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A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair

We are all wondering; who/what will Catherine Middleton wear on her larger than life day?  Here in Missouri, we will not know until 6 a.m. on April 29. Until then, we can only speculate.  One thing for sure is it will be a local (UK) designer. Will it be traditional or modern? Will it be…

Here Comes the Royal Bride

Here Comes the Royal Bride

On April 29th, the princess story of a new generation will be told when Prince William takes Kate Middleton to be his bride. And the big question on our minds … who will Kate be wearing? Why are we eagerly awaiting this unveiling? (Other than the fact that we are bridal fashion junkies!) This Royal Wedding is…

Meadowbelle Market

Meadowbelle Market

We met with Erin and Aundrea yesterday to view their wedding jewelry and accessory collection Meadowbelle Market. They are both so sweet and their collection is perfectly fanciful. Vintage inspired finds are paired with classic looks to create a special feel for the bride and her party. A few of our faves are the gold filigree earrings, pearl clusters…

Wedding Day Fascinators

Wedding Day Fascinators

Inspired by our Veil Trends Trunks show, I thought I’d take a glimpse into current bridal hair trends. Whether you have long or short hair, curly or straight, your hair design is as personal as the dress you choose! Keep in mind when deciding your hair style What is the feel of your day? If…

A Little Bit of Magic

A Little Bit of Magic

Those of you who know us are aware of our LOVE  for Carol Hannah and her collection. Our first Real Bride order came in today which gave us yet another reason to crush on our Southern sweetheart.  As we opened up the package, excited for our Bride, we found a special treat- Carol Hannah personalized…

Sweet Sara

Sweet Sara

Ooooo, our first Altar crush!  What’s an Altar crush?  Well, we like to think of it as a love of the week, maybe the day, or even the hour.  Something or someone that brightens our day, peaks our interest, or just plain knocks our socks off!  And with that, I’d like to introduce you to…

Runway to Your Wedding Day

Runway to Your Wedding Day

Fall Fashion Week is barely over- and while we are still taking in new trends and how they translate, the designers are already redefining next seasons styles. So in order to catch up, what do these cutting edge and quite often outlandish looks mean for bridal? Here are a couple fresh new ideas that I am particularly interested in getting our brides into this season.

Citron, Sea and Twilite

Citron, Sea and Twilite

Coming out of our Lynn Lugo trunk show, we are excited about COLOR for upcoming seasons as well as getting in some new flirty bridesmaid styles into our store. After serious deliberation and a lot of fun we were able to narrow down what colors we want to show Altar Brides as being some of the…