Cabo Sands Maxi

$125 rental
$850 retail

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Stylist Notes

Ready for the warm sunny weather? Grab your new wedges and wear this fabulous Carlos Miele maxi on your much needed exotic beach vacation. Add earrings like the Rachel Leigh's Primrose Regal Drop Earrings and a fab clutch like the Diane von Furstenberg Handbag's Zebra Tonda Pony Clutch.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size up for backup (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: 34 - 44, Brazilian French Sizing.

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - deep v provides minimal support in bust area
WAIST: Fitted - dress very fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Not Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Two lengths available. Regular measures 58'' from shoulder to hem (recommended for heights 5'2''-5'6''), Long measures 61'' from shoulder to hem (recommended for heights 5'7''-5'11'').

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a nubra or no bra. We recommend fashion tape.
FABRIC Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Athletic, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Size & Fit Notes

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size up for backup (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: 34 - 44, Brazilian French Sizing.

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - deep v provides minimal support in bust area
WAIST: Fitted - dress very fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Not Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Two lengths available. Regular measures 58'' from shoulder to hem (recommended for heights 5'2''-5'6''), Long measures 61'' from shoulder to hem (recommended for heights 5'7''-5'11'').

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a nubra or no bra. We recommend fashion tape.
FABRIC Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Athletic, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Size Chart

Size Chart

Length Chart

Length Chart

Dresses may not be offered in all of the above lengths.

Product Details

Multi printed silk(100% silk). Surplice neckline. Racer back. Draped skirt. Hook-and-eye closure. Hidden side zip. Imported. See size and fit tab for length.

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32 reviews
Fit
Large3
True to Size12
Small17
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 46
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 140lbs
May 7, 2015
Breezy, classy, colorful, comfortable, good summer event dress
Really nice choice for a summer wedding in Florida. I love the layers and colors and it was very comfortable. I am pear shaped so I had a little bit of a mismatch with the top fitting and the bottom somewhat tight but the layers conceal that. One problem is the silky tap shorts that are sewn in to wear underneath, since the skirt is see-through-ish. The shorts snap in the crotch (which is nice when you have to use the loo) but the snaps kept coming undone, probably because they were too small for me. So consider your butt to bust ratio in this dress: if you have a bigger lower half, size up and figure out some way of pinning the top to fit your smaller upper half. I'm size 10 bottom (29 inch waist 38 inch hips), and size 6 top (34B).
Top Contributor
Size worn:
34L
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 228lbs
July 19, 2014
So beautiful but couldn't zip it up despite my small chest
Wish I could have worn it Will order again in larger size Was replacement for another dress and sizing too small
Size worn:
34L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 15
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 107lbs
June 27, 2014
I loved this dress! It made a statement and was very unique.
I wore this to a graduation and it was just perfect! I stood out from everyone in short, puffy, frilly dresses. It was a little long on me, but it was fine :)
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
44R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 6' 0"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
October 1, 2013
Gorgeous Design
This dress is unique, I didn't end up wearing it for the wedding due to the fact that I couldn't wear any type of bra and when I sat down or hunched over slightly, my boobs were out. So this requires perfect posture at all times, loose in the chest area.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
40L
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 142lbs
September 4, 2013
Stunning dress, great fit and very comfortable for a summer wedding
I wore this for a summer wedding in NH. The fabric was light, the colors amazing and I got so many compliments on it!
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Size worn:
40R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
July 22, 2013
I felt gorgeous in this dress
The dress fits like a charm and makes you look feel like you are a supermodel. I got lots of compliments on my dress that night and you will too if you choose this one!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
July 21, 2013
The dress was very pretty in person, but I wouldn't rent it again.
The dress was fine for my height (5'4"), but I like to wear high heels. The waist and bust were tight, and I have a pretty small upper half. I felt pretty uncomfortable all night, and had to wear a tank underneath because the tape wouldn't stay. Definitely get a size up and read the reviews, I wish I had done so before!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
40R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 34
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 150lbs
July 17, 2013
Beautiful dress, makes a statement, so many compliments.
- The dress definitely runs snug in the ribcage- but the rest is super flowy and forgiving. - It also runs quite a bit short- I ordered a long and still had to wear flats with it. - The neckline is very low-cut. Worthwhile to pick up some fashion tape to prevent wardrobe malfunctions.
Size worn:
42R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 32
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
May 30, 2013
Definitely a statement dress
I rented the 40L & got the 42R as a backup and ended up wearing it. The 40L was a little short for being a long, it fit great in the body and the neckline was flattering, however it was very snug at my ribcage & bust. My boobs didn't fit in the dress. The 42R was too big in the areas where the 40L was too small, but I made it work! I pinned the dress at the nape of my neck and at my chest to show less cleavage. The length was great! I wore 3in heals, but I could have worn sandals and been fine. I felt glamorous all night long!!!
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Size worn:
38R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 50
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
May 6, 2013
Beautiful, colorful dress. I felt great wearing this dress and received many compliments.
Neckline is low cut. Dress fits true to size. It is long and at 5'4", I wore 4" heals with it and still felt it was a bit long. I would recommend this dress for anything from a daytime event to formal night out.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 53
Bust size: 38B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 165lbs
April 21, 2013
Elegant but breezy! Very fun dress, I got tons of compliments!
The dress is very low cut and is woven silk so doesn't give at all. I had to go up to my backup size which worked fine. The length worked well--not all the way to the floor in heels which was good. The picture is a very good depiction. I didn't feel I needed a bra, altho I might have done the sticky cups if I wore it again. Since it turned very cold, I added a camel Jones New York shawl--it looked better than the green or blue ones. A nice change from the little black dress or the long dresses that look so mother of the groom-like. I definitely felt like the belle of the ball.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
38R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 59
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
January 27, 2013
A very pretty dreaa that was comfortable to wear. It was fun to dance in.
The side zipper was a little difficult to negotiate alone. I needed to seek assistance to fully zip the dress.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
34L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 125lbs
January 26, 2013
PERFECT!
Fits perfectly! No give though, so be sure to order the exact size you are.
Size worn:
36L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 150lbs
January 17, 2013
It was a beautiful, colorful option for an outdoor summer wedding.
The fit was perfect. I did pin the "V" in the front as it cuts low, but the halter back is beautiful and the material is flow-y and lovely. I paired it with a zebra clutch from Diane von Furstenberg which completed the look. It was a wonderful experience
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Size worn:
38R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135lbs
November 29, 2012
I fell in love with the flow and colors of this dress, but the low cut is another story.
Wore this to a plantation wedding in Charleston and loved the colors and flow of this dress. As previous reviewers had said, the cut under the bust ran super small and felt tight all night. The dress is also very low cut and you cant really hold the girls in (I'm a size 36B). I felt inappropriate for a friend's wedding (but they were all DC lawyers..eh). The long is a must, I have super long legs and it hit the floor perfectly.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
36R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 24
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 122lbs
November 17, 2012
So flattering, amazing dress
I wore this dress to a pretty formal rehearsal dinner for a September wedding (labor day in Vermont). I loved it, got so many compliments and should have saved it for the wedding as opposed to the rehearsal. Some notes... I have long legs relative to my torso (I am 5'6") and I needed decent heels (like 4") to make the length work. I also don't have a large chest (sigh) so the deep-v wasn't a problem for me... but could be if you are more blessed. Nothing a well placed safety pin wouldn't fix though.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Body type: Pear
November 16, 2012
Fun and beautiful
I rented this for a wedding. I felt like J-Lo because this dress is a bit revealing. It reminded me of the ultra-revealing Versace that she wore to the Grammy Awards. It has the same vibrant colors but I didn't feel as exposed.
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Size worn:
36L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 135lbs
October 15, 2012
Great dress - so much fun to wear. Gorgeous colors and cut is very flattering.
I loved this dress and would rent it again. It fit true to size. I am 5'9 so it is always hard for me to find long dresses that are long enough (especially if I want to wear heels). The length was perfect. The only issue was the boobs area is a little revealing, but the sticky tape that came with it did the trick (I would definitely use it).
Top Contributor
Size worn:
40R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135lbs
September 30, 2012
Fun dress for a wedding
This was a really fun dress that I didn't want to send back! The colors are deeper in person and the pattern makes a statement. It does run a bit small in the rib cage and bust, as other reviewers have noted. It was also a little long for me. I'm 5'6" and wore 3" heels and the regular was still a little long. I would still definitely recommend this dress.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
38L
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135lbs
September 22, 2012
Not quite what I expected
I ordered this as my backup dress and wasn't overly thrilled about this piece. I found it to run very small - I could hardly do up the side zipper up my rib cage, even though that is one of the most narrow parts of my body. So I'd definitely size up if you have a bigger bust. The fabric feels nice and the floaty parts that drape down the leg are lovely, but for me, there was just something a bit off with the colors, at least for what I had in mind. I couldn't put my finger on it - they just seemed a bit dull, I guess. The racer back is a nice detail, but might wear making a bra or some sort of support a bit tricky. I didn't think this was the right choice for the wedding I was going to, but that said I think it would be great for a beach wedding or a night out, so please don't be put off by my review!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 53
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 139lbs
September 21, 2012
Cabo dress - in Cabo ~ Stunning~~ I did not want to send it back.
Great dress - floaty - great color - it does run small and the bust dips low - but a great dress - I did not want to return it~~~
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
40R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 26
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
September 14, 2012
AMAZING dress!!
I rented this dress for my birthday in Miami and i LOVED it!! I'm on the shorter side, so I definitely had to wear heels but it was the perfect length with 4 inch heels on. I felt amazing in the dress. It was long, but it had the lower neckline which definitely showed off a little, but not too much! Just enough! I accessorized with a longer gold necklace, but you could really do anything wih the dress. I would definitely recommend renting, great summertime dress!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 158lbs
August 23, 2012
NOT FOR BUSTY GALS!
Ladies...I know this dress is gorgeous, there is no denying that BUT...this dress is NOT appropriate for anyone above a C cup and that's pushing it. I am a 32G and I looked like a stipper. SO not ok. You cannot pull a bra off in this dress. Leave this one for the less endowed...
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 47
Body type: Pear
August 20, 2012
super elegant
gapes at the sides of the bust so order one size down.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
36R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
August 14, 2012
I couldn't have been happier with my choice. The dress is perfect for a casual day party, but can also be worn to a fancy evening event. I couldn't have been happier with my choice
The colors are SO vibrant and beautiful. The silky fabric is light and flows amazingly. I sized-up based on previous recommendations and I was glad I did because the rib cage was cut very narrow. However, then the bust was a bit big on me (but I have a pretty flat chest). Length was perfect with 3 inch wedges. I wore a belt most of the day to help cinch the waist
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
44R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 42
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 158lbs
August 13, 2012
A girl I know that is an accomplished model told me I looked amazing.....big compliment! I thought that was awesome!
I normally wear a 10, but I'm glad I got the 12, it fit me better. I wore a bra with a low back (from VS) and racerback, worked perfectly. The front opens slightly when you sit. It holds you in to give a smaller appearance to the waist, which is always great! Overall, I felt great!! I wore this to a day yacht party and it was blowing in the wind, very feminine. Rent this!!!!
MILDREDJanuary 28, 2013
Girl you was Killin it!!!!! You made this dress HAUTE!!!!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
34L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 125lbs
August 13, 2012
I had so much fun at Spring Formal with my friends -- the dress made me feel beautiful!
I absolutely loved the dress. I rented it for my college's Spring Formal event, and it was a hit. I received a ton of compliments on it. I wore a Victoria's Secret low cut push up bra along with fabric tape to make sure that the dress wouldn't cut too low, but it worked out well. The colors are much brighter in person, and the bottom half was beautifully flowy in the wind. I highly recommend it.
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Size worn:
38R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 140lbs
July 25, 2012
beautiful summery dress
I rented this for a summer evening black tie event and it was perfect. It does run small however, especially the midriff section (side zipper). I usually wear a size 6 (5'6", 140 lbs.) but could not zip and had to go with the 8. The fashion tape that was included is helpful around armholes and for very low V neck so bra is not visible. A racer-back bra is ideal for this dress.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
36R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 23
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
July 17, 2012
I felt incredible in this dress!
As an intern at Rent the Runway, I have had my eye on this dress for a while. During an employee party, it was the first dress I tried on. I loved everything about it, except for the fact that it wouldn't zip all the way to the top. It is a little small around the bust area. Other than that, it is beautiful!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
40R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 45
Body type: Full Bust
July 16, 2012
the packaging and delivery was perfect
I absolutely loved this dress but anyone with a larger chest will need to size up at least one size. The colors are so vibrant and it just flows beautifully. I highly recommend.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
36R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
July 2, 2012
Beautiful
I received this dress as a backup and ended up loving it! The silk is super soft and light - perfect for a summer wedding. This print is just as vibrant / unique in person as it is in the picture. I would recommend sizing up since there is no stretch to this fabric.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
36R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 22
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
June 19, 2012
Amazing print!
This dress was so much fun! I would definitely recommend sizing up one or two sizes as it runs very small, and the material is not stretchy! Also, because of the cut, I wore a Nubra.

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