Nicole Miller

Merengue Pleat Dress

$30 – $35 rental
$320 retail
Stylist Notes

Get ready to dance the night away at the wedding reception in this Nicole Miller style. Make your outfit pop with fun accessories like Elizabeth Cole’s Pretty Parrot Earrings.

Size & Fit

This dress runs large. We recommend sizing down (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: XS - L.

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Not Fitted - comfortable room throughout midsection
HIPS: Not Fitted - comfortable room for hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh - (on a 5'6" model)

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

Product Details

Red pleated chiffon (100% polyester). Three-quarter sleeves. Crew neckline. Shift bodice. 36” from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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56 reviews
Fit
Large
(29)
True to Size
(15)
Small
(0)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 4' 10"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130lbs
November 13, 2017
Fun flowy dress!
This dress was great but still large for being an XS! The color was great however it could look a little see through in the daylight! It was perfect for a night time wedding Welcome Party!
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 118lbs
October 25, 2017
Baby shower dress
I rented this dress for my baby shower at 34 weeks pregnant. I normally wear an XS, and definitely was still swimming in this dress. It is not an actual maternity dress so the front comes up a bit shorter once your bump is in there. I found it pretty unflattering and unshapely, even with a belt, but it's hard to find dresses that work when you are pregnant. The color is pretty and I did get a lot of compliments, so it worked for my needs. Definitely not my favorite dress and DEFINITELY wouldn't rent it if you're not super pregnant.
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Size worn:
L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155lbs
August 25, 2017
Very flowy! Great Maternity dress & Color is pretty!
As soon as I stepped out of the car I got a compliment on this dress. It was very flattering especially if you have slimmer legs because it is baggy. I was planning on wearing a thin high waist belt but decided against it after trying it on, looked too 2006. I ended up just tucking it up inside the front of my bra which looked amazing! It gave the definition the dress needed to not look too baggy. I would recommend for maternity.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120lbs
July 13, 2017
Vibrant color, bump friendly
I wore this to my sister's baby shower when I was 7 months pregnant. Like some other reviewers, I belted it above the belly to give it some shape because it is very loose/flowy, even with a bump. I felt like it almost made me look bigger because of this. The dress has some serious sleeves that sometimes got in the way, but were a fun detail.
Size worn:
L
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 24
Bust size: 38B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
June 27, 2017
Many compliments and great summer color!
The flowy fit was perfect for a daytime wedding (especially during summer). The length was perfect and it was light and comfortable. I got a lot of compliments! I was worried I would look big or boxy in this type of dress but that was not the case at all! Would def recommend!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128lbs
June 9, 2017
Very fun, flowy dress! Would love to rent again!
This dress was awesome for a rehearsal dinner. The sleeves were great and I got a lot of compliments. Beware of the wind though - the fabric is v light, and we had a near scandalous moment when the wind blew!
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Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 175lbs
June 4, 2017
Comfortable and easy at 20 weeks pregnant!
I originally rented this dress for an evening wedding, but ended up wearing it for a day time shower the same weekend. Added belt and wore flat sandals to make it a bit more casual for daytime. Loved this dress--color, length, fit, everything was perfect. I am normally between a Med and Large and the Medium was just fine. Might have even had a little room and it fit nicely over my bump!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
May 1, 2017
Feeling pretty at 38 weeks!
To put it bluntly I was running out of options for a fancy date night at 38 weeks, but this dress worked perfectly! I rented a Small and a Large and ended up going with the Small which fit over my baby bump perfectly. The material is so light and flowy, and I felt great all night. I would definitely recommend this to all the pregnant ladies looking to rent a dress :)
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
L
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 33
Body type: Apple
April 19, 2017
Very bump friendly!
I'm 30 weeks pregnant and this dress worked out great. I received several compliments on it. I paired it with a belt as suggested by other reviews and it was very flattering. I would have sized down as suggested by several others but I felt my bump made the dress too short. However, the medium did fit better on top but I ultimately went with the large because of the length with my bump.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34DD
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125lbs
March 30, 2017
Loose and pretty
Wore this 5 months pregnant for my brother's wedding. Fit was loose and flowy. Comfortable, but a bit big on my small frame. Definitely size down. Color is bright, but I liked it overall. Wore with black tights and kitten heels for a winter wedding.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 33
Body type: Hourglass
March 11, 2017
A good option for a maternity dress.
I rented this as a back up option for my work's baby shower for me. I was 8 months pregnant and all belly with a size 0 frame. I was looking for a dress that was trendy, non-maternity specific and elegant - the party was at my company's CEO's gorgeous home. I went with another dress. I tried on the smallest size available and I looked like I was swimming in the dress. Adding on a belt to accentuate my belly didn't work out, so I didn't choose this dress for the party.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 170lbs
January 4, 2017
Felt pretty!
Perfect loose dress yet elegant for my baby shower and I wore a small!
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Bust size: 32A
December 21, 2016
On Time and comfortable
The dress like always arrived right on time. I am currently 7 months pregnant and was comfortable in the attire. I would definitely recommend this dress to any mom-to-be.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 135lbs
November 11, 2016
Perfect for a baby shower
This dress was super comfortable for my baby shower. I'm 29 weeks and the M was extra roomy, I could have ordered a small and been fine.
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32C
Weight: 118lbs
September 5, 2016
Six Months Pregnant
I wore this at a wedding when I was 6 months pregnant and felt absolutely beautiful! Received so many compliments about how nicely the dress accentuated my growing bump. I wore my own belt under my boobs with this dress to help accentuate it, but I think it would have looked just as great without the belt. Definitely recommend this dress to other pregnant women!
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Size worn:
L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 14
Age: 57
August 22, 2016
Very comfortable. Loved the ease and flow of the dress. Received many compliments!
Easy fit, definitely need slip as there is no lining.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 48
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
June 15, 2016
Fun dress full of color!
This is such a fun dress! I'm 5'11, and it was higher than shown on the model, but not too skimpy. I have my hand on my hip, so it looks higher. This is such a fun dress and it was perfect for travel because it didn't wrinkle and could be dressed up with heels and dressed down with flip flops. I'll get this dress again...it's comfy and flattering.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 36
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
June 12, 2016
Bump Friendly & Great Color
Perfect for pregnancy, I wore this during my late 2nd trimester. Comfortable and I needed a belt to better show off my bump.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 145lbs
May 16, 2016
Great color and very comfortable!
Overall, I loved this dress! It does run large so I would suggest sizing down at least one size. It was perfect for an outdoor wedding where you aren't sure what the weather will be like. The color is very vibrant but the pleats are less noticeable than in the picture on the model. The only reason I did not give it 5 stars is that there was no liner in the stress so you had to wear an undergarment to smooth out lines.
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Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 32
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 140lbs
May 3, 2016
gorgeous color, perfect for a baby bump!
I received compliments all day on this dress! Wore it to a bridal shower for my soon to be sis in law. SO comfortable and gorgeous color (even brighter in person than I expected!) Perfect for my 4.5 month baby bump. Paired with a belt and gold heels - without the belt it looked like a choir dress :P Size down, especially if you are petite! You wont be disappointed by this rental!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
April 13, 2016
easy dress!
loose fit - great to hide my baby bump
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 47
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128lbs
March 26, 2016
Beautiful! Worth the rent.
Ran a bit big - size down. Tons of compliments
Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Age: 61
March 4, 2016
Rented this as part of Unlimited for a Valentines Day party. Perfect for an evening of dancing.
The medium was not available, and all reviews had said it ran large so I sized down to small. The only issue was some of the pleats at the top tended to flatten out with this size. It still looked very nice and moved well.
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Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 8
Age: 30
February 25, 2016
The bright color was amazing! I love this dress so much!
This dress runs very large. I wore a small and I had more than enough room. Very flowy dress. I was comfortable dancing in this all night. I wore it to a work function and it was perfect. I'd rent this one again. I'd buy it if it ever became available.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
L
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
January 10, 2016
Very happy I rented a dress for my baby shower.
I didn't realize I was wearing the L, I probably should have tried the M. I felt good for my baby shower. I was 33 weeks pregnant at the time, and I styled the dress with leggings, knee high boots, and a belt. It is very forgiving, and flowy.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
November 7, 2015
I can't believe how many compliments I received on this dress! Simple but sophisticated style.
I was unsure about this dress at first, very boxy and tent-like. I couldn't tell the difference between the small and XS, both seemed huge. Anyway, I wore this to a baby shower and I got SO many compliments! Ended up being a great find!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 33
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
October 26, 2015
Flattering and fun!
Fit true to size. I'm on the taller side and it wasn't too short. It's was light weight, festive and totally fun. Got compliments all night and what's better then pure comfort in a dress all night! Color is vibrant and fabulous!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135lbs
October 6, 2015
Super comfy dress. Wore this to a fall wedding at 6 months pregnant w/ a belt to accent the bump!
The dress runs large - I sized down (from Medium to Small w a 6 month bump!) Accessorize with a belt if you want some definition otherwise the dress is very 60's -esque. the color is fantastic though - very bright and pops!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 48
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
September 11, 2015
Beautiful color!
Well, the dress was selected because of the unexpected weight gain (health related) and the style which would allow me to rest assured the fit would not interfere with my appearance. We posed for a family picture and people commented on the dress. However, I noticed the sleeves fell on my shoulders in an odd way... making the dress appear way too big. I felt comfortable in it all day but careful if it is windy!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Rented for:
Other
Age: 29
June 28, 2015
Flowy
It sort of looked like a pillow case dress. It worked perfectly for a beach side rehearsal dinner but definitely was not very flattering. Would be a great dress to wear if I were pregnant. LOVED the color.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
June 16, 2015
The color was amazing! And the fit was perfect too!
It was a perfect maternity dress. Adding the belt helped show off my bump a little more. The color was beautiful and it was sooooo light! I wore it to my baby shower in June and wasn't hot at all. I LOVED this dress and felt absolutely beautiful in it!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 19
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 143lbs
June 11, 2015
Not what I expected.
I got this dress for a graduation but I didn't wear it. It came down to the fact that the picture was a little misleading regarding the colour and pleats. The pleats are very prominent, to the point of the dress looking worn in or like they aren't supposed to be there. The colour was a lot brighter than I would have liked. All of this resulted in me not wearing it. The fit was great, true to size. No problems with the sleeves or length (especially since I'm a tall girl).
Top Contributor
Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 145lbs
April 23, 2015
Beatiful Color!
I wore this dress out to brunch and a festival in the park. I'm about eight months pregnant, and this dress worked really well - light and airy!
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Size worn:
XS
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125lbs
March 19, 2015
I wore this dress at 7 months pregnant and it was wonderful! I added a belt to give it some shape.
Runs large. I wore an XS when I would wear a small normally and a medium while pregnant. Does not have much shape to it so consider adding a belt or just be aware of this. Overall, great dress - lots of compliments!
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Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
March 15, 2015
Too much fabric and is see-through...
I wanted to love the dress and I selected it as a back-up to another dress I ordered through RTR. I order the small and it was still very large. The dress is not lined and is see through. The color is beautiful but I ended up wearing another dress.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
S
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 45
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 110lbs
March 9, 2015
The dress was perfect to wear to my baby shower. It was super comfortable but also pretty.
The dress fits large. I wore a size small and I was 34 weeks pregnant (weighed around 133 pounds). Loved the bright coral color. Not sure I'd rent the dress if I wasn't pregnant because it's so loose fitting. But if I did, I would need the extra small. I got many compliments on it!
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Size worn:
M
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 155lbs
March 8, 2015
Perfect for a spring outdoor wedding!
I chose this for an early evening outdoor wedding in the Texas Hill country. The free flowing fabric was cool enough for the late afternoon sun and design provided enough coverage for the cool evening, all while accommodating my growing fifteen week baby bump. I was both comfortable and feeling beautiful and confident (not always an easy feat when one is expecting) and I received tons of compliments. The dress runs a little large; I chose a medium bc that's generally my pre-pregnancy size but could have easily worn a small. Also, the pleats were not as prominent as the website photo suggests. Overall, I was very happy with my rental.
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Size worn:
S
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 24
Body type: Hourglass
February 14, 2015
Perfect for my sorority Valentine's date night!!
Loved the dress and color! Runs large I ordered the medium and small and went with the small. I'm 5'11" and it was almost to my knees so it worked out for me. Got so many compliments on jt! Would definitely rent again.
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Size worn:
L
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 39
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 175lbs
February 6, 2015
Not enough shape to look cute on me.
The fit of this is just too full and did not even look like a dress on me. It made me feel like I cut a hole in a piece of red fabric and put it over my head. Just wasn't for me.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
L
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 36
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155lbs
February 4, 2015
Comfortable- I danced all night!
I just had a baby, so I needed something to cover my tummy- this fit the bill! I was a little worried about dancing in it, but it's long enough to remain modest. I didn't love the color (a little "loud" for my taste) and felt it was a little "burlap sack" feeling... but I got MANY compliments all night on the dress and my body post-baby (which means the dress hid everything it was supposed to!).
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