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#1 sandyroo

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    Posted 23 August 2007 - 01:34 PM

    I was just curious if any of you have gone this route. I read some good things about a company called Click the image to open in full size..

    Julius Bridal quoted me $500 to make it, but I am not sure if I should do it or not. I still have about 9 months before my wedding and it should come in 1-2 months, so I would still have time to find an alternative if it doesn't work out, but I really hope that wouldn't happen.

    So what do you all think? And if anyone has had any experience getting a dress custom made, I'd love to hear your experience. Thanks!!!

    #2 TATrisha


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    Posted 23 August 2007 - 01:35 PM

    I don't have any experience, at all... but I LOVE that dress!


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    #3 anaderoux

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      Posted 23 August 2007 - 01:40 PM

      I had my dress custom made by a local designer, I didn't try on the original dress either 'cause I couldn't find it but I just knew it was THE dress.. it wasn't too cheap but I did save $1,000 so I think it was worth it!

      #4 IrieBride08

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        Posted 23 August 2007 - 01:44 PM

        The dress is beautiful!

        While I'm not familiar with Julius Bridal, I did read a chapter about dresses made in China in the book Bridal Bargains. Getting dresses made in China is supposed to be an affordable option to spending thousands on a couture dress.

        Since you have time, you may want to do a little more research first. Good luck!

        #5 sandyroo

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          Posted 23 August 2007 - 01:44 PM

          Thanks Tlseege. I'm glad to hear someone else likes it because I've tried looking for this dress used, but no luck...So I was thinking it wasn't very popular. But I love how simple and flowy it is. Plus, I'm really set on strapless. Just wish I could find it!

          #6 sandyroo

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            Posted 23 August 2007 - 01:47 PM

            Wow, you all are fast! Anny, I'm glad to hear your good experience and I'll have to check out that book, Irie. Thanks!

            #7 royfa

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              Posted 23 August 2007 - 01:50 PM

              I can't help with custom dress... but the dress is really pretty!
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              #8 LCBride2007


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                Posted 23 August 2007 - 04:02 PM

                i think there are a few girls on here that had their dresses made - and most of them were happy. i can't remember who, but i recall someone not having a positive experience. not sure where they all had them made though.

                #9 pipi619

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                  Posted 23 August 2007 - 05:03 PM

                  One of my friends told me about this also. I wouldn't trust the quality of the dress.

                  #10 MsShelley


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                    Posted 23 August 2007 - 05:25 PM

                    I really love that dress, too!!

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