Maya Couture was voted to receive the Bride's Choice Award for 2013. This award recognizes the top local wedding professionals from the WeddingWire Network that demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards™ are determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds. The 2013 award recipients represent the top 5% of WeddingWire's vendor community.
Virginia Living Magazine has selected Maya Couture as a Top Wedding Vendor of 2013 and as such, we will appear in the premiere issue of Virginia Living Weddings. We are happy to add that this issue of Virginia Living Weddings, a special bound-in supplement to Virginia Living Magazine, will include a feature story on Maya. The issue, coming out in February, will celebrate the unique style and tradition of weddings done in grand Virginia fashion. Top Wedding Vendors 2013 is a comprehensive list of hundreds of the highest quality wedding professionals throughout Virginia, selected and vetted by Virginia Living's editorial advisory board, a group of 11 of the state's top wedding planners. Be sure to pick up a copy to see the best of the best for weddings in Virginia. We are truly honored for this recognition!
For the fifth consecutive year, Maya Couture is dedicated to giving back to our military in Hampton Roads. Once again teaming up with Brides Across America, Maya Couture will have their annual event, as usual, the day after Veteran's Day, Monday, November 12th from 9am–7pm. This year, Maya will be donating up to 100 designer wedding gowns, priced from $1500–$3500 to qualifying military brides. Brides will need to pre-register for the event this year by clicking here. There is a required donation of $20 to pre-register. The proceeds will benefit Patriot Rovers. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from the accessory sales at Maya Couture on 11/12/12 will go to the Navy Seal Foundation. Also, we encourage brides planning to attend the event to bring a non-perishable food item for the Foodbank. We look forward to seeing you on the 12th! Download the Press Release.
We are excited to announce that Maya Couture is WeddingWire Rated in 2012 for Dress & Attire. WeddingWire Rated is the annual ratings program that recognizes wedding professionals across the country for their commitment to service and is the most recognized and trusted brand among engaged couples, as they start their search for local wedding businesses. The ratings program is based on hundreds of thousands of recent newlywed reviews of over 200,000 wedding professionals in the US and Canada, across 20 different service categories.
Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire, Inc. said, “Maya Couture has shown dedication to their craft and service, helping engaged couples understand what to expect from their business through reviews on the nation’s leading wedding review site.” Download the Press Release.
Readers of Virginia Living Magazine voted and Maya Couture was the winner of a Best of Award for 2012!
Hampton Roads Magazine selected the Top 10 Most Beautiful Ladies of Hampton Roads from a large pool of nominees. Our very own Maya Warburton was among those selected! Read her interview and see just how beautiful Maya is, inside and out.
We are happy to announce our gown made the cover of the Spring/Summer 2012 issue of VOW Magazine (See issue cover to the right.) The cover look is gown "Batista" for $2,335, and matching cathedral length veil for $570, both by Pronovias.
Maya Couture, for the fourth year in a row, participated in the Brides Across America campaign to give away designer wedding gowns to military brides. Additionally, Maya also donated proceeds from any accessories she sold today to the Navy SEAL Foundation. Read the article from WTKR News Channel 3 or watch the video to the right.
The Virginian Pilot has also covered our Military Brides Giveaway since we began participating. To read any of their articles, click the year that corresponds to the article you are looking for:2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.
Maya Couture was honored to learn we were voted as one of the "50 Best Independent Wedding Salons" in the April 2011 Issue of BRIDES Magazine. We were chosen by real brides and industry experts across the country based on product selection, service, price, ambience, and more!! BRIDES Magazine is the number one bridal magazine in the world, so this is quite a feather in our cap!
A Maya Couture gown and shoe pairing made the cover of the Spring/Summer 2011 VOW Bride Magazine.
Tune in to Lifetime Television Sunday April 3rd, 10PM to watch Maya surprise a military bride with a free wedding gown on the new hit reality series, Coming Home. Maya Couture was honored to be asked to take part in the many surprises bestowed on a very deserving local military couple. Grab your tissues....it's a tear jerker!! See the show's page at Lifetime online.
Maya Couture received a mention in Essence Magazine in the March 2011 issue. See photos of one of our brides and read about her story. Go to the photo gallery.
Wedding Wire Bride's Choice Awards 2011
Maya Couture was voted to receive the Bride's Choice Award. This award recognizes the top local wedding professionals from the WeddingWire Network that demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards™ are determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds. The 2011 award recipients represent the top 5% of WeddingWire's vendor community.
2011 & 2010 Pick - The Knot Best of Weddings
Maya Couture was voted to receive The Knot best of Weddings two years in a row. The Knot surveys more than 20,000 recent brides each year to get real reviews on the top wedding vendors across the country. Each year, a new set of recent newlyweds is selected to participate in the survey.
2010 Best of Norfolk Gold Winner
Maya Couture was voted to receive the Pilot Media Reader's Choice Award. Each year, the Virginian Pilot Newspaper encourages its readers to vote for the best places in a plethora of categories for each of the seven cities. Based on these votes, Maya Couture was awarded the Gold in 2010 for the Best Formal Wear category in Norfolk.
2010 Retailer of the Year
Maya Couture was selected by the Retail Alliance Association as Retailer of the Year for 2010. "Running a business is no simple task; the market is challenging and the obstacles retailers face are difficult," said Retail Alliance President/CEO Susan Milhoan. "It takes more than the ordinary entrepreneur to succeed in this competitive environment. Retailers deserve to be recognized for outstanding customer service and devotion to their community."
Segment featuring Maya Warburton, owner of Maya Couture Bridal Salon in Norfolk, VA. Video produced by Kathleen Howell Productions for "Weddings and More." Segment broadcast on WSKY TV4.