ZAC Zac Posen

Mod Victoria Dress

$490 retail

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Stylist Notes

Get a classic shape with Victorian flare. This ultra flattering style by ZAC Zac Posen is cocktail party perfection! Simply pair with kate spade new york accessories’ Crystal Petals Necklace.

Size & Fit

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

BUST: Works best for A to C cup sizes - fitted at bust
WAIST: Fitted - dress fitted throughout midsection
HIPS: Not Fitted - fuller skirt allows comfortable room for full hips
LENGTH: Mini to Mid-thigh - (on a 5'6" model)

UNDERGARMENTS: Should be worn with a strapless bra
FABRIC Fabric has no stretch
GREAT FOR: Apple, Athletic, Hourglass, Pear, Petite, Tall, Straight & Narrow body types
(Model's height is 5'10".)

Product Details

Navy jacquard (61% polyester, 37% rayon, 2% spandex). Sleeveless. Sweetheart neckline. Full skirt. Hidden back zipper. Lined. 35.5” from shoulder to hem. Imported.

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197 reviews
Fit
Large
(16)
True to Size
(126)
Small
(17)
Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Wedding
Age: 33
January 1, 2015
Straps were super long. Otherwise adoreeeee

Great !

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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 37
Bust size: 36B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120lbs
April 11, 2015
Comfy, cute dress...

I wore this dress after my original ordered dress did not fit. Overall the dress was well made and very comfortable. The embroidery detail makes the dress a little more interesting although not sure you can see it far away. The pockets were definitely a nice touch. It was a last minute order that ended up working fine but don't think I would rent again. And like other reviewers had noted the straps are extremely long!

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Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 100lbs
May 5, 2015
Nice dress. Nothing special. Straps were way too long.

This dress was just okay. The straps were way too long and wouldn't stay on my shoulders.. had to use a small scarf to tie the straps together in the back to make it a halter. If you have narrow shoulders, this dress is not for you!

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Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 36
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 125lbs
September 13, 2015
Classic dress with pockets!

This dress was sent to me as a backup and it was a pleasant surprise. I love the classic cut, sweetheart neckline, and POCKETS. I wore it for a daytime catholic ceremony with a nighttime reception and it transitioned, I think, perfectly. Like others have said, the straps are a little long, but I think it made the neckline more flattering. If you have a shorter torso, that might be a problem. I was very comfortable all night; never felt self-conscious or felt like I needed to adjust anything.

Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Bust size: 32D
September 27, 2015
Beautiful dress! tons of compliments!

It was a really pretty dress especially in person, fit really well and was comfortable, also has pockets which I loved!! Only thing I wasn't happy with was as a lot of other reviews said the straps were extremely long and I had to safety pin them, but other then that I loved it! I wore it to my homecoming and got tons of compliments on it! Would definitely recommend!

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Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 32
October 12, 2015
Flatters the figure in all the right places!

This dress is gorgeous. The reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is because of the straps. I can't imagine these straps would stay up for anybody! They are so ridiculously long. I tried to safety pin the straps (about 2 inches too long) but the material is thick so the pins kept busting. The best solution to fix this is to tie the straps together in the back. I did this and slid the elastic up so my hair covered it. This gave the straps a tent shape which was fine with me and it created the perfect fit. I normally am a size 8 but I ordered up a size because I am a busty 36D and the 8, although it fit perfectly elsewhere, was too snug in the chest. I suggest sizing up if you're a D cup. I wore a strapless bra. This dress is great quality, brighter blue than pictured. First RTR experience was a success, I would rent again!

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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 34
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 150lbs
December 13, 2015
It worked well for a mad men themed party

I rented it for a mad men themed party. The fabric of the dress even matched the background of the photo booth! I wore it with a tulle petticoat underneath for extra poof, and a pair of long white gloves. There are a couple of little issues with the dress: 1) the straps are too long so I had to safety pin them -- for reference, I am 5'5" with an average length torso; 2) the dress runs large. I wore the 6 (backup was a 8), but would be better off in a 4.

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Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 54
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 170lbs
October 21, 2015
Pockets Rock It!

It has pockets on the side seams! So awesome! Okay, it is also gorgeous. Nice heavy brocade fabric. Looks like RTR had tried to take up the shoulder straps but still needed to pin them up another 3/4 of an inch. Lots of compliments. :-)

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Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Age: 32
December 7, 2015
Beautiful color and super fun dress to wear.

Straps may have been the tiniest bit long but they managed to stay on my shoulders. Pockets were awesome for my phone and the dress was so comfortable.

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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Body type: Hourglass
August 29, 2015
Cute and classy dress!

I wore this one a while back for a friend's wedding. The straps were a little big, but other than that the dress fit nicely and was true to size. The fabric is beautiful and is much prettier in person!

Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 18
Bust size: 32C
January 17, 2016
The straps were too long, the fabric & hem are weird, but the boddess was nicely fitted

Did not end up wearing

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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Hourglass
January 8, 2016
2nd time was better!

I rented this dress in the solid navy color about a year ago which ran much smaller and had no stretch. This one was stretchier and the straps were too long. I had to tuck them in and safety pin them to the inside of the dress. Was a last minute rental, so I did what I could with it. Didn't hate it, did not love it.

Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Wedding
June 4, 2016
Fit perfectly and the embroidery was unexpectedly detailed and beautiful. Great cocktail dress!

Perfect fit, the sides seemed to ride up a bit but otherwise snug feel

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Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 32
Bust size: 34D
Body type: Full Bust
Weight: 130lbs
June 11, 2016
Beautiful dress. Classy and fun.

I loved wearing this dress and it lots of compliments. It's hard to see from the pics but there are two different patterns and they are both beautiful. It felt perfect for a wedding.

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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 19
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Pear
Weight: 144lbs
June 13, 2016
Perfect

It fit like a glove, i loved that it has pockets!!! The only bad part is, the straps are long so you have to pin them. Other than that i was very pleased!

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Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 2
Height: 4' 11"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120lbs
June 26, 2016
The perfect dress for a short girl

This dress was so flattering and the color and detail was just beautiful. I've never felt so classy! The best dress to wear for a classy San Francisco wedding!

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Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 10"
Age: 16
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
August 29, 2016
We rented this dress for our daughter who was a guest at a Bat Mitzvah party. Looked stunning!

My daughter is just 13, but I can imagine this dress would work for a range of ages. She is a competitive swimmer (5'-10" tall with broad shoulders and rib cage on an otherwise small frame). The 8 fit perfectly!

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Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 31
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 155lbs
September 11, 2016
Beautiful Fabric

Absolutely adored this dress. Incredibly comfortable, didn't even have to wear a bra! Biggest flaw: straps way too long as other reviewers noted. I had to use a bracelet to tie it together at the top under my hair. Fabric is high quality and beautiful in person. Wish I owned this dress and had the straps altered :)

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Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 43
Bust size: 34DD
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135lbs
September 25, 2016
Perfect homecoming dress for my freshman daughter.

The picture doesn't do the fabric or color of the dress justice. It is a beautiful blue and black contrasting pattern and is gorgeous. The straps were definitely too long, but otherwise the fit was perfect. We had to pin about 4" of each strap, but in my opinion it was worth it for a well-priced rental, and definitely not noticeable at all. My daughter loved the pockets so she didn't need to carry a purse. She was very comfortable all night. Lastly, she didn't wear a bra, but she put some padding and then used tattoo tape (our best friend for any formal occasion) to have the dress fall nicely against her chest. I have personally rented dresses several times for myself, but this was a first for my daughter. She is a ballerina with long legs and a thin profile. After having read other reviews I decided to take the chance and I am so glad that I did!

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Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Wedding
September 28, 2016
Great dress!

Loves the dress. Straps were loose. Loved the pockets

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Size worn:
6
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 35
Bust size: 34DDD/E
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 140lbs
November 4, 2016
Nice dress not too fancy... AND IT HAS POCKETS!! :)

This dress was comfortable, true to size, and it had POCKETS! Lol which was awesome not having to go into my purse constantly. It does have a nice pattern which is hard to see in the picture, and I did have to pin the straps as they were a little long (that's the only reason I'm not giving it the 5th star).

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Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 6
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 30
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 135lbs
November 13, 2016
Straps too long and annoying

This dress was okay, the straps were very long and I had to keep adjusting them, besides that the dress was very comfortable

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Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Wedding
January 5, 2017
Dress is very flattering and the material is gorgeous!

Flattering fit but definitely runs small, especially if you're busty! Overall it was the perfect dress for my friend's wedding and I had lots of fun dancing the night away in it!

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Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 8
May 17, 2017
amazing dress and customer service

I first ordered this dress in a 6 and 8, however the top was too tight. Rent the Runway was really helpful in sending a size bigger by the next day and my new dress arrived very quickly. They had amazing and really helpful customer service. The dress itself is gorgeous. The fabric is really thick and beautiful. The straps are a little too long, but I pinned them with safety pins and then it was no problem. Length is perfect and it has pockets!

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Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 50
Bust size: 36DD
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
July 29, 2017
Cute

Cute & fun. I'm giving 4 stars because the straps were so long. They fell down all night. I still had so many compliments and felt cute all night. If you are large up top you will need a strapless bra as the top panel is quite low. On the best side POCKETS!!! Loved them.

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Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 1"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32D
Body type: Petite
Weight: 110lbs
October 16, 2017
Love the dress and fit!! Super comfy!

I absolutely fell in love with this dress! I am pretty petite with a bigger bust and it's hard to find dresses that fit well. The only downfall was the straps, as they are weirdly long. I had to make them shorter by pinning them down in the back. The pockets were great for holding my chapstick! Best part is no bra is needed for this dress. Very supportive and forgiving dress! Wish I could keep it!

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Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 47
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120lbs
October 30, 2017
Flattering fit, long straps, heavy material

It has pockets! Who doesn't love that! Worn by my teen daughter for a school dance. Fits slightly on the small side. Thick fitted material did not require a bra. Straps are very long and had to be pinned to be wearable. Mix of front and back side of fabric for different parts of the dress was an interesting subtle detail

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Size worn:
12
Rented for:
Other
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 16
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Apple
February 12, 2018
n/a

straps were a little loose.

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Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 10
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 32
Bust size: 36D
Body type: Pear
Weight: 165lbs
March 25, 2018
Barn Spring Wedding

Loved this dress! Super glamorous. No bar needed. Straps were long but I didn't have to pin, just adjusted them higher on my shoulders every once and awhile.

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Size worn:
8
Rented for:
Date
Usually wears: 8
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 31
Body type: Pear
Weight: 130lbs
June 25, 2018
Great dress

The straps a little long. They fell off from my shoulders from time to time. But it was a little tight on the boobs so the dress was holding up perfectly. I love the dress, it's very high quality. Nice black & blue color coordination. Perfect for an event or date night, if you want to look elegant and stylish

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Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 5"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Pear
Weight: 120lbs
July 18, 2018
Straps too long, but very flattering!

This dress is very comfortable and the quality fabric makes it versatile for casual or formal events. I was pleasantly surprised to find that it has pockets! Unfortunately, the straps were way too long. I used safety pins to shorten them so they would stay up. I would be prepared to do some self-altering to the straps like I did if you choose to rent this dress.

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Size worn:
NONE
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 18
Bust size: 34A
Body type: Pear
October 3, 2018
My daughter didn't wear this dress

Luckily this was our alternate. The straps were way too big but the rest of the dress was quite fitted.

Size worn:
10
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 12
Height: 5' 8"
Age: 22
Bust size: 34B
Body type: Apple
Weight: 160lbs
October 10, 2018
Amazing dress!!!!

I couldn't speak more highly of this dress! Corset like feel to the top with flowy skirt. It was a perfect length (being tall I often find similar styles too short), the material was thick and comfortable so I didn't need a bra, and it had pockets!!! I'd echo what the others said in terms of the straps falling every so often, but it really wasn't a big issue and I'd happily rent it again.

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Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 9"
Age: 23
Bust size: 34C
Body type: Hourglass
Weight: 135lbs
October 29, 2018
Really sexy outfit! Got great compliments!

The dress was amazing! It ran a little small and was a little tight but it looked awesome once I was able to fit into it. Got greats compliments on it !

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Size worn:
4
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 33
Bust size: 32DD
Body type: Hourglass
November 15, 2018
Comfy with pockets!

I rented this for a November wedding. I rented the 4, and sized up for my backup. Unfortunately I was right between the two sizes--the 6 had much longer straps that were falling off, and the 4 squeezed my underarms. I picked the tighter option so I didn't have to worry about flashing anyone. No bra required, and pockets were a huge bonus. I love the fabric--I called my outfit modern goth Victorian. Great rental, would totally keep it if I could.

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Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 0
Height: 5' 6"
Age: 50
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Athletic
Weight: 112lbs
January 3, 2019
Adorable dress

This dress is a fantastic fabric and great fit. And it has pockets! My only small complaint is that one of the straps kept falling down. I got a ton of compliments and my husband wants me to buy it.

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Size worn:
0
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 3"
Age: 27
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120lbs
April 3, 2019
Cute dress - did not choose for event

Fits a bit snug; definitely not designed for bustier ladies, and made my chest appear even smaller than it normally appears. Overall a great quality dress but not suited for Vegas, more suited for high tea.

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Size worn:
2
Rented for:
Party
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 2"
Age: 28
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 118lbs
July 9, 2019
Straps too long

I love the dress but the straps are an inch too long for me. Because the waist is perfectly snug on me, the straps would fall off constantly or stick up vertically. The material is beautiful though.

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Size worn:
2
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Wedding
Usually wears: 4
Height: 5' 7"
Age: 32
Bust size: 32A
Body type: Pear
Weight: 135lbs
October 22, 2013
Cute, fun, sophisticated party dress

Like others have mentioned, the straps were entirely too long and needed to be pinned. Other than that, the dress was great. I loved the thick material (which sort of reminded me of curtains, but I liked it), swingy skirt, overall shape, and especially the pockets. I said it runs large because it is loose around the hips (my biggest area), so I could wear a smaller size. In fact, the 2 was a little large in the waist/ribcage area.

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Size worn:
0
Overall fit:
Large
Rented for:
Formal Affair
Usually wears: 2
Height: 5' 4"
Age: 26
Bust size: 32B
Body type: Petite
Weight: 120lbs
November 24, 2013
Gorgeous dress, plus pockets!

I absolutely loved this dress, especially the quality of the fabric; and the pockets were a huge bonus! Like other people have said the straps were a bit long, especially when I tried on the 2, however the straps on the 0 were fine so I didn't even need to pin them! In general the length was prefect, not being too short or too long, and the skirt was nice and full. Wonderful overall!

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