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  • Ana on Apr 5, 2019

    5 out of 5 stars

    Kelly she is awesome!!! Work w me and the dress came out great!!!! Thank u so much!!! Always response to yr emails!!!

  • Reviewed by Inactive on Feb 19, 2018

    5 out of 5 stars

    This dress is absolutely exquisite! Enviably beautiful, it is a dress that commands attention while retaining it's grace and elegance. It's daring back is balances with a sedate front, and the whole design pours on the body in a pool of inky black. I wore mine to my performance, and loved how it too, performed - it moved in just the right way. It hugged my curves lovingly, and cut a classic meets modern silhouette. I think this is why the dress is so marvelous- it seems to ride the ages. It could be a gown of the 1930's as easily as 2018 . Kelly is a visionary , marrying the past and present in her creation, and presenting the perfect dress for right now. Kelly was absolutely lovely and beyond! She was incredibly sweet and communicative during the whole designing process. I'm ordering another right away!

  • lauren on Dec 31, 2016

    5 out of 5 stars

    The most amazing dress ever! I felt so beautiful in this gown for my elopement.
    It's pretty form fitting, so be prepared to go commando.
    Kelly was fantastic, so prompt in responding to questions and is an amazing seamstress.
    Only issue was shipping and arrived later than expected due to issues with the post office, but Kelly was on top of it and eased my stress and switched to FedEx so it would arrive on time.

    I high recommend this gown, or anything from Kelly!

  • Asherah on Jun 30, 2016

    5 out of 5 stars

    Just AMAZING! Kelly made this for me in double layered white with two modifications that I requested (closed back and thigh split). Let me tell you, this was THE DRESS! I wore it for my wedding, and the pictures are just breathtaking. I felt like a Hollywood starlet. Also, Kelly was super communicative and any message I sent was returned within minutes (literally). I will say that in white, even double-layered, this dress/material is very unforgiving. I couldn't wear anything (at all) under it. Even seamless support garments showed. Still, the final outcome was PERFECT! If I could leave 100 stars, I would. Kelly is a true professional and an artist. I'm so glad I trusted her with my dress <3

  • TheCatInGrey on May 25, 2016

    5 out of 5 stars

    It just came and is beautiful! It fits me like a glove, and all the tiny modifications I requested (different color, different length of ties) were done perfectly. She was wonderful to work with throughout this - so flexible and responsive. Highly recommend.

  • richande on May 21, 2016

    5 out of 5 stars

    I want to thank you for this amazing dress. Im so happy to have found you. You give great customer service and I will recommend you to others. I will definitely come back to you for another purchase. I wore the dress and it was a hit yesterday... I was stopped s?oooo many times at the wedding... You are amazzzzzing.

  • Candace on Mar 2, 2016

    5 out of 5 stars

    This dress was everything I wanted and more! Insanely sexy both back and front. It fit perfectly! Kelly was an absolute dream to work with. I wore this to a black tie wedding and I was heavily complimented on, I felt "oscars red carpet"!

  • Elyse on Feb 1, 2016

    5 out of 5 stars

    I ordered two dresses. The first was a rush order, so I received it sooner, this one was shipped in a little over two weeks. Its perfect!! I'm so in love with both of my dress. Kelly is so amazing and so nice. She went above and beyond to make sure everything was just right. I'll definitely be ordering the backless one as well!!

  • Elyse on Jan 26, 2016

    5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing seller!! Had an express order and Kelly had it delivered to me ahead of schedule. She was very lovely and great with keeping me updated. The dress was slightly long, but fit perfectly. Tons of compliments. Would definitely recommend.

  • Rachel on Jan 25, 2016

    4 out of 5 stars

    Pro: Kelly was so very sweet and easy to get in touch with. super super nice. Very good quality material. Neutral: the dress fits, but I'll need it a little altered (thats always the chance when buying via the internet). Neg: I was left in a space where I was extremely nervous about receiving the dress. The shipping label was printed about a month before it was shipped... but I was told it had shipped. After seeing the other reviews about the post office problems, I thought... either she lives near the worst PO in the world, or she just didn't ship it when she said she did. I think it was the latter, according to my PO text updates.... kind of nerve-wracking for the buyer for no reason. all in all, would buy again, but the cost didn't quite meet the expectation.

About alafemme

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On Etsy since 2010

Hi!! Kelly, here. Just wanted to tell you a bit about myself and my designs. My shop originally started from me wanting a dress for an event and I couldn't find anything I loved. I was looking for something classic, but with a little edge. I started playing around with fabric, which resulted in the backless dress - my personal favorite. The other designs came to life in the following months and my little design family had been created.

My feather shoes have a birth story of their own. I've always had so much inspiration from Alexander McQueen (the man, himself). I've studied fashion design at two separate schools and am one of the annoying people who sit at the computer during fashion week anxiously waiting images from the runways. McQueen was my favorite. He married design with art in a pseudo-rebellious way. He was unlike any other designer because crossed the two concepts effortlessly, so I was a bit devastated after his passing. The feather pumps were actually a tribute to the last collection he designed and they are a symbol of his inspiration to me.

All things aside, I just want thank you for visiting my shop. Your support means the world to me. Feel free to send a message, ask a question or just say hi. You're always welcome.


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