Choies Lemon Print Skirt Review

There are a few shopping sites out there that I think of as fashion blogger crack. If you've spent any time on Lookbook, you've probably heard of them - Choies, Chicwish, Sheinside. They have random sounding names, offer free shipping and points for promotion, are relatively cheap, and are based out of Hong Kong or China. The clothes are all quite trendy, so for vintage loving girls, right now they're a great place to stock up on midi skirts while they're popular.
So, I bought this skirt when I was drunk. Had I been sober, I might have passed it up, but I think I'd been trolling Instagram or something, seen the new PUG dresses with the orange print (which are super f-ing cute), and decided then and there that I was going to get something citrus print. This was mostly just what I found that checked off all my boxes - citrus print, not a mini, under $50. 
One of the skirts that I wear most frequently is this green one, from Chicwish.
It's comfortable, well made, and I received it fairly quickly after I ordered it. I expected to get a similar experience from Choies, but that didn't exactly happen.
For starters, I ordered it on the 15th of June, and I received it on July 3rd, which was slow, but within the time frame that they promise delivery. I did have some issues with their website, which had me really concerned. I didn't receive a confirmation email, and the site wouldn't let me log in or reset my password. However, both times that I contacted customer service, the response was both quick and very helpful, so they definitely get points for that.
The pros: I really like the print on this skirt. The colors are nice and vibrant, and the scale is small enough to do some fun print mixing if you're so inclined (I would love to pick up a yellow or green gingham shirt to wear with this). It's also full enough to accommodate a petticoat, which isn't always true of skirts like this that aren't produced for the retro niche market.
The cons: The quality and construction are middling at best. The cotton is thin and a bit scratchy, and when I first put it on, I couldn't figure out why I couldn't get the button through the buttonhole. It turned out that it had been stitched, but not opened, so I had to take a pair of scissors to it. Not a huge deal, but kind of annoying, and indicative of the lack of attention to detail.
I do wish the skirt were a little bit longer, but I can't really call that a con. It hits me just above the knee, when I prefer my skirts to be at or just below knee length. I'm 5'7, so on a shorter lady it might be a better length.

So what do I think of this company? Well, you get what you pay for. This skirt was about $45, with free shipping; it's cute and easy to wear for summer, but it might not last until next year. Choies, and the companies like it, have a lot of products, some with really beautiful prints, for quite good prices, so if that's what you're looking for, I'd say go for it. My experience with Chicwish was generally more positive than my experience with Choies, though, so I'd be more likely to order from them in the future.