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Ladies and gentlemen, I have arrived! This is my first sponsored review, and I couldn’t be more excited!

  A few weeks after I posted my first eshakti review, I was contacted by the lovely Jane of eShakti media relations, who offered me a free dress to review. Huzzah! Of course I was all over that, and I placed my order a few days later. They put new clothes on the website every day, so I waited until I saw a dress I was in love with. Here’s what Jane said about eShakti in the email she sent me:

eShakti – A brief snapshot – 
1. eShakti is pronounced – e-shack-tee
2. Meaning of the name – Shakti means power in Sanskrit.   eShakti therefore means the power of the net. 
3. We offer sizes 0-36W & Custom
4. FREE customization on ALL first-time orders
5. In addition to the size and style personalization, for the first time by any apparel brand, we also offer the choice to have embellishments or not & pockets or not!
6. We ship across the USA & Canada
7. We customize every order to the height, size & style specifications and deliver in 14 business days (18 calendar days) from order, or money-back.   Details
8. We have a no-questions-asked, hassle-free returns policy
We are thematically representing eShakti as ‘Real fashion for Real People‘, with a view to sharing with our customers how our garments look on others – those who are not professional fashion models.
 
Isn’t that great? No wonder eShakti is a favorite amongst plus size bloggers!
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This was the best picture I got before I had to take it inside. I will take better pictures, but I really wanted to get this review up.

So much love! The dress started out looking like the picture below, but I changed the sleeves to short flared, and gave my measurements for a perfect fit. I decided I needed a little black dress, but even my little black dresses are not solid black. Must have colorful dots!

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This dress was still available as of this morning.

Once again, it’s a perfect fit, and the fabric is amazing! I can’t get enough of the cotton they use. It just screams quality. That’s not something I often find in plus size clothing.

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Pockets! Really big pockets! Pockets that can hold stuff!

It’s lined in a nice taffeta that doesn’t add any bulk, which is very important in a slim skirt. The pockets are slash pockets that are on the side seams, so they don’t stand out. I love having a pencil skirted dress. I usually go for full skirts because they’re easier to fit (real cute, too), but it’s great to finally have a dress with a more narrow skirt. I recommend eShakti to anyone that has trouble finding dresses that fit their bust, waist, and hips at the same time.

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Hear that? It’s the rockin’ world going round.

As you can see, this dress has elastic in the back. I actually prefer that, because it keeps the waist from stretching out. You can also see the cute shawl collar in the picture above. I think next time I’ll order the shoulder width an inch narrower. It’s a bit too wide across my back.

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You can’t really see it in that picture, but I did have to add a piece of pink fabric to the neckline because it was so low my bra was showing. Think of the children! I don’t mind the little pop of pink, and I think it looks pretty good myself.

Now, let’s get down to business. I got this referral code, see? And if you use it, you get $30 off anything, even overstock, and I get $15 credit. You feel me? Everything is also 25% off right now, so I suggest you make your way over to eShakti.com with a quickness. First time customers also get free customization!

My code: BETHANY3ZVK

Have you ever bought anything from eShakti? If not, do you plan on it? Tell me in the comments!

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