If you are looking for a designer bridal gown without the high price, you have to check out Bridal Aisle Boutique! They carry a vast and rotating selection of gorgeous off-the-rack gowns including designers like Justin Alexander, Morilee by Madeline Gardner, Vera Wang, and many more. Before you discover their dresses on the Twin Cities Bridal Show runway, get to know more about how they began their business and what fashion trends they’re loving.
Q: Let’s get to it, what’s your business’ specialty?
A: Bridal Aisle Boutique is a unique way to shop for your wedding gown or mother’s dress. We have curated a special selection of 2000, in-stock new designer wedding gowns to choose from and take home with you that day!
Q: Where can we find you?
A: 308 5th Ave SE, Osseo, MN 55369 In the Maple Grove area
Q: Tell us when and how your business began.
A: I have always wanted to own my own business, planning my own wedding I decided to open a bridal shop. Started my shop from an empty storefront of 3000 sq ft, and now have 5700 sq ft with a new shop opened in 2020 as Budget Bridal outlet by BA. Also, all-new take-home dresses for $500 or less. Best decision I ever made to start my business. We have grown immensely in the 8 years of business. I have a degree in Fashion Merchandising and now am using that as well! I am also training other shops around the nation in selling off the rack to clear their inventory and make room for more new dresses. Love what I do every day!
Q: What makes your company unique from others?
A: We offer a new designer gown price significantly lower in price to help the bride stay on a budget. We are known for our superior service and getting a good deal. All for the Bride!
Q: How long have you been in the industry? What do you think has changed the most since then?
A: 9th year in business. The way the bride shops, hard time making decisions and the way the styles have changed as well.
Q: Walk us through your average workday.
A: Rise and do emails and messages, get to the shop to open with management. Appointments run throughout the day. Many appointments to secure dresses from around the US daily so that our inventory is fresh daily. Watching our beautiful brides say yes!
Q: What would you want couples searching for your business type to know?
A: We are known for our great service and consistently have 4.8 stars for our Brides, Moms, and Grooms for almost a decade.
Q: How far in advance should a couple book with you?
A: 1 – 15 months. Because we have the dresses in our shop, they can come 1 week or 1 ½ years out and get it checked off their list and begin planning all the other wonderful details!
Q: What’s your favorite recent wedding fashion trend?
A: Mountain weddings
Q: What trends can we expect to see more of this year?
A: Seeing more chiffon bottom on dresses and lace or different fabric bodice. And of course, velvet for moms, bridesmaids and tuxedos!
Q: What’s your best piece of advice for couples on the hunt for their gown or suit?
A: Don’t stress. We have always said that your guests or no one will know what you didn’t pick for color or style etc.
Q: Do you have any favorite podcasts?
A: Anything motivational business-wise – Sales or growth-related.
Q: Who’s your most played artist on your streaming service?
A: Need to Breathe
Q: Heels or flats?
Q: Mountains or Beach?
A: Tough one — beach, but looove both
Q: Go-to cocktail (or mocktail)?
A: Long Island
Q: When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: Store Lady! Ironically, I am now after every other job I have been through. Full circle back to store lady 😊
Q: You’re at brunch. Are you going for something sweet or savory?
Q: Go-to comfort food?
A: Anything Seafood
Q: Duck Duck Grey Duck or Duck Duck Goose?
A: Duck Duck Grey Duck
Learn more about what’s in stocks and how to book your appointment with their talented team here!
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