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Introducing: Sara Gabriel Veils & Accessories!

We are thrilled to announce that Sara Gabriel Veiling and Headpieces will be joining our esteemed list of accessories designers! Every Sara Gabriel veil is individually cut by a professional milliner, finished by hand and beautifully packaged in a preservation-quality garment bag. Sara’s collection of headpieces and hair jewelry is meticulously crafted from freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals, hand-sculpted flowers, and glittering rhinestones. This Denver, Colorado based company prides itself on the fact that every piece they make can be completely customized to suit your style!

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Join us as we launch this fabulous collection during our Baubles, Veils & Cocktails event tomorrow from 5-8 PM, where you’ll receive a 10% discount on all Sara Gabriel veils and accessories! Catie & Amy will also be here, offering complimentary 30-minute mini hair trials! Ring us at 860.669.4596 to schedule an appointment.

xoxo, TWD 

Introducing Adrianna Papell Beaded Bridesmaid Dresses

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We are thrilled to introduce a new designer to our bridesmaid collection. Adrianna Papell is a manufacturer of stunning beaded bridesmaid dresses. Our inventory will be arriving over the next several months – below are the styles that have just arrived in store!



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Ring us at 860.669.4596 to try on these elegant dresses!

 xoxo, TWD 


Lula Kate: February Sale!


We are thrilled to announce that all Lula Kate bridesmaid dresses in any color or fabric will be 20% off during the entire month of February!

As a last hurrah to this fabulous promotion, we are hosting a Lula Kate bridesmaid trunk show Feb 26th-28th. View an extended version of the collection and take advantage of your last chance to save 20%!  Ring us at 860.669.4596 for an appointment.


xoxo, TWD

New Store Policy

Effective immediately, we have a new cancellation policy. When you schedule an appointment for a Thursday evening (5:00 or 6:30 appointment), Saturday, or during a trunk show, we will request a credit card number that we keep on file until your appointment. If your appointment is cancelled with less than 24 hours notice, your card will be charged a $25 cancellation fee. This policy is being put in effect in order to respect the time of our associates and for those brides who may be on a waiting list for an appointment.

To learn more about our store policies and to answer any frequently asked questions before shopping with us, click here. 

xoxo, Beth

The Knot Best of Weddings 2015


We are thrilled to announce that we have won The Knot Best of Weddings 2015 award! We have been presented with this honor almost consecutively for the past decade, and it means the world to us! Thank you to all of the brides who voted!

xoxo, TWD

Engaged and Confused? Your Wedding Preparation Checklist

Did he ‘put a ring on it’ over the holidays? Wondering what to do next?

Here is our suggested wedding preparation checklist involving many of the important, fashion-related steps as you begin your journey down the aisle. The White Dress by the shore is your one-stop destination for all of the following, so be sure to give us a ring at 860.669.4596, as we would be delighted to help you with every last detail.



For more information when beginning this process, be sure to check out owner Beth Chapman’s shopping tips.

Photographs above are from various photographers including: Carla Ten Eyck, Robert & Kathleen, Steve Depino, Alissa Dineen,  Justin & Mary, Dani Fine Photography

xoxo, TWD