Owners of The Bridal Finery, Tali Gallo & Roberta Noronha have a combined 25 years of experience in bridal fashion. While they have been business partners for two years, they have been coworkers for 11. While Tali was in her early twenties and managing at Victoria’s Secret in Gainesville, Florida she was recruited as a bridal stylist. Years later, she recruited Roberta to bridal in Gainesville and the two ladies moved to Orlando to advance their career in bridal. In Orlando, they managed the same companies Orlando location. While Roberta and Tali have many similarities when it comes to business and professionalism, they are very different in their personal lives. Here’s a quick and fun interview with Tali! Aside from this interview, click here to learn more about her career in bridal.
What is your biggest day off guilty pleasure?
A pedicure or lunch date with a friend or my husband.
What is your go-to girls night cocktail?
I love a colorful white sangria!
What's your next vacation destination?
I just came back from a girls weekend getaway in the Hamptons so no trips in planned at the moment. My dream spot is Machu Picho. Realistically, a small beach town in FL will probably be our next family vacation spot.
What three people (can be famous, living or dead) would you invite to a dinner party you are hosting?
Oprah, Chrissy Teigen (btw I've met John Legend!), and Melinda Gates.
Which of your personality traits has been most helpful while working in bridal?
Intuition. I'm good at listening to my gut response. It's never failed me.
Sweet or Savory?
Wait. I can't have them both? I like sweet and savory combos.
Brunch or Happy Hour?
If you could shop for free at one store for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Reformation so I could wear new clothes all the time and not feel bad about it.