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Wedding Venues + Gowns – 4 Perfect Matches

Can’t decide what kind of gown will look best in your chosen venue? We’re to here to help, with this glimpse at four distinct Houston wedding venues paired with perfectly suited bridal styles for each!

Chateau Cocomar and Lazaro Gown
Photo: 1Cinema Productions| Gown: Lazaro

1. CHATEAU COCOMAR

THE VENUE: From its debut on the Houston wedding scene Chateau Cocomar has been enchanting brides with its European-castle opulence, and its gleaming marble surfaces, as far as the eye can see. Nestled in a lushly forested corner of northwest Houston, this fairytale venue, filled with gilded mirrors and imported antiques, appeals to princess brides with a taste for true grandeur.

THE VIBE: Regal, opulent, French-inspired, grand

THE STYLE: Ballgown Click here to read the rest of this post »

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8 Haute Houston Hotels for Fabulous Weddings

Versatile ceremony space? Check! Expansive ballroom? Check! Gourmet catering, gracious service and ultra-comfortable on-site guest accommodations? Check, check and …check! Hotels offer maximum wedding convenience and refined luxury all in one package. And these eight Houston-area hotels are up to the task.

Couple dancing under the Great Oak at The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
Photo: Christian Oth Studio | Venue: The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

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8 Tips For A Perfect Marriage Proposal

You’ve been with your partner for a while now, and the relationship is stronger and more stable than ever. Life without this person seems unimaginable and you know that there is no other person you’ll ever love more. You’re ready to make the decision of a lifetime, and ask your partner to spend the rest of their life with you. Yeah, let’s repeat that: You’re ready to ask your partner to spend the rest of their life with you. It’s a big question, and a BIG moment, and you’re likely to need a little guidance. So, here you go:

Downtown Brenham Engagement Shoot by Sarah Ainsworth Photography

Photo: Sarah Ainsworth Photography

1. TEST THE WATERS BEFORE POPPING THE QUESTION

Before asking your partner the big question, make sure this is something they see as a possibility for your relationship. Marriage should be a subject you’ve both discussed at some point in your relationship, along with the question of Click here to read the rest of this post »

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