Rebecca Minkoff

Black Barbara Button Dress

$198 retail

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Stylist Notes

Polished snaps highlight the asymmetric styling of this Rebecca Minkoff dress that'll easily become your new go-to.

Also available in Red.

Size & Fit

Sized: 0-14

Product Details

Black crepe (100% Polyester). Hourglass. Short sleeves. Crew neckline. Hidden zipper closure. 36.5" from shoulder to hemline. Imported.

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40 reviews
Fit
Large
(2)
True to Size
(5)
Small
(6)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34DDD/E
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
January 22, 2019
Not for athletic build

First off, the dress is beautiful and crafted wonderfully. BUT, in a lot of designers I am a 4. I read reviews and bumped it up to a size 8 because it supposedly ran small. I have a large bust & broad shoulders and even the 8 was too small.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
January 30, 2019
Perfect little work dress

This dress is perfect for work! I loved it.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34DDD/E
Body type: Athletic
February 1, 2019
Love!

I'm normally an 8 but I know her stuff runs small so size up!!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 170lbs
February 2, 2019
CHEAP!

I rented this dress for work. I was unable to wear it because it runs about two sizes too small, and was too short for work. If it fit properly I think the cut would be cute, but overall the material felt extremely cheap and scratchy. Because of the material alone, I would not wear it.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 44
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 122lbs
February 3, 2019
Great for work or a casual party

I didn't end up wearing this because the temps were too cold. The dress was also a bit snug around the hips/buttocks; material does not stretch. So if you're curvy, would recommend a size up.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
February 12, 2019
Great work dress

Comfortable, flattering and it doesn't wrinkle!!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 107lbs
February 13, 2019
Great if you never need your arms ever

I wanted to love this dress, it looks great in the photos. That said I could not move my arms past zombie shuffle hight and the fabric felt thin and inexpensive. Would not have Been able to work comfortably throughout the day

Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
Body type: Hourglass
February 14, 2019
Basic with a twist

Based on the comments, I sized up two sizes, but probably should have only gone up one. Nice dress for work - the buttons add some interest!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
February 20, 2019
Love!

Great fit! An easy dress to wear to work. I paired it with leopard flats. Received a lot of compliments!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 53
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
February 20, 2019
Super cute!

This dress is really cute! The top was a little odd in fit. It ran tight in the chest but loose around the top of the shoulders and collar. It's cold now so I was able to hide that with a sweater to keep my arms warm at the same time. Super versatile dress and will probably wear it a couple more times before I have to return it.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 0
Height: 4' 10"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 116lbs
February 21, 2019
Weird proportions

This dress was a disappointment. It fit but the proportions were really weird. It seemed like the torso was too long or something making it look bizarre and unflattering. It looks cute on the hangar and the fabric is on the lighter side so it could have been nice! Shame.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34DD
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 143lbs
February 23, 2019
Looks great in pictures. Not so much in real life.

This dress looked amazing on the model. The reality is that the fabric felt and looked a little cheap and the fit was odd. It gathered in weird places and was too loose in other places. If you aren't built straight up and down, it won't lay right.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 38
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128lbs
February 24, 2019
Larger than expected in the bust area

Didn't wear this. The top half looked too big for me while the dress is quite short. Just didn't look good on me.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 127lbs
February 27, 2019
Too big - couldn't wear

I ordered two sizes up based on the reviews, but it was way too big. Cute dress though

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 39
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 138lbs
March 12, 2019
The buttons come undone if you bend all the way down

Top ran large so the bust didn't fit right. Cute style though

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 25
Body type: Hourglass
March 19, 2019
Beautiful and super comfortable!!!

The material is light and comfortable, definitely true to size. It will not stretch, but it's very pretty! Between the skirt buttons there's openings, they're not all sown together, not bad just a note. It's a really nice dress overall!!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 33
Bust size: 36DD
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
March 20, 2019
Runs small

Runs small

Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
March 21, 2019
Too tight, too short, and hard to zipper

Super short and every time I bent or moved my legs--the snaps would unsnap

Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 112lbs
March 28, 2019
Simple but creative

A fun twist on a black dress. The front is memorable but not overdone. Hikes up a bit when you sit down, but a great length when standing.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32G
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 147lbs
March 30, 2019
Great dress!

A little short and a little right in the chest but it's a great basic black dress and the snaps add a little fun detailing to the piece.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 23
Body type: Petite
April 2, 2019
Fit perfectly. Not too tight and the length was appropriate for work.

Looks cute with heels or with sneakers

Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 34
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Apple
Weight: 190lbs
April 6, 2019
Absurdly small

This dress is a joke. I'm a size 14 in almost everything. This dress didn't come close to fitting. It was as if I was trying to squeeze into an 8. I'm offended by this dress and annoyed it took up a space in my monthly rentals. Don't bother.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 38
Bust size: 36DD
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 162lbs
April 8, 2019
Runs small

Great dress, needed 1 size larger than I normally wear.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 25
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 150lbs
April 11, 2019
Sleek but business casual enough for work!

Fits really well! Fabric is nice. Sleek but business casual enough for work. If your cup size is smaller than 32C-34B, this dress will not look right on your body. It's shaped to have room for chestier women.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
April 15, 2019
Flattering

True to size and fits well in the bust and waist. Flattering fit overall and a great dress to go from work to happy hour or dinner.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 47
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 116lbs
April 17, 2019
Cute dress, odd fit

I love asymmetric gems so I was super excited to try this dress. I sized up from my usual 4 to a 6 based on availability and reviewer comments. It was way too big overall but especially in the torso length. I am high- waisted to begin with but this dress bunched up in the top and had a blouson effect. If you have a long torso, this dress might be a good fit for you. The fabric and style is very cute but it just wasn't right for me.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32DD
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 120lbs
April 22, 2019
Cute dress but tight on arms

This dress is really cute and looks great. I wore to work and to my Seder. Only downside is it was very tight on my arms - I couldn't lift them too high. Maybe wouldn't be a problem on someone with smaller chest

Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34DD
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 120lbs
March 29, 2019
Too large in the hips

I never wore it because it was huge around my hips

Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
April 3, 2019
Kind of weird with the sizing, but cute

I ordered the 2 in another color and it was big. The 0 was pretty tight. I think the sizing might be just a little off, but I would still go with the smaller one if you're in between. Kind of basic, but worked for a work dress.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
14
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 16
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 57
Bust size: 36DDD/E
Body type: Apple
Weight: 200lbs
February 5, 2019
I wear a 14, would need a 16 in this (they don't offer)

Super cute, very very short on me (5'9") would be too short if I were to sit down. too tight on me which may be my age (50)

Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 39
Bust size: 34DDD/E
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 168lbs
February 15, 2019
Sizing is crazy.

Rented for work but was unable to wear it because it runs about two sizes too small. If the bust, waist, hips dimensions fit correctly the cut might work. A little short for work if wearing it without tights.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 138lbs
March 20, 2019
LOVE this dress, chic, classic, but fitted and flattering.

Too tight on me in the chest and shoulders. love the button detail and cut is just right

Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
March 29, 2019
Odd fit

This dress was just okay. The waste fit, even a little big, but the shoulders didn't fit at all. It ran small and the fit just seemed off.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
April 19, 2019
Just ok

A bit tight around the hips. Runs small.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130lbs
April 20, 2019
lots of compliments on the skirt part

Was a little small/tight at the armpits and uncomfortable since the material doesn't have any give...otherwise loved the style and the asymmetrical front with the snaps!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130lbs
February 8, 2019
Cute but not practical for work.

Cute dress but wouldn't wear again because I wasn't able to move my arms very much due to the fit.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 34
Bust size: 32D
February 23, 2019
The classes.

The hemline was a bit wrinkly. It didn't lay nicely.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 2
Age: 33
March 10, 2019
I like the material and the cut.

I read reviews that this dress ran small, so I got a size 6, but it ended up being too big, so I didnt get to wear it out.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 8
Age: 56
April 3, 2019
Fit great...received a lot of compliments

great dress

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 150lbs
April 16, 2019
Simple Yet Classic

I don't see this being great for women with larger busts...

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