62 total reviews
I went to so many dress shops my head was spinning. When I walked into the Dresser I immediatley knew I was in the right place. They brought me options that were exactly what I asked for and were very mindful of my budget. They were nothing but professional and I couldnt be more happy with my experience.
Beautiful shop with wide selection of dresses. The staff was very nice and helpful. They asked the right questions, listed and brought dresses that I asked for and made suggestions as well based on my preferences. Found my dress within an hour and it was one of the ones the sales associate suggested! The only thing I didn't like was the room where you look at yourself in the dress - with multiple brides and one large mirror it's a bit difficult.
I loved my visit to the Dresser. The shop is small but they have an amazing selection, something for every style. They let me browse on my own for a while, then one of the girls came to help me narrow down my options and find other dresses that fit my style. There was absolutely no pressure, and we never felt rushed. We were able to take our time and try on as many dresses as we wanted to, enjoying each one. As a result of all of this, I ended up finding my dress on the first visit. I could not be more thrilled. The price was amazing to boot! They really help to work within your budget and they never tried to push more expensive dresses. I had a fantastic experience and would recommend this shop to anyone.
I can’t say enough great things about the Dresser! One of my good friends got her dress there a year ago and I was with her through the entire process and they were great, so when it was my turn this year to “say yes to the dress” I knew I only wanted to go to one place – The Dresser! The consultants were all great through the entire process… When I went in for my initial dress finding appointment the consultant suggested I try on one dress of each type since it was my first time trying on dresses and you just never know what styles might surprise you! So my bridesmaids and I picked a bunch out, and the consultant picked out the last two she had me try on based on what I told her my style is and what my wedding was going to be like… Her pick blew our picks out of the water! She knew exactly what would look good with my body type and the feel of our wedding (and of course it was soooo fun to try on the giant princess dress and the sexy drop back dress), but I found “the dress” in that single appointment. I would absolutely recommend The Dresser for your bridal needs!
I traveled from Texas to visit family in CA, hoping I would find "a dress". Instead I found a dress that with the guidance and help of the owner/seamstress turned into "THE dress".
I tried on this beautiful dress but had some doubts and couldn't quite put my finger on it. The owner then walked in when I was wearing it and suggested that she could alter dress to take some of the ruffle off and add more lace. I hesitated but agreed for her to make these major changes. WOW! I am so glad I trusted her because she totally made this a dress I couldn't be more excited to wear! I wish I could post a before and after picture because it didn't even look the same when she was done, it looked even better! The designer's sales rep happened to be there during the final fitting and she couldn't even recognize the dress I was wearing! Once she realized which one it was, she took a picture and sent it to the designer!
Because I was from Texas, I had to travel back for the alterations. She helped me out so much and worked with my schedule and did 3 alterations in 3 days just so I could bring it back with me to Texas. She double wrapped everything and into the overhead compartment it went!
The staff was so helpful, as well, and knew exactly what to bring out to me and try on.
I highly recommend everyone, from all states, make the travel and come to this salon! You will NOT be disappointed :)
Working with Amanda to find my dress was so much fun! she is great and really knows what she is doing! The alterations were perfect and they took the time to make sure I was happy with everything. I LOVED working with them and am so happy I found my dress here. I didn't want to take my dress off, it was so perfect. Everyone LOVED it!
This bridal boutique was only my second place of looking. It is small but has beautiful dresses!!! I worked with Amanda, and she was great. Make sure you make an appointment. I told Amanda my ideas of what I wanted in a dress and she pulled exactly what I asked for and she also asked if she could pull some of what she thought would look good on me. The dresses that I thought I wanted was not what I wanted. I fell in love with the 4th dress I tried on that she pulled and thought we compliment my curvy figure. The dress and veil were breathtaking. Amanda was great the owner herself who also does the tailoring did not rub me the right way but everything worked out and the dress the I fell in love with was PERFECT!!!
the dresser was my second salon that i went trying on wedding Gownsand i ended up purchansing my dress.
everyone was polite and friendly and really cared about me finding my dress.
prices range from $700 to $2000
The Dresser is amazing. Very professional and always friendly. Marianne and her staff are just wonderful to work with. Make you feel so special everytime you are in there. Loved all changes she was able to assit me with as well. Perfect location to find that perfect dress.
All of the gals at the Dresser were wonderful. When I went to get my dress they heard what I had to say and pulled several dresses that all fit my criteria. When I decided on my dress, it was not perfect. I wanted to add a strap, and they helped me visualize it and got the extra fabric and applique that would be required. They altered my dress perfectly so that on my big day it fit like a glove.
From the time i booked the appointment, to the time I picked up my dress the day before my wedding, the ladies of The Dresser were amazing. When arriving for my appointment, I had a list of dresses that I was interested in, per their suggestion, and Sara pulled the dresses they had in stock. She informed me that not all the dresses I wanted to try on were at their location, but not only did she let me pull from their collection of designers (they had such a huge selection!!), but she pulled dresses that were similar in style to ones they didnt have. Sara helped me in and out of 6-8 different dresses and was incredibly patient and attentive to my needs and concerns. I found "the one" after the 3rd dress, acknowledged it, but said I still wanted to try on the rest just in case and Sara didnt make me feel like it was a hassle and said it wasnt a problem, it was my wedding and she wanted to make sure that i was happy and found the perfect dress. Finally, I decided on the 3rd dress, after trying it on for the 2nd time, and asked if it was ok if i came back in an hour to try it on again, for the 3rd time, so my mom could see it (i only brought my sis bc i didnt think i would really find a dress that day). I thought it was a long shot bc they were busy, but Sara asked and said it wouldnt be a problem!
Every fitting i went to after that was fun and they really made me feel special. Everyone said my dressed looked amazing and I'm so grateful The Dresser took the time and had the patience to deal with an indecisive bride. Thank you!!
I bought my wedding dress as well as my bridesmaid dresses at The Dresser. I actually bought my dress at their annual Day of Dreams Sale and I absolutely love love love my wedding dress. Their service was great during my alterations and during the purchase of my dress. However they aren't as attentive when you are purchasing bridesmaid dresses - we may have gone in on a busy day in the store though. But my dress was altered perfectly, my bridesmaid dresses came in on time and all of us looked beautiful on my wedding day, so I'm happy!!
I think that The Dresser is the perfect place for a bride to get her wedding dress. I got both my wedding gown and my bridesmaids gowns from The Dresser.
All the wedding gowns that they carry are beautiful. My favorite were all the gorgeous lace gowns. They are so detailed and look like they are such high quality, expensive gowns. The actual price of these gowns, however, never get into a ridiculously expensive price range.
The ladies that work here are all super friendly and helpful. They definitely make you feel like you are there to find the perfect dress and they wont stop looking until you find it.
The only problem I had while dealing with The Dresser is when my bridesmaids dresses came in they were the wrong color. Even though that was very stressful for me they reassured me that they would send the dresses back and get the company that made them to make new dresses in the correct color and I would have them in time for the wedding. They made a stressful situation a lot less stressful than it could have been.
Overall I think that the quality of the dresses, especially for the prices they sell them at, plus the wonderful customer service makes The Dresser a great place to look for your wedding gown and bridesmaids dresses.
I had an overwhelmingly great experience at The Dresser. From the very beginning, Amanda was so helpful and sweet. I made my first appointment on a Monday afternoon and I had the entire place to myself. Amanda did not show me a single dress out of my budget, which I greatly appreciated. The quality of the dresses was far better than I thought it would be. They made me feel special, not like I was just another bride in a wedding gown factory. I found the perfect wedding dress that I absolutely loved. It fit my personality and feel of the wedding. It really was the wedding dress of my dreams. The seamstress and receptionist are a bit rough around the edges, but can easily be won over with a smile. A bit of advice, make sure you make an appointment and try to go during the week if at all possible and you will have an absolutely great experience at The Dresser.
Everyone here was so helpful and nice. They really new the designers. I found my perfect dress. Thanks Dresser Bridal
I bought my dress here and was SO happy to find "The Dress." The girl who helped find my dress was an absolute gem and truly listened to my vision. The seamstress is AMAZING and made my dress fit like a glove.
I loved my dress and the place i got it from!! the staff was friendly, listened to me and suggested the perfect dress!! they are genuine people not looking for a sale but to make the bride happy. they have a huge assortment and were not pushy at all! they have all the little things to go with you dress and they have an amazing assortment of rehearsal dinner dresses, mother's dresses and bridesmaids dresses!!! I loved this place and would recommend anyone to go there even for a formal dress non wedding related!
Oh, the dresser. What a wonderful place you are - not only was I able to find my dream dress at this boutique in just ONE visit, I was also able to find the perfect accessory (sash) and the perfect veil here.
Prior to coming to the dresser, I had been to a couple other places to try on dresses. I had tried on at least 20 other dresses before giving us. Everything I tried on everywhere else was "nice" and "pretty" but none of them spoke to me. I decided then it was time to make an appointment with a boutique kind of store and I was hopeful that I'd find my dress here - and I did! The minute I arrived with my mom and friends, our bridal consultant Caitlin tried her best to pull together dresses that were in my budget.. I started to try them on, one by one, and sure enough, when I put on my 4th dress, I instantly KNEW it was my dress. I said yes to a beautiful Maggie Sottero Kendra dress in Alabaster and I couldn't be happier. I decided to purchase the dress right then and there and put down my deposit. The bridal consultant also gave me a veil for free and she said I could pick any veil - I ended up choosing a beautiful floor length veil :)
A few months later, they called to inform me that my dress had arrived :) Sure enough, I went in and the dress was in immaculate condition and I couldn't be happier.
Overall, I had a great buying experience and would recommend this place to any brides looking to make a purchase of their wedding gown.
The Dresser was one of 10 dress shops i visited when trying to find "the dress". I had already found the dress at another location, however I had not wanted to make a decision. The dresser has a nice set up, they allow you to try on your dress in a location with almost 360 mirrors, however they have poor lighting, they also have extremely poor service. Some of the assitants are fantastic! Others are mediocre, which is not the experience you want when you are wedding dress shopping.
The worst part was receiving the dress, once they got your money it felt like they did not care! I would not recoommend purchasing from this location.
I went to The Dresser and tried on dresses with a fantastic young lady named Dianne. Not too sure if she still works there because during the rest of the process I never saw her :( She picked out a dress that I didn't really like but I kept an open mind and the dress ended up stumping me. I loved it but it was nothing like anything I had seen before or what I thought I wanted. Told her we would think about it and then let it sit for a couple months when I could get the whole family out and my Maid of Honor. I went back to some of the dresses I thought I loved and found myself comparing it to the dress she picked out for me. I went back, cried and knew this was it! I ended up not going through The Dresser for my bridesmaid dresses because after I had purchased my dress from them they started to not treat me as well...It's not that they are super mean they're just not very nice. I would expect people in the wedding industry to be cheerful and understanding that this is your first time getting married and you don't know everything about the business. Thank goodness that the seamstress there is fabulous though (which was part of the reason I wanted to buy from them) After her the dress was beautiful and fit like a glove. The only thing I wish was different were the attitudes of the people who work there. They just weren't very personable and came off rather abrasive.
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Located in Fullerton's Historic Old Town since 1985, our salon carries an extensive collection of designer bridal, bridesmaid, flower girl, mother of the bride, prom and special occasion attire. Head-to-toe dressing. Come visit our warm and friendly atmosphere in our newly renovated salon.
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- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2013
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2011
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