On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the doors of The Corinthian will open to reveal the I Do! Wedding Soiree—Houston’s legendary luxury wedding experience and VIP cocktail bash! Tired of convention-style bridal shows and big-box extravaganzas? Yeah, we feel you. And on Feb. 28, you’re going to feel like the VIP you were meant to be, when we indulge you with fine food and artisan cocktails from Jackson and Company, stunning floral displays from esteemed Houston designers, high-energy entertainment and lavish gift bags for each and every to-be-wed couple.
Oh—and one more thing: Buy your advance-sale I Do! Wedding Soiree tickets by 11:59 pm this Friday, and you are automatically entered to win a super-cute, super-handy Amazon Echo Dot, the hottest little home-control device on the planet. Get the Echo Dot’s “Alexa” to play your music, read you the day’s top news stories, set your thermostat and sprinklers, and more.
Our winner will be notified next week, and announced live at the I Do! Wedding Soiree. Shouldn’t it be you? Get your tickets today, and we’ll see YOU at I DO!
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We’ve curated some of our hottest finds for our bold, spotlight-seeking fire sign brides. From rubies and rose gold to intricate embroidery and the heady scent of orange blossoms, these hand-picked bridal accessories and wedding design elements are tailor-made for the bride with fire–and true love–in her heart! Scroll down for details and retailers.
1. Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla Exotica Gown: Abu Sandeep 2. Ruby & Diamond Ring: Nazar’s Fine Jewelry 3. Burberry Festive Nail Polish in Iconic: Bloomingdale’s 4. Tenderly Textured Invitation: Wedding Paper Divas 5. Nancy Gonzales Butterfly Crocodile Box Clutch: Neiman Marcus 6. Bouquet: Haute Flowers & Events 7. Viktor & Rolf Bonbon Eau de Parfum: Bloomingdale’s 8. Ralph & Russo Suede & Rose Gold Pump: Ralph & Russo 9. Gold Metallic & Sugar Flower Cake: Cake Ink
Save your grandmother’s fine china and that bottle of Chateau Lafite Rothschild for a really special occasion. For the rest of the time, these sumptuous and sensual luxury goodies will make you feel pampered, indulged and adored, from the moment you step inside the door of your newlywed nest. Live the good life, darling, every single day of your life!
1. Christofle Jardin D’Eden White Wine Glass & Gold Fashioned Glass: Christofle 2. Jo Malone Bath Oil in Red Roses: Jo Malone 3. Silver Cowhide Oblong Pillow: Amara 4. Aviva Stanoff Artisan Estate Pillow: Saks Fifth Avenue Houston Galleria 5. Sabyasachi Romany Embroidered Pillow: Pottery Barn 6. Barefoot Dreams Cozy Chic Camel Throw: Bering’s 7. Antica Farmacista Body Butter in Prosecco: Antica Farmacista 8. Michael Aram Garland Candle: Bering’s 9. Waterford Rebel Blush Decanter: Waterford
Even if your regular routine is more wash-and-go than prep-and-prime–OK, especially if it is–you’re going to want to amp up the attention you pay to skincare and haircare a bit as you prepare to become a bride (and the focus of more adoring gazes and photos than you could possibly count). Protection, exfoliation and hydration are your key tools during this important time, and lucky for you, we’ve pre-selected some of the best products on the market to get the pre-wedding beauty job done. Scroll down for more details!
1. Kerastase Initialiste: Azur West Salon 2. Amarte Aqua Veil Hydrator: Amarte 3. Josie Maran Surreal Skin Argan Finishing Balm: Josie Maran 4. Shu Uemera Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil: Azur West Salon 5. KAX Tanning Souffle: Kax Tanning Souffle 6. Marilyn Monroe Spas MM Cream SPF 40: Marilyn Monroe Spas – The Woodlands 7. Patyka Intensive Moisturizing Mask: Patyka 8. Stila Aqua Glow Perfecting Primer: Beauty.com 9. Ole Henriksen Truth Sugar Glow Polishing Mask: Sephora 10. Chi Rose Hip Oil Protecting Conditioner: Ulta
Sure, you’re the ones with the wedding gift registry…but that doesn’t mean the gift-giving spirit should only flow one way. Don’t forget to express appreciation to special friends and family members with thank-you tokens and thoughtful hostess gifts (for all those pre-wedding parties and showers), and spread the love far and wide, with well-chosen wedding favors that are way beyond ordinary. We’re gifting you with some of our favorite gift and favor picks, right here! Scroll down for retailers, and happy gifting, loves.
1. Tiff’s Treats Cookies: Tiff’s Treats 2. DGZ Wedding Gold Chocolates: DGZ Weddings 3. Todd Events Butterfly Gift Boxes: Todd Events 4. Todd Events Silver Tray Set: Todd Events 5. My Soapgrams White Rose Soap: My Soapgrams 6. BHLDN Gold Scripted Decanter: BHLDN 7. Sabyasachi for Pottery Barn Trinket Tray Collection: Pottery Barn