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Byzantine Empress Shift

Intricately embroidered sleeveless shift dress. Upper closure at left side of waist. Lined.
overall average rating:
3.571 out of 5
3.6
 out of 
5
(7 Reviews) 7
Customer Reviews for Byzantine Empress Shift
Review 1 for Byzantine Empress Shift
Name:
Location:Dubai, UAE
age:41-45
body type:pear shaped
Not quite what the picture showed...
7.6.2013
" Loved the look of the dress from the website but in hand, the fitting wasn't great. I'm 34D and was still room up top, seemed to hang around the underarms too much. generally too big up top, fabric was bit boring (seemed to be lighter from picture) and not as form fitting to hips as shown. Overall, it was formless and if it wasn't i'd have really liked it! "
Overall Rating: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
sizing:
little bit loose
runs small
true to size
runs large
Review 2 for Byzantine Empress Shift
Name:
Location:Los Angles
age:26-30
body type:petite
Good for slender body
7.2.2013
" This dress is better for those with slender figure.
The XS works well for my 5"2. Overall quality is good and delicate (but not too fragile).
However, I need to work on burning my tummy fat in order to look good in this dress. XD "
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
sizing:
true to size
runs small
true to size
runs large
Review 3 for Byzantine Empress Shift
Name:
Location:South carolina
age:31-35
body type:athletic
Fits loose
3.30.2013
" I ordered size S, 5'8, 130 lbs, 34D and found it a little too loose for my taste. I know it's a shift dress, but it was too bulgy around my (flat) stomach.
The embroidery is beautiful though.
"
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
sizing:
roomy
runs small
true to size
runs large
Review 4 for Byzantine Empress Shift
Name:
Location:uK
age:over 45
body type:long and lean
Disappointing
3.30.2013
" I am 5ft6, slim build and the medium is very fitted. The quality of the dress is disappointing and the dress is not nearly as vibrant as pictured. It is much more a cream colour. Given the quality it is vastly overpriced. It is more like a dress you would pick up at an Indian clothing store for about £30 max. I am an international buyer so a lot of hastle to return. "
Overall Rating: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
sizing:
snug
runs small
true to size
runs large
Review 5 for Byzantine Empress Shift
Name:
Location:Nova Scotia, Canada
age:26-30
body type:long and lean
So pretty..but..
3.14.2013
" This dress is so beautiful. All of the embroidery on it is perfect. The look of the dress overall has exceeded my expectations. I even found it long enough, which is rare because I'm 5'11". The only thing is...I do find it a little bit too big in the top half. Around the arm holes and such. I always always always order a small on free people and this is the first time that it wasn't a perfect fit. That being said, it's not big enough for me to return it. It's just a little roomy. I would suggest going down a size. It really is a beautiful dress. "
1 of 1 found this review helpful.
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
sizing:
little bit loose
runs small
true to size
runs large
Review 6 for Byzantine Empress Shift
Name:
Location:Nebraska
age:26-30
body type:petite
lovely and well made!
3.7.2013
" Lovely little dress, well made and nearly perfect. Lined and comfy, but the top runs a little loose for me, I was hoping it would have a better silhouette. I confess, I'm a little. 5'2, 100 lbs, 32 B, so I'm not surprised it ran a little large. But I love it so much for layering and has so much potential I'm going to have it tailored to make it perfect. And I often have to with free people clothes. "
1 of 1 found this review helpful.
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
sizing:
little bit loose
runs small
true to size
runs large
Review 7 for Byzantine Empress Shift
Name:
Location:Minnesota
age:14-20
body type:slender
really lovely
3.6.2013
" I bought this dress to wear to a semi-formal event, but also hoping I could dress it down more frequently. It's pretty perfect for both. I'm 5'5" pretty thin, and I bought a small, and it fits mostly great everywhere. It's just a little tight/short in the back, but I have a pretty big butt. It's a little shorter than I expected but nothing too bad. The fabric soft and feels good - delicate but not like it will tear too easily. I'm very happy with this purchase. "
2 of 2 found this review helpful.
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
sizing:
little bit tight
runs small
true to size
runs large