Thursday, April 29, 2010

New Raffle Details!!

AMAZING new Raffle Items!!
If the night's stay package at the O'Henry Hotel in Greensboro isn't enticing enough I have the
details on the other 2 raffle prizes :)
Dinner Around the Triangle (includes gift certificates for the following restaurants):
Fairview Restaurant at the Washington Duke Inn, Durham
Herons Restaurant at the Umstead Hotel & Spa, Cary
Il Palio at the Siena Hotel, Chapel Hill
Theater and Drinks!
Two Tickets to the Color Purple at DPAC and enjoy a night cap at Downtown Durham's swanky restaurant Revolution!
We are so excited about all of our incredible raffle items . . . remember all of the proceeds from the raffle goes to the Triangle Chapter of Dress for Success. If you would like to find out more information on Dress for Success you will be able to during the reception portion of Altar Ego! Also, DFS founder, Pat Nathan, will be our MC again this year. She did an amazing job last year and we can't wait to see her up on stage again this year!
AND don't forget to get your additional raffle tickets to win the Manuel Mota wedding gown! The additional raffle tickets are only $5.00/ticket - available when you buy your tickets to the show!!!!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Meet Carol Hannah (of Project Runway) at Altar Ego

We are SO excited to announce that we are not only going to start carrying Carol Hannah's newest bridal collection at our boutique but we will be featuring the collection at Altar Ego AND she will be attending Altar Ego (May 6th). Check out the press release below for more details :)

Carol Hannah Whitfield of Project Runway fame is coming to the Triangle – May 6th – 8th! Carol Hannah has recently launched her fabulous new bridal line and Tre Bella, Inc will be carrying the collection. To launch her line in North Carolina, she will be attending Altar Ego…an event all about you at the North Carolina Museum of Art on May 6th, This will be your chance to meet Carol Hannah during the reception and her amazing collection will be included in the fashion show portion of the night! If you’re getting married soon, book an appointment either Friday (May 7th) or Saturday (May 8th) to try on the Carol Hannah Collection during our featured trunk show. Her website is

Martha Steward, Daily Candy & The Knot have all recently featured her new wedding collection!! Plus, we met her at bridal week while we were in NYC and she is the sweetest - you all are going to LOVE her!

We can't wait! This year's Altar Ego is going to be the best yet!!!
Don't forget to get your tickets

Monday, April 26, 2010

We were fortunate to organize a photo shoot at the North Carolina Museum of Art in promotion of our upcoming event - Altar Ego (May 6th)! Follow our fictitious couple from their engagement to the reception.

At this years event we are introducing several new exciting elements including five featured design tables. These tablescapes will be inspired by the new building, art, an exhibits at the museum. You don't want to miss them!

Let our story begin!
Once upon a time a girl who loved art went on a date with a boy who had a secret. The stopped in front of her favorite El Anatsui piece . . .

he got on one knee . . . she said yes . . . the romance began . . .

engagement photos were taken in the gorgeous Rodin Garden to announce the news . . .
and Kristine captured the perfect image for their save the date . . .

the bride enjoyed a magical bridal portrait session . . .

the happy day finally arrived . . .

The story continues May 6th at the North Carolina Museum of Art . . .

visit to purchase your tickets.

We would like to thank Hadley Emerson Boutique for allowing us to use the blue cocktail gown and Magpie Boutique for the pink dress. Both boutiques will be featuring their ready to wear collections during the fashion show portion of the event - don't miss it.

We would also like to thank Bernard's Formal Wear for the stunning Tuxedo.

Sunday, April 4, 2010


We are so excited - it is time for our annual fashion show at the NCMA in Raleigh! For those of you who did not attend last year check out the website for information on what you missed and why you want to attend this year!
I will be posting through out this month with updates and highlights of the event!
One of the many different and great additions to this year's event is the raffle! Included in every ticket purchase are 5 raffle tickets which give you a change to win 1 of 3 AWESOME prizes!
We are so fortunate to receive the below package plus a $50.00 gift certificate to their restaurant!
Mirandolin Amore
Includes: one night's gracious accommodations with deluxe turndown service, handcrafted Belgian Truffles, O.Henry Cheese Trio, flowers, champagne, bubble bath, romantic music, full hot breakfast buffet!!
be sure to check out their website at!
And best yet, all of the proceeds from the raffle go to Dress for Success!! So come and win a great prize, enjoy the food, the clothes, the new museum AND support a great cause!!