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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Shades of Blue and Idyllic Views In This Sunlit Hill Country Wedding Editorial

A bride and groom look and the camera while hugging during a sunlit hill country wedding styled shoot at Cricket Hill Ranch in Dripping Springs, TX.
Photography: Anna Kay Photography | Venue: Cricket Hill Ranch

Hear the songs of crickets chirping and soak in the saturated hill country sunsets at Cricket Hill Ranch located in Dripping Springs, TX. With picturesque views and various amenities, the property offers a private estate feel with the perk of venue features, and this styled shoot reflects that with true elegance and charm. Get inspired by this sunlit hill country wedding editorial expertly captured by Anna Kay Photography.

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Designer Wedding Dresses We’re Saying Yes To

A bride runs towards Lake Como in Italy in a flowy wedding dress with embellished flowers.
Como Collection via Berta

Make a fashion statement with your wedding dress and opt for a style that speaks to you and involves some fun, trendy touches that give the gown that overall fashion-forward feel. New York Luxury Bridal Fashion Week presented dozens of artfully designed dresses with unique details that we are loving, so we’re sharing some of our favorites.

Choose a dress with a major WOW factor, like dazzling sequins atop sheer fabric, flirty and feminine statement bows and intricately embellished flowers. We chose eight beautiful gowns from some of the fashion industry’s top designers. It’s time to say “YES!” to the dress!

Get inspired, and don’t miss these designer wedding dresses featured in the latest issue of Weddings in Houston magazine!

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A Secluded Luxury Venue in a Magical Forest

A secluded luxury wedding venue just North of Houston in Crosby, TX called The Hundred Oaks Event Center.
Photo: Courtesy of The Hundred Oaks Event Center | Venue: The Hundred Oaks Event Center

About 35 minutes away from the bustling city of Houston, you’ll find The Hundred Oaks Event Center, a secluded luxury wedding venue tucked away from the busyness of everyday life and surrounded by a forest of lush trees and wildlife. The spacious property gives brides and grooms the freedom to design the wedding of their dreams. From an on-site chapel to an outdoor amphitheater with stunning views and an airy reception room, your day will be nothing short of special at The Hundred Oaks. Keep scrolling to learn more about this secluded luxury venue full of magical wooded views.

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Wedding Invitation Inspiration + Tips From Our Favorite Creative Experts

An invitation suite with black, cream and gold accents surrounded by a bride's white heels, an open box with a diamond engagement ring and fresh white florals.
Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Invitations + Stationery: Bering’s Hardware

The moment guests open your invitation, the font choice, design, type of paper and packaging tells a guest what to expect on the wedding day. Not every bride or groom has an eye for design or knows what they’re looking for, so it’s a good idea to choose a professional who specializes in fine stationery, paper goods and/or all the above.

Read on for our talented stationery vendors’ wisdom, and get inspired by their favorite invitation suites from real weddings.

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