Chinoiserie-Inspired Wedding Reception at the Petroleum Club of Houston

The groom looking at the bride as she smiles in her white satin gown and veil.
Photo: Courtney Leigh Photography | Venue: Petroleum Club of Houston

Taylor and Robert grew up in Beaumont, Texas, but their story didn’t begin until years later in Houston when they ended up on a road trip together. “After an eight-hour drive turned into a twelve-hour drive, with lots of traffic and road closures, we had great conversations, lots of laughs and truly enjoyed each other’s company. It was that trip that made us realize that we wanted to spend more time together.”

Robert proposed to Taylor on Christmas Eve with all her family present and even had the family dog, Bourbon, help out.

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New York Luxury Bridal Fashion Week Fall 2023 Collections

Detailed Monique Lhuillier gown worn by a model with a veil over her head.
Photo: Courtesy of Monique Lhuillier

New York Luxury Bridal Fashion Week Fall 2023 is here, and we couldn’t be more excited to see what brides this upcoming year will be wearing down the aisle. One of the newest trends for fall 2023 is refined modernity. Designers are channeling inspiration from the past by enhancing the beauty of the gowns’ framework and fabric, elevating timeless looks.

Scroll on to read the visions of various designers launching their Fall 2023 Collections at New York Luxury Bridal Fashion Week.

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Say “Yes” To These 4 Gorgeous Gowns

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Photo: Ama By Aisha | Designer: Ines Di Santo | Venue: Iron Manor | Ring + Bracelet: Tootsies | Earrings: Indulge Maison Decor | Styling: Summar Salah | Makeup + Hair: VCI Artists Victoria Callaway, Amber Livingston & Dennis Clendennen

Saying “I Will” changed your status from girlfriend to bride-to-be. And saying “Yes” to your dress will make the trip down the aisle to say “I Do,” when all eyes will be on you, both memorable and special.

Saying yes to the dress is a joyful feeling, but before you get to that point, you will encounter a whole journey of exploring the age-old question: “What do I wear?” on one of the most special days of your life. Look no further, as we have carefully gathered four different styles of trendy gorgeous wedding gowns of the 2021 bridal season that range from sexy and sleek silhouettes to sculptural classics and shimmering ball gowns. 

Keep scrolling and get inspired by these 4 gorgeous gowns!

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Sareh Nouri 2019 at Joan Pillow Dec. 13-15

Sareh Nouri Fall 2019 trunk show Houston Joan Pillow
Gowns: Sareh Nouri | Available At: Joan Pillow Bridal Salon | Photos: Mani Zarrin

Experience the exceptional grace and sophistication of Sareh Nouri Fall 2019 this Thursday through Saturday at an exclusive Joan Pillow Bridal Salon trunk show! Fresh from the New York Bridal Market runway, this highly anticipated collection features classic silhouettes, elegant lines and sumptuous fabrics. If you’ve been inspired by the kind of regal, understated styles selected by the now-Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, and Princess Eugenie of York, you’ll find much to love in Sareh Nouri’s new Fall 2019 bridal collection. Look for stately bateau, fold-over and scoop necklines; classic A-line skirts; delicately embroidered tulle and luscious silk jacquard; and several styles featuring Nouri’s signature bow detail. Schedule your appointment now to see, feel and try on gowns from this superb Fall 2019 collection, exclusively at Joan Pillow Bridal Salon this week!

Sareh Nouri Fall 2019 Fold Over Neckline Strapless Houston

Sareh Nouri Dakota Fall 2019

 

A Haute Salon for Style-Minded Brides: Mia Bridal Couture

Houston's Haute-est Salon: Mia Bridal Couture

Photos Courtesy of Mia Bridal Couture

Bridal gown shopping can be overwhelming and exhausting. But it doesn’t have to be. Fortunately, we found a sparkling gem of a bridal salon in River Oaks that gives every bride the most relaxing shopping experience ever. Mia Bridal Couture’s team of experienced stylists treat you like royalty from the moment you walk in the door. Within moments of meeting you, your consultant will ask all the right questions, to get you started with a selection of gowns to fit your style and budget. We’re talking plenty of the finest gowns in town, including styles from Alon Livne White, Sareh Nouri, Rivini, Martina Liana, Watters and more! But the service doesn’t stop there. Your Mia consultant will also style you superbly, recommending accessories (they carry oodles of gorgeous ones), footwear, even hairstyles to complement and complete your wedding-day look. Schedule your appointment now for a wedding dress shopping experience you’ll never forget. P.S. You can see the haute-est Fall 2016 Rivini gowns straight off of the runway from New York Bridal Market THIS weekend! Happy shopping, lovelies!

Houston's Haute-est Salon: Mia Bridal Couture

Gowns: Alon Livne, Sareh Nouri, Martina Liana & Watters