For fans of designer Amy Kuschel, here's two upcoming events you'll want to add to your calendar:
For San Francisco brides, Amy Kuschel Bride is teaming up with Bella Bridesmaid for a sample sale on Sunday, March 29, from 12-4 p.m. at the Amy Kuschel Bride design studio, located at on the 5th floor at 23 Grant Ave. Wedding gowns in sizes 6-18, along with accessories (veils, brooches, earrings, necklaces, beaded sashes), will be 50% off, and you'll receive an additional 10% discount if you donate $20 to either Marriage Equality USA or The Breast Cancer Fund. Party dresses from Bella Bridesmaid will be available for just $50 (marked down from around $250)—choose from designers like Melissa Sweet, Amsale, Simple Silhouettes, and Vera Wang. RSVP for the sale by calling 415-956-5657.
For New York City brides, Gabriella New York will be hosting an Amy Kuschel Bride trunk show Friday, April 3 through Sunday, April 5, where you can preview the entire 2009 collection of gowns and enjoy a 10% discount on all of her gowns. Call 212-206-1915 for an appointment; the salon is located at 400 West 14th St., Suite 2A. —Lauren Matthews, editor, Brides New York and Brides Northern California