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Sale into Summer

July 2, 2013

Sale into Summer
July’s jam-packed with serious nuptial savings

written by Jennifer Blencowe

We’ve got two words for you: Summer. Sales. Take a break from the beach (and those rising temps) this month and head indoors for some cool savings. From wedding gowns and little white dresses to tuxedos, jewels, and engagement party apparel, you’ll find anything and everything for your Big Day at don’t-miss prices. Read on for all of those, plus a few top-notch trunk shows headed our way.

Early July
Be it a festive engagement party getup or a summer wedding ensemble you’re searching for, you can score it at a stellar price this month at RTW. The King Street specialty shop is offering a 50 percent discount on select items during the first few weeks of July.
RTW, 186 King St., (843) 577-9748,

Throughout July
Men: suit up for the summer (and the fall, winter, and spring, for that matter) in designer duds from King Street’s Grady Ervin & Co., on sale now as part of their annual summer sale.
Grady Ervin & Co., 313 King St., (843) 722-1776,

Throughout July
Are you and your ‘maids on the hunt for fabulous (and affordable) attendant frocks? Visit Bella Bridesmaids this month for their $100 sample sale on discontinued dresses. Also of note? Fresh looks from names like Alfred Sung, After Six, Amsale, Encore by Watters, Monique Lhuillier, and more will be sprinkling into the shop from now until the end of August (new dresses not part of the sample sale).
Bella Bridesmaids, 341 King St., (843) 425-8079,

Throughout July
Swing by the Old Village to visit Swoon—the newest sister boutique of the Out of Hand and Ooh! Events family—where you can find that perfect summer wedding, rehearsal dinner, or engagement party ensemble. This month, you’ll score spring and summer apparel from 10 to 40 percent off.
Swoon, 123 Pitt St., Mount Pleasant, (843) 654-9716

Throughout July
Looking to don an original dress on your Big Day? Head to Gown Boutique of Charleston, where you can now commission a custom-designed gown. Throughout July, the boutique will offer 10 percent off these one-of-a-kind dresses, so call to schedule your appointment today.
Gown Boutique of Charleston, 664-A Long Point Rd., Mount Pleasant, (843) 856-682,

Throughout July
Searching for a unique MOB, MOG, or engagement party dress? For fashion-forward finds at discounts of up to 50 percent off, visit Rapport, now having their summer sale on names including Armani Collezioni, Belford, Nina McLemore, Elie Tahari, and more.
Rapport, 235 King St., (843) 727-0088,

Throughout July
To celebrate the season (and your upcoming nuptials), jet to Jean’s Bridal for their summer sale, featuring a 30 percent discount on in-stock designer gowns.
Jean’s Bridal, 798 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mount Pleasant, (843) 881-2056,

Throughout July
Grooms, groomsmen, and male wedding goers: get well-suited for wedding season this month at Charleston Tuxedo, where tux rentals are offered at 15 percent off.
Charleston Tuxedo, 60 Calhoun St., (843) 974-5938,

Throughout July
This month at North Charleston’s Tuxedo Junction, gents will receive $30 off all tuxedo rentals. Plus, when five or more groomsmen place their order, the groom receives a complimentary tux rental.
Tuxedo Junction, 7685 B Northwoods Blvd., North Charleston, (843) 553-8470,

Throughout July
Searching for one-of-a-kind jewels at one-time-only prices? Paulo Geiss Jewelers has a select sale case, which throughout July will hold baroque and Tahitian pearls, 18K gold earrings, and other sparkling sensations.
Paulo Geiss Jewelers, 116 East Bay St., (843) 577-4497,

Throughout July
Gentlemen, if you’re looking to pop that big question this season, make your way to REEDS Jewelers to see their new collection of engagement rings. Also worth mentioning? The latest styles from David Yurman are in shop now, too.
REEDS Jewelers, 1239 Belk Dr. #102, Mt. Pleasant Towne Centre, Mount Pleasant, (843) 416-3174,

July 1-5
Find dapper designer styles on sale this week at Billy Reid, where certain spring merchandise will be marked down up to half off.
Billy Reid, 150 King St., (843) 577-3004,

July 1-11
Find hot looks at cool prices for those upcoming summer nuptials at Gwynn’s of Mt. Pleasant. Their storewide “sweet summer” sale is happening now, offering 50 to 70 percent discounts on spring and summer merchandise.
Gwynn’s of Mt. Pleasant, 916 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant, (843) 884-9518,

July 1-15
Bella Bridesmaids has rehearsal dinner dresses, getaway frocks, and little white shorties galore in shop this month. And the best part about it? As part of their summer promotion sale, if you order yours by July 15, you’ll receive 15 percent off.
Bella Bridesmaids, 341 King St., (843) 425-8079,

July 5
Get ready for guilt-free shopping. This Friday, Copper Penny’s doors will open at 8 a.m. to kick off their annual summer blowout sale. Get there early to make the most of the deal, with spring and summer apparel marked down anywhere from 10 to 70 percent off.
Copper Penny, 1228 Belk Dr., Mt. Pleasant Town Centre, Mount Pleasant, (843) 881-9889,

July 15-August 15

Help celebrate Bella Bridesmaids’ anniversary by stopping by and doing some savvy shopping. In honor of their anniversary, they’re offering customers a 5 percent discount on orders placed between July 15 and August 15.
Bella Bridesmaids, 341 King St., (843) 425-8079,

July 26 & 27
Visit Gwynn’s of Mt. Pleasant for this two-day ESCADA trunk show. Known for colorful, modern takes on classic cuts, you’re sure to find a dress for any and all of your summer shindigs.
Gwynn’s of Mt. Pleasant, 916 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant, (843) 884-9518,

August 1-5
Plan ahead for tax-free weekend! As if the whole “tax-free” thing wasn’t good enough, a few top-notch trunk shows will be happening about town, too, including Legends by Romona Keveza at Maddison Row (August 2 & 3), and Jenny Packham, Badgley Mischka, and Amsale at White on Daniel Island (August 1-5).
Maddison Row, 171 Spring St., (843) 702-7979,
White on Daniel Island, 259 Seven Farms Dr., Daniel Island, (843) 471-2975,

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