"Indra" is our modern take on a lace mermaid dress, it's versatile, because it's a two piece - a bodysuit and a skirt, it's soft and comfortable, because the inside is a jersey type of fabric in fair nude color and it has little slits at the sides on the inner skirt so you can walk and dance without issues, unlike in traditional mermaid dresses.
The inner nude layer is covered with two different chantilly laces to form a gorgeous pattern, that can be hand dyed into any custom color of your imagination, just let us know your dream shade for the gown and we will make it a reality with Indra dress! The skirt also has a layer of tulle, that expands into a beautiful, airy and light mermaid shade at the bottom. We are using white tulle here, and the lace is dyed to be dusty blue bordering on grey, but as mentioned, you can truly have any color for both the lace and tulle here, you name it. The bodysuit requires a backless bra, or one like was worn during the shoot - a bra with a clear strap at the back, and it is completely invisible, while fully supportive.
All scalloped edges of the bodysuit are hand embroidered with tiny beads. By request the bodysuit can be made with closed back or/and a less deep V in the front, and sleeve length is of course custom.
You can buy the bodysuit separately: https://www.etsy.com/listing/652987756/indra-bridal-lace-top-with-open-back-and?ref=shop_home_active_2
And you can buy the skirt separately as well: https://www.etsy.com/listing/652987756/indra-bridal-lace-top-with-open-back-and?ref=shop_home_active_2
But purchasing them together is 10% more cost efficient!
The dress will be done to your exact measurements, after purchase you will be sent videos with examples and explanations on how to take your measurements. Of course you can also get measured at any tailors office.
We would really like to stay in contact with you throughout the making process of your dress, as we may need to ask you to doublecheck a measurement, or to take an additional one. So please kindly check your e-mail and or/Etsy account! :) Also do not hesitate to ask us any questions you have!
The top will be shipped to you via DHL Express Worldwide, please also give us your phone number for shipping either in the notes to seller section or via separate Etsy conversation message. The shipping is easy to track at every step, and usually takes 2-5 days to arrive.
VERY IMPORTANT: In any case of time-sensitive order, please do let us know so we are aware of the date it's due. If you do not tell us, we cannot be held responsible for it being late. If you do inform us - we will take the responsibility, so it's worth letting us know!
Photos by Indre Sipaite Kuodiene
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We are using DHL express worldwide - it is a very reliable 2-5 working days shipping service with a step by step tracking system that actually works. Please kindly provide your phone number for the couriers.
There are no additional customs charges for buyers from EU member states.
There are no additional customs charges for United States buyers of under 800$ (USD).
There are no additional customs charges for Australia buyers of under 1000 AUD.
There will most likely be additional customs charges for buyers from Canada, Switzerland and rest of the world, depending on the laws of your country.
We are not to blame for the customs charges or duties you may have to pay, as those are the laws of your country. We cannot mislead customs by marking low values or anything of a sort, because we are a registered VAT payer and our export documents must be valid and presentable.
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Every item is custom made from scratch to each customers measurements, therefore returns for a refund are not offered. Nobody else can wear your garment as it was made just for you. Minor alterations are a normal expectation everywhere in the bridal garment industry, us included. If we make a mistake or send you a somehow faulty product - we will certainly take responsibility and offer a suitable solution (e.g alter it ourselves, pay for alterations on your end, send fabric, etc, whatever is needed to solve the problem).
Kindly take notice, that complaints are welcome within a week after delivery and will not be considered past that time.
Please read our FAQ to find out more details about which items are most likely and least likely to need alterations.
REGARDING POTENTIAL ALTERATIONS
Please do not be under impression, that since these are made to measure, you will definitely need no futher (local) alterations to make sure the garments fit like a glove. The more fitting the garment - the more likely you will need alterations, besides the measurements themselves, posture is also important for such items. All bodysuits are expected to need further altering, please take note, if you are ordering Faerie, Nora, Grace, Indra, Dolores, Tulia or Yona bodysuits - it makes sense to book a tailors appointment for after your delivery.
HOW TO SUBMIT A CLAIM WHEN SOMETHING DOESN'T FIT TO A GREAT EXTENT:
Please contact us within a week post delivery for a solution. A statement "this garment piece doesn't fit" is unfortunately not a claim we can consider. If, for example, your skirt is too short for you, too wide, or too narrow, please kindly measure it, compare it to the measurements you gave us, and if a discrepancy is indeed found, please send us photos that show it (measuring tape around your body, measuring tape across the garment (we are happy to tell you how to measure the garment if you are not sure and need assistance). If we indeed are to blame for the ill fitting garment, beyond the extent of expected nips and tucks on the bodysuit or a tight fitting top we covered before, we will absolutely be of service of solving the problem. We will either pay for alterations on your end, send you a new garment or just a part of it (e.g, new sleeves), take it back to alter ourselves.
Please be advised, that nearly every tulle, lace or chiffon color (with very few exceptions, such as whites) is a hand dyed one. Therefore every garment is unique and slightly different. For example, if you ordered a "Dusty pink" color skirt before, and would ask us to make another, that would match the first one by 100%, we could not guarantee that. If you need more than one skirt in exactly matching tonal shades, you need to order them all at once, for example, for a bridesmaids party. In that case we are able to make them exactly identical in color. The color chart is a general and a pretty good idea of a color you'd be getting, but it shows the color in a "swirl of tulle", and every skirt does still come out unique in a way, especially when lining and waistband is added. For some specific and exact color, photo references are always welcome and we do successfully recreate colors of it to major extent. For an exact color match, please mail us a sample and we will make sure your new item will match the rest of your outfit.
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They are made to your measurements. We have extensive video tutorials showing how and where to measure - and you can also simply take our measurement list from the video description to any tailor if you do not wish to attempt measurements at home with a help of a friend. Many do it at home though and it turns out just fine - we usually spot an error if any occurs.
Measurement link for tops (non corset, non bodysuit):
Measurement link for corset tops (Cate, Heather, Dahlia...):
Measurement link for bodysuits (Faerie, Grace...):
Measurement link for skirts:
Due to our crafting queue, we do not need your measurements at the time of the order - you can purchase the listing to reserve the timeline and fabrics, If you have them ready though, you can simply paste them in the "Notes to seller" section, you will find this in your cart when checking out. Alternatively you can just message Inge on Etsy and give her the list of measurements at any time you wish. If you are on the weight loss journey - fear not, we will work with you to accommodate the best measurements retrieval deadline, our concern is planning and scheduling
(we have 70 to 100 open orders at all times), and therefore we love early orders, the earlier the better, but no problem if you need to provide your measurements much later.
We cannot be sure of that, as there can be many reasons to discontinue a product, most important of which is - fabric supplier discontinues a certain fabric. Therefore we strongly advise and encourage placing your order early to reserve the fabrics we have in stock, as well as the timeline, for when you are ready to provide your measurements. As we covered in the previous question, we can certainly wait for those and we love early orders that are stress free for both parties involved.
Most likely, yes, but please do write to us and send a color reference photo along with your inquiry. Simply naming the color (e.g. "blush") is often not enough, because if it's a hand dyed garment, then there can be dozens of blush shades, and you and I can imagine different ones. We want you to have just the shade you love and want to wear.
Only if we are able to. Please message us with your deadline and location and we will be able to tell you right away if we can meet it. We do not charge anything extra for rush orders - we are either able to schedule it in or we are not, and we already use DHL Express Worldwide shipping for your garments and it takes mere days to be delivered, so there is nothing to upgrade in that regard.
All of our clothes are made in our studio - from start to finish. We pattern, cut, dye, sew, iron, embellish and ship directly from our studio. You can actually see the video of how we work and how our studio looks in the "About" section of the shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/WardrobeByDulcinea?ref=seller-platform-mcnav#about
Current production for default items (any one skirt or any one top, separately) is 10 weeks and up to 5 days to ship. Please order 11 weeks ahead and let us know the date. Two piece wedding dresses or any two items ordered at once take about 4 months to produce, so reserve at least 4 months and a week to receive a two piece garment. More items than two at a time needed? Please present your deadline and we will inform you if it can be met. Extra time is needed for custom color or design modifications. We may accept rush orders as well (if we are able to), please message us with the dates you need the garments by, before purchasing.
It depends on what you getting. Highly unlikely (unless you provided wrong measurements or gained/lost weight) if you are getting just the skirt. For tops: about 30% of a possibility to need some alterations, more likely for a tight fit than a loose fit model. Very likely to need alterations (IMPORTANT to take note) - for all bodysuits, as they should be fitted during production. If you are ordering Dolores, Grace, Faerie, Nora, Yona, Indra, Tulia, Eleanor, Kyra bodysuits - please make sure you have a tailor available before your big day, after arrival of your order. We can inform you of an exact time you will be receiving your garment.
Yes, there is! It's ivory, if you want a 100% matching top and bottom and have an absolute styling freedom, you can choose ivory or "fully ivory" (meaning lace and tops underlay are both ivory there) for both and they will be the same exact shade on any of the items. On another note, snow white/pure white - are definitely the same white color, don't worry :) just pure, bright white under those names. We have been around since 2014 and gradual changes to the listings and new items added resulted in some color name discrepancies, but those are all certainly the same pure white.