Where and When: June Sample Sales, Trunk Shows, and More

The best bridal events to attend this month.

By: Irina Grechko

June 6: Eat, Drink, and Be Married Event at Pompanoosuc Mills

Join Alexandria’s Pompanoosuc Mills for an evening of bridal fun. A one-stop shop for unfussy brides, this event will feature a local florist, dress boutiques, caterers, a photographer, a dance instructor, a beauty/day spa, a wedding coordinator, a cake maker, and a deejay. To attend and receive a complimentary gift bag, RSVP to Alexandria@pompy.com with the subject line “Eat, Drink & Be Married,” or call 571-321-7495.

June 6 Through 8: Badgley Mischka Trunk Show at Carine’s Bridal Atelier

Shop elegant and sophisticated wedding styles from the ever-popular Badgley Mischka at Carine’s Bridal Atelier. After you find the dress of your dreams, refine your big day’s look with the brand’s comfortable wedding shoes and statement-making jewelry. Call 202-965-4696 to attend the appointment-only event.

June 7 and 8: Anna Maier Trunk Show at Hitched Salon

Brides love Anna Maier’s stunning designs and expertly tailored gowns. See the ethereal, feminine gowns for yourself when you attend the designer’s trunk show at Hitched Salon. The show is by appointment only; call 202-333-6162 to reserve your space.

June 7 Through 9: White Hot Sample Sale at Ellie’s Bridal Boutique

Brides-to-be are invited to shop designer gown samples at Ellie’s Bridal Boutique. Choose from more than 200 gowns at 30 to 70 percent off the retail price. Make your personal appointment, which includes a private changing room and a dedicated consultant, by calling 703-683-8697, or stop by for an open house. To know what to expect, you can preview a small selection of sample gowns that will be available online.

June 7 Through 16: Eugenia Couture Trunk Show at Soliloquy Bridal Couture

Soliloquy Bridal Couture will host a two-week trunk show featuring wedding gowns by Eugenia Couture at 10 percent off. Known for fine fabrics and sophisticated designs, Eugenia Couture gowns are designed and made in the US. Book your appointment online today before all spaces fill up.

June 10 Through June 14: Accessories Trunk Show at Carine’s Bridal Atelier

Complete your wedding-day look at Carine’s Bridal Atelier’s accessories trunk show. Shop headpieces, sashes, and jewelry at up to 15 percent off, from designers such as Maria Elena, Simon Tu, Peter Langner, and more. Make an appointment by calling 202-965-4696.

June 14 and 15: Margoni Trunk Show at I.Gorman Jewelers

Shop stunning handmade jewelry designs from the husband-and-wife team behind Margoni when they bring their entire collection to I.Gorman Jewelers. The colorful gemstone pieces will add the perfect touch of drama and interest to any wedding dress, and the 10 percent discount will help brides stay within their budget.

June 14 through 16: Blue by Enzoani and Enzoani Couture Trunk Show at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection

Baltimore’s Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection is hosting Blue by Enzoani and Enzoani Couture trunk shows. Call 410-484-4600 to make your appointment for a chance to shop the designer’s newest collection.

June 14 through 16: Sara Gabriel Veiling & Accessories Trunk Show at Fabulous Frocks of Alexandria

Stop by Fabulous Frocks of Alexandria for a chance to buy Sara Gabriel’s dreamy veils and head pieces. The designer’s entire collection will be in store for the two-day event. To make your appointment, call 703-683-2306.

June 14 through 16: Celia Grace Trunk Show at Soliloquy Bridal Couture

Eco-friendly never looked so elegant with Celia Grace’s line of socially conscious wedding dresses made using fair-trade practices and earth-friendly fabrics. Score Celia Grace’s whimsical designs at 10 percent off at Soliloquy Bridal Couture. Make an appointment online.

June 15: Day of the Wedding Trunk Show at Mervis Diamond Importers

Shop for bridal jewelry, wedding gifts, and anniversary presents at this trunk show. Featuring a variety of diamond studs, sparkly tennis bracelets, pearls, and colorful baubles, this event features Martin Flyer’s entire wedding-day collections as well as pieces from Tacori, Sasha Primak, Henderson, Coast Designs, JB Star, and more. To attend the event, held at the DC, Rockville, and Tysons Corner locations, RSVP online.

June 18 through 20: Sample Sale at Hitched Salon

Score designer dresses from Anna Maier, Amsale, Lela Rose, and more at up to 85 percent off at Hitched Salon’s three-day sample sale wedding extravaganza. Make a private appointment on the 18th, 19th or 20th, or stop by on the 20th between 5 and 8 for an open house. The dresses, which you can preview online, range from $500 to $2,000. Make your appointment today by calling 202-333-6162 or by e-mailing info@hitchedsalon.com.

June 23: Sample Sale Fashion Show at Soliloquy Bridal Couture

For brides on a budget, Soliloquy Bridal Couture is hosting a sample sale fashion show. See all the dresses on the runway before buying the coveted one, at 30 to 60 percent off, after the show. Held at noon and 3, the fashion show is $10 per person with proceeds benefiting IIIB’s Breast Cancer Foundation, an organization with personal importance to Soliloquy’s owner, a breast cancer survivor. The sooner you register, the earlier your private appointment will be held after the show, so don’t wait—buy your tickets online now.

June 27: Accessory Night at Hitched Salon

Join Hitched Salon for a night of bridal accessory shopping. Dubbed the 11th Hour Accessory Event, for brides who waited until the last minute to accessorize, the Georgetown bridal boutique will be featuring never-before-seen pieces as well as best sellers from designers such as Brideshead Revisited, Desla, Erin Cole, and Elizabeth Bower at 10 percent off. Brides-to-be can walk in between 5 and 8 PM for an open house or make an appointment by calling 202-333-6162.

Know of bridal events or sample sales coming up this summer? Send us details at realweddings@washingtonian.com for a chance to be featured in the next Where and When.