TikToker Shares Disappointing Reveal of N3.1m Wedding Dress Recreation at Her Final Fitting

TikToker Shares Disappointing Reveal of N3.1m Wedding Dress Recreation at Her Final Fitting

  • A TikTok user, @jpepaa, recently shared her pre-wedding experience with a designer she commissioned to make her wedding dress
  • According to her, she had shown the designer an embroidered Valdrin Sahiti gown but was disappointed with the result
  • The lady, who revealed it happened two months before her wedding, stated that the designer was paid N3.1 million for the dress

Every bride's nightmare is having a botched wedding dress, and this is something @jpepaa recently experienced.

The 25-year-old pharmacist ordered her dream custom bridal gown for her September wedding.

What I ordered/wedding dress
Photos of what she wanted and what she got. Credit: @jpepaa (Tiktok)
Source: Instagram

Not a fan of trying on different dresses in a bid to find the right one, @jpepaa decided to have a Valdrin Sahiti design replicated.

According to Insider, she paid N3.1 million ($7,000) for a custom-made replica of the Sahiti gown from the designer who'd made her friend's dress.

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However, when she went for the final fittings, she got a far cry from the design she wanted.

@jpepaa described the dress she pulled on in her final fitting in July, accompanied by her mom and bridesmaids, as a "literal nightmare" in her TikTok video.

Watch the video below:

Reactions from netizens

Kati Rosado Photography:

"I feel like the design was simply not in the designer’s wheelhouse WHICH IS FINE but they should have known their limitations and been upfront about it!"

Madison Chamberlain:

"No no no no no this is not how the custom wedding dress experience is or should be!!! I’m so sorry yours went like this."

Janelle Patterson:

"I sew and I’m here to tell you, she did a horrible job on design & construction. Your final dress is stunning."

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Bepe de beep:

"I mean I get if she didn’t want to copy the design, but clearly a dress like that was not within her skillset."

Diana Baker Photo:

"The dress you wanted is a heavily corseted one, and there was no corset under what she made how could you get that waistline without a corset?!!"


"Omfggg the sleeves are baggy. The designer dead wrong."

Bride appreciates designer for job well done, video goes viral

Having a talented fashion designer in your corner for your big day is a blessing, and perhaps, this explains a bride's show of gratitude to her designer.

In a video posted by @asoebibella, the bride, Iruoma Ojika, is seen in an emotional state as she hails her designer for a job well done.

The video sees the bride in a gorgeously designed green George dress with bedazzled sheer sleeves.

Source: Legit.ng

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