614 W 15th St, Washington NC 27889

A V A Formals
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Formal Wear, Custom Tailoring, and Dry Cleaning in Eastern NC

A V A Formals of Washington, NC is trained and fully equipped to offer you all types and styles of bridals gowns, tuxedos, and wedding accessories. We have the technical skill as well as over 15 years of experience to handle all your bridal gown and accessory requirements. Here are just a few of our specialties:



  • Bridal Jewelry
  • Bridesmaid Dresses
  • Crinolines
  • Garters
  • Gloves
  • Hair Accessories
  • Headpieces
  • Hosiery
  • Jackets
  • Junior Bridesmaid Dresses
  • Ribbons and Sashes
  • Shawls
  • Tiaras
  • Tuxedos
  • Veils
  • Wedding Dresses
  • Wedding Shoes
  • Wedding Supplies



  • Cleaning & Steaming
  • for most Wedding Gowns
  • Dress Alterations
  • Full Service Bridal Salon
  • Mending
  • Repair
  • Seamstress
  • Wedding Dress Preservation
  • by The Wedding Gown
  • Preservation Company

Normal Ship time for Wedding or Bridesmaids is 12 Weeks. Rush Service available at additional fee.

Lay-Away Available with Low Minimum Payments.

For more information about our services or for an estimate, please feel free to contact us.

Wedding dress fitting - Bridal gowns in Washington, NC


Wedding Gowns

  • Alfred Angelo
  • House of Wu
  • Mary's

Great in-stock selection of wedding gowns! Starting at $99.00 and up.

Veils & Headpieces

  • Bel-Aire
  • Marionat
  • Symphony

If wedding gown is purchased at AVA, save 10% on headpieces and veils.


Prom & Cocktail Dresses

  • Alyce
  • Clarisse
  • Faviana
  • La Femme
  • Panoply
  • Studio 17
  • Tiffany
  • Abby Paige
  • Rachel Allan
  • 2Cute



Mother of the Bride and Groom

  • Alfred Angelo
  • And more

Appointments Available but not necessary, Feel free to drop in any time to try on any of our selections.

Quinceanera Dresses - Happy sweet "15"

  • Mary's


Bridesmaid Dresses

  • Alfred Angelo
  • Bill Levkoff
  • Mary's
  • Christina Wu Occasionans
  • Kanali K

With a total of 5 or more 10% off each dress.

Bridesmaid Dresses Starting at $99.00


Flower Girl Dresses

  • Alfred Angelo
  • Marys

Tuxedo Rentals & Sales

  • Jim's Formal Wear
  • VIP Formal Wear

We have complete tuxedos to rent starting at $80.00.

With a total of six rentals the groom would be free.

With a total of seven rentals the groom would receive a free rental and a child's rental (Ring Bearer) for 1/2 price.

A $40.00 deposit is required for all rentals.


Shoes - wedding, prom & special occasions

  • Colorful Creations
  • Coloriffics
  • Special Occasions