“Whether you’re out for a late breakfast, bridal/baby shower or date night, this is the prettiest and most versatile event dress you can have in your wardrobe. I own this one. blue and white chinoiserie printed linen, and both fit and true to size. The black one is also in my cart now,” one of its enthusiastic fans revealed. on Anthropologies. Another reviewer, who owns both styles, reports: “I received this dress in white and this is my 5th Somerset dress. The other four are all cotton, but I also now wear it. love this linen version.Best fit EVER for my hourglass shape.It is a bit heavier than the cotton version due to the lining.But I LOVE the way the linen drapes,especially the way the sleeves are. less stiff than the cotton version. I’m not too keen on pastels, but this white dress will be my new summer white.”
While the hype for this crowd-pleasing dress might be all we needed, we decided to try it on IRL for more details. Keep reading to discover what two fashion writers had to say about their real-life fit, feel, and appeal. New Linen Somerset Maxi Dress by Anthropologie.