Most people find that our sizing runs generously. If you are undecided with which size to order, it is best to order the smaller size. Additionally, you may add your measurements (bust and waist) at check out and we can help you choose the nearest size.
An exception to the generous sizing is the type of ball gown that requires boning in the bodice and that supports a heavy skirt. Many times this style is also "off-the-shoulder" and requires a firm fit to stay up. These styles tend to not run as generously as most of our other garments because of this.
In most cases you should take your bust and waist measurement to determine your size. Please wear the undergarments that you intend to wear when you do your measuring. For example, take your measurement over the type of brassiere or corset that you may be wearing.
Measure the fullest part of your bust around and the smallest part of your waist.
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Recollections garments are put into production especially for you once you order, with some designs customizable to suit your preferences. Our made-to-order garments can take 5 weeks to 7 weeks for delivery depending on the design of the garment, the complexity, and the materials. Rush production and rush shipping options are available at an additional cost at check out.
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Made up in corded black lace lined in black, our Araminta dress features a high lace covered neckline and long sleeves finished with scallop lace.. The bodice falls gently to a comfortable elasticized waist before continuing into a full skirt with a deep ruffled hem. A row of buttons close the back. A black satin belt is included. So elegant! Poly cotton. Hand wash in cold water and hang to dry or Dry Clean. Designed and made in America by Recollections. Liesa completes her outfit with a hat, jewelry, gloves,petticoat and boots, which are all available priced separately. This is sure to become a favorite!
I just received this dress in the mail today and I'm so excited! I ordered a size small and was a bit worried that I might have to have it altered, I take a size 6 dress, but it fits perfectly! The cotton lace is quality material and I really like that it is made in America. You can't find quality clothing like this nowadays.
It looks nice without a petticoat but if you want to go for a more formal look I would recommend buying the black one from this shop.
I'm extremely satisfied with this being my first purchase and plan on ordering more in the future. I can't wait until the fall/winter so I can wear this out and about. Simply stunning.
P.S. To any fans of the show Penny Dreadful-this reminded me of one of Vanessa's gowns and was the inspiration for me purchasing it. Great job ladies, love it!