Juliet Dallaire
Montreal, Canada
My Style: Casual Chic, Classic, Minimalism-Love Carolyn Bessette Kennedy
Reviews: 209
Average Rating: 4.0
REVIEWS & RATINGS
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Posted April 30, 2014
This plus-size gal fit into LARGE
The Pierre Balmain Long Tank was a risk for this plus size gal. But the large fit me (albeit, it is tight and is not baggy as it is meant to be). I am 16 to 20 in plus size tops, depending on the brand. The RED colour is lovely too. I would not have purchased it, except for the EXTRA 25% off the sale price of CA$ 59.85. I also would not have bought it if I could find fashionable tops easily for my size. It is very hard to find anything nice for my size where I live; thus, I often have to settle by paying more than I want for a simple tank. Yes, this tank is Pierre Balmain and hence the price; but it is still a tank. However, if a tank can equal sophistication and elegance, it is probably from Pierre Balmain. I subtracted one star due to the price, which was expensive even on sale and with an EXTRA 25% off.
Sizing: Larger than Expected
 
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$5.13: What a steal!!!
I bought the Fashion Pack II Paper Dolls for my granddaughter for $5.13. It is so nice. I will keep it for her until she is older because it is too nice to be ripped apart by a small child. Lol. I'd love to buy Fashion Pack II Paper Dolls for every fashion conscious gal and guy I know.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted April 30, 2014
CONS AND PROS
CONS: 1. Elastic does not stretch much. This plus-size gal was counting on a little more stretch. 2. It is see-through even with the underlining, and I am reviewing the BLACK one. The WHITE one: I wonder how see-through it is. 3. Lint gets caught in the little holes. 4. Customs (duties) to bring it into Canada is a killer. PROS: 1. The elastic waist helps this plus size gal (who is on the smaller end of plus size) fit into this stylist skirt. I have a belly that is my enemy when it comes to fitting into anything. Strangers ask me when I am due (i.e. they think I am preggers) all the time. I hope this information gives other plus size gals a realistic view of the fit. 2. The material - despite the lint getting into the holes - is lovely. 3. The price point is fair, especially if you can buy it during one of ShopBop's great sales like I did (25% off everything sale). 4. It is very practical.
Sizing: Smaller than Expected
 
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Slow Shipping
Love Quotes scarves are awesome. I bought the HOT PINK and ORANGE when on sale. I own 16, going back to 2009 or 2010. Seasonless: inside in winter and to keep cool in summer and spring. Great sales from ShopBop on these - sales cut down on international customs dues. I ordered the scarves on 30 March; they arrived by Canada Post today (8th April). I don't mind the slow shipping because Canada Post is much more reliable than UPS and DHL in my city. But I use to order from ShopBop and the parcel would reach me the next day or no more than 3 days in total (including the order day). Only one real issue: way too much packaging for the the two scarves. Just stuff them into an envelope please; they came in a box and there was way too much paper inside. The scarves won't break eh. Thank you ShopBop nonetheless. You are GREAT.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted February 25, 2014
On sale for a reason
Very small make. Nothing special. Not much cover/material. I may just wear it as a night shirt over a tee.
Sizing: Smaller than Expected
 
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In-like with this scarf; not in-love....
Nice, but for the price (plus customs to bring it into Canada) a little pricey. For example, the words are not real as opposed to my Yarnz book scarf, which clearly shows words from THE GREAT GATSBY. People always comment on my YARNZ scarf, I don't think I will get the same reaction with this one. I think it looks like any scarf one would find in a mall in any small Canadian town. I will keep it and wear it twice wrapped around my neck for a more tight feel. I like to be "in love" with my scarves, especially at this price. I am "in-like" with this one.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted January 25, 2014
Lives up to its name: PUFFy
I wish I had ordered the M, and not the L. I am very slim on the bottom - no rear end for example; however, this skirt makes me seem like I have a JLo bottom. This is great news for me. Lol. However, it might add to much bulk to those ladies lucky enough to have such a bottom or for more plus size women.
Sizing: Larger than Expected
 
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Posted January 24, 2014
Puffy (makes me look bigger than I am)
With customs (duties) the skirt came to $261.83. It is a nice skirt, but I may not keep it. I ordered the LARGE and now wish I had ordered the MEDIUM. MY SUGGESTION: order a size down if you are on the edge. I have no backside and this skirt makes me look like I have a large one. That's something to consider perhaps: you may feel that the skirt is unflattering (i.e. making you look bigger than you actually are).
Sizing: Larger than Expected
 
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Posted January 17, 2014
Bought it for my 5 year granddaughter...
I bought this hat for my 5 year granddaughter, believe it or not. These hats are made so small and here in cold cold Canada, you need it bigger - so it works. It is quite lovely.
Sizing: Smaller than Expected
 
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Overpriced, even on SALE
If you love cats, this if for you. It's a little overpriced if you ask me. I would say $20 US would be enough to pay - if I am totally honest.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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