It seems to me that love is the most organic thing we do. Love however, for the long term is not a feeling but instead a choice. Unconditional love requires patience, kindness, forgiveness and grace. It takes our willing effort and time to nurture and explore the possibilities of love.

Marriage is a huge part of committing to that love for so many of us. It is more than just a long-running tradition to get married to the person you want to be with for the rest of your life. It is a personal moment and a statement between partners that without a doubt you both intend to cultivate your love and put the needs of each other before all else. Because marriage is truly a gigantic gesture of faith and loyalty which is why we share this moment with our closest family and friends as a witness to our commitment.

So you step out onto the aisle ready to share this beautiful day with all those who matter to you. You look beautiful, you feel beautiful and when your fiance sees you, you are beaming in your gown.
It took weeks to find the right dress but you thanked your lucky stars the day you stepped into Ivory Lane Collective. It was almost like the dress had been waiting for you all along.

In the heart of Sault Ste. Marie, owner of Ivory Lane Collective, Amanda Carchidi is ready to help you create the perfect look for your dream day. With the sweet smell of candles guiding you into the back room you will find a hundred wedding and bridesmaid dresses waiting to be explored!  A pedestal in front of a cozy pink couch for your loved ones to help you narrow down your choices and mirrors to help you decide.

Have a personal experience in a unique, welcoming and open space designed by the local talent of Amanda Carchidi and Brie Gallagher of Brie Makes Spaces.
Ivory Lane Collective has it all. Modern; Bohemian, dresses, soaps, skin care, lingerie, and even cute sweaters. Whether you are shopping for yourself or for a gift this is a great place to find something new and something blue!

Amanda has created a store that is beautiful and full of Canadian products. If you like to show your support for clothes and accessories made in your home country or love diversity, you are sure to find something wonderful here. With a couple of American companies as well as some companies based out of Spain. Amanda has hand picks each dress to be sure they are both quality dresses and ethically made looking for only the best.

“We have always been in the Soo, I wanted to stay close to my family and build a life here around them. It’s a small town and I feel like the atmosphere of this store really suits being downtown.
I didn’t want it to seem like a box store. I wanted it to be a more intimate experience.” – Amanda Carchidi

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