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Originally Posted by thespill View Post

 

For those considering ordering from Shades of Pale, let me warn you as to how they can take your money.  I thought as long as I paid through PayPal, I was safe; however, a dispute (for PayPal to get you your money back) has to be filed within 45 days of payment.  Of course, not many companies will have your dress done within 45 days.  PayPal was willing to work with me IF I could prove that the dress was supposed to be here by a certain date.  Emails are apparently too easily manipulated and wouldn't suffice.  A website would have been fine, but SoP of course doesn't have one, just Facebook.  And they didn't write an ETA on their PayPal invoice to me. 

 

I've filed a dispute through my credit card company, who is now working WITH PayPal to a) get a refund and B) check their clientelle history on PayPal to see if they should even be selling through it anymore.  They are going after both SoP AND their bank to get a refund and I trust that the credit card company will be pretty ruthless, as THEY have refunded me and are getting money back for themselves. 

 

I've contact SoP several times, it's weeks past the date the dress was supposed to be here, and they won't respond.  I'm not interested in dresses from them anymore, as it will be too late to wear them by the time they get here - I just want a refund.  If anyone else has had a bad experience, I encourage you to contact PayPal and report them, leave a written online review, and anything else you can.  They've scammed me and, it seems, several other people out of hundreds of dollars, not to mention royally screwed up my wedding attire plans and left me scrambling.

 

I am sure u will like this page on FB. It's called  "Cheat by shade of pale bridal" (simply search on FB). Please find, like and support!

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It looks beautiful on! I think the decision to nix the Dakota was a good one, this one is definitely perfect for a Vegas wedding! And I love that skirt :)

Originally Posted by nikkinikk View Post

Welp My Babyonline dress came in last night! I ordered June 22, and they shipped it July 2! Super quick,, and thankfully so as I was waiting on pins and needles! I ordered standard sizing because all of the dresses i tried on in bridal shops fit perfectly. This one is slightly too tight, but I've also put on a couple pounds in the last couple weeks :~/

 

I was originally going to have a Dakota replica done by SOP but since I decided not to go with them...this dress called out to me instead. I was completely anti-bling the week before I ordered it, i don't know what happened! It doesn't really resemble original Lazaro design, but I love it :) For the price, it is PERFECT for my Vegas wedding! Sorry the pics aren't the greatest! I had to be a photo ninja in poor lighting so honey didn't see it!

 

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this is beautiful Nikki! unique, love the bling and the ruffles. 

Originally Posted by nikkinikk View Post

Welp My Babyonline dress came in last night! I ordered June 22, and they shipped it July 2! Super quick,, and thankfully so as I was waiting on pins and needles! I ordered standard sizing because all of the dresses i tried on in bridal shops fit perfectly. This one is slightly too tight, but I've also put on a couple pounds in the last couple weeks :~/

 

I was originally going to have a Dakota replica done by SOP but since I decided not to go with them...this dress called out to me instead. I was completely anti-bling the week before I ordered it, i don't know what happened! It doesn't really resemble original Lazaro design, but I love it :) For the price, it is PERFECT for my Vegas wedding! Sorry the pics aren't the greatest! I had to be a photo ninja in poor lighting so honey didn't see it!

 

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Here are pics of a copy of 'vera wang gemma' dress that my cousin brought from Jasmines. Really happy with it and the process was really easy..although there was a little bit of back and forth emailing but they were always so helpful. No upgrade on the craftmanship and materials. Highly recommend Jasmines! Just wanted to say thank you to all who have posted on this valuable thread and thought I'd try do my bit to help anyone wanting to get a replica..

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Originally Posted by EngBe View Post

 

Here are pics of a copy of 'vera wang gemma' dress that my cousin brought from Jasmines. Really happy with it and the process was really easy..although there was a little bit of back and forth emailing but they were always so helpful. No upgrade on the craftmanship and materials. Highly recommend Jasmines! Just wanted to say thank you to all who have posted on this valuable thread and thought I'd try do my bit to help anyone wanting to get a replica..

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Beautiful!  They did a great job!

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Originally Posted by MissJali View Post

 

Ok girls here's the dress I'm obsessed with (Pronovias Dahir). Question is...dressilyme, landy's bridals or jasmine's bridal shop.

For the brides who went with dressilyme, exactly how did you get your photo over to them? I don't see an option on the website.

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I ordered a knock off of Sottero and Midgley Clarice which your dress reminds me off with a few differences.  I ordered my dress from Jasmines bridal and could not have been happier!  I have added a few pictures of my actual dress

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Thank you... let me know if you have any other questions or want to see some of the pictures that they sent me which is a bit easier to see some of the details.

Originally Posted by MissJali View Post

vbbbtk Wow your dress came out beautiful!! i will look into jasmine's bridal also. Thank you so much for posting a pic of your dress.

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Just purchased from Landy.

I've heard more positive reviews than negative, so I've got my fingers crossed and am ordering the dress about 9 months before the wedding, "just in case".

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