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Meet our Flower Girl Designer: Ila Bean Bridal

Meet our Flower Girl Designer: Ila Bean Bridal

It’s no secret that we are obsessed with all things bridal! However, we do tend to limit our expertise to bridal gowns and accessories. Luckily for our brides, we can rely on local design studio Ila Bean Bridal for some adorable flower girl gowns! Whether you are looking for a pre-made style or something completely…

Strut for Pups Fashion Show Review!

Strut for Pups Fashion Show Review!

At the end of June we got to participate in the Strut for Pups Charity Fashion Show! We had a great time meeting brides (and dogs!) at this fun event. Here’s a few pics from our show captured by Felicia the Photographer!                          …

River Market Event Place Inspiration Shoot

River Market Event Place Inspiration Shoot

We started this February off the right way; with a photo shoot at River Market Event Place! This shoot was filled with gorgeous details. First, stunning paper goods brings on a great first impression. Next, see some lovely florals and table settings. Finally, two of our favorite dresses round out this amazing session. Check out…

Finding the Perfect Jewel Ball Dress

Finding the Perfect Jewel Ball Dress

Congratulations to all the girls recently invited to Jewel Ball 2018! We can’t wait to help girls find the perfect debutante dress for this important and glamorous event. We have plenty of gorgeous new dresses ready for girls to come try them on! Plus, we’re offering a free custom dress label with every purchase! So,…

Welcome to Altar Bridal, Tara Lauren!

Welcome to Altar Bridal, Tara Lauren!

We are excited to announce we will be welcoming a brand new designer to our boutique, Tara Lauren! After seeing their stunning dresses while at New York Bridal Fashion Week, we’re ready for theses gorgeous styles to start showing up here in Kansas City! About the Designer Tara Lauren was founded by Tara and Shaina…

New at Altar: Katie May

New at Altar: Katie May

As bridal consultants we see a lot of pinterest boards and lists of dream dresses. Time after time we noticed pictures of beautiful plunging back dresses. Well, we did a little research here at Altar which resulted in us ecstatically growing our family of designers with the addition of Katie May! Read on to learn…

New at Altar: Jennifer Behr

New at Altar: Jennifer Behr

Jennifer Behr started hand-stitching headpieces and hair accessories when she was still a student of art history and sculpture at Baltimore. Jennifer Behr launched her eponymous accessories line in 2005, after designing an exclusive collection for celebrity hairstylist Frederic Fekkai that was an instant hit. While their growing popularity eventually justified the opening of a…

New York Spring Bridal Market 2015

New York Spring Bridal Market 2015

Gowns, Jewels and Veils oh my! New York Spring Bridal Market is always something we look forward to and this year was no exception! The Spring Bridal Market was booming with gorgeous new trends that we are thrilled to bring to our Kansas City brides! Not only are we eager to share new designs from…

Real Bride Blog: Kaitlin

Real Bride Blog: Kaitlin

  What better way to start off a wedding day than with manis and pedis for the ladies and a group huddle and team break for the guys? Our real bride Kaitlin embodied the light and freshness that we all crave as we approach springtime! Kaitlin looked effortlessly beautiful in her Sarah Seven gown accented with…

Real Bride Blog: Hope

Real Bride Blog: Hope

A winter wedding just outside of Cabo San Lucas is always an idea we can get behind! This one’s a kick-off-your-shoes kind of affair, with a ceremony on the beach with the bride in a custom gown that beautifully matched the romantic and easy elegance of the day that has us swept off our feet!…