Suzi Chin Maggy Boutique Belted Print Shirtdress
This dress is comfortable, light, and very cute. The fabric is def light - so watch that skirt in a brisk wind, or you'll be pulling a Marilyn Monroe! Its a great mixture of black and white with a pop of color. Fits almost any body type bc the adjustable belt changes the fit of the dress. For those of you like me, who arent so well endowed, the top can be fluffed out a little and gives you the appearance of more cleavage. Its a fun dress that is appropriate for a night with the girls or for more formal affair, as it is not flashy or revealing. Got a lot of compliments on it, which is always the litmus test for any piece of clothing. Totally recommend, and Im a tough sell with dresses!
I bought this dress kind of last minute for a wedding we were attending. I didn't leave myself any time to find something else if I wasn't happy with it, so I was *thrilled* when it arrived and it fit perfectly (I am a pretty standard size 4 and ordered a 4). I was worried it would be tight across my chest (32DD) but it was perfect. No gapping at all. The length is great as it hit me right at the knees (I'm 5' 5"). It's dressy enough for attending a wedding, but not too dressy for work or date night. The fact that my 13-year-old son didn't say I looked like an old lady was a huge compliment :)
Chintzy fabric, skirt too full
The pattern is charming, as is the pop of yellow belt. But the fabric felt rough, stiff and cheap; not usual Nordstrom quality. There's a LOT of extra fabric in the skirt, made my hips look huge. I wanted to like this, but back it went.
This is a great dress with a great fit! I ordered online and used Nordstrom's "True Fit" size calculator to figure out my correct fit for the dress--it worked great. I love the yellow belt also, especially because the end of the belt is hidden underneath the front of the belt so I don't have to worry about it sticking out off the side of the dress (if that made any sense). In other words, I don't have to cut the belt short since the "excess" end of the belt is hidden. The dress has a nice, light flow to it; it's definitely a summer dress. I also enjoy the fact that it buttons down the front, but the buttons are hidden. You can't tell that the buttons are there or that there's even a seam there unless you actually touch the dress; it's very well hidden.