A Classic Black and White Fête at The Bell Tower on 34th

Groom and bride smile outside of their wedding venue, The Bell Tower on 34th.
Photo: Franny Pullin Photography | Venue: The Bell Tower on 34th

Isabela and John Michael grew up in Houston, where they attended the same school and church. However, the pair didn’t start dating until the end of their senior year of high school when Isabella was deciding where to go for college. The bride says, “I went to the A&M vs. Baylor tennis match that he was also at, and the rest is history!”

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New York Luxury Bridal Fashion Week Fall 2023 Collections

Detailed Monique Lhuillier gown worn by a model with a veil over her head.
Photo: Courtesy of Monique Lhuillier

New York Luxury Bridal Fashion Week Fall 2023 is here, and we couldn’t be more excited to see what brides this upcoming year will be wearing down the aisle. One of the newest trends for fall 2023 is refined modernity. Designers are channeling inspiration from the past by enhancing the beauty of the gowns’ framework and fabric, elevating timeless looks.

Scroll on to read the visions of various designers launching their Fall 2023 Collections at New York Luxury Bridal Fashion Week.

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A Colorful Spring Wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel Houston

The bride and groom smiling at each other as they both hold cocktails in the Four Seasons Hotel Houston lounge during their colorful spring wedding.
Photo: Courtney Tate Photography | Venue: Four Seasons Hotel Houston | Cake Susie’s Cakes

Jordan and Thomas’ meeting was quite unlikely, but fate brought them together. The bride says, “I’m from Houston, and Thomas is from New York. A series of very coincidental events brought us together. We were supposed to meet right then and there.”

Three days after Jordan moved to Washington, D.C., Thomas needed another teammate for his softball league and asked Jordan to play, instantly hitting it off. The bride says, “After the game, we went to a grungy Capitol Hill bar with the team. He asked me if I wanted to play a song on the jukebox, and we found out we had a lot in common, including our taste in music. The rest is history.”

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8 Texas Wedding Venues with Country Views

Photo: Jenna Routh Photography | Venue: Deep In The Heart Farms | CVB: Visit Brenham | Featured Venues: Briscoe Manor | The Hundred Oaks Wedding & Event Center | 7F Lodge & Events | Sage Hill Inn & Spa | Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa | The Mansion at ColoVista | Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa

Towering oak trees, baby blue skies and pastures dotted with wildflowers create an unforgettable backdrop for the big day. Luckily, Houston is a short jaunt to lush green pastures and charming Texas towns.

From alfresco ceremonies underneath twinkling lights to intimate chapel weddings complete with scenic views, these countryside and barn wedding venues in Texas offer modern amenities without sacrificing the serenity of the great outdoors.

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A Fall Wedding Full of Navy and White Hues at The Peach Orchard Venue

Photo: Brandy Palacios Photography | Venue: The Peach Orchard Venue

Caroline and Andrew became college sweethearts at Ole Miss before classes had even begun. The couple met at first-year orientation while all the students followed each other on Twitter. “I noticed Andrew had over 2,000 followers, which was a lot for a high school kid at the time. I asked him about it, and he said that he was kind of a big deal. I guess you could say he was right; he has been kind of a big deal in my life. After the best seven years of dating, I am so excited to finally be married to him,” the bride says.

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