Malia Button Down Dress

Meet our fabulous belted shirt dress, where every button tells a style story, and the silhouette speaks of sophistication. These aren't just shirt dresses; they're the heartbeats of wardrobes, beloved for their shape and versatility.

Crafted from 100% dead stock  twill cotton, Malia have been designed to dazzle. With button-down fronts and covetably detailed covered buttons, they strike the perfect balance between the classic and the contemporary. 

Wear it as a dress that flatters every figure, or throw it open as a jacket for an instant, effortless chic.

Our belted shirts have a fabulous shape that promises to flatter and float with ease. They are available in sizes XS to XXL.

Whether you're commanding the boardroom or breezing through the weekend markets, our belted shirts are crafted to make every moment and movement beautiful. This is Kemi Telford—where every piece is as fabulous as you are.

Malia Button Down Dress is a stunning piece crafted from

  • 100% dead stock cotton,
  • Vintage-inspired shape. 
  • Shoulder pads adding structure 
  • Cover buttons made from the same fabric 


To honor the unique nature of this garment, we recommend minimal washing, which not only benefits our planet but also maintains the dress's singular beauty.
Machine wash on a gentle, cold water cycle and hang to dry.
Should ironing be desired, turn the dress inside out and press with a warm iron to protect its integrity.

Have you measured yourself correctly?

Our sizes are different from high-street stores. Please measure yourself with a tape measure before ordering. Our measurements refer to the size of our clothes, so for a good fit, you should check that your measurements are less. 

Please remember that the fabric is not stretchy and fits in the bodice.

Gemma is wearing a size small. She is 5.5" tall, waist 30 and chest 34"

Chest 34 36" 48" 40" 42" 44
Shoulder 14 14.5" 15" 15.5" 16" 16.5
Waist 30 32" 34" 36" 39" 40"
Length 47 47.5" 48" 48.5" 49" 49.5"