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Friday Feature on The Lovely Find

We are so excited that The Lovely Find chose to feature one of our gorgeous brides! Kaycie got married on Bald Head Island in a custom Modern Trousseau gown. For her bridesmaids, she chose knee length silver dresses with a ruffle detail by Coren Moore. From the color palette to the handmade elements, there was […]

We are so excited that The Lovely Find chose to feature one of our gorgeous brides! Kaycie got married on Bald Head Island in a custom Modern Trousseau gown. For her bridesmaids, she chose knee length silver dresses with a ruffle detail by Coren Moore. From the color palette to the handmade elements, there was nothing we didn’t love about Kaycie’s wedding!

Check out the full feature here on The Lovely Find!

Photography by Nancy Ray

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Real Bride Kaycie

 

Real Bride Kaycie

 

Bridesmaids

 

Real bride Kaycie

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Little White Dress Event this Weekend

Join us this weekend for a collection of little white dresses that will be sure to put a smile on your face. In your year of engagement there are luncheons and showers to attend, a rehearsal dinner and honeymoon to dress for! What is more appropriate than a little white dress?! Schedule your appointment starting tomorrow to come find […]

Join us this weekend for a collection of little white dresses that will be sure to put a smile on your face. In your year of engagement there are luncheons and showers to attend, a rehearsal dinner and honeymoon to dress for! What is more appropriate than a little white dress?! Schedule your appointment starting tomorrow to come find your perfect party dress!

Here are a few of the beauties you will have a chance see in the boutique.

 

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Top Shoe Trends for the Bride

Gorgeous wedding shoes are such a valued part of the bride’s wedding day look, but can sometimes be one of the hardest accessories to find to complete your perfect vision. There are many trends we have seen coming in the boutique this year and we thought we should spotlight some of our favorites! What would be your choice […]

Gorgeous wedding shoes are such a valued part of the bride’s wedding day look, but can sometimes be one of the hardest accessories to find to complete your perfect vision. There are many trends we have seen coming in the boutique this year and we thought we should spotlight some of our favorites! What would be your choice be?!

Sparkle

All Over Sparkle. It is your wedding day – glam it up! These shoes are fashion forward, yet still neutral and will go with most any dress.

Left: 100mm Fifi Strass Aurora Boreale Pumps by Christian Louboutin

Right: Champagne Glitter Peep Toe Platform Pumps by Jimmy Choo

Wedges

Wedges. Who says you cannot be cute and comfortable on your wedding day? Wedges give you the illusion of having on a heel, while still giving you great support to be on your feet all day.

Left: Hedy-II Textured Metallic Wedge by Badgley Mischka

Right: Ellyna Peep Toe Wedge Pumps by Nina

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Sparkly bows. Bows are a top trend in wedding gowns, and the bow effect extends to the shoes. These adorable peep-toe shoes by Kate Spate will add a that perfect finishing touch to complete your look.

Color

Shoes in color. Brides are showing a pop of color with their shoes, in pretty contrast to their dresses. It is a great way to incorporate your “something blue” or just to add that element of surprise!

Left: Mimosa T-Straps by BHLDN

Top Right: Partyy-R by Steve Madden 

Bottom Right: Sedarby Satin d’Orsay Pumps by Manolo Blahnik

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Lizzy and Kevin’s Charleston Charm Wedding

One of our favorite things at the boutique is receiving the images of our beautiful brides on their wedding day. To see the smile on their faces and how their vision all came together to create the perfect day – it is priceless. Lizzy sent us the sweetest note along with her photos (by Virgil […]

One of our favorite things at the boutique is receiving the images of our beautiful brides on their wedding day. To see the smile on their faces and how their vision all came together to create the perfect day – it is priceless. Lizzy sent us the sweetest note along with her photos (by Virgil Bunao) and we are delighted to share these lovely images of Lizzy in her Hayley Paige dress.

“Your boutique holds so many wonderful memories for me, really some of my favorites from the whole planning process. Certainly the most stress free. It all started with looking at the beautiful dresses for the first time and feeling those butterflies only a bride knows. Being all giggly and giddy with my bridesmaids was such an awesome experience and was only made better by all of your sweet girls and the beautiful space. When I started trying on the dresses, somehow the sales associate already knew my style while only knowing me a little while. She really helped out with wonderful feedback plus her experience told her when I had found the one. My favorite moment of all was seeing the reactions of my family and friends when I tried on THE dress. A dress so unique that only Hayden Olivia had it in all of Charlotte! By this time, I had already decided my experience could not get any better and then Mai tied a perfect & beautiful bow on all of it. When I tried on my beloved dress after her handiwork, it was like it had been made for me all along. Not to mention, dancing would not be a problem! I can’t say enough wonderful things about her. She even helped me choose my wedding day earrings and I wasn’t even looking to buy new earrings! But she was right on! She is fabulous and truly one of a kind. When my wedding day finally arrived and I was putting on my dress, I was instantly filled with all of those beautiful memories and gratitude to the wedding goddesses that I found my way into Hayden Olivia. I never felt more like a bride or more beautiful than I did in that moment. My husband still talks about my dress and loved that as beautiful and intricate as it was I still looked like myself. I have y’all to thank for that wonderful compliment.”

With heartfelt gratitude,

Lizzy

Real Bride: Lizzy and Kevin

Real Bride: Lizzy and Kevin

Real Bride: Lizzy and Kevin

Real Bride: Lizzy and Kevin

Real Bride: Lizzy and Kevin

Real Bride: Lizzy and Kevin

Photo credit: Virgil Bunao 

 

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Modern Trousseau this Weekend

We are very excited to welcome the most current Modern Trousseau collection to the Queen City this weekend featuring some of the most fashion forward styles designer Callie Tein has designed to date.  Brides who are in the market for a silk or 100% french lace gown in the the 3K-5K price range need to […]

We are very excited to welcome the most current Modern Trousseau collection to the Queen City this weekend featuring some of the most fashion forward styles designer Callie Tein has designed to date.  Brides who are in the market for a silk or 100% french lace gown in the the 3K-5K price range need to look no further.  The custom options, custom colors, design modifications, designer gifts and trunk show incentives become the very reasons brides are drawn to this gorgeous collection.  While appointments are limited, the staff at Hayden Olivia will do everything possible to accommodate all requests for appointments to see these gowns.  We can’t wait to meet our future Modern Trousseau brides this weekend.  Here is just a taste of what brides will see and try on during the trunk show.

SCOUT bridal gown by Modern Trousseau

VERA bridal gown by Modern Trousseau

MILA bridal gown by Modern Trousseau

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Beauties at our Doorstep

We have an announcement- they have arrived!  We are thrilled to share that our LulaKate collection has arrived, the wait is over and now our sweet brides can slip into each of the new styles.  Talk about exciting! It does feel a bit like a birthday or Christmas around here on a regular basis- brides […]

We have an announcement- they have arrived!  We are thrilled to share that our LulaKate collection has arrived, the wait is over and now our sweet brides can slip into each of the new styles.  Talk about exciting! It does feel a bit like a birthday or Christmas around here on a regular basis- brides finding the one, new arrivals, tears of joy, kissing brides goodbye as they leave after their final fittings…its all so EXCITING!  If you have had your eyes on a LulaKate…HOB is now the home for this beautiful collection.  Can’t wait to meet our brides this week and help style your wedding day look. Cheers!

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Figure Flattery

When a bride steps foot into our boutique our number one focus is for her to have an unmatched experience. This means excellent customer service, second to none selection, sweet treats…etc.  But lets be honest…another huge part of this “gown experience” is finding “the one” that hits all of the marks on the imaginary list […]

When a bride steps foot into our boutique our number one focus is for her to have an unmatched experience. This means excellent customer service, second to none selection, sweet treats…etc.  But lets be honest…another huge part of this “gown experience” is finding “the one” that hits all of the marks on the imaginary list of of the most important wants.   Trending at the top of these wants in a gown is figure flattery on her wedding day…this happens when her gown works with her body type.  How do we navigate this?  The answer is simple. Our gown experience includes our expertise in dressing each brides body type.  Need suggestions?  We have several.  Need honest opinions?  All you have to do is ask.  We adore the fact that we have enough time to get to know our clients well enough to pin down the perfect fit, fabrics and style…this process nails the desire to achieve a figure flattering look to walk the aisle.  Are you ready to book your appointment with our experienced sales consultants?

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Arriving Tomorrow: LulaKate

We feel like little girls in a candy shop…seriously!  We have waited for several weeks and they are in transit, our gowns and LWD from LulaKate.   We are the new home to these beauties in our area and couldn’t be more happy to share them with our clients.  Remember this little number?  Stay tuned […]

We feel like little girls in a candy shop…seriously!  We have waited for several weeks and they are in transit, our gowns and LWD from LulaKate.   We are the new home to these beauties in our area and couldn’t be more happy to share them with our clients.  Remember this little number?  Stay tuned as we will continue to unveil our new arrivals and announce another new designer on its way to Hayden Olivia.  It is so hard to keep secrets!

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Jim Hjelm Trunk Show this Weekend

We are thrilled to have the Jim Hjelm collection in house through this weekend.  Many of the gowns have already arrived.  Appointments are limited but we will do our very best to slip you into a dressing room before the weekend ends.  While the trunk show pieces are stunning, we have several addition styles for […]

We are thrilled to have the Jim Hjelm collection in house through this weekend.  Many of the gowns have already arrived.  Appointments are limited but we will do our very best to slip you into a dressing room before the weekend ends.  While the trunk show pieces are stunning, we have several addition styles for Jim Hjelm in the boutique.  We are looking forward to meeting all of our newly engaged brides and their families and we plan to spoil them with champagne, sweet treats and incentives in celebration of the trunk show.  Cheers to gown shopping and finding “the one!”

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Modern Trousseau this Weekend

We are so excited to share the new 2015 Modern Trousseau gowns with you this weekend.  These gowns were presented in April at the NYC Bridal Market and now it is finally our turn to have them in house for our brides to try on.  While appointments are already limited, please inquire about an appointment […]

We are so excited to share the new 2015 Modern Trousseau gowns with you this weekend.  These gowns were presented in April at the NYC Bridal Market and now it is finally our turn to have them in house for our brides to try on.  While appointments are already limited, please inquire about an appointment as we will do our very best to not turn a bride away- these gowns are too pretty to miss!  Here is a little sneak peek of whats in store:

BRYTON bridal gown by Modern Trousseau

SCOUT bridal gown by Modern Trousseau

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