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2016 Bridal Gown Trend: Mixed Metallics

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Long gone are the days when traditional white gowns were the only options for brides. Designers like Jenny Packham have introduced gorrrgeous metallic-accented gowns and have instantly become a hit on the runway. It’s true—subtle shine and sophisticated sheen goes a long way. We’ve picked out this season’s hottest metallic-inspired gowns, accessories and cakes, too. So what are you waiting for? Go for the gold, girl.

2016 Bridal Gown Trend: Mixed Metallics

1. ‘Hermia’ Gown Spring 2016: Jenny Packham 2. My Burberry: Nordstrom 3. Fernando Jorge Earrings: Grange Hall 4. ‘Venice’ Headband: Justine M. Couture 5. Gold & Sugar Flower Cake: Cake Ink 6. ‘Paules’ Gold Sandal: Aldo 7. Bottega Veneta Clutch: Saks Fifth Avenue Houston Galleria

Must-Have Items for Every Bride

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

24 Must-Haves for Every Bride

Planning the I Do! Soiree is one of our favorite things to do at Weddings in Houston—especially the swag bags. We had the pleasure of handpicking the finest bridal-related products for our lovely brides that attended the I Do! Soiree at the Four Seasons Hotel Houston. If you have a blemish you want to get rid of, aching heels, oily skin, need an impromptu mani-pedi or even if you have a sweet tooth—we’ve got you covered.

BIG thanks to all of our awesome swag bag sponsors:

We hope all of you enjoyed all the goodies, because we sure did! Sad you missed out? Don’t worry; we’ll catch you at the next I Do! Soiree at The Corinthian on Thursday, February 4, 2016!

Styled Bridal Couture Shoot: Smoke, Mirrors and Magic at The Astorian

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Luxe meets industrial chic in this fabulous shoot featuring gorgeous designer wedding dresses by Rivini, Oscar de la Renta, Hayley Paige and more. The shoot was held at The Astorian and showcased a variety of breathtaking bridal gowns, jewelry and accessories. See credits below on where to find these stunning pieces right here in Houston!

All Over Lace Bridal Gown with Middle Slit
High Lace Neck Line Gown with Flowing Skirt
Wedding Ceremony Flower Wall and Metallic Gold Detailed Bridal Gown
Beaded Bodice and Flowing Skirt Bridal Separates
Beaded Bodice and Flowing Skirt Bridal Separates
Metallic Gold Detailed Multi-Layer Wedding Cake and Tropical Flower Bouquet
All-Over Lace Bridal Gown with Deep V Neckline
Brown Embroidered Cocktail Dress and Black Feathered Cocktail Dress
Off-White Silk Pantsuit and Black Capris with High Neckline White Blouse
Romantic Candlelit Tablescapes with Rose Centerpieces and Rose Flower Balls
Beaded Cap Sleeved Bridal Gown

Location: The Astorian ~ Photography: Larry Fagala ~ Stylist: Summer Salah ~ Flowers & Decor: AJ’s Urban Petals ~ Makeup: Aubrie Layne ~ Hair: Tonya Riner ~ Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections ~ Gowns Designed by: Alon Livne, Hayley Paige, Rivini and Naeem Khan ~ Gowns Sold At: Now & Forever Bridal and Mia Bridal Couture ~ Accessories: Baccarat, Trumpet & Horn, Sloan/Hall, Kendra Scott, Oscar de la Renta, Tom Ford, Dior and LuLu Frost, Jimmy Choo, Giuseppe Zanotti, all from Neiman Marcus.

Timeless Romance: 7 Ultra Romantic Bridal Finds

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Satin and rhinestones and pearls…oh my! Check out these lovely discoveries in bridal fashion, accessories and makeup that we just HAD to share with y’all. If they don’t set your heart aflutter, well then…you may need to check if it’s still beating! Happy shopping, loves.

Sweet Romance

1. Lucrezia Headpiece: Petite Lumiere 2. Adriana Orsini Lavish Drop Earrings: Saks Fifth Avenue Houston Galleria 3. Badgley Mishcka Satin Peep-Toe: Zappos 4. Fall 2015 Collection: Inbal Dror 5. Cantley Clutch: Aldo 5. ‘Catch’ Eye Shadow Palette: Tory Burch 6. Tzarina Crystal Bridal Belt: Jenny Packham

Buy I Do! Tix & Win $350 Adara Medical Spa Splurge

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Buy I Do! Tix & Win $350 Adara Medical Spa Splurge

Photo: Adara Medical Spa

Hey there, lovely: Wanna get a little lovelier? Purchase your tickets for the Oct. 18 I Do! Wedding Soiree at the Four Seasons Hotel by 9 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 18, and you could win a super-luxe Hydro Wand treatment for face, neck and hands from acclaimed Adara Medical Spa—a $350 value!

The Event: On Sunday, Oct. 18, from 2-5 p.m., the regal Four Seasons Hotel transforms into a wedding fantasyscape unlike anything you’ve experienced. The antidote to a season of hectic bridal shows, I Do! is Houston’s legendary cocktail soiree, designed to indulge to-be-weds in an atmosphere of elegance and relaxation.

Tour gorgeous table designs, meet one-on-one with A-list wedding experts, enjoy gourmet nibbles and divine Four Seasons cocktails, and take home an exclusive swag bag filled with $100+ worth of hand-selected beauty, skincare, accessory, home and favor products. Lounge, laugh, love. Tickets WILL SELL OUT, they always do. Get yours while you still can!

The Giveaway: When you buy your tickets by 9 p.m. Friday, you’ll automatically be entered to win a $350 Hydro Wand treatment for face, neck and hands, from Museum District hotspot Adara Medical Spa. This incredible resurfacing procedure provides exfoliation, extraction and gentle hydration, while infusing your skin with antioxidants and nurturing peptides. No downtime, just gorgeous, glowing skin—the perfect preparation for pre-wedding parties, special occasions, or any day you want to feel utterly fabulous.

And don’t forget to check out Weddings in Houston partner Adara Medical Spa to find out more about wedding-prep procedures for skin, body and soul, including state-of-the art injectables, body contouring, massage, facials, and group spa visits to celebrate with your besties before the big day!

Winner announced Monday, Sept. 21 on Facebook. Click here for I Do! tickets and more info!

Buy I Do! Tix & Win $350 Adara Medical Spa Splurge

Photo: Adara Medical Spa