Shift

Our classic day dress is so comfortable and easy to wear, you'll want to buy every option. It's made from soft and stretchy cotton for a flattering fit. The exposed zip with grosgrain puller means you don't even need help slipping into it. Result.

  • 98% cotton, 2% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Zip detail at back

Easy Shift Dress

£70.00 £35.00

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The classic shift dress may have been around for a while, but we've put our signature twist on this design – the empire-line fit and structured shape make it perfect for the office. Choose a solid option or pick one of our British tweed patterns to make a real statement. Beehive and knee-high boots…

  • Outer 100% wool
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Sleeveless
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Rosie Tweed Dress

£140.00 £84.00

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It's all peace and love with our oh-so-'60s balloon-sleeved dress. The supersoft satin-backed crepe is in-house-designed floral patterns or solid black. Cut in a classic shift shape, with a stand collar, this piece can be teamed with boots or heels (beehive optional).

  • 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Full sleeves gathered into cuff
  • Unlined
  • Concealed back zip

Christobel Dress

£98.00 £58.80

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At first glance, it's a simple shift dress. But look closer – the curved princess seams, wide neck and trusty ottoman fabric combine to create a super-flattering style. Add in the three-quarter-length sleeves and handy hidden pockets and you'll never want to take it off.

  • 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Medium weight ottoman jersey

Jasmine Ottoman Dress

£70.00 £56.00

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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 £30.00

4.2
(59 reviews)

…wondered if it’s possible to find blanket-style-comfort in a supremely flattering dress? Well, wonder no more. This subtly fitted jacquard shift dress sits just above the knee and has a wider neck for extra comfort. We've given it our in-house designed print and slightly fluted three-quarter-length…

  • Body 78% cotton 22% polyester, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • ¾ length sleeves that flare at the cuffs
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Concealed back zip

Newlyn Jersey Jacquard Dress

£90.00 £45.00

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Versatile shift shape, stylish waist tie, easy-to-care-for fabric: hello, perfect dress. Subtle bell sleeves and an elegant boat neck make sure this printed jersey dress that sits just above the knee nails the sophisticated-yet-casual day look. Contrasting cuffs and the waist belt add a fun pop of…

  • 57% cotton 37% modal 6% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Full length sleeves
  • Soft jersey with stretch
  • Belt with retractable belt loops

Fawn Jersey Dress

£70.00 £35.00

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Our take on the classic shift dress is a workwear essential – but served with 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…

  • 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

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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 ottoman jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Back zip fastening

Lavinia Ponte Dress

£80.00 £40.00

4.3
(28 reviews)

The ponte jersey dress has had a luxe update with lustrous satin trims around the cuffs and neckline. You can adjust the neck tie to suit your style. Structured and flattering, the above-the-knee shift shape is easy to wear. It's all you need to add a dose of gloss to your every-day look.

  • Main 33% cotton 33% modal 29% polyamide 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
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Josie Ponte Dress

£80.00 £48.00

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…dress, featuring an in-house designed houndstooth design. The slightly thicker texture of the fabric smoothes your figure, while the just-above-the-knee fit makes it an all-rounder. A funnel neck, patch pockets and subtle darts add a retro edge to this simple shift style for a dash of '60s charm.

  • Body 61% cotton 35% polyester 4% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Medium weight jacquard jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Opal Jersey Jacquard Dress

£80.00 £56.00

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From the front it's a simple-yet-elegant boat neck dress, but turn it around to reveal bold rainbow stripes. The structured and stretchy ottoman fabric smooths your shape, while the half sleeves have a flowing feel.

  • Body 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Elbow length sleeves
  • Unlined

Jemima Ottoman Dress

£70.00 £49.00

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Work the (night) shift dress in luxurious silk-blend velvet with stylish micro ruffles at the neck and cuffs. With a relaxed fit that sits just above the knee, subtle, elegant gathers at the neckline and flattering half sleeves, it’ll fast become a party wardrobe mainstay.

  • Main 81% viscose 19% silk, Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Adora Velvet Dress

£150.00 £75.00

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…added a liberal splash of rainbow to this knitted dress. Stripes on the sides and across the sleeves create a vibrant contrast against the grey or navy background. This design has a flattering and versatile shift shape that sits just above the knee, making it a perfect all-day, everyday choice.

  • 50% cotton 50% wool
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Full length sleeves
  • Side splits at hem

Talise Knitted Dress

£90.00 £45.00

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Set aside some space in your wardrobe – this versatile shift dress will instantly be on regular rotation. The trusty ottoman smooths your figure, and seam details at the front make it extra flattering. Smart enough for busy days in the office, the V-neck and just-above-the-knee skirt length give it…

  • DDN: 93% cotton 7% elastane
  • Other colours: 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Concealed front pockets
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • All other options : Textured medium weight jersey
  • DDN : Medium lightweight jersey

Bronte Ottoman Dress

£65.00 £45.50

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There are some pieces you just can't go wrong with. Take the classic shift dress, for example – it looks good on everyone. We've given this wardrobe workhorse a striking update with a jacquard and an in-house-designed pattern. Forgotten your jacket? Don't worry – the heavyweight jersey and…

  • Body 78% cotton 22% polyester, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Concealed back zip

Winifred Jersey Jacquard Dress

£90.00 £45.00

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…Colourful? Comfortable? Say hello to our Fair Isle jumper dress, your go-to for staying supremely warm with an extra hint of fun. It has a semi-fitted shift shape that's complemented by the traditional knit pattern. With cuff, neck and hem ribbing, it's easy to throw on with thick tights or skinny…

  • 45% polyamide 35% wool 15% cotton 5% alpaca
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at low thigh
  • Full length sleeves

Agnes Fair Isle Dress

£98.00 £68.60

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Want a transitional dress that stays crease-free from work to play? Here you go. Made from polyester, this fully lined shift keeps its flattering shape all day long. An in-house-designed pattern with pleats around the neck, hem and cuffs mean it's effortlessly chic. Keep the neck trim tied at the…

  • Main 100% polyester, Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • ¾ length sleeves that flare at the cuffs
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed side zip

Lara Pleat Detail Dress

£110.00 £55.00

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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

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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)

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

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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)

Colourful graphic embroidery, cap sleeves and a throw-on cut put this slub cotton shift dress at the top of your holiday packing list. The easy shape sits just above the knee, perfect for partnering with strappy sandals. It's a summer winner.

  • Body 100% cotton, Embroidery 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Textured slub jersey
  • Unlined

Sena Embroidered Jersey Dress

£65.00

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This intricate belt makes outfits stand out with a touch of texture. The overlapping woven leather and gold buckle adds sophistication to your favourite jeans and makes a statement feature on a shift dress. For coordinated perfection, match with our woven detail bag.

  • Leather
  • This belt is designed to be worn on the hips. If you would like to wear this belt on your waist, we recommend going down a size
  • 3cm/1" wide
  • Buckle fastening

Woven Belt

£45.00

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This kimono-inspired shift will be a versatile addition to your dress line-up. Contrast ties and cuffs add pops of dynamic colour, while the supersoft merino blend looks and feels opulent. Keep it daytime relaxed with flats or nip in the waist and add drama with statement heels come nightfall.

  • 44% wool 44% cotton 10% polyamide 2% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • ¾ length wide sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Fixed self fabric belt

Esmeralda Knitted Dress

£110.00

( review)

Set aside some space in your wardrobe – this versatile shift dress will instantly be on regular rotation. The trusty ottoman smooths your figure, and seam details at the front make it extra flattering. Smart enough for busy days in the office, the V-neck and just-above-the-knee skirt length give it…

  • Main 55% cotton 44% polyester 1% elastane, Facing 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Concealed front pockets
  • ¾ length sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey with stretch

Bronte Ottoman Dress

£65.00

( review)

Question: what's the perfect combination of classic design and contemporary tailoring? Answer: this shift dress. Multi-coloured panels make a bold style statement and an A-line skirt creates a feminine fit-and-flare shape. The comfortable cotton-blend fabric ensures it's a firm favourite from desk…

  • Main 66% cotton 32% viscose 2% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Gentle machine wash
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Cap sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Freida Textured Dress

£110.00 £77.00

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