Violet Silk Draped Dress

$75 rental
$575 retail

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Stylist Notes

Be fashion forward by renting this fabulous Thakoon violet colored draped dress. Pair with flashy accessories like the Erickson Beamon's Chrysler Earrings and Kenneth Jay Lane's Celebrity Status Cuff.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size down for back-up size (see following fit notes for exceptions).

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room in bust
WAIST: Not fitted - ruching detail conceals midsection
HIPS: Fitted - skirt runs slightly narrow on hips and thighs so consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'9".)

Size & Fit Notes

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size down for back-up size (see following fit notes for exceptions).

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room in bust
WAIST: Not fitted - ruching detail conceals midsection
HIPS: Fitted - skirt runs slightly narrow on hips and thighs so consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Knee length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Full Bust, Hourglass, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'9".)

Size Chart

Size Chart

Product Details

Violet sand washed satin(100% silk). Asymmetric neckline with draping folds over right shoulder. Short dolman sleeves. Side ruching. Hook-and-eye closure. Hidden side zip. 36'' from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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23 reviews
Fit
Large8
True to Size15
Small0
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 45
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Apple
Weight: 125lbs
October 3, 2013
Great dress, not flattering on my short waisted sqat figure. Good for longer torsos
I was happy overall with the quality and feel of the fabric. It is good quality silk. The label on the dress was falling off, and the stitching on the seams seemed loose. I wondered if it was knockoff and some one sewed a Thakoon label on it. Noooo!! RTR is much to classy an operatiion to do that!!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 125lbs
April 13, 2013
Always fast, reliable, delivery (sometimes it's even early).
I loved the initial look of the dress, the casual yet chic draping effect. It looks lovely on the model but when I got it, I looked downright frumpy. The material is beautiful but the dress was just not for me.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 43
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155lbs
January 13, 2013
This was so easy to do...and a little (no, a lot) exciting expecting a mail order designer dress!
The material was silky soft, with no stretch to it - I wasn't expecting stretch, though, it would've been nice to have a little. The color was more purple in person (but looks more blue in the photo), a very pretty color with shine. I ordered this as a back-up dress at a discounted rate and didn't wear it because the Trina Turk dress I ordered was perfect for the January wedding I wore it to. I loved the biased cuts and the length was perfect for my 5'11" height. I also chose not to wear it because it was "too nice" for the wedding, would be perfect for a formal event winter, spring, or fall. The drop crystal earrings and bracelet I rented went perfect with the shiny purple color.
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 59
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
November 9, 2012
Great dress!
It was a great dress for a cocktail party. Lots of compliments, especially from my husband!
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
October 10, 2012
This dress is a knock out- but it arrived stained. :(
I loved this dress- however it showed up on my doorstep with a giant stain on the side. It looked like something had bleached the silk out. unfortunately, I wasn't able to wear it to the Oaks Race the following day as planned. I'll still attach the photo that my beau took of my wearing it at home with my awesome hat. It was really beautiful and I so wish I could have worn it out to be seen.
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Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 122lbs
September 30, 2012
I ended up not wearing this dress because it looked and felt cheap in person.
It looks great on the model, but in person, it's very thin fabric. I didn't like the look or feel.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 145lbs
September 24, 2012
Lovely dress, if you are petite and slender ~~
This dress is really pretty - the material is luxe (though definitely requires Spanx as there is no lining at all. But the size 8 was baggy on the top and too tight on my hips (I am a pear shape). The top is beautiful, but looked a bit like a sac on me. A smaller size would have worked better on the top, but would never have fit my hips.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
September 24, 2012
it was super easy to exchange the dress because it didn't fit
Normally I fit into a 2 for RTR dresses, sometimes a 0. But this one, even the zero was large and baggy. It is such a striking color, and I loved the idea of the style, it was just too big for me.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
September 19, 2012
The fit The color the cut everything was perfect
Love this dress when you see it on the hanger it will not give it justice on it makes you feel classy and sexy at the same time. I love the detail on the neck perfection I wore this to a bridal shower and I got so many compliments everyone was gasping on how lovely the dress was and look will recomended
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
September 17, 2012
Gorgeous color, but fit is rather large.
The color is nice, but the fabric is also rather thin - so just take care when choosing under garments. The dress I received was too large, so it looked more like a sack then an elegant dress with a draped effect. I was disappointed I couldn't wear it, but because it was so large I'm not really certain what it would look like anyways. When choosing the extra size, I'd choose one or two sizes down from your normal size.
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 36
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130lbs
September 12, 2012
Great Fit!
Loved the dress! Good fit for any figure.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
September 3, 2012
Wedding Perfection
I rented this dress for a black tie wedding. The length and material really made the dress appropriate and the perfect number for the event. The ruching detail is spot on, and I received tons of compliments throughout the night.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 44
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 112lbs
September 3, 2012
Amazing Color and Fit!
The color of this dress is fabulous! I wore it to a wedding and received tons of compliments. I am wider in the back and bust and narrower through the hips and this dress fit me very well. It hides a stomach or wide waist and also gives coverage if you like a more modest look in the neckline/shoulder. Yet it is elegant! If you have straight or athletic build this is a great dress choice. You will look and feel great in it!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 95lbs
August 28, 2012
The dress really stood out among all the black that was at the wedding :)
Wore it to an orthodox Jewish wedding since it was modest but still cute.
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Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 44
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 119lbs
August 7, 2012
lovely dress - very flattering
I received both a 6 and 4 in this dress. The 6 had some spots on it, so I ended up wearing the 4. I do not usually wear a 4 and didn't think I could squeeze into this, but it fit perfectly. It's very flattering when it's on and even though I'm shortish, the length was perfect. The only downside to this dress is moisture. If you get the slightest amount of water, liquid, or sweat on it...it will stay there in 'stain' form for the rest of your evening. Just the nature of the fabric. I would buy this dress if I could! It really is beautiful.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
July 30, 2012
Love this dress!
This dress fit beautifully - very flattering and shaped at the waist. Fabric is silky but doesn't show panty lines (spanx unnecessary!) Loved the unique asymmetrical neckline. Simple accessories are all you need to complete the look! The fabric does wrinkle (it arrived wrinkled from shipping, but I had no problem steaming it), but it held up and looked great for the evening.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
June 7, 2012
Beautiful dress
I rented this dress for an anniversary dinner with my husband. I always order a back up size. This time I was especially glad I had. The hook and eye closures on the left shoulder were missing on the size 6. I thought, no problem, I'll just wear the 8, well, the 8 was too big and the closures were missing on it as well. I called customer service, they were very helpful and tried to find another one in stock(ther wasn't one) I ended up just pinning the 6 where the closures were supposed to be. The customer service at RTR is exceptional! This dress is GORGEOUS on. I wish we would have gotten a picture of us before we got caught in the rain, so I apologize for not having a picture :(
Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 26
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
April 22, 2012
Not a fan...
The color was beautiful and the material is very comfortable.. but neither size I ordered fit correctly - smaller size was tight around my butt, larger size was huge in the torso area. I ended up wearing it because I simply didn't have time to go through the process of replacing it. The dress I ended of wearing had slight runs in it, but no one else seemed to notice. The material wrinkled within 10 minutes of having it on and throughout the night seemed to stretch.. it ended up looking like a potato sack. Definitely not what I expected.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 53
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
February 17, 2012
Beautiful and edgy
This was my back-up dress for a wedding I attended. The fabric was SO gorgeous! The dress was not very fitted, but with a belt it looked amazing. I am broad shouldered with a long torso, and small hips. I'm 5'7" and it came just to knee, but with a belt I pulled it above the knee. This dress is edgy and definitely a show-stopper.
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 120lbs
January 15, 2012
Stands out
I wore this dress to a wedding and easily felt like the best dressed (other than the bride of course). I received plenty of complements and everyone was impressed with my little secret for looking so fabulous on a budget. The color is rich and a little more purple than the blue it appears to be in the pictures. The dress was much more comfortable than I expected as well. I wish I could have kept this dress.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 44
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 132lbs
January 3, 2012
Without breaking the bank, this dress fit right in--no, stood out--in a "Hollywood" crowd. The compliments kept coming!
I wore this dress to an LA charity gala--the attire was "Hollywood Chic", and this dress was perfect. I usually wear a 4, however, the 2 fit best. The draping and neckline of the dress are stunning (and worked with my 34DD bust) and I received compliments all night. The color is violet, looking slightly more of a blue/purple than the website, which was fine. The fabric was gorgeous, and the dress was comfortable--a great first experience with RTR.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 44
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 130lbs
December 27, 2011
This dress is gorgeous
I wish I would have taken a picture wearing this dress. It is even more beautiful in person. I wore it to the ballet and then out to dinner for my bday. The 4 fit ok - maybe a tiny bit snug in the hips, but the 6 was only slightly bigger. I have blonde hair/blue eyes and the color of this dress was very complimentary to that. I received TONS of compliments!
Top Contributor
Overall fit:
Large
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 110lbs
November 2, 2011
This dress looks so chic in the pictures. However, its fit was very reminiscent of a large sack. Secondly, the satin tends to not ship well at all. The dress was extremely wrinkly, and I was too nervous to try to steam or iron it since it was a rental. Thank goodness I had a back-up dress to wear to my event.

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