Hey, gorgeous brides and AEB enthusiasts! Can you believe it's been seven fabulous years since Always Elegant Bridal opened its doors in Chico? To celebrate this milestone, we want to shine the spotlight on the incredible team that makes the magic happen - our AEB family!
Bree Gianassi Little | CEO & Stylist Extraordinaire
Meet the woman behind the dream, our fearless leader, Bree Gianassi Little! As a devoted wife, mother, and entrepreneur, Bree took the reins of AEB over 18 years ago, transforming it from a hidden gem to a thriving multi-location enterprise. Her passion for creating a brand that celebrates every woman's beauty radiates through the entire AEB experience. Whether she's styling brides personally or inspiring her talented team, Bree's focus remains on empowering and boosting confidence. To Bree, life is an adventure, and she's always on the lookout for new opportunities to touch lives and create lasting memories.
Favorite Part of Being a Stylist: Creating an environment that embraces and celebrates our clients' beauty.
Zoe | AEB Sale Floor Manager/Master Stylist
Hailing from Liverpool, England, Zoe's journey led her to the U.S., where she fell in love with the music, the cities, and, ultimately, her Chico-based soulmate. After finding her dream dress at AEB, Zoe couldn't resist the chance to join the team and spread the joy of bridal fashion. Her passion lies in empowering women to feel confident and beautiful, and she brings that dedication to each styling session. Beyond AEB, Zoe enjoys adventures with her husband and puppy, live music, and endless FaceTimes with her family across the pond.
Advice to Brides: Give yourself plenty of time for this process, and trust your stylist—we've got your back!
Hope | AEB Lead Bridal Stylist
Las Vegas native Hope found her way to Chico, drawn by its charm and California's natural beauty. Armed with a degree in English, a love for literature, and an affinity for Taylor Swift, Hope is the kind of stylist who'll make your bridal dreams come true. If you're styled by Hope, expect her to pour her heart into creating a moment you'll cherish for years to come.
Advice to Brides: Come in with an open mind, enjoy the process—it's so much fun! Trust your stylist; we've got some fun surprises up our sleeves!
Kate | AEB Bridal Stylist
Originally from Idaho, Kate fell in love with AEB while searching for her own wedding dress. Now settled in Chico with her husband, Travis, and adorable dachshund, Charlie Sue, Kate brings infectious energy to the team. Her favorite part about being a stylist? Making every bride feel like a queen on their big day and being a part of their special journey.
Favorite Part About Being a Stylist: Meeting new brides and making them feel like royalty on their big day!
Feeling inspired to find your dream dress and make lasting memories with our amazing team? Book your appointment now, and let the magic unfold at Always Elegant Bridal!