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How do I choose a ring? When are peonies in season? Who should host the rehearsal dinner? What’s the difference between an A-line and a ballgown? Where can I have an outdoor ceremony?
When planning a wedding, these are just a few of the questions you may encounter along the way. Our archive of wedding planning ideas, articles and tips will help you navigate the world of wedding planning. Etiquette advice, wedding trends, planning pointers, exclusive designer profiles and more, are just a few of the topics covered.
Explore our wedding articles today and get on your way to planning your dream day! Plus, don’t forget to register with us so you can stay up to date on wedding events and special vendor offers in the Houston area.
Before your “bon voyage,” follow this advice for fantasizing, booking and setting off for the trip of a lifetime.
These stately Houston properties are tailor-made for elaborate weddings where leisure reigns supreme.
These clubs, estates, gardens and waterfront oases offer elegant wedding space and photo ops galor.
A seaside retreat, an art-lover’s enclave, a downtown dazzler...and more: these haute Houston hotels offer something for every dream-wedding theme!
Avoid “random registry” regrets, and get the best for your newlywed nest—we’ll show you how!
TV personality, fashion designer and lifestyle expert Lauren Conrad offers her finest etiquette tips for planning pre-wedding celebrations with grace and style.
Whatever your wedding fantasy, you’ll find a venue to accommodate the dramatic impact you seek—starting with these 5 fabulous Houston sites.
These entertainers are some of the very best in the business, and they’ve got the tools, talent, technology and 4 tips to ensure your celebration is one guests won’t ever forget.
Nothing tells your wedding story, in all its motion, color, music, unexpected moments and magic, like a film of your once-in-a-lifetime occasion.
Lace, shimmer, color, trains, sleeves, capes, shrugs, illusion fabric, keyhole backs—this season’s selections truly offer more variety than ever to brides on their quest for the perfect dress.
Three of Mexico’s in-demand destinations let you choose your wedding experience, and let your guests revel in relaxation, fun…and plenty of sun.
The design experts you bring on to create the story of your love will guide you through the process of translating emotion into...environment, starting here.
Make sure your bridesmaid knows just how important she is, on this precious day, and always. Follow our heartfelt advice, and you’ll make sure she does!
The late-night “after-party”—a time when the evening winds down, and the energy kicks up—is the perfect time to relax and let your hair down (perhaps literally), with close friends and family.
There’s a reason—lots of reasons—hotel weddings are so popular in Houston. Here are 5 tips to make their hotel truly YOURS... if only for a night!
There’s no spotlight like your wedding spotlight—earn it, own it and love it.
Your wedding invitation is the first impression of your fabulous occasion. And, as with all first impressions, it’s important to make a great one.
The first thing you can do to ensure that your wedding planning goes off without a hitch? Hire a planner, who will bring years of experience and vendor relationships to the process.
If you’ve ever looked at a friend’s wedding photo album and found yourself feeling all the feels of that incredible day—even if you weren’t there in person—well, those feels you’re feeling can be chalked up to the talent of the wedding photographer.
It may be the traditional day of rest, but when it comes to weddings, Sunday is shaping up to be a fun day, indeed.
Sprawling, spacious, and, after a few seasons of abundant rain, very green, the Houston area has much to offer the wedding couple seeking a special venue, where indoor elegance and outdoor beauty go hand in hand.
Surrounded by 40 acres of lush tropical landscape, and featuring manicured gardens, dazzling pools, a $30-million art collection, and a shopping promenade filled with designer boutiques, The Grand Wailea is a true destination resort—one that you and your wedding guests may never want to leave.
Turn to these insider tips to assemble a registry that meets your needs today, and sees you through a lifetime together as a married couple.
Houston’s top wedding entertainers are here to offer their expert advice on how to set a tone, touch an emotional chord…and raise the roof when the time is right.
Choosing the right photographer, kind of like finding the love of your life, takes time: You want someone who is reliable and trustworthy, has a good sense of humor and a positive attitude, and who truly gets you. Here's how.
Use this essential shot list to ensure a collection of wedding photos that capture not just the look of your wedding, but the feel of the most personal occasion of your life.
You take your seat in the hushed movie theater. The lights go down and you feel the pulse of anticipation that comes before the opening credits flash onto the screen. You reach for your sweetheart’s hand, and wait for the magic to begin.