Paige is the bridal manager for the Columbus store location. With a smile that lights up the room, Paige is sure to give you and your guests a warm welcome to our showroom. Her expertise stems from a background in fashion merchandising from Kent State University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. “I’m really good at listening to what brides want,” said Paige, who describes herself as patient and laid back. Her best advice for first time shoppers is to not bring too many people to the appointment. “Choosing a wedding dress can be really overwhelming for a bride, especially when there are a lot of opinions being thrown her way. It’s best to only bring your closest and most trusted loved ones.”
Deborah is a veteran of the bridal industry with over 25 years of experience as a stylist and buyer. She joined the Henri’s team when our Columbus store first opened its doors in 2010, and since then, she has dressed thousands of brides, bridesmaids, and mothers. “Every bride is unique, and it’s my job to find the perfect gown for each one. I love meeting my clients and their families and being a small part of their big day.” Deborah is best known for connecting with her brides, and her fun-loving personality and sense of humor make wedding dress shopping with her a breeze.
Elora’s energetic attitude and bright smile will captivate the room. Elora grew up in Columbus, Ohio and even found her senior prom dress at Henri’s. After graduating high school, she continued her studies in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Elora’s love for the bridal scene has led her to become the head of the bridesmaid’s department. “My favorite part of working with bridesmaids is assisting the bride and bringing her vision to life, through her closest friends”. Since becoming an employee at the Columbus location, Elora has spread positivity throughout the store and connected personally with brides and bridesmaids alike.
You're in good hands with Hannah! Hannah has always loved weddings ever since she was a little girl, and she worked as a wedding decorator for almost two years before joining the Henri's team. Her brides have described her as knowledgeable and super friendly, and her bubbly and energetic personality will calm any dress shopping nerves you may have. "My one piece of advice for brides is to have a feel of what you want your wedding to be whether it be rustic, whimsical, or elegant," says Hannah. "Imagining the mood you'll set on your wedding will help you narrow down what style and kind of dress you want for your big day.”
Ashley's years of bridal industry experience brought her to the Henri's Columbus team in 2019. She has a passion for fashion, a keen eye for detail, and an energy that is sure to make your shopping experience a memorable one. "I am always so honored when a bride chooses a dress that I picked especially for her," says Ashley. Ashley believes that the #1 quality a great bridal consultant should have is the ability to pay close attention to details. "When I'm getting to know a bride, I'm listening super closely for details about her venue, flowers, fiance - anything that will help me learn more about her and her vision for the perfect day."
Lauryn Tobin is the bridal manager at Henri’s Minerva. Known for her honesty and expertise, Lauryn’s love for all things bridal began at Kent State University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising. Her favorite wedding dress designers are Morilee and Allure, which she describes as fashion-forward, on top of the latest trends, and available at a great price point for her clientele. “I love getting to know my brides,” said Lauryn. “Learning about their big day and helping them find their dream dress is my favorite part of my job.”
For over 15 years, Alanna has been passionate and enthusiastic about her work in the retail industry. Her patient, caring, honest, and witty personality shines through while styling brides, bridesmaids and mothers. Her favorite part about her job is getting to know her clients on a personal level. "Finding 'the dress' can be one of the most emotional moments when becoming a bride," says Alanna. "Oftentimes they are surrounded by the people they love, and it's such a special moment. I am honored to play a part in their wedding planning journey."
Sierra's fashion career began as a prom stylist at Henri's Minerva. After becoming a #HenrisBride herself, Sierra transitioned to helping women prepare for their wedding days as a bridal consultant. An expert in fit and fabrics, Sierra is understanding, efficient, and simply can't stop working until her customers are satisfied. Sierra's favorite part of her day is watching a bride light up once they find their perfect gown. She always know how to make her brides comfortable and excited from the moment they walk into the store until their wedding day!
As a former Disney cast member, Tori is no stranger to making fairy tales come true! Whether your wedding day takes place in a castle, beach, barn, or anywhere in between, she is excited to help you find your dream gown. Tori loves watching a bride's family come together and helping everyone experience the magical moment when a bride says, "Yes!" She is a joy to be around and she will keep the appointment fun while listening carefully to your wants and needs. Visit Tori at Henri's Minerva to find the perfect gown for your happily ever after!