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Our Soiree Vendors Showed Off Their Best…And More!!

Location: The Corinthian-Houston | Photos: Civic Photos

If you were at the Corinthian-Houston for our Feb. 8 I Do! Wedding Soiree, well, then…this here blog post will be a little trip down memory lane and a chance to relive the fun & fabulousness. If you missed our uh-mazing Spring Soiree, you can enjoy a glimpse of our gorgeous event in this eye-candy blog post. And you can attend our Fall Soiree in person (details TBA, keep an eye on Facebook for the full scoop) to experience the Soiree in all its magic! HUGE THANKS to all our Soiree exhibitors and contributors, who made our February bridal show such an incredible evening for all who attended. Scroll down to check them out, and be sure to click through links to find out more about them, and what they can do for YOU and your once-in-a-lifetime wedding!! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Tomorrow We Soiree, Get Tix While You Still Can!

I Do! Wedding Soiree Corinthian Purple 2018
Location: The Corinthian-Houston | Photo: J. Cogliandro Photography

Tomorrow evening we unveil our Spring Soiree, and we couldn’t be more excited! Join us from 6-9 p.m. at the Corinthian-Houston for an evening of cocktails, couture, fantasy wedding tablescapes, floral displays, decadent cakes, fine food and entertainment. It’s wedding planning the way you always dreamed it could be…not to mention the perfect after-work happy hour and/or date night destination for to-be-weds! Special-offer $20 advance tickets are still available with promo code SoireeSale at purchase checkout, but only while they last. At-door tickets are $35. So come, indulge, enjoy, be inspired, find vendors you love, lounge, listen, and maybe, just maybe, win a $$$ door prize while you’re at it! It’s the I Do! Wedding Soiree, and there’s nothing else like it. Anywhere. Get your tickets now, and get ready for WOW, with these helpful Soiree “know before you go” tips:

DO take public transportation, Uber or Lyft to the Corinthian-Houston if possible; if you plan to park, the venue will offer $10 garage parking, or valet for $15 from 5:45 until 9:45 p.m.

DO bring your besties, your spouse-to-be, your family members and valued opinion-givers—the I Do! Wedding Soiree is an evening of fun, food, drink and beautiful displays everywhere you look!

DO bring your mobile device, and be prepared to post pix & video of your favorite finds.

DO come dressed to impress—the I Do! Soiree is a luxury cocktail event, and business-stylish attire is part of the fun! Please, no shorts, tank tops or flip-flops.

DO stay for the full event—winners of our exclusive pre-show giveaways and on-site door prizes will be announced at the end of the show, and you must be present to claim your prize when it is announced.

Please DO NOT bring strollers, infants or anyone under the age of 16. The I Do! Wedding Soiree is an adult event, featuring delicate displays (and LOTS of them). We adore little ones…but this is not an appropriate environment for them.

DO enjoy every moment of this very special event! We have curated it for YOU, and we look forward to meeting you and finding out how we can help you create the wedding of your dreams!

Get ready, get happy…and we’ll see YOU at I Do!

Fall Fashion at Pecan Grove From Civic Photos

Our fabulous I Do! Wedding Soiree Houston wedding photographer Civic Photos isn’t just an expert at capturing the glamour and grandeur of our incredible Spring event at the Corinthian-Houston…oh NO, loves…this amazing Houston wedding photography also shoots unforgettable engagement sessions, gorgeous weddings and beautiful fashion editorials, like the one we’re sharing shots from (see full post here), photographed at lovely Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club. Meet Houston wedding photographers Barett and Saul this Thursday at the one-and-only I Do! Wedding Soiree (advance sale tickets HERE, only while they last), and let them know in person how much y’all love this sweet cool-season shoot and their awesome wedding photography! You’ll make ’em smile.

Civic Photos Fashion Shoot Pecan Grove Maclaren Click here to read the rest of this post »

Our Soiree Gift Bags Are Gonna Rock Your World

I Do Soiree 2018 Gift Bag Brands

Sure, the exhibitors are the absolute crème de la crème. And the food and cocktails, from Houston’s hottest caterers, are uh-mazing. And the floral fantasyscapes literally elicit gasps from attendees as they ascend the steps of the Corinthian-Houston and get their first glimpse of the space. But TBH, it’s the swag that brings the biggest smile to our brides’ faces when we hand them their custom-curated I Do! Wedding Soiree gift bags. And for this Thursday’s Soiree—advance-sale tickets here, ONLY while they last—we’re expecting our biggest smiles yet!

We’re beyond thrilled to feature these hand-picked brands in our Feb. 8 I Do! Soiree gift bags, Click here to read the rest of this post »

GIVEAWAY: Buy Tix & Win $150 At Armandos

I Do! Wedding Soiree Corinthian Darryl Co
Photo: Civic Photos | Venue: Corinthian-Houston | Flowers & Decor: Darryl & Co.

If you’re thinking about attending the Feb. 8 I Do! Wedding Soiree (which, we gotta say, is probably the best decision you can make as a vendor-seeking, fashion-forward, cocktail-loving, inspiration-hungry to-be-wed), but if you haven’t yet bought your tickets, NOW is the time, gurrrl. Not only will you get 30% off the at-door ticket price–before you pull up your calculator app, that’s $25 instead of $35–but you’ll also be automatically entered to win a $150 gift card for Armandos, Houston’s destination for elevated Tex-Mex dining in a gorgeous setting inspired by 1920’s Mexico.

Armandos Restaurant Houston Dining Room
Photo: Courtesy of Armandos

We’re thrilled to partner with Armando and Cinda Palacios’ award-winning restaurant for this very special limited-time “Buy & Win” giveaway. Not only is Armandos a fantastic spot for rehearsal dinners and engagement parties (there’s an audible “wow” when guests enter the space, with its antique mirrors, gleaming wood surfaces and lush red draperies…and another when they dig in to a decadent lobster enchilada or a divine mouthful of savory carne guisada), but the Armandos team also offers impeccable full-service wedding catering off-site, and bright-red taco trucks for low-key celebrations with high-quality Tex-Mex food and service! So, how do you enter to win our $150 Armandos restaurant gift card?? It’s EASY!!

Armandos Houston Wedding Catering
Photo: Courtesy of Armandos

Simply purchase your $25 advance-sale tickets to the one-and-only I Do! Wedding Soiree–Houston’s ONLY luxury wedding-planning event and all-VIP cocktail bash–by 5 p.m. THIS FRIDAY, FEB. 2, and you are automatically entered to WIN. We’ll announce our lucky ticket-buyer LIVE at the Corinthian-Houston on Thurs. Feb. 8, where Armandos will be on hand to congratulate the winner…and will be serving up samples of their mouthwatering Tex-Mex fare along with their signature margaritas. Get in it to win it, loves…and we’ll see YOU at I Do!