Posts Tagged ‘vintage bride’


May 6th, 2015 – Comment

Chicago brides have been asking for Claire Pettibone for ages, and we’re so excited to announce that a brand new Chicago salon, Alice in Ivory, is opening this weekend! Alice in Ivory caters to the modern romantic bride, and Claire Pettibone is a perfect fit for this charming salon. Just look at the gorgeous décor and delightful styling they have waiting to welcome our brides!

blog 2_AIIThe doors open this Friday on Armitage Avenue in Chicago’s Lincoln Park, beginning with a Claire Pettibone Trunk Show. Our fabulous associate Angela Miller, will be there to personally answer any and all of your Claire Pettibone questions. Remember, a Trunk Show is the perfect opportunity to see the entire collection, and during Trunk Shows, we can offer some special customizations with our Couture collection, so come prepared to find your dream dress!


blog-3_AIIThere are just a few spots left, so email to book your appointment. We can’t wait to see you all in the Windy City!

Claire Pettibone Couture Trunk Show: May 8-10
Alice in Ivory
1117 West Armitage Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 533-9326


Claire Pettibone Couture Gothic Angel Campaign Photography: Emily Soto/ Chantilly Images: Apryl Ann Photography/Papillon Image: Elizabeth Messina/ Instagram Images: @aliceinivorybridal

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March 19th, 2015 – Comment

We think their words say it best.

“Welcome to The Dress Theory: Nontraditional, never-repeated, mold-breaking, confidence-inducing dresses proudly served here. Around here we think that finding your wedding dress should be a personalized, memorable experience. We believe that a professional stylist and a beautiful, intimate setting are the ultimate power couple.  And we’re pretty sure you’ll agree.”

Since opening their first Seattle boutique in 2013, Camille and Summer, owners, proprietors and power sisters have been on a mission. Opening two additional locations: Nashville and San Diego. Their newly re-located Nashville Salon is located in one of the city’s favorite neighborhoods, Germantown!

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The Seattle boutique will host a Romantique Trunk Show from March 27-29 (that’s coming up fast!). Even more exciting, this is the first time the Romantique gowns will be at this location…bearded Romantique Groom not included.

The Nashville location will host a Claire Pettibone Couture Trunk Show April 10-12.

Two fabulous Dress Theory salons, two spectacular Claire Pettibone Collections, all so our brides can find The One! Request an Appointment Here!



Romantique Trunk Show: March 27-29

The Dress Theory Seattle
7222 Linden Avenue Suite A | Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 550-7948

Claire Pettibone Couture Trunk Show: April 10-12
The Dress Theory Nashville
1201 5th Ave N Suite 102 | Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 440-3953

Claire Pettibone Couture Gothic Angel Campaign Photography: Emily Soto/ Romantique Campaign Photography: Laura Gordon Photography/Instagram Images: @thedresstheory

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January 8th, 2015 – Comment


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New Looks: Romantique by Claire Pettibone

July 9th, 2014 – 1 Comment



adelaide ADELAIDE  |  Re-embroidered lace with crepe lining and lace straps.

amour AMOUR  |  Below-the-knee lace dress with sheer back, satin lining and re-embroidered appliqués.

biancaBIANCA  |  Crepe blouson sleeve gown with delicate web net sash and train.

casablanca CASABLANCA  |  Floral lace mini with flowing chiffon panels and re-embroidered lace appliqués.

ceylon CEYLON  |  Chiffon gown lined in satin with flutter sleeves and sash.

clementineCLEMENTINE  |  Sequined eyelash lace lined in satin with chiffon sash and train.

estelleESTELLE  |  Eyelash cotton lace lined in satin with scalloped bodice and sheer back.

gagrdeniaGARDENIA  |  Dramatic floral lace with sheer back, satin lining and re-embroidered appliqués.

kasbahKASBAH  |  Striped cotton Leaver’s lace lined in crepe with boho sleeves.

laurelLAUREL  |  Rose lace bodice with flowing chiffon sleeves and low back.

lilithLILITH  |  Delicate web net lined in cotton with Leaver’s lace bodice, shirred long sleeves and detachable train.

patchouliPATCHOULI  |  Re-embroidered lace lined in crepe with ¾ lace sleeves and scalloped edge neckline.

phaedraPHAEDRA  |  Chiffon layered over floral lace with low-back lace bodice adorned with roses.

queen-anneQUEEN ANNE’S LACE  |  Cotton Leaver’s lace with tulle lined in cotton with satin sash and beaded appliqué.

rhapsodyRHAPSODY  |  Hi-lo layered chiffon and crepe skirt with eyelash lace bodice and flutter sleeve.

robynROBYN  |  Toile cotton pencil skirt with lace bodice and tulle overlay with satin sash.

rosemaryROSEMARY  |  Floral Chantilly lace mermaid gown with low back and lace shoulder appliqués.

seraphinaSERAPHINA  |  Chantilly lace layered gown with chiffon flounces, and sheer lace back and bustle.

thymeTHYME  |  Toile cotton gown with tulle and Leaver’s lace tiered overlay.

topangaTOPANGA  |  Lace boho gown with delicate web lace sleeves and sheer skirt and train.

yolandaYOLANDA  |  Cotton cluny lace lined in satin with satin sash and silk flower.

 Photography: Anton Oparin

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Real Brides: Love Notes

July 17th, 2013 – Comment


See more of Kristene and the entire collection at
Photography: Craig Photography

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