A Whimsical Literary-Inspired Wedding at Julia Ideson Library

Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Venue: Julia Ideson Library | Wedding Gown: Parvani Vida Bridal and Formal | Wedding Entertainment: Danny Ray and the Atlantic Street Band | Guest Lodging: Hotel Icon

After meeting online, Valerie and Vincent went on a spontaneous date to grab burgers, but it was off to a rocky start for Valerie. “I walked about half a mile in the Texas heat during the summer to meet up with Vincent and arrived at the restaurant super disheveled! Of course, I was sweating and completely out of breath! Vincent wasn’t discouraged, though, and we were basically inseparable thereafter,” the bride says.

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Styleguide For Them: Chic Registry Finds for the Home

Fine china by Herend and a linen napkin with a floral napkin atop a vine and floral covered table at a styled shoot at The Bell Tower on 34th.
Photo: Ama by Aisha | Venue: Bell Tower on 34th | Table Top + Linens: Bering’s
Congratulations! You’re engaged! Now, it’s time to build your dream wedding registry for your new abode. Whether you’re relocating to a new home or staying in your current space, the goal is to make it feel like a home.
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Leading Luxury Bridal Trends for Fall 2023

Photo: Simon Cecere | Designer: Paolo Sebastian

Fall is here, and with it come new bridal trends. Designers bring both bold and understated elements to their new collections for the season, inviting every bride to find a trend suitable to her look. Whether you’re looking for an elegant pair of gloves or a corset with an edge, there’s something for everyone on this list.

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A Colorful Spring Wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel Houston

The bride and groom smiling at each other as they both hold cocktails in the Four Seasons Hotel Houston lounge during their colorful spring wedding.
Photo: Courtney Tate Photography | Venue: Four Seasons Hotel Houston | Cake Susie’s Cakes

Jordan and Thomas’ meeting was quite unlikely, but fate brought them together. The bride says, “I’m from Houston, and Thomas is from New York. A series of very coincidental events brought us together. We were supposed to meet right then and there.”

Three days after Jordan moved to Washington, D.C., Thomas needed another teammate for his softball league and asked Jordan to play, instantly hitting it off. The bride says, “After the game, we went to a grungy Capitol Hill bar with the team. He asked me if I wanted to play a song on the jukebox, and we found out we had a lot in common, including our taste in music. The rest is history.”

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A Fall Wedding Full of Navy and White Hues at The Peach Orchard Venue

Photo: Brandy Palacios Photography | Venue: The Peach Orchard Venue

Caroline and Andrew became college sweethearts at Ole Miss before classes had even begun. The couple met at first-year orientation while all the students followed each other on Twitter. “I noticed Andrew had over 2,000 followers, which was a lot for a high school kid at the time. I asked him about it, and he said that he was kind of a big deal. I guess you could say he was right; he has been kind of a big deal in my life. After the best seven years of dating, I am so excited to finally be married to him,” the bride says.

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