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Tres Fabu Bridal

Portland , OR

LOCATION

6910 SE Milwaukie Ave
Portland, OR US 97202 (map)

PHONE

503-233-0004

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Sarah
Wedding:
7/4/2013
4.8/5.0
Phenomenal experience. Jan previously owned a large bridal salon in Portland. Since closing it, she sells gowns privately. I was so frustrated by my other shopping experiences, where I was met with pushy sales people, dresses that felt cheap and crowded stores. Jan helped me envision dresses I hadn't considered, made my Mom feel truly part of the experience and helped me afford a dress that would be well beyond my budget elsewhere.
Phenomenal experience. Jan previously owned a large bridal salon in Portland. Since closing it, she sells gowns privately. Read more...
Phenomenal experience. Jan previously owned a large bridal salon in Portland. Since closing it, she sells gowns privately. I was so frustrated by my other shopping experiences, where I was met with pushy sales people, dresses that felt cheap and crowded stores. Jan helped me envision dresses I hadn't considered, made my Mom feel truly part of the experience and helped me afford a dress that would be well beyond my budget elsewhere. Read less
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kikibuttons
Wedding:
12/12/2009
3.0/5.0
Nice help, but that is if you can put up with there ADD personalities and personal conversations while looking for your perfect dress.
Nice help, but that is if you can put up with there ADD personalities and personal conversations while looking for your Read more...
Nice help, but that is if you can put up with there ADD personalities and personal conversations while looking for your perfect dress. Read less
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LindElis
Wedding:
8/15/2009
5.0/5.0
Tres Fabu had a wonderful selection of styles and price ranges. They asked me right off the bat what we were looking to spend and didn't bring me dresses that exceeded that price unless I specifically pulled it myself. Destiny quickly was able to determine my personal style and helped select some wonderful dresses. In the end I found the most beautiful dress (one I have not seen anywhere else). It came in much earlier than we anticipated and looks beautiful. They are storing it for me up until the wedding and will be doing my alterations as well.
Tres Fabu had a wonderful selection of styles and price ranges. They asked me right off the bat what we were looking to Read more...
Tres Fabu had a wonderful selection of styles and price ranges. They asked me right off the bat what we were looking to spend and didn't bring me dresses that exceeded that price unless I specifically pulled it myself. Destiny quickly was able to determine my personal style and helped select some wonderful dresses. In the end I found the most beautiful dress (one I have not seen anywhere else). It came in much earlier than we anticipated and looks beautiful. They are storing it for me up until the wedding and will be doing my alterations as well. Read less
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amariedesign
Wedding:
6/6/2009
0.0/5.0
I got my dress from Tres Fabu. They were horrible! They didn't even bother telling me that they were going out of business. I came to pick up my dress on the day they told me when I first ordered it, and the only thing left in the store was a few empty racks. I had to call Spain and New York for 3 days in order to locate my dress and then pay for it all over again just to get it because I had no time to find another dress.
I got my dress from Tres Fabu. They were horrible! They didn't even bother telling me that they were going out of Read more...
I got my dress from Tres Fabu. They were horrible! They didn't even bother telling me that they were going out of business. I came to pick up my dress on the day they told me when I first ordered it, and the only thing left in the store was a few empty racks. I had to call Spain and New York for 3 days in order to locate my dress and then pay for it all over again just to get it because I had no time to find another dress. Read less
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MandaB
Wedding:
6/6/2009
1.0/5.0
I have mixed feelings about Tres Fabu. I found my beautiful dress, shoes and veil there, and my dress was a great deal- it looked much more expensive than what it was. But that's where the good stuff stops. The woman that helped me ordered my dress too short. Even after many conversations with her (before they went out of business), where I expressed my concern that the dress would be too short with the shoes that she helped me pick out, she still ordered the same length. Months later when it arrived (I guess I am one of the lucky ones), indeed, it was too short. Luckily I found a remarkable seamstress, Tatyana Bowman, who found satin to match my dress and totally re-worked it, even when other seamstresses told me that nothing could be done, and that I would have to wear flip-flops or ballet flats for my formal cathedral wedding. While Tres Fabu might be the devil, Tatyana was the angel that saved my wedding.
I have mixed feelings about Tres Fabu. I found my beautiful dress, shoes and veil there, and my dress was a great deal- it Read more...
I have mixed feelings about Tres Fabu. I found my beautiful dress, shoes and veil there, and my dress was a great deal- it looked much more expensive than what it was. But that's where the good stuff stops. The woman that helped me ordered my dress too short. Even after many conversations with her (before they went out of business), where I expressed my concern that the dress would be too short with the shoes that she helped me pick out, she still ordered the same length. Months later when it arrived (I guess I am one of the lucky ones), indeed, it was too short. Luckily I found a remarkable seamstress, Tatyana Bowman, who found satin to match my dress and totally re-worked it, even when other seamstresses told me that nothing could be done, and that I would have to wear flip-flops or ballet flats for my formal cathedral wedding. While Tres Fabu might be the devil, Tatyana was the angel that saved my wedding. Read less
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sportansky
Wedding:
6/6/2009
5.0/5.0
Tres Fabu knows their dresses! They offer a wide selection of top designer dresses. I didn't even want to go anywhere else because my perfect dress was there. Plus, they gave me 10% off because the dress I wanted was a bit out of my price range. And they also discounted on the veil for that reason too.
Tres Fabu knows their dresses! They offer a wide selection of top designer dresses. I didn't even want to go anywhere else Read more...
Tres Fabu knows their dresses! They offer a wide selection of top designer dresses. I didn't even want to go anywhere else because my perfect dress was there. Plus, they gave me 10% off because the dress I wanted was a bit out of my price range. And they also discounted on the veil for that reason too. Read less
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Tatyana
Wedding:
2/14/2009
3.2/5.0
It took me two hours to find my dress. The girl that helped was awesome. She was really nice and very professional. I couldn't pay for the dress all at once and they gave me a choice of making payments. A couple weeks later I went there to get a purse and the owner was there. She was very rood. I have a two-year-old and he was running around the store. He wasn't touching anything or making a mess, but she yelled at him. She told me I have to keep my son somewhere where he can't move. What right does she have to tell me what to do with my son and where to keep him. She was a pretty grumpy lady. I will not refer anyone to go in there when she is there.
It took me two hours to find my dress. The girl that helped was awesome. She was really nice and very professional. I Read more...
It took me two hours to find my dress. The girl that helped was awesome. She was really nice and very professional. I couldn't pay for the dress all at once and they gave me a choice of making payments. A couple weeks later I went there to get a purse and the owner was there. She was very rood. I have a two-year-old and he was running around the store. He wasn't touching anything or making a mess, but she yelled at him. She told me I have to keep my son somewhere where he can't move. What right does she have to tell me what to do with my son and where to keep him. She was a pretty grumpy lady. I will not refer anyone to go in there when she is there. Read less
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coparty
Wedding:
1/3/2009
2.0/5.0
I give Tres Fabu a 2 rating because they forgot to order my veil. I called them repeatedly expressing concern for not having the veil. Thankfully, they were able to make a last minute order and I picked up the veil literally as I was driving to the rehearsal dinner. Dresses were ordered a few sizes too big. I believe they do this on purpose so they can cash in on alteration fees. Unfortunately for them, my Aunt did all the alterations.
I give Tres Fabu a 2 rating because they forgot to order my veil. I called them repeatedly expressing concern for not Read more...
I give Tres Fabu a 2 rating because they forgot to order my veil. I called them repeatedly expressing concern for not having the veil. Thankfully, they were able to make a last minute order and I picked up the veil literally as I was driving to the rehearsal dinner. Dresses were ordered a few sizes too big. I believe they do this on purpose so they can cash in on alteration fees. Unfortunately for them, my Aunt did all the alterations. Read less
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Suzanne
Wedding:
9/6/2008
2.1/5.0
Very disappointed with the professionalism and attitude of the staff. My dress was beautiful, but service was lacking.
Very disappointed with the professionalism and attitude of the staff. My dress was beautiful, but service was lacking.
Very disappointed with the professionalism and attitude of the staff. My dress was beautiful, but service was lacking. Read less
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breannafreeman
Wedding:
7/18/2008
4.7/5.0
I loved working with the folks in this shop. They were always so friendly and really made me feel comfortable.
I loved working with the folks in this shop. They were always so friendly and really made me feel comfortable.
I loved working with the folks in this shop. They were always so friendly and really made me feel comfortable. Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
6/28/2008
5.0/5.0
Excellent service! Before going to Tres Fabu, I had heard mixed feelings about their service...so my Mom and I decided to go see for ourselves. From day one, they were unbelieable! I tried on about twenty dresses and ended up ordering one to be made in NY. They treated me with respect and made my dress choosing the best experience ever!
I ordered my dress and it came about five months later (they told me six months). Since this was about six months before my wedding, they encouraged me to come and "visit" my dress as much as I wanted. And I did just that. I would visit it, bring friends in to try on dresses, and call up every so often to check in. Each time the girls were wonderful and eager to help. When the dress came I scheduled my fitting and alterations with Tres Fabu as well. AGAIN, EXCELLENT service thoughout. I would highly recommend this company to any bride looking to be SPOILED and treated like a PRINCESS.....They were unbelievable and awesome to work with.
If you are looking at reviews...please come in and see for yourself. Tres Fabu is amazing!!!
Excellent service! Before going to Tres Fabu, I had heard mixed feelings about their service...so my Mom and I decided to Read more...
Excellent service! Before going to Tres Fabu, I had heard mixed feelings about their service...so my Mom and I decided to go see for ourselves. From day one, they were unbelieable! I tried on about twenty dresses and ended up ordering one to be made in NY. They treated me with respect and made my dress choosing the best experience ever!
I ordered my dress and it came about five months later (they told me six months). Since this was about six months before my wedding, they encouraged me to come and "visit" my dress as much as I wanted. And I did just that. I would visit it, bring friends in to try on dresses, and call up every so often to check in. Each time the girls were wonderful and eager to help. When the dress came I scheduled my fitting and alterations with Tres Fabu as well. AGAIN, EXCELLENT service thoughout. I would highly recommend this company to any bride looking to be SPOILED and treated like a PRINCESS.....They were unbelievable and awesome to work with.
If you are looking at reviews...please come in and see for yourself. Tres Fabu is amazing!!! Read less
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crazy4heaven
Wedding:
4/12/2008
4.3/5.0
The minute I walked through the doors I was greeted with smiles and help when I needed it. Every dress I picked up and tried on didn't end up working but one of the ladies that helped me picked out a dress that I ended up wearing on my big day!! They called to remind me about payments, pick ups and just to check in! I bought the dress and even got in heirloomed with them :)
The minute I walked through the doors I was greeted with smiles and help when I needed it. Every dress I picked up and Read more...
The minute I walked through the doors I was greeted with smiles and help when I needed it. Every dress I picked up and tried on didn't end up working but one of the ladies that helped me picked out a dress that I ended up wearing on my big day!! They called to remind me about payments, pick ups and just to check in! I bought the dress and even got in heirloomed with them :) Read less
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Kristin
Wedding:
1/12/2008
4.6/5.0
The only complaint I have with them is that my wedding dress was still pretty wrinkled after it was supposedly steamed. But it may have been because the new girl did it for the first time, which she politely told me as I picked up my dress. Everything else was great. The people were very helpful and friendly, and everything worked out. They are definitely on the more expensive side though.
The only complaint I have with them is that my wedding dress was still pretty wrinkled after it was supposedly steamed. Read more...
The only complaint I have with them is that my wedding dress was still pretty wrinkled after it was supposedly steamed. But it may have been because the new girl did it for the first time, which she politely told me as I picked up my dress. Everything else was great. The people were very helpful and friendly, and everything worked out. They are definitely on the more expensive side though. Read less
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farlad
Wedding:
12/12/2007
5.0/5.0
I am a constant procrastinator and I really procrastinated getting my bridal gown at the last minute. I ended up going to Tres Fabu Bridal and I saw a selection of unbelievable quality of bridal gowns. I did not have to worry about not being able to find a bridal gown as the consultant worked with me and helped me pick out the bridal gown that I liked the most. I really thought I was going to have a tough time finding my bridal gown as I waited till nearly the last minute but luckily Tres Fabu Bridal had what I needed.
I am a constant procrastinator and I really procrastinated getting my bridal gown at the last minute. I ended up going to Read more...
I am a constant procrastinator and I really procrastinated getting my bridal gown at the last minute. I ended up going to Tres Fabu Bridal and I saw a selection of unbelievable quality of bridal gowns. I did not have to worry about not being able to find a bridal gown as the consultant worked with me and helped me pick out the bridal gown that I liked the most. I really thought I was going to have a tough time finding my bridal gown as I waited till nearly the last minute but luckily Tres Fabu Bridal had what I needed. Read less
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eflo80
Wedding:
11/10/2007
0.7/5.0
I have never, in my life, received poorer customer service. My dress came in on time but my bridesmaids dresses were delayed despite being ordered incredibly early. The dresses were only going to arrive to my bridesmaids a week before the wedding. Two of my bridesmaids were pregnant and knew they were going to need alterations. This simply did not leave enough time.

The owner of the store kept changing the story on why the dresses were delayed. At first, she said it was a shortage in fabric. Toward the end, she claimed the dressmakers were in China and she had no way of getting in touch with them. She also said a week was "plenty"of time for alterations and the bridesmaids should be "grateful" they were getting their dresses at all.

When I finally asked to see proof of when the dresses were ordered, the owner stoop up and yelled at me in the middle of her store. Then she said she was finished speaking with me and left. I intended to stay in the store until she spoke further with me but I backed down. After that, she never returned my phone calls and was always convenientally "out of the office" when I visited.

My mom suddenly became very ill and I had to move back to my homestate of Arkansas right before the wedding. Luckily, the owner of a store here in Little Rock looked into the matter and, miraculously, was able to get the dresses to my bridesmaids on time. The owner of the store in Little Rock said there was NO WAY Tres Fabu ordered the dresses on time.

My family and I started calling the store Tres Faboo-boo. I have never been treated so poorly by anyone in my life. And this, after buying my own gown there and telling all of my bridesmaids to buy their dresses there as well.

DO NOT SHOP AT TRES FABU. The owner is evil.
I have never, in my life, received poorer customer service. My dress came in on time but my bridesmaids dresses were Read more...
I have never, in my life, received poorer customer service. My dress came in on time but my bridesmaids dresses were delayed despite being ordered incredibly early. The dresses were only going to arrive to my bridesmaids a week before the wedding. Two of my bridesmaids were pregnant and knew they were going to need alterations. This simply did not leave enough time.

The owner of the store kept changing the story on why the dresses were delayed. At first, she said it was a shortage in fabric. Toward the end, she claimed the dressmakers were in China and she had no way of getting in touch with them. She also said a week was "plenty"of time for alterations and the bridesmaids should be "grateful" they were getting their dresses at all.

When I finally asked to see proof of when the dresses were ordered, the owner stoop up and yelled at me in the middle of her store. Then she said she was finished speaking with me and left. I intended to stay in the store until she spoke further with me but I backed down. After that, she never returned my phone calls and was always convenientally "out of the office" when I visited.

My mom suddenly became very ill and I had to move back to my homestate of Arkansas right before the wedding. Luckily, the owner of a store here in Little Rock looked into the matter and, miraculously, was able to get the dresses to my bridesmaids on time. The owner of the store in Little Rock said there was NO WAY Tres Fabu ordered the dresses on time.

My family and I started calling the store Tres Faboo-boo. I have never been treated so poorly by anyone in my life. And this, after buying my own gown there and telling all of my bridesmaids to buy their dresses there as well.

DO NOT SHOP AT TRES FABU. The owner is evil. Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
9/22/2007
5.0/5.0
Tres Fabu was absolutely wonderful! The owner, Jan, is very friendly and very helpful. All of the employees do their best to give each bride personal service. I would recommend them to anyone!
Tres Fabu was absolutely wonderful! The owner, Jan, is very friendly and very helpful. All of the employees do their best Read more...
Tres Fabu was absolutely wonderful! The owner, Jan, is very friendly and very helpful. All of the employees do their best to give each bride personal service. I would recommend them to anyone! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/8/2007
2.2/5.0
The negativity of this review is directed at the alterations department. I was insulted numerous times (was told that my bust was too small to for my dress to ever fit properly - that I should just deal with it.) My mother and I both bought our gowns there - and we were both treated very poorly by the seamstress. She complained constantly about how long the alterations would take her and ignored our requests to fix the problems with our dresses. We had to call in the managment numerous times. It caused us a great deal of stress - I was acutally reduced to tears in the fitting rooms.

The shop, though, does have an excellent selection of gowns and the sales staff are fantastic. Buy the dress here, but DEFINATELY take it elsewhere for fitting.
The negativity of this review is directed at the alterations department. I was insulted numerous times (was told that my Read more...
The negativity of this review is directed at the alterations department. I was insulted numerous times (was told that my bust was too small to for my dress to ever fit properly - that I should just deal with it.) My mother and I both bought our gowns there - and we were both treated very poorly by the seamstress. She complained constantly about how long the alterations would take her and ignored our requests to fix the problems with our dresses. We had to call in the managment numerous times. It caused us a great deal of stress - I was acutally reduced to tears in the fitting rooms.

The shop, though, does have an excellent selection of gowns and the sales staff are fantastic. Buy the dress here, but DEFINATELY take it elsewhere for fitting. Read less
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Mrs. H
Wedding:
8/25/2007
0.0/5.0
There is almost too much wrong to fit into this space. Basically "some" of the staff had good service, the rest should have been fired and couldn't even take a phone call to change a date, resulting in my dress alterations not being ready. I also drove 5 hours for the appt that they messed up. Then they had to mail my dress. I asked for express service since it was soo close to the date. Well the owner was cheap and sent it normal mail, it also got lost for a few days. Besides the owner being MIA and not returning phone calls, when I got my dress the back had red spots on my dress, the zipper was broken, and my dress was TOO big- so I got to pull my dress up all night long. I'll stop there, but believe me that there is more. Avoid this place like the plague...
There is almost too much wrong to fit into this space. Basically "some" of the staff had good service, the rest should Read more...
There is almost too much wrong to fit into this space. Basically "some" of the staff had good service, the rest should have been fired and couldn't even take a phone call to change a date, resulting in my dress alterations not being ready. I also drove 5 hours for the appt that they messed up. Then they had to mail my dress. I asked for express service since it was soo close to the date. Well the owner was cheap and sent it normal mail, it also got lost for a few days. Besides the owner being MIA and not returning phone calls, when I got my dress the back had red spots on my dress, the zipper was broken, and my dress was TOO big- so I got to pull my dress up all night long. I'll stop there, but believe me that there is more. Avoid this place like the plague... Read less
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Kim S.
Wedding:
7/7/2007
2.6/5.0
While I had a few heart-stopping situations with shoes and dress, everything came through OK in the end. Most of the sales people were very friendly and accommodating, but I had an incident with the owner/manager that was unprofessional and it really soured me to recommending this shop. I had a mix up in shoes that were purchased. The ordered sizes were wrong and one was the floor sample which was dirty and obviously used. They did make it right, but it was a headache I wish I didn't have. The dresses they carry are beautiful and about average for price. Not much leeway on price anywhere though. The seamstress is an absolute miracle worker! She downsized my dress several sizes without compromising the look of the dress. She was wonderful! In the end, everything turned out ok. I would go back, but just because the seamstress was such a whiz.
While I had a few heart-stopping situations with shoes and dress, everything came through OK in the end. Most of the sales Read more...
While I had a few heart-stopping situations with shoes and dress, everything came through OK in the end. Most of the sales people were very friendly and accommodating, but I had an incident with the owner/manager that was unprofessional and it really soured me to recommending this shop. I had a mix up in shoes that were purchased. The ordered sizes were wrong and one was the floor sample which was dirty and obviously used. They did make it right, but it was a headache I wish I didn't have. The dresses they carry are beautiful and about average for price. Not much leeway on price anywhere though. The seamstress is an absolute miracle worker! She downsized my dress several sizes without compromising the look of the dress. She was wonderful! In the end, everything turned out ok. I would go back, but just because the seamstress was such a whiz. Read less
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M'Lissa
Wedding:
7/3/2007
2.0/5.0
I was not impressed with the owner of this store. My dresses were ordered a month and a half later then when I was told they would be. I also had to have the dresses rushed in shipping to get here in time for me to then re mail them to my out of state brides maids. I was not impressed with the owner, but the lady who helped me did a great job.
I was not impressed with the owner of this store. My dresses were ordered a month and a half later then when I was told Read more...
I was not impressed with the owner of this store. My dresses were ordered a month and a half later then when I was told they would be. I also had to have the dresses rushed in shipping to get here in time for me to then re mail them to my out of state brides maids. I was not impressed with the owner, but the lady who helped me did a great job. Read less
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Brooke
Wedding:
6/22/2007
3.5/5.0
Tres Fabu has BEAUTIFUL dresses, but they weren't very good with communication. They told me they would call me when they shipped the dress and forgot. I had to call 4-5 times to get an answer on whether it had been shipped or not. When I did get through to someone, they said that they didn't think it had been shipped, but they'd call. Guess what? I had to call again to make sure it had, in fact, been shipped. My bridal consultant, Megan, was sweet and helpful, but it isn't a well-run institution.
Tres Fabu has BEAUTIFUL dresses, but they weren't very good with communication. They told me they would call me when they Read more...
Tres Fabu has BEAUTIFUL dresses, but they weren't very good with communication. They told me they would call me when they shipped the dress and forgot. I had to call 4-5 times to get an answer on whether it had been shipped or not. When I did get through to someone, they said that they didn't think it had been shipped, but they'd call. Guess what? I had to call again to make sure it had, in fact, been shipped. My bridal consultant, Megan, was sweet and helpful, but it isn't a well-run institution. Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
5/27/2007
4.3/5.0
I love, love, LOVE this bridal shop! It has the most beautiful selection of dresses! I really cannot say enough good things about this shop! I walked (as a quick, last minute stop before heading to David's Bridal where I was planning to purchase a dress) into the store less than three months before my wedding knowing that my chances of having a dress ordered and delivered in time were slim. With the help of my mom, sister and our great sales girl, I was able to find the most perfect dress that appeared to be made for me. It just so happened to have been ordered in my size, in a perfect color (pearl--I was looking for white, but most dresses come stock in ivory, and pearl is a soft white), and 50% off to boot! I was able to purchase it then and there (I was really blessed to find my perfect dress in stock, I'd highly recommend going in early so you have freedom to order any dress you'd like). I felt like a princess on my wedding day, very much thanks to Tres Fabu and their amazing dress!
I love, love, LOVE this bridal shop! It has the most beautiful selection of dresses! I really cannot say enough good Read more...
I love, love, LOVE this bridal shop! It has the most beautiful selection of dresses! I really cannot say enough good things about this shop! I walked (as a quick, last minute stop before heading to David's Bridal where I was planning to purchase a dress) into the store less than three months before my wedding knowing that my chances of having a dress ordered and delivered in time were slim. With the help of my mom, sister and our great sales girl, I was able to find the most perfect dress that appeared to be made for me. It just so happened to have been ordered in my size, in a perfect color (pearl--I was looking for white, but most dresses come stock in ivory, and pearl is a soft white), and 50% off to boot! I was able to purchase it then and there (I was really blessed to find my perfect dress in stock, I'd highly recommend going in early so you have freedom to order any dress you'd like). I felt like a princess on my wedding day, very much thanks to Tres Fabu and their amazing dress! Read less
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fackel
Wedding:
9/1/2006
5.0/5.0
Tres Fabu altered my gown, even though I didn't purchase it from them (bought it in houston). The charge was very reasonable, and I ended up buying all my accessories from them.
Tres Fabu altered my gown, even though I didn't purchase it from them (bought it in houston). The charge was very Read more...
Tres Fabu altered my gown, even though I didn't purchase it from them (bought it in houston). The charge was very reasonable, and I ended up buying all my accessories from them. Read less
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Kaye
Wedding:
1/28/2006
2.8/5.0
I would recommend that you tell them you need the dress a month earlier than you do. They wait until the very last minute to order the dress. We had to call many times and the dress was "in process" but not ordered because they were waiting. So we had to ask they order it sooner. , in order to make sure we had time for the dress to arrive. Everything worked out, but I would HIGHLY recommend that you give them a different date!
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I would recommend that you tell them you need the dress a month earlier than you do. They wait until the very last minute to order the dress. We had to call many times and the dress was "in process" but not ordered because they were waiting. So we had to ask they order it sooner. , in order to make sure we had time for the dress to arrive. Everything worked out, but I would HIGHLY recommend that you give them a different date! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.4/5.0
Simply, elegant & comfort

I was very pleased with the experience of working with Jan and the quality of the final product. Her house has a cozy frenchie feeling, very relaxing to get naked and Jan always offers her motherly care to calm new brides as they go through different dresses.
I tried on the dress and felt it was MY dress however had to shop around because you only get to do this once! I had to try on a few more to be sure. I went to David's Bridal, Anna's Bridal and Kleinfeld in Manhattan (NY) felt like I was at a bride factory. At Tres Fabu, you feel as if you're the only bride in the world that matters. I cannot say enough good things about her or the experience. Jan is knowledgeable and has an eye for elegance. The fact that she's so sweet is just a bonus!

She has a nice collection of dresses, which have their own unique styles from Spain, France and some vintage styles. Also she carries brands that you can't find easily and the collection she has makes it difficult to choose just one. Cost is quite reasonable, not the lowest in the area but she definitely offers high quality fabrics & lace . She is very honest with the original price and typically offers you significant % discounts.

my last advise I have is to use the tailor (Pauline) & dry cleaner that was recommended by her. They only know their fabrics and how to have especial care for them.
Simply, elegant & comfort

I was very pleased with the experience of working with Jan and the quality of the Read more...
Simply, elegant & comfort

I was very pleased with the experience of working with Jan and the quality of the final product. Her house has a cozy frenchie feeling, very relaxing to get naked and Jan always offers her motherly care to calm new brides as they go through different dresses.
I tried on the dress and felt it was MY dress however had to shop around because you only get to do this once! I had to try on a few more to be sure. I went to David's Bridal, Anna's Bridal and Kleinfeld in Manhattan (NY) felt like I was at a bride factory. At Tres Fabu, you feel as if you're the only bride in the world that matters. I cannot say enough good things about her or the experience. Jan is knowledgeable and has an eye for elegance. The fact that she's so sweet is just a bonus!

She has a nice collection of dresses, which have their own unique styles from Spain, France and some vintage styles. Also she carries brands that you can't find easily and the collection she has makes it difficult to choose just one. Cost is quite reasonable, not the lowest in the area but she definitely offers high quality fabrics & lace . She is very honest with the original price and typically offers you significant % discounts.

my last advise I have is to use the tailor (Pauline) & dry cleaner that was recommended by her. They only know their fabrics and how to have especial care for them. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Tres Fabu (Jan Schumacher) is now operating out of her home but you can reach her via the number listed on her website. She has tons of GORGEOUS dresses at a fraction of the price due to a personal situation. Contact her...she got me into my dream dress for pennies on the dollar and met with me last minute when my other dress got damaged. Her passion for wedding dresses shines through and it's a treat to work with her.
Tres Fabu (Jan Schumacher) is now operating out of her home but you can reach her via the number listed on her website. Read more...
Tres Fabu (Jan Schumacher) is now operating out of her home but you can reach her via the number listed on her website. She has tons of GORGEOUS dresses at a fraction of the price due to a personal situation. Contact her...she got me into my dream dress for pennies on the dollar and met with me last minute when my other dress got damaged. Her passion for wedding dresses shines through and it's a treat to work with her. Read less
Services Used: Dress & Attire
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Stephanie
Wedding:
4/6/2002
2.5/5.0
I loved the dresses, but I felt that they could have been more professional. I went in for a fitting, and the attendant rolled her eyes at me when the manager asked her to help me get dressed. I felt that they were a little snobbish and I felt unwelcomed at times.
I loved the dresses, but I felt that they could have been more professional. I went in for a fitting, and the attendant Read more...
I loved the dresses, but I felt that they could have been more professional. I went in for a fitting, and the attendant rolled her eyes at me when the manager asked her to help me get dressed. I felt that they were a little snobbish and I felt unwelcomed at times. Read less
Services Used: Dress & Attire
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