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Stars of Avon

Avon , CT

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Avon, CT 06001 US

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860-678-0590

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ABOUT US

Stars has been dedicated to fulfilling all of your special occasion clothing needs since 1995. We offer personalized attention to all of our customers to ensure the highest standards of... Read more
Stars has been dedicated to fulfilling all of your special occasion clothing needs since 1995. We offer personalized attention to all of our customers to ensure the highest standards of customer service. We carry the largest selection of bridal, mother-of-the-bride/groom, bridesmaid, cocktail/blacktie, and prom dresses in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. We look forward to your coming to our store at Riverdale Farms in Avon, Connecticut. Once in our store, you will find beautiful merchandise in a warm, relaxed atmosphere. We also offer a full-time staff of experienced seamstresses so that your alterations can be taken care of on-site.



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Private User
Wedding:
2/27/2016
1.6/5.0
About 40 minutes into my hour appointment the owner sat down and gave up. Stopped pulling dresses and told me my dress didn't exist. The dressing room floor was covered in pins to the point where I was pulling them out of my clothing after I left even though my clothing was folded on a chair in the room. Overall very disappointed. The sample gowns were dirty and ripped and made it difficult to imagine how the dress would look.
About 40 minutes into my hour appointment the owner sat down and gave up. Stopped pulling dresses and told me my dress Read more...
About 40 minutes into my hour appointment the owner sat down and gave up. Stopped pulling dresses and told me my dress didn't exist. The dressing room floor was covered in pins to the point where I was pulling them out of my clothing after I left even though my clothing was folded on a chair in the room. Overall very disappointed. The sample gowns were dirty and ripped and made it difficult to imagine how the dress would look. Read less
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Mairin
Wedding:
10/24/2015
5.0/5.0
I had the best, easiest time buying a wedding dress at Stars. The staff was incredibly helpful and never once did I feel pressured to buy. They have a large selection of wedding dresses, as well as bridesmaids and MOB/MOG dresses. At my appointment, I got to try on about a dozen dresses, and had the full attention of the salespeople. All of my fittings went so smoothly! I didn't like the length of my lining at my first fitting, and I was assured that it could be lengthened and stretched before my wedding day. The seamstress there is absolutely brilliant, and my dress looked and fit perfect on my wedding day. I always left the store with a smile, and never once did I stress about alterations or anything about my dress. They are simply wonderful here. Definitely look into shopping for your dress here!
I had the best, easiest time buying a wedding dress at Stars. The staff was incredibly helpful and never once did I feel Read more...
I had the best, easiest time buying a wedding dress at Stars. The staff was incredibly helpful and never once did I feel pressured to buy. They have a large selection of wedding dresses, as well as bridesmaids and MOB/MOG dresses. At my appointment, I got to try on about a dozen dresses, and had the full attention of the salespeople. All of my fittings went so smoothly! I didn't like the length of my lining at my first fitting, and I was assured that it could be lengthened and stretched before my wedding day. The seamstress there is absolutely brilliant, and my dress looked and fit perfect on my wedding day. I always left the store with a smile, and never once did I stress about alterations or anything about my dress. They are simply wonderful here. Definitely look into shopping for your dress here! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I am so glad that I bought my dress and bridesmaid dresses here. They had a great selection and worked so well with me and my bridesmaids as we were all coming from a distance for fittings. The bridesmaid dresses needed to be altered and one of my sisters was told by another salon that they couldn't possibly alter it to fit her - not a problem for the ladies at Stars! The dresses fit them both perfectly on the day of the wedding! I adored my dress and felt so beautiful every time I went in there for a fitting. They made me feel so special!
I am so glad that I bought my dress and bridesmaid dresses here. They had a great selection and worked so well with me and Read more...
I am so glad that I bought my dress and bridesmaid dresses here. They had a great selection and worked so well with me and my bridesmaids as we were all coming from a distance for fittings. The bridesmaid dresses needed to be altered and one of my sisters was told by another salon that they couldn't possibly alter it to fit her - not a problem for the ladies at Stars! The dresses fit them both perfectly on the day of the wedding! I adored my dress and felt so beautiful every time I went in there for a fitting. They made me feel so special! Read less
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Wedding:
10/5/2014
0.8/5.0
I am very disappointed in this store. Although I love my wedding dress, from the moment i paid for my dress they were so unprofessional and uncaring to who you are. Each time I went into a fitting I has to compete with other people who didn't have an appointment and wait for 20 minutes so that they could help this other person.
Also, I ordered my bridesmaid dresses from them six months before my wedding and instead of calling me to let me know they were still waiting on a payment for one dress, they decided to wait till I came in for my first fitting 2 months before the wedding and had me pay more money for a rush on the dresses which could have been avoided if they picked up the phone and called me months before.
It is now 2 weeks before my wedding and my bridesmaid dresses are not scheduled to be in the store until a week before my wedding . When I called to address my concern the lady was completely unapologetic and informed me that I have my bridesmaid to thank. As far as I was concerned I had three dresses (including my wedding dress) paid in full , which all that was required were half payments , and they had plenty of money to order the other dress. At the least pick up the phone and call so the dresses could have been ordered.
The owner is very unprofessional and you do not get the bridal experience you expect to have when you are spending so much money on our wedding dress. I would never send any of my friends to this store nor recommend it for any bride that should feel like the day that they make an appointment that it should be about them. They are by far the worst experience I have had in planning for my special day.
I am very disappointed in this store. Although I love my wedding dress, from the moment i paid for my dress they were so Read more...
I am very disappointed in this store. Although I love my wedding dress, from the moment i paid for my dress they were so unprofessional and uncaring to who you are. Each time I went into a fitting I has to compete with other people who didn't have an appointment and wait for 20 minutes so that they could help this other person.
Also, I ordered my bridesmaid dresses from them six months before my wedding and instead of calling me to let me know they were still waiting on a payment for one dress, they decided to wait till I came in for my first fitting 2 months before the wedding and had me pay more money for a rush on the dresses which could have been avoided if they picked up the phone and called me months before.
It is now 2 weeks before my wedding and my bridesmaid dresses are not scheduled to be in the store until a week before my wedding . When I called to address my concern the lady was completely unapologetic and informed me that I have my bridesmaid to thank. As far as I was concerned I had three dresses (including my wedding dress) paid in full , which all that was required were half payments , and they had plenty of money to order the other dress. At the least pick up the phone and call so the dresses could have been ordered.
The owner is very unprofessional and you do not get the bridal experience you expect to have when you are spending so much money on our wedding dress. I would never send any of my friends to this store nor recommend it for any bride that should feel like the day that they make an appointment that it should be about them. They are by far the worst experience I have had in planning for my special day. Read less
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Christina
Wedding:
10/3/2014
5.0/5.0
The staff at Stars were great. After showing them the style of dress I wanted, they were able to pull a variety for me to try on. The dressing area upstairs is private. After picking my perfect dress I went back for three more fittings. Mina does the alterations and she is great at what she does! Stars truly makes you feel special.
The staff at Stars were great. After showing them the style of dress I wanted, they were able to pull a variety for me to Read more...
The staff at Stars were great. After showing them the style of dress I wanted, they were able to pull a variety for me to try on. The dressing area upstairs is private. After picking my perfect dress I went back for three more fittings. Mina does the alterations and she is great at what she does! Stars truly makes you feel special. Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
8/9/2014
5.0/5.0
Buying my dress from Stars of Avon was a wonderful experience. Karen, the owner, and Mina, the seamstress who does the wedding dress alterations, were amazing! When I first went to look at dresses, they were able to accommodate us by allowing me to try on dresses on the main floor. (At the time, my mother was unable to climb stairs.) Everyone loved my wedding dress and Mina did an amazing job with the alterations. The bustle on my dress was extra complicated due to the beadwork at the top of the gather for the train, but she did a great job! The women there were so helpful when I was choosing the dress for my bridesmaids. A dress my maid of honor & I liked didn't have a sample in her size, so one of the women working in the store put it on so we could see what it would look like on a person, and not just on a hanger. My mom & the mother of the groom also bought their dresses from Stars. My mom was extremely happy with the service. The dress she found was going to be too large even in the smallest size ordered. But they were able to take it apart and essentially re-make the dress for her. If I ever need to buy a dress for a formal occasion, Stars will be the first place I look! I would also recommend them to anyone in the Avon area looking for a wedding or formal occasion dress!
Buying my dress from Stars of Avon was a wonderful experience. Karen, the owner, and Mina, the seamstress who does the Read more...
Buying my dress from Stars of Avon was a wonderful experience. Karen, the owner, and Mina, the seamstress who does the wedding dress alterations, were amazing! When I first went to look at dresses, they were able to accommodate us by allowing me to try on dresses on the main floor. (At the time, my mother was unable to climb stairs.) Everyone loved my wedding dress and Mina did an amazing job with the alterations. The bustle on my dress was extra complicated due to the beadwork at the top of the gather for the train, but she did a great job! The women there were so helpful when I was choosing the dress for my bridesmaids. A dress my maid of honor & I liked didn't have a sample in her size, so one of the women working in the store put it on so we could see what it would look like on a person, and not just on a hanger. My mom & the mother of the groom also bought their dresses from Stars. My mom was extremely happy with the service. The dress she found was going to be too large even in the smallest size ordered. But they were able to take it apart and essentially re-make the dress for her. If I ever need to buy a dress for a formal occasion, Stars will be the first place I look! I would also recommend them to anyone in the Avon area looking for a wedding or formal occasion dress! Read less
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Rach
Wedding:
6/7/2014
4.7/5.0
I just bought my dress from Stars of Avon last weekend. Though I am not even halfway through the process of working with Stars (the dress will arrive in January with alterations to follow), I was extremely happy with my initial experience shopping there. Karen is wonderful! She was extremely responsive to both emails and my input while shopping for my gown. My experience with Karen was much less overwhelming compared to another shop I was at a few weeks prior where the consultant showed me an entire closest full of gowns. She had about 7 gowns picked out within my budget and along the lines of what I was looking for before I even arrived. Like many brides, I went in thinking that I wanted something (a ballgown) and ended up with something entirely different, which was ok! Unlike other salons, I did not need an appointment to look through bridesmaids dresses which we did right after I decided on my dress. Loved the selection and that I was the only girl there trying on gowns. I definitely recommend Stars of Avon.
I just bought my dress from Stars of Avon last weekend. Though I am not even halfway through the process of working with Read more...
I just bought my dress from Stars of Avon last weekend. Though I am not even halfway through the process of working with Stars (the dress will arrive in January with alterations to follow), I was extremely happy with my initial experience shopping there. Karen is wonderful! She was extremely responsive to both emails and my input while shopping for my gown. My experience with Karen was much less overwhelming compared to another shop I was at a few weeks prior where the consultant showed me an entire closest full of gowns. She had about 7 gowns picked out within my budget and along the lines of what I was looking for before I even arrived. Like many brides, I went in thinking that I wanted something (a ballgown) and ended up with something entirely different, which was ok! Unlike other salons, I did not need an appointment to look through bridesmaids dresses which we did right after I decided on my dress. Loved the selection and that I was the only girl there trying on gowns. I definitely recommend Stars of Avon. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
8/25/2013
4.5/5.0
I got my wedding dress and did alterations at this store. I would give 5 stars for the whole buying experience, Karen, a storeowner was very helpful for dress selection and order, even getting the dress earlier than expected and working with me on my timeline. The price was also reasonable and comparable to other stores. As for the alterations, they were very pricey compared to other stores, but more importantly while the seamstress, Mina, was prompt and pleasant to work with, in the end my veil length was still off and kept catching the grass when I walked down the isle and the belt was not secured properly and fell out of the dress bag during transportation and had to be dry cleaned. For paying almost $500 for relatively minor alterations, I would expect everything to be perfect. In sum, I would recommend this store for purchasing the dress and accessories but would do alterations elsewhere.
I got my wedding dress and did alterations at this store. I would give 5 stars for the whole buying experience, Karen, a Read more...
I got my wedding dress and did alterations at this store. I would give 5 stars for the whole buying experience, Karen, a storeowner was very helpful for dress selection and order, even getting the dress earlier than expected and working with me on my timeline. The price was also reasonable and comparable to other stores. As for the alterations, they were very pricey compared to other stores, but more importantly while the seamstress, Mina, was prompt and pleasant to work with, in the end my veil length was still off and kept catching the grass when I walked down the isle and the belt was not secured properly and fell out of the dress bag during transportation and had to be dry cleaned. For paying almost $500 for relatively minor alterations, I would expect everything to be perfect. In sum, I would recommend this store for purchasing the dress and accessories but would do alterations elsewhere. Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
8/23/2013
4.8/5.0
Everyone at Stars was so wonderful to work with! I originally found them as the only place in CT that would order the dress that I wanted from the David Tutera for Mon Cheri line even though they didn't carry the dress in the store. I was able to come in and get measured and be assured that everything would be okay (which it was!).

The dress was in earlier than the timeline they gave me and Mina did my alterations. She did not complain at all during my 4 fittings when the hemline had to be taken up, then down again and when the neckline had to be taken in twice! It was beautiful and the craftsmanship in the the alterations was amazing- you couldn't see where anything was changed!

I got so many compliments on my dress and how beautifully it fit me. Stars was so kind and accommodating and I was so glad to support a local business!

Thanks again!

Stephanie
Everyone at Stars was so wonderful to work with! I originally found them as the only place in CT that would order the Read more...
Everyone at Stars was so wonderful to work with! I originally found them as the only place in CT that would order the dress that I wanted from the David Tutera for Mon Cheri line even though they didn't carry the dress in the store. I was able to come in and get measured and be assured that everything would be okay (which it was!).

The dress was in earlier than the timeline they gave me and Mina did my alterations. She did not complain at all during my 4 fittings when the hemline had to be taken up, then down again and when the neckline had to be taken in twice! It was beautiful and the craftsmanship in the the alterations was amazing- you couldn't see where anything was changed!

I got so many compliments on my dress and how beautifully it fit me. Stars was so kind and accommodating and I was so glad to support a local business!

Thanks again!

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Debbie
Wedding:
5/25/2013
0.6/5.0
From start to finish, my bridal appointment was horrible. The consultant made us wait 20 minutes before bringing back a dress and when she did, she had a coffee and food for herself. She made every single person in my entourage feel lousy. The consultant was arrogant and rude and did not offer any guidance. I came into the store not knowing what I wanted and I left even more frustrated.
From start to finish, my bridal appointment was horrible. The consultant made us wait 20 minutes before bringing back a Read more...
From start to finish, my bridal appointment was horrible. The consultant made us wait 20 minutes before bringing back a dress and when she did, she had a coffee and food for herself. She made every single person in my entourage feel lousy. The consultant was arrogant and rude and did not offer any guidance. I came into the store not knowing what I wanted and I left even more frustrated. Read less
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