252 W 38th St., Ste. 1401, New York, NY, 10018
nr. 8th Ave.
By AName8 on 6/12/2013
Angelo's shop hits all the right points for a positive experience: Stress-free: Check. Making appointments was easy via email or phone, and Angelo is quick and responsive. Fittings are laid-back and provide ample time. I never once felt rushed. Personal: Check. Angelo's dresses are stunning as it is. Then he will provide his own expertise to help you make any adjustments for your dress to be the ideal dress for you. The shop is small, so there are never lots of people bustling around. It's a quiet little oasis where Angelo can really focus on you. Reasonably-priced: Check. The prices are reasonable for anywhere, not just NYC. Not everyone is going to have the same design aesthetic as Angelo, and that's fine. But for any woman who finds herself perusing his website and liking what she sees, there is absolutely no reason not to go and find your dress at his shop!
By tasleemv on 6/13/2013
From the moment I walked into Angelo's beautiful boutique, he made me feel comfortable and at home, like I was hanging out with a friend. As we all know, wedding dress shopping can be super stressful and daunting. Not with Angelo though, he knows exactly what works on your body type. He takes his time with you to understand exactly what you want and makes it happen. Angelo customizes the dress to fit and I was able to go back for multiple fittings which was great. The dress was perfect and gorgeous!! I was so happy and not only did he design, custom fit and make the dress he helped with everything else....from amazing ideas for hair, accessories, undergarments, how to sit and walk in the dress, even getting out of a cab!! Having Angelo design my wedding dress was an absolute dream.
By kidintheback on 6/27/2013
My experience with Angelo was incredible. Not only did I love my dress, but I loved the entire process. Angelo was so helpful, patient and made me feel beautiful at every fitting. My dress could not have looked more perfect on my wedding day - the quality is extremely high and Angelo's tailoring is top notch. For such a beautiful dress, the price is also extremely reasonable. I highly recommend this store.
By Angela2000 on 7/1/2013
I cannot recommend Angelo's store more highly. From start to finish, he made the experience fun, exciting, stress-free and memorable, resulting in the most beautiful dream wedding dress I could have hoped for (not to mention at a reasonable price)! I actually canceled my first gown at Kleinfeld Bridal and re-purchased my dress with Angelo, who gave me personal care and worked with me to custom design a dress that fit me perfectly. Everyone was blown away by my gown at the wedding and most importantly the whole process was wonderful. I agree with all the other great things others have said - definitely work with Angelo!
By jshalhoub on 8/19/2013
My dealing with Angelo was absolutely spectacular. Unlike other dress shops where all they cared about was how much I was will to fork over, Angelo was such an amazing experience. He and his assistant spent about 10 - 20 minutes just talking to me and hearing about the wedding and what I was looking for. They were so on the same page from the very beginning and helped create something that was more beautiful than I could have dreamed. We had a unique situation as we were actually having three events and he made a dress that not only was STUNNING but worked for our beach wedding, our city wedding and our country day wedding. Everything was ready on time and he was great with suggestions for styling for the different events - he even did some "freshing up" in between! I will never look as beautiful as I did that day and I have Angelo to thank for it!
By merisulcer on 2/19/2015
For years, I’d walk by Angelo's East Village boutique and there was always a jaw-dropping dress in the front window. I prayed for a day that I might have a reason to walk inside. As soon as I entered the shop, I knew I was in good hands. Angelo and his assistant were an absolute pleasure to work with! He was down to earth, efficient and incredibly thoughtful. I was given personalized attention and felt comfortable and at ease almost immediately. I showed him a couple of pictures and he knew exactly what would look most flattering on my body. He was helpful in listening to my preferences and selecting a few sample dresses for me to try. After a brief chat, he began sketching a dress for me. He works with high quality fabrics which I think is extremely important, so if you are looking for the best, this is the place to go. The couture designs are to die for, original and breathtaking. My dress was absolutely stunning. I felt so gorgeous on my wedding day and the compliments were endless. The entire night, I felt comfortable and I was able to dance the night away without feeling constricted. It was fun to have a glass of wine and chit chat about life with Angelo. I felt like I was meeting with an old friend to catch up. Not only did I wind up with an ethereal, jaw dropping dress that made me look my best, I made a new friend!! I would recommend this designer to a bride that doesn't want a standard wedding dress but something unique from an independent designer.