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13 Fails With Dresses Purchased Online
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13 Fails With Dresses Purchased Online

Buying a new dress online can be quite a big deal. As online shopping today provides us with a convenient way to buy different goods, including clothing, more people opt for buying online without actually seeing the product themselves. While it seems a great option, buying a dress online may fail all your expectations.

Here I collected 13 vivid examples of dress fails from a review website, PissedConsumer.com, to highlight the expectations vs. reality scenarios of online purchases.

I’ve researched shoppers’ complaints to showcase to you the worst scenarios with dress orders online.

So, just remember that online shopping requires some research from you. Always read online reviews before buying your next dress from the store. Learn more about quality, service, and return policies from previous customers. It might help you avoid disappointment with dresses and save you from such purchase failures.

#1 Nothing like the original

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Light In The Box review (1737263):
“I ordered a dress and it was a cheap imitation it looked nothing like the adthe sleeves have holes…”

#2 Non-matching color & False ad

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Cichic review (#1598981):
“… I got my order today I expedited it paid $17 extra for the dress and came completely different not the color I asked not the dress I asked the quality on the dress it’s from family Dollar…”

#3 Misleading sale & Poor quality

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Modlily review (#621250):
“…it was hideous. It was made of poor quality and looked nothing like the dress on the website as shown in the attached photo. This website is very misleading…”

#4 Not the same material as advertised

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Ericdress review (#1423549):
“…it was not the same material as shown in the picture. I contacted several times and they will not give me a full refund stating it’s for logistics!..”

#5 Wrong dress design and style

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DHgate review (#2415130):
“…the dresses you guys sent me is not what I wanted. The dress is sowed in two different colors. I said Burgundy color only, and I sent each person’s name to you with their measurement…”

#6 Wrong colors and size

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LightInTheBox review (#3470666):
“I ordered a pink dress, for a wedding thats in a week!! The dress that has been sent out, is 1 the wrong size and 2 not even the right dress or colour!..”

#7 Not what ordered & Can’t return

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DHgate review (#2050506):
“Product was sent to my bridesmaid not what we ordered but they wont let us return it”

#8 Poor craftsmanship

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FabulousPromDress review (#333031):
“The prom dress I ordered was not the same as pictured on their website. The dress I received was of poor quality and craftmanship. It looked like a child had made it. I feel they are selling knockoffs and not telling the consumer…”

#9 Horrible quality

Image credits: www.pissedconsumer.com

Aliexpress review (#2696284):
“I bought a dress which was horrible and after opening a dispute and going back and forth and the seller not replying my messages…”

#10 Ad vs. Delivered reality

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Dresslily review (#838988):
“My daughter ordered a dress from dress lily and the first picture is of what they “were advertising” and the second picture is what we received!! You’d have to be a blind monkey not to be able to see the difference!..”

#11 Wrong color & Return issues

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CiChic review (#1039103):
“I order a light pink dress and received a peach one instead. I tried returning it and shipping cost to China was $37.70 more than the dress…”

#12 No resemblance with a gorgeous dress in the ad

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Twinkledeals review (#787178):
“Ordered what appeared to be a gorgeous dress from this site. Unfortunately what I received bore no resemblance to the picture on their website…”

#13 Wrong description & Poor fabric

Tbdress review (#878487):
“…When it arrived it was clearly not as described. it was not the colour in the photo, the neck was far too small, it was cheaply made and in addition there was a fault in the fabric panel running down the back of the dress…”

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Libstak
Community Member
2 months ago

Stop buying online dresses and most clothes. There is a reason cl9thes shops have dressing rooms

LongCoolWomanInABlackDress
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

well established stores have a return policy and shopping online, at least for me, is the only way to find something. Most physical stores don't carry tall sizes and therefore I have to get them online, but of course they are from well known brands and not cheap ripoffs and I can always return them and get a refund if they don't fit

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Fenchurch
Community Member
2 months ago

Lol at the buyer who spent less than 37 dollars on a dress and has shocked Pikachu face when it's poor quality! Pay slave wage prices what do you expect?

Kim Kermes
Community Member
2 months ago

Don't order from China. Don't expect couture quality for 49.95. Plan ahead and go to a local seamstress.

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Libstak
Community Member
2 months ago

Stop buying online dresses and most clothes. There is a reason cl9thes shops have dressing rooms

LongCoolWomanInABlackDress
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

well established stores have a return policy and shopping online, at least for me, is the only way to find something. Most physical stores don't carry tall sizes and therefore I have to get them online, but of course they are from well known brands and not cheap ripoffs and I can always return them and get a refund if they don't fit

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Fenchurch
Community Member
2 months ago

Lol at the buyer who spent less than 37 dollars on a dress and has shocked Pikachu face when it's poor quality! Pay slave wage prices what do you expect?

Kim Kermes
Community Member
2 months ago

Don't order from China. Don't expect couture quality for 49.95. Plan ahead and go to a local seamstress.

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