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Alternative Racerback Maxi Dress Reviews

125 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

57%Rated 5 stars

19%Rated 4 stars

7%Rated 3 stars

10%Rated 2 stars

7%Rated 1 stars

104 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 4/3/13
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I am 5'7'' 134 pounds and the size small fit. When I say fit I mean it hugged every inch till about mid thigh. If I had a flat stomach it would be hot, but I have a bubble where my abs should be that people mistake frequently as a fetus. So if you are my same shape you may want to consider going to a size medium to give yourself a little more fabric to work with.

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21 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 4/24/12
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:2 stars!

The picture looks much better than the actual dress. The material is very thin and mishapen. This looks like something you would wear to lounge around the house, not something that you would wear outside. I do not like it at all.

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 25, 2013

Anonymous

from Ashland, OR

Fantastic dress! So comfortable. I am 5'6'' 135 lbs and the small fit me just rigth and isn't too long. I can even wear it in flip flops. One thing to know is that it can be a wee bit on the see through side in the boob area depending on how much your bust fills out the dress. It's definitely not a deal breaker but I'd say you'd have to stick to solid color bras.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 9, 2012

Anonymous

from Northern California

This dress is so comfortable, I plan on buying another one. It's going to be a great summer dress, it's so light and a great length for us tall women (I'm 5'9).

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 21, 2013

Carrie

from TX

AMAZING! I am curvy with big boobs, and this dress is so flattering. I have it in black, rose/pink (whatever they call it) and heathered blue (from 2 years ago). It has wider arm hole openings, which I love/need, so if you're concerned w that, a white camisole does the trick. I have a convertible bra that is completely hidden under the dress, and it hugs my boobs and waist/torso, and then eases into a flowing long skirt. You can cut the hem with scissors and it still looks great - no alterations needed. The only minor flaw is that you might be able to see through the black one if the sun hits you the wrong way. I was outside and walked inside where there's a large mirrored wall and noticed "ah, my inner thighs need some work" because I could see the outline through it. But in normal lighting, you cannot see through. Do not hesitate to buy!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 17, 2013

Anonymous

from Utah

So soft and comfy I may never take this off! Yes, it is a bit sheer and if you take a walk in the sun you can see through it. I actually layer two of these maxis when I think I might feel too exposed, they are very thin so this works great. I am 5'7", 130 and wear a S. It brushes the floor when I wear flip flops. I bought the navy and gray. Throw on a hip belt and jacket and it works for a evening out.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 11, 2013

Michelle

from Las Vegas

I'm 5'2", 107 pounds, and the Small fit me perfectly. I ordered the Military color, and it was a beautiful complement to my olive skin. The material is super soft and comfortable! I can dress this up with a cute belt, or keep it casual if I please. The hem is unfinished at the bottom, so you can trim it to suit your height. I trimmed about 3-4 inches off the bottom, and it was perfect. I'll be ordering this in a few more colors.

Brands I'd also recommend: Free People

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 11, 2013

Lisa J

from SoCal

I absolutely love this dress. I have 2: the gray one and the navy. The colors are not vivid, more of a heather variation. I'm 5'10 and the length is perfect. I weigh about 180. The XL was a little too big so I got the next dress in a L and it was good. Thinking of getting one more color, just wish the price was lower.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 24, 2013

Meredith M

from Dallas, TX

Love it! I'm 5'10, 145 lbs and I ordered the medium. It fits really nicely - form fitting but not super tight, and it doesn't drag on the ground. It looks a little short if I wear heels, but is perfect with flats. I'm going to order a couple more in different colors.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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September 11, 2012

Anonymous

from Gillette, wy

I love this dress! It is so comfortable and the length was great (I'm 5'10", 160 lbs and ordered a large). It did shrink slightly in length on the first wash. Use cold water and no dry would help. The color was lighter than the picture - more a heather blue. But the fit was awesome!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 24, 2012

Anonymous

from San Francisco

Fits perfectly to size. Nice comfortable material. The color is also very nice. The next test is how well it performs after wash or dryclean.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 30, 2012

Anonymous

from Potomac MD

I love this dress. It fits! I am 5'10", 170 pounds and the XL is perfect. It is great to throw on anytime to go anywhere. I bought all three colors.

Brands I'd also recommend: James Pearse

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 16, 2012

Kathy G

 

I love it put a denim jacket over it and some cool sandals flattering super customer service too!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 8, 2012

Anonymous

from Sacramento

Great soft dress. Not see through at all. A great fit and feel. Grey is slightly darker than it looks in the pictures. 5'7 and it lands perfectly at my feet.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 23, 2012

Anonymous

from Beautiful Southern Ohio

I really like this dress. I am 5'8 at 138 pounds, I ordered the small in the black and it fits great. I happened to have a heavy duty sports bra on and the racer back and wide front straps covered it completely with no show-through which is nice. As another reviewer mentions, the fabric scares me a bit. I am afraid it will stretch out from being sat in and look strange. It is soft, but doesn't have much stretch. For the price, I think I will pass.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 17, 2012

Anonymous

from New York

I ordered this dress, size small in both the heather gray and the black. The black is see through in bright light but the heather grey not as much. It is a simple comfortable maxi dress. It is perfect for day time or casual events. I am 5'5" and the length skims my feet so it is the perfect length.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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April 28, 2012

Diana O

from Denver, CO

Super comfy, easy to wear. Surprised that the hem was unfinished when it arrived, but it seems to be holding up well after two washes.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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June 14, 2012

Michelle B

from Redford MI

I was looking for a navy blue dress I was so disappointed when I pulled the dress out. The dress look ashy grey no were near the color in the photo. The photo does justice for the dress. That's not what you are getting.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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April 24, 2012

Anonymous

 

The picture looks much better than the actual dress. The material is very thin and mishapen. This looks like something you would wear to lounge around the house, not something that you would wear outside. I do not like it at all.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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August 30, 2017

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Anonymous

 

The perfect maxi dress Not too loose and not tight, it's a defect lite body hugging dress. I'm 5'10 and I purchased a medium and it's great in length for me.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 11, 2017

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Anonymous

from Chicago

A favorite, wardrobe staple for summer.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Felt true to width

 

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May 26, 2017

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Rebecca

from NH

The perfect warm weather maxi. Simple, comfortable, flattering. This dress is LONG -- I'm 5'9" and it was still dragging on the ground. Otherwise I felt it fit true to size.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 14, 2017

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Ruth

from Orange County CA

I love this dress. I have it in two colors. I'm 5'8" 145 lbs and the medium fits perfectly. I get a lot of compliments when I wear it to work.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 13, 2017

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Ruth

from Orange County CA

Love this dress. So comfortable and cool. It's perfect for summer. I have to get more colors!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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March 16, 2017

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Gloria

from Washington Ut

I bought this product several years ago in both the black and navy in xl I absolutely love this dress although you do have to wear a slip as they are very lightweight material and can see thru them in sunlight great product other than that I wear both dresses overlay ed works extremely well for me great length didn't have to hem wear with 2in heels and levied jacket

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 6, 2016

Cynthia M

from Fort Lauderdale

Cute and comfy. I love gray cotton. I'm 5'6 and about 130lbs and I ordered the small. The drape is perfect, not clingy. I normally wear heels so the length is perfect. It would drag a little if I wore flats.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 15, 2016

Sandra G

from Tacoma, WA

I bought this dress in blue last summer. I got so many compliments on it! It is low in the front, as others reviewed. The straps were rather long so I had them shortened at the seam. The dress fit perfectly with my racer back bra. I ordered another in one in gray this year. Great, flattering, go-to dress. I am 5'8, 155 lbs, athletic build, 34 DD.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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