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Mod Cleopatra Dress
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Look gorgeous at the gala wearing this insanely beautiful gold David Meister cocktail dress. Make sure to wear a stunning lip color like the Lancome's Color Design Lipcolor Matte in Red Haute to make your outfit pop! Go with the Kenneth Jay Lane's Polished Crystal Drop Earrings and Kenneth Jay Lane's Sculpted Branch Cuff.
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Taupe stretch silk satin. One shoulder neckline. Pintucking detail. Hook-and-eye closure. Hidden side zip. 38'' from shoulder to hem. Imported.
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This dress runs slightly large. We recommend going one size down for back-up (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized 2-14.

BUST: Great for any cup size - may be more fitted on fuller busted women
WAIST: Fitted - fitted throughout midsection; fabric allows for comfortable room though consider wearing with SPANX to cinch in abdomen
HIPS: Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up in backup
LENGTH: Knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

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Theresa
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 42
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 121 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3632
Nov 14, 2011
Getting compliments in the bathroom at the event. Also, shaking Bill Clinton's hand in this dress.
Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This dress was perfect for the gala dinner I attended. It was a great blend of dressy and not-over-the-top dressy. It hugs the body and showed off curves. Highly recommended if you have some hip, ladies.
Erin
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 44
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 153 lbs
Canonical User Type: 6643
May 5, 2012
Glamazon!!
Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I adored this dress!! I am usually an 8 in pants...i have big hips and a relatively small waist....the 8 was unavailable so I got the 6 and the 10...the 6 fit like a glove :)....the dress has some stretch, and is also lined...it hit just above my knee so was appropriate for my age (42).... I would absolutely recommend!! (I did not find that this dress wrinkled at all btw...)
betta
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 6533
Apr 18, 2013
This dress was perfect for a winter wedding and I loved the gold color.
Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
The fabric of this dress is thicker than you might imagine so plan for that. Also, the 6 looked a little more snug around my curvy areas than I was comfortable with while attending a Catholic wedding mass so I wore the 8.
Sandra
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 28
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 122 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3443
Mar 4, 2013
Dress was BEAUTIFUL! But, turned out to be a little too formal for the event
Size worn: None
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Very flattering material that provides enough support where it's needed (bra wasn't required). RTR made an oopsy and didn't send me my second option of size, which may have fit just a touch better. They were nice about it though, if memory serves they didn't charge me (since I rented two different dress options). I would absolutely rent the dress for a semi-formal or formal event. I really loved it.
Pallavi
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 26
Body type: Pear
Canonical User Type: 6431
Jan 17, 2013
Stand out dress.
Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I rented this for my law school prom- I loved that I could rent a dress instead of buying one that I'd probably never wear again!
Lilith
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 139 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4543
Oct 2, 2012
shiny fabric complimenting my golden blond hair & wowing the Ex and his posh friends in Notting Hill
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Party
The feel and hue of the fabric is beautiful, but a bit difficult to care for - wrinkles and stains easily. Also, while very comfortable to wear, the backside was somewhat ill-fitting and bulging (and I have curves to normally fill that space !). But overall a truly stunning dress !
Julia
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 28
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4433
Dec 3, 2012
Classic elegance.
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
This dress is beautiful. I was a bit surprised by the color, as it was a deeper and darker gold as opposed to more of a champagne, which I had expected from the RTR photo. The fabric is gorgeous and regal and offers a beautiful silhouette. It really doesn't need much dressing up at all! The size 6 seemed only slightly roomy, so I went with the 4, but for the most part it seems to fit true-to-size. Great to wear to an upscale city wedding!
Janet
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Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3523
Nov 30, 2012
Wore this for my friend's Doctorate Graduation Party. Beautiful, glamorous and sophisticated...
Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Compliments ranged from "You look like a princess!" to "HOT!" :) Fit was wonderful!
Stephanie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 6431
Nov 12, 2012
I LOVED this dress!
Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This dress was great. It highlighted by shape without sequeezing anything in. I loved how it felt and how it looked. I highly recommend a more dramatic make-up with it, but it was just a great evening all around, and I received a lot of compliment.s
portia
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Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 44
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 145 lbs
Canonical User Type: 6634
Sep 21, 2012
great dress. comfy fit.
Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
loved this dressed!! i was disappointed that they discontinued the size 8, which i thought was my true size. i rented the 6 and the 10 and said a prayer :-) the six fit like a glove. i really appreciate the recommendations for jewelry and makeup. i wore MAC's ruby woo and felt like a 40's hollywood starlit! my husband took this picture because he really loved the dress. thanks RTR!
Alice
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4632
Mar 19, 2012
A couple of the nominees asked me, "What designer are you wearing?" :-)
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
Rented this for the 2nd Annual Buckey Awards for Excellence in the Arts. I was the "red carpet" reporter interviewing nominees as they arrived and winners as they left the stage. I got a ton of compliments on this dress and felt appropriately "award worthy!" I was a little wrinkled by the end of the night, but otherwise still looking good!
Hilary
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Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5433
Feb 14, 2012
the look on my fiancee's face
Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Date
This dress is very classy - i rented it for dinner and also wanted to test-run it for a bridesmaid dress. I will be using this dress as the bridesmaid dress at my upcoming wedding. I am 5'5, 140 lbs, and the 6 fit perfectly....i suggest a strapless bra, and potentially spanx. Follow up - i chose this dress for my bridemaids for a summer winery wedding...the girls loved it, every dress fit perfectly, and the material was stretchy, forgiving, and complimented their figures (my friends have VERY different body types). They were able to wear the dresses comfortably for over 10 hours!
Rebecca
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 46
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4633
Feb 2, 2012
This is me with my friend Amy who also ordered from RTR. We both loved our dresses!!
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
After reviewing the other comments, I ordered the 4 and added a size 2 as a back up since people said it ran large. The 4 fit me perfectly so I think it was true to size. I received lots of compliments on it all night. I think you can wear this for many types of events. It was very comfortable and I would definitely order it again! As a first time customer, I was so happy and can't wait to try another dress!!!
Alicia
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 44
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 138 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5633
Dec 15, 2011
There were two unforgettable moments 1) I paid less for the dress then I did for my earrings. 2) the dress made me the star of the party!
Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This dress was gorgeous! If you have a booty like Beyonce or J-Lo, I would go "true to size." I paired this dress with Jade earrings and that really made it pop! I was HOT!
KAS
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5644
Nov 30, 2011
This was the perfect dress for a Birthday party with a "Golden" theme.
Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I rented this for a Golden Birthday... Numerous compliments and I was very pleased.
Lindsey
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 140 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4443
Nov 9, 2011
Getting numerous complements and meeting Miss Texas at the Pink Door Gala in Houston, Texas
Size worn: 2
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Formal Affair
This definitely runs a size large. I usually wear a 4-6 dress, 27 jean, small shirt/sweater. The 2 fit perfectly, not too tight at all. Thefabric is silky and shiny, so you need to wear seamless underwear, or go sans.
Priscilla
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 5433
Nov 30, 2011
As soon as I walked in the door at the auction, the first thing said to me by a complete stranger was "My, you look glamorous!"
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
I rented this dress for a semi-formal auction event. I got tons of compliments during the event even though I had to man the tables. The dress fits true to size and even has a little stretch. I may recommend wearing SPANX if you have a ton of curves since this dress definitely will show your curves!
AMY
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 118 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3523
Mar 5, 2014
Gorgeous dress. Sophisticated and feminine
Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
Wore this dress for a formal work function. Extremely flattering and fit perfectly. Perfect for a stylish and sophisticated event where you don't want to make too much of a statement but want to make an impression.
AH
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 51
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4633
Sep 7, 2013
ended up not wearing it because color not the best for my skin tone
Size worn: None
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
True to size. Ordered both the 4 and the 6 and the 4 was the correct size. The color is deeper darker gold which is not the best shade for my skin tone. Fabric a bit wrinkly too. A very elegant, classy and comfortable dress. Would have liked it if not for the color.
ANG
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 100 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4424
Mar 1, 2013
Great for dinner date
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
This dress fit really well, it was a good length as well. I wore it to a dinner party and had a great evening!
Kate
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 146 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5444
Jan 29, 2013
Golden Goddess
Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
Beautiful dress! Fits curves perfectly. I bought with a long dress as well and ended up wearing the longer gown, but loved this one too. It was a hard choice.
MJ
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3433
Nov 27, 2012
Well made dress, but a bit bland.
Size worn: 2
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Formal Affair
Color was not a bright gold, so it already made my pale skin look paler. Ran a bit large as well, but a decent dress for a nice party or affair.
dm
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 52
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140 lbs
Canonical User Type: 7632
Nov 24, 2012
Very attractive dress.
Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
This was the second dress I ordered - I ended up not wearing it but I would rent it again as a #1. It goes in my B+/A- group as a lovely dress. Fits well - it was a little large around the top, but not noticeably so - I could feel it but my friends couldn't see it. I have never rented an asymmetrical dress before so maybe they're all like that. It could be because I am small breasted, but I have wide shoulders which usually balances that out. Fit well and flattering everywhere else. Color note: it is a shade darker than the photo, which makes it look quite golden; it is not - it is a darker more muted gold, but still very pretty.
Emma
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 19
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 160 lbs
Canonical User Type: 7244
Nov 17, 2012
stunning dress
Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
i absolutely love love love this dress! I really wish that it was on the shorter side because then I would have worn it! the material was great for covering up my uneven stomach and didn't show every detail as many dresses of this fabric tend to do. the one should look was fabulous! I just really wish it didn't hit me at the knee!
Noel
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32D+
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3544
Oct 1, 2012
WAY too big
Size worn: None
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Formal Affair
I ordered the smallest size and was still swallowed up by it. Beautiful color and design, but way, way too big Unfortunate. I was left scrambling for an outfit since my backup was a bust as well. :(
Little Lou
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 39
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 110 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3524
Sep 19, 2012
RTR Customer Service Can't be beat!
Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This dress was very pretty. The fabric was thick and flattering - almost like a compression fabric. It is very fitted so be prepared. The dress did show some wear - it seems to snag easily and was a little long on me so I decided not to wear it. Also, in person the fabric looked more a drab camel color than a bright gold.
eda
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 4424
Sep 11, 2012
Didn't end up wearing it.
Size worn: 2
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
It wasn't very flattering on me. You can see your bellybutton through the dress if you're not wearing anything under it.
Kara
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 165 lbs
Canonical User Type: 7443
Sep 10, 2012
Great dress for formal events
Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I got so many compliments on this dress! I wore to a wedding where my husband was the best man. It was flattering and a great color for me (I have auburn hair). It was a little bit big around the bust for me, and I would say the dress runs a little bit big overall, but not enough to make much of a difference in choosing a size. I would recommend this dress and will maybe try to rent it again!
Briley
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 28
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Canonical User Type: 7433
Sep 2, 2012
Gala
Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I wore this to a fundraising gala and felt fabulous in it, and got many compliments. It was loose & tight in the right places & I was never uncomfortable.
Starboard
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 41
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4633
Sep 1, 2012
Great fit, flattering
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I rented this dress for a nonprofit Gala. This dress fits great, super comfortable, and very flattering. But it's a little boring. Needs fun jewelry to perk it up. It's a nice dress but if I had to do it all over, I would have picked a different dress.
dmac
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 39
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5533
Aug 31, 2012
Great fit and comfort
Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Love this dress. The color is beautiful, but as importantly, the way it fits allows you to move comfortably all evening long.
Jessie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5433
Aug 28, 2012
LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
This was the BEST dress! I usually wear a 6 but fit perfectly in a 4. So many people commented how great I looked. Felt like a million bucks!!
Vycki
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4523
Aug 10, 2012
Loved it!
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
This is probably my favorite rental this far. I felt amazing, it flattered in all the right places, and I received many compliments! The big plus, it was quite comfortable!
cookiemonster
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4533
Aug 9, 2012
Stunning!
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
The color of this dress is absolutely beautiful. It was very figure flattering and had just the right amount of sheen. I received many compliments. Fit was true to size. My only complaint was that it wrinkled pretty easily.
Leslie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4534
Aug 5, 2012
Classy and Flattering
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
I absolutely adored this dress. When I rented, only the 4 was available and my backup size, the 2, was not. Unfortunately, the reviewers are right, this dress absolutely runs large. I could have swung it and tried to wear it but I could grab a handful of fabric and pull it away from my body (and fold it over) on the side seam--so I didn't risk it. Since I didn't order a second look (b/c I loved this one so much) I had to try to snag something else ASAP, which was too bad. I will totally try this dress again for another occasion when I'm sure they'll have the smaller size available.
Denise
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 39
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 9521
Aug 3, 2012
Great dress... Just love it
Size worn: 14
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
My dress was great everyone loved it.. Thank to my sister in law,who introduce me. It was my first time...
RTR Customer
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 134 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5134
Jul 17, 2012
aesome
Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I ordered this dress foir my sons wedding. Not havibg used RTR before I was a little nervous. The experience was amazing. The dress was amazing. I got so many compliments. Very comfortable - just stunning.
Kerri
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 147 lbs
Canonical User Type: 7533
Apr 30, 2012
Beautiful dress, but too big!
Size worn: 10
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Formal Affair
The dress itself is beautiful! Even more pretty than the way it looks on the site. However, it did not work for my pear shape. It fit perfectly around the hips, but I'm very small up too (a small 34 B) and it was swimming in the bust area, so I ended up not wearing it. But it is a beautiful dress.
Carly
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Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 132 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3543
Mar 1, 2012
Great Dress
Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Dress was perfect for an evening wedding. However when the dress arrived there was a water stain on the left shoulder side and also the front near the hemline. The 2 fit perfectly but I had to wear the 4 bc the stains were noticeable. The four fit well, but not as nice as the 2. It's a perfect dress for a classy event and still be able to show some skin!!
Jessica
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5433
Feb 6, 2012
Great Fit - Figure flattering
Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
This dress is better than expected as the material and fit is so glam! I think you can go down a size in most cases if you have smaller boobs and I think the gathering around the waist makes it look more figure flattering if its tighter. I wore this to a wedding in Brazil but could easily work for a Christmas party. Sad I don't own it, but thanks RTR for making this bomb!
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