Driskill Hotel Wedding : Rachel and James

February 4, 2014

The elegant couple pose outside the Driskill Hotel. The bride was fashionably dressed in a Monique-Lhuillier style dress and Alex Marie heels. The bride's upswept hair was done by Tammie Garza. All the bridesmaids were dressed in simple but tasteful white gowns with sweetheart necklines. The bride's tasteful wedding bouquet featured pale pinks, yellows and vibrant pink. The groom accented his suit with a Movado watch and longhorn cufflinks. The father of the bride walks the bride up the aisle in St. Luke's on the Lake. The bridesmaids and flower girl wore pale pink gowns in the simple but exquisite ceremony. The Austinite couple were married in a beautiful wedding ceremony in Austin on St. Luke's on the Lake. The wedding decorations had a natural, vintage style. The fashionable couple walk across Sixth Street in downtown Austin. The wedding was photographed by one of Austin's top wedding photographers. The wedding reception was formal and classy at the historic Driskill Hotel. The wedding cake featured exquisitely decorated chocolate and white chocolate. The classy wedding reception was accented by beautiful glass chandeliers and softly lit candles. The bride and groom listen to the best man's funny speech. The bride and groom laugh at a speech during the wedding reception photographed by one of Austin's top wedding photographers. The groom sweeps the bride into a romantic pose during the first dance. The bride and her father share a beautiful moment during the wedding reception. The wedding reception was held in the historic Driskill Hotel's Victorian room. Guests at the wedding reception danced exuberantly in the lobby of the Driskill. The wedding reception made use of the Driskill's Crystal Room. Flamboyant bridesmaids caught the bride's wedding bouquet. The beautiful wedding reception used the Driskill's ballroom on the mezzanine. Exquisitely paneled ceilings accent the lobby of the historic hotel. Groomsmen try to catch the lacy garter during the garter toss. The happy bride and groom dance at their wedding reception. The bride and groom had a fun-filled evening at their wedding reception in downtown Austin. Guests at the reception danced all night long. Precious moments filled the wedding reception in downtown Austin. The happy couple walked out in the midst of colorful streamers and white rose petals.

Rachel and James met in the engineering school at The University of Texas at Austin. In fact, James was Rachel’s TA for an engineering class in 2011! Rachel says that since then, they “have been inseparable.”

They became in engaged in Barcelona and wanted a beautiful wedding with a “formal, classy feeling.”


A special thanks to all the vendors:

Event Coordinator: Barbara’s Brides

Catering: The Driskill

Venue: St. Luke’s on the Lake & The Driskill

Flowers: Bouquets of Austin

Hair: Tammie Garza

Cake: The Driskill


Videographer: Crescent Videography