Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Online Boutique: Lulus.com

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Some of you might have heard about Lulus.com. It's a really cute online boutique that carries a wide range of junior's clothing. They have a huge selection of clothing from well-known brands such as BB Dakota and Steve Madden to less popular brands like Bamboo and Blaque label. The styles are trendy and fresh. There certainly is something for everyone.



Lulus.com sent me 4 articles of clothing for this review. I’ll review the item that I ended up keeping in this post. The items that I ended up returning will be reviewed later this week. I was trying to pick out items from various brands for this experiment. I’ve had experiences with BB Dakota before and it’s almost a guarantee that a size XS will fit me. Sure enough, this Lynette dress by BB Dakota in slate blue was the item I ended up keeping.



Pros:
• Clothing are affordable at Lulus.com. Most of the items are under $100.00.
• One thing I love about Lulus.com is their selection. They carry a huge selection from clothing to shoes, accessories and even swimsuits. Their site is updated daily.
• Most of the items come with specific measurements. Please be sure to check them out before purchasing.
• Not only do they carry the latest fashion trends, they also have a vintage section - if that is something you’re looking for. Please note that all vintage sales are final.
Lulus.com offers free shipping for all purchases over $75.00 within the continental U.S.



Cons:
• Even though the clothing is for juniors, sizes tend to run large. Make sure you check the specific measurements before ordering.
• Items sell out quickly. Some of the items I've received are no longer available on their site. If you are considering buying something, you have to act quickly. Although, do check back frequently as their site is updated daily.


What I am wearing:
Dress: BB Dakota by Jack Lynette Dress - XS (buy here or small sizes here)
Shoes: Target Tawny Wedge Sandals in Taupe (buy here)

I didn't want to over-accessorize due to the rosette-like swirl details on the dress. I think it’s very cute just the way it is. The dress is 100% lined.  So, no worries about it being sheer. The color is fresh and quite unique. Unfortunately, an XS is sold out online, but there are a lot more to pick from on the site.



Lulus.com has generously offered a discount code for readers of PetiteLittleGirl.com. Please enter code "PETITELG" at check out for 15% off your entire purchase (code is case-sensitive). It is valid for customers in the US and Canada and is a one use per customer coupon. The coupon will be valid from today until May 27th 2011. Happy shopping!

Disclosure: I received this dress courtesy of Lulus.com. As always, my reviews are my personal opinion. I will not be compensated for posting this review on my blog.

17 comments:

Angie

i like lulu's things but never ordered from them. the shoes look cute on you! i almost got the same ones in brown

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kileen

what a gorgeous dress and i love the design on the top! this is a perfect summery dress and looks great on you!

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The Little Dust Princess

The dress looks so good on you, Sydney! Thanks for sharing your review and this site. I just took a quick browse and noticed this dress (http://www.lulus.com/products/macram-maven-ivory-dress/38273.html) looks like the kids one I purchased from H&M! It's very pretty.

John B. Marine

Sugar-sweet looks, Sydney. That dress is amazing along with the wedge sandals. Couldn't have been styled any better.

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Bruna Correa

Look cute! ^^
Xoxo

Stacey

Good choice! Love how you styled it so simply. :]

PetiteLittleGirl

@The Little Dust Princess Love that dress, Jessy. You're right! They are very similar. Thanks for sharing!

purses and puppies

the top of that dress is beautiful :) you always look so effortlessly beautiful.

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Elaine A (TOBeautyReviews)

Love the detailing on that dress Sydney :) Perfect for summer!

Elle

oooo I love how this dress fits you!!! It's such a perfect dress for the summer. I am a Lulu fan and I browse it from time to time. :)

Cee

I can't say I've ever browsed Lulus, so thank you for introducing me to a new site (not that I need to window shop any more, haha).

I really like the color of this dress. The details and shape makes it perfect for spring. I'm glad the weather's warmed up where you are, Sydney :)

SewPetiteGal

I LOVE the swirl details on your dress and am also in love with your sandals - so incredibly pretty! Great choice and can't wait to see what else you found at Lulu's!

Coco

I love those shoes!

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Tara

The dress is really pretty!

Belly B

I love love love the dress!!! You look like such a sunshine girl! :)

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Sarah

I've never even browsed the site, so thanks for the layout of the pros and cons. Also, this dress looks great on you! The color is lovely and you dressed it to perfection. (:

Chloe

You look darling, and your pros and cons of Lulus.com hit the nail right on the head! I love them and have had nothing but good customer service (they respond quickly to emails, are always super helpful, etc) but I wish things wouldn't go out of stock so darn fast---I've learned that if I think I want something, I definitely can't procrastinate. Good post!

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