Georgetown Edition | May 2022


SELECTING A STYLE Coreena’s Bridal Boutique o…ers a variety of wedding dress styles from popular designers. Ballgown This fairy-tale

silhouette features a Štted bodice and full bell-shaped skirt.

Princess Similar to a ballgown, princess dresses have a full, ‹owy skirt. Sheath This elongated style is Štted at the waist before falling to the ‹oor. Mermaid

This dress style is Štted until it ‹ares out at the knees.

Coreena’s Bridal Boutique Georgetown has three, private bridal suites. (Photos by Hunter Terrell/Community Impact Newspaper)

Coreena Ferrata opened her Georgetown bridal shop in 2020.

A-Line Between a ball gown and sheath, an A-line is named for its shape. Trumpet Similar to a mermaid, a trumpet begins to ‹are out at the hips.

Coreena’s Bridal Boutique Local shop helps brides say their '#2ndYes' to a dream wedding dress C oreena Ferrata opened BY HUNTER TERRELL

consulted with the bride and then turned it over to her seamstress. “I was doing this for a while, but it wasn’t taking o„ fast enough,” Ferrata said. “We recognized the need in [College Station] and decided to pivot.” After opening in 2018 and expand- ing the College Station location in 2019, Ferrata was ready to open her second boutique. She toured several metros before a space in Georgetown became available in March 2020. Ferrata said she handpicks each gown, and the boutiques do not share or duplicate inventory. “I wanted to make sure that each brand we carry brings something di„erent to the table,” Ferrata said. “Something for everybody.”

Coreena’s Georgetown location carries a variety of styles curated by Badgley Mischka, Randy Fenoli, Hay- ley Paige, La Perle, Maggie Sottero and several other designers. Dress prices range between $1,500-$6,000. Ferrata coined the saying “#2ndYes.” The rst yes is at the engagement; the second is the dress. In addition to wedding dresses, Core- ena’s also carries veils, shoes, jewelry and other bridal accessories. Aside from runways, trunk shows and other behind-the-scenes work, Ferrata said she tries to interact with every bride that comes in. “I love picking dresses for people and matching their veils, ... so I try my best to set aside time to allow for that experience,” Ferrata said.


her rst bridal boutique in College Station in 2018. With unwavering success, she expanded to Georgetown in 2020. “When I got married in 2015, shopping for my own wedding dress was not a great experience,” Ferrata said. Because College Station did not have many options, Ferrata drove more than two hours to Dallas and shopped at ve di„erent stores. “I wanted something that didn’t exist,” Ferrata said. “So what started with disappointment eventually turned into opportunity.” After her wedding, Ferrata started designing dresses. She drew the sketches, collected the fabric,

Coreena’s Bridal Boutique 806 S. Rock St., Georgetown 512-240-5373 Hours: Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon-4 p.m., closed Mon.-Tue.




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