At Haute & Co.™ Bridal,
we promise:

To carry the best selection of wedding gowns for the discerning bride. Most of our brides find their gown on their first visit!

Our inviting environment is designed to help you relax and enjoy an enchanting wedding gown shopping experience. Our stylists are specifically trained to style curvy brides with sensitivity and will work hard to bring your vision to life.

From selection to purchase and final pickup we want each bride to have a stress-free final delivery. Our team is known for listening and catering to each bride’s unique vision.

With locations in Chicago and Charlotte, we are honored to redefine perspectives on beauty, and spread body-positivity all over the world by creating “Real Haute Brides.”


the haute team


Nicole Steiger

Charlotte Partner


charlotte team

Charlotte, NC


Haute & Co.™ Bridal

Founded by Shannelle Armstrong Fowler when she saw a good friend who was curvy, struggle with finding a wedding gown during her bridal journey. In 2013, she created Haute & Co., dedicated to curvy and plus size brides everywhere.

Shannelle is a recognized leader in the retail and plus-size apparel space. Selected as a 2018 Style Hero by the TODAY show, she is also the star of the reality series The Perfect Fit, streaming on PeopleTV. The six-episode series documents 12 curvy brides-to-be in search of the ultimate wedding gowns.