2024 Wedding Trends: What to Expect for this Year’s Nuptials

Photo: Sean Thomas Photography

New year, new weddings! 2024 is shaping up to be an exciting year for couples planning their big day. Brides and grooms are ditching tired traditions in favor of celebrations that authentically reflect their love story. Keep reading to discover the top 2024 wedding trends we can’t wait to see!

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Houston’s Top Bakers For A Stunning Custom Wedding Cake

A bride and groom cutting a 7-tier white cake covered in white flowers.
Photo: Wandering Woo Photography | Cake: Susie’s Cakes | Planning & Decor: The Events Company

Join us on a sweet journey through the art of custom wedding cakes as we highlight the best-of-the-best bakers in Houston and Austin.

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The I Do! Soiree Exhibitors + How To Enjoy

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Venue: Corinthian Houston | Gown: Belle Ame Bridal | Flowers: Plants N’ Petals | Photo: Civic Photos

Houston’s legendary luxury wedding event is less than one week away, and our Soiree exhibitors are getting ready to wow you!! Our amazing wedding fantasyscape, planning showcase and all-VIP cocktail bash is the ultimate antidote to big-box, convention-style bridal shows. So prepare to be indulged, inspired and catered to from the minute you walk through the doors of the I Do! Wedding Soiree at the Corinthian Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25. A very limited number of $30 pre-sale tickets are still available, so if you haven’t snagged yours yet, now’s your chance (tickets will be $40 at door, pending availability)! In the meanwhile, take a moment to check out our Soiree exhibitors, along with our top tips for making the most of your I Do! experience:

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Houston’s Luxe Wedding Soiree Returns in Feb!

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Dress: Belle Ame Bridal | Flowers & Decor: Plants N’ Petals and Swift + Co. | Photo: Civic Photos
The I Do! Wedding Soiree is BACK, and it’s going to be more amazing than ever! If you only attend ONE wedding-planning event during your engagement, this is the one…and it’s coming to the Corinthian Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 6-9 p.m.

The antidote to big-box wedding “conventions,” the I Do! Wedding Soiree is all about indulgence, inspiration, relaxation and FUN. From the moment you walk through the doors of Downtown’s stunning neoclassical event venue, the Corinthian Houston, you’ll find yourself immersed in a luxury cocktail-party environment, filled with fabulous visual displays, gorgeous floral installations and spectacular wedding reception tablescapes.

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Flowers & Decor: Plants N’ Petals | Photo: Civic Photos
Wander through this wedding-design fantasy space as you sip fine bubbly or a signature craft cocktail, and sample gourmet menu items from Houston’s best caterers.

Live entertainment, and strolling models showing off the season’s most coveted wedding gowns and bridal accessories, enhance the luxurious ambiance. Meet top Houston wedding vendors as you explore interactive booths showcasing Houston’s best wedding photography, videography, planning services, floral design and event rentals, cakes and desserts, hair and makeup artists, and more.

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Cake: Susie’s Cakes | Photo: Civic Photos
Designed for brides, bridesmaids, grooms, LGBTQ couples, family, friends and trusted opinion-givers, the I Do! Wedding Soiree is anything but your typical “bridal show.”

While we have much to delight our awesome Houston brides, the Soiree offers plenty for the guys, too! So bring your spouse-to-be, your dad, your brother and/or your best guy friend, along with the girls, and make it an after-work happy hour that’ll make you all very happy, indeed. Each and every bride and groom goes home with a coveted Soiree Swag Bag, filled with hundreds of dollars worth of luxury and artisanal beauty, skincare, home and lifestyle goodies, hand-picked by our editorial staff just for our Soiree guests. And make sure you stay for the whole show…you don’t want to miss our end-of-evening door prizes, which include huge special offers, giveaways and gifts from Houston’s top wedding vendors and retailers.

Photo: Civic Photos
Tickets are on sale now and WILL SELL OUT. They always do.

So get yours now, and get ready for…WOW. The I Do! Wedding Soiree: It’s like nothing you’ve ever imagined…and everything you’ve always dreamed. We can’t wait to meet you there, and treat you and your entourage in true VIP style!

Wedding Invitations by Memory Lane Paperie

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We cordially invite you to meet Ashleigh Duhon of Memory Lane Paperie, calligrapher and creator of beautiful wedding invitations and wedding stationery. Using what she refers to as “luxe minimalism,” Duhon creates gorgeous, unique wedding invitations and stationery suites, perfect for Houston brides and grooms who want a classic feel for their wedding invitations, but with a clean, fresh, modern edge.

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