Even More Can’t-Miss Bridal Events and Samples Sales in September

The best bridal events to attend now until the end of the month.

Anna Maier dresses will be at Hitched Salon on September 20 and 21. All photographs courtesy of Anna Maier.

September 19 through 21: Bliss by Monique Lhuillier at Carine’s Bridal Atelier

Stop by Carine’s Bridal Atelier to shop Monique Lhuillier’s lower-priced bridal line, featuring wedding dresses ranging from $2,500 to $3,900. To attend the appointment-only trunk show and take advantage of a 10 percent discount on all Bliss gowns purchased, call 202-965-4696 or e-mail

September 20 and 21: Anna Maier trunk show at Hitched

Anna Maier wedding dresses will be available for purchase at Georgetown’s Hitched Salon. Brides-to-be can expect breathtaking designs, delicate lace, and embroidered detailing. As a bonus, customers will have the chance to discuss customization options with the bridal designer Charles Bunstine, as well as receive a complimentary muslin fitting with every dress purchased. To RSVP for the fashion event, call 202-333-6162 or e-mail

September 20 through 22: Lazaro trunk show at Love Couture Bridal

Score 10 percent off Lazaro gowns and receive one free custom change when stopping by the brand’s trunk show at Potomac’s Love Couture Bridal. Known for dramatic silhouettes and luxurious fabrics, this label has become a favorite among brides who are not afraid to stand out on their big day. To attend, make an appointment by calling 301-610-5683.

September 20 through 22: Victoria Nicole Trunk Show at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection

Shop feminine and romantic styles from bridal designer Victoria Nicole at Baltimore’s Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection. The timeless gowns have gained momentum with brides who like their silhouettes minimal but fall for embellishments and detail. See for yourself when you make an appointment by calling 410-484-4600.

September 25: Events Showcase at Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco

Couples on the hunt for the perfect wedding venue should make sure to stop by Washington’s Hotel Monaco from 5 to 7 PM. Guests will be invited to explore the hotel’s elegant Paris Ballroom while indulging in drinks and hors d’oeuvres from the venue’s Poste Moderne Brasserie. The staff in attendance will share the latest trends in weddings, food, drink, and event design, and guests will have a chance to win giveaways and discounts. To attend, e-mail by September 20.

September 25: Accessories Night at Hitched

Join Hitched Salon for a night of accessory shopping. Complete your wedding-day look with headpieces, jewelry, sashes, and veils from accessory-centric designers like Brideshead Revisited, Desla, Erin Cole, and Elizabeth Bower. To attend the event and score the 10 percent discount on all accessories purchased, call 202-333-6162 or e-mail

September 26 through 28: Cocoe Voci trunk show at Soliloquy Bridal Couture

Check out Cocoe Voci’s latest bridal collection at Soliloquy Bridal Couture. A relative bridal newcomer, this Los Angeles-based designer has made a splash on the scene with ultra-feminine silhouettes and a unique use of fabrics. To attend and receive 10 percent off gowns purchased, make an appointment online or by calling 571-449-2580.

September 26 through 29: Watters Bridesmaids trunk show at Bella Bridesmaid

Bella Bridesmaid welcomes the addition of Watters bridesmaid dresses to its fashionable racks with a four-day trunk show. Showcasing bridesmaid-appropriate party dresses, the trunk show will features colorful lace frocks as well as stylish little white dresses from the designer’s Encore line. Appointments are necessary to attend; call 301-664-6436 to schedule.

September 27 and 28: J. Mendel trunk show at the Bridal Salon at Saks Jandel

Brides who want to channel old Hollywood glam on their big day should take note of the J. Mendel bridal trunk show. The Bridal Salon at Saks Jandel will showcase the designer, whose dresses have graced the red carpet on the likes of celebrities such as Sandra Bullock, Taylor Swift, and Kerry Washington, for a two-day event. Brides can expect the bridal designer’s signature hand-pleating, intricate ruching, and draping details. Don’t miss out and make an appointment today by calling 301-652-2250.

September 27 and 28: Christos trunk show at Hitched

Gowns from Christos, a designer beloved by brides for ethereal designs and striking neckline and back details, will be showcased at Georgetown’s Hitched Salon. Stop by the event to find the wedding dress of your dreams and take advantage of the boutique’s special trunk show incentives. Space is limited; call 202-333-6162 or e-mail to attend.

September 27 through 29: Marisa trunk show at Love Couture Bridal

Love Couture Bridal will host a trunk show featuring ethereal dresses by bridal designer Marisa. Soon-to-be brides can expect the label’s signature fit-and-flare silhouettes, modern lines, and ultra-feminine lace detailing. Spaces fill up fast; make your appointment by calling 301-610-5683.

September 27 through 29: Victor Harper trunk show at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection

End the month at Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection’s Victor Harper trunk show. Brides-to-be will love the romantic embroidered designs, each with a touch of drama. Make an appointment by calling 410-484-4600.