Friday, September 10, and Saturday, September 11
Romantic brides-to-be should head to Hitched in Georgetown for a Christos Bridal trunk show. The creation of designer Amsale Aberra, Christos gowns are, according to the boutique, "known for their ethereal fabrics, ultra-feminine silhouettes, and delicate beading and texture.” The store is offering 10 percent off of any gown purchased during the trunk show. Call 202-333-6162 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for a gown-trial appointment. 1532 Wisonsin Avenue, NW. Friday 11 to 6 and Saturday 9 to 5.
Friday, September 10, through Sunday, September 12
Chevy Chase Bridal is hosting a Legends by Romona Keveza trunk show. The sophisticated dresses from the 2011 collection—inspired by Hollywood icons such as Audrey Hepburn—can add grace and elegance to any fall wedding. Friday and Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday noon to 5. Call 202-363-9301 for more information.
Saturday, September 11
Also in Georgetown: The kick off of the Peter Lagner trunk show at Carine’s Bridal Atelier, which runs through September 25. Call 202-965-4696 to book an appointment. 1726 Wisconsin Ave., NW.
Sunday, September 12
Washington’s largest Bridal Expo comes to the Dulles Expo Center from 11 to 5. See runway show and vendor displays, all conveniently housed in one place, from 200 of the area’s wedding professionals. Tickets ($10 at the door, $8 when purchased online) are available here.
Tuesday, September 15
If you’re not working with a professional wedding planner and feeling a bit overwhelmed, the Hive at 1511 has the perfect compromise for you. At its “Tying the Knot on Your Final Wedding Details” seminar, you can get help on writing a personalized wedding-day agenda, putting together an organized checklist, and other ideas, tips, and templates for making your big day the best it can be. At the session, Ritzy Bee Event designers Maria and Kelly will also offer a Q&A session. 7 to 9. Click here to reserve tickets ($200).