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Help! I really need a black ribbon style belt

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Jaimx86 Sun 19-Mar-17 13:52:19

I purchased this dress online and it arrived without the belt. I was offered a 20% refund or the delivery of the belt. I took the refund, and now regret it as I can't find a belt like it. The sash style belts are too chunky for it. Can anyone recommend where I should look, or an alternative belt, please?

DandelionAndBedrock Sun 19-Mar-17 13:54:00

Could you not just buy a black grosgrain ribbon?

DandelionAndBedrock Sun 19-Mar-17 13:54:49

Sorry - that sounded a bit snarky. What I mean is, does it need to cinch the dress properly like a belt? Or would a ribbon work?

Losgunna Sun 19-Mar-17 13:57:57

It's literally just a ribbon. Just buy some long/wide enough and seal the end with a bit of clear nail polish

Jaimx86 Sun 19-Mar-17 14:02:02

I was thinking about ribbon but wasn't sure if it would fray on cutting, if the clear polish was noticeable I wouldn't really want to wear it - however, this could be a back up to try if I can't find anything else.

Jaimx86 Sun 19-Mar-17 14:03:08

Dandelion, it doesn't need to act as a belt as such, it just breaks up the colour and there's a change in pattern on the dress where it should be.

Losgunna Sun 19-Mar-17 14:12:35

I seal all my ribbons with clear polish (used to do ballet) and it's totally invisible when it's dry smile

Losgunna Sun 19-Mar-17 14:13:56

You just need a tiny bit of the very end, drag end of the ribbon across the brush rather than painting it on Iyswim

Jaimx86 Sun 19-Mar-17 16:32:51

That's great! Thank you. Saved me a lot of time and money.

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