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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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58 out of 124 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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65 out of 140 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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86 out of 163 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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93 out of 167 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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92 out of 182 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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96 out of 181 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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90 out of 174 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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74 out of 171 people found this review helpful.

Great experience- low sales pressure

By NYgal65 on 1/5/2009

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

After arriving somewhat late to the world of bridal shopping, what a releif to find Designer Loft. I had an extremely knowledgeable and helpful salesperson. Who really listened to me and did not try to sell me the first dress that looked good on me. Their selection is amazing. I finally narrowed it down to the "one" and purchased two weeks later. I so appreciated the lack of sales pressure and the patience of the staff, what a change from my previous shopping experiences. The veils, jewelry and art deco accessories are also fun! I highly recommend this place for those looking for unique, gorgeous gowns!

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18 out of 46 people found this review helpful.

Amazing selection, great staff

By amiec on 10/11/2008

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

This was such a wonderful experience I am seriously considering a career change. It was so much fun! Their gowns are gorgeous and the selection very different. I was pampered and advised by their really knowledgeable and caring staff. I ended up selecting a gorgeous vintage inspired gown from Italy. They found a beautiful matching sash the exact color of my mother's vintage lace veil as well as a hair and makeup person for my portraits and wedding day. The look we created was perfect and I am so grateful for all their attention to detail.

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22 out of 48 people found this review helpful.

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