Serendipity features gowns from many of the bridal industry’s top designers. Showcasing renowned national and international collections, we take great pride in hand selecting each piece that arrives in our shop and strive to create a eclectic array of styles to suit our many brides unique visions. As a special order salon, we house 1 sample of each gown for our brides to try on. Typically samples are between sizes 8 to 12, however we do have a small sampling of gowns in sizes 14 to 20. Special order bridal gowns take between 4 to 6 months in production unless special rush arrangements are made. We have a modest collection of gowns beginning at $1,200, the majority priced $1,800 to $2,800, and a couture collection priced up to $7,000.
Coming Spring 2018!
Alyssa Kahle, owner and designer of Alyssa Kristin, created her namesake bridal brand after a tireless search for her own bridal gown. Alyssa felt there was a void in the industry ~ seeking an elegant, simple, handcrafted, quality gown without the couture price tag. After taking matters into her own hands, literally, and crafting her own gown, Alyssa decided to bring her passion to other brides-to-be.
The Alyssa Kristin line features gowns of understated elegance for the confident, chic, modern woman. All gowns are proudly and ethically produced in her Chicago studio, at a modest price.
Coming Winter 2017!
Anais Anette gowns speak to a woman who needs no frame of reference for her own point of view. She exudes femininity, strength and independence in equal parts. Anais Anette gowns are alive with hand- stitched detailing, architectural precision and old world antiquity. A wearable heirloom draped with the finest quality fabrics, appreciated for impeccable fit and symmetry. Every detail is placed with care, driven by an artist’s uncompromising pursuit of flawlessness. Sisters Magdalena and Karolina have a design ingenuity in their DNA that has been refined by four generations of dress-makers and seamstresses. Established in Toronto in 2013, the Anais Anette brand preserves the construction mastery of the sisters’ Polish heritage, elevating it with a clean, contemporary design aesthetic.
Astrid & Mercedes is a passion project of renowned designer Lea Ann Belter. This collection is inspired by Lea Ann's nieces and is a fresh and flirty line for the carefree bride who wants to look effortlessly beautiful on her wedding day. All Astrid & Mercedes gowns are proudly crafted, from pattern to final hand sewing, in her Toronto Atelier.
Blush by Hayley Paige has a focus on simple elegance. Soft fabrics and modest embellishments create timeless gowns that showcase the whimsical, romantic side of a Blush bride.
Iconic gowns for spirited babes.
From sketch to final execution, all Chantel Lauren gowns are lovingly crafted in Salt Lake City, Utah. A small collective of uber talented and wildly passionate individuals make up the Chantel Lauren team. For a truly unique gown that evokes your free spirited soul, makes you want to dance barefoot in the grass or kiss in the rain, Chantel Lauren is for you. Each gown is infused with the inspiration of their adoration of art and the music that transcends generations.
Coming Winter 2017!
The Daalarna brand was dreamt up by fashion designer Anita Benes 12 years ago. Designing mainly evening wear and wedding apparel, Daalarna has grown to become a market leader in Hungary, Europe. All gowns are 100% hand made, in Anita's hometown of Budapest, using only the highest quality Italian and French lace, along with Italian silks.
Daalarna designed garments are characterized by unique values and stylistic elements, and manufactured to standards of the highest quality haute couture. Clean and refined appearance, harmonizing hues, and unique designs are the core of the Daalarna vision.
Anita Benes reflects this ideal with her collections, and those who know and wear her attire, speak of their feminine details and timeless elegance. Her work is characterized by exciting forms, alluring materials and passionate colors. She freely mixes hand crafted traditional dress making with the newest styles, emotions and values.
"A sensual appearance for an unforgettable occasion."
Jim Hjelm by Hayley Paige is classic sophistication for the more traditional bride. Timeless shilohettes, exquisite laces, and vintage inspired details bring out the natural beauty of a Jim Hjelm bride.
The Joy Collection is a romantic, boho inspired bridal collection. In addition to their breath-taking beauty, what draws us most to this line is the Barbara Kavchok passion for creating eco-friendly garments. Their zero waist design initiative makes these gowns ones you can be proud to stand in and stand behind, each hand crafted in the US.
"Fashion and eco-concious styles for the green bride... making our earth a better place, on gown at a time. "
Karen Willis Holmes is a renowned Australian designer based in Sydney. In 2012, Karen responded to increasing demand for off the rack gowns by designing the Ready to Wear Collection - KWH by KAREN WILLIS HOLMES. Focusing on exceptional fit and centered on embellished and embroidered details the designs compliment the Bespoke Collection and offer brides a glamorous wedding day look. Gowns from the KWH by KAREN WILLIS HOLMES Collection are designed in Australia and hand beaded and embellished in India.
Lazaro Bridal is the quintessential execution of opulence. Luxurious fabrics, dramatic silhouettes and hand encrusted gemstones capture modern romance and celebrate true couture bridal fashion. With over 20 years of experience, designer Lazaro Perez is regarded as one of the industry's top designers, a true visionary.
Family owned and operated since 1937, Paloma Blanca prides itself on unrivaled quality driven by a true passion for dress making. Each Paloma Blanca gown is meticulously crafted from the finest fabrics in their hometown, Toronto, studio. Paloma gowns are the perfect pairing of classic elegance with high fashion sophistication, each one artfully crafted with an impeccable attention to detail. These gowns are never over stated and focus on flawlessly highlighting a brides natural beauty.
Pronovias Fashion Group is a cornerstone of the bridal industry. For over 50 years Pronovias has been setting, and raising, the bar for the bridal world. A well respected leader among design houses, Pronovias began it's humble story in Barcelona where they launched their first collection in 1964. Pronovias maintains a truly unique balance from timeless classics to the utmost fashion forward silhouettes, all while celebrating the female form. Dramatic and breathing taking with exquisite detailing, a truly must see collection of bridal excellence.
Sally Eagle, a New Zealand native, began designing gowns after creating her own wedding gown. Her collection combines classic silhouettes with delicate detailing. Sally Eagle gowns are exquisitely feminine, elegantly simple and effortlessly beautiful. All gowns are hand made in New Zealand with Sally herself involved in each gown produced.
Sarah Seven is a true pioneer in the bridal world, impressively making a name for herself as a indie designer competing among the many massive corporate design houses. Sarah got her start creating custom gowns on Etsy and things quickly progressed for her from there. The Sarah Seven look is a distinct one that Sarah prides herself on maintaining season to season. Her non-comformist approach to modern bridal wear has earned her much deserved praise and a loyal following over the last few years. Her ability to capture the whimsical, romantic side of a brides and transform that into a gown, has also captured her the hearts of so many. All Sarah Seven gowns are proudly hand crafted in the USA from exceptional silk and lace fabrics.
Tara Lauren is an alternative bridal collection co-founded by sisters Tara and Shaina that embodies a romantic, fresh, elevated bohemian aesthetic designed with an admiration for the spirited confidence of today’s modern bride. With inspiration from 70s style icons and the charm of the inherently feminine, the collection incorporates the dynamic between the raw timelessness of romance effortlessly juxtaposed with the distinct boldness of the alternative bride.
Coming spring 2018!