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Finishing Touches: Finding the Perfect Bridal Accessories

Finishing Touches: Finding the Perfect Bridal Accessories

We love when we can help brides find the perfect bridal accessories to finish their look! There are a world of options available to brides now, so here’s a few of our favorites from the lovely Sara Gabriel to inspire you: The Veil: We’ll start off with the most classic bridal accessory! While this isn’t…

Brooke’s Styling Session: The Blushing Bride

Brooke’s Styling Session: The Blushing Bride

Hi! I’m Brooke, the summer intern here at Altar bridal! I’m a fashion and merchandising major going in to my Junior year. When you work with so many beautiful dresses and accessories you can’t help but want to style them and show them off, so why not have styling sessions to feature our favorite gowns…

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…

Winter Trends: Gowns with Sleeves

Winter Trends: Gowns with Sleeves

Fall weddings are going to be turning into winter weddings soon! One of our favorite Winter Wedding trends right now is wedding gowns with sleeves! Not only is it perfect for a little extra warmth, it’s also a gorgeous style addition that looks great with multiple silhouettes of dress.  Check out some of the favorites…

Fall Wedding Inspiration

Fall Wedding Inspiration

Happy First Day of Fall! To celebrate the Autumn Equinox, we thought we’d share some fall wedding inspiration! The Setting Fall Weather is the perfect time to go outdoors! The Kansas Summer Heat is finally gone, so it’s a great opportunity to take advantage of the natural beauty all around us! Not to mention, fall…

SHOES, SHOES, SHOES!

SHOES, SHOES, SHOES!

Purchased your perfect gown? The next step is to find your special shoes! We all love photographs of real brides kicking up their dress to show off their flashy heels, so here are a few tips to keep in mind when shoe shopping: Begin your search ASAP once you have purchased your gown. Remember that…

Trunk Show: Sara Gabriel

Trunk Show: Sara Gabriel

Sara Gabriel is the owner and designer of Denver-based Sara Gabriel Custom Veil Design. An expert bridal milliner, Sara couples her exuberant, creative personality and style intuition to create beautiful veils, headpieces and jewelry that complement and complete the look of each bride. With a design capability ranging from whimsical to sophisticated, Sara draws her…

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…

Real Bride Blog: Katherine M.

Real Bride Blog: Katherine M.

“Classic, elegant and fun” was the feeling our real bride Katherine and her groom Joe were aiming for on their wedding day and ultimately achieved. Described as the “socialite couple” and donned John and Jackie by their friends, the classic style of Jackie was captured by  Katherine perfectly!  The bride is a self described “shopaholic” and…

Altar Bridal Blog: 5th Anniversary

Altar Bridal Blog: 5th Anniversary

Happy 5th Birthday to US! Altar Bridal celebrates another year of being in business and this year is one for the record books! We have had quite the year from a new location to new designers. And we couldn’t be happier or more honored to be a part of our bride’s big days! To celebrate, we wanted to…