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Happy Customers

WHAT OUR BRIDES SAY...

 

Aug-13-16
Patti A.
Unique talent and vision
★★★★★
I just purchased my wedding dress at Mill Crest Vintage and had a delightful experience. Paula was an expert at picking dresses that would flatter my body type and she was honest and truthful with her opinions. I would not want a sales person to tell me something was right or looked good just to make a sale. She has a unique talent, vision and no nonsense attitude to move you in the direction of looking your best for that special day.
Alyssa B.
Aug 11-16
Definitely the place for a one-of-a-kind dress
★★★★★
I purchased my wedding gown from Mill Crest Vintage earlier this year for my wedding this past weekend and couldn't be happier with my whole experience. My dress was from the late 1960s and very reasonably priced. Any slight stains were easily removed with baby wipes, and alterations done by Diane Mckarins in Hulmelville made it perfect.
The ladies that run the shop and very kind and helpful. I would recommend having an idea of the dress styles you like before going in for an appointment because there are so many to choose from! Mill Crest is definitely the place to go if you are looking for a one of a kind dress that makes you feel unique on your wedding day!
Jul 31-16
Julia D
Thank you again Mill Crest!
★★★★★
I had a beautiful experience here. The ladies were so helpful and the dresses were all stunning. They helped me pick accessories and a gorgeous 1950's dress that matched my personality and style perfectly. I spent about $1000 all together and everything was exactly perfect. I was clueless and nervous and they made sure I felt comfortable and taken care of. I can't recommend this place enough for the bride looking for something unique. The best part was that they were able to recommend someone who could do alterations on the dress for me who was lovely and affordable. Thank you again Mill Crest!
Mar-11-16
Tee M
Very charming shop with knowledgeable and kind staff
★★★★★
This is a very charming shop with knowledgeable and kind staff. They truly made shopping for my vintage wedding dress an easy, memorable day for me and my guests. Their selection is incredible and they effortlessly led me right to my dress because they really know what they're doing. I will continue to return here for other vintage accessories! My only "warning", if you could call it that, pertains to the pricing. I combed through the website for weeks leading up to my appointment, and I narrowed my selection down to about seven dresses that I really wanted to try on. These all ranged between $500 and $700. I thought this was incredible, which was another reason I really wanted to check out the shop. It turns out that they have a PLETHORA of extra dresses not listed online. The ones I chose didn't seem to be around for me to try, but they found me plenty of very similar dresses. The dress I ended up with was just under $900. When I asked why everything online was so much less expensive, they explained that the items listed online were older stock, therefore discounted. I can understand this, and I don't think that they were necessarily trying to get me to spend more, I'm just glad I had company with me. I saved cash and brought $800 with me, excited and anticipating carrying a dress out with me. I had brought "extra" hoping to pick up some jewelry or a cardigan. My mom stepped up and covered the remainder of my bill. There was an incredible selection of accessories, which the ladies showed me and tried to entice me to buy, but it just wasn't feasible with the unexpected added expense of the day. All of that being said, I would still legitimately return there to shop and recommend them to anyone looking for fantastic vintage dresses and jewelry!

Jan-11-16
Julia D

Absolutely perfect for a unique wedding dress
★★★★★
I cannot begin to explain how wonderful an experience this was for me. The ladies at Mill Crest Vintage were extremely warm, helpful, and fun to work with. This shop is absolutely perfect for a unique wedding dress that is one of a kind. The dress I purchased was a beautiful 1950's wedding dress, and I couldn't be happier. Please consider this shop for your formal event, it was positively the best!
Jan-4-16
Erin
The Most Amazing Experience
★★★★★
I had the most amazing experience at Mill Crest. Paula was so helpful and picked inspired looks for me. She was able to pinpoint what I wanted very quickly and found me unique dresses that I loved. I didn't want to day to end! She has an amazing inventory. Brides who love vintage fashion and even those not accustomed to vintage shopping will love Mill Crest!
Nov-22-15
Alexandra
Amazing Collection
★★★★★
I thought that I might want a vintage dress and googled something like "vintage wedding dress New Jersey," which brought me to Mill Crest. Paula has a fantastic eye for dresses and the store has an amazing collection. My maid of honor and I had a great time looking at all of the dresses with Paula-- she wasn't pushy and gave us enough time to consider the pros and cons of each dress. I ended up buying the first dress I tried on-- it was on sale and the price was extremely reasonable. I also picked up a vintage purse to go with it. The entire shopping experience lasted about 90 minutes, which has to be some kind of record for wedding dress shopping.
Oct-20-15
Amelia S.
Beautiful gown
★★★★★
I was looking for a vintage gown at a modest price and found an amazing one through the Mill Crest Vintage online store. The gown showed up sooner than expected and all emails I sent to the owner were responded too quickly! I loved the card that arrived with my order thanking me for my purchase too, it was such a pleasant touch.
Jul-19-15
Peter S.
If you like vintage you must look here.
★★★★★
When I think back to my shopping experience at Mill Crest it makes me want to keep going back. All of my questions, and there were many, were answered with courteous and knowledgeable responses which proved very helpful to me. The selection is outstanding and the prices are reasonable. I will shop with Mill Crest again and look forward to it. The item I purchased was shipped promptly and upon arrival was boxed and wrapped beautifully. My experience was so nice that, though I live in Toronto, I have promised myself to visit the store when I make a trip to New York. I want to personally thank the owners for a wonderful gown which means very much to me. A great idea, a great boutique and great people. Thank you Mill Crest, Peter  
Jul-16-15
Toshia J.
The dress was just as beautiful on as it was in the picture.
★★★★★
Mill Crest Vintage shipped my dress like the gift it was intended to be.
Jul-16-15
Marissa S.
Fast and Helpful
★★★★★
After dreaming about getting my wedding dress here since I was 17, I finally jumped at the chance to make an appointment with Paula. She was great, super helpful - had me send my measurements in before hand, as well as pick out dresses from the site that I liked. When I came in she had all the dresses I picked out, plus some other great options. I ended up buying the 4th dress I tried on. My mother and sister got dresses for the wedding that day too! I will definatley suggest this to anyone looking for a vintage wedding dress.
Jul-16-15
Donna D.
Such a great piece!
★★★★★
Dress was exactly as described and I received it promptly. Paula, the owner, is a true delight to work with---I've ordered many pieces from MCV---and she ABSOLUTELY knows what will flatter you most. Highly recommend.
Jul-7-15
Shannon
I found my perfect dress
★★★★★
I live in Texas and was going to be in the area visiting family and pick this place since they carry vintage. I knew I wanted a vintage dress. I am very happy picking this vendor. They are vintage dress shop with a Bridal Section. The dresses were in great condition. They knew what dress to pull for my body type. I really enjoyed the whole experience. I hate clothes shopping. They found my prefect dress I could not be happier. I also purchased my petticoat and headpiece. If you are not considering vintage... think again and make an appointment with Mill Crest. The dresses are great quality and better made then some of the "new" dresses I have seen.
Apr-13-15
pinuppersuasion
Best customer service hands down
★★★★★
Just purchased this beauty from the incredible team at millcrestvintage. Best customer service hands down
Feb-3-15
Mary
AMAZING
★★★★★
Erica was AMAZING. She made our wedding gown shopping a real delight, and shared some of her *very* awesome wedding dress style knowledge. We felt right at home.
Jan-23-15
Anonymous
Amazingly beautiful collection
★★★★★
Amazingly beautiful collection of vintage wedding dresses from all eras...Paula, the owner, has a beautiful artistic vision that she helps you realize. Prices are very high for vintage but it is amazing quality.
Jan-13-15
Troy
Spectacular!
★★★★★
Paula was spectacular! My best woman, mother, and I all found dresses easily through Paula's guidance. She was intuitive, honest, and flexible. There are so many gorgeous dresses at Mill Crest Vintage, it will be my top wedding recommendation.
Oct-17-14
Susan K.
Little gem of a store
★★★★★
This beautiful shop is truly a one of a kind little gem filled to the brim with wonderful vintage designer clothing and accessories and jewelry. The owner is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the vintage clothing she carries and rightly so. She takes the time to guide you to just the right piece for you and is so helpful to suggest how to best accessorize. A perfect place to shop for a one of a kind piece for a special occasion.
Oct-17-14
Anonymous
highly recommend
★★★★★
I purchased a 1907 cotton wedding dress in pristine condition and I highly recommend this shop for top quality vintage and antique wedding gowns. Any bride in the area that is looking for something more than the cliche modern wedding gown should definitely stop into Mill Crest Vintage. They have WAY more in stock than they do on the website and every dress I saw was absolutely beautiful. Modern wedding gowns just do not compare to the quality of the antique/vintage gowns that I tried on at this shop.
Mar-11-14
Anonymous
Adorable shop
★★★★★
I had so much fun trying on vintage dresses! It was a fashion majors dream being in Paula's adorable shop. I can't wait to wear my 1950's wedding dress!

Aug-23-13
Anonymous

Paula is terrific
★★★★★
Paula is terrific - she is able to find the prefect dress in the right size = my daughter found the most perfect wedding dress without any need for a fitting - thrilled with the service and choices available.
Jul-19-13
Anonymous
Received many compliments
★★★★★
I found an excellent and unique dress here and received many compliments. Paula was very helpful and has excellent fashion sense. She found me the perfect veil, shoes, and purse to go with the dress. She even gave me a free pearl necklace and directed me to a necklace shop where I could have something made. She was awesome! And the seam stress was dedicated and so nice!
Jul-16-13
Teri
Beautiful!!
★★★★★
Going into the store felt like an amazing time warp. There is everything imaginable to try on The owner is very helpful and will take her time to help you out to find the right dress. I have 2 weddings and I will be going back to buy my dresses there that no on else will have. The clothing is very beautiful and it is very reasonable. Just being able to talk to the owner is good enough for me. It is very rare you get that now a days.
May-10-13
nycbride
Can't recommend highly enough
★★★★★
I was in the market for vintage wedding gown and scoured the Web for vendors in the tri-state area. I had been in Paula's beautiful shop once before and knew that she has a true talent for vintage clothing and that her shop was great. Even knowing what a high quality establishment I was dealing with, Mill Crest Vintage knocked my socks off with its incredible dress selection and ability to recommend dresses that were right for me, my style and figure. Paula and Angie were extremely knowledgable, supportive and patient with me in my selection of a wedding gown. This is such a personal expression of any bride's personality and her style that it is important to work with someone who truly understands your needs and your wish to look your best on your special day. For me, that meant a glorious silk organza gown with incredible detail from the 1950s in mint condition, plus a French lace shawl, flower headpiece, bag and spectacular cream colored beaded shoes. Nobody else I investigated had the depth and breadth of styles that Mill Crest Vintage has. There is truly something for everyone in Paula's incredible collection. Worth making a journey for, check out Mill Crest Vintage and the expert styling of its owner Paula. I can't recommend her highly enough.
Mar-25-13
Anonymous
Fun!!
★★★★
Looking for a dress was fun...thanks
Mar-23-13
Lindsay M.
selection is great
★★★★★
I bought 2 wedding dresses at Mill Crest--one for a City Hall ceremony and one for a big party the next night. Overall, I had a great experience. When I made my bridal appointment I had a pretty clear idea of what kind of dress I was looking for and I sent Paula a list of ones I liked from the website. When I got there her and her assistant had some of those pulled as well as some others. Paula had a keen eye for what she thought would look good on me. I ended up with a 50s lace tea-length dress and a 60s cut-out shift. More challenging was the fact that my 50s dress was several sizes too small for me. With the absolutely incredible help of Susan, the seamstress who works with Paula, we were able to transform the dress to fit my body perfectly (over 4 alteration visits), all while keeping the original spirit of the dress. Visits to Mill Crest can be slightly chaotic. I would not come to your initial bridal appointment with a large group of friends/family, there is simply not room for them in the bridal salon. Better to bring one, maybe two people whose opinion you trust. Also don't expect rock-bottom thrift store prices. Paula's dresses generally seem to range between $500-$2000, but the selection is great and from what I could see they were largely in fantastic condition. My future mother-in-law and I had lots of fun hearing about Paula's experiences working with vintage. Her big personality definitely made the experience of buying my wedding dresses memorable. Keep an open mind and just have fun with it.

Feb-24-13
Anonymous
perfect one of a kind wedding dress
★★★★★
I went to Mill Crest Vintage to find that perfect one of a kind wedding dress you wouldn't be able to get anywhere else, and was more than thrilled with the results. The owner of the shop Paula was lovely despite me being over an hour late for our appointment. I let her know beforehand what I was looking for, and every dress she pulled was exactly what I would have chosen for myself and fit gorgeously. I cannot wait until the wedding to put THE dress on again! The shop is a vintage lovers dream come true!
Feb-16-14
Anonymous
Exactly what I want
★★★★★
Paula was GREAT to work with. She has an amazing collection of vintage gowns from the turn of the century on. She was quick to reply to my email to make an appointment, then gave me 100% undivided attention. I have not had a fitting yet, but am excited to continue to work with Paula & her seamstress to make the dress exactly what I want.
Jan-22-13
Laura
amazing store
★★★★★
Mill Crest Vintage is an amazing store, with a large collection of beautiful and unique dresses and accessories (both bridal and otherwise) that you will not see anywhere else. Paula responds very quickly to email, and was able to accept a last minute appointment with only 4 days notice. She asks for your measurements, price point, and examples of dresses you are interested in wearing ahead of your appointment, so that she can have a bunch of dresses ready for when you arrive- you can show her examples from your own research, or from her large collection available on the Mill Crest Website. Most importantly, she REALLY understands a woman's body, and what will fit and be flattering. I felt that not only did she have dresses ready for me that fit beautifully, but she quickly came to understand the style I was interested in and what would be flattering on my body type. Side note: I am 5'8"" and a size 12, not the typical petite size of vintage clothing, and there were at least 8 dresses available for me to try on (there would have been more if I were open to other styles/shapes). Paula also has a great vision for alterations that will not only improve the fit of a dress, but make it the perfect dress for you as an individual (example, adding sleeves, changing necklines, etc.). Finally, Paula is fun, and truly excited to see you find the unique dress you've been searching for! I left Mill Crest with the perfect wedding dress, and it was the first dress Paula had me try on! I will be back to pick out my hair accessories/veil and possibly sending my bridesmaids here for dresses as well. Thank you Paula!
Jan-2-13
Meredith
Paula is wonderful
★★★★★
Paula is wonderful! She has a great eye for design, for what fits the type of wedding, and most especially what looks wonderful on the bride. She was an immense help to me in determining what to choose for my wedding dress. I also left with a gorgeous rehersal dinner dress and reception dress. Her dresses and accessories are beautiful and in excellent condition. Going to Mill Crest Vintage to purchase my wedding gown was the best decision I have made since saying yes!
Dec-20-12
Devon
fabulous and extensive
★★★★★
The collection at Mill Crest Vintage is fabulous and extensive - perfect for the bride looking for something uniquely her. Paula was incredibly responsive when I emailed her to make an appointment, and very accommodating when I needed to reschedule last-minute. I wasn't terribly specific with her when I described what I would interested in seeing, but somehow she managed to pull dress after dress that I absolutely loved during my appointment. The appointment itself was casual and I got to spend ample time with each dress I tried on. Paula was great with the feedback I gave her in feeling out exactly what I was looking for. In the end, I felt a little bit pressured to purchase my dress on the spot, but the nature of vintage is that each dress truly is one-of-a-kind, so ultimately if I hadn't, I may have lost it. I ended up paying a little more than I was hoping to initially, but I know the dress is perfectly me and it makes me smile every time I think about it.
Dec-19-12
Anonymous
Beautiful one-of-a-kind wedding dress
★★★★★
So excited I found a beautiful, one-of-a-kind wedding dress! Paula was very knowledgeable and has a great eye. This store is a GEM.
Oct-8-12
Anonymous
I highly recommend this shop
★★★★★
This review is for mill crest vinatge shop in lambertville new jersey. I found this shop after searching on line for a vintage wedding dress boutique near new york. I spoke with paula on the phone and she was very accomodating and set me up fairly quickly for an appointment. They do only do bridal appointments on monday and tuesdays which is a little difficult with work schedules-however, you get personalized attention for the entire appointment (infact the front portion of the store is closed to the public) you never feel rushed and they work with you for several hours (if need be). for my personal experience, when i spoke with paula on the phone she asked me what time period i was intersted in- for me i said 1950's and i wanted a tea length dress with lace. i also made an appointment for my mom. when you enter the store it is filled with beautiful clothes bags shoes and hats....it truly is like stepping back in time. the back room is specifically for bridal appointments. i was very nervous that first appointment but everyone is so helpful and attentive. I felt calm and relaxed within a few minutes and the best part was i tried on only two dresses-the second became my wedding dress. my mom also found her dress. The seamstress, susan does wonderful work at a reasonable cost. Paula does have a strong personality but if you let her-she can guide you to the perfect style dress for your body type. I ended up with a 1950's cream lace wedding dress and matching bolero jacket a leather dress bag and a birdcage head piece to complete the outfit. my mom found her dress which was a 1960's lace coat dress and a gorgeous lace hat to match. The items are pricey but the whole experience is worth it :) if you are seriously considering a vintage wedding dress i highly recommend this shop. my mom and i look forward to many more visits to the shop in the future. we looked great for my vintage themed wedding!
Sep-25-12
Christine
Pleasure to work with
★★★★★
I knew I wanted a vintage wedding dress and did not feel confident in buying one online that I wasn't absolutely sure would perfectly fit me. Paula and her assistant were a pleasure to work with and helped me find a dress within my limited budget. I highly recommend giving Paula your measurements beforehand and an idea of the era/style you are interested in. I did this and when I arrived, there were already dresses waiting for me. I found Paula to be responsive over email and extremely flexible. When I thought I wouldn't be able to make the 2.5 hour drive in my limited time visiting NJ she even offered to open up her store early to accommodate me.
Aug-8-12
Barbara Cotton
Amazing service and collection. THANK YOU!
★★★★★
I am going to a black tie affair and had already purchased a dress off the rack from the mall for the event. Strolling through Lambertville on a cold Saturday afternoon, I was nonetheless intrigued by a front porch display of unusual dresses. I casually walked into Mill Crest Vintage Clothing and soon got the feeling I would be returning that department store dress. Paula quickly sized me up (how does she do that??), brought out 3 dresses, and gave great advice on what style worked best for me, how to change up the look of a dress, and how to accessorize (hair, heels, jewelry, etc.) I walked out with a fantastic, black one-of-a-kind dresses that makes me feel like a million bucks (my husband loves it too!) Wow, I never really knew what service was until I worked with Paula. P.S. Im looking for an excuse to wear it before the wedding...THANK YOU PAULA!
Jul-3-12
Gail
delivered beyond my expectations
★★★★★
I was very happy with my shopping experience with Mill Crest Vintage when finding that special occasion wedding dress. The owners truly know their broad and unique collection extremely well, which helped narrow down the style, color and fit for my final selection. They truly wanted to make the bride to be happy - and I certainly left with a smile on my face! The dress was a wonderful fit that needed minimum alterations. What I loved about my vintage dress was that I could easily bend, kneel and move throughout the day. Mill Crest Vintage listened carefully and they certainly delivered beyond my expectations! I am truly grateful to have found this gem in Lambertville, New Jersey!!
May-18-12
Alyson
It was fate
★★★★★
I think it was fate that I met Paula at Mill Crest Vintage in Lambertville, NJ. Wedding dress shopping without a mom or dad could have been a tough experience. Instead, I stumbled upon this jewel of a store and this incredible owner whose passion for vintage dresses is only matched by the care she gives her clients. Her energy and excitement was contagious and I walked out with not only my dress, but the two dresses for my maids of honors, our cardigans, white gloves and sweet shoes.

Mar-21-12
Amber
Cannot imagine a better experience
★★★★★
I had the kind of experience at Mill Crest Vintage that every bride is looking for. I was familiar with the store from having lived in Lamberville in the past, and even though I currently live in Massachusetts knew that this was the place I wanted to look for my dress. The store is packed with gorgeous clothing, shoes, hats and other accessories from multiple eras, and there is a lovely bridal salon in the back. Paula, as well as her staff, are not only knowledgeable, they truly want you to find something that looks fabulous and makes you feel not only beautiful, but comfortable. Trust them. I had called ahead (which is what you should do), and given Paula my size, as well as an idea of what I was looking for. Dresses were already pulled when I arrived for my appointment, and one thing after another was wonderful. Then I tried on ""the"" dress, white lace from the 40s, and that was it. Only it wasn't--I then found wedding shoes, an incredible jacket, a headpiece, a chiffon cocktail length dress from the 70s for my shower and matching fuschia shoes, and yet another dress and shoes for my honeymoon. It was almost unbelievable. Paula works with a wonderful seamstress, Susan, who altered my one-of-a-kind dress to fit me perfectly, and created a sash to Paula's specifications. I cannot imagine a better experience.
Jan-18-12
Aileene
Clothes are amazing
★★★★★
The staff at Mill Crest makes it what it is. They are passionate about what they do, about what you want, and about making sure that you look and feel your very best in your dress. The clothes are amazing. You can tell how much they love and respect every piece in there - I'm so happy to have found a dress at Mill Crest!
Jan-17-12
Sally
fun and enjoyable
★★★★★
As second, more mature bride, I needed something that was unique and totally me. Paula and her assistant showed me one beautiful dress after another and helped me pinpoint the look I was trying to create! Her things are AMAZING! I am not a shopper and they both gave their undivided attention to me, making it fun and enjoyable. It has become a story and memory that I will enjoy telling!
Jan-4-12
Rachisinger
my saving grace!
★★★★★
This vintage store was my saving grace! I had searched all over New York city for a dress, and found bad service and bad dresses. I sent Paula my measurements a day beforehand and when I arrived at the store, she had dresses set out for me that she knew would fit and look great on my body. The first dress I tried on was the perfect one! Paula and her assistant were friendly, gave me great advice, open, and simply lovely. I recommend this play highly! Well worth the two hour trip from NYC.
Dec-11-11
Sally-Belle
PERFECT
★★★★★
I LOVE that I found my dress at this beautiful vintage store! With Paula's help I was able to find the perfect, I mean PERFECT authentic vintage lace 50's dress for my wedding! It was truly stunning and one of a kind!. It could not have been possible without the magical hands of the such an amazing seamstress named Lauren Victoria who works with Paula. She reworked the entire back of the dress to create the vision I wanted and made it to fit me perfectly! I have to tell you working with Millcrest Vintage was a delightful experience. I would definitely recommend this gem to all of my friends and Bridal clients! Thank you for making my day even more of a dream come true! Keep up the great work!
Nov-28-11
Darg
Amazing selection
★★★★★
Amazing selection, found my dress in 5 minutes!
Nov-3-11
Tracy P
fantastic experience
★★★★★
I'm from Canada, so the notion of purchasing a vintage wedding gown online from so far away was a little nerve racking...untill I spoke with Paula. With her expertise, attention to detail and great communication skills I purchased my beautiful dress with confidence. If this is the service that Paula can give a person from miles away, then those who are able to go down to her salon in person are truly in for a fantastic experience! Thank You Paula!!
Nov-1-11
Ferris
Made me a client for life
★★★★★
I had seen Paula's amazing collection of dresses online for awhile before visiting her location in New Jersey. I found my wedding dress, rehearsal dress and many other great pieces at her store. Her collection blew me away and by far is the best place to go in the North East for a wedding dress. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, the complete opposite of a wedding store. Paula has amazing style and is a good person who is not just trying to make a sale. Her seamstress Lorraine is such a sweetheart and does a top notch job. She remade my rehearsal dress that was outdated and turned it into a completely different dress. People were stunned at my dresses at the wedding. They are reasonably priced for perfect vintage, not cheap, but 100 percent worth it. For one cost of a dress at a typical bridal store I walked out with about 6 different things, alterations and great memories. They have made me a client for life and I strongly suggest going here for the dress of your dreams.
Oct-20-11
DoeRoo
Great advice & caring service
★★★★★
Paula at Mill Crest knows what looks good -- on YOU. I never had a mother who really helped out in the ""learning to be a woman"" department, so when I walked in to Mill Crest I was really looking for a kind and intelligent Auntie type to help me find what was appropriate for me. What's more, I married for the first time at 50, so my dress needed to be something graceful, good for my figure and appropriate for our location wedding on an antique steam train. Paula hooked me up: With the dress (a 50s Robert Angelo), the shoes (gorgeous dusty rose silk pumps with a French heel) and a fabulous 50s picture frame hat (also in dusty rose) to complement the whole ensemble. Paula's vintage is great quality, clean and fabulous. She also brought in a talented seamstress who adjusted the dress for me at a very low price. Great selection, great advice and caring service make Mill Crest a great place for any special event attire for women.
Jun-22-11
Lauren K.
great experience
★★★★★
I bought my wedding dress from Paula at Mill Crest and I had a great experience here. I looked at dressed that I wanted online, and then set up an appointment. When I came in, all of the dresses I wanted were pulled, plus a few more. Paula was always very pleasant via email and in person, and even more important to me, her main concern was finding me my dress and making sure that I was happy. If you're looking for a dress at Mill Crest, I would go online first and have a clear vision of what you're looking for. Make sure you set up an appointment so you can take advantage of their beautiful bridal room (it's really amazing; it's a vintage bride's dream).
Oct-8-10
Anonymous
found my perfect dress
★★★★★
I found my perfect dress there. They were extremely helpful and the price was quite reasonable.
Aug-28-10
Molly
A one of a kind shopping experience
★★★★
This is a one of a kind store with a one of a kind shopping experience. If you have an appreciation for high quality, unique vintage clothing and are willing to spend the money on it, this is the place to go to. Paula the owner is a strong woman and if you're easily put off by strong women, perhaps don't come. The truth is she knows what she's talking about and has a wealth of knowledge about the clothing in her shop. She's terrific at styling and fashion and has a great eye for what looks good. If you have a specific event such as a wedding or cocktail party and need a one of kind, exquisite dress, there's no place better. Also, there is a layaway option.
Jul-30-10
Sarah R.
very helpful
★★★★
I came out to Mill Crest Vintage to try on a specific wedding dress I'd seen on their website. Paula was very helpful and responsive via email messages, but I'm one of those people who likes to see and try clothes on, especially my wedding dress. I set up an appointment with Paula and it was probably the best thing I could have done. She closed the store and worked with me one on one for about an hour. The original dress didn't fit my body and even though she works with a costume design tailor who could have edited it, I decided to try on other dresses. After trying on about 10 (and getting surrounded by a sea of white) I spotted a beautiful Paula's personality can be a big and over the top and that might be what some people find off-putting. Still, her passion for great vintage clothing is unmistakable and now I have an amazing 1950's dress to prove it! This store is literally overflowing with vintage clothing, shoes, and accessories. If you're looking for something specific I'd suggest making an appointment. Paula has a great feel for the clothing in her store and what will or wont fit your body. It was a little pricey for vintage, but not terrible. I didn't try haggling, but for anything but a wedding dress I would have.
Jun-22-10
Vince
my wife looked absolutely stunning
★★★★★
My wife looked absolutely stunning in this dress. All of the dresses that they had available were very elegant and it was hard to choose the perfect one. My mother in law got all choked up when she saw her daughter walk out in the most beautiful dress in the world.Very glad we went here!
May-25-10
Donald
loved the atmosphere
★★★★★
I was so happy that I had an experience with Mill Crest Vintage .The boutique was specious and carry all kinds of gorgeous pieces. And I loved atmosphere in it - very relaxing and staff is very helpful
May-25-10
Jackie K
highly recommend them
★★★★
my daughter wanted a vintage gown and after looking at Paula's website thought this would be the place. she called more than once, they set up an appointment so Paula could give my daughter her full attention. She was prompt, interested, and spent two hours with us while my daughter went fr0m white to black (literally). I spent under $1,000. In NYC the bill would have been 10 times that at least and she would not have the vintage 40's dress she wanted. The assortment is amazing and I don't really care about labels if the dress is perfect. Both Paula and her assistant were wonderful and I highly recommend them.
May-6-10
Virginia
found the right dress at the right price
★★★★★
After a bit of searching, we found the right dress for the right price.I also appreciated that the store was so well kept and orderly. Sometimes bridal stores can feel a little cramped! Also, all the display dresses were in great shape.
Apr-28-10
Geneva
Excellent service!
★★★★★
Excellent service!!!! Very professional and great sales! They have beautiful dresses there... After going to several places, I found my dress there, and it was not hard to fall in love with it... Really nice place to pick your dress and very friendly people.
Apr-7-10
1010wins
made me feel like a princess
★★★★★
I walked into Millcrest just because it was...there. It was a beautiful summer afternoon and my fiance and I had just walked across the bridge from New Hope. The dress I'd ordered online was frighteningly late, and with my wedding two months away, I was getting more than a tad nervous. ""Let's just browse,"" I said to Ken. Within 10 minutes, I had on a dress that was great; but Paula said, ""Make an appointment and we'll pick out something truly spectacular for you."" When I came in a few days later, Paula and Company had picked out about six gowns, which they thought met my ""wish list."" When I looked at the 1960s gold silk-thread with ruching, Paula said, ""Try this on first or last."" She knew. The attention I received during my fittings (which included altering the straps to halter and recasting the ruching) and accessory selection (I found the perfect pair of tapestry shoes there as well) made me feel like a princess. Everyone I met along the way from Paula to her sales staff to the tailor was fabulous. But please know that working with Paula is just plain fun!

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