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Once Gown: Bridal Show Invite

Dearest Exquisite readers the adored Once Gown event is coming back to San Diego in less than two weeks! They have extended a special bridal show invite, just for our readers. This free gown shopping event is always a joy, and a portion …

Australia Real Wedding: Lauren & Chris

Exquisite Weddings brings you to the outback for this Australia real wedding! For Lauren and Chris, their first kiss rang in twenty-first century. They may not have known then, but this New Year’s kiss was just the beginning of a lifetime of …

Love is in the Air Giveaway

Need a little rest and relaxation during the chaos of wedding planning? Don’t miss this opportunity to slow down a bit and pamper yourself!  Enter to win a $100 spa package from the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. From its gorgeous waterfront location to …

San Diego Real Wedding: Sophia & Matt

For Sophia and Matt, their story unfolds in an unlikely place, Las Vegas! Both were visiting Vegas for a weekend with friends, when by coincidence, luck came upon them. The old motto, “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” did not apply …

Fabulous Finds: Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Whether you’re searching for your sweetie, your BFF, or your bridesmaids, we have a Valentine’s Day Gift Guide to get you through this season of love. Looking for something unique and sentimental? Simply Personalized creates custom map puzzles of …

News Around the Magazine: Welcome Cover 3

The new cover from the winter issue is officially here! Look for it on newsstands now. Can’t wait? ORDER HERE. Love this beautiful bride? For more on this real wedding, see Star and Steven’s Rancho Santa Fe, backyard wedding.
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Harbor Island Real Wedding: Christa & Killian

Overlooking the San Diego bay, this Harbor Island real wedding features stunning bay views and bright, bold hues. Christa and Killian wed at the iconic Tom Ham’s Lighthouse, a fully fuctioning lighthouse, known as Beacon #9. In addition to the lighthouse, Tom Ham’s …

Fashion: Red Carpet Bridal Style

It’s officially awards season! One trend that we’ve spotted on the red carpet is white ensembles, that could easily double as a wedding gown. White is definitely a red hot trend this awards season. Sleek, sophisticated, and oh so glamorous, the stars have really …

Temecula Real Wedding: Angie & Dan

This Temecula real wedding has all the charm of the genteel South, in our own backyard. Angie and Dan, who had been dating for nine years before they wed, planned a classic wedding in the beautiful Temecula wine country. With classic silhouettes and a …