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Amanda-Lina's Sposa

Woodbridge , ON
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177 Whitmore Road, Unit 7
Woodbridge, ON L4L 6A6 CA (map)

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905-265-8707

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Dress & Attire

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Who do you provide services for?
Bride, Bridesmaids, Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom
Which of the following items do you offer?
Hair Accessories, Jewelry, Veils

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Danielle
Wedding:
6/24/2017
4.4/5.0
Amanda-Lina's Sposa's provided me with the best experience when searching for the perfect dress! From the moment we walked in, the entire team made us feel comfortable and at ease. Daniela was incredible from the moment that she introduced herself. She listened to everything that I said I liked/didn't like and in the end provided me with two amazing options that I had to take a week to think about more to make my final decision. She was amazing helpding me in getting the dresses on, doing the big reveal and most of all gave me time to take the look in. I never felt rushed or forced to make a decision.

When i did return to review the two options again, she remembered all of the little details that we had discussed the week before...all the way down to my pearl earrings. I'm pretty sure i spent 15 minutes just in the dress that i was sure was the one, before actually saying the words! She and the entire team were amazing.

Thanks for helping my find my perfect dress!!
Amanda-Lina's Sposa's provided me with the best experience when searching for the perfect dress! From the moment we walked Read more...
Amanda-Lina's Sposa's provided me with the best experience when searching for the perfect dress! From the moment we walked in, the entire team made us feel comfortable and at ease. Daniela was incredible from the moment that she introduced herself. She listened to everything that I said I liked/didn't like and in the end provided me with two amazing options that I had to take a week to think about more to make my final decision. She was amazing helpding me in getting the dresses on, doing the big reveal and most of all gave me time to take the look in. I never felt rushed or forced to make a decision.

When i did return to review the two options again, she remembered all of the little details that we had discussed the week before...all the way down to my pearl earrings. I'm pretty sure i spent 15 minutes just in the dress that i was sure was the one, before actually saying the words! She and the entire team were amazing.

Thanks for helping my find my perfect dress!! Read less
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Kyla
Wedding:
4/21/2017
5.0/5.0
I got my dress here on March 12, 2016. My appointment was with Teresa. She was amazing. The entire experience was beyond words and I was left in awe of her experience. She nailed it. The first dress I tried on I had all the feels. After trying on a couple more I had to get back into it. I would highly recommend this salon.
I got my dress here on March 12, 2016. My appointment was with Teresa. She was amazing. The entire experience was beyond Read more...
I got my dress here on March 12, 2016. My appointment was with Teresa. She was amazing. The entire experience was beyond words and I was left in awe of her experience. She nailed it. The first dress I tried on I had all the feels. After trying on a couple more I had to get back into it. I would highly recommend this salon. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Best there is! No doubt! They know what they are doing there selection in impeccable!
Best there is! No doubt! They know what they are doing there selection in impeccable!
Best there is! No doubt! They know what they are doing there selection in impeccable! Read less
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Shannon
Wedding:
9/24/2016
5.0/5.0
I first learned about Amanda Lina's at a Bridal Show. My sister ended up picking a dress that we both absolutely LOVED. I wasn't prepared to purchase the dress at the trunk show, because I wanted my mom to be a part of the experience - I also thought I'd be able to get the gown virtually anywhere that carried that designer. As it turns out, the only salon in Ontario that carried that particular dress was Amanda Lina's, so I went ahead and made the appointment. Firstly, the salon is absolutely gorgeous. When we got into the store, we had to wait a few minutes until we could check in, but not a big deal. The girl who registered me actually recognized my sister and I from the bridal show. While we waited for our consultant, we were able to look at bridesmaids dresses, and my sister was able to try one on. I feel terrible for not remembering her name, but she was so incredible and helpful! Theresa was my consultant. She sat me down to discuss what I was looking for, and I showed her some pictures. She pulled all of the dresses that I wanted to try, and was absolutely amazing throughout the process. I found out that the original dress that I came to try on again was from 2013 and there were having a lot of difficulty finding it - they had 2 or 3 different people looking for it in storage. I started to put it out of my mind, and when I came out in one of the last dresses, one of the associates was holding the dress! The girl who works at the front desk was looking for it in storage (which apparently contains 700+ dresses in boxes), a box fell and uncovered the dress! I put it on, zipped right up like it was made for me. Theresa put the veil on and it was a done deal. It was totally meant to be! The total experience was one that will be cherished - it was everything I could have hoped for and more! Can't recommend this place enough if you want the whole experience vs. just picking a dress.
I first learned about Amanda Lina's at a Bridal Show. My sister ended up picking a dress that we both absolutely LOVED. I Read more...
I first learned about Amanda Lina's at a Bridal Show. My sister ended up picking a dress that we both absolutely LOVED. I wasn't prepared to purchase the dress at the trunk show, because I wanted my mom to be a part of the experience - I also thought I'd be able to get the gown virtually anywhere that carried that designer. As it turns out, the only salon in Ontario that carried that particular dress was Amanda Lina's, so I went ahead and made the appointment. Firstly, the salon is absolutely gorgeous. When we got into the store, we had to wait a few minutes until we could check in, but not a big deal. The girl who registered me actually recognized my sister and I from the bridal show. While we waited for our consultant, we were able to look at bridesmaids dresses, and my sister was able to try one on. I feel terrible for not remembering her name, but she was so incredible and helpful! Theresa was my consultant. She sat me down to discuss what I was looking for, and I showed her some pictures. She pulled all of the dresses that I wanted to try, and was absolutely amazing throughout the process. I found out that the original dress that I came to try on again was from 2013 and there were having a lot of difficulty finding it - they had 2 or 3 different people looking for it in storage. I started to put it out of my mind, and when I came out in one of the last dresses, one of the associates was holding the dress! The girl who works at the front desk was looking for it in storage (which apparently contains 700+ dresses in boxes), a box fell and uncovered the dress! I put it on, zipped right up like it was made for me. Theresa put the veil on and it was a done deal. It was totally meant to be! The total experience was one that will be cherished - it was everything I could have hoped for and more! Can't recommend this place enough if you want the whole experience vs. just picking a dress. Read less
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Ms2Mrs
Wedding:
9/4/2016
5.0/5.0
I had a fantastic experience at Amanda Lina's. I was a nervous bride going with her sister and mother to find a dress and hopefully have a pleasant experience. Demetra was my consultant, from the very beginning she made me feel comfortable and at ease. She tried connecting with me by finding out more information about my fiancé, our overall wedding style, our venue, what designers I like, styles I like and don't like, she literally covered all bases with me before we even started pulling dresses. Furthermore I have watched more than my fair share of "Say Yes To The Dress" both American and Canadian episodes and a re-occurring theme is that a huge no-no in dress shopping is having your entourage and you yourself picking dresses. Demetra gave us free rain to check out their inventory to see what we were attracted towards and then she put me in something she thought would look good on me. I went into Amanda Lina's and all I thought I knew was that I hated ball gowns and wanted a mermaid or trumpet style (that's usually the style I wear in regular gowns) Wedding dresses fit soo much differently, the style I thought I didn't want I ended up buying and absolutely loving! Demetra asked me after trying on multiple mermaid styles if I could try on 1 drop waist ball gown and after doing so that's all I wanted to put on. She picked me the absolute perfect gown, and on my second fitting found me a veil nicer than I could have imagined purchasing. I actually remember thanking Demetra half way through our appointment for being so pleasant and making me feel so comfortable. I had my bridal moment tears and all, and when I cried and rang that bell I hugged Demetra as well, it was because of her my experience was as great as it was. Thank you Demetra and all the staff at Amanda Lina's I have already recommended you guys to other brides I know.
I had a fantastic experience at Amanda Lina's. I was a nervous bride going with her sister and mother to find a dress and Read more...
I had a fantastic experience at Amanda Lina's. I was a nervous bride going with her sister and mother to find a dress and hopefully have a pleasant experience. Demetra was my consultant, from the very beginning she made me feel comfortable and at ease. She tried connecting with me by finding out more information about my fiancé, our overall wedding style, our venue, what designers I like, styles I like and don't like, she literally covered all bases with me before we even started pulling dresses. Furthermore I have watched more than my fair share of "Say Yes To The Dress" both American and Canadian episodes and a re-occurring theme is that a huge no-no in dress shopping is having your entourage and you yourself picking dresses. Demetra gave us free rain to check out their inventory to see what we were attracted towards and then she put me in something she thought would look good on me. I went into Amanda Lina's and all I thought I knew was that I hated ball gowns and wanted a mermaid or trumpet style (that's usually the style I wear in regular gowns) Wedding dresses fit soo much differently, the style I thought I didn't want I ended up buying and absolutely loving! Demetra asked me after trying on multiple mermaid styles if I could try on 1 drop waist ball gown and after doing so that's all I wanted to put on. She picked me the absolute perfect gown, and on my second fitting found me a veil nicer than I could have imagined purchasing. I actually remember thanking Demetra half way through our appointment for being so pleasant and making me feel so comfortable. I had my bridal moment tears and all, and when I cried and rang that bell I hugged Demetra as well, it was because of her my experience was as great as it was. Thank you Demetra and all the staff at Amanda Lina's I have already recommended you guys to other brides I know. Read less
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Sabrina
Wedding:
8/13/2016
0.5/5.0
I went to Amanda Lina's under the impression that I was going to be treated like a princess --- brainwashed by the show 'Say Yes to the Dress' however my experience was horrible.
It started off well because they were one of the only stores that had the dress I wanted and promptly sold it to me (I got caught up with ringing the bell and saying yes)
But after that everything went downhill.
From then on I had to wait a minimum of 30 minutes after my assigned appointment time to be seen
They pushed me to buy a smaller size than I needed and then the alterations lady very rudely told me that I would have to loose weight to make it fit. "you could pay $250 alterations (even though I bought a corset) OR you could loose 5 pounds" --- I am 130 lbs and definitely NOT overweight.
From there even getting an appointment for a fitting was a nightmare as they only have evening appointments twice a week and save their weekends for NEW CUSTOMERS ONLY --- talk about customer loyalty right?
But it gets worse.
3 days before leaving for the wedding (because that was the only after-work appointment I could get) I try on my dress for the last time and pick up my veil and THEY ORDER THE WRONG ONE
Not only do they order the wrong one, they insist that I'm just remembering it wrong. --- even though the one I paid for was way more expensive than the cheap one they tried to pass off as mine.
Finally after finding the one that was originally ordered the consultant kindly said that they would take care of the remaining balance as an apology... but when we get to the cash the manager reneges on the offer...
Needless to say there was a shouting match at 10pm in the salon (cause that's how long it took to get out of there).
Ultimately the dress and the veil were stunning but I would never ever recommend this salon.
I went to Amanda Lina's under the impression that I was going to be treated like a princess --- brainwashed by the show Read more...
I went to Amanda Lina's under the impression that I was going to be treated like a princess --- brainwashed by the show 'Say Yes to the Dress' however my experience was horrible.
It started off well because they were one of the only stores that had the dress I wanted and promptly sold it to me (I got caught up with ringing the bell and saying yes)
But after that everything went downhill.
From then on I had to wait a minimum of 30 minutes after my assigned appointment time to be seen
They pushed me to buy a smaller size than I needed and then the alterations lady very rudely told me that I would have to loose weight to make it fit. "you could pay $250 alterations (even though I bought a corset) OR you could loose 5 pounds" --- I am 130 lbs and definitely NOT overweight.
From there even getting an appointment for a fitting was a nightmare as they only have evening appointments twice a week and save their weekends for NEW CUSTOMERS ONLY --- talk about customer loyalty right?
But it gets worse.
3 days before leaving for the wedding (because that was the only after-work appointment I could get) I try on my dress for the last time and pick up my veil and THEY ORDER THE WRONG ONE
Not only do they order the wrong one, they insist that I'm just remembering it wrong. --- even though the one I paid for was way more expensive than the cheap one they tried to pass off as mine.
Finally after finding the one that was originally ordered the consultant kindly said that they would take care of the remaining balance as an apology... but when we get to the cash the manager reneges on the offer...
Needless to say there was a shouting match at 10pm in the salon (cause that's how long it took to get out of there).
Ultimately the dress and the veil were stunning but I would never ever recommend this salon. Read less
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Mrs.B to be
Wedding:
5/21/2016
2.7/5.0
I was picked for the show 'Say Yes to the Dress: Canada', I had a GREAT shopping experience and my consultant was amazing. My dress came in 8 weeks late, no one bothered to call. I placed multiple calls and a couple of emails before I got a response that my dress was late (I had actually began to worry something happened and the store had closed since no one was returning my calls).

Alterations were easy, and beautiful. The seamstress was friendly and helpful. I ordered my veil March 3 and was told it would be in when I picked my dress up May 5.

After driving over an hour to get my dress and veil, I arrived at the store to find out my veil was not there and they had no idea when it would be. With my wedding in just 2 weeks I was concerned and asked why no one had told me this and whether it could be couriered to my house. I was told there was nothing they could do and I'd have to have to setup my own courier at my own cost. The person teaching my mom how to tie the dress was rude, we didn't have great instructions and they seemed annoyed with me when I asked about my veil.

My stepdad arranged to have the veil picked up when it arrived the week after (as I did not have another 2.5 hours to drive back and forth). When it got to me, it was not the colour I'd ordered. Given that the veil took over 2 months to arrive, I just had to suck it up and use the wrong coloured veil.

Overall, I was not impressed. The dress and veil were BEAUTIFUL but the customer service was terrible.
I was picked for the show 'Say Yes to the Dress: Canada', I had a GREAT shopping experience and my consultant was amazing. Read more...
I was picked for the show 'Say Yes to the Dress: Canada', I had a GREAT shopping experience and my consultant was amazing. My dress came in 8 weeks late, no one bothered to call. I placed multiple calls and a couple of emails before I got a response that my dress was late (I had actually began to worry something happened and the store had closed since no one was returning my calls).

Alterations were easy, and beautiful. The seamstress was friendly and helpful. I ordered my veil March 3 and was told it would be in when I picked my dress up May 5.

After driving over an hour to get my dress and veil, I arrived at the store to find out my veil was not there and they had no idea when it would be. With my wedding in just 2 weeks I was concerned and asked why no one had told me this and whether it could be couriered to my house. I was told there was nothing they could do and I'd have to have to setup my own courier at my own cost. The person teaching my mom how to tie the dress was rude, we didn't have great instructions and they seemed annoyed with me when I asked about my veil.

My stepdad arranged to have the veil picked up when it arrived the week after (as I did not have another 2.5 hours to drive back and forth). When it got to me, it was not the colour I'd ordered. Given that the veil took over 2 months to arrive, I just had to suck it up and use the wrong coloured veil.

Overall, I was not impressed. The dress and veil were BEAUTIFUL but the customer service was terrible. Read less
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Anja
Wedding:
5/7/2016
1.4/5.0
First off, I know taking pics isn't isn't allowed and after the first warning my bridesmaids stopped. My 16 year old sister later secretly snapped a pic of the dress I was already going to buy and when the consultant saw her she fully went on to YELL at her and embarrass her in front of the whole store. Yes my sister was wrong but she's young and yelling at her was extremely unprofessional.

Anyway, I had done my research before coming to my appointment and had a few dresses in mind that I wanted to try on which I knew they carried. In the end it came down to two dresses and she pushed me to make a decision and quickly took one dress and put it away. By the end of the appointment I decided I wanted to try it again and she rolled her eyes and said " I thought we ruled that one out, you like this better", pointing to the other dress (obviously the more expensive one). She finally brought the other dress back and went on to say that it was last season so would likely be discontinued soon and since my wedding is in 10 months I'm already behind on ordering because it could take 8 months to get the dress and 3 months to alter it. I left with anxiety and called another Maggie Sottero seller who told me that 1. Their dresses are delivered within 4-6 months and 2. The dress I like would definitely not be discontinued because it was one of the designer's top sellers and a "priority" dress which means it could arrive as quickly as 8-10 WEEKS. My mom, mother in law and bridesmaids all got the same sense from our consultant and felt that she truly ruined my first dress shopping experience. I went to Becker's a week later and it was night and day! I had the best time with the fun and bubbly consultant, and ended up buying the dress I liked at Amanda Lina's at a 20% lower price.
First off, I know taking pics isn't isn't allowed and after the first warning my bridesmaids stopped. My 16 year old Read more...
First off, I know taking pics isn't isn't allowed and after the first warning my bridesmaids stopped. My 16 year old sister later secretly snapped a pic of the dress I was already going to buy and when the consultant saw her she fully went on to YELL at her and embarrass her in front of the whole store. Yes my sister was wrong but she's young and yelling at her was extremely unprofessional.

Anyway, I had done my research before coming to my appointment and had a few dresses in mind that I wanted to try on which I knew they carried. In the end it came down to two dresses and she pushed me to make a decision and quickly took one dress and put it away. By the end of the appointment I decided I wanted to try it again and she rolled her eyes and said " I thought we ruled that one out, you like this better", pointing to the other dress (obviously the more expensive one). She finally brought the other dress back and went on to say that it was last season so would likely be discontinued soon and since my wedding is in 10 months I'm already behind on ordering because it could take 8 months to get the dress and 3 months to alter it. I left with anxiety and called another Maggie Sottero seller who told me that 1. Their dresses are delivered within 4-6 months and 2. The dress I like would definitely not be discontinued because it was one of the designer's top sellers and a "priority" dress which means it could arrive as quickly as 8-10 WEEKS. My mom, mother in law and bridesmaids all got the same sense from our consultant and felt that she truly ruined my first dress shopping experience. I went to Becker's a week later and it was night and day! I had the best time with the fun and bubbly consultant, and ended up buying the dress I liked at Amanda Lina's at a 20% lower price. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
10/3/2015
0.0/5.0
Given my wedding was outside of the GTA, I had no choice but to take it to a local vendor in the area once I noticed the problems with the dress. For a dress shop "harbouring over 40 years of experience" I would have expected the alterations to be handled with more care and detail. Hoping we can find a solve as I am certainly not a satisfied customer. I think 10% of the alterations cost would be fair since I had to pay that to an outside party to make repairs. They spent three hours fixing holes, steaming the dress and cleaning a black spot.
Given my wedding was outside of the GTA, I had no choice but to take it to a local vendor in the area once I noticed the Read more...
Given my wedding was outside of the GTA, I had no choice but to take it to a local vendor in the area once I noticed the problems with the dress. For a dress shop "harbouring over 40 years of experience" I would have expected the alterations to be handled with more care and detail. Hoping we can find a solve as I am certainly not a satisfied customer. I think 10% of the alterations cost would be fair since I had to pay that to an outside party to make repairs. They spent three hours fixing holes, steaming the dress and cleaning a black spot. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
[Private]
5.0/5.0
I had such a FANTASTIC experience when I said YES to the dress this past April. After having going to White Toronto and Klienfeld Hudson's Bay where I had horrible experience's at both, Amanda-Lina's blew me away with their service, professionalism and how accommodating they were when I booked my appointment the day before!! My bridal consultant Christina was absolutely amazing! When I told her what i was looking for, she knew exactly what dresses to pull for me, and let me tell you their dresses are so stunning!!! She made me feel so special when I knew I had on the dress of my dreams. She dolled me up with a vail, a gorgeous headpiece and asked me if I was saying yes to the dress, and once I did I rang a bell and the whole store started clapping. It was such a great and fun experience, I highly recommend Amanda-Lina's! If you can't find a dress here, you won't find it anywhere! Their stock is huge!!
I had such a FANTASTIC experience when I said YES to the dress this past April. After having going to White Toronto and Read more...
I had such a FANTASTIC experience when I said YES to the dress this past April. After having going to White Toronto and Klienfeld Hudson's Bay where I had horrible experience's at both, Amanda-Lina's blew me away with their service, professionalism and how accommodating they were when I booked my appointment the day before!! My bridal consultant Christina was absolutely amazing! When I told her what i was looking for, she knew exactly what dresses to pull for me, and let me tell you their dresses are so stunning!!! She made me feel so special when I knew I had on the dress of my dreams. She dolled me up with a vail, a gorgeous headpiece and asked me if I was saying yes to the dress, and once I did I rang a bell and the whole store started clapping. It was such a great and fun experience, I highly recommend Amanda-Lina's! If you can't find a dress here, you won't find it anywhere! Their stock is huge!! Read less
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