May 5, 2015
The perfect dress!
Everytime I rent a new dress from RTR, I feel like I have a new favorite. This was my first rental for a less-formal event, and though I initially looked past this dress, I am SO happy I ended up renting it!
The color and pattern on this dress are brilliant. The white is definitely a pure white, not ivory/off-white/eggshell/etc. The blue is actually kind of a dark royal, not totally navy like it looked on my computer but that was better for spring anyways. I wore it with the Kate Spade Daylight Jewels necklace, mainly because I had shoes in the same color that I wanted to wear, but also because I love navy and coral. I had a TON of compliments on the dress and the necklace, they were great together! Fabric is light and breathable, but doesn't offer a ton of warmth. It was great for standing outside after the ceremony, but I was chilly in the pavilion so you might want a sweater if you'll be in a similar situation.
As far as sizing, I ordered the four and the six. I'm usually a six, and the six fit, but the four was a little tighter and I decided to wear that. The four was almost too tight through my ribs and chest (I'm a 32DD). Though it's not a super heavy fabric, I was totally comfortable without a bra in the four! Length hit me a few inches above my knee, perfect for a taller girl. Note: I wished I had worn the six after we ate dinner at a Brazilian steakhouse, haha.