Shipping Policy

All orders are processed within 1 to 3 business days (excluding weekends and holidays) after receiving your order confirmation email. You will receive another notification when your order has shipped. 

Please note: Due to Covid-19 some orders may experience shipping delays. 

In the event of merchandise damages or loss during transit, it is your responsibility to file a claim with the carrier.

  • All Domestic orders are shipped via Expedited delivery service through Canada Post or UPS and are insured and tracked.
  • Carrier information, shipping confirmation and tracking number will be supplied after the order has been processed and shipped.
  • All USA and International orders are shipped via Canada Post Expedited Parcel-USA and Xpresspost International respectively.
  • Once an order has been delivered to Canada Post or to appropriate courier service, all title to the products purchased on the website, as well as the risk of loss for such products, passes to the customer.
  • All USA and International orders are declared as 'Sale of Goods'.
  • The Dancing Lily has no control over customs fees incurred from importing goods, nor can provide accurate predictions as to what costs may be incurred.
  • For further information on current customs fees, contact your local customs office prior to ordering.

Shipping Rates

  • Free delivery in Victoria, Sooke and Sidney, B.C.
  • Free shipping in Canada for orders over $150CAD
  • Free shipping to United States for orders over $200CAD
  • $20CAD flat rate within Canada
  • $40CAD flat rate for US Orders
  • $60CAD for International
  • In-store pick up available

If we currently do not ship to your country let us know by writing to us at and we would be happy to help.

Payment Options

The Dancing Lily accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Pay Pal

Your card will not be charged until your order has been shipped. If an item is not available, we will not charge you for it. 

Return/Exchange Policy

Please note: This Return Policy is for ONLINE ORDERS ONLY and does not apply to in-store purchases.

We want you to be fully satisfied with your purchase from us. If you need to return an item, please note that all items must be returned in the condition that they were received - Not Worn, Altered or Washed, and with All Tags Attached.

If these conditions above are met, and the item is in perfect re-sellable condition, you can return regular priced merchandise within 14 days from date of delivery for a full refund or exchange. We do not refund shipping charges

The following categories are Final Sale:

  • All Sale Items
  • Intimates
  • Apothecary
  • Gift Cards

Final Sale items cannot be returned or exchanged. If we receive a returned Final Sale item or items, the package will be returned to you, we will notify you via email, and you will not receive a refund.

Mail the returned items to the address below:

The Dancing Lily

547 Johnson Street

Victoria, B.C. V8W 1M2



For Refund Online:

The cost of the returned item(s), including sales tax, will be credited to your original form of payment. Once your package has been received by us, your refund will be processed within 10 business days. You will be notified via email at the address listed on your account when this transaction has taken place. Please note that your banking institution may require additional days to process and post this transaction to your account once they have received the information from us. Allow up to two billing cycles for a refund to appear on your credit card statement.



Exchanges are processed as a new order. Your original form of payment will be refunded and then charged for the exchange. Exchanged items will be dispatched after the returned goods have been received and undergone a quality control check.

Please note: Exchanges are on regular priced merchandise only and need to be done within 14 days from date of delivery for an exchange. We do not refund shipping charges.


Return In-Store:

Returns/Exchanges are accepted in our store location. Please provide the invoice that was included in your package, so we can process your return.

We accept in-store returns in exchange for a store credit equal to the refunded amount. No cash refunds are given at the store. This store credit can only be redeemed in-store and will not be valid for online purchases.

Need to exchange size or colour of your purchased item? You can make an even exchange in-store. Please contact the store by phone or email prior to your visit, to ensure that the replacement item is available at the store.


Shipping Charges:

We do not refund shipping and handling charges, and you are responsible for all shipping costs on merchandise being returned to us.


Defective Merchandise:

If you believe that you have received defective merchandise, you must notify us within 3 days of receiving the product to be eligible for a refund. There are no exceptions.


Incorrect Merchandise:

If you were shipped incorrect merchandise (style, colour, size, etc.) please notify us within 3 days of receiving the product to be eligible for a refund. We will pay for the return shipping for incorrectly filled orders.



We do not accept returns or exchanges on shoes that are scuffed, marked, or worn. The box that the shoes came in must be intact and not damaged. Footwear returns and exchanges must include the original designer shoe box, undamaged and free of postal labels. Footwear returns without the original designer packaging will not be accepted.


Order Status:

You can always check the status of your order by signing in to your account. We will be happy to make any changes to your order if you contact us before it has been processed.


Other questions?

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