The Best Bridal Trunk Shows, Sales, and Events in August

Can’t-miss happenings for brides-to-be.

A look from Liancarlo’s spring 2014 collection. The designer’s gowns will be available at Carine’s Bridal Atelier trunk show on August 8. Photograph courtesy of Liancarlo.

August 2 through 4: Blue by Enzoani Bridal and Thomas Knoell Trunk Shows at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection

Stop by Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection for a chance to score ultra-feminine gowns from Blue by Enzoani’s newest collection. Betsy Robinson will also simultaneously host a Thomas Knoell jewelry trunk show for a one-stop bridal experience. To make an appointment, call 410-484-4600.

August 8 through 10: Liancarlo Trunk Show at Carine’s Bridal Atelier

Gowns from Liancarlo, the popular bridal designer known for his delicate beading and flattering silhouettes, will be available at Carine’s Bridal Atelier during a three-day trunk show. To attend the by-appointment-only bridal event, call 202-965-4696.

August 9 through 11: Punk Rock Bride Show at Soliloquy Bridal Couture

Soliloquy Bridal Couture’s Punk Rock Bride trunk show is not intended for brides looking to blend in. Featuring a luxe combination of nontraditional fabrics and unexpected silhouettes, these edgy gowns were made for fashion-forward brides. To attend, make your appointment online.

August 9 through 11: Thomas Knoell Bridal Jewelry Trunk Show at Hannelore’s

Brides love Thomas Knoell for his delicate wedding jewelry and stunning headpieces. Complete your bridal look when you stop by Hannelore’s for the designer’s trunk show. Appointments are recommended; call 703-549-0387 or e-mail

August 9 through 11: Claire Pettibone Trunk Show at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection

Check out the designer’s spring 2014 line at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection. Known for her ethereal designs and luxe fabrics, Pettibone makes gowns that are ideal for the bohemian and vintage-loving brides. To attend the trunk show, make an appointment by calling 410-484-4600.

August 16 through 25: Eugenia Couture Trunk Show at Soliloquy Bridal Couture

Score 10 percent off Eugenia Couture gowns when attending Soliloquy Bridal Couture’s trunk show. Eco-friendly and made in the USA, these handcrafted gowns boast exquisite details and stunning silhouettes. Make your appointment online.

August 16 through 18: Allure Bridal at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection

True to its name, Allure Bridal gowns are hard to resist, thanks to their delicate lacing and showstopping trains. Brides-to-be are welcome to try the label’s newest designs while attending Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection’s trunk show. Don’t miss out by calling 410-484-4600 to make an appointment today.

August 17 and 18: Paloma Blanca and Mikaella Trunk Shows at Love Couture Bridal

Take advantage of two bridal trunk shows at Potomac’s Love Couture Bridal. Paloma Blanca gowns will please soon-to-be brides with ultra-flattering designs, and Mikaella will delight fashionistas with intricate detail. To take advantage of the 10 percent discount, make your appointment by calling 301-610-5683.

August 22: Accessories Night at Hitched Salon

Head to Georgetown’s Hitched Salon for all the trimmings you’ll need for the perfect head-to-toe wedding-day look. Enjoy headpieces, sashes, veils, and jewelry from bridal designers like Brideshead Revisited, Enchanted Atelier, and Elizabeth Bower, all at 10 percent off. To make an appointment, call 202-333-6162.

August 22 through 24: Monique Lhuillier Trunk Show at Carine’s Bridal Atelier

Experience the breathtakingly beautiful gowns from the ever-popular Monique Lhuillier at a trunk show at Carine’s Bridal Atelier. Shop the swoon-worthy designs that stole the spotlight at the most recent bridal market by making an appointment today by calling 202-965-4696.

August 23 through 25: Eve of Milady Bridal Trunk Show at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection

Join Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection for a chance to experience Eve of Milady Bridal gowns. From fishtail trains to tulle confections, this designer’s gowns are known for their retro-esque designs and flattering fit. To make an appointment, call 410-484-4600.

August 30 and 31: Bridesmaid Event at Fabulous Frocks of Alexandria

Have a girls day and head to Fabulous Frocks of Alexandria’s bridesmaid event with your best ladies. The well-stocked boutique will host a Jenny Yoo and Monique Lhuillier trunk show, making it easier to find your bridesmaids’ dresses in one convenient visit. To attend and receive 10 percent off, call 703-683-2306.

August 30 and 31: Watters and WToo at Love Couture Bridal 

Watters and WToo, the popular bridal designers known for their classic styles and affordable prices, will hold a trunk show at Potomac’s Love Couture Bridal. In addition to showcasing the new collection, the trunk show will also be offering brides 10 percent off original prices. Make your appointment by calling 301-610-5683.

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