Weekend Ahead: January 29-31
Whether you’re still searching for your gown, venue, or caterer, it looks like it will be a busy planning weekend for brides-to-be in the QC.
Forgo your Freedom Park Sunday stroll for a walk in the garden at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens Wedding Showcase. Steal some ideas, sample some food, and meet with some of Charlotte’s fabulous wedding vendors (including Charlotte Wedding!). Sunday, January, 31, Noon to 5 p.m., Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 South New Hope Rd., Belmont, 704-825-4490, dsbg.org, General garden admission applies.
Boleros, bridal gowns, and veils, oh my!
J. Major’s Bridal Boutique is hosting a Mikaella bridal trunk show Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30 at the Park Road boutique. Simple, elegant dresses in popular A-line styles with classic detailing, shrugs, and boleros for that extra touch and various veils will be available to try on for size. By appointment only. 2400 Park Rd., 704-372-0082, jmajors.com
For the classy, curvy bride
Ladies looking to stylishly show off their curves when walking down the aisle might venture over to see Syble and the ladies at Poffie Girls in Gastonia for the Enzoani Plus Trunk Show, Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30. Gowns in sizes 14-26 will be available for brides to try on and the first four brides to purchase an Enzoani gown will receive a free wedding planner notebook from the boutique! By appointment. 512 S. New Hope Rd., Gastonia, 704-866-0198, poffiegirls.com
Looking for lots of options?
If you missed the New York Bride & Groom grand opening event last Friday night at the boutique’s new location, be sure to stop in this weekend and view the gowns from the Emerald Bridal trunk show on Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30. The line offers multiple styles with details from beading to ruffles to patterns saturated with jewel-toned colors. 4618 South Blvd., Ste. B, 704-529-6400, nybride.com