Ivy & Aster

Real Bride: Jana B.

Real Bride: Jana B.

From the bride: Ben and I don’t have the most romantic “meet-cute” as they say. We met at a college party over beer pong and shots of Fireball. We were both students at South Dakota State University, I was studying mass communications and he was studying environmental engineering. I grew up on a farm in…

Real Bride: Lucy D.

Real Bride: Lucy D.

From the bride: Tim and I met in college at Humphreys, the quintessential campus bar where everybody knows your name.  We went from dating our senior year of college, to dating long distance for 3 years, and finally following our dream to move west, to San Francisco!  It was a crazy 6 years.  Tim and…

Real Bride: Jessica F.

Real Bride: Jessica F.

Jessica was absolutely one of the sweetest brides we’ve had the pleasure of working with- so happy and in search of the perfect, personalized touches to complete her and Brian’s wedding day! Her personal style drew her to Ivy & Aster and the gorgeous Then Came You gown. We are so excited to share these…

Real Bride Blog: Ali

Real Bride Blog: Ali

Welcoming, carefree, fun and relaxed ~ All words our real bride Ali wanted to describe her wedding day. And the day was just that. Ali and Chaz started their path to their big day with a mountain and champagne proposal and continued the perfect pairing right to the altar! We are in love with Ali’s easy breezy attitude…

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…

Cozy in Love

Cozy in Love

It may be hot outside, but we are already thinking ahead for our brides getting married this coming winter. What better way to accessorize for a winter wedding than with faux fur, stoles, shrugs, capelets, and wraps? We are just loving Carol Hannah’s new faux fur and sparkly wrap trends for the upcoming winter wedding…

Ivy & Aster Trunk Show

Ivy & Aster Trunk Show

The Ivy & Aster Trunk Show is at Altar this weekend! The gowns arrived yesterday and this fantastic event continues through Sunday, March 16th. These lovely frocks are the perfect amount of playful and whimsical. Ivy & Aster embodies everything happy about a brides wedding day. They make their gowns with stunning appliques and embroidered elements. They…

Upcoming Trunk Shows

Upcoming Trunk Shows

Altar Bridal has many upcoming trunk shows that we are so excited about. During this trunk show season, we will be showcasing the newest collection by each of our designers! Since we only carry a selection of gowns from each of our designer’s collections in our normal inventory, trunk shows allow brides the opportunity to…

Inspired by gold and blush

Inspired by gold and blush

With the Ivy& Aster Trunk Show currently in store until July 13th and Sarah Seven coming later this month, we’re feeling a little inspired! Both of these designers have a playful and romantic feel while still being very classic. With that in mind, we love the vibe this effortless color combination of blush, gold, and…