Slate & Willow

Black Trapeze Dress

$240 value

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Stylist Notes

Luminous satin bell sleeves and a paneled hemline illuminate the elegant drape of this billowing Slate & Willow dress.

Also available in Blue.

Size & Fit

Sized: 0-16

Product Details

Black crepe (100% Polyester). Shift. Three quarter sleeves. Crew neckline. Exposed back zipper. 38" from shoulder to hemline. Imported.

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65 reviews
Fit
Large
(7)
True to Size
(25)
Small
(1)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 150lbs
December 3, 2017
Comfy and classy

Simple, loose, but classy option for a cocktail party. It was so easy to wear. At 5'10 it was a little short so I needed tights.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
14
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 16
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 37
Bust size: 40D
Body type: Full Bust
December 8, 2017
Comfortable and flattering

I wore the 14, but am guessing the 16 would have been a better fit through the shoulders and bust (the 16 was not available in my area). It was better in person than the photos show. Only thing that would improve would be pockets!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
December 16, 2017
Amazing!

Got lots of compliments

Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150lbs
December 22, 2017
The dress was ao comfortable and perfectvfor the Bat Mitvah

The dress was awesomely comfortable and I could wear my own undergarments without any spanx stuff like that. Thats a huge plus for me. I wanted to be able to dance all night with my kids and I did. The dress was a little big with a lot of fabric around my hips which I thought made me look bigger than I am. But overall it was a win!

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
16
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 29
Bust size: 38DD
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 200lbs
January 16, 2018
Too big but good quality

Was too big and didnt fit well on top

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 33
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
January 24, 2018
Just ok

This dress was just ok. Was comfortable to wear but was shapeless.

Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 26
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 200lbs
January 24, 2018
Runs small in the arms

This dress was beautiful and just my style. Well made with a heavy fabric. Only issue was this has NO stretch. For someone with bigger arms and chest, the sleeves were way too tight. I couldn't pull it on all the way or zip it. I was invited to an event last minute and this was the only size available or I would have gone up for a backup size. But with how tight the sleeves and chest were, I'm not sure it would have made much difference. Disappointed I couldnt wear this!

Size worn:
16
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 16
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 57
Bust size: 38F
January 25, 2018
Didn't fit

I was worried this Dress would be too short for me (it would have been) but I have big upper arms and big breast and this was too tight for me in the arms and chest. I couldn't wear it.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 44
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
January 30, 2018
Cant go wrong!

Easy to wear, flattering, stykish.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 37
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Apple
Weight: 140lbs
February 12, 2018
Roomy and bump-friendly! Good for the office.

This was a nice LBD for the office. Lots of room throughout, so good for a bump (I was at 21 weeks and had plenty of room); if not renting for a bump i would size down. The sleeves are very large and flowy, the fabric is thick but not stiff. The dress is pretty but nothing special, so I probably wouldn't rent again.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
14
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 16
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 50
Bust size: 38C
Body type: Full Bust
March 1, 2018
Cute Fun Dress

I originally ordered this to wear to a party, but plans changed. I wound up wearing to work with thick black tights and a pair of patent leather wedges. A bit dressy for work given the satin hem and cuffs, but i wanted to wear it befkre sending back. It was a bit snug in the chest

Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 42
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 165lbs
March 5, 2018
Perfect Dress for any occasion

Gained weight & I was not comfortable in anything I was trying on ~ This dress is even better then it looks online. Super comfortable very dressy and very classy. This was my first time renting and it won't be my last.

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Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 42
Bust size: 36DDD/E
Body type: Apple
Weight: 153lbs
March 8, 2018
Comfy dress!

If you have a large chest, size up. There is no stretch to this dress. If you get the right size, it is awesome! I was so comfortable all night. I wore a regular bra. With the accessories I got to go with it, it was just the right amount of formal. Its much prettier in person & well made.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
16
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 16
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 32
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 200lbs
April 29, 2018
Comfortable shift dress

With the drop waist it fit a Great Gatsby theme party but without feeling too much like a costume. It was an original look for the party and was very comfortable. I wore the larger of my sizes due to the length. It was just a bit longer and for a black tie event it felt more appropriate. It definitely had no shape as most 1920-30s dresses and having to size up for length did make almost feel like a tent. It worked out fine that it was a bit bigger because it was very warm out and so it's fit of a shift dress was cooling and did not cling at all. Very nice fabric and color. The pictures don't do it justice. It felt high quality with a nice built in slip and even down to the structure of the zipper it was well done. I would rent this dress again and maybe even in different colors.

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Size worn:
16
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 8"
May 2, 2018
Date night

Loved this dress! My husbands command threw a "casino night" and the attire was cocktail? This dress was perfect. True to size but it is short, I had to be careful of how far I raised my arms!

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34DDD/E
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 145lbs
October 2, 2018
Great dress for work

I love this dress. It has a swing look too it but doesn't look "big" or "boxy". I have to wear black to work and this is comfy but still chic.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 46
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Apple
Weight: 130lbs
October 3, 2018
So pretty!

Nice material, swingy and forgiving. Recommend!

Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120lbs
October 27, 2018
Big all over

Too big

Top Contributor
Size worn:
16
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 16
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 53
Bust size: 38DD
Body type: Pear
Weight: 210lbs
November 12, 2018
Runs short and I'm not tall

Too of dress fits well. Seems kind of short. Good thing I had tights otherwise would have had to wear something else. Wore to work dinner

Size worn:
16
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 39
Body type: Hourglass
December 4, 2018
Christmas Party

Got so many compliments on this dress! Very comfortable. Loved the fit

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 20
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 39
Bust size: 38DD
Body type: Apple
Weight: 200lbs
December 5, 2018
Small in arms and bust

Couldn't wear bra wise it was too tight across my bust for comfort. Beautiful dress and great quality.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 155lbs
December 11, 2018
Super comfy

Super comfortable and great length for being 5'2. I was working all day and traveling in it. A great material and would happily rent again.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 155lbs
December 30, 2018
SO Pretty & Comfortable!

LOVED! This dress was perfect for a more formal wedding. High quality material is more luxe in person. I'm 5'9" and thought the dress length was perfect is not a little short. Fits exactly as a 6 in the shoulders.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 33
Bust size: 36DD
Body type: Athletic
January 15, 2019
Cute dress, was not formal enough.

It's a cute dress, but would've taken too much to dress it up how I would need it wear it. If you have a larger top and are tall, it becomes extremely short.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 36
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
January 25, 2019
Great fit. Very flowy

Great fit. Comfortable

Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32F
Body type: Full Bust
February 5, 2019
Fun and comfortable 7 mos preg!

The silk textures and trapeze fit make for fun movement to spice up a black dress! Super comfy and flattering for my 7 month pregnant belly! Would totally wear again!

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Everyday
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 149lbs
February 6, 2019
Extremely comfortable and stylish at 35 weeks pregnant

Extremely comfortable and stylish at 35 weeks pregnant

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 160lbs
March 10, 2019
My Fav RTR dress so far!

Loved this dress, my regular size was too big but sizing down made it be a perfect fit. Lovely fabric and a really nice quality dress. Would rent this again!

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 56
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
March 13, 2019
Wonderful dress. Check for length.

I rented this dress to wear to a concert and ended up not wearing it. The overall fit was perfect but it was just a tad to short for me personally. I'm 5'6" and probably more conservative than most with the length. Just the right amount of swing in the dress

Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 165lbs
April 25, 2019
Wouldn't rent again

It was just ok, the top was a little tight across the chest and shoulders, which create a slim upper silhouette but wasn't supper comfortable. It was glory and cute, but ultimately didn't do anything for me. My boss said, "Wow, aren't we casual today," in an already casual office :/

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
16
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 16
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 27
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 200lbs
May 22, 2019
Beautiful dress with no give.

I loved this dress, but it had no flow with my curves. Felt too tight and short and made me afraid to move a lot.

Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 45
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155lbs
June 6, 2019
Fun & comfortable dress!

This was a fun and very comfortable rental. The satin trim really dresses it up! I added blue suede shoes and a blue clutch. Other reviewers said it didn't work for busty women. I'm a 36D and it fit just fine. I rented my normal 10 and the back-up 12 because I was concerned about the chest but the 10 was perfect.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 56
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
April 2, 2018
So comfortable

Dress runs big. comfortable, but not too flattering. I ended up wearing a sweater over the dress to give it a bit more shape. Unfortunately the sweater then hid the sleeves which is one of the most fun features of the dress.

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Top Contributor
Size worn:
16
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Work
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 34
Body type: Full Bust
December 18, 2017
This dress is basically a caftan, but kind of awesome?

This dress is VERY generous in its fit. I was 31 weeks pregnant when I wore it and there was room to spare. The sleeves are a lot of fabric so be prepared to feel a little like a flamenco dancer. My husband hated it because it's basically a caftan and does very little for your figure, but I kind of liked hiding under a sea of fabric for a day. The silk on the arms and the hem is a nice touch that dresses it up and makes the dress look more expensive.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 51
Bust size: 32DD
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 130lbs
March 9, 2018
ADORABLE, Hangs and Twirls, Black Silk Bottom - YES!

LOVED THIS! I thought this might be shapeless but it was adorable. The fabric hung so nicely. It's not fitted, it has a boxiness, but the way it falls is so pretty. The sleeves are really flattering and the silky bottom ruffle has subtle shine and spin. Wanted to buy this, would be the kind of thing you would throw on a lot if you weren't sure what to wear.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 43
Bust size: 36DDD/E
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 160lbs
April 10, 2018
Odd Fit

This dress was really cute, but it had an odd fit. The arms were perfect but the bottom was huge, too much material, so if I went down a size the arms would most likely no longer fit.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 47
Bust size: 34DD
Body type: Apple
Weight: 140lbs
August 13, 2018
I was hoping this would be flirty, but it ended up looking frumpy.

This fit very generously all over, which might be nice to disguise a bump, but wasnt flattering on me at all. At 5'3", it came down to the bottom of my knees, so even the length wasnt flirty.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Bust size: 38DD
Weight: 170lbs
October 10, 2018
Super easy and comfortable, flattering for fall/winter event.

Runs a little large, usually wearing a 12 recently but the 10 fit well, which made me feel good! It hits above the knees, not too long, just the right amount of leg, super comfortable.

Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 51
Bust size: 38B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 170lbs
February 27, 2019
The band

Great dress. I enjoyed wearing it to the party.

Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
December 5, 2018
Cuter than your standard black dress

I forgot to take a picture of me wearing this dress, but it was perfectly cute for a 1920s theme party. I go between a size 4-6 and wish the 4 had been available for this rental. I felt like I was swimming in the 6, but the dress is shapeless as it is, so it wasn't a big deal. Got lots of compliments, as the bottom and sleeves of the dress have extra flare that makes it more special than a standard black dress. I would love to have this in my closet as a staple dress if it was a little smaller.

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