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Merrell Lily Sleeveless Dress Reviews

28 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

48%Rated 5 stars

13%Rated 4 stars

30%Rated 3 stars

4%Rated 2 stars

4%Rated 1 stars

26 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 5/3/12
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

So stinkin' cute. For this 42 year old body after 4 kids the empire waste is perfect. I practice yoga and it is flattering on the arms. Love it!

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2 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 5/22/12
Overall Rated:1 stars!
Comfort Rated:3 stars!
Style Rated:1 stars!

Aside from the lovely print, this dress has all the charm of a sack. The fit is nothing like shown on the model. The fabric is comfortable but the shelf bra seems inadequate even for a small person.

Additional 8 Lily Sleeveless Dress Merrell Reviews

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June 21, 2010

Anonymous

from Indiana

Wearable, sexy dress with a peekabook feature near hem. I like the built-in bra top as well as the back and shoulder strap design. The fabric is so comfortable (similar to bathing suits) and even in black, is cool in hot sun. I am so glad I found this sundress.

Brands I'd also recommend: Patagonia

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 8, 2011

T. S

 

The dress is really well-made. It fits beautifully and is extremely comfortable. Only problem is that the fabric is not breathable at all. If you're looking for something to wear on a hot day, this is not the dress for you. You will burn up. But, it really looks beautiful on.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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June 26, 2012

K

from Sycamore, IL

I liked the style of this dress, but the fit was all wrong on me. I am 5'7" 125lbs 32D. I ordered a S. I felt like I needed an XS in the body/dress part, but a S or really a M in the upper/built-in bra part. The fabric of the dress has some structure or firmness to it. It is not as flowly as I would've liked. And because it was just a tad bit large on me, it looked like a sack, not flattering. The built-in bra was not too tight, but too short. The straps or the bra part needed to be a longer to fit over my chest. The straps definitely needed to be a teeny bit longer because the dress cut up into my armpits. I would love to try it in a XS, but I know the top will be too small and weird. All in all, I wish it could've worked out, but it's going back.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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May 30, 2012

Anonymous

 

I really like the fit. I bought a size medium (I wear a size 8). The material is nice and comfortable to wear. It is a sporty look and the neck line is flattering. I, however, did return this item as the material leaves nothing to the imagination - shows everything (panty lines, etc). Plus, I felt like the material might not breath well.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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May 24, 2012

Anonymous

from Southern California

I am a 36B and ordered a medium in this dress. The shelf bra was very small and high. Since the straps aren't adjustable it wasn't comfortable. If you have a short body and trim hips the dress might work.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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June 7, 2011

Anonymous

from Northville, MI

This dress really is an 8-10 for the medium. I usually buy medium, but this was too big. It looked sloppy.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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June 7, 2011

Anonymous

from Northville, MI

This dress really is an 8-10 for the medium. I usually buy medium, but this was too big. It looked sloppy.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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May 22, 2012

Anonymous

from Lancaster, PA

Aside from the lovely print, this dress has all the charm of a sack. The fit is nothing like shown on the model. The fabric is comfortable but the shelf bra seems inadequate even for a small person.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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May 17, 2014

Ginny M

from Brenham, Texas

I wrote a review in September of 2011 raving about how awesome this dress is. I still have that dress and I've since purchased two more. I wear it all the time. Every time I put it on, I think "this is my favorite dress. wish I owned a hundred of them." On trips, I never leave home without it. Weddings. A funeral. Camping. Out with friends. Hanging at home. Hiking. Even swam in it a few times (tied it at the bottom with a hair tie to keep it from floating up...). Easy to hand wash and the fabric dries fairly quickly. No bra needed and for those "headlight" days, I just tuck in one of those padding things you get in a swimsuit or bra. No slip needed either. I've even worn it under other dresses as a slip. It's fabulous as it is but transforms into varying degrees of cuteness with the addition of a sweater or a belt (or both!) or scarf or whatever. I wear it in colder months with a sweater, tights, and boots. I get compliments on it all the time. This is a seasonal dress. From what I've seen, Merrell only sells them in the Summer and they change colors. Read the reviews, find your perfect size and color (get a black one and one in a fun color), and snap up a bunch. Worth every penny. Cheers to you and happy shopping!

Brands I'd also recommend: Merrell, Mountain Hardwear, Teva, Prana

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 15, 2013

Emilee M

from Santa Cruz CA

Love this dress. It looks so nice on and is very comfortable. You can dress it up or down for the beach. I have worn this dress on hot days in Northen CA and found the material to breath nicley. A true day time/night time dress. I think it runs very true to size. I will have this dress for a long time.

Brands I'd also recommend: Prana

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 2, 2013

Stacy

from Michigan

I love this dress! It can be worn as a casual fun dress or dressed up for a night out. It is one of my favorite purchases yet! I am 5'2" about 135 pounds and the small fits perfectly.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 27, 2013

JR

from Devon, PA

I have not worn casual dresses in years and bought this for a trip to Nashville this past weekend. It is such a great looking and comfortable piece of clothing, especially for traveling and site seeing! The body of the dress is nice fitting and not clingy or incredibly tight fitting. The top neckline and back are very sexy. I am almost 50 and felt very comfortable wearing this dress! I am looking online right now for another one from Merrell!

Brands I'd also recommend: Tibi

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 6, 2013

Anonymous

 

Wow! Who knew Merrell would make such a sexy little black dress?! I'm 5' 7 1/2", 135lbs, 34DD. Beautiful drape, hugs the body just right -- no sausage casing here! My boobs fit just fine & I don't need to wear a bra. Hits just at the right spot for 42 year old legs. The sheer mesh panel down at the bottom adds a ton of sex appeal. Do not hesitate to buy this dress! Lots of compliments each time I've worn it. I throw on 2" heel sandals & a little sweater shrug at the office -- passes muster, office approved. Super comfy & super fun for date night, weekends out of town.

Brands I'd also recommend: The North Face

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 3, 2013

Anonymous

 

I love this dress. I'm 6', a thin but muscular 174lbs, 34C/D, and this dress is perfect! A new fav shelf bra is enough for me & looks great. Soft fabric that feels good against skin. Could be worn anywhere really. Have the navy blue, will be getting the black too!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

 

May 1, 2013

Anonymous

from United States

The blue color and pattern are really nice. I am 135 lbs and 5'6" and a medium fit perfectly. Not too much fabric for the size, just right.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 21, 2013

Anonymous

 

Great comfortable & cute everyday dress. I'm 5'7" and 135lbs. I bought the small. It's form fitting at the bust and waist. Fits like a glove and I love it. I can look pulled together with 1 piece.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 6, 2012

KC

from Princeton

I love the dress. Can wear it out to a bar-b-que or wear it with a simple jacket for work...either way I always get compliments! I am only 5'2" but a little busty for my size so I did order a size medium & it is perfect!

Brands I'd also recommend: Patagonia

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 18, 2012

Deanna T

from Oklahoma

Fit perfectly. Material is like swim suit material. Kudos to Zappos, I ordered this one evening and had it the next morning!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 3, 2013

Daphne M

from Hoover, AL

Cute summer dress, sporty not dressy. I plan on using it at ball park or could dress it up by adding denim shirt tied at waist over it. Plenty of spandex which moves with you and also holds it's shape. The stiffer fabric is much more flattering to me than cotton. I am 5'6, 120lbs and ordered the small. The color is a little different than pictured, it's more muted grey colors and not really black and white. It almost looks camo from a distance, but isn't(thank goodness) All the criss-cross straps going on across the back might make it a little difficult to get in and out of but it's still worth it. Good support in the front and modest coverage.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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August 9, 2012

Cindy

from vernon hills

I love this dress. I am 5 foot 4 and a little pear shaped so I appreciate that it hits right at the knee so it shows a little leg but not too much. It is not overly clingy but fits closely enough that I can show off my waist. The cute back is a fun detail as well.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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June 4, 2013

Anonymous

 

I really liked the material and it was flattering, but I am returning because it is a little more fitted than I prefer. I agree with the other reviewer who commented that a little Spanx would go along way for curvier figures in this dress, but did not want to wear Spanx with a casual summer dress. The criss cross straps are really cute but also had me feeling like the dress was hard to slip on over my head without getting tangled. I don't think the shelf bra would provide enough support for me, 36C, and I dislike strapless bras.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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July 9, 2012

Anonymous

 

Be forewarned, this dress is very tight and very casual. It is sporty and would look great playing tennis or as a swimsuit cover-up but not as a dress to go out in for the evening to a club, restaurant or wedding. I loved the lines and the color but was surprised at how stretchy and swim-suit-like the material was. Save this one for the gym.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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May 15, 2013

Anonymous

from Winchester, Virginia

This dress is designed for women who have a small bustline. I am 5'5", and a 36C, so I ordered a size medium. The top was very tight, with or without a bra. Otherwise it fit perfectly, and I loved the criss-cross straps. Unfortunately, I had to return it.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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