Knee Length Shorts

Prairie style gets a Boden makeover with our short-sleeved dress. Standout features include colour-pop tassels, floral embroidery and floaty short sleeves, while the subtle slip pockets are practical. Made from light cotton voile with a slight crinkle, it has a semi-fitted bodice, flowing A-line…

  • Main 100% cotton, Lining 100% cotton
  • Hand wash only
  • Relaxed fit gathered in at the waist
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Concealed side zip

Evelyn Embroidered Dress

£98.00 £58.80

( review)

The features on this dress = some of our favourite things. There's the soft, strong and stretchy ponte fabric. Then there's the much-loved wrap design, which lets you choose your own fit. Stitch trim on the short sleeves and neck add a special detail. Win, win, win.

  • 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Unlined
  • Functional wrap

Mira Ponte Wrap Dress

£90.00 £45.00

( review)

When you're rushing to get ready, this dress is easy-peasy to wear, and super-comfortable too. Clever seams give you a flattering shape, while pockets come in handy for storing all your little bits and pieces. It's made from thick cotton fabric that will smooth your silhouette and is printed with…

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton jersey
  • Unlined

Phoebe Jersey Dress

£60.00 £48.00

4.7
(133 reviews)

…a subtle side of fun. The detachable belt means you can choose to define the waist or let the dress hang loose, while contrast stitch detailing adds a stylish touch. The A-line shape and round neck keep it smart for the office, while the short sleeves make it easy to transition to after-work drinks.

  • Outer 64% polyester 32% viscose 4% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Self fabric belt
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Anita Stitch Detail Dress

£140.00 £70.00

( review)

This dress will be the envy of every other dress in the room. That’s thanks to luxurious, in-house-designed lace and a sleek, fitted shape. Plus, those details: a keyhole back, ladder trim detailing, a fluted hem that kicks out gently at the knee… Expect stares (and compliments).

  • Outer 100% polyester, Lining 95% polyester 5% elastane
  • Hand wash or dry clean
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Strapless bodice and skirt lining
  • Flippy hem panel
  • Concealed back zip

Bryony Lace Dress

£180.00 £126.00

( review)

We gave traditional Shetland herringbone tweed a serious style injection with this sleek, fitted dress. The short-sleeved, V-neck style is nipped in at the waist with a contrast velvet ribbon for supreme flattery. British heritage made modern – that’s what we do best.

  • Outer 100% wool, Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Fitted shape through body with flared skirt
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Velvet trims

Albany Tweed Dress

£140.00 £56.00

( review)

Our tweed is special. Case in point is this versatile number. Made from 100% pure Shetland wool, it has a flattering A-line skirt and fitted bodice. We've added some unique Boden touches – namely the keyhole neckline and striped trim on the waist and arms.

  • Outer 100% wool, Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Adelaide Tweed Dress

£150.00 £75.00

( review)

We're going to bet you'll find the scalloped edging on our super-smart dress impossible to resist. We've strategically placed these clever details so they're extra flattering, nipping you in at the waist and going out to a comfortable A-line skirt. The textured cotton tweed means it won't lose its…

  • Outer 100% cotton, Lining 96% polyester 4% elastane
  • Dry clean only
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Scallop Jane Textured Dress

£110.00 £66.00

( review)

Think of this as the cool, sophisticated cousin of the Aurelia Dress. We kept the soft, figure-skimming fabric and flattering cut you’ve been shouting about, but added capped sleeves and a low scoop back. It’s that subtle hint of sexy that turns heads.

  • Body 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Vent at centre back hem
  • Back zip fastening

Elsa Ottoman Dress

£90.00 £54.00

4.4
(59 reviews)

When it comes to sunny days, nothing beats a T-shirt dress for throw-on-and-go simplicity. We've given ours extra oomph with a sophisticated boat neck so it'll look just as good on the beach as at weekend brunch with the girls. Our cotton slub has a subtle texture too, so relaxed days are more…

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton jersey
  • Unlined

Paulina Jersey Dress

£45.00

4.5
(26 reviews)

Strawberries and cream, daisy chains, soft jersey dresses with woven Peter Pan collars: these are just a few of our favourite things. So we blended them all into this cotton-modal design. It's got poppers down the back to ease the changing routine.

  • Short sleeves
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Garment washed for softness
  • Back popper placket opening
  • Pants on sizes up to and including 18-24m
  • Outer 52% cotton 48% modal
  • BLU: collar 52% modal 48% cotton
  • PNK: collar 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Jersey Collared Dress

£20.00

( review)

These brightly coloured shorts are just waiting for a fun day at the seaside. The stretchy waist gives them a relaxed fit so they're easy to wear all day. We’ve also made them with a hard-wearing fabric that's perfect for clambering into boats or building sandcastles on the beach.

  • Embroidered motif on STR
  • Above knee length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Side seam pockets
  • Back patch pockets
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Rib Waist Shorts

£26.00

5
(5 reviews)

The morning dilemma: looking put-together or gaining a few extra minutes in bed? Throw on this fuss-free T-shirt dress with your eyes closed and you'll still be ready to face the day. Featuring pretty ruffles at the sleeve and hem, it's made from textured cotton slub for a comfortable jersey feel.…

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Self fabric ruffles

Emily Jersey Dress

£45.00

4.1
(44 reviews)

When you're rushing to get ready, this dress is easy-peasy to wear, and super-comfortable too. Clever seams give you a flattering shape, while pockets come in handy for storing all your little bits and pieces. It's made from thick cotton fabric that will smooth your silhouette and is printed with…

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton jersey
  • Unlined

Phoebe Jersey Dress

£60.00

4.7
(133 reviews)

These shorts are textured yet lightweight – perfect for smart family occasions on hot days. Match with a shirt, then throw on a blazer when things cool down a bit. The waist is adjustable, so you’ll be comfortable all day long.

  • Above knee length
  • Inside adjustable waistband on all sizes
  • Centre front button fastening
  • MBL: 100% cotton
  • LBL: 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable

Smart Shorts

£28.00

( review)

Ready to explore? Pop on our knee-length shorts. The four pockets zip-up securely, so no matter how lively things get those treasures will stay safe and sound. The fabric is light and dries quickly – perfect for splashing in streams.

  • Knee length
  • Ribbed waistband with functional drawstring
  • Front and back pockets
  • Main 75% cotton 25% polyamide
  • Rib 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Adventure Shorts

£32.00

( review)

Stay smart enough for family outings, even on the hottest days, thanks to these crisp chino shorts. The soft cotton fabric is even more comfortable than ever and has been garment-dyed for an individual, authentic finish. For an extra bit of detail, we've decorated the belt loop at the back with a…

  • BGR: embroidered motif
  • Above knee length
  • Pigment garment dyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • Front and back pockets
  • 98% cotton 2% elastane
  • Machine washable

Chino Shorts

£28.00

( review)

Whether they're a football fanatic or tennis ace, these shorts will help give 110%. They're made from a breathable sweat-wicking fabric (that will keep dry), with coloured trims for standing out on the pitch or the court. Mix and match with other activewear pieces for a superstar finish.

  • Wicking fabric which draws moisture away from the body to the surface of the fabric for quick evaporation
  • High stretch, soft and comfortable activewear fabric
  • Above knee length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% polyester
  • Machine washable

Active Shorts

£18.00

( review)

Our denim shorts are full of little surprises. The added stretch in the knitted cotton blend makes them super-comfortable to wear, no matter how much running around is planned. Turn up the cuffs or leave them down for a smarter look.

  • LDN, MDN: Indigo dyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • DVN, DEN: Pigment garment dyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • Knee length
  • Inside adjustable waistband on all sizes
  • Slide waist fastening with mock button up to 10 years
  • Five pocket jeans styling
  • MDN and LDN: 99% cotton 1% elastane
  • DVN and DEN: 72% cotton 14% modal 12% polyester 2% elastane
  • Machine washable

Denim Shorts

£26.00

( review)

Planned a day full of adventure? These elasticated waist cargo shorts will be your trusty sidekick. With six handy pockets (including roomy side pouches) there's plenty of space to stash all your treasures. The garment-dyed colours give an authentic look and the embroidered sunglasses or chameleon…

  • Knee length
  • Pigment garment dyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • Elasticated waist with a drawcord fastening
  • Two cargo pockets
  • Front and back pockets
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Pull-on Cargo Shorts

£28.00

( review)

Splashing in streams is what these shorts are made for. Yet they're also easy to pull off when diving in headfirst is far too irresistible. The garment-dyed treatment on the solid colours means they will look fresh no matter how many times they take a dip in the washing machine.

  • BLU, GRN, NEU, RED, KHK, LBL: Pigment garment dyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • MBL, YEL, GST: embroidered
  • Above knee length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Front and back pockets
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Washed Canvas Pull-on Shorts

£28.00

( review)

Imagine your favourite jeans in short form... Well, now you don't have to with these knee-length denim shorts. They're in vintage denim or white and feature an inside adjustable waistband, making every adventure as comfortable as can be.

  • Denim option is indigo dyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • MDN: 92% cotton 6% polyester 2% elastane
  • WHT: 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable

Long Denim Shorts

£26.00

( review)

Bucket: check, spade: check, animal motif shorts: check. Be the snappiest dresser on the beach with these fun appliqué designs. They sit just above the knee, so they're perfect for paddling. And they're easy to pull on and off when it's time to go for a dip.

  • Above knee length
  • Ribbed waistband with functional drawstring
  • Front and back pockets
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Graphic Sweatshorts

£26.00 £15.60

( review)

Bucket: check, spade: check, animal motif sweatshorts: check. Be the snappiest dresser on the beach with these fun appliqué designs. They sit just above the knee, so they're perfect for paddling. And they're easy to pull on and off when it's time to go for a dip.

  • Above knee length
  • Ribbed waistband with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Animal Sweatshorts

£26.00

( review)

Bullseye! Super comfortable and easy to wear, our shorts in hardwearing striped cotton jersey, are right on target this season and are now available in two lengths.

  • Model on the left is wearing short, above knee length
  • Model on the right is wearing regular, below knee length
  • Ribbed waistband with functional drawstring
  • Main 100% cotton
  • Rib 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Jersey Baggies

£20.00

( review)

Get ready to feel seriously cosy after splashing about in the sea – simply pull on these soft towelling shorts with their stretchy waistband and you'll be running about on dry land in no time.

  • Above knee length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • BLU and RED: main 83% cotton 17% polyester
  • Waistband 100% cotton
  • BBL: 60% polyester 40% cotton
  • Machine washable

Towelling Sweatshorts

£18.00

( review)

These garment-dyed, pull-on shorts are perfect for lazy days at home or crazy games in the park. They have a stretchy waistband and chunky drawstring so they're easy to put on, and soft jersey fabric you won't want to take off.

  • Above knee length
  • Pigment garment dyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Front pockets
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Garment-dyed Sweatshorts

£26.00

( review)

When exploring rock pools and going crabbing are higher up the list than getting dressed, these supersoft reversible jersey shorts are the answer. The elasticated waist means added chuck-on-ability, while the handy pockets are made for keen shell collectors. Choose stripes in the morning and animal…

  • Above knee length
  • Fully reversible, the care label has been hidden in a pocket
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Reversible Printed Sweatshorts

£24.00

( review)

The features on this dress = some of our favourite things. There's the soft, strong and stretchy ponte fabric. Then there's the much-loved wrap design, which lets you choose your own fit. Stitch trim on the short sleeves and neck add a special detail. Win, win, win.

  • 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Unlined
  • Functional wrap

Mira Ponte Wrap Dress

£90.00 £63.00

( review)

Beat the heat in this lightweight, short-sleeved dress. Its slub cotton is comfortable and breathable for lounging round the pool. A curved and gathered waist cinches you in for a flattering shape, while the tiered and ruffled skirt adds movement. Holiday wardrobe: complete.

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured slub jersey
  • Unlined

Melissa Jersey Dress

£60.00

( review)

Every wardrobe needs a 'whatever the weather' dress. So step forward this flattering A-line design. With its high-impact jacquard pattern and relaxed fit, it makes being stylish seem effortless.

  • 72% viscose 28% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Front pockets
  • Short sleeves

Ramona Knitted Dress

£110.00 £66.00

( review)

There's a reason why this dress is a bestseller season after season. The wrap detail on the bust... The cinched-in waist... The soft A-line shape... It all adds up to a wardrobe classic that you'll wear and wear. You’ll see what we mean.

  • 96% cotton 4% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft jersey with stretch
  • Unlined
  • Contrast colour trims

Casual Jersey Dress

£50.00

4.1
(81 reviews)

Like you on holiday, this summery dress is very relaxed. Cotton modal makes it soft and breathable, while the voop neckline and flirty frilled sleeves deliver structure. Pull on over a bikini and pair with metallic sandals to look laid-back.

  • 52% modal 48% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft drapey jersey with stretch

Imogen Jersey Dress

£45.00

( review)

Behold this shift dress: a contemporary take on a classic. The embroidery may have been designed in London but the light linen makes it ideal for trips around the world. It's crafted in a flattering, loose-fit shape with a sunshine-worthy notch neckline and capped sleeves.

  • Shell 100% linen, Embroidery 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Concealed side zip
  • Contrast colour trims

Bea Linen Embroidered Dress

£90.00

( review)

Who doesn’t love a shirt dress? This modern classic combines short sleeves, a tie waist and a full, flared skirt to deliver a casual-chic effect in one simple piece. Yes, it is exactly what your wardrobe needs.

  • 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fit and flare shape with a full skirt
  • Length finishes just below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Functional front placket
  • Detachable self fabric belt

Anastasia Shirt Dress

£80.00 £56.00

( review)

Need a lunch date? This versatile V-neck dress is it, whether you're snacking al desko or dining al fresco. Simple and feminine, it has short sleeves and soft ruching for a flattering fit. The cotton and modal blend make it easy to wear and super easy to care for.

  • 52% modal 48% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton blend jersey
  • Soft gathers in skirt from waist at front and back

Penelope Jersey Dress

£50.00

( review)

Our classic jersey dress with cute animals and matching knickers guarantees plenty of oohs and ahhs when the family peeps into the pram. The 100% cotton is soft against baby's skin and a line of poppers down the back ensures fuss-free changes.

  • Short sleeves
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Garment washed for softness
  • Fun printed logo
  • Back popper placket opening
  • Pants on sizes up to and including 18-24m
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Animal Jersey Dress

£20.00 £14.00

( review)

Our classic jersey dress with cute animals and matching knickers guarantees plenty of oohs and ahhs when the family peeps into the pram. The 100% cotton is soft against baby's skin and a line of poppers down the back ensures fuss-free changes.

  • Short sleeves
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Garment washed for softness
  • Fun printed logo
  • Back popper placket opening
  • Pants on sizes up to and including 18-24m
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Animal Jersey Dress

£18.00 £12.60

( review)

Strawberries and cream, daisy chains, soft jersey dresses with woven Peter Pan collars: these are just a few of our favourite things. So we blended them all into this cotton-modal design. It's got poppers down the back to ease the changing routine.

  • Short sleeves
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Garment washed for softness
  • Back popper placket opening
  • Pants on sizes up to and including 18-24m
  • Outer 52% cotton 48% modal
  • BLU: collar 52% modal 48% cotton
  • PNK: collar 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Jersey Collared Dress

£22.00

( review)

You know that amazing feeling when you try on a dress that drapes like a dream? This supremely comfortable jersey number will give you just that. Waistline ruching creates a flattering effort, while secret pockets add a practical element.

  • 95% viscose 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Drapey jersey with stretch
  • Unlined

Amelie Jersey Dress

£55.00

( review)

Google 'office sophistication' and this boat-neck shift dress is the top hit – or at least it should be. The feminine contrast stitching creates a figure-hugging shape and the cotton blend makes it ultra comfortable. Finished with flattering cap sleeves, this dress is a winner at work events.

  • Main 66% cotton 32% viscose 2% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes just below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Contrast colour stitching

Kitty Textured Dress

£120.00 £72.00

( review)
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