Coreena Ferrata helped family and friends design their marriage ceremony attire earlier than opening her first boutique in Faculty Station in 2018. (Hunter Terrell/Neighborhood Affect Newspaper)
Coreena Ferrata opened her first bridal boutique in Faculty Station in 2018. With unwavering success, she expanded to Georgetown in 2020.
“After I obtained married in 2015, searching for my very own marriage ceremony gown wasn’t an incredible expertise,” Ferrata mentioned.
As a result of Faculty Station didn’t have many choices, Ferrata drove greater than two hours to Dallas and shopped at 5 totally different shops.
“I needed one thing that did not exist,” Ferrata mentioned. “So what began with disappointment finally changed into alternative.”
After her marriage ceremony, Ferrata began designing attire. She drew the sketches, collected the material, consulted with the bride after which turned it over to her seamstress.
“I used to be doing this for some time, but it surely wasn’t taking off quick sufficient,” Ferrata mentioned. “We acknowledged the necessity in [College Station] and determined to pivot.”
After opening in 2018 and increasing the Faculty Station location in 2019, Ferrata was able to open her second boutique. She toured a number of metros earlier than an area in Georgetown grew to become accessible in March 2020.
Ferrata mentioned she handpicks every robe, and the boutiques don’t share or duplicate stock.
“I needed to make it possible for every model we feature brings one thing totally different to the desk,” Ferrata mentioned. “One thing for everyone.”
Coreena’s Georgetown location carries quite a lot of types curated by Badgley Mischka, Randy Fenoli, Hayley Paige, La Perle, Maggie Sottero and a number of other different designers. Gown costs vary between $1,500-$6,000.
Ferrata coined the saying “#2ndYes.” The primary sure is on the engagement; the second is the gown. Along with marriage ceremony attire, Coreena’s additionally carries veils, sneakers, jewellery and different bridal equipment.
Other than runways, trunk reveals and different behind-the-scenes work, Ferrata mentioned she tries to work together with each bride that is available in.
“I like selecting attire for individuals and matching their veils, … so I strive my greatest to put aside time to permit for that have,” Ferrata mentioned.
Coreena’s Bridal Boutique
806 S. Rock St., Georgetown
Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10am-6pm, Solar. noon-Four pm, closed Mon.-Tue.