Where & When: Bridal Edition

Marisa and James Clifford trunk shows, bridal fashions from the Merriweather Post family, and the breast cancer awareness bridal tour

By: Mollie Reilly

Thursday, June 16, to Sunday, June 19
There’s a Marisa trunk show at Love Couture Bridal (12500-B Park Potomac Ave., Potomac), where you can save 10 percent on orders made at the event. Call 301-610-5683 to schedule an appointment.

Friday, June 17, to Sunday, June 19

James Clifford’s highly detailed gowns are in a trunk show at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection. Call 410-484-4600 to make an appointment.

Friday, June 17 to Friday, June 24

The Semi-Annual Bridal Sample Sale at Chevy Chase Bridal begins this Friday. You’ll be able to save up to 80 percent on gowns, bridesmaid dresses, accessories, shoes, and more—including designs by Romona Keveza and Badgley Mischka. Call 202-363-9301 to schedule an appointment.

Saturday, June 18
Engaged . . . Now What? is an interactive workshop at the Embassy Suites DC Convention Center this Saturday. New brides-to-be will have the opportunity to consult with wedding experts about their wedding plans and learn about topics like budget management and modern wedding etiquette. Tickets ($45) are available through the seminar’s Web site. 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

The Wedding Belles: Bridal Fashions from the Marjorie Merriweather Post Family, 1874-1958 exhibit opens today at the Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens. The fashion retrospective looks at three generations of bridal couture—and includes four gowns worn by Post herself. $15 suggested donation.

Saturday, June 18, to Sunday, June 19
The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns arrives at the Dupont Circle Hotel (1500 New Hampshire Ave., NW) this weekend. There will be deep discounts on designer gowns, as well as on tiaras, veils, and other accessories. Proceeds will benefit metastatic breast cancer research. Visit the organization’s Web site to pre-register for the sale. Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM; Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM.

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