Bride & Co. was founded by two best friends with a mutual love for weddings, beauty, and everything bridal! At Bride & Co. we know how important your wedding day is. From the dress to the flowers to the perfect glow, we love helping our brides achieve their dream look. Our team is fully licensed, trendy, and excited to be a part of your special day! 

About us


Mel Akana Mcintosh

Mel is a makeup artist with over11years of professional experience. She is a Graduate of the Aveda Institute and a fully licensed cosmetologist. She was named Colorado Makeup Artist of the Year in 2016 after being nominated in 2015. Mel is an active participant of New York Fashion Week, having done hair and makeup for the past 8 years of shows. Mel has worked alongside several talented photographers all over the globe including Denver based fashion photographer, Nicole Marcelli. 

Mel has done over 500 weddings and thrives working in a fast paced environment. Mel brings a degree of composure and charm to all occasions, putting everyone in the room at ease and instilling a genuine delight in all those touched by her presence. She is fully focused on her clients' needs and making their dreams come true!



Tia Fiore Garland 

Tia is a graduate of the Aveda Institute Denver and a fully licensed cosmetologist. She is wedding obsessed and an updo specialist. Tia has been styling hair and makeup for weddings for the past four years. She has also worked at Drybar for the past two years serving beautiful blowouts to a large clientele. Tia has also styled hair for many editorial shoots in Colorado, several being published including Rocky Mountain Bride. With over eight years of retail management experience, Tia has outstanding customer service experience and works well under pressure. She keeps a positive attitude and strives to meet every client's needs 110%!