109 Reviews for Allegria Bridal
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I had a wonderful experience at Allegria! Kate was very helpful throughout the process and did not make me feel pressured to purchase a dress on the spot. By the end of the appointment she was hugging and crying with my mom and grandma once I made my decision to buy my dress!
I recently bought my dress at Allegria and I had a fantastic experience. I had just come from another shop where the consultant was completely missing the mark and didn't seem to listen to what I wanted in a dress. It was so refreshing to step into Allegria after that experience. They let me tour the shop and pull my first 5 dresses to try on. From there, my consultant was able to use what I liked and didn't like from those dresses to find my perfect one.
Erica was my consultant and she was terrific. I admittedly was not very good at putting into words what I was looking for but she somehow was able to know exactly what I wanted. The dress I purchased was actually a dress that she chose for me based on what I liked/didn't like about other dresses. I probably would not have tried it on without her suggestion. Also it was very nice that she strategically gave my group and I privacy when we needed it without being awkward. She made the whole process very simple and turned something I was dreading into something that wasn't a big deal.
I totally recommend this shop and Erica!
Loved working with Erica at Allegria!! She was very helpful and professional and very knowledgable about the dresses! I love the dress I picked and Erica helped me find the right accessories and veil! My family and friends also love the dress!! Can't wait to wear it!! Thank you Erica and others at Allegria!!
I got my dress and veil from Allegria bridal and they were great! They give you 1:1 attention and help you find the best style for you body, preference, and budget. I would highly recommend getting a dress from this shop!
I gave the studio 4/5 stars because of the alterations. They were very expensive (over $600!) and my bustle loop ended up ripping so I missed cocktail hour trying to figure out an alternative to hold up the dress.
Overall, it's a great place to find your perfect dress!
I got my wedding dress from Allegria Bridal and to say that it was perfect is an understatement. Allegria was my fifth, yes FIFTH salon that I visited and I had tried on about 20 dresses already. I knew I wouldn't be easy for me but I definitely thought I would have my dress picked faster than that! Anyway, I was about to go to some shops in New York when I decided I would try just one more place in MA - Allegria. I found my dress there and it was absolute perfection (Eve of Milady Style 1564). I made a few alterations (Ivory, no beading, added lining), and it was great. It came in a month early and they were so professional - keeping me updated the whole time. I also got my accessories at Allegria and my bridal sash was truly one of a kind - it felt like it was just made for my dress. Next, I went to alterations. The seamstress in their alterations department (the shop literally below them) is AMAZING. That's where the magic all happened - Fumi fit the dress to me perfectly, and we added off the shoulder sleeves that were detachable that I absolutely loved. In the end, my dress was everything I could have ever hoped for and more. I'm just sad I only get to wear it once!
I purchased my dress from Allegria last Nov (2016) for my June wedding and was over the moon with the experience. I had fallen in love with the gowns from Flora, however it was outside of my price point. Lucky for me, there was the perfect dress for me in the Sample Sale section. It was the first dress I tried on and it was perfect - and magically in my range since it was a sample sale dress! Barb was wonderful at making it such a fun experience for myself and my family (My Mom, Grandmother and 2 sisters). Since it was quiet, they even allowed us to just have some time to enjoy each other's company downstairs in the bridesmaids section afterwards uninterrupted since none of us live near each other. Once I purchased the dress, she took several pictures which are now wonderful keepsakes. Thanks so much!!
I cannot thank Allegria Bridal enough for giving my the wedding dress of my dreams. From helping my choose the dress, to customizing the back, to all of the alterations made in store, the experience was amazing! Thank you so much for everything and I highly recommend any bride looking for their wedding dress to 100% go to Allegria Bridal :)
Allegria Bridal was the last of 4 bridal shops I went to, 3 of them being in MA and one shop in NYC. They had a very nice selection and were able to see me in the evening after work which was convenient. However, they did not allow any photos whatsoever of any of the dresses (except for the sample sale dresses) and they did not write down or tell me the names of designers/styles of the dresses liked. All other shops I went to allowed for photos and at the very least had special cards where they wrote down the customer's favorite options listed by designer, style number, color, and size. Also, when I asked the salesperson the name of the designer whose dresses I loved, she seemed to hesitate to tell me, and it turned out she didn't even give me the correct name. She said they kept the top two favorite dresses in their computer system, but would not write them down for me. Once I got home and did some online investigating I was able to figure out the designer and styles that I had tried on. I am not sure why this information would not be provided to a consumer. That being said, since I didn't even remember what the dresses looked like on me and could not refer to photos, as I did with all other dresses I tried on, I did not purchase from them.
I bought my wedding gown and bridesmaids dresses at Allegria Bridal. My experience with them was great from start to finish. They have a beautiful selection of gowns and are highly professional and organized. In addition, they have a spacious shop and you truly get that bridal experience when trying on dresses. Their tailors really know their stuff as well. I never had one worry when it came to my gown and the bridesmaids dresses. I have friends who've had similar experiences with Allegria as well. Definitely check them out!
Allegria was great - the whole wedding dress shopping process was overwhelming for me and not something I wanted to do. I just felt like every dress looked the same. When I did find the dress at Allegria, it was part exhaustion from not wanting to put on one more dress and part love. When I got home and looked at my pictures I actually completely regretted the dress purchase! Of course, Allegria, having dealt with their fair share of crazy brides (I'm sure!) calmed me down immediately. They told me we could tailor everything about the dress to meet my dream vision. So tailor we did! They were so patient and professional throughout the alterations - these were conveniently on site which was also great.
My experience with Allegria was flawless from start to finish! I worked with Kate to pick out my dress as well as my bridesmaid dresses. She's so lovely and makes you feel at ease. I went during the Judd Waddell trunk show and Judd himself actually picked out my dress for me-it was perfect! I also got my dress altered by Fumi and can't say enough amazing things about her. She is friendly, kind and very talented. I only needed two fittings before the wedding and my dress fit beautifully thanks to her eye for detail and perfectionism. I would recommend Allegria as a one stop shop for everything you need!
Allegria was right down the street from my first apartment with my husband and the dresses always looked so pretty in the window. When it was time to look at dresses, I knew I wanted to look at Judd Waddell's collection as I absolutely wanted a lace wedding dress. Lo and behold, Allegria was having a Jude Waddell Trunk Sale and I scheduled a weekend of dress shopping around it. Only my mother and future M-I-L could be there for this appointment as the rest of the bridal party were on their way into town to go shopping the next day.
I worked with Barbara (she's incredible!) and I probably tried on 5 or 6 different dresses on with varying degrees of success (as a fuller girl, I was getting more and more discouraged and self conscious slipping into the tiny (to me) dresses. When the appointment starting heading south, Barbara went out of her way to make me feel better and we focused on putting me in a dress that would pick up my spirits. Eventually we found my dress all because of Barbara! I also want to highlight that the weekend I went shopping was super busy for Allegria, given the Trunk Sale. But they found time to squeeze me in for 30 minutes the next day so that my bridesmaids could come in and see me in the dress before I made my final decision (they drove all that way, I couldn't have it be for nothing!). Judd was there the day I purchased the dress and he made a drawing of the dress for me and signed it. I have it in my wedding scrapbook.
I also purchased my bridesmaids dresses from Allegria as I received a discount given I had purchased my dress there. All my girls were far away and Allegria was great with ordering and shipping to each.
I can't recommend Allegria enough and if you can request Barbara, please do!
I bought my wedding dress, veil, and jeweled belt from Allegria. I worked with Kate who was absolutely fabulous. Due to my great experience finding my own attire, we got the bridesmaids dresses at Allegria as well. The entire experience was professional, knowledgable, honest, and friendly. I plan to go back to Allegria to preserve my gown and veil because I loved them so much! This dress shop is definitely a must go to!
Buying my dress at Allegria was an amazing experience from before I even walked in the door, through my wedding day. I knew I wanted the Judd Waddell Grace gown, and they no longer carried the sample in store- so they called New York and had it shipped in. My dad was sick with cancer when .I purchased my dress and actually landed in the ER that same morning, so they let us take photos and video so he could have some part in the day- this mean so much to us. After my father passed, it was time to get my alterations done- and they sewed a piece of my dad's handkerchief in a heart into my gown. It was very hard planning a wedding and knowing my dad would not be there- but Allegria helped us make it as special as possible. Thank you!
I bought my dress at Allegria last July and it was the best experience! I worked with Kate and she was great: very knowledgeable and a great help finding dresses in my price point! She also helped me pick out bridesmaids dresses as well. The ones I originally wanted were out of our price range but the ones she suggested that were similar were so much better and my bridesmaids looked fantastic! The salon has tons of great dresses and a friendly team to work with!
Beautiful, modern and professional bridal shop that's easily accessible by public transportation!
Allegria Bridal was the most incredible experience. I wish that I had gone there first and I would have had much less stress.
Their staff is incredible = they give you a tour of the store and then let you be to take a look at the inventory without being too hands on. They pull your first dresses and then make recommendations as you go if there is a dress that might fit your profile.
They are the first store to truly listen and not pull dresses that were completely opposite of what I was looking for. Also, my family is in AZ and AUS. The store has a webcam that family can log onto and participate in your shopping experience virtually.
I cannot say enough about them!
I visited a number of bridal shops in the Boston area before finally purchasing my dress at Allegria. My experience there was great. The staff was really helpful and clearly understood what I wanted and was able to show me a large number of dresses, as well as suggest changes that could be made to some of the gowns to create the look I wanted. They were patient with me and gave me lots of space and never pressured me to buy anything, which I greatly appreciated.
The dress that I ended up purchasing came with a keyhole back which I did not like, so they arranged for the designer to make the dress with a v in the back instead. However, they didn't warn me that by making this change, I would not really have any back to the dress and there would be no support for my chest as a result (I am big chested and needed to wear a bra with the dress). We ended up spending a lot of money on alterations to have support built into the dress. And while it turned out beautiful in the end, I would have appreciated a warning from them that the changes I made to the dress were going to impact the way it would fit me. I might have made a different decision had I known this ahead of time.
I visited a number of bridal shops in August, two of which were on Newbury Street and Allegria was by far the best! The experience was well tailored to my needs. They have a great selection of dresses for all budgets and the place is lovely and comfortable for you and your entourage.
I would also highly recommend asking for Julie. She was exceptional at her job! She seemed to know me and my style before I walked in the door. She clipped those dresses on with such finesse, making it possible to see the potential of each. When I walked in she asked me to pick out 5 dresses with my bridesmaids. We could only find 4 so she pulled one she thought I would like. This dress turned out to be perfect! I surprised myself with a little emotion when I saw myself wearing it. In the weeks that followed she updated me on sales, but was never pushy making it more comfortable for me to make that final decision.
I think the secret to their tailored approach is the questionnaire they have you fill out ahead of time. Take it seriously when you fill it out because it really helps them find you the dress you are looking for.
I found my wedding dress at Allegria for my wedding this past September and could not be happier. They have a great selection of gowns and a wide range of prices. They have something for everyone and I found them to have a better selection of gowns than the shops in Boston!
Allegria Bridal was fantastic. The woman who helped me was knowledgable, but not too pushy, and she really helped me figure out what I wanted to look like on my wedding day. I wouldn't go anywhere else!
I found my wedding gown and Allegria Bridal and I couldn't be happier with my choice! The consultant that helped me during my appointment was very nice and patient as i struggled with the wedding gown shopping for the first time. The staff at the salon made me feel like top priority and I never felt rushed or pushed into buying above my desired budget. I have recommended this salon to several of my close friends after purchasing my wedding gown there!
I had the pleasure of finding my perfect wedding gown at Allegria Bridal, which was recommended to me by several friends and co-workers who had also found their gowns at Allegria. At the initial shopping visit, they were warm and welcoming, and treated me with the utmost respect the entire appointment. The store clerk was incredibly helpful in helping me to find a gown that matched my vision. In addition to being knowledgeable about their gowns they sold, the women at Allegria are also very low-pressure in terms of finding a gown within my price range. I am lucky to say that Allegria was the first and only store I looked at for wedding gowns, and also used them for ordering bridesmaids dresses as well as wedding jewelry. I would 100% recommend their store to future brides in search of their perfect gown!
The women at Allegria bridal were very helpful and welcoming. I arrived knowing which dress I wanted to try on and the staff was very helpful in finding the dress as well as a few others that were similar. After a mix up in the labeling of the dress and the wrong color being ordered, Allegria made sure to get the correct dress in a enough time for alterations, etc.
Allegria made shopping for a dress a dream. I had a really difficult time with a couple of Bridal Salons in my home state and had a very particular vision in mind. Allegra made this happen, made me feel welcome and at ease.