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Gateway Bridal and Prom: Bridal we Love

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

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Even though we are located in Park City, we still are great friends with many of the vendors surrounding us…One of our favorites, Gateway Bridal  and Prom, is located in the Gateway Mall in downtown Salt Lake. We enjoy our visits with owner Nicole and her staff of twelve delightful consultants. Gateway Bridal is so full of beautiful gowns, dresses and accessoires, that you just can’t resist the desire to look at and feel every dress on their racks.gownsnveils

 

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Because of their substantial selection of Bridal, Evening, Prom, Bridesmaid, Mother of the Bride and Flowergirl dresses, you are sure to find the dress of your dreams. Even though their showroom is an overflowing collection of great gowns,  they pride themselves on providing the special boutique service that every bride and her party deserve.

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We love  to share  only the best with every bride that comes to us. We know that suggesting Gateway Bridal and Prom means that we know our brides’ every need will be satisfied.

For years, the ladies at Gateway Bridal and Prom have brought both bridal fashion and affordability to Salt Lake and beyond. In their vast amount of gowns, you will find diversity. Their selections include diverse choices-you can find styles that are modest and fashionable as well as designer styles from couture lines.

Private appointments with the consultants are available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00p.m. to 8:30p.m. During these appointments, the entire showroom is reserved for the bride and the consultant is available to cater to her every need. The experience that is provided for the bride is exclusive, intimate and so indulgent, even appetizers are included! These appointments are in such high demand that it is suggested to call at least two days prior to schedule your appointment.

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 In their continuous efforts to provide and share the best with brides everywhere, you will also find great trunk shows at Gateway Bridal. Their next upcoming trunk show will feature gowns by designer Jane Wang you can check it out during March 2nd-5th.  Click here for more information and to make an appointment.

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Gateway Bridal and Prom is located in the Gateway Mall in downtown Salt Lake.

 Click here for location and contact information

SIMONE CARVALLI | WHITE COUTURE DESIGNER BRIDAL & TUXEDOS

Friday, February 19th, 2010
Simone Carvalli offers ballgowns, mermaids, A-lines

Simone Carvalli offers ballgowns, mermaids, A-lines

Simone Carvalli and her beautiful traveling collection is coming to Park City at White Couture on Friday and Saturday, February 26th & 27th.  Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to view this collection right off of the runway.  Gowns begin at $800 and you won’t believe the look!  Call us at (435) 655-3180 to schedule your fitting.  10% off of every gown purchase.  Take advantage of great shopping incentives and gift give-aways.

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Fashion Friday | New York Shopping Spree | White Couture Designer Bridal & Tuxedo

Friday, December 4th, 2009

The team at White Couture wants to share a little bit of our shopping experience in New York.  Each time we go to New York we get to meet with our designers and attend runway show after runway show.  It sounds like a lot of fun, doesn’t it?  Well it is fun but exhausting at the same time.  We run; literally run from show to show.  We stop for an occasional pretzel from our favorite street vendors and then run to the next visit.  We study the new “look” of the season and determine which of the styles best fit our clientele.  That’s where you come in!  We think of our clients throughout our trip.  We want to be sure to bring you the collections that you’re looking for.  This season we were amazed with the number of ballgowns and modified ballgowns we saw.  Guess what?  Ballgowns are back baby!  Of course I happen to know this makes many of you happy.  We all want to feel like Cinderella but now, well there’s an excuse.  Ballgowns are making the come back we were all hoping for.  Styles come and go with pick ups setting the trend a few years ago, a splash of color in a gown is still popular, and now…ballgowns.  Wait until you start shopping the newest collection.  You’ll love it.  And it isn’t just the designers you would expect to introduce ballgowns.  They are all over the place.

We were lucky enough to travel with our good friend and fabulous photographer Pepper Nix.  She documented much more then runway shows.  So maybe it isn’t so much of a stressful trip but I didn’t lie when I said an exhausting one.  We boarded our flight in Salt Lake City at midnight and landed at JFK at 6:10 am.  We headed straight to the hotel.  Our room wasn’t ready so we made ourselves at home in the bathroom located in the gorgeous lobby of our hotel.  If I remember correctly it had six sinks and Pepper used 3 of them to spread out her luggage and “stuff”.  We “freshened” up and then we were off to our first show at 8:00 am.  Then off to the next at 9:00 am.  We were off again at 10:00 am.  Well we finally made it to show number four and Pepper now had a clear understanding of Bridal Market in New York.  She begged us to stop and rest so we finally agreed to let her rest in the lobby of the Essex Hotel while we attended the show.  After an hour we came back to get Pepper and we found her laying down and sound asleep in the lobby!  LOL! It would have been a great photo but of course she has rigged her camera so only she knows how to operate it.  I hope the description creates the picture for you.  Pepper we had so much fun with you.  We can’t wait for the next market.  Thanks again for traveling with us and documenting the trip.  We hope you had fun.

We invite every current bride, future bride, and friends to stop by and see us at White Couture.  The entire new Fall 2010 collection we just viewed at Bridal Market will be available beginning January 1, 2010.  The designers have guaranteed every piece will be in stores no later then April 30th!  Call us if you’re looking for a particular gown.  We’ll be able to tell you when it will arrive or if you can’t wait, we’ll borrow it from the designer and have it shipped for a private fitting just for you.  See you soon.

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Lillie and Christina make their final selections

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Christina takes time out to smile for the camera

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Lillie examines the texture and details

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Racing from one show to another, we had time for a pretzel from a NY street vendor

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Racing through the city!

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Enjoying Drunken Donuts with Jane Wang at David Burkes Townhouse in Manhattan

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Lillie studies the collection to determine the right gowns for Utah

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Lillie shows off the Cheesecake Lollipop tree at David Burkes Townhouse in Manhattan--One of our favorite restaurants!

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Christina races to Carolina Herrera's runway show

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A closer look at Carolina Herrera's collection of bridal belts

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Welcome to Reem Acra

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Welcome to Judd Waddell

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A final look at our selections

Okay, that’s enough.  You get the picture.  We work hard when we’re shopping but we make time for fun.  We wouldn’t have it any other way.  I love New York!

Fashion Friday: New York Bridal Market

Friday, October 16th, 2009

NYC_New_York_Lower_Manhattan_and_Battery_Park_from_HelicopterNew York-Here we come!  Going to the Big Apple is one of the many things we look forward to each year at White Couture.  Twice per year our stylists have the opportunity to meet with designers and attend runway shows to determine the styles and collections we will be offering you–our customer!  The hussle of New York is great but imagine attending 20 runway shows in 36 hours.  That’s about what it takes to make sure we have looked at every new gown available.  We welcome your comments and suggestions.  Please let us know some of your favorite designers and we’ll be sure to check them out and talk about bringing them to Utah for you.  A this year’s market we’ll be visiting with new designers and those we already carry.  We’ll schedule trunk shows.  Do you know what a trunk show offers?  Trunk shows are an opportunity for the designer or a representative to travel with the newest collection and bring it to our studio for you to try on and enjoy.  There are many advantages to attending a trunk show but the top 3 reasons you should attend include:

1.  Special promotions and discounts are offered.
2.  Design modifications may be done with the designer in person.
3.  View and try-on every gown in the current collection.  Some may not be available at the studio on a regular basis.

Don’t let a trunk show pass you by.  Many trunk shows are offered throughout the year.  We invite you to attend those that interest you.

Be sure to follow our blog and leave a comment.  This month you could be the winner of a $100 Gift Certificate for your shopping pleasure!  Next week and during the month of October, Fashion Friday will bring you photos from the runway shows we attend, new designers available at White Couture, and designer interviews for a special post of  “meet the designers”.  Join us on Fashion Fridays for the latest trends.  Pepper Nix will be traveling with us at this year’s market to photograph gowns, designers and hot new trends!  Don’t miss these updates.

Fashion Friday: Simone Carvalli

Friday, September 25th, 2009

simone blingsimonegownBling it on!  Simone Carvalli offers mermaids, ballgowns, A lines, silk, satin, chiffon; You name it, she’s got it and now so do we!  White Couture Designer Bridal & Tuxedos welcomes Simone Carvalli on Friday and Saturday, October 2-3, 2009 for her trunk show.  Design your custom gown.  Now’s your chance.  Simone Carvalli is happy to add more bling, take away the bling, add sleeves, keep it strapless.  Whatever your desires are this is a great time to shop.  A trunk show is a special engagement where the designer or a representative travels to our studio to meet with you in person and brings the entire collection for you to view.  Trunk shows are a great way to get a good look at every gown from a particular designer.   Additionally, Simone Carvalli will offer a 10% discount on your selection including the custom changes.  Make your appointment with one of our bridal stylist at (435) 655-3180.  Refreshments and other promotions will be provided by White Couture.


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