My First Boden Summer 2012 Order Has Arrived!

I vacillated over this order for some time.  Unusual for me.  Of course I ended up placing the order as previously when I have been on the fence and not ordered, hoping to try them in the clearance, the items have promptly received rave reviews and sold out  – the Border print tunic for instance (though more stock was recently added so I swooped!).

It was initially the print of the Fab jersey tunic that I couldn’t decide on – I loved the colors and have a current obsession with green – so knowing how often fabrics look better in real life than online, I ordered both the prune and the moss.  I am thrilled I did!  I like the pebble colorway too but think it’s a bit too pale for me.  As always the jersey is super soft and stretchy and to me the cut feels as if it does nip in a little at the waist making it less straight up and down.  I ordered the US 6 which seems to be my regular size for Boden tunics – especially jersey.  I’m 5’6″, 140lbs, 36C with no waist so I definitely think a Boden US 6/UK 10 is more generous than other brands.  The prune is gorgeous – a lovely brown background and the lilac flowers are gorgeous, so even though it is brown the colors feel very summery – it’s going to be stunning with a golden tan (spf everyone!!).

The moss is lovely too.  I think moss is a bad color name – for me it conjures up dirty greens on a damp day – not good!  This green is actually much fresher and vibrant – though not lurid and fluorescent – a good balance and again perfect for summer.  The navy flowers mean it can be worn easily with navy shoes too – but nude flats would look great with both colorways.

The Fab jersey tunic comes heartily recommended!



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2 thoughts on “My First Boden Summer 2012 Order Has Arrived!

  1. dinagideon

    Ooh, so lovely! You do tunics very well, indeed!

    I love the name moss, but I think that is owing to the fact that I live on the edge of a forest…tons of moss here. 😉

    I do look forward to summer coming back (like March, lol) so I can wear my tunics bare legged. This cold spell is really a bummer.

    1. Poppy's Style Post author

      I hope you get some heat this weekend!! It’s going to be 90 here today! Though with a wee baby it makes it tough to get out of the house – I remember walking Poppy in the summer of 2006 and we’d have to be out and about before 10am it was so hot! x


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