Renegade Bride Blog

Being the Bridal Store Black Sheep in the Houston Art World

Being the Bridal Store Black Sheep in the Houston Art World

When I first considered Silver Street Studios as the home for the showroom, I thought I'd be a complete black sheep.  After all, I wasn't a painter or photographer.  No matter, as I'd already embraced the sense of being the outlier in the wedding industry, too.  I'd thought of myself more as a product manufacturer, but once I surrounded myself with this community of artists, I better realized my identity as an artist as well.  The atmosphere challenges one to innovate.  Demands it.  So as it turns out, I absolutely belong here...and adore it. I wanted to share the images from the Renegade...


Extravaganza is coming!

Mark Harris

This Saturday and Sunday, at the George R Brown Convention Center, you'll find the kind of bridal show that requires eating your Wheaties and wearing sneakers.   You'll want to catch our runway show, both days at 12:30!  You can plan to catch me in the booth before 11:30 and again shortly after the show.  :) Everything you've heard about this one is true.  It's massive, and it's amazing.  Save $5 (and time at the door) by buying your tickets in advance:http://www.bridalextravaganzashow.com/  


The Renegade Bride Inception

Natalie Harris

The Renegade Bride Inception

To tell the best stories, one must start at the beginning.  As with any good revolution, we start with a problem.  I realized this problem gradually, with every shift I clocked at a volume bridal warehouse, slinging gowns to quench my passion for all things ivory and fabulous.  You see, nearly every bride, in a pre-shopping mini-interview I'd conduct, would tell me they were after "something DIFFERENT".  Now, sure, some just meant "not strapless", but a GOOD portion of those women truly craved something that turned the white up to ELEVEN.  You know?  A gown that exuded their very personality....