Samila Boutique

★★★★☆
  • 16300 Redmond Way 100

    Redmond, WA 98052

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  • 425-558-5714

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Mon-Tue 12pm-5:30pm, Thu-Fri 12pm-5:30pm, Sat 11am-5:30pm

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It was a year ago, but since I'm seeing similar experiences thought I'd share:\r
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Took my daughter shopping for her homecoming dress. Should have been a pleasant experience. We entered the (very small) building and received almost

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It was a year ago, but since I'm seeing similar experiences thought I'd share:\r
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Took my daughter shopping for her homecoming dress. Should have been a pleasant experience. We entered the (very small) building and received almost

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Like a month ago, i bought my prom dress here at Samila Boutique. Sincerely, i went to all possible prom dress stores in Seattle, CA and finally (and thanks God) i reached Samila Boutique. The lady that works there (too bad i cant remember

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Like a month ago, i bought my prom dress here at Samila Boutique. Sincerely, i went to all possible prom dress stores in Seattle, CA and finally (and thanks God) i reached Samila Boutique. The lady that works there (too bad i cant remember

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I knew exactly what kind of dress I wanted to get and had been looking at dresses online for weeks before I went to Samila. I had actually gone online and found a dress that I liked on the Samila website but I never imagined it would be as

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I knew exactly what kind of dress I wanted to get and had been looking at dresses online for weeks before I went to Samila. I had actually gone online and found a dress that I liked on the Samila website but I never imagined it would be as

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We were desperate for a prom dress and could find nothing. Heard about Samilas and called but they were closing. Jasmine stayed open late for us and found several dresses that were all perfect! We left there with a dress that would be

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We were desperate for a prom dress and could find nothing. Heard about Samilas and called but they were closing. Jasmine stayed open late for us and found several dresses that were all perfect! We left there with a dress that would be

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Samila is my favorite dress store and i have bought 2 dresses from there in the past 2 years. The service is fantastic and like Shelby said, Yasmin remembered both out names when we were in the store this Monday. No matter the occasion

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Samila is my favorite dress store and i have bought 2 dresses from there in the past 2 years. The service is fantastic and like Shelby said, Yasmin remembered both out names when we were in the store this Monday. No matter the occasion

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I went there to buy a formal dress, and there were holes and stains on my dress that i realized after i made my purchase. After I made my purchase, the main owner lady claimed she could not let me return anything. She said I can only

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I went there to buy a formal dress, and there were holes and stains on my dress that i realized after i made my purchase. After I made my purchase, the main owner lady claimed she could not let me return anything. She said I can only

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For the last 2 years I have bought all of my formal dresses from Samila botique, and I plan to continue to buy my dresses there. The staff there are so friendly and genuine(particularly Yasmin, the younger manager) and the customer service

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For the last 2 years I have bought all of my formal dresses from Samila botique, and I plan to continue to buy my dresses there. The staff there are so friendly and genuine(particularly Yasmin, the younger manager) and the customer service

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Nothing good about this store.

Although, the one older lady employee helping my daughter try on dresses, was nice. The others need to take customer relation/business courses, particularly the younger manager. After some negotiating, the

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Nothing good about this store.

Although, the one older lady employee helping my daughter try on dresses, was nice. The others need to take customer relation/business courses, particularly the younger manager. After some negotiating, the

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Excellent customer service and an incredible amount of dresses to choose from. Usually, we spend hours and hours looking for the perfect prom dress, but this year was so easy. The service was out of this world! I have not had service

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Excellent customer service and an incredible amount of dresses to choose from. Usually, we spend hours and hours looking for the perfect prom dress, but this year was so easy. The service was out of this world! I have not had service

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I was visiting the Seattle area and needed to find a dress for my company Christmas party and I couldn't find anything. I happened to be in a store in the mall and asked the girl working there if she knew anywhere else that I could find

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I was visiting the Seattle area and needed to find a dress for my company Christmas party and I couldn't find anything. I happened to be in a store in the mall and asked the girl working there if she knew anywhere else that I could find

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First of all, the store has the biggest selection of dresses I have ever seen in one place! Second, the entire store is organized so that all the dresses that are in your size are all in the same place. In other words, the store is organized by size. Easy!! Third, the customer service here is amazing. I had 2 woman helping me at the same time. One was on the floor putting shoes on my feet, while the other was pinning me for alterations. I felt like a princess!

I had heard about this place for years and I am so sorry I didn't visit it sooner, it certainly would have saved me a lot of time and money! I think the reason anyone could possibly say something negative about this store is because they don't understand it's philosophy and have never been exposed to that level of service. I am in my late 20's and I can imagine most of the customers that visit this store are younger (17 and shopping for Prom/Homecoming/Tolo). I was invited to a fundraiser in San Francisco and found the perfect gown, fit for the oscars and stunning! I know throughout the years, every time I have shopped at Macy's or Nordstrom's for special occasion dresses I have often felt that the selection is limited, that the woman working in that department don't know what they are doing, and that the dresses are left in poor quality because they are often thrown on the floor of dressing rooms. I think some of these younger woman are not used to a real "full service boutique experience." I can assure you, you will be pampered here.

The store does feel a little crammed, but that is because they have so many dresses and not enough space. They place their dresses in individualized garment bags to preserve the dresses. Their is even a woman who hands you the dresses one by one through the curtain (she never comes in the room), so that you don't have to hang or zip a thing! It's normally my mom or friend who has to help me hang them all up, which made the experience that much better! It is obvious that this store cares about the quality of dresses and making you feel comfortable while assisting you in picking the perfect gown! And don't be afraid to listen to them ladies, they know what they are talking about!

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★★★★★

First of all, the store has the biggest selection of dresses I have ever seen in one place! Second, the entire store is organized so that all the dresses that are in your size are all in the same place. In other words, the store is organized by size. Easy!! Third, the customer service here is amazing. I had 2 woman helping me at the same time. One was on the floor putting shoes on my feet, while the other was pinning me for alterations. I felt like a princess!

I had heard about this place for years and I am so sorry I didn't visit it sooner, it certainly would have saved me a lot of time and money! I think the reason anyone could possibly say something negative about this store is because they don't understand it's philosophy and have never been exposed to that level of service. I am in my late 20's and I can imagine most of the customers that visit this store are younger (17 and shopping for Prom/Homecoming/Tolo). I was invited to a fundraiser in San Francisco and found the perfect gown, fit for the oscars and stunning! I know throughout the years, every time I have shopped at Macy's or Nordstrom's for special occasion dresses I have often felt that the selection is limited, that the woman working in that department don't know what they are doing, and that the dresses are left in poor quality because they are often thrown on the floor of dressing rooms. I think some of these younger woman are not used to a real "full service boutique experience." I can assure you, you will be pampered here.

The store does feel a little crammed, but that is because they have so many dresses and not enough space. They place their dresses in individualized garment bags to preserve the dresses. Their is even a woman who hands you the dresses one by one through the curtain (she never comes in the room), so that you don't have to hang or zip a thing! It's normally my mom or friend who has to help me hang them all up, which made the experience that much better! It is obvious that this store cares about the quality of dresses and making you feel comfortable while assisting you in picking the perfect gown! And don't be afraid to listen to them ladies, they know what they are talking about!

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First of all, the store has the biggest selection of dresses I have ever seen in one place! Second, the entire store is organized so that all the dresses that are in your size are all in the same place. In other words, the store is

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First of all, the store has the biggest selection of dresses I have ever seen in one place! Second, the entire store is organized so that all the dresses that are in your size are all in the same place. In other words, the store is

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I was going crazy after searching all the malls and on-line stores for a whole week with not being able to find the one of kind dream dress I had in mind until my boyfriends sister recommended Samilas Boutique,\r
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I was going crazy after searching all the malls and on-line stores for a whole week with not being able to find the one of kind dream dress I had in mind until my boyfriends sister recommended Samilas Boutique,\r
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We first learned of Samila a couple years ago when I had bought a dress from another store for my daughter's school dance. On the evening before the dance, my daughter became disstressed because she felt the dress was too long and wanted it shortened. On the morning of the dance, I drove into Redmond to see if help was possible on short notice and the first store that came to my attention was Samila. I walked in and explained the situation and my request was greeted with a gracious affirmation that it could be accomplished! I was amazed at the beautiful work that was done under a short time frame (the dress was made of silk charmeuse, and the hem had to be very narrow -- difficult work!) and at such a reasonable rate! I will never forget the kindness that I received that day! Because of the excellent treatment, my daughter and I have returned twice since and each time have taken away a beautiful dresses at a reasonable price! Each time we go, my daughter is treated like royalty!! It's a very edifying experience. I highly recommend visiting Samila whether to buy a dress or for alterations to a dress you already own. I highly recommend visiting this wonderful boutique!

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We first learned of Samila a couple years ago when I had bought a dress from another store for my daughter's school dance. On the evening before the dance, my daughter became disstressed because she felt the dress was too long and wanted it shortened. On the morning of the dance, I drove into Redmond to see if help was possible on short notice and the first store that came to my attention was Samila. I walked in and explained the situation and my request was greeted with a gracious affirmation that it could be accomplished! I was amazed at the beautiful work that was done under a short time frame (the dress was made of silk charmeuse, and the hem had to be very narrow -- difficult work!) and at such a reasonable rate! I will never forget the kindness that I received that day! Because of the excellent treatment, my daughter and I have returned twice since and each time have taken away a beautiful dresses at a reasonable price! Each time we go, my daughter is treated like royalty!! It's a very edifying experience. I highly recommend visiting Samila whether to buy a dress or for alterations to a dress you already own. I highly recommend visiting this wonderful boutique!

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My daughter went into Samilla Boutique after an awful experience shopping at a different store in Bellevue, then trying to order her prom dress online. She was unhappy with the dishonesty she had faced from both the Bellevue store and her online experience.
She had brought photos of dresses she liked and the ladies at Samilla Boutique zeroed in on her tastes and immediately started pulling dresses from the rack that they knew, based on those photos, she would like. They were patient as my daughter tried dress after dress until she found the perfect dress. The salespersons were friendly and not pushy. They explained every detail of the alterations and what the cost would be. When my daughter pointed out that one suggested alteration made the dress ride higher than it was supposed to on her hips for the type of dress to be as flattering as it was supposed to be, they reassessed, repinned, asked for her opinion on how the adjustment felt and they treated her with respect and took her opinion into consideration. This was our second time shopping at Samilla's and there will be more times shopping there as I have had nothing but satisfaction with their services.

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My daughter went into Samilla Boutique after an awful experience shopping at a different store in Bellevue, then trying to order her prom dress online. She was unhappy with the dishonesty she had faced from both the Bellevue store and her online experience.
She had brought photos of dresses she liked and the ladies at Samilla Boutique zeroed in on her tastes and immediately started pulling dresses from the rack that they knew, based on those photos, she would like. They were patient as my daughter tried dress after dress until she found the perfect dress. The salespersons were friendly and not pushy. They explained every detail of the alterations and what the cost would be. When my daughter pointed out that one suggested alteration made the dress ride higher than it was supposed to on her hips for the type of dress to be as flattering as it was supposed to be, they reassessed, repinned, asked for her opinion on how the adjustment felt and they treated her with respect and took her opinion into consideration. This was our second time shopping at Samilla's and there will be more times shopping there as I have had nothing but satisfaction with their services.

Pros: Wonderful help and a lot of choices

Cons: A bit cramped up as far as space

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My 17 year old daughter and her big sister came to shop for a prom dress. Jasmine and Samilla spent hours helping her choose a dress that's both beautiful and flattering. They listened to what she wanted, and gave her the attention she needed, utlimately finding her the absolute perfect gown. They completed the alterations when they said they would, and made the dress look as if it was custom made. They did not let her wallow in the "I'm too fat" mantra of today's teenager, but made her feel beautiful. Thank you!!!!!

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My 17 year old daughter and her big sister came to shop for a prom dress. Jasmine and Samilla spent hours helping her choose a dress that's both beautiful and flattering. They listened to what she wanted, and gave her the attention she needed, utlimately finding her the absolute perfect gown. They completed the alterations when they said they would, and made the dress look as if it was custom made. They did not let her wallow in the "I'm too fat" mantra of today's teenager, but made her feel beautiful. Thank you!!!!!

Pros: Excellent service, quality clothing, unique designs

Cons: none

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I have never gone to Prom before, so I was a little bit apprehensive walking into this little boutique with such a wide selection of dresses. I was immediately greeted by the two managers there who only seemed eager to help me find a dress.

These two women put up with my picky tastes for 30-40 minutes after they were supposed to close. It was clear they weren't trying to rush me or force me into buying something, they only wanted to help make my dress buying experience comfortable.

I left the store a happy customer with a beautiful prom gown I will be displaying at my high school's prom this year, all thanks to Samila!

Thank you!

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I have never gone to Prom before, so I was a little bit apprehensive walking into this little boutique with such a wide selection of dresses. I was immediately greeted by the two managers there who only seemed eager to help me find a dress.

These two women put up with my picky tastes for 30-40 minutes after they were supposed to close. It was clear they weren't trying to rush me or force me into buying something, they only wanted to help make my dress buying experience comfortable.

I left the store a happy customer with a beautiful prom gown I will be displaying at my high school's prom this year, all thanks to Samila!

Thank you!

Pros: Helpful service and massive selection

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I honestly have no idea how anyone could see that there is bad customer service here. From my experience of going in with my sister and her friends numerous times before and my own time going the customer service is excellent. I came in a couple of days ago and they have a huge variety of beautiful dresses. Even though they were very busy the employees were extremely kind and helpful. They pulled out numerous dresses they thought I would like and were very patient while helping me try them on. I'd recommeded this place to anyone look for a prom dress or any dress for a special occasion!

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I honestly have no idea how anyone could see that there is bad customer service here. From my experience of going in with my sister and her friends numerous times before and my own time going the customer service is excellent. I came in a couple of days ago and they have a huge variety of beautiful dresses. Even though they were very busy the employees were extremely kind and helpful. They pulled out numerous dresses they thought I would like and were very patient while helping me try them on. I'd recommeded this place to anyone look for a prom dress or any dress for a special occasion!

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If you are looking for good customer service, PLEASE do not go here. The two main managers are extremely rude. They try to tell you what you want to hear so they can sell the dresses. They ARE NOT helpful at all. The store is extremely too small and it gets way too crowded and stuffy. Out of all of their dresses, there are only about one or two extremely nice ones and that are one of a kind. Every other dress is a rip off. Not to mention, they try to make you get alterations because they OVERCHARGE for it (that's why they offer a bigger size than you actually are). This store is DEFINITELY NOT worth the money that you will be spending. Cross this shop off your list when looking for special occasion dresses. It is filled with nothing but managers with BAD ATTITUDES who hate their job, mediocre dresses that are overpriced, and a shady exchange/return policy.

I also wanted to add that they also discriminate against larger sizes, their selection of dresses from size 10 and up are hideous.

PLEASE TAKE MY ADVICE AND SAVE YOURSELF THE TRIP. I LEARNED MY LESSON AND I'M NEVER GOING BACK THERE TO PURCHASE ANYTHING. MESSAGE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS.

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If you are looking for good customer service, PLEASE do not go here. The two main managers are extremely rude. They try to tell you what you want to hear so they can sell the dresses. They ARE NOT helpful at all. The store is extremely too small and it gets way too crowded and stuffy. Out of all of their dresses, there are only about one or two extremely nice ones and that are one of a kind. Every other dress is a rip off. Not to mention, they try to make you get alterations because they OVERCHARGE for it (that's why they offer a bigger size than you actually are). This store is DEFINITELY NOT worth the money that you will be spending. Cross this shop off your list when looking for special occasion dresses. It is filled with nothing but managers with BAD ATTITUDES who hate their job, mediocre dresses that are overpriced, and a shady exchange/return policy.

I also wanted to add that they also discriminate against larger sizes, their selection of dresses from size 10 and up are hideous.

PLEASE TAKE MY ADVICE AND SAVE YOURSELF THE TRIP. I LEARNED MY LESSON AND I'M NEVER GOING BACK THERE TO PURCHASE ANYTHING. MESSAGE ME IF YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS.

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Our experience was wonderful. Yasmine was absolutely GREAT at picking dresses that really looked perfect on my daughter, she was honest, helpful, helped with accessories - even if the accessories weren't in the store, she gave us suggestions as to what to buy/look for that would work with the dress we bought. They make alterations for you - it was awesome. We found the absolutely PERFECT dress!! YAY! And Samila was very sweet and helpful as well! Great place to go!!!

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Our experience was wonderful. Yasmine was absolutely GREAT at picking dresses that really looked perfect on my daughter, she was honest, helpful, helped with accessories - even if the accessories weren't in the store, she gave us suggestions as to what to buy/look for that would work with the dress we bought. They make alterations for you - it was awesome. We found the absolutely PERFECT dress!! YAY! And Samila was very sweet and helpful as well! Great place to go!!!

Pros: Yasmine was EXCELLENT at helping us pick the perfect dress

Cons: It is warm in the shop, dress light

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i walked in with my mom and the lady's were staring at me meanly and they immediately started saying what size they think i am and i found a few dresses to try on and one of the staff was right outside my room the hole time i was getting the dress on witch was very awkward and when i was done and trying to decide if i liked any of the dresses one of the staff members was standing in the dressing room with me witch made me feel extremely awkward and uncomfortable so all and all i will NEVER go back again.

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i walked in with my mom and the lady's were staring at me meanly and they immediately started saying what size they think i am and i found a few dresses to try on and one of the staff was right outside my room the hole time i was getting the dress on witch was very awkward and when i was done and trying to decide if i liked any of the dresses one of the staff members was standing in the dressing room with me witch made me feel extremely awkward and uncomfortable so all and all i will NEVER go back again.

Pros: the staff were very mean.

Cons: It was very hot and crowded and stuffy

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If you have taste and aren't interested in gaudy dresses don't go here. I tried on over 20 dresses and each was uglier then the next. Also they bring you larger sizes so you have to pay the alteration fee's which are quite expensive. Can find similar dresses elsewhere that are less expensive.

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If you have taste and aren't interested in gaudy dresses don't go here. I tried on over 20 dresses and each was uglier then the next. Also they bring you larger sizes so you have to pay the alteration fee's which are quite expensive. Can find similar dresses elsewhere that are less expensive.

Cons: pushy, not attractive dresses.

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If you are a typical teenager looking to buy a cheap prom dress covered in sequins and made out of the brightest and most unflattering material possible, this is the perfect place for you. The selection of high quality elegant dresses is very limited.

I went into this shop looking for a well structured mermaid style dress, knowing it would suit my body type, and the employees continuously suggested I try on different types of dresses instead of what I was looking for. After trying on what they suggested, I finally started to get a little angry and told them to please just let me try something along the lines of what I initially asked for. A few minutes later the doubtful employee brought a dress with the exact shape I wanted. I tried it on and was very happy with the way it fit and felt. It seemed like they were surprised it looked good on.

I am going back next week to get that same dress in a different color (has to be ordered). Overall I would say give this place a shot, the selection is larger than any department store. Also, if you really aren't sure what style dress looks good on your body, the employees will not hesitate to inform you =)

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If you are a typical teenager looking to buy a cheap prom dress covered in sequins and made out of the brightest and most unflattering material possible, this is the perfect place for you. The selection of high quality elegant dresses is very limited.

I went into this shop looking for a well structured mermaid style dress, knowing it would suit my body type, and the employees continuously suggested I try on different types of dresses instead of what I was looking for. After trying on what they suggested, I finally started to get a little angry and told them to please just let me try something along the lines of what I initially asked for. A few minutes later the doubtful employee brought a dress with the exact shape I wanted. I tried it on and was very happy with the way it fit and felt. It seemed like they were surprised it looked good on.

I am going back next week to get that same dress in a different color (has to be ordered). Overall I would say give this place a shot, the selection is larger than any department store. Also, if you really aren't sure what style dress looks good on your body, the employees will not hesitate to inform you =)

Pros: Large selection, the store is easy to find

Cons: Large selection of crap, can't take pictures

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I have shopped at Samila's off and on for about 8 years. My two daughters have bought Homecoming and Prom dresses there. For many years, we would start out shopping in the malls and various stores, but we would always end up at Samila's where we would purchase a dress. Now, we just start there and usually find something right away. We have referred numerous friends there, and they have always purchased a dress. The quality of dresses and variety of choices can't be found anywhere else.

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I have shopped at Samila's off and on for about 8 years. My two daughters have bought Homecoming and Prom dresses there. For many years, we would start out shopping in the malls and various stores, but we would always end up at Samila's where we would purchase a dress. Now, we just start there and usually find something right away. We have referred numerous friends there, and they have always purchased a dress. The quality of dresses and variety of choices can't be found anywhere else.

Pros: Love the quality and selection; also the personal service.

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I went here with my friend after school to look for our senior prom dresses. Right when we walked in I was shocked to see the terrible quality of the dresses. We walked around for 10 minuets before one of the rude employees came from somewhere and started to tell us what size we were and what would look good on us. The quality and the prices did not match at all, the dresses where tacky and gaudy while the prices were rather expensive. I was shocked to see so many hideous dresses in one place..... don't go here if you want a classy and beautiful gown.

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I went here with my friend after school to look for our senior prom dresses. Right when we walked in I was shocked to see the terrible quality of the dresses. We walked around for 10 minuets before one of the rude employees came from somewhere and started to tell us what size we were and what would look good on us. The quality and the prices did not match at all, the dresses where tacky and gaudy while the prices were rather expensive. I was shocked to see so many hideous dresses in one place..... don't go here if you want a classy and beautiful gown.

Pros: nothing

Cons: Tasteless, tacky, rude, and just plain hideous.

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As soon as I walked in the door I was greeted promptly. The owner just looked at me and guessed my size. I told her the general style I was looking for and the price range and 3 colors I like. I tried on at least 20 dresses! They were very helpful. I found two perfect dresses and it was tough to decide! After everything it only took me an hour and a half. Excellent customer service. The owner has had this place a long time and been in this business so she knows what she is doing. My only advice is to just listen to it. They may be a bit pricy but its what you get when you go to a small shop with excellent service.

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As soon as I walked in the door I was greeted promptly. The owner just looked at me and guessed my size. I told her the general style I was looking for and the price range and 3 colors I like. I tried on at least 20 dresses! They were very helpful. I found two perfect dresses and it was tough to decide! After everything it only took me an hour and a half. Excellent customer service. The owner has had this place a long time and been in this business so she knows what she is doing. My only advice is to just listen to it. They may be a bit pricy but its what you get when you go to a small shop with excellent service.

Pros: They know what they are doing!

Cons: Pricy

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Several years ago I bought a dress for my senior prom and had a great experience. So when it came time to pick out a dress for my wedding I remembered to go to this place. I can see why some people don't like it. But I thought that the sales people were very helpful they make the process very speedy and painless. When I found the perfect dress (the first one i tried on!) they pined all the alterations I needed. (small waist big bust) and after all was said and done it was about $550 which for a wedding dress is extremely cheap. I love this place and I will go back there next time a I need a formal dress!

Pros: good prices, great selection, one of a kind dresses, fast and great serive

cons: building is crowded and parking is limited.

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Several years ago I bought a dress for my senior prom and had a great experience. So when it came time to pick out a dress for my wedding I remembered to go to this place. I can see why some people don't like it. But I thought that the sales people were very helpful they make the process very speedy and painless. When I found the perfect dress (the first one i tried on!) they pined all the alterations I needed. (small waist big bust) and after all was said and done it was about $550 which for a wedding dress is extremely cheap. I love this place and I will go back there next time a I need a formal dress!

Pros: good prices, great selection, one of a kind dresses, fast and great serive

cons: building is crowded and parking is limited.

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An early homecoming left us with a limited selection in our area. A recommendation from a friend brought us to this small shop in Redmond. It was a little distance from our home but well worth the drive. There was a huge selection of gowns both long and short to choose from for my daughter. The staff was helpful in selections and with the fitting rooms. Alterations offered in the shop in a timely manner. With vast selection, you will surely find something to your liking in this shop!

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An early homecoming left us with a limited selection in our area. A recommendation from a friend brought us to this small shop in Redmond. It was a little distance from our home but well worth the drive. There was a huge selection of gowns both long and short to choose from for my daughter. The staff was helpful in selections and with the fitting rooms. Alterations offered in the shop in a timely manner. With vast selection, you will surely find something to your liking in this shop!

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this place was great and the service was amazing. My dress was beautifull and so was my sisters. I will definatly go there again. The employees were great and very helpfull. They kept there store open an hour late for me when I was there a week ago. If yor looking for a great dress and wonderful service. GO HERE!!!!

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this place was great and the service was amazing. My dress was beautifull and so was my sisters. I will definatly go there again. The employees were great and very helpfull. They kept there store open an hour late for me when I was there a week ago. If yor looking for a great dress and wonderful service. GO HERE!!!!

Pros: they had wonderfull service and dresses

Cons: none

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All of the people who gave excellent reviews must have gone when there were either no other customers or only one other because when I went I had an awful experience. There were at least three other girls in the store when I went in. I had a very specific dress in mind and even though they did not have it, I still looked around since I had already made the trek over there. The owners were very snotty and I believe that one of the reasons that I did not receive good customer service was because I was in sweats. Just because I wasn't dressed super nice, does NOT mean that I did not have money to spend! The dress that I wanted was about $400 and if they had it in my size I would have bought it on the spot.

I would like to compliment on the one young girl that was helping out, I did not get her name but she was very sweet and helpful.

When she asked the owners if they could take my measurements and possibly order it online they shouted out that they could yet I waited for about 10 min in my "stall" till I decided that I had enough so I got dressed and walked out. They were just standing there, doing nothing.

The owners of this boutique know nothing of customer service, and just because they are from another country, and customs may be different there, it is not an excuse for them to be rude. They will be helpful to you if they think you have a lot of money (even though it may not be true because they can only judge upon appearence), and are very judgamental. The store is VERY cluttered and not well organized.

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★☆☆☆☆

All of the people who gave excellent reviews must have gone when there were either no other customers or only one other because when I went I had an awful experience. There were at least three other girls in the store when I went in. I had a very specific dress in mind and even though they did not have it, I still looked around since I had already made the trek over there. The owners were very snotty and I believe that one of the reasons that I did not receive good customer service was because I was in sweats. Just because I wasn't dressed super nice, does NOT mean that I did not have money to spend! The dress that I wanted was about $400 and if they had it in my size I would have bought it on the spot.

I would like to compliment on the one young girl that was helping out, I did not get her name but she was very sweet and helpful.

When she asked the owners if they could take my measurements and possibly order it online they shouted out that they could yet I waited for about 10 min in my "stall" till I decided that I had enough so I got dressed and walked out. They were just standing there, doing nothing.

The owners of this boutique know nothing of customer service, and just because they are from another country, and customs may be different there, it is not an excuse for them to be rude. They will be helpful to you if they think you have a lot of money (even though it may not be true because they can only judge upon appearence), and are very judgamental. The store is VERY cluttered and not well organized.

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My best friend and I were prom dress shopping and we went to Samila. When we first walked in we already saw gorgeous dresses and we were helped immediately. They took us to the section that we wanted with our sizes and we immediately picked out 5 dresses that we loved. The staff handed us the dress ready to put on and they were there to zip us up and help the entire time! Some people might think its rude but the staff told you like it was! If the dress was not you they would be honest with you and not try and sell it to you. They would also tell you if the dress was just to small but in a nice manner and it was the truth. You may be a size 4 but for me i have a huge bust and ended up in the 8's because of this, so be open minded. We ended up walking away with our perfect prom dresses and a wonderful experience!

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★★★★★

My best friend and I were prom dress shopping and we went to Samila. When we first walked in we already saw gorgeous dresses and we were helped immediately. They took us to the section that we wanted with our sizes and we immediately picked out 5 dresses that we loved. The staff handed us the dress ready to put on and they were there to zip us up and help the entire time! Some people might think its rude but the staff told you like it was! If the dress was not you they would be honest with you and not try and sell it to you. They would also tell you if the dress was just to small but in a nice manner and it was the truth. You may be a size 4 but for me i have a huge bust and ended up in the 8's because of this, so be open minded. We ended up walking away with our perfect prom dresses and a wonderful experience!

Pros: Dresses and service, UNIQUE! and dresses price right!

Cons: Not much parking if busy, but parking in easy walking distance

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I walked into samilas on a thursday afternoon hoping i would find the perfect dress for my senior prom. when i walked in i was greeted by one of the ladies working at the time she took one look at me and led me to the section of dresses in my size, immediatly she started pulling dresses from the designated closet for me to try on. I tried on about 6 dresses but i stuck with the first dress i tried on. the service was great they help you with everything you need from finding the dress to putting it on to any alterations it may need. thanks to samilas i am going to feel like the princess i have always wanted to be for my senior prom.

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★★★★★

I walked into samilas on a thursday afternoon hoping i would find the perfect dress for my senior prom. when i walked in i was greeted by one of the ladies working at the time she took one look at me and led me to the section of dresses in my size, immediatly she started pulling dresses from the designated closet for me to try on. I tried on about 6 dresses but i stuck with the first dress i tried on. the service was great they help you with everything you need from finding the dress to putting it on to any alterations it may need. thanks to samilas i am going to feel like the princess i have always wanted to be for my senior prom.

Pros: everything

Cons: prices

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It was hard to conivnce my mom to drive for about 2 hours to look for a dress at Samila's Boutique but after I convinced her and we went down there and looked she is glad we did. The dress selection was amazing! there were a lot of dresses and they were organized by size so it was really easy to find the right dress. The service was really good also. They let you choose dresses and also recommended certain dresses. Their choices were really good as well. Most of the other girls there including myself went with a dress chosen by an employee. My experience there was so wonderful, I am even very surprised that anyone had an experience that wasn't just as enjoyable!

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★★★★★

It was hard to conivnce my mom to drive for about 2 hours to look for a dress at Samila's Boutique but after I convinced her and we went down there and looked she is glad we did. The dress selection was amazing! there were a lot of dresses and they were organized by size so it was really easy to find the right dress. The service was really good also. They let you choose dresses and also recommended certain dresses. Their choices were really good as well. Most of the other girls there including myself went with a dress chosen by an employee. My experience there was so wonderful, I am even very surprised that anyone had an experience that wasn't just as enjoyable!

Pros: Organization, selection, quality, and the bathrobes!!!

Cons: parking, but it wasn't that bad

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I went to Samila boutique on a friend's reccomendation that they would have one of a kind dresses that are absolutely beautiful. I was very excited to finally get a homecoming gown that I loved and that fit me like a glove. They started out by guessing my size, I appear to be about a size four, but am also hippy so I ended up trying sizes 4-8. They assured me that the dresses I tried on could be altered to hug my waist, as the sz. 8s were much too large around my waist. I ended up trying on several gowns, all of which were beautiful until I found the perfect one! The dress that I chose was a sz 8 and needed a lot of alterations in which the ladies personaly took measurements for. I was told that my dress would be ready for me to try in two weeks and it was done on time in a professional manor. These women take good care of thier dresses to keep them new for future customers, any beading that is mistakenly undone is fixed before that dress is sold to you. I was so happy with my dress that I went back for prom and found another dress that I fell in love with. They will make you feel special in your new dress and provide an honest opinion of how you look to ensure that you've picked the best dress for you. (ie: your body type, coloring, event etc.) I would without a doubt reccomend Samila boutique to anyone looking for a dress, they even sell accesories and shoes to go along with the gown of your choice. Go in with an open mind, these women know what they're talking about and will not steer you wrong. Good luck with your dress shopping experience! :)

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★★★★★

I went to Samila boutique on a friend's reccomendation that they would have one of a kind dresses that are absolutely beautiful. I was very excited to finally get a homecoming gown that I loved and that fit me like a glove. They started out by guessing my size, I appear to be about a size four, but am also hippy so I ended up trying sizes 4-8. They assured me that the dresses I tried on could be altered to hug my waist, as the sz. 8s were much too large around my waist. I ended up trying on several gowns, all of which were beautiful until I found the perfect one! The dress that I chose was a sz 8 and needed a lot of alterations in which the ladies personaly took measurements for. I was told that my dress would be ready for me to try in two weeks and it was done on time in a professional manor. These women take good care of thier dresses to keep them new for future customers, any beading that is mistakenly undone is fixed before that dress is sold to you. I was so happy with my dress that I went back for prom and found another dress that I fell in love with. They will make you feel special in your new dress and provide an honest opinion of how you look to ensure that you've picked the best dress for you. (ie: your body type, coloring, event etc.) I would without a doubt reccomend Samila boutique to anyone looking for a dress, they even sell accesories and shoes to go along with the gown of your choice. Go in with an open mind, these women know what they're talking about and will not steer you wrong. Good luck with your dress shopping experience! :)

Pros: customer service, selection, beautiful dresses, easy alteration (they do it for you), wonderful experience, I cannot see anyone walking out without a gown they love

Cons: parking is at times difficult and watch for the one-way streets in Redmond

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What a wonderful experice me and my daughter had,from the moment we walked in we were both amazed at all the dresses.We were there looking for a gown for my daughters senior prom,So finding the perfect dress was very important! I was so impressed with the sisters one being the owner,They were AWSOME!
And has far as pricing goes,do some research before you go so you know what price range your willing to spend.I knew to get that perfect gown ,for a once in life time evening for my daughter ,I had every intention on spending 5 to 6 hundred dollars,now I'm not saying all there gowns are that much it,s a personal choice.
Well in closing just keep in mind there are lots of little boutiques,believe me i did my reserch.but samilas blew my mind ...to see the look on my daughter face when we found the "dress"was worth the 2 hour drive.

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★★★★★

What a wonderful experice me and my daughter had,from the moment we walked in we were both amazed at all the dresses.We were there looking for a gown for my daughters senior prom,So finding the perfect dress was very important! I was so impressed with the sisters one being the owner,They were AWSOME!
And has far as pricing goes,do some research before you go so you know what price range your willing to spend.I knew to get that perfect gown ,for a once in life time evening for my daughter ,I had every intention on spending 5 to 6 hundred dollars,now I'm not saying all there gowns are that much it,s a personal choice.
Well in closing just keep in mind there are lots of little boutiques,believe me i did my reserch.but samilas blew my mind ...to see the look on my daughter face when we found the "dress"was worth the 2 hour drive.

Cons: not much parking

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My best friend and I went to Samila Boutique looking for our Prom dresses. We walked into the boutique and wandered around looking at dresses for a good ten minutes before anyone said a word to us. I am very petite and at the time I was a size 4 in dresses, but am very busty, so it can be deceiving, but not this deceiving. When the owner finally got around to greeting us she very rudely told me that I was looking in the wrong size and proceeded to escort me over to the size 12 section! I was shocked that someone would be so bold as to tell a stranger that they didn't know their own dress size! Not to mention that she suggested dresses that were 4 sizes too big! Of course it made me feel horrible, and we left immediately.

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★☆☆☆☆

My best friend and I went to Samila Boutique looking for our Prom dresses. We walked into the boutique and wandered around looking at dresses for a good ten minutes before anyone said a word to us. I am very petite and at the time I was a size 4 in dresses, but am very busty, so it can be deceiving, but not this deceiving. When the owner finally got around to greeting us she very rudely told me that I was looking in the wrong size and proceeded to escort me over to the size 12 section! I was shocked that someone would be so bold as to tell a stranger that they didn't know their own dress size! Not to mention that she suggested dresses that were 4 sizes too big! Of course it made me feel horrible, and we left immediately.

Pros: They had a great selection of dresses.

Cons: They claim to have one-of-a-kind dresses but their dresses can be found at any other dress store! Also, the service was really bad.

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I deffinatly reccomend Samila's to my friend. Actually, I've recommended it to EVERYONE! i love love loveeee my dress! the sales staf is amazing they've memorized all 3000 dresses they have (they dont use a computer at all) anddd every dress is unique so if you like a dress in another size your out of luck but they have a million more adorable dresses so its all good. Also my dress looks like its for the red carpet but it was only $240 which is cheap for formal gowns. so DEFFINATLY go there!

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★★★★★

I deffinatly reccomend Samila's to my friend. Actually, I've recommended it to EVERYONE! i love love loveeee my dress! the sales staf is amazing they've memorized all 3000 dresses they have (they dont use a computer at all) anddd every dress is unique so if you like a dress in another size your out of luck but they have a million more adorable dresses so its all good. Also my dress looks like its for the red carpet but it was only $240 which is cheap for formal gowns. so DEFFINATLY go there!

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Me and my daughter walked in Samila's boutique on a Saturday. The store was packed. Everybody was buying a different dress. They have over 3000 dresses all hanging in bags, so they don't get damaged. The dresses are all different and unique. They have shoes and accessories to go with the dress. When you walk in the store, they know what your size is because of the experience they have. They dress up approximately 1000 girls a year for different occasions from home coming to prom to Tolo to any special occasions like holidays or pageants. I would definitely recommend to have them pick a dress for you if you want to be different and one of a kind for your special night; the staff that work there know all the dresses and what looks good on who. So if you trust them which I would recommend, let them pick a dress for you. You just have to tell them what kind of price you are looking for. Me and my daughter were very pleased and the service was excellent. I would definitely go there for that one special unique dress.

Excellent service, and excellent selection.

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★★★★★

Me and my daughter walked in Samila's boutique on a Saturday. The store was packed. Everybody was buying a different dress. They have over 3000 dresses all hanging in bags, so they don't get damaged. The dresses are all different and unique. They have shoes and accessories to go with the dress. When you walk in the store, they know what your size is because of the experience they have. They dress up approximately 1000 girls a year for different occasions from home coming to prom to Tolo to any special occasions like holidays or pageants. I would definitely recommend to have them pick a dress for you if you want to be different and one of a kind for your special night; the staff that work there know all the dresses and what looks good on who. So if you trust them which I would recommend, let them pick a dress for you. You just have to tell them what kind of price you are looking for. Me and my daughter were very pleased and the service was excellent. I would definitely go there for that one special unique dress.

Excellent service, and excellent selection.

Pros: Service, Parking

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I VERY surprised about the reviews below. I went to Samila Boutique 1 year ago. I was looking for a "different" formal dress for a black tie party that I was going to. By chance I came upon this store, so my husband and I drove down from British Columbia to check it out. When we arrived Samila greeted us and questioned exactly what I was looking for. Like stated in the reviews below this is a very small store with hundreds of dresses all zip into plastic bags. I was looking for a short dress, she started to bring out dresses and one by one and I tried them on keeping the ones that were maybes and giving the ones I didn't like back to be packaged up. Then she suggested that I try on some long dresses. Almost all the dresses long & short looked amazing!!! I found the most beautiful red dress with a very low scooped back with low cut v in the front with sequins, and (as a back up) a black dress which was short and also had sequins. The red dress had to be altered and because we were only staying in Seattle for the night and the store was closed on Sundays, Samila had the dress altered and we came back the next day Sunday to pick it up. SHE opened her store just for us!!! Well I tell you, that I went to this formal party and I was the knock out of the party. EVERYONE LOVED my dress and there was nothing even close to it. My husband was very happy too! He stated that when our daughter needs a grad dress we know where we will be going, "SAMILA's"!!! So I will definately go back. In fact next month in October we will be there. Can't wait to share this very unique experience with my daughter. Thanks again for the GREAT SERVICE!!!!

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★★★★★

I VERY surprised about the reviews below. I went to Samila Boutique 1 year ago. I was looking for a "different" formal dress for a black tie party that I was going to. By chance I came upon this store, so my husband and I drove down from British Columbia to check it out. When we arrived Samila greeted us and questioned exactly what I was looking for. Like stated in the reviews below this is a very small store with hundreds of dresses all zip into plastic bags. I was looking for a short dress, she started to bring out dresses and one by one and I tried them on keeping the ones that were maybes and giving the ones I didn't like back to be packaged up. Then she suggested that I try on some long dresses. Almost all the dresses long & short looked amazing!!! I found the most beautiful red dress with a very low scooped back with low cut v in the front with sequins, and (as a back up) a black dress which was short and also had sequins. The red dress had to be altered and because we were only staying in Seattle for the night and the store was closed on Sundays, Samila had the dress altered and we came back the next day Sunday to pick it up. SHE opened her store just for us!!! Well I tell you, that I went to this formal party and I was the knock out of the party. EVERYONE LOVED my dress and there was nothing even close to it. My husband was very happy too! He stated that when our daughter needs a grad dress we know where we will be going, "SAMILA's"!!! So I will definately go back. In fact next month in October we will be there. Can't wait to share this very unique experience with my daughter. Thanks again for the GREAT SERVICE!!!!

Pros: Friendly accomodating service

Cons: Not close to me

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My mom and I went in to look for a prom dress i found online as soon as we walked in the workers were rude and treated us like we were stupid. I told the lady that I had a model number from the internet and she looked at me and responded "that doesn't help me at all, what do you think i have every dress on file in a computer?" That would've been the reasonable thing to do, but we thought maybe she was just rushed. They only had a size four which I told the ladies I definitely was not, they insisted I try it on anyway and when I did it obviously did not fit. Then they pressured us to look through the store for another dress checking up on us every five minutes. Once I found a dress I wanted the ladies were very rude and contradicted each other on what type of alterations should be made to my dress. My mom wanted to put the dress on hold because the ladies were very rude and the dress was overpriced, she wanted to look for other dresses and come back for that one as a last resort. Although the dress was gorgeous, the extremely rude service made the experience of shopping for the perfect prom dress miserable. Alterations are extremely OVERPRICED, my dress almost cost me $600 because of alterations that merely cost us $30 at a local tailor. Also, all the "high quality silk" dresses are in plastic bags clumped together in tiny little racks. The shop is so crowded and everything is piled on top of each other to give off a very low class dumpy feeling. If you want good service and enjoyable prom dress experience DON'T GO TO SAMILA BOUTIQUE.

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★☆☆☆☆

My mom and I went in to look for a prom dress i found online as soon as we walked in the workers were rude and treated us like we were stupid. I told the lady that I had a model number from the internet and she looked at me and responded "that doesn't help me at all, what do you think i have every dress on file in a computer?" That would've been the reasonable thing to do, but we thought maybe she was just rushed. They only had a size four which I told the ladies I definitely was not, they insisted I try it on anyway and when I did it obviously did not fit. Then they pressured us to look through the store for another dress checking up on us every five minutes. Once I found a dress I wanted the ladies were very rude and contradicted each other on what type of alterations should be made to my dress. My mom wanted to put the dress on hold because the ladies were very rude and the dress was overpriced, she wanted to look for other dresses and come back for that one as a last resort. Although the dress was gorgeous, the extremely rude service made the experience of shopping for the perfect prom dress miserable. Alterations are extremely OVERPRICED, my dress almost cost me $600 because of alterations that merely cost us $30 at a local tailor. Also, all the "high quality silk" dresses are in plastic bags clumped together in tiny little racks. The shop is so crowded and everything is piled on top of each other to give off a very low class dumpy feeling. If you want good service and enjoyable prom dress experience DON'T GO TO SAMILA BOUTIQUE.

Pros: Some good dresses

Cons: Extreme alteration prices, worst possible service, low class atmosphere

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This place looks like an old, dingy pink house and the employers are incredibly rude. When you walk in, they will ask for your size and lead you to the area that contains your size. Then when you want to try something on, they leave the curtain wide open for others to see to make sure that you don't tarnish the gowns. If you're not satisified, of course they will help you pick out a dress, but they get very very impatient with you. After you try on the third dress, and every dress after that, they will tell you that you look beautiful in it. I felt SO pressured to buy a dress from them that, at the end I just told them to put it on hold and I will come back for it the next day, and I never did. If you come here, you will feel ALOT of pressure from them to buy a gown, which is way overpriced anyway. I owned one of the gowns that they were selling by Niki Livas and I only spent 100$ on it, while they charged theirs for 270$. They also asked me for my price range, I said 200-300$ and the lady said I won't find much selection here then. They also charge way too much for measurements and alterations. DON'T SHOP HERE IF YOU WANT AFFORDABLE PRICING AND GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE.

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★★☆☆☆

This place looks like an old, dingy pink house and the employers are incredibly rude. When you walk in, they will ask for your size and lead you to the area that contains your size. Then when you want to try something on, they leave the curtain wide open for others to see to make sure that you don't tarnish the gowns. If you're not satisified, of course they will help you pick out a dress, but they get very very impatient with you. After you try on the third dress, and every dress after that, they will tell you that you look beautiful in it. I felt SO pressured to buy a dress from them that, at the end I just told them to put it on hold and I will come back for it the next day, and I never did. If you come here, you will feel ALOT of pressure from them to buy a gown, which is way overpriced anyway. I owned one of the gowns that they were selling by Niki Livas and I only spent 100$ on it, while they charged theirs for 270$. They also asked me for my price range, I said 200-300$ and the lady said I won't find much selection here then. They also charge way too much for measurements and alterations. DON'T SHOP HERE IF YOU WANT AFFORDABLE PRICING AND GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE.

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I went shopping with my daughter to look for a prom dress, there were so many beautiful dresses and they have a lot of variety of different styles; however I felt the dresses were overpriced, you will need to focus on the workmanship of the dresses to ensure there are not any snags and to make sure the beads, sequence and the seams are hemed. To charge customers $300 and up for a dress should be in excellent condition. I also felt that the fees for the alteration was costly, I would strongly recommend to have the dress alter elsewhere due to the time constraint they are not staff to support the prom season. The place is small so allow yourselves enough time and be prepared to stand in long lines if you are a last mintue shopper. The overall service was satisfactory.

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★★★☆☆

I went shopping with my daughter to look for a prom dress, there were so many beautiful dresses and they have a lot of variety of different styles; however I felt the dresses were overpriced, you will need to focus on the workmanship of the dresses to ensure there are not any snags and to make sure the beads, sequence and the seams are hemed. To charge customers $300 and up for a dress should be in excellent condition. I also felt that the fees for the alteration was costly, I would strongly recommend to have the dress alter elsewhere due to the time constraint they are not staff to support the prom season. The place is small so allow yourselves enough time and be prepared to stand in long lines if you are a last mintue shopper. The overall service was satisfactory.

Pros: Variety of different styles

Cons: A few of the dresses lacked in workmanship

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If you are looking for a nice dress there for prom or any formal dances, then DO NOT go to Samila Boutique! They are so rude there! The women there were like, " What is your price range?" and I said somewhere under $100 or $200. And they said," well the dress we have here are nothing compared to your price range. If you want to find a dress under $100 then you might as well go to the mall and all the little stores like JCPenny. Our price are reasonable because our dresses are pure silk." And im thinking to myself if they're pure silk then why do they look EXACTLY like the dresses from JcPenny or Macys. It was a waste of time for me to drive all the way there to a cramped up store. I highly recommend that you DO NOT buy your dresses there.

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★☆☆☆☆

If you are looking for a nice dress there for prom or any formal dances, then DO NOT go to Samila Boutique! They are so rude there! The women there were like, " What is your price range?" and I said somewhere under $100 or $200. And they said," well the dress we have here are nothing compared to your price range. If you want to find a dress under $100 then you might as well go to the mall and all the little stores like JCPenny. Our price are reasonable because our dresses are pure silk." And im thinking to myself if they're pure silk then why do they look EXACTLY like the dresses from JcPenny or Macys. It was a waste of time for me to drive all the way there to a cramped up store. I highly recommend that you DO NOT buy your dresses there.

Pros: they would have about 2 dresses that you'd probably want

Cons: no great service, very rude. Seemed like they were a waste of their time

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i went with my daughter to go prom dress shoping, and they imediatly estimated that she was a size 14, which she was actually an 8. she commented that my daughters clothes were dirty and baggy. then when she went to go try the dress on, the lady comes into the dressing room (leaving the curtain wide open) while my daughter is topless, making sure my daughter doesnt touch the dress, and puts the dress on for her. then she asks my daughter to come out, and mentions that my daughter has a bit of chubbiness hanging out of the dress. they also dont put dresses on hold and only have one of each dress in stock. alterations are VERY slow.

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★☆☆☆☆

i went with my daughter to go prom dress shoping, and they imediatly estimated that she was a size 14, which she was actually an 8. she commented that my daughters clothes were dirty and baggy. then when she went to go try the dress on, the lady comes into the dressing room (leaving the curtain wide open) while my daughter is topless, making sure my daughter doesnt touch the dress, and puts the dress on for her. then she asks my daughter to come out, and mentions that my daughter has a bit of chubbiness hanging out of the dress. they also dont put dresses on hold and only have one of each dress in stock. alterations are VERY slow.

Pros: none

Cons: everything.

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We walked in looking for THE dress for my daughter's Senior Homecoming dance. The owner greeted us and instantly guessed my daughters dilemma, size 8 in the bust, but 2 in the waist - but no problem at this place because they provide full professional alterations service. She asked our price range and then directed us to the exact spot (and a VERY LONG ROW at that) to find dresses that would fit her at our price (no wandering around-how convenient!). They have a huge selection of UNIQUE dresses and EVERY one is zipped up in its own plastic bag so the dresses are kept in perfect condition. She explained that they only purchase one or two of each dress, so you can be sure that no one else will have your dress. I have never experienced the level of service that I received here. The owner and her sister removed each dress from the bag, unzipped, and helped my daughter into them, then reversed the whole process. I had only to stand outside the stall and watch the fashion show. We came away with the perfect dress plus a shorter dress for another dance later this year. They also have a full selection of shoes and jewelery which is great, no guessing about matching! As far as I am concerned I will NEVER shop anywhere else for a dress. Service, quality, and unique selection like this is fantastic.

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★★★★★

We walked in looking for THE dress for my daughter's Senior Homecoming dance. The owner greeted us and instantly guessed my daughters dilemma, size 8 in the bust, but 2 in the waist - but no problem at this place because they provide full professional alterations service. She asked our price range and then directed us to the exact spot (and a VERY LONG ROW at that) to find dresses that would fit her at our price (no wandering around-how convenient!). They have a huge selection of UNIQUE dresses and EVERY one is zipped up in its own plastic bag so the dresses are kept in perfect condition. She explained that they only purchase one or two of each dress, so you can be sure that no one else will have your dress. I have never experienced the level of service that I received here. The owner and her sister removed each dress from the bag, unzipped, and helped my daughter into them, then reversed the whole process. I had only to stand outside the stall and watch the fashion show. We came away with the perfect dress plus a shorter dress for another dance later this year. They also have a full selection of shoes and jewelery which is great, no guessing about matching! As far as I am concerned I will NEVER shop anywhere else for a dress. Service, quality, and unique selection like this is fantastic.

Pros: Selection, service, quality

Cons: Parking is a little scarse, but considering the Pros, not an issue.

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I had a formal wedding to attend and had been all over Seattle and Bellevue and didn't find anything I liked. Then I walked into Samila Boutique. It's a small space, but packed! They helped me find my size, listened to what I was looking for, then stood outside the dressing room, helping by offering opinions, suggestions for how to get into and out of each dress, zipping if needed and hanging each dress back up as I finished with it. Service level that's impossible to find in the malls, at about the same price. Yay!

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★★★★☆

I had a formal wedding to attend and had been all over Seattle and Bellevue and didn't find anything I liked. Then I walked into Samila Boutique. It's a small space, but packed! They helped me find my size, listened to what I was looking for, then stood outside the dressing room, helping by offering opinions, suggestions for how to get into and out of each dress, zipping if needed and hanging each dress back up as I finished with it. Service level that's impossible to find in the malls, at about the same price. Yay!

Pros: parking on site, great selection, thorough service

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I took a dress to this shop for alterations. They said they would call when they were done, I waited several days and decided to stop in and see if the dress was done. It was done and she had put it on the rack to sell. I could not believe my eyes. There are so many other dress shops in the area so I would take my business elsewhere or maybe your dress will be on the rack for someone else to purchase as well!!!!

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I took a dress to this shop for alterations. They said they would call when they were done, I waited several days and decided to stop in and see if the dress was done. It was done and she had put it on the rack to sell. I could not believe my eyes. There are so many other dress shops in the area so I would take my business elsewhere or maybe your dress will be on the rack for someone else to purchase as well!!!!

 

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