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Spring/Summer 2016

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Opposites attract when it comes to this season’s structured shapes and romantic silhouettes.



Photography by Thom Jackson/The Photo Division
Art Direction by Jamie Laubhan-Oliver
Gown Styling by Ryan Conner
Fashion Styling by Brittany Winter
Hair and Makeup by Michael Thomas



Sculpt Your Way to the Big Day

by D Weddings

Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding day. But with all the rigors of planning a wedding, […]

Island Time: The Palms Turks and Caicos

True Blue

by Ryan Conner

Choosing a honeymoon destination can be daunting. With countless countries and high-end resorts tugging at your heartstrings, how do you […]


Hey There, Gorgeous!

by D Weddings

LASHING OUT   Whether you’re wiping a tear, gazing lovingly at your groom, or giving your best doe eyes to […]

Real Weddings

Monica Shukla & Kushal Shah

by Stacy Girard

Some men choose a palm-laden island as a proposal destination. Not Kushal Shah. He popped the question to his girlfriend, […]

Brett Spining & Corey Underwood

by Emily Holt

Every holiday season, Brett Spining and Corey Underwood collect a new Christopher Radko ornament that symbolizes something that happened to […]

Paige Snodgrass & J.P. Ralston

by Emily Holt

Soon after Paige Snodgrass and J.P. Ralston began dating, going for runs together became “their thing.” One November run proved […]

Nina Miller & Nicholas Lesiuk

by Emily Ward

Nina Miller and Nick Lesiuk’s love knows no bounds. Though both attended the Singapore American School overseas, they didn’t meet […]

Molly Montgomery & Craig DiBiase

by Emily Ward

Molly Montgomery and Craig DiBiase’s love story seems primed for the big screen. He, a producer, fell for her, an […]

Haley Downing + James Burks

by Ryan Conner

Most brides don’t start talking to wedding photographers until after they get engaged. But Haley Downing knew her relationship with […]

Lucy Ryan & William Presley

by Ryan Conner

Lucy Ryan and Will Presley aren’t afraid of long distances. In fact, it wasn’t until the Fort Worth natives traveled […]

Lindsay Seidel + Jacob Fleming

by Stacy Girard

Lindsay Seidel wasn’t a glitz and ball-gown bride. Try as you might, you wouldn’t find a single sequin on her […]

Allie Michie & Matthew Lucas

by Stacy Girard

Allie Michie and Matthew Lucas go way back—since childhood, in fact. Both from Midland, their two families were friends. So […]

Allie Shea & Payton Hickey

by Ryan Conner

Payton Hickey called on Allie Shea’s family to help him surprise his high-school sweetheart with a ring under the guise […]

Sara Killough & Josh Dempster

by Ryan Conner

When Seattle transplants Sara Killough and Josh Dempster met on dating site OKCupid, they couldn’t have imagined what the digital […]

Ashley Kaplan & Chris Sturgeon

by Ryan Conner

There are some things you just can’t control. Plano natives Ashley Kaplan and Chris Sturgeon had been friends since the […]

Anna Arnold & Alex Seymour

by Emily Holt

Anna Arnold and Alex Seymour knew each other in high school but didn’t truly connect until years later. After three […]

Megan Artz & Adam Hyman

by Emily Holt

Megan Artz and Adam Hyman worked in different cities for the same company, but their paths crossed in New York […]

Meredith Gray & Gregory McElroy Jr.

by Emily Ward

College sweethearts Meredith Gray and Greg McElroy met at the University of Alabama in 2008. Although usually calm and collected, […]

Jessica Hunt & Michael Huff

by Emily Ward

Family is foremost for Jessica Hunt and Michael Huff. When he was ready to propose to his longtime girlfriend, Michael […]

Simone Taylor & Carl Anderson IV

by Emily Ward

Following a girls’ trip to the Big Apple, Simone Taylor left her heart in New York City. While there, she’d […]