MLilyP
Boston
My Style: , Ethereal
Reviews: 26
Average Rating: 3.5
REVIEWS & RATINGS
26 reviews 1 2 3
More "swirl" than expected
I purchased this at Saks online, and sent it back, I decided to review it here because I usually end up getting things from Shopbop more and wanted to warn people. This skirt is more billowy then expected. Like in a 1960's diner poodle skirt way. I have hips and my standard 2 fit fine but I felt like it billowed out on the sides making my hips bigger and basically all I needed to do was put those flat looking tap shoes on, an argyle sweater and do the twist or something. In the photo it falls better on the model, thus maybe it's not meant for girls with hips because on me, the 2 billowed out on the side waaaay more then in the photo's.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Cute umbrella but feels a little cheap
When I saw this umbrella I finally tossed my worn down black compact. I always wanted a clear, cute umbrella like this one. Its adorable. However, upon getting it I noticed it's not very heavy duty in terms of how it's made. I am expecting this one to not last very long. The plastic is thin, cheap, not durable and the metal rods that push out and like the umbrella are as cheap as they get. They most likely will break, or the plastic will tear. I'm almost afraid to use it because it's so cute. For 65$ I expected something better made, but kept it because it's so cute.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Good Shoes
These are like jelly shoes, in case people were wondering. I guess I wasn't expecting that feel when I walked in them. They are flimsy in terms of their composition, but still they have a thick enough base that they don't feel cheap or anything when you're walking in them. I will say they make the perfect beach shoes! You can get them wet, walk in the sand, etc. Yet they are cute enough to wear with your favorite summer dress, day or night. And you can't tell from looking at them, unless you're right up close, that they're made of rubber. I ordered the pinkish ones and I loved the color, just like in the photo's. Size is spot on too. Nice shoe, nice price, nice color, and very versatile in terms of function. Nice addition Shopbop!
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted July 31, 2012
Sheer and See Through
This top is thin and completely sheer and see through. Fabric is thin. You'd have to wear another halter tank underneath to keep your bra etc, from showing. Color is hot pink. Also it's a bit larger then I expected, I didn't like the fit. I ordered an xs and its a bit more billowy in the front than on the model. Its going back.
Sizing: Larger than Expected
 
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Posted July 31, 2012
Nice Jean
These jeans are super soft and I like the color. I've been really hesitant about getting into colored jeans. These I thought would be too much for me, but they have this worn, distressed red look that I actually really like. Its not like an in your face tomato red, but a more muted. The color in the photo's is spot on except for the upper thigh area on the model, in the photo is looks more faded on her upper thighs than the rest of the jean, but in reality its not so much like the photo, the fadednes less prominent in person.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Nice Transition Jean
The color of these jean is a tad bit deeper than the photo. In the photo they look more lighter, in reality they are a tad bit deeper in lilac color. Regardless its definitely a color that you can wear into any season, thus its a great all year round color for a jean. True to size also.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Nice shoe but runs large
I am a standard size 7, I rarely if ever have to size up or down in half a size. I ordered this shoe in my standard size 7 and found it to be long in length. I have about an inch from the tip of my toe to the front edge of the shoe. Will have to send back and order the next size down. Overall, the shoe is nice, its a bit of a pain to get them on, but they're exactly what I was looking for in a summer shoe. They just run long in length.
Sizing: Larger than Expected
 
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Good Summer Purchase
I got this necklace in green. It looks just like the picture and is really pretty. I got it to wear with a long rachel pally dress. Perfect for summer. Only problem is when I first wore it, I noticed when I took it off I had some patches of green on my neck and collar bone. The color smeared onto my skin the first time I wore it, thereafter I haven't had as much of an issue at all. Just a forewarning. But this is a great necklace, and I am really debating getting it in the purple too.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Beautiful Earrings!!!!
These are pricy, but I knew that finding a beautiful and quality pair of tassel earrings wasn't going to be cheap. Ever since I saw Nathalie Portman wearing those Tiffany's Tassel earrings in 2011, I have been in love with the trend/style. But haven't been able to find a pair that styled those Tiffany's and cost less then 1,000. Some other jewelry designers make some but they're all over 1,000. This was the first and only pair I can find that meet my standards, are quality, and are amazing on. I get so many compliments every time I wear them, and the pearl/white color means I can style them with more things. I love these earrings. They're just amazing! So happy to have found these.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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BEST DRESS EVER
This is my all time favorite dress. I never spend $665 on anything really, and even when I may justify a piece being so expensive I wait until it goes on sale but this dress flew out of stores so fast I wasn't going to risk it and once I got it I could not part with it. This dress just makes me feel amazing. I just want to sped my entire summer running around in it. Its sure to get you attention wherever you wear it. Granted the length may be an issue for some. I am short, 5"2, so its a bit longer on me then on the model in the photo, but I kind of like that it drags a bit in the back like a train, more dramatic, but not too much. It's enough that I am not going to have a tailor touch it and will have to pick it up when walking somewhere in the city. It's billowy and beautiful, very ethereal. This dress is a sure winner that I can't wait to show off!!!
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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