Sachin & Babi

Always a Star Dress

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$650 retail

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Stylist Notes

Look out of this world at the cocktail party when you walk in wearing this Sachin + Babi navy ruffle dress. Stylish and femininity combined for you to look fab at the event. Add a hint of bling to your wrist by wearing the Chamak by Priya Kakkar's Crystal Snake Eye Bangle Set.

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room for fuller busted women
WAIST: Fitted - fitted at natural waist with ribbon band - great for creating a waist
HIPS: Very fitted - skirt runs very narrow; curvier women should consider sizing up
LENGTH: Mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: All body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Product Details

Blue crepe. V neckline. Asymmetric tiered body. Embellished waist. 35'' from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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133 reviews
Fit
Large
(4)
True to Size
(44)
Small
(81)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 95lbs
December 4, 2014
Woof

So large and awkward

Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
January 2, 2015
Great dress!

My first RTR dress and I loved it but as others mentioned it is a bit tight around the hips and when I rented it the 8 wasn't available.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 30
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 130lbs
January 2, 2015
I didn't end up wearing this, it was too big and only just ok.

This was a replacement dress and a back up so I didn't end up wearing it out. The color was gorgeous and the belt was fun, but overall it wasn't incredibly flattering. Just ok. The size 2 wasn't available so I used a 4, which probably didn't help.

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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
January 11, 2015
Spectacular dress!! Made me feel 25 again...

Gorgeous dress. Very fitted on the hips area. A little extra room in the bust are tho (would have been a good idea to have in hand a enhancer/push up bra); It worked OK with just regular undergarment. The ruffles on this dress are lovely; In addition, the detail on the waistline, makes this a unique piece. I felt younger and sexier without showing much skin. I wore this dress with black tights in December.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 110lbs
March 18, 2015
Striking color

Dress is pretty. True to size. Nice for dinner plans.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 144lbs
March 19, 2015
Too tight!

Rented this dress for NYE and ended up wearing something else. The dress was extremely tight and I wanted to dance the night away. Design is cool, it was a bummer the dress didn't fit right.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 125lbs
August 24, 2012
classy cocktail dress!

Wore this dress to a chapel wedding in Vegas. The fit was nice albeit a little bit larger than I am used to for that size. The shirred detail was pretty. My only suggestion would be maybe replacing the more popular dresses such as this one as mine seemed a little bit worn.

Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 24
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120lbs
October 3, 2012
The dress is sooo unique! Nobody had anything like it and I received tons of compliments!

The color of the dress is absolutely GORGEOUS and the jeweled is way cute too. The fit is a bit looser than I would've liked, but that can be solved by sizing down. Overall though, I loved it!

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Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
November 19, 2012
torso portion is too long for some petite women

This dress is really fun and the color is pretty. My problem was that I am only 5'1 and the torso portion was way too long. Therefore, there was a lot of extra material on top, and the belt did not hit at my waist. I had ordered a size up because everyone said it runs small - the hips fit appropriately in the size up but the top the proportions were all wrong! I couldn't wear it :(

Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34AA
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110lbs
April 7, 2015
I loved the beading!

I think this dress is beautiful! Well made, and great material. Just ran big.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
May 15, 2012
color and embellishment... pow

this dress was super elegant and lovely at a recent NYC wedding. My only advice would be to go up for your back-up size because the dress runs narrow around the ribs.

Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36D+
Body type: Full Bust
May 29, 2012
Great dress

I love this dress! I wore it to a friend's evening wedding and received tons of compliments all night. The color is beautiful, and the dress is very flattering. However, it does run a little small. I am considering renting the dress again for another evening wedding later this summer.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 134lbs
May 30, 2012
Snug, but very cute

I wore this dress to a wedding and was very happy with it - the color is beautiful and the shape is unique. I rented a 2 and a 4, and the 4 was a little snug on me but I was able to wear it anyway.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 39
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Athletic
May 30, 2012
It was a great dress for a Girl's Night Out. I got compliments all night, and felt great!

It is definitely snug in the hips, so I suggest ordering a size up. Loved this dress. I felt great in it and got tons of compliments all night.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Straight & narrow
August 11, 2012
Perfect Color!

I normally wear a 4/6 and the 8 fit me in this dress. It is beautiful! The most gorgeous blue with amazing detail on the dress. My zipper was a little tough to get up, I had to have my husband do it for me.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
August 15, 2012
Unfortunate fit issue

I usually wear a size 6. I ordered a 6 and an 8 as a backup. The dress was gorgeous, but was VERY narrow in the hip/butt region. If you have any sort of "booty" I would not recommend this dress. I think if I had ordered a 10, the top would have been way too large.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
August 15, 2012
A little snug.

The dress was beautiful and I got lot's of complients on it. However, I'm a pretty solid size 2, and the bottom half was a little too snug. I'm 5'2, 110 lbs, and no extraordinarly large rear end and I was scared I was going to rip it when I sat down!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 175lbs
August 16, 2012
Beautiful, but small

I rented this as a second dress to wear for a rehearsal dinner, so I didn't get a back up size and the one I rented didn't fit. This dress runs VERY narrow through the hips. Definitely not made for hourglass or pear figures.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 35
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 142lbs
August 20, 2012
Hot little number

This dress is super cute. Would be great for a bachelorette party or birthday. It was a bit too short and tight (in the butt) to wear to the wedding I rented for, unfortunately. Fit runs smaller than other Sachin + Babi styles. Suggest going one size up.

Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 35
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160lbs
August 27, 2012
Not true to size

This is a BEAUTIFUL dress and I was super excited to wear it. I am normally a size 10. I ordered a 10 and a 12 and BOTH were way too small in the hips. I figured since this was in the "hourglass" section this would fit me well, but it did not. This dress is not for girls who have larger hips than upper body. I had to end up purchasing another outfit at a local store at the last minute. I really LOVED the dress so I wish I would have been able to wear it. :-(

Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140lbs
September 15, 2012
its a Beautiful dress that made me feel amazing!

go one size higher then normal!!!! love this dress the color and everthing about it!

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 115lbs
September 16, 2012
Beautiful dress, but definitely order up!

I wore this dress to my cousins wedding. It is a gorgeous blue color and the detailing is incredible. I have to reiterate the sentiments of the other reviewers that it runs very, very small through the hip and thigh. I am usually a 2/4 and based on reading the reviews I ordered a 4 and a 6 knowing that my hips are wider. I went with the 6 which was still uncomfortable but manageable. The ruffles create a great illusion and nobody (I asked several close family members) could tell I felt I was going to bust a seam. Overall, it is a beautiful dress, I received countless compliments on it. Definitely order up a size or even two if you are wider in the hips. I paired the dress with a silver bracelet, diamond earrings and a steel gray clutch.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
September 17, 2012
This was a gorgeous dress. Great color and great details.

The size 10 fit pretty well, but it was tight around the hips. I ended up wearing the 12 and it was a little big up top, but was more comfortable all around.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
September 20, 2012
Too small to wear

Loved the color and detail of this dress but it ran veryyyyyyy small for my tiny waist and big hips. It would be stunny on less curvy figures!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 36
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
September 20, 2012
Just enough flash without going over the top!

I ordered a zero and and two. I have always worn a size 0 when ordering from RTR but am thankful I also got a backup size 2 because I ended up wearing the 2. There are no ruffles on the back of the dress and it is very fitted. Every time I sat down and then got up I had to pull the dress down as it bunched up in the back. I also realized when I got home that the zipper had crept down a little. I loved the sparkly belt and all the ruffles details. It was just enough flash without going over the top.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
September 24, 2012
Gorgeous color and unique style - really stood out!

After reading reviews I ordered in a 4 and 6, but ended up wearing the 6 because it was a little less fitted in the butt/hip area. Like previous reviews mention, there's absolutely no stretch, so while it isn't the most comfortable dress I've worn it definitely did stand out and I received many compliments. If you're looking for a beautiful dress that's unique, I'd highly recommend!

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 36
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 127lbs
September 25, 2012
It was an unbelievably beautiful dress, color, fabric, etc...runs VERY small in the hip area.

The color blue is beautiful and the jeweled belt is too. The fabric is gorgeous and I would have loved to have worn it, but I couldn't fit in the size 2 or 4. I typically wear either size and really needed a 6 for the hip area. It is lined silk so it doesn't give at all. I would not suggest this for an hourglass or pear shape.

Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 41
Bust size: 36C
Weight: 170lbs
September 29, 2012
Was not able to wear :(

I found this dress to run small. It was tight in my hips and butt area. The dress looks like a much better quality in the picture. Still it was a pretty dress, wish it fit.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 135lbs
October 1, 2012
Not the same in person

This dress runs very small and the colors are not as rich looking in person. The dress is also not as flowy as it looks on the model, the fabric is pretty stiff.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34DD
Body type: Full Bust
October 7, 2012
Beautiful color and loved the belt!

Great dress - color looked great in pictures. Dress definitely runs small, especially for curvy girls. There is NO stretch in the skirt part of the dress. I sized up and it still felt small to me and the top started to become baggy. Overall though, I did receive a lot of compliments and I loved the detail of the attached belt.

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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 34
Body type: Petite
Weight: 112lbs
October 9, 2012
I chose this dress for a fancy wedding, Very flattering dress. I will definitely rent it again !

I absolutely loved the bright blue color and the precious shining belt. I wore black pumps with it to recall the black part of the dress on the shoulders. Just a negative aspect:it was a little too tight around the hips area.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 25
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 122lbs
October 22, 2012
The amount of compliments I received on this dress was unreal!

I usually wear a 2 or a 4, but with this dress I was a 6. The 6 fit perfectly and was very comfortable! The cut of the dress is super flattering...fitted but not too tight.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
October 22, 2012
The dress runs very small, but beautiful material.

beautiful material but runs very small.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 150lbs
November 14, 2012
Beautiful but snug in the hips

I chose this dress but ended up wearing the another one I chose--this one ran a bit snug in my hips. I usually wear a 6 or 8 and chose an 8 in this (as my 1 additional dress). It just didn't have much give in the hips but it was a beautiful dress. The color is beautiful!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 150lbs
December 15, 2012
My first RTR bust

I've be a Runway girl for years and this was the first dress that didn't fit or look good. I actually felt like a blue big bird in it. I'd recommend this dress for girls that have fewer curves. Still, RTR got me another dress in time for my party that's GREAT!

Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130lbs
January 2, 2013
Too small on the bottom

The dress is to die for beautiful. Unfortunately, it didn't fit. I ordered a 6 because everyone said it ran small. But if I'd gotten larger than a 6, it would have been too big in the chest.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
January 4, 2013
Pretty, but not quite perfect dress!

I love the dress, the color is fantastic and the sparkly belt is really becoming. As per other reviews, the hips do fit REALLY tight... and I'm not one who has a lot of hips. So, the dresses weren't perfect on me as the 4 was a bit big at the top and the 2 was a bit small in the skirt. I ended up going with the 4 and adding a cardigan. All in all, the look was lovely and I was pleased - but just a tiny bit of warning! That being said, I would recommend for others!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 113lbs
January 5, 2013
Very pretty, got lots of compliments but somewhat uncomfortable

I have a long torso, so the waist band tightened my stomach directly which made it difficult to eat during the wedding! But loved it anyway.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
January 14, 2013
Fun, flirty NYE dress

Wore this to a dinner party on NYE. The 4 fit, but was too tight in the hips when sitting. I ended up wearing the size 6 which fit much better in the hips but was too baggy up top especially in the back. The belt added a little bling, but was overall too tight. The size 4 was perfectly pressed and all the ruffles in place. The 6 looked like it was worn the day before. All the ruffles were stuck the wrong way and the shoulder tabs were curled up. I had to do a lot of steaming for this one. Ugh! The dress was very cute in the photos, but I wouldn't order it again. Just didn't fit my body.

Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
January 30, 2013
Wore this dress to my sorority's formal and got so many complements!

Overall the fit was great, but it was a little tight in the hip/butt area. Also, the neckline was a little higher than I thought it was going to be. But, I loved the dress and it was perfect for my formal occasion!

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