Heidi Elnora

Bridal Market

Bridal Market

Back from market and we are finally getting our arms around all the lovely things we saw. We had so much fun seeing our designers and catching up with friends from other stores. One thing we are seeing still is Lots of Lace and many more covered shoulders. Enjoy a sneak peek of some of…

Real Bride: Dena

Real Bride: Dena

After Dena sent me the link to her wedding photos by their good friend Ryan Heffron, I scrolled up and down over and over saving tons of the photos- I loved so many moments from their wedding day! Dena was such a fun and laid back bride- and I think their Labor Day wedding at…

Off to Market

Off to Market

Back from market only a couple weeks and we are still excited about what we saw on the runways in New York City at bridal market. From lightweight ruched gowns made of soft mesh to geometric laces and bare-all backs. Check out a few of our favorite trends from Modern Trousseau, Ivy & Aster, and…

Grecian Spring

Grecian Spring

  We had so much fun with our Grecian-styled photo shoot out at Swope Memorial Park. With the gorgeous weather this spring has brought us combined with our fresh new gowns- the photos turned out to be stunning! Heidi Elnora’s bold one-shoulder “Leanna Ross” shines with a pair of maids wearing Ivy & Aster chiffon…

Real Bride: Jillian

Real Bride: Jillian

When we speak of Jillian here at Altar, we often say “Sweet Jillian.” We were her cheerleaders and she is one of ours! Jillian had already made a trip to Altar and was then returning with some girlfriends to help decide on THE dress. As many girls do, she got a little overwhelmed with all…

Dress of the Week- Leanna Ross

Dress of the Week- Leanna Ross

This rocking Heidi Elnora gown just arrived at Altar Bridal and is sampled in off-white silk taffeta. She boldly features a one-shoulder fit to flare silhouette with a detachable bow and accented with swirled rhinestone detail at the shoulder, waist, and above the back peplum. Leanna Ross can adorn the high-fashion bride who really wants…

Welcome Back Heidi

Welcome Back Heidi

Have we mentioned lately that we love Heidi Elnora? Because we do! And we are so excited for her new 2012 collection to arrive tomorrow for our trunk show this weekend, November 4-5. Make an appointment to try on the new collection and meet Heidi herself. Her dresses bring a modern take on some great…

Barefoot and Breezy

Barefoot and Breezy

Now that the weather has turned muggy, it has us thinking about the beach!! What place is more romantic than the beach, barefoot and breezy. Here are some of our picks from our own collection that travel well and look even better!! Heidi Elnora’s Autumn Danea, Amy Kuschel’s Margherita, Peppermint Pretty’s Antique Angelique, Carol Hannah’s…

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.                          …

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…