Post # 1
I have come to you all for some help and I figured who else better to ask than new brides! I am starting up my own bridal store here in Las Vegas and need some help picking a name. I like rustic, vintage styles. I want it simple and dont like fairytale stuff. So far I have been stuck on Layers of Ivory and Blushing Bride.
Thank you ladies in advance and congratulations to all 🙂
Post # 2
- Wedding: March 2014 - Church and University
The White Dress
The White Dresser
Lady in White
You could use your name with “Salon” or “Boutique” after it
(I was seriously contemplating this exact thing for years – have worked in the industry a looooong time….came up with Wedding Days – by K. Renee 🙂 )
Post # 3
The sorts of shops that I’ve seen do really well are the ones with monosyllabic names, like Lovely, Everthine, etc. It’s modern and not too frou-frou.
What about Blush? Wish? Cherish? Ruffled? White? Georgette? These all seem bridal to me!
Post # 4
I really like Blushing Bride.. I would probably alter it slightly to Blushing Bridal or Blushing Bridal Boutique/Salon, makes it sound more like a store. It sounds more friendly/welcoming than a lot of the other bridal salons here, Bridal Elegance, Couture Bride, Bowties Bridal, (person’s name) Bridal, etc. Every time I hear “Layers” I automatically associate the word with the awesome bakery on Sunset (I’m a Vegas native, still live here). Congrats on starting your store!
Post # 5
maydeco: Agree. One word names are simple and memorable. I think Blush Bridal Salon sounds like chic and elegant store.
Post # 6
I will say this: I would not have gone to anything with a cutesy name. I like Boutique at the end of what you choose better than salon.
Post # 7
I meant monosylabbic or one-word names* 🙂 Clearly it’s a Friday, I’m not thinking too well here.
Post # 8
maydeco: Thats the exact style I was looking for. Lovely was defiantly my first choice but there is already an amazing bridal store with that name and is totally my inspiration. I was actually thinking about doing Ruffled.
Thank you so much ladies! Please keep them coming. You guys have great ideas!!
Post # 9
love0412: I agree with PP, I like the one word, simple names. The only thing I can think of with words like ‘ruffled’ is that it somewhat associates with a certain fashion style – right now it is one of the popular styles to have ruffled, tiered skirts – but that may not be the case 5 -10 years from now . . . so that name may steer away some brides who are looking for more simple style dresses. So I would advise to stay away from any words that might have an association with a particular fashion style so you don’t narrow your clientele . . . I hope this makes sense . . .
Post # 13
I feel like “Blushing Bridal” and “Ruffled” sound too cutesy-cutesy, and you might end up alientating a certain kind of bride before they ever step into your store.
I like “Everthine”, “Beloved”, and “Love Story”.
Just don’t choose something unpronounceable like “BHLDN”. I mean, I get NOW that it’s read “Beholden”, but wow, before that I was all, “BLLLDNNN, wtf???”
Post # 14
What do we think of Getting Hitched or Hitched Boutique? I kinda love how after a bride choses her dress I can send her a personal thank you card and have it say something like “Thank you for Getting Hitched!!”
What do we think?
Post # 15
love0412: I like Getting Hitched!
I also like other bees’ suggestions of Everthine and Love Story.
Here are my suggestions: Dress My Day, ‘your initials’ Boutique, Dreams are Forever