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Ever-Pretty Cocktail Dress Review #LittleMermaidEvent

*Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.*

Finding the perfect special occasion dress is never easy, but your options are endless if you consider shopping online as opposed to sticking strictly to brick-and-mortar stores. I have been an avid consumer of dresses from the California-based website Ever-Pretty since purchasing my first dress with them on Their dresses are affordable, fashionable, comfortable, and flattering. Best of all, you can search for specific occasions, whether it’s for bridesmaid dresses or a cocktail party, by choosing the option that best fits your needs under the “All Products” tab on the navigation bar.

I found myself in need of a new dress for a The Little Mermaid-themed cocktail party I attended in Los Angeles during the first week of August, and Ever-Pretty was more than happy to help me select the perfect dress for the occasion. I wanted to find a dress that would fit the spirit of The Little Mermaid, whether it was a perfect color match to Ariel’s hair, tail, or even her purple seashells. After considering several different dresses (and believe me, I had such a hard time choosing between so many options!), I found the perfect green dress to match Ariel’s tail.

Ever-Pretty Cocktail Dress Review #LittleMermaidEvent

The Elegant Ruffles Padded Chiffon Bridesmaid Dress (MSRP $54.99 USD) is tight-fitting with a side zipper that stays concealed from sight, enough padding in the bust that you will not need to wear a bra, and a skirt that flows like liquid when you move around in it. I loved getting dressed up for the evening, and couldn’t wait to wear the dress. Wearing a slip with the dress made it easier for me to smooth down some of my extra tummy weight as well as zip up the dress on my own. In addition to green, the dress is also available in blue, red, black, and purple.

A few things to note about this particular dress are that the straps are unadjustable and it is a hand wash only garment. Since there is no stretch to this dress at all, pay particular attention to the sizing chart, and if you find yourself in between sizes, don’t give in to your vanity—select the larger size and save yourself from having to do an exchange. (Though, if you should have to ever make an exchange with Ever-Pretty, contact them within 72 hours of receiving your order, send your item back postmarked no later than 7 days from when you received it, and understand that you are responsible for all return shipping fees. Dress must be returned in original condition with no wear or tears or odors.)

The straps were a little bit loose for me, so I may get them tailored for the next time I want to wear this dress. Other than that, the dress was a perfect fit! I felt confident and beautiful, and received plenty of compliments. Wear an Ever-Pretty dress, and you’ll feel the same way!

Check out the wide selection of Ever-Pretty dresses on the U.S. and Canadian Ever-Pretty website and receive free shipping on all orders shipped to the U.S. mainland. International shoppers, please visit the Ever-Pretty international website to place your orders. As I mentioned above, I purchased my first Ever-Pretty dress through If you happen to see an Ever-Pretty dress at a lower price on, simply contact Ever-Pretty’s customer service and they will be happy to price match for you.

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Jen currently lives in Utah with her family, and enjoys reading and writing in her spare time. She is active on popular book websites including,, and

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