Beaded Swirl Sheath

$30 rental
$1610 retail

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Stylist Notes

The classic LBD with a twist! Check out this fabulous Lela Rose swirl beaded sheath. Pair with simple and sophisticated accessories like the Crislu's Tear Drop Sparkle Earrings.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size down for back-up size (see following fit notes for exceptions).

BUST: Great for any cup size
WAIST: Fitted - fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Fitted
LENGTH: Knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'9''.)

Size & Fit Notes

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size down for back-up size (see following fit notes for exceptions).

BUST: Great for any cup size
WAIST: Fitted - fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Fitted
LENGTH: Knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'9''.)

Size Chart

Size Chart

Product Details

Black silk faille with beaded tulle. Crew neckline. Short sleeves. Hook-and-eye closure. Hidden back zip. 39'' from shoulder to hem.

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54 reviews
Fit
Large
(2)
True to Size
(39)
Small
(9)
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 31
February 3, 2016
This was a friend's upscale wedding and this dress made me feel so elegant.
I loved everything about this dress. The material was heavy, which I liked, because it hung perfectly and did not cling in any unwanted areas. It was very well made and flattered my shape. I received many compliments and would definitely rent it again!
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 44
January 4, 2016
Fundraising event where I had to be on stage.
This was my first RTR dress order. Great dress for my "cocktail attire" fundraising event. There wasn't another size in stock when I ordered, so I wasn't able to compare to the next size up. The fit was very snug, but it worked! Loved the dress!! It was elegant and sophisticated, got lots of compliments throughout the night.
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Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130lbs
January 1, 2016
Classy, elegant
Even though I read the previous reviews about running small, the 4 was the only one available and I figured I'd roll the dice. I am a bit hippy and it was TIGHT. It was perfect for a nice NYC NYE dinner though. Would definitely recommend.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 42
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 120lbs
July 19, 2015
BF loved it. Nice looking yet conservative.
Fit was perfect. Would give it 5 stars if it were not for the hem that kept falling. Had to get out some heavy duty tape to keep it up through the evening.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
June 30, 2015
What a classy dress!
What a classy dress! I felt so glamorous! My husband was a groomsman in a wedding and this dress looked good with his tux. The fabric was high quality. I didn't even need to wear spanx with the dress because it fit so well. Thank you Lela Rose and RTW!
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Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 140lbs
May 6, 2015
Conservative and feminine, with a touch of sexy.
This was the dress I originally ordered for a LBD bachelorette party. I am usually between a 4 and a 6, but after reading reviews I decided to go with a 6 and 8 because it seemed like the dress ran small. Shortly before shipment, RTR contacted me and said the 6 was no longer available for my dates and offered to send me the 8, as well as a different dress with 2 sizes. I ended up going with the 2nd dress, but I was glad I still got to try this one on. The 8 did fit, so I'm glad I ordered up. It wasn't skin tight, which I appreciated, but it didn't fit my upper body quite right because the zipper bumped out. That is due to my height, not a design flaw. But it was flattering and felt easy to wear. The waist tapered in at a lower point, making my short torso appear longer. The beading across the shoulders was very lovely and not tight; forgiving for a gal with broad shoulders. I am on the shorter side and the dress hit below my knees, which isn't the best spot for me, but the right heels would have elongated me enough. I would order this dress again and I would get the 6 and 8. I know the 8 would work, but I would be interested to see how much shorter the 6 is in length and if the zipper would still bump out.
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 138lbs
March 22, 2015
Beautiful Dress
It ran a little small. I usually wear a 4 but wore the 6. Dress looked gorgeous on. Really comfortable and flattering. It would ride up a little while dancing. Not a big deal though.
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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 40
March 8, 2015
Nice dress for formal affair
Good quality dress. Photo doesn't show beaded detail or high quality of material. Snug fit. I wear a 6 and this was snug but not uncomfortable. Nice LBD that is conservative yet fashionable.
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Body type: Pear
January 31, 2015
I wore this dress to an awesome wedding in Brooklyn. We had a great time and the dress was perfect.
This looked and felt like a really high-quality dress. The material is nice and thick. The beading at the top was the perfect twist. I think it runs slightly small - I'm usually a 4 or 6 and with this dress I needed my spanx for the 6 to look good (the 8 was a little too big).
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Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 37
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 160lbs
January 1, 2015
78 Facebook likes!!! Lol
All night I was asked where I got this dress. I felt expensive and beautiful. Perfect dress for a perfect night!!!
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Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
December 19, 2014
Great dress! Flattering and versatile.
I wore this dress to a fancy DC holiday party and it was perfect. Professional but festive. Elegant but neither ostentatious nor too conservative. Really flattering fit. It's meant to be a slim fit so if you're uncomfortable with that, order a size up.
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 45
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
December 7, 2014
Perfect dress for a holiday work party. Got many compliments.
I felt like Cinderella when I opened the box and tried on this dress. It really shows off your curves and makes you feel sexy, but in a refined way that made it the right choice for a work event. I wish all of my clothes fit this well. Contrary to the description, I would say that there is not much stretch in the dress so I would recommend sizing up for your second choice rather than down.
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Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 58
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Apple
November 12, 2014
Perfect LBD
Really enjoyed wearing this dress. It was very comfortable. Dress was just the right touch of elegance. Received many compliments. This was my favorite RTR dress so far. Dress was definitely a 5+ star!
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 117lbs
October 21, 2014
Gorgeous dress; runs a little big!
I usually wear a 0 or 2 in dresses and ordered this one in a 2. It is really gorgeous - good quality fabric and pretty beading at the top that makes it look even more special in person than it appears in the photos. Unfortunately the 2 ran large in the hips so I wore the other dress I had rented for the event. Size down for your additional size!
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Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 55
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 175lbs
October 20, 2014
Too small
This was too small for me. I couldn't squeeze into it at all
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 44
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
October 13, 2014
This dress I wore for a training event. It fit perfectly and as so elegant and lady like.
The fit was true to size and is my favorite dress rented. I absolutely loved this dress!
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 44
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128lbs
August 20, 2014
elegant, understated but special dress. high quality fabric. nice fit.
dress does not have any stretch but it is a thick quality fabric.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 50
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 175lbs
May 21, 2014
Classy and Elegant
I wore this dress to a retirement party at a very elegant location. The dress was beautiful, I especially liked the peekaboo top part which gave an otherwise traditional LBD a little sexy look. I wore black spanx and bra underneath and I don't even see my straps in the picture. I got lots of compliments on the dress which hugged my curves in all the right places. Loved wearing it, very pretty!
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 25
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
May 18, 2014
Classic & Beautiful Quality
This was my first rental and it went great! The dress arrived earlier than expected and is a wonderful heavy material with beautiful beading at the top. The dress fit a little tight across my hips which are larger than the rest of my body so I had to pull down the dress a few times during the night but it was manageable. The size 8 was a little too baggy compared to the 6, so I went with the 6. For a holiday work party it was just right!
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Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 61
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 143lbs
April 28, 2014
Fit and Ease a Great Combination!
My pic was too dark---but the dress was great! Loved the fit....I took an 8 and a 10, the 8 did fit, but for sitting comfort went with the 10. I used a regular bra with convertible clear straps, it was perfect. Lots of compliments from the well-dressed crowd. Very comfortable sitting, standing and dancing!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 38
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 143lbs
April 23, 2014
The dress is so beautiful but the zipper wasn't working for me
The beads on top of the dress is fabulous
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
March 20, 2014
Sophisticated and beautiful dress!
This is one of those dresses that looks fine on the hanger but INCREDIBLE on. I wore it to a cocktail-attire benefit with my fiance and his boss' family, so I was looking for something sophisticated but didn't want to be completely covered up either. I felt like a million bucks in this dress - The detail is stunning and length was perfect (I'm 5'5" and it hit an inch or two about my knees). I wish that I owned it, as it's one of those dresses that you can dress down and up to fit any occasion. Highly recommend!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 180lbs
January 16, 2014
It fit perfectly and I looked fab.
I tried this dress on at the showroom first and I fell in love. The dress fit like a glove. I was happy that it arrived on time and in good shape. The copy I received didn't fit quite like the one at the showroom, but it was still quite lovely. I really like Lela Rose's dresses. They seem to compliment the curvier figures. I would definitely rent another dress for a big occasion.
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Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 59
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 118lbs
November 27, 2013
Beautiful dress!!
This is a beautiful dress! It has a snug fit, with limited give from the fabric. Ordered two sizes, 6 and 8. The 8 felt a bit more comfortable in the waist and hips but was a tiny bit larger in the shoulders. Still a beautiful dress and a perfect choice for an evening wedding!
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
November 25, 2013
Gorgeous Detail. Comfortable & Beautiful.
The dress I originally ordered was damaged, and this was my replacement. I couldn't have been happier. The RTR customer service was phenomenal. And this DRESS! Fit like a glove, but flattering, not tight. The detail is stunning in person. Photos don't do it justice. This was perfect for a fall rehearsal dinner. Lots of compliments, but I think the best was my husband's reaction. Wow. I felt beautiful, and loved the process. Thanks RTR :)
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
November 24, 2013
Perfect
I wore this dress to a wedding and felt great the entire evening. I am 5' 6" 117 lbs and wore a 4. It is a beautiful dress, the material is thick but does not have much stretch. It is a snug fit especially around the midriff. Spanx underneath was a must for me.The length was perfect for me. The zipper is a bit difficult to raise and lower. I loved it and would rent it again.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
October 7, 2013
GORGEOUS!
I absolutely love this dress. I ordered another dress and when it didn't fit, RTR saved the day and got me a few other options for my black tie event. This was one of them. I was afraid from the photos it would be too conservative but it was just the right balance between classy and a bit sexy too with the sheer fabric and beading on top. The fit was PERFECTION - very tailored and fitted so definitely showed off curves but also hit in the right places and the thick fabric concealed any flaws. With sparkly shoes and earrings this dress really stood out in a sea of long dresses and I got so many compliments on it!
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Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 180lbs
October 4, 2013
Curve hugging, amazing fit!
This dress hugs every curve. The fabric has a little bit of stretch so it was perfect for eating a big wedding meal and dancing. It also was rigid enough to hide the food baby. The difference between sizes is very minor so keep that in mind when picking your backup size.
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Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 45
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
September 25, 2013
Great fitting dress; very comfortable
Hit me right about the new and fit was true to size
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128lbs
August 27, 2013
Classy and flattering
This is a beautiful classy dress which I wore to a very conservative wedding. It fits beautifully and has a bit of a stretch which makes you feel comfortable even when dancing.
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Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Athletic
July 12, 2013
Very Classy!
I wore this dress to an event at the White House and felt like a first lady! Fit great in all the right places. Would certainly order it again.
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 59
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 146lbs
May 1, 2013
I felt good in the dress.
the dress fit a little snug through the hips, very aline , the dress was beautiful, nice fabric- but a little faded . I wore it and had many compliments on the design on the top.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 41
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
April 21, 2013
Luxurious Lela Rose
The dress is fitted through the waist and hips. Spanx and a strapless bra are necessities for the outfit. It is a very luxurious dress with the beaded, tulle cap sleeves. The material for the sheath is thick but would easily work year round as it is not too heavy. I paired the Pave Pyramid bracelet and Southern Plantation earrings with it for a little sparkle. I have rented a lot of dresses from RTR but this dress is potentially my favorite.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 128lbs
February 20, 2013
Fit like a glove
Wore this for a special night out at an exclusive restaurant. The fabric is thick and amazing--very figure flattering. Made me feel sexy, but I was plenty covered. Beautiful details. I wish I could have this in my closet. With a pair of pumps, the length was perfectly ladylike.
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Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 6' 1"
Age: 31
Body type: Pear
Weight: 180lbs
January 3, 2013
Being able to wear a beautiful dress to a beautiful wedding in New Orleans!
The dress fit beautifully. I am 6'1, and so I was worried about the length. It was perfect, and the beading was spectacular. However, there was a rip in the back of the dress when I got it. It was right about the split in a strange spot. I wore tights, so it didn't matter too much. However, I was disappointed, and if the tear would have been any higher, I wouldn't have been able to wear the dress.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120lbs
December 16, 2012
Perfect chic LBD!
Other than my wedding dress, this was the best dress I ever had an opportunity to wear. It's classy, the quality of material is great and it fits really well. I wore it to my husband's xmas party and it was a great choice since this dress hits right above the knee and doesn't have a cleavage. It was very easy to accesorize too, since preety much any jewelry, any color shoes or clutch goes with it. To my suprise the top part had a very nice, black little beading all around that geometric pattern that I didn't notice when looking at pics online. I wore size 4 and it gave me just enough room left to squezze a good dinner and dessert without bursting the seams ;) The material is medium thick so it worked out well for a December weather. I would highly recommend this dress. I felt amazing whole night and am sad to give this back...
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 39
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 131lbs
December 7, 2012
Simple, elegant, classy.
My boyfriend's jaw dropped when he saw me in this dress, and I felt so confident wearing it. The beading on top is very pretty, and the fit is flattering.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 52
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
November 14, 2012
GORGEOUS! just wish it had fit
This stunning dress was a back-up I had ordered for a film premier. When my first dress (also stunning but had issues with the boning) did not work out I turned to this beautifully constructed feminine dress. Alas, it runs small and even my suck me in hose and spanks could not keep the dress down where it needed to be. I needed the 6! Because my event was Saturday afternoon and this was Friday eve, the wonderful customer service rep called me back on her way home to check in with me. We both agreed it was impossible to ship another dress for my event and she graciously offered me a future rental as my primary dress could not be worn due to exposed boning in the bodice. This was the right thing to do--GREAT customer service and beautiful quality dresses for those of us who would rather rent for ecological and/or economical reasons. ps: I will rent this dress in the future in the correct size.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 37
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 108lbs
November 11, 2012
beautiful design but in old condition
dress is slightly long for a short person. the design is great still kind of loose for a size 2. i have a 25" waist and it was tight but the upper shoulder part was loose. dress material looked like it had been washed a lot
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 115lbs
November 7, 2012
Effortless look!
The fabric is pretty think so think twice before wearing it during a hot, outdoor event!
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