Post # 1
I am a pretty tiny person… I am 4′ 7″, and look really young. I went shopping with and we found a dress that my mom really liked, and I liked it alot too. But now that I have it hanging in my closet I am wondering if I love the dress on me, or just love the dress. I love the fluffy layers, and the fitted top in the store, and the one I bought fit my budget at the time. But it just seems to make me look wide when I look at pictures instead of curvy, and like I am playing dress up in my moms dress. My budget has a little wiggle room now, and kind of thinking I could risk $200 to buy this china knock off Lazaro one I was visioning at first. If I dont like it probably will show me that mine is perfect, and if I love the china one I can try to sell my store bought one for at lest half. THe person I was looking into makes these alot, and said he has raised the skirt before and would put in a corseted back. What do you think? (Posting me, catalog photo, and insiration of Lazaro one)
Post # 3
They all kind of look the same to me? I don’t think it’s worth the money. I really like the way you look in it. You don’t look wide at all.
Post # 4
I actually love the dress you posted – not the replica one. It makes your waist look TINY! I think being so short, the Lazara is going to completely cut you off – I am only 5’0, and I looked silly in those style dresses! I think the drop waist on the Lazaro is way too low.
Post # 5
I assume you’re wearing a crinoline in the photos, as the skirt has a different shape on you than the model. If so, maybe try it without the crinoline, if it’s short enough (my dress was custom made and I neglected to incorporate my shoe height into the measurements I sent them.) You don’t look wide through the torso, which is why I assume you have a crinoline.
Post # 6
I love the original dress too. I don’t think it makes you look young at all. For what it’s worth, I wouldn’t have known you’re 4’7″ if you didn’t mention it!
Admittedly I got a gown similar to that Lazaro in style, but it’s being modified for my proportions.
Post # 7
I see what you mean by the pictures being hard to see differences. The one I have the rougeing is more horizontal, and the top ends at my hip, and the china one the rougeing is more diagonal to the sides, and would be form fitting to the hip and little bit lower. I should try to take a pic in the actual one I have at home, but its hard when the only person within 30 miles who can see the dress is a three year old who has very bad camera aim. lol. The photos of me are the store dress in 4, not 4P
Post # 8
techie–WIth the height I will have to admit… I was standing on the raised pedistle thing in heels.. lol… but thank you for not thinking I look too young! I always worry about that
I would love to see your dress when its done. Thats exactly what I wanted when I first went shopping
Post # 9
I think you look pretty in the dress you have! BUT, if you do decide to go with the knockoff, you better get going on it. If you rush them to make a dress, it usually turns out crappy. From what I’ve seen, you need to give them time and it will turn out better. Also, it doesn’t have lace or beading, so I think it should turn out pretty good. Can you try that dress on somewhere though to see if you like it on yourself before spending the $200?
Post # 10
Your dress looks very beautiful on you. And you don’t look wide, you look curvy. You don’t need to purchase the knockoff.
When I tried on my dress, I all of a sudden had curves instead of the boy type figure. Embrace your curves. You look beautiful.
Post # 11
Ooh I tried on that DB dress too! It looks really great on you!!
Post # 12
You look awesome!! Why the regret?