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Wedding Dress Scams ONLINE

Wedding Dress Scam Online Canada

Knock-offs are illegal and have been a problem in the clothing industry for many years, however now with so many people shopping online there are just as many websites out there, scattered around the globe, trying to convince you that your getting the real deal when you are not.

We have researched many websites, forums for brides and bridal shop owners to gather information for brides to make an educated choice when considering purchasing their gown online.

1. All industries have a minimum price that retailers must maintain, give or take $10 or $20, not $99
2. All Wedding Gown Designers have Authorized Dealers. These dealers have gone through a rigorous application that allows them to carry the designer brand in their Bridal Shop/Boutique. Go to the the designers website under their Store    locator. If the store is not listed they cannot deliver the genuine product that is advertised.
3. Designers stand behind their product. Online counterfeit sites do not. Search online "dresses bought online" and you will get a plethora of articles. In some cases the dress did not arrive at all and the website had disappeared.
5. Beware of online reviews, they are not what you think. Knock off websites use fake reviews which they can easily pay for. Search for "buy online fake reviews". When the website receives allot bad reviews they simply shut down and open up under another domain name.
4. Counterfeit dresses are not of the same quality fit or style they are advertising. When the dress arrives, if it arrives at all, it is not the same as the online image.

Material is of lesser quality or completely different
Beading and lace patterns are very different and low quality
Sizing and length are inconsistent
Zippers and hooks are low quality
Dress color is not the same

The internet is a fantastic place to research your dream wedding gown, however purchasing your wedding gown at an authorized retailer will guarantee your are getting the real deal. When you find a Bridal Gown for substantially less than the authorized dealer...that should really be a warning sign to stay away.

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