Austin Scarlett Trunk Show

Inspired by butterflies emerging from its chrysalis, Austin Scarlett's 2014 collection celebrates fluttering movement, scattered with delicate, shimmering iridescence. Folds of gossamer silk and floating layers of tulle mirrors the wings of beautiful butterflies. 

To try on these beautiful gowns and see the rest of the collection, please call (713) 622-2022 or visit to schedule an appointment.

Behind The Dress: Interview With Austin Scarlett

Cathleen, Customer Experience Consultant

Today is a special day on the blog! It's not everyday we get to interview our designers, and it's such a treat. Austin Scarlett is not only a fabulous designer, but also a celebrity with appearances on Project Runway and even starring in his own reality show! We couldn't be more excited about our trunk show this weekend, March 6-8 and to gear up, we'd thought we'd share our amazing interview with designer, Austin Scarlett!

Modern Luxury Photoshoot: Rivini Marielle

Cathleen, Marketing, Customer Experience Consultant

With the upcoming Rivini Trunk Show this weekend, we wanted to share our lovely photo shoot we had at Houston's Backstreet Cafe. Featured in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Modern Luxury Brides Houston. Here is a lovely little snippet of the gorgeousness that is Rivini.

Marielle is such a timeless classic. We're so in love. The cathedral lace veil couldn't be more perfect paired with this gown. Are you as obsessed with Marielle as we are? Make your appointment for the upcoming trunk show this weekend, February 27-March 1. Call us today at (713) 622-2022.
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Rivini Trunk Show Teaser

Tina Le, Marketing Coordinator

Just for you Mia insiders...get a first look at what to expect at this weekend's Rivini Trunk show. Delicate beadwork, low backs, cascading layers of organza, and....jumpsuits! You can find it all here at Mia Bridal Couture from February 27 to March 1. Call (713) 622-2022 to schedule your appointment today.  

"My inspiration is the tranquil mystery of Venice. The beautiful harmony of the gentle gothic architecture reflecting on the shimmering waters."
-Rita Vinieris

Elanette Jumpsuit

Don't miss the opportunity to try on this beautiful, Venice inspired collection this weekend. To schedule an appointment, please call (713) 622-2022 or visit Mia Bridal Couture.

Friday Feature: Rivini Bride Leah Robbins Fowler

Cathleen, Marketing, Customer Experience Consultant

We're so excited for our Rivini Trunk Show next weekend, and in perfect fashion we thought we'd share, Leah, one of our gorgeous Rivini brides. Leah is not only beautiful, but she's smart too. Why you ask? She married herself a man in uniform. The Mia girls enthusiastically support our military... especially when they are in dress whites.  Here is a look at fabulous Leah on her wedding day!

Leah wore Rivini Carissa. Doesn't she look absolutely stunning? 

Leah and her sister! So precious and we're loving the orange and cobalt combination. 

Our favorite picture of all time. 

Love Leah's gown? Then you're a Rivini bride without a doubt. Don't miss our on our Rivini Trunk Show February 27-March 1. Call us today to make your appointment at 713-622-2022. 
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5 Shopping Tips From A Bridal Consultant

Cathleen, Marketing, Client Experience Consultant

The second biggest "yes" of the wedding process is finding your dream gown, and with that comes definite pressure. As Bridal Consultants, we've seen it all and thought it would be helpful to give our lovely brides a few tips and tricks for your upcoming appointments.

1. Be open.
Had your heart set on a fit-To-flare, but tried on a ballgown and loved it? Don't stress! It's not everyday you try on wedding gowns, and it's a definite possibility for something might surprise you. That's the fun of the experience!

2. Give yourself time.
 Bridal Gowns are not like a "ready-to-wear" gown. Designers make the gown specifically for your measurements which makes it that much more amazing, but it also means they must be constructed from scratch. Gowns in production take 4-6 months to come in, and a month for any alterations. We say 10 months is the perfect amount of time. Any closer and it tends to get a bit dodgey.

3. Choose your audience wisely.
This is your wedding experience, not your best friend's, sister's, or your new mother-in-law. Each woman has her own style and each style should be celebrated - at the appropriate time. This is your time! Celebrate! It's okay to not like a dress your audience wants you to choose. They ultimately want you to be happy!

4. Crying. Not a requirement. 
These days reality shows give us unrealistic expectations of what our emotions are "supposed to be" when trying on wedding gowns. Let us be the first to say, the sobbing "A-Ha" moment is NOT a requirement when finding your gown. Sometimes it's a calm sigh of relief and a check off the to-do list, and "Hey, It's Okay!" as our friends say at Glamour Magazine.

5. Don't over try.
What does "over try" even mean! Exactly what it sounds like, do not try on hundreds of gowns. It actually is more confusing than helpful. 10-25 dresses is really all it takes to know  your own style. When you know, you know. Go with your gut.

Call to make your appointment to find your dream gown at 713-622-2022.
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