We Love Our Soiree Swag Bag Brands!

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The I Do! Soiree at The Corinthian was on Feb. 25th and we are still reminiscing on the absolutely fabulous event. First off, we want to say a HUGE thank you to all the engaged couples, guests and wedding vendors who joined us in at our fun-filled luxury wedding planning event! Secondly, we want to give another HUGE thank you to the brands who participated in our luxury Soiree swag bags. Each brand was handpicked by the Weddings In Houston Team and we hope our to-be-wed couples love them as much as we do. So scroll down and check out these amazing beauty, skincare, favors, accessories and stationery products that would be perfect for any and all your wedding occasions.

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Our Maria Elena Headpieces Prize Winners!

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“Yara” Earrings: Maria Elena Headpieces | Photo: Jorge Embid | Fashion Director: Gisele Del Busto | Makeup & Hair: Miami Bridal Beauty | Gown: Mira Zwillinger | Lace: Romona Keveza
Our Maria Elena Headpieces prize winners scored gorgeous swag from the acclaimed bridal accessories atelier at our Feb. 26 I Do! Wedding Soiree.

And you better believe they were excited when their numbers were called during our door prize announcements at this week’s incredible Soiree! After all, their gifts are heirloom-quality pieces from one of the most beloved headpieces and accessories design houses in the world. A longtime favorite among celebrity brides, socialites and fashionistas, Maria Elena crowns, tiaras, halos, flower vines, combs, pins and bridal jewelry are intended to complement a variety of wedding gowns and bridal hairstyles, and be passed along for generations to come, after the big day is done. And we are certain that’s just what our prize winners will do! So, who are these lucky brides-to-be, and exactly what did they win? Click here to read the rest of this post »

The I Do! Soiree Exhibitors + How To Enjoy

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Venue: Corinthian Houston | Gown: Belle Ame Bridal | Flowers: Plants N’ Petals | Photo: Civic Photos

Houston’s legendary luxury wedding event is less than one week away, and our Soiree exhibitors are getting ready to wow you!! Our amazing wedding fantasyscape, planning showcase and all-VIP cocktail bash is the ultimate antidote to big-box, convention-style bridal shows. So prepare to be indulged, inspired and catered to from the minute you walk through the doors of the I Do! Wedding Soiree at the Corinthian Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25. A very limited number of $30 pre-sale tickets are still available, so if you haven’t snagged yours yet, now’s your chance (tickets will be $40 at door, pending availability)! In the meanwhile, take a moment to check out our Soiree exhibitors, along with our top tips for making the most of your I Do! experience:

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Buy Tix + Win $750 ZaZa Memorial City Spa Getaway

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Venue: Hotel ZaZa Memorial City

If a romance + spa getaway at Houston’s newest Hotel ZaZa sounds like just the thing you need to escape the rigors of wedding planning, have we got great news for you: Purchase your tickets to the Feb. 25 I Do! Wedding Soiree at the Corinthian Houston by 10 p.m. this Friday and you’ll snag your spot for Houston’s legendary luxury wedding show and cocktail bash, AND be entered to win the staycation of your dreams! Read on for the full scoop…

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Houston’s Luxe Wedding Soiree Returns in Feb!

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Dress: Belle Ame Bridal | Flowers & Decor: Plants N’ Petals and Swift + Co. | Photo: Civic Photos
The I Do! Wedding Soiree is BACK, and it’s going to be more amazing than ever! If you only attend ONE wedding-planning event during your engagement, this is the one…and it’s coming to the Corinthian Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 6-9 p.m.

The antidote to big-box wedding “conventions,” the I Do! Wedding Soiree is all about indulgence, inspiration, relaxation and FUN. From the moment you walk through the doors of Downtown’s stunning neoclassical event venue, the Corinthian Houston, you’ll find yourself immersed in a luxury cocktail-party environment, filled with fabulous visual displays, gorgeous floral installations and spectacular wedding reception tablescapes.

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Flowers & Decor: Plants N’ Petals | Photo: Civic Photos
Wander through this wedding-design fantasy space as you sip fine bubbly or a signature craft cocktail, and sample gourmet menu items from Houston’s best caterers.

Live entertainment, and strolling models showing off the season’s most coveted wedding gowns and bridal accessories, enhance the luxurious ambiance. Meet top Houston wedding vendors as you explore interactive booths showcasing Houston’s best wedding photography, videography, planning services, floral design and event rentals, cakes and desserts, hair and makeup artists, and more.

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Cake: Susie’s Cakes | Photo: Civic Photos
Designed for brides, bridesmaids, grooms, LGBTQ couples, family, friends and trusted opinion-givers, the I Do! Wedding Soiree is anything but your typical “bridal show.”

While we have much to delight our awesome Houston brides, the Soiree offers plenty for the guys, too! So bring your spouse-to-be, your dad, your brother and/or your best guy friend, along with the girls, and make it an after-work happy hour that’ll make you all very happy, indeed. Each and every bride and groom goes home with a coveted Soiree Swag Bag, filled with hundreds of dollars worth of luxury and artisanal beauty, skincare, home and lifestyle goodies, hand-picked by our editorial staff just for our Soiree guests. And make sure you stay for the whole show…you don’t want to miss our end-of-evening door prizes, which include huge special offers, giveaways and gifts from Houston’s top wedding vendors and retailers.

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Tickets are on sale now and WILL SELL OUT. They always do.

So get yours now, and get ready for…WOW. The I Do! Wedding Soiree: It’s like nothing you’ve ever imagined…and everything you’ve always dreamed. We can’t wait to meet you there, and treat you and your entourage in true VIP style!