Claire La Faye Trunk Show
Dec
1
to Dec 3

Claire La Faye Trunk Show

Portland's darling and shop favorite Claire La Faye, brings her trunk show to The English Dept. for its only showing in Oregon! Known for the unexpected, unique color, detail and texture, Claire's gowns are truly unforgettable. With the sneak peeks of ivory sequins and bell sleeves we've seen, we cannot wait to share this new collection with you. Gowns 10% off during trunk show weekend! 

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Leanne Marshall Trunk Show
Dec
15
to Dec 17

Leanne Marshall Trunk Show

We're thrilled to host our trunk show with perennial TED favorite, Leanne Marshall! Leanne's gowns are ethereal, simplified beauty. With touches of classic and modern design, sophistication and youth, they capture effortless grace and timeless elegance. 

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Claire Pettibone - Romantique Pop-Up!
Jan
5
to Jan 14

Claire Pettibone - Romantique Pop-Up!

For the bride who prefers turquoise to diamonds, wildflowers to roses, or braids to formal up-do’s, designer Claire Pettibone has created Romantique. The collection includes flowing silhouettes, feminine laces and embroideries, and the designer’s signature stunning backs, all hand crafted to order in our Los Angeles atelier. Graceful and ethereal, Romantique wedding dresses are perfect for a beautiful bohemian love story, dedicated to our unique, creative, and always original brides.

The Romantique Collection wedding gowns range in price between $1,700 - $2,995

10% off during trunk show

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Davie & Chiyo Trunk Show
Jan
26
to Jan 28

Davie & Chiyo Trunk Show

Davie & Chiyo is a bridal & bridesmaid dress & accessory line for the effortless, the feminine, & the unique.  Based in Vancouver, Canada, each piece is designed & handmade by our team of artisans,  dedicated to continuously curating a collection worthy of the modern & whimsical bride.

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Anna Campbell Trunk Show
Nov
10
to Nov 12

Anna Campbell Trunk Show

Anna Campbell's latest collection "Eternal Heart," visits the Portland, exclusively at The English Dept.! These gowns are dripping in decadent embellishments, soft airy chiffons, intricately beaded lace, and pretty tulles. No matter which Anna Campbell bride you are, you'll feel timeless yet not traditional, sexy yet sweet, and truly beautiful! All dresses are handmade in Melbourne, Australia. Call the shop or schedule online for your own private appointment to view the latest collection. 

 

Learn more about the line here!

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Ivy & Aster Trunk Show
Nov
3
to Nov 5

Ivy & Aster Trunk Show

The Ivy & Aster line of bridal gowns are born from happiness, laughter, and love, with a meticulous desire to perfect the details. Ivy & Aster designs with flowing femininity, sprinkles of sweet simplicity, and dashes of whimsy to create dresses that tell the story of your wedding day.  Ivy & Aster loves flowing fabrics, heirloom laces and vintage-inspired finishes- basically anything that is one part sweet and one part sass. Delicate silk fabrics are fashioned into modern, refined silhouettes to create the perfect mix of ethereal and wearable. 

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10% off during trunk show weekend!

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Sip and Shop!
Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

Sip and Shop!

Join us for an open house and a preview of our new arrivals! Normally open by appointment-only, this is a great opportunity to chat up our stylists, browse our collection, and shop with your closest friends! Enjoy some bubbly and get an exclusive first look at our newest gowns, which are currently arriving daily! Snag your preferred appointment time for a future date, and be entered to win some goodies, too. What could be better than that?

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Noel and Jean & Katie May Trunk Show
Sep
15
to Sep 17

Noel and Jean & Katie May Trunk Show

Noel and Jean, the offshoot collection from designer Katie May, comes to The English Dept. for an exclusive first time in Oregon, along with her namesake line Katie May Bridal!

Inspired by her sisters Noel and Jean, designer Katie seamlessly blends modernity, femininity and seduction into a collection for the independent bride who commands a presence in all she does. 

Katie May Bridal offers an exquisite array of backless gowns that accentuate the female form, with an impeccable attention to detail.

Both collections are handmade in Los Angeles. 

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Sample Sale & IRCO Benefit
Sep
2
9:00 AM09:00

Sample Sale & IRCO Benefit

Join us for one more sample sale to help make space for new gowns! Samples will be priced up to 80% off retail. Wanting a dress at a bargain, another dress for your second look, or something beautiful to wear for an engagement shoot? Are you a wedding industry insider who needs gowns for your shoots? You won't want to miss our sale- we'll have samples from almost every designer! 

Walk-ins only, first-come first-serve, 9-4. A portion of our sales will be donated to IRCO: Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization.

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Sample sale & aclu benefit
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

Sample sale & aclu benefit

Join us for our annual sample sale on Saturday, April 22nd! Walk-ins only, beginning at 10am. 

We'll have our seamstress on hand to answer any questions about alterations and sizing. 

Gowns priced up to 80% off retail. Come and find your dream dress for a steal! 10% of profits will be donated to the aclu.

Call or email us with any questions. 

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Claire La Faye
Feb
3
to Feb 12

Claire La Faye

This label emits a heavy nostalgia for romance and days gone by, yet still rings all things sexy and unique. Re-working back through fashion history, Claire La Faye cuts old Hollywood glamour with a modern day silhouette… luxury with an edge, and gives a more creative, whimsical, and non-traditional approach to modern day brides.

 

This trunk show will be visiting for two consecutive weekends!

http://www.clairelafaye.com

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Claire Pettibone - Couture Collection
Jan
6
to Jan 8

Claire Pettibone - Couture Collection

The English Dept. is excited to partner with Claire Pettibone to bring the Couture collection to Oregon. The Claire Pettibone couture bridal collection embodies the designer’s pioneering vision of effortless style and luxurious detailing, infused with an enchanted spirit. The self-described true romantic brings her deeply feminine sensibility and unique artistry to a collection of ethereal, bohemian, and vintage inspired wedding gowns. What begins as a spark of the imagination, is then sketched and designed by Claire herself, translated into amazingly intricate fabrics, and finally, each dress is hand-crafted in our Los Angeles atelier. Every detail is thoughtfully considered and carefully placed, resulting in a wedding gown that somehow captures the essence, and the intangible beauty, of our bride. 

http://www.clairepettibone.com

 

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Elizabeth Dye Trunk Show
Nov
18
to Nov 20

Elizabeth Dye Trunk Show

The woman who started it all! Shop creator and Portland local Elizabeth Dye will be sending her gorgeous new Chroma collection our way this weekend! With sweet details, cool colors, and a fresh updated take on our favorites, this collection surely has something to please every bride. Call us or schedule online to secure your appointment! 

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Anna Campbell Trunk Show
Sep
23
to Sep 25

Anna Campbell Trunk Show

The English Dept. is thrilled to be hosting our very first Anna Campbell trunk show! These gowns are dripping in decadent embellishments, soft airy chiffons, intricately beaded lace, and pretty tulles. No matter which Anna Campbell bride you are, you'll feel timeless yet not traditional, sexy yet sweet, and truly beautiful! All dresses are handmade in Melbourne, Australia. Call the shop today for your own private appointment to view the latest collection. Offering a limited 10% discount during the show.

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