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2020 Bridal Gowns: The Long Sleeves Edit

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“Nala” Gown: Ines Di Santo | Designer Available At: Joan Pillow Bridal Salon

One thing is evident across designers’ newest 2020 bridal collections: Sleeves have fully evolved from arm-warming garment extensions into intricate, high-drama accents that demand the spotlight. New designer gowns that made their way down the New York Bridal Week runway recently featured all kinds of amazing sleeves. We’re introducing you to some of our favorite 2020 bridal gowns with sleeves…though these represent just a glimpse at the gorgeousness set to hit Houston bridal salons in the coming months. Keep an eye on our Shows & Events page for the latest in local bridal designer trunk show news, and be among the first to experience these incredible long-sleeve wedding gowns! 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 »

Super Romantic Bridal Shoot From Meant To Be Films

Video: Meant To Be Films

Edgy, textured florals and seductive candle arrangements are the backdrop for this very romantic bridal shoot, conceived and filmed by hot Houston wedding videographer Meant To Be Films.

For its beautiful “Modern Amour” styled wedding shoot, Meant To Be Films partnered with haute Houston bridal salon Belle Ame Bridal, bridal hair and makeup artist Kiss And Makeup Houston, and super-talented Houston wedding photographer Stephania Campos. The result is an ultra romantic scene with tons of elegant wedding inspiration. We love the delicate balance of “sexy and sublime” in this dreamy, feminine bridal shoot. It is this balance that is at the heart of Meant To Be Films’ wedding videography expertise, and why we’re so thrilled to partner with this fabulous Houston husband-and-wife creative team! Scroll down for a selection of images from “Modern Amour” by Stephania Campos Photography. And find the awesome Houston wedding vendors and artists mentioned here at Weddings in Houston!

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Spotlight Houston Vendors – Videography: Meant To Be Films | Photography: Stephania Campos Photography | Gown: NOYA by Riki Dalal from Belle Ame Bridal | Hair & Makeup: Kiss And Makeup Houston

Contributors: Petit Fleur Co. | Jacqueline Nicole Jewelry | The Creative Chateau