(Closed) Review of my experience with Fabulous U – with tips and pointers!

posted 5 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
445 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@Bazingau:  The dresses look awesome! I went through FabU too, but for my gown. I COMPLETELY agree about asking for mid-production pics. I didn’t and my dress is slightly different than I asked. I still love it and it is very well made, just not what I expected. How long did your order take in total? Mine took about 2 months start to finish

Post # 4
623 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

beautiful color and love the bridesmaid dresses

Post # 5
212 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

you did good on the color and they did great on the dresses in my opinion – i chickened out of ordering my moms after the stress of ordering mine (we’re both plus sized) my dress isn’t perfection but it’s close enough and I have a local lady who will make it exactly what I need. you did a great job. 


I *DID* ask for midproduction and was pretty much flat out ignored — I should have insisted but I was worried I was being OTT (over the top).


The only other advice I’d give is be sure to include petticoats/underskirts as part of the acutal dress… if you want them and insist on them being on the order form too (even if they end up “free”) I got a dinosaur tail petticoat (5 yo niece’s word for it) instead of a poof for a ballgown. It wasn’t worth the shipping Tony paid after it was forgotten on the original order — cheap and i easily can go local or even ebay and find better — am sure they aren’t making those by hand! 

Post # 7
46 posts
  • Wedding: April 2014

very nice dresses! I got my bridesmaid dress n veil from fab u as well! I ordered last month and they said it would be completed mid this month..fingers x.. Hopefully they dont start production 2 months later.. 

My order form didnt have some of the details that were in emails as well..but i kept stressing in a few emails to make sure they get what i wanted..so hopefully it all goes well!

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