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Buy I Do! Tickets & WIN a $600 J. Cogliandro Photography BOUDOIR SHOOT!

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You don’t need to be a model (or have the body of one) to photograph like one. Not when Joe Cogliandro is behind the camera. The multi-award-winning Houston-based wedding and portrait photographer is creating something of a stir with his sultry, artful boudoir photography, which rivals the finest editorial layouts in the world’s top fashion magazines. The subjects of his gorgeous boudoir shoots? Regular gals—many of them brides-to-be—just like, well…YOU.

Find out just what it feels like to live out your photographic fantasy by WINNING a $600 J. Cogliandro Photography Boudoir Shoot, just by purchasing your I Do! @ The Corinthian tickets by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 7! One lucky bride who snaps up her pre-sale tickets to our most exclusive event of the year will find herself the focus of this very special giveaway prize, which includes styling (with help from J. Cogliandro’s warm and friendly female crew), one full hour of photography, and high-resolution files—which you can transform into the most treasured gift your groom-to-be is ever gonna get. For real.

TO ENTER: 1.) Purchase pre-sale tickets by 11:59 p.m. SUN., APRIL 7, to the I Do! Bridal Soiree at The Corinthian, where J. Cogliandro Photography will be among the exclusive handful of hand-picked Houston vendors showcased at this stunning evening of cocktails, cuisine and couture event design 2.) *Like* us on Facebook

That’s it! We’ll notify our randomly selected winner next week!!

In the meanwhile, check out these gorgeous J. Cogliandro Photography boudoir images, featuring real, in-the-flesh, regular Houston gals…like you!

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Vintage Elegant Hotel Galvez Wedding by Joshua Tyi Photography

There’s something so darn timeless and captivating about Shaw and Kael’s morning wedding at Galveston’s historic Hotel Galvez. Everything from the wash of coastal light to the vintage-inspired palette of warm golden brown and bright poppy red to the charmingly attired couple themselves is picture-perfect. Here’s something else that was perfect: the groom’s acknowledgement of the the day’s precious moments. “One thing I really appreciated was that throughout the day Kael would stop me and say, ‘Let’s remember this moment,’ which was a nice way to slow down and not forget anything important amidst a busy, emotional day,” explains Shaw. Grooms: Take note! Everyone else, take a moment to savor this delightful Galveston wedding, with fabulous photos courtesy of Houston-based Joshua Tyi Photography.

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Photos: Joshua Tyi Photography ~ Bride’s Dress: Hitherto ~ Venue: Hotel Galvez

Classic, Romantic Agave Road Wedding by Select Studios

Oh, how we love a bride who doesn’t sweat the small stuff. Of course, Liliana could have had a breakdown when she realized she’d forgotten the bag containing all her makeup, her spare shoes and her hair accessory back at the hotel where she’d gotten prepped. And sure, she could have given in to the frustration of dealing with a verrrry fussy bustle on her beautiful Pronovias gown. But, at she says, “At the end of the day, you just have to laugh and go with it!” We couldn’t agree more. Instead of focusing on glitches, our lovely bride decided to focus on Jesus, her handsome groom, and the 220 loving guests gathered at Agave Road to celebrate the couple’s union until 2 a.m., when the newlyweds departed for a few hours of shuteye before a 6 a.m. flight to their St. Lucia honeymoon. Thank you, Liliana, for the lesson in gracious bride-ing—and for sharing your picture-perfect Select Studios wedding photos, and joyful story, with us!

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Photos: Select Studios ~ Bride’s Dress: Pronovias from Brickhouse Bridal ~ Bride’s Shoes: Valentino ~ Cake: Edible Designs by Jessie ~ Flowers: Flowers and Co. ~ Venue: Agave Road

Texture Filled Fall Wedding at Houston’s Briscoe Manor

College sweethearts, a Christmas day proposal, a fabulous fall wedding at Houston’s Briscoe Manor—color us charmed. Bride Eva says that for her wedding to Carlo, “textures were a priority,” which is why you see them everywhere from the cool cork table-number holders to Floriography’s architectural apple-and-sunflower table arrangements, to Edible Designs by Jessie’s tree-bark wedding cake, to guests’ gridded “Stroopwafel” cookie favors. We love the contrast of all those earthy, autumnal shades and motifs to glamorous bride Eva’s glittering brooch bouquet and sky-high gold sparkle platforms. Congratulations to the newlyweds, and big thanks to Cornerstone Photography for the pix!

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Photos: Cornerstone Photography ~ Bride’s Dress: Wtoo ~ Bride’s Shoes: Steve Madden ~ Cake: Edible Designs by Jessie ~ Entertainment: Jonny Black Productions ~ Flowers: Floriography ~ Venue: Briscoe Manor

$325 Bridal Shoot Giveaway From DC Stanley Photography

What’s better than knowing you’ll be going to the April 11 I Do! Bridal Soiree at The Corinthian? Scoring a $325 bridal shoot from one of Houston’s leading wedding photographers to boot!

Here’s the scoop: Reserve your $25 all-inclusive tickets by 11:59 pm Friday for I Do! @ The Corinthian—our most intimate bridal showcase of the year, featuring an exclusive, hand-picked collection of Houston’s absolute finest wedding experts, in an environment of luxury lounge seating, couture, cocktails and fine cuisine courtesy of Houston’s legendary Jackson and Company—and you are automatically entered to win a $325 bridal shoot by DC Stanley Photography, a Weddings in Houston fave AND an in-demand I Do! @ The Corinthian exhibitor!

All brides who purchase I Do! @ The Corinthian tickets AND “Like” us on Facebook by this Friday, March 15 are entered to win this exclusive prize from DC Stanley Photography (whose ga-ga-gorgeous bridal photography work is featured below); winner announced on Facebook next week.

Good luck, brides…and get ready for a bridal showcase unlike anything you’ve ever experienced!

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Photos: DC Stanley Photography