Black is always a safe and classic bet for a black tie event, and with Alex Perry’s exquisite tailoring you really can’t go wrong. A strapless sweetheart neckline and expertly constructed bodice works on all figures and will keep you feeling supported and fabulous into the night. Hire this dress for a timeless and classy look that will blow your red carpet competition away.
We love to style this gorgeous gown with a stunning silver necklace and a deep red lip for a classic, glamorous look. Alternatively, pair with a simple belt to cinch the waist and accentuate your figure. For more elegant evening gowns, try our collection of floor-length gowns.
For more styling tips read our 'Black Tie Dress Code and Etiquette' blog post.
About the designer
Alex Perry is hailed as one of Australia’s premier couturiers and since the launch of his label in the early 90s, he has received much acclaim from top Australian fashion magazines including Australian Vogue for his exquisite and glamorous gowns. Now Alex Perry is known as the designer to the stars and has a long list of celebrity devotees including Elle MacPherson, Megan Gale, Miranda Kerr and Linda Evangelista.
All dresses listed are in Australian sizes. Model is wearing size 8.
BUST: Generous at the bust - some customers have found that the bodice is slightly loose at the neckline. Suits Full Bust body types best. Refer to the size guide for specific measurements.
WAIST: Very fitted.
HIPS: Fitted - this dress looks best when fitted to the waist and hips.
LENGTH: This dress measures 135cm from top of the bust to hem and is recommended for heights 157cm - 170cm (5'2" - 5'7"). We also have tall options for size 8 and 10, measuring 140cm and recommended for heights 168cm - 180cm (5'6" - 5'11").
UNDERGARMENTS: As this dress features a strapless neckline, bra lines may be visible. Consider wearing a strapless bra for support and shapewear to eliminate lines.
FABRIC: The fabric has a small amount of stretch and is fully lined.
GREAT FOR: Hourglass, Pear, Curvy, Athletic, Full Bust body types.
DRESS SIZE GUIDE
| Your Height
||157cm - 163cm
||165cm - 170cm
|Recommended Heel Height
||3" - 5"
||0" - 2"
SIZE CONVERSION CHART
Since sizing and cut varies between dresses and brands, please use this chart as a general guide. The sizing in this chart applies to this dress ONLY. If you need assistance selecting the proper size, please contact our friendly customer service team.
The fastest shipping method is automatically applied at checkout to ensure your order is with you by 8pm on your requested date. Our shipping fee ranges between $10.95 - $15. This fee includes the delivery to you, and the return back to us (in a pre-paid satchel). The delivery fee only applies to full bookings. Standard Try On orders are free of shipping costs, however there is an additional fee of $15 if you wish to receive your Try On order on the same day.
Returning your rental item is very simple and free. Simply place your item in the pre-paid return bag provided by GC, and drop it at your nearest Post Office or the yellow Express Postal Box.
If your rental period ends on a Sunday or a public holiday, just drop your item in the nearest yellow Express Postal Box on the return date. It will be shipped back to us in the next business day.
We take care of dry-cleaning too so you don't have to worry about it.
In the unlikely event that you returned your rental item back late, you will incur late fees.
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