Archive | January, 2018

Real Bride Jessica K.

Real Bride: Jessica K.


From the Bride: Britton and I met in the fall of 2014 in Hays, where we both lived. We began dating shortly after we met and just fell head over heels for each other. Britton graduated from college in May 2015 and started searching for a job in the tiny town of Hays. Being a […]

Wedding Dress Timeline (1)

Wedding Gown Timeline


Planning a wedding can be such a stressful experience! There are loads of things that need to be planned, and all on different schedules! Of course, while we’re not experts on the entire wedding industry timeline, we definitely know how to handle the wedding dress timeline. Here’s our recommended ideal timeline for an average length […]

Real Bride Lindsay C

Real Bride: Lindsay C.


                            From the Bride: The Proposal: Mike and I were introduced by mutual friends and despite the “long distance” between Wichita and Kansas City, we knew we had something special and kept our relationship going! Mike proposed after 14 months when we […]

Bridesmaid shopping

Bridesmaid Shopping Advice


You’ve found your wedding dress; congratulations! Next up, it’s time to find the perfect bridesmaid dresses. For many, bridesmaid shopping can be an even more daunting task than finding the dress! But not to worry, we’ve put together some advice that we’ve found to be helpful: 1.) Plan enough time to find the dresses. Just […]

Real Bride Maggie D.

Real Bride: Maggie D.


As one of the only vendors that is not present on the wedding day, we anxiously await the day when our Altar Brides send us their photos! We have been so excited to see Maggie and Matt’s big day. Maggie is a mid-west bride who now lives in Chattanooga, TN. She and her fiance Matt […]

Trunk Shows

What to Expect at a Trunk Show


We often hear the question: “So what’s a trunk show anyway? Is it like a sample sale?” Well, yes, and no. Yes, in that there are lots of dresses to choose from and great incentives that are offered. No, in that the dress you fall in love with is not the one you walk out […]