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Elbow-Sleeve Ponte Knit Dress

We've always been admirers of a proper, ladylike dress — and all the more when crafted from our favorite structured and stretchy ponte knit in a toned-down, sophisticated palette. We imagine this refined, feminine silhouette, with dressmaker darts, subtle gathering at the waist, and elbow-length sleeves, will see you through a number of days (and dates). Scoop neck. Above-knee length. Midweight cotton ponte with a bit of spandex. Imported.
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Customer Reviews for Elbow-Sleeve Ponte Knit Dress
Review 1 for Elbow-Sleeve Ponte Knit Dress
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DustyAtl
Location:Atlanta, GA
Gender:Female
Age:55-64
Wonderful Dress!
Date:November 18, 2014
I do not usually stop to write a review, but this dress deserves it. I wore the blue to a play with a grey/silver cropped cardigan and a pewter, softly metallic belt, and my husband told me to go back and buy it in all of the colors because it is so attractive. Yes, it is lighter than most ponte knits, and it is heavier than a jersey knit. It hangs, or drapes, very nicely, and feels soft. The neck is much lower than a crew neck, but not as low as a typical scoop neck. The waist seam is slightly higher than my waist (I am long-waisted), but that makes it look more modern to me. The fabric, design, cut, and construction are all high quality (but I do not know yet how it will launder or wear over time). I am 5' 4", 140lbs, pretty muscular, plus a little overweight. I measure 35"/28.5"/37.5", so I am between 6 and 8 by the size chart, but I got 8 for my waist measurement, plus I have larger upper arms. It fits like it was made for me, and hits at the upper part of my knee, not above the knee. One could wear flats, pumps, or boots with the dress. It will always need a little something in the way of accessories, but I am back to order the wine color and black because I feel that I will truly enjoy wearing these dresses all of the time, to work, as well as out in the evenings, through at least 3 seasons of the year. Highly recommended!
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Review 2 for Elbow-Sleeve Ponte Knit Dress
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ejanem
Returning this dress
Date:November 14, 2014
Did not like this one at all. Fabric and quality seems very cheap. This is not what I had in mind with a "ponte" fabric. It is just a jersey fabric and to clingy. The waist is too high, and I am very short-waisted. I wanted a "dressy" little black dress, and this is not it!!
Response from Garnet Hill:By LornaCustomer LiaisonNovember 22, 2014
We hope when you return your dress, that you take advantage of our freight free exchanges, to try another one of our get dresses. Please know we are here to help, if you need any assistance. 1.800.870.3513
Review 3 for Elbow-Sleeve Ponte Knit Dress
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MaddieH7
Location:Chicago, IL
Gender:Female
Age:55-64
Nice fit and fabric
Date:October 15, 2014
I am very pleased with this dress. I ordered the blue and it is lovely. I would love to get another...now I just need to accessorize!
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lors
Location:Ohio
Gender:Female
Age:45-54
great basic piece
Date:October 10, 2014
Very flattering fit - not too snug but still shaped. I'm 5'3" and dress hits at knee. Found true to size. Flattering neckline. Just great w/wide variety of accessories. Fabric is heavier than a jersey knit but not as substantial as some ponte knits. Wine color is lovely - a bit lighter than the photo but still nice. Just a great basic dress - will buy in black as well.
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RU22
Location:New York, NY
Gender:Female
Age:35-44
Lovely - did not look good on me.
Date:October 8, 2014
The fabric in this dress is lovely and the color is beautiful.
Because I am 5'3" and not skinny (size 8) the horizontal line of the waist was not flattering on me.
I returned it for the wrap style and kept that one. Also very nice.
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Loulou14
Location:New Hampshire
Gender:Female
Age:45-54
Nice fall dress
Date:October 3, 2014
Just received this dress, for the second time. The first time I bought size 6 based on the fit profile, but it was too big and so I ordered the 4, which fits much better. The colour is gorgeous, not too bright or too pink. Looks great with the Born riding boots in walnut. I haven't worn it out yet so can't speak to the quality.
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AthleticMom
Location:Northern Virginia
Gender:Female
Age:45-54
Beautiful!
Date:August 28, 2014
Lovely fabric, has enough stiffness to look dressed-up, but still has a nice drape and is soft and comfortable. The skirt portion is just right to flatter my curvy figure. Highly recommend. Would love this in a pattern!
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