The Story Behind Alyssa's Dress - March Real Bride

When brides come to Once Upon A Time Weddings we always like to explain that finding your dream dress is like falling in love: everyone's story is different yet each is magical and Alyssa's story was nothing short of magical...

Alyssa said yes to the dress on June 15, 2015.

Alyssa said yes to the dress on June 15, 2015.

Did you try on dresses before coming to Once Upon A Time Weddings?


How many dresses did you try on before saying Yes to the Dress?

"It was the first one I tried on! However I did try on 4 others only because I had never tried any on before and wanted to be 100% sure....but I just knew it was the first one!"

Were you expecting to purchase your dress when you came in for your appointment?

"Yes, I was determined to find my dress!"

Who was with you at your appointment?

"Had my whole entourage there! My mom Trish, mother-in-law Dianne, sister Sarah (matron of honor), sister-in-law Tanis (bridesmaid), best friend Katie (bridesmaid) and my then 3 month old neice Kaila (flowergirl)."

Was the dress you bought similar to what you had in mind coming into our store?

"Yes, just like I envisioned!"

How was your experience at Once Upon A Time Weddings?

"It was everything I had imagined when going dress shopping! Erin was so beyond helpful and knew exactly what to pull for me to try on! I felt like it was all about me that day and so special! I would recommend Once Upon A Time Weddings to anyone who asked!"

Photography: Chris Sit Photography

Dress: Once Upon A Time Weddings

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