Thursday, September 18, 2014

Fall 2014 Bridal Trends

As our new Fall Stock continues to arrive in the salon daily, we are seeing some beautiful new trends emerging this season!  From Bridal Gowns to Color Palettes, here's a little hint of this seasons most wanted looks:

Bringing Sexy Backs Back!
This season, it's all about dramatic back details.  Gowns with beaded illusion backs, keyhole openings, tattoo lace, and low plunging backs are a great way to make a bold statement!  Here's a couple of our favorites:
From left to right: #2679 by Mori Lee, #2146 by Casablanca, and "Melanie" by Maggie Sottero
 Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeves
Capsleeves, flutter, 3/4 length, and full length....all straps & sleeves are here to stay!  Already have your dream gown but it's strapless? Bridal jackets are also a great way to incorporate the trend into your wedding day look!
From left to right: "Anastasia" by Sottero & Midgley, #1420 by Bonny Unforgettable, #2379J by Alfred Angelo (jacket is available by itself or with gown as shown!)

True Colors
As we move into the fall season, we are seeing a variety of beautiful color schemes both bright and subtle.  Through-out the Spring & Summer seasons, shades of Mint and Coral were everywhere, and they are carrying into Fall as well!  Simply pair these bold shades with a dark neutral such as Charcoal, Navy, or Mocha.  Blush also transitions well into fall when paired with varying shades of gold and other warm colors!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

One Year Anniversary & Mori Lee Trunk Show

New Location Anniversary Sale
Tue Sep 2, 2014 to Tue Sep 30, 2014
We are celebrating ONE YEAR in our new location at 2235 E. Kansas City Rd in Olathe! In honor of our anniversary, we are having a SALE! We are offering 15% OFF* one of our favorite designers, Mori Lee by Madeline Gardner (including Julietta, Voyage, and Blu). Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity. We look forward to seeing you soon! 
*Cannot be combined with other offers or on previous purchases. Sale valid 9/2-9/30/14. See store for details.

Mori Lee Fall 2014 Trunk Show 
Thu Sep 25, 2014 to Sat Sep 27, 2014
We are excited to offer another trunk show from one of our favorite designers, Mori Lee. We will feature Fall 2014 styles from the Mori Lee, Voyage, Blu and Julietta collections. Call us at 913.764.9114 to schedule your appointment, or follow this link to request an appointment online:

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Congratulations Annie & Mike!

Congratulations to our Bride & Groom - Annie & Mike - on their recent wedding this May! 
Annie & her Bridesmaids look beautiful in their champagne & salmon gowns.  Annie's wedding gown is by Maggie Sottero, the girls are wearing Alfred Angelo, all from Mia's Bridal.

Mike & the Groomsmen looking sharp in their Jim's Formal Wear tuxes from Mia's Bridal.
Photography: Lark 
Venues: Powell Gardens & Aspen room at the Stanley
Cake: Rebekah Foster 
Band: Lost Wax 
Caterer: Shining Star

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Brides Beware! You get what you pay for!

Mia's Bridal & Tailoring is a licensed salon with established relationships with all of our designers.  If you order a wedding gown here; you will receive a beautiful, quality designer gown you can be proud of!  Nothing breaks our hearts more than seeing a bride or prom-goer who has been taken advantage of by ordering online.  Recently, we've found a great Facebook page, International Ownership, who is advocating against counterfeit & knock-off gowns, and we want to share a few of our tips with you for red flags when online shopping.
Here's an example of a knock-off gown: the original on the left is by Mori Lee #1612, the reproduction on the right is a counterfeit gown.  You can clearly see the difference in silhouette, fit, and materials on the gown.

Another common trick of counterfeiters: on the left is the original image of Maggie Sottero's "Meredith Rose" from the Sottero & Midgley collection.  On the right, you see the same image, with a different model's head & a solid background photoshopped in.  The problem? Not only is this theft of the designers original image, but you really have no idea what the gown they produce will look like!

Our final piece of advice is when in doubt, just remember the old saying, "You get what you pay for!"  If a gown seems to good to be true (a $1500 dress online for only $150?!), it probably is!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Congratulations Chelsie & Cody!

Congratulations to our Bride & Groom, Chelsie and Cody on their April wedding!
You were a wonderful couple to work with and we couldn't be happier for the two of you! 

Bridal Gown - Mori Lee by Madeline Gardner
Veil - Giselle
Groom's Tuxedo - Jim's Formal Wear
Photographer - ©Sharayamauck Photography 2014

Other Vendors: 
Videographer - Olive Media
DJ - Howe Wedding and Events
Florist - Flowers by Girlfriends
Cake  - Shannon Bond Cake Design
Invitations - Denise Clark with Clark Stationary

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Congratulations Mia & Ryan

Congratulations to our Bride, Mia, on her recent wedding!  We love the gorgeous photos she provided us from her photographer, Hanna Bowes Photography.  
  Mia and Ryan were married at the Berg Event Space, we love the light, airy look of the space, filled with beautiful flowers from Blue Bouquet.
Thank you so much Mia for allowing us to be a part of your special day!
Wedding Gown - Blu by Mori Lee, Hair by Sarah Squires at Embelish Salon, Makeup by Joanna Snook-Snow