I ordered an evening gown online from Darius Cordell Designs, after seeing photos on their website of “sample”” couture dresses. I paid over $600 and had the dress express mailed to me. nThe gown was beautiful and I was thrilled –until I tried it on and discovered

while it was a perfect fit

it had a rather crucial flaw it its design: The 1-strap gown did not have any “”boning”” or anything in the bodice to keep the one side from falling over and exposing the breast. I asked Darius Cordell for suggestions on how to deal with this

and received nothing but curt replies telling me I could take it to my alterationist and do as I pleased–(In other words

you’re on your own