Stars

★★★★★
  • 138 Simsbury Rd # 3

    Avon, CT 06001

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  • 860-678-0590

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Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, 10am - 5pm; Thu, 10am - 7pm. Call about extended hours during prom season
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People ~~ I dont care if your from Avon.. Im from Glastonbury...we are in a RECESSION...at least..show that you care someone walks into your pathetic.. dress shop... its a dress shop..!!..i can get dresses over the internet.. hello.....??? I wanted a Jovani Dress..could care less how much I spend.. I was thinking 1000 its my wedding dress but not typical wedding..these Sales peope were more concerned about when they were having their next tanning session or nails done..sorry I got tude when I walked in and looked at them and just laughed...my friends and I said.. really..you want to hand them your money.. why... you own better dresses then they have here.. I wouldnt give them my money if I were you... I kinda knew they were right and just left..
Msg to the owner.. get off your azzzzzzzzzzz and see whats going on in your own shop and if you were one of them... shoot yourself.. clost your shop..and dont look back..you cant possibly be doing well..Omg they are still opened for business..lmao I called there to see if they were "still open" and this lady says..yes..weve been here for 15 years..well get your head out of your you know what and see whats going on LADY... READ your reviews...geesh.. dump people... well you may be in business now..but you wont be for long if this keeps up..

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People ~~ I dont care if your from Avon.. Im from Glastonbury...we are in a RECESSION...at least..show that you care someone walks into your pathetic.. dress shop... its a dress shop..!!..i can get dresses over the internet.. hello.....??? I wanted a Jovani Dress..could care less how much I spend.. I was thinking 1000 its my wedding dress but not typical wedding..these Sales peope were more concerned about when they were having their next tanning session or nails done..sorry I got tude when I walked in and looked at them and just laughed...my friends and I said.. really..you want to hand them your money.. why... you own better dresses then they have here.. I wouldnt give them my money if I were you... I kinda knew they were right and just left..
Msg to the owner.. get off your azzzzzzzzzzz and see whats going on in your own shop and if you were one of them... shoot yourself.. clost your shop..and dont look back..you cant possibly be doing well..Omg they are still opened for business..lmao I called there to see if they were "still open" and this lady says..yes..weve been here for 15 years..well get your head out of your you know what and see whats going on LADY... READ your reviews...geesh.. dump people... well you may be in business now..but you wont be for long if this keeps up..

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I went to Stars and had a wonderful shoppping experience. The salesperson was great, I really enjoyed working with her. She helped me choose different gowns, and took her time with me. I'm looking for a gown for my son's wedding and Stars was the first place I looked.

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I went to Stars and had a wonderful shoppping experience. The salesperson was great, I really enjoyed working with her. She helped me choose different gowns, and took her time with me. I'm looking for a gown for my son's wedding and Stars was the first place I looked.

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Thank you so much for your generosity with Kirsten's dress. It is stunning and fitted her perfectly. So many people commented on how exquisite it was. She was our princess for the day. Peggy S

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Thank you so much for your generosity with Kirsten's dress. It is stunning and fitted her perfectly. So many people commented on how exquisite it was. She was our princess for the day. Peggy S

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Thank you so much for moving Heaven and Earth to get me a wedding gown that I loved. I called Stars just 10 days before my July 4th wedding after I was let down by another dress shop who had ordered the wrong size dress for me and then did nothing to solve the problem. As soon as I called and spoke to Hope, I knew everything would be o.k. She checked with JoAnne and then called me back and told me to come in right away. That afternoon, I found myself at Stars looking at 4 gorgeous gowns that JoAnne had selected for me. They were all beautiful, but as soon as I tried on the very first one, I knew it was meant to be! The dress was perfect for me, but would need alterations, and we had just 10 days until the wedding. Plus, I had not yet seen the price tag on the gown. I was too afraid to ask, but when JoAnne told me the price I could not believe my ears the dress was in mu budget, and I would also be able to purchase a veil to go with the gown.

Hope and JoAnne were absolutely wonderful, but now the dress had to be altered, I wanted a halter strap created, and we had just 10 days. I cant say enough about the work that Mina did for me on this dress. She created a custom halter strap to match the dress and altered it in all the right places and she did it on time, as promised. She is a miracle worker, in my book.

My experience with Stars was fantastic from start to finish. Many other dress shops (and businesses in general) could learn a lot from the way that the staff at Stars treats customers. I highly recommend Stars to anyone looking for formal wear. The selection, customer service, price, and alterations are top notch.

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Thank you so much for moving Heaven and Earth to get me a wedding gown that I loved. I called Stars just 10 days before my July 4th wedding after I was let down by another dress shop who had ordered the wrong size dress for me and then did nothing to solve the problem. As soon as I called and spoke to Hope, I knew everything would be o.k. She checked with JoAnne and then called me back and told me to come in right away. That afternoon, I found myself at Stars looking at 4 gorgeous gowns that JoAnne had selected for me. They were all beautiful, but as soon as I tried on the very first one, I knew it was meant to be! The dress was perfect for me, but would need alterations, and we had just 10 days until the wedding. Plus, I had not yet seen the price tag on the gown. I was too afraid to ask, but when JoAnne told me the price I could not believe my ears the dress was in mu budget, and I would also be able to purchase a veil to go with the gown.

Hope and JoAnne were absolutely wonderful, but now the dress had to be altered, I wanted a halter strap created, and we had just 10 days. I cant say enough about the work that Mina did for me on this dress. She created a custom halter strap to match the dress and altered it in all the right places and she did it on time, as promised. She is a miracle worker, in my book.

My experience with Stars was fantastic from start to finish. Many other dress shops (and businesses in general) could learn a lot from the way that the staff at Stars treats customers. I highly recommend Stars to anyone looking for formal wear. The selection, customer service, price, and alterations are top notch.

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We got my mom's and all my bridesmaid dresses at this location and we loved Nina who was the seamstress.... She was very overwelmed and I picked my dress up a day before the wedding... But LOVED them.. I have gotten all my dresses for every occation There....
Also you get a discount on Bridesmaids if you get yours there :)

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We got my mom's and all my bridesmaid dresses at this location and we loved Nina who was the seamstress.... She was very overwelmed and I picked my dress up a day before the wedding... But LOVED them.. I have gotten all my dresses for every occation There....
Also you get a discount on Bridesmaids if you get yours there :)

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My ""Maggie-Kara"" gown was absolutely stunning! Everyone loved it :-)

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My ""Maggie-Kara"" gown was absolutely stunning! Everyone loved it :-)

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A little put off when we showed up unexpectadly....(answering machine message was lost/misplaced)....also a bit frosty to the prospect of groom and bride shopping together.\r
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But on the other hand...good service, flat fee alterations with three scheduled fitting sessions and a fourth thrown in free of additional charge, great merchandise, excellent, phenomenally talented, detail oriented seamstress.

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A little put off when we showed up unexpectadly....(answering machine message was lost/misplaced)....also a bit frosty to the prospect of groom and bride shopping together.\r
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But on the other hand...good service, flat fee alterations with three scheduled fitting sessions and a fourth thrown in free of additional charge, great merchandise, excellent, phenomenally talented, detail oriented seamstress.

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I'm happy with Stars! They are wonderful and friendly, and their seamstress is very sweet and talented.

I bought a dress for a """"destination wedding"""" instead of a sample or ordering one, because I figured it would be cheaper. The alterations do not cost a fortune, and I was very satisfied with my gown! It's very different, and the customer service beat the pants off of David's Bridal.

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I'm happy with Stars! They are wonderful and friendly, and their seamstress is very sweet and talented.

I bought a dress for a """"destination wedding"""" instead of a sample or ordering one, because I figured it would be cheaper. The alterations do not cost a fortune, and I was very satisfied with my gown! It's very different, and the customer service beat the pants off of David's Bridal.

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If you've read the other reviews on this page and are considering not checking this store out, STOP! I had set up an appointment with them, and after reading the reviews, almost cancelled it. I'm so glad I didn't - I had a great experience at Stars. The staff was excellent - this was the only place I went to where the consultant actually sat down with me to find out what kind of wedding I was having (formal/informal, day/night), what the groom was wearing (khakis & blazer/suit/tux) and some other questions just to get a feel for what kind of dress I may be looking for. Then, she went and picked out a number of dresses, got me a pair of shoes (another first), and then proceeded to help me in and out of every single one of the dresses - plus, she got more dresses based on what I said I did and did not like. They let me try on headpieces, veils, even jewelry. It was also nice that the seamstress was on-sight and available to ask certain questions - also something I hadn't experienced at other stores. I found a few dresses that I really loved and they were more than agreeable to me coming back a second time with my sister so I could see them again and compare them to another dress I was considering from another store.

When I went back for my second look, the staff was just as wonderful - I tried on all three dresses that I had liked the first time, and then made my decision to buy one of them - they let me stay in the dress for about 1/2 hour while my father came from his house to see it (and pay, of course). They didn't rush me at all - it was a wonderful experience!

Also, my sisters looked at a number of dresses in the bridesmaid lines - the staff was very encouraging to them, finding more and more dresses for them to try on - I think they tried on about 15 dresses before the day was done.

I would highly recommend anyone going to Stars - I found the staff to be very personable and the experience to be a very personal one - I even called them a few weeks after I ordered the dress, and they knew right away who I was (I didn't even give them my last name) and what dress I ordered.

I am not sure what was going on those other days described below, but I think those must of just been some off days.

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If you've read the other reviews on this page and are considering not checking this store out, STOP! I had set up an appointment with them, and after reading the reviews, almost cancelled it. I'm so glad I didn't - I had a great experience at Stars. The staff was excellent - this was the only place I went to where the consultant actually sat down with me to find out what kind of wedding I was having (formal/informal, day/night), what the groom was wearing (khakis & blazer/suit/tux) and some other questions just to get a feel for what kind of dress I may be looking for. Then, she went and picked out a number of dresses, got me a pair of shoes (another first), and then proceeded to help me in and out of every single one of the dresses - plus, she got more dresses based on what I said I did and did not like. They let me try on headpieces, veils, even jewelry. It was also nice that the seamstress was on-sight and available to ask certain questions - also something I hadn't experienced at other stores. I found a few dresses that I really loved and they were more than agreeable to me coming back a second time with my sister so I could see them again and compare them to another dress I was considering from another store.

When I went back for my second look, the staff was just as wonderful - I tried on all three dresses that I had liked the first time, and then made my decision to buy one of them - they let me stay in the dress for about 1/2 hour while my father came from his house to see it (and pay, of course). They didn't rush me at all - it was a wonderful experience!

Also, my sisters looked at a number of dresses in the bridesmaid lines - the staff was very encouraging to them, finding more and more dresses for them to try on - I think they tried on about 15 dresses before the day was done.

I would highly recommend anyone going to Stars - I found the staff to be very personable and the experience to be a very personal one - I even called them a few weeks after I ordered the dress, and they knew right away who I was (I didn't even give them my last name) and what dress I ordered.

I am not sure what was going on those other days described below, but I think those must of just been some off days.

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I had terrific customer service, my wedding gown was top of the line, the fittings were efficient, and they were able to assist in the restoration of an antique headpiece. The veil and headpiece turned out better than the original! I booked an appointment to peruse through their dresses, which I believe is standard procedure at quality dress shops. Everyone was extremely helpful in narrowing down my options.

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I had terrific customer service, my wedding gown was top of the line, the fittings were efficient, and they were able to assist in the restoration of an antique headpiece. The veil and headpiece turned out better than the original! I booked an appointment to peruse through their dresses, which I believe is standard procedure at quality dress shops. Everyone was extremely helpful in narrowing down my options.

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I had a wonderful experience at Stars. I had a very friendly and helpful consultant. She really helped me find what looked great on me. I have many favorite gowns from this store. Everyone was very helpful and friendly, going out of their way to help. Wonderful wedding gown shopping experience!

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I had a wonderful experience at Stars. I had a very friendly and helpful consultant. She really helped me find what looked great on me. I have many favorite gowns from this store. Everyone was very helpful and friendly, going out of their way to help. Wonderful wedding gown shopping experience!

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One of the greatest moments of my wedding was walking back up the aisle with Eric (my new husband!) and having him turn to me and say,""You look beautiful & your dress is GORGEOUS!""
I knew he would love it, but hearing him say it meant SO much to me.

Not only do I think I looked fabulous (thank you!) but my two sisters, Amy (Baldwin-Stephens) and Sara (Davis) looked stunning as well.
The service at your shop was incredible and going to the store was nothing but a pleasure EVERY time!

A big thank you to JoAnne and to Mina for constantly making me feel fantastic in the store and assuring me I would look fantastic on my wedding night. You two are truly great women!

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One of the greatest moments of my wedding was walking back up the aisle with Eric (my new husband!) and having him turn to me and say,""You look beautiful & your dress is GORGEOUS!""
I knew he would love it, but hearing him say it meant SO much to me.

Not only do I think I looked fabulous (thank you!) but my two sisters, Amy (Baldwin-Stephens) and Sara (Davis) looked stunning as well.
The service at your shop was incredible and going to the store was nothing but a pleasure EVERY time!

A big thank you to JoAnne and to Mina for constantly making me feel fantastic in the store and assuring me I would look fantastic on my wedding night. You two are truly great women!

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Everyone loved my gown. Thank you for such great service! It was really a great experience, and I love my gown.

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Everyone loved my gown. Thank you for such great service! It was really a great experience, and I love my gown.

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Everything you did to help make the wedding easy and perfect for us is so greatly appreciated. Please tell the girls a thank you. I will never forget everything you have done for me.

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Everything you did to help make the wedding easy and perfect for us is so greatly appreciated. Please tell the girls a thank you. I will never forget everything you have done for me.

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Thank you sooooooo much for everything you did for me. I could not have possibly gotten through the first few months of living in Connecticut and planning my wedding alone without the support of you three. You are truly special and amazing women and I am completely grateful for everything you did! I hope that at some point in time we could all go and grab a drink!! btw...the veil was outstanding!!

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Thank you sooooooo much for everything you did for me. I could not have possibly gotten through the first few months of living in Connecticut and planning my wedding alone without the support of you three. You are truly special and amazing women and I am completely grateful for everything you did! I hope that at some point in time we could all go and grab a drink!! btw...the veil was outstanding!!

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I purchased a mother of the groom dress and was there 3 times with 3 good experiences. They allowed us to try on many dresses, with one on one attention. Would recommend.

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I purchased a mother of the groom dress and was there 3 times with 3 good experiences. They allowed us to try on many dresses, with one on one attention. Would recommend.

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I am getting married in 3 months and have had the most wonderful experience with Star. I live in California and my wedding is in Connecticut. I found my wedding gown here over a year ago and since then we have also purchased the bride's maid dresses, mother of the bride and a family member also purchased a dress for my wedding. The staff has been very accomodating to my hectic schedule of only visiting twice before the wedding for fittings and to get my veil. I highy recommned this salon.

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I am getting married in 3 months and have had the most wonderful experience with Star. I live in California and my wedding is in Connecticut. I found my wedding gown here over a year ago and since then we have also purchased the bride's maid dresses, mother of the bride and a family member also purchased a dress for my wedding. The staff has been very accomodating to my hectic schedule of only visiting twice before the wedding for fittings and to get my veil. I highy recommned this salon.

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I had always thought of Stars as prom dress capitol of Farmington Valley, but I'm so thankful I followed my mother's advice to look for gowns there. They don't have the most extensive collection, but what they do have provides a very wide variety of styles and prices, which I appreciated. They respected my privacy, took into consideration my and my mother's opinions, let us spend as much time as we needed there, and allowed me to try on dresses over and over. Better yet, I was able to stop in with no notice and try on a dress I'd been thinking of a few days later. They were thoughtful and helpful, but not too """"in your face"""" trying to make a sale. I ultimately got my gown there, and couldn't be happier with my experience. I would highly suggest recommend Stars.

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I had always thought of Stars as prom dress capitol of Farmington Valley, but I'm so thankful I followed my mother's advice to look for gowns there. They don't have the most extensive collection, but what they do have provides a very wide variety of styles and prices, which I appreciated. They respected my privacy, took into consideration my and my mother's opinions, let us spend as much time as we needed there, and allowed me to try on dresses over and over. Better yet, I was able to stop in with no notice and try on a dress I'd been thinking of a few days later. They were thoughtful and helpful, but not too """"in your face"""" trying to make a sale. I ultimately got my gown there, and couldn't be happier with my experience. I would highly suggest recommend Stars.

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I visited Stars during the week around 1:00PM and found the service to be friendly, honest and a very good experience. I was not looking forward to it because I wanted to be a few sizes thinner than I really am. My tension was released by Hope who was comforting and quite professional. She advised me that a 9-12 week ordering period was necessary which I understand. I could not believe the negative press!

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I visited Stars during the week around 1:00PM and found the service to be friendly, honest and a very good experience. I was not looking forward to it because I wanted to be a few sizes thinner than I really am. My tension was released by Hope who was comforting and quite professional. She advised me that a 9-12 week ordering period was necessary which I understand. I could not believe the negative press!

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They were very nice and helpful.

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They were very nice and helpful.

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I was very pleased with Star's. JoAnn was my bridal consultant and helped me find the gown of my dreams - in 1 visit. She listened to what I wanted and brought out a number of beautiful dresses, but ultimately I found a Maggie Sottero that I loved.

The seamstress, Mina, was terrific! She took her time and charged one flat rate for my alterations. My dress was perfect and I thank her for that!

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I was very pleased with Star's. JoAnn was my bridal consultant and helped me find the gown of my dreams - in 1 visit. She listened to what I wanted and brought out a number of beautiful dresses, but ultimately I found a Maggie Sottero that I loved.

The seamstress, Mina, was terrific! She took her time and charged one flat rate for my alterations. My dress was perfect and I thank her for that!

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The dress was perfect!! It was everything I imagined for my wedding day. I can't thank the staff of Stars enough for all the detail and time that they spent with me. From the first phone call, when I asked tohave a dress I had only seen on-line to be ordered, you never said no to me...even whwen you reminded me that I can't try this dress on first because you didn't even cdarry this line, you never said you couldn't do it. So I received this gorgeous Kristie Kelly gown that was fitted to my body like a glove. It was exactly how I wanted to look and my husband LOVED the way I looked walking down the aisle. Thank you!!

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The dress was perfect!! It was everything I imagined for my wedding day. I can't thank the staff of Stars enough for all the detail and time that they spent with me. From the first phone call, when I asked tohave a dress I had only seen on-line to be ordered, you never said no to me...even whwen you reminded me that I can't try this dress on first because you didn't even cdarry this line, you never said you couldn't do it. So I received this gorgeous Kristie Kelly gown that was fitted to my body like a glove. It was exactly how I wanted to look and my husband LOVED the way I looked walking down the aisle. Thank you!!

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Thank you so much for letting me come in on Thursday! Everyone was so nice and the store is fabulous! It's the biggest selection I've ever seen on evening wear in one place.

At this time I think the best pageant dress would be the Red Goddess dress with the beaded details. I loved the ball gowns and many other dresses I tried on but that seems to be more of what the women wear in the pageant.

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Thank you so much for letting me come in on Thursday! Everyone was so nice and the store is fabulous! It's the biggest selection I've ever seen on evening wear in one place.

At this time I think the best pageant dress would be the Red Goddess dress with the beaded details. I loved the ball gowns and many other dresses I tried on but that seems to be more of what the women wear in the pageant.

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Thanks again for such incredible service and helping me plan my wedding day..

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Thanks again for such incredible service and helping me plan my wedding day..

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Thanks you so much for participating in Gifts of Love's 5th Annual Fundraising Event.... Your ladies are wonderful

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Thanks you so much for participating in Gifts of Love's 5th Annual Fundraising Event.... Your ladies are wonderful

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The final and perfect order was a smash hit, as was the gown....

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The final and perfect order was a smash hit, as was the gown....

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Staff was helpful and knowledgeable.

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Staff was helpful and knowledgeable.

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Wanted to let you know that I am going to go with the beautiful red dress. I am the woman whose son is getting married in Birmingham AL on March 19th. We are on our way to GA and Birmingham this morning and will return on the 18th. Hopefully I will be able to come in on Saturday the 23rd to be measured and to place the order. I want to tell you how impressed I was with the shop and with your service. Top notch. I had already looked in Saks as well as Nordstroms and in no way did they compare to Stars of Avon. It is a haul fo rme to get to Avon but well worth the drive.

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Wanted to let you know that I am going to go with the beautiful red dress. I am the woman whose son is getting married in Birmingham AL on March 19th. We are on our way to GA and Birmingham this morning and will return on the 18th. Hopefully I will be able to come in on Saturday the 23rd to be measured and to place the order. I want to tell you how impressed I was with the shop and with your service. Top notch. I had already looked in Saks as well as Nordstroms and in no way did they compare to Stars of Avon. It is a haul fo rme to get to Avon but well worth the drive.

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I cannot thank you enough for all of your help in finding me the perfect wedding dress! I truly felt like a princess. You were always so patient during the fittings and you paid attention to every little detail...from the veil to the jewelry to the dress, everything was fabulous. Thank you for helping to make my day so special. Shannon P

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I cannot thank you enough for all of your help in finding me the perfect wedding dress! I truly felt like a princess. You were always so patient during the fittings and you paid attention to every little detail...from the veil to the jewelry to the dress, everything was fabulous. Thank you for helping to make my day so special. Shannon P

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I was very happy with it and all the work you did for me to have it look so nice.

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I was very happy with it and all the work you did for me to have it look so nice.

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Thank you everyone for my fabulous dress! . . . . I have never had more compliments from strangers in my life, and my husband! I don't ever recall him telling me ""I look awesome""

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Thank you everyone for my fabulous dress! . . . . I have never had more compliments from strangers in my life, and my husband! I don't ever recall him telling me ""I look awesome""

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I went to Stars over the weekend and have to say that the staff was very helpful. One woman helped suggest shoes and dresses for my daughter. I needed a rush on the dress and the owner went out of her way to make phone calls to the factory to expedite the delivery of the dress. All and all, a very good experience with the shop.

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I went to Stars over the weekend and have to say that the staff was very helpful. One woman helped suggest shoes and dresses for my daughter. I needed a rush on the dress and the owner went out of her way to make phone calls to the factory to expedite the delivery of the dress. All and all, a very good experience with the shop.

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Remember that part in Pretty Woman where Julia Roberts is treated horribly by the sales staff? Yes, it's like that. I needed a dress for a political gala in NYC, a very big deal. Right off the bat, I didn't like the way that they pressed me for how much I was willing to spend. I said that it wasn't an issue and to show me whatever. I was in my jeans and flip flops, my hair a mess, it was a saturday morning! They could not have been colder or more disinterested. They brought me ill fitting dresses that were on sale and said ""that should work."" At $1000 the dress shouldn't ""work,"" it should STUN! When I asked to see a particular dress I was told ""I'm sure it won't be right for you,"" in return they brought me a size 8 dress, I'm a size 2, on my worst day I'm a 4... these women are SO out of touch with fashion and reality. They only stay in business because of the large amounts of money parents are willing to spend on prom dresses. And sure enough when a mother and her daughter entered looking for homecoming dresses you better believe they were dripping and fawning. I discourage people from going here all because of the janus-like attitudes of these women (janus being the two faced god, not that I would expect my ill educated attendants to know that.) I will say that not all was lost, despite disliking chain stores I found myself at Nordstrom, where they have REAL designers and bought a gorgeous Cavalli for about $1,000... all I have to say is, Stars, Big Mistake.

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Remember that part in Pretty Woman where Julia Roberts is treated horribly by the sales staff? Yes, it's like that. I needed a dress for a political gala in NYC, a very big deal. Right off the bat, I didn't like the way that they pressed me for how much I was willing to spend. I said that it wasn't an issue and to show me whatever. I was in my jeans and flip flops, my hair a mess, it was a saturday morning! They could not have been colder or more disinterested. They brought me ill fitting dresses that were on sale and said ""that should work."" At $1000 the dress shouldn't ""work,"" it should STUN! When I asked to see a particular dress I was told ""I'm sure it won't be right for you,"" in return they brought me a size 8 dress, I'm a size 2, on my worst day I'm a 4... these women are SO out of touch with fashion and reality. They only stay in business because of the large amounts of money parents are willing to spend on prom dresses. And sure enough when a mother and her daughter entered looking for homecoming dresses you better believe they were dripping and fawning. I discourage people from going here all because of the janus-like attitudes of these women (janus being the two faced god, not that I would expect my ill educated attendants to know that.) I will say that not all was lost, despite disliking chain stores I found myself at Nordstrom, where they have REAL designers and bought a gorgeous Cavalli for about $1,000... all I have to say is, Stars, Big Mistake.

Pros: watching them kiss up to a 15 year old girl

Cons: Everything else, including the mildewed carpet

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Living in rural Vermont, I had to drive a bit to get a good selection of stores to shop for my wedding dress. My mom flew into Hartford, CT, from Ohio, and together we scoured the city's bridal stores. Not sure of our timeline, we had made appointments at some, not at others. Those we didn't have appointments at accommodated us graciously, even if they couldn't provide one-on-one service due to other customers with appointments. We walked into Stars without an appointment, and when a sales lady came over, my mom explained this, but asked if we could ""take a look around and try on a few things"" anyways. The saleswoman responded nastily with ""What KINDS of things?"". Gee lady, it's a dress shop- what do you think we want to try on? She continued to be very rude, saying that she had to bring all the dresses out to us and she really just didn't have the time to do it. At that point I pulled my mom out of the store and we left. If a representative from the store reads this, please let your perma-tanned saleswoman with the badly dyed blond hair know that there are dozens of other stores in the Hartford area to spend $1000 dollars in.

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Living in rural Vermont, I had to drive a bit to get a good selection of stores to shop for my wedding dress. My mom flew into Hartford, CT, from Ohio, and together we scoured the city's bridal stores. Not sure of our timeline, we had made appointments at some, not at others. Those we didn't have appointments at accommodated us graciously, even if they couldn't provide one-on-one service due to other customers with appointments. We walked into Stars without an appointment, and when a sales lady came over, my mom explained this, but asked if we could ""take a look around and try on a few things"" anyways. The saleswoman responded nastily with ""What KINDS of things?"". Gee lady, it's a dress shop- what do you think we want to try on? She continued to be very rude, saying that she had to bring all the dresses out to us and she really just didn't have the time to do it. At that point I pulled my mom out of the store and we left. If a representative from the store reads this, please let your perma-tanned saleswoman with the badly dyed blond hair know that there are dozens of other stores in the Hartford area to spend $1000 dollars in.

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I have found this store to have one of the best choices in CT. Their prices are very fair and right in line with other bridal shops-They offer quality dresses and the highest level of Customer service. I am having a hard time just picking one mother of the bride dress because of the choices and have not been pressured one. Highly recommend.

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★★★★★

I have found this store to have one of the best choices in CT. Their prices are very fair and right in line with other bridal shops-They offer quality dresses and the highest level of Customer service. I am having a hard time just picking one mother of the bride dress because of the choices and have not been pressured one. Highly recommend.

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If you want to be treated like a second class citizen this is the place for you. I had to go to stars to have a bridesmaid dress ordered. I had just had my baby 6 weeks prior. The staff was very rude about the fact that I was not sure what size I would be 6 months later! Staff members fought among themselves right in front of me about what size to order. The dress was ridiculously overpriced. We ended up finding the same dress WAY cheaper and with much better service at Mariella's. We canceled the order and gave our business to a company that actually cared.\r
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Terrible experience!!!!!

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If you want to be treated like a second class citizen this is the place for you. I had to go to stars to have a bridesmaid dress ordered. I had just had my baby 6 weeks prior. The staff was very rude about the fact that I was not sure what size I would be 6 months later! Staff members fought among themselves right in front of me about what size to order. The dress was ridiculously overpriced. We ended up finding the same dress WAY cheaper and with much better service at Mariella's. We canceled the order and gave our business to a company that actually cared.\r
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Terrible experience!!!!!

Cons: Terrible service, very overpriced!

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This is a cute boutique but I found the staff to be a bit
clique-y. I purchased my wedding dress here and the selections were great as well as the seamstress. This place is pricey as you can imagine in Avon, CT. They have a nice upstairs changing area where you can bring family members to see all of the different dresses which is great. I wasn't too impressed with the veil choices or the prices so I went elsewhere. Overall, a good place to see what you may like.

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This is a cute boutique but I found the staff to be a bit
clique-y. I purchased my wedding dress here and the selections were great as well as the seamstress. This place is pricey as you can imagine in Avon, CT. They have a nice upstairs changing area where you can bring family members to see all of the different dresses which is great. I wasn't too impressed with the veil choices or the prices so I went elsewhere. Overall, a good place to see what you may like.

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this is a great place to get a gown from! they provide very individualized service and work very hard to meet whatever your needs might be. their seemstress is very skilled.

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★★★★★

this is a great place to get a gown from! they provide very individualized service and work very hard to meet whatever your needs might be. their seemstress is very skilled.

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