Prom is an exciting time in a teenager’s life. A milestone and even a rite of passage. The Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo team have years of experience in taking the pressure out of finding the perfect dress (or tux!). There are plenty of great reasons (and testimonials) about why Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo is a great place to begin shopping for prom. We’ve narrowed it down to the top 10.
- Warmth / Hospitality
“What an amazing experience and fabulous store! Thank [you] for helping our girl find the perfect dress. [You] were fabulous to work with and accommodating as we live three hours away.” ~ Jennifer A.
If you’ve ever visited the original Hip Chics Boutique, you know that they have spent their 15 years in business perfecting the art of hospitality. As a result, they genuinely appreciate and care about their customers. That same warmth is felt just across the parking lot at Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo. Do not be intimidated by the idea of “formal wear” and “tuxes.” These are friendly professionals who are excited to welcome their customers into the store and help them feel like a valued and important part of their day.
“As a mother of a teenage daughter, I cannot tell you how much I appreciate the staff at Hip Chics. You truly made [my daughter’s] last prom shopping experience one to remember. Thank you for making her feel special.” ~ Kristin H.
Moms look forward to prom dress shopping almost as much as their daughters! At Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo, they understand this. After all, the inspiration for the prom store originated while Hip Chics’ owner Kristina Prysiazniuk was helping her daughter search for a prom dress. They are committed to helping mothers and daughters make special memories together through a fun and exciting shopping experience.
- Understanding of Styles and Body Types
“The staff is so friendly and were super helpful with the fittings. My first prom dress was actually suggested to me by an employee, and I’m so grateful she did because I absolutely fell in love with it, even though it wasn’t a dress I would’ve normally picked out for myself!” ~ Regan S.
Knowing styles that are most flattering to a body type is super important when choosing any clothing, especially something as special as a prom dress! Hip Chics staff has wonderful experience finding the perfect fit for every girl. As a result, they can help girls choose dresses that work with their figure, rather than against it. Something so simple can make a huge impact on a girl’s confidence in her prom dress!
- Relational Staff
“My son went to Hip Chics Formal Wear for his senior formal. This was his first time getting a tux, and all the staff made him feel so comfortable and excited about the whole experience. He left with a huge smile!” ~ Shannon C.
There’s a genuine love for helping their customers feel special for prom night. Beyond the great selection of gowns, another key component is trust. Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo knows that clients depend on them for far more than a dress. It’s about honesty and integrity. When something looks great, it’s a sincere compliment. If another style would be better, it’s a gentle recommendation to consider another option. And, because of their relational aspect, they want each girl to feel special at her prom, so they also ensure her dress choice is exclusive to her school!
- Boutique Atmosphere
“We have now bought [three] prom dresses here and wouldn’t think of shopping anywhere else. The staff is so friendly and super helpful! Highly recommend!” ~ Mary F.
Forget about harsh fluorescents, dirty floors and girls fighting to get to dresses that have been overstuffed (and sometimes torn!) on a rack. Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo is a boutique. To ensure the best shopping experience during prom season, appointments are recommended but not required.
- Wide-Range of Brands, Styles and Sizes
“Great service with staff who truly care about helping you find the perfect dress and tuxedo! The dresses are also beautiful with a large range of sizes!” ~ Grace S.
There’s a full line of the top fashion designers for prom dresses, including La Femme, Clarisse, Alyce Paris, Mori Lee, Jovanie, Dave and Johnny, 2 Cute and Colors (to name a few). In addition, the guys enjoy their own signature brands in tuxedos, including exclusive access to the Michael Kors line of tuxes! Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo carries dresses and tuxes that range in styles and sizes.
- To the Rescue with Great Service
“I tried to save [money] and ordered my daughter a dress online. It’s a 30-day turnaround from overseas. The dress was damaged, too little and no time to send another! We [were] two weeks away from prom, and I [was] freaking out! She tried on dresses, and we bought the first [one] she tried! The staff was fantastic!” ~ Shannon F.
There’s one simple goal at Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo: Everyone should leave happy. Based on the degree of repeat business and exemplary online reviews – Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedos excels at great service – even coming to the rescue in some cases!
- Diverse Price Points
“I’ve shopped Hip Chics for [three] different proms, and the quality of the dresses, the great help of the staff and the fantastic pricing made for such a fun and enjoyable experience!” ~ Riley W.
Everyone has a budget, and with the high cost of prom, the team at Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo are sensitive to that. They offer a great selection of dresses and tuxes that will work for everything from the modest to most luxurious budget. Moreover, they respect the financial boundaries of their clients and will never try to direct their customers to dresses that are out of the designated price range.
- Top Trends
“Went to [Hip Chics to] find a prom dress for my daughter’s senior prom. Several ladies brought us dresses in styles and colors we were interested in. They worked with us until she found the perfect dress. I would recommend Hip Chics to any mom with a picky daughter who is looking for the perfect dress.” ~ Candace M.
Every year brings new trends to the world of prom dresses, and Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo is always ahead of the game, building inventory based on the hottest styles, trends and colors. For example, the 2022 prom season is all about full-on bling, sequins, beads, one-shoulder dresses and A-line styles. Neon and bright colors are the trend for the upcoming prom season.
- The Experience
“I think this the perfect place to find your formal dresses for any kind of event. They have so many to [choose] from, it is hard to decide which is the best.” ~ Molly P.
The experience at Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo is so legendary – they regularly attract customers from Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia and other surrounding states. They have even had a customer come from as far as Pennsylvania for the famous Hip Chics hospitality! Prom is an experience, and the whole thing starts with the dress.
Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo is excited to help make prom dreams come true! The official launch of the 2022 prom line will be on December 28th with 400+ new samples arriving at the store! However, it’s advised that prom dress shopping start early to ensure timely delivery.
Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo is located in Clemmons at 2668 Lewisville-Clemmons Road. They specialize in prom dresses, tuxedos, destination wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and mother-of-the-bride/groom dresses. Please call the store (336.602.1714), or refer to the Hip Chics website (HipChicsFormalWear.com) for current hours of operation and to schedule an appointment. Follow Hip Chics Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo on social media!