Santorini Waters Dress

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$560 retail

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Stylist Notes

Do the salsa in this spicy Robert Rodriguez Black Label one shoulder cocktail dress. Go with the Erickson Beamon's Chrysler Earrings to turn up the heat on the dance floor!

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Fitted - fitted throughout midsection; stretchy fabric allows for comfortable room though consider wearing with SPANX to cinch in abdomen and hips
HIPS: Fitted - stretchy fabric allows comfortable room for full hips
LENGTH: Knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC: Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Product Details

Purple matte jersey. One shoulder ruched neckline and bat wing sleeve. 35'' from shoulder to hem.

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90 reviews
Fit
Large
(19)
True to Size
(63)
Small
(4)
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 137lbs
February 28, 2015
So many compliments on this dress!! I LOVE it!
This dress was perfect! I am usually afraid to get a size 4 because my butt usually makes some dresses look inappropriate, but this was perfect! It wasn't tight and I felt comfortable in it. It also didn't wrinkle on the car ride to the wedding, and did fine in the rain we got caught in.
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Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 47
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Pear
Weight: 165lbs
March 7, 2015
The best RTR rental ever!
This was by far my favorite dress I've ever rented from RTR and I've rented a lot. The sleeve made it. The fabric was soft, somewhat stretchy, and had a very luxurious feel. The fit was flattering for this curvy girl and the color was beautiful. I'd call it a deep purple tone but not Barney purple, more subtle. I felt beautiful and glamour out that night. I'd definitely rent this one again!
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Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 53
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 155lbs
November 23, 2014
Comfortable & Cute
I selected this dress for the style & color. Although I love the front of this dress the off centered V cut in the back did not work with my strapless shapewear slip which I was not willing to go without.
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Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Party
Age: 38
February 7, 2015
Beautiful fit and color
This fit really well. I could have worn either size, but the 2 was wider in the waist, so I wore the 0. It's a beautiful deep purple color that's brighter than the picture. Very happy with the dress and the RTR process.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 125lbs
November 14, 2011
Gorgeous.
The weight of this fabric was fabulous. It felt unbelievable on. Raving compliments. Thanks RTR!
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 23
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120lbs
December 20, 2011
So far, I haven't been disappointed with any of my rentals, and in this dress, I was told that I was a timeless beauty(:
I am usually a 0 or a 2, and in this case the 0 fit me better. The other reviews are correct, the dress runs a bit big, but nothing drastic. The dress was a bit longer than listed for me, it went to about my knee instead of just above it. The reviews and compliments I received on the dress were awesome, and I would definitely recommend the dress for any semi-formal affair!
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 42
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
December 23, 2011
I always feel elegant and stylish in the dresses I rent from RTR.
I love this dress! It is a vibrant purple and very comfortable to wear. Even the maitre d' complemented me! I usually wear a size 4, but after reading other reviews I ordered a backup dress in a size 2. The 2 fit me better overall.
LeslieAugust 19, 2013
How was it to eat dinner in this dress?
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
January 4, 2012
Rent a size down
This dress is beautiful and fun. It definitely works better on taller people. I rented the 2 and 4 (wore the 2) but wished for the 0. The only problem was that the base of the zipper (which fell right on my hip) puckered pretty substantially so I ended up with my hand on my hip most of the night to cover it.
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 39
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
January 30, 2012
Beautiful dress
I wore this dress to a cocktail party - I received many compliments. The dress is really fun. I do agree that it may run a LITTLE big - I'm 5'10 and 145 pounds and the size 6 was perfect. The 4 was too small. I usually wear a size 6 or 8 but ordered the 4 because of the reviews. The one thing I didn't like about this dress was the material (100% Rayon). It is not very forgiving. Overall I really liked the dress and the RTR experience. I'll be back.
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Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 53
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155lbs
April 15, 2012
Perfect for curvy women
I wore this dress to a gala, and had compliments from the first second to the last dance. It's elegant, sexy and tasteful- the word "stunning" was mentioned every time. The photo on the site really doesn't do it justice. The dress was slightly shorter than I expected (I'm 5'7") so leaning over meant Spanx exposure - but who cares! You just stand up straight, dance, and enjoy the compliments. I usually wear a 10 and am large-busted, and was able to wear an 8 with no bra and feel appropriately supported - thanks again to some spanx, since the dress requires smooth lines/no lines. I felt like it accentuated my curves (I have hips and a bust line and smaller waist) much more than many other dresses, but did so tastefully - I felt entirely confident in my appearance at the gala.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Vacation
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 135lbs
May 23, 2012
Fun for Vegas
Love this dress. Wasn't my style but I thought anything goes in Vegas. Loved this dress! That what I love about RTR, you can take a risk without investing too much! It does run big, I normally wear a4 but the 2 was perfect.
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 48
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 142lbs
May 29, 2012
This dress was so amazing and I felt so good wearing it. The color shape and look of the dress was truly a hit! I really enjoyed the dress and can't wait to rent from RTR again!
I rented this dress for a wedding in Seattle and it was a hit! I got so many compliments. The style and color of this dress is so classy and elegant. This dress is a bit unforgiving so you may need to wear seamless spanks to cinch your waist if it's less than perfect. The dress runs large so order two sizes down. I wore a 6 but I could have worn a 4. This was my first RTR experience and I loved it! I will do it again and again!
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Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 45
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Pear
Weight: 163lbs
August 29, 2012
Pretty color
I loved the color and the style, but the ruffle/bunching along the top was too much. I'm between a 10 and 12 (12 hips, 10 bust) and the size 10 was still too loose for my liking.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
September 5, 2012
Nice for a beach wedding
The color is very nice--a rich indigo--and it makes blue eyes really pop. If you're going to be tearing up the dance floor in this, do consider that the one sleeve is quite long and will catch on your dance partner (and chairs, and glasses, etc.). I'd definitely qualify this as a bodycon dress, too. I was fine in it until we had a beachside barbeque and was sporting a foodbaby nicely enhanced by the form-fitting material. Even so, note that you may want to order your backup size one size down if you're small chested. I ordered a 6 and a 4, and even the 4 (my usual size) was a bit roomy up top for my 34B bust. A padded strapless bra helped.
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Pear
September 15, 2012
Showed up on time and arrived beautifully!
I am in between sizes and felt the smaller size fit better. Beautiful color and got lots of compliments.
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 35
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
September 22, 2012
Everyone loved the dress.
it was more baggy around the middle than I thought it would be. But I liked the feel of the material.
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 49
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
September 30, 2012
I had to send them both back as the slip hung down below the dress.
RTR was awesome and sent me another dress overnight for the wedding! I already told 3 new customers about RTR!
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
February 25, 2013
Very stylish. Beautiful color. Wore to a red carpet event in Hollywood. Loose and comfy.
ran large in the top- and i am busty. nice, loose fit. does not necessarily show off one's figure, but this is due to the flared arm. great dress for a comfortable, stylish time. Quite chic and in style.
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Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
March 3, 2013
Great color, bad fit
While I loved the purple, I felt like I was drowning in all the fabric. Definitely not as fitted as this picture makes it appear. I returned without wearing.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 38
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 108lbs
August 26, 2014
Great color
Beautiful dress. Size runs a bit large but it probably benefited me n my belly. Great color. The dress had a tear in the seam that I had to repair before I could wear it. It also had a stain on the front of the dress. But renttheway cs was excellent and was able to get a credit.
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
October 10, 2014
Loved this dress and so did all of my girlfriends. Very comfortable and the fabric was really nice.
The fabric is a little heavy but it makes it crape well. It was fashionable but still very comfortable, I was able to really dance in it.
Overall fit:
Large
Usually wears: 10
Height: 6' 1"
Age: 36
Body type: Athletic
November 6, 2011
I wore this dress to a wedding this weekend and got so many compliments on it. I am a true size 10 and this was a little large on top but did fit. If you aren't busty I would recommend getting your size and the size smaller. I loved the dress otherwise.
JaymeFebruary 23, 2012
I'm 6'0, and a 38DD. Do you think the dress would fit on the top?
RTRMarch 9, 2012
Hi Jayme! Yes this dress will fit you on top, it's great for any cup size!
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 21
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120lbs
September 24, 2012
Super comfortable and beautiful dress! Ran a little large.
I normally wear a size 2 but thankfully I ordered a 0 as well because the 2 was way too big. It was also a little longer than showed in the picture. Other than that I really liked it! The dress was very flattering and comfortable. The sleeve was my personal favorite part.
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Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
September 2, 2012
Runs Small
Unfortunately I was unable to wear the dress that I rented because the dress was too small. It was very snug in the hips and the fabric did not have much give. Wish I could have worn it!!
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Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 18
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 36
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 225lbs
April 4, 2014
Feels expensive, hugs the body, great for cocktail event!
Was second runner up to a more formal option, best for women with narrow hips; start to pull just a teeny bit if you are more hour glass. Size 8 was just right and that is my normal size. Going up would have been too loose on top. Would rent again for another event.
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Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 37
Body type: Hourglass
May 27, 2014
This dress is gorgeous color and with a dramatic sleeve, but unfortunately just a tad short!
Unfortunately, this was too short. I had to sing in a performance and sit on a high stool, so this short hemline wouldn't work. The sleeve was gorgeous, very dramatic!
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 53
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 205lbs
November 14, 2012
Beautiful dess and fabric
Was too short for me, I'm 5'5"
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Overall fit:
True to Size
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 42
Body type: Athletic
November 7, 2011
I am a 34B w/ a 26-27" waist. I ordered a size 4 and 6. The 4 was too big in the bust and the waist was a little snug. Overall I did not wear the dress. I thought it the jersey fabric was too casual for the event that I was attending.
ReaganDecember 6, 2011
What kind of event did you wear it to? You and I have the same kind of measurements so I'm taking your advice!
ReaganDecember 6, 2011
Or try to wear it to?
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 41
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 118lbs
November 17, 2011
Gorgeous!
This is a very appealing dress! I received a lot of compliments on it. I am petite so the bust area was not as snug as I wanted it to be, but a little padding in my strapless bra fixed that!
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 100lbs
November 25, 2011
Beautiful Dress!
This dress fit perfectly! I have never received so many compliments!
Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 6' 5"
Age: 49
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 163lbs
December 1, 2011
Beautiful Dress
I rented this dress as a second option for an out of town wedding. When I tried it on (size 12) it did not fit me the way that I would have wanted. I believe this dress would look better on a taller person. For me at 5'5", I felt a little "squaty" in this dress. Otherwise the dress fit true to size and I wish it had fit my body shape better because it was absolutely comfortable and gorgeous!
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Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 50
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 143lbs
December 6, 2011
beautiful dress
The dress looked great on. It has some give which made it comfortable to wear. The way it looks in the picture is exactly how the dress looks on. It is a somewhat "clingy" dress so I wasn't able to wear any sort of spanx under it without it being visible. Not a good choice if you want to conceal a belly. I have a large chest and the shirred top helped to minimize that, which was really nice. I got a lot of compliments and felt really pretty in this dress.
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 54
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 118lbs
December 16, 2011
I loved the flow of the sleeve. It was fun swishing it while I danced. My friends also rented dresses and it was fun anticipating there arrivals.
I love this dress!! I rented it for my office Christmas Party and got so many compliments. I wore the size 2 and it was perfect. It was very comfortable, I danced all evening. The purple was a fun alternative to black. This was my first rental and it was so easy. I would definitely recommend this dress. Thanks RTR!!
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 50
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105lbs
February 16, 2012
Awesome !
This dress will turn heads... The fit was great very comfortable and the color was amazing ! You will love love live !
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 55
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
February 29, 2012
Mardi Gras hit!
I wore this dress to a Mardi Gras party this past weekend. It was a big hit, I added some purple/gold/green rhinestone earrings and bracelet and I was ready to celebrate in Mardi Gras fashion. This was my first time renting but won't be my last. Dress arrived a bit late the night before (7:30pm) so I got a bit nervous as the event was the following evening. EASY return shipping. Great concept and I will definitely rent again.
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 61
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120lbs
March 2, 2012
First time - will rent again!
This dress was beautiful - I am about 5'2" so it was a little longer on me than I would have liked, but looked very elegant once I had my heels on. The color was very rich, the sleeve very dramatic. This was a very positive experience and I will definitely "rent the runway" again!
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Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 51
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Apple
March 10, 2012
Fabulous fit! Very dramatic.
I rented this as my back-up dress, but when I saw the goddess dress I ordered as my first choice I changed my mind. The dress is more purple than royal blue which it appears to be in the photo, but since either color works for me this was not a problem. The fabric is stretchy, but very high quality with a luscious feel and a great swingy drape. This dress makes much more of an impact than you'd think from the photo.
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Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 28
Bust size: 38D+
Body type: Full Bust
March 19, 2012
Fab and FIT!!!
Loved this dress; is every bit the showstopper-great length; fit and color! Can't go wrong wearing this for any size--loved how well it flowed and layed!
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 39
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
July 10, 2012
I didn't even have to wear spanks with this dress!
I had so much confidence wearing this dress to my friend's wedding in December. I was so excited that I didn't have to wear Spanks! I usually have to, but with this dress I didn't need to at all and it was so comfortable and flattering. Thanks RTR!
AndreaApril 7, 2014
I wear between a 8-10. I'm 5.7 with a 36D and weigh 155 lbs. what size should I get
CarissaApril 9, 2014
Andrea - I would order a 6 and an 8 to be safe.
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 41
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
July 17, 2012
Fun dress
I liked this dress a lot. It was a bit short for me for the event I was planning to wear it to so I did send it back. If I were attending a party or a night out on the town, not an issue. But for a more formal event I just couldn't wear something that short. I'm taller and mostly leg so that's my problem. Otherwise, fun dress.
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