Jan 27, 2014
First time I've felt glamorous and gorgeous - like the old me - since I've been pregnant.
Size worn: 18W
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Party
Disclaimer: I'm pregnant! Not 9 months-about-to-pop pregnant, but definitely showing pregnant. Other than a sudden belly, I'm about the same size all over as I used to be, roughly a 16.
The dress definitely ran a little small, but still looked great. I ordered the 16 and the 18, and wore the 18. I'm 5' 7" and a half, and was surprised at how short the dress was on me - barely decent - compared to the model. I expected it would hit me just above the knee, but it was well, well above. Again, my belly probably didn't help here, and neither did the fact that I spent the night crawling in and out of a limo.
Wore the dress for a surprise party for my father's birthday out with my brothers and sisters-in-law. Walking into the restaurant I definitely turned some heads! My husband thought I looked gorgeous and I felt great.
A few nitpicks: The sequins were not as dense as I expected from the photos; you could see through to the netting underneath. The zipper is sewn in very tightly, so be prepared to wrestle with that for a while. We found it's actually easier for the person in the dress to zip/unzip - something about the angle. Glad I rented rather than buying, as it did not feel like it was worth the purchase price point... but well worth the rental and a gorgeous dress.