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BIG GIVEAWAY: Buy I Do! At ZaZa Tickets and Win an Amazing Hotel ZaZa Weekend Romance + Dining + Spa Package!

Monday, September 9th, 2013

BIG GIVEAWAY: Buy I Do! At ZaZa Tickets and Win an Amazing Hotel ZaZa Weekend Romance + Dining + Spa Package!

Photo: Hotel ZaZa

If you only attend one bridal show while planning your perfect wedding, this is the one: The I Do! Bridal Soiree at Hotel ZaZa is not just Houston’s only true all-VIP wedding showcase, it’s also a destination, a flight of fantasy…and one heck of a party.

And if you’ve been waiting to buy your very reasonably priced $25 all-inclusive ticket (fine food, cocktails, entertainment, tablescapes, cakes, one-on-one convos with top vendors, door prizes, giveaways and a killer swag bag for each and every bride), now is the time. Not only are tickets destined to run out very soon, but one lucky Houston bride-to-be who purchases her I Do! @ ZaZa tickets by 11:59 p.m. this Sunday will win herself a totally freakin’ fabulous Hotel ZaZa Weekend Romance + Spa + Dining package that includes:

  • One weekend night in a legendary Hotel ZaZa “Magnificent Seven” Suite (based on availability)
  • Dinner for 2 at Hotel ZaZa’s acclaimed Monarch restaurant
  • $300 ZaSpa credit good for use during prize stay
  • Breakfast for 2 in bed

Remember, tickets are strictly limited for our most intimate and cutting-edge bridal showcase of the year, and are selling very fast. Once they’re gone, they’re gone. If you’re planning a 2014 or 2015 wedding and could use a little R&R—by which we mean romance and rejuvenation, natch—we strongly suggest you snag your I Do! @ ZaZa tickets NOW.

Winner will be notified on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Good luck…and see you at I Do!

Buy I Do! Tix This Week & You Could Win a Brennan’s of Houston Dinner for 2!

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Buy I Do! Tix This Week & You Could Win a Brennan’s of Houston Dinner for 2!

Photo: Brennan’s of Houston

It’s the jewel in Houston’s considerable crown of fine-dining establishments. And next week, we’re fixin’ to send one of you fabulous Houston brides (and the date of your choice) to Brennan’s of Houston for a delicious dinner neither of you is soon to forget. To be automatically entered in our Brennan’s of Houston Dinner for 2 giveaway, simply buy those I Do! Bridal Soiree @ Hotel ZaZa tix—you know, the ones you were planning to snag anyway—by midnight this Sunday, Sept. 8, and you are entered in our contest. That’s it. No catch. Well, except for the catch of the day, which at Brennan’s might be anything from jumbo lump blue crab to whole roasted Gulf snapper. Mmm… You’ll also find plenty to tantalize your taste buds, as well as you hunger for wedding inspiration and gorgeousness, at the I Do! Bridal Soiree—Houston’s only luxury wedding event, and our most intimate and cutting-edge show of the entire year.

Once again, all brides who buy their tickets to Houston’s hottest bridal event by midnight Sunday are entered to win; winner announced Tuesday, Sept. 10 on Facebook. And remember, the I Do! Bridal Soiree at Hotel ZaZa WILL SELL OUT. It always does.  Don’t miss it—or your chance to dine, on us, at legendary Houston eatery Brennan’s of Houston!

Designer Sameera Faridi Celebrates 100 Years of Bollywood with a Fabulous Fashion Bash

Friday, August 30th, 2013

It’s not often that Houston gets to launch a famed Indian design house—especially in such grand style. But grand style is par for the course for Sameera Faridi of Sameera Faridi Design Studio at Poshak Fashion & Style, which turned out top New-Delhi-based designers Parvesh Jai, who have been outfitting Bollywood gorgeously for the better part of nearly 10 years. Faridi, whose eponymous atelier has enabled Houston brides of South Asian backgrounds to find spectacular custom wedding and special-occasion wear sans overseas travel, feted Parvesh Jai with “The Royal Saga”—a riveting fashion show celebrating 100 years of Bollywood style, held at the Houston Motor Club, followed by a VIP reception attended by local trend-setters and fashion media. Check out a sampling of pix from Faridi’s fantastic event…and check out Faridi herself—and her amazing designs—at Sameera Faridi Design Studio!

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Photos: Photos by Rovo

Cocktails, Nibbles and Wedding WOW at Darryl & Co. Next Week!

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Cocktails, Nibbles and Wedding WOW at Darryl & Co. Next Week!

Photo: Morgan Lynn Photography

If you’ve ever laid eyes on a Darryl & Co.-designed wedding, chances are your heart went from a pitter-pat to a thump, thump, THUMP. Design guru Darryl Murchison just has a way with flowers and finery that makes a bride go all swoony inside. And next Thursday, Aug. 22, he and his expert design team will be unveiling what kind of magic they’ve got in store for winter 2013 and spring 2014 weddings at their Holiday Showcase & Wedding Inspiration open house. Join them, and us—you think we’d miss this scorching hot event??—for cocktails, hors d’oeuvre and delicious tabletop, reception decor and ceremony-design displays, plus tons of tips, ideas and opps to chat one-on-one with Darryl and his crew. It’s free, but you must RSVP. See you there!

Gorgeous Great Gatsby Bridal Luncheon at Chateau Cocomar

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

When Chateau Cocomar throws a party to thank its brides, you know that party is going to be something special. And the April bridal luncheon the Houston venue hosted to show its gratitude and love for its 2012 brides was very special indeed. Designed by the exceptionally talented Tamara Menges, in homage to the 1920s decadence of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” the lovely luncheon featured shades of cream, white, ivory, gold, blush and champagne, with de rigeur touches of feathers, pearls and lace. We’re so delighted to feature photographer Holly Hoyt’s dreamy photos of this gorgeous event at the beautiful Chateau Cocomar. Seriously, how beautiful is this event? Let us know what you think! And check out the credits below for a full list of vendors.

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Photos: Holly Hoyt Photography ~ Catering: Café Natalie ~ Desserts: Party Architects ~ Flowers: Tamara Menges Designs ~ Linens: Elegant Beginnings ~ Rentals: Aztec Party Rentals ~ Stationery: Atelier du Papier ~ Venue: Chateau Cocomar