Purple Explosion Dress

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$850 retail

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Stylist Notes

Exclusive to Rent the Runway! Look sexy and vibrant in this to die for Robert Rodriguez Black Label asymmetrical mini! It’s the ultimate dress for a bachelorette party, birthday, or night out on the town! Go with earrings like the Badgley Mischka's Dramatic Drop Earrings.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size up for back-up size (see following fit notes for exceptions).

BUST: Great for any cup size - deep V neck reveals cleavage; fuller busted women should consider sizing up for a more conservative look
WAIST: Very fitted - fitted at natural waist; ruching and sequin insert conceal lower abdomen
HIPS: Very fitted - for curvy women, size up
LENGTH: Mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10''.)

Product Details

Purple silk. One shoulder neckline. Black sequin inserts. All over ruching. Hook-and-eye closure. Hidden side zip. 34'' from shoulder to hem.

85 reviews
True to Size
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 37
Body type: Athletic
November 28, 2010

AMAZING dress! I wore this dress to my 30th B-day party and the color is bold and sequins are a lovely touch. Photograhs well. Many compliements. Highly recommended.

Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Body type: Straight & narrow
May 9, 2011

I loved this dress! It did bunch a little around my stomach, but I think I noticed it more than anyone else. It's amazing. It photographs really well and the color is beautiful. I usually wear a 2 or a 4 and ended up wearing the 4. The 2 was much tighter and bunched more for me so the 4 was perfect!

Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120lbs
May 19, 2011

The neckline was off- the asymmetric neckline did not hit the center of my chest and it just looked really strange. The rusching did not flatter my body, and I am a size 2 tall hourglass figure! The fabric does not have any give.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 20
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 165lbs
September 13, 2012
The dress was a nice color for pictures

The dress was very straight. I have an hourglass figure and it really didn't accentuate my waist at all and was really lose there.

Size worn:
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 24
Body type: Hourglass
November 20, 2013
This dress was AMAZING! I got so many compliments!

The dress fits perfectly and is very flattering and the color is perfect!

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