Today’s side deal gets you a $35 ticket to Washingtonian Magazine’s ultimate wedding showcase, Washingtonian Bride & Groom: Unveiled, a $55 value. On Sunday, January 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the DC area’s tallest and most trusted high-end wedding vendors will gather in one spot to show off their talents and whisper their secrets to you in confidential tones. You’ll enjoy a spread of food and drinks at the elegant Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington, DC, as well as fashion shows and inspirations.
Brides and exceedingly responsible bridesmaids can get ideas for the upcoming wedding, and amateur wedding planners can make connections with some of the area’s best wedding vendors. Even if you aren’t on your way to the alter, grab a group of friends to fantasize about your dream weddings while sampling bubbly champagne, decadent cake, and elegant hors d’oeuvres. Ooh and aah at the Kenneth Pool fashion show and presentation by bridal fashion designer Amsale. You’ll also get to see famous hairstylist Ted Gibson of Ted Gibson Salon and TLC’s What Not to Wear.
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