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Trina Turk

Madame Butterfly Shift

$30 rental
$298 Retail

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Stylist Notes

Fluttery sleeves and a bold berry tone make this mini by Trina Turk an elegant pick for a wedding. Emphasize the feminine feel with Slate & Willow Accessories’ Pink Confection Necklace and finish off with sexy heels.

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Not Fitted - comfortable room throughout midsection
HIPS: Not Fitted - comfortable room for hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh to knee length - (on a 5'6" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC: Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust,Bump Friendly, Hourglass, Pear, body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Size & Fit Notes

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

BUST: Great for any cup size - comfortable room at bust
WAIST: Not Fitted - comfortable room throughout midsection
HIPS: Not Fitted - comfortable room for hips
LENGTH: Mid-thigh to knee length - (on a 5'6" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with any standard bra
FABRIC: Fabric has some stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Full Bust,Bump Friendly, Hourglass, Pear, body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

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Product Details

Berry crepe. (100% Polyester). Three-quarter length flutter sleeves. Boat neckline. Shift bodice. Exposed back gold zipper. 35” from shoulder to hem. Made in USA.

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Small 52
True to Size 50
Large 1
Photos 74
rachelmele
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 165 lbs
Feb 27, 2015

The skirt rode up a bit, but otherwise very nice.

Size worn: 10
Rented for: Other
Made my shoulders very broad which wasn't really what I was going for.
Gina
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 34
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 138 lbs
Mar 2, 2015

Great date night or any time dress!

Size worn: 8
Rented for: Date
I rented this for date night with my husband in Atlantic City. From the minute I put the dress on I felt like a million bucks. I rented my regular size (8) and a size 6. The 6 fit ok but was a little snug in my butt/hips. The size 8 was much more comfortable. The dress hugged all the right places but still kept the shift shape. The dress was lined and fabric thick and it was the perfect length to show off my legs, but not too short where I had to worry about showing off other things. I also paired the dress with black tights, booties and a statement necklace. This is the type of dress that can be toned down for work or dressed up for a night out. I am renting this again, even if for another date night and am already looking to find where I can buy it because this is something I can put to good use!
Amanda
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 140 lbs
Mar 3, 2015

A hot "POP" of color to brighten your night! It's BEAUTIFUL!

Size worn: 8
Rented for: Date
This dress was the prefect balance of sassy and sweet. As if the boots didn't give it away, I wore this dress to a suite at the Dallas Cowboy's Stadium to watch the PBR & Rodeo finals and it was so comfortable! Read the reviews though, I'm usually a 6 so I sized up as recommended and I'm happy I did- the 8 fit prefect! As ALWAYS RTR never disappoints, another great experience!!
Donna
Usually wears: 10
Age: 25
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 170 lbs
Mar 11, 2015

This dress is so small on bottom and huge up top! Size up 2 sizes if you can! Beautiful material

Size worn: NONE
Rented for: Party
Very small fit. Awkwardly sized
sallygal
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 138 lbs
Mar 22, 2015

Great pop of color and the sleeves make the dress

Size worn: 6
Rented for: Wedding
The suggestions say to size down. But for hourglass figures like mine, size up. The picture on the model shows the dress as loose. I wore a 6, my normal size and it fit well but it didn't have the same look as shown on the straight figured model. If I rent this dress again I'm sizing up. The sleeves are gorgeous. Great color. Rented the Kate Spade necklace shown in my picture. Also felt length was a little shorter than I usually wear, but the dress was fun!
RTR Customer
Mar 23, 2015

Amazing color and fit!

Size worn: 2
Rented for: Other
I wore this dress to my best friend's bridal shower and I loved it! I wanted something unique (the sleeves made it that) and vibrant since I was the MOH. It was comfortable and I received many compliments as well.
Lindsay
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Athletic
Mar 24, 2015

WOW dress!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
I got so many compliments on this dress - the sleeves add just enough flair and the nice cut on the legs are a beautiful detail too. It made for the perfect dress for a wedding! I ordered a size up from what I typically wear but found the hips could have been taken in just a smidge if it was a dress I owned.
Tess
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135 lbs
Mar 28, 2015

Perfect for an early spring wedding.

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
Based on other reviews I rented a 6 and an 8. The 6 fit well, but was definitely fitted through the hips. I was going for more of the shift-dress look as it appears on the model, so I went with the 8. It was comfortable and perfect for an early spring wedding in the Midwest, since the weather can be so unpredictable. The color is definitely more raspberry than maroon as it appears in some photographs. Paired beautifully with gold accessories. I received numerous compliments throughout the night.
Dana
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
Weight: 100 lbs
Mar 28, 2015

I got so many compliments in this dress! The sleeves make it extra special!

Size worn: 0
Rented for: Other
I wore this for a work event, and loved it! The color is great for anyone who looks best in jewel tones. It has an element of class and sophistication with a perfect length and flutter sleeves that add a unique fashion statement! Pair it with fun shoes and a statement necklace!
A
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 27
Body type: Hourglass
Apr 1, 2015

Loved it!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
This dress was great for a March rehearsal dinner. The materials is heavy so it was still warm, but the color and cut made it pre-spring appropriate. Definitely glad I sized up, the 10 skimmed my hips without being too baggy. Overall really glad I rented!
Kristin
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Petite
Apr 1, 2015

Such an easy dress to wear for any occasion!

Size worn: 0
Rented for: Party
Fit was true to size. The dress was a more fitted than I anticipated but it looked amazing.
Brittany
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 25
Apr 6, 2015

Simple yet stylish

Size worn: 2
Rented for: Wedding
This dress runs very true to size. I am petite so I was worried about the dress being too loose but it is more fitted than what the picture leads you to believe. I wore this to a wedding and realized that it is a little difficult to sit down in for a longer period of time but it is well made and overall very comfortable!
Lauren
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140 lbs
Apr 11, 2015

So many compliments on this dress! Perfect for a bridal shower or summer wedding!

Size worn: 8
Rented for: Other
Loved this dress! I wore it to my cousins Bridal Shower, as the MOH. I am a usual size 4 in pants/shorts and vary between 6 & 8 in dresses. This dress appears to look like a loose fit throughout, but is not. It is tighter through the hips and butt. The size 6 fit me, but was too right for comfort in the hips and butt. The 8 fit perfect!
Julia
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 140 lbs
Apr 12, 2015

Unique and beautiful color, stood out in a sea of lace dresses!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
This was my first RTR experience. I got a 6 and 8 (wore the 6) based on other reviews to size up but kind of wish I had gotten a 4 and 6. I felt at first the the 6 was slightly too big but after wearing it for a few minutes I decided it looked fine. Tad big at the hips, but I think the 4 may have been too short. The color was fantastic, and I didn't see anyone else wearing anything close to it at the wedding. Lots of compliments on the unique style of the dress. Matched it with the necklace in the model photo and I think it was perfect.
Rebecca
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 22
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150 lbs
Apr 12, 2015

The color of this dress was perfect, a great complement to my skin and hair tone. Very unique!

Size worn: 10
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
The material was fantastic, not very hot or heavy. easily movable, runs true to size.
Annie
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 22
Body type: Athletic
Apr 15, 2015

RTR is a lifesaver!

Size worn: 0
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
I had rented a different dress for my event. When it did not fit I panicked. I call RTR up to see if there was any way I could get another dress. They were so helpful and even suggested this dress for my event. They overnighted this dress to me, I was apprehensive about it because it was not my first choices but I trusted there stylist and I am so glad I did. It was so beautiful and flattering I did not want to give it back!! This dress made the night form me. I am so thankful for the help I received from RTR. It was the best customer service I have ever received! I would rent this dress again in a heartbeat!
MIchelle
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 125 lbs
Apr 20, 2015

This dress was a beautiful color and the sleeves made it special!

Size worn: 2
Rented for: Wedding
I wore the 2 which was a little short but not too short that it was uncomfortable. The 0 would have been too short.
Ashley
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
Apr 24, 2015

Loved the color

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
I rented the size 4 and the size 2 for back up. I'm glad I had the size 2; it was just more figure flattering on me. The sleeves are pretty giant, but I thought it was adorable. Very comfortable to wear.
Jennifer
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 35
Bust size: 36C
Body type: Pear
Weight: 131 lbs
Apr 25, 2015

Super comfortable, perfect color, elegant style without being pretentious.

Size worn: 8
Rented for: Date
I usually wear a 6 but went for the 8 because others mentioned it was tight around the hips & waist (my problem area) so I went up a size. The 6 probably would have fit well but it was nice to have some room, as we were going to a 7 course dinner. Loved the sleeves, they didn't feel weird at all and the length was perfect - but I'm only 5'1, and I wore 2-inch nude heels.
Nicole
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 44
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135 lbs
Apr 26, 2015

Breathtaking color and the design of the sleeves was very, very flattering.

Size worn: 6
Rented for: Other
I chose to wear pants with this because it was slightly short and I'm 5'9. I wore leather pants underneath and wore it as a tunic, and it looked very chic. It was also in the winter months. I think I could get away with it in the spring with no pants but otherwise it was amazing.
Dani
Usually wears: 16
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 26
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 200 lbs
Apr 28, 2015

The people who came out to support me for my college graduation.

Size worn: 14
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Other
The dress is gorgeous, great color and I received a lot of compliments. I do think that the size I got was too small though. I think, that the material been more free flowing, the 14 would've fit perfect, but the material doesn't give AT ALL and the lining underneath kept getting stuck to me so I felt like my butt was showing the whole night because this dress is VERY SHORT for a tall person such as myself. If RTR had it in my size for the time frame I needed, I think it would've been perfect. I do want to thank RTR for this dress though because I used my birthday credits to rent this dress and a piece of jewelry and didn't spend a dime. All worth it. Just a tip: BOOK AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE!!
Action Jaxson
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120 lbs
May 1, 2015

Great work dinner dress!

Size worn: 2
Rented for: Other
Beautiful color and not too short! Super comfortable for a dinner meeting
JRO
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 38
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 108 lbs
May 11, 2015

Pop of color

Size worn: 2
Rented for: Party
Wore for bday party. Great color. It was comfortable yet super sophisticated. Love the style and the sleeves. Wish they had in other colors...
Anna
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 29
Bust size: 32C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 100 lbs
May 13, 2015

Perfect for outdoor wedding!

Size worn: 0
Rented for: Wedding
Fits very true to size. It was maybe a little shorter than I expected. A great fit for an outdoor wedding, but it was a nice/thick fabric that could be dressed up for a slightly more formal occasion! Loved wearing it and got so many compliments. I thought the color was a little more plum that it looks in pics!
Andrea
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140 lbs
May 16, 2015

Beautiful Dress - Great Fit

Size worn: 10
Rented for: Wedding
I loved this dress. I typically wear a 6 but heard it runs small so I sized up and got an 8 and a 10. The 8 fit but I liked the look of the 10 a little better. The necklace was a great addition and I highly recommend it. Looked great with nude heels. Perfect for a wedding in a butterfly garden. Highly recommend!! I would def size up at least 1 size, maybe 2.
Liz
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140 lbs
May 17, 2015

Dress was great for a casual wedding.

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I wore this dress for a casual wedding and it was great. My issue was the length. I ordered a 6 and 8 - the 8 was too big and the shoulders seemed off, so opted to wear the 6. It was SUPER short on me. Overall the color was fantastic and I loved the look of it, but it was too short on me.
Melissa
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 40
Bust size: 34C
May 17, 2015

The fun sleeves got a million compliments- and the short length made it great for dancing!

Size worn: 2
Rented for: Wedding
This is a really comfortable dress - especially if you are narrow through the hips and waist. Due to the big sleeves (which are really fun and unique!) it can make you look linebacker-ish if you tend to be broad already so be forewarned- but if you have a narrow profile it's super flattering- and if you want to accentuate your legs this is the dress for you. I originally paired it with nude cork peeptoe wedges- which I liked best, but as it was an afternoon wedding and evening reception and they weren't the most comfortable shoes I ended up wearing a tall black strappy platform for comfort reasons. The raspberry color of the dress is unique and fun and the fabric is very flattering- I loved this dress and got a ton of compliments on the cool sleeves! Went with a sparkly necklace and diamond earrings and kept my wrists bare and felt like that worked. Loved the dress and you can't beat the price!!! Highly recommend!
Eman
Usually wears: 2
Height: 4' 6"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 120 lbs
May 20, 2015

!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
The fit was perfect.
Elizabeth
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 28
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 130 lbs
May 21, 2015

Such a flattering yet forgiving dress!

Size worn: 8
Rented for: Wedding
I got the 6 and 8 in this dress. They both fit but I wanted a little more room so I went with the 8. The 6 was a pulling across my hips a little, with my tights on, and I just didn't like how it looked. It's a very flattering dress, I'm so happy I rented it!!
Macall
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 29
Body type: Petite
May 25, 2015

Classy and comfortable

Size worn: 2
Rented for: Wedding
The dress was classy and comfortable. I received so many compliments! I ended up wearing the size 2 instead of the size 4 because it was more flattering with the sleeve size.
Ashley
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 140 lbs
May 27, 2015

The unique fit of the dress was stunning. Perfect for a wedding.

Size worn: 6
Rented for: Wedding
I loved that it was short but also sexy, conservative, and trendy all at the same time.
Amber
Top Contributor
Age: 29
Bust size: 34D
May 28, 2015

Fun color and the sleeves!!

Size worn: 10
Rented for: Party
Rented this for my bachelorette party. Very comfortable shift dress! Definitely make sure you have a statement necklace or earrings to make it pop! Seems to be cut a little smaller in the hip area..glad I went up to a 10, and almost wore my backup 12 because of the hip area (but the rest was just too big). Would buy this if I could! I worried about the thick material other renters mentioned..but even on a hot summer night out had no issues.
Hey Girl
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 26
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Apple
Weight: 135 lbs
Jun 3, 2015

I got a ton of compliments on this dress. Super fun and chic!

Size worn: 8
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
After reading the reviews I decided to order a 6 and an 8, instead of my usual 4 and a 6, and I'm so glad I did. I ended up wearing the 8, which didn't make me as self-conscious about my mid-section. The 6 fit, but was definitely snug around the middle. The dress is definitely short, so be prepared so rock some leg! I loved the big shoulders and wore my hair up so that the shoulder detail would really pop. Fun color and overall great experience!
AMBER
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 39
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 120 lbs
Jun 8, 2015

Beautiful color - fun dress

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Formal Affair
Overall, I loved this dress, and would rent it again. The only downside was that its length was a bit short (and I am not tall). Great sleeves - beautiful color. I wore it while pregnant, and it was flattering. I chose it because the description noted that it was forgiving in the midsection. It was, but the fabric did not have any give - fortunately, I ordered up a size. However, I don't know if that would be necessary for anyone without a belly.
Kali
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 25
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Jun 10, 2015

Very flattering cut around the arms and waist. Perfectly fitted.

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
Slightly darker than it looks in the photos, but the color is very nice.
vg
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 41
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135 lbs
Jun 10, 2015

The color really stood out

Size worn: 8
Rented for: Work
I always wear a 6 and the 6 fit well but since it was a work dinner, I went with the 8 so it wasn't as short
Allison
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 110 lbs
Jun 10, 2015

Eye catching and fun sleeves

Size worn: 0
Rented for: Party
Rented this for a rehearsal dinner. Jazzed it up with a necklace and fun shoes. The dress fit like a glove and I would definitely rent it again. The color is probably a bit better for a fall event and the material is definitely too think for hot Texas, but I loved it!!
Suzanne
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 22
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125 lbs
Jun 10, 2015

Great dress for outdoor wedding!

Size worn: 0
Rented for: Wedding
This dress is adorable, however I would not rent I again due to how it fit my body type. I have wide hips and a narrow waist, so the way it fell on me could be unflattering if I wasn't constantly readjusting. I chose the 0 because it was smaller around my waist. It was VERY tight around my hips and rearend. I had to buy special undergarments so the dress would lay better. I got so many compliments and it was a fun dress to wear. This dress would be ideal for someone with a more straight body type!
Andrea
Age: 27
Jun 18, 2015

Felt great all night! Tons of compliments!

Size worn: 8
Rented for: Wedding
The fit is a bit small, I ordered two sizes up from my regular. I typically wear a 6, I wore the 8, and honestly could have worn the 10 too. The 10 would hAve fit more like a "frock" but the 8 gave me a bit more shape. The bottom is a bit small so keep in mind when ordering. Everyone loved the color and the sleeves, a very fun dress for a fun night!
Natalie
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 29
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 150 lbs
Jun 21, 2015

Gorgeous color and the sleeves are unique!

Size worn: 12
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
If you are hippy, make sure to size up, it is tight across them and I had to be sure to pull it down constantly over the evening. Also a litle snug in the bust. The color is great and the sleeves are very fun--I wore a reguluar bra although I wish I had gone with strapless. The material is very flattering for a curvy shape but it is HOT! I was a great rental but wasn't my favorite!
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