Jul
27

Locks?

When a bride puts on a gown and has the feeling that it could be "the one" she often starts to picture what her hair should look like.  If the gown is strapless, down is very pretty.  If the gown has an illusion neckline or a deep back, up is gorgeous...decisions, decisions!  Thanks to all of the fantastic hair and makeup artists in our city- your wedding day look can be left to the professiona…

Jul
25

2013 Gown Trends

We are often asked, what are the current trends?  Take one peek through the boutique and you will see that we strive to bring the most current, on trend styles to our Queen City brides and to the many brides who travel to Charlotte for the Hayden Olivia Experience.  I continue to be amazed at how incredible our clients are...so stylish and planning grand soirees...dream weddings.  We are so tha…

Jul
24

Legends by Ramona Keveza Trunk Show

If Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jackie Kennedy are your style muses, Canadian-born Romona Keveza's Legends collection, inspired by Hollywood's iconic leading ladies, will surely excite you during this weekend's trunk show.  Legends by Romona Keveza is characterized by classic clean silhouettes, subtle use of texture, and timeless elegance. Romona Keveza is widely known for her creativity and i…

Jul
17

Grapefruit and Turquoise

During the dog days of summer, I can't help but be inspired by bright colors!  A favorite palate of mine includes bright coral, grapefruit, turquoise and hues of blue.  How do you incorporate these into your wedding?  Maids look fantastic in bright colors as long as the fabric of the dresses is also fantastic- nothing too shiny...go for chiffon or a soft forgiving fabric that has movement on th…

Jul
15

Legends by Ramona Keveza

Hayden Olivia is excited to host our very first Legends by Ramona Keveza preview trunk show weekend, July 26-29.  This collection is the epitome of classic couture with timeless silhouettes, flattering necklines and dramatic skirts.  Michelle with Ramona Keveza will be available to help customize and to offer great incentives in celebration of this anticipated weekend.  Appointments are already…