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Nicole Miller

Mexicana Poncho Dress

$45 to buy
$595 Retail

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Stylist Notes

Get ready to dance the night away with your girls in this trendy one sleeved Nicole Miller. This is an easy look that won't slow you down while hopping around the city. Simply throw on a pair of classic black pumps!

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size down for back-up (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized 0-12.

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Fitted - loosely fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Fitted - loosely fitted at hips; may be more fitted on curvier women
LENGTH: Mid-thigh to knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, 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 back-up (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized 0-12.

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Fitted - loosely fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Fitted - loosely fitted at hips; may be more fitted on curvier women
LENGTH: Mid-thigh to knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

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Product Details

Black silk crepe de chine. One shoulder neckline with beaded embellishment and bell sleeve. 35'' from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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42 reviews

Fit
Small 6
True to Size 33
Large 3
Photos 16
Brooke
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 42
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
Jan 5, 2012

tons of compliments

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I rented this little number for a 39th bday party at a semi formal event. What a HUGE hit!!!!!!!!!!! Tons of compliments and people were floored that I rented it. Very easy to put on and it did not move all night. It is not form fitted in the waist as much as I would normally wear, but it is drawn somewhat to give a nice flattering waistline.
Beverly
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 37
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 150 lbs
Jan 31, 2012

Great dress

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
A little shorter than I expected, but a great dress...very flattering.
Melissa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 160 lbs
Feb 20, 2012

Easy to wear

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I wore this to my boyfriend's 40th birthday celebration and it went over really well. It is true to size so for me it fit snug around the hips and thighs but loose on the bust. The long sleeve was really fun. Great dress - a different look for a lot of fun occasions.
MK
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 132 lbs
Feb 26, 2012

Disappointing

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
This dress was a disappointment. I usually wear a size 4, and the 4 in this dress just didn't work. It was not complimentary at all and was tight around the hips but loose around the mid-section. I have a pretty good figure, but this made me look really frumpy. The 4 didn't fit right, so I had ordered a 6 as backup, but that was so big that it looked like a garbage bag on me! The fabric seemed a little cheap, although the beading at the top was very pretty. I ended up not being able to wear this dress (but thankfully I had ordered another RTR dress that I wore and LOVED!).
Georgina
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 33
Body type: Athletic
Mar 7, 2012

AMAZING!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
This dress is so true to the sizing chart! I ordered a 10 and then a 12 for a back up and the 10 was perfect! It was a BIG hit for the bachelorette party in Vegas! LOVE this dress...soooooo comfortable and nice and loose in the midsection to cover if you over eat or drink :-)
Gina
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 12
Height: 6' 0"
Age: 46
Bust size: 36D+
Body type: Full Bust
Apr 22, 2012

Short!

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
When this dress arrived I was expecting a short dress, but it was shorter than I was comfortable wearing to an event. I have long legs and long arms, the sleeve was also too short for my arms. I found the beading at the top to be unimpressive based on how I saw the photo.
Jessica
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 30
Body type: Hourglass
Jul 7, 2012

Of course, being able to rent a dress makes things a lot easier when trying to choose what to wear but the ease of using the online shopping was even better! It was fast and reliable.

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Formal Affair
For me this dress was great! It looked really elegant without being too over done. We had a formal Marine Corps dinner that we had to attend and this worked out perfect! On me, the size was good but too big in the waist area. Overall a beautiful dress that I would definitely rent again!
denise
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 47
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 165 lbs
Aug 14, 2012

Nice Party Dress.

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
It was a very comfortable dress for a party
joanna
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120 lbs
Aug 17, 2012

Soooo comfortable!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Date
I love this dress! It was so comfortable, and I could even eat in it! Rented it for my birthday and it was perfect for dinner and a night out. I love the drapey shoulder, and the embellishments were really nice.
christy
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155 lbs
Aug 20, 2012

Great, comfortable party dress

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Vacation
Awesome dress! I got a 10 and an 8--they both fit but since I was in Vegas my friends and I decided I should go with the more snug size. The material is stretchy and the best part of the dress is the rubber lining on the seam around the neckline--keeps the dress in place and hides a strapless bra. The beading and material are gorgeous and classy. It is a little short--may not be appropriate certain occasions but its a perfect party dress!
Lorianne
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 46
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Sep 15, 2012

Beautiful dress, so glad I ordered it!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I wore this to a unique benefit that had an indoor VIP party prior to the main event. It was hard to decide to go short or long as this was a black tie optional affair. This dress is short, but was not too short even though the trend of the evening was long. I did not feel out of place. It was very comfortable and I received "wow" type comments throughout the evening. I actually decided to go with gold accessories for shoes, purse and earrings. With the beaded top, you can go either gold or silver. The only reason this is four stars and not five is that the dress is right on the verge of being a little "worn," especially at the top where you want it to stay put. That being said, I was fine all evening. For those of us in the D size, a strapless bra worked just fine.
Brandy
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125 lbs
Oct 11, 2012

Elegant and simple look.

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Dress overall fit nice. Size was a bit small for my hips which caused the material to gather at my mid-section but wasn't very noticeable. Received so many compliments. I'm not big on accessories so the detail sequence was perfect compliment to the dress. I loved the one sleeve look!
Jewel
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 44
Body type: Athletic
Oct 15, 2012

Loved it!

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
It was very comfortable to wear! The neckline was fabulous and made the dress! Got lots of compliments on it! The only thing that didn't fit perfectly on me was the area in the small of my back...it seems to gape a little bit there. Other than that it was awesome! The length was great...not too short, which I was worried about. Overall, a great choice! And my whole experience with Rent the Runway was awesome!
Student4Life
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 42
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 148 lbs
Oct 15, 2012

Gorgeous!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Formal Affair
I got this dress as a backup and only ended up trying it on. The fabric has a nice weight to it, so it drapes beautifully. I'm a size 10, but the 8 fit me better, so it runs a little large. I look forward to wearing it another time.
KIMBERLY
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 39
Body type: Petite
Dec 8, 2012

This dress definitely made the evening fantastic. I loved having a designer dress without the price!

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This was a great dress for my husband's company dinner party in Las Vegas. The classic black will work for almost any event. The material had just enough to make if comfortable and still very flattering to my (ahem) curvy figure. The dress (as most this style are) was short in length, but was a perfect fit for my petite stature. The only problem I encountered was with the very top. The beading was not exactly as I expected - it was lots of small gold and silver beads. Also the inside of the neckline kept folding over exposing the rubberized elastic. perhaps some double sided tape would keep it in place?
Casey
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
Dec 10, 2012

It looked like a tent. I thought the material was going to be silkier- it felt like cheap polyester.

Size worn: None
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
It did not look good. I am a slender person but this dress did nothing for me.
Marissa
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110 lbs
Dec 10, 2012

This was the perfect dress for my 60's Christmas party! I received so many compliments!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I had ordered a size 0 and a size 2 just in case. The 0 fit perfectly! It was surprisingly comfortable to wear and looked great on.
Kristina
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140 lbs
Dec 30, 2012

Very unusual shape

Size worn: None
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Party
This dress did not work for me. It was essentially shapeless and the size I usually wear was very snug in the hips but super loose In the midsection. A larger size would have made the top even less flattering. I think it would work better for someone who is busty but with narrow hips.
Jane
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 150 lbs
Jan 11, 2013

Lots o compliments!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I loved this dress! It was very flattering, I felt glamourous!
Amy
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 44
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155 lbs
Jan 22, 2013

Eve of the Eve Black Tie Ball

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I love how this dress fit, the material was so classy and the cut was modern and fun, but the blinged out details on the front made the whole dress. I got tons of compliments! This was my 1st RTR dress and certainly not my last. I wore nude patent leather pumps and paired it with the Chamak Silver Glitz Bangle Set, so awesome together!
Jennifer
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 45
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 145 lbs
Mar 3, 2013

I wore this to a Sweet 16 that I attended with my husband and our 2 sons.

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
The dress is a bit snug in the hips but my butt tends to be on the rounder size. I wore Spanx and that seemed to solve the problem. The decorative feature along the top of the dress does not look, at all, like it does in the picture. The pattern is set differently and also the color. The beading is 80% gold in color. I would definitely use RTR again!!! I just wasn't crazy about the gold coloring in the beading. :(
marcogirl
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 61
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 160 lbs
Apr 10, 2013

I did not wear the dress

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Formal Affair
The fit on this is a little snug. I rented two dresses, because I wasn't sure which style would look best. Although I like the style of this dress, it was very snug in the bust and very short. I would up wearing the Badgely Mishka instead.
Kelle
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 135 lbs
Jun 3, 2013

Loved this dress!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Dress is longer than it appears in the photo, but still above the knee ( I'm 5"4 and wore a size 8) Everything else was perfect.
diana
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 45
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140 lbs
Jun 12, 2013

Perfect for a cocktail party!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I received so many compliments on this dress! Perfect for a cocktail party, and really easy to dance in :)
Sobia
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 118 lbs
Jul 2, 2013

Really striking dress - the one shoulder effect adds a lot of drama.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Wore this to a wedding in Vail. I usually wear a size 2 or 4 (depending on the designer), but I was 14 weeks pregnant when I ordered this dress. I needed something that would hide a small bump but would still look classy. This dress definitely did the job. I agree with the other reviews that it fits snugly at the hips. Did not have any problems with the bust area - no slippage even when I was dancing around. Definitely recommend this dress!
Brandi
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 139 lbs
Sep 17, 2013

Worn for friend's bachelorette party - made a great night even better!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Party
Fun dress for a girl's night. I have a curvier hips this dress is tighter in that area so I sized up and felt comfortable.
Sarah
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
Sep 30, 2013

Wore this for a Bachelorette Party - received lots of compliments!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Overall it fit well, though it was a bit looser in the stomach area and tighter around the hips than I expected.
Nadine
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Nov 4, 2013

Perfect for a night out on the town!

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
On me, personally, the dress doesn't hang like it does on the model in the picture. It definitely hugged all my curves, but in all the right places. It wasn't tight, but if you're a curvy girl, it will be a sexy dress for you. I got both a size 10 and 12. They both fit, though the 12 gave a little extra room in the midsection and made it look a little bit baggy. The size 10 fit perfectly, however, it was a bit shorter than the 12 and it was tighter around my bum than the 12. I decided to go with the size 12, though it was looser, but I think it looked better overall. I received a lot of compliments on this dress. It's fun, flirty and perfect for a night out, party or birthday. Really liked this dress and will probably rent it again!
Gina
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 47
Bust size: 38B
Body type: Pear
Nov 4, 2013

This dress was very comfortabe to move in. I was able to dance all night long.

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Mexicana Poncho one sleeve dress in black.
Pamela
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 51
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115 lbs
Nov 13, 2013

Stunning dress.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This dress runs true to size, and has a slip underneath so all you need is a good wireless bra. The applique on the neckline is very pretty, however, don't wear silver jewlery as the gold on the applique shows more than the silver. I am exactly 5'0 tall and this dress hit about an inch or so above my knee. Many compliments and I felt very pretty in the dress. Perfect dress for a wedding, cocktail party, and a formal event. RTR sent dress perfectly laundered in a garment bag, and it arrived exactly when they said it would arrive.
KT
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 155 lbs
Dec 23, 2013

Process was flawless. This company has it together! Will definitely be renting again.

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
This was my first time renting a dress. This isn't the style I would normally select for myself, but I have been out of the gym for a while and feeling a little over my normal weight, so I wanted to go with something that looked like it could disguise my extra pounds in the mid section. This dress did a pretty good job of that. It's very flowy, and was very comfortable. It's not my normal style, so just branching out I was little nervous about it. But I got a lot of compliments on it. Overall a success.
Lindsey
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
Jan 11, 2014

I wore this dress for my first NYE on South Beach. LOVED IT! So classy and comfy.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
No complaints. Everything was fab.
Cat
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140 lbs
Jan 20, 2014

SO chic and classy!!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This is a beautiful dress... I would love to buy it! The fit was forgiving but not loose -- super flattering! I felt confident and beautiful.
Dana
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 35
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Apple
Weight: 142 lbs
Feb 9, 2014

I didn't even pick it originally. And it was AWESOME.

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
Picture the scene. 18 weeks pregnant, middle of meetings at work on a Thursday, and the email says that both of the dresses I rented for a wedding on Saturday night are unavailable due to return delays, would I like to pick something else? AAAAH. And I'm on an old-school blackberry, so no browsing for me. I left it in her hands, and Lauren @ RTR came through HUGE and sent this dress plus three other options. This one was GORGEOUS and made it over the bump no problem. I felt beautiful as I sipped my Shirley Temples :). I think I fielded about 10 admiring questions about the dress from women at the wedding.
Kelly
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 39
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Pear
Mar 7, 2014

Oscar parties

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Formal Affair
It was way too small. I usually wear a 10 or 12 and I put the size 12 on and I looked like a stuffed sausage. It's a beautiful dress if you don't have any meat on your bones.
angela
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 41
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 149 lbs
Apr 16, 2014

The dress is cute but it wasn't flattering on me at all. I ended up wearing a different dress

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Formal Affair
I just may have ordered the wrong size but this dress made me look like a sack of potatoes. I think if it was a little bigger it might have hung better.
CW
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 51
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 140 lbs
Apr 20, 2014

Loved it!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
The fit was perfect. I was afraid it would be too short but the length was just right. Very comfortable and fun to wear!
Erin
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125 lbs
Sep 15, 2014

I wore this dress for Valentine's Day!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Date
The dress was cute and ran pretty true to size. It was not my favorite fitting dress, but it worked just fine for the occasion.
Carson
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 30
Bust size: 38B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130 lbs
Oct 1, 2014

Borderline Hideous

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Other
if you like thin silk clinging to your thighs, and beads that scream "RESIN RESIN RESIN". you will love this! I was traveling, and DID NOT REMEMBER to pack my ORIGINAL dress. I was forced to wear THIS "backup" rental dress with a gold black/gold striped thai silk wrap (THAT I DID REMEMBER TO PACK!) and the brightest red Chanel gloss possible. ANYTHING TO TAKE AWAY FROM THE BEADS.
Lesley
Age: 37
Dec 7, 2014

Worn New Years Eve, many compliments and very comfortable. Classy dress!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Fits perfectly! Great dress
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