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Sweet And Sexy Post Oak Hotel Engagement Shoot By Civic Photos

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All Photos – Location: The Post Oak Hotel | Photography: Civic Photos

Houston couple Tristan and Rachel, captured by the lens of Civic Photos, are engagement shoot #goals, pure and simple. This beautiful-inside-and-out Houston pair (he’s an academic director, she’s an MBA candidate and former Miss Texas) chose The Post Oak Hotel for their engagement photography session–AND for their upcoming nuptials!–and took full advantage of the luxury property’s many amazing spaces as backdrops. Collaborating closely with his subjects, as he does for with each unique wedding couple he shoots, photographic artist Barett Henry, owner of Civic Photos, brought out the romance and joy radiating from the to-be-weds. Some images are cool and sophisticated, some are flirtatious and playful (that smile, Tristan…no wonder Rachel is crazy about you!!), and some are downright…fire. It’s the perfect union of couple, location and photographer. And it’s the perfect example of the magic that happens when two joyfully in love people allow their hearts to shine through each moment, and each pose. Join us in congratulating Tristan and Rachel on their engagement, and join us on the journey through this gorgeous Civic Photos engagement shoot! Click here to read the rest of this post »

4 Bouquet Styles By Top Houston Florists

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Photo: Larry Fagala | Bouquet: Plants N’ Petals | Floral Bridal Bag: David Peck

Bouquet styles can be overwhelming to sort through when deciding on the perfect floral arrangement to carry down the aisle. Fortunately, if you’ve got a talented wedding florist on your team, he or she can design a beautiful, unique bouquet to fit your personality and your wedding theme. We’ve selected four popular bouquet styles to inspire you.

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I Do! Soiree Photos & Highlights

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Venue: Corinthian Houston | Flowers & Decor: Swift + Co. and Plants N’ Petals | Photo: Civic Photos
We’ve gathered up a handful of gorgeous I Do! Soiree photos to share with you here, but you can see many, many more fabulous images of our show here!

We’re so grateful to our official Soiree photographer Civic Photos for capturing our Jan. 29 I Do! Wedding Soiree photos at the Corinthian Houston so beautifully. And we’re so excited to share with you our Soiree film preview from official show videographer Meant To Be Films…scroll down to end of post to see Soiree elegance in action! Click here to read the rest of this post »

White And Yellow Galveston Wedding By Civic Photos

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Photo: Civic Photos

While they met in 2010 as athletes attending the same college, it wasn’t until Brian mentioned the film “Why Did I Get Married?” on Twitter that he and Stephanie had their first real conversation. A friendship ensued, followed by a long courtship, until July 4th, 2017, when Brian proposed to Stephanie, surrounded by his closest family members. Amidst laughs, games, food and fireworks, Brian sat playing cards with gathered guests, “as I was cluelessly scrolling through Facebook,” Stephanie says. “Little did I know the whole family was watching my every move,” as Brian waited for the right moment to pop the question. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Our Soiree Gift Bag Brands ROCK!

Photo: Civic Photos

One of our favorite parts of planning the one-and-only I Do! Wedding Soiree is curating awesome goodies for our fabulous Soiree gift bags. And the swag we gifted our attendees at this past week’s I Do! Soiree was no exception! Find out what’s in the bag, why we picked it and what we love about each selected brand and product. We really do take great care to choose Soiree gift bag goodies we think you’ll love. And we hope you’ll make these fine beauty, skincare, fragrance, lifestyle and accessory part of your pre-wedding prep routine, and gift-buying decisions for hostess gifts, bridesmaids gifts and favors, before and after your big day! Click here to read the rest of this post »