#wbbride of the Month
Spring has FINALLY arrived and we are so ready for this winter to be over! So to kick off the new season, we are excited to announce our March #wbbride of the month! Our Mrs. March is none other than the gorgeous Lindsey Miner Houck! Her San Antonio March wedding was a beautiful event and one heck of a PAR-TAY! We couldn’t wait to visit and relive the day with her!
Warren Barrón Bridal: We always have to ask, How did Kurt propose?
Lindsey: When I woke up, it was a regular Saturday. I had plans to go to a friend’s bridal shower, and then to brunch afterwards. Kurt came and picked me up from the shower, & little did I know, all the girls at the shower knew exactly what was about to happen (as I turned around to meet Kurt, they were jumping up and down & giving him the thumbs up 😊)! Our friends called to say they were running late to brunch – all orchestrated by Kurt – so we stopped at our favorite coffee shop. We got our coffee, and Kurt asked me to go for a walk. Now thinking back on it, he was definitely acting funny.. especially as I pointed out a boutique wedding dress shop along the way. We walked over to Griggs Park in Dallas, one of my favorite places, and Kurt proceeds to hand me a card that he made. The card had a bunch of pictures of us from throughout our relationship, and on the inside said, “Enjoying every moment…from our first date… to now this one here..” I’m still reading the card and just thinking about how thoughtful it was for him to make me a card, when I finally realize he’s getting down on one knee & proposing. I was in shock, but managed to say “Yes,” and then noticed a photographer pop out. We exchanged a lot of “I love you’s” in between our tears, and then Kurt took me back to the coffee shop, where we had champagne. Kurt then told me that he planned a party that night, with some of our family and friends. Kurt, my roommates, and my family did such a great job of sneakily making it one of the best days ever!
Warren Barrón Bridal: What was the inspiration behind your wedding?
Lindsey: The goal and vibe we wanted for our wedding was romantic, slightly whimsical, and to incorporate as many personal & cultural details about us and our families as possible. My family is from San Antonio, and his is from outside Philadelphia. We chose the Southwest School of Art venue on the Riverwalk – which was built in the 1800s, and originally known as a convent. It’s a Texas Historic Landmark, and was laid back and beautiful at the same time. We included Mexican tiles as the table numbers, had Mexican-style hors d’oeuvres, and late night “Philly” cheesesteaks. Kurt’s groom’s cake was even tiers of Tastykakes, which he grew up on. We wanted to make it our own, and wanted our love to shine through most of all.
Warren Barrón Bridal: There are so many fun parts to planning the wedding but what was your favorite?
Lindsey: My favorite part about planning was finding the dress! I always brought my mom, along with a few of my future bridesmaids. Catherine, at Warren Barron, was also such a joy to work with and helped me along the dress process! I looked at so many dresses online, but trying them on in person gave me a totally different perspective of what fit my personality, body, mood for the wedding, etc. How often do you get to try on tons of gorgeous gowns, while drinking champagne with your favorite people?! It was really the part of the wedding planning process that made everything feel VERY real. It was the hardest secret I’ve ever had to keep from Kurt, but we both wanted the moment he saw me in that gown to be when I was walking down the aisle.
Warren Barrón Bridal: And now, the most important question! Why did you chose your gown and what was your favorite part about it?
Lindsey: The dress I chose was actually the first one I tried on at Warren Barron. My mom was the one who pulled it & said it “looked like me.” I tried on SO many dresses after that, and narrowed it down to my Reem Acra gown & a Monique Lhuillier. I remember my dad saying, “well it’s obvious which one you’re going to pick,” & I asked how he knew that? He replied, “you look so happy in that one. It doesn’t even compare.” I felt like the dress reflected different aspects of my personality and had all the unique details I loved combined into one dress. I wanted to look like the best version of my self on my wedding day, and this dress made me feel it!
I really loved the lace bodice, with nude underlay – it felt both feminine and sexy. I knew I wanted a longer, somewhat dramatic train; for me, this Reem Acra gown had the perfect amount of train. I also loved the asymmetry of it; it added so much dimension and was great to dance in (if you know my husband and I, the danceability is a top priority!) I knew the gown would fit with the historic venue we chose, but also feel very current and romantic at the same time. I’m also now realizing I didn’t name just one favorite part of the gown, but I think that’s such a testament to all the gorgeous aspects of Reem Acra’s design!
Romance at it’s finest! Lindsey’s wedding was a party start to finish and we can’t think of a more perfect bride for our Mrs. March! Cheers to one year down and many more to go!
💋 xo WB