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Alice by Temperley

Stroke of Midnight Dress

$66 to buy
$375 Retail

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Stylist Notes

Wear this adorable, polka dot dress by Alice by Temperley for a first date or beach wedding! Pair with a great cuff to complete the look!

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - slightly fitted on full busts with adjustable straps
WAIST: Fitted - fitted throughout bodice - fabric conceals midsection; pleating at lower abdomen draws attention to waist
HIPS: Fitted - skirt runs slightly narrow - size up for full hips
LENGTH: Mini to mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model) - wrap front skirt reveals upper thigh - wear with slip underneath for more conservative look

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'9". )

Size & Fit Notes

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - slightly fitted on full busts with adjustable straps
WAIST: Fitted - fitted throughout bodice - fabric conceals midsection; pleating at lower abdomen draws attention to waist
HIPS: Fitted - skirt runs slightly narrow - size up for full hips
LENGTH: Mini to mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model) - wrap front skirt reveals upper thigh - wear with slip underneath for more conservative look

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'9". )

Size Chart

Size Chart

Product Details

Midnight silk with dot print. Strapless sweetheart neckline with ruffle edge. Tulip hem with pin tucking. Exposed back zipper. 28'' from shoulder to hem.

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12 reviews

Fit
Small 3
True to Size 6
Large 3
Photos 1
Ang
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135 lbs
May 31, 2011

Overall fit: Large
Looks much better on the model that on, the 6 fit odd and the material was uncomfortable and the 8 fell off of me, was glad I rented a back up dress!
Alyssa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 24
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 122 lbs
Jul 19, 2011

Overall fit: True to Size
I'm usually an 8 and the 8 fit me perfectly but I'm pretty curvy and the slit made it so short in front!
Shepp
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Aug 17, 2011

Overall fit: Small
This dress is totally adorable – it’s just in dire need of some stretch, of which there is absolutely zero. The 4 fit me absolutely perfectly with the exception of the bust, where I could barely get it zipped and my chest was literally popping out with the bra on (and the bra is SO necessary). Basically, I couldn’t breathe. So I had to go with the backup size of a 6, which was OK, but was really too big and baggy on the bottom/hip area – the bust on the 6 was better, but you really need a bra to give it something to grab on to in order at all keep the dress up. Basically, completely adorable dress, but with a little bit of stretch to give it some cling, it would be perfect. I wanted desperately to wear it strapless, but just couldn’t, unless I wanted to expose an entire wedding. I had read Temperley’s sizing was a little off before ordering, so I was prepared and not devastated by all this, but renter beware…it has potential, but is not a very comfortable dress to wear.
Sarah
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 116 lbs
Jan 5, 2012

I had so much fun ringing in 2012 and the two other girls at the party gushed over this dress...my husband enjoyed it very much too ;-)

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
I rented this on a last minute whim to wear on NYE. I was probably between the 4 and the 6, but I chose to wear the 4 because the 6 was too big in the chest and looked kind of silly. I also chose to wear the spaghetti straps that came with it because as other reviewers have said, you can't really wear a bra with this, so the straps hold the girls up :-) I had a lot of fun wearing this...I was just at a low key NYE thing with 5 of my friends (we drank, cooked, and played games) but it was great to have something like this to wear! If I had had more time to plan, I would have accessorized with different shoes, but like I said, this was a last minute rental!
Maggie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 110 lbs
Aug 20, 2012

Very cute!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Other
A bit short with the slit up the front. Fits well!
Megan
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Apple
Weight: 120 lbs
Oct 12, 2012

Unique and super flattering

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Had to be careful sitting down since the front slip makes it tricky!
Katherine
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36D+
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 175 lbs
Nov 9, 2012

No one will have a dress like this!

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Party
The dress ran a little big, but I still made it work. This dress has a retro flare, that so many of us girls love.
lindsey
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Dec 17, 2012

GREAT DRESS SO MANY COMPLIMENTS.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
It has a very unusual cut which separates it from the traditional strapless cocktail dress, When added with the small dots on blue fabric. it is quite a special dress. def worth a try!!
Ellen
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 23
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110 lbs
Apr 15, 2013

The dress was fantastic! It arrived in perfect time for my event

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
The top seemed to run a little larger than I expected, but the waist and everything else fit perfect. The garment tape they included with the dress did not work well for holding it up.
Lis
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105 lbs
May 30, 2013

Nice dress, not so nice fit...

Size worn: None
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
In the photo, the dress looks like it has a sheen to it, which I liked. But when it arrived, the material wasn't shiny and rather rough. I got a 0 and a 2 as back up and neither was a good fit; the 0 was too loose and long. I returned it the same day. It's a shame because the dress was cute, it just wasn't for me.
LN
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140 lbs
Jun 28, 2013

Backup dress

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I didn't pick this dress but it was sent to me as a replacement. The top did not stay up at all and I wasn't sent the straps that some people show pictured. The wrap skirt also ended up showing much more leg than pictured. The dress is cute though - nice material, like the exposed zipper. Maybe the above critiques wouldn't be an issue with a different body shape?
victoria
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110 lbs
Sep 3, 2013

Great Dress for a wedding got tons of compliments!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
Dress runs alittle small in the bust area I opted to wear the 4
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