4 Fave Elie Saab Bridal Couture Looks

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Photos: L- Courtesy of @ElieSaabWorld | R- Carl Halal

We’re still in awe of Christina Mourad and Elie Saab Jr.’s lavish three-day wedding in Lebanon this past weekend, featuring swoon-worthy bridal couture, fireworks, and a celebrity-studded guest list. For his future daughter-in-law’s ceremony and reception gowns, famed couture designer Elie Saab and his team spent over 1,100 hours on the intricate embroidery, tailoring, and design of these extraordinary gowns. To celebrate, we’re sharing four of our favorite 2019-2020 looks from this cherished bridal designer.

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Gifts for Grooms, Dad and Groomsmen

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Photo: Ama by Aisha

With Father’s Day and wedding season just around the corner, we’ve got gifts for grooms on the brain. While cuff links (like these beauties) and flasks are traditional can’t-go-wrong choices, they’re not the only options out there. Here are our current picks for useful mementos for groomsmen, guy-friendly welcome bag favors, thank-you’s for Dad, and gifts for your groom-to-be.

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Texas Renaissance Festival Wedding Tours Are Here!

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Venue: Texas Renaissance Festival | Photo: Steven David
Festival season is upon us…and there’s no festival with more wedding cred than the one-and-only Texas Renaissance Festival! See for yourself just how magical this extraordinary Texas wedding location is by attending one of the festival’s official spring or summer wedding tours. Read on for dates, details and FAQ’s about royal weddings in a 16th-century English village setting unlike anything else you’ve experienced.

2019 Texas Renaissance Festival wedding tours take place on the following dates:

  • Saturday, June 8
  • Saturday, July 20
  • Saturday, August 10

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8 Delicious Houston Wedding Cakes & Desserts

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Photo: Betsy Elizabeth Photography | Cake: Wink By Erica

If wedding cakes and sweet treats are on the menu for your reception, bridal shower or pre-wedding parties, we’ve got eight ideas from Houston’s A-list bakers to make your celebration even sweeter!

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