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The Weekend Guide

boston bridal lounge!

A marriage of convenience.

PERUSE
Boston Bridal Lounge
What:
Kerri Esposito-Bruneau and Eleni Granas debut a stunningly appointed, complimentary resource library with wall-to-wall info on the region’s choicest venues and services.
Why: The VIP access card ($250) includes vendor discounts and free admittance to planning events.
When: Opens Tues. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 125 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-236-0005).

SPLURGE
Louis Sale Month
What:
Bolt to the legendary January event for luxe fall and winter clothing and accessories (Marni, Balenciaga, The Row) at half off.
Why: Oh, baby, you gotta go.
When: Sat.-Jan. 22. Mon.-Wed., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 60 Northern Ave., Fan Pier (617-262-6100).

DRINK
“Screw” Your New Year’s Resolutions
What: Elongate holiday hedonism with a decadent four-course menu ($55) anchored by screw-top vintages from eclectic Santa Cruz vineyard Bonny Doon.
Why: Binge-worthy accompaniments include fried shrimp po’boys, spaghetti carbonara, and grilled steak stuffed with short rib.
When: Thru Fri. Tonight, 5-10 p.m.; Fri., 5:30-11 p.m.
Where: UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop St., in the Soiree Dining Room, Harvard Square. Reservations to 617-864-1933.

SIGN UP
Sew Your Own: Little Black Dress
What:
Add a customized staple to your closet via dressmaker Suzi Parks’s eight-week, conception-to-completion stitch seminar ($156). Neophytes welcome.
Why: Your NYE resolution — more DIY projects.
When: Starts Jan. 13. Thurs., 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Boston Center for Adult Education, 121 Arlington St., Back Bay (617-267-4430). Register online at bcae.org.

Photo: LifeFusion Photography / Courtesy of Boston Bridal Lounge

LOCATIONS
Boston Bridal Lounge
125 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
60 Northern Ave
@ Fan Pier
Boston, MA 02210
617-262-6100
122 Arlington St
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-4430
91 Winthrop St
Mid-Cambridge, MA 02138
617-864-1933
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