WHAT: December is the most popular month to get engaged. Have a hunch there’s a diamond ring in your near future? Make plans to drive to Utah County this weekend for Avenia Bridal’s Sample Sale. During the two-day event, the shop’s inventory of designer wedding gowns by Matthew Christopher, Tara Keely, Junko Yoshioka, and more will be marked down from their original price. More than 70 strapless and Temple-ready dresses will be reduced by 50-85 percent. Sizes range from 4-16. Gowns are sold as is; alterations and build-ups are not included.
WHERE: Avenia Bridal (228 East University Parkway, Orem)
WHEN: This Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
HOW: The sale is first come, first serve, so plan to arrive early for the best selection. There are no holds and all sales are final. Each bride will have one hour to shop with an Avenia Bridal consultant. Five gowns may be selected to try on at the beginning of the consultation. Space is limited, so bring along your mom and BFF, but don’t invite your entire bridal party.