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Real Wedding by Hope’s: Jami and Scott
06 Jul 2017

Real Wedding by Hope’s: Jami and Scott

Jami and Scott’s wedding, like their relationship, was adventurous, unique, and completely beautiful!  The couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony on an island in the middle of Lake Erie.  Their story is so fun, and one many brides in the midst of stressful planning will likely envy! In high school Scott was friends with Jami’s brother and would regularly hang out at her...

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Wedding Planning Tips from Hotel Blackhawk (Pt. 2)
15 Jul 2015

Wedding Planning Tips from Hotel Blackhawk (Pt. 2)

Here is Lindsay Thul’s next wedding planning tip! See her above with one of her brides at Hotel Blackhawk.  If you missed the first, please click here! …Speaking of control freak It’s okay (and necessary) to be very organized with your initial planning. BUT the closer you get to the big day, the less stressed you should be- not the other way around. Most venues...

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Real Wedding by Hope’s: Collette and Brennan
29 Apr 2015

Real Wedding by Hope’s: Collette and Brennan

Collette and Brennan met their freshman year at the University of Iowa, sharing many experiences in the Hawkeye Marching Band and engineering classes. “In the past 8 years we have traveled the country, marched in three bowl games, snowboarded the Colorado Rockies, tailgated, road tripped, dined, wakeboarded, vacationed, spent time with family, tried new things and helped each other grow into the individuals we are...

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Designer Spotlight: Roz la Kelin’s “Glamour Plus”
22 Apr 2015

Designer Spotlight: Roz la Kelin’s “Glamour Plus”

It’s always been important to us to offer beautiful dresses for ALL brides who shop with us. That’s why, unlike many boutiques, we carry a wide range of stock gowns in all sizes 0-28. When you are shopping for the perfect dress, your favorite dress in inventory might not be the right fit, but we are proud to offer dresses that you CAN try in...

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Spring 2015 Wedding Dress Style Guide
05 Jan 2015

Spring 2015 Wedding Dress Style Guide

2015 is here and so is the winter weather!  While you cuddle up for your snow day, warm up with these hot new styles for SPRING 2015.  While we have tons of gorgeous dresses in all kinds of styles, here are the top five wedding dress styles I’m excited for this season! Trend #1: Boho While the rustic trend is still big, bohemian has made...

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