Events, Trunk Shows, and Promotional Offers at Masako Bridal, Honolulu
We are so excited to have been featured on KHON2 News segment “Hardworking Hawaii” to discuss how COVID-19 has effected our business and how we are keeping our doors open. Mahalo to Lauren Day for making this feature possible. We are stoked about our new location and are so excited to continue helping brides find…
This shoot features the gowns of boho chic bridal designer Tara Lauren and cornerstone, veteran design team Casablanca Bridal. We wanted to present three gowns fit for the natural bride that embody Fall 2018 Hawaii wedding dress trends in three distinct interpretations.
Foster Botanical Gardens Styled Bridal Shoot Although big weddings will always be (amazing!), more and more our brides are asking for simplicity – in their dress, in their wedding planning experience, and in their wedding overall. This styled shoot captures how much impact and bridal drama can come from simplicity. This lightweight gown is a…
Masako’s Showcases Bridal Freshness Bridal designers: Beloved by Casablanca Bridals, Palazzo Bridal, Tadashi Shoji, Tadashi Shoji. Big mahalo to our incredible models, in order from left to right: @meg_themodel | @riptaylord | @ikandrie | @ezekielhope
Masako Bridal works hard to find the best in quality and value in wedding dresses. We hope every Hawaii bride feels welcome at our shop. Aloha!
Palazzo is the best. Period. It’s bold and usually overstated to call anyone or thing the best. We recognize that and are still confident in saying it: Palazzo Bridal by Jane White is the best. What are our metrics for this qualification? 1) Artistic vision – her designs offer fresh, inspiring interpretations from the forefront of fashion…
Masako Bridal celebrates Kaka’ako with a bridal photoshoot contrasting simple, natural designs with the colorful backdrops of POWWOW HAWAII.
Oahu, Hawaii bridal shop Masako Bridal at New York International Bridal Week reviews Jenny Yoo Spring 2018 bridesmaid and bridal collections.
Tadashi Shoji continues his exciting bridal collection into Spring 2018 with designs that are unique, fun, and lightweight at an amazing price point (almost all under $1000). His special occasion dresses offer great options for mother and mothers-in-law of the bride and other wedding guests. Here’s a peak of his newest collection.
Christopher Paunil wedding dresses are for the bride that wants to feel sexy and strong in clean lines. His bridal collections blend architectural elements with flow, and walk that fine line of bold and understated. To boot, Christopher Paunil wedding gowns are all made locally in Toronto, and represent one of the most sustainable production lines we have seen in bridal.
Masako Bridal styled shoot with Plant Hawaii and Marcia Campbell Photography
Beautiful bridal kimono photo shoot styled by Masako Formals in Kaka’ako, Honolulu.
Here are a few of our favorite wedding dresses going into 2019 that are garment-ready. Enjoy!
Kaka’ako is our home, and it has so many beautiful faces. Last summer we explored its street vibe in our Powwow Bridal Shoot and this spring we got the view from the top! Our penthouse styled shoot featured the incredible floral arch designs of 808 Bloom and gowns by Antonio Riva, Tadashi Shoji, and Casablanca Bridal.…
Break-out boho chic wedding dress designer Tara Lauren at Masako Bridal Hawaii
Palazzo is the best. Period. It’s bold and usually overstated to call anyone or thing the best. We recognize that and are still confident in saying it: Palazzo Bridal by Jane White is the best. What are our metrics for this qualification? 1) Artistic vision – her designs offer fresh, inspiring interpretations from the forefront of fashion trends, while…
Japanese designer Tadashi Shoji’s Fall 2017 bridal collection is inspired by three of Hollywood’s finest femmes: Grace Kelly, the minimalist bride; Marilyn Monroe, the sultry bride; and Mia Farrow, the unconventional bride.
Featuring wrap dresses, separates, and even jumpsuits, Joanna August creates bridesmaids looks that women will love to wear for their friend’s special day and beyond.
A collaborative Hawaii wedding photo shoot by Masako Bridal bridal shop and Plant Hawaii farm in Waimanalo, Oahu featuring the wedding dresses of Palazzo Bridal.
Architect turned fashion designer, Milan’s Antonio Riva is a true inspiration for fresh, simple, couture wedding dresses. Masako Bridal is delighted to be Antonio Riva’s fashion home in Hawaii.
A look at one of our favorite designer’s wide range of wedding styles available at Masako Formals Spring 2018. #spring2018bridal Ask us about color options and customizations! Keywords: Colored Wedding Dress, Blush Wedding Dress, BHLDN, Ballgown Wedding Dress, Cheap Wedding Dress, Wedding Dress under $1k, Wedding dress under…
10 Rules for a Happy Marriage from Hawaii’s favorite bridal shop.
The whimsical, bohemian world of Rembo Styling was alive and well at NY Bridal Week. See a photo collage by Masako Bridal Shop.
At Masako Bridal bridal shop we have expert seamstresses ready to help you with your alteration needs!
Join Masako Bridal and other top wedding professionals April 14-15 for the Spring 2017 Hawaii World Class Wedding Expo
Happy Girls’ Day from Masako Formals!
There’s no one way to do a mermaid, but here’s a rundown of Masako Bridal’ 7 favorite mermaid bridal gowns – one for each of the seas!
At Masako Bridal we have seamstresses with decades of experience specific to bridal alterations and customizations. Here are the alterations common with wedding dresses that we do most often in our store: Bustle – the answer to what to do with your wedding train when it’s time to party. The bustle is the button or…
When you are looking for the dress it’s helpful for be able to describe what you like and what you don’t. Here’s a list of common wedding dress silhouettes.
Photo Collage of Casablanca Bridal Fall 2016 collection on the runway at New York International Bridal Week.
Karen Willis Holmes delivers again. Her new Design Your Gown campaign offers bridal separate options that can be combined to create 91 different styles – with the option to be sewn together or worn as separates. See the entire D.Y.G. collection here and sign up for a Karen Willis Holmes Trunk Show at Masako Formals January 20-29, 2017.
Check out a sampling of Masako Formals low back wedding gown options.
If you missed the Midweek post, or wanted to see more, here’s a photo collage of our photoshoot at Koolau Ballrooms. Gowns by 100% Made in USA designer Palazzo Bridal. See more photos her collection from NY Bridal week here.
Jane White, designer of Palazzo bridal, is a humble genius. When it comes to the two most important aspects of a wedding dress – look and feel – her gowns score 11 out of a possible 10 on both counts.
We are always so stoked to talk about our wedding dresses on Living808 (mostly because we get to see the fabulous Trini ♥) Check out our short segment highlighting bridal trends and Masako Formals’ upcoming trunk shows for Rembo Styling (Feb 19-21) and Jenny Yoo Collection (Mar 18-20) (and also featuring a few amazing gowns by…
This lookbook is inspired by two elements: Rose Gold and Sterling Silver.
Jenny Yoo Trademark Bridesmaids Dresses Jenny Yoo is a world-renowned bridal designer, and her bridesmaids dresses are equally inspiring. Introducing Masako Formals favorite bridesmaids dress line based on quality, color selection, and convertibility for flattering options on any size or shape. See her entire bridesmaid collection here. (Great options for mother of the bride too!)
This year’s Honolulu Fashion Week, Nov 20-22 at the Hawaii Convention Center, has already grown in exciting ways since their first ever event last year. The opening show highlighted designers Live Aloha and Kini Zamora (featured below) — both delivering fun, fresh shows that showcased the vibrancy of Hawaii’s budding fashion scene. Kudos to all…
A look inside Nicole Miller headquarters with Kumi and Zoe.
Karen Willis Holmes is a boutique wedding designer from Australia, with an appreciation for what the modern mermaid wants in a wedding dress. White beading and sequin details, and varied arrangements of simple shell dresses and lace overlays, make her dresses uniquely jaw-dropping. For more pics visit Karen Willis Holmes online.
We were so stoked to film with Living808 and KHON2 today for our upcoming spot on bridal styling and trends that will air on Friday, April 10 at 8:30am. Our local stylist Zoe P-Li gives a breakdown on 2015 bridal trends in Hawaii. Big thanks to Trini and the amazing crew at KHON2, to our fabulous…
Shopping for a dress that goes with the garment So you know you’re going to need sleeves. . . lost after that? Here are some tips for things to look for, ask about, and consider when choosing a wedding dress that beautifully compliments the garment. Masako Formals Real Brides customize their wedding gowns in ways that…
Hawai’i brides wanted more simple, boho style wedding dresses — our response is Rembo Styling.
Masako Formals hair and makeup artist Hitomi Ohki, introduced Japanese TV channel Kiku TV to the history of kimonos. Hitomi was trained in Kyoto under a kimono master, and now dresses children, families, and couples in traditional kimonos at Masako Formal’s Kimono Photo Studio. In this epoisode of Naruhodo, Hitomi shares her kimono knowledge with…
We love going to New York fashion week and seeing what’s new from the world’s top designers. But just as much, we love discovering small artisan designers that are reinventing style, often in their homes, at their fingertips and straight from the heart. @artifactseveryday is a Boston native who lives, works, and creates locally, with global inspiration. You…