Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Sharon Dress from eShakti

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by eShakti asking if I'd be willing to do a review for them on one of their products. I've seen other bloggers out there reviewing their beautiful dresses and skirts and I was so excited to choose one of my own!

eShakti is an online company specializing in women's fashion clothing. Their sizes range from 0-36W as well as doing custom pieces made to your measurements. You are also able to customize your item to your specifications: you can change the neckline, sleeve length, overall length of the dress, and remove pockets and other embellishments. It's pretty neat! Essentially, two people can order the exact same dress and have it be completely different! I also love that a lot of their designs have a 50's vintage feel to them. Very unique compared with all the same types of dresses you find in stores nowadays.   

When choosing a dress to review, I knew I wanted a fun dress for the summer; there were so many cute styles to choose from! I ended up getting the Sharon Dress in yellow. 


I measured myself to check what size I would be and it ended up being that my lower half was one size while my upper half was one size smaller. Rather than choosing the larger of the two sizes, I decided to upload my measurements to get a custom piece created. I was super nervous about this because I've never got a custom piece made before! But it fit very well! I was very impressed!


I decided to keep the pockets, because who doesn't love pockets in a dress! I decided to leave the neckline as listed, but got the dress knee-length instead of below the knee. 


Dress: eShakti
Cardigan: Old Navy
Shoes: Target
Necklace: Edith Marie
Earrings and bracelets: Target


 Here is a close-up of the embroidery design on the bottom of the dress:


I also love that this dress has little snaps in the strap to keep your bra in place! Because no one likes bra straps with a mind of their own...


I do have to say there is only one thing I don't like about this dress: it's made from 100% cotton, so it wrinkles like crazy! I wore it to church and on the drive over I got all sorts of little wrinkles when sitting in the car. I guess I just have to dust off my iron more often :)



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15 comments:

  1. Oooh the yellow is so pretty on you! I love eShakti - I think their clothing is so pretty and it doesn't get much better than a custom fit!

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    1. Thanks Ashley! I'm so glad I choose the custom fit- it's so nice having a dress fit both on top and bottom at the same time :)

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  2. This dress is so pretty on you, I love the color!

    Kristina does the Internets

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  3. This is so pretty! I agree about the cotton being wrinkly. That's so frustrating when I sit at a desk all day and then go to take pictures.

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    1. Thanks Andi! I know what you mean. That's why I made sure to iron the dress right before taking pictures! haha

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  4. That dress is super cute. I love the pretty banana yellow and hemline. Looks great with your royal blue cardigan and hot pink statement necklace. Too bad about the wrinkly fabric, though. =(

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  5. Adorable and I love the pockets!

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  6. Super cute! I have a yellow dress coming from them, too! I'm super excited! Yours looks great!

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    1. Thanks Becky! I love this dress and I definitely think I'll be ordering from them again!

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  7. Yellow looks so good on you! Cotton does get wrinkly so easily, but I love wearing it when it's really hot out because it breathes so much better than wrinkle-free fabrics!

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    1. Thanks Rachel! That's true about the fabric- if we have another summer like last year, I'll definitely need it!

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  8. LOVE it!!! It's so adorable!!!

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  9. that is such a pretty dress - i just love the shade of yellow, it looks great on you and paired with your cobalt blue cardigan! what a great selection from eshakti!

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