Bravissimo ClothingStrappy Leila Dress


4.2 out of 5 starsfrom a total of 29 reviewsRead all reviews


So many of you tell us how special you feel when you’re wearing the best-selling Leila dress. This wrap style is fully lined and the straps are designed to cover your bra. What’s more, the ruching is ultra flattering over your tummy. We’d love to know how you feel if you give it a go!

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4.2 out of 5 starsfrom a total of 29 reviews

Fit & supportAverage rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

StyleAverage rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

True to sizeAverage rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Not for me

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Customer rating:2 out of 5 stars

Thought I would give this style a try based on the good reviews but I don't find the ruching at all flattering. Also the darts are in a really strange place and look very odd when the dress is worn. Good fit otherwise and nice material but I would not be happy wearing this dress so it will have to be returned sadly.
Style purchased: NavyUK Size 12 Really/Super Curvy

So disappointed!

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Customer rating:1 out of 5 stars

I was so looking forward to trying on this dress in red for an upcoming party. What a let down!! I tried a size 10 really/super curvy which fitted so well - except for the extra nipples I had slightly facing outwards. The darts really didn’t go far enough onto the bust. I tried the next size down and had exactly the same problem. If the bodice has been single fabric I might even have taken the dress and resewn the darts myself but as it’s a double layer that would have been really complicated. Obviously I didn’t buy it although I absolutely loved it. Looking back at the reviews I see that others had the same problem. Perhaps the seamstresses wanted to leave early that day!!!
Style purchased: BlueUK Size 10 Really/Super Curvy

Va va voom!

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Customer rating:5 out of 5 stars

I love everything about this dress! The fit is perfect, the double layer makes everything feel secure & I got compliments from complete strangers whilst wearing it. I'll definitely get the long sleeve version (if it's released again) based on how this fits. Well done on the perfect LBD!?
Style purchased: BlackUK Size 14 Really/Super Curvy

a date night dress that fits!

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Customer rating:4 out of 5 stars

I am a new mom, with a chest that has gone from a D to an E. It has been difficult to find clothes that are forgiving of my new figure and can fit my new chest. This dress has slimming style with plenty of chest space, and straps wide enough to hide your bra straps. I only didn't rate as a 5 star because it is a little long on me (5' 4"). I would prefer just above knee length, this is just below.
Style purchased: BlueUS Size 06 Curvy/Really Curvy

I love this dress

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Customer rating:5 out of 5 stars

I saw this in blue and red in a store. Looks nothing on the hanger, and neither colour is really one of my favourites. Then I saw, online, that it comes in black. I ordered immediately and it arrived today. I had high hopes for how this dress would look and I was in no way disappointed. It is simply stunning. It’s lines are flattering and it is a very sexy dress without being revealing. It fits beautifully and I cannot wait to wear my LBD as soon as possible. Now....somebody mentioned a long sleeved version ..... ?
Style purchased: BlueUK Size 16 Really/Super Curvy

Oh so amazing!

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Customer rating:5 out of 5 stars

I really struggle with clothes to fit. Even with this line, the larger Really/Super Curvy the shoulders are too big or the overall fit not good and thus not flattering. I was really apprehensive about this dress but leaving for a trip so ordered it. It's so flattering, so amazing, the best dress ever in my book - especially if you have a curvy/hourglass body and very large boobs in proportion to your size it will make you feel confident and sexy! Only regret I ordered in blue (black) always my go-to and now black is sold out in size 8. Hoping they get more inventory in black.
Style purchased: NavyUS Size 08 Really/Super Curvy

Usually I fit a size L/14 in Zara and yet...

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Customer rating:5 out of 5 stars

Love the colour and the shape so much! However upon measuring myself and comparing with the fitting guide, I chose a size 12 C/RC. I tried it on, and for like the first time in 15 years an item of clothing was loose - no baggy! - over my boobs! The stitching to the side of the boobs also stood out and made me appear to have rather angular chest - which wasn't too desirable. The waist was also loose, even on top of the ruching, and around my thighs and butt fitted fine. (I wear a 30FF bra, waist 76cm & butt 112cm) The material has a fair bit of stretch so I exchanged it for a 10 C/CR and it was perfect! Even with the size smaller on my thighs it not stretched too heavily. The dress is lined, so no underwear is seen through, the straps cover my bra straps, and the wrap front is great, it is a very flattering dress! And worth the £60. I am considering getting the black at some point too. I also love that it is mostly cotton based, as I hope to wear it abroad in warmer weather!
Style purchased: RedUK Size 12 Curvy/Really Curvy


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Customer rating:5 out of 5 stars

Great fit, very flattering. Love it and highly recommend it
Style purchased: RedUK Size 14 Curvy/Really Curvy