What do you think of…the Bungalow Dress

The Bungalow Dress ($278), by Plenty by Tracy Reese was getting a lot of attention in-store. I think I am in the minority here but this dress throws me for a loop. I like both layers of it. Separately. Together? I’m not sold. The draping of the skirt is lovely. The sweetheart neckline is a delight. To me it looks as though the striped number underneath was added to keep this dress firmly in the demure camp. Maybe if the stripes were pink or khaki I would be doing better. I feel like the black, though a nice contrast, is a bit too strong. Feel free to tell me I’m crazy in the comments…what do you think of this dress?


  1. March 3, 2009 / 3:42 pm

    I actually really loved the combination. I think if they were two separate pieces it'd just be too plain and unremarkable for Anthropologie. I actually thought the stripes were navy… which I think I'd like better. It'd be a little more nautical.

  2. March 3, 2009 / 5:47 pm

    the dress is just okay. but I'm with you…can i have each piece seperately? they're cute alone.

  3. March 3, 2009 / 8:39 pm

    No way. This one has been added to my "covet/obsessed/I NEED IT RIGHT NOW" list. I need it. Right now. *cries*

  4. March 4, 2009 / 12:14 am

    I loveee it, the black and the white is sharp- but the sweetheart neckline softens it a bit.

  5. March 4, 2009 / 3:18 pm

    I love it, and it is already backordered in sizes 0,2,4,6 online. I was going to try to hold out for a sale but I might have to bite the bullet for this one.

  6. Anonymous
    March 4, 2009 / 7:35 pm

    Do you think this would be a good dress to wear to a wedding?

  7. March 4, 2009 / 9:25 pm

    i think it's fantastic… however, it looks like it would be too short for my 5'11" frame. 🙂

  8. March 4, 2009 / 10:25 pm

    anon, I think so. I just ordered it from a store and I am planning on wearing it to several events including a wedding this year. Well that is if I don't look horrible in it;)

  9. Anonymous
    May 7, 2009 / 7:21 pm

    I have checked all store and online and the dress is gone! I went to all the Stores in the Phoenix area and not one of them carried the dress at all. CRY!

  10. Anonymous
    May 23, 2009 / 4:00 pm

    i just bought this dress yesterday from the New York Look in NYC. They have a couple of locations. It was on sale for $165. The store on 41 street had one left in a size 4

  11. July 3, 2009 / 4:40 am

    The dress is listed on ebay in a size 4 and 8!

  12. July 26, 2009 / 2:26 pm

    Hi ladies — if anyone is on the lookout, I saw one Bungalow Dress at Rockefeller Center yesterday. It was a size 6 on sale for $140. Their number is (212) 246-0386. Good luck!

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