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Souffle Song Review

Hi everybody! So I did a Souffle Song group order with several people from my community. I decided to do a review, since we all ordered a lot of different stuff! So, I asked my friends if they would allow me to review their items once I got them, and they said yes. Don't worry, gloves were worn the whole time, and everything was carefully repackaged :D
We ordered JSKs, overdresses, jewelry, accessories, and OTKs. This review is VERY image heavy! If you have any questions regarding the whole experience or any of the items, please feel free to ask. You can comment below or send me a PM and I would be glad to help out.
Pictures, details, and information about the experience are all under the cut!



Well, I will start out by saying that it took a very long time. I placed the order on May 14th and all the items arrived today. Their communication wan't great, but as soon as I mentioned a Paypal dispute (it took almost 45 days), they responded immediately. A full timeline of messages and message content can be found here!

I want to apologize in advance if the pictures aren't too great. I don't have a camera other than the one on my phone, so that was used for these.

Here is the packaging that everything arrived in.
image

Opened up!


All the ruffly goodness...



Here's the first dress. The construction quality seems good. The bodice seems off, though. There seem to be no curves in the seams to allow for bust curves. Also, there are some loose threads on various seams on the dress.
olivedress

Here's the back.
olivedressback

Lace tiers.
olivetiers

Here's a close-up of the print.
olivecloseup

We ordered a red version of the dress, too. I found it odd that they didn't put the corset lacing in though. It was, however, included, and has been pictured!
There are several loose threads on the seams.

redfront

Here's the back.
redback

Close-up of the front. There is a strange mark on it. I haven't tried to clean it, but I hope it comes off...
redcloseupjsk

Picture of the back seam.
seamred

Print close-up. It is a bit grainy, but you can't really tell from afar.
printred

We ordered some overdresses, too. I have to say, they're pretty incredible. The lace is gorgeous, and the construction seems good as well. Some detachable bows were included. The fabric is a bit grainy, though, and there are a few loose threads on the seams for these, too.

ivory overdress

Sleeve-close up.
ivorysleeve

Close-up of the hem.
ivory hem

The bows included.
ivorybow

We ordered another white overdress, which is not pictured. We did a custom order of a black overdress. Here is is!
black overdress

Here's the sleeve.
blacksleeve

The lace near the hem.
blackhem

The bows included. There are some with clips, and some with some threads hanging down. Not quite sure what those are for.
bowscloseup

I ordered a pair of OTKs as well. They're so cute! The material is very thick and seems like it'll be really warm. I can't wait to wear these!
2redotk

Close-up.
redotkcloseup

Now onto the accessories!

I ordered a black canotier. It's very pretty.
blackcanotier

There's some residue or something on the flowers, though. Not very noticeable when worn, but still annoying. I haven't tried to take it off yet.
black canotier closeup

The back.
blackcanotier back

A white canotier + wristcuffs set was also ordered. I really like this one, and the cuffs are so cute.

here's the canotier.
whitecanotier

The cuffs.
whitecuff

The elastic on the cuffs. Not super stretchy, but the size seems very accommodating.
backcuff

We also ordered a navy rose clip. This one is made very well, but there's some stuff on it that makes it appear a little dirty or something?
navyrose

Now onto the jewelry. I think this is the highlight of the order. I totally fell in love with everything. It's all very unique and the quality seems great too.

This choker has a cute rose on the side.
whiterosechoker
whiterosechokerback

The charm on this choker is stunning.
cameochoker
cameochokerback

The swan on this one is too cute!
swancuff
swancuffback

This one is so sparkly.
pinkjewelchoker
pinkjewelback

I love how dark this one is.
BN choker

The lace on this piece is so cool.
crosscuff

The gold detailing for this one is amazing!
goldchoker
goldchokerback

This brooch is adorable.
brooch

They also gave us a gift with our order, which I thought was nice. I absolutely love butterflies, so this one is one is my favorite for sure!
gift

Thanks for looking through my review. I'm not a great person at numerical ratings, so I will conclude by saying that I would most likely purchase from Souffle Song again, though I don't think I'd buy any of their printed main pieces. I just wasn't sold on the construction of their dresses. However, the accessories are great, especially for the price, and I would absolutely recommend the jewelry, which is also extremely inexpensive. I was a bit frustrated with how long it took, though I'd imagine that probably had something to do with how many items we bought. It would probably take less time to order a few pieces of jewelry, though that it just a guess. Another thing I'm not too keen on is their shipping prices. Even if you just want one small item, shipping starts at 25 USD--hence the group order. I had a lot of fun acting as the admin/mod for the group and I certainly learned a lot!

Once again, please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions. If you want additional photos I will take some. I'm also willing to look up links to specific items. Thanks again for taking the time to read my review, and I hope you enjoyed looking at our stuff! Have a wonderful day!

Tags: review product: dresses, review product: headwear, review product: jewelry, review product: legwear
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