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Gregory Ellenburg is a graduate of the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.  He has worked in the pageant industry since 1988, opening Gregory Ellenburg Pageant and Special Occasion in 1997.  His gowns have been worn on the stages of the Miss America and Miss USA pageants.  Greg has grown into a national brand dressing young women from California to Vermont and Montana to Georgia. 

Greg's specialty is creating beautiful couture gowns for clients who know and understand the importance of a one of kind creation.  "I enjoy the collaborative effort of design.  I love it when a woman knows what she wants", he has said on more than one occasion.

Greg's gowns are made "in house" in Greenville, South Carolina by an experienced staff of artisans.  Every attention is paid to detail, making sure that each client leaves with dress of their dreams.

About how much do custom gowns usually cost?

Posted on: November 8th, 2016 by Julia

Greg's Response:

Hi Julia, Custom gowns start at $2,500 and go up from there depending on material, beading, and style. If you have any other questions, feel free to call us at 864-298-0072.
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Do I have to make an appointment to visit the store, or is that only to have a custom gown made?

Posted on: November 8th, 2016 by Carrie

Greg's Response:

Carrie, If you want to check out our selection of dresses, you do not need an appointment. If you want to have time with Greg, we do like to have an appointment set up.
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I am interested in a dress like the pale pink beaded column dress with the pink silky overskirt like the one in the Fall 2017 fashion show. I am interested for a state pageant.

Posted on: October 22nd, 2016 by Samantha Loyd

Greg's Response:

Hi Samantha, I am not sure what gown you are talking about. Please give us a call 864-298-0072 or email us gregoryellenburg@gmail.com and we can talk through the design. Best, Rachel Anthony Manager
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Hi, I'm looking for a Sherri hill couture to be custom made for me. Could you possibly make this dream dress of mine for my prom I. April. I'm just thinking ahead and if you can my mom and I will make a appointment with you. Thank you so much!

Posted on: September 24th, 2016 by Grace Sutton

Greg's Response:

Hi Grace, We are unable to get a custom Sherri Hill Couture gown for you. If you are interested in having a custom gown made, that is something we can do, it just won't be through Sherri Hill. We make them right here in our boutique in Greenville.
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How much would the sliver dress you made for Miss Louisiana International 2016. I was looking to have something made similar to her design.

Posted on: August 29th, 2016 by Ana

Greg's Response:

Ana, A gown like that will be $4,800. If you are interested, please call us at 864-298-0072.
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Looking for talent pagaent jumpsuit

Posted on: August 25th, 2016 by Virginia sanderson

Greg's Response:

Hi Virginia, We do not have any talent pageant jumpsuits on the floor currently, but we could definitely make one if you are interested. Please call us at 864-298-0072 if you have any questions.
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Hello Greg Hope your weekend is going well.... Hope you watched opening ceremonies of the Olympics last night I loved the dress Gisele Bündchen was wearing Can that be copied ..... Love the drape and the flow of fabric It's for my niece who is competing in Miss NJ Mao level Price about??? Thanks so much for your time look forward to meeting you one day Hal parent

Posted on: August 6th, 2016 by Hal Parent

Greg's Response:

Hi Hal, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, that dress could be recreated. For a dress like this you would be looking at about $3,200. That would include fittings/alterations since we would be making it just for her. If you have any more questions, please shoot us an email at gregoryellenburg@gmail.com Thanks!
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I'm looking for a Mother of the Bride dress. Do you have Style No. » CP11502 CAPRI by Mon Cheri color – Delphinium size – 22/24

Posted on: June 2nd, 2016 by Jennifer Gasque

Greg's Response:

Good day Jennifer, We are no longer carrying Mon Cheri and would not be able to special order it. Thank you for your message.
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Can you tell me if you have any of these styles in stock:50419,50467,50488,50418 or 32350. Thank You, Karen

Posted on: February 1st, 2016 by Karen Maupin

Greg's Response:

Hi Karen, Unfortunately, we do not have those styles in stock at the store. Feel free to come by sometime to take a look at what we do have in stock and we will find you the perfect dress!
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Do you sell the Mon Cheri Hillary 213247 I know is a 2013 Collection but I really like it. Thanks

Posted on: January 2nd, 2016 by Teresa Aleman

Greg's Response:

Hi Teresa, We no longer carry Mon Cheri. We cannot get that dress. I apologize. Best- Greg
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Do you design wedding gowns?

Posted on: December 30th, 2015 by Cathy

Greg's Response:

Hi Cathy, Yes, we do design wedding gowns. The best thing to do is to set up an appointment with us. You can reach us at 864-298-0072.
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If I wanted to buy a dress from your store, do you offer lay-a-way? And if you do, how much of a deposit would I have to put down?

Posted on: December 12th, 2015 by Ally

Greg's Response:

Hi Ally, Yes, we do offer a layaway plan. We require a 30% deposit on the gown and it must be paid off in 90 days.
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Hello, Do you sponsor girls in pageants?

Posted on: November 9th, 2015 by Kendra

Greg's Response:

Hi Kendra, Thank you so much for your question. We do not sponsor individual girls. We do, however, sponsor local pageant titles.
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Hi! How much would the ‎custom‬ blue silk gown‬ with the side train you recently posted be? It is beautiful!

Posted on: November 5th, 2015 by Macie

Greg's Response:

Thank you Macie! That gown is between $2,500 and $2,900. It can always be customized to your exact liking and would affect the price.
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What are your store hours please?

Posted on: October 6th, 2015 by Cindy Willimon

Greg's Response:

Hi Cindy, Our store hours are as follows: Tuesday- Friday 10am to 6pm Saturday- 10am to 4pm Closed- Sunday and Monday Hope this helps!
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What is the price to have walk/stage presence coaching?

Posted on: September 28th, 2015 by Angie

Greg's Response:

Hi Angie, We do not offer "coaching" per se. We are glad to help our clients in that area, but if you are interested in more one on one coaching we recommend Thomas Barnette out of Atlanta for that.
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I was wondering what type of gown would you recommend for a 5'0 woman that would wear 5-6' heels, petite for a National Mrs. Pageant to make me look taller? Thanks

Posted on: September 21st, 2015 by Denise

Greg's Response:

Hi Denise, I would recommend a gown that has long lines and no seams at the waist or knee. A halter with a fit and flare bottom (not too much fabric at the train) would be nice. I hope this helps!
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Do you make interview dresses for little girls and what would an estimate be?

Posted on: July 29th, 2015 by Janelle

Greg's Response:

Hi Janelle, We generally work with "big girls" but have worked with younger girls starting around 9. An interview dress for a little girl starts around $950 depending on fabric and style.
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At what price do your custom opening number pieces usually start?

Posted on: July 10th, 2015 by Helen

Greg's Response:

Hi Helen, Thanks for contacting us! Our custom opening number pieces range depending on what you are interested in having made. I'd be glad to give you a quote if you can give me more information as to what you want. Please email me at gregoryellenburg@gmail.com.
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Hi Greg, I was wondering if you offered internships?

Posted on: June 24th, 2015 by Nicole

Greg's Response:

Thanks for the question Nicole! We do offer internships. Is there a specific area you were hoping to intern in? Mostly, our inters work in our sewing department. If you have any other questions, please email me at gregoryellenburg@gmail.com. Thanks!
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hello Greg! What is your opinion of a mother of the bride wearing black IF the dress has blush and jewel neckline and back....wedding is in the fall at 6:00 black tie optional. Thank you!!

Posted on: June 14th, 2015 by Kate

Greg's Response:

Kate, I think that dress sounds beautiful. What makes it work is that it will be black tie optional and a fall wedding is a good time for darker colors. I say go for it!
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Hi Greg! I am having the hardest time finding a gown for my pageant in November. I am 6' 0 without shoes and need a gown that will be long enough when I add heels. Can you help?

Posted on: June 7th, 2015 by Rachael H.

Greg's Response:

Hi Rachael, Yes, we can help. You most likely won't find anything off the rack that doesn't require some amount of work. We can custom make something or possibly find something we have hanging in our store to work with. Give us a call and we can set something up for you! 864-298-0072
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Hi Greg! I am newly engaged, and I was wondering about your custom wedding gowns. First, how long do you need to create one, and second, what is the price range ?

Posted on: June 6th, 2015 by Donna

Greg's Response:

Congratulations Donna! We like at least 12 weeks for wedding gowns and they range from $2,500 for very simple on up. Feel free to call us if you have any further questions. We'd be glad to set you up an appointment!
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Do you sell the Sherri hill 14792. I really want it my cousin, alpaca, needs it for a high school pageant.

Posted on: May 13th, 2015 by Casey Johnson

Greg's Response:

Casey, We do sell Sherri Hill, but we do not have that particular style.
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Hi Greg, I was just wondering how much the black and white dress was that you made for K. Lee Graham last fall when she crowned her successor in the South Carolina Miss/Teen USA pageant?! Best, Brittany Eiseman

Posted on: May 10th, 2015 by Brittany Eiseman

Greg's Response:

Hi Brittany, That dress is $2,700. We have sold it but would be able to make you another. If you have any other questions feel free to give us a call!
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On average, how much are your custom pageant evening gowns and opening number outfits?

Posted on: May 4th, 2015 by Ashley

Greg's Response:

Hi Ashley, Custom gowns start at $1,700 for simple jersey and go up from there. Opening number outfits range depending on what you want. If you had an idea I might be able to give you a quote. Best, Greg
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How much is a consultation appointment?

Posted on: April 13th, 2015 by Jaclyn

Greg's Response:

Hi Jaclyn, Our consultation fee is $100/hr. If you purchase a dress with us that day we can credit the fee toward your purchase.
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Hi! I am a contestant in the Miss NJ pageant on June 13th. I can't find a gown that really wows me. Is it too late to have you design something for me??

Posted on: March 23rd, 2015 by Devon Vanderslice

Greg's Response:

Hi Devon, Our cut off is April 1st. If you would like to call or email to discuss it further. Our phone number is 864-298-0072 and our email is gregoryellenburg@gmail.com
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What size dresses do y'all sell? Do y'all have any dressed in the 16-20 range?

Posted on: March 17th, 2015 by Ashley

Greg's Response:

Hi Ashley, We carry to a size 14 and can order any size you may need.
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Do you have Jovani Evening Dress 93765?

Posted on: March 7th, 2015 by Louisw

Greg's Response:

Louise, We do not have that style in stock but I'd be glad to see if we could order it for you.
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Hi! You sold an interview dress last year, 2014. It had a ruffle on one shoulder. Who made it and can you still order it? If so, how much was it?

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015 by Karen

Greg's Response:

Hi Karen, I believe the dress you are talking about may be a Mark and James by Badgley Mischka dress. We no longer carry them and cannot order them.
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Can i rent dresses here?

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by Tabatha

Greg's Response:

Hi Tabatha, We do not rent dresses. We only sell NEW dresses.
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Hi. If I bring in a gown I have, could you redesign or modify it? I am totally in love with all your designs and the talent you and your staff offer.

Posted on: February 21st, 2015 by Mia

Greg's Response:

Hi Mia, It depends on when you need the garment finished. Usually we can, but we are getting into our busiest season. Feel free to call us at 864-298-0072 and we can answer any questions you may have.
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So I absolutely love your custom made dresses! I plan on competing for the Miss SC pageant in November and would love to talk about creating a custom gown with you!

Posted on: January 30th, 2015 by Hannah Donald

Greg's Response:

Hi Hannah, We are so glad you like them! If you are interested in having something made for Miss SC USA it is best to set up an appointment for a consultation in August. Feel free to call the store any time and we can set that up.
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Hi! I'm wondering if you could remake my mother's wedding gown dress for me into a more modern fashion.

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015 by Gabby

Greg's Response:

Hi Gabby, Thanks for your question. We cannot remake your mother's wedding gown. We mainly make custom gowns and/or alter gowns that are purchased from us.
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We purchased a Sherry Hill dress from you and the tag indicates we should register the dress at sherrihill.com. I set up an account but there is no place to enter the serial number. Any suggestions? Also, what is the purpose of registering a dress? Thank you!

Posted on: January 15th, 2015 by Jenny

Greg's Response:

Hi Jenny, I don't know how to register on her website but the purpose of it is that you know it is an authentic Sherri Hill dress.
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I would love to have a custom dress made by you. I was wondering if you had any deals for someone who is a state title holder competing nationally?

Posted on: December 14th, 2014 by Hope

Greg's Response:

Hi Hope, If you have questions concerning sponsorship you can email us at gregoryellenburg@gmail.com. I hope we have an opportunity to work with you!
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Hi Greg. My eyes are set on this sherri hill dress number 21281. I love everything about the dress but I feel that th open back is a little lower than I like. Is there a possibility you could make the opening of the back of the dress a little higher?

Posted on: December 13th, 2014 by Samantha Evangelista

Greg's Response:

Hi Samantha. Yes, it is possible to make the back higher, we did it last year for a girl. We had to use the dress you would wear and order another one to use the beading off of it. It is a time consuming alteration, but can be done.
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For a custom gown, how long does it take to make? And if I found a dress y'all already had, could I get it tailored to fit?

Posted on: December 6th, 2014 by Olivia

Greg's Response:

Hi Olivia, To have a custom gown made we like to have 8 to 10 weeks to make it. If we have a dress you like and want to purchase, yes we can tailor it to fit you. There is an alteration charge.
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The new Sherri Hill style number 11230...what size do you have it in and what is the cost?

Posted on: December 4th, 2014 by Amy

Greg's Response:

Hi Amy, We have it in black and nude size 2 and it is $605. Yes, We can order this dress in another color. They currently have availability in light pink. They also have ivory/nude, light blue/nude coming at the end of January.

Size and price are perfect. Color-not so much. I know it comes in other colors. What is the chance of ordering it in another color?

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What size and color do you have the black dress you are showing on face book and the price. Love it.

Posted on: December 4th, 2014 by Marie Browder

Greg's Response:

Hi Marie, If you are asking about the video of the black dress, it is a custom. It is approx a size 4 and is $2,500.
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Hi i am thinking of buying a gown you had custom made for a client but was wondering if you could add beading and customise it more for me if i sent you the original gown, also do you make custom earrings to match a gown? Thank you

Posted on: November 25th, 2014 by Arabella N

Greg's Response:

Hi Arabella, Yes, we can customize it for you and make custom earrings to match. The price for those changes would reflect how much beading and how much time it took to make the changes. Please email us at gregoryellenburg@gmail.com with any further questions and/or specific changes you want made. Thank you!
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Is there another of the black and white dress miss teen usa recently wore? If so what is the price or designer/style number? Thanks in advance

Posted on: November 23rd, 2014 by Emily

Greg's Response:

Hi Emily, Yes, we have this gown. It is a custom we made and it is $2,700. Let us know if you would like to come for an appointment to try it on!
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Hey Greg! Do y'all offer any type of pageant coaching?

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Brooke Mixon

Greg's Response:

Hi Brooke, What kind of coaching are you needing? We are glad to help with walk/stage presentation, but for interview, talent, hair/makeup we have people we can recommend to you.
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Do yall buy back dresses bought from yall??

Posted on: October 16th, 2014 by Kristen

Greg's Response:

Kristen, We do not buy back already purchased dresses. If you are looking to sell it, you best bet is to try pageantresale.com or a local consignment shop.
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Is the white John Kayne dress size 4 white available. Is it new or resale?

Posted on: September 23rd, 2014 by Charlotte Ellison

Greg's Response:

Hi Charlotte, Thanks for your question. Which Johnathan Kayne are you referring to? The strapless or the one with straps? The dresses are available and they are new.
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Hi Greg! I have a pair of rhinestone earrings that were custom made by you that have dark and light pink rhinestones incorporated as well. If I sent you a picture of the earrings and the dress, would you be able to make a belt/sash for my evening gown to match them? Thanks so much!

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 by Emilie

Greg's Response:

Hey Emilie, Thanks for your message! Yes, I'm sure we could do that. It would be best if you could send the picture to our email, gregoryellenburg@gmail.com.
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Hi Greg! I am interested in an emerald satin dress that I saw Tori Sizemore modeling on Instagram. I do not know the product number however. If you know which dress I am referring to, could you send me information about this dress including price, measurements, and availability? Thanks, Spencer from TN

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 by Spencer

Greg's Response:

Hi Spencer, The green dress was a custom gown we made and have sold it. However, we could remake the gown to your measurements and would need about 8 weeks to do so. Thanks!
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Do you have Sherri Hills 2012 design #7208?

Posted on: August 27th, 2014 by Yasmaine

Greg's Response:

Yasmaine, Thanks for your question. Unfortunately, we do not have that dress, however, we do have some beautiful ballgowns if that is what you are in need of.
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Greg, thank you so much for your kindness today with Sydney, you are such a gentleman! I really appreciate the way you took time to meet and speak to us today, again Thanks! Beverly Reeves

Posted on: July 26th, 2014 by Thanks!

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Greg, Hey cousin!! My niece, Sydney (Robin's daughter) is in town for the week and she is quite enamored of you. She asking to meet you. Can you make time to meet us sometime this weekend or the first of next week? Thanks Beverly

Posted on: July 24th, 2014 by Beverly Reeves

Greg's Response:

Beverly, Of course! I would be glad to meet with you all sometime this week or next week. I have a pretty light schedule Saturday until 2:30 if you all can come by the shop. Let me know!
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What is the general price range for a gown off of the rack?

Posted on: June 24th, 2014 by Lisa

Greg's Response:

Hi Lisa, General price range for a gown off the rack is $285 and up.
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I would like to get involved in Miss America pageants but I do not know where to begin. I am seventeen and I have competed in a few school pageants. I know I have to win a local pageant first but I need coaching. Do you offer coaching?

Posted on: June 21st, 2014 by Anne Langdon Elrod

Greg's Response:

Hi Anne Langdon, Thank you for reaching out to us. We can help with walking and interview preparation, but that is not primarily what we do. We offer help with wardrobe and with that, walking, interview, and any other questions or concerns you have about competition! Feel free to call us any time and set up an appointment!
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I was wondering if you needed any help in your store, I am looking for a summer job. If so, how old would i have to be?

Posted on: May 7th, 2014 by Kristina

Greg's Response:

Hi Kristina, Thanks so much for your question. At this time we are not hiring, but we keep a file of resumes from interested, potential employees. You are welcome to bring a resume by any time! Also, you would need to be at least 15 years of age to work here.
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I am looking for a one piece jumpsuit to use for casual wear. I am interested in something very similar to the one in your gallery under interview outfits that is red. What is the average cost to have something like that made?

Posted on: April 20th, 2014 by Kristin

Greg's Response:

Hi Kristin, Thanks so much for getting in touch. Generally a custom jumpsuit starts at $1,400. If you are interested in having one made, we recommend having an appointment.
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We are looking for shoes for my daughter's wedding. Do you carry shoes in your store? She needs a 2.5 inch heel

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by Robin Schreiter

Greg's Response:

Hello Robin, We do carry shoes in our store. We have one style that has a lower heel. Feel free to stop in any time and look at our selection. Thank you.
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Do you do any custom designs?

Posted on: April 5th, 2014 by Carol Barton

Greg's Response:

Hi Carol, Yes, we do custom designs. Is there a particular style you are looking for? Feel free to contact us for further information. 864-298-0072
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Hi im trying to find a lime green dress can you help me?

Posted on: April 1st, 2014 by kimberly Kelly

Greg's Response:

Hi Kimberly, We do have a lime green dress in the store. Are you looking for a particular style in lime green?
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I fell in love with a tony bowls dress and the place I ordered from, called me the day after I already placed my order and paid to tell me that they didn't have it anymore.. I saw that you sale tony Bowls dresses and I was wondering if you don't have it I'm store, if there's any way you could order it and sale it to me? Please let me know!

Posted on: March 31st, 2014 by Sarah Bellah

Greg's Response:

Hi Sarah, What style is it? I can check to see if we have it or if we could get it for you. Best, Rachel Law Manager
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Do you carry or make size 10 little girls. My little girls is red hair, green eyes, tall and tiny. We are looking mint green? What are our price range to custom make this type of gown? Thanks so much.

Posted on: March 22nd, 2014 by Paige Hinson

Greg's Response:

Hi Paige, We do not carry little girl size dresses. The smallest size we carry is a woman's size 0. We can make a custom gown for your daughter. They start at $1,500 and go up. Feel free to call and make an appointment if you are interested.
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What is the price range of custom interview outfits for pageants?

Posted on: March 15th, 2014 by Julie

Greg's Response:

Julie, The price range for a custom interview outfit is $950-$1400.
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Is there any possibility you could order a dress by Tarik Ediz?

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Kinsey

Greg's Response:

Kinsey, Since we don't carry the line in our store we are unable to special order anything from Tarik Ediz.
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Do you ever get any shipments in from Tazik Ediz?

Posted on: February 27th, 2014 by Kinsey

Greg's Response:

Hey Kinsey, We do not carry Tarik Ediz.
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Do you carry any girls sizes like 10/12?

Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Mitzi Turner

Greg's Response:

Hi Mitzi, We do not carry girls sizes. The smallest size we start at is 0.
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Do you have Sherri Hill 1923 in periwinkle?

Posted on: February 16th, 2014 by Madison

Greg's Response:

Hi Madison, We have sold the one we had. However, they do have that dress coming into the warehouse mid to late April if you would like to special order it. Please feel free to call us (864)298-0072 for further questions!
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Hi, I have a 13 year old young lady who has a beautiful classically trained voice. She has entered and won her school pageant in 6th. Grade. There was no talent in clouded in this pageant. Madison, my daughter is interested in training and entering in a larger pageant with a talent. Can you help mentor or guide us in this endeavor?

Posted on: February 10th, 2014 by Lori MacLachlan

Greg's Response:

Hi Lori, Thank you so much for your question. We absolutely can help mentor and guide you in the right direction. Feel free to call us and book an appointment and we can go from there. Best, Greg
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Do you have the jovani 86957, in red or black?

Posted on: February 9th, 2014 by Gia

Greg's Response:

Gia, Thank you for your question. We do not have that particular style in stock, but would be happy to see if we could order it for you.
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Do you have the jovani 77518? If not could you order it.

Posted on: February 8th, 2014 by Victoria

Greg's Response:

Hi Victoria, We do not have this style in stock. However, I can order the dress for you.

How much does the dress cost? Victoria, the dress is $605.

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If I showed you a picture or video of a dress I wanted would you be able to tell me what it's called ?

Posted on: February 8th, 2014 by Lina

Greg's Response:

Lina, Do you mean tell you who the designer is? We might be able to depending on what it looks like.
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Hello! I love the Mac Duggal 64628 dress. Do you have it in a 2? And could you tell me how much that would be?

Posted on: February 6th, 2014 by Sarah

Greg's Response:

Hi Sarah, I have that dress in a 4. It is $550.
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I was wondering if you rent pageant dresses my daughter is going to be in high school pageant don't want to buy a dress for just a one time thing

Posted on: February 5th, 2014 by debbie boozan

Greg's Response:

Hi Debbie, Thanks for your question. We do not, however, rent pageant dresses. Your best bet is to look online for people that provide that service.
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Hey I have awesome pageant dresses that have only been worn once, will you buy then or consign them?

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by Sarah

Greg's Response:

Hi Sarah, Thanks so much for your question. We do not take dresses on consignment nor do we rent them out. We recommend online sites like pageant resale and ebay as sources to sell your used dresses.
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Hello Greg, I am prego and 18, I really still want to be a part of prawm. Do you have maternity dresses?

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Gucci Williams

Greg's Response:

Hi Gucci, We do not have maternity dresses, but we might have one that has a higher waist line, like an empire waistline, that would work depending on how far along you are.
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Hello Gregory, I was wondering, do you have Sherri Hill 1923 in your store? Thanks so much!

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Rachel Paul

Greg's Response:

Hi Rachel, We do have this dress in stock and in a few colors! Come on in and try it on!
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Do you carry any Scala gowns/prom dresses?

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Sarah

Greg's Response:

Hi Sarah, We carry a division of Scala called AshleyLauren, but we do not carry specifically Scala.
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Do you do gown rentals? Like if I need a gown for one Saturday night, can I just rent it?

Posted on: January 23rd, 2014 by Sommer

Greg's Response:

Thanks for your question, Sommer. We do not do gown rentals. We do, however, have a nice selection of sale gowns.
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Hi Greg Can you make a gown idea from scratch? Or do you Just customizes gowns already made? Thanks

Posted on: January 22nd, 2014 by Shannon

Greg's Response:

Hi Shannon, We make gowns from scratch and can customize them. Hope this helps!
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Do you have Jovani 88174 in nude?

Posted on: January 21st, 2014 by Jordan Carter

Greg's Response:

Jordan, We do have this style but ours is in blue.
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My step-daughter is getting married. I have beautiful sari fabric that I purchase in India. I am interested in a custom, sari-inspired dress. Is that a project that you would be interested in? For a custom dress, what is the typical timeline from design to completion?

Posted on: January 18th, 2014 by Anne

Greg's Response:

Anne, This is definitely a project we could collaborate on. Typically, having a dress made we like to have 8-10 weeks to completion.
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Do you have Jovani 91033 in the Blush?

Posted on: January 15th, 2014 by Zahria Marshall

Greg's Response:

Zahria, I do not have that particular dress in stock. I could special order it for you. We do have other blush gowns in the store that I would recommend you coming to look at.
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Do you have Jovani 78654 available?

Posted on: January 9th, 2014 by Kayla

Greg's Response:

Kayla, We do not have that particular style available, but we do have several Jovani gowns to choose from!
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Do you have to have an appointment to stop by your store?

Posted on: January 9th, 2014 by Sarah Gilreath

Greg's Response:

Sarah, You do not need an appointment to stop by the store. If you are wanting a consultation with Greg, it is best to make an appointment.
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My daughter will be competing in the Miss Virginia Outstanding Preteen this June, do you design gowns for preteens?

Posted on: January 8th, 2014 by Susan Aaron

Greg's Response:

Hello Susan, Yes, we can design a gown for a preteen. The best thing to do is to make an appointment and have a consultation with Greg about what you are looking for.
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My 7 year old granddaughter is wanting to do a pageant. She has never done a pageant and I was wondering what kind of pageant dress is appropriate for her age group. Do you carry pageant dresses to fit her?

Posted on: December 8th, 2013 by Diane

Greg's Response:

Hi Diane, Thank you for your question! Most likely your granddaughter will need a "cupcake" dress. These typically are short with a full skirt. Your best place to begin looking is online. Most of our dresses are geared more toward 13 years and up. We are happy to help you if you have any other questions and best of luck to your granddaughter!
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Hi, I fell in love with the dress you designed for Brooke Sill. I was wondering if I would be able to order one and how much it might run? Thanks!

Posted on: November 29th, 2013 by Caroline Gill

Greg's Response:

Hi Caroline! Thanks for your question. The dress was designed for Brook Sill and is a custom dress that we made here in our store. A gown like that will run between $1,700 to $2,500 depending on the amount of beading you want on the dress. If you are interested in having one made the best thing to do is to call the shop and make an appointment!
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My son is getting married in 3 weeks. Do you have any MOG dresses in stock?.

Posted on: October 27th, 2013 by Lynda Carroll

Greg's Response:

Hi Lynda! We do have dresses in stock that you can buy right of the rack. We are happy to help you find the perfect dress for your son's wedding!
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Hi I have a pageant gown that I want customized and was wondering if you would do it and if you could give me an estimate on the price?

Posted on: October 26th, 2013 by Micaela Campbell

Greg's Response:

Hi Micaela! We can customize a dress for you. The best thing to do is to make an appointment and bring the dress in. I can not give you an estimate until we see what you want done to the dress.
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Are y'all open on Sundays?

Posted on: October 6th, 2013 by Madi

Greg's Response:

Madi, We are not open on Sundays. Our ours of operation are Mon-Friday 10-6 and Saturday 10-4.
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Do you carry Sherri Hill dress #21196 ?

Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Brittany Wiggins

Greg's Response:

Brittany, We do not have that dress in stock. However, if you would like we can special order it for you. Thank you for your message!
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Do you make custom prom dresses?

Posted on: August 25th, 2013 by Alli

Greg's Response:

Alli, Yes, we can make custom prom dresses, however, they are usually priced higher than your average prom gown because of the materials we use and the time it takes to construct a custom gown.
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Hello I am in inquiring about a dress to see if you carry it and the price of it. It is a David Tutera for Mon Cheri Aaliyah gown (style number 112230) Charity

Posted on: August 19th, 2013 by charity jones

Greg's Response:

Charity, Thank you for your inquiry. Although we do sell some sections of Mon Cheri, we do not carry David Tutera.
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Greg, I was wondering if you carry youth and Pre teen ball gowns? I am in need of a white size 10.

Posted on: August 18th, 2013 by Susan Moore

Greg's Response:

Hi Susan, We do not carry youth/pre teen ball gowns. We try to carry a range in sizes in ballgowns and usually alter to fit younger girls. Hope this helps!
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Do you carry little girls pageant dresses? My daughter is 6 and still competes in short dresses.

Posted on: May 20th, 2013 by Sara

Greg's Response:

Sara, We do not carry little girl pageant dresses.
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I just got engaged and want to wear my Mom's veil on my wedding day, but it needs some repair. Can you repair the lace on the veil?

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Brandi Ruis

Greg's Response:

Brandi, Thanks for your question. It depends on how damaged the lace is. I would suggest making an appointment to come in and have Greg look to see if it is something we can fix.
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Do you sell swimsuits in your store?

Posted on: April 19th, 2013 by Mariah

Greg's Response:

Mariah, Yes, we do sell swimsuits in our store. Our lines include Jaymi Shaw and Lady M swimwear.
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im doing a daebutante and i was wondering if a high low dress was suiting for this event

Posted on: March 13th, 2013 by kayla

Greg's Response:

Kayla, Thank you for your question. The dress you wear as a debutante really depends on the club that you are a part of. However, it is to my knowledge that they usually prefer full length dresses.
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how much do your pageant dresses usually cost

Posted on: March 4th, 2013 by Katelyn

Greg's Response:

Katelyn, Thank you for your question. Our high end pageant dresses retail from about $700 to $4000, but for some people that price is too high. We also have dresses that retail from $250 on up that could be appropriate for a pageant as well.
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Are you open on Sunday's?

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013 by Dana Dittman

Greg's Response:

Dana, thank you for your inquiry. We are not open on Sunday. Our hours are Monday-Friday 10-6 and Saturday 10-5.
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Do you have individual skirts in your store?

Posted on: February 11th, 2013 by Jade

Greg's Response:

Jade, Thanks for the inquiry. We do not have individual skirts in our store, however we could make one.
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Do you adorn pageant dresses with jewels becase I have a pageant in April and I need jewels on it by then

Posted on: January 29th, 2013 by Christa

Greg's Response:

Christa, Yes, we can add beading to any dress. There will be a charge for time it takes to put the beads on and also for the rhinestones. The best thing to do would be to make an appointment and bring the dress to discuss the type of beading you want.
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Do you rent dresses for pageants? i am entering a small high school pageant and will only be wearing the dress once for about 10 minutes i just don't see the point in spending hundreds of dollars for a gown i will be wearing for a couple of minutes.

Posted on: January 27th, 2013 by Brianna

Greg's Response:

Brianna, Thank you for your inquiry. We do not rent pageant dresses, but we do have a sale rack that has several dresses that could be appropriate for your pageant.
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Can you custom make wedding gowns or take an off the rack plain gown and alter it to what the vision would be?

Posted on: January 23rd, 2013 by Heather

Greg's Response:

Heather, Thanks for your inquiry. We can do either! We have white dresses on the rack that we could work with, but we could also make a custom dress.
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Is it better to have your dress custom made? Or is off the rack just as good?

Posted on: October 9th, 2012 by Chelsea

Greg's Response:

Hi Chelsea, Thank you so much for your question. Buying a dress off the rack versus having a dress custom made really depends on the person. We are proud to say that we can custom make a one of a kind garment to specifically fit someone's body and style. However, having a garment custom made can take some time and takes several fittings. Using your imagination and waiting for a garment to be ready is difficult for some. We also offer a great variety of designers, styles, and sizes on our racks for those that don't prefer the process of having a garment made.
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I want to look both sexy and classy for my prom but am finding a lot of dresses are either one extreme or the other. How do you accomplish both?

Posted on: by Claire

Greg's Response:

Thank you for your question Claire. You are right there are a lot of dresses that are either very sexy or very classy. We have several dress that would fit what you are looking for. Dresses that might have a high neck (classy) with a low back (sexy) or a dress that has a slit (sexy) with a cap sleeve or spaghetti strap (classy). What you have to find is a happy medium.
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I know a lot of girls wear super high heels to look taller but I'm already 6'. Should I still go with the stilettos or go with a 3" heel?

Posted on: by Becky

Greg's Response:

Hi Becky, this is a great question. My rule of thumb is that you should wear a heel that you can walk in. In your case since you are already so tall I would recommend going with a 3 inch heel. That is a great heel height that is still easy to walk in and would be better than just wearing a flat.
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