Synergy Gown

$169 to buy
$675 retail
Stylist Notes

Twirl around the ballroom in teal! This ruched bodice gown by ML Monique Lhuillier will flatter your figure for a night of bliss.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size up for backup (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: 0 - 14.

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - fitted at bust
WAIST: Fitted - dress very fitted at natural waist
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: Straight & Narrow, Athletic, Petite, body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Product Details

Teal Tulle (100% Polyester). Strapless. Sweetheart neckline. Mermaid skirt. Hidden side zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Lined. See size and fit tab for lengths. Imported.

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127 reviews
Fit
Large
(20)
True to Size
(87)
Small
(5)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 33
May 11, 2014
Didn't wear it
Fit fine, though the wrapped bulged in some odd spots, like a bad zipper. Also, it's basically a bridesmaid dress.
Size worn:
NONE
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
May 17, 2014
The customer service was excellent.
This dress is really pretty. I am 5'11" and normally wear a size 8. I have a long torso and athletic build. The 8 wasn't long enough, it barely covered my chest, and 10 was too baggy. I ended up returning the dress and having an alternate shipped out.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
12R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 21
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 165lbs
May 18, 2014
Although I did not wear this dress, I cannot wait to rent it again!
After my back up size dress was ripped, RTR allowed me to pick another dress in my backup size. This dress is absolutely stunning. The color is so beautiful and the fit hugs your body and makes your curves (whether you have them or not!) pop! This size dress was a bit big on me. The next time I order, I will definitely be getting the 8R or 10R. I was definitely bummed I had to leave it at home for my event!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 21
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
May 20, 2014
The color was to die for
Loved wearing this dress to my prom. The color was really beautiful and the length was perfect! I didn't have to walk around carrying the dress all night and I didn't trip on the hem once (though I was wearing 4 inch heels) Only con- the middle of the dress is baggy! I was disappointed that I had to keep pulling it down. You might be able to see that in some of the pictures. If I had known that I may not have rented it but otherwise it showed off my curves and was a blast.
ReneeJuly 28, 2014
you look gorgeous! i was wondering where your friend's dress is from? the navy one, thanks!
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Size worn:
2R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 20
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
May 22, 2014
Absolutely AMAZING dress
I have never felt more beautiful in another dress. This dress fits every curve absolutely perfectly and its color is SO gorgeous. I typically wear a size 4, but the 4 didn't fit my waist as well as the 2. The 2, although, was super tight around my chest and it was kinda hard to breathe BUT It looked really good and that is all that matters, right? Other than the tight chest, the dress was really comfortable and I was honestly sad to take it off. RENT THIS DRESS. It made my senior prom perfect and my experience with RTR was amazing, I will most definitely be renting again :)
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 30
Bust size: 38D+
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 193lbs
May 26, 2014
I ended up not wearing this dress, didn't zip all the way.
It fit perfect until I the zipper reached my boobs. I could have tried to zip it all the way but it would have been to uncomfortable. I always have problem with my chest area when it come to dresses so I don't think it was the dress shape the reason my cheats didn't fit.
Size worn:
6L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 37
May 26, 2014
A graduation celebration with great friends!
Beautiful dark teal color. Fit well through the torso. Did not ever feel like it was falling down. Long length would have been great with 1" heels for a 6'0" person. I wore 3" heels and it was a little on the short side, but not 'awkwardly' short.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 36
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 107lbs
May 27, 2014
GORGEOUS!!
this dress was an absolute surpise! it didnt look as great on the model but in person the color is gorgeous, it fits like a glove and it's stunning! i got many compliments through the night and thereafter!!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
May 27, 2014
RTR customer service went above and beyond!
My backup dress was damaged by the previous renter so Jessica from RTR customer service sent this one at no extra charge to replace the backup dress. My original dress fit beautifully, so I didn't need the 2nd dress but the service was incredible!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
12L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 21
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
May 30, 2014
Amazing dress!!
I was a little skeptical renting this dress as there were no reviews or anything but oh my goodness! This dress is just beautiful. The dark teal color looks really good on tan skin. This dress runs a tiny bit small, I'm 5'8, 170 lbs and I usually wear a 10 but I ended up wearing the 12L because the 10L was too small and too short. The 12 was a tight fit but you'll want it to be tight. It never slipped down; once it was on I didn't pull it once. Thicker ladies, this dress is supremely flattering. The way the fabric lays is very form fitting and holds it all in. It does have a little bit of a train as you can see in the third picture so you'll have to be careful but it is so worth it. Thank you RTR for making my senior prom amazing with this dress!!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
12L
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 6' 0"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 180lbs
June 6, 2014
Not form fitting enough :-(
I have a very small waist in relation to my hips and this was just not flattering on me. I run between a 10 and 12 depending on the dress and I assumed, like most designer dresses, that the dress would be better as a 12. It was big, but they didn't have the 10 available. Not sure if that would even help. I think this dress looks great on super petite women, it's so gorgeous!
Size worn:
4L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 40
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 130lbs
June 9, 2014
Worn to black tie theatre award ceremony to see my daughter perform--perfect choice!!
I really should have gotten a 6, but somehow I did not order a backup size, and I just loved this dress so much I didn't want to choose an alternate, so I sucked it up (literally) and wore the 4. It looked amazing, and the built in hook & eye band inside the dress was the only thing that made it zippable! It probably would not have looked as awesome if it had been any bigger though, so it worked out fine. Gorgeous dress, very well designed. Not too long with 3.5" heels (I did pick it up a bit walking around just to be safe, but it wasn't tripping me or anything). Felt very pretty and confident, and that is saying a lot for me!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 21
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
June 13, 2014
I wore this dress to my senior ball and received so many compliments!
This dress was light weight, comfortable, and true to size. I was able to dance without feeling restricted, even though the fabric didn't really "give."
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
10R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 35
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 170lbs
June 14, 2014
Hubs won't stop staring and smiling!
Curvy girls do not be scared! I'm a full 12 and wore a 10 to accentuate my waist. No bra needed and I never "tugged" . The dress was revered al evening and I was the only one in the unique color, dress, and style. This dress was made for small waists and curves! Spanx are a must! No bra... Be sure to have a hunky husband to assist in zip up! Xo
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Size worn:
4L
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
June 16, 2014
I wore this dress to the 56th Annual National Capital Emmy Awards where my husband won 2 Emmy's!
The dress overall was amazing. I got compliments ALL NIGHT! The dress fit perfectly in the waist but was a bit snug at the chest. Overall looked and felt great. Was a little long and had to pick it up when navigating the stairs. Loved it!
HilaryAugust 23, 2014
Did you rent the necklace as well?? Love it!
LeslieAugust 25, 2014
Yes! It's the Mykonos Necklace by Slate & Willow Accessories!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
12R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 33
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Athletic
June 19, 2014
okay dress beautiful color
I rented this dress for a gala but ended up wearing something a different dress. It's an okay dress and the color certainly makes it.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
10L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 35
Body type: Athletic
June 21, 2014
I felt beautiful!
Amazing dress, got so many compliments! I wore 8 wks after giving birth & it was the perfect dress to flatter my figure and hide my new mommy trouble spots. I felt wonderful in it!
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Size worn:
6R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 140lbs
June 23, 2014
dress to impress
At first the fabric didn't convinced me much but I loved the unique color, once I tried it on I changed my mind. It does run a bit short, I am 5'6" and with 4" heels you could see my shoes, the upside it's lightweight, comfortable, it stays in place. It does have a baggy waist so if you have a belly it is perfect for you, I had to keep pulling it down every time I got up so it didn't look bulgy in the middle. It is also sort of warm and it lacked secure clips for the bra on the back. Overall liked the dress, very elegant.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
14R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 35
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 175lbs
June 23, 2014
Stunning gown! Beautiful color and loved the sweetheart neckline!
I had initially rented the Badgley Mischka Flora Chiffon Gown in a 12R and 14R, and at the last minute the 14R was not available, so RTR sent this dress as a replacement. The Badgley Mischka Flora Chiffon Gown in a 12R fit perfectly and since that was my first choice I ended up wearing it. The ML Monique Lhuillier Synergy Gown was very pretty in person and would have been great were it not too big. I definitely needed the 12R or maybe even the 10R in this dress. I usually wear a 10 or 12 in dresses. I think had the dress fit it would have accentuated my hourglass figure very nicely. The color was a very pretty teal blue in person and I loved the sweetheart neckline. The fabric was a little bit itchy, but I’m not sure if I wouldn’t have noticed as much if the dress fit better and there wasn’t so much extra fabric moving around. Even though this didn’t fit, I was very glad that RTR sent the backup dress and I would consider this dress for a future event in the right size.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 110lbs
June 23, 2014
Could've been more flattering.
The dress was too large overall. The bodice accentuated my hips in a way that was unflattering and was large in the bust and waist. The length was also an issue -- even with 4 inch heels, people stepped on the dress (including me) the whole night. I really wanted to like this one, but it was not the right fit for my body.
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 36
Bust size: 38B
Body type: Pear
July 1, 2014
While i am sure the dress is great for a lot of people, my back up dress was more flattering.
I thought that this was the dress i would wear to the gala and got two sizes in it, just to be sure. When it arrived, it fit well, but the color really washed me out and the bottom tulle was droopy. I was very surprised.
Size worn:
12R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 33
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 172lbs
July 5, 2014
I felt awesome in this dress!
This dress is a beautiful color. Not the best for dancing and it gets pretty warm since the bodice doesn't breathe. I'm 5'5" and wore 3 inch heels. It still had a bit of length. Another lady stepped on the back of it :/ Overall gorgeous dress. Back up size up, not down.
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Size worn:
0L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 135lbs
July 7, 2014
My first rtr experience-breathed a huge sigh of relief when it fit &looked amazing. Color is great!
Amazing fit. Loved everything about it-wore to a black tie wedding and felt like the belle of the ball. Im small chested so i didnt have to wear a bra-but i did put in some cups to fill it out a little more. Im 5'10 and ordered the long, which was the perfect length.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 160lbs
July 7, 2014
Beautiful but no structure
Absolutely LOVED the color and style of this dress. The woven pattern of the fabric across the bodice is exactly how I imagined. The problem is that the bodice has no structure which is is bad when you have a thick waste.. I looked pregnant! Even with spanks. Also, the over skirt is at least an inch longer than the dress. I had 4.5 heels which cleared the dress EXCEPT for the lacey overskirt. I walked around and I tripped constantly, either stepping on the front or getting my heel caught in the back. If I lose the weight I want to, I would think about getting higher heels and try again. And the 12 was a bit big. The lace does stretch, unlike what the description says. I wish I had gotten the 10 instead of a 14 as the backup size.
Size worn:
0R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
July 13, 2014
Stunning dress! Fabulous first experience with RTR. Can't wait to rent again!!
Dress fits true to size, hugs your body perfectly and is totally comfortable too! Felt like a princess!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 36
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
November 30, 2014
Black Tie Wedding
This dress was definitely a show stopper. I have not felt so beautiful in a gown since my wedding day. Absolutely stunning!
Size worn:
10R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 156lbs
June 2, 2014
The dress
Super large
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 98lbs
July 23, 2014
Black Tie Wedding Approved!
The dress was gorgeous but was too large on me and was also very long. I made it work but would've looked a lot better if it was tighter and a few inches shorter.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
8R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 39
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 175lbs
July 28, 2014
This dress was not only beautiful, but I thought flattering (for a mom of 3 little kids!).
Love, love, love. Fit true to size. And I got so many compliments on my first-ever rent the runway dress! The color was amazing, the criss cross of the lace and other fabric on the front was very helpful to conceal certain things that my 3 babies "gave" to my body, and it was so fun to wear a designer dress that I would never have otherwise bought.
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Size worn:
10R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Body type: Hourglass
July 31, 2014
Beautiful dress, color is phenomenal, but...
I was pleasantly surprised when this dress arrived and fit, given that it was my first rental. I felt good in it and got compliments all night. However, about an hour into wearing it (for a long day and night) I started to have a lot of pain in my rib cage. I came to realize that the metal (underwire type) pieces in the top weren't secure in the material and were digging into my ribs (even though the dress was comfortably loose). By the reception I couldn't really dance because of the pain, and the next morning I had three bruises on my rib cage :( Still, it wasn't that horrible.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 180lbs
July 31, 2014
Mermaid beauty!
This is my second experience with RTR and won't be my last! My boyfriend and I were invited to my college roommate's black tie optional wedding in the California Bay area, and I needed something special to wear. I wanted the dress to be elegant and beautiful, but wanted to make sure I could dance and be myself in it. The gown fit me like a glove. I normally wear between a size 4 and 6 and unfortunately have gained a little wait over the past year. But the 6L was perfect. It hit all of my curves the right way, and I didn't even have to wear a bra. I received compliments all night, and felt like I stood out, without taking any attention away from the beautiful bride. I will definitely rent from RTR again!!!!
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Size worn:
6R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125lbs
August 11, 2014
Beautiful dress, received many compliments.The whole experience with RTR was five stars. Thank you.
Fit true to size. Used for a Great Gatsby formal party.
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Size worn:
12R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Bust size: 38B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 170lbs
August 13, 2014
Perfect color and flattering fit on all body types
We rented these gowns for my sister's wedding. We had a hard time finding the right "peacock" blue/teal but this one stood out online. We took a big risk but it paid off. I'm much larger than the other 2 who wore size 2 & 4 gowns but the dress complimented all our body types. It was long for me at 5'2" however with a moderate 2-4" heel it would have been fine. I decided to wear a flat shoe anyways. The color was perfect and it was comfortable.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4R
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
August 26, 2014
Mermaid memories!
This dress was gorgeous, but was definitely tight in the top and a little loose in the stomach area for me. Regardless, it was a great dress to wear to a formal wedding.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 127lbs
August 27, 2014
Didn't wear this dress
This dress was really big around the waist but fit perfect around the bust
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 110lbs
August 27, 2014
Perfection!
This dress was such a great choice. Not only was it beautifully designed it was also so comfortable to wear. The color is a beautiful teal color the pictures don't do it justice. The back was a little low for a strapless but could have been rigged if you felt you needed one. I wore a low back bra and it worked out perfectly! Absolutely loved this rental.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2R
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130lbs
August 28, 2014
Pretty color, fits well but not super fitted on the hips, slightly long
Wore this to a wedding. Fits well, a little large because not very fitted in the hips so I went a size down from my usual size. A little long with 3 inch heels but didn't feel like I would trip or anything. Rich deep green color.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
14R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Full Bust
September 13, 2014
From the second I first put it on I fell in love
Absolutely LOVE this dress. My first rental and it was a great experience. I felt gorgeous as soon as I zipped it up and knew I made the right choice. All confirmed when 3 of the other dresses I considered purchasing were worn at the wedding by other beautiful women. Night was full of compliments. The dress was exactly what I wanted simple, elegant and beautiful. No one had anything close to it. The bust fits great but a bit baggy in the midsection. I would have wanted it to be a tad bit more form fitting in the midsection but it still gave me the hour glass figure I wanted. The zipper and clip are on the side. Unfortunately clip was digging into my skin all night. The dress is long and warm, for sure wear a higher heel. All in all dress was comfortable, moveable and absolutely gorgeous.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6R
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 125lbs
August 14, 2014
Favorite dress I've ever worn
I wore this dress to a charity gala and absolutely loved it. Strangers stopped me to compliment me. The dress fits true to size. I'm pretty short so the only trouble I had was with the tulle at the bottom, making sure my heels didn't snag. I cannot say enough about how great I felt in this dress.
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Size worn:
10L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 150lbs
August 14, 2014
Really loved the gown, adored the customer service even more!
I initially requested the 8R and the 10R when I finally said yes to the dress ;) I decided to wear a higher heel to help "slim me out" and the 10R was ok but was a bit on the short side. I sent an email Wednesday night at 10:30pm and had a response from Muriel at 10:40pm saying they would overnight me the 10L! Unfortunately the Long looked to be about the same length as the Regular. But I did end up wearing the 10L for the wedding, I noticed on the 10R that there were two pretty distinctive oil stains going down the front of the gown. Something that you couldn't see when looking at the dress, but when you had it on it was noticeable so I'm sure when they cleaned it from the person before they didn't see the spots. This was the second time I rented a gown from RTR for a wedding, and it was also the second time so many people went out of their way to tell me how fantastic it looked! Absolutely LOVE RTR and their customer service is AMAZING!!! -Mel
AmoreSeptember 13, 2014
You looked amazing!
MelodieSeptember 15, 2014
Why thank you Amore!
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