Rebecca Taylor

Dancer Bodice Dress

$50 rental
$395 Retail

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Stylist Notes

Ready for find that new love interest? This Rebecca Taylor dress is a sweet and feminine style to flirt your way through the party. Add a bracelet like the kate spade accessories new york's Ornate Onyx Cuff.

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - fitted at bust so fuller busted women should consider sizing up
WAIST: Fitted - fitted throughout bodice but smocking in back provides some give
HIPS: Not fitted - full skirt does not hug hips at all
LENGTH: Mini to mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model) - curvy women should consider sizing up for length

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types

Size & Fit Notes

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - fitted at bust so fuller busted women should consider sizing up
WAIST: Fitted - fitted throughout bodice but smocking in back provides some give
HIPS: Not fitted - full skirt does not hug hips at all
LENGTH: Mini to mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model) - curvy women should consider sizing up for length

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types

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Product Details

Fushcia crepe de chine. Sweetheart neckline. Boned bodice for support. Gathered skirt. Exposed back zip. 26" from top of bodice to hem.

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31 reviews

Fit
Small 1
True to Size 24
Large 6
Photos 12
Krystal
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 150 lbs
Aug 20, 2010

Overall fit: True to Size
Super cute, fabric has a nice weight to it to drape nicely. The back side panels are smocked to ensure a snug but comfortable fit.
Ashelyn
Top Contributor
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 27
Body type: Petite
Aug 23, 2010

Overall fit: True to Size
SO CUTE!! This is the easiest dress to wear! It is so comfortable and I danced all night without constantly pulling it up.
Remy
Top Contributor
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 25
Body type: Petite
Dec 14, 2010

Overall fit: True to Size
I was worried that this dress wasn't going to fit, but was informed by the stylist that it was perfect for a petite girl like me. She was right, and the bodice still fit, even though I am busty. I received so many compliments! If you're thinking about renting this dress, you absolutely should!
Laura
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 31
Body type: Petite
Feb 7, 2011

Overall fit: True to Size
This dress is fabulous! I have a very petite frame. 5'3'', 100 lbs, 32 A. I ordered the 0, and it fit wonderfully! It fell on me where it falls on the model (maybe even a little bit shorter). I danced all night in it and got so many compliments!
C
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 23
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130 lbs
Mar 26, 2011

Overall fit: True to Size
I wore this dress for my sorority formal and everyone loved it! It photographs beautifully and is so flattering!
Madeline
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 26
Body type: Pear
Jul 24, 2011

Overall fit: True to Size
Adorable dress! Fits really well and is very flattering for a pear shaped figure. It is very comfortable and I received a ton of compliments on the color!
courtney
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120 lbs
Aug 15, 2011

The compliments I received all night, there is nothing like the dresses from RTR at the shops in our town!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Date
This dress was really cute. Usually strapless dresses cut into my arms and create a bulge near my armpit, but the top part fit really nicely to my body and the bottom half was full and really cute. A little short, but didn't look that way because of the fullness of the skirt. The only negative I would say is that I would not wear it to an outside event where there would be wind because the skirt blows around very easily and you constantly are trying to hold it down! Very cute dress.
Liz P.
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 33
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135 lbs
Oct 8, 2011

Overall fit: True to Size
BEST DRESS I HAVE EVER RENTED!I wore this for a photo shoot at the fair! it was AMAZING! though I needed the 8 if you have a small bust order down I wore the 10 but I kept pulling it up... and I pulled a Marilyn a couple of times! but it was fun!
Doting mom.
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 46
Body type: Full Bust
Oct 19, 2011

Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for my daughter. Flattering design. Form fitting bodice allowed for a perfect fit at the bust without the worry of constant adjusting.
TayGirl
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130 lbs
Oct 31, 2011

Bit short, but super cute!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
Such a cute dress! Wish I was s tad shorter! The dress was too short on me, and with it having a "spinny" skirt, I was worried about showing too much.
SororityGirl
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 23
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Full Bust
Nov 17, 2011

Best Backup!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This was my backup dress to a formal event. I ended up falling in love with it! It's so fun and flattering. I combined it with turquoise and gold jewelry and nude heels. EVERYoNE had something to say about my outfit!
Tiffany
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Mar 28, 2012

Fun color

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
I wore this dress to an October wedding. It's a fun dress, very comfortable. I'm under 5' and I found the dress to be a bit short, but I received lots of complements.
Kristin
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 123 lbs
Apr 18, 2012

love this one!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Vacation
I really did not want to give this dress back. The top was a little big on me so i probably could have used the smaller size for more support, but it worked out fine. Flowy and fun and the color is beautiful. Be careful if it is super windy when you wear it because it blows right up.
Stephanie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 123 lbs
Apr 23, 2012

Great Go-to Dress

Size worn: None
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I rented this dress and another one for my bachelorette party. The only size available that day was a 4 and it ended up being a little too big, but I thought the dress itself was very cute. It was a bit short so I wouldn't wear it for a formal/conservative occasion, but a fun party dress. The color is more pink in person, instead of the purple-y color in the picture. Wish it was available in my size but loved my back-up dress too!
Frances
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 21
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Apr 28, 2012

love this dress!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I got this dress for my sorority formal and it was perfect! The color and fabric of the dress are stunning--it photographs amazingly. Also, the shape is really flattering and comfortable. It's fairly short but the skirt flows out nicely so it doesn't appear too short. I'm in love with this dress and highly recommend it!!!
Megan
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 115 lbs
Jun 5, 2012

I love RTR!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
This was the most perfect, comfortable dress I've ever worn! This was a time that I wished I had purchased and not rented. Loved it!
Kasey
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135 lbs
Jun 11, 2012

Great party dress!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Party
This dress was super cute and fun, I wore it to a bachelorette party and it worked great. If you are smaller up top I would definitly order a size down as it has elastic ruching on the top so is very stretchy and with lots of dancing can move around alot. The color is also more pink than in the photo. Overall super flattering for a pear shape and would definitly rent again!
brooket
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 110 lbs
Jul 31, 2012

Feeling great in an awesome gress

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Rented this for the Kentucky Derby Oaks day, where all the women wear pink. Couldn't have been a more perfect dress, and was so fun and flirty. The skirt twirls! I'm pretty small, but have a big bust (32D), so the 2 fit me better (I couldn't even zip up the 0). Is a little on the short side, so FYI if you are around parents.
Zoe
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 20
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 132 lbs
Aug 9, 2012

So many compliments!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
Really liked this dress! Although it is less purple in person but I liked that!
Melissa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145 lbs
Aug 13, 2012

Skirt not flattering

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Party
Great color, loved the top part of the dress, but from the skirt down it was all wrong. Too full and not flattering.
Rachele
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 28
Body type: Petite
Sep 4, 2012

Runs large' thick material

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
I rented this dress for a wedding but didn't end up wearing it because it was too big and the material was thick and heavy. The color was darker than pictured and it was very pretty but I would suggest for a fall wedding or party.
Paige
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120 lbs
Sep 5, 2012

This dress was perfect for the opening of the musical I was performing in. Fun and flirty without being too dressed up for the occasion.

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
At 5'2", I'm always concerned when I rent a dress that it's going to be too long. This dress fit perfectly on my small frame, a couple inches above the knee but not too short to be considered a mini. The stretch in the back of the bodice made the fit snug without being constricting. The boning in the front allowed me to dance without worrying about pulling up a strapless dress all night. I felt gorgeous and got compliments all night about how cute the dress was. It's a super flattering fit and cut for someone petite.
Steff
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 125 lbs
Sep 5, 2012

Being able to know i'm wearing something extremely fashionable for an afforable cost makes RTR indepensible for someone like me - i have champagne taste on beer money :)

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
This dress is amazing! So comfortable, flattering, and pretty! You can add a belt for some bling, or leave it as is. I honestly usually wear a 10 due to my waist being a little wider, but the stretch in the back of the bodice allowed me to comfortably wear an 8 - i even probably could have pulled off a 6. Overall, a great party dress for many occasions! Would def rent again!
Meghann
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Sep 21, 2012

Valentine's Day with My Boyfriend (now fiance)

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Date
I think this dress is ver figure flattering because of the way it is snug like a corset on top and then poofs out like a tutu or something. I am only 5'2 and even I thought the dress was pretty short so I wouldn't wear it if you're trying to be conservative or if you don't like to show your legs. I felt very feminine, very sexy, and very perfect for Valentine's Day!
Hayley
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 19
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 122 lbs
Oct 12, 2012

pretty awesome, that sums it up pretty well.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I wore it for my sweet 16, and I loved it so much! It was so cute and it also stayed up pretty well the whole night, which is pretty handy :)
Liz
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120 lbs
Oct 18, 2012

easy dress to wear

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
I loved this dress. it's very comfortable and easy to wear. fitting with a bit of dress so it works well for a long night when you want to dance and eat drink and be merry! super cute and flirty, the color is great with a tan
DeeDee
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 160 lbs
Feb 10, 2013

SimplyCute

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I got this as my back up dress. Decided to wear the other but did like the overall feel of this dress when I tried it on.
Julianne
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 20
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130 lbs
Feb 20, 2013

Perfect dress

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
It fit me perfectly! The 2 was true to size and it flowed out perfectly. I'm 5'8 and it was neither too short or too long. I LOVED it!
Melissa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 118 lbs
Mar 8, 2013

Very short!

Size worn: None
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Although the color of this dress is beautiful, I had to send it back because it was very short on me (Especially when I put on heels). I am 5'7" and have not had this issue with other dresses from RTR. Bummer because it is very cute.
jillian
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 27
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155 lbs
Sep 17, 2013

I didnt end up wearing it

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
The material looked cheap. I ended up not wearing it
Melissa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
Jan 8, 2015

Loved it! So cute!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Loved this dress for a fun night out in Atlantic City NJ. Cute but well made and fit was great. Wanted to keep it. Fit was true to size. Not too short if you are taller and fit around chest was perfect - not loose or tight.
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