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Celeste and Lori shopping for Prom 2015
25 Mar 2015

Shopping at Hope’s: A Mother-Daughter Tradition

Faith, hope, love. We love what we do because we are constantly reminded of these most important things by our customers. We want to share the beautiful story of a Hope’s bride from 1992, and the legacy she has continued with her daughters. We are humbled and honored by families like this, who have trusted us with their business time and again over the years!...

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Photo by Brian Hall Photography: 2015 Hope's Bridal Catalog
20 Feb 2015

2015 Bridesmaid Style Guide

Time for a little bridesmaid fun!  What wedding party styles will perfectly complement the bridal trends of 2015? (See those HERE if you missed them!)  Here are our top six bridesmaid trends for 2015! 1.  Lace Lace has been so important in bridal for several years, but we’re just starting to see it more often in bridesmaids.  If you are looking for a lace bridesmaid...

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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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02 Jan 2015

What is a Trunk Show?

At Hope’s we get SO EXCITED for trunk shows!  But we realize some of our customers are not familiar with them.  You might not know what we are talking about when we say, “You have to come to this designer trunk show!”  So… here’s a little info on these super-fun events that fashionistas love! Trunk shows are special events when designers send their new product...

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Real Wedding by Hope’s: Kasey and Drew
22 Dec 2014

Real Wedding by Hope’s: Kasey and Drew

The high school sweethearts in this Real Weddings feature know how to make memories!  We have known Hope’s bride Kasey and her husband Drew since they were young.  Kasey worked for Hope’s for five years, in fact. So when it came time for them to plan their wedding, we were honored and excited to be able to help their big day be everything they hoped...

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Real Weddings by Hope’s: Nicole and Shawn
04 Dec 2014

Real Weddings by Hope’s: Nicole and Shawn

The Real Weddings by Hope’s union of Nicole and Shawn Wurzer shows just how beautiful your big day can be on a tight budget.  “Everything for the wedding was handmade, except for the attire of course,” Nicole explained.  Prior to their September 6th wedding ceremony at Our Lady of Mount Caramel in Lawler and reception in Sumner, the families of the bride and groom had...

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01 Dec 2014

Waiting with Hope

We are waiting with HOPE this Advent Season! “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.”  Romans 15: 4 Advent is a time of waiting.  You brides out there know a lot about waiting, right?  If you are like me, you were...

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