Ette is Hiring!

Ette is Hiring!

Ette is hiring a fit specialist to join their growing team. Ette provides couture wedding gown alterations, bespoke custom services, as well as accessories—all perfectly tailored to fit our bride’s body and style. Our knowledgeable and highly skilled fitters and tailors in a modern, vibrant, easy environment make the alterations process simple and enjoyable. We listen to how brides dream of looking on this special day, and execute their vision. Every bride is unique and deserves to be treated to a personal tailoring experience—luxurious but never fussy.

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Ask an Ette Bride: Milan!

Ask an Ette Bride: Milan!

Milan was truly an Ette bride from the beginning—before we even officially opened she knew she wanted to work with us and came to our opening party! We know you’ll love her radiant personality and and honest advice about her wedding planning experience. We were blown away by how she was able to combine a colorful tropical vibe with such moody, timeless romance, aided by Lee Forrest’s gorgeous florals! The Maitland Art and History Museum was the perfect setting, and Lumiere and Love captured their do so beautifully. Thanks for choosing to work with us Milan—you’re a true gem!!

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Ask an Ette Bride: Taylor!

Ask an Ette Bride: Taylor!

As one of our very first Ette brides, who even attended our opening launch party, Taylor truly is the quintessential Ette bride—sentimental but a little nontraditional, interested in standing out, supporting small women-owned businesses, and above all FUN as is clear from the photos of her jumping into the pool at her reception in her gown!! Her gorgeous Costa Rican wedding to her lovely husband Luke is truly the stuff of dreams, and we are so grateful she shared her gorgeous photos from Sylvia Guardia of their big day! Scroll through to read about Taylor’s experiences with planning her wedding, and see photos of the fitting to real wedding process!

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Meet the Team Behind the Seams: Kpoene!

Meet the Team Behind the Seams: Kpoene!

Kpoene' started Mignonette Bridal  in 2011 as a romantic, feminine wedding gown design label for individualist brides. Shortly after assembling her workroom she realized there was something missing in the alterations world--a boutique atmosphere with skilled seamstresses trained in complicated, custom gown-making. The Mignonette team started offering alterations services to other wedding shops around town, and grew into what Ette has become today!

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Meet the Team Behind the Seams: Moriah

Meet the Team Behind the Seams: Moriah

Moriah joined the team a year ago for the busy wedding season, and we knew she was the perfect fit immediately. You'll be seeing more of this talented fitter and seamstress this summer as she's joining the team full-time! She's the youngest member of our team, but she has packed in a truly impressive amount of experience, having run her own alterations and dance costume design company for years. Her creativity and enthusiasm for sewing is contagious and we are so lucky to have her on our team!

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A Peak Behind the Seams!

A Peak Behind the Seams!

We had the amazing privilege of having Meg Adamik take photos of our staff and space a couple weeks ago, and we are so excited to share! After launching as the new brand in February, we needed to change up the space to serve more Chicago brides with our alterations services, and really focus on what we wanted Ette to be about. And we are so grateful to Meg for capturing the details of it all so beautifully. 

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