Allure Dresses…Sizing help needed!!

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: What label size vs. street size did you choose?
    One label size up from street size : (3 votes)
    27 %
    Two label sizes up from street size : (8 votes)
    73 %
    Same label as street : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    756 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I’m a street size 8 and bought a size 12 Allure dress. I fit into the 10 just as well, but it’s a mermaid style dress, and I thought the 12 would give me a little more ability to move/breathe.

    If you’re between two sizes, go with the larger one — it can always be altered down if needed.

    Post # 4
    321 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Hi there…I’m a street size 4, but had to order a size 8 for ALLURE! Tongue out

    Post # 5
    1020 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    i’m a street size 4/6 and ordered an 8 in allure—but it was HUGE, i should have ordered a 6.

    Post # 6
    5984 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 1999

    I normally wear a 14/16 and had to order a 20.  Undecided

    Post # 7
    267 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I wear street size 8 and was between an Allure size 10 and 12. I ended up ordering the 12, but will have to get it altered.

    Post # 8
    18637 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    My allure dress was a 10 and I usually wear a 4 in tops and 6 in bottoms.  It fit well in the hips but needed a lot of alterations in the waist and chest.

    Post # 9
    1641 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I’m so gald you asked, because I thought it was just me. I am also an 8 or 10 and I had to buy a 14!

    Post # 9
    63 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: January 2017

    Im a 12 street size and had to order a 22  strapless fit and flare- i was a little unhappy about the sizing, but it is what it is. It will be taken in when we get it.. I just have curves,lol.

    Post # 10
    475 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2016

    I did not purchase an Allure bit tried on several. I am a street size 6 and the sample 8s fit perfect. 

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