Gadwal silk handloom saree with embroidery with stitched blouse and petticoat
We, at Raas will make your online shopping much easy and fun! You get what you like with just a few clicks and taps on your mobile whenever you wish !
And while you buy festive and casual ethnic wear garments online, you would love to have them with proper fitting.
The process of online alteration service may entail some efforts from your side- like taking measurements and filling up the details in an online form. The convenience of getting the perfect fit without even stepping out makes these services totally worth it! Hence while you buy garments, you may choose the size customization/alteration services along with it.
Sizing & Fit
The final fit of your garments depends upon the accuracy of the measurements that you provide. Hence it is extremely important to send the right dimensions. Here are general guidelines for taking the measurements with higher accuracy.
If possible, stand in front of the mirror (so you too can monitor the process) or ask help of someone. stand straight, comfortable, don't suck in your stomach, keep arms hanging loose on sides, may tie your hair up. we prefer measurements taken by using inch scale of measuring tap, holding snuggly over the body, not too tight or too loose.
Wear a similar garment- if you’re taking measurement for saree blouse, then it is better to wear a thin dress or saree blouse with well fitting, regular bra underneath while taking measurements.
Know your comfort level- some prefer loose fitted garments while some prefer extremely tight ones. Keep a margin with the measure tape accordingly. Please find the measurement guide below to choose the size that is closest to you.
As you follow the above guidelines and steps properly, your measurement details will be accurate which will reflect on the final fit of your outfit. Still, if you get stuck up with the dimensions then it is better to call the customer care at +1 (630) 407 7419and get your doubt sorted.
BLOUSES - CROPTOPS
Blouses play a key role when it comes to styling a saree or chaniya choli or lehenga.It is important for you to take the correct body measurements before purchasing blouse online.Our blouse sizes are tailored as per bust measurements.
MEASUREMENT OF PRE STITCHED CUSTOM BLOUSES ON OUR WEBSITE
*If you know your under bust and/or shoulder and/or armhole are larger than ususal you may select size accordingly and get fitting/alteration done or contact us.
These are body measurements in inches and NOT garment measurements. Please choose the size that is closest to your body measurements
HOW TO TAKE PERFECT MEASUREMENT?
Here is step by step method of taking measurement.
Make a straight loop around the body with the tape passing exactly above your bust, close to underarm.
Make a straight loop around the body with the tape exactly passing over your bust centerline (that means over the fullest part of your bust , not over the top or lower part the breast)
Mark the spot where your blouse will end and measure your body circumference at the point- wrap around (loop) the measuring tap around your chest at that level (also known as upper waist)
This measurement has to be taken from the back side of your neck, from one edge of the shoulder to another. Keep your body straight, do not bend or shrink in your shoulders while measurement being taken.
(This refers to the hole-loop in your blouse/outfits through which you pass your arm) circumference around the shoulder edge, tap rounding through under arm at that level
(Sleeves bottom/Arm around) circumference of your arm at the level, where you would like to end your sleeves (cap/short/elbow length/3/4th/long)
DIFFERENT SLEEVES LENGTH
from middle of top of shoulder to the level you wish your blouse/choli to end. usually about 1-3 inch below the lower edge of bust) (usually 14-15")
*APEX POINT ( From the middle of shoulder top (or where neck width ends) to the nipple of the breast)
*NECK FRONT This refers to the depth of your neckline on the front side of your blouse/choli.( From the middle of shoulder top (or where neck width ends) to the center point on front side of chest, depth you need , diagonally) (usually 7"-9") ( This will largely defined by the design of the blouse in many cases) (High neck/ boat neck, chines collar etc , need neck circumference, measured differently) )
*NECK BACK This refers to the depth of your neckline on the backside of your blouse/ chili ( From the middle of shoulder top (or where neck width ends) to the center point on back side of chest, depth you need , diagonally)(usually 7"-12") ( This will largely defined by the design of the blouse in many cases) (High neck/ boat neck, chines collar etc , need neck circumference )(deep necks, backless, sheer back, window & blouses with strings necklines need measured differently)
(*not needed for already stitched custom blouse, as such alterations usually not possible in already stitched blouses)
The waist of our Lehengas is fully adjustable using drawstrings on the sides. The waist measurements given above are approximate garment measurements and may vary 2-3 inches based on styling of the outfits.
HOW TO TAKE LEHENGA MEASUREMENT?
No sizing issues! All sarees run the whole 6 yards approx. with a standard length of 44 Inches.
Anarkalis/gown/Suits/Kurtis/Tunics & Separates
HOW TO TAKE DRESS MEASUREMENT?
These are body measurements in inches and NOT garment measurements. You may choose the size that is closest/next larger size to your body measurements.
Take special note that always provide real body measurements, don’t give tight or loose by yourself, but when you order online you may mention in checkout note that you need tight or little loose fitting. Some varieties goes right in loose fitting type (especially crop top/ long blouse – peplum).
HOW TO ZIP A DRESS/GOWN
First make sure the dress is on and held in the position where you feel comfortable.
When you start to zipper the dress, make sure that there are no hanger straps and/or strings in the zipper's way.
You can do one of two things:
You can attach the hook-n-eye first and start to zipper
Or you can zipper it up and then attach the hook-n-eye
Slowly pull up the zipper of the gown until you have it all the way closed.
If you are having a hard time zipping it, you can always rub a bar of soap or zipper wax on the teeth of the zipper to help ease and lubricate
Customize order / pre order
For customize order (cost extra) and pre order items please allow 4 to 8 weeks for us to make it and get it to your door.
We provide side fitting/sleeves attachment -if possible for gown,dresses,and blouses. We provide lehenga/gown length/waist alteration if needed (extra charge).
IF YOU NEED ALTERATION YOU MAY MENTION ON CHECKOUT NOTE OR
CALL/TEXT/WHATSAPP ON +1 (630) 407 7419.
All products are delivered after multiple quality checks. Raas does not sell sub standard or duplicate products. We procure our raw materials & merchandise from the best in the market.
Color, texture, embellishment or weave variations are likely, as this is, sometimes, an inherent part of the fabric or design.
Fabric, color and ostentation are not guaranteed.
Dry Cleaning is recommended for all merchandise.
Outfits must be kept away from harsh chemicals, sprays, perfumes and deodorants.
Use of only Steam Iron – preferably done professionally – is recommended.
Merchandise should be stored in clean, dry and protected wardrobes or closet spaces.
Heavy, structured garments like Bridal Lehengas and Gowns should be stored on wide, stable hangers.
Silk sarees should be stored - folded and stacked – wrapped in clean, white, unbleached cotton/ muslin.
Garments, if stained, must be given out for professional stain removal, dry-clean.
Hand-made, hand block printed, hand-woven or hand embroidered outfits are liable to have discrepancies – which make a piece unique.
We provide free standard shipping on order above $49.
Depending on shipping selection product can be delivered all over USA