Prom’s a big deal; you get it. Many teenagers and families of high schoolers put a lot of money into making the event and elegant and memorable affair. For Syracuse, NY senior
Needless to say, when
“For a $100 deposit,” Lewis told Yahoo Style, “[the ‘designer’] told my daughter that she would make her something nice with material she already owned and that she wanted to ‘play around with the design’…
“[The designer] didn’t offer any reimbursement as a professional courtesy,” Lewis told the international fashion website.
When she couldn’t get her money back, Lewis decided to get even instead. She posted three pictures of the dress online, calling out the designer by name.
“So Kia Wagner called my daughter
The public has been trying to help get Lewis her deposit back.
Thousands of people have since seen, shared, and reacted to the pictures. Surprisingly, more than a week after sharing the pictures of the devastating dress, Kia Wagner’s page was still public, revealing a defiant tone from the “designer” and lots of comments from strangers ranging from homicidal to hilarious.
One thread included more than 100 comments including these gems:
Chrislynn Metz commented, “If I ordered a cheeseburger and there were no cheese pickles or burger. I’d walk back in and demand my money back and I would be
Cora Lestikow was a little harsher: “So this b**** just ruined any chances of making another dress for anyone because she doesn’t want to refund $300? Dumbest business decision and customer service decision you could make. I hope that $300 lasts you a little while, it’s the last money you’re gonna make designing anything.”
Another sub-thread featured some fantastically funny comments from a user whose username is a little too racy for this site: “Had her
“Always three sides to a story.”
In one of Wagner’s posts featuring a custom dress and matching blazer that she says she designed, someone asked why that level of attention didn’t reflect on
Wagner recently shot back at the negative commentary in a thread on her page:
“I’m great at what
Now that you’ve read the story, has Wagner changed your mind about that dress?
Just so you know, a friend of Lewis’ let