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Classic Brides

By Eva

With over 40 years of experience

Bridal Bouquet

Eva's Experience

"My craftsmanship started at the age of sixteen..."

Eva started sewing at a young age and earned her first job in the bridal industry at the age of sixteen. After working at a local bridal shop in Stratford, Connecticut for thirteen years, she opened her own shop, Classic Brides By Eva in December of 1990.

Eva has developed her skills over the past 40 years with countless wedding dresses, bridesmaids, mother of the bride, and flower girl dresses.

After years of experience and wedding parties, Eva still finds great joy in her work. She loves her craft and is happy to be able to provide such passion to someone's special day. She is thankful for all of her customers that have supported Classic Brides and is looking forward to meeting her future brides.

Bridal Lines

Maggie Sottero



Rebecca Ingram

Bridal Lines
Private Label by Ginza

Kenneth Winston Collection


Ella Rosa Collection

Bridesmaids Lines

Bill Levkoff Collection
Jasmine B2
Jasmine Belsoie
Mother's Dresses


Mother of the Bride/Groom Lines

Jade by Jasmine


Flower Girls

Flower Girl Lines

Bill Levkoff





Eva works by appointment only to ensure that her customers have an individualized and private experience. Please call to set your appointment today!

1 (203) 378 - 9074

Location & Mailing Address:

Classic Brides By Eva

996 Wilcoxson Ave.

Stratford, CT 06614

Business Hours:

Sunday: CLOSED

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 10am - 8pm

Wednesday: 10am - 6pm

Thursday: 10am - 8pm

Friday: 10am - 6pm

Saturday: 10am - 4pm

*by appointment only - please no walk-ins*

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to make an appointment?

Eva prefers to work by appointment only. Having an appointment ensures that you have an individualized and private experience with your shopping, alterations, etc.

Can I bring people with me to my appointment?

Absolutely! You can definitely bring additional people with you to your appointment.

How many people can I bring with me to my appointment?

Eva welcomes you to bring as many people as you want. If you're thinking of bringing a larger group, please call ahead to so she can accommodate for seating. 

***With the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask that you keep your groups to smaller sizes for the time being***

How long is a bridal appointment to try on dresses?

90 minute appointments are made.

What if I can't make it to my appointment?

If you can not make it to your appointment, please call Eva as soon as possible to inform her.  

Does Eva take in outside alterations?

Depending on the season and the number of brides that are already customers. Please call Eva at (203) 378 - 9074 to see her availability.



How long does it take for dresses to come in after being ordered?


Bridal dresses take anywhere from 4 - 5 months to come in. Eva recommends ordering your dress 8-12 months prior to your wedding to ensure that it comes in on time and alterations can be made.

Rush orders are available at an additional cost but styles may be limited.

What is the price range for bridal dresses?

Sale dresses start at $350-$1,000

Current bridal dresses range from $850-$2,200

What is the price range for bridesmaids dresses?

Maids dresses start at $160-$280

What is the price range for mother of the bride/groom dresses?

MOB dresses start at $250-$600

How much do alterations cost?

The price of alterations varies on what is needed.


COVID-19 Precautions

With the COVID-19 pandemic, Eva is taking every precaution to keep you safe during your bridal shopping experience.

Hand sanitizer will be available in the shop.

Frequently touched surfaces (door knobs, light switches, counter tops, etc.) are wiped down after each appointment and at the start/end of each business day.

*Masks are required and must be worn during entire appointment*

Eva will be wearing a mask during your appointment as well.

We ask that if you have any symptoms (cough, fever, congestion, sore throat, etc.) please CANCEL your appointment by calling Eva at the shop 203-378-9074

Any dress that has been tried on by a customer will be sanitized and left on a back rack for 48 hours. 

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