Weddings

December 2015 Wedding Dress Trunk Shows and Sample Sales in Washington, DC

Photograph courtesy Amsale.

Sample Sale

Nothing says “good deal” like a sample sale. Save some dollars on your dream dress at this mid-week sale in Georgetown. Hitched, 1523 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-333-6162. December 1 through 2.

Kenneth Pool

Full skirts, shimmering fabrics, and well-constructed corsets will attract the eye of classic brides at this show. Carine’s Bridal Atelier. 1726 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-965-4696. December 3 through 5.

Nicole Miller Bridal

Modern and slim silhouettes from Nicole Miller will work perfectly for a bride who doesn’t want to wear a fluffy ballgown. Garnish Boutique. 1515 Labelle Ave., #3, Towson; 410-321-1406. December 4 through 5.

Lela Rose

Dramatic, 3D applique and daring cut-outs may all be found in this collection, perfect for the bride who doesn’t always play by the rules. Hitched, 1523 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-333-6162. December 4 through 5.

Rembo Styling

Ideal for a boho, lace-loving bride, these gowns will look just as at home on a beach as they will in a reception hall. Love Couture Bridal, 12500-B Park Potomac Ave., Potomac; 301-610-5683. December 4 through 6.

Essense of Australia Martina Liana

From full-lace sheaths to illusion backs and encrusted bodices, this collection has a little something for every bride. Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection, 1848 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore; 410-484-4600. December 4 through 6.

Hailey Paige

Hailey Paige embodies the sweet, romantic simplicity any Washington bride would love. Nordstrom Wedding Suite, 8075 Tysons Corner Center, McLean; 703-761-1121. December 4 through 6.

Pantora Bridal

Full, feathered tulle skirts and illusion bodices make for a playful collection from Pantora Bridal. Soliloquy Bridal, 754 Elden St., Herndon; 571-449-2580. December 4 through 13.

Amsale

Fashion-forward brides will love the laser-cut lace and layered skirts that take Amsale’s classic silhouettes up a notch on the fashion ladder. Carine’s Bridal Atelier. 1726 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-965-4696. December 10 through 12.

Sareh Nouri

From very traditional full-sleeve lace to a dramatic plunging neckline, Sareh Nouri offers brides classic with a twist. Hitched, 1523 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-333-6162. December 11 through 12.

Romona Keveza

Always a treat for the fashion-interested bridal crowd, this collection offers something extra sweet to Washington’s brides: a cherry blossom-printed gown. Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection, 1848 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore; 410-484-4600. December 11 through 13.

Pronovias

These preppy gowns offer some practically perfect options for DC women. Love Couture Bridal, 12500-B Park Potomac Ave., Potomac; 301-610-5683. December 11 through 13.

Siri Mother of the Bride

Find a look for the MOB that’s elegant and timeless at this Virginia boutique. Soliloquy Bridal, 754 Elden St., Herndon; 571-449-2580. December 11 through 13.

Styling Night

You’ve found your gown, now grab your bridesmaids and head to Hitched to complete your look with all the necessary accoutrements. Hitched, 1523 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-333-6162. December 16.

Sample Sale

Mark your calendar now for this chance to purchase a designer gown at a discounted price from this Georgetown boutique. Carine’s Bridal Atelier. 1726 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-965-4696. December 16.

Badgley Mischka

For the bride who loves embellishments, Badgley Mischka has a cap-sleeved or illusion-back gown for her. Love Couture Bridal, 12500-B Park Potomac Ave., Potomac; 301-610-5683. December 18 through 20.

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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.