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Intimate Petroleum Club Wedding by Steve Lee Weddings

While “iPhone meets Frank Sinatra” might not seem like your typical wedding theme, Amy and Robbie’s Houston nuptial celebration was anything but your typical wedding. The couple, who met at work and got engaged in the moments after the groom disembarked from a plane after traveling 30-plus hours, wanted their spring wedding to have “modern, clean lines” and a “jazzy, cool feel,” Amy says. Hinging on a palette of deep purple, silver, white and black, they infused the vintage-elegant Petroleum Club of Houston with a sleek, clubby feel—the perfect environment in which to enjoy excellent food and dancing with an intimate group of fewer than 90 close friends and family members. And the bride’s Martina Liana gown (accented with the silver ribbon sash) and purple-calla bouquet? Perfection. Cheers to the exceptionally talented Steve Lee for the fabulous photos of this retro-meets-right-now wedding.

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Photos: Steve Lee Weddings ~ Bride’s Dress: Martina Liana from Brickhouse Bridal ~ Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka ~ Cake: Who Made The Cake ~ Coordinator: Soiree Bliss ~ Decor & Rentals: Elegant Beginnings ~ Favors: Nothing Bundt Cakes ~ Flowers: SCF Events ~ Registries: Macy’s; Bed, Bath & Beyond ~ Venue: Petroleum Club of Houston

Elegant Ivory, White and Black Persian-American Wedding at Hotel ZaZa

We admit it: We’ve got a soft spot for love stories that begin, “We met when we were 16 years old, at the mall.” Especially when they involve years of long-distance, on-again-off-again dating that culminates, finally, with the realization that you can’t and won’t live without your true love by your side. Such is the nature of Elly and Ryan’s relationship, sealed with heartfelt vows in a ceremony inside  Hotel ZaZa’s Phantom Ballroom that combined Persian and traditional Western rites and rituals. Following the ceremony, guests gathered in the ballroom’s foyer area where they enjoyed more than 10 different types of passed hors d’oeuvre while Hotel ZaZa’s expert staff, along with design pros from florist and decorator Plants N’ Petals, transformed the ceremony space for the reception. “Each of the 13 nooks in the Phantom ballroom was used differently,” bride Elly explains. “The center nook held the Persian sofreh while other nooks contained bars, couches and seats with cocktail tables, guest dinner tables, the six-piece band, and the two DJ’s.” Centerpieces of roses, peonies, hydrangeas and crystal candelabras topped the tables, where guests convened to rest and refuel when not dancing the night away. “Our wedding went even better than I could have imagined,” Elly says. “We had such a wonderful time!” And we’ve had a wonderful time sharing your day with you and Ryan. Thanks so much to John Ly Photography for the pretty pix—and congratulations to the lovely couple.

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Photos: John Ly Photography ~ Videography: A&A Video Productions ~ Bride’s Dress: Melissa Sweet by Priscilla of Boston ~ Jewelry: Markle Luxury Jewelers & Zadok Jewelers ~ Shoes: Jimmy Choo ~ Hair & Makeup: Blush & Co. ~ Flowers & Decor: Plants N’ Petals ~ Persian Sofreh: Sofreh Chic ~ Coordinator: Belle of the Ball ~ Officiants: Minister Brian Engle (Weddings Performed); Lillie Taat~ Venue: Hotel ZaZa

Pretty, Sun-kissed White and Pink Wedding at The Woodlands Country Club

“We are both Aggies. Whoop!” says nursing student Heather of her spring Woodlands Country Club wedding to groom Andrew. “We had hung out with each all of our last semester at A&M and he, of course, waited until the last day before we graduated to take me for my favorite: ice cream! We talked for three hours and I knew right then and there we were going to be something very special. My best friend Mandy will take the credit for introducing us.” Photo studio Half Orange Photography, meanwhile, gets the credit for the sweet photos of this relaxed and effortlessly elegant Woodlands wedding. Congratulations, Heather and Andrew!

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Photos: Half Orange Photography ~ Bride’s Shoes: BHLDN ~ Bridesmaids’ Dresses: J. Crew ~ Venue: The Woodlands Country Club

Elegant Ivory and Black Petroleum Club Wedding

How many couples can say they met hurling a ball at one another on the deck of a ginormous floating resort? At least one that we know of: Ashley and Mark. After that fateful dodgeball game on the 2009 cruise where the pair met, they endured a long-distance relationship (she’s from Houston, he’s from California) for almost two years until Mark moved to Houston. He proposed in the bedroom of the house they’d just purchased—the beginning of a beautiful life together in their new shared home. The couple’s classic Petroleum Club wedding celebration featured a sophisticated palette of ivory and black with plenty of candlelight, champagne and high-energy dancing to a grand live band. Check out Mia Bella Photography’s fine photos here, and join us in wishing Ashley and Mark a lifetime of love together.

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Photos: Mia Bella Photography ~ Bride’s Dress: Misora Bridal ~ Bridesmaid Dresses: Weddings by Debbie ~ Cake: Who Made The Cake! ~  Flowers: Weddings in Bloom ~ Linens: Elegant Beginnings Inc. ~ Menu Cards: He Saw Sparks ~ Consultant: Keely Thorne Events ~ Venue: Petroleum Club of Houston

Opulent Omni Houston Hotel Wedding by J. Cogliandro Photography

Who says magnificence and make-your-own mac ’n cheese don’t mix? Certainly not Jordann nor Micah—the Houston couple’s Omni Houston Hotel wedding is a stellar example of what you get when you blend opulence with comfort—fabulousness with FUN! The pair, who met at UT Austin in 2005, treated their 300 wedding guests to an evening of sublime elegance, marked with plenty of personal, comforting touches, like a gorgeous tiered cinnamon cake with old-fashioned buttercream icing by Who Made The Cake. Now treat yourself to Jordann and Micah’s delightful wedding photos, courtesy J. Cogliandro Photography. Can’t you just feel the happiness radiating from this adorable couple? Congratulations, Jordann and Micah!

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Photos: J. Cogliandro Photography ~ Bride’s Dress: Monique Lhuillier from Joan Pillow Bridal ~ Bride’s Shoes: Jimmy Choo ~ Cake: Who Made The Cake ~ Floral, Decor & Lighting: Flora & Eventi ~ Venue: Omni Houston Hotel