Where & When: Bridal Edition

Wedding planning events for the weekend and beyond

Friday, November 19
Grooms looking for a custom-fit shirt for the big day can head to Wink on Friday, where Georgetown-based designer Hugh & Crye is hosting a fall shopping and Champagne party. Attendees can meet founder Pranav Vora and save up to 20 percent on merchandise. RSVP to 6 to 8; free.

Friday, November 19, and Saturday, November 20
Hitched is hosting an Anna Maier/Ulla-Maija trunk show. Brides who purchase one of the label’s dramatic gowns at the event will be offered a complimentary muslin fitting. Call 202-333-6162 to make an appointment.

Friday, November 19, through Sunday, November 21
The newly-opened Love Couture Bridal (12500-B Park Potomac Ave., Potomac) is hosting a Pronovias trunk show. Save 15 percent on gowns purchased at the event. Call 301-610-5683 for an appointment.

The 2011 Rivini collection, which features a wide range of silhouettes and delicate embroidery,is part of a trunk show at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal near Baltimore. Call 410-484-4600 for an appointment.

Friday, November 19 through Monday, November 22
There’s a Casa Blanca Bridal trunk show at I Do I Do Wedding Gowns (15932 Luanne Dr., Gaithersburg). Save 15 percent on purchases made at the event. Call 240-243-0050 to make an appointment.

Saturday, November 20
Brides-to-be may find beauty inspiration at the Go Glam & Get Gorgeous holiday shopping event at Aloft National Harbor. There will be makeup demonstrations, mini-facials, giveaways, raffles, and an appearance by beauty guru Daisy Lewellyn. Click here for tickets ($10). 4 to 8 PM.

Monday, November 22
Check out local bands at the Elan Artists showcase, hosted at the W Hotel. La Femme Classique, Raggs & the All-Stars, Nation, the Source, and Lapis Luna will all play at the event, and are available for hire at wedding receptions. Register to 6 PM; free.

The International Special Events Society’s Idea 2010 Expo, which showcases dozens of local events professionals and vendors, is at the Marriott Wardman Park from 4:30 to 8:30. Tickets ($20) are available here or at the door.

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