OU Sooners Have A Blush and Burgundy Wedding at The Carriage House

The bride and groom stand in front of a bright red classic car.
Photography: Stefanie McDonough | Venue: The Carriage House

Before Matthew and Lauren had their blush and burgundy wedding, their love story began in the fall of 2016.

On a Sunday morning in 2016, Matthew texted his college best friend, Ford, that he met the most beautiful girl. Ford instantly recognized Matthew’s love interest as his girlfriend’s sorority sister and quickly organized a get-together for the friends. Lauren and Matt talked for hours, discussing everything under the sun and quickly realizing how much they had in common. Lauren fell in love with Matthew’s honesty and ability to make her laugh, while Matthew loved Lauren’s zeal for life and ambition.

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Sentimental Wedding Complete With A Furry Friend + Blooming Florals

The bride and groom stand in front of an antique french gazebo decorated with blush florals and greenery, with their pet miniature Goldendoodle, for their romantic al fresco wedding ceremony in Dripping Springs, Texas at wedding venue, Ma Maison.
Photo: Anna Kay Photography | Cake: Sweet Treets Bakery | Venue: Ma Maison

It only took one date for Raleisha to know Matthew was “the one”. In a loud atmosphere, she could barely hear him and went back and forth in her head on whether she should leave or tell him the truth.

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A Whimsical Jewel-Toned Wedding at The Sam Houston Hotel

A smiling bride and groom walk down the aisle after a wedding ceremony in the Sam Houston Hotel Veranda
Photo: JMG Photography | Venue + Caterer: The Sam Houston Hotel

Jon and Amy became “Mr. and Mrs.” at The Sam Houston Hotel, a historic gem downtown, with a whimsical wedding full of jewel-toned colors including eggplant purple, steel blue and saturated orange.

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A Spring Celebration with Citrus Accents

The bride and groom embrace under an oak tree with the sun shining through.
Photo: Amy Maddox Photography

For Crystal and Michael, friendship has always had a special meaning. Once their relationship turned serious, Crystal took Michael to meet her family in California, where, to Michael’s surprise, she introduced him as her “friend.” Crystal hasn’t been able to live it down from that moment on, which brought a light-hearted and fun twist to their wedding day.

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Two Medical Pros Have An Enchanting Greenery-Filled Wedding

Groom in blue suit and tie holds a blonde bride in an off-the-shoulder gown after their wedding ceremony at wedding venue, The Bell Tower on 34th, in Houston, Texas.
Photo: Always Us Studios | Venue: The Bell Tower On 34th

Four years ago, Madison, a nurse practitioner from Seattle, and Emmanuel, a doctor from Ecuador, met at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. After just a few dates, Madison knew she had found her “McDreamy.” A proposal followed on a beautiful evening at a beach in Mexico, with a radiant sunset as the backdrop.

The couple planned for their wedding to be in February 2020, but as you can imagine, for two medical pros working at the largest cancer center in the U.S. during the pandemic, their wedding plans came to a halt. “We made the difficult decision to delay our wedding to not only keep our family and friends safe but also the patients we work with at the cancer center,” Madison says.

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