lines on the bust don't allow you not to.
November 22, 2013
as lovely as it looks but size up
My usual size for Lands' End is US8 and for Canvas I tend to buy US10. This lovely dress was too tight across the chest in size 10 and because of the extra postage costs to the UK, I decided not to exchange it for a larger size. The quality is great, the colour (I bought the green) lovely and slightly unusual and the styling good but the sizing just blew it for me
November 10, 2013
Beautiful, flattering dress
I am 5'4, 125 lbs and pear-shaped. Ordered a size 6, fits perfectly just below knees. The top part is small though, definitely not for women with a larger bust!
October 28, 2013
Not for an adult woman
This dress comes in a lovely green velvet. I returned it because the bust is made for an undeveloped child, not an adult woman. There was no reason to order a larger size as the skirt portion was perfect. I can see why Land's End has this dress on Clearance.
July 24, 2013
This one definitely fits small - I had to go up a size. I also bought the non-velvet version and its sizing seems to be more normal. I bought this dress in green and I love it - a colour I'd normally never wear. I'm tall at 5'10" and this was the perfect above knee length. It is tight across the bust but that is the look it is designed for. A great sassy little dress.
July 20, 2013