- 8 years ago
I got one evening dress and one cocktail dress (seperate orders) and I did not have any problems both with the dress and the shipping. I had to have them both altered due to the length (I am a bit short) but otherwise no problems at all.
I also ordered a wrap for one of the dresses and the colour was an exact match to the dress
p.s. delivery took about 5 days (DHL) after the order was complete (which took about 10days) but I leave in Europe so I`ll think that makes a bit of a differance
i bought my wedding gown for 300 bucks, custom size.
size fit PERFECT but craftmanship werent the best in the bust area. I had to have a seamstress fix up for $60.
Post-alteration, it wasnt going to be 100% perfect, but my seamstress made it look more even… i held my dress only because i didnt use a petticoat as they said i should.. i think it looked better without one.. so dress was a little longer
Blah.. Took over a month for my dresses to come in.. Weirdly shaped too. Not sure about other things
ALSO! the embroidery threads (meant to be white) had some dark stains which my seamstress couldnt remove. Luckily, no one noticed the darken flowers on my dress (near my legs)
ah yes, delivery date was shipped as stated in their website, shipped by DHL (arrived in 3 days)
packaging was good…
IF YOU PLAN TO RETURN , JUST DONT RIP THEIR TAGS OFF…too excited and i ripped so i was stuck with the dress
I did not order a custom size and since it was measuring right at an 18 I was scared of having it fit small so I ordered a 20… it is a size too big but I’d rather have it big than small. My seamstress is getting it this weekend.
Cost $200 plus $71 in tarrifs and duties to Canada. Overall it’s good quality, though there was some fuzz and loose strings I had to cut and a odd fold at the bust that my seamstress will look at. It took 26 days from ordering to reach my door, I had a very hard time with customer servive since there is no direct way to contact them with questions.
i almost ordered from them and then went for fashionlande.com which was great considering i only spent $90.
here is my dress…. obviously not styled for my wedding yet, but i am wearing a cardi.. just not the one in the photo!
Hey Bees, I bought a pink sequin dress from Lightinthebox.com and wrote a review on my blog.. Check it out here: http://mybigdayonadime.wordpress.com/2012/08/14/review-lightinthebox-com/
I ordered my wedding dress from light in the box. I had it custom made with measurements taken by a seamstress. The dress was several inches too short and the quality was awful. A lot of the beading came loose and left stray threads all over. I would not recommend ordering from them when there are other companies like Jasmine’s and Dressilyme out there
I’ve heard that the reason why the quality is all over the place is because Light In the Box contracts out to a bunch of small workshops and factories. It’s hit-or-miss whether you get their best work (which can be very high-quality) or one of the less-awesome suppliers. Case in point: the two veils we sewed together to create my veil (see the link on comment #10 above) were the exact same item and looked the same in terms of quality of fabric, etc., but where they were sewn to the comb, one of them was extremely well-constructed, with a French seam that we had to be really careful and meticulous about taking apart. Then, when we went to sew it to the second veil, we discovered that #2 did not have the same French seam and tight construction … Gah! 20/20 hindsight. We should have looked at both really carefully to begin with and taken apart the second one to reattach to the first … anyhow, it worked out fine, but the moral of the story is, your Light In the Box purchase will be exactly as good as the workshop they happen to contract it out to.
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