Reception Lounge - Photo by Frank Salas

The Reception Lounge Phenomenon (Transform your cocktail pre-reception and wedding reception into an intimate lounge) Special Thanks to: Kevin Covey for assistance in the design of this article! It’s a very busy time in the event world, as engaged couples are excitedly starting to plan their weddings. Reception Lounge | READ MORE…

Vintage Style for the Groom Bing Crosby. Fred Astaire. Gene Kelly. Humphrey Bogart. And my grandfather. When I think of the Vintage suit styles, I’m immediately taken back to a time of great music, movies and these men. It’s easily my favorite era and for good reason. Today, many people READ MORE…

The Search for the Perfect Wedding Dress: A Champagne Dress with a Cream Soda Price Tag In searching for the perfect wedding dress I had an epiphany come over me. I’ve always been a Daddy’s girl…his little princess…the apple of his eye. When it became clear that I had found READ MORE…

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Dreaming about the perfect dress to wear down the aisle? Every bride dreams of that perfect dress for her perfect day. Picking a dress that compliments your figure is the first step. Pear and apple shaped brides look best in A-line dresses with V necklines that accentuate the upper body. READ MORE…

Your Dream Wedding Is As Unique And Special As You Are Décor, theme, colors, music … they all reflect the extraordinary aspects of your relationship. How about extending that personalization to the groom and his guys? Boutonnières have moved far beyond the single rose bud and greenery that were the READ MORE…

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Ah, what to do and when to do it!   A great Groom’s to-do list! While most of you grooms are happy to sit back and let your bride plan your wedding day the way she’s imagined it since she was 5, there are some things you can do in READ MORE…

Details, Details – Groom Accessories! While my guy is a lot of wonderful things, a fashionista he’s not! His look tends toward casual and laid back, pulled together and not too flashy. He did a nice job of choosing a tux for our big day – a classic black number READ MORE…

Simply Stylin in Relaxed Threads My guy has a really distinctive, but relaxed style. It’s laid back and casual, yet pulled together. He isn’t afraid of color or of bucking a trend or two and his style is as unique as he is. It’s part of what attracted me to READ MORE…

Chivalry is Not Dead! The boutonniere and its history…. Boutonnières, those little bunches of posies pinned to the lapels of the wedding party guys, may seem like an afterthought, an attempt to bring some glam to the groom’s side of the altar. These fragrant blooms actually have a long, very READ MORE…

Let Nature Be Your Color Guide Woodland Inspiration This is a great year for weddings and the Southern California weather affords you the opportunity to use many colors to make your day unique and extra special. The sunshine brings with it vibrant hues, elegant neutrals and prefect color combinations regardless READ MORE…