Bering’s Q&A: Iconic Houston Retailer Celebrates 80th Anniversary

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Bering’s, our favorite stop for all things gifts turns 80! For generations, Bering’s, the iconic Houston retailer has served the city with a unique array of fine registry gifts, elegant tableware, stunning invitations and stationery, apart from hardware, specialty cleaning products, and pretty much everything you could want for your home.

To commemorate their 80th-anniversary milestone, we sat down with Mary Margaret Pizzitola, Bering’s marketing associate, for an exclusive Q&A. Read on to find out why Bering’s is known as an iconic Houston store, what makes their registry experience so unique, and what the future trends are for wedding registry gifts and wedding invitations!

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Shop Your Wedding Registry By Room: Kitchen

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For many couples, the kitchen space is the focal point of the wedding registry—and with good reason! First off, the kitchen is a space where you and your new partner will frequently entertain family and friends. So it’s nice to have a well-stocked, functional cooking space. There are so many kitchen wedding registry gifts to choose from, it can get hard to narrow down the kitchen essentials. Whether you’re a gourmet chef, an avid baker, or an “I-can-barely-boil-an-egg” amateur with a willingness to learn, we have you covered with this list of 12 essential kitchen wedding registry items!

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Shop Your Wedding Registry By Room: Living Room & Dining Room

Tabletop: Bering’s | Linens & Table Rentals: EB Inc. Event Rentals & Design | Photo: Jessica Frey Photography

Whether they’re connected in an open-floor-plan layout, or separate from one another, the living room and dining room generally constitute the heart of your home—the place where you relax, unwind, receive guests, entertain, eat, drink and celebrate. How you design, furnish and choose your wedding registry gifts for your home’s living and dining spaces will depend on your taste and style preferences: Do you want to sink back and put your feet up without worrying about delicate doo-dads? Do you love the look of a formal dinner table, laid out with perfect place settings and flickering tapers all aglow? Do you crave a cool lounge space where people can flow from table to sofa to bar, nibbling and sipping while the hum of conversation never stops? Think about the atmosphere you want to create, then dress it up with these living and dining room wedding registry gift essentials, which make down-time a good time, no matter your personal style!

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We Love Our Soiree Swag Bag Brands!

Photo: Civic Photos

The I Do! Soiree at The Corinthian was on Feb. 25th and we are still reminiscing on the absolutely fabulous event. First off, we want to say a HUGE thank you to all the engaged couples, guests and wedding vendors who joined us in at our fun-filled luxury wedding planning event! Secondly, we want to give another HUGE thank you to the brands who participated in our luxury Soiree swag bags. Each brand was handpicked by the Weddings In Houston Team and we hope our to-be-wed couples love them as much as we do. So scroll down and check out these amazing beauty, skincare, favors, accessories and stationery products that would be perfect for any and all your wedding occasions.

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The I Do! Soiree Exhibitors + How To Enjoy

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Venue: Corinthian Houston | Gown: Belle Ame Bridal | Flowers: Plants N’ Petals | Photo: Civic Photos

Houston’s legendary luxury wedding event is less than one week away, and our Soiree exhibitors are getting ready to wow you!! Our amazing wedding fantasyscape, planning showcase and all-VIP cocktail bash is the ultimate antidote to big-box, convention-style bridal shows. So prepare to be indulged, inspired and catered to from the minute you walk through the doors of the I Do! Wedding Soiree at the Corinthian Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25. A very limited number of $30 pre-sale tickets are still available, so if you haven’t snagged yours yet, now’s your chance (tickets will be $40 at door, pending availability)! In the meanwhile, take a moment to check out our Soiree exhibitors, along with our top tips for making the most of your I Do! experience:

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