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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…

Bridesmaid Shopping Advice

Bridesmaid Shopping Advice

You’ve found your wedding dress; congratulations! Next up, it’s time to find the perfect bridesmaid dresses. For many, bridesmaid shopping can be an even more daunting task than finding the dress! But not to worry, we’ve put together some advice that we’ve found to be helpful: 1.) Plan enough time to find the dresses. Just…

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…

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…

New At Altar: Paloma Blanca

New At Altar: Paloma Blanca

We are excited to announce the arrival of Paloma Blanca here at Altar Bridal! Paloma Blanca is the sister brand to the Mikaella line. Our new gowns are beginning to arrive and we are elated to share them with our brides. Founded in 1937 by Manny Bernstein, Paloma Blanca was first known as Blue Bird…

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…

The Perfect Wedding Timeline

The Perfect Wedding Timeline

So, you are newly engaged, Congrats! Are you wondering what comes next for planning the wedding of your dreams? The hardest part of the wedding is making sure everything is completed in a timely manner. Many girls come in with questions about their wedding planning and we are here to help! We created this timeline…

Vendor Highlights: BRANCHES & TWIGS

Vendor Highlights: BRANCHES & TWIGS

One of our personal favorites, Andrea Deschaine of Branches & Twigs, creates beautiful and timeless floral arrangements and bouquets. Her lovely creations help to set the tone for the environment of the wedding day- bringing life and color to chapels and event spaces. Enjoy getting to know Andrea a little better and if you haven’t…

Mint Green

Mint Green

After a snow day last week and one this week, we have had our share of dreaming about and pinning bridal trends! One that we just can’t get over with spring right around the corner is Mint Green. Everywhere you look from our fingernails, to home accents and floral, to yes… bridal gowns is this…

KCFW Blush: The Accessories Bar

KCFW Blush: The Accessories Bar

We are counting down to KC Fashion Week. Next week at this time all you fashionistas will be coordinating your weekend schedule to make it to your favorite fashion shows. Be sure not to miss BLUSH, our all-bridal fashion event on the morning of Saturday, March 2nd at 10am. In addition to a fabulous fashion…