Nicole Miller

Catwalk Dress

$50 rental
$430 retail

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Stylist Notes

Wear this eye catching, strapless Catwalk Dress by Nicole Miller for the event of the year! It is perfect for the holiday party, birthday bash, or a fancy date night! Paired with AV Max Gold Bangle Stack and Chan Luu Coveted Onyx Necklace.

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Great for any cup size
WAIST: Very fitted - dress is fitted throughout
HIPS: Very fitted - curvy women should size up
LENGTH: Mini to mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model) - curvy women should consider sizing up for length

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra or no bra and seamless underwear; dress has built-in boning and structure
FABRIC: Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Hourglass, Petite, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10''. )

Product Details

Black foil stretch jacquard. Sweetheart neckline. Hook-and-eye closure. Exposed back zipper. 27'' from shoulder to hem.

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69 reviews
Fit
Large
(6)
True to Size
(56)
Small
(7)
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Apple
November 1, 2010
This dress is AMAZING. No Really, it's wonderful. Got so many compliments on it and it fit perfectly. It's slightly stretchy and there is boning in the top that really hugs your curves and accentuates your assets. I would recommend this dress to anyone and everyone!
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 4' 6"
Age: 29
Body type: Hourglass
November 7, 2010
I wore this dress for my 23rd birthday which is on halloween for a night out in Atlanta. I got so many compliments! One thing I loved about the dress is that it stayed up on my body. Having larger boobs it is hard for me to wear strapless but this dress fit amazing and made me look really skinny. I also wore Black pumps and nude tights with it since it was cold out! But...Thank you RTR for making my birthday special!
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
November 16, 2010
This dress was awesome! I'm between 5'7"-5'8" and always nervous things are going to be too short but this dress wasn't at all. It was a perfect length and had structure to the top so that it didn't fall down. There's stretch to it so it was easy to dance in, and hugged the right places. Gorgeous dress, definitely recommend it!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Body type: Hourglass
December 2, 2010
Beautiful dress, but didn't fit me well. Love the cut, and the boning all around the top was great support but made the dress bunch up at the bottom of it and look odd. Maybe because it was too big around the top, but I ordered a size 4 and was surprised it fit over my larger chest. Overall pretty dress but nothing too amazing.
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 26
Body type: Full Bust
December 17, 2010
This is such a great dress! I am always nervous about wearing strapless dresses, but the dress held everything in and looked great. It is very flattering, and so fun to wear. It does run a bit long though, so if you're under 5' 4", keep this in mind. Besides that, it's a great dress that I would definitely recommend!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 46
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 110lbs
January 3, 2011
While it fits true to size, it has a very structured neckline. The sample I received looked like it was a reject b/c the boning in the bodice was poorly done. No amount of adjusting would make it lay properly. Good thing I had a back-up option!
FayeFayeSeptember 1, 2015
did you wear heels?
Overall fit:
Large
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 29
Body type: Pear
January 14, 2011
I rented this dress for new years eve and LOVED it. It's funny, you can really tell that a dress is expensive by the fabric, it was so thick.. and it stretched in all the right places. Take a careful look at the model here. Do you see the way the dress makes her look a lil pouchy? Like she has a belly when she clearly does not? I am not as thin as her and I did look a lil pouchy as well. Just a tiny bit, however. Otherwise it hit all the right places and made my boobs look pretty great. Also, the blue detailing you can see in this photo is hardly noticeable at all in person and pictures. I tried buying blue accessories for this dress and it just didn't work. However, overall the dress was a wonderful classic look. I was extremely satisfied with the whole process.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
February 6, 2011
I wore this dress to a sorority semi-formal this weekend, and it was perfect! VERY hot dress, a little on the short side if you're tall (I wore flats). I have a small bust, very small waist, and wider hips, and this dress hugged my curves in all the right places. The fabric has plenty of stretch to it, but the blue is not as noticeable as it is in the picture. The dress almost didn't get to me in time because of a huge snowstorm, but customer service was kind and helpful when I called and the dress arrived just in the nick of time! LOVED my first RTR experience!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
February 7, 2011
LOVED this dress. I wore it for my sorority semi formal, and got so many compliments on it. The boning gives it a very structured look and also keeps the dress up with no issues at all- I'm so used to having to constantly tug strapless dresses up, but I had no issues with this dress. And the pattern and texture of the fabric is absolutely beautiful- you have to see it in person!
Overall fit:
Large
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 32
Body type: Hourglass
March 31, 2011
I was mildy disappointed with the fit and quality of this dress. I am 5'5" and 125lbs. I ordered a 4 and a 6. There was little discernable difference between the two sizes. The dress was loose (even on my 34D's) and shifted precariously when I lifted my arms. The fabric formed little rolls along my waist beneath the boning. The dress was well-worn. In fact, in the size four, the boning poked out and scratched me, so I wore the six. Time to retire this one, RTR.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 30
Body type: Hourglass
April 20, 2011
This dress is the perfect strapless- its slims you down and holds you in!! Great coloring and very sophisticated!
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 35
Body type: Petite
April 21, 2011
This dress was stunning! I felt like a million bucks in this dress! I wore this dress to a wedding in April. It was classy yet sexy all at the same time. I wore it with the Ciner Teardrop Necklace. The fabric was thick, and the boning at the top helped to hold it up. I am a very petite woman, but I feel this dress would look great on any body type! I highly recommend this dress!!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 140lbs
May 9, 2011
pretty dress. form fitting, so if you have lovely lady lumps, then i'd pass... the dress is clingy, material is strechy. the boning on this particular dress was not intact within the dress, so it poked when i wore it. the dress fits longer on the model than it did on me. don't think i'll be renting this dress again..
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Body type: Hourglass
June 27, 2011
This dress is HOT! It looks GREAT, and my boyfriend pretty much loved it, but I'm not sure I'd feel comfortable with any other guy staring me down in this sexy dress (and I'm sure that if you wear it they will)! There's a bit of stretch to the dress, which you can see how it fits on the model... I think it may be more versatile for different occasions on shorter girls, but if you're taller, and the slightest bit modest, this dress seems best saved for a date night. I am solidly in between a size 4 and 6, and can wear both sizes. I fit into both sizes of this dress, but the 4 was obviously tighter and shorter (which kept me from wearing it). The size 6 bust was not as tight as I would have liked it to be to help keep the dress in place, and also kept me from wearing it.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 122lbs
June 28, 2011
GREAT dress. Comfortable and flattering and had the perfect amount of stretch. The detail in the material makes it a little black dress with pizzaz!
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 38
Body type: Athletic
June 28, 2011
This dress is classy and a safe bet. The material is great. As another reviewer pointed out even the model looks like she has a tummy...I wore spanx and sucked in all night. nice go to staple dress.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
Large
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120lbs
July 2, 2011
Loved this dress! Unfortunately it ran a little big and the support around the top was breaking through the lining, which caused a lot of discomfort. I weigh 118, busty, and wore a 0, which was big on me.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Pear
Weight: 132lbs
July 25, 2011
Amazing!!!
This dress is amazing! I'm curvy with 36D's, and it was definitely very body-con on me. I felt the top of the dress was particularly flattering and showcased the "girls" and the smallest part of the waist very well. The thicker fabric helped conceal little flaws. However, it's a VERY sexy dress. I personally would never wear it for anything other than clubbing, which is actually what I rented it for. Tons of compliments. Very highly recommended! Will definitely be renting this again!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125lbs
September 23, 2011
The dress really was amazing (lots of “wow” faces) - and girls don't take my word for it - I'm new at this. The bottom half fit great, but the top was too large. I did wear the 0, so I did get the smallest size available, and I think my problem is more the tragic-woeful-story of endowment instead of it being the dress's fault. However, the corset was jabbing me in the stomach/sides all evening long while sitting in it. It fit's much better standing up ;)
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Pear
September 28, 2011
Really loved this dress - simple but still special because of the fabric and neckline. I got both a 0 and a 2 and couldn't really tell a big difference between the two. Ended up wearing the 0.
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
October 18, 2011
I wore this dress to dinner and then to a club for my boyfriend's birthday and I felt amazing in it! I have some curves, so the boning in the top showed off my waist fairly well. The dress is also more black and silver rather than the bluish tint shown in the picture. Also, the top the dress is more curved near the edges (which you can barely see in the picture), so I thought that gave it a bit more character than your average LBD. This dress worked perfectly as my back up dress because my first pick was too wild!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 36
Body type: Athletic
October 21, 2011
This dress is gorgeous. However, I am giving it 4 stars instead of 5 because it was VERY short (to the point that I had to wear black tights in order to sit down). I am 5'7 1/2".
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
Large
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
October 27, 2011
This dress is OK. The little bump that some other reviewers talked about is the bottom of the boning making a little roll against the lining. I took a wide satin belt from another dress and tied a bow at my waist to cover it- which worked. The stretchy fabric is very forgiving so I would recommend going a size down- I am 35/27/38 and ordered the 4 and 6- and probably needed the 2. The neckline is flattering in photos, and the dress definately appears black, not blue at all.
Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 23
Body type: Athletic
October 27, 2011
For the most part, I loved this dress! The length was a little long for my taste, but also incredibly easy to "hem" using the fashion tape included in my order. It was classy, comfortable, and for the most part flattering. The only issue I had with it was that it seemed to bunch up fairly easily, which occassionaly brought attention to my "tummy pooch". It was not always as streamlined as I hoped, but still all in all a very good dress!
Overall fit:
True to Size
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 22
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Straight & narrow
October 29, 2011
this dress was blah
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 112lbs
November 23, 2011
Great dress!
This dress is definitely more beautiful on the body than on the hanger! It's very form-fitting and curve flattering. I'm a pretty small person, but this dress made me look curvy and accentuated my chest nicely. I'm confident that this dress would look great on any petite(ish) woman. Some of the reviews refer to the fabric as jacquard, but it was pleasantly more stretchy and thin than other garments of this same fabric. My only complaint is that it bunched a bit in the midsection/ hip area, but it didn't bother me too much- it just made the dress look less sleek. Overall, it's an elegant, classic dress that manages to look quite sexy.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135lbs
November 30, 2011
Feeling exceptionally sexy!
I wore this for my work Xmas party and it was gorgeous! I felt amazing in it and got a ton of compliments! This was very flattering for my, at the time, 32A chest and really showed off my legs as well. I would definitely rent this dress again. It was perfect!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 118lbs
November 30, 2011
Feeling great in the dress!
I wore this dress to a wedding and received loads of compliments! It fits well and is very flattering. I typically wear a 2 or 4 and for this dress the 2 fit best. I am busty, so I had to be mindful of my cleavage, but overall I really liked the dress. I even rented it a second time! I paired the dress with my nude heels and the Gemma Redux Kat necklace (also rented from RTR) to add some color. I would definitely recommend the dress for a wedding or formal event!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110lbs
December 3, 2011
Love this dress!!
I wore this to a wedding and it was amazing. It is so comfortable and very flattering. I would say that this dress is best for girls who are a little larger on top because of the boning structure of the dress. After reading some reviews I was worried it might be too short for a wedding but I am 5'3" and it was perfect length - just classy enough without being boring. Highly recommend!!
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 118lbs
December 7, 2011
I loved this Nicole Miller dress!
I absolutely loved this dress. Didn't want to take it off and return it! I wore it to a formal event and paired it with simple black jewelry - received so many compliments on it! It was also a great length for this cocktail attire event - since I am shorter it hit at my mid thigh. The only negative was I thought the navy would show more than it did when I wore it since in the picture it looks to have some navy shine to it.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
December 29, 2011
...
I rented this for last New Years Eve in Vegas and loved it. It fit like a dream! The only thing I was slightly surprised by was that the dress was more black than navy in person, but I didn't really mind.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
January 2, 2012
90% Happy With This Dress
This was my first time renting a dress and I couldn't be happier with my experience. The dress showed up on time, in great condition and with easy send back instructions. As other reviewers mentioned, the dress is much darker in person- you could hardly see any blue. I wore it on NYE so I was a little disappointed in the lack of glitz, but it would be a great pick for a wedding! It fit true to size, very fitted- much more so than it appears on the model. I too had slight issues with the fabric forming a pouch in the mid section due to boning, but it was minor and still looked great. I would recommend this dress just be prepared for it to be much darker and tighter than it appears here!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 30
Body type: Full Bust
January 4, 2012
A little tight
The dress is a bit short and it is definitely tight but in a way that a bigger size would be too big. Otherwise it's a very fun dress!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 115lbs
January 9, 2012
Great party dress!
This was a great dress, which I wore on New Years. It runs slightly small and is fitted, but still looks good on curves:) Good length, sexy but not uncomfortable. I would rent it again!
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120lbs
January 10, 2012
I probably would not have bought a strapless dress, but I'm glad a took the risk and rented one!
Before I get critical, I have to say that I loved this dress and renting a formal instead of buying one is a BRILLIANT idea (and I swear I'm not on the take from RTR!). I agree with other reviewers who say the dress is more black than navy. It's like a stretchy brocade, which is really comfortable and flattering -- lumps are smoothed out and the dress moves with you. God bless spandex! The dress I received in the mail, however, was not in the best condition. Some of the boning in the bodice was slightly poking through the lining. This made some parts of the interior sharp and scratchy. I hope the dress I wore was retired after I returned it. That said, I would compare my RTR experience with borrowing a dress from a friend -- it wasn't a new dress, but you got the sense that it was loved because it was worn out. I think if you're expecting a like-new dress from RTR, you will be disappointed. If I were being honest about rating the condition of the dress I received, I'd give it two-and-a-half to three stars, but the benefits I received from wearing the dress were four stars. My favorite part of the dress was the neckline, which is more scooped/sweetheart than the photo expresses. Very flattering! The dress was a bit shorter than I expected, but the stretch fabric keeps you covered.
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 107lbs
January 18, 2012
Great dress!
I enjoyed this dress so much, I was a little sad to send it back. I wore it for NYE and was very comfortable throughout the whole evening (even after much food, drink and general merriment!) I loved the neckline and the bottom hit right above the knee, which was perfect for me. Only real complaint was that I had a habit of pulling it up, but I do that with most strapless dresses. Also, in agreement with other reviews, the color is more black than blue - but it's still a great dress!
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 135lbs
August 11, 2012
Very cute & flattering!
This dress is perfect! Very flattering & sexy, aiys tight but the fabric gives a bit, & the boning gives it a great shape. It's a bit short, so be careful if you're on the tall side.
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
August 21, 2012
amazing!!
This dress is amazing! Ive rented it 3 times always receive tons of compliments. Really great at hiding unwanted areas and accentuating the good :) I have an hourglass shape so its amazing for me.
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 32
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
January 3, 2012
Hot dress!
I got this dress for a night out in Vegas and it was definitely appropriate for the occasion. The dress is very snug, short and accentuates the bust, which made me a little self-conscious (I wouldn't recommend this for full-figured busts). However, I got tons of compliments on the dress and definitely felt great.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 27
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125lbs
December 10, 2011
Fabulous
It fit so well, it's far more black than it looks in the picture, but still amazing. Fit so well and stayed up all night which with strapless is always an amazing plus.
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