LavenderLaceandLilac (xandra292) wrote in egl,
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Luna Rosa and Cel Review: Pic Heavy!

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Hi all,

I recently ordered Luna Rosa - End of the Vanitas JSK along with CEL's St. Augustine's Abby OP from taobao. I am pleasantly pleased with both so here is my review:


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Luna Rosa: http://shop100693419.taobao.com/

I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of this dress. The skirt is made of a soft printed chiffon and the bodice is a soft silky black material.
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The back has corset lacing which I did up really tight because I have the world's smallest dress form.

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The print is amazingly clear and crisp.
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The stitches are straight and the skirt is lined with a soft taffeta like material.
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The bodice fits well and the lace is lovely.

Overall I would give the dress an A. The print is crisp and clean, the lace and material is nice, the only area for improvement is the bodice is not lined.



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CEL - St Augustine's Abbey Series

CEL : http://cel-design.taobao.com/

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This dress is GORGEOUS! I was initially nervous as it is CEL's first release, but everything was perfect!
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The fabric is printed on a soft material that has this lovely iridescent diamond pattern.
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The dress has darts for a flattering fit.

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The front collar was nicely done, the cotton is soft and the lace is good quality. Everything is sewn straight, no loose threads or anything.
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Again, worlds smallest dress form so I had to lace it up really tight. The measurements where on par though. The dress has a side zipper and corset lacing in the back.

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The corset lacing was well done and laced with a velvet ribbon.

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The print is really crisp and the colors are vibrant.
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The lace is thick and soft.
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The stitches were nice and even.
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I LOVE this dress. My only complaint is the buttons are plastic and don't seem very sturdy. I would give this dress an A as well though.

Let me know if you would like any additional pictures or details about the dresses added to this review!
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