Babbet Lace Shift Dress

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$560 retail

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Stylist Notes

Look chic for your event in this navy lace shift by Tibi. A style that can be worn year round for any semi-formal event. Go with accessories like the Kenneth Jay Lane Ruby Red Drops to add dimension to your look!

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - may be worn with a standard bra; fitted in bust so fuller busted women should consider sizing up
WAIST: Fitted - loosely fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, 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 up for back-up size (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized 0-12.

BUST: Great for any cup size - may be worn with a standard bra; fitted in bust so fuller busted women should consider sizing up
WAIST: Fitted - loosely fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Fitted - curvier women should consider sizing up for full hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh - (on a 5'5" model)

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

Size Chart

Size Chart

Product Details

Navy lace over silk(20% nylon; 60% cotton; 17% rayon with 100% silk; lining: 49% nylon; 51% acetate). Boat neckline. Three quarter sleeves. Hook-and-eye closure. Hidden back zip. 34'' from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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390 reviews
Fit
Large44
True to Size277
Small62
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 105lbs
January 8, 2016
Favorite dress ever!
I have done RTR at least 15 times and this by far was my ABSOLUTE favorite. It is so classy and flattering. Perfect for petite ladies , I think if you tall this may not be a good choice. My arms weren't itchy or restricted, just don't throw your hands up to high because your dress will rise up a bit.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 130lbs
December 14, 2015
Great dress!
Loved this dress, received tons of compliments and very comfortable! It was a little shorter than I expected but overall loved this dress!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 125lbs
October 20, 2015
couples wedding shower!
it's a tad on the short side, so make sure you where it to an event where it's appropriate to show off some serious leg
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
October 19, 2015
Great dress! True to size.
A little short, but not too bad.
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Age: 28
October 19, 2015
Wore this dress to a charity event with girlfriends
Loved this dress it was really comfy and cute to wear. I got tons of compliments on it! very flattering!
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Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 28
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
September 5, 2015
Rent the Runway is amazing! You won't be disappointed!
Perfect fit. I don't understand all the "too short" reviews. If you are petite and /or you've chosen the right size, the dress is the perfect length. I highly recommend this dress.
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 36
August 23, 2015
When my husband saw me in this dress, he said 'You should buy that'.
It is such a classy, unique dress - I received compliments all night.
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 25
August 17, 2015
Perfect dress for a fall outdoor wedding!
Needed a 6 but it wasn't available so I made the 8 work! Got lots of compliments- perfect length not too long not too short &. Easy to dance in. The only thing I didn't like is the back where the zipper ends at the bottom is stiff so since it was a little big on me the kept bulging out. Loved this dress and would recommend it for any occasion!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32AA
Body type: Petite
August 6, 2015
too small
i couldn't wear this because it was too small but it is very cute
Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 29
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
July 4, 2015
Exactly what I was looking for!
I got married in November 2013, and wanted to wear a navy dress instead of white to match one of my colors. This dress was adorable, but a little tight in the arms (not ideal if you're going to be dancing and want to raise your arms).
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 34
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115lbs
June 26, 2015
Cute party dress!
I wore this dress for a wedding. The dress is a little on the short side, but it's super cute and faltering.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 30
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
May 29, 2015
Beautiful color and lace. I got a lot of compliments but the fit was not great.
My hips are not really proportionate to the rest of my frame and this dress was too tight around my hips, which made it bunch awkwardly in the back. Would be better for someone straight and narrow.
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 23
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 108lbs
April 22, 2015
I received numerous compliments on this dress and the fit and quality were outstanding!
The dress fit true to size and I have no complaints!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 120lbs
April 21, 2015
Sexy and Sophisticated
I wore this dress to an evening wedding. Loved that it was tight (but not too tight) and short (but not too short). The sleeves were nice for a chilly evening. My only complaint was that there was extra fabric in the back that would stick out if the dress wasn't perfectly pulled down. Otherwise, I loved this dress and received compliments all night.
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 31
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
April 15, 2015
This was my first RTR experience. This dress was absolutely beautiful. I was so excited to wear it.
I decided to rent this dress in an 8 and a 10. I had recently lost a bit of weight, and I can fit into a 6, but I was skeptical as far as renting one, so I stuck with bigger sizes. RTR contacted me and let me know the 10 would not be available in time for the wedding. They offered to let me pick a different dress, and let me have that other dress in an 8 and 10 as well! So I had two different dresses in three different sizes to chose from. This dress actually ran a bit small in the upper body. the sleeves were a bit tight, and I couldn't really lift my arms overhead so I decided to wear it to the rehearsal dinner instead of the wedding. It was a bit short, as I am 5'5, but I still loved wearing it, and I felt beautiful in it.
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
April 14, 2015
I loved this dress! Received compliments all night!
I rented this dress for an April wedding in Atlanta. The dress is pretty short- although I'm only 5'2", the dress came to my mid-thigh, but since the top part of the dress is conservative, the length didn't bother me too much. I rented size 0 and 2, and ended up wearing size 2 because the 0 felt too short and too tight. I didn't find the arms to be tight, but I did get the bump in the back if I didn't pull the skirt down once in a while (as the other reviewers mentioned). The dress does stretch out with wear, so after 30 minutes it was super comfortable and I was able to dance and move my arms around. Overall, I loved the dress and would definitely rent it again for a different occasion!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 34
Body type: Athletic
April 14, 2015
Loved this dress!
I loved this dress. It was perfect for a April wedding. It does run small so I would recommend sizing up. I wish I owned it!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 42
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 115lbs
April 13, 2015
Great dress
Beautiful color. Beautiful style. Overall, loved it and felt great in it. It does run short which I usually never worry about because I'm 5'0. But I had to pull it down every time I stood up. I wore with a standard bra, as it said in the Size & Fit section, but looking at the pics, I wish I had gone strapless instead.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Petite
March 28, 2015
Wasn't able to wear it
There seemed to be no difference in the 2 sizes I ordered... both were tight in the same places. The larger size was not the least bit looser. I'm wondering if there was a mix up in the labeling of the sizes I received? I am normally a 4 or 6 and ordered 6 or 8 just to be safe. Wasn't able to wear either. Bummer. Very pretty dress though!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 103lbs
March 16, 2015
Great dress
Loved the fit & color. It was super comfy and could be dressed up or down depending on shoes/bag. There was only one negative... I think someone may have altered it and the fabric snagged so the underlay wasn't able to lay flat. That was a little annoying & a bummer...
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Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 115lbs
January 8, 2015
Fits true to size
Based on the reviews of this dress and seeing other women with similar body types as myself, I ordered a 2 and a 0 when I should have ordered a 2 and 4. The 2 fit, however it was a little tight in the hips and when i raised my arms it pulled the dress to far up. I could have worn it, however I would have had to be very cautious all night so instead I opted for a LBD i had in my closet. This dress most likely fits to true to size and does not run big at all.
Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Party
Age: 26
January 5, 2015
The lace detail was gorgeous!
Definitely a short dress. I'm 5 4" and was above my knees. The dress was so comfortable to wear. Fit was perfect for me. Not too tight but nice shape around the right areas.
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 140lbs
December 30, 2014
This dress was perfect for a wedding.
I loved this dress. I would buy it if I could.
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Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
December 22, 2014
really beautiful dress, perfect for a slightly fancier short dress
this dress was slightly small and pretty short but i was so happy i wore it. a little tight in the bust. i got tons of compliments and would definitely wear it again for a wedding
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 25
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110lbs
December 21, 2014
Flattering shape & great color in pictures!
I loved this dress. It was a bit short but was still classy enough for a company holiday party. The fabric wasn't itchy and it photographs really well. The arms were a bit tight- if you have muscular arms, they honestly might not fit. Luckily I didn't have that problem.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 145lbs
December 19, 2014
Beautiful but bunches on the backside
I loved this dress but only rated 3 stars because of the bunching on the backside. The size 6 was tight through my hip area and the size 8 would have worked but unfortunately it wasn't a smooth fit/silhouette on my body.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130lbs
December 17, 2014
Perfect Fall wedding dress
Beautiful Dress. My only complaint was that the slip underneath kept riding up and I had to keep tugging on the bottom so I wouldn't show any inappropriate parts!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 155lbs
December 17, 2014
Very comfortable and I received compliments all night!
The sleeves are a little snug and don't allow for much movement, but they weren't restricting. This dress is a little on the short side, but not so short that it doesn't look classy. I am between 5'8" and 5'9", so I definitely couldn't raise my arms over my head without the dress coming up too high. Overall the dress was very comfortable and absolutely beautiful! I didn't want to send it back!
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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 118lbs
December 13, 2014
Beautiful & SHORT!
I'm short, and I like to sometimes show off my short legs! This dress did just that. I can't imagine being any taller than 5'4" and getting away with this dress without tights. If I were to have raised my arms, well…. you get the picture. Other than the shortness which was just a surprise, the dress was really lovely. I love a good lace shift dress. This one is perfect for anytime of year and really any event!
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
December 12, 2014
Elegant!
I rented this dress for a backup for a wedding and loved everything about it but ended up not wearing it. The other dress I rented was even better. I will definitely be renting this dress again for another occasion. Very flattering!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 110lbs
December 12, 2014
..
little baggy (had to wear the 2 because the 0 never arrived). But also a little short.
Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 31
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110lbs
December 12, 2014
awesome dress
i was so happy i got the second size in a 2 when the 0 barely fit over my hips! the 2 fit well, but it's not a loose, flowy fit. the arms don't have much give, so i don't know how it would be to dance in it. that being said, i wore it to a rehearsal dinner and got a ton of compliments!
Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 35
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 103lbs
December 5, 2014
--
Wayyyy too short to wear to a company party!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
8
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 39
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 129lbs
November 19, 2014
loved this dress- i've rented it twice. I think it runs true to size
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
November 18, 2014
Too Small and short
I ordered the 8 and the 10 in this dress and it was very body hugging...both sizes were just too tight and very short.
Top Contributor
Size worn:
4
Overall fit:
True to Size
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120lbs
November 12, 2014
Amazing, comfortable statement dress!
Loved the fit! It was VERY short, so it highlighted the legs. I wore sparkly silver heels. Very stylish and on trend. Wish I could buy it!
Top Contributor
Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 102lbs
November 12, 2014
The dress is beautiful and I got tons of compliments on it. Would definitely rent again.
I am really short so I expected to have no problems with length. I was really surprised how short it was on me. Also the lace sleeves do not have a lot of give to them so if you raise your arms high enough above your head the dress will come with it. I tried on the 2 to compare it for length but that was really baggy in the waist.
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Top Contributor
Size worn:
10
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 30
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 145lbs
November 4, 2014
tight in the hips area, not a fan
i keep hoping to become a huge fan of RTR but thus far haven't been sold. this dress came and i found that although it was the right length it was quite large in the back and didn't fall smoothly at all. i ended up wearing the 10 because i found the 8's arms were just way ttoo tight / the butt area was way too tight. dress sizing continues to confuse me as i just bought a size 6 dress from saks in this brand.
Size worn:
None
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 44
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
November 3, 2014
Pretty dress but short.
The dress was really pretty but didn't end up wearing because it was really short....and I'm petite! It also kind of "bubbled in the back". Didn't really lay right.
Size worn:
6
Overall fit:
Small
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
October 30, 2014
Great Dress!
Beautifully made dress, very flattering!
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