Top Spots For Dress Shoes In Connecticut

February 9, 2016 8:00 AM

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Finding a new dress shoe does not have to be stressful. Let the experts at these local boutiques and shops help guide you in the right direction. While you’re there, you can expect to find clothing and accessories that will also catch your eye. Stop by one of these boutiques for a variety of dress shoe options for women, men and children.
Kimberly Boutique
968 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 523-4894

Kimberly Boutique is a female shopper’s dream. Expect to get sucked in and to plan a trip to return. You could get a complete new outfit with their selections of tops, bottoms, dresses, accessories and bags. Shoe shoppers can head to the boutique to get a more modern dress shoe when looking outside the box. Stop by their shop in West Hartford, a popular shopping town.

Raggs – Fashions For Men
1020 Chapel St.
New Haven,  CT 06510
(203) 865-3824

Raggs – Fashion For Men is a local New Haven shop for men’s fashion, operating since 1984. While they offer suits and tailoring, their shoe collection is an added bonus. With the right dress shoe, you can complete your look. Their knowledgeable staff will help you to put that look all together. Dress shoe selections include but are not limited to derby, loafers, lace up and strap slip. Raggs also sells dress shirts and accessories such as belts and cufflinks. The store is open daily, Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Daswani Clothiers
959 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 233-4435

In the heart of West Hartford, you will find yourself in West Hartford Center, surrounded by eateries and shopping options accessible by foot. Daswani Clothiers is conveniently located in this hot spot. Let Daswani Clothiers lend a helping hand to create the fashionable style you are looking for. They carry a variety of shoe colors and styles. One of their most popular is Robert Graham shoes. You are guaranteed to find a shoe for you, whether it be a classic look, dress boot or double mock strap. Customers can also find stylish clothing, socks and belts at the store. Daswani Clothiers can also accommodate wedding parties. Their store hours are Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Atiana’s Boutique
1571 Boston Post Rd.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 877-7700

Atiana’s Boutique specializes in making your special occasion that much easier by helping complete your look. They sell wedding, bridesmaid, mother of the bride, prom and pageant dresses. Even if you are not in search for a dress, they have a large selection of formal women’s and children’s dress shoes. Atiana’s carries the Jonathan Kayne show collection of shoes, from glitter to silver, white and gold or dyeable. Women’s shoe selection includes pump and strap style, mostly heeled with some smaller heeled shoes. There are also girls’ and boys’ shoes.

1022 Chapel St.
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 891-6932

We could all use some retail therapy once and a while. Therapy in downtown New Haven, Connecticut is a boutique with one of the largest selections of dress shoes when it comes to style and color. Search for sandals, heels, flats, booties and boots. Expect a slightly higher price range in comparison to others in the area. Their store hours are Monday through Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Kimberly Ord is a freelance writer and lifetime resident of Connecticut. Her work can be found at