Imagine the most glamorous affair on the planet and then kick it up a few hundred notches and you get this Texas-sized celebration. Crafted by A Fare Extraordinaire along with Harper Events, Events in Bloom and imagery by Aisha Khan, it's a day that blends modern with luxurious and all while looking out over a breathtaking Houston skyline.
From A Fare Extraordinaire... I loved working with Brett and Meagan Burgin to create the perfect menu and dinner layout for their big day! By working hand-in-hand with wedding planner Hedi Shankleton, of Harper Events, and Rob Smith, of Events in Bloom, we were able to turn their dream wedding into reality so they could embrace this very special life moment. Their vision was an industrial-chic themed wedding, with acrylic furniture and pops of light pink, hot pink and metallic colors. The gorgeous wedding overlooked the Houston city skyline through the windows of The Astorian. This 14,000-square foot, bi-level, private space is located within a landmark Houston building with 14-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing downtown Houston. It served as the idyllic space to set the tone for an industrial-chic scene, especially with its beautiful overhead lights for both the ceremony and reception. It was very important to the bride and groom that their guests enjoyed every minute of the wedding and decided to deviate from some of the more traditional details to focus on celebrating this momentous occasion. Here at A Fare Extraordinaire, our typical wedding involves a seated meal or buffet dinner. It was so fun to get creative with the couple and plan a unique menu. The food was served on small composed plates in the lounge area. In lieu of a wedding cake and ceremonial cake-cutting, A Fare Extraordinaire passed dessert bites around the dancefloor so guests could continue dancing the night away with little interruption. To add the final touches to the event design, each table was topped with gorgeous floral arrangements, created by Events in Bloom, incorporating the pops of light and hot pink colors. Front and center on this magical night was the gorgeous bride in her Loretta Gown, by Galia Lahav, and the sharp-dressed groom dancing the night away and enjoying newlywed bliss!