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Haute Hotel Wedding Venue: Hotel ZaZa

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Location: Hotel ZaZa Museum District “Phantom Ballroom”
Chic, elegant and unique, Hotel ZaZa is the haute hotel wedding venue you’ve been looking for!

Combining elaborate concept suites with the gallery-like ambiance of a true art hotel, Hotel ZaZa invites engaged couples to a once-in-a-lifetime hotel wedding experience. From custom-crafted menus and cakes to ZaSpa bridal party packages, Hotel ZaZa has everything you need for a luxurious resort-style wedding weekend. Even better: Hotel ZaZa has not one, but TWO amazing Houston properties to choose from, one in Houston’s bustling Museum District and ZaZa’s newest location in Memorial City. Both locations include flexible wedding and event space, pet-friendly central locations, avant-garde lounges and acclaimed restaurants, as well as lavish on-site amenities such as the rejuvenating ZaSpa and resort-style pools. Read more below to find out which Houston ZaZa location is the right fit for you!

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Modern Oasis Wedding Venue: Omni Houston Hotel

Opulent Omni Houston Hotel Wedding by J. Cogliandro Photography
Photo: J. Cogliandro Photography
An oasis of elegance surrounded by lush greenery, the Omni Houston Hotel is an ideal Houston-area wedding venue for couples who want the feel of a destination wedding without having to leave home.

Nestled in the heart of Uptown, the Omni Houston has the feel of a cosmopolitan resort. This AAA Four Diamond property will charm you with its modern-chic decor, exceptional service, luxurious accommodations and exceptional cuisine. Whether your wedding is small and intimate or grand and formal, the Omni Houston can accommodate you and your guests in one of its three beautiful ballrooms. You can also opt to celebrate your special day outdoors, with a lakeside ceremony in the hotel’s lush gardens, or a poolside reception beneath a starlit sky.

Photo: Courtesy of Omni Houston Hotel

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Royal Wedding Inspired Shoot by Jessica Frey Photography

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Photo: Jessica Frey Photography | Venue: Chateau Cocomar

The Duchess of Sussex’s wedding to the Duke is behind this royal-wedding-inspired shoot, photographed by Jessica Frey Photography at majestic Houston wedding venue Chateau Cocomar. Located in the Champions area of North Houston, this European-modeled chateau offers the perfect backdrop for a styled wedding shoot full of regal romance. With a light and airy color palette of blush and peach with gold accents, and tons of delicate gilded details, this weddingscape feels both classic and utterly modern. Inspired to bring a regal ambiance to your Houston wedding celebration? Reach out to our spotlight Houston wedding vendors to get the royal treatment for your own special day! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Gray & Cream Spring Wedding at The Parador

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Photo: Nate Messarra Photography | Venue: The Parador | Wedding Gown Houston Bridal Gallery

Oddly enough, Lexie and Andy never crossed paths despite years of hanging out at the same restaurants, bars…even in the same volleyball league. But all that changed when a night out to watch a football game became a four-hour-long date. It wasn’t long before Andy realized he’d found something special with Lexie. Knowing her love of books, Andy presented the unsuspecting Lexie with a book to “read” the night before the two embarked on a family cruise. Flipping to the last page, an unsuspecting Lexie found a beautiful diamond ring, and took her first step on the path to forever love. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Blush & Gold Wedding at Chateau Polonez by Ama Photography & Cinema

This week, as all of us take shelter from the unprecedented deluge of Hurricane Harvey, and take stock of everything that is dear and precious to us, we will be sharing some of our favorite weddings of the last few years. If you need an escape, a moment of peace, a reminder of the importance of family, friends and, above all, love, please settle in, snuggle down and join us. And once the storm clouds clear, and the water recedes, let us know what we can do to help you. We are all in this together. #BeStrongHouston #LoveConquersAll

Fatima and Matthew really are the ultimate sweethearts. Their journey began in elementary school—fourth grade to be exact. Although their paths separated for a short time while they attended different high schools, they reconnected during junior year and that’s where it all finally began! Fatima recalls “what began as ‘young high-school love’ developed into a relationship filled with deep affection, trials and tribulations that we were able to surpass, trust, and the development of something deeper that is unexplainable with simple words.” *sniff sniff* Aargh, we told ourselves we weren’t gonna cry…but just wait for it, this proposal will definitely seal the deal on those tears. Matthew chose a day where Fatima was off work and he knew she would be home. Around 10:30 a.m., Fatima received a package with “Get Ready My Love” written on the outside in script…and inside was a perfect outfit and a note instructing her to be ready by noon. Matthew’s parents picked up Fatima and brought her to Mary Jo Peckam Park, which is a very special place to the couple. It was where Matthew gave Fatima a promise ring on their first anniversary. Sniff sniff again. Ahead of her was an anxiously-waiting boy holding flowers, and a trail of photos and ornaments hanging from the trees. As they stood under photos of memories from the many years they had spent together, Matthew got down on one knee and finally asked Fatima to marry him! Yep, here come the tears. After a day together, the two enjoyed a dinner with both of their families. Fatima and Matthew’s wedding was truly picturesque, complete with a light and fresh color palette of blush, ivory, and gold hues. They vowed their love for one another in a formal Catholic ceremony, and celebrated afterwards with a dreamy reception at Chateau Polonez. Fatima and Matthew said, “Our main focus was not only to celebrate our love, but to enjoy this celebration with our family and friends.” Fatima was a stunning bride in a lace trumpet-style gown designed by Allure Bridals from Parvani Vida Bridal and Formal—where she also found her accessories, bridal party dresses and gown preservation! Now, that’s just a one-stop-shop of perfection. The entire event was documented by Ama Photography & Cinema—and let’s be honest, these photos are just gorgeous. Many congrats to the beautiful couple!

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Photos: Ama Photography & Cinema | Reception Venue: Chateau Polonez | Bridal Gown & Bridesmaids Dresses: Parvani Vida Bridal & Formal