Connecticut-based bridal shop opens at Shops at Yale in New Haven

Courtesy: Hayley Segar

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The Shops at Yale in New Haven will now be home to a Connecticut-based bridal shop.

Modern Trousseau’s bridal shop is located in the upper level of 1020 Chapel Street, right above Raggs Fashions for Men & Women and Arethusa Farm Dairy.

Modern Trousseau has been designing and hand-making wedding gowns out of a studio in Woodbridge since 2006. The store says they offer superior customer service, unique luxurious fabrics and industry trending designs.

2017 06 29moderntrousseau3 Connecticut based bridal shop opens at Shops at Yale in New Haven
Courtesy: Hayley Segar

The store says Australian-born designer and owner Callie Tein creates distinctive designs and romantic creations at Modern Trousseau.

According to Modern Trousseau, they really try to customize their dresses for each bride. “From start to finish, every aspect of the Modern Trousseau experience is catered to the personal preferences of the bride. Each design is modified to suit a bride’s style, as to ensure an individualized and one-of-a-kind wedding dress. Modern Trousseau offers a range of custom selections to choose from, including color accents, trimmings, skirt shapes and strap selections, along with the ability to mix and match styles,” they say.

2017 06 29moderntrousseau2 Connecticut based bridal shop opens at Shops at Yale in New Haven
Courtesy: Hayley Segar

Modern Trousseau chose New Haven to open their sixth boutique due to the high demand they have been receiving from Connecticut brides. Additional boutiques can be found in Manhattan, Charleston, Nashville, Savannah and Louisville.

Connecticut has been Modern Trousseau’s home base from the start. New Haven was a natural choice for the location of our newest flagship boutique. We are thrilled to be able to dress a client we know so well — the Connecticut bride,” said Hayley Segar, the Regional Sales Coordinator.

“We are excited to welcome local Connecticut entrepreneur, Callie Tein to New Haven. Modern Trousseau will continue to add to the vibrancy and unique mix of retail in downtown New Haven,” said Lauren Zucker, Yale University’s Associate Vice President for New Haven Affairs and University Properties.

Mayor Toni Harp attended the bridal shop’s ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening. The grand opening celebration featured champagne and hor d’oeuvres.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s