Marchesa Notte

Clea Gown

$110 – $130 rental
$1,295 retail
Stylist Notes

This Marchesa Notte ivory and gold gown will let you tap into your inner Grecian goddess. Pair the floor-length look with a gold, strappy sandal. Pair with Eddie Borgo's Inlaid Pearl Hinged Cuff.

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: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Fitted - dress fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Two lengths available. Regular measures 58'' from shoulder to hem (recommended for heights 5'2''-5'6''), Long measures 61'' from shoulder to hem (recommended for heights 5'7''-5'11'').

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a nubra or no bra.
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Athletic, Full Bust, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Product Details

Ivory Synthetic Tulle (100% Nylon). Sleeveless. Crew neckline. Tulle mermaid skirt. Embroidered gold lace rosettes. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Partially lined. See size and fit tab for length. Imported.

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108 reviews
Fit
Large
(3)
True to Size
(65)
Small
(3)
Size worn:
4R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 160lbs
September 3, 2017
I wore this dress for a gala event.
I was a street 6-8, but needed a 4 in this dress to get it to work. I wore heels, so the regular didn't cover my feet. The dress was form-fitting but the tulle goes up past the knees so it's not hard to sit or dance or bend over to pick up your dropped clutch.
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Size worn:
4L
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
July 7, 2017
So elegant, detailed, classy!
I fell in love with this dress when I tried it on! Beautiful intricate design.... there is even lace overlay under the bottom part of dress. I felt beautiful enough to get married in this dress! I am 5'4" and with 3" heels the 4R would have fit better, but the 4L was only one available. 2L was more form fitted but still comfortable, however there was rip in lace overlay at seam so I wore 4L. Very comfortable for dancing all night. Not too constricting anywhere. <3
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Size worn:
4L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 55
Bust size: 34D
July 5, 2017
rented for a formal family photo shoot
snug fit, Long perfect with heels for 5'9"
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Size worn:
0R
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Apple
Weight: 115lbs
June 29, 2017
The gown
Pretty dress, great details, and photographs well
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Size worn:
6R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
June 26, 2017
Evening Dress for our wedding
I had a heavy poofy wedding dress on all day and when slipped into this evening dress it was super comfortable ! Very easy to dance in and it hugs curves! I would recommend this dress for an hourglass shape. The detailing of the dress photographs beautifully
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Size worn:
10R
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 61
Bust size: 36DD
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 158lbs
June 20, 2017
An enchanted moment
The size 10 regular fit me perfectly. I wore a strapless bra, because I am a size 36dd, however I could have gone strapless but I felt I need the extra support. That's how well made the dress was. It travels very well, I flew from Detroit to Atlanta with the dress in my carry-on bag, no wrinkles whatsoever. Ready to wear. This dress works well for a person with slim hips, the fabric has no stretch. My height is 5'6, the length was perfect. I received compliments, all night long.
Size worn:
6L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34C
Weight: 145lbs
June 18, 2017
Aviation Military Ball
I receive SO many compliments on this dress! Not just at the event, but from friends, family and coworkers who saw the photo I shared. I ordered the 4L and as back up, the 6L. I decided to go with the size 6. I chose to order the long version as I knew I would be wearing heels and I'm already on the tall side. The length was perfect! This dress is form fitting but very comfortable. It is pretty online but gorgeous in person!
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Size worn:
12R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Age: 46
June 6, 2017
Received many compliments on the dress. The dress was elegant
Received many compliments on the dress
Size worn:
4R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 31
May 17, 2017
I wore this for my wedding and it was a perfect fit! Beautiful dress, everyone said it was stunning!
Fit was great. I'm 5'5 with 34B bust size and the 4R was perfectly true to size. I was able to wear flats with the dress, but a small heel would have been great too.
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Size worn:
4R
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120lbs
May 2, 2017
My dress was gorgeous and fit perfectly! I received so many compliments all night!
My first military ball was the event I wore this gorgeous dress to. It fit perfect and I was just nervous about the bottom getting dirty but I just held it up while I walked. #militaryball #sexycouple #greatnight
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Size worn:
6L
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 47
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 131lbs
April 30, 2017
Walking thru Philadelphia!
I ordered the 4L and 6L. I ended up wearing the 6L because the zipper was stuck on the 4L. Lots of compliments! I wore this dress in Black to a formal event in 2016 and loved it so much I rented the White for 2017. Fits like a glove! I'm 5'5 and wore 2 inch heels. Length was perfect to dance in .
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Size worn:
2R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 117lbs
April 29, 2017
People couldn't stop complimenting me!!! The was absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!
The fit was perfect!!! None stop compliments!!!
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Size worn:
0R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 18
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 110lbs
April 26, 2017
Stunning Dress!
I LOVED this dress. The size zero fit perfectly with plenty of room to breath and move (dance) around in! It was incredibly comfortable and easy to get on and off. I'm 5'6'' and needed 4'' heels so that dress didn't drag too much on the floor, so it does run a bit long. Perfect for my senior prom!
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Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
April 23, 2017
Classically elegant, yet a bit more haute couture than usually wear. Loved the fit!
Admittedly, I was more than a bit hesitant about this silhouette as it is a departure from the more traditionally elegant evening gown I generally gravitate towards. However, it fit like a glove, hugging my curves in a classic and tailored manner. In a room full of hundreds and despite numerous other RTR dresses, not one other person had a gown with this silhouette and the light color stood out in a crowd of blacks, blues, and reds. This gown definitely falls into the category of ensuring the dress doesn't wear you and that almost kept me from it. But once on, it is exquisite! It does run a bit small due to the fitted nature around the hips, butt, and legs. It is a column dress with the tulle merely an overlay to the gold appliqué underneath, so keep that in mind. It didn't impede walking or sitting though (can I get amen, y'all?!). I am 5'9, wear a 4 or 6 usually and rented an 8L because of my hourglass shape. With 3 inch heels, the gown was perfectly tailored to barely sweep the ground which made walking far less complicated than in usually evening dresses. After the kind compliments I received, I would wear this gown again in a heartbeat - to the grocery store if I had to. ;) Classic, elegant, and chic: I highly recommend!
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Size worn:
4L
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Age: 36
April 23, 2017
This dress felt amazing! It had a few threads hanging but not noticeable. It was gorgeous.
This dress is elongating. It has a vintage classy look. The fit is perfect. And easy to accessorize.
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Size worn:
8R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 34
April 14, 2017
Gorgeous dress for a Formal event!
I ordered this dress in a size 8R my size, with an alternate size 6L (only available in long). The size 8R fitted perfect with enough room at the hips and buttock area, since I really dislike that pleated look when a dress obviously is too small foe that area. This dress complimented my body type well. I was a sighr fir sore eyes at the Gala. Thank you Rent the Runway!!
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Size worn:
2R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125lbs
April 14, 2017
The dress was absolutely stunning!
I loved the way this dress fit. It made me feel like a modern day bride. I typically were a 4R, but I was able to fit a 2R and even a 0R so they run a bit big. The 0R was more form fitting but the 2R gave some wiggle room. I thought the 0R fit like a glove, but when I tried it on it had a huge stain on the right leg. A random customer told me to check the dress when I picked it up but i didn't have time. I wish I would have listened to her. Lucky the 2R worked out anyway.
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Size worn:
0R
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 36
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120lbs
April 8, 2017
I honestly felt like the most beautiful woman in the room!
So happy they send two sizes. I LOVE the garment bag it comes in! I had strangers asking me where I got my dress all night AND on social media! Definitely renting again! Didn't have to wear a bra, very comfortable and classy!
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Size worn:
4R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 52
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
April 8, 2017
I wore this dress for my wedding. We eloped to a Plantation! Perfect dress, felt like a princess.
True to size, great length, material and absolutely beautiful!
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Size worn:
4R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 29
Body type: Petite
April 2, 2017
I wore this dress to my wedding rehearsal dinner. It is a gorgeous dress!
The dress fit perfectly...very flattering. It is a beautiful dress and I received many compliments. Highly recommend!!!
Size worn:
6R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Age: 41
March 7, 2017
When I received so many compliments about the gown.
Very comfortable and elegant. As I often say "Ladies keep it Simple, Sassy and Smooth". Be sure to ware strappy heels (makes it look sexy), refrain from shoes with any type of stones that will snag to your gown, it will not be a good look tripping over (SMILE). No it didn't happen to me because I switched shoes.
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Size worn:
6R
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 39
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
February 28, 2017
Perfect for intimate wedding!
This dress is gorgeous!
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Size worn:
10L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 145lbs
February 13, 2017
I was four months pregnant and needed something flattering last min. Very happy with rental.Tru
True to fit. Pros: arrived on time, easy to return.
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Size worn:
2L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Age: 29
February 13, 2017
Incredibly elegant dress that just fell beautifully!
The dress fit true to size, no complaints!
Size worn:
2R
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 112lbs
February 12, 2017
The dress was stunning! I received so many compliments.
I am 5'4" and wore 2-3" heels that night and still got the Regular. I'm a 33" bust 27" waist and 36" hips and ordered the 4 and 2 for a backup. Thank goodness because the 2 was perfect.
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Size worn:
8R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 36
February 9, 2017
I wore this to a black tie Great Gatsby event. We had a Roaring Good Time!
It was perfect! I am 5'8" 145 with a 36B athletic build and it fit perfectly. I would recommend to anyone!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
February 7, 2017
Loved loved loved this dress!
I wore this to an Inaugural Ball in DC, which is a black tie event. Ours was held at the National Portrait Gallery. I ended up finding this dress at the RTR store in Georgetown after my initial choice did not work out. The dress definitely runs a bit long (to be expected with a R length), but I absolutely loved it! I could have sized down, but they only had a 4R in the store, so I went with it. I felt like it still fit really well :) I easily wore a strapless bra with no issues, and the dress itself is really comfortable and easy to move around in. I got tons of compliments throughout the night. I'd highly recommend!
Size worn:
10L
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 30
February 5, 2017
Turned every head and endless compliments all night
This is a gorgeous dress. I received compliments all night at the gala I attended. Afterwards we went to a bar around the corner and it turned a lot of heads. It's material is very light and not stiff. Note the color on the top half is a more blush/tan color, which is almost the same as my skin tone. I thought it was supposed to be more of a white sheer from the photo. It looked way better being my skin tone color. 10R wasn't available for me so I got the 10L. The body fit perfectly and the shoulders weren't as snug as another 10R Marchesa dress I've rented before, but it was a little long since I opted for flatter shoes. I'm 5'5, 143 lbs with a 34DD bust, wide shoulders and narrow back. Usually a size 6 or 8 in dresses depending on the bust. My measurements(bust-waist-hips): 41-32-39.
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Size worn:
2R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 44
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
February 5, 2017
So many compliments and so fun to wear!!!! Gala gown and black tie /tux event.
I am 5'2'-- 117lbs. A/B cup size. 34-36 chest. This dress fit perfectly.!!! I had to wear 3.5 inch shoes and a slightly padded nude strapless bra. The size 4 was too much on the top part of dress but the length and fit through the booty would have been just fine.
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Size worn:
4R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
January 12, 2017
This dress has presence. It makes you stand taller and it hugs your body in all the right places.
The shape was very flattering for my figure and I ended up wearing size 4R with 4” heels. I opted for a size 4 just in case the lace gown was going to be tight. The fit was perfect, it accentuated my waist and I added a sparkly belt so that I keep the crystal theme my sister, the bride, was going for. The dress hugs your hips nicely and the top fit well with my bust size and frame. The gold is a mixture of champagne gold/copper gold all combined in an off-white/champagne hue. I’m 5’8” and I wore 4” heels and the length hit the bottom of my heels just right. It didn’t drag and I didn’t need to hold it up once. I had a ton of compliments during the event and after when people look at the pictures. I have now done this a couple of times and I will continue to use this service not without asking again to include some bridal gowns as well in your collection. Thanks, RTR! I will recommend this service to all of my friends.
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Size worn:
8R
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 41
Body type: Hourglass
January 4, 2017
Wedding day gorgeousness!
Rented this dress for my wedding day and it was even more beautiful in person. The fabric is stunning and it is true to size, and vey fitted in the waist. It's also not too heavy or too hot. I still get compliments about this dress!
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Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 112lbs
December 13, 2016
Beautiful dress
This was sent as a back-up dress for me when the black version I ordered was disappointingly unavailable. Even if it weren't a little bridal, I had ordered the black in a 0P, and the 0R they sent might have looked ok with 4" heels, but I was sure I'd be tripping on the layers of tulle all night. Fit-wise, the 0 fit like a glove.
Size worn:
4R
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 45
December 13, 2016
Gorgeous dress!
I was only able to order one size due to others not being available so I was a little nervous but it fit perfect! Everything about it was perfect! So easy to order and return. Thanks RTR!!
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Size worn:
8L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
November 29, 2016
*Swoon!* The Dress Is Stunning!
What can I say?! This dress is gorgeous! I wanted to wear Marchesa for my wedding and this was beyond my expectation! The gold is a mixture of champagne gold/rose gold/gold all combined in white. I'm 5'6" and I wore the 8L with 4 inch heels and it was still a bit long but that's exactly how I wanted it. My husband was speechless! The dress had a little seam that was becoming undone but a little fabric double-sided tape fixed it and you couldn't even tell. I love this dress and I couldn't been happier!
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Size worn:
0R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 35
November 28, 2016
I wore this dress on my wedding day, I couldn't be any happier! The dress is perfect.
I am a petite but very curvy, the dress hugged my body like a glove. It was sexy but yet very classy.
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Size worn:
6R
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 35
November 16, 2016
This dress was stunning! It received many compliments.
Loved it!
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Size worn:
12L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 36
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 164lbs
November 10, 2016
This dress made my wedding! My guests gave me many compliments. No one could believe it was rented
I got married in this dress. It was comfortable all night. I danced in it and when the reception was over, I didn't want to take it off. It also photographed very well. I recommend wearing nude colored undergarments, as my bra did peek out just a bit at the side arm area. In this dress, I felt and looked like a million bucks!
Size worn:
10L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 39
November 8, 2016
It was my wedding and it was beautiful!
I wore the 10 instead of the 8 because my boobs were too big for the 8. I adored this dress and I'm still getting tons of compliments on it. Smartest thing I did besides marrying him was rent this dress. Not sure why but it won't update my profile so... I am 5'9" and the long was the perfect length for me. Also, I wear a 36 DD so as stated before the size 8 was too small through the bust area but fit better everywhere else than the 10. Hope this is helpful!
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Size worn:
8R
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
November 6, 2016
The perfect dress for my great gatsby party!
This dress was amazing. It was for my 10 year anniversary roaring 20's party. It fit me perfectly. I have no complaints whatsoever. It made me feel so beautiful. I would def recommend this dress to anyone.
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Size worn:
8R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 40
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 148lbs
November 1, 2016
We won the best costume - Marie Antoinette! As suggested by RTR!
I received the Halloween inspiration ideas email about 2 weeks ago and I always wanted to have a outstanding costume... So what a great idea to dress up as Marie Antoinette! I rent it, bought the wig, gloves, fan, etc. Combined with fancy jewelry and voila! I felt really like the French Queen! . The dress was so elegant and beautiful. I received so many compliments the whole night. I would definitely rent it for a formal event.
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