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Lula Kate Bridesmaid Trunk Show Favorites

We are so excited for our June 5th through 7th Lula Kate Bridesmaid Trunk Show where we will be receiving this designer’s preppy, sweet and customizable Bridesmaid Collection!


Take a look below at some of our favorite dresses, then ring us at 860.669.4596 to book an appointment to see them for yourself and receive a 10% discount off of your purchase*.


And for fun, we teamed up our navy and blue seersucker ’Zoe’ gowns here at the boutique in preparation for the trunk show. Which one takes the cake for you?

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In addition, we will also be receiving their fabulous bridal collection- to see our bridal faves click HERE.

Lula Kate’s designer and founder, Katherine McDonald will be at the boutique on Thursday June 5th to kick off the trunk show!  Learn more about Katherine and this unique company HERE.

*10% discount cannot be combined with Lula Kate’s tiered maid’s discount pricing.  Bridesmaids do not need to be present for purchase to be made.  Measurements can be provided at a later, designated date. 

xoxo, TWD

Event Recap: Kate Spade Bridal Shoe Collection Launch Party & Pop Up Shop

It’s no secret that we love a good party, and when we were selected to carry Kate Spade’s Bridal Shoe Collection we couldn’t help but celebrate- BIG TIME. We planned a Saturday Soiree/Pop-Up Shop that was sparkly, pink and just as polished as Kate Spade herself. The entire bridal shoe collection made its way to The White Dress and we rounded up some fabulous vendors to help us transform our store into something truly special!  The event featured furniture and decor from Ryan Designs, a lip beauty bar by Jennie Fresa, arrangements from Blush Floral Designs and sweets from TASTE by Spellbound.

See all the pretty (captured by the fabulous Michelle Wade) below:












































A big thank you to all everyone who shopped with us at the event, we loved outfitting you in your new Kate Spade Shoes!

And an extra special thank you to our vendors and media sponsor listed below!

A special treat for our upcoming brides: If you purchase your gown during the month of June you enter to win your choice of Kate Spade Shoes from our collection! If you love what you see, give us a ring to view the collection- 860.669.4596!

PHOTOGRAPHER: Michelle Wade Photography

MEDIA SPONSOR: The Black Tie Bride

LIPSTICK BEAUTY STATION: Shelly from Jennie Fresa Makeup & Skincare

EVENT DECOR: Ryan Designs

FLORAL DESIGN: Blush Floral Design 

SWEETS: Taste by Spellbound Bakery 

xoxo, TWD

Latest Bridal Gown Arrivals!

It’s like Christmas in February over here! We have received a slew of new gowns from our favorite designers. Take a peek below and then ring us at 860.669.4596 to book your appointment to try these beauties on.



Here is ‘Caitlyn’ and ‘Pandora’ from Modern Trousseau! You just have to see these two in person- their pattern and texture will take your wedding ensemble to the next level.



If you love the avante garde, then London-based David Fielden is your designer! We have two new lace arrivals ‘Gwendolyn’ and ‘Rhea’ and each is pretty as a picture!



We welcome ‘Evan’ and ‘Khaleesi’ from our newest designer, Hayley Paige! Both gowns bring the drama with a full mermaid skirt and opal embellishments.



San Francisco based designer, Amy Kuschel gives us options! A lovely organza ball gown called ‘Emma’ and a fitted lace dress called ‘Georgia’

5-augusta-jones-skylar-jocelynAugusta Jone’s “wows” us with these two new lace stunners. ‘Jocelyn’s’ pattern is like nothing we have ever seen and ‘Skyler’s’ neckline is so unique and flattering!

xoxo, TWD


What We’re Loving: Amsale’s Collection

With our Amsale Bridal Trunk Show rapidly approaching (November 7th-9th), we thought we would share our jovial anticipation with you by posting some of  the that will be in-store this Thursday through Saturday.



We love how Amsale adapted it’s ‘forever modern’ style to suit the tastes of any bride this season- whether you would describe your style as etherial/bohemian (see Carson) to city-chic (see Houson and Jane) to classically elegant (see Cameron and Bryant), there is truly a dress for every bride in Amsale’s Fall 2014 Collection!

Ring us to book your trunk show appointment to receive 10% off the ‘forever modern’ gown that’s just for you! Purchase during the trunk show to be gifted a FREE veil in addition to your discount! 860.669.4596

Can’t get enough Amsale? While you’re at it book an appointment for next weekend’s Amsale Bridesmaid Trunk Show from November 14th-16th.


xoxo, TWD

The Inside Scoop: New Fall Arrivals

It’s been the equivalent of Christmas in the boutique lately with new arrivals being delivered nearly everyday! We are excited to share with you a few of our absolute favorites along with our stylists’ suggestions of  a suitable venue for each gown.













 After taking a peek at our collections page for more beautiful new arrivals, ring us A.S.A.P at 860.669.4596 to try these stunners on for yourself!


xoxo, TWD

June 20 -22: Haute Bride Accessories Trunk Show

Our Haute Bride Accessories Trunk Show is only a week away from Thursday, June 20th to 22nd! To prepare you for all the sparkling beauty that lies ahead, we’ve posted images from Haute Bride’s recent ad campaign and a few of our favorite Rose Gold stunners from the collection! Don’t forget, this trunk show provides us the unique opportunity for you to view the entire Spring 2014 collection and you will receive 10% off of your first Haute Bride purchase and 15% off additional pieces of equal or lesser value!












Ring us at 860.669.4596 to book your appointment!


xoxo, TWD



Fall 2013 Bridal Market Bridesmaids Trends Recap

After posting our Spring 2014 Bridal Market Trends we have to share with you the trends we saw for maids as well. Unlike bridal designers who showed their Spring 2014 lines this April, maids styles being shown at April Market are a preview of what is hot for Fall 2013, as they take less time to produce. Not every designer shows during April Market but below is a sampling of all the most stylish trends for the upcoming wedding season from Ivy & Aster, Amsale and Donna Morgan.





(Ivy & Aster courtesy of Wedding Wire, Amsale courtesy of Instagram ~ @amsalebridesmaids)


Pattern, texture and rich tones dominated the runway. Ivy & Aster’s printed lace dress is one for the record books- it looks like lace from far away but up close it’s just a black and white print- very chic and oh-so-modern. Amsale took a more classic approach using a deep aubergine lace on one of their trademark styles.
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These new styles from Amsale highlight another trend- unique necklines. Its a great way to bring diversity to a single color or shape that you choose for your maids- one shoulder, halter and strapless all with the same basic waistline and silhouette.  We adore this rich jewel tone color palate as well.

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One of our absolute favorites from Ivy & Aster- this feather texture has that Gatsby vibe that is all the rage right now and we are on board 100%! The sheer V-Neck also gives us a little more coverage right where we need it.
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How awesome is this pleated bodice from Ivy & Aster? We love how much interest it adds to an otherwise simple silhouette and how texture doesn’t just have to mean patterning or lace- it can also be created just by adding dimension to chiffon.   You can try both of these beauties for yourself at our Ivy & Aster trunk show May 9th -11th.

The shots below are from Donna Morgan’s Instagram account- behind the scenes shots of their Fall 2013 ad campaign, styled by our friends at Merci New York.  We just had to share,  as they are just to fabulous not too. We love the deep jewel tones paired with furs and rich, full bouquets.  We also peeked at a velvet style from this designer which really had us swooning.





Although we are all dying for summer to arrive, these gorgeous trends actually have us looking forward to fall!

xoxo, TWD

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