Kaleidoscope Cut Out Dress

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$1390 retail

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Stylist Notes

With a lustrous texture and chic cutouts, this sensational Proenza Schouler dress is definitely a style that makes you take notice. Paired with Badgley Mischka's Dramatic Drop Earrings for a seriously unstoppable look.

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - ribbed inserts allow some stretch in bodice though fitted in bust so full busted women should consider sizing up
WAIST: Very fitted - fabric highlights lower abdomen - wear with SPANX to cinch in waist
HIPS: Very fitted - skirt runs very narrow at hips so consider sizing up one or two sizes for full hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra; wear with SPANX to cinch in waist
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types

Size & Fit Notes

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - ribbed inserts allow some stretch in bodice though fitted in bust so full busted women should consider sizing up
WAIST: Very fitted - fabric highlights lower abdomen - wear with SPANX to cinch in waist
HIPS: Very fitted - skirt runs very narrow at hips so consider sizing up one or two sizes for full hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra; wear with SPANX to cinch in waist
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types

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Product Details

Multicolor metallic tweed. Crew neckline. Cutout detail at shoulder. Ribbed inserts on side. Hidden back zip. 35" from shoulder to hem.

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60 reviews
Fit
Large1
True to Size21
Small38
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 110lbs
December 15, 2014
I had a great time and its great to have a really nice dress that my boyfriend LOVED :)
The fit was perfect, The material does not have a lot of stretch, but it was very easy to dance in all night.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 36
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
November 17, 2014
Seeing a dear friend wed, a very emotional evening!
I normally wear a size 8, however that wasn't available for the event I was renting for. And based on the reviews, I figured I would be fine with a 10. It actually was too big on me throughout. The slight advantage of that is that as the dress has no stretch, it was nice to have some extra space for things like getting in and out of the car. The dress is quite beautiful, got many compliments, but the make of the dress is just a little too restricting. I imagine that the 8 would have fit and looked way better, but I definitely would have been uncomfortable due to the non stretch fabric. I think a slit in the back would have made a huge difference in wearability. I also wonder if the dress had been stretched out over time because it pooched very oddly in the stomach area. Not very flattering but probably something only I noticed anyway.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 100lbs
October 30, 2014
Received numerous compliments on this dress from everyone!
The fit is pretty tight so do some crunches before wearing this number unless you don't mind a little muffin popping out. I'm usually a size 0 and wore the size 2. The material is thick, almost like tweed, but it was comfortable in an October wedding. The neckline looks better in person and very unique.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 28
Body type: Petite
Weight: 96lbs
September 18, 2014
beautiful colors
Kaleidoscope dress is the perfect name for this dress. The colors are vibrant and beautiful. The fabric doesn't have much give minus the black elastic sides. I'm a true 0 so this dress fit perfectly even after a 5 course meal and dessert. The only thing weird about the dress is the shoulders, because of the cutouts, it didn't sit perfect on my shoulders and sometime would awkwardly 'bunch up'.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 32
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
September 17, 2014
Not being able to get in this dress??
This dress is for someone with no curves.... And fits 2 sizes smaller than listed ..... Curvy women - don't bother !
Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
August 31, 2014
not my favorite ..
The dress runs small - I barely fit in the 6. It's much darker in person than in the photo too. Didn't wear, went with another RTR dress!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 24
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120lbs
August 11, 2014
The dress was beautiful.
I ordered both a zero and two; the dress runs small and tight all over so I wore the two. Also,, I thought the fabric would be a shiny patent but it turned out to be a woven dresses- the threads seem to fray a little all over. Still, I really like the dress and it looked great for the wedding- just a little warm for summer,
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 105lbs
July 9, 2014
This dress is amazing, wish I could have kept it!
This dress is so much fun! The fit, the colors, the cut outs, its a true show stopper. I wore this to a concert and after party in Nashville for the first night of my husband's 30th birthday weekend. The pictures online do not do this dress justice!! It is way more fabulous in person. I paired it with black pumps and gold accessories. The fit is very true to size, it fit like a glove. I would recommend going up a size for your back up if it is available because it is very fitted across the bodice. I got so many compliments on this dress and it was perfect for a night on the town!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
July 4, 2014
I wore this for my rehearsal dinner and got tons of complements
I'm quite tall and wound up going a size up for a better fit around my hips, though the waist wound up being a little loose.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 37
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Full Bust
June 3, 2014
Could not wear it
Dress is pretty but material has basically no stretch to it so even though I usually wore an 8 to 10, size 10 was too small for me especially at the hips.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
May 22, 2014
Fit great but wrong material for my event
This dress is very pretty but the material is definitely more tweed than the photos show. The two dresses I received (size 2 and 4) were a little worn out (frayed material) so I could not wear this dress to the semi-formal wedding I was attending. Luckily RTR made up for it by overnighting me a replacement dress.
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34D
May 21, 2014
Wore dress to evening wedding.
Great dress. Very pretty. Zero stretch in fabric. Beware if you are pear shaped.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 39
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 127lbs
April 27, 2014
Beautiful color!
I didn't end up wearing this dress but it fit perfect. You would need to wear a strapless bra and the fabric was a little scratchy.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 24
Bust size: 32AA
Body type: Petite
Weight: 95lbs
March 5, 2014
Great Dress!
I ordered this dress as my second style for a November wedding. While I ended up wearing an Herve Leger dress to the event, this dress was so great! I wish I would have had two weddings to wear it to! The cut-outs are chic but nothing too flashy. The fabric is sort of reminiscent to a tweed so it's a tad heavier than some other fabrics but it's not too short and it fit great!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 49
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120lbs
March 5, 2014
Elegant and sparkly!
Just like the other reviewers, I thought this dress ran small and has no give in the fabric and was tight in the hips and a little too loose in the waist. But it is a beautiful dress, wonderful metallic tweed fabric.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
February 11, 2014
The dress was beautiful, and I received tons compliments through the night
Its a beautiful woven fabric, but does not give and runs a little small. It sat very tight at the hip, and sadly the next size up was not available. It was not the most comfortable dress I have worn, but it was worth it!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
December 30, 2013
Pretty and surprisingly comfortable
I rented this dress as an option for New Year's Eve, but I ended up choosing to wear another dress. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the fabric of this dress, both the color and texture were better than I had predicted. It wasn't as dressy looking as I was hoping for though, and I had read reviews saying to size up, so I ordered the 10 when I am usually an 8, and I wish I had just ordered an 8 because the 10 gave my body no shape. In the picture I am holding the extra fabric in the back to make it look more flattering. This would be a nice dress for a work function, maybe I'll find an occasion to order it again, next time in size 8.
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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: 32A
Body type: Pear
December 22, 2013
Pretty!
This was my back up dress for a wedding, and while I wasn't crazy about it, I got a ton of compliments. It grows on you. Beautiful colors, the material was a bit odd but thick so it held everything in real well. I would recommend ordering a size up if you're a size betweener.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
November 6, 2013
Not my favorite RTR dress.
I ordered a 6 and an 8. The 6 ran rib-crushingly small in the waist, and while the 8 was comfy in the waist, there was a ton of extra fabric in the belly area, which was unflattering. So, comfort, or flattering??? I went flattering, and took off the dress the moment dinner was over... The dress wasn't nearly as shimmery in the evening light, and the length was a bit matronly on my shorter 5'4" frame. I felt more like a politician's wife than a not date : ( I still love you though, RTR!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
October 21, 2013
Beautiful Color Dress
I rented this dress for my anniversary but I couldn't fit in :( I was so dissappointed because I really liked the color but I couldn't even close the zipper ... def runs small and the back up size was not available. :( I will advise to order one-two size up if possible especially those lucky lady out there that have been blessed with wide hips :)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 145lbs
September 24, 2013
Fun party dress
I wore this dress to my 10 Year High School Reunion - I obviously wanted to stand out from the crowd (LBDs everywhere) and look great. This dress was definitely fun (love the color and cutouts) but it fits a little weird. I usually wear a 4 or 6 in dresses, but I almost wish I had gotten an 8. The hips were super tight, but the top (including the black cinched in section) was pretty baggy. I don't have huge boobs, maybe if I did this would fit better. The dress kept shifting around my hips and the side seam would end up in front, so I was constantly adjusting all night. I'm glad I wore it but it's by no means my favorite rental.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 30
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 161lbs
July 29, 2013
The fabric of this dress makes it more of a fall or winter dress in my opinion.
The dress was very tight around the hips and thighs and had no stretch. I knew it likely wouldn't work but gave it a shot anyway. Even if the dress had fit, I probably wouldn't have worn it in the middle of June in 100 degree heat as the fabric seems much better suited for cooler weather!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
June 10, 2013
Beautiful dress, but not for me
This is a unique and beautiful dress, but did not fit me right. It scrunched and clumped around the waist and was hard to get into. I didn't really like the fabric. There was some confusion in the delivery to the hotel so I ended up wearing one of my own dresses to the birthday party I was going to.
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 20
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
May 19, 2013
Perfect!
I wore this dress to my prom. It was beautiful -- the fabric is stunning up close, and it translates really well in photos. The only problem I had with it was that the fabric is a bit thick. As previous reviewers have noted, the dress fits tight in the hips, but it was flattering. I would order a size larger than you normally get -- I'm a 0 and wore a 2, which fit perfectly except for the stomach. It was loose around my stomach, though, and occasionally bunched up in pictures. No problems with it riding up though. Very comfortable too. In general, I LOVED this dress. It was interesting without being out-there, and was exactly what I wanted. I was so, so happy with it, and would absolutely recommend it.
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 22
Body type: Straight & narrow
April 30, 2013
Perfect fit and really stands out!
Fits really true to size, no stretch in the fabric though so I'd recommend going one size up for a backup. Beautiful dress and fun to wear!
CarmenFebruary 24, 2014
I am the same age as you and am considering this dress for a sorority formal. I 2 inches shorter than you, am slender, but have wide hips. Would you recommend this dress or will it be too much of a hassle?
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 24
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 115lbs
April 23, 2013
Super fun sorority party, with a very fun dress!
I received a size 0 and a size 4, unfortunately the zipper of the 4 was broken, so I had to go with the 0. It was SUPER tight, and the material does not have a lot of give. It was perfectly comfortable while standing and dancing, but very short while sitting. I would've definitely preferred a size 2, so make sure to get your real size! I wore it with nude strappy heels to play off of the blush color in the fabric, and a simple gold bracelet and a bag with gold hardware! I did get a ton of compliments on it, and I loved how much personality the dress had!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 120lbs
April 22, 2013
did not wear it! thank god I had another (better) RTR dress!
fabric was almost tweed, which was very deceiving from the picture. it also ran very large, and hit my leg almost down to my knee--and I'm not a short girl! I got a size 4, but I should have gotten a 2 or even 0! The dress was not at all what I thought it would be, in a bad way.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 23
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 114lbs
April 8, 2013
Loved the shine!
This dress definitely runs small, so definitely get a size up as your extra. I loved how there was a metallic hint running through the tweed. It made for an amazing shine in the light!
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
February 28, 2013
Loved the material and the colors!
I am a size 0/2 but the woman said to order a 2 because it runs a little small. However, I am a size D chest and there was noooo room for them whatsoever. There is not much give. However, needing to breathe was unnecessary because I looked fabulous.
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 33
Body type: Hourglass
February 11, 2013
The dress is amazing but size up!
The dress is very fitted in the legs and stomach with very little give. I am usually a 2 - ordered a 2 and a 4 and would have preferred a 6 instead.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 128lbs
November 22, 2012
Loved the colors!
I rented this dress for new years. The material was a little different than I expected, but overall it fit great and looked great as well.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 21
Body type: Petite
Weight: 107lbs
November 14, 2012
the night was full with fun with my girls and i was very pleased that i didn't have to worry.
it fit perfectly!i absolutely loved how it wasn't too short for my birthday dinner.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 117lbs
November 9, 2012
I did not end up wearing this.
It is really more tweed -- the picture shimmers more than it actually does. It also was really boxy and not a great fit.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130lbs
October 7, 2012
Beautiful dress!
I typically wear a 2 or 4 and the 4 fit perfectly. I thought the material was great for an outdoor wedding since it was a bit heavier weight. The material is beautiful with the mix of colors and metallic sheen. It's a really sexy dress without being over the top. I loved it!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105lbs
September 17, 2012
This dress didn't work for me.
I ordered my usual size and the size up based on the reviews that the dress is slim, both were much much too tight. I could barely get the larger size over my hips which is unusual as I am very petite. The stylists were helpful in getting me something else in time for my event, though.
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120lbs
September 10, 2012
fun party dress
the torso is a bit short in the dress, but was great overall. material not what i expected- thought it would be "smoother" but was more textured that the picture shows.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110lbs
September 9, 2012
Loved it!
The dress was beautiful. I'm 4'11" and it came to my knee. I got so many compliments on it!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
September 6, 2012
Very pretty, but a little smal
I loved the fabric on this dress, but it was really tight. I usually wear a 2 or a 4 and I should have ordered a 6 in this style.
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 135lbs
September 4, 2012
I was very pleased with this dress. It paired great with accessories and a blazer that I already owned.
This dress was amazing.. I suggest going a size up. I am 5'8", 130lbs, and I ordered the size 4, which I found to be too tight. Nonetheless, I looked great in it, and received major compliments. I paired it with a black blazer, and some structured black heels, to keep up with the futuristic edge look of the dress. Minimal jewelry. My first Proenza dress and I would DEFINITELY go back for another..
IsisApril 4, 2013
I like your look! Short hair looks great with this!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 23
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120lbs
September 3, 2012
Pretty But Small
The dress is beautiful but ran small around my thighs
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