Stephanie's Bridal: Fun Facts About Owner Stephanie Gillotti

Hometown:

Blue Springs, MO

Fave Chick Flick:

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My Style:

Classic. Vintage. And, oh yeah, the more chandeliers and pink... the better!

I collect pink antique china and shopping is by far my favorite hobby.

Favorite Pastime:

My best friend is my mom and we spend at least one day a week together sipping coffee and hitting our favorite shops.

The Journey:

Leading up to our purchase of the boutique, I had stayed at home with our kids and loved every minute of it. I loved being there for them.

However, having a house of boys, this was my opportunity to finally have all things pretty, decorate girly, go to market and be able to kind of hone all of my shopping into a career! Buying for the store and seeing our choices and visions for women come to life is so rewarding and brings a lot to my life I didn't know I was missing.

My closest friend, Andi, has been with me since the beginning and helps dream up all of the concepts and ideas, like our boutique expansion.

For years leading up to our purchase, starting my own bridal boutique was just a dream. So, when Andi began working here and we started to get girls in their ideal gown -- it really was a dream come true.

The Vision:

Our goal is for every girl to feel like the very best version of herself. Confident. Beautiful. Doesn't matter if it's for prom, quinceanera or wedding day!

My advice to girls is to always get the dress that makes YOU feel fabulous. The most important opinion of yourself is your own!

Pleasant Surprise:

Starting out, I knew and loved the idea of helping brides realize their dream day dress, but soon it became so much more. We've been putting smiles on our high school girl customers year after year. Watching them grow up and helping them to find their perfect homecoming and prom dress each season has been amazing.

Even better than that is knowing and hoping that we will see those amazingly loyal customers again some day for their bridal gowns!

 

 

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