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Vera Wang

Beaded Brocade Dress

$178 rental
$2495 Retail

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Stylist Notes

Get royal-inspired luxe in this lush embroidered style by Vera Wang. A classic shape with gorgeous embellishing is just what you need for your upcoming wedding event! Add delicate accessories like Tom Binns’ Antique Viola Drop Earrings.

Size & Fit

Sized: 2-6

Size & Fit Notes

Sized: 2-6

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Product Details

White and Gold Jacquard (81% Polyester, 19% Silk). Sleeveless. Crew neckline with embellishment detail. Pencil skirt. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Lined. 41” from shoulder to hem. Made in USA.

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8 reviews

Fit
Small 5
True to Size 2
Large 1
Photos 7
Miss Meliss
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 125 lbs
Mar 24, 2014

Beautiful, but not made for the busty.

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
I ordered this dress when the size 4 of the dress I ordered was damaged. The problem with the more expensive dresses is that I guess no one orders them so you don't have any reviews to rely on. Anyway, this dress is exquisitely made. The beading is beautiful, the fabric is a thick, glamorous gold brocade, and the boning is very flattering. But. I don't think this dress was made for curvy girls. Although I'm large-chested, I usually wear a 4, and I could just barely manage to squeeze myself into this dress. It was so tight in the bust it gave me a uni-boob. It was tough to keep my bra from showing at the armholes, probably because the bust was too tight. Also, it was tough to pull my spanks back up after going to the bathroom because I had to get past the stiff boning at the waist and was afraid it was going to tear through the dress. So I gave it four stars to account for it running so small. Otherwise, it was really lovely and I got a number of compliments on it.
Luanne
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 53
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 129 lbs
Apr 28, 2014

Stunning!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
I wore this dress as a guest at a wedding, and received numerous compliments. It is a high-end designer dress, with gorgeous fabric and exceptional construction. The jeweled details at the collar are subtle and classy. Very sophisticated look. It definitely runs very small. I am usually between size 4 and 6, but this was snug. Nonetheless, I felt wonderful wearing this dress,and I"m so glad I ordered it.
Tiffany
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 48
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 148 lbs
May 25, 2014

beautiful dress, runs small

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Other
I rented my normal size (6) and it was way too small. Next size up was unavailable at the time I rented it - so I did not use the dress.
Jules
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 0"
Age: 30
Body type: Athletic
Sep 14, 2014

Beautiful dress and material. But too long and matronly looking for me to wear to my event.

Size worn: None
Overall fit: Large
Rented for: Wedding
It was sent to me as a back-up, when one of the sizes for the dress I ordered was not available. I had read the all reviews, and decided to size up. That was a bad decision, as the dress wound up being too large on me. Although the material and color were both beautiful, the length on was tea-length. I ended up wearing another dress instead.
Karin
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 33
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135 lbs
Dec 3, 2014

Felt like a million bucks

Size worn: 4
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Wedding
RTR overnighted this dress for my brother's wedding after the original dress I rented was damaged beyond repair. Turns out I lucked out because this dress was amazing and probably better than the original. It was pretty tight but because the material was so thick and sturdy I didn't feel like it was exposing too much. The dress made me feel like a million bucks and I received a ton of compliments on it!
Dee
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Straight & narrow
Weight: 115 lbs
Jan 5, 2015

Having everyone gasp when they saw me in this dress!

Size worn: 2
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Formal Affair
I wore this dress for a Formal Holiday business party. The original dress I ordered did not arrive on time so a consultant at the Flatiron (NYC) Store helped me find this one. At first sight, i thought it looked more like a dress for a little lady going to church than a 26 year old BUT it was amazing when I put it on. The color is subtle with a little shine and the beading on the neck is a sophisticated touch. You're only exposing your arms, but the dress is tight and hugs your curves with the length (it stopped at my knee) keeping it classy. I paired it with black peep toe ankle strap pumps and a black and gold clutch (from RTR). Got stares all night! I would like to rent this dress again...maybe for a wedding!
sharon
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 52
Bust size: 36AA
Body type: Petite
Weight: 118 lbs
Jun 8, 2015

This dress made my Church Event Unforgettable!!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: Small
Rented for: Other
The Fit: This dress, I loved!! the beaded detail on it was great! I loved the fit it just was too small around the 'waist' area. I ordered a 6 (*2 sizes up from my reg* size). But i made it thru. The color was great, also. Notice a lot of people was in the same 'color' range; GOLD I got many compliments from the younger crowd mostly (and you see my age) it also fitted me well. I am a small framed person anyway, but this dress made me feel 'just right' in sized and very important. All eyes were on me. The Event: was an Appreciation Service for my Pastor and it fitted right in for the occasion. Being an Evangelist, I must wear clothing that 'represent God' in my clothes and lifestyle and i think it fitted in just well, only flaw (for me) was that it was a bit too-short. Showed too much knee, so length was good - standing but sitting was a-bit too short, but it was not too noticeable bc i didn't sit in the 'front seat'. Overall: This was a Great Dress and would fit into any 'formal to dressy' occasion.. Pictures: of the whole outfit and what i wore with it, 2 & 3 up close pictures Until my Next reveiw. Be Bless
Sarah
Top Contributor
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 39
Bust size: 34D+
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 120 lbs
Jun 22, 2015

This dress is gorgeous!

Size worn: 6
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Wedding
I ordered this as a last-minute replacement dress when my original order was no longer available to ship the day before my reservation. What seemed like a stressful nightmare actually turned out to be my lucky day because this dress was stunning. I ordered the 6R and the 4R backup to accomodate my bust. The only fit issue I had was that my bra was slightly visible on one side no matter how I maneuvered the girls in place, but that wouldn't be a problem for anyone with a D cup or smaller. The boning made the dress fit like a glove and hug my curves, sitting, standing, or dancing. You can definitely tell this is a high-end, designer dress. I did not have to pay the full rental price because it was a last-minute substitute; however, it would be worth it. I wore gold stilletos and a gold bag, but a pair of deep red shoes would have also looked fantastic.
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