Meet Our Team

 

 

Anne Franco - Owner

Anne started in the bridal industry 2001 and in 2003 starting at Fantasy Bridal working as a bridal consultant. She quickly rose up to become a buyer and selected the upcoming trends. After several years, she left to pursue other ventures. Taking a position with Dillard’s she quickly worked her way up to managing several departments before she left to return to her passion in bridal. She came back to Fantasy Bridal in January of 2015 as a manager and later becoming a partner in the business.

Mallory Bair - Owner

Mallory Bair has been working with Fantasy Bridal since April of 2013. Starting at the company as a sales consultant and quickly moved up. While working sales she took on the responsibility of managing and receiving all merchandise inventory. She contributed in relocating the store from Taylorsville to Murray in 2015. After the move she transitioned away from sales and into Alterations Fitting Specialist. Because of her college and personal experience in clothing construction and design this was an advantageous promotion.  At the retirement of Annette Riccardi she was promoted, again, to Alterations/Back of House Manager. In 2019, Anne and Mallory purchased the company from Stacy. They are now co-owners and work together to create the best experiences for their brides.

Nichole – Marketing Manager

Nichole started out as a part-time bridal stylist while going to school at the University of Utah for her Communications degree. With her experience and education she transitioned into our Marketing Manager. She has a keen sense and attention to detail. She is the brains and machine to all our social media and marketing needs.

 

Tip for the Bride: Bring your best decision makers with you to your appointment. More guests = more opinions

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Pearl veils and Mocknecks

Shelby – Alterations Manager

Shelby joined our team with a passion and background in fashion design. Her role is important because every gown is made in a size based on a size chart the designer sets. Every brides body is different and she insures that the gown will fit you like it was made for you. 

 

Tip for the Bride: Try on different styles other than what you think you want. Never compromise your style for someone else.

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Minimal and Chic

Ashley – Inventory Specialist

Ashley has been one of our key employees for as long as we can remember. She is sensitive and caring to every individual that enters the store. Initially starting out as a full-time stylist, Ashley was helping brides find their dream dress daily. With her key attention to detail, becoming our inventory specialist, Ashley fit the role perfectly. Anything that comes into the store or leaves the store is under her keen eye. 

 

Tip for the Bride: come open minded and ready to find your dress because it usually happens faster than you realize. Limit your group to those that will give you all your support.

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Statement Sleeves and Unique Lace and a statement earring

Q – Senior Stylist

Q is one of our senior stylist who has worked with us for YEARS. She has a fabulous design background and is the most “out-of-the-box” stylist here. If you are wanting unique or custom, she will help you create your vision and bring it to life.

 

Tip for the Bride: Come prepared to find your dress! It really can be a fun and easy experience. Be honest about everything and we are here to help you! 

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Cottagecore and Sparkle

Sophia - Senior Stylist

Sophia has been with us for as long as we can remember. She has an extensive background in all things bridal and absolutely loves helping each and every one of her brides. She will do everything in her capabilities to help each of her brides find the perfect dress!

 

Tip for the Bride: Everything needs alterations; come prepared to use your imagination!

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Bold and Playful Prints/Lace (ex. Stars, dots, birds, etc.)

Alitzah – Senior Stylist

Alitzah is a senior stylist who has been styling her brides for many years. She is so professional and patient. She cares so much for everyone she comes in contact with that you can’t help but love being around her.

 

Tip for the Bride: Bring your best decision makers! No need to try and please 20 people. 

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Colored and Boho gowns with a fabulous veil to tie it together

Morgan – Stylist

Morgan is stylish and sweet. She will step out of her way to make sure that her bride feels comfortable and helped.  No matter the style you are looking for, she will try her hardest to get you into a dress that you absolutely cannot stop thinking about.

 

Tip for the Bride: Don’t be nervous or scared to find your dream wedding dress. We will make it the easiest yet enjoyable experience you will ever have. 

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Modern and Minimalist

Marissa – Stylist

Marissa is an extremely analytical thinker. She will make sure that you have everything in place to help you find your dream dress.  

 

Tip for the Bride: Trust your stylist and the process. Gowns don’t have great hanger appeal and look much better on your body. So have faith and we will find you exactly what you’re looking for. 

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Low back details and beading

Angelyn – Stylist

Angelyn has an upbeat, energetic personality.  She is spunky and will make sure you have the time of your life finding your dream dress all while being extremely helpful. You will be surprised when finding your dream dress with Angelyn is the easiest part of wedding planning.

 

Tip for the Bride: Give yourself enough time to plan your wedding thoroughly.  There is no need to give yourself unneeded stress but know that finding your dress will be the easiest part.

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Mocknecks or high necklines

Claire - Stylist

Claire is sweet and thoughtful in helping her brides find their dream wedding dress. She has each and every brides dream in mind and will do whatever possible to find the perfect dress.

 

Tip for the Bride: Be open to try on everything! You never know when you will love something you thought you would never like. The dresses look much better on your body than on the hanger!

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Glitter skirts and trickling lace

Nick - Stylist

Nick is known for being one of our fashion-gurus in the store. He's soft-spoken but willing to give you advice when most needed. His goal is to become the brides new best friend.  

 

Tip for the Bride: Don’t be afraid to try new things! You don’t want to regret not trying on a certain style or silhouette. Sometimes you may like it more than you think!

 

Favorite Bridal Trend: Simplistic form fitting and sparkle lace