Real Weddings

Normans Bridal Shoppe has celebrated with thousands of brides since opening in 1980.

A Norman's bride and her groom.

Keith and Kelsea’s KC Elopement~2-9-18

Photographer: Meagan Reich Photography

Location: The Vow Exchange, Downtown Kansas City, MO

How We Met: My husband and I met on a “dating” app that was very popular in 2015…you know the one. We started to get to know each other and found out that we actaully both worked for the same company…we had just never met! We spent 3 wonderful years together before we tied the knot. We had a big October wedding planned and in the works when one Sunday in January we just decided…let’s skip all the big, extravagant extras and focus on what really matters.  I went that week and found my dress at Norman’s. All I knew was that I wanted short, simple, and within 30 minutes my amazing consultant was putting my dress in the bag. 3 weeks later we eloped in Kansas City on a chilly Friday evening with our immediate family there to celebrate with us and it was everything we wanted and more.