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#2411 imara11

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    Posted 23 January 2011 - 09:10 PM

    For all you ladies that have ordered your dress online, did any of you specifically request silk satin? Do you know if Monica Bridal actually uses silk satin or do they use polyester satin? I'm thinking of getting a simple sweetheart neckline dress, fit and flare, with thin straps.  I'm not sure if I want any kind of embroidery, but if I choose not to I would just like to make sure that the fabric quality is great and looks beautiful on its own.  I was thinking of just going with an online seller that uses silk satin if Monica Bridal doesn't use it.  Any suggestions?



    #2412 aussie-2

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      Posted 23 January 2011 - 09:19 PM

      Hi Ginger

      Thanks for the advice, unfortunatley to late I did not post the pictures of the dress, my dress arrived today from Babyonline it is just that the other bride posted a picture of the dress I ordered. Lucky for me my dress arrived perfect and fits like a glove. I never saw the original dress onley the picture on line but I tryed on lots of dresses to see what shape I liked. So I dont know if the dress is exactley like the original but it does look just like the picture. If I can workout how to do pictures I will try to put some up.



      #2413 cookayhaikoo

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        Posted 23 January 2011 - 09:25 PM

        awesome! post pics please =D id love to see it!
         

        Originally Posted by aussie-2 



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        Originally Posted by cookayhaikoo 

        Hello everyone!  I'm looking at a bunch of different places to do my dress.  I have looked at dressilyme, babyonline, monica bridal, topbridaldress, and duosheng to get quotes and all that good stuff.  I'm wanting the Maggie Sottero "Rachael", but I want off the shoulder straps added like on the Private Label by G 1391. I was looking through the thread and liked what I saw for duosheng and Monica Bridal.  Monica Bridal and Babyonline said they could do the straps.  Dressilyme said they could do it, but they'd have to change the neckline which I'm fine with.  They said they could do it for $213.19 excluding shipping.  We talked about the beading, and at first they said they couldn't do it.  Then when I told them I know it can't be 100% but I would like it as close as possible, they said they could get it at about 89%.  Monica bridal said they could do it for about $147.  Babyonline could do it for $150, but I've read here that Monica bridal does a better job at beading.  I'm not really sure who to go with.  Monica Bridal said they'd send me a picture of beading they've done that resembles my dress, but after the holiday is over (which is fine because I'm in no rush).  All I've seen on duosheng here lately is their communication is very much lacking so that makes me nervous.  The two big things I'm worried about is the beading and the big bow on the backside which is my favorite.  I'll add pictures and hope they show up!  

         

         

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        Please forgive my lack of "photoshop" skills. LOL That's the idea I want atleast! Anyways, who do you think I should go with?

         

         


        Hi I am new to this thread and wish I found it ages ago. I am expecting this dress from Babyonline tomorrow and dont think I asked enough questions before placing my order so very nervous about what I will get.
         





        #2414 gracimurano

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          Posted 24 January 2011 - 06:10 AM

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          #2415 msjulie5475

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            Posted 24 January 2011 - 03:28 PM

            I saw this dress while I was looking for mine and it is gorgeous!  I hope you will post photos once you receive it.  Good luck!
             

            Originally Posted by gracimurano 

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            #2416 m00sie

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              Posted 24 January 2011 - 09:06 PM

               

              Originally Posted by imara11 

              For all you ladies that have ordered your dress online, did any of you specifically request silk satin? Do you know if Monica Bridal actually uses silk satin or do they use polyester satin? I'm thinking of getting a simple sweetheart neckline dress, fit and flare, with thin straps.  I'm not sure if I want any kind of embroidery, but if I choose not to I would just like to make sure that the fabric quality is great and looks beautiful on its own.  I was thinking of just going with an online seller that uses silk satin if Monica Bridal doesn't use it.  Any suggestions?


               

              Monica bridal does silk satin I believe but it is quite expensive. The dresses are around $450+.
               



              #2417 Bride2bEngland

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                Posted 25 January 2011 - 05:52 AM

                Hi

                 

                Did you buy the dress from Lady k?? I love this dress but i am unsure of who to buy it from. Please can you send me pictures of the finished articule?

                 

                Kind regards

                 



                #2418 CamilleA

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                  Posted 25 January 2011 - 01:10 PM

                  Wow!! Just read this - that's really mean - I was posting it here in case someone was interested in this dress...how am I to know that you wanted to only spend a couple hundred dollars....check yourself and re-read things before you post


                  Selling my Monique Lhuillier Sunday Rose - perfect condition - PM message if interested

                  #2419 prettypigpig

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                    Posted 25 January 2011 - 06:50 PM

                    Ok ...I need to put on my warning msg..as usually...as I will never know what type of abnormal reply I will get

                     

                    WARNING: Some readers may find the following msg offensive and disturbing, Readers' discretion is advised. 

                     

                    Ok, first of all, this thread is not Kijiji, as I mentioned before there is a thread on this forum for brides to sell their stuffs.  We are smart brides, we know where to look on the forum in case we want to buy a second hand dress.

                     

                    Second, there is smth call..DUE DILIGENCE.  Like before u buy a house, you would check it inside out.  Before you go into a restaurant, you would check the menu.  and..as a shoe seller, I think u would understand..before you buy a pair of shoes, u would try them on or at least check them out.  Therefore before u put a comment, u should read a bit on the thread.  This is a thread for budget conscious brides, dresses are below $400 in general.

                     

                    Third, trust me, I look at myself constantly, and I would never walk out of my house with my face 3 tones paler than my neck with a shiny forehead.

                     

                    Forth, another advice...if u are thinking of getting a $10K dress, planning to lower the cost to 3K by resell it at $7K after, JUST buy a $3K dress.

                    If u can find a close relative ...willing to be the sacrifice and buy the dress for u, ..then too bad to be ur relative and good for u and resell it at $7K and keep the money.

                     

                    Fifth, no wonder our central bank is putting all sort of rules to prevent people to refinance and to become over leveraged!  Better think about my short book tonight...hmm...

                     


                    Bonnie

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                    #2420 Ginger1961

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                      Posted 25 January 2011 - 08:39 PM



                      Originally Posted by CamilleA 

                      Wow!! Just read this - that's really mean - I was posting it here in case someone was interested in this dress...how am I to know that you wanted to only spend a couple hundred dollars....check yourself and re-read things before you post



                      Because the title of this particular thread is "Post all knock off wedding dress questions/comments here".  Just sayin'. 


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