For saving a big money, more and more girls begin to buy the prom dresses online. More options and much cheaper are the most reason why we choosing our prom gowns online. But at the same time, you should know that, shopping online has an certain risk. Thus you should be more patient and careful before purchasing your dress. Here are some details you should know when shopping online.
Know the shipping costs. Don't be fooled by the low cost of some of the dresses you might find, particularly on eBay. Often the dresses are listed for very cheap, but the shipping costs are outrageous. Make sure you understand what the cost of shipping is before you agree to buy or place a bid on a prom dress online.
Ask if the dress has been altered. If you are buying a used dress that was worn by someone else before, make sure to ask if the dress has been altered. You may fit perfectly into a size 6, but if it's a size 6 that has been altered to fit someone slightly thinner, or hemmed to fit someone shorter, it could spell trouble. If you are buying from someone locally, you may even want to ask to try the dress on before purchasing to ensure it fits okay.
Read the return policy. Make sure you know ahead of time what the return process is for the prom dress you buy online. Are all sales final? Do you pay for return shipping? Can you only return the dress if it's damaged? Do you only get 40% of your money back? Is there a restocking fee? Try not to get so excited about getting the dress that you overlook the possibility that you may need to return it.