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Tibi

Work It Girl Dress

$96 rental
$365 Retail

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Stylist Notes

Body con meets sophistication in this Tibi power dress. Accessorize with the Alexis Bittar's Crystal Orbit Cuff and Lilly Pulitzer's Summer Chic Clutch for that high fashion look.

Size & Fit

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size up for back-up (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized 0-10.

BUST: Great for any cup size - very fitted at bust and can not be worn with a standard bra due to exposed back
WAIST: Very fitted - fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Very fitted - very fitted throughout hips and backside
LENGTH: Tea length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a NuBra due to exposed back; seamless underwear is highly recommended
FABRIC: Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Hourglass, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Size & Fit Notes

This dress runs true to size. We recommend going one size up for back-up (see following fit notes for exceptions). Sized 0-10.

BUST: Great for any cup size - very fitted at bust and can not be worn with a standard bra due to exposed back
WAIST: Very fitted - fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Very fitted - very fitted throughout hips and backside
LENGTH: Tea length - (on a 5'5" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a NuBra due to exposed back; seamless underwear is highly recommended
FABRIC: Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Hourglass, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Size Chart

Size Chart

Product Details

Navy jersey. Crew neckline. Cross back. Hook-and-eye closure. Hidden back half zip. 43'' from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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23 reviews

Fit
Small 0
True to Size 20
Large 3
Photos 4
Emily
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130 lbs
May 14, 2012

Work It!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I felt so sassy in this dress and received so many compliments! I wore it to a birthday party and my friends went nuts when I walked in. The navy jersey has a bit of sheen, is fitted, and hugs curves because of this combo proper undergarments are a must! I wore a NuBra and wore Commando underwear. I don't think you could wear Spanxs. You will need something that sits very flat. Because I am 5'5 the dress hit me under my knees. I paired it was a tall black strappy wedge and the Gilded Lucite Bangle by Alexis Bittar. This is one of those dresses that I would rent over and over again.
Andrea
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 145 lbs
May 29, 2012

Love!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Date
This dress is classy in the front, and sexy in the back! There wasn't much of a difference between the 4 & 6. I found the color to be more of a periwinkle than blue as it appears in the photo. Undergarments are tricky - panty lines show but the NuBra works well. I'd definitely rent again for a classy evening I'd like to punch up with touch of sex appeal.
Janna
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Jun 1, 2012

Stylist Review!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
This dress was amazing! It is very form fitting, and hugs the body in all the right places. I would probably size up in back up, especially if you are curvier! This dress hit me in the middle of my calf. It is great for any cup size, you will need to wear a NuBra with it. Overall, a really easy and sophisticated dress!
Jo
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 59
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Jul 2, 2012

This was my first time using RTR - I would definitely recommend the site and use it again.

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I wore this dress to a friends daughters wedding. It was so comfortable. I am 5'6" and it hit me mid calf. I took the advice and wore the NuBra (which actually works - to my surprise)! The color is navy that looks deep purple yet if you put it near purple it would look navy. It fits close the 8 fit but the 10 was much more flattering. I felt sexy and classy at the same time.
L
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 134 lbs
Jul 17, 2012

nubra definitely needed

Size worn: None
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I didn't end up wearing this because I didn't have the appropriate undergarments; nubra is definitely needed. I had a backless strapless tape-on bra whose lines showed through the material. I decided not to wear it b/c I didn't want to be inappropriate at a wedding! It is a lovely dress though. I'm 5'8" and it hit at the bottom of the knee. Wish I had listened to the other reviewers!
Kelly
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 140 lbs
Jul 23, 2012

The last time I rented a dress it didn't fit. This time I selected two dresses so I would have a back up option. I was very happy it worked out!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I wore this dress to a wedding in Key West and I got compliments all night. It is easy to dress up with jewelry and the back is fun. The dress is not forgiving, so plan on wearing spanxs!
Irene
Age: 32
Aug 13, 2012

Unless you are super slim

Size worn: None
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I am a medium size person (4-6 size, 5'7", 135 pds, pear shapped) and i did not find it wearable.. you need to be super super fit and slim for it to look good on you. The material is very thin, and every single "imperfection" will pop to sight.. spanx are hard to wear given how thin the material is. If you have a ballerina type of body, def go for it, if now i woudl advise you to set something else.
Amanda
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 116 lbs
Aug 21, 2012

Beautiful color, back

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
I wore this dress for a wedding in the summer. I loved the color and the back of the dress- looked great with a tan, it was just a bit long and ran a little large in the bust on me. I did receive quite a few compliments, mostly on the back of the dress. All and all, happy with it, just wished it had been a little more fitted in the bust.
Casey
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110 lbs
Sep 4, 2012

Wore this to a fundraiser & was super comfy.

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
TIBI always fits me great...i always know what size to order. it is a tight fit. This is a perfect dress for women that are petite & want the long look.
Wendy
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 62
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Sep 14, 2012

I love the style but it didn't work for me.

Size worn: None
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
At 5' I was too short waisted for this style. Neither the size 0 or 2 worked.
Julianne
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 29
Body type: Athletic
Sep 24, 2012

Constant compliments!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I really like this dress though I must have ordered a size larger, it was a little big around the bust for me. Otherwise, the cut, the color and the length were exactly what I was looking for. I received constant compliments all night long!
Nancy
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 53
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140 lbs
Oct 2, 2012

Sunday brunch, but wore another choice.

Size worn: None
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Date
Rented for a Sunday brunch date at Geoffreys in Malibu as my backup. Nice dress? Material was thinner than expected. Fit seemed true to size on both the 8 and 10. Decided to wear my 1st choice - Herve Leger.
Kristen
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 25
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 140 lbs
Oct 8, 2012

Easy elegance

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
This dress looks intimidating because of the snug fit of the fabric but it was super comfortable and flattering! The length hit me at mid-calf so if you're shorter this may not work for you. Also can't wear any type of normal bra so take that into consideration too. Overall loved this!
Bee
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140 lbs
Oct 17, 2012

Didn't like this dress

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Party
poor fit... hides nothing interms of bumps and dimples.. :( didnt wear it
Lisa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 52
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 149 lbs
Oct 24, 2012

It was a great color and the top fit well

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
It was a little long , hit way below the knees. So if that's the length you want great and I'm 5'10"
lovelycity
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 11"
Age: 28
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 152 lbs
Nov 11, 2012

I felt beautiful!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Easy, TTS fit. Flattering and simple. I'm tall so the skirt hit just above the knee, but may be a little too long if you're petite. LOVED this dress.
CK
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 105 lbs
Dec 4, 2012

Chic And Comfortable

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I wore this to a nice, but not formal, outdoor wedding in the South in May. Yes, it looked great and the back is amazing but the best part of this dress was how comfortable I was. The jersey is soft and breathable and with its high neck and just below the knee length, I could easily get down on the dance floor without worrying about flashing anyone, pulling up straps, etc. As for styling, from the front it's fairly simple looking so I paired it with a chunky necklace and a pair of Rachel Comey shoes to spice it up.
Angeles
Usually wears: 0
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 100 lbs
Jan 13, 2013

Loved the color and the fit!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I am only 4'11" so I anticipiated the dress would be longer on me than on the model, but it was exactly what I was looking for. The 0 fit me better on top, because I am more pettite in that area. But I went with the 2 which was just right for my curvier lower portion. Very comfortable! And lots of compliments to boot!
Christina
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 47
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 115 lbs
Mar 1, 2013

Beautiful....extremly flattering! So much so...i rented it TWICE!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Fit like a glove! Perfectly!
Jean
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140 lbs
Mar 20, 2013

So gorgeous! The material is beautiful and the back is so sexy!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
I recommend wearing 'cutlets' or something to cover the chest and add shape if you are smaller chested.
Meg
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 30
Bust size: 36A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 117 lbs
May 2, 2013

Chic and Sexy

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Got many compliments on this wonderful Tibi dress.
Lynne
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 58
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110 lbs
Aug 20, 2013

I purchased this dress from the clearance sale and wore it when my rentals did not fit.

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
i wore this to a wedding in lieu of the three dresses that i had rented as none of them fit well enough. it was sublime, and true to size, if a bit unforgiving of bumps, and bulges.
Courtney
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 33
Body type: Athletic
Sep 30, 2013

felt athletic, sexy and most importantly comfortable

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Fit was great, really shows off overall figure and shoulders and arms without hugging bottom half.
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