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Womens Short Dresses

It may be a tea dress but this style will take you straight to cocktail hour. The lightweight viscose crepe skims your outline with gathers at the waist, while the shoulder zips and capped sleeves add a modern twist.

  • 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Easy fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Zip detail at shoulders
  • Elasticated waist

Alisa Dress

£79.50 £55.65

3.4
(24 reviews)

This lightweight short-sleeved dress will keep you cool (even when the weather heats up). Carefully placed stripes, darts and pockets ensure the relaxed shape is super flattering for an effortless holiday look. And the breezy 100% linen means you'll stay comfortable, whether you’re at home or away.

  • 100% linen
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Short sleeves

Rosemary Dress

£80.00

3.8
(4 reviews)

This simple dress does it all: the T-shirt shape is perfect for slipping on in a hurry, while the dazzling print will turn heads. It even has pockets. Relax in an easy, flowing style or tie the fabric belt for a more defined look.

  • 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Straight shape
  • Concealed front pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Tie detail at waist

Ivy Dress

£90.00 £67.50

3.9
(11 reviews)

FACT: no holiday wardrobe is complete without a cooling linen dress. Its flattering shape is designed to skim your curves and it's fully lined, so it's super comfortable. Dress it up with wedges when you head out for romantic al fresco dinners.

  • Outer 100% linen
  • Lining 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed straight fit
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Concealed back zip

Delfina Dress

£80.00

4.5
(12 reviews)

We're coming clean: we can't resist a dress with pockets. And that’s just one reason to love this relaxed-fit style in soft cotton slub. Whether you choose nautical stripes or a playful print, this dress is easy to love and even easier to wear.

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton jersey
  • Elasticated waist

Miranda Dress

£49.50 £39.60

4.3
(56 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

4
(3 reviews)

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

  • 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured cotton stretch fabric
  • Unlined
  • Exposed back zip

Carina Dress

£69.50 £48.65

3.7
(22 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 £40.00

1.6
(12 reviews)

Even easier to wear than your favourite T-shirt (no jeans required). Pick from three distinctively different colour options in supersoft cotton.

  • 52% modal 48% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes at low thigh
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton blend jersey
  • Unlined

T-shirt Dress

£44.50 £26.70

4.1
(97 reviews)

…elegance look effortless with beautiful tweed made from 100% pure wool, sourced from Yorkshire's historic Abraham Moon & Sons mill. This tailored dress sits below the knee and has flattering panelling to help you feel as wonderful in the boardroom as you do in the bar. It's sophistication,…

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

Imelda Dress

£139.00 £69.50

4
(6 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…

  • Main 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Smooth medium weight jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Pleat detail at side seam
  • Concealed back zip

Honor Dress

£79.50 £47.70

4.5
(54 reviews)

Meet our refined tailored shorts – perfect for garden parties and seaside strolls. Power-stretch elastane in cotton keeps them feeling comfortable and holding their shape wear after wear. The pocket details on the back and the smooth fitted waistband create a flattering shape, while those WOW prints…

  • 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Sits below natural waist
  • Fitted through waist and hip with a straight leg
  • Side pockets
  • Hook and bar fastening at centre front waist with zip fly
  • Inside leg available in 3"/7.5cm, 4"/10cm, 6"/15cm or 9"/23cm

Richmond Shorts

£48.00

4.6
(11 reviews)

Meet our new, refined tailored shorts. Here, it’s all about the premium, power-stretch fabric, which outdoes other stretch fabrics by containing even more elastane. And that means comfort, structure and incredible recovery wear after wear (so no more saggy bottoms).

  • 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Sits below natural waist
  • Side pockets
  • Cotton stretch fabric
  • Hook and bar fastening at centre front waist with zip fly
  • Inside leg available in 4"/10cm, 6"/15cm or 9"/23cm

Richmond Shorts

£46.50 £18.60

4.5
(103 reviews)

…pretty knitted dress has just the right balance of simple, functional style and subtle details. Made from drapey cotton viscose, it has an elegant neckline highlighted by a contrast crochet trim. Short sleeves and your favourite fit and flare shape make this the perfect dress for errand-catch-up…

  • 47% cotton 34% viscose 19% nylon
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fit and flare shape
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured knit detail
  • Unlined

Olivia Knitted Dress

£99.50 £69.65

4.3
(6 reviews)

…finally starts shining, every second counts. That's where this couldn't-be-simpler T-shirt dress comes in. Lightweight for the warmer weather and with handy pockets for your essentials, it's a throw-on-in-one-minute wonder. With a cinched waist and short sleeves, all you need is a pair of sandals.

  • Outer 100% viscose
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Side pockets
  • Grown on short sleeves
  • Fully lined
  • Detachable self fabric belt

Easy T-shirt Dress

£59.50 £29.75

3.8
(19 reviews)

This dress will take you from desk to dinner and wow everyone on the way. Made from textured cotton fabric that feels as good as it looks, this A-line style is fully lined for added luxury. We've used clever seams to create a very flattering cut: hello, hourglass figure.

  • Outer 99% cotton 1% elastane
  • Lining 96% polyester 4% elastane
  • Dry clean only
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist with a full skirt
  • Short sleeves
  • Concealed back zip

Sylvie Seamed Dress

£110.00 £66.00

3.3
(4 reviews)

Made from a drapey cotton blend, this pretty dress comes in solid navy or classic black (for less-is-more days), as well as two modern ditsy prints. Team with courts and a blazer for an easy nine-to-five look or shrug on an oversized cardi for weekend lunch.

  • Outer 52% modal 48% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Loose fitting shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Concealed side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton blend jersey
  • Unlined
  • Elasticated waist

Pretty Jersey Dress

£49.50 £34.65

4
(81 reviews)

This perfect throw-on dress is effortlessly flattering, thanks to a little wizardry. The contrast colours and seam detailing create a slimming optical illusion, while the comfortable ponte fabric has just the right amount of stretch. Perfect for when being (ahem) fashionably late isn't an option.

  • 61% cotton 35% polyester 4% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes at low thigh
  • Short sleeves
  • Smooth medium weight jersey
  • Unlined

Colourblock Ponte Dress

£59.50 £35.70

3.7
(14 reviews)

All the effortless appeal of a shirt dress, none of the fuss of a collar. We've taken casual shirting fabric and crafted it into this easy-to-wear wrap style, with a flattering A-line skirt. And there's more good news: it has pockets, too.

  • CHM: 100% cotton
  • Other colours: 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • White option lined

Lara Wrap Dress

£80.00

3.2
(28 reviews)

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 £39.80

3.9
(8 reviews)

It’s almost too easy to throw on this tunic and look stylish. The shaping looks relaxed but we’ve made sure it’s still flattering, and there’s just a hint of stretch so you can sprint for the bus. An exposed zip and side pockets prove we’re all about the details.

  • 98% cotton 2% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Length finishes at low thigh
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Exposed back zip

Modern Denim Dress

£69.50 £34.75

3.9
(26 reviews)

Get ready to meet your new favourite everyday dress. This feminine design is ultra-elegant, crafted from a soft fabric that glides over your figure. Its short sleeves are super flattering, and the flippy skirt is so much fun to swish.

  • Outer 92% viscose 8% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Grown on sleeves
  • Soft drapey jersey

Avril Jersey Dress

£70.00

4
(9 reviews)

Keep things comfortable in this hotchpotch printed dress. The subtle front and back pleats, and drapey viscose fabric make for a really flattering fit. Short sleeves and a below-the-knee length mean it's perfect for the 9-to-5 and weekend picnics too.

  • 95% viscose 5% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Soft drapey jersey
  • Lined bodice
  • Elasticated waistband

Gwendolyn Jersey Dress

£90.00

4.3
(4 reviews)

…to your day with this structured dress (and maybe a to-do list). Made from a soft stretch cotton blend in three wear-anywhere shades, this short-sleeved dress has a stretch cotton lining for added comfort. Front pockets and a stylish tie front mean that this dress is ready for both work and play.

  • Outer 98% cotton 2% elastane
  • Lining 96% cotton 4% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fitted shape through bust and waist
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Front patch pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured cotton stretch fabric
  • Fully lined
  • Functional front tie
  • Concealed back zip

Alice A-Line Dress

£89.50 £53.70

4.5
(8 reviews)

Illusion is the key with this clever dress. Panels of rich waffle jacquard and a flared skirt combine to fit and flatter your shape. Finishing at the knee, our design is sophisticated while being a little cheeky too. This dress will take you from chairing board meetings to champagne receptions.

  • Main 75% polyester 23% cotton 2% elastane
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Flattering fit and flare shape
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Concealed back zip

Black Melanie Jersey Dress

£89.50 £44.75

4.1
(18 reviews)

In bright colours and soft Ponte fabric, this fit-and-flare V-neck dress is just the ticket for special days out. The A-line skirt and ruching on the sides give it a really flattering fit that'll keep you comfortable too.

  • Outer 39% cotton 29% polyamide 27% modal 5% elastane, Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes at knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Medium weight ponte jersey
  • Fully lined
  • Pleat detail at waist
  • Concealed back zip

Alicia Ponte Dress

£90.00

5
(1 review)

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

4.4
(5 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). And there’s no need to worry about gaping buttons… We’ve added an ingenious no-peep placket.

  • CHM: 100% cotton
  • Other colours: 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Length finishes just above knee
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Detachable belt
  • Functional front placket
  • Additional concealed buttons to prevent placket gaping

Sophia Shirt Dress

£80.00

4.2
(5 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

4.2
(21 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.

  • BLK, GRN, NAV and PNK: main 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
  • IVO: main 60% cotton 39% polyester 1% elastane
  • NVY: main 92% cotton 8% polyester
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Full body lining
  • Exposed back zip

Elsa Ottoman Dress

£90.00

4.5
(103 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.

  • BLK, GRN, NAV and PNK: main 57% cotton 42% polyester 1% elastane
  • IVO: main 60% cotton 39% polyester 1% elastane
  • NVY: main 92% cotton 8% polyester
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Textured medium weight jersey
  • Full body lining
  • Exposed back zip

Elsa Ottoman Dress

£89.50 £53.70

4.5
(103 reviews)

We’ve taken a casual tee and added some sparkle. It will dress up jeans or dress down a pencil skirt.

  • 100% cotton
  • Hand wash only
  • Appearance of glitter may vary across the garment, so each garment is unique
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Length finishes at low hip
  • Short sleeves
  • Our lightest weight textured cotton jersey

Glitter Spot Tee

£29.50 £20.65

4.3
(64 reviews)

We trialled a deep V-neck last season and you loved it so much we’ve brought it back in 10 new colours, including Denim Marl. Dress up or down. Tuck in or out. Nothing's more versatile than this.

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • We now offer this wardrobe staple in longer length, see online
  • Semi fitted shape
  • Length finishes at low hip
  • Short sleeves
  • Our lightest weight textured cotton jersey

Lightweight Deep V-neck

£19.50 £11.70

4
(85 reviews)

Be it a quick trip to the pub or an extra special occasion, this ultra-versatile top has got you covered. In 100% cotton crochet lace, it looks sophisticated with a lined body and semi-sheer sleeves. Eye-catching details, from the keyhole fastening to the lace trims, complete this ultra-feminine…

  • Outer 100% cotton
  • Lining 100% cotton
  • Hand wash or dry clean
  • Semi-fitted shape
  • Length finishes at low hip
  • Short sleeves
  • Concealed back zip
  • Keyhole and button fastening at back neck

Althea Lace Top

£90.00

3.5
(2 reviews)

This delicate pendant necklace celebrates the beauty of simplicity. The two hand-hammered discs add a touch of sophistication to any outfit and the length of the chain can be adjusted – so you can wear it long or short depending on the occasion.

  • Chain and trims metal
  • 75cm/29½" total chain length with 6cm/2½" chain extender
  • Lobster clasp
  • Comes in a Boden box
  • Hammered metal finish

Lucy Disc Pendant

£30.00

4.6
(10 reviews)

Shorter than trousers, longer than shorts: our culottes are a clever multi-tasking garment for functional (yet beautiful) dressing. Designed with pleats at the waist for a flattering cut, these culottes come in drapey viscose crepe. Wear with strappy heels for dinners out or team with slip-ons and a…

  • 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Sits at natural waist
  • Fitted through waist and hip with a wide leg
  • Length finishes just below knee
  • Unlined
  • Belt loops
  • Front pleat detail under waistband
  • Hook and bar fastening at centre front waist with zip fly
  • Petite 13¼"/34cm Regular 15¼/39cm Long 21½/55cm

Curzon Culotte

£49.50 £19.80

4
(23 reviews)