Bridal Trunk Show: What It Is and How It Can Benefit You!

Bridal Trunk Show Bridal Suite

What is a bridal trunk show? If you are in the market for a bridal gown or any other formal attire, you may have heard the term “Bridal Trunk Show”. You may have seen ads from bridal shops encouraging you to attend. What is a bridal trunk show anyway and how could attending one benefit you? According to Wikipedia, a Bridal Trunk Show is an event in which vendors present merchandise directly to customers. Usually January – May, these events have products that wouldn’t normally … Read more…

Oregon Bride Magazine Best of 2019

Thank you for the nomination!  “Best Formal Wear Outside of Portland” in Oregon Bride Magazine’s Best Of 2019 contest. We love our jobs and appreciate this nomination for the third year in a row!  Thank you for allowing us to provide you with the best wedding attire in Oregon. #bestformalwear #oregonbridemagazine #oregonbride #bendbride#bendbridal #bridalsuitebend #wedding #bride #weddings #bridesmaids#tuxedos #formalwear #gowns #dresses

Bridesmaids Gift Boutique

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When I got an email asking if we would review a product or two for Bridesmaids Gift Boutique, I thought, “Heck! Why not?!” I love when people review our bridal shop and our amazing gowns, so why not return the favor. Little did I know that I would soon receive a box with the cutest personalized – nice touch… I see what you did there 😉 – IceShaker tumblers. So cute in fact, that it inspired an impromptu photo shoot with some of our newest … Read more…

Autumn Wedding Inspiration

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Oh. My. Goodness. Every fall wedding ever should be at The Ranch at the Canyons! The rustic tuscan setting was so perfect for our Autumn Lux styled shoot. The neutral color palette was perfectly complemented by the red and browns in Smith Rock which was right behind the ceremony site. How swoon worthy is this Justin Alexander silk ball gown? It features a plunging neckline, a low keyhole back and wait for it… pockets! This gown embodies the clean and modern lines that are so … Read more…

Game of Thrones Styled Shoot

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Fans of Game of Thrones are going to love this styled shoot put together by some of Central Oregon’s best. Christopher Shunk Photography took all of these fantastic photos.  Foxtail Bakeshop crafted an unbelievable cake with a gold dragon on top.  Our models looked perfect with hair and makeup done by Kaelin McDowell Makeup and props from TyTy Cosplay. The setting was spot on with flowers by Woodland Floral and invitations/signs from My Fair Letters.  The dresses and suits were supplied by The Bridal Suite, … Read more…

Say Yes To The Dress – Bend Oregon Edition

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We had a fantastic time putting together our own version of Say Yes To The Dress and are excited to share some photos taken by the amazing Gallivan Photo.  This time though it was just Tim behind the camera because Caitlin was the beautiful model for the day!  Isn’t she just adorable? We had some delicious treats and some champagne to celebrate when she “Said Yes!”  Enjoy some of the photos from the day.