Jakke V-hals Gulvlængde Jersey Aftenkjole #77820
I needed a great, but affordable dress for a gala for work. A coworker recommended JJ's House because of other coworkers who ordered dresses from there all the time. Well made, beautiful, but not outrageously expensive. The dress was beautiful, but there were idiosyncrasies which involved some DIY tricks. Jewelry and hair: style it up, but keep it simple. Less is more! The dress is a loud statement piece and doesn't need much further embellishment. A bold lip red is a must!
Firstly, the burgundy color was more a fire engine red. I don't mind that it wasn't the exact color I thought I was getting, but I figured it was worth noting in case any ladies are color matching anything, which I wasn't.
My second issue was finding the right bra. I knew I'd have to buy a plunge bra because of one helpful review that I read before I placed my order. However, finding the right plunge bra meant getting one with adjustable straps because the collarbone-area triangle cutouts don't hide your straps; they were completely visible. I spent almost as much on the bra as I did the dress because I visited a high-end lingerie shop tin order o buy it on short notice. However, I've since used that bra on multiple occasions, which made the purchase worth it to me getting good use out of it. I figured that was worth noting in case you're weighing the overall costs like I was. The plunge bra I got provided comfortable support for this 34F and the girls didn't fall out! (I'd specify the product here, but I don't know if JJ's wants other products pushed in a review!)
Additionally, I bought double-sided fashion tape to secure the fabric along the neckline and shoulders. It looked beautiful when it rested flatly like in the picture, but the cut of the shoulder was a little too long and the fabric folded into itself when I lifted my arms at all and rested awkwardly. Also, the base of the V-neck juts away from the chest, slightly revealing the band of the plunge bra. The tape was not uncomfortable and it held up well!
My last issue was with the built in slip. If you're dancing or moving around a lot in the dress, the slip rides up and wrinkles. You look in a mirror and the dress loses its clean pressed look and now looks like you slept in it overnight. Then you're forced to do the awkward dance of pulling the slip back down inconspicuously.
All that being said, the dress was beautiful and comfortable! I paid the extra cost for the custom measurements and it was definitely worth it to have a dress that fits you right. This curvy girl has a hard time finding affordable, beautiful dresses that have room for the melons. The DIY tricks to keep things in place held up against movement, humidity and sweat for a few hours! I received many compliments!
Jessica Lamkin Moore
Awesome dress!! Shippping was quick and, even on the hanger, this got major compliments. Sizing was spot on, color seemed very true to the color shown online, the fabric draped nicely and was quite forgiving. A friendly warning for busty gals: the plunge was definitely a little deeper than expected based on the pics. Had to purchase a special bra, an ultimate plunge, so the gore wouldn't show. Hubby *loved* it and folks couldn't stop asking where I got my dress. Happily shared the source and will be a repeat customer without question! Thanks for a great shopping experience, JJ's House!
Aja ThePie Rutherford
This dress fit me perfectly and came in right on time
BEAUTIFUL dress! I ordered the tailored dress in Burgundy. While the dress was more red, it fits nicely and is very forgiving! If you have somewhat of a bust, it will compliment here, as the front plunges. The material and quality are out of this world. So much better than I could have hoped for! The dress arrived in less than 10 days from ordering, even with Thanksgiving in the middle! I definitely recommend!
I love the style of the dress and color not very happy with the material.
This dress is impeccable on the outside. I ordered the Burgundy Color as a custom dress for a 36"-30"-36" bust,waist,hip size. And this dress fits amazingly well. I was a little apprehensive at first but I am in love with how it came out. The only reason I did not give this dress a five star is because the slip on the inside is pretty useless and I may have to cut it out so that there is a seamless look when I wear the dress. Other than that I have no problem with the purchase. It arrived quickly and It's stunning. My boyfriend is going to be bug eyed that's for sure. hehehe I cant wait.
I ordered this with custom measurements for an upcoming Christmas party and it arrived today. I am THRILLED with it, it is very nicely made, fabric is lovely and the fit is just perfect. I will never order a dress from anywhere ever again! I ordered based on reading all the reviews of many dresses and I'm so glad I did. Total slam dunk and can't wait to wear it. Will share pictures after the event. Thank you!!!
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