Antonio Berardi

Geometric Block Off Sheath

$315 rental
$2,115 retail
Stylist Notes

Bold and geometric, this black and white Antonio Berardi dress is one-of-a-kind. We love it with black slides.

Size & Fit

Sized: 38-46, Italian sizing

Product Details

Black and white crepe (96% Rayon, 4% Elastane). Long Sleeves. Boat neckline. Sheath bodice. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Lined. 45” from shoulder to hemline. Imported.

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17 reviews
Fit
Large
(0)
True to Size
(3)
Small
(9)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
September 1, 2016
Great work dress!
The fit was great in this dress everywhere except the arms! The arms are so tight! I don't feel like I have large arms by any means but yikes! The dress is so pretty and flattering so I'm just baring through the tightness of the arms. It's also a little long but I'm 5'4 so I'm used to it. Definitely need some heels for this one! Very sleek and sophisticated style!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 36
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 135lbs
October 8, 2016
Beautiful, but CAUTION on the fit.
Gorgeous dress, great material, but pretty tight in the chest, and the arms are so tight, I could barely pull the sleeves up my arms. Felt like I was getting my blood pressure taken. 
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 46
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
October 17, 2016
work of art
Possibly my favorite, most unforgettable RTR rental. As other reviewer said, arms run SMALL. So tight I wondered if I could get through the day. And I have rather thin arms, so this was odd. Also, hangars have already made their mark in the shoulders so that is a little weird, but enough going on with dress that it seems like a design detail (it's not). Back just high enough to wear a regular bra.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130lbs
October 27, 2016
Great print but weird fit
This could be a great dress, but the arms are unbelievably tight. I have skinny arms and it was still to tight to wear comfortably. The back is also pretty low cut, so if you're wearing to work you'll probably need a jacket.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
46
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Work
Age: 40
October 31, 2016
I was planing on wearing this to a work function.
I could not wear this gorgeous dress because of the bizarrely small arms. I actually have slim arms for my build, so was shocked when I could barely wiggle the arms on. I was contemplating whether I could still wear the dress as the body of the dress is so beautiful and flattering, but as I started to feel the pulse in my finger tips from having the circulation in my arms cut off, I knew there was no way I could go through an entire day like that. I was super disappointed to take the dress off, because again, the actual dress itself is one of the most beautiful and stylish dresses I have ever tried on, but ultimately, arm circulation is pretty vital to my day.
Size worn:
42
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Age: 47
November 11, 2016
arms/ shoulders were too narrow. Hips and waist were good.
arms/ shoulders were too narrow. Hips and waist were good.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
November 30, 2016
Cut was odd
Not appropriate for work turns out. Ran way too small. Fabric in chest is not forgiving and cut my boob in half, returned immediately. Too bad because love the design and fabric was nice
Top Contributor
Size worn:
42
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
November 30, 2016
Size up, AMAZING
I received so many compliments on this dress, it is beautiful and classic. I did size up, I am typically a 0 and I got 6 because I was concerned about the arms. The 6 was big on me, realistically I could have worn a 2 or 4. Size up and you'll be happy!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
42
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
December 28, 2016
Fitted and flattering!
The arms are tiny so order a size larger than usual and it will fit great. I'm always a size 2 (40) but ordered a 4 (42) after reading the reviews and the 42 was perfect. The material is high quality and the design is stylish.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 142lbs
January 12, 2017
beautiful design, strange fit
I usually wear an 8 so I ordered a 44. The dress fit fine in bust, waist and hips, was even a little large on me. However, the arms were too small for me to be able to wear the dress. If I'd gone a size up, the rest of the fit would have been too big.
Size worn:
42
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 43
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 127lbs
February 13, 2017
I didn't get to wear the dress.
This dress runs small; in fact it ran so small that I couldn't even put it on. The arms were extremely small, as well. Order several sizes larger!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 34
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
February 14, 2017
The angels
This dress was stunning! Believe the reviews when they say the arms are tight. They are. The rest of the dress fits normal. NuBra with this one.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
February 15, 2017
Beautiful dress, weird fit...
The sleeves are so tight! I was in a rush when I ordered this, so I didn't see everyone else's comments, but boy, are they true. While everything else fit (the waist, bust, butt, etc), I couldn't even pull the sleeves up over my shoulders! It's really too bad because otherwise the dress is beautiful; the fabric is thick and the look is gorgeous. Try a size up for sure!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
February 15, 2017
Small in the arms
This is really tight in the arms! The dress fit otherwise.
Size worn:
42
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 33
Body type: Straight & narrow
March 16, 2017
Great design.
Sleeves definitely small glad I sized up. Normally wear a 2 got a 6 and sleeves still a little tight but not unbearable.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
April 14, 2017
Not the best fit on this dress
The arms are extremely tight and not true to the size. Gorgeous dress and fabric, but I have small arms and mine didn't even begin to fit in. Couldn't wear it due to the arms.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 46
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Pear
Weight: 140lbs
May 12, 2017
Amazing dress!
The design and cut of this dress is great. The arms are very tight as other reviewers have mentioned, therefore I went a little larger. That made the shoulders a little too big. But this is a memorable dress. I wore it to the theater and received compliments from strangers in the bathroom line as wells as the ushers. I also wore it to a women's charity event and it was a hit. I would keep it, but it is so memorable I wouldn't be able to wear too often.
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