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Striped Patio Dress by National®
 
4.4

(based on 97 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (56)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice color (78)
  • Nice fabric (78)
  • Easy care (58)
  • Washes well (55)
  • Figure flattering (25)

Cons

  • Wrinkles easily (13)
  • Wears easily (6)
  • Poor fit (5)
  • Uncomfortable (4)

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (82)
  • Wear to work (9)
  • Wear to school (4)
    • Fit:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      89% 

      (81 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Waist:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      94% 

      (77 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Length:
    • Feels too short

       

      Feels true to length

       

      91% 

      (82 reviews)

      Feels too long

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual dresser (73), Classic dresser (18), Trendy/stylish dresser (5)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (92), Style driven (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (92), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Delightful sundress

I bought 4 of these sundresses - I wear a size Medium, and these dresses have been a lifesaver during this hot hot summer. I tried to remember what I used to wear in...Read complete review

I bought 4 of these sundresses - I wear a size Medium, and these dresses have been a lifesaver during this hot hot summer. I tried to remember what I used to wear in the hot summertime, and I thought "Sundress! and sandals..." so I ordered 1 of these dresses to see if it fit and if it washed washed well without shrinkage (it passed with flying colors), bought some flip flops in bright colors - and after my shower every morning, I put on sunscreen, one of these dresses, and my flips and I'm good to go. And go I do, with a sunhat and tote I'm out and set for the day.

The dress did not shrink: I washed it gentle, cool, and dried it on delicate for 10 minutes, and hung to dry the rest of the way. I might run a quick iron over the skirt, although it's not badly wrinkled at all. If you like crisp pressed clothing, you'll want to iron this; it's optional in my opinion, depending on where I was going to wear it.

Anyhow, don't miss this dress! the price, quality, and the sheer fun of wearing something cool and comfortable even in 103 degree weather - - it's all good with this dress. Buy one or more, I'm back here to write this review, and to pick up two more. They're *that* great!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not for me

Having lost 65 pounds, I was in the market for a new wardrobe. National is definitely has my favorite clothing.

This dress, however, was not for me. The armholes...Read complete review

Having lost 65 pounds, I was in the market for a new wardrobe. National is definitely has my favorite clothing.

This dress, however, was not for me. The armholes and yoke feel somewhat tight. The extra fabric and stitching in the yoke prevents it from "giving". I bought this sleeveless dress for really hot days but it's not cool. Needs ironing, too.

I've only worn this dress once; now it hangs in my closet. I believe it was the most expensive casual dress that I bought and I know it is the least worn.

Reviewed by 97 customers

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5.0

Comfortable Striped Patio Dress

By CeeGee

from Hawaii

About Me Casual Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy Care
  • Nice Color
  • Nice Fabric
  • Washes Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear

    Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

    I love it. I'll buy it in another color and possibly more for gifts.

    • Fit:
    • Feels true to size
    • Waist:
    • Feels true to size
    • Length:
    • Feels true to length
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    so comfortable!!!

    By Kay b

    from chapel hill, NC

    About Me Casual Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy Care
    • Figure Flattering
    • Nice Color
    • Nice Fabric
    • Washes Well

    Cons

    • Wrinkles Easily

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear
    • Wear to School
    • Wear To Work

    Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

    casual wearer; love design!

    • Fit:
    • Feels true to size
    • Waist:
    • Feels true to size
    • Length:
    • Feels true to length
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    Nice summer robe.

    By Lou

    from Ohio

    About Me Casual Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Nice Color
    • Nice Fabric

    Cons

    • Wrinkles Easily

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear

    Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

    I like it for a summer robe but disappointed that it is not wrinkle free.

    • Fit:
    • Feels true to size
    • Waist:
    • Feels true to size
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort Driven
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Love the Fabric & Design

    By grc0520

    from Greensboro, NC

    About Me Casual Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy Care
    • Nice Color
    • Nice Fabric

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Only In House

      Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

      I use this dress within the house only because: 1) the fabric, while nice, is too light and a slip is needed; 2) it's too short for me at 5'10".

      • Length:
      • Feels too short
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Comfort Driven
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      3.0

      Be prepared for shrinkage

      By 2 Great Pyrs

      from Washington state

      About Me Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Nice Color
      • Nice Fabric

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

          This item is well-designed and attractive. However, there was overall shrinkage even though I washed it in cold water and hung it to dry.

          • Fit:
          • Feels too small
          • Waist:
          • Feels true to size
          • Length:
          • Feels true to length
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Comfort Driven
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          "I will buy this again".

          By love my family

          from San Diego, CA

          About Me Casual Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy Care
          • Nice Color
          • Washes Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear

            Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

            I like to wear comfortable clothing at home and this does the job. It is very comfortable. But the fabric is a little heavier than I thought it would be.

            • Fit:
            • Feels true to size
            • Length:
            • Feels true to length
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Comfort Driven
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Like it but hard to iron!

            By JilliesMama

            from TX

            About Me Classic Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Nice Color

            Cons

            • Wrinkles Easily

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear

            Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

            I like most things about this dress however, the yoke is very hard to iron and make it look nice, and you DO have to iron it as well as the rest of the dress. The dress is cotton, like heavy oxford shirting, and so it does not look nice for very long.

            • Fit:
            • Feels true to size
            • Waist:
            • Feels true to size
            • Length:
            • Feels true to length
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Comfort Driven
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Bought this in green. Love the color.

            By Sancuy

            from Durham NC

            About Me Casual Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy Care
            • Nice Color
            • Nice Fabric
            • Washes Well
            • Wrinkle Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear

              Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

              I use this as lounge wear. Wish it came in ankle length.

              • Fit:
              • Feels true to size
              • Waist:
              • Feels true to size
              • Length:
              • Feels true to length
              • Comfort vs Style:
              • Comfort Driven
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              I LOVE IT....actually bought 3.

              By Mama Bella

              from Winter Garden, Fl

              About Me Casual Dresser

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Care
              • Nice Color
              • Nice Fabric
              • Washes Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear

                Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                When it's 95 here in Florida this is the only thing to wear!! I love them.

                • Fit:
                • Feels true to size
                • Waist:
                • Feels true to size
                • Length:
                • Feels true to length
                • Comfort vs Style:
                • Comfort Driven
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                1.0

                No sure I would buy this again

                By Howie

                from Clovis, CA

                About Me Casual Dresser

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Wrinkles Easily

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear

                  Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                  We have very hot weather in the Central Valley of California. I wanted a cool casual dress to change into in the evenings after work, but I have to iron it every time I take it out of the dryer because it is so wrinkled. It isn't exactly easy care.

                  • Comfort vs Style:
                  • Comfort Driven
                   
                  5.0

                  Toooo Comfortable

                  By Marilynne

                  from Indio, California

                  About Me Casual Dresser

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy Care
                  • Figure Flattering
                  • Nice Color
                  • Nice Fabric
                  • Washes Well

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear

                    Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                    Looks great enough to wear to Church. It is very comfortable and great for the desert weather.

                    • Fit:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Waist:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Length:
                    • Feels too long
                    • Comfort vs Style:
                    • Comfort Driven
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    Shorten For A Cute Beach Cover-Up

                    By Danni

                    from Hartsville, SC

                    About Me Classic Dresser

                    Pros

                    • Easy Care
                    • Nice Color
                    • Nice Fabric
                    • Washes Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Casual Wear

                      Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                      This is a cute patio dress; the top part is quite fitted while below the breast the dress is breezy and roomy. I made a cute beach minidress after hemming off 13 inches of the length to make a really cute beach cover up.

                      • Fit:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Waist:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Length:
                      • Feels true to length
                      • Comfort vs Style:
                      • Style Driven
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      comfortable

                      By candyjer

                      from ohio

                      About Me Casual Dresser

                      Pros

                      • Easy Care
                      • Nice Fabric
                      • Washes Well

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Casual Wear

                        Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                        love these to run to the store

                        • Fit:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Waist:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Length:
                        • Feels true to length
                        • Comfort vs Style:
                        • Comfort Driven
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        quality

                        By jercan

                        from OHIO

                        About Me Casual Dresser

                        Pros

                        • Easy Care
                        • Nice Color
                        • Nice Fabric
                        • Washes Well
                        • Wrinkle Resistant

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                            I use these to sleep in and they are very comfortable. I was finally able to find fabric that was not flimsy and see through. I am 60 years old AND NOBODY WANTS TO SEE THAT.

                            • Fit:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Waist:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Length:
                            • Feels true to length
                            • Comfort vs Style:
                            • Comfort Driven
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            2.0

                            Didn't live up to expectations.

                            By Host Mom

                            from Los Angeles, CA.

                            About Me Casual Dresser

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Nice Color

                            Cons

                            • Cheap Fabric
                            • Poor Fit
                            • Poor Quality
                            • Uncomfortable
                            • Wrinkles Easily

                            Best Uses

                            • Casual Wear

                            Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                            Very disappointed. While this looked like a cute pool/patio dress. It shrank at the first washing. Even though I was careful to wash it with cold water only. It is impossible to get the wrinkles out and you can see through it. I want and need something for our hot California days and not something that requires a slip.

                            • Fit:
                            • Feels too small
                            • Waist:
                            • Feels too small
                            • Length:
                            • Feels too short
                            • Comfort vs Style:
                            • Comfort Driven
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            2.0

                            I did not like this dress!

                            By Amelia

                            from Kenner, LA

                            About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Cheap Fabric
                              • Poor Quality

                              Best Uses

                              • Casual Wear

                              Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                              I returned the dress

                              • Fit:
                              • Feels too big
                              • Length:
                              • Feels true to length
                              • Comfort vs Style:
                              • Comfort Driven
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              2.0

                              Good material but too heavy

                              By Over 50 & Lovin' it

                              from Xenia, OH

                              About Me Classic Dresser

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • Material is too heavy
                                • Poor Fit

                                Best Uses

                                • around the house

                                Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                                I thought I would like this summer lounger but cut is not figure flattering and material is way too heavy for summer.

                                • Fit:
                                • Feels true to size
                                • Waist:
                                • Feels too big
                                • Length:
                                • Feels true to length
                                • Comfort vs Style:
                                • Comfort Driven
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No
                                 
                                5.0

                                Love this patio dress

                                By Jan

                                from Spring Hill, Fl.

                                About Me Classic Dresser

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy Care
                                • Figure Flattering
                                • Nice Color
                                • Nice Fabric
                                • Washes Well
                                • Wrinkle Resistant

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Casual Wear

                                  Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                                  Use this dress for comfort around the house.

                                  • Fit:
                                  • Feels true to size
                                  • Waist:
                                  • Feels true to size
                                  • Length:
                                  • Feels true to length
                                  • Comfort vs Style:
                                  • Comfort Driven
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No
                                   
                                  5.0

                                  A cool dress

                                  By Carrie

                                  from San Antonio, Tx

                                  About Me Casual Dresser

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Nice Color
                                  • Nice Fabric

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Casual Wear

                                    Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                                    This is a cool at home dress.

                                    • Fit:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Waist:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Length:
                                    • Feels true to length
                                    • Comfort vs Style:
                                    • Comfort Driven
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No
                                     
                                    3.0

                                    Looks good, wrinkles much

                                    By Rin

                                    from Lilburn, Ga

                                    About Me Casual Dresser

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Figure Flattering
                                    • Nice Color
                                    • Nice Fabric

                                    Cons

                                    • Wrinkles Easily

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Wear To Work

                                    Comments about Striped Patio Dress by National®:

                                    It really looks nice but it comes out of the dryer so wrinkled and it is hard to iron. I am 85 and I don't like to iron. I also bought a dress made out of the same fabric and sent it back just because I don't like to iron. Too bad, it was a nice dress also.

                                    • Fit:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Waist:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Length:
                                    • Feels true to length
                                    • Comfort vs Style:
                                    • Comfort Driven
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    Striped Patio Dress
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                                    For a look as light and airy as the warming weather, our Striped Patio Dress is unmatched. Made with a roomy, comfortable fit from cool 100% cotton, its gathered yokes and handy side-seam pockets add style and versatility. Yarn-dyed colors stay bright and true through multiple washings, adding life to this summer dress and any wardrobe.
                                    • The roomy summer dress comfort you love in our 100% cotton
                                    • Lightweight, cool striped dress
                                    • Yarn-dyed for rich, long-lasting color
                                    • Gathered yokes and convenient side-seam pockets
                                    • Imported
                                    • See colors below
                                    • Machine wash and dry
                                    • Sizes: Misses S, M, L ; Women's 1X, 2X, 3X
                                    • Approx. Lengths: Misses (43") ; Women's (44")
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