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Houston Fashion Designer David Peck On Custom Gown Design

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Designer David Peck At Work | Photo: Travis Forrester Evans

He’s a bona-fide celebrity design icon and a true Houston treasure, and now David Peck can add Weddings in Houston vendor partner to his list of accolades! We chatted with the Houston fashion designer about his custom wedding gown design process, his recent collab with us on our Fall/Winter 2019 issue…oh, and that time he dressed T. Swift for a mag cover and it went viral. Yup. Read on, to-be-weds, and discover more about having your custom wedding gown designed by David Peck (and why it costs less than you might think!). Click here to read the rest of this post »

Meet Peter Langner At Joan Pillow!

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Wedding Gown: Peter Langner | Designer Available At: Joan Pillow Bridal Salon

German-born, Milan-based designer Peter Langner’s fashion training background reads like a who’s who of haute couture: Christian Dior. Emanuel Ungaro. Guy Laroche. Christian Lacroix. And his sumptuous bridal gowns reflect the breadth and expertise of his apprenticeships. Click here to read the rest of this post »

3 Bridal Shower Looks For 2019

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Photo: Larry Fagala | Left To Right Valentino Gown, Sophia Webster Shoes: Neiman Marcus |  Le Spose Di Gio Gown: Joan Pillow Bridal Salon | Earrings: 29 North at The Post Oak Hotel | Balenciaga Shoes: Neiman Marcus | Valentino Gown, Rene Caovilla Shoes: Neiman Marcus | Jewelry: 29 North at The Post Oak Hotel | Location: Bouchee Patisserie At The Post Oak Hotel

With the craziness of wedding planning, shopping for your pre-wedding celebration attire often become a last-minute mad dash to find something festive. Don’t give your bridal shower look short shrift… often, that’s where the best memories are made! Whether the celebration is a girls-only canapes-and-bubbly soiree at a charming chateau, a swanky downtown hotel bar welcome party, or a rehearsal dinner at a top Houston restaurant, here are three fail-safe bridal shower and pre-wedding party outfit ideas for 2019.

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5 Bridal Handbags You’ll Use Long Past The Big Day

Bridal handbags come in two basic types: all-out bridal (think Edie Parker’s famed “Mrs.” clutch, for example) and bridal-to-evening ready. For this blog post, we’re all about the latter, and we’re sharing our top picks for wedding-day handbags that make a seamless transition to evening-out elegance. Make one of these evening jeweled, fringed or glittering evening bags a part of your wedding attire, then keep it close at hand for accessorizing in style any night of the year!

1. Jimmy Choo “Florence” Cross-Body Bag

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There’s never an evening occasion when sparkle’s not in style. And Jimmy Choo’s glittering “Florence” bag has sparkle (and style) for miles. Use this super-embellished bag as a bridal clutch on your big day, then put its cross-body chain to good use when you need your hands free for sipping cocktails or throwing your hands in the air like you just don’t care, on GNO! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Maria Elena Accessories Show At Joan Pillow

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Accessories: Maria Elena Headpieces & Accessories | Photo: Jorge Embid
Maria Elena accessories are made for the modern bride who wants all the glamour, with none of the fuss.

We love how versatile these beautiful bridal accessories are, and how easily many Maria Elena pieces can adapt from wedding spotlight to date-night candlelight. Of course, if you’re looking for a truly regal bridal crown or tiara that you’ll wear on one night only, then pass down as a wedding heirloom for generations to come, you’ll find a spectacular selection in the new Maria Elena Headpieces & Accessories collection. You’ll also find hair combs, halos, hair vines, earrings, necklaces and more, that will look just as fabulous with your festival OOTD as they do on your BIG day.

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