What is it about dimpled beauties and fitness-related meet-cutes?? Even though Scott admits he “hated the challenges of a spin class” (um, yeah, been there), he figured strained muscles and spent lung capacity was worth it if it meant winning a “million-dollar smile” from the girl of his dreams—spin/cycling instructor Sarah. After forming a friendship and—our favorite part—falling in love, the two got engaged, in the spin studio where they first met (natch). “Briscoe Manor offered a distinctive, chic and truly Texas wedding venue with its limestone architecture and country setting among the pecan and oak trees,” Sarah tells us—the perfect spot to introduce Canadian-born Scott’s family to her native state. Her most memorable moments? “Getting to see Scott for the first time before the ceremony and spending special moments with my soon-to-be husband, and looking around at a room full of friends and family that we love so dearly. I especially enjoyed getting to introduce all of the Canadian guests to a true Texas-themed wedding!” And WE especially enjoy getting to introduce Sarah and Scott to YOU—with help from Lindsay Elizabeth’s ever lovely photos, of course!
Photos: Lindsay Elizabeth Photography ~ Bride’s Dress: Enzoani from Weddings by Debbie ~ Bride’s Shoes: Cole Haan ~ Tuxedos: Al’s Formal Wear ~ Cake: Susie’s Cakes & Confections ~ Flowers: Flora Bella Designs ~ Coordinator: Behind the Bash ~ Venue: Briscoe Manor
Listen up, sophisticated brides: Navy blue was MADE pour vous. Whether you like your navy nautical-cool (navy, white, red, gold) or New-England-classic (navy, ivory, green, silver), navy, aka the new black, is among the hottest “anchor” hues for 2012 and 2013 wedding palettes. Combo it with coral and cream for a totally modern color scheme. Or marry it with lilac and pewter, with accents of delicate lace. Our favorite navy touches include navy-blue wedding shoes, like Nina’s jeweled, peep-toe Elke pump in “True Blue;” a navy grosgrain ribbon belt for your classic wedding gown; tabletop touches like dark-blue glass bottles and votive holders; and all manner of b-maid bounty, from navy chiffon shifts to striped clutches. Are you planning a navy-based palette for your big day? Comment here!
Credits: Navy Blue Bridesmaid Dress (Photo: Yes My Bride) ~ Navy Blue and Red Invitation (Photo: Sarah Drake Design) ~ Navy Blue Wedding Shoes (Photo: Zappos) ~ Navy Blue and Coral Table Decor (Photo: JL Designs) ~ Navy Blue and Green Clutches (Photo: AO3 Designs) ~ Navy Blue Flower Rhinestone Decoration (Photo: A Bespoke Touch)