Haute Hippie

The Sassy Sequin Sheath

$132 to buy
$875 retail

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Stylist Notes

Show your rock-and-roll side in this Haute Hippie sheath. With all-over sequins, you will shine all night in this dazzling piece. Complete the look with a statement neckline.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size down for back-up size (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized XS,S,M,L. Size XS=0; Size S=2,4; Size M=6,8; Size L=10,12.

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room in bust
WAIST: Not fitted
HIPS: Not fitted - slits on each side of the dress make it very short so curvier women should size up for length
LENGTH: Mini - (on a 5'5" model); skirt is very mini so tall women should consider sizing up for length

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with a standard bra; tights recommended to accommodate high slits
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Bump Friendly, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'11". )

Product Details

Wine sequins on black silk. Crew neckline. Cap sleeves. 33'' from shoulder to hem.

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61 reviews
Fit
Large
(12)
True to Size
(42)
Small
(6)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
L
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Body type: Apple
December 18, 2015
Fun and so comfortable for dancing!
Wore this for a roaring 20s themed work party. I felt comfortable the whole night dancing and loved the subtle sparkle! Went with a large since it was the only size available but it ended up being perfect since the style drapes so nicely.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
L
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 28
Body type: Full Bust
November 30, 2011
I loved showing off the dazzling sequins on the dance floor!
I rented this dress for the Navy Ball in college and it was a hit! It was a little big baggier than expected and the cap sleeves didn't accentuate the best part of my arms, but I through on a belt and everyone loved the sequins.
LibbyOctober 10, 2013
Do you think its ok to wear a knee length dress to the marine core ball or should i get a gown
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 135lbs
August 27, 2012
Please see review
This dress is amazing!!! I got so many compliments on it and people at Sleep No More thought I was part of the cast! Paired it with a fun fascinator! See photo. Dress fit is loose so I recommend going on size down. It's super comfortable and the purple tinge is unique.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125lbs
October 10, 2012
Old school glamour with a modern twist!
This dress was absolutely gorgeous, by far one of my favorites! The color is more of an ox blood color in person and has tiny gold beads among the sequins and while the fit is looser, it hugs the body in all of the right places. I rented an XS and a S and the XS ended up fitting best. The only thing I would note is that for someone on the taller side (I'm only 5'2"), the slits on either side come up pretty high. I loved that this dress is sexy, yet not too revealing which made it perfect for the event that I went to which was on the conservative side. The event was a Gatsby theme party and I received so many compliments! One of my friends that I went with thought the dress looked so great that she told me I should look for it online to buy it. Overall, I am super pleased with the dress and would definitely rent it again.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 59
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
November 9, 2012
New Year's Eve Spectacular
At 5'3", 112 lbs, 32D I am often in between a small and XS. When I wear the XS I wonder what do really thing girls wear? The shape is not fitted but drapes in a flattering way. After reading other reviews I was concerned about the side slits - they are somewhat high so I made sure my tights were no-line. I loved this so much I want to rent it again for this NYE but we'll be in Miami where no tights are needed and this dress needs tights. In this dress, you get attention when you walk in the room - va-va-voom.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 34
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110lbs
February 1, 2013
Amazing Surprise!
I would of never picked this dress out online but I saw it when I went to the Showroom in NYC. It is such a cute and fun dress. The slits on the side are very high but I am short and got away wearing it without tights. It does run a little big, I could of taken in the back slightly but it didn't really matter. It still looked great on!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 35
Body type: Athletic
November 14, 2012
I rented this for a weekend in NYC - I loved ordering online and delivery directly to our hotel!
It is a loose fitting dress - I definitely agree that it should be paired with leggings or very dark tights as it is short - I only ordered a medium as it was my backup dress, and it looked great, but probably could of worn the small too! GREAT dress - received a ton of compliments and it was incredibly comfortable to wear!
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 50
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 113lbs
January 5, 2012
Beautiful dress
Hi, This is a beautiful dress. The color wine against the black is very rich looking. The top half of the dress was swimming on me, but the hip area felt like it fit okay. I wore it anyways because I needed something to wear to a party. I usually wear a petite size 2 or a 4 and I am only 5'1".
Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 35
Bust size: 36DD
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 135lbs
January 2, 2013
Okay, but not a fave.
I rented this dress as a back-up for NYE and thought I should change into it between dinner and drinks. I paired it with black tights and black leather closed toe shoes but I must not have the curves because the size S was unflattering. The dress doesn't hug the shape of your body at all which made it look like you were wearing a long rectangular dress. Maybe if the waist was cinched or I had thought to bring a belt, it would have saved the look, but I decided to stay in the Nanette Lepore Joan of Arc Mini to ring in the New Year.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 44
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
February 19, 2013
Size sent to me was too small :(
I really wanted to wear this on my 40th birthday. It was a replacement for something I ordered that was suddenly not available so the stylist sent me this in an XS. Unfortunately it was too small for me. I am a basic 4 (5.4" 125 lbs, 34 B) and this was too small. I thought I was getting the S. Regardless it was a beautiful dress and i wish I could have made it work but had I tried it would have been an X-Rated night :) Regardless...RTR customer service was wonderful and I will def rent again! Maybe for my wedding in Sept!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 37
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Apple
Weight: 145lbs
July 24, 2014
I rented this dress to go to a Bastille Day party at the French Embassy
The reviews are correct. The slit up the side goes REALLY far up. Like, if you slightly lean to one side, sit down, or put your hand on your hip your panties will show. I am only 5'3" so I thought I would be OK, but no. I couldn't wear the dress. It would be very cute with leggings in the winter and I will probably rent it then.
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 23
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
November 12, 2014
Great dress - needed belt
I rented this dress for a halloween date night/party, and it worked perfectly for a flapper costume. The dress is a little short even for my height (5' 3"). It was fine for taking pictures, but I had to be careful when getting in and out of cabs. It is pretty boxy and definitely needed to be belted. The dress also seems less red/wine-colored in person.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120lbs
February 13, 2015
Unflattering fit, not my style
I rented this dress for a great gatsby themed party and it was not flattering or very attractive in person. It didn't work for me so I returned it.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
November 25, 2012
Beautiful dress but runs small if you're tall!
This dress is gorgeous, but not a good fit if you're tall like me. The dress was not flattering at all. It hugged my curves in all the wrong places, mostly because it was too short. Not even leggings could have saved it, I just would have been uncomfortable dancing in it. It was a last minute rental for a concert in NYC so there was no back-up sizing available. Returning it for a fit & credit with RTR was a breeze, and I kind of expected it would have been too good to be true if the dress (size small was all that was available) were to fit. But it was too gorgeous to not try! I love RTR and look forward to my next rental for the holidays.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 54
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
February 11, 2013
Great dress, just way too short
They did not have the S available, but since the dress is not fitted and looked boxy, went with XS, but it was so short. The side slits came up to my underwear and you could not wear sheer hose with it, even black sheer. It looked more like a top than a dress. Did not work for what I needed it for.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 125lbs
January 19, 2014
Gorgeous dress, too small
I ordered this as a backup when my original dress didn't fit. Unfortunately, it was for NYE and there weren't many sizes available so I had to order an XS. I'm almost always a size 2 or small in dresses, however the RTR specialist said this dress ran big so I should be fine. I was able to put it on, but it was just barely loose around the hips and completely lost the shift dress look. I sent this back and wore a backup dress that I thankfully bought the day before.
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
October 17, 2014
TINY
I rented this dress for my sister's bachelorette party in Vegas. The only size available was XS, when a S or even a M would have been a bit more appropriate. I wore it anyway (hey, it's Vegas after all!) and was careful when sitting since it has slits on both sides. If it's not 100º outside, I'd recommend wearing tights with this dress...
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 41
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
April 9, 2014
WAAAY too short...
Very cute, but even at 5'2" I couldn't pull off this dress as a dress (maybe a tunic with leggings?). The slits on the sides made the dress impossible to wear without either adding fabric under them or wearing boy shorts underneath (which I tried, and which looked ridiculous, so didn't wear it). For a super short (sub 5'0"), super slim (no curves in butt at all) the length might be ok...too bad because it's a great color!!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
Small
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
November 7, 2011
Dress was a good fit, but ran small, I am usually a medium and a size 8 and the large was only slightly big. Very swingy and sexy and short! Smelled a little like smoke.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 123lbs
November 7, 2010
This dress is very fun, but should come with a warning--there are very high slits on the side of the dress that are a little scandolous. I wore it with black tights to take attention away from the high slits. Probably not the best choice for someone with longer legs, it was short on me and I am only 5'3".
NatalieDecember 16, 2011
What size did you get? I'm 5' 1" and I'd love a minidress that's actually mini!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 125lbs
November 9, 2010
This dress is really beautiful. The slits are only noticeable if you have wider hips. Perfect for a night out!!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 30
Body type: Athletic
January 5, 2011
This dress was fun to wear! I wore a thin, black skirt slip and tights underneath so the high slits on the sides of the dress were not an issue.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
February 6, 2011
i agree w/ other reviews, not a good dress if u're curvy or have hips. i could've worn the small, but due to the slits on the side (which hit nearly to the hip bone) had to opt for the medium so that i wasn't flashing everyone.
RTR CustomerNovember 28, 2011
Thanks for sharing your feedback! We have updated our fit notes to show that this dress is very short, so curvy or tall women should size up for length.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 42
Body type: Athletic
April 28, 2011
a super super cute dress but the slits were just a dealbreaker for me. the weather was too warm for a black tights solution and going bare-legged would have been offensive in this dress. too bad. it would have been a real winner otherwise.
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 125lbs
May 10, 2011
LOVE this dress. I'm thin and tall with some hips (like a 0 up top, size 4 hips) so I love flowy sheaths like this. I wore a size 4 so it was loose around my hips, like the model. The dress looks even better in person- a nice change from the usual black or blue sequin dresses. The slits on the side didn't bother me too much, I wore dark black tights and danced like a maniac all night.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 47
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 138lbs
August 5, 2011
This dress was awesome! Sexy (from side slits and short length-mid thigh), but not screaming sexy with it's sack-like shape.I had so many compliments. I wore it to an event with the dress attire labeled as "cocktail formal"...there are small slits on the sides of the dress, but it was fine as it was dark at the event and we were standing the whole time. I went bare legs and strapy black heels.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
September 13, 2011
Loved this dress! About 10 people came up to me and told me how gorgeous the dress was. Very flattering. I have broad shoulders, so it made me look a little frumpy up top, but not horribly so. Would rent it again!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 36
Body type: Hourglass
September 28, 2011
I got tons of compliments on this dress. I wore it for my 30th birthday - not too dressy, not too casual with lots of tasteful bling! I wore black leggings and high heels with the dress - there was no way you could wear this with bare lags. The dress is more of a shirt dress and the slits on the sides would reveal too much. I wore a belt with it too to cinch in the waist and that made the dress a lot more flattering on me. All around a great rent!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
November 11, 2011
LOVED!
LOVED this dress. I wore it for my 30th birthday party and received too many complements to count. The dress is fun, flirty and has a flapper vibe to it. It fits a little loose (as it's supposed to). From reading other reviews, I was worried that the side slits would be too revealing but there is a flap of black silk fabric that covers them so I didn't feel uncomfortable at all. I would HIGHLY recommend this dress. You'll look fab and it photographs really well.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 39
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
October 6, 2012
Loose, boxy sequined dress that is utterly glamourous, sexy and sophisticated!
I added this dress to my order at the last minute - I love RTR and the customer service is the absolute best!!! Thank you to RTR customer service!!! This dress is pure glamour, understated sex appeal and sophistication! Now, I am a body-conscious dress kind of girl, and when I first tried on the dress I was disappointed - the dress does fit like a sequined boxy, loose rectangle. However, when I paired it with black platform heels, large double-hoop dangly gold earrings - WOW! The dress swayed seductively all night - and makes you actually look smaller (because the dress is so loose - who knows what size you are underneath?) I normally wear a 6 in dresses and wore the M. I got compliments all night! I can't believe I love this sequined "potato sack", as another reviewer put it, but I do! I will probably rent this one again! About the color - looked brown to me, but in certain light looks plum-ish.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 28
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
October 10, 2012
I wore this to a New Years Eve themed party.Very stylish and flattering! I got so many compliments!
I think sometimes sequins can look tacky but not on this dress! I selected true to size but I would say depending on your built it might run a little large. I rented a medium and it fit me but I think I might have been able to get away with a size small. Depends on how loose you want it to fit.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 46
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
October 28, 2012
So comfortable! Easy to dress up or down.
I rented a S and M. The weird thing was that the M seemed shorter and a little tighter. I wore the S. you can't tell in the picture but there are slits on both sides of the dress. Keep that in mind because it's already pretty short. For the accessory, I chose "surprise bling" and they sent a nice necklace. Got a lot of compliments!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
February 8, 2013
great quality...shape just did nothing for me
rented this for my bachelorette party...rented the xs and the small. Though a beautiful dress and color....It didnt flatter my body type at all - sent it back;(
Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
May 23, 2013
It fit nice, but SHORT. I am only 5'4 and there is no way I could have worn it without tights!
Sorry I dont have a great full body shot of the dress. There are slits on the side which makes the dress shorter when on than it looks in photos. It was fun to wear for a party. The inside liner is a bit tight so if you have hips and a booty, you might have to size up. For example, I could have fit the small, but the tightness of the liner made me have to size up to a medium. The dress definitely is more plum than black as it can look black in some of the photos.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 55
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 125lbs
November 23, 2013
Flirty. Fun. Short!
A bit like wearing a fabulous sack! You'll need a great necklace. And the other reviews are right...this one is pretty short. But looks great with tights.
Size worn:
L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Full Bust
December 13, 2013
I LOOKED FANTASTIC
the dress is indeed a little short , especially with the slit, BUT WHO CARES!! i looked amazing, got so many compliments and spent my birthday party in style. i loved it! i cannot wait to either rent it again or rent more!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 155lbs
December 18, 2013
Perfect Date Party dress!
Wore this to a sorority date party and got so many compliments! Perfect shift dress! Love the sequence and got so many compliments. For all you tall girls -- be careful -- I'm 5'7" and this dress was SO short on me that I had to wear black nylons that didn't have the control top because you could see it -- that dress is super hot but also super short! Loved it though
Top Contributor
Size worn:
L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 35
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 170lbs
January 28, 2014
Unwearable.
The dress was very pretty- deep purple round sequins. The fit was the problem. It fit fine up top, not too small, not too big. BUT the dress is INCREDIBLY short. I had read the reviews and expected it to be short- but seriously, this dress did not come past my butt. Very disappointed. I have a long torso, so that is possibly why it was unwearbly short on me. If this is a problem for you, get a different dress!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 43
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 128lbs
March 4, 2014
I loved the dress when I put it on, It felt really made well, great quality and comfortable.
The fit is loose around the arm (so if you are self conscious about your arms, maybe think twice). I am, but I ended up liking all of my pictures. I am pear shaped and short it does not show off any curves, but I liked that. It was a very eclectic wedding and it fit the mood. I went crazy with the jewelry and didn't feel it took away. I got a lot of compliments. **One thing, the slit on the thigh, if you put your hand on your hip, it hikes clear up your side! (see picture 2) I had to crop it out! Overall it was different and I liked that.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32DDD/E
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 118lbs
April 16, 2014
Speakeasy fun, even for an hourglass shape
An enjoyable dress to wear. I got several compliments at my friends' engagement party wearing this dress with black textured stockings and several long layer necklaces like in the RTR picture. I'm an hourglass figure and this dress is not cut to show off my shape, which meant it was not a popular pick with my husband, but the spangles were fun and perfect for a "speakeasy" theme. Definitely cut for a more lean and leggy figure, but still fun & flattering to a petite hourglass.
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