Rent the Runway

Sachin & Babi

Indian Odissi Sheath

$40 rental
$350 Retail

Price varies based on availability. Select your date to see price.

Stylist Notes

An ethnic-inspired print in bold, vibrant shades is a definite must. This dress by Sachin + Babi is an eye-catcher, perfect for that hot date! Layer on the arm candy with Chamak’s Crystal Blizzard Bangle and Alexis Bittar’s Perching Panther Cuff.

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Fitted - dress fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Mini to Mid-thigh - (on a 5'6" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Size & Fit Notes

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Fitted - dress fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Mini to Mid-thigh - (on a 5'6" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

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Product Details

Embroidered cotton (100% cotton). Sleeveless. Scoop neckline. Shift body. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. 32” from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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136 reviews

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Small 22
True to Size 77
Large 25
Photos 74
Sandra
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 112 lbs
Jun 23, 2014

Standout dress and very comfortable!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
The top part fit really well but the bottom was a little loose and didn't accentuate my waist. The fabric was beautiful and I received compliments all night long!
wendy
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130 lbs
Jun 24, 2014

Very unique, one of a kind dress!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
This dress was very unique. I received compliments on it all night. I was very sad to send it back! The only thing I will say about it is that the material does not stretch. The material reminds me of a table cloth (a very beautiful table cloth), so if you are heavy in the behind or chest area it will look really tight there and loose in other areas.
Laine
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115 lbs
Jun 29, 2014

Amazing fit, but super short for taller girls. I would wear it again & again, so many compliments!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Date
Short, but tailored classy fit
Mimi
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105 lbs
Jun 30, 2014

Received compliments all night. The colors were vibrant and was so comfortable.

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
Fit a little weird in the arm area and I was expecting it to be a bit more fitted but ended being perfect for my dinner and was comfortable once I got really full from eating. Didn't have to worry about anything.
Nadia
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 112 lbs
Jun 30, 2014

Everything ran so smoothly! The dress fit perfectly & the process was super easy.

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
Loved this dress! It was perfect for a summer wedding. The colors are beautiful and very bright - I got so many compliments! It ran a little large so I sized down, but the dress is very short so if you're on the taller side that could be an issue. Otherwise it was perfect - super comfortable & unique!
Kelly
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 28
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145 lbs
Jul 2, 2014

Great fabric, great fit.

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
The color and pattern were really unique. I got a bunch of compliments on it! This is my favorite rent the runway dress that I have rented so far, I would consider buying it. The only bad thing was that I ordered a size 6 and 8 and both showed up with small holes near the bottom of the zipper. The dress wasn't extremely tight so I decided I could wear the dress with a little double stick tape on the inside of the hole. No one noticed (or at least mentioned it).
Suzanne
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 22
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125 lbs
Jul 6, 2014

Perfect for the 4th!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I loved this dress! I don't have it straightened in the picture, (embarrassing!) but the pattern was beautiful. I got so many compliments. Make sure you out this dress over your head rather than stepping into it. It does not stretch whatsoever. I wore the 0 and didn't even try on the 2. It was a little tight around my hips but the top of the 2 would have been to large. I didn't find the material to think for a July day in St. Louis. I highly recommend this dress!
Kimberly
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 24
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135 lbs
Jul 7, 2014

wore it in mexico!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Date
Sized up because I wanted a more sheath fit. could have worn the 2
Jessica
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145 lbs
Jul 9, 2014

Loved the dress -- lots of compliments!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
I received so many compliments on the dress, especially for a 4th of July wedding. Typically a 6 but went with 8. The dress was a bit short and smashed my chest down some. However, it was comfortable and the material of the dress is great. Loved it!
Alicia
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 24
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 130 lbs
Jul 14, 2014

My date couldn't stop telling me how beautiful I looked!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Date
Both sizes fit, I decided to go with the 6 because it was a tiny bit longer, and a little roomier in the tummy area and we were going for a fabulous dinner! :) overall, he couldn't stop telling me how beautiful I looked and how amazing the dress was...definitely recommend! For taller girls, I would definitely size up though.
Alexandra
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 28
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 138 lbs
Jul 18, 2014

Best birthday dress ever!

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
I wore this for my 27th birthday dinner at a seafood restaurant - perfect fabric for a July night! I wore the size 12, because although the 10 fit, it was a little looser and longer - more appropriate for the casual setting. I got SO many compliments on this dress - this is my favorite rental to date and the one I'd most like to own/not give back!
Erin
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145 lbs
Jul 21, 2014

Great dress and short!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Runs a little big on top, but the 4 was too small on the lower half.
Ellen
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Jul 24, 2014

Great colors, beautiful patterns, perfect for summer!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
The dress was a comfortable shift dress. The colors are vibrant, and the embroidery is quality. I got many compliments on this dress that I wore to a backyard wedding. I had two complaints. First, the dress was on the shorter side. I started with wedges on but decided to put flats on to make it more appropriate. I would say I'm of average height, and the dress was definitely short. Secondly, the arm holes are quite large and lead to some gapping. My bra could be seen in several photos as a result. If I owned this dress, I would definitely have the size of the arm holes taken in. That being said, given the price of this rental, I don't regret renting it.
MJ
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140 lbs
Aug 1, 2014

Such a fun dress!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
This dress was one of many I couldn't decide on for my engagement pics. I normally wear a 8 or 6 depending on comfort. I went with the 8 because it is a little straight through the hips and thighs. As you can tell I'm thicker in the butt and thighs so I needed it! The dress was a hit everyone loved it and it really stood out in the pictures. It was a little on the short side, so I wouldn't feel totally comfortable in it, sitting down and going up stairs made me a little nervous! Overall a great chocie, the material is thick cotton with beautiful vibrant embroidery.
Tami
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32D+
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 136 lbs
Aug 3, 2014

This pattern really stands out in a room!!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
This was my 2nd rental for an August wedding. The 1st had some cosmetic issues so this back up dress worked great! I ordered a 4 & 6 - usually I can wear a 4 but this dress was so short that I needed the 6. I'm 32DD and was able to fit perfectly in this dress!! I'm 5'8 and this dress was SHORT.. short short! - but HOT! You'll love it. Also, it could really be dressed up or down! The fabric isn't a "dressy" material - so you could wear it with flats if you wanted! LOVE RTR!! My first rental and I'll be back for sure!
Stephani
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Aug 10, 2014

Not suited for pear shaped girls, but gorgeous dress!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Party
The embroidery is beautiful but the dress has no stretch whatsoever and is hard to fit on pear shaped girls. I'm typically a 2 and wore a 6 in this dress in order to fit around my hips. It was a beautiful sheath though!
Morgan
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 21
Bust size: 36D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 170 lbs
Aug 11, 2014

Obsessed!

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I wish I owned this dress! It was actually a replacement dress because the one I originally got was too small, and I couldn't have hoped for a better substitute! I don't know if I'm the best person to advocate on the fit because I am an 8 or a 10 and I only received the 12. The sleeves/straps were definitely one part of the dress that was bigger than other places. This is also a fabric that is not stretchy at all, so when I was sitting it stretched out and didn't reshape, but I wore this for my 21st birthday and I'm pretty sure my body is still thanking me for wearing a looser dress haha. The colors are so vibrant and all my friends want to borrow this dress from me hahaha
Teresa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 26
Body type: Petite
Aug 11, 2014

Vibrant colors and stunning embroidery !

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
My favorite RTR so far! Rented for a bachelorette party and received compliments all night long. It fit pretty tight throughout but was still very comfortable. This dress is definitely short and shows off a lot of leg ;) but doesn't feel too revealing since the neckline and back are not low cut.
Lauren
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 128 lbs
Aug 18, 2014

Fun and unique dress!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Other
I rented this dress to wear to a casual rehearsal dinner and loved it, I could not tell from the pictures that it was a cotton material but that was fine as I wore it to a more informal event. I received a ton of compliments all night and would definitely rent this one again!
Pam
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
Aug 24, 2014

Great print, vibrant colors

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Party
I wish I had ordered a size up. I typically wear a 4 or 6, but I ordered/wore the 4. The dress was really pretty with great colors, I received lots of compliments, however it was very short. It was difficult to sit or to raise my arms overhead without flashing everyone. I definitely could not dance in this size.
Angie
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 147 lbs
Aug 26, 2014

Gorgeous Pattern!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Other
This dress is beautiful but it was very short. It looked amazing on I just felt uncomfortable, I would have felt more comfortable if I ordered up. a size. I kept pulling the dress down especially when sitting. At dinner I put my napkin over my lap because the dress went up a lot. I did receive many compliments and I loved the dress just order up a size as your back up. RTR was so easy to order from it was delivered so quickly and easy return just put in the return bag and in a drop box, done! I was so happy I didn't have to buy two new dresses for my friends birthday weekend!
RTR Customer
Sep 28, 2014

Perfect little dress

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I wore this to a wedding in Sonoma. It fit me like a glove but did a good job of hiding my little tummy. I felt glamorous all night.
Meg
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 17
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 115 lbs
Sep 28, 2014

The dress is gorgeous! I've never gotten so many compliments in one night on a dress before!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
It was a little big in the chest area on me but that wasn't a major problem. Also it rides up very easily while sitting down and dancing but since its not super tight it gives you the freedom to move around easily. It's also a little short for girls with long legs. The whole process of getting the dress was very simple and flawless. I will definitely rent from RTR again!!
Shanna
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 140 lbs
Sep 28, 2014

Favorite rental so far!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
Fit perfect. I sized down so it would be more fitted and sexy.
Elizabeth
Top Contributor
Age: 31
Sep 28, 2014

Very pretty, real short

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Party
Sadly this was the only pic I got of the dress, and it's not very much to go off. The dress is beautiful, high quality and really pretty colors. It is SHORT though, and I'm 5'2"! Like, I had to put my napkin over my lap or else things would have been real weird. :-/ It was a also a bit snug. I'm a true size 2, and I still wore the 2 but it was a little tighter than I would have liked. The 4 was more comfortable and a bit longer, but it was obviously loose. I wouldn't rent it again, cause it was just too short.
Laura
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 115 lbs
Oct 3, 2014

Felt beautiful!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
The colors of this dress are stunning! It's true that there isn't much stretch to it so I had to make sure to pull the skirt down every time I got up from sitting. I paired it with some blue heels and felt fabulous! Another wonderful rental from RTR!
Chelsea
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 120 lbs
Oct 22, 2014

SO fun!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Vacation
I wore this dress for a date night during the week of our San Francisco elopement. The dress was definitely short, but still appropriate with flats. Fit was comfortable and there is plenty of room for larger chested ladies!
Jennifer
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 25
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110 lbs
Oct 27, 2014

So many compliments - great colors & design!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I ordered the 0&2 and wore the 0. It fit true to size - though was a bit short, and I'm pretty short, but wasn't a big deal. The colors are so vibrant, and went great with a denim jacket and low cowboy boots for a bachelorette party at a Toby Keith bar!
Kate
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135 lbs
Oct 28, 2014

Flattering fit and vibrant colors - I've never received so many compliments on a dress!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I rented this dress for an early September wedding and could not have been happier with it! The colors are considerably more vibrant than the model's photographs suggest (I remember thinking it looked a little 4th of July when I first took it out of the box), but I received nonstop compliments both during and well after the wedding. The dress is definitely short (tall girls beware), but a great option for those of you who want to show a little leg without revealing too much on top. It's shape also held up well in the rain, which is more than I can say for my hair... A real statement dress. Loved wearing it!
Drew
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 21
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 155 lbs
Nov 17, 2014

This dress was even more amazing than I thought it would be when I ordered it!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This dress was a tight fit, but once I got it zipped up, it fit absolutely perfectly. I got SO many complements!
Lia
Usually wears: 4
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Dec 14, 2014

This dress was so AMAZING.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
The fit of the dress was perfect.
Julie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128 lbs
Jan 12, 2015

Fun summer dress, but it's short!

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I wore this in July for my 29th birthday party as my free birthday dress! It was super fun and fit well. I am usually in between a 2 or a 4, but I opted for the 4. Both the 2 and 4 were pretty comparable in size.. The only drawback is that it is short! I'm barely 5'5" and I had to really watch out when I sat down or bent over..
Wendi
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 35
Body type: Athletic
Mar 2, 2015

This dress was perfect!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
This dress was perfect for the fiesta-themed birthday party we hosted! They sent a 10 because it was a backup size for another dress I had ordered that wasn't available, and this was a last minute add (the RTR staff was awesome about it!). The dress was loose and the 8 might have worked better, but because I'm relatively tall, I appreciated the larger size because it was definitely short! All in all I loved this dress and highly recommend it.
sga
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 165 lbs
Apr 9, 2015

Beautiful Dress

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Vacation
The material was thick, but my what a gorgeous dress!!!! It's definitely more red/blue than the picture, but it worked great. It was fitted enough to give some shape, and at the same time, sorta loose around the belly, hiding my problem area. It was shorter than I would normally wear, but was good for a vacation daytime dress with flats. I got so many compliments on it and felt like a million bucks. I will be renting this again.
Ashley
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110 lbs
Apr 16, 2015

Unique pattern and beautiful colors!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Vacation
This dress is great! It's super comfy and forgiving without being too baggy/shapeless. It's also short which I love since I'm 5'3" and dresses are usually longish on me. The colors were also perfect for beach pictures :)
Lynn
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 22
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 140 lbs
Apr 28, 2015

The embroidery and the colors of the dress was absolutely beautiful and fun

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
The material was thick, and as other reviews mentioned the dress was definitely short. There was not a lot of sitting so it wasn't a problem for me, but that's definitely something to keep in mind. I have a wide back, so I worry about the fit especially since heavily embroidered material often doesn't have a lot of 'give' to it. But I was able to pull it on, no problem. I was even able to dance the entire night away in the dress, and got so many compliments on it. I would even consider buying it, if RTR ever decides to sell it!
Kay
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 126 lbs
May 7, 2015

The colors were awesome

Size worn: 4
Rented for: Wedding
The fabric was a little heavy and it rode up when dancing, but I liked how it fit and the color was perfect for my Indian wedding
Abigail
Age: 19
May 29, 2015

Bright colors will definitely make you stand out in the crowd.

Size worn: 2
Rented for: Other
A very beautiful (but very short) dress. Perfect for a night out. Gorgeous colors. Good for taking pictures! Overall love the colors.
Michelle
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Jun 12, 2015

Amazing dress for a special occasion!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
I absolutely LOVED this dress. I wore it to my friends wedding and although it was tight and short, it was great to wear on such a nice summer day. Its really unique and would definitely wear this dress again!
Allison
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 49
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 160 lbs
Jun 17, 2015

Nice dress

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
It was a great dress! Vibrant colors. I thought that the top was a little large, but the bottom was tight. Thick material. Wasn't thrilled with it, but I definitely liked it. Recommended.
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