Surprised that this is a fall/winter dress. The embroidery is beautiful but the material isn't that thick and the tie at the waist is unusual. Would have been better if rather than having the tie built into the dress it was separate.
2 weeks ago
Another winner from Isabella Sinclair
I saw this dress online this morning, went into a store this afternoon and walked out with it! I love this brand because the designs are modest, but feminine and practical. This dress is made of a thicker study cotton with beautiful all over embroidery. The fit is tts, and you can adjust the waist to fit loose or a bit more snug. The length is just above my knee at 5'3. I plan to wear this now with black boots and a furry vest, and later by itself with sandals and big sunnies!
1 week ago
I have the Tillie shirrtdress from Isabella Sinclair in blue and white xs, and ordered xs in this one.
While it fits true to size, I don't like the overall look on me, mainly because of the built-in, front-only tie in the middle. It seperates the body from the skirt, with the same length on the top and the bottom, which is not a great proportion. Since I'm only 5'5", it creates an illusion of long, boxy torso and short legs, and it is unflattering. The dress would have worked for me if the
... read more waistline is an inch or two higher, or the skirt is two inches longer. One more thing to point out is the hem on the bottom is not even as it appears in the pictures. It is curved and the sides are about two inches shorter than the center.
On the plus side, the fabric is made of two layers of soft, gauzy cottom that are combined by the embroidery and is thick enough that it doesn't require a separate slip like Tillie does. The embroidery is similare to Tilllie and is equally beautiful.
I think this dress works best for those who are taller, and/or have long legs, like the modal.
Love the subtle pattern, I think it will be great for a number of occasions. The fit is very flattering. Not lined, but high quality heavyweight fabric does not seem to make it necessary.
2 months ago
Love this jumpsuit. Sophisticated and fun. I'm going to wear for my brothers wedding rehearsal dinner in Paris and maybe my holiday work event in Dec.
2 months ago
I recommend this jumpsuit with one big caveat -
I was really excited when i saw this online and I ordered it right away, because its a beautiful jumpsuit that is office appropriate. It arrived; it fits well, is flattering, and seems well made.
However, I was not expecting that the design is very different from the picture - apparently, each one is unique; they didn't place the fabric the same way in my jumpsuit as in the picture. Unfortunately, the way it landed on mine, I have very little of
... read more the beautiful pattern/colors on the top half of my jumpsuit so it looks much more plain. There's only a tiny bit of it on one of the sleeves, and some swathes on the leg, so overall the outfit is much more plain. I was disappointed and considered returning it, but I would just want to order it again and hope to get lucky with a better placement of the pattern, and so I somewhat reluctantly decided to just keep it, because i like the fit and the concept. I just wish it was executed more consistently. If the pattern had been better, i would give this 5 stars. It's otherwise a great outfit. I got a lot of compliments on it.
I chose this dress for a black tie wedding and received so many compliments. I am petite 5'1" with a very athletic build and a full chest. The petite version fit right off the rack and was very flattering. I didn't have an issue with the nude liner as some other people have. I think I may have to get this dress in every color.
2 months ago
Beautiful, Elegant, runs large
Such a beautiful dress. Alas, the 10 was too big for me, and the 8 is sold out. I'm 5'7", 135 pounds, measurements 38-30-38. I have another Byron Lars dress in an 8 and it fits perfectly. I thought I might be able to get away with a 10 in this one, but no dice. I did, however, order it in an 8 in White, so I'll report back when I receive it. It's truly a lovely, elegant, classic dress.
1 month ago
I just wore this for my first post baby date and loved it so much I squeezed into my normal size even though I still have an extra 15 pounds. I think I'm planning dates around this dress from now on- I could wear it every day! It perfectly hugs all the right curves and conceals those you don't want to show. Somewhat difficult to move in but was perfect for dinner and the symphony.
I got this for my daughter and it made me gasp when she walked out of the dressing room. It's stunning. She loves how comfortable it is. You can wear it with flats or heels and bare legs or when it's cooler, with tights or leggings and boots. It's fabulous.
1 month ago
Surprisingly very pleased!
I bought this dress online last week (in large part based on all the positive reviews), then I saw it in the store. I didn't try it on because it was already on the way to me and I had ordered a petite anyway and the store didn't carry petites. I have to say when I saw it hanging in the store I was disappointed! For some reason I didn't realize it was a sweater dress and it looked frumpy on the hanger. So I had resigned myself to returning it once I received it. Well it came today and I figured
... read more I might as well try it on - it is FABULOUS!! Very flattering and somewhat form fitting without being tight. I love this dress!! I'm 5'4" and 118 lbs, athletic build and ordered a XXSP. So beautiful!
1 week ago
This dress is very cute and fits great (I'm short, so I got the XXS in petite). I would give it a 5 star review if it didn't become pilly after just a few hours of wearing it. It snags very easily and gets pills if it rubs against anything. I shaved down the areas that were pilling, and it looks okay again...not sure if I'll get more than one year out of it though because the quality really isn't that great. For the money, it shouldn't be so cheaply made.
I was looking forward to this dress. However, when I tried it on, it didn't sit well on me and the back of the dress was very itchy. Also the shade of the camisole underneath doesn't suit all skin tones and would have been better in a more neutral tone or black. The dress also overall looked a bit frumpy on me, but that is probably due to my body shape. It would probably suit a skinner person with small hips.
4 months ago
This dress is a keeper
This dress is absolutely gorgeous. My face lit up when I first put it on. The material is quite lovely. The bottom moves just like it does in the video. The lace top is nice and soft. (I was concerned it might be scratchy.) And the flesh tone tank underneath worked well with my skin tone. Honestly, I want to wear it around my apartment on the weekends for no apparent reason.
2 months ago
This dress is simply breathtaking. It is beautiful and can be dressy or worn to work. I plan to wear it to a cocktail party. the only problem with the dress is that the nude slip/lining underneath runs very large. The full body cami is attached to the dress and does not have adjustable straps. I had to return it for a smaller size!
This dress is a 10! Cannot believe Byron Lars can do this for this price. I know I will have this dress for a long time. Looks like it was made to fit you and the combination of fabrics is that of an Italian designer. It is a unique and flattering piece. The detail is intircate, interesting and so well done. Love it!
3 months ago
Loved it, Loved it, Loved it
I was at my local store store and there was one there -My Size- It fits true to size. I am 34DD, size 6 in skirts and it fit me perfectly in size 6. If I had to size up, it would be too loose on the top.
Love all Byron Lans Dresses and this is no exception.
3 months ago
I love the quirky/artsy nature of Byron Lars dresses. This dress has that in spades. As usual for this label it fits like a glove and feels great on. I would recommend this dress for anyone proud of their curves because it really shows them off.
I fell in love with this dress in the store. However, the embroidery is very heavy and can easily pull and snag. Be careful with hangers, buttons, pocketbooks, or anything else the fabric can grab a hold to. It is a great cocktail or evening dress for late summer or the fall season.I bought the size 2. It fit well from the waist down but was snug at the bust giving me some cleavage. You may prefer to go one size up if you are a large C or D cup but if you do not mind the cleavage or wear a
... read more unpadded bra, then go with your regular size.
2 months ago
Beautiful, but nervous about the fabric!
This dress is absolutely stunning. The nude is very flattering on my skin tone and I love the embroidery in different shades of blue. The rhinestones around the neck and waist dress it up a little.
I am 5'5" and 120 lb and purchased the size 0. The length just hit the ground and I think it will be perfect in heels - no tripping or holding it up.
The only concern I have is that the fabric snags and especially can get caught on the rhinestones - it might have been better to sew on sparkly beads.
... read more The 0 I tried on in the store had lots of snags and thread pulls, so I ordered one online instead.
3 weeks ago
This is the most beautiful dress I've ever owned. The detail is exquisite. I never write reviews and felt I had to for this dress. I love it!
The embroidery does catch on the beading so you have to handle it carefully. It's worth the special treatment, though!
If you are looking for a stunning, unique and comfortable dress. This has blown all the other dresses out of the park that I have ordered for a winter wedding. Fits perfectly at the was it line and comes with an optional fabric belt, that dresses it up a bit more. The beaded detail is very well done, and looks promising to last. The dress was a bit longer ( I am 5'6) if you are wearing heels you should be fine. However I like to wear flats for evening events, so give yourself enough time to have
... read more alterations for your event. This is simply perfect and I am very excited to wear this to several weddings this winter.
2 months ago
Absolutely love this dress! I am 5'3, and I bought a size small. It is way too long even in high wedges, but I have that problem with all floor length dresses. The color is more green than in the pictures. Overall, it is beautiful!
I was so excited to try this dress on. First of all, I received the wrong color - I even double checked my order to make sure I was not going crazy. I wanted the neutral/black one and instead received the blue/brown one. That was frustrating. I was also surprised to see that under the top tier, the dress is totally fitted, and not forgiving. In tunic/shift style dresses, I can usually wear a small, but I have a larger chest, so anything fitted requires a medium. It says elasticized waist band,
... read more but I had a hard time getting this one over my head. I ultimately just exchanged it in the store for a different item.
1 month ago
worth it in the end
There was an issue with ordering but when it all got straightened out and I received this dress, it was perfect. The fit was great and the fabric flowed beautifully. It was very comfortable to wear and I got lots of compliments!
Since I ship south of the border, I expected one big, wrinkly mess out of the box. Not so! But that's not where the surprise ended. It may not be obvious from the photo but this dress features a full tulle underskirt. It stops a few inches away from the trim so it won't peek. The lining is fabulous enough to mention, feat. delicate bra strap holders. The dress is made for an hourglass, to be sure; in my case it still required a bra to properly fill the balcony duty (36B). While the fabric is
... read more luxurious and soft, it's not stretchy so mind the waistline - it's less than forgiving. Size 8 still fit perfectly for a waist circumference of 29 inches.
2 weeks ago
This is such a darling velvet dress. Understated, yet eye catching, I am very fond of it. The cut is flattering to all and the gathered fabric does not add bulk to the waist. There is a fun tulle underskirt to give just the right amount of volume. The straps creep ever so slightly toward being off shoulder, but fear not because there are loops and fasteners to hold your bra in place.
I am very thrilled to have found my holiday party dress so early and can't wait to wear it!
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