Slate & Willow

Madeline Sheath

$60 – $80 rental?
$395 value
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Stylist Notes

Sweet and just a little sassy! This beautiful lace overlay dress by Slate & Willow is a go to style for all your cocktail party needs. Really make it shine with Whiting and Davis' Silver Lattice Clutch.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size up for backup (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized: 0 - 14.

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - open back provides minimal support in bust area
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: Should be worn without a bra. We recommend fashion tape.
FABRIC Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Athletic, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Product Details

Silver Lace (63% nylon, 32% metallic) Cap sleeves. Crew neck. Open back. Pencil skirt. Hidden back zipper. Lined. 33.5” from shoulder to hem. Made in USA.

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1511 reviews
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Large
(114)
True to Size
(1012)
Small
(92)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105lbs
November 30, 2016
Pretty party dress!
Great fit and perfect length for my short frame. I should've invested in a backless bra because it is not super flattering without one in the front. However, I thought the dress was great and the open back made it unique.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
November 30, 2016
I felt so beautiful and had a blast at my best friends wedding.
Fit like a glove! Just enough sparkle, not over the top shiny. Awesome dress.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Age: 50
November 27, 2016
Looked amazing!
Rented this in size 2 for my 5'7" 120lb, 16yo daughter to attend a Sweet Sixteen party where, per the bday girl, she has to wear silver. The complimentary second size was not available so we crossed our fingers. My daughter looked amazing and appropriate, she felt confident and received many compliments. Her one comment was that the cap sleeves felt a bit big/large. I thought we may need some fabric tape for the back of the dress; however, there was no gaping. Our first RTR experience was great and we are ready for the next one!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 135lbs
November 21, 2016
Perfect bachelorette dress
This was such a fun dress to wear for my bachelorette party! Like other reviewers stated, the shoulders did sometimes slip a little, but overall it was very comfortable and easy to wear. The color was also great in person, it had just enough shimmer to it. Would definitely recommend!
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Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Formal Affair
November 21, 2016
Such a comfortable dress and received compliments all night!!
I absolutely loved this dress! I wore it to a formal for my business fraternity and got a ton of compliments. I usually wear a 2 or 4 so I rented both of those sizes. Both fit really well, but I chose to wear the 4 because I knew I would be eating and drinking all night and I'm glad that I did. I was so comfortable the entire night. I didn't wear any fashion tape on the back but I know that a lot of people did. I didn't have to wear a bra or any sort of cups either. It also is longer than it looks in the picture on the model which is great! Definitely recommend this dress!!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 115lbs
November 20, 2016
Perfect for the 1920s theme!
I usually wear a size 2 but the 2 was a bit loose around the waist so I went with the 0 instead. It fit great but was a little shorter than I expected. I have a pretty big backside which probably made it a bit shorter on me :-) The gala we went to was 1920s themed and this was modern but with a flapper-like flair. I added a long string of pearls and a period hairdo and it turned out great. The dress has a double liner and I did have issues with the shorter liner riding up a bit when I danced but it wasn't too bad. The front was pretty conservative but the back was really sexy. I am barely a B cup so I wore a stick on pushup bra because I didn't want to look flat chested. Overall I loved the dress and got compliments all night.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 50
November 18, 2016
Didn't end up wearing was sick
Ran small
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 21
Weight: 145lbs
November 17, 2016
Wore this to my spring sorority formal!
Absolutely loved this dress, didn't want to return it! Fit true to size and was fitted enough at the top to not have to wear a bra. 10/10 would recommend!!
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
November 16, 2016
Perfect for a 'Great Gatsby' wedding!
Just be sure you have an appropriate bra for the low back.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 105lbs
November 15, 2016
The fit was amazing !
Loved this dress! I wore it to a rehearsal dinner and it was beautiful!!! It fits true to size!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 114lbs
November 14, 2016
PERFECTION
This dress was perfect! It was comfortable yet chic! LOVED IT! No bra needed.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120lbs
November 14, 2016
Loved the look but ended up w/ a 0 when I thought I'd be a 4 based on reviews! read on...
I needed a dress for a summer wedding and thought this would be great, albeit sexy, but classy for an evening wedding. Pros: fabric & fit: fabric is lightweight enough to wear in spring/summer & fit is fitted but not tight enough that it would show every roll, underware line etc. Cons: reviews! I'm a true 2 in designer clothes and everyday wear but because I'm pretty straight (boyish w/ minimal hips, but a booty) the 4 looked large on me and make me think it was just a horrible fit--I never tried the 2 as it was unavailable so in a last ditch effort I tried on the 0 and MULTIPLE friends confirmed I finally looked like a dime piece. This would be a horrible dress for a girl who's very hippy (because the low back will gape, and it's short) but for a straight body on bottom, it's perfect. Also, I have more narrow shoulders so the sleeves would've been big on me had I gone up a size. Moral of the story? TRY CLOTHES ON for FIT!!!
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 28
November 13, 2016
This DRESS! <3
It does ride up a bit if you have long legs but besides that I LOVED this dress!
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Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 17
November 13, 2016
an amazing night
I ordered 2 sizes, and decided to go with the smaller one, it was more form fitting than the bigger one. It was short, but not too short. I wore it to my homecoming and got so many compliments. It is more silvery champagne than the picture shows
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 31
November 13, 2016
LOVED this dress!!
true to size
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
November 13, 2016
Rehearsal Dinner Dress for Bride
Wore this to my rehearsal dinner! Love the back of it! Armpits look funny when taking pictures because shoulders of the dress are very structured. Pictures don't do this dress justice, it is so beautiful in person!
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Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 100lbs
November 10, 2016
So many compliments!!
Great fit and super comfortable
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 138lbs
November 10, 2016
Felt absolutely stunning.
This dress wasn't one I thought I would ever pick for myself. Rent the Runway had notified me that a previous customer had not returned my original dress on time so I would be unable to have that dress. They requested that I pick my top 5 dresses as a replacement dress for my Bachelorette party. Little did I know I would received 3 of the 5 to pick from for the evening. This was my least favorite of the 3 received, but ended up being my favorite. Loved it! It's difficult for me with a 32 bust and being larger in my hips and waste to find something that fits absolutely perfect at times. I was unable to wear a bra with this so the top was a little loose and sliding off my shoulders. Overall this dress was fabulous!!
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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 23
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
November 6, 2016
I got married in this dress!
This dress was sheer perfection! Love love love it! Open back, cap sleeves...what else could a woman want.
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Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 47
Weight: 189lbs
October 29, 2016
Sooooo pretty! Stood out to everyone that wore black or red!
This dress is amazing! I'm quite tall (5'9) and my biggest fear was that it was going to be too short, but that wasn't the case at all! The dress itself is quite roomy and will come up if you raise your arms or squat too low but other than that 10/10! Received to many compliments. Would rent again!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Vacation
Age: 31
October 28, 2016
Perfect for Vegas Dinner
I felt amazing in this dress and got lots of compliments! Wore this to dinner and drinks in Vegas to celebrate my parents anniversary. It wasn't too tight but made me feel like my hard work of working out was noticeable. Wore a sticky bra I got a Target because the back is open. Only reason I didn't give it five stars is the back puckered in the shoulders if I stood up straight (I have former swimmer shoulders). But definitely would rent it again!
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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 36
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 102lbs
October 26, 2016
The perfect dress for my bachelorette weekend!
The fit was great! I'm 5'0 and 102 lbs, so most dresses tend to run long on me. This dress was the perfect length for my small frame since it runs short. The cut of the waste and the open back were very flattering; I got tons of compliments! A fun dress with just the right amount of sparkle. The sleeves fell every so often, but it wasn't a big deal at all. I can't wait to wear this again!
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
October 24, 2016
Fun to wear
Wasn't sure if this was going to be too short since I shy away from short professionally, but for a cocktail-attire wedding this was perfect. It IS short, but it didn't ride up too much. The shoulders slip sometimes (while dancing), and as you can see from the photo, the lining does show sometimes (see right shoulder). But it made me feel glamorous, it was easy to accessorize (I wore gold strappy sandals, though the dress is actually silver and tan; a range of colors would work), and I got lots of compliments.
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Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Formal Affair
October 22, 2016
perfect fit!! got so many compliments!!
i recommend fashion tape for the back, but overall a great dress!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 158lbs
October 20, 2016
Lots of shimmer with this dress!
The dress itself was very beautiful. I rented both the 6 and the 8. The 6 felt a little small but the 8 was way to large on my top since I don't have much going on up there. I did get a lot of compliments. Dress is actual beige with silver sparkles and thread. In some pictures it did come off as looking white. Dress was really short; I kept having to tug it down everytime I moved which made it uncomfortable. but the back was gorgeous and the structure of the dress made it a worth while rental.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130lbs
October 20, 2016
This dress was perfect for the occasion- modest, but still super glamorous!
The only weird parts of how it fit was in the shoulders. The back is more open, and I didn't quite have the boobs to fill out the front, which made the shoulders of the dress slip down. I taped them in back and it was fine. Overall, fit perfectly in the hips, great length, didn't ride up at all. Just a bit loose in chest area.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
October 18, 2016
Just enough sparkle and sass
I rented this dress at the last minute for my rehearsal dinner and I'm so glad I did! It stood out the way I wanted to as the bride :) but was extremely comfortable! At first I thought the 0 was too tight but the 2 wasn't tight enough to wear without a bra. I'm glad I went with the 0 because although I thought it might look too tight at first, the material is thick enough that you won't feel like it shows everything. The material had a little bit of stretch but was structured enough to be able to not wear a bra and feel like everything was held in place. The way the sleeves are cut makes it a little restrictive but I'm also broad shouldered. It didn't cause me to go up a size or anything like that. The dress is more nude color and sparkly than I was expecting but I'm so glad it was! It made me stand out. The sparkles are silvery and had the perfect amount of shine. The dress is short so be prepared. I really loved this dress and would rent again. It could be worn for so many different things!
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
October 16, 2016
The dress is beautiful without being too loud. I received many compliments on it.
The size 6 dress fit perfectly for my 5'3, 145lb athletic frame. It was form fitting and I did not have a single issue with it. I have a larger backside so the dress hit mid thigh, which was perfect. I think if someone had a thinner frame, it would be longer. The back of the dress is completely open so you can't wear a bra. It was not an issue as the dress keeps everything snug and set. I danced the night away and had no issues with movement. I would suggest getting a more form fitting size as the sides of the dress are what hold up the back so if it's not fitting from the shoulders down, the sides of the back of the dress can sag and bunch. That is what happened when I put on the size 8. Beautiful dress, made well and on the thicker side (3 layers of fabric) . I would rent again.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Age: 37
October 15, 2016
Flattering dress with a subtle shine. Very comfortable and beautiful.
Fits nicely but just a touch short. Would not recommend it for a work event.
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
October 11, 2016
Red carpet birthday look!
Loved this dress! The sides were a little loose right under the armpits with the open back, but fit was otherwise fabulous! Length was just right, since there was no petite and I'm on the shorter side. Many compliments while walking the red carpet! (Themed birthday party)
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Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 33
Body type: Petite
Weight: 124lbs
October 10, 2016
Many compliments and very comfortable as well.
The dress fit great, I'm 5' and weigh 122 lbs. size 2 fit me as well but It was a shorter on me so I went with the 4.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 118lbs
October 6, 2016
Really cute! Sexy open back!
Would definitely rent this again! Really cute and comfy as long as you don't mind going without a bra! I'm 5'7 and have long legs and felt the length was perfect. :)
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 94lbs
October 6, 2016
Just perfect!
This dress is a no brainer. It's elegant, yet has a sexy open back. The color is perfect and the silver shimmer makes it dressy enough for a wedding. I'd definitely rent this again!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Wedding
October 5, 2016
Sexy
I thought this dress was incredibly sexy but I was unable to wear it to the event for 2 reasons: First the dress was way too short. I am 5'8" and was showing way too much if I even moved a little bit, no way I could wear this even for a Vegas night out unfortunately so definitely too short for a family wedding. But the other reason I couldn't wear it was because it was damaged. The zipper wouldn't zip on the side (I could see where it was broken) and there were about 6 obvious tears in the dress. It looked like very worn out. The sizing was perfect, I'm a size 0 and the size 0 was a perfect fit. If I was a few inches shorter the dress would have been awesome.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 28
Body type: Petite
Weight: 128lbs
October 5, 2016
Great last minute pick
I rented a different dress but I needed the back up size and RTR was not able to send it because of damage. They let me pick another dress and overnighted it to me. I am thrilled with this dress it was so much better! It fit perfectly. It is pretty short so if you are tall I do not suggest this dress. The back is completely open so you can't wear a bra so small chested is better too. I got a ton of compliments and was completely comfortable all day!
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
September 27, 2016
Stunning outdoor wedding. The rain wasn't even a buzzkill!
Perfect fit. I was almost worried it was a little short, but it worked out perfectly! Great for dancing, didn't need to wear a bra, and wasn't constantly worried about how the dress looked on me. Felt amazing and got so many compliments! The color was also perfect! More of a silver/taupe color and worked great for the wedding. Ordered the size 2 and size 4, went with the size 2. I'm 5'4" and 120 lbs.
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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Age: 26
September 26, 2016
Loved it
Fit great, true to size! I wore the dress to my bachelorette party and it had the perfect amount of sparkle. It's also the perfect length!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 128lbs
September 26, 2016
Fun rehearsal dinner dress!
The back is fun and flirty. Wish I would have worn a stick-on bra, but worked OK braless.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
September 25, 2016
Loved this dress!
I wore this dress for bachlorette party. It was thicker than expected but I was fine with that since it was a chilly night. It fits great and doesn't hug so close to the body that you feel uncomfortable. The back was great and I wore a strapless bra and just pushed the back down. It worked and no one noticed.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 119lbs
September 23, 2016
Loved it!
This dress was amazingly beautiful! Everyone stopped me to compliment the detail and the fit on this dress. This dress has to be worn with no bra- so just make sure you keep that in mind. The back on this dress is just stunning.
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