A Martina Liana Mermaid in the Bay

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The inspiration for this San Francisco Bay elopement all began with a simple, brown box. Each year, several of these brown boxes arrive at The White Dress from our designers for tester trunk shows. Martina Liana sent this particular box, which contained one Mikado and tulle mermaid gown, one satin ballgown, and several beaded fit-and-flares. Felisha, the store manager of …

Our Stylist, Shayla, Stuns in a Stella York Gown!

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We can’t believe one of our nearest and dearest stylists, Shayla, got hitched this summer! Shayla is a calm, collected presence around the boutique. She’s the girl we turn to to give great advice and to solve problems. She also raises our energy levels daily by making dad jokes or showing off her dance moves! Finding the perfect gown for …

Beach Wedding Dresses

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Life’s a beach! This year, brides are loving our wedding dresses inspired by the beauty and simplicity of the coastline, and we are more than happy to give our brides the most stunning beach-inspired looks available! Any bride can wear a wedding dress reminiscent of a day on the beach- relaxed, easy, and beautiful- regardless if they say I do …

Favorite Moments of 2017

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    2017 has come and gone and it’s hard not to reminisce of all the great things that happened last year. We are extremely lucky to be in the business of love and to be able to serve our community while making dress dreams come true! Here are some of our favorite moments to highlight 2017:     Our …

2018 Wedding Dress Trends

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As bridal fashion week is coming to a close, we are getting inspired by the upcoming 2018 designs! Here is the top 10 wedding dress trends  you can expect to see in 2018 collections:   1.Juxtaposition- When two contrasting elements come together on a dress, magic happens. Having statement details will be sure to give you a one-of-a-kind wedding dress. …

The White Dress Anniversary Party 2017

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We had the pleasure of celebrating 2 years of serving the wonderful brides of Portland (and beyond)! What better way to celebrate than with a party with all of our friends and beautiful brides? It was an unforgettable night thanks to unforgettable people. We started the day by setting up the decor and beautifying the store. We are grateful for …

Top 10 Moments of 2016

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The White Dress is closing in on its second full year open, and man, 2016 has been so great to us! There has been undeniable success for our boutique and we are so grateful for the continuing support from all of our brides, and support from vendors who have become family to us. From expanding, hitting milestones, seeing over 1700 …

Finding the Right Shoe For Your Wedding Day.

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Let’s talk about shoes. Wedding day footwear can play a huge role in completing your perfect bridal look. With so many directions to choose from we’ve complied a list of reminders to consider when choosing your perfect wedding day shoe. 1. Add personality! Whatever your personality is, there is a fabulous shoe to match. You can go glam, vintage, funky, …

Celebrity Inspired Wedding Gowns

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Ahh wedding planning, post engagement bliss has led you to dream and fantasize about your perfect day. When it comes to the dress, most girls look to celebrities for inspiration. Beautiful actresses, models, or women of power have achieved grand looks with an over-the-top budget for their designer gowns. If you’re willing to cut everything from your wedding and maybe …