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Beachy Keen Savings

Move your toes out of the sand and into local bridal boutiques for a month of smart shopping

July 28, 2017

Beachy Keen Savings
Move your toes out of the sand and into local bridal boutiques for a month of smart shopping

Written by Megan Jurnak

With tax-free weekend drawing near (August 4-6), get ready to shop ‘til you drop. Your favorite stores have special events and sweet savings to make you happy as a clam all August long. Read on for the scoop!

July 29-August 3
The early bird catches the discount … and skips the crowds! Stop by Maddison Row anytime throughout the coming week to score your dream dress tax-free—even before the big weekend hits. How’s that for getting the party started early? Maddison Row, 189 St. Philip St., (843) 720-7979,

Throughout August
Über-talented designer Romona Keveza’s latest line, ROMONA, is rife with crisp, clean silhouettes and luscious fabrics and is headed to the Holy City. Its new home? Southern Protocol Bridal, where the price-conscious frocks will be arriving in early August and offered at 10 percent off this month. Southern Protocol Bridal, 164 Market St., (843) 212-5160,

August 3-4
Head to Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant for your must-have bridal beauty buys—plus Big Day-worthy brows. For two days, you’ll receive free eyebrow threading with the purchase of two items from their cosmetics department. Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant, 916 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant, (843) 849-9667,

August 3-13
Top off your bridal ensemble with an ethereal handmade veil or hair accessory from Naturae Designs’ Beneath the Stars collection, swinging by Lovely Bride for a two-day trunk show. With pieces starting at $90, you’ll complete the look without breaking the bank. Lovely Bride, 127 King St., (843) 764-9560,

August 4-5
Trendsetters, listen up: Maddison Row brides will be the first in the nation to shop the spring 2018 collection from Legends Romona Keveza. If that weren’t exciting enough, the trunk show will feature 10 percent off plus special gifts from the designer. Maddison Row, 189 St. Philip St., (843) 720-7979,

August 4-5
Hip, hip hooray! Modern Trousseau Charleston is sweetening tax-free weekend by offering an additional 10 percent off their entire selection of couture frocks. Modern Trousseau Charleston, 418 King St., (843) 722-6300,

August 4-5
The fun continues at Fabulous Frocks, where you’ll snag an extra 10 percent off your tax-free purchase. Happy shopping! Fabulous Frocks, 100 Church St., (843) 754-1855,

August 4-5
Give your gal squad some glitz and glam. Bella Bridesmaids will be showcasing Theia’s newest attendant collection, which includes everything from classic chiffon frocks in pastels to bold stunners that are blinged out and runway (we mean aisle) ready. Bella Bridesmaids, 43 John St., (843) 425-8079,

August 4-6
Get swept off your feet by the romantic allure of Marchesa Notte frocks, making their way to Lovely Bride for a tax-free weekend trunk show complete with 10 percent off. Lovely Bride, 127 King St., (843) 764-9560,

August 12
Gown shop while you soak up wedding inspiration in spades at The Gage Hall Wedding Experience. The event (hosted by Neil Lavon Creative Firm and running from 5:45-10 p.m.) will start inside the Unitarian Church in Charleston, where models donning the latest lovely looks from Southern Protocol Bridal will process the aisle. After picking your favorite frock, you’ll head into the Gage Hall reception venue, which will be decked out like a real-life reception complete with local cocktails and catering. Show your program from the free event to the gals at Southern Protocol Bridal after-the-fact to score $100 off a custom gown from their shop. Unitarian Church in Charleston, 4 Archdale St., (843) 723-4617,

August 24-26
Are you a traditional bride through and through? Modern Trousseau Charleston is swinging open their vault of gorgeous designs for a Classics Collection trunk show at their flagship boutique on King Street. Fifteen looks from the line will be in shop for your browsing and buying pleasure, along with a few Charleston-exclusive gowns. How fun! Modern Trousseau Charleston, 418 King St., (843) 722-6300,

August 25-26
If you’re on the hunt for a picture-perfect gown brimming with feminine charm, Maddison Row has got you covered. Check out this spring 2018 Sareh Nouri trunk show for debut frocks, special gifts, and 10 percent off the dress of your dreams. Maddison Row, 189 St. Philip St., (843) 720-7979,



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