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Temperley London

Monte Carlo Gown

$275 rental
$2225 Retail

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Stylist Notes

Look and feel like a modern day Grace Kelly in this elegant gown by Temperley London. With its beautiful embellishments, you'll dazzle all night long.

Size & Fit

This dress runs slightly small. We recommend sizing up in this dress. (see following fit notes for exceptions).

BUST: Great for any cup size - built in bustier fits runs slightly small, size up for fuller bust sizes
WAIST: Very fitted - fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Not fitted - comfortable room at skirt
LENGTH: Floor length - Two lengths available. Regular measures 58'' from shoulder to hem (recommended for heights 5'2''-5'6'') and long measures 61'' from shoulder to hem(recommended for heights 5'7''-5'11'').

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with no bra or strapless bra; dress has built-in bustier for support
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Hourglass, Pear, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types

Size & Fit Notes

This dress runs slightly small. We recommend sizing up in this dress. (see following fit notes for exceptions).

BUST: Great for any cup size - built in bustier fits runs slightly small, size up for fuller bust sizes
WAIST: Very fitted - fitted at natural waist
HIPS: Not fitted - comfortable room at skirt
LENGTH: Floor length - Two lengths available. Regular measures 58'' from shoulder to hem (recommended for heights 5'2''-5'6'') and long measures 61'' from shoulder to hem(recommended for heights 5'7''-5'11'').

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with no bra or strapless bra; dress has built-in bustier for support
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Hourglass, Pear, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types

Size Chart

Size Chart

Length Chart

Length Chart

Dresses may not be offered in all of the above lengths.

Product Details

Grey chiffon (100% silk). Sleeveless. Sweetheart neckline with beading detail. Full skirt. Hidden side zipper. Lined. Imported. See size and fit tab for lengths.

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14 reviews

Fit
Small 3
True to Size 11
Large 0
Photos 17
Janna
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Oct 1, 2012

Such an elegant gown!

Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Other
This gown is stunning in person! I love the beading detail on the straps and the detail at my waist was incredibly flattering. This dress does run about one size small. I wore the size 4; however, it was extremely tight I definitely should have been wearing the size 6. Because of this, I definitely recommend sizing up at least one size. If you are large chested, I would size up once for your primary dress and 2 sizes for the backup. Overall, this dress is beautiful and perfect for any formal affair.
Classic and Picky
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 58
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Pear
Weight: 140 lbs
Oct 11, 2012

Decided to rent the day before I needed the dress, and it was a stunning success.

Size worn: 8R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
The dress was great, very fitted through bodice so great if hips are size larger than bust as is true for me. I wore the 8, it was a perfect fit. I tried on the size 10 to compare - while being slightly larger overall, there was a significant difference in the straps, they were much longer. And the bracelets suggested really completed the look.
lauren
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Oct 17, 2012

Very easy

Size worn: 8R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Loved the way it was delivered
caroline
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 24
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Nov 11, 2012

LOVE! If you want to have jaws drop and be complimented on all night then this is the dress!!

Size worn: 6L
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I wore this dress for my sorority formal. I originally ordered a different dress but 2 days before the event I received an email saying they were not able to get the size I needed. They sent me this dress as a second option. I will say the delivery was slow and the dress did arrived a day later than i asked and 20 minutes before I had to leave for formal (but don't worry this was all because of the hurricane). I wear a size 6 in dresses so this just fit PERFECTLY! I am 5' 10'' so I was a little bit worried about the length but again it was just the right length. I will say that I could not wear heels so if you are 5'9'' or taller plan on wearing flats. I received so many compliments and was told I looked gorgeous all night! My favorite part of the dress= the back! I am a sucker for dresses with cool backs and the detailing on the back of the dress was absolutely stunning.. I will definitely be renting again! :)
Austra
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 165 lbs
Nov 16, 2012

This dress was SOOO beautiful! Detailed, elegant, and a great chiffon material.

Size worn: 10R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
This dress was absolutely gorgeous, with so many fine details and beading you had to feel beautiful wearing it. The beading along the straps all the way to the clasp and down the back was so pretty. I ordered it for the Rent The Runway Our Runway launch event, and even there no one else had it. I vary between an 8 and a 10 and the 8 wasn't available; the 10 fit fine but I could have gone down a size. The straps were a little long in the back, and I had extra mega cleavage (I wear a 36D, so this is a usual issue for me), but neither detracted from the look. Do wear high heels though if you're 5'6" or under. Stunning dress!
Kathryn
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 160 lbs
Dec 3, 2012

Absolutely Stunning!

Size worn: 8L
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I felt amazing in this dress! It is very greecian looking and a lovely gray color. The straps & broach detailing is gorgous. The back is especially beautiful. I am 5 foot 11 and the 8 Long just brushed the floor, so I wore silver decorated thong flats with the limited time I had to prepare but no one noticed my shoes with this dress on. The back is not form fitting in the body, but the gathering in front was very flattering. My favorite rental thus far (of course the most expensive as well). Thank you RTR! A special thank you to Emily for her help in selecting this dress. Rent the Runway was very helpful when the original dress I selected was unable to be rented anymore. Although they only found out the day before my dresses were supposed to arrive, they contacted me both by phone and email to find a replacement and I still received it the following day! Thank you for your help and hard work. I felt beautiful!
Niki
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 34
Body type: Full Bust
Dec 16, 2012

WOW!

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This was a bonus size I was able to get due to a mistake on my original order. I only wish it fit! It was sooo stunning, slimming and downright gorgeous, but just too snug for my chest. I'd definitely try it again someday! I loved this one!!!
Melissa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 33
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Jan 22, 2013

I am 5ft tall and it didn't work for me.

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
Being short, the dress was of course too long which I was prepared for with tall shoes, but it also was too long in the shoulder straps, back fit area. The color was nice and felt really comfortable, but I would not recommend it for anyone under 5'4- I didn't end up wearing it.
San
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 112 lbs
Mar 25, 2013

Stunning gown, definitely made a statement!

Size worn: 4R
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
So after my original dress wasn't available, they sent me this dress as a replacement! Thank goodness they did! What an amazing dress! Not only is the front beautiful, the back is even more gorgeous! They really should put a pic up of the back of the dress on the site-- unfortunately I forgot to take a pic of myself with the beautiful back! The dress is light weight and I was able to dance the night away! I thought the length was going to be too long being that I'm only 5' 2" but with 3" heels- it was perfect!!
Kristin
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Apr 22, 2013

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Size worn: 8R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
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Lisa
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 54
Bust size: 38B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 160 lbs
Jun 9, 2013

It was a pleasure shopping on line and saving all the time going to stores to find the perfect dress

Size worn: 10R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
This is a BEAUTIFUL dress. It would look great on everyone because it is loose fitting yet flattering through the body. The bead work is rich, heavy and gorgeous. The dresses are like new too. It fit well and was true to size. I was very comfortable and didn't have to constantly pull or correct it. The chiffon fabric makes you feel so pretty and feminine. The color is a beautiful light taupe/grey that is elegant and unique. I attended a formal ball with an all white theme...I did not want a white dress so this was light enough to pass and ended up making a very nice statement. I felt like the Bell of the Ball. Thanks so much!
earlygirl
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 125 lbs
Jun 27, 2013

definitely bump friendly

Size worn: 8R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I wore the dress to a black-tie event. I am normally a size 2/4, but was 6 months pregnant, so I wore a size 8R. The dress was beautiful. It was a little large around the bust for me (I'm normally 32A, but was a little bigger while pregnant), but the dress worked really well with my pregnant figure.
Faith
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 14
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 54
Bust size: 38D
Body type: Pear
Weight: 174 lbs
Aug 9, 2013

Absolutely stunning and glamourous for a Mother of the Groom!

Size worn: 12R
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
The beading was beautiful and not too gaudy. The fit was perfect up top and it flowed beautifully across the hips.It runs long so I went with the regualr length. If you are looking for a great color comparison, this matched the Davids Bridal Mercury color perfectly. The fabric overlay moved perfectly on the dance floor. The Chamak By Priya Kakkar braclet set was a special touch and look great.
Janna
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 122 lbs
Apr 3, 2014

1930s glamour

Size worn: 2L
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Other
I had wanted to rent this dress for some time, and was thrilled to get to do so! The beadwork and straps are divine! The only caveat is that the bodice runs a bit tight and appears much lower-cut on a curvy figure than it does on this model, so you may want to drape with a shawl. Definitely size up one. Otherwise, just as glamorous and stunning as I had hoped for!
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