Vendor spotlight: Malmrose Bridal
Are you looking for the perfect wedding dress? Today I am featuring one of my favorite bridal stores, Malmrose Bridal. They offer exclusive modest and contemporary designer wedding gowns at their bridal store in South Jordan, Utah. Here is my interview with Brittny Hart, social media manager and one of their bridal consultants.
Tell me a little bit about your business: Malmrose Bridal provides over 300 gowns in every size from exclusive designers so Utah brides can find a unique gown that matches their style and personality.
How do brides find you? Most brides find us through Google or Instagram.
What’s your favorite part about being in bridal industry? We love helping the bride make her dreams come true!
Why did you decide to do open a bridal store? Mary Malmrose is our founder. Before opening the bridal shop, she owned and operated a hair salon at the Sandy Mall for 14 years. Mary had always possessed a deep desire to open a bridal salon. With time and a window of opportunity, Mary was able to open this bridal store in 2015. Mary has a passion for helping brides prepare for the biggest day of their lives. Prior to the opening of Malmrose Bridal, Mary went wedding dress shopping with her daughter. She was disappointed to find that many bridal shops they visited were lacking in customer service, and she said “Brides-to-be weren’t being treated like royalty in preparation for the biggest day of their life.”
What makes you stand out from your competitors? Malmrose Bridal is different from other bridal stores because we carry unique gowns from all over the world. Have you seen the same gowns at other stores? Come find refreshingly new and exceptionally distinct styles at Malmrose Bridal. Also, “we purposely created the salon after a ‘spa’ setting. Our intention was to put the bride in a relaxed state of mind while she shops for her gown. Nearly all of the bridal shops we’ve been through look like clothing retail stores with racks cluttering most of the store space. We wanted to separate ourselves from that.” You can also reserve the entire store after hours for a true luxury experience. We will provide the refreshments!
What are the benefits of hiring a professional to make your dress versus doing it yourself? The benefits of hiring a professional….hmmm… where to start…quality, professional assistance, alterations…none of those are worth compromising! Your wedding dress should be high best quality and hassle free!
How far in advance should a bride book/inquire about your services and why? Most wedding gown take about six months to order in, plus three months of alterations. If you don’t have that much time, no worries! Most stores only carry sample dresses that need months to be made and ordered in. We carry over 300 read-to-purchase gowns in the store at all times. We know a lot of Utahns have short engagements.
What is the first questions brides usually ask when inquiring about your services? “Do you take walk-ins?” We prefer appointments in order to make sure a dressing room is available. Want the entire store to yourself? Schedule our bridal suite.
What is a consultation/first meeting typically like? Malmrose Bridal is a full service Bridal Salon where each bride works personally with a consultant to find the perfect dress. We have a beautiful show room where you and your entourage will enjoy the experience of finding your gown.
Who/what do you recommend they bring? Bring only a few of your closest friends/family. Too many opinions can overwhelm the bride. We provide a corset and Spanx for underneath the gown.
What are some things that brides don’t typically expect to happen during a consult/meeting? Most brides don’t expect to find multiple gowns that they love. That’s a good problem to have!
I don’t have time to order a dress! What am I going to do? A: No worries! We have over 300 gowns in stock, ready for immediate purchase, without special ordering. For this reason, we have every size from 0-32W instead of just sample sizes.
Do you carry the same designers that everyone else does? I want a dress that is different than what everyone else has. Malmrose Bridal is proud to carry many exclusive designers including Eddy K, David Tutera, and Russian designers Belfaso and Milva. We are Utah’s exclusive provider of Martin Thornburg, who has designed an all new modest LDS Temple friendly collection…in stores now!!
I didn’t have a good experience at the last store I went to. Is that how it will be at your store? Malmrose Bridal is known for unique and intimate customer service experiences.
Describe your dream bride/client: The perfect bride is willing to try the gowns our consultants suggest. Our employees are trained in depth to choose the best gowns for each bride’s style and body type.
What is something you want all brides to remember? Many brides find their dress at the first store they visit. Finding your dress is like finding your man…when you fall in love, stop looking!