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Maggie Sottero International Visit- Sydney, Australia

I had the opportunity to visit the lovely people at Maggie Sottero's flagship store and international office while the hubs and I were in Sydney, Australia.  It was such a pleasure getting to learn more about the brand, how it got started, talking with their General Manager- Kym, getting to know the owners, and seeing their flagship store in downtown Sydney.

Did you know that Maggie Sottero has a flagship store called Abbey Bridal located in downtown Sydney?  They used to have several locations throughout other major cities in Australia, but after becoming well known in wholesaling other retailers, they focus on their only location in Sydney and stock their gowns with well-known, independent retailers in the area.  Leslie and Wayne (the owners) opened their store (Abbey Bridal) and soon after opening they began designing dresses for local brides that they would design and craft.  The demand for their designs grew and that later developed into the business it is now.  They are now…