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Time to Shop

Time to Shop

The holidays are here and we have all been busy shopping and celebrating. But in a couple weeks after we settle down to 2012 it will be the perfect time for all of our Fall Brides to be making dress decisions. Lucky for you we have a great line up of designer trunk shows in…

Giving Back

Giving Back

Here at Altar we are excited about serving the community. With the success of our Food Drive for a Dress last month (thanks to the help of our brides, their friends and family) we wanted to find another way for our team here at Altar to help those in need. During the month of December…

Food Drive for A Dress

Food Drive for A Dress

It’s the time of year where everyone tends to be in the giving spirit, and here at Altar Bridal, we wanted to do our share! Although we are small, we knew we were capable of doing something mighty. We’ve partnered with Harvesters and have created a competition: a Food Drive for a Dress. We asked…

Welcome Back Heidi

Welcome Back Heidi

Have we mentioned lately that we love Heidi Elnora? Because we do! And we are so excited for her new 2012 collection to arrive tomorrow for our trunk show this weekend, November 4-5. Make an appointment to try on the new collection and meet Heidi herself. Her dresses bring a modern take on some great…

Three Brides. Three Bins. One Dress.

Three Brides. Three Bins. One Dress.

Do you know a fabulous bride with a great love story to tell?  We want to hear it AND reward the most hearfelt ones with the chance to receive $1,500 off a bridal gown of their choosing!  It gets better, to be the big winner, we all get to make a difference in the process. …

Real Altar Brides: Briana

Real Altar Brides: Briana

Being  a bride can be difficult if you have a specific dress in mind. You can find yourself going from store to store looking for the dress and be told that it isn’t available, or that you really don’t want that style of dress anyway. That is so unfair! Coming into Altar is different, because…

Barefoot and Breezy

Barefoot and Breezy

Now that the weather has turned muggy, it has us thinking about the beach!! What place is more romantic than the beach, barefoot and breezy. Here are some of our picks from our own collection that travel well and look even better!! Heidi Elnora’s Autumn Danea, Amy Kuschel’s Margherita, Peppermint Pretty’s Antique Angelique, Carol Hannah’s…

Altar Advice.

Altar Advice.

With A year to go until next Year’s June Weddings, I thought it a good time to post a Dos and Don’ts list for buying a wedding gown. Playing dress up. Do try on a variety of gown styles, you may be surprised! I don’t know how many brides come into the shop with a big “I…

Cowboy Boots and Folk Music

Cowboy Boots and Folk Music

Just for fun, we would like to give you a glimpse into our gown collection! We have put a sampling together here in the spirit of the outdoors.  Dresses that make us think of getting married in the vicinity of a Red Barn.                          …

Blushing Bride

Blushing Bride

Spring is here, and with it a perfectly pretty trend has emerged.  Color is peeking its shy head into the white and ivory world of bridal fashion.  Surged by Reese Witherspoon’s recent blush bridal gown, and echoed throughout the new bridal fashions, designers and brides alike are seeing in color!    ciao,