WiW 10.30 - The Hazard of eBay

Ugh. I ordered this dress online and they had used a stock photo to advertise. When it came it had clearly been modified and the previous owner was about 5 feet tall.

I stayed up late to let out the hem; but now you can see the results!!! Hope it was okay- so sleepy.

  • Dress: Eva Franco
  • Cardigan: Ricki's
  • Belt: Anthropologie
  • Earrings: Ruche
  • Necklace: Le Chateau
  • Boots: Doc Martens
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  • Suz replied 9 years ago

    Oy. This is why I am avoiding ebay.  But the dress looks cute on you, Lyn! 

  • replied 9 years ago

    Pretty dress -- is the skirt stiffened with something to make it tier like that?

  • Eliza replied 9 years ago

    Wow.  I guess one needs mad skills to make eBay work.  I see why you were drawn to the dress though.  It's a nice design and interesting shape.

  • lyn* replied 9 years ago

    Ceit: the material is actually like windbreaker fabric which definitely made sewing an interesting experience!!

  • Nicole D replied 9 years ago

    I love your necklace.  Now, tell me Lyn would you give the seller a less than perfect rating on ebay?  Was it advertised as having been altered?  I would be annoyed.  THe neckline is lovely though. And nice colours.

  • Liz A. replied 9 years ago

    so is it two tiers? i'm confused by what i'm seeing.

  • replied 9 years ago

    I won't buy anything from ebay when stock photos are used.  Dress is cute, lucky you still had enough hem to let down.  Length looks good.

  • Firecracker (Sharan) replied 9 years ago

    It's a cool dress and looks pretty on you. In these photos I can't see where you let out the hem. What a disappointing eBay experience, though. I agree you should rate the seller down if they didn't mention the alterations.

  • lyn* replied 9 years ago

    The listing did not mention the mods, but i am reluctant to give stars off. I did comment in my verbal text though. :)

    Yes, Liz, there are layers!

  • Kristin L replied 9 years ago

    I'm glad you were able to salvage it! It looks great.

  • ClaraT replied 9 years ago

    Gosh, I love your necklace (and dress looks fine from what I can see). 

  • Thistle replied 9 years ago

    Fun dress. Glad you were able to make it work for you.

    And now I remember why I avoid eBay!

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