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Fall/Winter 2013

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Glamorous Gowns

Fall in love with these truly romantic dresses.

Photography by Donna DeMari
Fashion Styling by Ryan Conner & Mari Hidalgo
Hair & Makeup by Susie Jasper
Bouquet by Di Fiori
Flowers by Bows and Arrows
Models: Mary Margaret Hancock & Alyssa Case/Wallflower Management
Shot on location at the Dallas Scottish Rite Cathedral




What’s Happening in Bridal Hair Trends

by D Weddings

Marsha Coleman & Tammy Coleman La Bichette What’s happening in bridal hair now? Many brides are using braids with accents like roses and lavender to create a sophisticated yet easy […]


The Items That Every Bridal Registry Needs

by D Weddings

Tom Pumphrey Neiman Marcus Downtown, Gift Galleries What are some things to consider when you’re trying to find the “right” new pattern/piece to go with a family heirloom? Silver flatware […]


Fitness Advice For the Bride

by D Weddings

Cristin Caulfield Flywheel Highland Park What is Flywheel?  Flywheel is an indoor cycling workout that includes intervals, climbs, and descents while working the upper body with weighted bars. Why is […]


Good Advice From the Paper Maven

by D Weddings

Vicki Peterson Paper & Chocolate Should a bride consider a special invitation if she’s inviting the majority of the guests to the reception only? As long as people are invited […]

Grall & Pickering: Aves Photographic Design

When a Dog is the Bride’s Best Friend

by Rhonda Reinhart

These Dallas canine lovers invited their furry friends to the wedding.  “Marvin Stanley has lived all over the state with me and will soon be traveling with us to Thailand […]


Say ‘Hola’ to the Riviera Maya

by Rhonda Reinhart

Live it up south of the border with a Mexican honeymoon.  Your first clue that your stay at Rosewood Mayakobá is going to be special is the private boat that […]


Honeymoon Like a Superstar in Cabo San Lucas

by Laura Kostelny

Amenities this fine may tempt you to stay inside the entire trip. Your trip to Cabo San Lucas calls for a new pair of sunglasses. The tropical weather, pristine beaches, […]

Real Weddings

Alice Wang & Jason Chang

by Allison Hatfield

Anyone working in finance—or living in the United States, for that matter—will agree that the fall of 2008 was a very bad time. Lehman Brothers collapsed, Wall Street was in […]

Devon Myers & Taylor Liedtke

by Allison Hatfield

Devon Myers is lovely. Long and lean, with blond hair and fair skin, the 25-year-old CPA was the very definition of natural beauty on her wedding day. And her wedding […]

Hannah Garner & Klayton Mai

by Allison Hatfield

Moments before Hannah Garner was to walk down the aisle, the lights went out. And they stayed out. Undeterred, the bride took a deep breath and continued toward her groom […]

Michele Wong & Jeff Wang

by Allison Hatfield

The online dating website eHarmony claims responsibility for one wedding every three minutes in the United States. And on June 2, 2012, Michele Wong and Jeff Wang joined those ranks. […]

Erica Smith & Eric Denton

by Allison Hatfield

Valentine’s weekend 2009 was a fateful one for Erica Smith and Eric Denton, who met through friends at a concert. She’d just moved back to Dallas from California; he was […]

Elizabeth Brumbaugh & Todd Quirk

by Allison Hatfield

Theirs is a story of cowboy meets cowgirl. Nine years ago, Todd Quirk and Elizabeth Brumbaugh were both training with their cutting horses at an Alabama ranch. It was there […]

Ashley Zieminski & Greg Chellgren

by Allison Hatfield

At Boston College, Ashley Zieminski took a lot of photos. She also dropped her camera a lot. Her friend Greg Chellgren would take her to get it fixed. Many repairs […]

Perri Sammis & Emanuel Brighiu

by Allison Hatfield

Emanuel Brighiu followed his passion—tennis—from Romania to the United States to play at TCU, but he found a love of a different sort off the court when he met Perri […]

Tiffany Huynh & Khanh Nguyen

by Allison Hatfield

An after-school job at Banana Republic brought Tiffany Huynh and Khanh Nguyen together during their senior year of high school. Though the teens started out as just friends, they soon […]

Bryttany Anastas & Chase Bradley

by Allison Hatfield

After she met his mother at a cousin’s wedding, Bryttany Anastas and Chase Bradley corresponded by email for about a year before meeting face to face. When Bryttany did finally […]