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7 Houston Wedding Cakes We Love, Plus Cookies!

Gold Wedding Cake With Orchids Susie's Cakes Houston

In the world of Houston wedding cakes, pretty much anything goes. Geodesic crystal cakes. Chalkboard surface cakes. Hand painted cakes. Metallic cakes that look like they have been dipped in pure gold. You want it for your wedding? Houston’s top wedding cake designers can do it, as our current fave designs, below, show. Oh–and they taste just as good as they look! Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Intimate Spring Wedding at Kemah Gardens

J&D Productions, Real Wedding, Kemah Gardens, HEB Blooms

Heading off to study at Texas A&M to prepare for their future, Logen and Andrew soon learned just how rewarding that decision would be, for each of them. As a member of the college volleyball team, Logen attended a beach bonfire for university athletes where she crossed paths with Andrew and instantly became smitten. It didn’t take long before Andrew knew he’d found the love of his life in Logen, proposing to her following a volunteering event the pair did together. Click here to read the rest of this post »

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4 Houston Hotspots For Lunch With The Girls

Sup on a lobster bisque. Savor a mimosa. It’s time for a pre-wedding lunch with your fave ladies! These four Houston hotspots will take care of you, and your crew, with fine food and drink, and flawless service.

Photo: Courtesy of Cordua Restaurants


The Cordúa name is synonymous with bold Latin American flavors and warm hospitality—both of which are on delicious display at Américas and Churrascos, father-and-son team Michael and David Cordúa’s esteemed Houston eateries. Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Gray & Cream Spring Wedding at The Parador

Houston Wedding The Parador

Oddly enough, Lexie and Andy never crossed paths despite years of hanging out at the same restaurants, bars…even in the same volleyball league. But all that changed when a night out to watch a football game became a four-hour-long date. It wasn’t long before Andy realized he’d found something special with Lexie. Knowing her love of books, Andy presented the unsuspecting Lexie with a book to “read” the night before the two embarked on a family cruise. Flipping to the last page, an unsuspecting Lexie found a beautiful diamond ring, and took her first step on the path to forever love. Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Jewelry Rental? Yes, Please! A Q&A With Eklektic

Houston Fine Jewelry Rental Special Occasion Eklektic Studio
Photo: Eklektic Jewelry Studio

Known for their one-of-a-kind custom jewelry pieces, all made by hand with precious metals and conflict-free gems, Houston’s Eklektic Jewelry Studio is now offering jewelry rental, too! What’s for rent, and what are the best occasions for jewelry rental vs. purchase? We checked in with Eklektic’s Ariana Cuvelier to find out. Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Style Trend: 6 Mixed-Metal Bridal Accessories

Have some fun and spice things up with your bridal accessories by mixing metals, finishes and gems. Rose gold, yellow gold and silver mix things up with crystals, diamonds, turquoise and colored gems, in this glimpse of a bridal jewelry trend we’re crushing on…hard!

1. Kotlar 1948 18k Rose Gold & Diamond Necklace

Kotlar 1948 18k Rose-Gold & Diamonds Necklace Harry Kotlar
Photo: Harry Kotlar

Hypnotize your fans, friends and fiancé, with this dazzling rose gold circular pendant encrusted with diamonds–a perfect centerpiece for your bridal accessories. Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Bering’s “Bubbles & Bites” Event + GIVEAWAY

Houston Wedding Gift Registry Bering's Event Giveaway

Wondering why Bering’s is one of our absolute favorite Houston wedding gift registry retailers? Find out for yourself this coming Sunday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to noon! That’s when Bering’s Bissonet store hosts “Bubbles & Bites,” a brunch-time in-store gift registry event, where you can browse, nibble, sip and create or expand your Bering’s wedding gift registry. Oh—and if that’s not awesome enough, we’ve got a $350 Bering’s giveaway we’ll be awarding to one lucky winner this Friday, March 16…scroll down all the way for contest entry deets! Click here to read the rest of this post »

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5 Hot Cocktail Bar Gifts For Him

Does your hubby-to-be fancy himself a cocktail craftsman? Bolster his bartending arsenal by gifting him with one of these fine finds, or better yet: Invite him to add a a few bar essentials to your wedding gift registry, as you envision your newlywed nest…together!

1. Copper Moscow Mule Cocktail Box

Bespoke Post Copper Moscow Mule Box
Photo: Bespoke Post

He’ll find just about everything he needs (‘cept vodka–he can choose his fave) to make authentic, refreshing mules for 2, in this “cocktail box” from Bespoke Post. Click here to read the rest of this post »

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12 Bridal Hairstyles For Girls With Curls

Got curls? We got you, gurrll. Up, down, short, long, tight, tousled or teased–these bridal ‘dos will inspire you to embrace your natural texture as you walk down the aisle, and party the night away. Pick your favorite, save it, find a talented bridal stylist, and make it your own!

Medium Length Curly Hairstyle

Photo: Christine Doneé via Once Wed Click here to read the rest of this post »

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Mint & Peach Wedding at Agave Estates by Dream Photo

Agave Estates Wedding Texas
Photo: Dream Photo & Video

Agave Estates may have been hit hard by Hurricane Harvey (the pastoral wedding and events enclave in Katy was forced to close its Agave Road venue as a result of the storm), but Nicci and Drew’s lovely wedding demonstrates, beautifully, that this beloved Houston-area wedding location is very much alive, and just a charming as ever. The couple’s first visit to Agave Estates actually sealed the deal on having a Texas wedding. Click here to read the rest of this post »

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