Shona Joy

Crete Lace-Up Cocktail Midi Dress

$69 rental

$260 retail



Style Notes

Created by Shona Joy, the Crete Lace-Up Cocktail Midi Dress combines simplicity and sophistication for an utterly elegant look. With a side split that reaches mid thigh and a sexy lace-up back with gold-toned loops, this will be sure to have heads turning. This stunning little black dress is perfect to rent for your next cocktail occasion! 

This dress is flattering for full bust and hourglass body types. Style it with silver-toned jewellery and keep other accessories to a minimum to complete your evening look. For more tips read our 'what to wear at a cocktail event' style guide.

If you are after similar styles, take a look at our V-neck dresses for hire. 

Main Fabric: Polyester

About the designer

Founded in 2000, the Melbourne born Shona Joy started her career in the fashion industry working as a design assistant for Charlie Brown and later freelancing for Marcs. Inspired by her fine arts background, and her passion for art and textiles, the Shona Joy label was born. The label was worn and embraced by many celebrities across the globe.

Size & Fit

BUST: Relaxed.

WAIST: Fitted.

HIPS: Relaxed.

LENGTH: This dress is midi and measures 115cm.


UNDERGARMENTS: As this dress has a V neckline and features an exposed bra, consider going without a bra to eliminate any visible lines.

FABRIC: Fabric has no stretch.

GREAT FOR: Full bust, Hourglass and Pear body types.



   AU6 (cm)     AU8 (cm) AU10 (cm) AU12 (cm) AU14 (cm)
Bust  81.5 84 89 94 99
Waist 63.5 66 71 76 81
Hips 91.5 94 99 104 109
Length  139 139 139 139 139


Australia    AU6 (0) AU8 (1) AU10 (2) AU12 (3) AU14 (4)
International  XXS XS S M M/L
UK  6 8 10 12 14
US  2 4 6 8 10
EU 34 36 38 40 42
Delivery & Return


Estimated standard delivery time is 1-2 business days - depending on your location & the time you submitted your order.
We recommend you select your delivery date 1-2 days before your event to make sure everything’s perfect.
Same-day delivery is available in Sydney Metro area.
If you place an order on a weekend or public holiday, your order will be processed on the next business day.
Standard delivery fee is $9.95 for all rentals except Try On orders. Try On orders are free of shipping cost.


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.

Late returns

In the unlikely event that you returned your rental item back late, you will incur late fees.
Please see FAQs for more details.

Try On

You can book up to two dresses to try on within the convenience of your home for $30. For more information on our Try On service, please visit this link

Try On service is only available for dresses. Please note that we are unable to hold dresses for your actual event date until a booking order is placed.