Bargain Prom Dresses Don't Get Caught Out
Are you thinking about buying a prom dress from an online auction site? Read our guide to avoiding the pitfalls of buying prom dresses from auction sites to learn how to ensure that
you prom dress dreams don't turn into a prom nightmare.
Each year hundreds of girls fall victim to dubious overseas companies selling prom dresses through auction sites. Originally tempted by amazing prices, girls encounter
disappointments ranging from a prom gown being the wrong colour to receiving an
appalling quality dress that looks nothing like the photo.Rosa Clara
Understanding the risks
So why can buying promdresses on auction sites be such a risky business? It all comes down to the nature of the item. Prom dresses? are complex and delicate items of clothing. Reputable prom brands only work with factories that have the necessary skills, equipment and expertise to make prom gowns. However, some auction site sellers will list prom gowns even though their factory doesn't have the skills necessary to make them. The result is a dress that looks shabbily made and fits poorly.Mon Cheri
Quality control is also major an issue in many factories. While reputable brands are able to ensure the quality of their prom dresses, some auction sellers are not. Buyers do not just risk of an ill-fitting dress; they receive one that literally falls apart.What can I do?Are the prom dress photos the sellers own?
Some sellers will use photos of a brand's prom dresses even though they have no connection whatsoever to that brand. It's usually easy to spot if your familiar with the brand's
collections.You should seriously question buying from a company who tries to pass other brand's photos off as their own. You should ask yourself why they aren't using their own photos. Has the photo been edited? It's also worth baring in mind that, even if the photos appear to be the sellers own, some sellers rely heavily on digital image manipulation.? Take a close look at the seller's photos and you may be able to spot some of the tell tale signs such as: the dress has been cut out of another photo. What are you expecting? So next time you're
browsing prom dresses, take a moment to think about the deal on offer and the risks involved. Don't fall victim to unscrupulous sellers who will turn your night to remember into a night to forget.maggie sottero