Lela Rose

Look and Lace Dress

$30 rental
$1595 Retail

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Stylist Notes

Get structured sophistication in this lace sheath by Lela Rose. A ladylike look for that work function or rehearsal dinner. Add refined sparkle with Lee Angel’s Silver Lilliana Earrings.

Size & Fit

This dress runs large. We recommend sizing down (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: 0 - 12.

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - fitted at bust
WAIST: Fitted - dress fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Fitted - comfortable room for hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh to knee length - (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 large. We recommend sizing down (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: 0 - 12.

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - fitted at bust
WAIST: Fitted - dress fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Fitted - comfortable room for hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh to knee length - (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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Product Details

Black stretch cotton (50% cotton, 50% polyester) with shimmer lace detail (79% rayon, 19% wool, 2% elastane). Elbow-length sleeves. Boat neckline. Pencil skirt with draped detail at waist. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Lined (100% silk). 41” from shoulder to hem. Made in USA.

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41 reviews

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Small 12
True to Size 24
Large 1
Photos 20
Stephanie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 6' 0"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 150 lbs
Jun 21, 2013

What a beautiful dress! Very slimming and sophisticated.

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
Wore it for my brothers graduation. I felt a bit overdressed but it was so fun to wear such a lovely gown. I love rent the runway!
Fabriana
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 23
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135 lbs
Aug 2, 2013

Loved how sophisticated this dress made me feel the minute I put it on!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This dress looks nice on the hanger, but amazing on! The fit was amazing and really comfortable!! The length and the sheer flower detail at the top make it such a sophisticated dress! Its a great take on that LBD every woman must wear!
Jenn
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 36
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130 lbs
Sep 12, 2013

Sophisticated and stunning!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This dress is absolutely gorgeous! I wore it for a formal cocktail-attire party, and I felt both sophisticated and sexy at the same time. I found this to be a very flattering fit for an hourglass figure and I received so many compliments all night - I even had people stop me in the bathroom to ask where I bought it. This dress is also very comfortable to wear - the fabric is just a tad stretchy but thick enough that it hides flaws. The top lace portion was a little scratchy when I first put it on, but I didn't notice it after a few minutes. I'm SO glad I decided to spend more and get this particular dress - I was so sad to return it!
Dani
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Sep 13, 2013

Classy

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
Very flattering and fits true to size throughout the hips/waist but I sized up for more room in the bust and shoulders. Got tons of complements on the dress and felt very classy!
Ellen
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 61
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 135 lbs
Sep 24, 2013

Great, slightly conservative, cocktail dress for a Sat. night party.

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Party
Wore this to a Sat. night bat mitzvah party. The dress was extremely comfortable because of its slightly stretchy material, and fit very well. Length below the knee and sleeves to elbows made the look somewhat conservative. Great value for the money.
ALNS
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Oct 27, 2013

Well Made, Unique LBD

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I rented this dress for a Halloween themed wedding. It was very well made, and the lace on top even had a little sparkle to it. There were a few snags upon arrival, but they were hardly noticeable. The dress hit me below the knee which was nice for the cooler fall weather. Like most Lela Rose dresses I've worn, the fit was tight in the bust and hips but loose in the waist. I found myself having the tug the dress down to flatten the waist part. Also, the lace became a little itchy as the night wore on. Overall, a very pretty dress that would probably work best on a straight/slender figure.
Pmoy
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 43
Body type: Hourglass
Nov 4, 2013

OMG,!! So so good!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
Flattering, really flattering. Sexy and grown up. Slight bit of stretch help you move and dance and keep its shape :)
Heather
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 39
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135 lbs
Nov 19, 2013

Elegant and different

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
The dress is body conscious yet elegant and conservative - perfect for the political fund-raising gala I attended. I actually received a number of compliments from complete strangers. Was able to wear a black strapless bra and - thanks to slight ruching at the waistline - no spanx was needed. Only complaint is like a lot of Lela Rose dresses it was slightly short-waisted so I did need to pull it down every so often.
Penny
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 54
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120 lbs
Dec 3, 2013

Got oohs and ahs from certain family members. Wore it for Thanksgiving.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
This dress was selected for me by RTR because my original dress was damaged and couldn't be sent out. It was a wonderful selection and I felt like the sylists had taken a look at my previous rentals to pick something for me. In fact they sent another selection as well. The dress is very fitted, at first I thought it would be to tight for Thanksgiving dinner but all was well. I especially appreciate the hemline length on Lela Rose. I didn't have a solo photo so you'll have to deal with other family members in it!
Monica
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155 lbs
Dec 5, 2013

Knockout Dress

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I wore this dress to the Alvin Ailey Gala in NYC. I got compliments the entire night on the dress. It fit me like a glove and accentuated my curves. I even got a compliment from Gabrielle Union
Christine
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 46
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 158 lbs
Feb 23, 2014

Unfortunately, I was not able to wear either dress.

Size worn: None
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
Nice dress but it was snug on me. great for a date but a bit too snug to wear to an event with my colleagues.
Arika
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 28
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145 lbs
Mar 9, 2014

Nice.

Size worn: NONE
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Date
This was a nice dress, but seemed to run large. I got it as a backup & didn't use it. I would say to get your regular size & a size down for backup. Also, it 's definitely a conservative cut, it would be great for a church event or something.
Julie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 56
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125 lbs
Mar 18, 2014

The dress was a pure head-turner.

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Party
Pretty snug across the hips, but that helped hold everything in. Extremely sophisticated look, great length. Got put-lenty of compliments and more than one person noted I resembled Claire Underwood (from House of Cards) in the dress. Loved it.
Suzanne
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 44
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120 lbs
May 12, 2014

Such an easy process!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
Fits snugly to your body but the fabric has a nice stretch to it. The dress was in amazing condition.
C.
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 61
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135 lbs
May 23, 2014

I wore this dress for my daughter's Law School graduation. I did not feel over or under dressed.

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
Actually there was very little difference between the 4 and the 6. The dress was very comfortable and the length perfect. It does ride up a bit but I think the proper undergarment could help. The dress is conservative and sophisticated.
Lindsey
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
May 29, 2014

Gorgeous dress, but sizing can be difficult.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I wore this dress for my engagement photos and loved it. However, the 2 was too small in the hips, and the 4 was too large in the arms (as you may be able to tell in the photo). I went with the 4. For a wedding or professional formal event, I would recommend going with the larger size.
Heather
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 45
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 145 lbs
Jun 30, 2014

Pretty dress, if it had fit me

Size worn: None
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Date
Unfortunately, the size 8 wouldn't even zip up the back and the size 10 didn't work either, it was way too tight. For some reason, I thought I had read a review that said the material had some give to it but it definitely does not. I have curves - a large bust and some booty, too, and it was too tight in all the places. It was a pretty dress, though, and would have made for a very elegant dinner out. Glad that I got it as my "free" birthday dress (had to pay a $25 upgrade fee) since I didn't try it on early enough to get a new dress sent or a credit in time.
Denise
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 120 lbs
Aug 12, 2014

So many compliments !

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
This dress is conservative and sexy at the same time. I needed to wear it to an event that required covering knees, shoulders and elbows, it mostly fit the bill. The color certainly helped to slim, but the fabric and structure also hid any imperfections especially around my hips and thighs. Admittedly I wasn't the most adept walker in this dress, it was fitted on me through the knee so I had a smaller stride than normal that took adjusting to on my part. Ultimately I didn't care how I walked since it made me look fantastic.
Amy
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32C
Aug 22, 2014

This dress was perfect. Elegant with just that little extra that made it stand out!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
The dress has enough stretch that sizing up is safe and recommended for a little extra comfort!
Jen
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 185 lbs
Sep 1, 2014

Loved wearing knee-length black to a wedding (as the violinist!) and great lace detail to show off

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
This dress is very form-fitted and mushes your body into a lovely hourglass figure. As I said in the headline, the lace detail is great. Perfect length for more formal events.
Autumne
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 35
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Sep 6, 2014

Loved being able to track my order on the app. Super easy to return as well.

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
Great dress. Worn for a work event. Was conservative enough to fit in with the business wear that many were wearing, but dressy enough to make it feel more special than anything in my closet. I will admit, I was only able to order 1 size, and it is more fitting on an hourglass figure. Probably would have worn one size up if it had been available, but I wasn't uncomfortable. Wore Spanx and it was fine. Got many compliments! Great material and dress was in good shape.
Rebecca
Age: 34
Sep 14, 2014

I wish it fit!

Size worn: NONE
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Party
Such a beautiful dress but ran small, for me at least. There seemed to be very little difference between the 10 and 12; I fit into both but would've been uncomfortable either way.
Charlie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 40
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 110 lbs
Oct 29, 2014

Favorite dress!!!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Love this dress!!!! The fit is so flattering. I wore it to a work holiday party. Sophisticated and sexy. Will definitely be renting it again.
danielle
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 43
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 132 lbs
Dec 2, 2014

This dress perfect for a cocktail party or formal affair.

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Formal Affair
I should have ordered an eight because it was a little snug....but I still LOVED it :)
Katie
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 37
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 178 lbs
Dec 3, 2014

Great dress!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Fit nicely in all the right places. Great length. Loved the sleeve for a winter wedding.
Rebecca
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 110 lbs
Dec 17, 2014

I wasn't able to wear the dress due to the overwhelming odor of the dry cleaning chemicals.

Size worn: None
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
The fit is spot on and it is a lovely dress otherwise. I would have worn it to our office Christmas dinner.
RTR Customer
Dec 19, 2014

Great service, great app. I can't wait to use RTR again.

Size worn: 6
Rented for: Party
This dress fits perfectly to size. Very classy. Received a lot of compliments.
jane
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Apple
Weight: 140 lbs
Dec 23, 2014

sexy and classic, very form-fitting

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
My boyfriend loved this dress, but I didn't end up wearing this because it was very form-fitting and I just didn't feel like drawing attention to my midsection. Maybe if I had ordered the next size up if would have worked, but it wasn't available. RTR customer service was fantastic though, and found me a different dress in 10 minutes and overnighted it to me, and that other dress was a hit.
Karin
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 36
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 138 lbs
Jan 12, 2015

Beautiful dress

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Formal Affair
I am normally a 10, but felt it was a little tight in the waist, so I opted to wear the 12. Beautiful dress, perfect for my work party
Susan
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 124 lbs
Jan 28, 2015

I rented this for the memorial service for my husband. It was perfectly conservative and stylish.

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
This dress wasn't available in a 4, so I took a chance and got a 2 and 6. The 2 fit well, a bit snug-but true to size. Beautiful quality and forgiving.
Lindsay
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Feb 10, 2015

Beautiful dress - very forgiving!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Fit true to size, but I prefer to wear things on the snug side. If you're unsure, I would recommend sizing up just in case. It is a fitted dress in the first place, so going up one size might be more comfortable, although I was happy with the fit of the size I wore. The lace shoulders/sleeves were beautiful and made the dress conservative without being stuffy or boring. The length was perfect for the event I was attending, came right to the top of the knees (preferred length for me at 5'8"). I would definitely wear this again and would recommend it for others!
Veronica
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 27
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145 lbs
Feb 17, 2015

Fantastic dress!!

Size worn: 10
Rented for: Wedding
Wore this dress to the wedding of two dear friends. I received SO many compliments on the dress! It fit perfectly and true to size, it was extremely comfortable. I'd definitely rent this dress again!
Jennifer
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 98 lbs
Feb 23, 2015

Beautiful dress

Size worn: 0
Rented for: Other
Dress runs small which was excellent for my small frame. I loved this dress and it was one of my back up dresses, but I chose to wear another dress. Material does not give, but is very silky feeling, the lace kinda felt like it was a little scratchy. Overall it was a stunning dress!
Marisa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125 lbs
Feb 28, 2015

Photographs beautifully.

Size worn: NONE
Rented for: Party
Didn't wear this. It is well made and beautiful, but just too tight. I was very uncomfortable in the 6 and the picture is with Spanx. Afraid I couldn't eat, drink, or sit. Looks better in pictures than in person. RTR was very accommodating and helpful with my return.
Allie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 46
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120 lbs
Mar 6, 2015

I wore this to a bat mitzvah service. The dress was perfect for the synagogue: understated, lovely

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
The size 4 fit me like a dream. 34C- 26- 36' 120 lbs, and almost 5-6". The dress is sophisticated and really pretty.
Sarah
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 170 lbs
Mar 18, 2015

So many compliments! Everyone asked me where I got this dress from! I proudly answered RTR!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
The fit for me; a usual size 10; was tight, but a good tight. Any bigger, and this dress wouldn't have looked as good. It hugged me in all the right places. I had to wear Spanx to smooth it out, but I wasn't uncomfortable in the slightest. Given that I wore it to a wedding, I was able to eat, drink, and dance in it without worry or being too uncomfortable. Zipped with no trouble. The chest was tight, and the lace at the top showed my cleavage. Because the lace is minimal; though, I never felt like it was inappropriate, even for a church wedding. I paired it with the Kate Spade NY Garden Party Necklace for a light tough of sparkle. Wore a nude BCBG heel that was only about an inch high because the shoe didn't draw a lot of attention and it allowed me to dance all evening!
K
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
Mar 23, 2015

Perfect cocktail dress

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This is a great choice for women with height who want to highlight their waistline. It is comfortable, easy to wear and flattering. Especially nice length on tall women, as it hits just below the knee. The lace is very pretty, and has just a hint of metallic thread that allows it to catch & reflect light. I paired it with a bright & bold pair of patterned heels and never received so many compliments.
Sara
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 48
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120 lbs
Apr 2, 2015

beautifully made but runs very small.

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Other
beautifully made but runs very small. I normally wear a 0 but could barely zip it up. Too tight to be worn and I had to send it back.
Marissa
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120 lbs
Apr 6, 2015

Classy, elegant.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Other
After reading reviews I decided to go ahead and order a size up - thank goodness I did! The dress does run small but I think that is due to the form fitting fabric. It was classy with subtle sparkle in the lace details. As always with RTR it arrived wrinkle-free and ready to wear.
Caren
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125 lbs
Apr 6, 2015

Cute, Classy Dress

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Wore this dress to a wedding and got tons of compliments. It's pretty form fitting but I still managed to dance the night away with no problems.
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