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All About Colby John

Our Background

Colby John is a self-taught designer based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Born in Missouri and raised in Iowa, Colby is a midwest native and entrepreneur. His love of fashion combined with his passion for innovation is what makes his dresses so special.

Colby understands that every bride is unique, that's why every bridal dress is fully customizable.

The Colby John bridal lines including Atelier, Canvas, and the private-label Unlimited can be found in stores across the U.S. and Canada. 

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National Bridal Market: Chicago

Colby Tredway for Colby John

When developing a collection I feel more creative freedom when it comes to filling in the blank...

Minnesota Bride Colby John Cordelia
Minnesota Bride

Happily Ever After

feat. Colby John 

"Holmstadt's bride, in a sleek off-the shoulder gown by Colby John, represented a 2021 Cinderella."

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Colby John Wedding Dress Designer
Lake Life Okoboji

Martinson Wedding

feat. Colby John 

Taylor showed Colby John the dress she had liked from the bridal shop in the Cities. After he looked at the picture, he went “I have that dress but on steroids.”

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Colby John Bridal Opal Minnesota Bride

Minnesota Bride:
The Future is Ours

Opal by Colby John

Her gown features a sleek silhouette and a train perfect for a spin on the dance floor with her dapper groom...


Wedding Chicks

Traditional Hmong Wedding Ideas with a Modern Spin

The Hmong New Year is an annual event where people gather to celebrate and give thanks for a completed harvest season...

Colby John Zodiac
Minnesota Bride

Organic and Modern Shoot

feat. Colby John 

"This stylistic design focused on the natural side of love and incorporated elements like wind and earth into decor."

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