Shop the Katie May Sample Sale

Katie May Sample Sale

If we were to do it all over again, we just might go for a beautiful backless number. We just love the dramatic, nontraditional feel. And we’re willing to bet a bunch of you who are currently looking for the dress of your dreams feel the same way, so we’re thrilled to announce that Katie May, who basically put backless wedding dresses on the map, is hosting their first ever sample sale on Saturday, July 26th and Sunday, July 27th – from 10:00am to 4:00pm PDT – at the South Bay Art Department in Hermosa Beach, California! Gowns will be discounted from 20% – 50% off and sizes will range from XXS to V-Curve. It’s the perfect chance to scoop up an incredibly beautiful gown at an amazing price. Here’s a bit about the brand for those of you who are unfamiliar:

Katie May offers a selection of backless gowns exquisite in aesthetic and quality. Each gown is built to accentuate the female form, executed through meticulous construction and tailoring. Every Katie May gown is handmade by artisans in Los Angeles using the highest quality of materials sourced from around the world.

Katie May Wedding Dress Vienna

Katie May Wedding Dress Vienna

Katie May Wedding Dress Vienna

Katie May’s gorgeous Vienna Gown is pictured above and the timeless Charleston Gown below…

Katie May Wedding Dress St Lucia

Katie May Wedding Dress Barcelona

We adore the dramatic Barcelona Gown, seen above, and the whimsical Santorini Gown below…

Katie May Wedding Dress Santorini

Katie May Wedding Dress Charleston

And the lace Poipu Gown, Katie May’s most popular, just so good!

Seven different styles will be discounted during the sample sale: Poipu, Charleston, Santorini, Barcelona, Vienna, St. Lucia, and Cascades. All gowns will range from 20% to 50% off, and Poipu gowns will be an incredible 40% off! Cash + credit both will be welcome.

South Bay Art Department in Hermosa Beach
1075 Aviation Boulevard
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
10:00am to 4:00pm PDT, while supplies last

We hope lots of you will be able to attend! To learn more about the sample sale + to keep up with the latest at Katie May, be sure to visit their website, like them on Facebook, and follow along on Instagram + Pinterest!

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  1. Stunning dresses & stunning photography!

  2. KATIE MAY !!!!

    Absolutely LOVE seeing your beautiful wedding dress collection being featured on Green Wedding Shoes.
    So awesome!
    Well wishes to you and your growing family!

    – Tyler S.

  3. Hi there!i wrote you on Instagram as well so I hope I am not coming off too desperate it’s just that…IM DESPERATE!!! I am absolutely in love with your poipu gown! The simple elegance to at it give a woman’s body is stunning and can’t be found anywhere…trust me, I’ve been trying lol but I find myself back at your website wondering how I can come up with the funds to afford your gown for my special day! Clearly money is an issue or else I would be in there purchasing your masterpiece immediately. So I am writing you to ask for any guidance or any help that you may have to offer! I don’t know if you have any samples of the poipu for sale or even for rent but I am looking for any way of getting myself in this dress that I can’t take my mind off of! I am not sure if you are able to help at all but I thought I should give it a shot! Thanks you so much and please feel free to call or even text me..whatever is easier 805-217-1497 xoxo Ali Mae


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