#wooland or #woolandlocation to be featured.
I ordered my Rowena after reading an article about the wool&-challenge and the philosophy behind it. Although I have not started the challenge (yet), I already wear the dress very often. It's comfortable, easy to combine, fits in almost every occasion and is easily up-or downdressed. The fabric is thinner as expected, but the quality is very good. Wanting a loose fit, I ordered it in XL, which fits well in my opinion. As I'm rather tall, I opted for the longer version of the dress. It ends shortly above my knees, which offers the opportunity to wear it with trousers underneath without looking bulky. I really like my Rowena and will enter the challenge soon.
Am currently doing the 100 day challenge in the Brooklyn (which I love) but couldn’t resist the pine colour in the Rowena. I had already tried the standard length Rowena and it was a bit too short for me. The long one falls to my knees which is perfect. I did worry that it would look a bit sack like on me but I think after a few washes, it has shrunk a bit but I much prefer the fit now. Gorgeous colour and I’m looking forward to playing around with the styling once I reach day 100 with the Brooklyn.
I bought a plum Rowena swing dress long. Nice material, not itchy although I have very sensitive skin. Surprisingly warm. Love the pockets! I bought the longer version, but I would have liked it a little longer, like 100cm. With a belt it would be too short. Hope it doesn’t shrink.
I received my plum Rowena swing long dress just over a week ago and I have been wearing it ever since - I find it super versatile and it goes with many things - as winter is nigh, I am mostly wearing it with trousers, hitched up with a belt to be more like a tunic, but I have worn it long a few times with a long flowing cardigan or jumper.
Apart from a few spots of grease that I removed with Terre de Sommières (a clay powder which absorbs grease) it hasn't had any stains - one day, the underarm had a slight odour so I hung it outside for a couple of hours, and now it's odour-free and interestingly doesn't seem to pick up cat hairs from my cat who is constantly on my lap! It's warm and always looks great! What more can I ask for? One point, I thought it might be too big - I have recently lost 10 kg so was not sure whether I would be an M or and S, but as I have broad shoulders went for the M and the shoulders seem to be a perfect fit, so I think it's just the style to have lots of flowing swinging material.
I really love my dress (Rowena long, red) , and has started the 100 day challenge. I don't think I will have any problem wearing it everyday. It really is very comfortable.
After all the hype I was very excited to rcv my Rowena in Modern Red, XL Long. I wouldn't normally be a Red dress wearer! but the shade is just right, colourful yet not too bright, and easy to wear. I love love the shape and fitting - so easy and comfortable. The fabric is finer than I was expecting, super soft, and drapy without being clingy. Plus, wearing tights or leggings, it doesn't ride up :) So, yes, all in all, a perfect dress :)
Feels wonderful on the skin. Well finished on the seams. I have 2 dresses now. Will buy more.I had to wait a bit until the size became available again but it was well worth the wait. Pockets are great. Easy to combine with shawls, jackets and jewelry so it looks different every time. When it is cold I wear a long sleeved t-shirt underneath.
I’m usually not a dress person, but I wanted to give this a go. I have been wearing this dress for 12 days now, no smells, no stains, no pilling, no need to wash it yet. The dress fits perfectly, even with my tummy. The fabric feels soft and warm. I don’t know yet if it will feel cool in warmer weather, have to wait a few months to try that out. Can’t wait to finish the challenge and buy a second dress
I’m in love with this teal color, it’s just beautiful and not too bright! 💞 The only reason for not giving 5 stars are the pockets. Part of them is made of a different material than the rest of the dress. It’s more stiff and doesn’t flow as nice as the rest of the fabric, making them much more noticeable. It was kind of unexpected, because my Fiona dress has pockets in the same fabric as the dress and they never bother me.
I’m still getting used to the shape and flow of the dress, because it’s very different from Fiona. But when I use a belt or top over it, it suits me very well. Not getting a lot of wear out of Rowena just yet, because I’m still in the middle of my challenge with Fiona. But I enjoy her for some hours on wash days for now… 😉
My usual size is hard to gauge because I’m in the midst of a weight loss journey, but I sized down from my Fiona (1X) because it’s already getting a little loose.
Had to wait a while and be quick ordering. Found it true to size, very happy with the red colour, shape and material. Pockets are a must, and are sufficiently large and cosy.