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Book your private consultation with Plus Size Fashion industry expert and owner Julie Marchesella. In business over 32 years, Julie knows how to style plus size women sizes 16 and up and make them look and feel beautiful for their special event.

About Us

Queen of Hearts is a formal wear store catering exclusively to Plus Sizes 16-32 and custom made dresses. We carry a variety of options from major manufacturers, most of which are in stock to try on and purchase. We work with an expert seamstress who provides our alterations. Sleeves and shrugs can be added to most styles that we have. Whether you are the mother of the bride or groom, the bar/bat mitzvah mother/grandmother or the guest of honor, we have an endless selection to suit your needs. Gowns, cocktail dresses, dressy pantsuits, evening suits, dressy separates, and all coordinating accessories, we are your one stop shop for all of your plus sized needs. 32 years in business in Merrick, NY and recognized by Long Island Bride & Groom.

Our selection is endless and in our “custom couture collection”- the sky is the limit!! Queen Of Hearts sells; “off the rack” , ordered in by size and color, and custom couture styles to measure in choices of laces, fabrics, crystals, and beading. 






Who We Are….

Click below to hear our radio advertisement as heard on 98.3 KJOY and learn some valuable information about our business!

by Queen Of Hearts

Dear Julie, thank you so much for taking such good care of me today. You were so helpful and caring in helping me find the perfect dress for my daughter’s wedding. I felt beautiful in the dress! You are a class act that truly loves what she does. I will recommend your shop, and you to everyone! Thank you again! Lisa P.

 “I am so happy with my purchase! Julie made mother of the groom dress shopping very easy. I wish I went to Queen of Hearths first. Her one on one service was amazing and her seamstress was fantastic! I had an awesome experience shopping for a very exciting , special day. Thanks again for all your help. – Massapequa, NY Candace A.

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Appointments are strongly suggested. Please call: 516-377-1357.
Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Closed