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Before your get busy making plans centered around turkey recipes and entertaining your out-of-town guests, you might want to set aside a little time for y-o-u (and your bridesmaids, too).

November is teeming with wedding-related happenings—from floral arranging classes at stems (great for all you DIY brides out there) to the 2nd Annual Lowcountry Artist Market at the Music Farm, there are a slew of places you can visit for wedding inspiration. Who knows, you might even score your dream wedding gown and the perfect invitations all in the same day!

November 3
Roberto Coin Boutique for Paulo Geiss Jewelers Grand Opening Party 
Charleston’s own Paulo Geiss Jewelers has teamed up with jewelry designer for the stars Roberto Coin. The result? An elegant jewelry boutique full of accessories worth donning on your Big Day. Head down to lower King Street and stop by to check out the latest Roberto Coin Collections such as Ipanema, Capri Plus, and Moresque. You’ll even get to munch on some light hors d’oeuvres and Paolo’s gelato. Roberto Coin Boutique for Paulo Geiss Jewelers, 200 King St.; Wednesday, 5-7 p.m.; (843) 805-4000;

November 10
Flowers and Food at stems
Canapé Catering and stems collaborate to bring you a festive class that covers all the Thanksgiving food and flower basics. Learn how to make a snazzy floral holiday-inspired centerpiece and enjoy a food demonstration while you munch on a few snacks.
stems, 208 Coming St.; Saturday, 6:15 p.m.; (843) 789-4930; By reservation only; $125.

November 11-13
Carol Hannah Whitfield Trunk Show at Maddison Row
The Project Runway finalist—and Charleston Fashion Week® Emerging Artist—Carol Hannah Whitfield is back to her Lowcountry roots to show off her new bridal collection at Maddison Row. She’ll be in the store on the 12th and 13th, so make sure you make an appointment to say hello.
Maddison Row, 171 Spring St.; Thursday-Saturday; (843) 720-7979; By appointment only.

November 12-13
Hyla Dewitt Jewelry Show at Belle Couture Bridal 
Charleston native Hyla Dewitt began handcrafting jewelry when she was just 16. Look for a variety of accessories to spice up your wedding wardrobe—from bold statement necklaces to delicate earrings with colorful gemstones. We think they’re also perfect for bridesmaid gifts!
Belle Couture Bridal, 100 Church St.; Saturday; (843) 881-3449; By appointment only.

November 12-15
Pure Couture by Jodi Moylan Trunk Show at White 
Owner of White on Daniel Island, Jodi Moylan, shows off her custom gowns from her latest bridal collection. You can even sip some bubbly while you take a look at the gowns at White’s champagne bar.
White, 259 Seven Farms Dr.; Friday-Monday; (843) 471-2975; By appointment only.

November 13
Grand Opening Secret Sale at Belle Couture Bridal
There’s nothing like a surprise to get your shopping mojo flowing. As for the secret, well, your guess is as good as ours! Check out the couture bridal shop’s new south of Broad location while taking in all the latest spring fashions.
Belle Couture Bridal, 100 Church St.; Saturday; (843) 881-3449; By appointment only.

November 13
2nd Annual Lowcountry Artist Market at the Music Farm
Back for the second time this year, this event features items crafted by local vendors on sale at the music locale. Look for a variety of local jewelry artists, vintage clothing, and paper goods that could dress you or your wedding-related events. The Music Farm plans on keeping the bar open, so sip while you shop.
Music Farm, 32 Ann St.; Saturday, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m; (843) 577-6969;

Through November 15
LulaKate Fall Promotion 
If the shopping bug hit you early, you’re in luck. Stop by LulaKate until November 15th, and enjoy an extra 5 percent off all shantung, dupioni, and seersucker orders.
LulaKate, 324 King St.; Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 12-5 p.m.; (843) 805-7193;

November 17
Holiday Centerpieces at stems (Again!)
If you missed stems’ class earlier in the month, fret not. Sign up for this session and you’ll leave a centerpiece-making pro, perfect for those who aim to tackle their own wedding day décor. stems, 208 Coming St.; Wednesday, 6:15 p.m.; (843) 789-4930; By reservation only; $115.

November 19 & 20
Coren Moore at Bella Bridesmaid
In addition to taking a look at the latest Coren Moore looks, you can also receive 15 percent off any orders placed this weekend. Talk about a steal!
Bella Bridesmaid, 341 King St.; Suite C; Friday-Saturday; (843) 425-8079; By appointment only.

November 19 & 20
Simone Carvalli Trunk Show at Bridal House of Charleston
Take a look at the newest Simone Carvalli Haute Couture collection. Many of the gowns feature detailed beading and Swarovski crystals. Love some sparkle!
Bridal House of Charleston
, 1055 Johnnie Dodds Blvd.; Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 pm.; (843) 971-1477;


Photos by Juliet Elizabeth Photography