august + september 2015 dc-area bridal couture events

Happy August! Can you believe we're already nearing the end of another D.C. summer?

In our family, the arrival of August signals life changes on the horizon: School starts soon (we'll have a 3rd grader and a 1st grader this year!), birthday planning begins (the aforementioned 3rd grader and 1st grader both have September birthdays), and we leave behind the relative freedom of summer for a more regimented schedule of school days and after-school activities.

August brings changes for Pretty Entertaining every year, too: September and October are typically our busiest wedding months, so we're excited about getting everything ready for those gorgeous autumn weddings. Plus we're praying for good weather and lots of fall color.

Those of you who are still shopping for your wedding dresses have good stuff to look forward to, as well! New collections will be hitting the bridal shops, and that means lots of excellent bridal couture events. Look at that list of trunk shows over the next couple of months! You'll notice that there are also several samples sales coming up, plus there are other special events to check out. Yay!

Remember that most of these events are by appointment only, so be sure to call ahead for your reservation.

As always, happy shopping! May you meet the dress of your dreams! 

trunk shows

amsale bridesmaids
july 22 - august 1
hitched bridal couture
washington, d.c.
   

badgley mischka
july 31 - august 1
francesca's bridal
baltimore, maryland
   

watters
july 31 - august 2
ann's boutique
burke, virginia
   

veil trends
august 7 - 9
soliloquy bridal couture
herndon, virginia
   

eugenia couture
august 21 - 23
soliloquy bridal couture
herndon, virginia
   

martina liana
august 21 - 23
betsy robinson's bridal
baltimore, maryland
   

soft by rosa clará
august 28 - 30
lovely bride
washington, d.c.
   

sottero and midgley
september 11 - 13
elegance by roya
alexandria, virginia
   

j. mendel
september 24 - 26
saks jandel
chevy chase, maryland
   

 

amsale best of
july 24 - august 1
garnish boutique
baltimore, maryland
   

allure bridals
july 31 - august 2
ellie's bridal boutique
alexandria, virginia
   

angel rivera
august 7 - 9
soliloquy bridal couture
herndon, virginia
   

bel aire bridal accessories
august 14 - 24
cherry blossom bridal
washington, d.c.
   

jimmy choo
august 21 - 23
carine's bridal atelier
washington, d.c.
   

nicole miller
august 21 - 23
lovely bride
washington, d.c.
   

blue by enzoani
september 11 & 12
francesca's bridal
baltimore, maryland
   

anna maier
september 18 & 19
hitched bridal couture
washington, d.c.
   

jenny packham
september 24 - 26
rizik's
washington, d.c.
   

enzoani
september 25 - 27
elegance by roya
alexandria, virginia
   

ti adora by alvina valenta
july 24 - august 23
soliloquy bridal couture
herndon, virginia
   

augusta jones
july 31 - august 2
betsy robinson's bridal
baltimore, maryland
   

blue by enzoani
august 7 - 9
betsy robinson's bridal
baltimore, maryland
   

essense of australia
august 21 - 23
betsy robinson's bridal
baltimore, maryland
   

maggie sottero
august 21 - 23
tlc bridal boutique
frederick, maryland
   

maggie sottero
august 28 & 29
katherine's bridal
alexandria, virginia
   

modern trousseau
september 11 & 12
hitched bridal couture
washington, d.c.
   

jim hjelm
september 18 & 19
francesca's bridal
baltimore, maryland
   

tara keely
september 25 & 26
garnish boutique
baltimore, maryland
   

 

sample sales

bridal sample sale
august 7 - 9
love couture
potomac, maryland
   

sample sale
august 14 & 15
francesca's bridal
baltimore, maryland
   

fall sample sale blowout
september 18 - 20
ellie's bridal boutique
alexandria, virginia
   

other events

middleburg sidewalk sale
august 31 - august 2
bella mera bridal
middleburg, virginia
   

 

anniversary event
august 1
curvaceous couture
columbia, maryland
   

styling night
september 24
hitched bridal couture
washington, d.c.
   

styling night
august 20
hitched bridal couture
washington, d.c.