A Lavish White, Gold & Black Wedding by Plants N’ Petals

A groom in a black tuxedo stands with a bride in a Galia Lahav wedding gown in the Astorian's ballroom, decorated with white floral installations and lit candles.
Photo: Ama by Aisha | Venue: The Astorian | Flowers + Decor: Plants N’ Petals

Harry and Margaret met at The University of Texas in 2008 but did not start dating until seven years later when Margaret was attending dental school in Utah. After a four-year long-distance romance, Harry proposed to Margaret on a trip to Napa Valley, CA, where they enjoyed a weekend of wine tasting. “It was the perfect location; breathtaking, romantic and intimate,” says Margaret. The tour guide who was in on the surprise encouraged the couple to walk the grounds where a table was set up with beautiful flowers and champagne and Harry popped the question.

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A Jewel-Toned Wedding With Art Deco Vibes By Florafost Photography

A bride and groom smile together while the bride holds her jewel-toned bridal bouquet at a Houston wedding venue.
Photography: Florafost Photography | Venue: The Astorian

Zach and Elizabeth’s paths crossed multiple times, but their love story didn’t begin until 2018. Then, on January 29, 2021, while the couple enjoyed a celebratory dinner for Zach’s new job and a move to Austin, their friends were busy preparing for Zach’s romantic proposal. Elizabeth says, “When Zach and I returned from dinner, he “popped” the question with just the two of us then continued the surprises by calling our parents who were waiting nearby to join the celebration.”

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Long-Awaited Reception at Luxe NYC-Inspired Wedding Venue

Bride, holding dusty pink and orange bouquet, kisses her new husband at an intimate backyard wedding ceremony photographed by Ama by Aisha.
Photo: Ama by Aisha | Venue: The Astorian | Entertainment: Danny Ray & The Atlantic Street Band

Jessica and Carter first met while attending a business leadership program at Texas A&M University. Over time, the pair grew closer, and when Carter returned to campus the following semester, he asked Jessica out on their first date.

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MLB Player + College Sweetheart Celebrate Their Love Story at The Astorian

Photography: Kayla Mills | Venue: The Astorian | Linens: Decor by Dulce

Before the celebration of their love story at The Astorian, it first started when Roxanne and Nick met at a backyard party in their beloved college town, Louisville, while they sat on top of a garage with one of their mutual friends. After getting to know one another, they exchanged numbers, and Roxanne called herself “Party Time Volleyball” on Nick’s phone, which, to this day, he hasn’t updated.

As time went on, the two realized they had a lot of the same classes, and they kept running into one another by chance. A few years after college, Roxanne was traveling to Louisville for volleyball and Nick had just gotten back from his first pro season in the MLB for the Texas Rangers. They ran into each other again and spent the evening talking nonstop on an outdoor heated patio under the trees when Nick finally asked her on a date.

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Elegant Lavender, Violet and Ivory Wedding at The Astorian

A bride, with ornate headpiece and long veil and white textured ball gown, standing groom, in all black tuxedo,  after getting married in Houston at a Catholic church.
Photo: Joey T Photography | Venue: The Astorian | Jeweler: Zadok Jewelers | Invitations + Registry: Bering’s

What sprouted as a high school romance blossomed into Mary Margaret and Daniel’s quintessential love story and beautiful wedding. In their junior year of high school, Daniel asked Mary Margaret to attend a pool party together with mutual friends. A few years later, Daniel rented the patio at Mary Margaret’s favorite restaurant for just the two of them and popped the question. Afterward, an intimate celebratory dinner, they joined their families who were waiting inside at the bar. “It was the best night ever!” explained Mary Margaret. The best day ever? The big one, of course!

The couple married at the ornate Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houston. Traditional white wedding floral arrangements bursting with roses and candle-lit lanterns lined the aisle. Mary Margaret carried her something borrowed—her mother’s Rosary Beads—wrapped around her white rose bouquet. But the bride’s favorite floral arrangement cascaded from the ceiling at the reception.

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