Edmonds woman achieves her dream with new bridal boutique

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Barbara Hall at her new bridal boutique in Perrinville.
Barbara Hall next to a one-of-a-kind Robert Bullock design, featuring hand-painted ombre flowers, at her new bridal boutique in Perrinville.

“It’s my passion. It’s my dream,” Barbara Hall said of opening her own bridal boutique.

At Barbara’s Bridal Boutique & Alterations, nestled among other recent additions to the Perrinville shopping center on the Edmonds/Lynnwood border, Hall proudly shows off her selection of wedding gowns, including couture designs by Robert Bullock, bridesmaid and prom dresses, mother-of-the-bride ensembles and flower girl outfits.She notes that she carries made-in-the-USA Ursula of Switzerland designs and also offers on-site alterations, even if you bought your dress elsewhere.

With 19 years in the business, Hall is known for her alterations expertise, and in fact has been recognized by KING 5’s Best of Western Washington contest for four years straight (1st place in 2011 and 2nd place the following three years). An Edmonds native who attended Edmonds Elementary and the former Edmonds Junior High and Edmonds High School, Hall learned to embroider at age 4 and by age 5 was operating a treadle sewing machine — and has never looked back.

Committed to ensuring that Edmonds has a bridal shop, she was inspired to expand from bridal alterations to a full bridal boutique after the closing last year of the city’s only other bridal shop: Cynderellie’s Closet on Main Street. Her passion, she says, is customer service. “When a bride walks in the door, I want to make sure she finds what she wants for her special day,” Hall said. “I’ve heard too many horror stories from brides who didn’t have a good experience.”

You can find Barbara’s Bridal Boutique & Alterations at 18521 76th Ave West, Suite 107, Edmonds, next to The Hook Restaurant. The phone is 425-772-2276.

6 COMMENTS

  1. Yahoo!!!!!!! Congratulations, Barbara!!!!! Best wishes for a wonderful new business, along with prosperity and joy.
    Frannie

  2. P.S. I meant to say your dream has become a reality. I would like to add that Barbara excels at alterations.

    A few years ago she altered a mother of the bride ensemble into a grandmother of the bride ensemble for my mom. The color was perfect, the fabric was beautiful and had only been worn once, so Barbara did her magic.

  3. My two daughters were married within the last 3 years and Barbara did the alterations for both . . . .She was so phenomenal and easy to work with. She made sure everything was perfect for us, so i am sooooo glad to see her have her own business in Perrinville. .
    Good luck, Barbara . . You deserve much success!

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