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Winter Trunk Shows at Elite Secrets Bridal

Winter Trunk Shows at Elite Secrets Bridal

‘Tis the season for saying yes to the wedding dress of your dreams. We have trunk shows all winter season—just for you!

Clear your calendar Baltimore Bride, rally your tribe, and prepare to be wowed by a well-curated selection of gowns from your favorite designers. Get a first glance at the 2019 collections from four exclusive trunk shows at Elite Secrets Bridal. Enjoy 10% off all gowns and 50% off bridal hair and makeup trials.

Beyond extraordinary gowns, shopping with Elite Secrets Bridal supports a worthy cause! A portion of the proceeds from retail sales of the bridal trunk shows will go to For 3 Sisters, a Maryland-based nonprofit organization with a mission to raise awareness and improve the quality of life for men and women affected by breast cancer.

“For 3 Sisters’ commitment to men and women affected by breast cancer is unparalleled,” said LaTonya Turnage, bridal expert, and owner of Elite Secrets. “The organization's core program, Road to Resources, provides resources for everyday needs so those affected can focus on fighting, surviving, and healing. Working with For 3 Sisters and knowing that our dresses are making a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer is everything to me.”

We can’t wait to celebrate this holiday season and see you at the trunk shows. Book your appointment now!

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Pronovias

We start the season of trunk shows with gowns from Pronovias. For ten days, we will be celebrating Pronovias’ White Collection so mark your calendars for some serious dress shopping, November 30th through December 9th –it’s a can’t miss event for brides. Think classic A-line gowns, sassy, elegant sheaths, and fit and flare styles with a side of sexy, AND a 10% discount.

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Madison James

The Madison James Collection is the dream of any modern, sophisticated bride. Featuring fresh silhouettes, avant-garde fabrics, and innovative lace textures and patterns, Madison James is equal parts romantic and chic. Beading and gorgeous embellishments accentuate the unique, clean designs. The collection aims to highlight the breathtaking beauty of a woman in love. Make your appointment to preview this stunning collection December 13th through December 16th and save 10% off your dream Madison James dress.

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Edith Élan

Edith Élan gowns are a reflection of a creative soul: the right amount of modern sophistication and vintage charm blended in perfect harmony.  A new collection for us, we are so excited to welcome this line to the Elite Secrets Bridal and can’t wait for you to see these gorgeous gowns. Ring in the new year with this amazing trunk show, December 28th through January 14th. Book your appointment now.

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Jean Ralph Thurin

If you’re searching for timeless elegance with the perfect fit, your search is over. Jean Ralph Thurin’s attention to the fit of the dress is truly unmatched. The luxury designer will partner with Elite Secrets Bridal for an exclusive trunk show February 21st through February 24th. Don’t miss your opportunity to see this collection and experience the allure of the wedding gowns that almost always go viral.

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Happy Birthday, LaTonya!

Happy Birthday, LaTonya!

It’s been quite the year for our lady boss, LaTonya. Between opening a new bridal showroom to overseeing makeup for Baltimore Bride’s Aisle Style to producing the amazing Spring into the Grand Fashion show and loads of press, this past year has been one for the books! 

To add to the celebration, the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore will honor our founder with the prestigious Downtown Partnership Award! This award is reserved for the region's most influential business, government, and community leaders.

Related: Our CEO, Featured on Baltimore Bride Magazine

That’s why we want to take today to celebrate the birthday lady and wish her some well-deserved relaxation …and cake and champagne wouldn’t hurt either!

We can’t wait to see what this next chapter has in store for you! Happy birthday, LaTonya!

XO,

Team Elite

P.S. Now you know we cannot celebrate without our Elite Brides. We’ve got a BIG surprise for you. An announcement is coming soon, but don’t let that stop you from booking your consultation with us today. Click here to make your bridal appointment and don't forget to wish LaTonya happy birthday!

P.P.S. Enjoy some of the highlights from her fantastic year.

The Grand and Elite Secrets Bridal to Host Inaugural Spring into The Grand Bridal Fashion Show, May 30

The Grand and Elite Secrets Bridal to Host Inaugural Spring into The Grand Bridal Fashion Show, May 30

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The Grand and Elite Secrets Bridal to Host Inaugural Spring into The Grand Bridal Fashion Show, May 30

Baltimore, MD— The Grand, one of the most distinct, sophisticated, and unique event venues in Baltimore, and Elite Secrets Bridal, Baltimore’s premier destination for bridal fashion and beauty celebrate their inaugural Spring into The Grand Bridal Fashion Show on Wednesday, May 30th from 6 PM to 8 PM at The Grand.

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An affair for the stylish, Spring into The Grand is a premier luxury bridal event, featuring the hottest trends in bridal couture. The event creates the perfect ambiance to preview some of the latest trends in bridal fashion, hair, and makeup. Mix and mingle with engaged couples, wedding tribes, vendors, and local influencers at the signature champagne bar before the show.

Attendees will preview collections from vendor partners Bella Bridesmaids, Khemistry, and Taylor Wood Clothier. The fashion show will be hosted by local influencers, Alysha (@discovercharmcity) and Chyno (@theboywiththebluebeard).

When asked about the thought of creating a bridal fashion show of this magnitude, LaTonya Turnage, the Owner of Elite Secrets Bridal and the co-Creator of Spring into The Grand states "I'm so excited about the upcoming fashion show! My company is curating the best in bridal fashion and beauty trends! The guests will be over the moon happy with the caliber of collections that will be featured. I love all things bridal, so this is another creative way to give back to the industry I love working in!"

To attend Spring into The Grand Bridal Fashion Show, please visit springintothegrand.eventbrite.com to RSVP for this free event. Care to join the conversation on Spring into The Grand and share with your friends that you’re attending? Please use the official event hashtag #SpringintoTheGrand2018.

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White Friday Sale at Elite Secrets Bridal

White Friday Sale at Elite Secrets Bridal

It's that time again, and we are happy to be ringing in the season with you! Join us for our annual White Friday Sale starting this Friday, May 4th in our bridal showroom on North Charles Street (across the street from Bella Bridesmaids) in downtown Baltimore. 
 

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This sale was such a success last year, we've decided to bring it back this year. So grab your favorite girls—mom, sis, and grandma, too—and come ready to find your dream dress. Our stylists are on stand by to offer you and your tribe the ELITE experience you deserve. 

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Enjoy up to 70% off sample gowns,
plus 10% off all new orders! 

Visit the showroom this weekend. We cannot wait to celebrate with you!

{EVENT RECAP} Beauty Week 2018 and Random Acts of Kindness

{EVENT RECAP} Beauty Week 2018 and Random Acts of Kindness

Last week was Random Acts of Kindness Week, but at Elite Secrets Bridal kindness is far from random. For the cause that celebrates spreading kindness for global impact, the team spent a day giving back to the women of the House of Ruth Maryland in true Elite Secrets Bridal fashion—serving makeup applications, hair styling, gift bags and an overall day of beauty. 

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House of Ruth Maryland is one of the nation’s leading intimate partner violence centers, helping thousands of battered women and their children find the safety and security that so many take for granted. House of Ruth Maryland leads the fight to end violence against women and their children by confronting the attitudes, behaviors, and systems that perpetuate it, and by providing victims with the services necessary to rebuild their lives safely and free of fear.
Although it's celebrated one week out of 52 weeks in the year, Random Acts of Kindness is a way of life for Elite Secrets owner, LaTonya Turnage. “I believe that giving to others and sharing my gifts is my purpose—it’s what I was called to do. I promised God that I would use my gifts to bless His people,” says Turnage.

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In addition to her generous gift to the women at the House of Ruth, 

  • Elite Secrets Bridal hosts Brides Across America twice a year, providing free wedding gowns to qualified military and first responder brides. 
  • The Baltimore bridal brand has donated proceeds from spring bridal trunk shows to For 3 Sisters—a locally-based, national grassroots organization with a mission to raise awareness and improve the quality of life for men and women affected by breast cancer. 
  • And, in October Elite Secrets Bridal treated mothers from the Hope Project and Elijah’s Hope Foundation to hair and makeup. 


Elite Secrets Beauty Week 2018

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We ended this year’s Beauty Week with a bang—or should we say, “with a pop.” We popped bubbly, indulged in cotton candy, and all things bridal this past Saturday.  If you weren’t there, you missed it. 

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B'More Fluff and LaMarca Prosecco were in the building providing sweet selfie-worthy treats for this bridal fete. Brides and wedding vendors sipped and swayed listening to DJ Drift while makeup applications were in session. 

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Haven’t booked your bridal hair and makeup trials? What are you waiting for? Just a few more days to take advantage of our quarterly special. Enjoy 50% bridal trials through March 1! Book your appointment here. 
 

{EVENT RECAP} Elite Secrets Takes on Baltimore Bride’s Aisle Style  

{EVENT RECAP} Elite Secrets Takes on Baltimore Bride’s Aisle Style  

On Monday, January 22, Elite Secrets Bridal showed up and showed out for Baltimore Bride’s 2018 Aisle Style Event, a luxury bridal show for brides and bride tribes held at the esteemed Four Seasons Baltimore. 

As the official makeup sponsor, the Elite Secrets squad was tasked with doing makeup for all the models in the fashion show—the grand finale for the event.

With over 200 brides attending this event, the Four Seasons was bursting with energy. Attendees had a ball mixing and mingling with some of Baltimore’s most elite wedding vendors, bites from the hotel, and champagne cocktails from the pop-up Champagne bar. It was a night to remember!

And, as any night to remember, we hate to see it end. In the spirit to keep this excitement going and to thank you, our Elite Friends in a major way, we have a big giveaway. One of our grandest giveaways, yet!  Everyone that attended Aisle Style on Monday can qualify for one entry into our contest for $250 off an Elite Secrets Bridal wedding gown of their choice, or $150 toward bridal hair and makeup.

To qualify you must:

1.    Go to Instagram and follow us  @elitesecretsbridal;

2.    Tag us in one of your own photos from the Aisle Style Event;

3.    Two lucky winners will win either $250 off her bridal gown or $150 off bridal hair and makeup.

Good Luck!

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Three Big Announcements You Want to Know About

Three Big Announcements You Want to Know About

So excited to share all the incredible things happening at Elite Secrets Bridal. Who would ever guess that we would end an already epic year with an even more epic ending?

In case you missed it yesterday, I announced our biggest news yet on Facebook Live revealing our new bridal showroom in its new location. We’re still on Charles Street—just a few blocks from our previous space which is home to our custom and ready-to-wear boutique. Directly across the street from Bella Bridesmaids, our transition makes Baltimore’s Mount Vernon area a true fashion boutique district and Charles Street the epicenter for all things weddings.

Mark your calendars! We are having our very first indoor sidewalk sale this month. If you are getting hitched anytime soon, you cannot miss this bridal event. Check out our new bridal showroom and enjoy incredible savings. There will be super specials on bridal accessories and dresses discounted as low as $99. Who says your dream dress has to be a fortune? Join us Friday, November 17th through Sunday, November 19th. Just in time for Thanksgiving, you can say yes to your designer wedding dress. No appointment needed.

Finally (drumroll, please), Elite Secrets Bridal will be the official fashion show partner for Baltimore Bride Magazine’s Aisle Style. Check out the dynamic show and our wedding beat on live models, Monday, January 22nd. Take in an evening of spectacular harbor views at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, while sipping bubbly, tasting wedding cakes, and sampling treats from local caterers.

At 7:45 pm, move into the grand ballroom and prepare to be inspired by Baltimore Bride’s third annual fashion show produced by the Stephanie Bradshaw design team highlights the newest styles in bride and groom fashion and beauty trends by Elite Secrets Bridal. Before the end of the night, enter your name to win fabulous giveaways courtesy of our Aisle Style participating vendors. Can’t wait to see you there! Get your tickets here.

Want to stay on top of all Elite Secrets Bridal news? Join our Elite List. Get news, tips, and specials delivered right to your inbox. 

Elite Secrets Bridal Hosts Trunk Show Featuring Mink Maids, December 1-10

Elite Secrets Bridal Hosts Trunk Show Featuring Mink Maids, December 1-10

Are you ready to find your dream dress and create a lasting memory with your bride tribe?

If this sounds like your jam, we have something in store for you. Mink Maids is hosting one show in all of the DMV, and it’s going down at Elite Secrets Bridal. For 10 days, we will be celebrating Mink Maids’ newest collection of custom gowns so mark your calendars for some serious dress shopping, December 1st through December 10th –it’s a can’t miss event for brides. Think clean, modern silhouettes, architectural elements with a side of sexy, AND a 10% discount.

For the out-of-the-box bride who wants a fashion-forward dress that can’t be found at every other bridal shop, the new Mink Maids Collection is everything you’ve ever wanted and so much more.

Imagine wedding dresses that will have your guests talking from the moment they lay eyes on you. Whether you plan to tie the knot in a garden ceremony or say I do in a city ballroom, Elite Secrets Bridal’s Mink Maids Trunk Show is THE place to find your perfect wedding dress.

Here’s how to say yes to your Mink Maids wedding dress:

  1. Click the button below to book your appointment between Friday, December 1st, and Sunday, December 10th, or call 410.727.7000.
  2. Grab your besties. We’ll bring the champagne!
  3. Let’s make magic! Our professional staff is ready to serve you and your tribe—with bubbly in hand.

About Elite Secrets Bridal

Located in Baltimore's esteemed Mount Vernon fashion boutique district, Elite Secrets Bridal opened its doors, bringing to Baltimore’s bridal scene an experience that cannot be found in any other Baltimore bridal boutique. If it has anything to do with bridal beauty, Elite Secrets Bridal is your source. We serve brides with beauty for their Big Day from bridal hair, and makeup to accessories and wedding dresses Leaving pretense to the side, we focus on bringing the best designer and emerging bridal gowns from all over the world to Baltimore Brides! For two years in a row, brides voted us best in class with the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award. Elite Secrets Bridal is located at 330 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.To book an appointment or for additional information, please visit www.elitesecretsbridal.com.

 

 

{EVENT RECAP} Elite Secrets Hosts Trunk Show Featuring Marina Semone

{EVENT RECAP} Elite Secrets Hosts Trunk Show Featuring Marina Semone

This past weekend, August 18th through August 20th, we hosted a trunk show featuring sought after designer, Marina Semone. Brides gathered at our Mount Vernon bridal boutique to say yes to the couture dress.

The definition of couture elegance, Marina Semone’s collection of gowns are incredible. From the romantic combination of stunning fabrics to the organic details and delicately applied beading, our brides fell in love. Imagine soft traditional fabrics, vintage details, and modern style all coming together to create some of the most elegant and show stopping gowns you will ever see.

Beyond extraordinary gowns and accessories, shopping with Elite Secrets Bridal supports a worthy cause! A portion of the proceeds from retail sales will go to For 3 Sisters, a Maryland-based nonprofit organization with a mission to raise awareness and improve the quality of life for men and women affected by breast cancer.

What’s next for Elite Secret? Our very own LaTonya Turnage will be speaking at the MINT Conference September 15th through 17th. Hosted by BGWAC, MINT is a two-day conference aiming to celebrate, inform, collaborate and bring together women and men photographers and videographers of color. The MINT Conference offers multiple sessions packed with experts of all kinds to share their knowledge, experience, and recommendations around the business side of photography. Tonya’s session on Building your [Beauty] Dream Team is sure to be a conference hit.

Interested in attending? Score your tickets here.

 About Elite Secrets Bridal

Located in Baltimore's esteemed Mount Vernon fashion boutique district, Elite Secrets Bridal opened its doors, bringing to Baltimore’s bridal scene an experience that cannot be found in any other Baltimore bridal boutique. The pedigree of founder LaTonya Turnage, bridal beauty, and fashion expert, has been fundamental to our philosophy to combine expertise and excellent service with style and grace. Leaving pretense to the side, we focus on bringing the best designer and emerging bridal gowns from all over the world to Baltimore Brides!

8 Expert Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping at a Bridal Trunk Show

8 Expert Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping at a Bridal Trunk Show

Wedding dress shopping can be a bit overwhelming. Not only are there so many choices (so many gorgeous dresses!) but the pressure is on to find a dress you love, look and feel fabulous in, and comes in (ideally!) under budget. Add a sample sale or trunk show into the mix, and we’re officially bewildered. But fear not, we’re here to help!

What is a Bridal Trunk Show?

A trunk show is a special event in a bridal boutique where they invite a designer to showcase their collection. Sometimes it’s a one-day event, but for particularly popular collections, it could last for multiple days. Often the designers themselves, or stylists from the fashion house will be on hand to help you find the right dress.

Trunk shows are a particularly good opportunity to check out a visiting designer whose full collections aren’t stocked in your city.

8 Expert Tips for Shopping at Sample Sales and Trunk Shows

So, now you know what bridal trunk shows are, how do you get the most out of shopping at one? Here’s where bridal beauty expert LaTonya of Elite Secrets Bridal steps in.

Located in Baltimore's esteemed Mount Vernon fashion boutique district, Elite Secrets Bridal opened its doors bringing to Baltimore’s bridal scene an experience that cannot be found in any other Baltimore bridal boutique. The pedigree of founder LaTonya Turnage, bridal beauty expert, has been fundamental to our philosophy to combine expertise and excellent service with style and grace. Leaving pretense to the side, we focus on bringing the best designer and emerging bridal gowns from all over the world to Baltimore Brides!

1. What Lies Beneath

Feel your best underneath your wedding dress. The appropriate undergarments will not only help you feel your best; they will help your dress look the best. Opt for nude-colored underwear and a great strapless bra.

2. Bring a Companion

Take a trusted friend—someone you trust that will give you sound advice. Honest encouragement and constructive feedback can be extremely helpful and great company can up the factor for your bridal dress appointment.

Leave the whole entourage though. Too many conflicting opinions can leave you confused and stressed.

3. Mind Your Budget

Know your budget! Bridal trunk shows often offer a discretionary discount (usually 10%) off gowns ordered over that weekend.

It’s a great way to spend a little less in the event you find your dream wedding dress.

4. Do Your Homework

Research the designer first – for a trunk show the boutique will primarily present the featured designer only.

Make sure you are interested in their styles and silhouettes to get the most from your experience.

5. Necklines, Shape, and Silhouettes Oh My

There are so many variations to a wedding dress. Have an idea of what neckline, shape and silhouette you like best. Research the different styles, so you’re familiar will the lingo, too.

You will soon find you have narrowed down your style and what is flattering for your figure.

6. How High?

Bear in mind the height of your heels you plan to wear on your wedding day when you begin your dress shopping.

Keep in mind that hemlines cannot be lengthened, only shortened, so it’s a good idea to take the maximum heel height with you.

7. Ask the Expert

At a trunk show, if you are lucky the designer or stylist may be there in person, take full advantage of expert availability and ask for styling advice.

With their experience and knowledge, you are likely to find that they know what suits you—sometimes better than you! Check out Elite Secrets Bridal’s upcoming trunk shows here.

8. Consider Your Timing

Know your time frame. Some designer dresses need up to eight months to be completed and altered.

Learn beforehand, how long the designer needs for your dress and let your stylist know if you’re in a time crunch.

Elite Secrets Bridal Hosts Trunk Show Featuring  Marina Semone, August 18-20

Elite Secrets Bridal Hosts Trunk Show Featuring Marina Semone, August 18-20

We can’t think of a better way to find that dream gown than attending a trunk show at Elite Secrets Bridal. Lucky for you, Friday, August 18th through Sunday, August 20th the Baltimore salon will host a Marina Semone Trunk Show featuring seriously stunning gowns that are all about luxe fabrics, flattering silhouettes, and unique details. Mark your calendars and prepare to fall so in love.

The definition of couture elegance, Marina Semone’s collection of show-stopping gowns is one not to be missed. From the romantic combination of stunning fabrics to the organic details and delicately applied beading, there is something for everyone. Imagine soft traditional fabrics, vintage details, and modern style all coming together to create some of the most elegant and show stopping gowns you will ever see.

With amazing customer service and serious know-how from the talented staff at Elite Secrets Bridal, The Marina Semone Trunk Show is a win-win when it comes to finding that dream dress. Grab your besties and book your appointment NOW to attend between Friday, August 18th and Sunday, August 20th. You’ll get to bask in the beauty that is Marina Semone, plus receive an exclusive 10% discount on their stunning designs. By Appointment only. Schedule your appointment at https://elitesecretsbridal.com/events/ or call 443-219-7049.

New And Noteworthy At Elite Secrets Bridal

New And Noteworthy At Elite Secrets Bridal

July was an epic month for Elite Secrets Bridal with two major events, Baltimore’s RAW Showcase and Brides Across America’s Operation Wedding Gown Giveaway.

Elite Secrets goes to RAW

On July 19, the Elite Secrets hair and makeup team showcased their talents in the RAW Showcase: Fixate. RAW, an international community of independent artists, host more than 30 eclectic showcases each month in communities across the United States, Canada, the UK and Australia.

Every other month, RAW Directors in cities across the world hand-pick and spotlight local artistic talent in visual art, fashion design, film, music, performance art, hair & makeup artistry, and photography through local eclectic RAW events. With artists from all genres in each showcase, RAW events come together to form an amazing one-night circus of creativity. We were honored to be chosen among this Elite group of spectacular talent.

Related Post: {EVENT RECAP} STELLAR WEEKEND FOR ELITE SECRETS BRIDAL


Elite Secrets Bridal and Brides Across America

July 21 and 22nd Elite Secrets Bridal proudly collaborated with Brides Across America for their Operation Wedding Gown Giveaway Event. The nonprofit’s annual event honors our heroes by giving wedding gowns to military couples and making their wedding dreams come true. The program is designed to reduce financial stress in wedding planning, financial relief, and transform lives. Since its inception in 2008, Brides Across America, in collaboration with bridal salons, designers, and individual donations has donated more than 20,000 wedding gowns nationwide.

“I’ve visited Elite Secrets as part of a Brides Across America event that they were hosting. I will be honest and say that I did not expect to have a stellar experience. I will be honest and say that I did not expect to have a stellar experience. I expected that since I was coming in to try on a dress to take home for free that I'd be marginalized, or shown only worn-out sample dresses, I went in with a very specific idea of what I wanted and was completely convinced that I wouldn't possibly find it," said one bride. "By the end of my appointment, I walked out with a gorgeous gown that I would never have chosen. I'm absolutely in love with it, and can't stop looking at it in my closet! I'm so grateful to Sabrina and Tonya (the owner) for treating me with such kindness, and making the dress ‘shopping’ experience wonderful for my mom and me.”

Over the two-day event, nearly a dozen brides said, “yes to the dress” and more than a dozen walked away with accessories for their Big Day looks.

Looking for the perfect dress? We’ve got you covered. Join us at Elite Secrets Bridal on August 18th -20th for the Marina Semone Trunk Show. Book your appointment today!

{EVENT RECAP} Elite Secrets Ends Anniversary Month with Sweating for the Wedding Event

{EVENT RECAP} Elite Secrets Ends Anniversary Month with Sweating for the Wedding Event

On Friday, June 30 in Baltimore Elite Secrets Bridal hosted “Sweating for the Wedding,” a Zumba fitness class for area brides and bride tribes. 

With a goal to get brides and their best gal pals moving, we brought in Zumba Girl Boss, Crystal for workout unlike any other. Guests were treated to a 45-minute class, craft cocktails, refreshments, and a VIP gift bag.

With over 15 individuals attending, the room was bursting with energy. Attendees had an exhilarating workout to the tunes of hip hop, Latin, and R&B. The class ended with refreshing cocktails made with cold-pressed juice from local crafter, Gundalow Juice. A great time was had by all.  

Contest Winners

June was a major month for Elite Secrets Bridal and we wanted to treat our Elite Friends in a major way. Everyone that registered to our Elite List during the month of June qualified for one entry into our anniversary contest for (1) bridal hair and makeup trial, (1) makeup for a graduate, or (1) bridal veil.

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the contest:

(1st) shakiaw1982@live.com  

(2nd) clshort96@gmail.com and  

(3rd) brendajford60@yahoo.com

Stay Tuned

The anniversary is over, but the summer deals are still here. Stay tuned and don’t forget to join the Elite List to get tips and specials directly in your inbox.

3 Things You Need To Know About Our Anniversary

3 Things You Need To Know About Our Anniversary

As July approaches, we are reminded that our anniversary month is coming to a close…but, the party is not over yet! Here are three things you need to know about our anniversary. 


We are still booking bridal hair and makeup trials at 50 percent off regular prices until June 30. So whether you schedule your appointment for August or December even, but book before the end of this month can enjoy half off your trail. Book Now>>


We’ve been in anniversary mode all month, so of course, we had to end the 30-day celebration with a bang. Join us this Friday, June 30th for our FREE Sweating for the Wedding Event at Elite Secrets Bridal. It’s the perfect happy hour event for your bride tribe or a fun twist on girls’ night out in downtown Charm City. Be prepared for 45 minutes of cardio with Baltimore’s best Zumba instructor, followed by healthy craft cocktails mixed with Baltimore-based Gundalow Juice, and makeup consultations by our very own bridal beauty expert, LaTonya Turnage. There are only a few spots left. Reserve your free spots here


Last but not least! Don’t forget to sign up for our Elite List. Every email entered this month is an automatic entry into our raffle contest. Winners will have a choice of


(1)    Wedding veil
(1)    Bridal hair and makeup trial
(1)    Graduation glam session (makeup only)


We will announce the lucky winners Friday at the Sweating for the Wedding Event.  
 

Elite Secrets Bridal in the News

Elite Secrets Bridal in the News

We are so thrilled to share that Elite Secrets Bridal was featured in the Baltimore Sun! In case you missed it, our girl boss, LaTonya Turnage was featured in John-John William's Fashion 5 column on Thursday, June 15. 

The column highlights LaTonya's timeline as a makeup artist and announces our recent expansion into the wedding dress and accessories space. 

Related Post: {EVENT RECAP} STELLAR WEEKEND FOR ELITE SECRETS BRIDAL

This press hit was timely, as this month we are celebrating our anniversary! Yes, it's our anniversary! And, because we want you to join in our celebration we are giving brides HALF OFF hair and makeup trials. This special ends June 30, so book your appointment now! 

We will end this stellar month with a zoom. Zumba that is! Join on Friday, June 30 for a FREE ZUMBA CLASS. You won't want to miss this "Sweating for the Wedding" event. In addition to 45 minutes of cardio, we will have craft cocktails and hair and makeup consultations! Email us at info@elitesecretsbridal.com or call us at 443-219-7049 to reserve spots for you and your bride tribe. 

Our New and Improved Look!

Our New and Improved Look!

We’re so excited to share our new and improved look! After many long hours spent writing, choosing images, colors, and fonts our new website is finally live.

{EVENT RECAP} Stellar Weekend for Elite Secrets Bridal

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{EVENT RECAP} Stellar Weekend for Elite Secrets Bridal

This trunk show and the media attention around it was unlike any other. We kicked things off on Friday with a press preview. Some of Baltimore’s most recognized journalists met at the Studio to preview autumn and winter collections from Justin Alexander’s Sweetheart and Sincerity Bridal. A few even tried on some of the couture wedding dresses. Early on Saturday morning, beauty expert and CEO of Elite Secrets, LaTonya Turnage, headed to WBAL-TV to do makeup for the morning segment on Preakness Fashion with Baltimore Sun's John-John Williams. It was a treat to see the big hats and glam outfits paired with the famous Elite Secrets beat.

After some fun on set, the team headed back to Elite Secrets to welcome brides to the trunk show. Brides and local wedding vendors gathered at the Mount Vernon bridal boutique to shop and mingle over champagne.

When the show ended, the team packed up the dresses and made their way to Port Discovery for the Philanthropik’s Shade event, a benefit for Baltimore’s Mayor Hugh’s summer jobs program. Models revealed the collections as they mixed and mingled with Baltimore elite crowd of professionals and celebrities.

Last but not least, our friends from WBFF-TV interviewed our favorite girl boss and entrepreneur, LaTonya during the trunk show on Sunday. Needless to say, the weekend was a huge success!

In fact, because the show was such a success we’ve extended the Justin Alexander Trunk Show special through this week! Book your bridal appointment today and enjoy 10% off Justin Alexander wedding dresses and 50% off wedding accessories.

From breathtaking ball gowns to romantic A-lines to sleek modern dresses, the new Sweetheart and Sincerity Collections by Justin Alexander is what fairy-tale dreams are made. Equal parts classic and romantic there is something for everyone. Think soft traditional fabrics, intricate details, and graceful hues all coming together to create some of the most elegant and show stopping gowns you will ever see.

Beyond extraordinary gowns and accessories, shopping with Elite Secrets Bridal supports a worthy cause! A portion of the proceeds from retail sales will go to For 3 Sisters, a Maryland-based nonprofit organization with a mission to raise awareness and improve the quality of life for men and women affected by breast cancer.

About Elite Secrets Bridal

Located in Baltimore's esteemed Mount Vernon fashion boutique district, Elite Secrets Bridal opened its doors, bringing to Baltimore’s bridal scene an experience that cannot be found in any other Baltimore bridal boutique. The pedigree of founder LaTonya Turnage, bridal beauty and fashion expert has been fundamental to our philosophy to combine expertise and excellent service with style and grace. Leaving pretense to the side, we focus on bringing the best designer and emerging bridal gowns from all over the world to Baltimore Brides!

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Elite Secrets Bridal Hosts Trunk Show FeaturingSweetheart and Sincerity Bridal Collections by Justin Alexander, May 20- 22

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Elite Secrets Bridal Hosts Trunk Show FeaturingSweetheart and Sincerity Bridal Collections by Justin Alexander, May 20- 22

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Whatever you have scheduled for the third weekend in May, cancel it now. Elite Secrets Bridal is hosting a trunk show featuring two collections from Justin Alexander— the Sweetheart, and Sincerity by Justin Alexander. Join us Saturday, May 20 through Monday, May 22, from 10 AM to 6 PM—it’s a can’t miss. Think seriously stunning gowns that are all about luxe fabrics, flattering silhouettes, and unique details. Mark your calendars and prepare to fall sooo in love.  From breathtaking ball gowns to romantic A-lines to sleek modern dresses, the new Sweetheart and Sincerity Bridal Collections by Justin Alexander are what fairy-tale dreams are made. Equal parts classic and romantic there is something for everyone. Imagine soft traditional fabrics, intricate details, and graceful hues all coming together to create some of the most elegant and show stopping gowns you will ever see.

With amazing customer service and serious know-how from the talented staff at Elite Secrets Bridal, The Justin Alexander’s Sweetheart and Sincerity Bridal Collections Trunk Show is a win-win when it comes to finding that dream dress. Grab your besties and book your appointment NOW to attend between Saturday, May 20th and Monday, May 22nd, 10 am -6 pm. You’ll get to bask in the beauty that is Justin Alexander, plus receive an exclusive 10% discount on their stunning designs. By Appointment only. Schedule your bridal consultation at http://bit.ly/2kyUiTX or call 443-219-7049.

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{EVENT RECAP} Elite Secrets Hosts First Trunk Show Featuring Justin Alexander

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{EVENT RECAP} Elite Secrets Hosts First Trunk Show Featuring Justin Alexander

On Friday and Saturday, April 21 and April 22 in Baltimore, Elite Secrets Bridal hosted its first bridal trunk show featuring sought after designer, Justin Alexander. Brides and local wedding vendors gathered at the Mount Vernon bridal boutique to shop and mingle over champagne and bites from the Sascha Catering. The event was a huge success! Photo Apr 21, 3 05 48 PMIn fact, because the show was such a success we’ve extended the Justin Alexander Trunk Show special through this week! Book your bridal appointment today and enjoy 10% off Justin Alexander wedding dresses and 50% off wedding accessories.

Photo Apr 21, 6 18 55 PMFrom breathtaking ball gowns to romantic A-lines to sleek modern dresses, the new Sweetheart and Sincerity Collections by Justin Alexander is what fairy-tale dreams are made. Equal parts classic and romantic there is something for everyone. Think soft traditional fabrics, intricate details, and graceful hues all coming together to create some of the most elegant and show stopping gowns you will ever see.

Photo Apr 21, 1 58 22 PMBeyond extraordinary gowns and accessories, shopping with Elite Secrets Bridal supports a worthy cause! A portion of the proceeds from retail sales will go to For 3 Sisters, a Maryland-based nonprofit organization with a mission to raise awareness and improve the quality of life for men and women affected by breast cancer.

Book your bridal appointment today!

About Elite Secrets Bridal

Located in Baltimore's esteemed Mount Vernon fashion boutique district, Elite Secrets Bridal opened its doors, bringing to Baltimore’s bridal scene an experience that cannot be found in any other Baltimore bridal boutique. The pedigree of founder LaTonya Turnage, bridal beauty and fashion expert, has been fundamental to our philosophy to combine expertise and excellent service with style and grace. Leaving pretense to the side, we focus on bringing the best designer and emerging bridal gowns from all over the world to Baltimore Brides!

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Elite Secrets Bridal hosts Spring Trunk Show, April 21 and April 22

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Elite Secrets Bridal hosts Spring Trunk Show, April 21 and April 22

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For Immediate ReleaseContact: Angel West (312) 375-2752 awest@mahoganybluepr.com

Elite Secrets Bridal hosts Spring Trunk Show, April 21 and April 22

Proceeds from the show will be donated to nonprofit organization, For 3 Sisters

Baltimore, MD — (April 5, 2017) — Elite Secrets Bridal, located in Mount Vernon, Baltimore at 525 North Charles Street is pleased to debut the new 2017 Collections from Justin Alexander at our Trunk Show. Join us on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22, from 1 PM to 5 PM. The premier bridal studio will host a two-day trunk show featuring bridal gowns from Justin Alexander’s 2017 collections and more.

From breathtaking ball gowns to romantic A-lines to sleek modern dresses, the new 2017 Sweetheart and Sincerity Collections by Justin Alexander is what fairy-tale dreams are made. Equal parts classic and romantic there is something for everyone. Think soft traditional fabrics, intricate details, and graceful hues all coming together to create some of the most elegant and show stopping gowns you will ever see.

Beyond extraordinary gowns, shopping with Elite Secrets Bridal supports a worthy cause! A portion of the proceeds from retail sales of the bridal trunk show will go to For 3 Sisters, a Maryland-based nonprofit organization with a mission to raise awareness and improve the quality of life for men and women affected by breast cancer.

“For 3 Sisters’ commitment to men and women affected by breast cancer is unparalleled,” said LaTonya Turnage, bridal expert and owner of Elite Secrets. “The organization's core program, Road to Resources, provides resources for everyday needs so those affected can focus on fighting, surviving, and healing. Working with For 3 Sisters and knowing that our dresses are making a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer is everything to me.”

Elite Secrets Bridal is located at 525 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 The studio is open Monday through Friday, from 8 AM to 9 PM and Saturday, from 8 AM to 6 PM.

For reservations or additional information, please visit https://elitesecretsspringtrunkshow.eventbrite.com/.

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