Dashing Through the December Deals

Tis the season for fa-la-la-alling in love with all things bridey

December 1, 2017

Dashing Through the December Deals
’Tis the season for fa-la-la-alling in love with all things bridey

Written by Middi Joyce

Hot cocoa, caroling, and presents—it’s the holiday (and engagement) season, so as you’re curled up by the fire with your betrothed and admiring that new bling on your finger, take a look at the hottest deals and happenings going on during the month of December. And from all of us at Charleston Weddings, happy holidays!

Throughout December
Get ready for Charleston Wedding Week, which is taking place January 24-27. Meet and mingle with renowned pros like celebrity planner Colin Cowie, Martha Stewart Weddings editor-at-large Darcy Miller, Ceci Style’s Ceci Johnson, BRIDE’s Lisa Gooder, photographer Corbin Gurkin, and many, many others. From floral workshops to bridal fashion shows and beyond, the week brings engaged couples and industry experts together for intimate, innovative, and inspired happenings. Click here for VIP tickets and follow us on Instagram @CharlestonWeddingWeek for updates on individual ticket dates. Get yours before they’re gone! Charleston Wedding Week, www.charlestonweddingweek.com

Throughout December
Looking for your dress for your spring 2018 wedding? You still have time. Stop by Gown Boutique of Charleston and shop straight off the rack. Styles and prices range from $800 to $2,000. Call for an appointment today. Gown Boutique of Charleston, 664 Long Point Rd., 843-856-2682, www.gownboutiqueofcharleston.com

Throughout December
Throughout the month of December, Southern Protocol Bridal is offering 30 percent off accessories as a big “thank you” to all of their clients. As if you needed an excuse to stop in! Southern Protocol Bridal, 164 Market St., Suite B, (843) 212-5160, www.southernprotocol.com

Throughout December
Listen up, brides. Thursdays are about to be your new favorite day this month because Palmetto Bridal Boutique hosts a sample sale every week from noon to 6 p.m. Shop previously reduced gowns (sizes 4 to 22) and receive an additional 20 percent off. Already have a wedding dress? Spruce it up with some accessories that will be marked down 10 percent. www.palmettobridalboutique.com

Throughout December
Bella Bridesmaids will host a sample sale featuring $50 dresses—talk about a holiday miracle—throughout the month. Perfect for rehearsals, showers, or even seasonal parties, the outgoing frocks are making room for new exclusives from designers like Jenny Yoo, Watters, Amsale, Monique Lhuillier, and Parker Rose. Bella Bridesmaids, 43 John St., (843) 425-8079, www.bellabridesmaids.com

Throughout December
To help you prepare for the holidays, Senza Tempo is hosting a one-time-only sale from now until Christmas. Orders of $450-plus will receive a $50 off and orders over $1,000 will receive a complimentary “English Garden” scarf (valued at $275). (The sale includes all ruby-hued items throughout the website, but excludes bespoke pieces.) Senza Tempo, Online Only, (843) 779-8758, www.senzatempofashion.com

December 1-3
Tell your special someone to hightail it to Diamonds Direct this weekend for their Designer Holiday Trunk Show, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Why? They are doing their biggest sale of the year, which includes 20 percent off everything in the showroom. Diamonds Direct, 1911 N Hwy 17., (843) 606-2558, www.diamondsdirect.com

December 1-16
Sample sale and good deeds? Talk about a win-win. Book your appointment with Maddison Row for their December sale, show up with a new toy, and you’ll receive 10 percent off your already discounted gown. Toys will be donated to children in need. Maddison Row, 189 St. Philip St., (843) 720-7979, www.maddisonrow.com

December 1-20
This holiday season, Verità teams up with My Sister's House, a non-profit organization that provides resources, shelter, and services for victims of domestic abuse and their children in the tri-county area. Now through December 19 the shop will collect charitable donations (new or gently used household items, toys, clothes, and gift cards) and on December 20, My Sister's House will hold a party where their clients shop these donations to provide their families with holiday gifts. All brides who bring a donation to Verità from now until December 19 will draw a special discount ornament off of their tree. Go to www.mysistershouse.org for more information about the organization's mission. Verità Bridal, 320 W. Coleman Blvd., Unit J, (843) 388-7064, www.veritabridal.com; My Sister’s House, (843) 747-4069, www.mysistershouse.org

December 2
Deck the halls with the ladies of Charleston Flower Workshop for their annual wreath workshop and mantel-arranging demonstration. Whether you’re a newlywed decorating your first home or a bride-to-be looking for future inspo, this is the perfect way to get you holiday ready. Bonus? It’s at the Aiken Rhett House. Charleston Flower Workshop at the Aiken Rhett House, 48 Elizabeth St., (843) 723-1159, www.charlestonflowerworkshop.com

December 6
Fellas: Kick back, relax, and enjoy a mini-facial and chair massage at Colur Studios for Men’s Night, December 6, 6-8 p.m. The masters at The Art of Shaving will be there to give grooming tips, Prohibition is bringing the grub, the Bluestone Ramblers will provide the tunes, and there’s even an organic beer tasting. Spend $250 and you receive a $50 gift card; spend $150 and you’ll get a $25 gift card.Colur Studios, 562 King St., Suite 100, (843) 253-4300 www.colurstudios.com

December 8
Wedding planning got you stressed out? Stop by Karla Jean Studio for a 15-minute $15 massage from Ashley Limehouse of Ashley & Co. Mobile Spa; sip teas from Lil’ Duck Kombucha; and sample healthy treats and smoothies from Juice Plus. While there, talk out your bridal look with the stylists. Karla Jean Studio, 1311 Ashley River Rd., (843) 872-6911, www.karlajeanstudio.com

December 8-9
The fun never stops at Bella Bridesmaids. On top of their sample sale (see above), they’re also hosting a Joanna August trunk show featuring gowns of every type—wraps, two-pieces, strapless, long, short, you name it. Bella Bridesmaids, 43 John St., (843) 425-8079, www.bellabridesmaids.com

December 12-16
Shop ’til you drop from the soft, romantic styles of designer Rebecca Ingram at Mount Pleasant’s newest bridal salon, Verità. Ranging from $800 to $1,300, receive 10 percent off any gown purchased throughout the week. Verità Bridal, 320 W. Coleman Blvd., Unit J, (843) 388-7064, www.veritabridal.com

December 14
Learn how to make floral arrangements for your Big Day at Tiger Lily Florist’s “Design for Charity” event. From 6:30 to 8 p.m., craft florals while you indulge in delicious treats from Christophe’s Chocolatier and Sugar Bakeshop. Twenty percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry. Tiger Lily Florist, 131 Spring St., (843) 723-2808, www.tigerlilyflorist.com

December 15-16
Calling all brides, MOBs, and maids: Gwynn’s hosts a Talbot Runhof [link: https://www.talbotrunhof.com/] trunk show this weekend and you’ll find ensembles for bridal luncheons, showers, rehearsal dinners, and more. Take care of all your ancillary wedding weekend looks all at once! Gwynn’s, 916 Houston Northcutt Blvd., 843-849-9667, www.gwynns.com


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