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  • Evie82
    • #2
    • 9th Sep 08, 1:03 PM
    • #2
    • 9th Sep 08, 1:03 PM
    anyone at all?

    Please?

    anyone heard anything good or bad about them even?:confused:

    • claireac
    • By claireac 9th Sep 08, 1:36 PM
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    claireac
    • #3
    • 9th Sep 08, 1:36 PM
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    • 9th Sep 08, 1:36 PM
    I've been googling and found this:

    http://www.salehoo.com/forum/wholesale-suppliers/www-lightinthebox-com-t6040.html


    http://problogreviews.blogspot.com/2008/01/lightinthebox.html

    http://www.hitched.co.uk/Chat/forums/p/33460/335279.aspx

    I was interested in them too, but I think I'll try elsewhere first.
    • sarahh112
    • By sarahh112 9th Sep 08, 1:58 PM
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    sarahh112
    • #4
    • 9th Sep 08, 1:58 PM
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    • 9th Sep 08, 1:58 PM
    Gutted

    I had fallen in love with this dress and was eagerly watching this thread to see if anyone had ordered anything from them.
    http://www.lightinthebox.com/Pretty-Princess-Line-Maxi-Wedding-Dresses-for-Bride--YCF133-_p14013.html
    I suppose I will have to try and find someone else that sells it. If anyone has seen this dress elsewhere (and from a more reputable company please let me know as it is perfect for my needs)

    £2008 for 2008 club member 336
    • sal-ad daze
    • By sal-ad daze 9th Sep 08, 5:11 PM
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    sal-ad daze
    • #5
    • 9th Sep 08, 5:11 PM
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    • 9th Sep 08, 5:11 PM
    Haven't heard much about this particular company but there are two that I've heard really good reports of and seen pics posted on other threads, they will make dresses from pictures you send them.
    they are called Milly Bridal who have their own website but operate on ebay as cinderella shop and Landy bridal again have their own website and operate on ebay as asapbridal or landyasap I'm not sure which.
    They both have had good reviews and I've seen pictures of dresses from both.
    Send them the pic and see what they say.
  • Sazzyukrafc
    • #6
    • 9th Sep 08, 5:22 PM
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    • 9th Sep 08, 5:22 PM
    Youandyourwedding forum has some good reports of Light in the box, Milly bridal and Landy bridal.

    I'm going to order one bridesmaid dress from Light in the box and if it's good, get the rest

    Consider buying from the USA as well, much cheaper That's how I'm getting my wedding dress.
  • paddingtondoo
    • #7
    • 9th Sep 08, 6:01 PM
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    • 9th Sep 08, 6:01 PM
    My dress came from Landy at asapbay and you would never had known there was a zero knocked of the price of the original it was a copy of. If you want any pics let me know.

    It is fantastic quality and fitted wonderfully.
    Officially a non-smoker but still rounder than recommended

  • Chinar
    • #8
    • 4th Nov 08, 11:03 AM
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    • 4th Nov 08, 11:03 AM
    I ordered and paid (using paypal) for a dress on 28th Oct.
    On 29th Oct i had a change of mind and canceled the order.
    Their rules say if you cancel within 48 hours you will get a full refund.
    I got an e-mail back from them on 31st Oct confirming the order had been canceled.
    When, on the 2nd Nov, i still had nothing in my paypal account i e-mailed them again to chase.
    I got an e-mail back saying it was too late to cancel because they already started making it (!)
    They are now saying if i want to cancel there is a 15% handling fee.
    I added one of the staff to MSN and she told me she was too busy to help.
    Still no refund or response to my please - i think they have just decided to ignore me.
    I'm going to have to raise an action with paypal to try and recover some cash.

    So yeah, i'm really annoyed with their complete lack of customer service.

    I would not recommend them to anyone.
  • snugglepants
    • #9
    • 4th Nov 08, 12:32 PM
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    • 4th Nov 08, 12:32 PM
    Hi there -

    My friend (who's getting married in June) has ordered 2 from there and said they were brilliant (so now i'm considering ordering some of mine from there, but not sure about style yet!). HTH
  • snugglepants
    I ordered and paid (using paypal) for a dress on 28th Oct.
    On 29th Oct i had a change of mind and canceled the order.
    Their rules say if you cancel within 48 hours you will get a full refund.
    I got an e-mail back from them on 31st Oct confirming the order had been canceled.
    When, on the 2nd Nov, i still had nothing in my paypal account i e-mailed them again to chase.
    I got an e-mail back saying it was too late to cancel because they already started making it (!)
    They are now saying if i want to cancel there is a 15% handling fee.
    I added one of the staff to MSN and she told me she was too busy to help.
    Still no refund or response to my please - i think they have just decided to ignore me.
    I'm going to have to raise an action with paypal to try and recover some cash.

    So yeah, i'm really annoyed with their complete lack of customer service.

    I would not recommend them to anyone.
    Originally posted by Chinar

    Oh no thats put me off!!
    • sal-ad daze
    • By sal-ad daze 25th Nov 08, 8:06 PM
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    sal-ad daze
    Here's a tip, if you're going to promote your own company here, it helps not to have the company name as your user name!!!!
    • hannahjex
    • By hannahjex 3rd Dec 08, 4:22 PM
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    hannahjex
    There is a really long thread on the youandyourwedding forum where people have shared their experience of Light in the Box (mostly positive) and posted pictures of the dresses they recieved. The only catch is that lately a lot of them are being charged tax by customs (generally about £60 for 3 or 4 dresses). It'll probably be less for just one dress, but worth bearing in mind. Here is a link:
    http://www.youandyourwedding.co.uk/index.php/chatroom/topic/115110?startnum=1
    “Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
    ― Shel Silverstein
    • sal-ad daze
    • By sal-ad daze 4th Dec 08, 9:38 AM
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    sal-ad daze
    Ordering anything from abroad (China or USA) incurrs tax charges in this country. Your looking at about 30% extra on top of the 'shop' charges, 12% customs duty and VAT which was 17.5 but may have gone down to 15% of the total value displayed on the import label on the package.
    It's easy to forget to add this charge when calculating prices!
  • dpdream
    this websieB2B Online Srore www.Soooogo.com like lightinthebox ,but the price is low than them .
  • reviewfbi
    http://www.reviewfbi.com/lightinthebox-review

    Just check my reviews.

    If you are a ebay seller, I would like to say lightinthebox may be is business partner. For they offer really good thing.

    There are lots of such site targeting wholesale China product right now.
  • sugared_honey
    Avoid lightinthebox!! I know I seem to be the unluckiest person with dresses (apart from wedding dress!), but I've had lots of issues with LITB, I ordered my 3 bridesmaid dresses from them a month ago, requested them to be pink with a cream sash instead of white with a black sash as shown on their website, dresses arrived (delivery was very speedy but thats all I'd give them!), the dresses arrived pink with a black sash. I emailed them straight away to let them know their error, they have acknowledged this, however will not provide me with any solution but to send me the new sashes through. I have approached a few dress alteration companies (and a couple of self employed ladies), they are all quoting about £15-20 per dress to have the other sashes taken off (the dresses are lined and the sashes are sewn into the dress in several parts) and to have the new sashes sewn on. I have emailed them several times to request a partial refund as I cannot afford to pay for this to be done, but am met with the same reply every time-'we will just send you the sash, no refund'.
    To top that all off, one of the dresses is alot smaller than the size I ordered, does anyone know where I stand with this one? I have now requested a full refund as I am fed up with the whole thing, am hoping I'll get it as its their mistake, not mine but they're not making it easy
  • sugared_honey
    Anyone? Sorry to Hijack this thread!
  • overthehills
    What lightinthebox are actually doing is outright copying top designer dresses at very low cost prices. They are breaching copyright laws but being from China, they can get away with it. What I would ask myself is this. Am I financially that well off that I will pay for something to be made that I will not be able to try on until it arrives on my doorstep? Another is, am I willing to part with my valuable cash to a company I know very little about and who outrightly breach those copyright laws?
    Your wedding dress is the most important part of the day. You are going to be looking back on it in photos for years. Think carefully before parting with anything and try and arrange a personal visit before spending.
    • sal-ad daze
    • By sal-ad daze 12th Mar 09, 4:30 PM
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    sal-ad daze
    Will you stop trying to subvert threads by advertising your own companies!!!
    If we want to by flippin mobile phones, golf clubs and Chines brand watches (wtf??) we wouldn't be here talking about wedding attire would we?
    GO AWAY!!!!
    • lindaatno9
    • By lindaatno9 19th Mar 09, 10:06 AM
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    lindaatno9
    Hi superchild.
    I am a dressmaker and what concerns me is the quality of fabrics. Some are so thin underwear can be seen through, boning, the stuff that structures the gown, is poor quality that it buckles. (we have this conversation going on in my sewing forum) This does not mean ALL dresses ordered from abroad are poor quality, but without causing any offence, some people do not see the quality nor understand it. Some wouldn't know the difference between silk and synthetic. I wouldn't want to put anyone off at all but I would source your local dressmaker before spending out on something you haven't seen. And definately find out about sale and return. Sometimes it is better to spend a little more money and get quality.
    I guess you could think of it like this. If you buy a cheap toy and it says "made in Taiwan" inside, you know it isn't going to last."
    HTH
    Last edited by lindaatno9; 19-03-2009 at 10:11 AM.
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