Where & When: Bridal Edition (December 22 through January 8)
End-of-the-year sample sales plus early 2012 trunk shows and bridal expos.
Through Saturday, December 24
Distinctive Designs Bridal in Rockville is hosting an end-of-the-year blowout sale featuring gowns by Pronovias, Allure, Winnie Couture, Enzoani, and more, marked down 20 to 50 percent. The sale is by appointment only; schedule yours by calling 301-948-1833.
Through December 30
I Do I Do Wedding Gowns’ year-end clearance sale runs through the end of the year. You’ll get 25 to 50 percent off already reduced off-the-rack merchandise. Appointments are required, and the store is closed December 24, 25, and 31, and January 1. Call 240-243-0050 to set up your appointment.
Friday, December 23, through Monday, January 2
Jim Hjelm’s lower-priced Blush collection features flattering, feminine gowns. The newest designs will be featured at P. Lawrence Bridal & Formals in Gaithersburg. Call 301-977-9729 to schedule your appointment.
Monday, December 26, through Wednesday, December 28
Love Couture Bridal in Potomac is having an after-Christmas sale featuring gowns by Pronovias, Lazaro, Kenneth Pool, and more marked down 30 to 70 percent. And on Monday, December 26, from 11 AM to 3 PM, no appointments are necessary—it’s all first come, first served, and you’ll be able to take an additional 10 percent off already reduced sample gowns. If you’d like to make an appointment for afterward, call 301-610-5683
Monday, December 26, through Friday, December 30
Blush Bridal Boutique in Gainesville is hosting its final sample sale of the year. Wedding gowns will be on sale for up to 75 percent off. This sale is by appointment only, so call Blush at 703-753-8303 to schedule your slot.
Monday, December 26, through Saturday, December 31
Chevy Chase Bridal is hosting a sample sale to close out 2011 right. Designer wedding gowns by Badgley Mischka, Justin Alexander, Rosa Clara, Romona Keveza, Simone Carvalli, and more will be discounted up to 80 percent. To schedule your appointment, call 202-363-9301.
Tuesday, December 27, through Saturday, December 31
The new Soliloquy Bridal salon in Herndon is hosting a year-end promotion: A selection of luxury wedding gowns will be marked down to $2,011 each to celebrate the end of the year. Call 571-449-2580 to schedule your appointment.
Friday, January 6, through Sunday, January 8
Romona Keveza’s Legends collection is the designer’s whimsical and romantic diffusion line. Chevy Chase Bridal is hosting a sample sale of the newest gowns; call 202-363-9301 to schedule your appointment.
Saturday, January 7
Planning a bayside wedding? The Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville is hosting a bridal show from noon to 5 PM. You’ll be able to meet lots of area vendors and sample the Beach Club’s cuisine. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Visit the Chesapeake Beach Club’s Web site for more information and to buy tickets.
Sunday, January 8
The Winchester Bridal Expo will be held at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal from 11:30 AM to 4 PM. Admission is free and you’ll be entered to win door prizes. Visit the Winchester Bridal Expo’s Web site for more information.
And don’t forget about our big Unveiled event! It’s on January 22 at the Mandarin Oriental in DC, and it’s shaping up to be the wedding event of the year. Visit our Web site to buy tickets.
Do you have an event you’d like us to include in our calendar? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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