The Royal Wedding Gown!!!!

Kate Middleton steps out of the Queen's Rolls Royce in front of Westminster Abbey in a gorgeous scalloped lace sleeved gown designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen.  The corseted bodice, flowing train and lace overlay lend a traditional feel to the gown while the placement of the lace in a deep-V overlay of a sweetheart neckline provides a subtle modern touch.  Kate chose a fingertip le…


The Royal Wedding Day!

The royal wedding is mere hours away and we are on pins and needles! We can't wait to see all of the details that have gone into the most talked about wedding of the decade including the much anticipated wedding gown designed for Kate!  See pictures and read about all of the extravagant features of the big day first, here, on the Hayden Olivia blog! Dun dun dah dah...Dun dun dah dah.... Photo: MA…


Carol Hannah Gowns have Arrived

They have arrived from NYC and they are gorgeous!  If your itinerary for the weekend includes watching the Royal Wedding and gown shopping and Hayden Olivia is not yet on your list, it is a must!  We promise we will not disappoint and neither will the gowns.  Here are a few features from Carol Hannah's press section on her site.  Enjoy and we can't wait to meet you this weekend. Photos and D…


Carol Hannah Trunk Show

Hayden Olivia is thrilled to welcome the NEW Carol Hannah 2012 collection to Charlotte this weekend.  Schedule a time to slip into one of her creations made right in the heart of the garment district in NYC.  Hayden Olivia is home of some of our favorite Carol Hannah styles...how lucky are we to host her new collection just launched at NYC bridal market just a few weeks ago! …


To Veil or Not to Veil?

Many bridal traditions of days gone by have become more like optional details to today's modern brides...one of those traditions is the wearing of a veil during the wedding ceremony.  If a veil is just not going to suit your style or your venue here are a few gorgeous options from a very talented designer, Myra Callan, creator of Twigs & Honey. Gorgeous organic inspired tiara You can still ma…