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For the Love of Lace

For the Love of Lace

If you don’t already know, Altar loves lace, but there are so many types out there!  This post will be a bit of a crash course on how to tell what type of lace dress you are getting for your special day.  Even before William and Kate said, “I do”, lace has been a growing…

Dress of the Week – Emma

Dress of the Week – Emma

Emma is our new dress of the week!  Modern Trousseau has done it again with this classic sweetheart neckline and tiered silk organza.  Adding to the beauty of Emma is the Emma belt.  Made from Chantilly lace, the Emma belt accentuates the waist of the pleated bodice. On June 22nd-23rd Altar Bridal will host a…

Dress of the Week – Connor

Dress of the Week – Connor

This week, our dress of the week is Modern Trousseau’s Connor.  With a sweetheart neckline and scalloped lace straps this dress is very classic.  For a less revealing look, Connor’s back is perfect with alencon lace and buttons.  A fit to flare skirt finishes off the elegant feel of this gown. On June 22nd and…

Dress of the Week – Sunflower

Dress of the Week – Sunflower

The Trunk Show is almost here!  Friday, June 8th – Saturday, June 16th Altar Bridal is excited to have the Ivy & Aster Trunk Show in the store.  Once again this means a 15% off discount on any new Ivy & Aster dress orders and a chance to purchase dresses from the Spring 2013 collection…

Ivy & Aster Shorties

Ivy & Aster Shorties

Okay- so our blog lately does not hide the fact that we are so excited for our upcoming Ivy & Aster Trunk Show, but we just can’t help ourselves. One thing we love about their flirty frocks is the great selection of short bridal gowns and fun ideas for rehearsal dinner dresses. Brides are getting…

2 Years Later

2 Years Later

Another great year has passed since Altar Bridal opened its doors to dress fabulous brides here in Kansas City and the midwest! It was fun creating this collage to look back and see a few of our girls who we were so fortunate to work with. (To all of you who have recently gotten married- don’t…

Dress of the Week – Dahlia

Dress of the Week – Dahlia

Starting Friday, June 8th – Saturday, June 16th Altar Bridal will have an Ivy & Aster Trunk Show.  What does this mean for you?  A 15% off discount on any new Ivy & Aster dress orders and a chance to purchase dresses from the Spring 2013 collection that isn’t available in stores yet!  It only…

Wedding Color Trends

Wedding Color Trends

Even though we are well into 2012, I thought it would be a great idea to do a color trend report!  If you have not started planning your big day yet, these color schemes are definitely something to consider.  Each year Pantone releases what it believes, through extensive research, will be the top colors for…

Dress of the Week – Twirl

Dress of the Week – Twirl

With the Ivy & Aster trunk show quickly approaching, we wanted to give another shout out to our ladies at I&A! Here is a new beauty with a little more skirt and a lot more drama. Twirl is a ruched, dropped waist gown with layers of organza that flow into a full A-line skirt. We…

Dress of the Week- Oh Joy!

Dress of the Week- Oh Joy!

Ivy & Aster’s Sweet Pea gown has a sister! While Sweet Pea is a chiffon and velvet dotted combo, Oh Joy is fun and flirty with her starburst bodice and delicate fabric of embroidered chiffon lace. Full gathered skirt is light and breezy with pockets and detachable capelet. When wearing the shoulder cover, two sweet brooches…