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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,    

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…

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…

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…