October Designer Spotlight
& Spring/Summer 2021 Trunk Show!

Join us for limited time only designer event! We will be showcasing the Justin Alexander Signature Collection throughout the month of October with a Trunk Show preview of the Spring/Summer 2021 gowns 8/26-10/10. You do not want to miss the opportunity to try on these gorgeous gowns! They are in store for a limited time only. And guess what? You’ll receive your wedding dress in time for your spring wedding!!! See the latest wedding dress trends for the Signature line and enjoy 50% off shipping on all designer spotlight gowns and a $100 credit towards your accessories, first 5 brides to order her Signature Hown will also receive a Justin Alexander Swag Bag! Book your appointment today!

All month long during the spotlight, you get to try-on next seasons gowns as well as the most popular current on-trend dresses. This Second Summer Bride exclusive collection redefines luxury. With its focus on opulence and drama, the Signature bridal gown collection is designed for the modern bride seeking a wedding dress that expresses her lavish and on-trend sense of style.
“The Justin Alexander Signature Spring/Summer 2021 collection was inspired by the sleek and sultry vibe of 1930’s jazz. Similar to the sounds of that era, this season’s styles are full of depth and range- featuring mixed textures, unique and ornate beading, and soft colors. The silhouettes are dramatic – showcasing sparkle details, large bows, plunging necklines, and low backs. Clean gowns and pantsuits rise up to another level with modern accessories, detachable elements, and floral details. This collection is a medley of elevated, edgy, chic, and fashion-forward designs.”

– Justin Warshaw, CEO & Creative Director

Attending one of our Premier Trunk Shows or Designer Spotlights for the Justin Alexander Signature line maximizes your chances of finding a dress you love.


But if the thought of actually going to a bridal trunk show feels daunting, we’re here to answer your questions, calm your anxieties and help you navigate it like a pro. So, first things first…
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What is a trunk show?
A wedding dress trunk show is a special event at which a wedding dress designer (in this case Adore) and one of their designers (this program has been paused during Covid-19), visits Second Summer Bride on a set date with their entire line of new wedding dresses. To-be-weds then schedule appointments at the salon during the event to peruse the collection, try on dresses and meet with the designer.
When and where are they held?
Call us or check-out our Instagram & Facebook to see when/if there are trunk shows scheduled, and with which designers. We also share trunk show information on our website. Trunk shows are planned well in advance, so we will be able to give you a list of dates and designers ahead of time. Our trunk shows last two weeks, and appointments fill up quickly—so book an appointment early.
How is a trunk show different from shopping any other day?
Second Summer only carries a limited selection of wedding gowns from each collection we carry. Trunk shows give you a chance to try on the entire collection for newest season of each line we carry that may not normally be in our store. If you’ve been eyeing a certain designer, this is the best way to see their work in person, try on different styles and seal the deal on your favorite. Even if you walk out empty handed, you’ll get a better sense of whether or not that’s the designer for you—sometimes things look different on Instagram or in a magazine than they do on your body, which is always good to know.
What are some of the perks of a trunk show?
– Brides will benefit because you’ll get to talk to the actual designer about the gowns and discuss any changes you may want to make to the one you’re eyeing.

– If you decide to purchase a gown featured during one of our Designer Spotlight’s or Trunk Show’s, you will benefit with special pricing incentives during that time only.

– Our Bride’s can look forward to receiving the best possible price during our trunk shows so bring whoever is instrumental in making your final decision with you to your appointment.

– If you are wondering if you can try on other designers or our consignment selection during one of our Trunk Shows the answer is YES!!! We are more than happy to accommodate you with trying on from our full selection of dresses should you prefer to do so.

What's the difference between a trunk show and a sample sale?
A sample sale is when we sell our dresses already at the store to brides at a deep discount. These dresses are called samples because they’re the ones brides try on in-store before ordering a new version with their specific alterations and/or embellishments.

Hopefully this answers all your burning questions about what the heck a trunk show is! Still have question? Need more clarification? Give us a call at 916-330-4422 or shoot us an email at info@secondsummerbridesac.com. We would love to help you out!!!

1433 Fulton Ave, Suite A, Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone 916.330.4422

*We are a BY APPOINTMENT ONLY boutique.
We welcome walk-ins when there is availability.

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