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Bridal Trunk Shows This Week: Monique Lhuillier, Amsale, and Austin Scarlett

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Bridal Trunk Shows This Week: Monique Lhuillier, Amsale, and Austin Scarlett


Washingtonian Unveiled on January 25 has you covered on quartets, caterers, and everything in between, and you may spy the dress of your dreams at the Oscar de la Renta runway show. But as you head toward the aisle, here are some other trunk shows that are scheduled for this week to help outfit you and your bridal party.

Monique Lhuillier Bridesmaids

Gather your best girls to find the gowns that’ll complement your own. Check out Monique Lhuillier’s 2015 collection of elegantly draped chiffon dresses in pastel and jewel tones.

Carine’s Bridal Atelier. 1726 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-965-4696. January 22 through 24, by appointment only.

Amsale Bridesmaids

The celebrated bridal designer’s spring line of bridesmaids gowns highlight reds, corals, and pinks, with a spectrum of cuts that’ll flatter every lady in your line up.

Bella Bridesmaids. 8001 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda; 301-664-6436. January 22 through 25, by appointment only.

Austin Scarlett Trunk Show

The Project Runway star turned his attention to couture bridal, and the results are stunning. Take a look at his vintagey, Paris-inspired collection of gowns at this two-day trunk show.

Hitched Bridal Couture. 1523 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-333-6162. January 23 through 24.

Meet Designer Matthew Christopher

Stop in at Love Couture Bridal this weekend to meet bridal couture designer Matthew Christopher. Shop his collection and receive 10 percent off your purchase, as well as free custom measurements so your gown fits flawlessly.

Love Couture Bridal. 12500-B Park Potomac Ave., Potomac; 301-610-5683. January 23 through 25, by appointment only.

Flower Girl Princess Appointments

Help the smallest member of your bridal party shine on your wedding day with the help of Soliloquy’s bridal consultants, who will style your flower girls and junior bridesmaids and provide 10 percent off purchases.

Soliloquy Bridal. 754 Elden St., Herndon; 571-449-2580. January 23 through 25, by appointment only.

Robert Bullock Bride Trunk Show

The designer’s spring 2015 collection will be on display for brides-to-be to check out his simple, classic silhouettes, from a layered organza ball gown to a slim ivory lace A-line dress.

Blush Bridal Boutique. 15125 Washington St., Suite 212, Haymarket; 703-753-8303. January 23 through February 1, by appointment only.

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.