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  • Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress at Lulus.com!
  • Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress at Lulus.com!
  • Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress at Lulus.com!
  • Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress at Lulus.com!
  • Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress at Lulus.com!
  • Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress at Lulus.com!
  • Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress at Lulus.com!
  • Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress at Lulus.com!
  • Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress at Lulus.com!

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Versatility at its finest, the Tricks of the Trade Navy Blue Maxi Dress knows a trick or two... or four! Two, 76" long lengths of fabric sprout from an elastic waistband and wrap into a multitude of bodice styles including halter, one-shoulder, cross-front, strapless, and more. Stretchy, navy blue jersey knit hugs your curves as you discover new ways to play with this fascinating frock. Full, maxi-length skirt has a raw hemline. Unlined. Model is 5'7" and is wearing a size small. 95% Rayon, 5% Spandex. Hand Wash Cold. Imported.

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  • Virginia F.
  • Body Type: Long and Lean
  • How it Fit:
    Runs A Little Small
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Fabulous!

Amazing dress! I saw a guest at a wedding in a similar dress and had to give it a try- I am SO glad I did! The color is great- the fabric is lovely and lots of it a it falls with lots of waves which can dress it up. I love how many options there are to wear it- and I love that I can dress it up or down!

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  • Daphne Y.
  • Body Type: Long and Lean
  • How it Fit:
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Great Dress

Very versatile dress - I'm looking forward to being able to rewear it multiple different ways and call it a new dress. I am 5'9" and typically wear a 2 or 4 on top and 4, maybe 6, on the bottom so I struggled with deciding between small and medium. The small worked out well because the dress is very flowy so it had plenty of length and a decent amount of room for my wider hips to be disguised. I recommend.

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  • Claudia B.
  • Body Type: Petite
  • How it Fit:
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Love this dress

I love this dress, it is elegant yet simple. the fabric is a heavy jersey knit and it drapes beautifully. I am 5'4 and 118 lbs and it fits perfect with short heels, barefoot it is a bit too long. PERFECT i wish there were many more color opstions, like white, yellow orange lanvender, mint... just sayin' totally recommend

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  • Dalia C.
  • Body Type: Hourglass
  • How it Fit:
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So sexy!

I'm only 5'2" but with 4" heels i didn't need to alter it. It's gorgeous dress. so flattering. I'm very curvy and this dress hugs all the right places and does not show any lumps. My only issue it's kind of see-through. Since you can't really wear a bra with this, I'm hoping the pasties work.

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  • Alena R.
  • Body Type: Slender
  • How it Fit:
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Navy Blue Tricks of the Trade

I love, love, love the dress. I bought an XS after reading the reviews. I am 5'3", 114lbs. I usually wear a size 2 or 4 in dresses. We will be wearing them for our bridesmaid dress. It is super soft, it has just the right amount of weight to it to hang beautifully. It was a little wrinkly when it came in the package but I think just hanging it in the shower should steam the wrinkles out. I haven't even looked at the "how-to" tutorials for tying the dress, I did a closed back, sweetheart type of neckline easily on my own. It feels secure and snug, no slipping. I love this dress and will get many wears beyond the wedding.

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  • Cerize M.
  • Body Type: Petite
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Perfection

I got this dress and it's amazingg! I can wear it multiple times with diff styles!! Im 5'4 and i got extra small and it fits perfectly. I wish you guys can show me the style where you wrap the fabric on your neck like the first pic for this dress. Thanks lulus! You rock!

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  • Kimberly C.
  • Body Type: Petite
  • How it Fit:
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Perfect Maxi

This dress is to die for!! I wore it to a beach trip and everyone around me loved it. The versatility of the dress is amazing, couldn't ask for a better dress! It is a bit long but you can wear it with heels and it's fine. I am 5'2" and ordered the extra small. There's a YouTube video to find all the crazy ways to wear it! Definitely a must buy in every color! I wish they had more colors than the ones available. It can be dressed up or down!

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  • Yesenia S.
  • Body Type: Curvy
  • How it Fit:
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excellent design, great material

This dress is an excellent purchase! I was hesitant to buy it, not sure what to expect out of the design and material. Have to say it surprised me beyond my expectations. The dress material looks classy and good quality. It does wrinkle easily, but nothing a steamer wont fix. The design of the dress is great too, you can easily make different styles off the dress. I was able to try 5 right out of the bag without any online tutotial videos. You can easily make it w sleeves or maxi style. Its also very flattering on body, shows your curves well. And if you like showing your back, excellent dress to try (you can also make it with sleeves if you prefer not to show back). You will likely have to buy adhesive bra or go without one as it is hard to use w a strapless bra. Overall, very happy about my purchase!

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  • Michelle K.
  • Body Type: Curvy
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AMAZING

Basically obsessed with this dress. Wore it for a work event and it was perfection. Love the way the material flowed when I walked and it fit like a glove.

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  • Michelle L.
  • Body Type: Hourglass
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in love!

This dress is amazing. Im 5'10 and 155lbs so I bought a large because I was worried about the length. I probably could have got away with a medium but either way, I love it! It's very figure flattering. Probably going to order it for my bridesmaids!

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  • Shamara N.
  • Body Type: Hourglass
  • How it Fit:
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LOVE IT

I was hesitant because I wanted the mauve I didn't really like the color......but in person I LOVE IT the picture truly does not do this dress justice. If you don't know how to tie the dress look up infinity dress tutorials and you'll be fine. Its so flowly and gorgeous. The material is lightweight but not flimsy or see through. I would definitely recommend this dress. I was scared ordering a large because my waist is very small compared to my hip size so sometimes i have to get xl just to fit my hips but it fits amazingggggggg. (my hips are around 44" if that helps anyone). Ohh and im 5'6" and the dress hits the ground.

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  • Brandy M.
  • Body Type: Petite
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love it

It is probably my favorite dress i have ever worn. I have not worn it for my date yet but i have tried it on about a million different ways. It can be dressed up or worn casual. It is a little long but it can be pulled higher or worn with heels. I am short so i expected it to be long. I love it

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  • Stephanie S.
  • Body Type: Long and Lean
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Exceeded Expectations!

Last minute purchase for spring formal event. XS not in stock, but size small worked fine because of wrap styling. Surprised at the soft feel and comfort of fabric. Navy color photographed well, and I received many compliments. Really comfortable dress to wear...love the simple elegance!

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  • Jayna C.
  • Body Type: Petite
  • How it Fit:
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The Picture Does NO Justice!!!

I was skeptical about purchasing this dress because of how it fits the model and because of the color! I was needing a navy blue dress for my baby shower and after looking at it over and over again I am so happy I decided to get it! This dress is amazing!! The material is comfy, the color is a pretty navy blue and the length is perfect! I ordered a xsmall and it fits perfectly, I could have gotten a small and it would have been fine too. I highly recommend this dress!! Thank you LuLu I am very satisfied!!

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  • Danielle G.
  • Body Type: Curvy
  • How it Fit:
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Love

I like this dress a lot. I wasn't sure what size to get (I'm 5'3" 136lbs). After reading reviews, I went with the small and it fits perfectly. Not too long (about exactly floor length). Super comfy. I haven't had a reason to wear it yet, but I'm sure it will be a hit! I played around with it and was able to find additional ways to wear it.

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  • Shiori H.
  • Body Type: Hourglass
  • How it Fit:
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good for everything dress

I bought this dress because of it's versatility. You can literally shape the dress to your liking. I bought it for a formal occasion but depending on how you style it, it could be a casual dress too! I'm 5ft 4in and i was wearing heels but I thought the dress was a tad too long with a size small. The fabric feels really soft but there is some weight to it. Overall, I love the dress and can't wait to wear it to many different occasions!

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  • Anh P.
  • Body Type: Curvy
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classy

I love this dress... its very elegant, but I do wish the straps were a bit longer so that you can wrap it around your waist more than twice. I say this because watching some youtube videos on how to wrap the straps around the body ... i find that their dresses tend to have longer straps and it makes it look way better. I'm usually a size medium or large.. but there were no other size than a small but i squeezed into it just fine... perhaps that's why the straps were too small for my frame. I'm not sure.

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  • Stephanie T.
  • Body Type: Athletic
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Amazing

I'm wearing this dress to prom, and I think it fits quite great. It's a little too long, as I'm only 5'2, but everything else works out okay.

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  • Kassidy F.
  • Body Type: Pear Shaped
  • How it Fit:
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Wrap Dress

Dress is a bit long, nothing a quick hem can't fix. Love that it can be worn different ways, very comfortable fabric.

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  • Kelsie S.
  • Body Type: Petite
  • How it Fit:
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Couldn't be better

Obsessed with this dress! The fabric is INCREDIBLY silky and smooth, and doesn't wrinkle even after being bunched up in the bag for shipping! You can tie it any which-way, which is amazing. It's a little long for me, but will be perfect with heels (I'm 5'3" and ordered a size Small). Love. Love. LOVE.

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  • Melissa B.
  • Body Type: Athletic
  • How it Fit:
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Wow-zers!!

Wow! This dress is beyond amazing! So comfortable, so elegant! The material is super soft and you can dress it up or down with simple accessories. I plan on wearing to a formal wedding, then to the beach the next weekend! In love!

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  • Samantha R.
  • Body Type: Hourglass
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Not impressed

This dress was rather sheer on me. I was planning on wearing this to a wedding but it was too sheer and did not come with instructions on how to wrap it. I did try to look up on YouTube some tutorials but I was not successful. Also, you can not wear a bra with this dress. I don't not recommend to those busty ladies like myself.

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RESPONSE FROM LULUS.COM: Hi Samantha! Thanks for the review! We have a blog post with a tutorial of some fun ways to tie this dress: http://blog.lulus.com/fashion/tricks-of-the-trade-convertible-wrap-dress-tutorial/ Thanks again for the feedback! XOXO

  • Leeann J.
  • Body Type: Hourglass
  • How it Fit:
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gorgeous dress!

This dress can be a little more difficult to do a lot of the options with larger breast. So far I can only do the over one shoulder and wear sticky ***** underneath. If u r scared to go braless u might want to look at another dress. The back is cut lower then most low back bras. Overall still love it and got tons of compliments!

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  • Jessica H.
  • Body Type: Petite
  • How it Fit:
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Love this dress

I love this dress, it's so fun to experiment and find fun ways to wear it. I'm 5'3, 123lbs with a 32C bra and I got a small and it fits pretty well but I also could be comfortable in an x-small. I may take it in about an inch on over the rib cage. I am wearing this dress for a beach wedding and I'm considering taking about 1-2" off the bottom, it's a tad too long. But if you had any sort heels this dress would fit perfect! It's cotton so you can see every curve of the ********** so I found stick on bra pads, as many ways to wear this dress is an open back, and they work GREAT with this dress. I highly recommend it! You can dress it up or dress it down!

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  • Linda P.
  • Body Type: Petite
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HEAVENLY

I was rather concerned that i might not fit into this piece even if it was the XS piece as im rather petite and short. I'm 160 cm tall, weigh 48 kg, bust line 30",. waist of 26" and hipe 33". However, after having tried it, i am sooooooo please that my fear was unfounded. The piece is a little bit long for me but it should go well with 4 inches heel. It does makes even a short lady look tall and fabulous. Its simplicity is a statement. I love it !!! the material is thick and rich in colour. Awesome and certainly most delighted to have taken my chance on it. Muah!

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  • Casey W.
  • Body Type: Petite
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Loved it

This dress was perfect. It's so versatile and can be worn casually or dressed up. It fits true to size ( I ordered and xs, adn normally wear an xs or s) The material is so soft and I Definitely want to order it in another colour.

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  • Carmina L.
  • Body Type: Hourglass
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Sophisticated and Sultry

This dress is amazing! I wore this to my husband's ball and I got a lot of compliments on it. It fits well and the fabric is very forgiving.

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  • Nicole P.
  • Body Type: Curvy
  • How it Fit:
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Almost perfect

I purchased this dress for an upcoming beach wedding, I just had a baby 3 months ago so my body isn't the hot little thing it once was and I wanted a dress that I could change as my body changes back. The navy blue is soft and gorgeous, the weight of the fabric is awesome too. I am 5'6, 180lbs, 36DD so I was hoping the large would be a perfect fit as all other Lulu's dresses have been for me since baby. The waist band of the dress is perfect despite having no very little stretch, as is the length, just skimming the group so I can wear flats. Unfortunately either my boobs/chest are too big or waist isn't small enough but I can't wrap this quite as amazingly as I was hoping. Perhaps I just need practice! I do look forward to wearing this, and more of these dresses as I get my fitness back!

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  • Jessica S.
  • Body Type: Long and Lean
  • How it Fit:
    Runs A Little Small
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LOVE IT!!

Love this dress! I usually consider myself to be a medium, but the small fit great! I'm 5'8 and 150 lbs...size 6 on top and 8 on bottom. My only complaint is I wish it had directions!! Great color and fabric! Very comfortable!

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RESPONSE FROM LULUS.COM: We are so happy to hear you love your dress! You can check out directions of different way to tie your Tricks of the Trade dress on the Lulu*s Blog: http://blog.lulus.com/fashion/tricks-of-the-trade-convertible-wrap-dress-tutorial/ Thank you for taking the time to write a review!

  • Samira K.
  • Body Type: Long and Lean
  • How it Fit:
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AMAZING

This dress is absolutely perfect. I was a little nervous because I am 5'10 and I can rarely find a maxi dress that is long enough. This one is perfect and just reaches the ground. I am so excited to wear this on New Year's Eve for a wedding reception. I was worried that the fabric would make it look too casual but I feel I can dress it up with some chunky jewelry. When I got it the dress felt very heavy but when I put it on it was fine. I have no complaints about this dress!

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  • Naomi R.
  • Body Type: Slender
  • How it Fit:
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lovely

I bought this dress for my trip down South, so I haven't worn it. But, I am so excited about this dress! It fits me perfectly, and it is a flowy fabric! Just gorgeous!

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  • Amanda C.
  • Body Type: Long and Lean
  • How it Fit:
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PERFECTION!

I'M IN LOVE!! I bought this dress for an upcoming cruise and wedding I wanted to get some bang for my buck and get a few wears out of it! Well if i could wear it daily I would! Super easy to tie, Yes the straps are long but its all for the good. Not on the dress is very heavy but on its almost weightless and moves beautifully. I'm 5'5, 130lbs and i was worried the small wold be to short but its perfect even with heels. I highly recommend this dress.

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  • Holly K.
  • Body Type: Athletic
  • How it Fit:
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AWESOME

This dress is for the inner creative in you. It's basically just a long maxi skirt with two tails as the top that you get to style in as many ways as you can imagine! I love it! For those of you with size questions, I'm 5'4", 120 lbs, and I fit perfectly well in a small. Enjoy!

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  • Maricar T.
  • Body Type: Slender
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Absolutely Love!

Absolutely love this dress! Bought it to wear at my wedding shower and I can't wait to wear it! I tried it on and it fits like a glove and didn't want to take them off. I'm 5'4 and the length is perfect with heels on. Not only does that it look nice on but the material is so comfortable. The fabric is not really dressy but there's something about the cut of the dress that makes it really dressy and special. And after the wedding shower I can wear it for other event and style it differently to make it look like different. :) I highly recommend it. Can't wait to order another outfit again.

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  • Courtney M.
  • Body Type: Athletic
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Perfect!

This dress is gorgeous!! I bought it for an upcoming Army Ball and I cannot wait to wear it! I have a size small which fits perfect at the waist and a perfect length too. I was so in love with it when I first tried it on that I was wearing it for nearly an hour just playing with all the different styles. It's very versatile and easy to wear, fits perfectly and I will be wearing it again and again! :) x

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  • Alicia P.
  • Body Type: Curvy
  • How it Fit:
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Versatile and Beautiful

This dress is amazing. I wore it to three weddings in one weekend, all different ways and didn't stop getting complements. Based on the size chart, I needed a Large, but they were sold out so I got a Medium, and it fit perfectly. It's so flowy and comfortable - I want it in every color!

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  • Gabriela M.
  • Body Type: Curvy
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heavy

I'm 8 months pregnant and this dress is still quite long. I'm 5'4" too btw. There is alot materiall which is silky to the feel in a slinky sense so it can actually weigh down a lot. I'm normally a small and got a medium. I could have done better with the small.

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  • Bianca C.
  • Body Type: Petite
  • How it Fit:
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One of a kind!!

I wore this dress to a friends wedding and I received so many compliments! I felt so beautiful, flawless and elegant! Love love love this dress! Can't wait to wear it again differently! *More colors please!!!!*

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Sizing & Fit
  • FIT: This garment fits true to size.
  • LENGTH: Floor length. Size measures "
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  • BUST: Great for any cup size.
  • WAIST: Fitted - stretchy fabric allows custom fit.
  • HIP: Not Fitted - room for hips.
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  • UNDERGARMENTS: May be worn with an adhesive bra, petals, or no bra.
  • MODEL INFO: Model is 5'7" and measures 33" bust, 24" waist. She is wearing a size small.
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PRODUCT MEASUREMENTS: Compare these measurements to your own body measurements. We measure each item "relaxed" on a flat surface, not stretched on a person's body. It is helpful to consider the material of the item, as some stretchy materials may give an inch or two.

Size BustWaistHipLength
X-Small:30"22"36"54"
Small:32"22"38"54"
Medium:34"24"40"55"
Large:36"26"42"56"

Because sizing and cut will vary between brands, please use this information as a general guide. Use our Size Chart to help determine your size. If you are between sizes or need help finding the proper size, please Chat with a Stylist.

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