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“Expensive returns and a whole not of hassle - so not...”

Written on: 13/11/2012 by VB123 (1 review written)

They do not offer free delivery - be warned this can get expensive and they may not even recieve your returns. I ordered boots worth £20- had to order two sizes as I was not sure which i'd be, When it came to returning - registered delivery was nearlly £10 - half the price of the boots. I went for first class standard at over £7. Waited nearly 2 weeks, heard nothing - emailed them and they said they 'had not received my order' Total rubbish, appalling serving, overpriced returns - not… Read Full Review

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“I was wary of buying from Brand Alley again after not...”

Written on: 01/11/2012

I was wary of buying from Brand Alley again after not being entirely sure that my first purchase was a genuine product. Swayed by the bargain price of another Ciccia bag, I decided to give them the benefit of the doubt. My second bag arrived with most of it's packaging missing and with a large dint in it. The quality of the bag was not what I expected and was also not the advertised colour. I returned the bag recorded delivery via Royal Mail and waited almost 3 weeks for a refund… Read Full Review

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“BANK UNDER BRAND ALLEY NAME”

Written on: 30/10/2012 by gailymouse (1 review written)

Spent almost £500.00 on coat which although they told me was in stock and dispatched never arrived. Apparently it went missing and was returned to the warehouse. I asked for it to be resent and they could not do it.WHY??? Did it ever exist???.They took my money and I had to wait over 3 weeks for a refund. Nice interest for them!!! Although their customer service department were very pleasant they appear to be reading from a script and keep their customers waiting for as long as possible for a… Read Full Review

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“Fake market”

Written on: 19/10/2012

purchased a pair of UGG boots, which are fake and from China. Now can't get money back!!… Read Full Review

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Snook179's Comment

Written on: 16/02/2013

ALL GOODS ARE GENUINE. i HAVE BEEN BUYING FOR ABOUT 5 YEARS AND NEVER HAD AN ORDER, DELIVERY OR REFUND PROBLEM

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Stretchmatt's Comment

Written on: 18/02/2013

no they are not - even the company admitted it and gave us a refund! And they haven't existed for 5 years!

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“Unprofessional ”

Written on: 13/10/2012 by Poobear22 (1 review written)

Never again would I order from this company, 2 orders gone wrong first one I recieved a pair men's shoes instead of a bag , second one my order got lost with Courier Hermes !!! Then to be lied to saying they had sent it 3 times to me load of more lies … Read Full Review

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“Have never fulfilled an Order...”

Written on: 12/10/2012

I always look on this site for a bargain... Generally, on the rare occasion that I have odered something, they have never been able to fulfil my request... they have always been quick to refund the money... But why take my money in the 1st place for something they didn't have! Not sure why they advertise they have things when clearly they don't!!!… Read Full Review

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“Thieves”

Written on: 05/10/2012

ordered a watch which, when it finally arrived, was the size and weight of a clock, sent it back for a refund and they deducted the £10 off first order voucher from what I paid, so I ended up paying £13.50 for nothing - avoid these thieves… Read Full Review

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“fake items”

Written on: 27/09/2012 by scratter (1 review written)

I ordered a pair of Parada boots costing £340 and the box may be genuine but the writting on the boot does not look genuine, they feel nice but i have my worries that they are fake… Read Full Review

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Snook179's Response to scratter's Review

Written on: 16/02/2013

They never sell fakes. Take them to prada to verify

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★★★★☆

“Great Service”

Written on: 23/09/2012

I have been a Brand Alley customer for several years and have ordered quite a few items. Yes there is a delay in receiving the goods but this is fully explained at the time of ordering so I can't understand why people complain about it ! All of the items I have received have been of good quality and as described, and any time I have returned an item I have been given a refund very quickly. The customer service team are helpful and friendly - I phone them rather than email. I recently had a… Read Full Review

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“Not what I expected”

Written on: 20/09/2012 by otherclare (2 reviews written)

I thought it was disappointing when I'd ordered a pair of earrings and the delivery time was 3 weeks even when they said they were in stock. They are to a present for a friend and didn't turn up nicely packaged, and frankly don't look like pearls at all. Will not be using again, wish I'd checked the reviews first!… Read Full Review

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“A Question of Quality”

Written on: 14/09/2012

I recently bought a bag from Brand Alley (my first purchase) and was very impressed - customer services were very helpful when I wanted to amend the delivery address and my bag arrived less than a week later. I should be happy but I have a niggling feeling that my bag is either a fake or a factory second. The quality is not what I have come to expect from this designer brand (Ciccia). Yes I got it for a good price but I would rather have spent a bit more to get the real thing… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“VERY PLEASED”

Written on: 28/07/2012 by hannah81 (1 review written)

I am absolutely happy with my 2 purchases from the website. I however ordered stuff fron their outlet bit of the website, and these items are listed as "available now", so they ll be dispatched really quickly, so I got my items 2-3 days later... also I got some deals like 2 for 3, which ended up great price for what I got!!! The first time round, the packaging was really poor, which I wrote to them, simce you expect at least fairly well folded up clothes, when you buy brand name, and my… Read Full Review

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“You will NEVER get a refund from these cowboys”

Written on: 23/07/2012 by eddiebooth (1 review written)

I ordered a pair of glass bookends in March. They arrived with chips out of them so I got a returns slip from BrandAlley and sent them back on 2nd April. It is now almost August and despite several emails to them I cannot get a refund, in fact I cannot even get a reply to any of my emails. These were not an expensive item, it is the principle that matters. Do not buy from Brand Alley unless you are prepared to lose your money should the goods be damaged or unsuitable for you… Read Full Review

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“The worst service I had ever seen”

Written on: 12/07/2012

Simple advise to anyone who wants to use brandalley - DON'T!!!!!!!! It is only because there is a 99,9% chance that you will never get the product you have ordered and than will spend a few days trying to contact them, as their customer service team takes 48 hours to respond. This tells that they have so many queries from unhappy customers and are not able to deal faster. Just don't use it, will save lots of nerves for yourselves. And for anyone who does - GOOD LUCK GETTING YOUR GOODS… Read Full Review

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Snook179's Comment

Written on: 16/02/2013

Always had my goods

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“Brandalley denies selling fake items”

Written on: 05/07/2012 by MONEYEXPERT (2 reviews written)

I've already warned all of my friends who are using brandalley over the quality issue of bags and sunglasses they sell. I've received one myself and returned it back. Of course, brandalley would never acknowledge they sell imitation of big designer brands! They also refused paying for postage incurred when returning items that are not up to standard! I would not recommend this online site and won't be using it again. Delivery takes forever, you won't get your goods until you remind and follow… Read Full Review

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“Recent decline in the quality of products and packaging”

Written on: 20/06/2012

I have ordered from Brand Alley on numerous occasions but have to say my last two orders were very disappointing. The quality and workmanship of the clothes leaves a lot to be desired especially for goods branded as designer clothes. I would much rather buy from mainstream shops at a fraction of the cost than claim to be wearing a 'designer dress' that looks so cheap!!! My recent order was so disappointing I could have purchased those items from a market stall. I did not even have the heart… Read Full Review

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“incorrect item”

Written on: 16/06/2012

brandalley is a terrible online company....i ordered a french connection dress from them and it took 6wks to arrive and when it finally arrived it was not what i was expecting,it was a different dress entirely and d dress was from china,the reason why i know is from china is because ive been to china and there is a way they pack there clothes,its always twisted and long....this dress is not close to what i ordered at all and i feel teriible.... please be very careful about what u order from… Read Full Review

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“An Absolute joke”

Written on: 15/06/2012

I have ordered from brad alley twice now and I do accept the fact that their deliveries take longer than usual but my first order took almost 2 months to be delivered and I wasn't notified to say it had been dispatched and now my second order that I placed almost 5 months ago is still yet to be delivered to me even though they took my money from my account almost immediately. Brand Alley hands down has the worst delivery policy I have ever seen of an online retail outlet and I will never… Read Full Review

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“Second time ordered, second time disappointed”

Written on: 12/06/2012

I have order items twice from Brand Alley, accepting that they may take several weeks to arrive. On both occasions though, they did not, and I only found out via PayPal as I had been refunded. Really rather unacceptable. The business model may suit the current climate in terms of discounts but never in terms of customer service… Read Full Review

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“Hopeless”

Written on: 11/05/2012

I have been signed up to Brand Alley for over a year and have enjoyed the lure of bargain products with only a month or so to wait for them to arrive. I know how the discount works, I know the goods take time to arrive, but at the beginning of October last year I bought a bundle of items to arrive in time for my birthday at the end of november. My birthday came and went, and 8 weeks later I finally wrote to them. They kept my money all this time and never bothered to tell me the supplier let… Read Full Review

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