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WEDDINGS

Spring/Summer 24, Weddings 2024

EASY TO LOVE

Suzanne Negley And Austin Hegarty Tie The Knot By Alexandra Del Lago Photography by Hannah PickleLove took center stage with Suzanne Negley, daughter of Susan and Richard Negley of San Antonio, and Austin Hegarty, son of Betty and Kevin Negley of Austin. Suzanne...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

DEEP IN THE HEART

McKenzie Seales And Chase Freeman Tie The Knot By Lance Avery Morgan         Photography by Stephanie Brazzle The Texas-sized wedding and celebration when McKenzie Seales, daughter of Kelly and Greg Seales of Dallas, married Chase Freeman, son of Christine and Alan...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

A GRAND AFFAIR

Sabrina Wyant and Saahil Pasha Exchange Vows By Lance Avery Morgan Photography by Brianna Ghattas of Studio B PhotographyIt was the stunning view, and the feeling of being the only two people in the world was unforgettable when the groom popped the question to his...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

A CHANCE ROMANCE

Sarah Chase Webber And Doug Barber Exchange Vows By Alexandra Del Lago Photography by Sarah Chase, Chris Bailey PhotographyIt seemed like a perfect plot point for a romantic comedy film when Sarah Chase Webber, daughter of Mary and Temple Webber of Houston, met...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

IN THE STARS

Zöe Legate Dobson And Connor Eaton Howden Wed By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Jenny DeMarco Sometimes, a couple is destined to be together. It’s written in the stars, one might say. That was the case for Zöe Dobson and Connor Howden. The two have known each other...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

SEALED WITH A KISS

Tiffany Larkam and Will Caldwell Exchange Vows By Lance Avery Morgan Photography by Lacy + LeeWhen the minister asked the bride and groom to kiss at the end of their ceremony, it was their first kiss. Ever. They had saved such a special moment for the big day....

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

A PLACE IN THE SUN

Georgia Kuper And Austin Sohr Marry By Jake Gaines Photography by Austin GrosIt was truly a family affair on an island paradise when Georgia Kuper, daughter of Caroline and Rick Kuper of San Antonio, married Austin Sohr, son of Lyn and Scott Sohr of Nashville, at...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

ROAD TO ROMANCE

Elle Moody And Jimmy Gray Wed By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Matt Lankes  Life’s various paths to love are fascinating. During the holiday season of 2017, Elle Moody was making a familiar holiday trek back from New York City to her hometown of Austin to...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

MASTERPIECE IN THE MAKING

The Marriage of Alec Strauss And Sid Greehey, Jr. By Jake Gaines Photography by Matthew Alvarado, Beloved PhotographyThere was no other favorite choice for their wedding reception than the legendary McNay Museum of Art, as Cary Alexandra Straus (Alec), daughter of...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

FRIENDSHIP TO FOREVER

Brittany Beldon Weds Blake Rosenthal By Jake Gaines Photography by Caroline LimaFrom playmates to soulmates, these childhood friends who have known each other since found a lifetime of love with each other that started at Sunday School at Temple Beth El. Brittany...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

LOVE’S TRIUMPH

Preston Harmon And Matthew McLaughlin Tie The Knot By Lance Avery Morgan Photography by James & Jess Wedding PhotographyIn the City of Love, as Paris is known, Matthew McLaughlin, the son of Vicki and John McLaughlin of San Antonio, surprised Preston Harmon,...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

ADVENTURE IN LOVE

Julia Collins And Graves Peeler Unite In Marriage By Lance Avery Morgan Photography by Sergio Sandona When adventure calls, as they say, answer it. It was an elaborate adventure indeed when Julia Tate Collins, daughter of Cynthia and Everett Collins, married Graves...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

AN EXOTIC PASSION

Samantha Sims Fulgham & Charles John Fuhrmann III By Alexandra Del Lago Photography by David Sixt PhotographyIINN A romantic safari on the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve in South Africa provided the unique backdrop when Charles “Charlie” John Fuhrmann III...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

A CANVAS OF LOVE

Abby Cavender And Reed Brunette Tie The Knot By Lance Avery Morgan Photography by Carolina LimaIt was a private affair when Abby Cavender, daughter of Stephanie and Bobby Cavender, of San Antonio, married Reed Brunette, son of Brenda and David Brunette, of Fort...

Favorite Features

QUEEN BEE

When Houstonian Lynn Wyatt, the gregarious, international socialite, philanthropist, speaks...people listen. And, for good reason. She knows everyone and has entertained more potentates, aristocrats, and tycoons than just about anyone in her rarified constellation of...

OOH, LA L.A. LOUVRE

When Houstonian Becca Cason Thrash hosts an event, it is a happening. On par with few other galas in the world, the lady raised in Harlingen, Texas continues to raise the bar for not only herself, but also for other international organizations like the Musée du...

THE NIGHT FASHION ALMOST DIDN’T HAPPEN

In fashion, anything can happen. And something extraordinary happened in 1969 with fashion in Texas. Couture? A potential airline hijacking? High society? All ripped from the headlines, here, in an exciting excerpt from her book, Grace Jones Of Salado, native...

OOH, LA L.A. LOUVRE

When Houstonian Becca Cason Thrash hosts an event, it is a happening. On par with few other galas in the world, the lady raised in Harlingen, Texas continues to raise the bar for not only herself, but also for other international organizations like the Musée du...

QUEEN BEE

When Houstonian Lynn Wyatt, the gregarious, international socialite, philanthropist, speaks...people listen. And, for good reason. She knows everyone and has entertained more potentates, aristocrats, and tycoons than just about anyone in her rarified constellation of...

IN EXCESS

The 70s and 80s, in Texas and beyond, were a time of unbridled prosperity for the state’s movers and shakers. The can-do attitude of anything being possible unleashed a wild, unabashed party and caused a glorious hangover that exists to this day. Join our Lance Avery...

IN EXCESS

The 70s and 80s, in Texas and beyond, were a time of unbridled prosperity for the state’s movers and shakers. The can-do attitude of anything being possible unleashed a wild, unabashed party and caused a glorious hangover that exists to this day. Join our Lance Avery...

Parties

FRENCH TIES: ALICIA BRYAN NAMED NEW PRESIDENT OF AMERICAN FRIENDS OF VERSAILLES ORGANIZATION

Texas Ties Support New Era Of International Philanthropy By Sharon King Hoge    Photography courtesy of American Friends of Versailles Alicia Bryan has been named President of The American Friends of Versailles. A native of San Antonio, she is already planning events...

HOW TEXANS AT ASPEN ARTCRUSH REALLY CRUSHED IT

By Rob Giardinelli     Photography by Jojo Korsh and Zach Hilty/BFA.com THE SCENE: A picture-perfect summer night, at the base of Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, was the recent setting that capped off an incredible week of art and fundraising. Over...

READING IS FUNDAMENTAL. HERE’S WHY

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s A Celebration of Reading Raises Over $1.8 Million By Rob Giardinelli     Photography by Gary Fountain and Daniel Ortiz THE SCENE: Houston’s Hobby Center for the Performing Arts was the recent setting for...

REUNIGHT: BE THE LIGHT

The Family Place’s 10th Anniversary Gala Raised $260K To Support Survivors Of Family Violence By Cynthia Smoot     Photography by Tamytha Cameron and Celeste Cass THE SETTING: ReuNight co-chairs Brooke Hortenstine, Margaret Stafford and Piper...

RED, HOT & GLAM

ZACH Theatre’s Red, Hot & Soul Dazzles With Venetian Carnivale Theme By Rob Giardinelli     Photography by Charles Quinn Photography THE SCENE: Austin’s ZACH Scott Theatre was the setting for one of the Capital City’s most notable spring sociable events. The 300...

HATS OFF TO 30 YEARS OF SUCCESS

Elizabeth Ann Seton Board Hosts Kentucky Derby Themed 30th Anniversary Gala By Rob Giardinelli     Photography by Ben Porter THE SCENE: A beautiful night at Austin’s Camp Mabry was the recent setting for one of the Capital City’s most anticipated...

A FAIRY TALE GALA FOR ALL

The JW Marriott in Austin was the setting for a night of great fun and fundraising. During the evening, over 550 of the Capital City’s most notable philanthropists, sociables, and art patrons were on hand to celebrate Ballet Austin’s annual Fête & fête*ish. This year’s Cinderella theme, which celebrated the recent Mother’s Day production of the beloved fairytale, created a magical experience that those fortunate enough to each live their own happily ever after.

MILES OF SMILES AHEAD

Manos de Cristo Celebrates 35 Years With Dazzling Share The Love Gala Honoring Dr. Tony Pacheco By Rob Giardinelli     Photography by Marc Suarez THE SCENE: Austin’s Fairmont Hotel was the recent setting for a night of fun and fundraising for a...

NOW PACE YOURSELF

Artpace San Antonio Celebrates Artist Residency Alumni Sir Isaac Julien

MAGICAL COMBINATION OF ART + DANCE

San Antonio’s McNay Museum Luncheon Has Misty Copeland As Guest Speaker By Lance Avery Morgan    Photography by David Sixt Photography THE SETTING: It was the perfect day for the McNay Art Museum to host a luncheon that featured Misty Copeland, a world-renowned...

RESORT

Resort, Spring/Summer 24

ST. BARTHS? SENSATIONAL

The Jet Set getaway is still the go-to choice for many honeymooners. It has everything and more that you could ever want, discovers our intrepid traveler Kristen O’Brien, who shares her barefoot luxury point of view while staying at Hôtel Barrière Le Carl Gustaf.If...

Resort, Spring/Summer 24

SOUTH OF THE BORDER

The Andaz Mayakoba Resort Should Be Your Next Journey, according to our Mexico-loving Jake Gaines. The sun, the water, and the relaxation all add up to the perfect trip close to home with its picturesque views and array of aquatic activities. Photography courtesy...

Resort, Spring/Summer 24

SUN VALLEY? SENSATIONAL

Dreaming of planning a winter honeymoon? How about a choice like Sun Valley, Idaho, where many expert Texan skiers can be found, according to our intrepid traveler Lori Duran. Here she shares her five-star experience for a quick jaunt that will have you wanting to...

Spring/Summer ’24

Resort, Spring/Summer 24

SOUTH OF THE BORDER

The Andaz Mayakoba Resort Should Be Your Next Journey, according to our Mexico-loving Jake Gaines. The sun, the water, and the relaxation all add up to the perfect trip close to home with its picturesque views and array of aquatic activities. Photography courtesy...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

A CANVAS OF LOVE

Abby Cavender And Reed Brunette Tie The Knot By Lance Avery Morgan Photography by Carolina LimaIt was a private affair when Abby Cavender, daughter of Stephanie and Bobby Cavender, of San Antonio, married Reed Brunette, son of Brenda and David Brunette, of Fort...

Resort, Spring/Summer 24

SUN VALLEY? SENSATIONAL

Dreaming of planning a winter honeymoon? How about a choice like Sun Valley, Idaho, where many expert Texan skiers can be found, according to our intrepid traveler Lori Duran. Here she shares her five-star experience for a quick jaunt that will have you wanting to...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

A CHANCE ROMANCE

Sarah Chase Webber And Doug Barber Exchange Vows By Alexandra Del Lago Photography by Sarah Chase, Chris Bailey PhotographyIt seemed like a perfect plot point for a romantic comedy film when Sarah Chase Webber, daughter of Mary and Temple Webber of Houston, met...

Spring/Summer 24, Culture

FIT FOR A PRESIDENT

THE LBJ Presidential Library Hosts MONTHLY Program Series By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Jay GodwinTHE SETTING: The LBJ Presidential Library in Austin hosts an annual season of special Evening With programs featuring dynamic conversations with some of the most...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

LOVE’S TRIUMPH

Preston Harmon And Matthew McLaughlin Tie The Knot By Lance Avery Morgan Photography by James & Jess Wedding PhotographyIn the City of Love, as Paris is known, Matthew McLaughlin, the son of Vicki and John McLaughlin of San Antonio, surprised Preston Harmon,...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

ROAD TO ROMANCE

Elle Moody And Jimmy Gray Wed By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Matt Lankes  Life’s various paths to love are fascinating. During the holiday season of 2017, Elle Moody was making a familiar holiday trek back from New York City to her hometown of Austin to...

Spring/Summer 24, Weddings 2024

EASY TO LOVE

Suzanne Negley And Austin Hegarty Tie The Knot By Alexandra Del Lago Photography by Hannah PickleLove took center stage with Suzanne Negley, daughter of Susan and Richard Negley of San Antonio, and Austin Hegarty, son of Betty and Kevin Negley of Austin. Suzanne...

Weddings 2024, Spring/Summer 24

A GRAND AFFAIR

Sabrina Wyant and Saahil Pasha Exchange Vows By Lance Avery Morgan Photography by Brianna Ghattas of Studio B PhotographyIt was the stunning view, and the feeling of being the only two people in the world was unforgettable when the groom popped the question to his...

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THE SENSATIONAL SAGA & SECRETS OF SARITA SILVA

Coming to a bookstore near you soon is the latest book by Lance Avery Morgan. Set in the Golden Age of Hollywood in 1932, the rise and rise of film starlet Sarita Silva will inspire you to create your destiny your own way.There are bushels of them. At least two and a...
Spring/Summer 24Pursue
EPIC ENCOUNTERS

EPIC ENCOUNTERS

Where to go, how to support, and whom to know this spring? Look no further than here for our recommendations of the latest and greatest that Texans will love, according to our cool arbiter Lance Avery Morgan, who is always on the scene looking out for our best...

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Our Issue

 

2023 January February, Browse

TO TOME, WITH LOVE

These new tomes in the new year are ripe with the anticipation of more style, more art, and more wisdom, according to our ardent bibliophile, Lance Avery Morgan. W MAGAZINE: Fifty Years Fifty StoriesBy Sara MoonvesHere’s the definitive collection of the W’s most...

2023 January February, Thrive

SOULMATE SEEKING

We all want someone in our lives that we connect with and who “gets us” the way we want to be seen and heard. That’s a soulmate, and our Austin-based Resonance Repatternist, Mary Schneider, reveals what it means, and how to find one. SOUL POWER Soulmate? Is there...

Weddings 2023, 2023 January February

PERFECT KIND OF LOVE

Mary Morgan Baker And Turner Patrick Dowell Wed By Rob Giardinelli         Photography by Kelly Hornberger Mary Morgan Baker, the daughter of Amy and John Porter, and Penny Baker of Austin, and Turner Patrick Dowell, the son of Shannon and Kelly Dowell of Austin,...

2023 January February, Editor's Letter

THIS WAY FORWARD

Happy New Year with all the excitement it promises. And what an opportunity to make it the best year it can be. A wise sage once told me...be mindful of the energy you bring to any situation or room. It’s something I think about often as we here at Society Texas...

2023 January February, Glow

SOMETHING CHIC

Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. To that, we add something luminous and glam to enhance your ethereal bridal glow, according to our beauty expert, Ana Bribiesca Hoff.PREP YOUR SKINTo get your skin ready, use a gentle...

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