Jay Godfrey

Taupe Thompson Dress

$55 – $70 rental?
$295 retail
Stylist Notes

A thigh-high slit adds allure to this Jay Godfrey sheath. Pair the strapless look with a statement necklace and the Grey Nappa Minaudiere by Sondra Roberts.

Also available in yellow and blush.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size up for backup (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: 0-12.

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - built in boning for support
WAIST: Very Fitted - dress fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Very Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Knee to tea length - (on a 5'6" model)

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

Product Details

Taupe crepe (98% Polyester, 2% Spandex). Strapless. Straight neckline. Sheath. Back hidden zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Fully lined. 32” from neckline to top of slit and 38” from neckline to bottom hemline. Imported.

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49 reviews
Fit
Large
(4)
True to Size
(17)
Small
(3)
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
October 15, 2016
Perfect Combo of Comfort & Classy
This dress was AWESOME! The fabric was lightweight and so soft. The cut was perfect for a formal look, I loved that it was longer with a slit, it was really classy. The fit was super true-to-size. Would definitely recommend this dress!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 24
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 150lbs
October 23, 2016
RTR Stylist Review!
Love this subtle, sexy style with its soft lavender color. Running true to size, we recommend going one size up for back up. This dress works best for A to C cup sizes because it is fitted at the bust. Bust area does have boning in it. The style is very fitted in the waist and hips and hugs your body nicely. The stretchy fabric allows for a comfortable fit throughout your midsection. Curvier women with fuller hips should consider sizing up. At 5'8", the dress hit slightly below my knees. This style is great to wear to a wedding or a semi-formal event. Pair with a neutral heel and a statement necklace.
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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 25
October 23, 2016
Party on!
This was my first RTR and I was so happy with it! This dress fit like a glove and was stretchy so I was able to enjoy the cookie table and dance all night! The only reason I didn't give 5 stars was because the mid section of the dress was a little uncomfortable with the wires. The length was perfect for a Fall wedding and the leg slit was just enough sexy!
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Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 22
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
November 9, 2016
Perfect POP of Color
This dress was perfect for an outdoor fall wedding! This is my second RTR event and I am completely satisfied. It hugged me in all the right places. The slit was just enough to pull the whole look together. Wore a 4 and I'm about 5'6" 130-135lbs!
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 21
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 124lbs
November 14, 2016
I got so many compliments lades
This dress mad me feel sexy, confident, and classy. The dress fit amazing, I was expecting myself to be a 4 and I ended up a 2. However, for all you smaller chested women out there it may run a bit larger in the chest, but not to the point where it is uncomfortable.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Party
December 9, 2016
Shipping time was so quick and return process was so easy!
This dress was great, however the slit in the dress go up farther than it looks like it does in pictures and I have wide hips, so the slit stays open most of the time which could be seen as a bit inappropriate if I was going somewhere more professional and formal.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 132lbs
December 21, 2016
The complaints
Nice color and super elegant a lot complaints you can't go wrong with this dress .
CoreyJanuary 6, 2017
Do you mean compliments, rather than complaints?
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 41
January 2, 2017
Great dress!
Nicely fitted and very flattering!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
January 12, 2017
Great Dress for a Outside Wedding.
Dress was a great choice and got lots of compliments. Fit is great and I did not have any problems with the dress staying up. The slit was a little higher than I anticipated but still was ok for a wedding. Color is pretty close to picture.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 23
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
November 14, 2016
Perfect dress
This dress was beautiful and very form fitting. The slit gave it that extra special detail plus the color was perfect for a night time wedding. Would say if you are larger on the top would try a size bigger due to dress being tight. But overall was very pleased with my first time purchase on RTR.
RachelJanuary 25, 2017
so pretty!
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 28
Body type: Athletic
February 20, 2017
Received many compliments, it was a show stopper!
Definitely made for a taller individual... I'm 5'8" and it hit me perfectly, any shorter and it would have been too long. Great dress, many compliments!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 18
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
February 26, 2017
LOVED THIS DRESS!!!!
I'm a short girl so the dress was a little long than I would've liked it but I still felt sexy! It was a right in all the right places and totally showed off my curves. Got compliments all night and it was SO comfy!! For sure simple but the cut and color makes up for it.
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Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 137lbs
March 6, 2017
Chicago Winter Wedding
This dress was perfect for the wedding that I attended! Sexy and form fitting but, not too over the top. I usually wear a size 4 but, it was a little loose in the waist area and a little too big in the bust area. Glad that I sized down for a 2 rather than sizing up as suggested. This was my first rental and I'll definitely be renting from here again!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 44
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
March 6, 2017
VERY SOFT AND EYE CATCHING
The length makes it classy and formal even though it's a strapless. Best w/ a tan. I didn't wear a bra with it. Probably better with neutral heels than the black ones I wore, but my husband wore dark colors and I was trying to tie it in.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 155lbs
March 17, 2017
It didn't fit me :( But it fit beautifully on my roommate!
I chose this dress for my 25th birthday! I got the 6 and 8 for a backup but it runs really large especially in the bust area. I should've gotten the 2 and 4. On the bright side, it fit my roommate perfectly!! She loved it and this shade of purple compliments our skin! There's a yellow version of this that I want to try for a summer wedding. (I'll get the right sizes this time haha)
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 40
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 158lbs
March 13, 2017
This dress was wore for my birthday party and it was a hit. Very simple, elegant, and SEXY!
I actually was a size 12 and lost weight for my party and the 10 fit perfectly. It was fitted in all the right places. I want to buy this dress to add to my collection.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 140lbs
March 20, 2017
Gorgeous dress for my best friends rehearsal dinner!
I received compliments all night!! This dress was perfection
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
March 30, 2017
I absolutely loved this dress! It is classy, yet sexy!
I'm normally a size 4, but was able to fit into the size 2. The length was great was perfect.
Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Wedding
April 4, 2017
TONS OF COMPLIMENTS!
I absolutely loved this dress! The fit was true to size and the color was amazing...perfect for a spring event! I received countless compliments and would definitely rent again! The slit was a bit high, so keep that in mind when renting for specific events.
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Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 19
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 115lbs
April 6, 2017
Amazing Dress
I was so excited for this dress to come in and it definitely did not let down! I wore this for my sorority's formal, and it was the perfect style! Probably would be great to wear to a wedding too! The color was gorgeous and it fit perfectly! You can't really hide anything when wearing this though, so make sure you choose a size that really is going to flatter you. I would recommend it to anyone!
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Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 21
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 177lbs
April 8, 2017
Yes!
Yes yes yes! Hugs you in ALL the right places, elegant and sexy at the same time. Endless compliments, and the color is perfect.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
April 9, 2017
Simple and elegant
I wore this to a gala. The dress fits well and does not wrinkle. This is not a color I would normally pick, but the color worked well for the spring event/theme.
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Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 33
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 150lbs
April 15, 2017
Never felt prettier
I'm in the middle of weight loss and the sizing/fit was a little hard to determine. Even with that the dress looked amazing and elicited a ton of compliments all night. It felt comfortable and functional which is a huge win for me. I will definitely use RTR again for all of my events!
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105lbs
April 16, 2017
The dress was very fitting and comfortable
Dress was as described, it may have been a bit long on me but i'm not that tall to begin with. Otherwise no complaints! Very cute dress!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
April 18, 2017
Perfect dress! Loved the color!
This dress, color, and fit were all perfect! Clean lines, not too tight yet still form fitting and a perfect length for a wedding. There is boning in the bust, which I didn't realize before purchasing, but it helps the dress maintain its shape and stay upright. The slit add the perfect touch of sexy without going over the top. I loved this dress and was so sad to send it back. Would totally rent again!
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105lbs
April 21, 2017
Spring wedding rental
the dress is a muted lavender color, great for a spring event! I'm on the shorter side but the length was perfect however, when I was sitting the slit was a bit high on the thigh (I also wore a pashmina wrap so I was able to cover up and remain appropriate. The dress does have boning for additional support which was very helpful considering the dress does run a bit large. I rented a size 0 & 2, and ended up with the 0 and even that was a bit big and required some pulling up during the evening. Overall I wasn't dissatisfied with this dress but it wasn't my favorite rental.
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Age: 23
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
April 28, 2017
Beautiful but hard to wear for taller women with fuller hips and thighs
The 4 fit me perfectly in the chest and waist, but was much too tight in the hips and thighs, causing the slit to gape a little. When I tried on the 6, it was much too large on top, and still very tight around the hips and thighs. The slit came up, (particularly on the 6) much higher than I expected from pictures. I wasn't able to wear the dress for my event because of how it laid on my body, but it's a gorgeous color and very well constructed.
Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 28
Bust size: 30F
Body type: Petite
Weight: 111lbs
May 1, 2017
Received lots of compliments on the dress
Wore to my bridal shower. Runs large.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34DDD/E
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
May 3, 2017
Lilac is lovely on me
Wore this for my rehearsal dinner! So many compliments and I loved how it fit like a glove. True to size
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
May 6, 2017
I wore this for a charity event!
It fit perfect and was very comfortable! I got lots of compliments on the color.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 29
May 7, 2017
Simple but sexy!
This dress fit like a glove. So sexy but classy. Love the slit but as others have commented, careful when you sit! Only gave it four out of five because the dress I received has clearly seen better days. The seam on the top by the chest and seam on the slit where starting to fray a little. Ordered a 0 as a back up but ended up wearing the 2. The 0 fit but just was a little too tight.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130lbs
May 8, 2017
Beautiful color for spring!
The dress was beautiful. The color was great and was complimented a lot. The slit was quite high when sitting, and that made me a little uncomfortable. The dress is form fitting but still flattering.
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 37
Body type: Petite
Weight: 124lbs
May 10, 2017
Sexy Dress!!
Fit was perfect. Dress was true to the color and fit. Very comfortable. I loved it.
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Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 30
May 14, 2017
A friend shared "don't tell anyone, but you win!"
Seriously felt like a queen! Fit like a glove and showed off all of my curves. I received so many compliments! I wore it with a leather jacket and a beaded purse to give it some pizzaz. So happy with my choice to rent!
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Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 115lbs
May 14, 2017
So many compliments!
I loved this dress! I got a ton of compliments all night, and afterwards on all of my pictures! I am notorious for only wearing black, but I loved the color of this dress!
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 25
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
May 15, 2017
loved this dress!
the dress was a perfect fit, very comfortable and I got so many compliments!
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Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 25
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 165lbs
May 18, 2017
Gorgeous color!
My bust isn't very large but I have a broader ribcage and felt like the sizing was pretty tight. I wish I selected the size 10 for a better, more comfortable fit. I received compliments all night and my boyfriend said that I broke a wedding guest rule... I looked better than the bride LOL!
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
May 23, 2017
Excellent dress.
Fit Great, looked great.
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 50
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 127lbs
May 24, 2017
Loved the color and the fit was great!
The length was a little longer that I thought but I'm also only 5' 1" and wore shorter heels than I normally do
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
May 27, 2017
Tons of compliments!
This is a super cute dress but the slit is high! Loved it while I was standing but it wasn't comfortable while seated. Still loved the dress, but it was a cute dress.
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