3 Bridal Shower Looks For 2019

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Photo: Larry Fagala | Left To Right Valentino Gown, Sophia Webster Shoes: Neiman Marcus |  Le Spose Di Gio Gown: Joan Pillow Bridal Salon | Earrings: 29 North at The Post Oak Hotel | Balenciaga Shoes: Neiman Marcus | Valentino Gown, Rene Caovilla Shoes: Neiman Marcus | Jewelry: 29 North at The Post Oak Hotel | Location: Bouchee Patisserie At The Post Oak Hotel

With the craziness of wedding planning, shopping for your pre-wedding celebration attire often become a last-minute mad dash to find something festive. Don’t give your bridal shower look short shrift… often, that’s where the best memories are made! Whether the celebration is a girls-only canapes-and-bubbly soiree at a charming chateau, a swanky downtown hotel bar welcome party, or a rehearsal dinner at a top Houston restaurant, here are three fail-safe bridal shower and pre-wedding party outfit ideas for 2019.

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5 Houston Hotspots For Your Bridesmaids’ Lunch

Sup on a lobster bisque. Savor a mimosa. It’s time for a pre-wedding bridesmaids’ lunch with your fave ladies! These five Houston hotspots will take care of you, and your crew, with fine food and drink, and flawless service.

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Photo: Courtesy of Cordua Restaurants

1. CORDÚA RESTAURANTS: AMÉRICAS & CHURRASCOS

The Cordúa name is synonymous with bold Latin American flavors and warm hospitality—both of which are on delicious display at Américas and Churrascos, father-and-son team Michael and David Cordúa’s esteemed Houston eateries. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Do’s & Don’ts for the Rehearsal Dinner Speech or Wedding Toast

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As the maid of honor or best man, one of your tasks is to give a toast or speech to the bride and groom at the rehearsal dinner, and/or at the wedding reception. If you’re not used to speaking in front of crowds, it may be a bit nerve-wracking, especially given the formality of the setting…and the emotionally charged expectations of the crowd of loved ones (no biggie, right?). But don’t worry, darling. Click here to read the rest of this post »

A Wedding Castle Unlike Any Other: Chateau Cocomar

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Photos (clockwise from top left): J. Cogliandro, J. Cogliandro, Jonathan Ivy, J. Cogliandro

From the moment it first opened its magnificent doors two years ago, Chateau Cocomar captivated brides, grooms, and, yes, us here at Weddings at Houston, with its romantic setting and regal elegance. The dramatic turrets and arches, the bubbling fountains and velvety lawns, the twinkling chandeliers, the acres of gleaming marble and intimate oak-paneled enclaves, the spectacular French and Italian antiques everywhere you looked—we were hooked. And the magic continues.

Along with the fairytale splendor Chateau Cocomar exudes, this Champions-area castle is a dream-come-true for busy Houston brides. Whether you’re looking for month-of coordination, or full-service flowers-to-food-to-royal-farewell planning and design, Chateau Cocomar has you covered.

With features like this, it’s no wonder Chateau Cocomar is among Houston’s most coveted wedding venues (and books up months, even years, in advance). Make your appointment today to view this one-of-a-kind location, and secure your storybook wedding—the one you’ve dreamed of, the one, like true love, you’d always known was out there, waiting for you to find it.