Diagonal stitching adds a delightful asymmetrical update to a favorite merino dress — it's easy-fitting, flattering, and a great traveler (the merino wool is washable). A-line silhouette. V-neck. Long sleeves. Above-knee length. By Eileen Fisher. Imported.
Beautiful piece. Fits more like a tunic. I'm a little over 5' and busty. This came in at about 4" above my knees. For me, too short to be comfortable as a dress. I chose to wear over slacks to work but will work perfectly over leggings and w/ boots. It feels great on; a very fine gauge fabric.
This is a beautiful piece, no doubt. However, the description states it's a "dress", but the tag on the garment says "tunic". I find the length to be odd. I bought the PS as I'm 5'3, and it hits a good 5-6 inches above my knee. No way is that a dress for me at my age. Yet it seems too long to be a tunic (which is how I'll have to wear it, with leggings or skinny jeans underneath as there's no way I'd just wear tights under it) I shouldn't have this problem with the petite size I bought, imo. I'm keeping this as EF makes lovely, comfortable, easy-to-wear clothing, but I wish there would be some improvements in the length.
I bought this dress for a party, but once it arrived, I was concerned that the shade of gray made me totally washed out. It is a tent-like silhouette and my husband said it looked like a maternity dress. Back it goes...it just does not work at all for me.
Response from Garnet Hill:By Lorna, Customer Liaison, January 15, 2015
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I read the reviews and thought I took the advice. I am 5'3" and usually wear an 8 or 10 dress. I ordered a regular Medium. It was huge and a few inches above my knees. I am not sure who this would fit as a dress. The material is lovely.
As always, Eileen Fisher is great quality. It's pricey, but I needed a good basic dress for fall/winter, and this fits the bill. I did size up from my usual xs to get the length, I'm 5'4" and the xs was short like a tunic, so the s works for me and is not too big in shoulders.
I am small, 5 feet 1 inch and 105 pounds and I ordered an extra small petite dress. The dress fits me very well but it is shorter than I would like. I wonder really how it would fit someone bigger than myself. It is more like a tunic than a dress.
I am 5'9' and this is dress length on me and looks just like the model photo. I was lucky to find a L available in Black, although I usually wear a Medium in EF. The bias knit of this dress tightens when washed, so if you want a slimmer fit you can hang it when damp on a padded hanger so it will dry with a leaner longer fit. Or you can lay it flat and block it widthwise to retain the shape it shipped with. I think many of the reviewers who felt it was not a dress, did not realize the shape would change once it hung on the body or was washed. Straight out of the package the shape is tent like. The style is versatile to dress up or down and appropriate for 3 seasons in NYC.
I have a few other Eileen Fisher items but this dress is by far my favorite! Long enough to wear with tights and I am 5'7". I was afraid the cut might make me look like my hips were big but it falls nicely from the body. I did size down one size.
This has the feel of a very nice garment. I was glad that I had read prior reviews as it does run at least 1 size too big. I purchased correctly and love the feel, flow and look of this casual, comfortable sweater dress.
This is another great dress by Eileen Fisher. I purchased the raisin color and love it! I am really into dresses lately, easy to style and wear. I wore it with black tights and boots, added a scarf to add come interest ~ perfect for work.
The most generous discription would be that this is a tunic; it is most deffinately not a dress unless you are of short stature. I am 5'7" and it hits my thighs so I need to wear it with tights or leggings. Otherwise it is very comfortable and of good quality. The marino wool is soft and not scratchy and for that alone I will keep.
This wonderful Eileen Fisher dress is soft and comfortable and has a nice A-line shape. The v-neck is flattering and appropriate for work. I am 5 feet tall, and the dress is a perfect knee-length for me. (I do have to roll up the sleeves.) It is the perfect weight; not too warm, but I don't have to wear a sweater with it. I wish it came in more colors! I would buy them all!
Garnet Hill lists this as a dress, but, it was clearly labeled Tunic by Ellen Fisher on the tag. I am 5'5", and if I wore it without pants, you would see a lot more than you should. Raisin is a nice color, and I like the fit (small), but it's not what I thought I was buying.
This is more of a tunic than a dress. Not at all the length as shown on the model. I am 5'9" and it hit me upper thigh. About 2 inches longer than most tunic's, So disappointed. I wanted a dress. The quality is Eileen Fisher's usual excellence. The fit is great. Because I don't consider this to be a dress I gave it 3 stars.
This Eileen fisher dress is flattering, comfortable and edgy looking with the asymetrical hem. I got it in ash in the xs as Eileen fisher runs large. It is still showing on dresses, however there are no black, ash, or raisin in extra small. I am hoping to order a black and a raisin as well.