The eShakti dress I ordered as a close proximation of my cheap Kohl's summer workhorse arrived. I'm not 100% on it, so I'd like your input. Please ignore my wet hair and scuffed toenails.

#1 is the new dress. #2 is the same dress overexposed to show detail. #3 is a side view showing the hemline and the reason I identify as a pear even though I sometimes look hourglass-y from the front.

#4 is the older dress that's starting to show wear. I plan to keep wearing it as long as possible.

Pros: The eShakti dress is made of a thicker, sturdier jersey knit than the Kohl's. It's a faux wrap, but the skirt slit goes all the way to the waistline. Plenty of coverage, but it makes for some nice movement while walking. Also, it has pockets.

Cons: The high-low hem is barely there, certainly not anywhere near as dramatic as the Find shows. I don't find the waistline quite as flattering as the ruched waistband on the other dress. Also, the neckline is sort of fussy. At the very least, I would have to put a stitch in to hold it in place if I decide to keep. Overall, I think the cut is less flattering than the Kohl's dress, even though the thicker fabric is more forgiving. It seems like it makes me look more bottom-heavy?

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