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Goddess Gown
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This gorgeous Robert Rodriguez Black Label gown is the essence of elegance. Beautifully draped with a perfect fit, this dress is great for any black-tie affair. Pair with beautiful earrings to be the belle of the ball. Accessorized with Chamak's Pear Bling Bangle Set and Isharya's Polki Pearl Earrings
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Black silk chiffon. Empire waist with ruching detail. Origami detail on bodice. Sash detail on back. Hidden back zip. Model's height is 5'10". See Size and Fit tab for length.
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This dress runs true to size (see following fit notes for exceptions).

BUST: Great for any cup size - very fitted at bust so size up one or two sizes for fuller bust
WAIST: Fitted - fitted at high waist and looser at lower abdomen - conceals midsection and abdomen
HIPS: Not fitted - full skirt conceals hips and backside
LENGTH: Floor length - available in two lengths (Regular, Long): Regular is for heights 5'6" and below. Long is for heights above 5'6"

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra or no bra; dress has built-in boning and light padding at bust
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10". )

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Jessie
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 155 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5433
Dec 6, 2011
Simple and elegant!
Size worn: 6R
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Formal Affair
It fit well overall, slightly too big for me in the bust and the straps are long so I needed to use fashion tape to hold it up, but the structure of the bodice worked for that. Got so many compliments, it was comfortable and elegant.
Jessica
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 22
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 4334
Sep 24, 2012
I loved how I looked and felt great in my dress all night.
Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
It fit beautifully. Comes in at the waist and fits a larger bust. Very comfortable and supportive. Did not have to worry about it all night (prom for 4 hours) and never once felt uncomfortable. Runs a little long, but I do have very short legs. Thick straps great for wear with bra, but is supportive enough to be worn without one.
rachel
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 22
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 4333
Sep 5, 2012
People said this dress was slimming!
Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
So comfy and beautiful! Took someone belows advice and wore it one shoulder and loved it even more!
Katherine
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 17
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Canonical User Type: 5233
Jul 18, 2012
That when I opened it up, that I did not expect it to be truely that beautiful! It was breath-taking.
Size worn: 6R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I rented this dress for my prom, and I got about a million compliments! No one else there had a dress even remotely similar to mine, and everyone was truely blown away. You could tell this dress had been worn many times. The zipper was pretty tough to get to work but I made it happen. Also, there was plastic parts on the top of the dress which gave it the tight look, but those parts ending up poking me all night! I then had to put bandaids where it poked me so it didn't hurt as much. But, beauty is pain am I right? I am 5'5 and wore flats, and the dress fit great for length! Overall, the dress was breath-taking and was everything I expected and more! If you are considering this dress I would definitely go for it!
Ellen
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 21
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4333
Jul 5, 2012
My first black tie event, and I looked like I spent way more on my dress than I actually did!
Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I loved this dress. Wore it to a black tie NYE party, and it was great. The straps look great, but since I'm younger, I decided to tuck in one of the straps and make it a one shouldered dress. You could't even tell! I don't think the dress was too long, with heels. I got the regular size and it was fine. My mom also rented a Badgley Mischka dress for the occassion as well and was extremely satisfied. Money well spent!
Kris
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 44
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5633
Apr 1, 2012
RTR took the stress out of finding a beautiful dress and made it so simple to return it as well! I received many compliments on the dress.
Size worn: 6R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I wore this dress to a prestigious country club event. This dress was true to size except runs very long. I am 5'6", 135 lbs and wore modest heels. The train is also very long so I draped it over my arm when walking around a room to avoid anyone from stepping on it- which was easy and not a big deal. The dress was clean, in good condition and ready to wear. I was very satisfied!
Ashley
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Canonical User Type: 5423
Nov 16, 2011
Going to my first black tie event with my boyfriend!
Size worn: 6R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I loved wearing this dress! It fit perfectly and was gorgeous!!
Sherry
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 58
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5634
Mar 3, 2014
Felt very beautiful!
Size worn: 6R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
Hugs the upper body but still very comfy. Loved it,
Eva
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 23
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 168 lbs
Canonical User Type: 7434
Sep 23, 2013
Too Small on the Bust
Size worn: None
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
This dress was too small for my bust so I wore my back up dress.
Sally
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 19
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4333
Mar 18, 2013
Perfect.
Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I absolutely 100% loved this dress, and so did everyone else! I'm never comfortable in dresses, but this one blew me away! Nice fit around the bodice, and the fabric is gorgeously flowwy.
audra
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 120 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4433
Jan 30, 2013
I was a bridesmaid and bride told the 'maids to get a black dress. This was by far the prettiest!!
Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I usually wear empire waist (i have a high waist)... this dress is a little lower than empire, but it still worked! Beautiful dress and I got many compliments on it.
Molly
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 19
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 140 lbs
Canonical User Type: 4332
Dec 5, 2012
The staff was very helpful with my questions!
Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Formal Affair
I rented this dress as a back up for my senior prom. The boning was all messed up and I was swimming in it. I think that it also didn't fit my event but thats another issue. Its a gorgeous dress I just don't think I got it for the right event or a newer dress.
tasia
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 23
Bust size: 36D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 115 lbs
Canonical User Type: 7324
Nov 16, 2012
Not so good
Size worn: 10R
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Formal Affair
Liked the dress in the picture but it didnt look so good on me. The dress was too long and I probly should have ordered a size up because it did not fit that well over my breast.
Meg
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 25
Body type: Straight & narrow
Canonical User Type: 4441
Sep 24, 2012
this was my back up dress- didn't actually get to wear it out.
Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
beautifully draped. not really suitable for the mardi gras party I was attending since the train drags on the floor.
Lucy
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 34
Body type: Athletic
Canonical User Type: 7521
Aug 1, 2012
Way too long!
Size worn: 10R
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Formal Affair
Way too long - I would have tripped all over it. I am 5'3" and was wearing 4 inch heels. Luckily I had ordered two dresses, so was able to wear the other one!!
Leticia
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
Body type: Full Bust
Canonical User Type: 4421
Jan 23, 2012
I was a Greek Goddess
Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
Overall I loved the dress. It was elegant, comfortable and decent. The few negatives were: the shoulder straps where longer than necessary, at least for me. The dress had static, which I fixed by wearing a slip. Also if you are planning on dancing the part hanging on the back, the "tail" can be on the way, I wrapped it around my waist when dancing and it looked just fine.
deedee
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 49
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 1641
Oct 27, 2011
Overall fit: True to Size
Beautiful dress, very long length and shoulder straps are a little long.
C
Top Contributor
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 26
Body type: Athletic
Canonical User Type: 1441
Sep 26, 2011
Overall fit: Small
I'm have a tall, anthletic body type. I ordered the dress in a 4L, the length was great (even with 3inch heels for me which is amazing!) but the banding around the rib cage was WAY too tight. Fit through the hips, waist, etc but just not around the ribs.
minisoda
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 29
Body type: Petite
Canonical User Type: 1421
Aug 30, 2011
Overall fit: True to Size
I wore this dress to a black tie wedding and I received a lot of compliments. I liked the thick straps and full coverage of the bust. The dress was too long (3"or so) for my height, even with 5" heels. I had to be careful when walking/dancing and the dress was accidentally stepped on a couple times. :) Also, the dress I wore had a piece of metal boning that broke through its stitching. Unfortunately it was stabbing my side all night. I tried to mend it with some cotton & tape, but it didn't help much.
Stacy
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 24
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 1431
Jun 22, 2011
Overall fit: True to Size
Wore it to a Military ball and it was absolutely stunning!
L
Top Contributor
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 41
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 1531
Jun 13, 2011
Overall fit: True to Size
I agree completely with a previous reviewer (and wish I had paid more attention): This is a beautiful dress, and it fit me well. BUT the dress was too worn out. It had a hole in the sash, and it clearly had been hemmed because it was too short, even with low heels. I also received the dress a size larger, which did not fit, but it had tears in the chiffon that had been repaired. I love this dress, but I think it is time to retire it. I had to go out and buy a dress the day before my event.
Sue
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 48
Body type: Petite
Canonical User Type: 1631
May 2, 2011
Overall fit: True to Size
Loved this dress! I received MANY compliments. Wore to a black tie event. Length was perfect with mid heels. RTRW called at 3:00 pm day before arrival and said next size up wasn't available. They let me pick another dress which I didn't need as this fit perfectly. Was very pleased I rec'd both dresses before 10:00 am the NEXT DAY. Excellent service!
Monica
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 44
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 1631
Mar 16, 2011
Overall fit: Large
This dress is beautiful on top but I was very upset with the condition of the dress and the length is obviously an issue. I received it 2 days before my event and as you see in the picture it is TOO LONG even for the model. This is something I should have noted. In addition, it came in a small package which wrinkled the material as well the bottom hem was obviously torn at previously and had to be repaired. Not only the sheer overlay of the dress but the hem of the lining was also repaired in the past but it was done so poorly that it would embarrass you if anyone saw it. The dress was too long to be able to walk even with 4 inch heels. I was very upset because I truly hoped that this would have been a good experience and an opportunity to rent several dresses in the future, but unfortunately it causes me to believe that the condition of the dresses will not be what I am looking for when I am going to a black tie event. The dress is as beautiful as it looks online, but there is no way that a person that is 5'6 and with 4 inch heels could wear the dress comfortably which was evidenced by the tears in the hem. I sent it back prior to the event and looked for something on short notice. Not good.
CandyC
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 145 lbs
Canonical User Type: 5432
Mar 11, 2011
It was comfortable and exactly what I needed for the occasion.
Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
Loved it! It's a little bit long so you have to wear high shoes and watch your step. But it's beautiful, very comfortable and extremely flattering. I wore it to the Oscars (was working!) and it was perfect. Thank you, Rent the Runway!
Patty
Top Contributor
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 52
Body type: Apple
Canonical User Type: 1631
Jan 26, 2011
Overall fit: True to Size
Beautiful. I wore this to a black tie event and received many compliments. I shared renttherunway with many people hoping a get a credit in my account. I will rent again for our next black tie event for sure! I also rented the bracelet. Love the recommendations to "complete the look".... I need all the help I can get.
marty
Top Contributor
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 46
Body type: Athletic
Canonical User Type: 1631
Dec 20, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
This was a beautiful dress but very long. I am 5'7" and wore 3" heels and it was still much too long. Otherwise the fit was nice and it was a lovely dress.
fr
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 3434
Nov 20, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
The day before my event, RTR called me to tell me that this, my chosen dress, had not been returned by the previous renter and I had to choose another. To their credit, they did offer me any dress available and spent an hour or so on the phone going through my choices with me. The dress I very luckily ended up with was lovely. But the choosing process was extremely frustrating and slow, and when I went with a dress that cost only $75 to rent, I had to ASK for the difference to be refunded to me, at which point I was told "We usually don't do that...but okay." Great concept, RTR, but the customer service needs work.
luca
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 41
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 1541
Nov 15, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
This is a pretty dress but way too long. In high heels I am close to 6 ft tall and this dress was still too long. The length made it extremely uncomfortable to wear. In addition, the dress was sent to me by RTR with a three inch slit in the lining so my right heel got stuck all night long. Very disappointed.
AJ
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34A
Weight: 125 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3432
Nov 14, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
Wore this to a black tie event and it worked out great. The size 4 fit me perfectly but with room to spare in the chest (I didn't wear a bra.) The two thick straps were a bit much for me and I wanted to wear a necklace, so I actually tucked one of the straps into the dress and wore it as a one-shoulder dress. You couldn't tell at all! Very comfortable dress, aside from a few mishaps with people stepping on the small train.
rm
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 32
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 4531
Nov 9, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
I wore this dress to a black tie event and it was perfect. My only complaint was that it was very long, even with heels. But it looked great and fit well!
Gwen F
Top Contributor
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 1521
Nov 8, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
Gorgeous construction and material, but very difficult to pull off if you're under 5' 4". I couldn't wear it for that reason.
Suze
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 50
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Canonical User Type: 3634
Nov 3, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
I rented this dress for a black tie affair and it was stunning. There is no need for a bra but you can wear one -- the straps cover it up nicely. This dress looks much better in person and is beautiful!
Zany
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 35
Body type: Straight & narrow
Canonical User Type: 1541
Oct 25, 2010
Overall fit: Large
I ordered a long and it's SUPER long. Dangerous to walk in long. So beware. I also think it runs large in the bust; if you're small busted size down. I wore a 6L and a 4L would have been perfect (I didn't know so I went with 6L and 8L). It was perfect for my black tie event.
dd
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 37
Body type: Athletic
Canonical User Type: 2531
Oct 23, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
I love this dress! I wore it to my sister's wedding and received many compliments on it. I ordered the long size, I am about 5'6"1/2 and wore 5 inch heels with the dress, it was slightly too long but manageable. Will definitley order with rent the runway again, great overall experience!
Mandy
Top Contributor
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 40
Body type: Hourglass
Canonical User Type: 1541
Oct 20, 2010
Overall fit: Large
This dress was beautiful, but a bit long, even for my height and heels. I received many compliments, none-the-less.
K
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
Canonical User Type: 6534
Oct 20, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
This dress looks better on than in the photo. My date loved it, and I was convinced I was best dressed at the event. I ordered the regular length and it was perfect for me with tall heels. Mind the train - people will step on it!
NJ
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 33
Body type: Full Bust
Canonical User Type: 1531
Oct 11, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
This dress is beautiful, but I should have ordered a 12 for my larger bust 34DDD. Everything fit except the bust, which is a shame because it seemed to fit everywhere else. Would recommend this dress to anyone!
mw
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 28
Body type: Petite
Canonical User Type: 1421
Oct 3, 2010
Overall fit: Large
The dress is beautiful, but by the measurements from the website I ordered a size 4, which was too big around the waist and straps.
G
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 38
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 115 lbs
Canonical User Type: 3533
Aug 29, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
I loved this dress. I wore it to a black tie event. I was worried that it would be too long but i ended up wearing shorter heels to make sure it wasn't too short. I would definitely wear this again.
Ashelyn
Top Contributor
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 26
Body type: Petite
Canonical User Type: 1431
Aug 23, 2010
Overall fit: True to Size
I wore this as a bridesmaid's dress and felt like it wasn't stealing the bride's show but I was definitely a show stopper :) You don't need a bra.
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