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If you're into power dressing, step this way. We've taken the iconic structured shift shape and added some modern touches like military-style gold buttons. Now, what's your next mission?

  • Body 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane, Trim 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Front patch pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Unlined
  • Metal buttons

Hermione Ottoman Dress

£70.00 £42.00

4.5
(15 reviews)

Can you really call it a wardrobe if it doesn't contain a trusty denim dress? We don't think so. In a classic shift dress shape, we added subtle slide slits for a modern twist. It has an exposed zip with a grosgrain pull because we love those special finishing touches.

  • 99% cotton 1% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Elbow length sleeves
  • Woven denim with stretch
  • Unlined
  • Exposed back zip

Freya Denim Dress

£60.00 £36.00

4.2
(38 reviews)

This shift dress has got a trick up its sleeve – ruffles. The subtly flared flutter detail adds a contemporary touch to this sleek, elegant style. Made from stretchy Ponte fabric for a comfortable fit, it's simple but oh SO effective.

  • Body 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • ¾ length sleeves that flare at the cuffs
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Back zip fastening

Lavinia Ponte Dress

£80.00

4.3
(16 reviews)

We're going to get straight to the point: the colourblocking design on this classic shift dress is the update your wardrobe's been waiting for.

  • 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Unlined

Edwina Ottoman Dress

£65.00 £39.00

4.6
(14 reviews)

Ponte is the most magical of fabrics – it has enough weight to keep you warm, enough structure to flatter your figure and enough soft stretch to keep you comfortable. All. Day. Long. Add a luxurious velvet trim and this is pretty much the gold standard of day-to-night dresses.

  • Main 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Trim 100% polyester, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Full length sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Velvet trims

Ingrid Ponte Dress

£90.00

Where would your wardrobe be without an effortlessly stylish shift dress that's ready for whatever you've got on the agenda? The patterned jacquard fabric is slightly stretchy for comfort, but holds its flattering shape all day long.

  • Main 78% cotton 22% polyester, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Full length sleeves
  • Textured jacquard jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Guinevere Jacquard Dress

£90.00

2.3
(3 reviews)

Time to refresh your accessories collection? Start with this versatile necklace. It features two chains for a layered effect, as well as delicate metal discs. The long length means it’s the perfect companion for shift dresses or cosy jumpers, proof that everyday chic can be easy (who knew?).

  • Chain and trims metal
  • 85cm/33½" total chain length, with 6cm/2¼" extender chain
  • Lobster clasp
  • Comes in a Boden box

Thomasina Necklace

£30.00

3.6
(5 reviews)

Hit all the right notes in this stylish shift dress, complete with bell sleeves. We've given it a flattering fit (of course) and striking stripes along the hem and cuffs. You'll make a sophisticated impression, whether you wear it to work or your next dinner date.

  • 57% viscose 26% polyester 17% polyamide
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • ¾ length sleeves

Matilda Knitted Dress

£98.00

5
(6 reviews)

…is made of two of our favourite things: stripes (on the inside) and spots (on the outside). We've turned up the cuffs and created a collar to show them both off side by side. With an easy-to-wear shift shape and practical pockets, this dress will bring a touch of fun to whatever you have planned.

  • 80% polyester 20% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Double-faced jacquard jersey
  • Unlined
  • Exposed back zip

Justine Jacquard Dress

£80.00

4.3
(4 reviews)

No wardrobe can be complete without a quality shift dress and this vintage-inspired design does the trick nicely. With a colourblock trim, it's both classic and quirky at the same time. Team with a pair of zip-up ankle boots for a head-to-toe retro look.

  • 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Contrast binding around collar and pocket

Gloria Ponte Dress

£80.00

5
(1 review)

No wardrobe is complete without a shift dress, and that's a fact. This semi-fitted design is made from 100% British-milled wool for an authentic look that will last for years. Wear it alone, or layered over a rollneck jumper when it's chilly.

  • Outer 100% wool
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust, waist and hip
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Deborah Tweed Dress

£140.00

4
(1 review)

This classic empire-line dress in soft cotton sateen is designed to flatter and skim your curves in all the right places. Its wide neck is effortlessly elegant and, paired with some heels, it'll shift seamlessly from the 9-to-5 to a night on the tiles.

  • Outer 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Lining 94% polyester 6% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Empire line
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Cotton stretch fabric
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Diane Dress

£90.00 £45.00

4.8
(6 reviews)

Did someone say florals? This flowery shift dress will take you from work to weekend brunch with a simple change of shoes. We've used a textured fabric and added some princess seams to nip in the waist, giving this classic design a slinky twist.

  • Outer 71% cotton 26% viscose 3% elastane
  • Lining 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust, waist and hip
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Vivienne Dress

£98.00 £39.20

4.7
(33 reviews)

This bright dress has a retro feel with panel styling. The vintage-inspired seams on our classic shift design makes it extra flattering, and the pockets lay flat so they won’t add any bulk. Look out for the contrast jacquard fabric and grosgrain zip detail at the back.

  • Main 60% cotton 38% polyester 2% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Zip detail at back

Riva Jacquard Dress

£90.00 £63.00

4.5
(22 reviews)

This dress is ideal for when you want something a little bit special. Our simple shift design allows the floral placement print to really stand out. We've cleverly positioned the elegant pattern for a slimming effect.

  • 38% modal 38% cotton 19% polyamide 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Unlined
  • Concealed back zip

Lily Ponte Dress

£90.00 £45.00

4.4
(23 reviews)

This striking link belt makes outfits stand out with a touch of texture. The overlapping woven leather pieces add sophistication to your favourite jeans and make a statement feature on a shift dress. For coordinated perfection, match with our elegant woven heels.

  • ROS: Mirror foil coated leather
  • Other colours: Leather
  • 3cm/1" wide
  • Buckle fastening

Eleana Woven Belt

£40.00 £28.00

3.6
(9 reviews)

Our cotton shift dress is perfect for warmer days. This comfortable design is oh-so-easy to wear with an extra-flattering cut. We've worked some clever wizardry with our seams to create a slimming effect, with hidden pockets for a perfectly sleek finish.

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Textured slub jersey
  • Unlined

Sorrento Jersey Shift Dress

£60.00 £42.00

4.5
(39 reviews)

Sometimes the simplest things have the biggest impact. Our clever little dress uses colourblocking to create a super-slimming effect, while ottoman and waffle jacquard add a touch of textural pizzazz. You'll want to wear it everywhere, from weekday meetings to Friday night cocktails.

  • Front panel 75% polyester 23% cotton 2% elastane
  • Panels and sleeves 60% cotton 39% polyester 1% elastane
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Full length sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Serena Ponte Shift Dress

£79.50 £47.70

3.5
(25 reviews)

This cotton shift is cut with side panels for a flattering silhouette, and is available in our printed textured cotton and stretch cotton denim. With a strategic shoe change, it will take you from work to weekend and beyond.

  • DEN: 99% cotton 1% elastane
  • Other colours: 98% cotton 2% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes at low thigh
  • Side pockets
  • Unlined
  • Back zip fastening

Pippa Tunic Dress

£69.50 £34.75

4.3
(86 reviews)

We've given the classic shift dress a boho refresh this season with bright colours and statement floral prints. Made from lightly textured cotton slub, this sleeveless dress is perfect for sunny lunch hours and beach strolls. Contrast pom-pom trim around the collar and tassels add an extra pop of…

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Soft cotton jersey
  • Neck tie with tassel detail

Lana Dress

£46.50 £27.90

4.3
(49 reviews)

You'll be heading straight in the right direction with this textured shift dress. Vertical and horizontal ottoman stripes meet in the middle on this oh-so-chic design, made from light, structured fabric. Team with some sheer tights and flat boots for a fail-proof look.

  • 72% cotton 28% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Elbow length sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey with drape
  • Unlined

Hattie Shift

£69.50 £34.75

3.8
(57 reviews)

We crafted cotton chino fabric into a classic shift to make this versatile dress. Our striking prints have been cleverly placed to give you a wonderfully flattering shape. Wear alone when the sun's shining, or add a long-sleeved tee to beat the chill.

  • 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Concealed side pockets
  • Sleeveless
  • Unlined

Porto Stripe Shift Dress

£70.00 £42.00

4.2
(25 reviews)

This showstopper is made from intricate, multi-coloured lace inspired by a print that was hand-drawn here at Boden HQ. The streamlined pencil shape and nipped-in waist make for a seriously flattering silhouette.

  • Outer 100% polyester
  • Lining 100% cotton
  • Dry clean only
  • Fitted shape
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Greta Shift Dress

£300.00 £180.00

5
(1 review)

A beautifully slimming shift dress, you ask? Why on earth not, we reply. Block panels create a defined waistline, while keeping the easy-to-wear shift shape. It's a great all-rounder and will take you from Monday morning to Friday night in a flash.

  • 56% cotton 37% viscose 6% nylon 1% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Short sleeves

Zoe Knitted Dress

£99.50 £59.70

3.9
(8 reviews)

Simple and flattering, smart and casual – this easy-going shift dress is a proper all-rounder. The contrast stitching adds a dash of colour and is cleverly positioned in figure-flattering places.

  • Outer 100% cotton
  • Lining 96% polyester 4% elastane
  • Dry clean only
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Front pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Concealed back zip

Tilda Dress

£110.00 £88.00

4
(3 reviews)

Add a striking touch to your wardrobe with this vibrantly printed jacket. Pink fringing brings an extra pop of colour, while the inner seam detailing keeps you comfortable. Wear with jeans and flats to run around town, or slip on with a shift dress and heels for evening drinks.

  • Outer 100% cotton
  • Lining 100% cotton
  • Filling 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Boxy fit
  • Length finishes at mid hip
  • Side pockets
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Quilted lining

Ariana Jacket

£110.00 £44.00

5
(2 reviews)

Go from am to pm without batting an eyelid in this easy-to-wear shift dress. Side panels and a waistband create a flattering line while the hotchpotch print will turn heads. The textured fabric keeps shape, no matter how hectic your day.

  • 98% cotton 2% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust, waist and hip
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Concealed back zip

Isla Dress

£80.00 £32.00

2.8
(32 reviews)

This timeless number is the epitome of an elegant party dress. The flattering shift shape means it's extra comfortable, while the luxurious lace design will have heads turning. Plus, it's layered over smooth Ponte that sucks you in (score). Just add heels and a clutch for evening dos.

  • Base 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane
  • Outer and sleeves 38% polyamide 35% cotton 27% viscose
  • Dry clean only
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Full length sleeves
  • Smooth ponte fabric with woven lace overlay and sleeves
  • Full body lining
  • Concealed back zip

Zeta Lace Ponte Dress

£99.50 £49.75

4.6
(22 reviews)
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