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Womens Short Dresses

Can you even call it a wardrobe if it doesn’t contain a wrap top? This dress-up, dress-down hero (with clever fixed wrap, FYI) is expertly constructed from a drapey, stretch jersey and has subtle front ruching to really flatter.

  • 95% viscose 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes at low hip
  • Short sleeves
  • Drapey jersey with stretch

Short Sleeve Wrap Top

£35.00 £24.50

4.5
(15 reviews)

Important meeting at ten but cocktails at six? We've got the dress for that. The hotchpotch spots are cleverly placed for flattering effect, while kimono sleeves will keep you cool and collected. A semi-fitted shape and lined bodice create a smart look, plus the notch neck can be worn open or closed…

  • Outer 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Short sleeves
  • Concealed side zip

Esmeralda Dress

£120.00

3.3
(3 reviews)

When the temperature soars, you can stay cool (in more ways than one) with this no-effort-required shift dress. Breathable cotton linen fabric keeps you comfortable, while the straight shift shape and turn-back sleeves make for thoroughly modern casual dressing.

  • 55% linen 45% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Functional front placket

Eleanor Dress

£70.00

4.5
(10 reviews)

We've got warm weather dressing all wrapped up with our retro polka dot dress. This wrap design is made from a crepe fabric that drapes beautifully, and features a flirty peek-a-boo curved leg slit and deep V-neck. Cap sleeves, a waist-cinching belt and full skirt add vintage va-va-voom. Pair it…

  • 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Short sleeves
  • Functional wrap

Antonia Wrap Dress

£110.00

4.4
(5 reviews)

…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. With a casual crew neckline and relaxed above-the-knee cut, this dress is the daytime go-to…

  • 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

3.9
(25 reviews)

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 at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft jersey with stretch
  • Unlined
  • Contrast colour trims

Casual Jersey Dress

£50.00

4.2
(68 reviews)

Our relaxed dress was made for lazy days in the sun. Drapey fabric ensures it's comfortable and easy to wear, while ruching at the waist is oh-so flattering. The fitted top, flared skirt and midi length make it smart enough for the office, too.

  • 95% viscose 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes at low calf
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Short sleeves
  • Drapey jersey with stretch
  • Lined bodice

Valerie Jersey Dress

£80.00

4.2
(35 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
(112 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

Paulina Jersey Dress

£45.00

4.5
(14 reviews)

What if there's a dress you could wear to work AND a cocktail party? One that's super flattering and has pockets. You're about to find out. We've crafted this design from satin-back crepe that feels as good as it looks. The fitted waist and gentle gathers under the bust give a fitted shape which…

  • 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Concealed back zip

Ruth Midi Dress

£110.00

3.8
(18 reviews)

Days on the go aren’t a problem for our comfortable stretch-cotton denim dress. The versatile design is flattering and stylish, complete with an exposed zip and grosgrain detail. Choose from a beautiful indigo rinse with or without spots or a mid-vintage wash (with wow-factor side-seam detail).

  • Main 99% cotton 1% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Zip detail at back

Rhea Denim Dress

£70.00

4.4
(40 reviews)

This notch-neck dress ticks all the boxes: soft, comfortable and versatile. The front panel has a smaller version of the in-house hotchpotch print, and it's gathered at the waist for a flattering fit. Pair this short-sleeved design with wedges on casual days or your favourite courts to bring a touch…

  • Main 52% modal 48% cotton, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton blend jersey
  • Lined bodice
  • Soft gathers at waist
  • Notch neck

Emory Jersey Dress

£60.00 £42.00

4.1
(25 reviews)

This easy-to-wear jersey dress will shoot straight to the top of your holiday packing list. The top half is a relaxed T-shirt style with rolled sleeves and a tie at the waist for a feminine shape. And the wrap skirt is fixed in place for those breezy seaside days.

  • 95% cotton 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft jersey with stretch
  • Unlined
  • Belt with retractable belt loops
  • Elasticated waist

Hallie Jersey Dress

£60.00

4.4
(41 reviews)

Yes, you can nail elegance in five seconds flat. We've designed this dress for speedy sophistication – with a fitted waist, full skirt and sharp pleats. The bold print and textured fabric make this feminine piece a little bolder, and we've snuck in some pockets to keep your smaller essentials to…

  • Outer 98% cotton 2% elastane, Lining 98% cotton 2% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fit and flare shape
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Concealed back zip

Sierra Textured Dress

£98.00

3.2
(6 reviews)

We've got the hint – you love our shirt dresses. This bestseller is back in bold new prints and versatile colours (but with the same flattering flared skirt and nipped in waist).

  • CHM: 100% cotton
  • Other colours: 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Detachable belt
  • Functional front placket

Sophia Shirt Dress

£80.00

4.4
(47 reviews)

Get a shift on with our whenever-wherever dress. It's crafted from textured ottoman fabric for a flattering, smooth look that won't crease, however busy you are. The statement colourblock design works just as well for morning meetings as it does for after-work drinks, while the grosgrain zip tape…

  • 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Shift with relaxed waist to a fitted hip and straight hem
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Concealed side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Zip detail at back

Jeanette Ottoman Dress

£70.00

3.7
(7 reviews)

Presenting our unique twist on the classic shirt dress. This versatile design stars a midi length, flattering side splits and stitch detailing on the placket, belt and pockets. The linen-and-cotton fabric will keep you cool and comfortable, no matter what your busy day brings. Tie up the fabric belt…

  • 55% linen 45% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Two front pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Button fastening at front
  • Self fabric tie belt at waist

Tie Waist Shirt Dress

£85.00

3.5
(13 reviews)

Embrace your inner romantic with this ankle-length dress. The deep V-neck and gathered waist create a classic shape, while pleats front and back make a voluminous skirt. Experience the soft, drapey fabric for yourself and we guarantee it'll be love at first wear.

  • 95% viscose 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Short sleeves
  • Drapey jersey with stretch
  • Soft gathers at waist

Lily Jersey Dress

£98.00

3.8
(4 reviews)

Take a lesson in geometry (and style) from this understated necklace. Its minimalist design has three looped circles on a short chain that can be adjusted for varied lengths. Wear it when that plain white tee needs a little something extra, or when your party dress demands a touch of glam.

  • Metal
  • 40cm/15¾" total chain length, with 6cm/2½" extender chain
  • Lobster clasp
  • Comes in a Boden box
  • Hammered metal finish
  • Conforms to BS EN 1811:2011 – safe to wear with nickel allergies

Marcella Necklace

£30.00

4.5
(6 reviews)

We've added pleats to the front of this supersoft top, making it smart and simple enough for dashing out of the door on busy mornings. A jersey back keeps things comfortable. The easy-to-wear style can dress up skinny jeans or complement a pencil skirt, while short sleeves keep you cool.

  • Main 55% modal 45% cotton, Front panel 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at low hip
  • Cap sleeves
  • Front lightweight woven fabric
  • Soft cotton blend jersey
  • Pleat detail

Dakota Jersey Top

£38.00

4.3
(44 reviews)

Throw some playful colour into the mix with this statement necklace. The pendant features hammered disks for a little texture and look-at-me tassels in bright shades. The short length makes it perfect for dressing up casual tees – choose from antique gold, rose gold or silver to find your favourite.

  • Chain metal
  • Trim 100% polyester
  • 54cm/21¼" total chain length, with 6cm/2½" extender chain
  • Lobster clasp
  • Comes in a Boden box
  • Conforms to BS EN 1811:2011 – safe to wear with nickel allergies

Marianna Necklace

£30.00

Spotted: your future favourite dress. It's made from a sumptuous Italian wool-blend fabric and is ultra flattering, thanks to large velvety flocked spots down the front and smaller ones along the sides (cleverly placed to create a sleek shape). Oh, and did we mention it's got pockets?

  • Main 70% wool 30% polyester
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Two front pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Kathryn Dress

£140.00 £84.00

4.4
(8 reviews)

…to power dressing, you can't beat tweed. We've sourced ours from the historic Abraham Moon & Sons mill in Yorkshire, where they've been making outstanding-quality fabrics since 1837. With flattering colourblock panels on the waist, and a sophisticated below-the-knee length, this dress is perfect…

  • Main 100% wool
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Olivia Wool Dress

£140.00 £84.00

4.3
(7 reviews)

You see those contrast panels? They're cleverly placed to flatter your figure. The sleeves are a perfect short length and the A-line skirt is that on-the-knee length you love.

  • Body 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed side zip

Constance Ponte Dress

£90.00 £45.00

3.1
(10 reviews)

Our party dress may look innocent but a word of warning: the scallop detailing and spot embroidery could receive more than a few jealous looks. This feminine full skirt is perfect for twirling – don't be surprised if you can't stop.

  • Main 69% cotton 27% viscose 4% polyester, Lining 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fit and flare shape
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Flattering pleat detail on front and back waist
  • Keyhole and button fastening at back neck

Kimberly Embroidered Dress

£198.00 £138.60

4
(7 reviews)

This versatile jersey dress is all about '60s elegance. From the turned-over collar to the stitch detailing on the seams and the flattering pencil skirt, this fitted design is full of classic details. The ottoman fabric is structured yet easy to care for. We've cinched in the waist with tabs and…

  • Body 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Betty Ottoman Dress

£90.00 £63.00

2.9
(8 reviews)

We don't mean to boast, but this dress is super-flattering. The easy-to-wear ponte fabric means it's super comfortable and wrinkle-free too. The block-colour panels, below-the-knee length, and a nipped in waist give it a classic finish. See, we told you so.

  • Body 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Exposed back zip

Joan Ponte Dress

£90.00 £63.00

4.5
(12 reviews)

Look no further for a fresh update to your workday wardrobe. This structured dress is made from an easy-to-wear cotton fabric, and it's nipped in at the waist with an A-line skirt for an uber-flattering finish. The contrast piping keeps it smart.

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

Jane Textured Dress

£110.00 £55.00

4.3
(11 reviews)

Get ready for compliments. With a structured shape that nips you in at the waist, a knee-grazing length and a subtly flared skirt, this dress is day-to-evening perfection. Made from textured ponte fabric, which offers a little extra stretch, it's also seriously comfortable.

  • 60% cotton 39% polyester 1% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Maggie Ottoman Dress

£89.50 £53.70

4.3
(96 reviews)

This lace dress packs a lot of punches (while staying ladylike, obviously). With a full skirt that's great for dancing and flattering trim details around the waist. It's partially lined to show just the right amount of skin, and the midi length looks extra elegant.

  • Outer 100% cotton
  • Lining 100% cotton
  • Hand wash or dry clean
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Keyhole and button fastening at back neck

Althea Lace Dress

£170.00 £68.00

4.6
(40 reviews)

It's all about the contrast trims with this smart, short-sleeved dress. It's made with luxurious fabric, sourced from an Italian mill. Clever stitching and a wide waistband give it a flattering shape, and it's fully lined for a luxurious feel. Last but not least we've added pockets – perfect for…

  • Main 53% cotton 23% polyester 22% wool 2% elastane
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Dry clean only
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust, waist and hip
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Two front pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Grosgrain tape trims

Edith Trim Detail Dress

£150.00 £75.00

5
(2 reviews)

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

4.6
(41 reviews)

Looking great 9-to-5 just got easier in this figure-skimming Ponte dress. It's fitted in all the right places with a longline shape, while eye-catching contrast piping on the body and cuffs adds a flattering, structured finish.

  • Body 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Contrast piping detail
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Vent at centre back hem
  • Exposed back zip

Marianna Ponte Dress

£90.00 £45.00

3.8
(17 reviews)

Garden party, meet English rose. This fit-and-flare dress, crafted from our own 100% cotton lace, is pretty enough to put the flowers in the shade at even the fanciest occasion. Scalloped edges with a flattering round neck and a V-back are just the icing on the cake.

  • Main 100% cotton
  • Lining 100% cotton
  • Hand wash only
  • Flattering fit and flare shape
  • Length finishes at mid calf
  • Short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Deep V-neckline at back
  • Concealed back zip

Julieta Lace Dress

£170.00 £85.00

3.7
(7 reviews)

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

4.3
(58 reviews)

Say hello to slinky sophistication with this classic fitted dress. It's slim-fitting and ruched on one side for instant va-va-voom, with a flattering empire waist and scooped V-neck. Wear with a statement necklace and stacked heels for a look that will take you from desk to dinner (to ill-advised…

  • Body 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Front pleat detail under waistband
  • Zip detail at back

Honor Ponte Dress

£80.00 £56.00

4.3
(44 reviews)

We’ve gone a little nautical with this classic dress. The A-line design, in textured ottoman fabric, has tab details on the waist with maritime-inspired anchor buttons. This smart style is perfect for meetings during the week or sipping wine by the harbour at weekends.

  • Body 60% cotton 39% polyester 1% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Metal buttons

Cordelia Ottoman Dress

£80.00 £40.00

4.3
(21 reviews)

We’ve gone a little nautical with this classic dress. The A-line design, in textured ottoman fabric, has tab details on the waist with maritime-inspired anchor buttons. This smart style is perfect for meetings during the week or sipping wine by the harbour at weekends.

  • Main 60% cotton 39% polyester 1% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip
  • Metal buttons

Cordelia Ottoman Dress

£80.00 £64.00

4.1
(24 reviews)
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