Portofino Poncho Dress

$105 to buy
$850 retail

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Stylist Notes

Look oh so chic on the sandy beaches while wearing this fashionable M Missoni one shoulder poncho dress. Great for that stylish cover up or fancy dinner date by the ocean. Amp up this look with the Badgley Mischka's Art Deco Bling Cuff and Badgley Mischka's Decadent Deco Necklace.

Size & Fit

This dress runs slightly large. We recommend going one size down for back-up (see following fit notes for exceptions). Italian sizing.

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Not fitted - very loosely fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Not fitted - comfortable room for full hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh to Knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric is very stretchy
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust, Bump Friendly, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Size & Fit Notes

This dress runs slightly large. We recommend going one size down for back-up (see following fit notes for exceptions). Italian sizing.

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Not fitted - very loosely fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Not fitted - comfortable room for full hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh to Knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric is very stretchy
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust, Bump Friendly, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

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Product Details

Multi color knit. One shoulder neckline with draped sleeve. 35'' from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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40 reviews
Fit
Large15
True to Size21
Small3
Top Contributor
Size worn:
46
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 36
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 150lbs
December 18, 2014
Getaway girls weekend
I wore this like a poncho versus the way it's suppose to but it was very comfortable and cute!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
October 30, 2014
Perfect Pool Cover Up for a Fall Look on a Hot Day!
I rented this dress to wear for my boyfriend's birthday party, which was at a pool on a hot day in October in Miami. I loved the print but the fit was much more baggy than expected. It was fine for a cover up but I wouldn't have worn it without a swimsuit. I'm 5' and the length was short on me.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
October 9, 2014
Versatile, Comfortable and Sexy!
I rented this dress for my friend's rehearsal dinner. I absolutely loved this dress, but I chose this dress for it's versatility. You can easily dress it up or down. Plus, its the perfect dress for transitional weather. I live in Pittsburgh, and September and October weather can be very unpredictable. I figured whether it was 30 or 70 degrees outside, this dress would work! A couple details.. The dress is actually very sheer. You are really the only one who will be able to tell, but if you are very modest, you might feel uncomfortable. The dress was the perfect length on me, but I am only 5'4". So, if you are taller, you might want to pair it with leggings or tights. Overall, I loved the dress and received several compliments!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
36
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 44
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 100lbs
September 16, 2014
I didn't like the fit or the look of this one. It looks far better on the model.
It is hard to wear this dress without some kind of slim fit pants or a slip underneath it. I didn't really find the fit or the dress that flattering.
Size worn:
42
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 47
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
July 21, 2014
This is really best for beachwear, I think. It is a loose knit and very casual.
The fit was shorter than I thought it would be. I am 5'4" and the shorter side was very high. It is a casual pullover more than a dressy dress.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 106lbs
July 15, 2014
Unfortunately this dress had to be returned.
The dress was incredibly awkward. It was SO short that if I raised my arms you would have seen inappropriate body parts. I am only 5'3 so not many things are short on me. Luckily I had a backup at home, but really would not recommend this dress to anyone. It's a shame because it looks so stylish and cute on the model.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125lbs
June 3, 2014
pretty
I loved it, unfortunately did not wear it. It looks more like a pool coverup than a dress, but still beautiful regardless. It was not appropriate for my birthday dinner, so RTR sent another dress
Top Contributor
Size worn:
46
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Apple
May 31, 2014
Comically short dress. But an extraordinary shirt.
When I first tried on this dress, my husband and I had a good laugh at how short it was on me. But at the suggestion of another review my height (5' 10"), I added a little black skirt and viola! I was now wearing an incredibly cool shirt. The wedding I wore this for was more of a party vibe, so the two-piece look worked well. Just three months after having a baby, I felt lovely and comfortable all night.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 46
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 122lbs
May 29, 2014
LOVE!!
I used this as a beach cover up for an event I was hosting. It is so comfortable, unique, and beautiful. I don't think I would have been comfortable trying to wear it as a dress given the shorter length and the sheerness of it. But, I hated to return it and have already reserved it again!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 118lbs
May 23, 2014
Great customer service!
I rented this to wear to a baby shower, however it came with a rip on the sleeve so I was unable to wear it. RTR was able to refund me fully which I appreciated. Fit well and looked great minus the rip!
Size worn:
44
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 25
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135lbs
May 22, 2014
It was like a giant bag that gave no shape unless you stood like the photo it provides, didn't wear.
It had no shape, I generally wear a 6 and I drowned in this one. Then the second size was damaged so they sent me a dress that was the same style, but an ugly coral color and also had no shape.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
April 22, 2014
Beautiful for a beach coverup
I rented this dress for a bachelorette weekend in Miami. It was perfect as a beach coverup; however, it is not ideal to wear as an actual dress as it is completely see-through. Although I was only able to wear it on top of my bathing suit, I still received so many compliments from the girls I was with.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 41
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
March 25, 2014
Cute and comfy
Originally, I wasn't very impressed with this as a dress, so I slipped on black shorts and a black bandeau top underneath. It made the look more casual, and I was going for the "effortless chic" look anyway. The poncho is pretty simple but I was amazed by how many positive comments I received. I wore it with black shorts and a tank underneath to a night out with while at a conference in Florida. The resort like atmosphere made it look natural. I'd buy this!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 130lbs
January 30, 2014
Great dress. Perfect for summer for a night out.
The only size available was a 40, which is larger than I would normally wear. I threw on a bandeau and it fit great. Super comfortable fabric and very flattering for a curvy girl.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 40
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
January 3, 2014
Cute dress for vacation
I loved this, but more for by the pool and wearing over a swimsuit than as a dress. It is see-through, and a garment underneath might be hard to manage. I rented a 40 and a 44 (42 wasn't available). The size 40 was a much better fit (a bit shorter than the 44, more flattering for over a swimsuit) except the dress was so stretched out on top that it didn't fit properly and the armhole just hung there. The size 44 was in much better shape on top so I wore that one instead, even though it was a bit longer than I would have wanted for hanging out by the pool. The colors are great, and I would definitely rent this again.
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 45
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
September 16, 2013
Fun, dazzling and crazy dress!
My boyfriend's son was getting married and I needed to look beautiful and yet not too dressy since the wedding was casual.I was very excited about this dress. When it arrived, I got worried, as I opened the garment bag and my first thought was... this is not a dress, it looks more like a shirt/top!. Once I tried it on, I noticed it can be worn as both but for me as a dress it was more than fine ( I am 5'1'). I am glad I ordered a small size(38) and one up(40)from it as the small was too small but the 40 size was perfect. I wore an undergarment, as suggested in the reviews. The only drawback is that I could not lift the arm with the sleeve as the dress was lifting and revealing my undergarment and it was not flattering. On the other hand, I had LOTS of compliments on the dress and everyone told me it was a very original and flattering piece. Thank you RTR for another big success!.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
May 19, 2013
Casual Chic
Great dress. Missoni never fails to deliver. Beware that it is as others described and "see-through". I wore it with a Missoni slip I had from one of my own dresses and it was perfect. I purchased the Spanx tube dress, but didn't like it as much underneath. It did have a few snags and I think a hole that someone sewed up, but nonetheless, it was not noticeable. Everyone loved it and commented how effortlessly cool I looked. I would rent it again.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
42
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 46
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 145lbs
April 28, 2013
The multiple compliments I received were awesome - even from strangers passing by.
Dress is sheer. Make sure to have a strapless slip ready! The "bra petals" I wore were too light underneath so had to remove them. Otherwise dress was simply awesome.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 47
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130lbs
January 23, 2013
I didn't end up wearing it but my 17 year old daughter did..nothing else like it at this LA wedding
It doesn't come with a slip and the arm holes are enormous - that said if you have a slip-dress it's a great top - runs very large so order small. It's also VERY sheer - so make sure the slip-dress has good coverage.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 130lbs
December 19, 2012
Loved this dress! So comfortable! Could be formal OR casual
Very flattering- short but comfortable.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
November 30, 2012
Missoni is always a classic choice.
I wore this dress to a charity kick off party in Palm Beach on a yacht and it was perfect. WARNING - this is very short, very short. I am a girl that loves a mini but I had to purchase a BCBG skirt to wear under it for an additional 2 inches of length. With that said, the colors are amazing, the pattern is great, and although this is a loose fitting dress - there is a sexiness to it while maintaining a classy look. There are so many gorg colors in the knit the accessories options are endless. You could pair this with skinny jeans, leggins, a mini skirt or wear it as a chic cover-up. Overall it was a great pick, a lot of compliments given, only 4 of 5 stars because I would love this a bit longer :)
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
36
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110lbs
November 20, 2012
Tons of Compliments, Cool Vibe
This dress is very different and stands out in the crowd. It was really baggy on me, however, and I had to belt it. It ended up looking great with a skinny gold belt and the statement necklace I rented. I was happy with my rental.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
42
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 40
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
November 14, 2012
This dress was so versatile, I wanted to wear it everyday of my vacation! I rented it for 8 days!!
It was comfortable , it was flattering, and to meet, nothing beats Missoni! Wore as a cover up, wore with leggings for work meetings, wore it on the airplane! Only problem?! I almost didnt give it back, truly a one of a kind piece...trust me...I have been looking for an identical one to buy since...
Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Petite
October 9, 2012
Coverup or glorified shawl
I rented this for a weekend in Vegas with the intent of wearing it out to a nightclub or for dinner. When it arrived I found it to be more of a shawl and appropriate for day or a pool coverup. It was very fun, chic, comfy and flattering but essentially a glorified shawl with one hole for your head and another for your arm. Plus it was unraveling in places.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
36
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 42
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
September 26, 2012
Too short to be a dress, too long to be a top. And, completely see through.
I coudn't wear this. I'm 5'4" and it was too short to be a dress. I thought of wearing over white jeans, but it seemed too long as a top.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
42
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Body type: Athletic
September 24, 2012
beautiful, but better as a top
i love this and would love to own it. The only thing I would note is that it is a lot shorter than i expected. I wore it with pants (it still made a cute top), b/c it definitely fit more like a shirt than a dress.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 129lbs
September 20, 2012
This is a gorgeous dress. Wasn't appropriate so it didn't work out.
I was disappointed in the item. I ordered two sizes but found the there was no slip. I couldn't wear it because i wasn't prepared. One of the two sizes had damage (a large snag which created a hole). Missoni knits are delicate.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 113lbs
September 17, 2012
FUN and COMFY for ALL WOMEN!!
This dress was beautiful on and made for a great dinner time dress on vacation! This dress would be good for anyone, even pregnant woman! It is see through so please remember a slip i used navy blue!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 165lbs
September 9, 2012
Awesome customer service!
I wasn't typically used to wearing a dress that's like a "bag" fit but I actually really loved this dress. My boyfriend didn't love the fit because it was not tight, but I loved it! I was skeptical because it might have been see through, but it was definitely not. One complaint was that it was short, so anyone around 5'9 and not used to wearing shorter dresses, you might not love this. Just wear a full panty!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 135lbs
September 7, 2012
Vegas pool side
Wore this Vegas poolside. It it very short but perfect for the pool scene!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
38
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 24
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
September 6, 2012
I wore this dress out celebrate my friend's birthday at the beach and I received so many complements on my dress!
The dress was a little large, I would recommend sizing own just one size from your average. Also, be sure to have a strapless slip or something that covers your body for under the garment.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
36
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105lbs
August 22, 2012
So comfy, so chic!
Rented this for a dinner party and got tons of compliments. I felt great all night - the dress is super cute and very comfy. Highly reccomend :) Heads up - it is somewhat sheer in the right light.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
44
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
August 14, 2012
More of cover up than a dress
I rented this for a pool party than went well into the night. I brought it to change into after but it was way too short to wear alone. I ended up using it as a cover up and got a lot of compliments.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 135lbs
August 1, 2012
All Time Favorite
Wow, what a treat it was to wear this stunning dress. It was beyond easy to wear and very comfortable. I think this would look amazing on any body type, weight or height. The knit was a tiny bit see-thru but I think it just added to the sexy factor. I wore this on two dates and both the men LOVED it. I have rented so many dresses over the past year and this is still my favorite.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32AA
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120lbs
July 19, 2012
Casual dinner date
RTR was out of a size medium in another dress and they offered this one for me for free (!). Super cute, but casual. And the side w/ the arm lifts up when you lift your arm, so I wore leggings. I will add that I am 7 months pregnant and this was comfortable, but I prefer a form fit so my pregnancy is obvious and I dont just appear bloated. Wore out to dinner.
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Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
July 2, 2012
Perfectly Cool
I rented this dress for a pool party and absolutely loved it. It's sheer, so I cannot imagine it would work for anythng but a coverup, but it was effortlessly flattering. I paired with wedges and a fedora.
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 129lbs
June 5, 2012
I received multiple compliments but even more importantly, I loved how chic it made me feel! This, Ladies, is the secret to escaping the perpetual seasonal wardrobe shift: RTR!
As a heads up - this dress is designed and cut to fit like a breezy poncho, so expect that it will drape, not hug your physique. That being said, it was PERFECT as a cover up for my day trip to Caudalie Spa! I received multiple compliments but even more importantly, I loved how chic it made me feel! It boasts the classic Missoni zig zag motif, but with the volume turned up in a fashionable color blocking design. It offers just the right amount of classy & sexy thanks to the exposed shoulder and slightly sheer fabric. This, Ladies, is the secret to escaping the perpetual seasonal wardrobe shift: RTR! BTW, it's hard to appreciate the intricacy of the poncho's patterns via photos. So beautiful...
FenellaAugust 29, 2012
Hi would it be good for a casual wedding rehearsal dinner?
RTRAugust 31, 2012
Hi Fenella! This dress would be perfect for a casual wedding rehearsal dinner!
KristenSeptember 10, 2012
Would I need to wear a slip under it?
RTRSeptember 10, 2012
Hi Kristen! I would suggest wearing a slip under this dress, as it is a bit see through!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
36
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 93lbs
May 24, 2012
Effortlessly Chic!
I wore this dress for a brunch birthday and it was perfect. The dress is very sack-like and hung like a pancho. That was the look I was going for, but if you want a form fitting dress, this is not it. The fabric is sheer so I wore a black tank dress underneath. I got a ton of compliments. It's a perfect dress if you want to look effortlessly chic.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 6' 0"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
May 20, 2012
Versatile and Comfortable
Wore this to a beach wedding rehearsal dinner, right off the plane.... and then again on the plane back! It was perfect to go from casual to dressy. So many compliments. Make sure you have a slip, I wore a loose silk skirt slip and it worked well as the material lets light through. Great with wedges or pumps.
Size worn:
40
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 140lbs
April 2, 2012
Love this Missoni
This was my first RTR experience and I have nothing but amazing things to say! The dress came with complimentary fashion tape and a great Kate Spade perfume sample which was a fun suprise and came in handy! I would say that this dress runs true to size. It is very short and flowy so it was very flattering and fun. I loved it and got many compliments. It is colorful, bright, and great for the spring. Thank you RTR I look forward to renting again soon!!

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