Anyways this is what they advertised and this is what turned up.' She added that she was unable to get a refund.
Dusty Hill, president of the prom dress company Sherri Hill, told Today last year that they had hired two full time investigators to hunt down counterfeit sites because it had become such a growing problem.
'I waited in front of the garage door to see what my mom's reaction was, and all she did was stand there with the most shocked face for about five seconds, then burst out laughing.' The teen's prom dress horror stories are so common place that the site Knock Off Nightmares is dedicated to exposing dress scams by sharing images of the wedding and prom gown women thought they ordered along with pictures of the cheap knockoffs they had received.
One woman named Stacy Boddy said she ordered a (£17) gorgeous strapless gown with a watercolor floral print, but what arrived in the post was an ill-fitting, creased number.
Chloe had a look in mind and she wanted a fitted dress to show off her size 8 figure.
'I tried the dress on and the zipper was broken,' Juliet told Cision's PR software provides real-time media intelligence to keep you informed, put you in control and help power your story.Relevant media contacts and up-to-the-minute information is always at your fingertips whenever you need it most. Of all of the media database platforms available in our industry, Cision remains a favourite among our teams.Some of her friends had done the same and they had had no problems so why would we?Therefore, together we ordered the dream dress, it wasn't cheap at £120 and we were not trying to save money – more than that we wanted the perfect dress, the one she had imagined over the past few years.Online, the dress was promised to be made-to-measure, there is little in the way of a description but the picture speaks a thousand words and she had set her heart on it. We compared this to the standard size eight fitting and it was very similar so we were confident that we did it correctly.