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Dress of the Week- Pearl

Dress of the Week- Pearl

Meet Pearl. She is new to Altar Bridal and we love the unique Heirloom English Rose lace that Amy Kuschel uses. Her scalloped lace edge defines the dramatic neckline and keyhole back. The flattering trumpet silhouette is emphasized by soft gathers that start at the side and flow into the train. A champagne colored ribbon sash…

Off to Market

Off to Market

Back from market only a couple weeks and we are still excited about what we saw on the runways in New York City at bridal market. From lightweight ruched gowns made of soft mesh to geometric laces and bare-all backs. Check out a few of our favorite trends from Modern Trousseau, Ivy & Aster, and…

Grecian Spring

Grecian Spring

  We had so much fun with our Grecian-styled photo shoot out at Swope Memorial Park. With the gorgeous weather this spring has brought us combined with our fresh new gowns- the photos turned out to be stunning! Heidi Elnora’s bold one-shoulder “Leanna Ross” shines with a pair of maids wearing Ivy & Aster chiffon…

Real Bride: Jillian

Real Bride: Jillian

When we speak of Jillian here at Altar, we often say “Sweet Jillian.” We were her cheerleaders and she is one of ours! Jillian had already made a trip to Altar and was then returning with some girlfriends to help decide on THE dress. As many girls do, she got a little overwhelmed with all…

TULLE

TULLE

Summer is quickly approaching which means we are getting ready to marry off some lovely Altar Brides from the last year. This also means we are getting to meet some fresh faces who are just starting their search for the perfect wedding- the perect venue, the right photographer, and of course THE DRESS to go…

Altar Bride: Rachel

Altar Bride: Rachel

Rachel got married last fall and we were so lucky to have her as one of our Altar brides! Last week she wrote us the sweetest note and shared some pictures from her big day. She wore Amy Kuschel’s “Betty” gown and looked so beautiful and carefree. Rachel’s perfect bow on the back of her…

Dress of the Week- Junko Yoshioka’s Champagne Collection

Dress of the Week- Junko Yoshioka’s Champagne Collection

This textured tulle fit and flare gown is from designer Junko Yoshioka  in the debut of her Champagne collection. Diamond white swirled tulle across bodice and pleated ruching from side waist. Center back of dress features a flattering starburst pleating from zipper. Layers of gathered tulle create the fullness of a circle skirt. This is…

Dress of the Week- Leanna Ross

Dress of the Week- Leanna Ross

This rocking Heidi Elnora gown just arrived at Altar Bridal and is sampled in off-white silk taffeta. She boldly features a one-shoulder fit to flare silhouette with a detachable bow and accented with swirled rhinestone detail at the shoulder, waist, and above the back peplum. Leanna Ross can adorn the high-fashion bride who really wants…

We can’t get enough of…

We can’t get enough of…

Lately we can’t get enough of stylized photo shoots- and we mean truly thought out and unique shoots. Whether it is planning our own or collaborating with the creative stylings of one of Kansas City’s finest photographers- we just love looking at beautiful wedding gowns in stunning settings. Below are a few shots from an…

Dress of the Week- BLISS 12-01

Dress of the Week- BLISS 12-01

For our Dress of the Week this week we wanted to feature a simple silhouette that can be customized and accessorized to suit the style of different brides and their weddings. We chose BLISS by Monique Lhuillier’s new silk satin ruched gown because it is such a classic bridal staple. The defined sweetheart neckline angles…