Crimson Sunset Sheath

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$1550 retail

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Stylist Notes

Captivate him from the moment you strut in wearing this vivid sheath by Hervé Léger.

Size & Fit

This dress runs small. We recommend going one size up for backup (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: XXS - M.

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - fitted at bust
WAIST: Very Fitted - dress very fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Very Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Mini to Mid-thigh - (on a 5'6" model)

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

Size & Fit Notes

This dress runs small. We recommend going one size up for backup (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: XXS - M.

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - fitted at bust
WAIST: Very Fitted - dress very fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Very Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Mini to Mid-thigh - (on a 5'6" model)

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

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Size Chart

Product Details

Red & Burgundy Striped Bandage Knit (86% Rayon, 13% Nylon, 1% Spandex). Sleeveless. One shoulder neckline. Fitted skirt. Hidden side zipper with hook-and-eye closure. 31” from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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148 reviews
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(7)
True to Size
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Small
(17)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 27
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 115lbs
November 28, 2016
Perfect dress for a "spicy" party
This dress was perfect for a "spice" themed party, and really stood out from all the little black dresses. It seemed small when putting it on; but fit perfectly once zipped on. Great length - good for a party but not too short. Would definitely rent again!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
November 26, 2016
Amazing, stand out dress!
I got this dress for a girls weekend in Vegas. At first I didn't like the dress and was considering returning it. I even when to the Vegas RTR store and tried on other options. I didn't find anything I liked, so went with the dress and I'm soooo glad I did. It was flattering, amazing and comfortable. In a sea of black dresses, I stood out and got a lot of compliments. Now I want to own it, that's how much I liked it!
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
November 8, 2016
It wore this dress to celebrate my birthday in style! I felt and looks like a red hot tamale.
It runs small! The material is thick, so even though the dress is very tight it is still very flattering.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
November 1, 2016
Comfy and Sexy
Loved this dress because of how amazing the color was. The Medium was a little big for me but the small was unavailable on my rental weekend and the xsmall wouldn't really allow me to be comfortable. The banded nature of this dress helps it fit to anyone's curves which is great!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 108lbs
October 30, 2016
Perfect for a warm Fall Texas wedding that was held outdoors. Snug and comfortable!
Easy fit right out of the bag. Received timely and no wrinkling b/c of the fabric. I love this designer and the way the dresses fit every time. Lots of compliments on this dress at the event and will definitely rent Herve again!
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Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
September 28, 2016
Customer service and ease of ordering and returning keep me coming back.
The dress is short, but not too short. Herve Leger dresses for so snugly that you don't need spanx or a supportive bra. Perfect fit and style for my husband's motorcycle ball.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 143lbs
September 15, 2016
Made me feel amazing!
This dress is incredible! You didn't need to wear spandex or any sort of shape wear because the dress material does that for you. The cons of the dress are that the size without support is stretched out and sags a bit. I tried using double sided tape but it didn't work well. It also had a small tear in the ribbing on the left side. A great dress overall though!!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Age: 34
September 2, 2016
Fit like a glove
Sexy, playful, fits great. I'm 5'7" and 130 lbs - the small was perfect. Killer dress.
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Weight: 125lbs
August 24, 2016
I loved this dress!
It was a little stretched out near the zipper, but the associate at the Las Vegas store gave me some tape which worked out perfectly! I felt great all night and got tons of compliments! Will definitely rent again!
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 32
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120lbs
August 23, 2016
Comfortable, sexy, bold color.
The fit really sucks you in! It's a wonderful dress, and makes you feel like a goddess. The color is bold and the shape is very fitted. I wore this in Vegas to a concert and a night out and highly recommend it!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 36
Body type: Pear
Weight: 122lbs
August 15, 2016
Color is vivid and catch people's eyes
I would rent size Small if it's still available. I would expect it to be super tight but I still have some room in this dress.
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
July 26, 2016
I wore this dress for a fundraiser and I felt super sexy. My husband LOVED it.
This dress is, without a doubt, SUPER flattering and I received tons of compliments. A few things to bear in mind, while it's form fitting, the fabric is stretchy, but heavy. That makes it sort of "forgiving" but I do recommend a pair of spanx or something similar. You will go from feeling "hot" to "not" if you don't smooth out any bulges. I ended up going braless because, a) it made it easier to zip up the dress and b) wearing a strapless bra made it look like I was spilling out of the side that is strapless. I took the removable pads out of my bra and that was all I needed, but I am a B cup, this might not work for bigger cup sizes.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 126lbs
July 17, 2016
Unique, Fun, Flattering Dress
This dress is vibrant & fun just like the picture! When it arrived I was worried it'd be too short (I am 5' 8") but was pleasantly surprised it hit only a couple inches above my knees. It's super comfortable & fits like a glove! The thick material & overlapping orange/red patten makes you feel held-in. I didn't need to wear a bra (36C cup). The only cons; the left arm-opening is tight & comes up high. The right strapless-side with the zipper is loose & worn out, so it sags. Even with fashion tape I kept having to pull it up & move the extra fabric
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 37
Weight: 107lbs
July 14, 2016
I got so many compliments on this dress and my husband absolutely loved it!
My slender and non-curvy frame somehow looked curvy and beautiful in this dress -- it accentuated my butt -- since my breasts are very small I just used the silicone cutles and a strapless push up to give more fullness. It was absolutely gorgeous, a showstopper and everyone complimented me on this dress. I would definitely rent it again!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110lbs
June 28, 2016
Loved!!!! Petite and Curvy!!
This dress was amazing. I got it for a dance party. It was so comfortable and flattering. I took the suggestion and ordered a size up (S/M) and ended up wearing the small. Only negative was having to pin the dress to my strapless bra. Only because the top of the bra kept showing. Couldn't tell. Wore this to a dance festival and it was lovely all night. Definitely best bang for your buck with this dress. My friend also tried on the small and medium and would've been able to wear either (standing next to me), but chose to wear something she thought was more comfortable for the way she moved.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 36
Weight: 145lbs
June 8, 2016
Was great for Vegas!!!!
I am 5'9 and 34DD it fit like a glove! I did have to play with it a little on the side with no strap to hold the girls up! LOL I was not a fan of the zipper as it is on the side on on the one dress i rented it really stuck out but I got over it. It is heavier then it looks in the pictures and is a great quality!!!!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Body type: Petite
June 8, 2016
Perfect Vegas club dress
I've rented a few Herve' dresses and really liked this one. It runs small but has a side zipper instead of back zipper so it's easier to get off and on. I wore the xs but probably would have been a little more comfortable in the small. This dress is so slimming and really ticks it all in for you. Was a definite crowd pleaser, had a blast rocking it in Vegas.
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120lbs
June 5, 2016
Definitely snug, but so flattering. Be ready to have someone help you zip!
This dress is VERY form fitting, so you want it to be tight. The tight fit is incredibly flattering, and in order to look best you don't want bunching or gathering in any area. I went with the XS and I needed someone to help me with zipping it all up, but it ended up looking amazing and being super comfortable.
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 22
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
May 28, 2016
Very flattering and fun dress
This dress is very form-fitting yet comfortable. I am 5'11 and it hit about mid-thigh, and ran pretty true to size. I would definitely recommend this dress if you are looking for a fun and different dress for a formal, night out, or party!
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Size worn:
S
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120lbs
May 25, 2016
Great for holiday party!
Tons of compliments. Surprisingly comfortable.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 26
May 24, 2016
This dress was so comfortable and felt stunning!
at 5'8 120 pounds this dress fit like a dream. I am small chested and could wear it without a bra. it stayed tight and form fitting all night.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 39
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 107lbs
May 20, 2016
Flattering HL
I went for a pop of color with this one. HL always fits me very well and I love the thick bandage materials. The top boob area was a little ill fitting.. Stretch out?...I had to keep my eye on it so I didn't slip out.
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Size worn:
XXS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 21
May 18, 2016
hugged all the right places
This was my first rent the runway purchase and I love, love, loved it! I liked all of the details of the dress and the stripes made it really stand out in a sea of black dresses. It was snug, and bunched up on the side where my hand is, but I felt comfortable in it the whole night and I felt like I could move! I was so happy with my RTR purchase that I will definitely be doing it for more events! 5'0", 105lbs, muscular build
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 28
Weight: 140lbs
May 18, 2016
Form fitting sassy number
I LOVED this dress. I rarely EVER wear an extra-small but it was the only size available for the dates of the event so I said what the heck and ordered it. I am over the moon happy that I did. This is by far my favorite dress I have rented from RTR. I needed someone to help me zip it up but once I got it zipped, it was like a glove, but comfortable. I was able to move around, breath, eat a ton, dance, and it stayed put while still allowing room for comfort. The design of the dress allows for a bit of stretch since the fabric is very flexible. I was receiving compliments all night long and I did not want to return the dress the next day. The dress is well designed, great for a party, especially when you want to stand out in a sea of dark colors. HIGHLY recommend! Also, a few more notes on the size, I have a small chest so it was easy to get the top zipped up but if you are bigger than a 34B you may feel a little uncomfortable. I didn't pop out of the top but with my hands above my head, there was definitely some side-boob action. That may not have happened with a small but it did with the extra small.
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Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
May 10, 2016
Beautiful dress but large in the bust
This dress looks great on. The medium felt great everywhere with the exception of the bust area. I'm a D-cup and there was room in the top. Anyone smaller than a B-cup may have an issue with the top part of the dress.
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 37
Weight: 116lbs
May 9, 2016
This was the perfect dress for a Vegas Bachelorette weekend!
Great, tight fit. the bust was a little worn out, but still very flattering.
Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
May 3, 2016
Perfect for a night out!!
I rented this dress for my 32nd birthday in Las Vegas and absolutely loved it! I wore the Medium, it was a little stretched out under the arms and in the shoulder but it still worked. A Small may have fit better but it wasn't available. I truly felt amazing in this dress, my boyfriend agreed. I highly recommend it!!
Size worn:
XS
Rented for:
Party
May 1, 2016
Show stopper!
I loved loved this dress! It was nice to be the pop of color in a sea of black dresses. And I received tons of compliments. It moved easily and allowed me to dance. Fit exactly as I expected. I did find the top a little stretched out so has to use double sided tape along the underarm to keep my strapless bra from showing. Otherwise it was perfect.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
April 28, 2016
Va-va-voom Formal Dress!
I LOVED this dress. It was a really cool form-fitting, yet thick fabric, and the pattern looked really smooth. I wore it to my law school barrister's ball on Valentine's day. The color is super bright, which I really liked. It was TIGHT though. I managed to fit into the size I ordered, but I honestly had some trouble breathing. I could've done well to wear the small, but they didn't have it in stock when I ordered. I couldn't wear any undergarments to make it fit. However, I do have curvy hips in proportion to the rest of my size, and I was able to squeeze into a tight dress (which doesn't always happen). Definitely recommend!
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Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Date
Age: 40
April 25, 2016
I turned 40 last week and wanted to wear a designer dress on my vacation to Jamaica. Great dress
I wear a 4-6 but decided on a medium because it looked like the small would be too tight. The medium was to big up top and and I had room in the middle. It was short but def a BEAUTY!!
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Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Age: 29
April 19, 2016
This dress is very flattering even if you're curvy. I think it would look good on most people.
It's very tight but still flattering and would look good on many different body types
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 27
April 14, 2016
loved the color
tight fit but true to size. slimming
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Age: 30
April 13, 2016
Wore this to new years. The dress is gorgeous
I felt like my breast could pop out if I wasn't careful. Cannot wear any type of bra, wore an adhesive bra and it stay showed if I lifted my arms. Btw this dress is the same dress Mindy Kallig wore on her show the Mindy Project!!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 115lbs
March 31, 2016
Way too small!
I read through all the reviews and decided to rent the XS since I am usually a size 0 or 2. This dress is so much smaller than I expected! I couldn't even zip it over my hips and I don't have hips. I wish it had worked! But after this experience, I don't think I would rent this designer again.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 95lbs
March 20, 2016
Gorgeous dress...Couldn't wear it :(
The dress was absolutely gorgeous, unfortunately I was not able to wear it. While the body fit well, the bust was far too stretched out from previous renters- and this was noticeable (material is visibly stretched out).
Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 120lbs
March 16, 2016
Made me feel gorgeous on during my bachelorette!
I am 5'6 and 123 lbs and the xs was tight but in a good way ;) Was comfortable all night! Only con is the side with the zip bunches if you don't stand up straight. Would rent again!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 135lbs
March 3, 2016
Very Bright
It was a great dress. Did bunch a bit on the side where the zipper is but not as bad as others mentioned. It was pretty short but still looked great. The colors are very vibrant. It's a lovely HERVÉ and was thick and smoothed out my whole body!
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Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Age: 21
March 3, 2016
SO flattering, comfortable and absolutely stunning!
I wore this dress to my sorority's semi formal. Traditionally everyone wears red dresses, and this dress definitely stood out! It was SO slimming, kept everything sucked in all night. I ordered the medium and XS as my backup, because the small was out of stock. If anything, I would recommend sizing down - I have a full chest and the one shoulder was a little loose, so a small would have been perfect. But the medium worked great! I wore a nude strapless bra. This was my first rental experience and I couldn't have been happier. Wish I could wear it to semi formal every year! Thanks RTR!
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 30
February 20, 2016
The dress is stunning. Couldn't have made a better choice.
The dress is absolutely gorgeous and I could not have received better compliments. Herve Leger has very form fitting, thicker material, tight dresses so be prepared for that! I'm a tall, thin, athletic build (usually a size 2 or 4) so the small fit well. However (although I'm clearly not massive or anything), but because I do lift weights the dress was pretty tight around my shoulders, back, and under my armpits. So if you have any muscle to your upper body at all, maybe move up a size.
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Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
February 15, 2016
Fit was so great!!
Dress was awesome. They didn't have an xs so I only ordered the small and just hoped it would fit and it fit perfect! It was very fitting but not too tight and a perfect length! Was so great for my fall formal.
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