The Charlee Dress

Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 13 reviews
Regular price $128.00 Free U.S. shipping + returns
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The blue chambray Charlee, and restocked sizes of the black Charlee, are currently available for pre-order.

Call off the search for that looks-good-on-everyone dress. This is it. The Charlee may be mini, but she delivers big on comfort, style, and support. Her A-line skirt fits just right in the hips and has every girl’s fave: pockets. Jackpot. A playful, ruched bust allows for some room to grow while the stylish, shirred back expands to fit you (and your rib cage) perfectly. Plus, the thicker straps do all the heavy lifting.

Size Chart

We do sizing a little differently around here. It's easy, we promise.

Find your Frankly Size

Step 1: Pick your upper

Measure the fullest part of your bust and use our chart below to find the top of your Frankly size.

Step 2: Pick your lower

Take your waist measurements and use our chart below to find the bottom of your Frankly size. Our clothes are designed for a fitted waist, but if you'd like you can measure for both waist and hips.

For now, Frankly only offers straight sizes and one size up in the bust. If your dimensions indicate a different size, email us at hello@franklyapparel.com so we can learn what sizes we should work on next!

Size Chart in Inches

Rather shop by cup size? Try our alternate size chart.

Alternate Size Chart

We do sizing a little differently around here. It's easy, we promise.

Find your Frankly Size

Step 1: Pick your upper

Measure the fullest part of your bust and use our chart below to find the top of your Frankly size.

Step 2: Pick your lower

Take your waist measurements and use our chart below to find the bottom of your Frankly size. Our clothes are designed for a fitted waist, but if you'd like you can measure for both waist and hips.

For now, Frankly only offers straight sizes and one size up in the bust. If your dimensions indicate a different size, email us at hello@franklyapparel.com so we can learn what sizes we should work on next!

Size Chart

FIT INFORMATION

The Charlee runs true to size. 

  • Support: High
  • Shape/Lift: Moderate to High
  • Nipple Coverage: Full

MODEL MEASUREMENTS

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Frankly Size XS | XS S | S  M | S  XL | L  M | S
Height 5' 6" 5' 8" 5' 6" 5' 5" 5' 7"
Street Size -- 4 2-4 10-12 4
Bra Size  32A 34B 32DD 42DD 34C

 

 

76% Polyester, 20% Viscose, 4% Spandex.

Machine wash cold on gentle cycle. Do not bleach.

Hang to dry. 

Charlee became friends with our co-founder, Jane, in college and she’s been a part of our Frankly family from the beginning. She even helped Kickstart(er) us into action. You should always name a dress after your super-supportive friend.
average rating 4.9 out of 5
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Overall Fit
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Runs Small, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Runs Large
Fit in the Bust
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Too Tight, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Too Loose
Support
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Light, 0 is Moderate and 2 is Full
Nipple Coverage
Rated 1 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Light, 0 is Moderate and 2 is Full
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13 Reviews
Reviewed by Amber B.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Bra Band Size
32
Bra Cup Size
C
Frankly Size Purchased
S|S
Usual Size Worn
6
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

LOVE!!

So darn cute & LOVE the pockets!!! Got so many compliments on this dress. It’s super comfy while looking dressy, and I highly recommend it!!

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Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Runs Small, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Runs Large
Fit in the Bust
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Too Tight, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Too Loose
Support
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Light, 0 is Moderate and 2 is Full
Nipple Coverage
Rated 2 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Light, 0 is Moderate and 2 is Full
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Reviewed by Whitney S.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Frankly Size Purchased
L|M
Rated 4 out of 5
Review posted

Cute dress!

Cute basic dress and comfy. The main thing I noticed in this dress and the 2 tops I ordered were the zippers aren't great quality. They weren't overly tight tops/dresses but it kept getting jammed even when the sides meet with no problem. Very thin zippers. Otherwise loved it!

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Fit in the Bust
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Support
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Reviewed by Audrey T.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Bra Band Size
36
Bra Cup Size
G
Frankly Size Purchased
XL|L
Usual Size Worn
12
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Its stunning and I feel so secure in it!

This dress is everything I’ve been searching for in a LBD! I have a pretty big bust but a small waist so I went with a XL|L, and it is the first dress I’ve owned that actually fits me. Came super fast and I want to live in it. My breasts feel supported and I feel pretty which is all I can really ask for. Great purchase, and a sturdy fabric so I feel confident I will get years of use out of it.

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Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Runs Small, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Runs Large
Fit in the Bust
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Too Tight, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Too Loose
Support
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Nipple Coverage
Rated 1 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Light, 0 is Moderate and 2 is Full
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Reviewed by Courtney
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Bra Band Size
42
Bra Cup Size
D
Frankly Size Purchased
XXL|XL
Usual Size Worn
16
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

I’m in love with this dress

I’m really impressed with this dress. The chest is very supportive and the stretchy panel in the back allows for a more comfortable fit. It fit like a glove, and I’m so excited to wear it! My only complaint is the side zipper was difficult to zip because of it’s location, and I needed someone else to help me.

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Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Runs Small, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Runs Large
Fit in the Bust
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Too Tight, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Too Loose
Support
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Nipple Coverage
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Reviewed by Nicole W.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Bra Cup Size
D
Frankly Size Purchased
XXL|XL
Usual Size Worn
16
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Cute

Did everything the site promised

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Overall Fit
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Runs Small, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Runs Large
Fit in the Bust
Rated 1 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Too Tight, 0 is Just Right and 2 is Too Loose
Support
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Light, 0 is Moderate and 2 is Full
Nipple Coverage
Rated 2 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Light, 0 is Moderate and 2 is Full
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