Can’t-Miss Bridal Events in July

The best bridal trunk shows and sample sales to attend this month.

By: Irina Grechko

A look from the Christos Spring 2014 collection. Photo courtesy of Christos.

July 15 to 21: Cocoe Voci Trunk Show at Soliloquy Bridal Couture

Score 10 percent off Cocoe Voci gowns at Soliloquy Bridal Couture. Known for feminine silhouettes and unexpected fabrics, this relatively new Los Angeles-based label has already become a household name among brides and celebrities. To attend, make an appointment online.

July 15 through 19: Accessory Trunk Show at Carine’s Bridal Atelier

Stop by Carine’s Bridal Atelier this week to complete your wedding-day look. Shop headpieces, jewelry, and sashes from designers such as Maria Elena, Peter Langner, and Monique Lhuillier for your big day and contribute to a good cause—10 percent of every purchase benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Call 202-965-4696 to make an appointment.

July 17 through August 28: Wild Wedding Wednesdays at Soliloquy Bridal Couture

Every Wednesday, Soliloquy Bridal Couture offers brides-to-be a Soliloquy Scratch-Off of up to 20 percent off any first-time purchase over $250. Take advantage of the deal by making your appointment online. Promotion is not eligible on alterations and cannot be combined with any other promotions.

July 18 through 27: Christos Trunk Show at Hitched Salon

Georgetown’s resident bridal atelier, Hitched, offers soon-to-be brides a chance to view Christos’s new collection of gowns. Expect breathtakingly beautiful designs with intricate embellishments and beading. Make your appointment today by calling 202-333-6162.

July 19 and 20: Sample Sale at Saks Jandel

Brides shouldn’t miss this massive sample sale at the Chevy Chase bridal destination. Featuring couture designers like Vera Wang, Oscar de le Renta, and Reem Acra, the Bridal Salon at Saks Jandel will offer up to 80 percent off select gowns, veils, jewelry, and shoes. To make an appointment for the wedding extravaganza, call 301-652-2250.

July 19 through 21: Pronovias Trunk Show at Love Couture Bridal

Brides love Pronovias for its unfussy silhouettes and exquisite detailing. Shop the brand’s entire 2014 collection at 10 percent off at Love Couture Bridal’s trunk show. To make your appointment at the bridal boutique, call 301-610-5683.

July 25: Accessories Night at Hitched Salon

What’s a stunning wedding gown without matching accessories? Stock up on veils, sashes, and jewelry from designers such as Elizabeth Bower and Brideshead Revisited, at Hitched Salon’s premiere accessories event. Accessories will be 10 percent off their original prices; make your appointment by calling 202-333-6162.

July 26 and 27: Bridal Hair Consultation Giveaway at Carine’s Bridal Atelier

Purchase a gown from designers like Monique Lhuillier and Liancarlo at Carine’s Bridal Atelier for a chance to win a complimentary bridal hair consultation with Giselle Chreky of Hair by Giselle. Call 202-965-4696 to make an appointment.

July 26 through 28: Marisa Trunk Show at Love Couture Bridal

Head to Potomac’s Love Couture Bridal for a chance to score a Marisa gown at 10 percent off. Known for modern silhouettes and luxurious fabrics, this fairly affordable wedding designer’s gowns have become a favorite among local brides. To make your appointment, call 301-610-5683.

July 27 and 28: Roses and Rings Trunk Show at Mervis Diamond Importers

Mervis Diamond Importers stocks a large selection of wedding-day jewelry. Stop by one of the three locations to shop stunning baubles from Precision Set, Jeff Cooper, Verragio, Tacori, and Ritani. Find out more and RSVP online.