Four years ago, Madison, a nurse practitioner from Seattle, and Emmanuel, a doctor from Ecuador, met at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. After just a few dates, Madison knew she had found her “McDreamy.” A proposal followed on a beautiful evening at a beach in Mexico, with a radiant sunset as the backdrop.
The couple planned for their wedding to be in February 2020, but as you can imagine, for two medical pros working at the largest cancer center in the U.S. during the pandemic, their wedding plans came to a halt. “We made the difficult decision to delay our wedding to not only keep our family and friends safe but also the patients we work with at the cancer center,” Madison says.
A quaint coffee date in college turned into a proposal on a gorgeous autumn day in Lake Tahoe, CA, for Mackenzie and Ryan.
On March 30, 2021, the couple’s timeless Brenham wedding was at Deep in the Heart Farms, a property with 150 acres of rolling green hills and ancient oak trees. The couple knew they wanted a wedding that highlighted the “beauty and true meaning of marriage” from the start. So after an emotional first touch, Mackenzie and Ryan pledged their love in a light-filled chapel with an altar decorated with lush greenery and pops of blush and ivory Peonies, Roses and Ranunculus.
From sophisticated city weddings to casual countryside ceremonies, it can be challenging to figure out what to wear to a wedding, as a guest, especially while keeping the changing seasons andtrends in mind. There are so many factors that go into picking a style, but ultimately you want a gown that makes you feel confident, stylish and fits well.
We loved gathering our top picks for each season for you. Match the dress of your choice to the time, location and formality of the wedding you will be attending! From a black-tie formal gathering to a laid-back country wedding,we have a variety of full-length, midis and mini dresses for you to choose from.
Sequins, satin and metallic textiles take center stage for autumn. Mix these textures with rusty amber and copper hues, and you will be up-to-date on the fall trends. Sheer chiffon and heavily embellished florals make the ultimate dynamic duo for the months to come.
1. Colorful Wildflower Embroidered Tulle Mini Dress
2. Metallic Shimmer Puff-Sleeve Midi Dress
3. Sparkling Gold and Silver Sequin Ombre Gown
Choosing a dress for a winter wedding can be difficult, especially when you factor in the climate and location of the occasion. With sequins and satin being a fashion statement for the season, these three designs will have you sparkling and snug in the frosty weather. Deeper hues like pomegranate red and glimmering amethyst will set the holiday spirit. Heavily embellished gowns, faux fur and heavier fabrics are also good options to consider.
When spring is in the air, it’s time to include light yet lively colors into your fashion choices. Silky sky blue and bubblegum pink are just a few of the hues that are favored in spring, along with sophisticated 3D embellishments and shoulder-less gowns. Dainty garden-style patterns and billowing gowns are also a top-notch choice for a classic, whimsical outdoor wedding.
7. Sweetheart Neckline 3D Gardenia Embroidery Mini Dress
8. Sky Blue Satin Off The Shoulder Dress
9. Peony Silk Off The Shoulder Column Gown
Sweet summertime calls for vivid and brilliant colors to nourish the fashion soul. Electric aquamarine, sunset coral and pure honeyed gold will have you radiating with confidence. Shimmering sheer fabrics and elegant flowy gowns are also clever picks to prepare for the summer heat.
10. Sea Foam Sparkly Plunge Cutout Gown
11. Sunset Coral One Shoulder Ruched Cocktail Dress
12. Electric Aqua Halter Neck Dress
Match the dress of your choice with beautiful accessories and your outfit will be complete! Read more on the Houston Wedding Blog to see our top shoe and jewelry picks. You can also click the link to our Pinterest board for more inspiration!
After a lively night of dancing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Jennifer and Edgar knew that they were meant to be together.
Edgar proposed on his knee beneath the iconic oak tree at The Houstonian, its sparkling branches creating a warm and romantic glow. After Jennifer said yes, she was surprised with a celebratory engagement party with family and friends in attendance. Click here to read the rest of this post »
Very few people can run 14 miles on the first date, and that’s how you know Elizabeth and Jeremiah were meant to be from the start. So, when Jeremiah decided to pop the question with a dazzling engagement ring from I W Marks Jewelers, it was only natural that it was after a 10-mile run. “When I turned to look at him, he was down on one knee! It was such a blur! I remember taking the ring from him and putting it on my finger,” Elizabeth says.