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: 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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