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Designer Loft

226 W. 37th St., second fl., New York, NY, 10018
nr. Seventh Ave.
212-944-9013

Avg. Rating

9
Service: 8
Selection: 9
"Highly Recommended"

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80% would go back.

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Found my perfect dress

By daisychain on 12/3/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

I had a great time shopping and finding my ideal wedding gown at Designer Loft. The store is hard to find but worth the effort! First, my consultant, Ellie was so sweet and patient. She really helped me find my dream dress and did not stress me out about my lack of time, yikes my wedding in 3 months! We ended up coming back to my original first choice an organza trumpet with layered custom design. I so love this shop because they respected my needs, my budget and didn't give me a hard sell sales pitch. Really friendly staff. Can't wait to start alterations! Now to find the shoes....

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72 out of 156 people found this review helpful.

Found a gorgeous sample sale gown!

By Jazzygirl on 1/7/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

When I first arrived at Designer Loft, I was a little overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of gowns. But my salesperson was so patient and attentive, she quickly showed me all the gowns by designer and kept me within my budget. I was able to find a gorgeous designer sample gown for a fraction of the price I normally would have paid. I highly recommend this shopping experience. The staff really seemed to enjoy what they do. Shopping for the gown was stressfree and they encouraged me to experiment. I ended up buying a gown very different from what I had originally planned. Had my salesperson Allie not encouraged me to try it on, I never would have found my dream dress! Big thumbs up!

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82 out of 168 people found this review helpful.

Found a gorgeous sample sale gown!

By Jazzygirl on 1/7/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

When I first arrived at Designer Loft, I was a little overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of gowns. But my salesperson was so patient and attentive, she quickly showed me all the gowns by designer and kept me within my budget. I was able to find a gorgeous designer sample gown for a fraction of the price I normally would have paid. I highly recommend this shopping experience. The staff really seemed to enjoy what they do. Shopping for the gown was stressfree and they encouraged me to experiment. I ended up buying a gown very different from what I had originally planned. Had my salesperson Allie not encouraged me to try it on, I never would have found my dream dress! Big thumbs up!

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101 out of 190 people found this review helpful.

Loved the experience!!

By CandiceM on 11/11/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I had a wonderful experience finding and perfecting my dress at Designer Loft. Not only their dresses but all of their accessories are awesome! I worked with Laura, a stylist with an incredible eye for detail. My dress was stunning but also easy to wear. The matching veil they found from Barcellona was breathtaking. I loved wearing the dress and I love how it photographed! Thanks guys - for all the advice. I could not have asked for a better experience.

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103 out of 187 people found this review helpful.

I highly recommend Designer Loft

By marcyhdg on 11/6/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

My daughter and I came to Designer Loft with a list of specific requirements and they met, or exceeded, them all. My daughter's had an orthodox wedding and she was looking for an all lace gown that could be 'built-up' without looking as though it was. There were a number of fittings until the dress met all our expectations, but the staff continued to work with us patiently. The wedding was last week and the gown and veil were exactly what my daughter had wanted and looked as though it the designer created it as a built-up gown, not an easy feat.

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110 out of 206 people found this review helpful.

OUTRAGEOUS SHAMELESS RIP OFF

By baileyrayvalentine on 9/18/2009

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Service: 1
  • Selection: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

I went to Designer Loft to try on a dress I found on the internet. I brought pictures of styles of other dresses that I liked since I was open to other dresses than the one I found on my own. The sales girl was clearly timid and inexperienced, and after listening to what I wanted, told me that I should look through the racks myself. She then brought me only about three dresses, two of which were out of the price range that I quoted her. They told me the dress that I wanted - the one I found myself online - was $1500. I decided to call a few other places and very quickly found it at RK Bridal for $630. Yes - you read that correctly - they tried charging me $870 MORE than what it costs elsewhere, more than TWICE AS MUCH. Shameful.

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98 out of 177 people found this review helpful.

Thanks for taking such great care of me!

By katgreene on 5/7/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I cannot begin to thank the wonderful staff of Designer Loft enough for all that they did for my wedding day. I came to them in a MAJOR rush with very specific requests, and they made everything I dreamed of a reality, from rushing my perfect dress to me from the designer in Paris to the stress-free and perfect alterations (which were finished in a major time pinch THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU), to finding the perfect veil and accessories to complete my look. I was instantly at ease in the laid-back, homey atmosphere. They took the stress out of what would have otherwise been an extremely stressful situation, and created my perfect wedding-day look.

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114 out of 209 people found this review helpful.

Found the Perfect Dress!!!

By Red82 on 5/7/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I was so pleased with my recent experience at Designer Loft! I was surprised by what a great selection they had, and lucky to have made my appointment during a Jenny Packham trunkshow - my favorite designer!!! My consultant, Alison was really helpful and knowledgeable, and she helped me find the perfect dress for my wedding AND body type. When I walked out of the dressing room and my Mom started crying, I knew we had found "the one!" They took such great care of me, and I can't wait to go back with my bridesmaids!

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103 out of 200 people found this review helpful.

Great Vintage gowns

By JaneL63 on 3/20/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I found an unbeleivable selection of interesting and unique vintage gowns! They also have the headpeices and veils to match! This was the best bridal shopping experience yet. I found three dresses that are each gorgeous and am trying to decide the one. Very friendly and helpful staff. Great experience.

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85 out of 196 people found this review helpful.

I don't know who would like this place

By nybride on 3/6/2009

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Selection: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

I had high hopes for this place, knowing some of the designers that they carry. Well, the people working there were NOT helpful at all, and all but one of them practically ignored me, and anything I said to them. The samples are all shoved into small closets and racks, and most were filthy dirty and wrinkled. I guess I'd say consider going if you don't care about wonderful service. They did have some pretty gowns.....

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104 out of 188 people found this review helpful.

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