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Bridal Buzz: Spring Awakening

Catch this all-star lineup of bridal happenings in store for March

February 28, 2017

Spring Awakening
Catch this all-star lineup of bridal happenings in store for March

Written by Molly Ramsey

Get ready to shop till you drop! The coming month has a host of trunk shows, steals and deals on jewels and gowns, plus special events that you won’t want to miss. Pull out your planner—you’ll want to pencil these in.

Throughout March
A gift for the guys: nab 15 percent off any tux or suit rental this month at Charleston Tuxedo. Charleston Tuxedo, 162 Wentworth St., (843) 974-5938,

Throughout March
Lucky you! Peyton William Jewelry is offering readers of this very Bridal Buzz 20 percent off any item worth $150 or more with the coupon code CharlestonSpring. Sounds like now’s the time to buy those earrings or that necklace you’ve been eying for your Big Day, no? Peyton William Jewelry, 241 King St., (843) 724-7061,

Through March 6
Craving a light, sweet, and simple bridal aesthetic? Don’t miss this preview event for Robert Bullock’s debutante collection in shop now at Bridal House of Charleston. Call today to book your spot! Bridal House of Charleston, 1055 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. #20, Mount Pleasant, (843) 971-1477,

March 1-15
Ring-shopping couples, listen up. Early this month at Sandler’s Diamonds & Time, you’ll receive a men’s gold wedding band (worth up to $650) with any purchase of a Hearts of Fire diamond engagement ring. Also of note? The Mount Pleasant jeweler now carries Taxidermy exotic leather handbags and accessories. Sandler’s Diamonds & Time, 920 Houston Northcutt Blvd. Suite A-9, Mount Pleasant, (843) 768-5357,

March 3-4
Polish off your bridal ensemble with a veil, sash, or hairpiece from Sara Gabriel’s ethereal accessories collection. See her latest designs during this trunk show at Fabulous Frocks. Fabulous Frocks, 100 Church St., (843) 754-1855,

March 3-5
Grab your gals and get to Bella Bridesmaids for this Amsale trunk show. Classic, feminine, and totally re-wearable, your maids will love these lovely looks. Bella Bridesmaids, 43 John St., (843) 425-8079,

March 3-5
Ivy & Astor’s vintage-inspired gowns are what modern brides’ dreams are made of. Browse and buy from the line’s latest collection during this trunk show at Southern Protocol Bridal. Southern Protocol Bridal, 164 Market St., (843) 212-5160,

March 9
Fashion-loving gals, get this: New York-based artist Inslee Fariss will be swinging by Croghan’s Jewel Box from 5 to 7 p.m. to lead a fashion figure drawing class ($120). Mix and mingle in the treasure trove that is Croghan’s before you score tips on working with watercolors and leave with your own work of art. Visit Croghan’s site to book your spot. Croghan’s Jewel Box, 308 King St., (843) 723-3594,

March 10-11
Skip on over to this trunk show at Maddison Row to browse and buy from Sarah Nouri’s fall 2017 collection, which is filled with regal silhouettes and stunning details. Call today to book your appointment at their shiny new Saint Philip Street shop. Maddison Row, 189 St. Philip St., Suite C, (843) 720-7979,

March 10-11 & 14-15
To celebrate Lexus Charleston Fashion Week®, Fabulous Frocks is welcoming local gown-maker Emily Kotarski to its Church Street boutique for a designer showcase. Visit Fabulous Frocks to browse and buy from Emily’s latest collection, Precious Metals, and work one-on-one with the designer to customize your frock. The cherry on top? If you say “yes!” to a dress during the event, you’ll score a complimentary veil courtesy of Emily, as well. Fabulous Frocks, 100 Church St., (843) 754-1855,

March 15-31
On the hunt for groomsmen gifts? Get to Sandler’s Diamonds & Time, where you’ll receive a free collector’s box with the purchase of two or more William Henry pocket knives. Sandler’s Diamonds & Time, 920 Houston Northcutt Blvd. Suite A-9, Mount Pleasant, (843) 768-5357,

March 17
Watch new-to-town couture ready-to-wear and bridal designer Mason Hosker rock the runway during Lexus Charleston Fashion Week®. In addition to a few Big Day looks, her show will be packed with frocks perfect for your upcoming engagement fêtes or rehearsal dinner—inspiration aplenty for the bride-to-be. Lexus Charleston Fashion Week®,

March 17-19
Luck is on your side this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Head to Modern Trousseau Charleston to shop for your dream dress and score 10 percent off. (P.S.: We hear spring 2018 sneak-peek gowns are already in store!) Modern Trousseau Charleston, 418 King St., (843) 722-6300,

March 17-19
The Charleston Antiques Show—which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year—is headed to the Gaillard Center, bringing with it decorative and fine art, period furnishings, silver, and vintage jewelry (some of which will be from our friends at Croghan’s Jewel Box) from the 17th through 20th centuries. Whether you’re a collector or simply a lover of all things vintage, swing by to see and shop from the stunning goods. Charleston Antiques Show,

March 17-19
Blush by Hayley Paige’s latest looks are popping into Bridals by Jodi for a three-day trunk show complete with in-store discounts. Call today to reserve your spot. Bridals by Jodi, 823 St. Andrews Blvd., (843) 863-8400,

March 18
If you’re aiming for the mix-and-match look for your maids, here’s a savvy shopportunity: the Palmetto Goodwill is hosting its annual Prom Boutique from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring floor-length evening and ball gowns at $19.99 and cocktail frocks at $14.99. Or to donate to the cause—which is committed to making prom night more affordable for local high-schoolers—by dropping your formal dresses, shoes, handbags, and accessories at the Palmetto Goodwill nearest you between now and the event. Palmetto Goodwill Prom Boutique, 2150 Eagle Dr. Building 100, North Charleston,

March 22-25
Sandler’s Diamonds & Time invites you to their Rolex event, during which you can sell your worn Rolex for top dollar or shop from an impressive collection of pre-owned beauties sure to bring a smile to your groom’s face. Sandler’s Diamonds & Time, 920 Houston Northcutt Blvd. Suite A-9, Mount Pleasant, (843) 768-5357,

March 24-26
Whether you’re in the market for an engagement ring, wedding band, or another special bauble, Diamonds Direct's spring designer showcase is calling your name. Stop by the Mount Pleasant jeweler to enjoy 20 percent off 10 designers’ goods—Simon G, Henri Daussi, A. Jaffe, and Christian Bauer all included—as well as complimentary cocktails and light bites courtesy of Top Shelf Catering. Shop Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. or Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. Diamonds Direct, 1911 N. Highway 17, Mount Pleasant, (843) 606-2558,





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