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22-03-2004
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Ok, so when I was looking in the funny modeling pictures thread, I saw a picture of a model wearing this beautiful dress, and I asked who made it. Someone told me BCBG, so I did an Ebay search. I browsed through 15 pages of BCBG dresses, and I found it. The only problem is that it's a size 4, which is too big for me. The dress retailed for $364, and the lady told me her Buy It Now price was $129. The auction is already at $100 with about 5 days left. Should I go for it even though it's too big? Is the money that I'm saving worth getting it altered to fit me? Please help! I want to decide before it goes over $129 because then her Buy It Now price will go higher! Here is the dress:
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first of all-i don't think bcbg makes anything smaller than a 4 and second...they run very small, so maybe it will be alright...the only area to be concerned with is the bust...you're going to have to be able to fill it out...but i guess you could just wear a padded bra if necessary...the wrap around ties mean that it's somewhat of an adjustable fit...

it's a cute summer dress and a good price...you should get it

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Does the seller have measurements listed? Maybe you can email her and ask for them if she doesn't. Getting the measurements will give you a better idea of exactly how loose it will be on you and if alterations would be small or major.

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Yes, the bust is a 34 and the waist is a 27. The bust is the right size, but my waist is about 3 inches too small! I guess with the little wrap around ties I could adjust it to fit me though!

One more question-I'm pretty short, (5'2") and I was wondering if this dress would look stupid on me? It's a bit long, which would make me look shorter than I am, but it's just so pretty that I don't think I care!

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get it!...it's cute!!...you can shorten it later or wear it with heels...

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Really pretty and not that expensive. It also seems like you could alter it. I would get it...

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GET IT

its lovely and not too big. dont worry
and you are not too short

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It's gorgeous, buy now, worry later

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Originally posted by strawberry daiquiri@Mar 22nd, 2004 - 1:06 pm
It's gorgeous, buy now, worry later
You sound way too much like me! Actually, she contacted me and told me that she has it in a size 2 So I'm going to find out the measurements, then buy one of them!

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oooo Cute dress i love it....but I am not usually too fond of BCBG, but i like the colors, fabric, print and everything. go for it!

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that dress is sooooooooo awesome. go for it and have it altered.

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Speaking as somebody who does this stuff for a living, I say go ahead and get it. Taking a dress down one size is easy-peasey. If you know a dressmaker in your area, he or she can give you the hookup, and the price, plus the auction price from e-bay will be only a fraction of the cost of that dress new.

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Love it. Buy it.

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I must add to the BUY IT sentiment. Lovely dress, GREAT price, and alterations won't be that much, believe me. Let us know how it goes!!!

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Oh my, I saw this dress too and loved it. Wanted to buy it but I am seriously out of cash at the moment . I say get it. I am sure it would look fantastic on you. Bear in mind that BCBG tends to run smaller. I usually wear a size 2 but I am a size 4 for BCBG. I'll probably equate their sizes to FCUK's.

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