Hayley Paige Coming To Twirl

Posted by Twirl Lexington
07 January, 2015
We are bursting at the seams with how excited we are to be adding Hayley Paige to our collection here at Twirl! At the end of the month we will be having our trunk show with “the best of Hayley Paige” and are chomping at the bit for all of her gorgeous gowns to fill our store. We already carry her Blush line and are completely smitten with it so to add her bigger & better Hayley Paige line is as exciting as Christmas morning for us!
Our love for Hayley is probably very evident but we know to those of you outside the pink walls of Twirl, you may not have a clue why our love runs deep for this special lady. We thought it’d be a good idea to introduce you all to Hayley so that you could fall in love with her just like we have and therefore your excitement for this addition to Twirl is just as much as ours.
From the JLM Couture website: “Ever so eclectic, her designs capture a romantic and charming aesthetic that balances inner ingénue and sophistication. Her interpretation of worldly influences and desire to dress hopeful romantics, have provided a foundation for a fanciful and fresh take on bridal wear. Never taking herself too seriously and fully embracing the adorning history of the bridal industry, Hayley Paige develops her craft from an inspirational place of appreciation and enjoyment.”
Hayley’s designs are reflective of her personality — young, fun, unique, and beautiful! Her gowns are a breath of fresh air just like she is. Hayley’s gowns start at about $2,800 and will go up to $4,500.
So mark your calendars friends — January 29th through January 31st for our Hayley Paige trunk show! It’s going to be an amazing weekend that you certainly don’t want to miss!
Give us a call at 859.309.2493 and book your appointment ASAP!
The Twirl Girls
P.S. — Feel free to follow along with Hayley on her Instagram (@misshayleypaige). Her feed is always full of goodness & fun!!
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Holiday Hours

Posted by Twirl Lexington
23 December, 2014
Here at Twirl we believe Family and Friends are the most important.  We will be taking a little time off so our employees can celebrate the season.  During this time, please reach out to us by email {ty@twirllexington.com} if you have any questions or would like to set up an appointment.  You can also request an appointment on our “Appointments” tab at the top of our website and we will be checking those as well! We can’t wait to shop with all of our newly ENGAGED brides!!


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New Little Presents Under Our Tree

Posted by Twirl Lexington
16 December, 2014
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! It’s hard to believe that Christmas is just around the corner! If you’re anything like us, your days are full of Christmas music playing on the radio, last minute shopping, and holiday party after holiday party! We just love all the fun that comes along with the holiday season! It’s also the season for engagements!! You wouldn’t believe the number of girls that get engaged this time of year! It’s always so exciting and makes the store just come alive.
We’ve gotten some new bridesmaid dresses in from our Alfred Sung and After Six collection and we thought it’d be fun to show some of our favorite “holiday” styles!

First up, we have a sweet new red dress from Alfred Sung. We were drawn to the sweet little bow detail in the front and the halter-like straps. The peau de soie fabric coupled with the fit around the waist and the pleats in the skirt make for a very flattering shape. This would be adorable for a bridal party to flaunt and then would always be great to bring back out for a holiday party on down the road! It’s just an all around great dress. We can’t wait to outfit some bridesmaids in it!IMG_9241 IMG_9246 IMG_9248Next we have a fun new long tulle dress from our After Six line! Tulle is a new fabric for them and we are so excited to offer this option to our bridesmaids now. We are absolutely in love with this dress, there’s truely nothing about it we don’t love. The fabric pleating on the bodice gives it something unique and the waistline hits at just the right spot to really give you a flattering look! We have a feeling this is going to be a big hit with a lot of bridal parties!IMG_9214 IMG_9223 IMG_9226Last but not least, we’ve got one of our other new favorite Alfred Sung dresses. There are so many things to love about this dress. For starters, it has pockets & what girl doesn’t love a dress with pockets?! Also, the duiponi fabric gives great structure which is really flattering on most every body type. It’s color, “mystic”, is so fun too! From a distance it appears to be plain silver but when you get closer it has a hint of green when the light hits it just right and we love it! One of our very favorite parts of this dress is the back of it. It’s got this awesome open back and has a triangular cut out which gives it a little extra spunk. It’s just really fun and flirty as well as sweet and elegant. We think this one as well is going to be a big hit with our bridesmaids!IMG_9269 IMG_9272 IMG_9274We are just so excited for all these new arrivals!

We can’t wait for you all to see them for yourselves!

xoxo, the Twirl Girls

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Pink Friday Weekend Giveaway!!

Posted by Twirl Lexington
21 November, 2014
It has been so hard keeping our lips sealed about our BIG Pink Friday Weekend Giveaway but thankfully we can finally let the secret out!! Drum roll pleaaaaaaase….


secretisoutHere are the details you need to know:
1. To be in the running for this incredible giveaway, you must have an appointment booked on November 28th or 29th (Pink Friday Weekend).
2. You must put down your 50% deposit the day of your appointment to be put into the drawing for the giveaway.
3. This giveaway only applies to dresses that are originally priced at $1500 or above.
4. The $200 off Birthday promotion will not apply to the winner, the $1500 goes towards the original price of the dress, not a discounted price.
5. The giveaway is for bridal gowns only!  Accessories are not a part of the giveaway.
6. We will announce the winner of the giveaway on Tuesday, December 2nd at noon! So be on the lookout to see if you’re the lucky bride-to-be!
We can’t wait to see all of you on Pink Friday Weekend!! Book your appointments ASAP because spots are filling up quickly! 859.309.2493


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Shhh! We’ve Got a REALLY BIG Secret!

Posted by Twirl Lexington
19 November, 2014

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we all know that means Black Friday shopping is right around the corner too!

Here at Twirl, we are SO excited about our PINK Friday weekend event and we think you will be too! We’re keeping our exciting news under wraps for the next couple days but we’ll give you a hint until the big reveal — BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT for November 28th or 29th!! Trust us, you’ll be SO glad you did. Hurry though because appointments are booking up quickly!

Call us today at 859-309-2493.

pinkfridaysecretStay tuned because on Friday we’ll be sharing the big news with everyone!

Until then, book your appointments and GET EXCITED!!


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Meet the Twirl Girls: Liz Cox

Posted by Twirl Lexington
05 November, 2014
Happy Wednesday, friends! Can you believe it’s already November?! We are in a little disbelief how quickly this month snuck up on us but we are loving the fall weather & the beautiful weddings that are taking place!
With it being a new month, that means that it’s time to introduce another Twirl Girl! This month you’re getting to meet our social media manager & one of our bridal consultants, Liz Cox. So feel free to take a breather from this gloomy, rainy afternoon & get to know Liz!
What’s there to know about this Twirl Girl?: 
Hi y’all! I’m Elizabeth but all my friends call me Liz. I’m a big fan of nicknames and if you’re around me long enough you’re sure to gain your own. I’m a born & bred Lexingtonian. I graduated from Henry Clay in 2010 and the University of Kentucky in May 2014 with a degree in Family Sciences. I love this city. The longer I’m here the more I’m convinced I may never leave. There’s nothing that gets my heart pumping quite like driving out on our old country roads and being surrounded by the horse farms that line the black wooden fences.
Other things that make my heart flutter are beautiful sunrises & sunsets, trees in the fall, a completed to-do list, driving with my windows down & music blaring, a warm cup of coffee coupled with a cozy blanket & my bible, standing on the top of a mountain, wine nights & good conversation with people I love, bonfires, my church, and love stories that reflect an genuine, bigger-than-yourself kind of love.
I’ve been a Twirl Girl since the beginning of August and truly wouldn’t want to be anywhere else during this season of my life. I’m the social media manager, a bridal consultant, and Caraline’s assistant while Ty’s been on maternity leave. I’ve learned more in the last three months than I ever could’ve imagined. I’m a people-person and so this job just makes me come alive! Getting to be a part of girls’ wedding dress experience is so precious to me. There is nothing quite as sweet as a bride’s face lighting up when she knows she’s found “the one.” I feel like one lucky girl to be at Twirl and a part of the magic that happens here!
Question #1: What is your favorite dress at Twirl & why do you love it so much?: 
One of my very favorite dresses in the store is a Blush by Hayley Paige gown that has the most beautiful ruffled train. I love the raw silk fabric combined with a classic, simple silhouette. I’d say my style in general is simple but always with a little something to it like a pop of color or a fun print. Translating that into a wedding gown, this dress fits perfectly! It’s bridal, it’s sophisticated, it’s classic, but it’s also got a little bit of a party in the back and that’s what I’m all about! Most of all, I feel beautiful in this dress just as every girl should on their wedding day.
Question #2: When you’re not working at Twirl, what do you enjoy doing?
Outside of working at Twirl, I am photographer {Elizabeth Meriwether Photography} & the co-founder of bridal blog called Two Belles & a Bride. I keep myself busy with beautiful people & documenting their sweet stories and I absolutely love it! When I’m not working at all, you can find me spending time with my friends and family. Whether that’s taking spontaneous road trips, outdoor adventures, movie nights at home, or just sipping on coffee together enjoying good conversation, we’re together and we’re happy and that’s what matters.
Question #3: Favorite bridal moment as a Twirl Girl?
My favorite bridal moment was when I had a bride fall in love with a totally unexpected dress. She had tried on several she had pinned on Pinterest and just wasn’t feeling any of them. Eventually we put her in a dress we had randomly grabbed and weren’t super optimistic about but once it was on, her face lit up. I walked her out into the big room and her future sister-in-law immediately got tears in her eyes. The sweetest moment for me, was when my bride FaceTimed her parents and her dad said, “Oh yes. That’s it. That’s the one.” We all lost it, yep, even me. There wasn’t a single person in her family that didn’t love the dress and it was everything she had dreamed of without even realizing it. I’m a sucker for sweet dads and the unexpected winners so that appointment will always be one I keep near & dear to my heart.
Question #4: If you could get married anywhere in the world where would it be & why?:
In my dream world, I would get married in the mountains. I love the idea of an outdoor wedding and for me the mountains are where I feel closest to the Lord. My heart for my wedding is that it would draw people closer to Jesus. What better atmosphere to encounter the presence of the Lord than in the midst of his creation?!
“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” Isaiah 52:7
Question #5: What are words that most inspire you? 
“But love, sooner or later, forces us out of time. It does not accept that limit. Of all that we feel and do, all the virtues and all the sins, love alone crowds us at last over the edge of the world. For love is always more than a little strange here. It is not explainable or even justifiable. It is itself the justifier. We do not make it. If it did not happen to us, we could not imagine it. It includes the world and time as a pregnant woman includes her child whose wrongs she will suffer and forgive. It is in the world but is not altogether of it. It is of eternity. It takes us there when it most holds us here.” Wendell Berry
Hopefully you’ll feel like you know another friendly face when you come into Twirl now! Have a wonderful rest of your day!!
The Twirl Girls
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Halloween Goes Bridal!

Posted by Twirl Lexington
31 October, 2014
Happy Halloween everyone! We hope everyone is surviving off a constant sugar high today & enjoying every bit of this fun Fall holiday! We were feeling a little inspired over here at Twirl and thought it might be fun to put our own little twist on Halloween this year. We took some of our favorite dresses and turned them into some fun costumes in the spirit of Halloween! No tricks, only treats here at Twirl — take a look at our not-so-scary Halloween costumes:
Up first, we’ve got Caraline rockin’ the Greek goddess look in a pretty Donna Morgan dress and Sara Gabriel headpiece. All she needs now is a handsome man feeding her grapes & she’s got whole package. ;)
Next, we’ve got Liz channeling her inner Elsa in this stunning Blush by Hayley Paige gown and Sara Gabriel tiered horsehair trim veil & rhinestone headband. She’s throwing off her gloves and is ready to brave to chilly weather on the quest for Lexington’s best treats!
{If there does happen to be snow, as some weather men have predicted, you’ll know who brought it!}IMG_0209
We couldn’t resist dressing Caraline up as the classiest lady of them all — Miss Jackie O. This Justin Alexander all lace A-line gown & Sara Gabriel bird cage veil felt fitting when it came to the infamous beauty of Mrs. Kennedy. The only thing missing are some big ole’ Jackie O sunglasses!
Liz & Caraline both have a sweet spot in their hearts for Glinda the good witch from the Wizard of Oz. So it was a no brainer that Liz would be transformed into her for all this Halloween fun! Pairing this amazing Blush by Hayley Paige pink ballgown with the little gold crown we keep around for fun made for the most perfect rendition of Glinda!

IMG_0227So if you’re ever wondering what to do with your wedding dress after the big day, maybe making it into a Halloween costume could be a fun idea for you, HA!

Have a great weekend you all & have the happiest Halloween ever! We hope it’s full of lots & lots of treats!!


The Twirl Girls

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Friday Favorites: A Little White Dress

Posted by Twirl Lexington
10 October, 2014

It’s been a week and a half and the wedding of the year is still being talked about & swooned over! The images of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin’s wedding have been flooding our computer screens for days now and we’re still drooling over Amal’s bridal beauty!! 

While we adored Amal’s gorgeous Oscar de la Renta wedding dress, it was her amazing Giambattista Valli Couture day-after dress that us Twirl Girls are obsessed with! Can you blame us?!

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This inspired us to post about some sweet “little white dresses” we have in the store that are absolutely perfect for rehearsal dinners, receptions, or your own day-after looks! So for our Friday Favorites this week, here are some of our favorite “little white dresses”!


Our first look resembles Amal’s with the long-sleeve laced look. This is from our Jenny Yoo collection. It’s super comfortable and looks adorable on everyone! The sleeves can work for any season and the sweet floral lace pattern still gives you a bridal feel.


Our second look is from our Donna Morgan line. It’s a really cute strapless option and is incredibly flattering. With a cute cut out in the sweetheart neckline, it gives a touch of personality to a classic lace option. We love this dress!


Our third look is one from our Dessy Collection. It’s also really comfortable and is just a really classic look. It’s great for any season and will make any girl look & feel like a million bucks! With an illusion lace neckline over a champagne colored dress, it’s a great option for still looking bridal without having to wear all white!
oliviawhitedress1So if you’re looking for that perfect “little white dress” come pop in & see what we’ve got for you! These are just three of our favorites, there are plenty more where they came from & they’re all just as fabulous! With lots of designers, and over 200 options in the store, we will be able to find you something for any look you’re going for!

We hope you guys have a wonderful Friday & enjoy your weekend! :)



The Twirl Girls


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Meet the Twirl Girls: Caraline Goodman

Posted by Twirl Lexington
01 October, 2014

Hi friends & happy Wednesday! IT’S ALREADY OCTOBER!! CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! We’ve been a little absent lately from this little corner of the internet but don’t worry, that just means lots of brainstorming has been going on about fun new ideas to share with our beloved Twirl brides & friends! One of those ideas was to start a little “get to know us” series where you get to know the Twirl Girls! We are all about making you feel right at home here at Twirl and what better way than getting to know the ladies that help you find your dream wedding dress or perfect bridesmaid dress for the big day?!

Kicking us off is our cute store manager, Miss Caraline Goodman! We love this girl so much and are so thankful for the way she loves not only our precious brides & bridesmaids but all of the consultants & interns as well. While Twirl’s owner, Ty, has been gone on her maternity leave (yay for baby Audrey!), Caraline has run the show and let us tell you, she is a rockstar! We are so grateful for this wonderful girl’s leadership, constant encouragement, and overflow of love to each of us every day.

So go ahead & cozy up with your Pumpkin Spice Latte (it’s October now so it’s completely acceptable to indulge all you want, ha!) and enjoy getting to know a little more about this fabulous lady!IMG_5661

IMG_5661What’s there to know about this Twirl Girl?: 

I had the great fortune of growing up in sunny San Diego California with my parents and my little brother (who is my favorite person in the world!) I am convinced that you cannot go to San Diego and not want to spend the rest of your life there. My world consisted of beach days, even in the winter, perfect 75 degree weather all year round and a southern California girl attitude.

I studied art history and museum studies at the University of Kentucky and in the winter of 2013 got the degrees to prove it. My passion for art history runs deeply. I got the best college experience because I was able to study what I love.

My favorite color is black. I only wear gold jewelry. I don’t believe in wearing white after Labor Day. I have an obsession with expensive shoes. I’ve never met office supplies that I didn’t love. Nothing Kate Spade creates doesn’t amaze me. I speak Italian (e penso che suona bello). I am a strong believer in statement necklaces. Polka-Dots are my pattern of choice. I like to sing Broadway classics and worship songs really loud in my car. I have seen every episode of How I Met Your Mother…twice. I am, and forever will be, a proud member of Pi Beta Phi – and I adore my angel sisters.  My planner goes everywhere that I go. I believe that you can never have enough throw pillows. I am the biggest Star Wars fan you will ever meet (thanks, dad)! You can always find fresh flowers in my house. Don’t even try to talk to me when Game of Thrones is on. I absolutely adore the snow. And if red wine didn’t exist…neither would I.

I have been a Twirl Girl since November of 2013 and I have loved every second of my job. I started out as a bridal consultant and in the spring of 2014, I became the manager. My job is the most rewarding thing I have ever done. Being the hopeless romantic that I am, the endless love I see at Twirl makes my heart so full and happy. I never intended to go in to fashion…especially not BRIDAL fashion but I wouldn’t trade my job for anything in the world. My buying trips to New York, personal relationships with designers and sales reps, watching girls say “yes”…it just never gets old. I truly do have the dream job and the best career I could have ever asked for.

Question #1: What is your favorite dress at Twirl & why do you love it so much?

My favorite dress at Twirl is the La Sposa big Pink Ballgown. This dress is truly incredible. I love all the crystal and rhinestone detail and the metallic thread-work in the bodice. In my opinion, you can never have enough bling! The fact that it is pink just makes it all the more perfect. I really don’t like wearing white because I feel like it just makes me look pale, so this color is perfect because it gives my skin tone more of a glow. The light pink color of this dress combines my love for high fashion trends and my constant need to be different from everyone. I am a ballgown girl through and through. The bigger the better. So my favorite part about this is how giantly poofy it is! Tulle and I have a never-ending love affair.

Question #2: When you’re not working at Twirl, what do you enjoy doing?

I am such a big nerd! So when I’m not at Twirl you can find me at the library or Joseph Beth Book Store. Those are my two favorite places in Lexington! I cannot get enough of books and could spend hours in either of these places.

I have an American Eskimo puppy named Aurora and she and I can usually be found walking and playing fetch in Shillito Park! She is so fluffy white, has the cutest little ears and she is an absolute diva. I wish I could bring her everywhere with me.

I am also extremely addicted to coffee and every worker at the Starbucks down the street from Twirl knows my name and drink order.! (If you were wondering…grande dark roast with hazelnut and half and half)

Question #3: Favorite bridal moment as a Twirl Girl?

In the early spring of 2014, I had a bride who will forever be one of my all-time favorite appointments as well as one of the sweetest people I have ever known. Kayla came in to the store about an hour before closing. She was by herself and very sweet. When I took her upstairs she told me what she liked and then she dropped a bomb on me, her wedding date was a mere 8 weeks away…a blink of an eye in wedding time. She told me they had to move the wedding up because her best friend, and maid-of-honor, had been diagnosed with severe brain cancer and would not make it past April. My heart immediately went out to her. So her fiancé and her were scrambling to get it planned and paying for the wedding themselves all while they both attended medical school at UK and had a stack of student loans to deal with! Then Kayla told me the budget she would like to stick to because her foster mother from many years before had graciously offered to pay for Kayla’s wedding dress. Again, my heart was just so full for Kayla.

I was so touched and became determined to find this girl the dress of her dreams. And that is exactly what happened. Kayla found the most gorgeous Justin Alexander dress that she absolutely loved, and even shed a few tears over. So I rushed downstairs for Ty to get the designer on the phone and see if they had ANY they could get to us in time….they had exactly ONE. ONE dress that they could get to us in four weeks. And it was a size 6. So we did Kayla’s measurements and she was a size 8. Normally, there is NO WAY I would let a bride buy a size down from what she measured. It is just too risky. But with Kayla, we had no other choice. So we placed the order and all said a little prayer.

Four weeks later, I called Kayla to let her know her dress was in. She made an appointment immediately for that weekend to pick it up. She brought her foster mother and we both waited anxiously outside Kayla’s dressing room. When she called me in to zip her up, I didn’t even realize I was holding my breath until it was completely zipped and I let out a sigh of relief. All the worrying had been for nothing and all our prayers had been answered. IT FIT HER PERFECTLY. Literally, like a glove. No alterations necessary ANYWHERE. (I mean seriously, that NEVER happens.) It was like God was saying, this was the perfect dress for Kayla and she was absolutely meant to marry this boy in this dress. When we came out of the dressing room to show her foster mother, they both burst in to tears.

It for sure was my happiest moment as a Twirl Girl and I will never forget how happy it made Kayla.

Question #4: If you could get married anywhere in the world where would it be & why?

I lived in Florence Italy when I was in college. I have never loved a singular place as much as I love Florence. Everything about it. The cobblestone streets, the art, the churches and of course, the gelato! My best memories and some of my favorite people all come from my time in Florence. That city is my safe-haven and my true home. So if I could get married anywhere, it would absolutely be Florence. I have always wanted a winter wedding and I cannot think of anything more romantic than Florence in the winter. Cold and beautiful.

I have a classic, simplistic style and I want my wedding to reflect that; with black and gold as my colors and all white flowers to complete the look. I want elegant and I want fancy. Black tie will absolutely be the attire. Florence is gorgeous and graceful and I think a wedding that is anything but that, wouldn’t do the city justice.


Question #5: What are words that most inspire you? 

“She left pieces of her life behind her everywhere she went. It’s easier to feel the sunlight without them, she said.” –Brian Andreas


Isn’t she great?! We sure think so & hope you do too!

Have a great Wednesday everyone!!


The Twirl Girls

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Twirling in Tara Keely

Posted by Twirl Lexington
16 September, 2014
tkbylazaroThere are a few bridal designers that everyone knows. They are the ones we see on TV and we “oooh” and we “ahhh” over their fabulous creations. And we, as girls often do, imagine ourselves marrying our Prince Charming in one of these gorgeous creations.
Well, us Twirl Girls believe in making that dream a reality. Which is why we are hosting a 2 weekend long Tara Keely by Lazaro Trunk Show.
Designed by Lazaro Perez, Tara Keely represents the bridal industry’s hottest styles and enchanting details. The gowns are ultra chic with stunning fabrics and alluring silhouettes. Tara Keely offers the bride options from a hint of sparkle on a signature jeweled belt to the refined grace of tiered lace. The Tara Keely collection combines glamour with an unmistakable twist of modern sophistication.

On September 19-20 and 26-27 you can find your dream designer dress and get special promotions as well! Twirl in your Tara Keely and feel like the most beautiful bride in the world!

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