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Good Advice

by Ryan Conner

Our panel of experts gives guidance on everything from budget planning and dress shopping to how to address your invitations. Q: How do I find a gown that best fits […]

Atlantis

Honeymoon: From Aisle to Isle

by Margaux Anbouba

Any wedding-day worries will be miles away when you honeymoon at the Atlantis, Paradise Island. You’ve walked down the aisle, tossed the bouquet, and departed from the reception in a […]

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Honeymoon: Natural Wonder

by Krista Nightengale

Belcampo Lodge is the perfect place for honeymooners with a sense of adventure. There’s a saying in southern Belize that goes, “Rain can’t stop the reggae jam.” My husband and […]

Real Weddings

Becky Dixon & Aaron Clark

by Allison Hatfield

Superstition holds that rain on your wedding day is good luck. But you’ll be hard-pressed to find a bride who embraces a washout. Especially not a bride who’s planned an […]

Jane O’Connor & Trey Crawford

by Allison Hatfield

Two days in a row, Jane O’Connor and Trey Crawford left their Uptown gym at the same time. They didn’t know it at the time, but that was fate. It […]

Allison Young & Jeremy Scott

by Laura Kostelny

Weddings are traditionally a pretty good place to meet potential love interests. But for Allison Young and Jeremy Scott, an engagement party in December of 2010 was the setting of […]

Stacey James & Jace Mattinson

by Allison Hatfield

Stacey James met Jace Mattinson shortly after they’d each moved to Dallas, and it didn’t take them long to realize they were smitten with their new city—and one another. Within […]

Adriel Nelson & Leroy Maxwell Jr.

by Allison Hatfield

Adriel Nelson met Leroy Maxwell Jr. at her cousin’s wedding. “He was the life of the party,” Adriel recalls. And on August 23, 2014, the two had the party of […]

Aimee Hoyer & Nicholas Macpherson

by Allison Hatfield

“In sickness and in health” is a fitting phrase for a couple of doctors to include in their wedding vows. And Aimee Hoyer and Nicholas Macpherson made that pledge when […]

Brianna Baxter & John Paul Noland

by Allison Hatfield

When John Paul Noland ordered a side salad on their first date, Brianna Baxter knew she was with someone who was going to keep her on her toes. She remembers […]

Jourdin McMinn & Chris Hendrix

by Ryan Conner

Though they both went to Coppell High School, Jourdin McMinn and Chris Hendrix ran in different circles. But they eventually came together, and as fireworks rained down over Dallas on […]

Kelly Bridgeman & Michael Noel

by Allison Hatfield

Kelly Bridgeman and Michael Noel met through their work as management consultants. They were friends before realizing they wanted to be more. On July 26, 2014, at the Rosewood Mansion […]

Jody Martin & Kyle Stein

by Laura Kostelny

It was not exactly love at first sight for Jody Martin and Kyle Stein. The first time they met, Jody was chairing the Matzo Ball. Liquor distributor Glazer’s donated—both financially […]

Anne Dillavou & Read Castleberry

by Allison Hatfield

The snow that fell in Dallas in February 2010 was the most ever recorded in a 24-hour period in the area’s history. It was also what brought Anne Dillavou and […]

Taylor Youpa & Matthew Johnson

by Jessica Jones

When Matt Johnson met Taylor Youpa at a pub in Dallas, they were each out with friends. But once they made introductions and started talking, it was as if they […]

Caroline Thompson & David Richards

by Allison Hatfield

Nine years is a long time to date someone. It’s more than enough time to get to know someone, to understand the way a person thinks, to learn to anticipate […]

Saba Syed & Sayed Zaman

by Margaux Anbouba

For Saba Syed and Sayed Zaman, it all began with a walk in Fort Worth. She was 15 and he was 17, about to start his freshman year at Duke […]

Katherine Streder & Darren Smith

by Allison Hatfield

After dating Katy Streder for six years, Darren Smith asked her to marry him on the patio at Velvet Taco. And because he was the man of her dreams, Katy […]

Kensey Gilbert & Ross Rabun

by Allison Hatfield

Kensey Gilbert and Ross Rabun have a tradition: Hot Tuesday date night. Every other Tuesday, they take turns planning an evening of adventure for the other, keeping the details a […]