Where & When Bridal Edition

Need help planning your nuptials? Trunk shows, dress discounts, and wedding crashing are all on the bridal docket for the coming days.

Friday, June 5
Bridal salon Hitched (1523 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-333-6162) is hosting a trunk show today and tomorrow featuring the designs of Amsale Aberra. Expect dresses with a strong aesthetic offset by hand-crafted beading, lace, silk flowers, and tailored bows. Pieces from Aberra’s Fall 2010 collection will be offered at a 10-percent discount. Appointments required; call or e-mail [email protected]

The minds at Hitched also recently opened a new bridesmaid shop on the second floor of the Georgetown operation. In celebration, Hitched is offering 10 percent off all frocks for the month of June. Choose from designs by Amsale, Anna Elyse, Jenny Yoo, Lela Rose, Simple Silhouettes, and Thread. Click here for hours.

Saturday, June 6
If you’re in the market for some sparkly gems, head to the bridal salon in Macy’s at Tysons II (703-893-4900) for a trunk show featuring Touchstone Crystal jewelry by Swarovski. Free; 11 to 4.

Ever wanted to crash a wedding? Here’s your chance: Washington Talent Agency is staging a mock wedding reception at the Doubltree Hotel in Bethesda (8120 Wisconsin Ave.; 301-652-2000) to showcase area bridal services. Check out offerings from Edge Floral, Dance Bethesda, Bridal Images, George Bacchus Salon, and La Fleur Limos. Free; 1 to 4.

Tuesday, June 8

RSVP Catering (2930 Prosperity Ave., Fairfax; 703-573-8700) holds a wedding tasting tonight featuring food, specialty cocktails, and decor options. RSVP to weddings@rsvpcatering.com. Free; 5:30 to 7.

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