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Bride on a Budget: November Reader Deals
Discounts on cakes, skin-care giveaways, free suspenders, and more. By McLean Robbins
Comments () | Published November 7, 2012

Welcome to “engagement season.” The holiday season between November and February produces more engagements than any other period of the year—39 percent of the yearly total, according to data from the Knot. Which means even more of you can benefit from our Bride on a Budget deals!

Whether you’re newly engaged or finalizing the planning process, these reader exclusive offers are sure to bring you some holiday cheer.


Radiant Skin for the Busy Bride

Coterie was created for the ultra-busy woman looking to discover and purchase her favorite beauty products with a click of a button. Let the experts at Coterie help you achieve gorgeous, radiant skin for your special day. Enter to win by going to Coterie’s website. Choose your favorite product and e-mail collaborate@coterie.com your first and last name, along with why you chose that product and what your dream wedding day skin would look like. Coterie will then choose three product winners at random. The grand prize winner will receive a phone consultation with Coterie’s in-house aesthetician and $150 in skin-care products to help you achieve your dream wedding look. 

Participants must enter the contest before Friday, November 16. The winner will be notified via the same e-mail in which they submitted their answer.


Takes the Cake

Who doesn’t love a sweet ending to the reception? Reserve your cake with Lemon Tulip Cakes before the end of this month and get any size and style of cake in her portfolio for just $350, including delivery. Depending on your wedding size, this can mean significant savings—cakes normally run between $.375 and $4.25 per slice, with a $40 to $80 delivery fee. Schedule your consultation or tasting today via phone at 703-895-4704, or visit the website.


Dashingly Dapper

Ensure the man of the hour and his groomsmen look spectacular on your big day with this special offer from new DC custom clothier Michael Andrews Bespoke. Purchase any tuxedo and shirt this month and receive a complimentary accessories set (a $250 value), including a bow tie, suspenders, a cummerbund, Codis Maya cufflinks and studs, and socks. Please note that custom orders take approximately eight weeks to arrive, so make your appointments early. 1604 17th St., NW, Second Floor; 202-350-9001; michaelandrewsbespoke.com.


Haute Hair

Located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, Bella Bethesda Salon has a talented bridal team that helps brides look and feel beautiful on their wedding day. Bella’s philosophy: Getting ready should be just as much fun as the actual event. This special offer for  Washingtonian Bride & Groom readers includes 50 percent off makeup trial when booked this month with a hair trial, and 20 percent off any makeup purchases. See Bella Bethesda’s website for full bridal services, and call 301-718-9111 to book. 4733 Elm St., Second Floor, Bethesda.

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