- Meaghan Tayler had seen the dress she had wanted for her wedding online at a subsidised price and decided to order it
- However, her excitement was short-lived when the package arrived and what she received was not what she had seen in the online photo
- According to her, the dress rolled up when she tried it on instead of flowing gracefully
- She contacted the seller privately and requested for a refund but they had a back and forth before she finally got her money back
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Buying things online has become the norm with the evolving technology, but buying a dress on the internet has to be one of the biggest risks people take.
A bride-to-be was disappointed when her dream dress she had ordered online at a bargain price arrived but it did not look anything close to what she had seen online.
Mirror reported that 23-year-old Meaghan Taylor had ordered the second-hand dress for £60 (N29,812.22) on Wish.
According to her, the gown was advertised as a flowing gown with a large skirt, a V-shaped neckline and lace sleeves which were what she had been looking for.
But Meaghan's excitement was short-lived. When the garment arrived for her to try it on; she was not prepared for the frock she unwrapped.
She was disappointed to discover that it looked absolutely nothing like the photos she had seen on the site.
Meaghan who is from Canada said the dress rolled up when she tried it on instead of flowing gracefully.
Speaking about the disastrous dress, she said she was blown away by what she had received. She lamented:
"I was pretty heartbroken, but I could not help but laugh."
The 23-year-old said she contacted the private seller on Wish to ask for a refund, but she had some trouble getting her money back.
According to her, the seller asked her for the original packaging and the box the dress had come in but she had not kept them. She said:
"I then proceeded to tell them that this ruined my wedding as I was expecting the dress in the photo. And they finally returned my money."
The mother of one has been able to see the funny side of the shopping fail and will be finding a new dress for her wedding to her 30-year-old fiancé Keith Reid.
In a similar story, a Twitter user shared photos of a dress she had ordered versus what she received.
The lady identified as Nathi Mapekula had ordered for a red one with a wide opening but got an oversized and different-coloured dress instead.
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