Coming Soon: Ivy & Aster Trunk Show!

Ivy & Aster’s signature style is marked with delicate, vintage inspired fabrics, subtle color and just a touch of sass swirled into delightfully feminine gowns.  You’ve probably seen them on Pinterest and you won’t want to miss a chance to see them in person.  For a limited time, come by The English Dept. and try the brand new 2014 collection!

On Friday and Saturday, June 21st and 22nd, we’ll have the latest bridal styles from Ivy & Aster as well as previous season favorites like “Posey” and “Duchess” in the shop!

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The English Dept will also be offering 10% off any Ivy & Aster orders placed during the trunk show (June 21st and 2nd) so call us and book your appointment at (503) 224-0724!


New Amanda Judge Pieces!


Our new pieces by Amanda Judge arrived today! Their simple elegance is the perfect finishing touch for a modern yet timeless ensemble. Come see them, our ever growing accessory collection, and expert stylists to help realize your flawless look.

Nicole Miller Trunk Show May 31st and June 1st at The English Dept.

Come and see the latest collection from Nicole Miller Bridal May 31st and June 1st! All Nicole Miller gowns ordered during the trunk show will get a 10% discount!

Twigs & Honey Trunk Show!

Come and see the latest collection of bridal accessories from Twigs and Honey.

Friday and Saturday May 17th and 18th
with a special chance to get style advice from the designer Friday evening from 5 pm to 7 pm.

We’ll be welcoming walk-ins all weekend, beginning Friday at 5 pm  but please call us to book an appointment if you’d like a chance to try any of our lovely dresses.

Carol Hannah at The English Dept.


If you didn’t have a chance to see Carol Hannah’s amazing bridal collection during our February trunk show, you missed some seriously lovely gowns. But don’t worry– our samples arrived this week and they’re so delicious that we had to try them on ourselves!

Stop in Tuesday through Friday to try them for yourself or call us at (503) 224-0724 to book a Saturday appointment!

Presenting Jenny Yoo’s 2013 Bridal Collection, “Modern Romance”

Introducing Jenny Yoo’s “Hathaway” a tulle gown from the Nabi collection with endless ways to style your look.  See Jenny Yoo demonstrate a few of the countless ways to customize your dress here.

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Plus, see the rest of the 2013 collection as well as classic styles from Jenny Yoo at The English Dept. during our Jenny Yoo trunk show this weekend.

Orders placed for Jenny Yoo gowns April 26th and 27th will also receive a 10% discount!  We can’t wait to see you in these beautiful new styles!

Brianna Wears “Morgan”

Brianna & Doug  had a beautiful outdoor wedding. Brianna was stuinning in Jenny Yoo’s “Morgan”. Congratulations and best wishes to the happy couple. You can read more about Brianna and Doug’s wedding here.

The English Dept. Accessories Now on Etsy

Do you have a dress and need a last minute bridal sash? The English Dept. now has locally handmade accessories on Etsy!


Danica Bridal Sash


Antheia Bridal Sash


Rosa Bridal Sash

Fiona Wears “For Emily”

                     Fiona was  absolutely beautiful in Elizabeth Dye’s “For Emily”.                        Congratulations to the bride and groom!

Miriam wears “Giselle”

Miriam in Elizabeth Dye's "Giselle"Photographer: Choco Studio

Miriam in Elizabeth Dye’s “Giselle”
Photographer: Choco Studio

The lovely couple, Miriam and Jay were married in Guerneville, CA.  They chose a beautiful venue and perfectly highlighted the natural beauty of the setting.  Miriam was stunning in Elizabeth Dye’s “Giselle” paired with an amazing cape from Cape and Crown Creations and the photos were done by choco studio.

Photographer: Choco Studio

Photographer: Choco Studio

Photographer: Choco Studio

Photographer: Choco Studio

Photographer: Choco Studio

Photographer: Choco Studio

Congratulations to the lovely, happy couple!

You can also check out more about their wedding on The Wedding Yentas.


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