A Lavish White, Gold & Black Wedding by Plants N’ Petals

A groom in a black tuxedo stands with a bride in a Galia Lahav wedding gown in the Astorian's ballroom, decorated with white floral installations and lit candles.
Photo: Ama by Aisha | Venue: The Astorian | Flowers + Decor: Plants N’ Petals

Harry and Margaret met at The University of Texas in 2008 but did not start dating until seven years later when Margaret was attending dental school in Utah. After a four-year long-distance romance, Harry proposed to Margaret on a trip to Napa Valley, CA, where they enjoyed a weekend of wine tasting. “It was the perfect location; breathtaking, romantic and intimate,” says Margaret. The tour guide who was in on the surprise encouraged the couple to walk the grounds where a table was set up with beautiful flowers and champagne and Harry popped the question.

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Honeymoon Must-Haves For the Ultimate Tropical Getaway

Congratulations…you’ve said, “I DO!”. As a new bride or groom, it’s natural to want to look and feel you’re very best on your honeymoon. To take the stress out of packing, we’ve come up with a list of bride-approved essentials.

Pack your bags with these luxurious essentials and jet away to a romantic destination; whether it be a tropical vacay aside sparkling turquoise waters or a city chic four-star hotel. Our picks are perfect for warm-weather adventures with your significant other.

Keep scrolling to see 7 honeymoon must-haves and get inspired for a memorable and lavish getaway!

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Tropical Luxe Wedding Editorial With Citrus Accents at San Luis Resort

 

Bride and groom walk down the aisle at a gazebo outside of San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center in Galveston.
Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Venue: San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center | Florals + Decor: The Events Company | Hair and Makeup: Salon at San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center | Gowns: Belle Ame Bridal, BHDLN | Jewelry: Shaftel Diamonds | Custom Hanger: Heirlum Hangers | Hairpiece: Erin Rhyne | CVB: Visit Galveston

Dreaming of a gentle sea breeze, sunny skies and crashing waves? Get inspired by our citrus-inspired wedding editorial at the premier resort and wedding venue, San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center. Between the panoramic oceanfront views, lush tropical blooms and sunset-inspired hues, this Galveston Island wedding styled shoot is a must-see. Click here to read the rest of this post »

A Burnt Orange and Earth-Toned Wedding at The Bell Tower on 34th

A groom kisses his bride at The Bell Tower on 34th in Houston, TX.
Photo: Bankston Photography | Venue: The Bell Tower on 34th | Planner: Hopeful Events & Design | Decor: Decor by Dulce

A decade ago, Ariel and Jake met at a local bar in Katy and had been inseparable ever since. Jake popped the big question a few days after their son Lincoln’s first birthday. Ariel had him tag along on a full-day shopping spree, and when they arrived back at the house, Ariel opened the door to Jake on one knee. “Of course, I cried and said YES! Jake and Lincoln put my ring on my finger, and I was on cloud 9, he customized my engagement ring, and it was exactly how I wanted it, and I had NO IDEA!” says Ariel.

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An Extravagant Pink and Lilac Persian Fusion Wedding

A black and white photo of a bride and groom hugging on their wedding day in Montgomery, TX.
Photo: Daniel Colvin Photography | Cake: Susie’s Cakes

Niku, a News and Traffic Anchor for the San Antonio news station KENS-5 and Geno, who is in the Air Force Special Ops, were total strangers until meeting at a coffee shop in the Alamo City. After exchanging glances, Geno invited Niku to sit with him. Three and a half hours later, they suddenly “noticed the time and were both shocked at how two strangers had such a strong connection,” says Niku.

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