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2016 Wedding Color Palette We Love: Plum and Metallics

Move over neutrals—there’s a new hue in town! It’s time to go bold with your tones, lovelies. Pair up a royal plum with metallic gold and/or silver and you’ve got yourself a seriously chic and edgy wedding color palette. And hey, maybe even throw in some crystals for a bit of glittering goodness!

Plum & Shimmer

1. Jenny Packham Spring 2016 Gown: Jenny Packham 2. Judith Leiber “Airstream” Swarovski Crystal Clutch: Saks Fifth Avenue Houston Galleria 3. Goshwara Rock ‘N Roll Amethyst Cabochon 18K Ring: Zadok Jewelers 4. Sergio Rossi “Puzzle” Heel: Zappos 5. Bouquet: Plants N’ Petals 6. Four Tier Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections 7. Plum Sparkle Wedding Invitation: Maggie J. Designs

Currently Crushing On: Blush and Gold Weddings

One day, pale, demure Blush met flirty, sparkling Gold, and the two fell in love and lived happily ever after. Help us celebrate everyone’s favorite wedding color-palette couple, with a handful of goodies that show off this knockout pair in all their shimmering elegance. Happy shopping!

Blush & Gold

1. Hayley Paige “Lorelei” Gown: Now & Forever Bridal Boutique 2. Dolce & Gabbana Embellished Velvet Box Clutch: Saks Fifth Avenue Houston Galleria 3. Christopher Designs L’Amour Collection Ring: Donoho’s Jewellers 4. Jude Frances “Sonoma” Open Leaf Cuff: Loggins Jewelers 5. Salvatore Ferragamo “Emozione” Eau de Parfum: Bloomingdales 6. Nina “Karen” Champagne Satin Pump: Zappos 7. Watercolor Invitation: Nib & Pixel 8. Three Tier Cake: Who Made The Cake!

7 Items Every Dapper Groom Needs

The key advice every man should follow when dressing for his wedding: On this one day, there’s no such thing as too dapper, darling. So get ready to get suited up, with these men’s style essentials. And yes—a flask does qualify as an accessory : )

7 Dapper Items Every Groom Needs

1. Bonobos “Navy Bucks” Silk Necktie: Bonobos 2. Suit Supply “Hudson” Suit in Brown: Suit Supply 3. L.U. Chopard Chronometre Watch: Zadok Jewelers 4. Dot & Bo Whiskey Charm Flask: Dot & Bo 5. Suit Supply Brown Pocket Square: Suit Supply 6. The Tie Bar “Flamingo” Navy Bow Tie: Tie Bar 7. Fossil iPhone 6 Plus Case: Fossil

2016 Bridal Jewelry Trend: Chandelier Earrings

Sparkle and shine with our Editor’s Picks for this year’s most coveted chandelier earrings. P.S. You can try on your fave gems at local Houston jewelers!

 2016 Bridal Jewelry Trend: Chandelier Earrings

1. Penny Preville Diamond & Pearl Earrings: Donoho’s Jewellers 2. Rose Cut & Round Diamond Chandelier Earrings: Zadok Jewelers 3. Pear Shaped Diamond Drop Earrings: Zadok Jewelers 4. Sapphire & Diamond Earrings: Peran & Scannell 5. Penny Preville Diamond Earrings: Donoho’s Jewellers 6. Casa Reale 18K Yellow Gold & White Diamond Earrings: Peran & Scannell 7. Diamond Deco Earrings: Zadok Jewelers 8. Diamond & Rose Gold Drop Earrings: Zadok Jewelers

Get Inspired: Classic Wedding Style

Coco Chanel said it best, “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” This is so true—especially when it comes to our lovely Houston brides, who always look elegant. Inspired by our local brides, we picked out a collection of key pieces you’ll need to achieve a timeless, elegant look, including a chic ivory Monique Lhuillier gown, a bow clutch and a pair of sparkly Louboutins. Sounds lovely, right? You can get your hands on these fab items at fine local Houston fashion retailers. Happy shopping, xo!

Classic Wedding Style

1. Monique Lhuillier Aubrey Gown: Monique Lhuillier 2. Alexis Bittar Encrusted Pearl Drop Earring: Alexis Bittar 3. Simon G. Passion Collection White Gold Engagement Ring: Shannon Fine Jewelry 4. Christian Louboutin Patinana Open Toe Pump: Nordstrom 5. Kate Spade Wedding Belles Lucinda Clutch: Kate Spade 6. Golden Floral Cake: The Pastry Studio