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Weddings in Houston Publisher Radhika Day Wins Big Award

Today we’re taking a tiny little break from beautiful wedding and bridal inspiration to recognize the achievements of someone who inspires US: our very own Radhika Day, publisher of Weddings in Houston magazine. Now, y’all may not be familiar with NACE, aka the National Association of Catering Executives, but for those of us who work in the world of weddings and events, NACE is a very big deal. And last month, the Houston chapter of NACE honored Radhika with a very big award—Networker of the Year—announced at the NACE Houston annual awards. We’re thrilled for Radhika—but, we’ve gotta say, not a bit surprised. As publisher of Weddings in Houston, Radhika works tirelessly on behalf of our magazine and our clients, a number of whom, we’re delighted to say, ALSO received NACE awards in December. We’re so grateful to have her steering our ship, and so proud of her NACE award. Please join us in wishing her a big ol’ CONGRATULATIONS!

Oh—and by the way, we should mention that for its glitzy annual awards ceremony honoring the best in the event biz, NACE chose the Royal Sonesta Houston Hotel…which just happens to be the very same gorgeous hotel where we will be hosting the I Do! Bridal Soiree on Sunday, Jan. 27. Haven’t reserved your pre-sale tix yet? There’s still time!

Check out photos of a few proud NACE Houston award winners, courtesy of the very talented David Jones of D. Jones Photography (who just happens to be one of the best wedding photographers in the biz, wouldn’t ya know?).

NACE Awards - Radhika

Left to Right: Krystall Peay, Radhika Day, Mehak Adamjee

NACE Awards

Left to Right: Krystall Peay, Gary Bauman, Erin Oeser, Jill Vidal, Steve Lee, Jason Fajkus

NACE Awards 2

Left to Right: David Jones, Jill Vidal

NACE Awards

Left to Right: Gary Bauman, Margery Reinheardt, Adam Rineer, Clara Castellano, Jill Vidal, Jeremie Millwee, Krystall Peay

Photos: D. Jones Photography

Our BIG, BEAUTIFUL February 2013 Issue is OUT!

Start the new year off RIGHT, with your very own copy of Weddings in Houston’s brand new—and GORGEOUS, if we do say so ourselves—February 2013 issue! We’re talking 416 pages of wedding inspiration and bridal bliss, including:

  • Exclusive Weddings in Houston Q&A’s with celebrity planner Colin Cowie and couture invitation designer Ceci Johnson
  • The season’s most alluring designer gowns, jewelry and bridal footwear
  • Stunning cakes by the crème de la crème of Houston bakers
  • A deliriously dreamy and decadent Chateau Cocomar photo spread
  • Luminous images from star photographer Elizabeth Messina
  • The hottest Houston venues for one-of-a-kind weddings
  • 15 utterly unforgettable Houston Real Weddings
  • Must-have planning tips, decor previews, etiquette advice…and so much MORE!

Pick up YOUR new issue of Weddings in Houston at your local Kroger, Randalls, Walgreens, CVS, HEB, Barnes & Noble, or at fine Houston bridal salons across the city. And please, y’all, use caution and bend at the knees—it’s a HEFTY one!

The New Issue of Weddings in Houston is OUT!

The New Issue of Weddings in Houston is OUT!

Impossible to believe it was July 1987 when Weddings in Houston published its very first magazine. Little did we know that one day we’d become the biggest, most beautiful, most beloved bridal publication in town—and one of the most admired in the entire country! OK, we kinda knew it 😉 We were very ambitious, and determined to be amazing, even way back then.

Our newest issue, which just hit newsstands—and may actually have bent a few of them, sorry, it’s 416 oversize, glossy pages of wedding WOW after all—marks 25 years to the month that we began. It’s a huge anniversary for us, and we are beyond thrilled to share it with you.

Open our new issue and swoon through stunning bridal couture spreads, reception-design tips from celebrity wedding planner Diann Valentine, big-day styling advice from hot NY stylist Allison Berlin, dessert-table inspiration from Amy Atlas, breathtaking tablescapes, dazzling cakes, must-have registry picks and much, much more.

Pick up your copy today or buy your copy here (and please, remember to bend at the knees)!

Photo: Larry Fagala, Styling: Summer Salah, Hair & Makeup: The Perfect Face, Gown: Vera Wang at Joan Pillow A Bridal Salon, Jewelry: Necklace and Earrings Gerard E Yosca both at Tootsies, Ring private collection; Location: Julia Ideson Library

The New 25th-Anniversary Issue of Weddings in Houston is OUT!

Weddings in Houston 25th Anniversary Issue

Whew. It’s been a huge year for the Houston Wedding Blog, and we have you, our beautiful, wonderful, enthusiastic brides, to thank for that. So THANK YOU! Like most of you, we’ll be taking a little holiday break to fully immerse ourselves in the joys of the season. But we will be back the week of January 2—so look for new posts then…we’ve got so much wedding deliciousness in store for you!

In the meantime, don’t forget to pick up the BRAND-NEW issue of Weddings in Houston, on newsstands now. And when you do, remember to bend at the knees—with more than 400 pages of design inspiration, venue guides, stunning fashion spreads, hot new trends, tips, tricks, gift finds, and essential planning tools, our 25th Anniversary Issue is not just beautiful, it’s heavy. In the very best way.

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and most of all, wishing you love, health, peace and joy on your wedding day, and in all the days of your marriage. See you January!