December 17, 2012

eShakti Review in a Classic Green Dress

Happy Monday! Today I'm reviewing eShakti, an online shop that specializes in clothes you can customize to your exact measurements. 

I'm sure a lot of you fashion blog followers have seen eShakti mentioned before. It's really such a great idea for a store. First you choose from a frequently-updated array of dresses, tops, or skirts. (So frequent that my dress isn't in stock anymore!) They have a ton of classic and retro-inspired dresses so it was easy to find something I'd love.

The standard size chart ranges from size 0 to 36w, but for $7.50 extra you can enter your exact measurements and have the clothes cut just for your shape. You can also customize different aspects like hem length and neckline. I definitely took advantage of the customization! My dress was originally a sleeveless design, but I added short sleeves. I also chose a knee-length hem instead of below-the-knee. As you can see, everything was exactly what I ordered! Pretty amazing stuff.

(P.S. I know this should go without saying, but all opinions here are my own and I would never give a positive review if things were not to my liking.)

dress: c/o eShakti | shoes: xhileration - target | earrings: great grandma collection | belt: thrifted


When eShakti contacted me to do a review, I was so excited because I had browsed their site quite a few times and loved the idea of having a dress custom sized to me. Most everyone has some sort of body thing that makes buying clothes online a gamble. So many things get to me and have to be altered. I'm really short which sometimes causes length issues. I'm also incredibly short-waisted so the bodices of a lot of dresses are way too long and that's not an easy alteration. I entered my height into eShakti's custom size form and the dress was proportioned for my not-quite-5-foot frame. Entering your measurements also makes sure the bust and waist are perfectly comfortable and that's pretty fantastic if I do say so.






I was really pleased with my experience with eShakti. The dress was exactly what I ordered and shipping was super speedy. I love the design of the dress. I mean, it has a peter pan collar with bronze sequins. Does it get much better than that? 

This is going to be my Christmas Eve dress, but it'll be styled up for cold weather then. I made sure to take pictures in it while it was warm so you could all see the sleeves and collar and just how pretty the dress is on its own. 

If you feel so inclined, you can like them on Facebook to get updates about sales and new arrivals. Have any of you guys checked out eShakti before? What did you think?

28 comments:

Bekuh Browning said...

You look beautiful! What a great dress, and such a flattering shape. That green is perfect, and the collar is delightful.

Frannie Pantz said...

I adore eShakti. They are a great company to work with. This dress is beautiful--I love the collar! What a great piece for the holidays!

JennaStevie said...

eShakti is really awesome, I am loving the dress you picked it's gorgeous!! The colour and the fit are perfect. And who can resist a sparkly collar? Definitely perfect for Christmas :)
xJennaD

Nikki | The Ginger Diaries said...

MY GOSH! Jamie, you look like a real Dutchess, so classy. This dress looks amazing on you :) I love how the collar compliments your hair ^^

eShakti is a dream of mine, they have SO many pretty dresses :) I often browse their webpages too, but alas, no shipping to my part of this globe. Story of my life!

Minnie said...

the outfit is so amazing! I am in love with that dress, the colour is beautiful. the shoes are such an eyecatcher, very pretty. amazing look :)
have a nice day ♥

Elanor said...

Wow I love this outfit and this dress so much! This is truly gorgeous. I just love the shiny collar. I've been loving all things shiny and sparkly lately though...haha.

Also your heels and earrings are so gorgeous! Great review, lady!

xxoo Elanor

Laura Go said...

awwww, I love the dress especially with those kicks!
♥ laura
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Marlen said...

oh that dress looks beyond stunning on you- that shade of green is like made for you! And I love how you kept it demure and kind of vintage-y with their shoes

Meg Eileen Carroll said...

You must have been so excited to do this review. WHat a stunning dress! I love you in forest green, it's really your colour. The fit is perfect and who can go past a gorgeous collar like that?

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Laura said...

That dress looks SO beautiful on you. That company sounds really amazing; I'll have to check them out. Can't wait to see how you style it for Xmas.

xoxo,
Laura
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irene wibowo said...

love the dress! :)Irene Wibowo

Rachel Sullivan said...

You look great!
I did a review for them, too! I loved the dress, but the measurements for me ended up way too big up top!

Rachel

chantilly said...

the dress is quite lovely on you. the green goes so well with your coloring and hair! i also love the sequined peter pan collar... so fancy :) x

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Imogen said...

Oh my goodness. Give me that dress! It is stunning. I love the colour. Those shoes are incredible. The combination of peter pan collar, mary janes and sparkles makes this perfect and classy.

Nicole Brown said...

This dress looks gorgeous with your hair and complexion!!! I've been seeing a lot of bloggers talk about this eShakti site but so far they've all been black dresses. Nice to see they offer something else!

And holy pore-less skin. @_@ So pretty. Following you!

Annebeth said...

Oh wow, I hadn't heard of the website before and I'm definitely checking them out now! You look lovely, I had no idea you were so petite btw! :D perfect dress for the holidays.

his little lady said...

I absolutely love this outfit! So perfect for the holiday season, and for those holiday parties :)
xo TJ

Britney said...

Oh that dress is super! I love the colours, so perfect for the holiday season! And the sequins! Ah, well amazing! I have heard such great reviews about eShakti! I must try them out!
Britney
http://lemonwoodandhoney.blogspot.com

Amanda said...

oh wow you look so beautiful! I mean you are so beautiful =)

Anni said...

That dress is perfect on you and the back detailing/collar really make it special. Could definitely see this with a gorgeous winter coat.

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Milex said...

from head to toe <3

Girl and Closet said...

LOVE, eShatki - they have the prettiest dresses and I adore yours. The green is gorgeous on you!! xo

Elana said...

I love that eShakti has been working with so many bloggers, it's so great to see a variety of their dresses styled on real people. This one is especially lovely, the color is just gorgeous! Plus, it looks amazing on you!

Katherine / Of Corgis and Cocktails said...

Man I really love this dress! The color is perfect on you! And the sequin collar just fits your style so well. I love their dresses - I have one coming soon I custom ordered too! I think already I may have to get more! They are SO well priced too!

<3 katherine
of corgis and cocktails

Ashlyn said...

You are so cute and smiley! I love the way you've style the dress- you look like you walked right out of the 1960s. All in all I am thrilled to have stumbled across your blog. Just precious.

Ashlyn
Triple Thread

Dus Katrina said...

girl you look GORGEOUS in green!!! ah, you seriously look so so lovely in this! glad it met up to your hopes : )
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justicepirate.com said...

This is one of the most amazing dresses I've seen in general and seen you in! Love it!!!!!!
+Victoria+

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