Locals come to fete the newest retail spot in Millburn-Short Hills
Exquisite Bride celebrated its grand opening Wednesday night with a party at the store located on the corner of Essex Street and Lackawanna Lane. Those who attended got to see the dresses available for purchase while models showed some of the fashions off. One of the bridal gowns modeled was purchased by someone in attendance. The shop is in the same location that Calvary Bridal House, which filed for bankruptcy last fall and caused some protests. Remy Quinones, Exquisite Bride owner, hopes to set herself apart.
Wants to make clear they're not associated with Calvary Bridal House
Last fall the corner of Lackawanna Place and Essex Street was the site of a protest by brides upset over their treatment by Calvary Bridal House. The brides said their dresses were never ordered although they paid full price for them, and within days after the protest the shop moved from Millburn. Now, a new bridal shop has opened at the same location, and the owner wants to make sure people know they're not Calvary. "We have nothing to do with Calvary Bridal House," said Remy Quinones, Exquisite Bride owner. "I want to make it clear because I am aware of what happened here with the brides." She's sure she can win the confidence of brides from the surrounding area, she said. "I want them to come to our store and be served properly and see …