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About how small do the sizes run?
asked by Reba D. on 3/31/16
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Dear Reba D.
Thanks for your messages.
Please rest assured that we will try our best to full your satisfaction.
We offer you the measurements exactly like the first size chart under product information. I recommend referring to the specific measurements in the product information and compared with yours. For your reference, please note that 1 inch= 2.54cm so you can convert the size accurately.
Thank you for your patience and kind support.
If there are any additional problems or further queries, please feel free to contact us and we will do our very best to assist you.
Best Regards
Dresslily Customer Service
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I ordered an XL dress thinking it would fit (I wear a medium but everyone said they run small) when I got it 4 MONTHS AFTER I ORDERED IT I had to give it to my 5 year old step daughter. She was the ONLY one able to fit into it. I wouldn't order from them ever again.
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I bought XL shirts and it looked like they would fit a youth small... I would say very small in my opinion.
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If you do get it, it will not fit. Save your money. No one has ever gotten clothes from this place.that fit. They come from China and sizes are way way small
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I was told vey small. I'm a size 8 and this crappy company sent me a small bathing suit when I ordered a large. It's a horribly cheap falling apart rag - not a bathing suit. I tried it on anyway and it could probably fit a size 4 woman. Don't waste your time or money on this company. IF (big if) you actually do get something that you ordered, it will look nothing like the photos they post. The one suit they did send (I ordered 3 at the same time) took nearly 2 months to arrive!
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I bought clothes and never got them or a refund so I can't tell you
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Not sure. Never received my order or refund at that.
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About the size I have no idea because since aug. of 2015 they never sent my order. Do not buy anything from them. Please share this answer about this misleading company.
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They run at least 2 sizes smaller. But I wouldnt bother ordering they are such junk if it did fit and did look anyrhing like the picture it would be a one use item throw away. I couldnt get any money back. I gave them to my grand daughter told her to where and dont bother to wash just throw them away. The last blouse I ordered was just trash after trying to get money back and couldn't I tossed it un the trash can. Beware!!!!!
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Their larges wouldn't even fit a dwarf don't order from them
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Don't buy from this company, they are a scam. Even when customer service tries to fix an issue, they can not get it right.
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The sizes run about 2 sizes too small but I would honestly urge you not to buy from this company in general because they will do everything possible to avoid giving you a refund if you want to return something.
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I bought some shoes which were suppose to be a size 8 but they were more like a 7. I ordered a pair of pants back in March of 2015 and I have yet to receive them. This is an awful place to order from, please don't waste your money like I did. I hope this was helpful to you.
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They are very small. I would really consider buying anything from DressLily. After months of trying to return a item simply because it wasn't what I thought I gave up and just gave it to someone else. Whenever they finally responded the questions they asked were just ridiculous. They wanted me to take a picture of the bag and the item, then they ask over and over why I wanted to return it. I feel they were just prolonging it so that they can then say I was to late in returning. Do yourself a favor and read the many bad reviews. I can't believe I didn't do that. It's up to you but Good luck.
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Hi Reba, since the items are from China, you need to order a larger size. But may I add, if you look at the reviews not only from your question but from others as well. This company is horrible. You may see a lucky person or two that had a good experience, but 99% of the time people are giving really bad reviews. Even if you do not get the right size, as in my case. You will never be able to get a hold of them by phone, chat, or email. They are none existent. But I will let you about a company I ordered a couple items from. So far 100% happy. www.Azbro.com. They have the same items, same low price and I was able to order the exact same coat from them as Dresslily. By the way, this coat is rare to find. I Azbro had it. Check them out. Just order the next size up with as as well.
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YOU WILL BE DISAPPOINTED!!
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Sizes run small but probably (based on what others are saying) depends on the item. You would be wise to NOT order from this website. The clothing comes from China and it takes months...and ours had a hole in it. I am thankful it only cost $11 because I had to throw out the shirt and eat the cost.
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I ordered an XL jacket and it wouldn't have fitted a 5 year old!!!. Not to mention the quality was so poor I wouldn't have insulted a 5 year old. After going back to PayPal I did get partial refund and the jacket went in the bin. I can't stress enough AVOID this company.
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2 sizes smaller.
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You have to look at the size chart. this is Chinese S/M/L etc. you need to know you measurements to order online. The clothes are poor quality and never look like the picture. DO NOT BUY!
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Jessie, if you still want to give your money to Dressily, you deserve everything they give you. It doesn't really matter how the sizes run at this point. READ THE REVIEWS!!!! Best of luck
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Way too small..! I placed am order jan.27th, and just received my order,one at a time and I ordered bathing suits, placed the size,and came way too small!! My teenager couldn't even fit into it! I'm so disgusted with dress lily,I would never order from them again..it also comes from china,and their sizes are totally different! ! Stay away from them!!!!
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save your money and shop else where you will not like their clothes

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Extremely small. These clothes are coming directly from China. I wouldn't bother ordering from them at all, but if you do, don't figure on sending the items back if they don't fit. It would cost more than you paid for the clothes, to send them back.
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I ordered 2xl and they would fit a small teenager!!
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Do yourself a favor and do not order from this company. Their products are not as advertised. The materials are different and quality is poor. Each order will be different as they actually sew the items themselves. Your return will have to be sent to China and won't be worth sending. Save your money and spare yourself the aggravation!
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I ordered a 2XL, and it would probably fit a skinny 9 year old!
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The sizes run way way way to SMALL. I ordered an xl. Well it won't fit around my knees. ... I had paid for 3 day delivery. I got it 2 months later....

I WOULDN'T RECOMMEND THIS SITE TO ANYONE. ..
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Very small, you would have to ask for a double your size. Dont order drom them.
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Well I ordered a small for my daughter that is 17 and a size 0-3 depending on what brand and it fit perfectly
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Save your money DO NOT order from this company. The sizing is very small. The quality is appalling. The customer service from china is next to impossible.
IF, they ship the goods after they take your money think yourself lucky
IF, they in anyway resemble the good in the adverting your luck will be extraordinary
I repeat do not order from this company read the reviews it is a SCAM.
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They run small, no doubt about it. The best way to order would be to measure your breast size and check their charts when ordering. I love their clothes and have ordered at least 25 shirts. If you give them a chance I believe you will like your order. Just make sure you go by the size chart and not the size you normally buy. Hope this helps.
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I wear a medium to large depending on designer. X-large felt like an American small.
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The sizes run very small. I ordered a size 2x and received a jacket that would only fit a child size 10. They would only refund half of my money and said I could keep the items which I can not use. Do not order anything from them for they are a scam company. You will save yourself a lot of grief if you avoid them altogether.
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They are a joke, so small, they don't even fit your arms. Do not order from this site.
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The sizes are not accurate at all. When I ordered another size for the dress in a small, it was almost too small and too short!!! And the other size dress was huge!! So I guess you get what you pay for...don't order from them!!!! Total waste of time!!!!
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Depends on what you get. I ordered 2 medium tops. One was too big the other too small. Both crappy quality.
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I bought a shirt that was supposed to be one size fits all and it was way too big all around. I also bought a pair of pants and a skirt, both small as I'm 113lbs and they fit perfectly fine. The problem for me wasn't the fit, it was that the items are made poorly (was delivered with fraying in the fabric straight from the box), cheap material AND the skirt wasn't even the skirt I ordered. It was the same design but the fabric looked A LOT different in the picture and the patterned design on the skirt wasn't even close to that shown on the website.
I truthfully couldn't make use of a single item I ordered and donated it to Goodwill in hopes that at least someone could use them.

So, in a nutshell, the sizing isn't the problem here.

Hope this helps!
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I cant help as it didnt recieve my order x
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Large is more a US size 6 or 8
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I just got these last week. The black one was supposed to be about a size 18. It was about a size 6. The gold one, who the heck knows what that thing is! the top fits a 42 G and the bottom a size 10-12.
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The real question should be "how small does the money run"? I will tell you that when you send in your money and they send back crap, or nothing at all, you will exerience the amazing shrinking money. So small you will never see it again! No, seriously, read the review. All you need to low is on this site already and you would be cray to buy anything from these rip off artists!
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2 sizes is a good estimate
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I have placed several orders with this company and have never been disappointed, but I do order two sizes up.
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I have purchased two dresses from them. The sizes run small but are true the size/measurement charts. Received several compliments on both dresses.
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