A Whimsical and Romantic Wedding Editorial at Royal Oaks Country Club

The bride and groom kissing on a vintage car with a "just married" sign and flowers on the bumper.
Photo: Painted Peacock Photography | Venue: Royal Oaks Country Club | Floral Design: Bloom and Grove | Dinnerware + Stationery: Bering’s | Cake: Not Your Ordinary Cakes | Wedding Gown: Belle Ame Bridal | Fine Jewelry: Shaftel Diamonds | MUAH: Blo Blow Dry Bar | Videography: Cinematic Saviors

The Tuscan-inspired architecture of Royal Oaks Country Club was the perfect canvas for this wedding editorial, artfully captured by Painted Peacock Photography. The shoot was inspired by the wedding of childhood sweethearts who never lost their whimsical imaginations and playfulness, creating a sweet, romantic and dreamy scene.

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A Sophisticated Affair at the Petroleum Club of Houston

A blonde bride in a wedding dress smiles at a groom in a black tuxedo at hotel venue, C. Baldwin Hotel in Houston.
Photography: Joseph West Photography | Venue: Petroleum Club of Houston | Guest Lodging: C. Baldwin, Curio Collection by Hilton

Cady and Cade met as classmates in high school. “He cheated off of me during a quiz (unknown to me, but not unknown to our teacher), and we’ve been together ever since,” the bride says.

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Bridal Edit: Chic Wedding Hairstyles For Short Hair

A woman in a pink gown with curly blonde short hair with a braid.
Photo: Annie Kenney Photography | Featured Bridal Hair + Makeup: Polished Makeup & Hair | Spotlight WiH Partners:  Athena’s Brides Makeup & Hair Services | Blo Blow Dry Bar Post Oak | Caked Up With Riley | The Beauty Lounge

Finding an aisle-ready hairstyle can prove challenging for short-haired brides. Luckily, there are a variety of options for shorter locks…no extensions are required!

Rock your natural hair when walking down the aisle by adding bejeweled hair accessories, adding loose waves to a chin-length bob or keeping it modern and sleek.

Scroll on and get inspired by these wedding-day-approved looks for the bride with short to medium-length hair.

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A Lavish Houston Museum District Wedding by Amy Maddox Photography

Bride stands by a groom outside a cathedral after their wedding ceremony.
Photographer: Amy Maddox Photography | Cakes: Susie’s Cakes

Bailey and John can thank Bailey’s brother for bringing them together. Bailey’s brother and John developed a strong friendship, and John would tag along on family vacations. It wasn’t until Bailey moved back to Houston from college that they developed a friendship that eventually grew into something much more.

While celebrating the holidays in December 2020, John proposed to Bailey the day after Christmas on a trip to Cancun, Mexico.

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Q&A: Get Aisle Ready Nails at Milano Nail Spa The Heights

French manicure set on a hand outside of Milano Nail Spa in the Houston Heights
Photos Courtesy of Milano Nail Spa The Heights | Spa: Milano Nail Spa The Heights

Finding the right style of nails for your wedding day can be challenging. From the proposal to the big day, it is important that the bride’s manicure complements her look rather than takes away from it. If you’re searching for excellent customer service, a luxurious experience and an expert eye, look no further than this Heights-area spa. The newly expanded space is the perfect spot for you and your entire wedding party to enjoy a day of pampering. If you’re looking to perfect your look from head to toe, the spa offers waxing and eyelash extensions…a one-stop shop for bridal beauty!

Read on for an exclusive Q&A with one of Houston’s top nail salons and spas, Milano Nail Spa The Heights, and get expert advice on the latest trends, bridal nails and how to elevate your manicure.

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