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Claire Pettibone Romantique at Brickhouse Bridal 7/31-8/1

Claire Pettibone Romantique at Brickhouse Bridal 7/31-8/1

Photos: Claire Pettibone

You’re going to want to let your hair down for this one, honey: Brickhouse Bridal is bringing the gorgeous Claire Pettibone Romantique collection to the Houston area, with an exclusive debut trunk show next weekend! Flowing silhouettes, feminine off-the-shoulder sleeves, delicate lace and intricate back details—these are the style hallmarks of this bohemian-elegant bridal collection, designed, Pettibone says, for “the type of bride who prefers turquoise to diamonds, wildflowers to roses.”

That’s not to say you can’t rock a few sparkling rocks with your diaphanous Romantique wedding dress (this is Houston, after all!). Come, experience, see for yourself how you can personalize your ethereal and lovely, made-in-California Claire Pettibone Romantique gown with your own signature style—whether it’s a flower crown and ballet flats, or a shimmering sash and vintage pumps. Did we mention that these beauties are under $3,000, and feature fine crepe and chiffon, Chantilly lace, delicate embroidery and other exceptionally high-quality fabrics and embellishments?

Appointments for this trunk show are a must; call 281.681.3430 to make yours today. Brickhouse Bridal’s wonderfully gracious and knowledgeable consultants are waiting to welcome you…and guide you to the Romantique dress of your dreams!

Outdoor Spring Wedding by Civic Photos

It’s true, everything is bigger in Texas- especially weddings. Just ask Houston bride Bella and her hubby about their 1,400-guest reception. The couple had a true Texas spring wedding with blooming orchids, an outdoor reception, and a 16-layer cake! Guests enjoyed the perfect weather and some good ‘ol Southern food: roasted beef, pico, beans and freshly squeezed Lemonade (mmm). Oh and did we mention how stunning Bella looked in her full-sleeve, chic lace bridal gown from Parvani Vida? Thanks Civic Photos for capturing all of the sweet deets from Bella and Irvin’s wedding, we’re in love! Congrats and best wishes to the newlyweds!

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Photos: Civic Photos ~ Bridal Gown: Parvani Vida Bridal & Formal ~ Makeup & Hair: Thalio Beckham

Black, White & Blue Wedding at Crystal Ballroom at The Rice by Ever & Anon Photography

Michael planned the sweetest proposal for his high school sweetheart Sarah. “After dinner, Michael told me to put a blindfold on. He took me to several places around Kingwood where we had special memories: our first kiss, where he first told me he loved me, and our old high school meet-up spot. At each stop, Michael gave me a rose and proceeded to tell me a reason why he loved me at every spot. The final stop was at the golf course where Michael and I had our first date. When I took off the blindfold, he was down on one knee with rose petals scattered around him and a bottle of champagne. After I said “yes”, Michael had gathered both of our families to celebrate,” says bride Sarah. A sweet proposal story like this deserves an even sweeter wedding. Just take a look at the fabulous pictures by Ever & Anon Photography. We can guarantee you’ll be swooning. Best wishes and congrats to the newlyweds!

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Photography: Ever & Anon Photography ~ Venue: Crystal Ballroom at The Rice ~ Caterer: Sambuca Catering ~ Wedding Dress: Brickhouse Bridal ~ Gown Alterations: MW Couture ~ Shoes: Jimmy Choo

Peach, Gold & Teal Wedding at The Sam Houston Hotel

Ladies, you never know where you’ll meet the one… He might just live in the same apartment building as you. Just ask Houston bride Kelly who met Miguel at a community barbeque thrown by a mutual friend. It was only a matter of weeks after meeting that Kelly and Miguel had their first date, and the rest was history. The lovely couple chose the Veranda by *17 at The Sam Houston Hotel which provided the perfect backdrop for their modern-vintage wedding theme. Gold mercury glass centerpieces and warm amber lighting filled the room. Sounds gorgeous, right? Just wait ‘til you see the sweet pictures. Congrats to the newlyweds, we wish you a lifetime of happiness!

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Photos: Kreative Angle Photography ~ Venue: Veranda by *17 at The Sam Houston Hotel ~ Wedding Gown: Martina Liana from Brickhouse Bridal ~ M.O.B Dress: T. Carolyn Fashions ~ Music, Entertainment, Lighting & Photo Booth: LG Entertainment

Coral, Gold & Gray Wedding

“Ahren and I met freshman year at University of Houston through mutual friends. We lost touch after I moved to Chicago and he started Optometry school. We reconnected in 2010 and I asked him out on a date and the rest was history!” Ada says. “We decided to have a traditional Catholic ceremony for Ahren’s side followed by a traditional Chinese tea ceremony for my family,” adds Ada. After both ceremonies, it was time to party! The reception started with the bridal party entering to the Houston Rockets introduction song while the guests were given surprise goodie bags with sparklers and glow sticks. After a lovely dinner, Ada and Ahren danced the night away with their nearest and dearest. “It was definitely a dream wedding!” says Ada. Congrats to the newlyweds!

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Photos: Pink Posh Photography ~ Wedding Gown: Kitty Chen Couture from Parvani Vida Bridal & Formal ~ Venue: Hotel Sorella