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Stella York Trunk Show: DAVENPORT

Stella York Trunk Show: DAVENPORT

Join us in our Village of East Davenport location April 6th-8th for a special designer trunk show.  Stella York will send us extra dresses from their latest collection for our brides to shop one weekend
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Alyce Paris Prom Trunk Show

Alyce Paris Prom Trunk Show

One of our top prom dress designers, Alyce Paris, has sent us about 45 extra dresses to add to our inventory for the next few weeks!  This prom trunk show will be in the Atkins
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Hope’s Exclusives

Hope’s Exclusives

It’s fun to be able to offer Iowa brides exclusive product they won’t find anywhere else.  We call our private collection Hope’s Exclusives because they are unadvertised pieces and/or brands that are not found anywhere
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Ellie Wilde Prom Dress Trunk Show

Ellie Wilde Prom Dress Trunk Show

Ellie Wilde has quickly become one of the most popular prom dress designers, and we can’t get enough!  Our Ellie Wilde trunk show is in Atkins through January 29th.  It will be in the Davenport
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Another Online Dress Warning!

Another Online Dress Warning!

When Lauryn came to us this summer to find her homecoming dress, we instantly loved her open, fun personality.  And we had a blast helping her find not only an adorable homecoming dress, but also
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Prom 2017 Trend Report: PRINTS

Prom 2017 Trend Report: PRINTS

Prom 2017 is sneaking up on us, and the dresses keep pouring into Hope’s by the boxful!  Watch our blog for trend reports over the next few weeks to get a feel for the type of styles
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Too Soon to Say Good-bye

Too Soon to Say Good-bye

It’s hard to say good-bye.  My 19-year-old cousin was in an accident Friday night and didn’t make it.  Or maybe I should say he made to to the ultimate destination, because I know he’s in
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Prom 2017 Market Recap

This year I headed down to Atlanta for “World of Prom” at America’s Mart with Mom and Selah.  We took Lizzie and Monica, who have both worked in our prom department for several years.  We
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See You Later, Baby

Good-byes are tough.  See you laters should feel a lot easier, but this one I’m facing is killing me. If you stop by the Atkins store the next few days, you might be greeted by
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Prom 2016 Photo Shoot

Prom 2016 Photo Shoot

    This year we shot Hope’s Girls in Davenport with Avenue Studios to show some of our new styles for Prom 2016. It was a freezing winter day, but our models, representing over 10
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New Year Update

I’ve been on a bit of a blogging hiatus for the past month. There has just been so much going on and not enough time in the day! On this last day of 2015, though,
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Waiting on God’s Time

Waiting on God’s Time

And we wait. You brides know the waiting game… so much anticipation leading up to one big day. Waiting for my child to arrive is a whole new kind of waiting for me. It’s such
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Homecoming Dress Style 2015

Homecoming Dress Style 2015

Hey Girls!  We’re loving the new dresses for Homecoming 2015!  What will you be wearing for the first big dance of the school year?  It’s time to get to Hope’s and find your perfect style! 
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A Glimpse into Prom Market

A Glimpse into Prom Market

We head to markets periodically throughout the year, but have just one prom market each August in Atlanta.  It’s a whirlwind week as we view literally THOUSANDS of dresses to choose our collection for the
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2015 Bridesmaid Style Guide

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. 
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Christmas Eve Love

Christmas Eve Love

“Do not be afraid.  I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.  Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is Christ
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Christmas Cookie Time!

Do you have a favorite Christmas cookie?  We have two festive recipes to share with you today!  We had fun baking some of these over Thanksgiving weekend with Mom’s side of the family.  Let us
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Prom 2015 Style Preview

Prom 2015 Style Preview

Wondering what’s going to be hot for Prom 2015 styles?  We are just starting to get our dresses in, with most coming later this month and in December.  It’s early, but we’re getting excited!  Diane,
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