Light Beams Sheath

$40 rental
$540 retail

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Stylist Notes

Make an entrance in this sheath by Nicole Miller. Whether it's for a big birthday bash or just a night out with the girls, you will be the life of the party! Make your look pop with Kendra Scott’s Blazing Yellow Danielle Earrings.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size down 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: Knee length - (on a 5'6" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Size & Fit Notes

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size down 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: Knee length - (on a 5'6" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

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Product Details

Turquoise printed powernet. (82 Nylon% 18 Elastane). Short sleeves. Boat neckline. Pencil skirt with black piping detail. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. 40” from shoulder to hem. Made in USA

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108 reviews
Fit
Large
(3)
True to Size
(59)
Small
(23)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 49
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 122lbs
October 30, 2016
It is very different. Fabric is beautiful and you stand out of the crowd. Love it.
It fits very nice and embrace your curves.
Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 28
September 21, 2016
Gorgeous colors!!
I loved this dress. It's impossible to capture the colors in photos. It is SO vibrant and just beautiful. It's definitely tight. The fabric is very thick and doesn't have much give. It rides up a little over the hips and I was tugging at it throughout the night, but other than that I had no complaints. I'm usually a pretty standard 10, but after reading the reviews decided to get the backup 12, and am very glad I did. The 10 fit okay, but it was reallyyy uncomfortably tight across my chest, so I went with the 12 for more breathing and moving room. I got so many compliments and people wondering where it was from. I meant to take a specific photo to post here for a better view of the fit, but forgot, so this overly posed one will have to do! Definitely recommend!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120lbs
September 1, 2016
Beautiful dress but runs very small
This dress is gorgeous. The colors are vibrant and definitely make a statement. The dress is extremely tight, however. I have a large chest and the size 2 would not even go over my shoulders. Dress has no give but once on its on, beautiful!
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 31
August 22, 2016
Fun and flattering
The colors are unique and exciting. The lines and interesting and very flattering. It fits tightly, so not great for lots of moving around, but managed it dance in it and feel great.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 50
Weight: 140lbs
August 22, 2016
Wore it for a professional seated dinner/banquet at which my date was the honoree.
As others have noted, it fits like wearing a Spanx dress. I wore the 4, but could have worn the 6, but it wasn't available at the time I chose this as my backup dress. Very comfortable due to the heavy fabric; it didn't ride up on me; might have needed help in the restroom but got through the evening without finding out. Great style, always wonder why when you go shopping you don't find basic, classic, cover-all- the-bases looks like this one.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 138lbs
August 14, 2016
Tight but great, quality looking dress
I wore this for a work seminar where I was presenting. It was knee length, I'm 5'9. It was a little snug, I normally wear a 4 and the 6 was tight. Get your backup size one or two bigger. The material was quality, and several people commented on the dress. It was flattering because of the thickness of the fabric. Wore on a 100 degree day, was sweating for sure.
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 48
Bust size: 36C
Weight: 135lbs
July 31, 2016
Nice fitting dress
I wore this dress to dinner and elected to size up to be more comfortable. The dress is very well made and although the fabric is stretchy it stays in place very well. I would have given this five stars but the zipper sticks and it is a bit hard to zip up or down. Overall, I would recommend this dress to others.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 140lbs
June 2, 2016
Pretty colors but tight and stiff
This dress looks more vibrant online than it did in person, though the colors are still beautiful. I found it ran small; I'm almost always a 2, sometimes a 4, and definitely needed a 6 in this one. I was planning to wear it to an indoor/outdoor rehearsal dinner but the fabric was quite thick and stiff and I decided it would be too hot.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
May 14, 2016
Cute day-to-night dress
This is definitely a stretchy, form fitting dress but conservative enough to be worn to work. It's a good day-to-night dress as I had to attend an awards dinner right after work. The ribbons are navy blue, not black as it appears on the model. I had a hard time zipping it up near the ribbons. It definitely sucks you in! I got a 4 and 2 (as my backup) and wore the size 4 which felt fine but I think I probably would've been more comfortable in a 6 due to the thickness of the fabric. If you have hips this dress definitely rides up. I had to keep pulling it down.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 38
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Apple
Weight: 144lbs
May 8, 2016
So flattering! I felt beautiful! Be the best dressed!
Love this dress. I was skeptical but it's so much prettier in person. Color is so vibrant. The material is so thick and heavy that it's extremely flattering on my problem tummy. The cut, everything is awesome about it. Would definitely rent again. I was the best dressed at myhigh school reunion cocktail party & night out
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
April 13, 2016
Loved the fit, style and it was perfect for an indoor work event.
The structured lines are actually a deep navy blue and not black so I changed up the shoes I was planning to wear and opted for a tan closed toe heel for a Nixon Library work event. I love the length and fit because it was flattering when sitting up on stage moderating and standing meeting people and posing for pictures. I typically wouldn't opt for this capped sleeve but really liked it on this dress. I went with the size 4 (four) instead of the backup size 6 (six) because the 6 seemed to have more fabric in/around the sleeves and the lower back. The material of the 4 seemed like it smoothed out my lines almost with a spanx like effect.
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
April 2, 2016
Love rent the runway
This dress was awesome because it's such a thick fabric that it helps to suck in the tummy area. When walking, it really hikes up a lot so unfortunately I was pulling the dress down quite a bit.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 145lbs
March 24, 2016
Fantastic dress.
Thick, stretchy material provided a slimming effect, obviating the need for Spanx, etc. The dress was a bit short-waisted for my 5'10" frame, but that is typical for me and not a fault of the dress. The colors were not as vibrant as I expected, but the dress was beautiful nonetheless. My only complaint was that the lining did tend to ride up a bit. Not a dealbreaker, but a small annoyance. I received many compliments on the dress and would definitely recommend it!
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Party
March 11, 2016
Great fit
I rented this for a work event. The fit was perfect. The material on this dress is amazing. It really holds it all in. I ended up not wearing it only because my function was cancelled. I would rent this again with no reservations.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 39
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
March 9, 2016
Bright, beautiful, and well made!
Great for colder weather due to lining. It was very well structured/too small for my curves!
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 53
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 137lbs
March 1, 2016
First time using RTR. I will renting again for some upcoming events! Great experience!
Absolutely loved this dress! Flattering comfy fit.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 41
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 120lbs
February 27, 2016
Very flattering
It's tight but has some stretch; I found that it tended to ride up and had to be re-adjusted all day long. Also the zipper is uncomfortable if you have a bony spine.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
February 20, 2016
AMAZING, I heart Nicole Miller dresses!
Another winner from Nicole Miller. Her dresses always fit so well; like a glove but classic and corporate friendly.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 100lbs
February 15, 2016
Did not fit me well.
I ordered this dress as part of my Unlimited subscription, and it didn't fit well on me at all. It was too baggy, and the color definitely wasn't as vibrant as it is shown on the model.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
January 18, 2016
This dress ig great! I wore it to a bridal shower on a cold January day and it was perfect!
This dress fit true to size. It is nice and snug so no need to wear spanx! Loved the length, color and pattern of this dress. Rent the runway is the best thing that's happened to the fashion world!!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 31
December 29, 2015
Great choice for a summer wedding
Fits true to size, the material is very flattering and color/design hides any problem areas. Great colors, brings out your tan. Pro-can wear a regular bra, comfortable, can be dressed up or down. No cons from me, definitely recommend!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 125lbs
December 29, 2015
Fun material and colors
The dress is very snug, but thankfully, the scuba material is thick and hides flaws. The black piping is not as stretchy as the rest of the dress though so I would suggest sizing up to be comfortable.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
November 23, 2015
Very tight.
Either this was made to be a body con dress or it runs very small. Or maybe it's just not meant for anything other than going out. Since it had a longer length, I rented my normal size for work. My fiancé said I could get away with it but I would have felt paranoid all day. It was very tight in the stomach and butt. I personally don't like skirts for work that clearly cling and hug the butt and this one without a doubt is a form fitting curve hugger. Either go up a size or only rent it for occasions where you're okay with everyone checking out your booty :-)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 128lbs
November 13, 2015
Got many compliments
Made for less of an hour glass. I went with the smaller size on this one snd because it was so stretchy it worked great.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Party
Age: 31
October 26, 2015
Very tight fit but beautiful print!
I wasn't able to wear the dress as it had a hole in the hip area. The colors on the dress were much more vibrant in person and the print was beautiful. I do have fuller hips and the 6 was very snug, if I had needed to walk much I would have been a tad uncomfortable. Fabric has some stretch. I may rent again for another event in the future.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34B
October 26, 2015
Love the pattern & bright colors!
I ordered this dress in sizes 2 & 4. The 2 was definitely snug, so I thought the 4 would be the better fit. When I tried on the 4, however, it felt even SMALLER! When I took a better look, I could tell that it had been 'repaired' right down the seam making the skirt even tighter than the size 2. Since I was pressed for time, I squeezed into the size 2 and received many complements, but because the material is very heavy and I was at an outdoor event in July - I would have really preferred the larger size for comfort.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 28
October 26, 2015
Received lots of compliments! Super happy!
Dress is a very thick and stretchy material. It sucks you in better than spanx! I got a 4 and they did not have a size 6 in stock so I winged it and luckily it fit, however, for a looser fit I'm guessing a 6 probably would have worked as well. As a girl with curves, it was tighter in the hips, but still looked good due to the quality of the material!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Age: 50
October 21, 2015
loved the dress. Very flattering
The lining is a bit snug and rides up and pulls the slit up, but I didn't need my spanks with this. It held everything in place and I LOVED IT.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 16
Height: 6' 0"
Age: 32
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 200lbs
October 13, 2015
Fun & Different
Very fun and different dress. Fabric was a little stiff and it bunched up in the back at the seam, but overall a great rental.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155lbs
October 5, 2015
Wore for a Baptism.
The material of the dress was AMAZING. sucked everything in!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 29
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Hourglass
September 30, 2015
Go for it!
Loved this rental. I rented it because people said that it runs large and I just had a baby. I'm usually a 10 but, am a 12 these days to accommodate for my "new body". Fit like a glove with the perfect amount of stretch. The colors aren't as bright as the picture which is good given the intensity of the pattern.
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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 145lbs
September 20, 2015
Fun day with a dear friend.
I'm tall. 5'10" and 145 pounds. I carry a little weight in my hips. As you can see in pic, this dress rode up like crazy! I was either too hippy or too long so the hips hit too high. It was not my most favorite dress. I wouldn't have bought it if I tried it on in a dressing room. Great for very straight women and not so tall.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
September 19, 2015
Beautiful dress!
Beautiful vibrant colors. The material is heavy and tight but smooths everything out perfectly while remaining comfortable. So many compliments!! I will be renting this one again!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 135lbs
September 14, 2015
LOVED the pattern! So fun!
I really loved the pattern of this dress, a nice change from a typical black cocktail dress. It fit like a glove...the fabric is quite tight but it sucked you all in, felt like there was built-in spanx which gave you confidence! I liked that I could wear a regular bra with it, it definitely is a very tight dress so was a little hard to move in while dancing but I felt great in it! One tip...you need some help going to the bathroom....after pulling my dress up I had to have my friend pull down the liner along with the dress every time to get it to lay flat or the slit in the back of the dress got warped. Other than that, loved it! I rented it with the Kendra Scott, Blazing Yellow Danielle Earrings to make it even more colorful!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 18
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
September 13, 2015
Did not work out.
The dress was too small for my daughter's rear end and she could not wear it. A back up size was not available. If you have a small waist and a large back side, get a bigger size than normal. The dress is navy ribbed and not black. Otherwise, it is a very nice dress. I still gave it 5 stars because I think it would have been perfect if we got the next size up.
Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 28
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Hourglass
August 10, 2015
Love this dress!
Very comfy dress. Super durable material with a lot of stretch. My only issue with it was the arms. I have larger upper arms so it did kind of dig into them if my arms were forward in anyway. But aside from that, I love everything about the dress.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130lbs
August 3, 2015
Pretty dress but a bit frustrating
Dress was smaller than I anticipated and fit strangely. If you have a long torso, choose another dress. The dress was pretty and good for my event, but I would not rent again. The dress also smelled funny, and had three large holes along both sides that I had to sew up before I could wear it! Not good
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Age: 38
August 3, 2015
I wore the dress for a presentation at a business conference. Dress was great show stopper!
Dress fits snug in all the right places! The material is thick so the fact that I was in air-conditioning at all times was a plus. The material may be too thick for outdoor summer climates.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 28
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 155lbs
July 27, 2015
I loved this dress! Totally form fitting in all the right ways. Super tight so be prepared for that.
The fit was snug but in a good way. The length was perfect. I wore this for a bridal shower turned bachelorette party. It was perfect to make that transition from day to night! The colors really popped, and the pink shoes i wore made it come alive. I got a ton of compliments, would definitely recommend it.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 23
Bust size: 36B
Weight: 147lbs
July 26, 2015
I wore this for one of my best friend's wedding.
It fit so well! I recently lost quite a bit of weight, so it was hard to figure what size I need, but it would say it's very true to size. I got SO many compliments! I felt so great in it I didn't want to take it off! It is a thicker material so if you'll be outdoors when it's hot it's probably not the best choice. It was skin tight on me, but I had no problem busting a move on the dance floor. I would absolutely recommend this dress!
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