Etsy Wedding Dress Shops… Best and/or Worst!?!

posted 2 years ago in Dress
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: TBD

Ohh me too! I wanna follow this! 🙂

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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Cadillac mountain

I bought my dress from Autoalive on Etsy in May. I read lots of reviews about shipping taking quite a whole & I wanted time for alterations if needed, so I told her I needed my dress for an Aug 10th wedding. My dress shipped on the 21st of July from China & didn’t arrive in Maine until the 8th of August! I was told my dress would ship via UPS but instead it shupped via anther carrier with longer shipping times. 

 

The dress ordering process was pretty simple, I had it custom sized (a surprise $25 dollar fee that wasn’t advertised). During production I checked in with her a few times & never recieved the mid production pictures (the etsy listing said they would be included)

 

The dress itself is beautiful. It is knee length and all over lace which is exactly what I wanted. It is very well made – the seamstress doing the alterations was quite impressed. 

 

The biggest downfall once I finally got the dress was that it didn’t fit! It has TINY arm holes so I end up with T. Rex arms! Not great, but it was an easy fix for alterations. Size wise, it’s a great fit. I’m plus sized & quite chesty so thats always great.

 

here is a picture from the etsy listing

 

And then this is from the first alterations visit (my arms dont fit in it right so it lays weird)

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