Meet the Team Behind the Seams: Ariana!

Meet the Team Behind the Seams: Ariana!

Ariana joined Mignonette Bridal as a fitter and seamstress after pestering Kpoene for months to hire her, in 2013. In 2018 she worked with Kpoene to launch the alterations side of Mignonette as its own business—Ette: The Wedding Tailor. On any given day she can be found doing fittings, sewing, answering phones, or keeping up with paperwork—all with the goal to do whatever she can to help brides feel their most beautiful. Photos by the wonderful Meg Adamik.

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Meet the Team Behind the Seams: Eva!

Meet the Team Behind the Seams: Eva!

We were so lucky to have Eva join us this year! Her years of experience running the alterations department at Bloomingdale’s has been such a great addition to the team. Her attention to detail, passion for all things fashion-related and all of her beautiful hand-made outfits have made her an irreplaceable fixture in our workroom!

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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: Dani!

Meet the Team Behind the Seams: Dani!

Chicago and the Ette team are lucky to have had Dani join us last year. Her warmth and laughter never fails to brighten the room, and we knew she had to be a permanent member of our team as soon as we met her! Her non-traditional path the bridal alterations has given her such a variety of unique skills that we are awfully lucky to have around! Recently engaged herself, Dani loves non-traditional wedding elements, and can truly put any bride at ease. 

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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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