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WEDDINGS

LOVE UNDER THE SUN

Annie Daugherty & Spencer Lewis Share Nuptials By Leanne Raesener                Photography by Kristen Kilpatrick PhotographyAnne (Annie) Elizabeth Daugherty, the daughter of Minnie Martin Baird and John Andrew Daugherty, Jr., of Houston, and stepdaughter of...

ADVENTURE OF LOVE

Ciara Nicole Cooley And Huntington Edward Barton Biggers Wed By Rob Giardinelli         Photography by Sarah Kate Photography It was teatime at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas. Ciara Cooley had arranged a reservation for a date with Hunt Biggers. Little did Ciara know that...

AT LAST

Meredith Fielding Flores & Mason Alexander Barker Exchange Vows By Leanne Raesener    Photography by John Cain PhotographyMeredith Fielding Flores, daughter of Jim and Cherie Flores of Houston, and Mason Alexander Barker, son of Keith and Stacy Barker of Houma,...

PERFECTLY REGAL

The Marriage Of Emily Lynne Hann & Milam Ross Miller  By Mallory Miller                      Photography by Chloe Winstanley Photography Emily “Emmy” Lynne Hann of Oklahoma City, OK, and Milam Ross Miller of Austin, were living in London when they met on a holiday...

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, were...

A LOVE MATCH

Meredith Bond And Matthew Taylor McCord Wed In Fort Worth By Natalie Bond Bloomingdale Photography by Stephen KarlischAs girls, of course, my sister and I would dream of walking down the aisle in a big white gown, so it was sensational to see my sister’s dreams come...

AT LAST

Meredith Fielding Flores & Mason Alexander Barker Exchange Vows By Leanne Raesener    Photography by John Cain PhotographyMeredith Fielding Flores, daughter of Jim and Cherie Flores of Houston, and Mason Alexander Barker, son of Keith and Stacy Barker of Houma,...

PERFECTLY REGAL

The Marriage Of Emily Lynne Hann & Milam Ross Miller  By Mallory Miller                      Photography by Chloe Winstanley Photography Emily “Emmy” Lynne Hann of Oklahoma City, OK, and Milam Ross Miller of Austin, were living in London when they met on a holiday...

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, were...

A LOVE MATCH

Meredith Bond And Matthew Taylor McCord Wed In Fort Worth By Natalie Bond Bloomingdale Photography by Stephen KarlischAs girls, of course, my sister and I would dream of walking down the aisle in a big white gown, so it was sensational to see my sister’s dreams come...

PERFECTLY REGAL

The Marriage Of Emily Lynne Hann & Milam Ross Miller  By Mallory Miller                      Photography by Chloe Winstanley Photography Emily “Emmy” Lynne Hann of Oklahoma City, OK, and Milam Ross Miller of Austin, were living in London when they met on a holiday...

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, were...

A LOVE MATCH

Meredith Bond And Matthew Taylor McCord Wed In Fort Worth By Natalie Bond Bloomingdale Photography by Stephen KarlischAs girls, of course, my sister and I would dream of walking down the aisle in a big white gown, so it was sensational to see my sister’s dreams come...

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, were...

A LOVE MATCH

Meredith Bond And Matthew Taylor McCord Wed In Fort Worth By Natalie Bond Bloomingdale Photography by Stephen KarlischAs girls, of course, my sister and I would dream of walking down the aisle in a big white gown, so it was sensational to see my sister’s dreams come...

TWO OF HEARTS

The Marriage Of Leslie Ticku And Michael Shulman By Alexandra Del Lago Photography by Matthew Alvarado, Hey Beloved It was meant to be. While working in New York City, this couple met through friends who spent summers in the Hamptons and winter ski trips to Colorado...

ROAD TO ROMANCE

The Nuptials Of Kate Fuller & Rick Leeper, Jr. By Jake Gaines           Photography by Natalie ProbstWhen Kate Fuller and Rick Leeper,Jr, met at a party through mutual college friends, they were immediately drawn to each other. The bride, the daughter of Margery...

ADVENTURE OF LOVE

Ciara Nicole Cooley And Huntington Edward Barton Biggers Wed By Rob Giardinelli         Photography by Sarah Kate Photography It was teatime at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas. Ciara Cooley had arranged a reservation for a date with Hunt Biggers. Little did Ciara know that...

AT LAST

Meredith Fielding Flores & Mason Alexander Barker Exchange Vows By Leanne Raesener    Photography by John Cain PhotographyMeredith Fielding Flores, daughter of Jim and Cherie Flores of Houston, and Mason Alexander Barker, son of Keith and Stacy Barker of Houma,...

PERFECTLY REGAL

The Marriage Of Emily Lynne Hann & Milam Ross Miller  By Mallory Miller                      Photography by Chloe Winstanley Photography Emily “Emmy” Lynne Hann of Oklahoma City, OK, and Milam Ross Miller of Austin, were living in London when they met on a holiday...

A WORLD OF LOVE

Alexis Williams & Alex Barry Exchange Nuptials By Rob Giardinelli         Photography by Remi Dupac It is a classic story of modern-day Texas. Two people move from places outside of Texas to Austin, one of the most desired cities in the world. The two initially...

LOVE UNDER THE SUN

Annie Daugherty & Spencer Lewis Share Nuptials By Leanne Raesener                Photography by Kristen Kilpatrick PhotographyAnne (Annie) Elizabeth Daugherty, the daughter of Minnie Martin Baird and John Andrew Daugherty, Jr., of Houston, and stepdaughter of...

SOUTHERN TRADITION

Hannah Claire Gibson and Michael Houseman Gresham Unite In Marriage By Alexandra Del Lago         Photography by John Cain Photography It was a secretly planned engagement for Hannah Claire Gibson of San Antonio, the daughter of Jenny and Jay Gibson, by Michael...

AN EVERGREEN LOVE

The Nuptials Of Milla Brusenhan And Carter DeWalch By Jake Gaines             Photography by Caroline LimaIt was the most perfect day when Milla Brusenhan, of San Antonio, the daughter of Alicia and Harry J. Brusenhan, and Carter DeWalch of Houston, the son of Julia...

TWO OF HEARTS

The Marriage Of Leslie Ticku And Michael Shulman By Alexandra Del Lago Photography by Matthew Alvarado, Hey Beloved It was meant to be. While working in New York City, this couple met through friends who spent summers in the Hamptons and winter ski trips to Colorado...

ROAD TO ROMANCE

The Nuptials Of Kate Fuller & Rick Leeper, Jr. By Jake Gaines           Photography by Natalie ProbstWhen Kate Fuller and Rick Leeper,Jr, met at a party through mutual college friends, they were immediately drawn to each other. The bride, the daughter of Margery...

ADVENTURE OF LOVE

Ciara Nicole Cooley And Huntington Edward Barton Biggers Wed By Rob Giardinelli         Photography by Sarah Kate Photography It was teatime at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas. Ciara Cooley had arranged a reservation for a date with Hunt Biggers. Little did Ciara know that...

AT LAST

Meredith Fielding Flores & Mason Alexander Barker Exchange Vows By Leanne Raesener    Photography by John Cain PhotographyMeredith Fielding Flores, daughter of Jim and Cherie Flores of Houston, and Mason Alexander Barker, son of Keith and Stacy Barker of Houma,...

PERFECTLY REGAL

The Marriage Of Emily Lynne Hann & Milam Ross Miller  By Mallory Miller                      Photography by Chloe Winstanley Photography Emily “Emmy” Lynne Hann of Oklahoma City, OK, and Milam Ross Miller of Austin, were living in London when they met on a holiday...

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, were...

AN EVERGREEN LOVE

The Nuptials Of Milla Brusenhan And Carter DeWalch By Jake Gaines             Photography by Caroline LimaIt was the most perfect day when Milla Brusenhan, of San Antonio, the daughter of Alicia and Harry J. Brusenhan, and Carter DeWalch of Houston, the son of Julia...

TWO OF HEARTS

The Marriage Of Leslie Ticku And Michael Shulman By Alexandra Del Lago Photography by Matthew Alvarado, Hey Beloved It was meant to be. While working in New York City, this couple met through friends who spent summers in the Hamptons and winter ski trips to Colorado...

ROAD TO ROMANCE

The Nuptials Of Kate Fuller & Rick Leeper, Jr. By Jake Gaines           Photography by Natalie ProbstWhen Kate Fuller and Rick Leeper,Jr, met at a party through mutual college friends, they were immediately drawn to each other. The bride, the daughter of Margery...

ADVENTURE OF LOVE

Ciara Nicole Cooley And Huntington Edward Barton Biggers Wed By Rob Giardinelli         Photography by Sarah Kate Photography It was teatime at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas. Ciara Cooley had arranged a reservation for a date with Hunt Biggers. Little did Ciara know that...

AT LAST

Meredith Fielding Flores & Mason Alexander Barker Exchange Vows By Leanne Raesener    Photography by John Cain PhotographyMeredith Fielding Flores, daughter of Jim and Cherie Flores of Houston, and Mason Alexander Barker, son of Keith and Stacy Barker of Houma,...

ROAD TO ROMANCE

The Nuptials Of Kate Fuller & Rick Leeper, Jr. By Jake Gaines           Photography by Natalie ProbstWhen Kate Fuller and Rick Leeper,Jr, met at a party through mutual college friends, they were immediately drawn to each other. The bride, the daughter of Margery...

ADVENTURE OF LOVE

Ciara Nicole Cooley And Huntington Edward Barton Biggers Wed By Rob Giardinelli         Photography by Sarah Kate Photography It was teatime at the Ritz Carlton in Dallas. Ciara Cooley had arranged a reservation for a date with Hunt Biggers. Little did Ciara know that...

AT LAST

Meredith Fielding Flores & Mason Alexander Barker Exchange Vows By Leanne Raesener    Photography by John Cain PhotographyMeredith Fielding Flores, daughter of Jim and Cherie Flores of Houston, and Mason Alexander Barker, son of Keith and Stacy Barker of Houma,...

PERFECTLY REGAL

The Marriage Of Emily Lynne Hann & Milam Ross Miller  By Mallory Miller                      Photography by Chloe Winstanley Photography Emily “Emmy” Lynne Hann of Oklahoma City, OK, and Milam Ross Miller of Austin, were living in London when they met on a holiday...

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, were...

A LOVE MATCH

Meredith Bond And Matthew Taylor McCord Wed In Fort Worth By Natalie Bond Bloomingdale Photography by Stephen KarlischAs girls, of course, my sister and I would dream of walking down the aisle in a big white gown, so it was sensational to see my sister’s dreams come...

SOUTHERN TRADITION

Hannah Claire Gibson and Michael Houseman Gresham Unite In Marriage By Alexandra Del Lago         Photography by John Cain Photography It was a secretly planned engagement for Hannah Claire Gibson of San Antonio, the daughter of Jenny and Jay Gibson, by Michael...

Parties

STORY OF SONG

Change Sings At The SAFE Storybook Gala By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Konstantin Belyshev and Justin RouhierTHE SETTING: The Omni Barton Creek Resort in Austin was the recent setting for a night of fun and fundraising. Over 600 attendees were on hand for the...

WILD KINGDOM

Houston Zoo’s Centennial Ball Is Smashing Success By Jennifer Roosth Photography by Daniel OrtizTHE SETTING: A record-breaking crowd of more than 700 Houstonians dressed in black tie, gowns, and glamour joined together for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of 100 years...

WESTERN FLAIR

Witte Museum Hosts 52nd Annual Witte Game Dinner By Jake Gaines Photography by Trisha Lindsey Photography and Parish PhotographyTHE SETTING: More than 850 of San Antonio’s community leaders and philanthropists, dressed in their finest western attire, gathered to...

PERFECT PARK-ING SPOT

Mumford & Sons Headlines Waterloo Greenway Conservancy’s Gala By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Tyler Schmitt, Mill Photography StudioTHE SETTING: A picture-perfect fall evening at Waterloo Greenway Park in downtown Austin was the recent setting for a fabulous...

BRIGHT FUTURE AHEAD

Seton Development Board’s Hosts 45th Annual Gala By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Ben PorterTHE SETTING: The Four Seasons in downtown Austin was the recent setting for one of the Capital City’s most beloved and anticipated fall events. It was the 45th annual Seton...

LIKE CHILD’S PLAY

Children’s Museum of Houston Hosts Viva Las Vegas Theme Gala By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Alexander’s Fine Portrait DesignTHE SETTING: The Corinthian in Houston was the recent setting for one of the most anticipated social events of the fall season. The...

ART OF NATURE

The Contemporary Art Dinner Hosts Gala With Dinner Al Fresco By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Ben Porter THE SETTING: A gorgeous evening at Laguna Gloria was the recent setting for one of the Capital City’s most anticipated fall social events. Three hundred...

BELLE OF THE BALL

Chrysanthemum Ball Celebrates With 67th Gala By Alexandra Del Lago Photography by Jenna Beth Lyde THE SETTING: The Charity Ball Association of San Antonio celebrated its 67th Chrysanthemum Ball at the Witte Museum. The evening was inspired by the idea of a Tuscan...

IF YOU CAN BELIEVE IT

A Good Night For Goodwill Hosts Annual Event At Q2 Stadium By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Ben Porter and Richard RinconTHE SETTING: Austin’s Q2 stadium was the recent setting for an evening of fun in a fabulous space. Over 350 sociables, philanthropists, and sports...

BRING ON THE FUNK

amfAR’s Two X Two For AIDS And Arts Featuring Special Musical Guest Nile Rodgers By Rob Giardinelli Photography by Bruno and Kevin TachmanTHE SETTING: The Dallas home of Howard and Cindy Rachofsky was the recent setting for the 23rd annual Two X Two for AIDS and Art....

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style

HONEYMOON HAPPINESS

For 2023, accessorizing with shades of blue is very stylish. For your beachy honeymoon, get your rest and relaxation while looking gorgeous the entire time, according to our style guides, the always chic Rank & Style CEO Jamie Chandlee and her team. HERE COMES THE...
2023 January FebruaryGlow
SOMETHING CHIC

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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CULTURE

 

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Our Issue

 

Weddings 2023, 2023 January February

PERFECTLY REGAL

The Marriage Of Emily Lynne Hann & Milam Ross Miller  By Mallory Miller                      Photography by Chloe Winstanley Photography Emily “Emmy” Lynne Hann of Oklahoma City, OK, and Milam Ross Miller of Austin, were living in London when they met on a...

2023 January February, Weddings 2023

AT LAST

Meredith Fielding Flores & Mason Alexander Barker Exchange Vows By Leanne Raesener    Photography by John Cain PhotographyMeredith Fielding Flores, daughter of Jim and Cherie Flores of Houston, and Mason Alexander Barker, son of Keith and Stacy Barker of Houma,...

2023 January February, Exhibit

CULTURALLY CURATED

The best plays, musical performances, and exhibits in Texas are enjoyed by record-breaking crowds, according to our cultural arts arbiter Leanne Raesener, who shares our favorite recommendations for what to enjoy across the state during this bright, brisk New...

2023 January February, Pursue

GO AHEAD, INDULGE

Where to go, whom to know, and what to do?  Look no further than our Society Texas editorial team’s indispensable guide to what’s happening and why during the holidays. PERFECT CAKE, PERFECT DAYThe wedding cake represents the nourishment of a couple’s happy life...

Evolve, 2023 January February

ALL THE HAPPINESS IN THE WORLD

Our Etiquette Guy, Jay Remer, has attended more than his fair share of weddings.  Here, he helps us navigate the fineries of the occasions surrounding the special nuptials in your life so that each is filled with respect and common courtesies. Dear Etiquette Guy,...

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