CaraBridal Etsy Review

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - British Columbia

@JJBelle:  Congratulations on getting your dress WAY ahead of time!

I really do prefer the Etsy’s version of the Wtoo dress, especially the front part of the dress!

Sometimes, the really good dressmakers can finish a dress in 3 to 4 days. Then, the rest of the time is shipping. (This was what was explained to me — my FI is getting his suit custom-made as it would cost about the same to custom make from this tailor in Thailand versus renting from Derks)

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

Stunning dress! So pleased to hear another bride choosing an Etsy dress, and having it work out for them! You’ve given me a much needed boost of confidence! 

 

I’d hazard a guess that having the dress steamed would help remove some of the volume at the skirt… It’s worth a shot, in any case!

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Wow that is super fast! I am still waiting to get my pictures. It’s gorgeous and looks so much like the original!

Post # 6
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171 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Wow, that’s amazing turnaround! 🙂 I’ve ended up ordering a tea length reception dress (my JB trumpet/mermaid dress is great, but sadly I don’t think I could wear it all day comfort-wise) from a seller on rush order (before Chinese NY), hoping it turns out alright! If it does, I’ll still have gotten two dresses for the same price I’d have paid for one low-end dress from the bridal shop I tried dresses on at (and my JB one is better quality than the shop ones I tried on).

Post # 7
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@JJBelle:  I’m so excited to see another review on here! I was wondering about her materials quality. I’m glad to see you happy in a pretty dress. I ordered my dress from carabridal before you, so I’m hoping I’ll get pictures soon! 😀

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Italiano's Humble

I’ve seen several versions of your dress, and I keep telling myself I want it lol. I’m just as worried ordering on Etsy, than I am on ebay!

You’ve definitely helped encourage me to start looking again!

It looks FANTASTIC on you, btw~

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

The dress looks amazing on you!!!

Post # 11
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

Wow you look stunning! I can’t believe how fast the turnaround was! I’ve also ordered from her and I’m getting so excited seeing other brides get their dresses 😀

Post # 13
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@JJBelle:  Yes I ordered from Carabridal as well

@artistInResidence:  Unfortunately my dress got delayed. It was supposed to be shipped out 26 Jan but I got an email from Olive saying that it will be delayed because of Chinese new year. So I will only get my pictures around 12/13 Feb. I ordered on Jan 8.

Post # 14
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

@nephthys:  sorry to hear about the delay, I hope you get it in time. Looking forward to your photos!

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

wow that’s really good!  i’d say the bodice of the CaraBridal version is more flattering on you than the original.  the fabric seems less bulky around the hips in Cara’s version.  

perhaps alternations could make the skirt less poofy by making the gathers smaller?

Post # 15
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356 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Beautiful! I’m considering Cara Bridal too now that I have seen such nice real results

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