Jan 23, 2012
We went out to a bar after the event and my date didn't even want me to change out of the dress because he loved it that much. I changed into a different dress, but it was still a hilariously flattering compliment.
Size worn: 2R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
When the dresses (size 2 and 4) arrived, the 4 still had some fashion tape left on it from the last user. Not the most terrible thing, but not the best, either. I went to a black tie function for a fraternity in this dress. I got major compliments from any brother who saw me wearing it--and all my sorority sisters fell in love with it. With the right statement jewelry and shoes, this is one sexy, sexy dress worth renting. My best friend loved it so much she wanted to put it on before going to the grocery store (didn't happen). I got the size 2 and it was a little snug. If I wanted to I could have easily worn the 4 because there was a bit more room, but there was hardly a difference in the way they looked on me... So I took the smaller size (what girl wouldn't?). I have a shorter torso and longer legs, so my long legs worked in my favor. I'm 5'5 and wore 6inch heels. The fit specialist suggested for me to not wear the 6" heels because the dress would look too short--but the tulle is around an inch longer than the rest of the dress, so it worked out perfectly. I used a plan black clutch because some of the sequins on the dress are black. (The sequins are in groups of silver, pewter, navy blue, and black. They sometimes get caught onto each other when handling the dress, so be careful.) The tulle that falls over the shoulder is more dramatic and full than what you see in the picture, so the dress is a bit more one-shoulder-covering than you'd expect--and it makes the dress look even better, actually. Because of the low cut in the back, i had to pull my bra down, but it would have been better (and smarter) for me to just not even wear one (I'm a 32A). Because I couldn't exactly fill out the bust of the dress, the cinched waste left the tulle/sequin overlay a bit crinkled where the boning ended, but it didn't seem all that noticeable. By the end of the night, I was sad to take the dress off and wished I had gotten more pictures in it. So, if you get this dress, TAKE PICTURES. You're gonna want 'em and you're gonna love 'em.