A love Story Brewed to Perfection By Laurette Veres We are both from Houston. We attended separate colleges in East Texas. We met at church in East Texas when we were both college ministry leaders. Our favorite hobby to do together is finding and going to coffee shops. We were in Houston to celebrate his […]

The Baroque Experience: More Than Just Fashion

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The Baroque Experience: More Than just Fashion By Zenah AL-Naimi In the ever-evolving world of fashion, designers are constantly seeking inspiration from those that have come before them, hoping to seamlessly blend historical beauty with modern subtlety to create fashion pieces that surpasses time. Talya Bendel and Esty Haas are no different in wanting to […]

FairyTale Elegance and Corset Bodices: Wedding Gowns for the Modern Bride

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Fairytale Elegance and Corset Bodices: Wedding Gowns for the Modern Bride By Zenah AL-Naimi  No matter what your aesthetic is every bride dreams of walking down the aisle in a gown that embodies elegance, romance and a touch of fairytale magic. Off-the shoulder details, sparkly and floral embellishments and corset bodices are the easiest way […]

Boho Chic Bliss: The A-Line Wedding Dress of Your Millennial Dreams

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Boho Chic Bliss: The A-Line Wedding Dress of Your Millennial Dreams By Zenah AL-Naimi Ah, the boho chic wedding dress: Where free spirited charm meets a timeless elegance. Every Millennial girl remembers when the bohemian aesthetic was the “IT” girl aesthetic. Flower crowns, flowy, long floral skirts, drapey tops. For the bride who always pictured […]

Wedding Podcast Launches Six New Episodes

Bridal Extravaganza Show is thrilled to announce the release of six new episodes on its popular Wedding Podcast. The new episodes which feature vendors attending the Bridal Extravaganza show will be available for listening and download on SoundCloud starting at one per week leading up to the show. Each episode dives deep into all things […]

Fairy Lights and Engagement Night

Fairy Lights and Engagement Night By Carolina Hernandez Wedding: May 23,2020 Jaquelyn, a benefit advisor, and Justin, an electrical engineer, met at church but their first date was a blind date set by a mutual friend. Justin was always trying to surprise her, and that also meant the proposal. Justin rallied the troops (meaning her […]

Shining Stars: Blythe & Brandon

Written by Chelsea Andoe Photography by Rae Tay Photography Wedding: October 10, 2020 Set to a tone of light pinks and blues, Blythe and Brandon’s double ring ceremony took place on the very coveted and lucky date of October 10, 2020. The limestone architecture and exquisite chapel made Briscoe Manor the perfect venue for this […]

Love Interests on ‘Yellowstone’: From On-Screen Stars to Starstruck

Written by Grace Hare  Photos from @hassieharrison @ryanbinghamofficial Instagram  Fans of country music and of the show ‘Yellowstone’ were excited this week to learn that co-stars Ryan Bingham and Hassie Harrison were married in October 2023.  Harrison has described the relationship with Bingham as an “unexpected” connection to People magazine.   “It truly was one of […]

Wedding Trends 2024


By Laurette Veres As the producer of America’s largest wedding planning event, we have the awesome opportunity to sneak a peek at the wedding world’s hottest trends. Houston’s best vendors put their best foot forward each January and July at our premier events. As wedding professionals set the tone for the year to come, here […]

The Billboard Bride Experience

By Rebecca Palmer Images by WDR Imagery Michelle’s Engagement Michelle Schmidt and her fiancé Vincent talked about going to Italy to travel allaround the country. In June 2023, they went to Sorrento, Italy. On their secondday in Italy at the Amalfi Coast, Vincent proposed to Michelle. He hired asecret photographer to capture the beautiful, picture-perfect […]