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6 Engagement Rings With Major Bling

Art Deco Diamond Engagement RIng
Photo: Doyle & Doyle

Picking out an engagement ring can be overwhelming with such a wide range of styles, cuts and stones to choose from. Check out these trending bridal jewelry designs for inspiration before you stop by one of these expert Houston jewelers.

Art Deco Engagement Ring

Art Deco Diamond Engagement RIng
Photo: Doyle & Doyle

Love all things vintage? Explore designs like this one that harkens back to the intricate lines of the Art Deco era. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Style Trend: 6 Bridal Clutches We Love

A clutch is a must-have for every bride before and after her walk down the aisle. We love these designer clutches with their versatile looks, which can go from bridal to everyday chic.

Embroidered Satin Goa Clutch

Gold Embroidered White Satin Goa Clutch
Photo & Clutch: Oscar de la Renta

Get the designer look with this expertly beaded clutch from Oscar de la Renta for a luxurious touch to your bridal ensemble.

The Knot Watersnake-Trimmed Intrecciato Satin Clutch

The Knot Pink Watersnake-Trimmed Intrecciato Satin Clutch
Photo & Clutch: Bottega Veneta

For the sophisticated bride, nothing compares to this sleek and structured clutch with its signature clasp.

Rose Crocodile Box Clutch Bag

Rose Crocodile Box Clutch Bag
Photo: Bergdorf Goodman | Clutch: Nancy Gonzalez

If your style is a little bolder than most, show if off with a textured clutch.

Marbled Acrylic Wolf Box Clutch

Marbled Acrylic Wolf Box Clutch
Photo: Saks Fifth Avenue | Clutch: Edie Parker

Are you looking for an ultra-feminine clutch that still has an edge to it? This crystal clutch from Edie Parker is the perfect blend of angle and elegance.

Classic Box Clutch

Classic Box Clutch
Photo & Clutch: Davie & Chiyo

Davie & Chiyo’s sweet and classic clutch features an oversize bow, for a feminine, romantic look brides love.

Pink Crystal Embellished Feather Clutch

Pink Crystal Embellished Feather Clutch
Photo: Moda Operandi | Clutch: Dolce & Gabbana

This clutch is perfect for the fashionista bride who loves to set the trends instead of follow them.

What’s In Our I Do! Soiree Gift Bag?

I Do! Wedding Soiree at The Astorian - Swag Bag

Photo: Ama by Aisha

The I Do! Wedding Soiree, coming to the Corinthian-Houston on Thursday, Feb. 8, is Houston’s first-class wedding planning event! Part of what makes the Soiree so special is that every engaged couple receives VIP treatment, including a custom-curated gift bag filled with premium swag. So what’s in the bag?  Click here to read the rest of this post »

2018 Bridal Accessory Trend Alert: Crowns, Crowns, Crowns!

Hey there, princess, check this out: If you’re down with the crown thing (pretty much the hottest trend going in bridal hair accessories for 2018 weddings), we’ve got a handful of seriously regal headpieces we think you’re gonna like. Enjoy…and visit these fine Houston salons for even more bridal crown and bridal tiara styles!

ICE PRINCESS

  Maria Elena Headpieces Crown MT 9947

Designer: Maria Elena

GRECIAN GODDESS

Jennifer Behr Golden Flower Crown

Designer: Jennifer Behr

ETHEREAL FAIRY

Twigs & Honey Otavia Vine Gold at BHLDN

Designer: Twigs & Honey

GOLDEN ROYALTY

Maria Elena Headpieces Crown MT 9945

Designer: Maria Elena

CLASSIC GLAMOUR

Eden Luxe Bridal Crown

Designer: Eden Luxe Bridal at Etsy

6 Cool Bridesmaids Bags Your Gals Will Use Over and Over Again

Your b’maids do so much sweet stuff for you. Here’s something sweet you can do for them: Gift them with bridesmaids bags they’ll clutch with joy on your wedding day, and use, with fond memories, and a ton of style, long after. Here are a handful of our faves!

Bridesmaids Bag Totally Crushin Pink Velvet Clutch: Lulu’s

So soft. So pink. So…FREAKIN ADORABLE. Lulu’s pink crushed velvet clutch tops our list of bags we’d like to have and to hold. The magnetic front closure and zip top mean this hip-and-girly b’maid bag will keep your gals’ wedding-day essentials safe. Carry as a clutch or attach the 48-inch gold chain strap that accompanies this totally versatile bridesmaids bag.

Bridesmaids Bag Femme Pouch Case: Anthropologie 

San Francisco-based designer Mary Frances created this beaded bag in homage to the vibrancy and diversity of the city where she grew up. And what a pretty city bag it is! Your bridesmaids can use the Femme Pouch as a makeup bag or mini-clutch, both on your big day, and on any date night, girls’ night or night on the town!

Bridesmaids Bag Pink Small Linen Pouch: Neiman Marcus

Neiman’s demure pouch is such a perfect combo of preppy crispness and cosmoplitan chic, with its natural fiber construction and funky metallic tassel. Personalize your bridesmaids’ pouches with their initials for an extra-special touch.

Bridesmaids bag Floral Medium Flat-Zip Pouch: Banana Republic

Add a pop of glorious color and a fun floral motif to your wedding-party style, with Banana Republic’s vibrant flat-zip pouch. Your gals can carry it as a clutch on your big day, and use it to keep things organized inside a larger bag, at work or at play!

Bridesmaids Bag Pouch in Metallic Italian Leather: J. Crew

J. Crew is our go-to for simple sophistication–and their metallic leather pouch is no exception. This luscious Italian leather mini-bag is pretty enough to use as a wedding-day clutch, and practical enough to use as an understated evening bag or inside-the-tote cosmetics pouch any and every day. Bonus: It can be monogrammed with your bridesmaids’ initials or something fun, like LOL, BRB, ETC and more.

1cipressi-Aldo Cipressi Clutch: Aldo