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Derek & Jamie’s Beachy La Jolla Wedding

Derek and Jamie’s relationship began on a higher note than most—they met on a flight from Boston to Amsterdam (she was a flight attendant, he a passenger in first class). After breaking up the distance with lots of conversation, they had their first date in the Low Country. Fast-forward three years and Derek put some of his frequent flyer miles to use, flying the lead singer of their favorite band, Dalton and the Sheriffs, out to help surprise Jamie with a little show and proposal on Coronado Beach. The Bostonians opted to tie the knot in Jamie’s hometown, at La Jolla’s Wedding Bowl in Cuvier Park. Following “I dos” backdropped by sweeping shoreline views, the celebration commenced with a reception at Herringbone. “We brought in flowers, but it didn’t need much decoration, because it’s already so beautiful on its own,” Jamie says. The decor the couple did bring paid homage to where they met… thousands of feet up in the sky!

Bride with Floral Arrangement La Jolla wedding

Bridal Party


Wedding Rings

La Jolla Ceremony

Ceremony Floral Arch

Floral Framing
“We had a gorgeous arch of flowers that we said ‘I do’ under. It was magical.”

Wedding Party at Beach

Bridal Veil

Couple with Ocean

Couple at Herringbone

Planning a Pacific wedding from the Atlantic meant multiple trips to San Diego for dress shopping, finding a florist, cake tastings, an engagement shoot, and securing other vendors. Thankfully, they had plenty of miles saved up for the big day.

Table Decor

Wedding Cake


First Dance

Their Talented Team:

Bridesmaid Dresses: Jenny Yoo
Cake: Twiggs Bakery & Coffeehouse
Catering and Reception: Herringbone La Jolla
Ceremony: The Wedding Bowl
Coordination: Kristana Marie Events
Dress: Ines Di Santo, M Bride
Entertainment: DJ Nicholas Crates
Florals: Amber Middlebrooks, Greenpumpkin Floral
Hair: Maxine Daluz
Makeup: Makeup by Kandice
Menswear: Friar Tux
Paper: Minted
Photography: Kristina Yamamoto
Rentals: Platinum Event Rentals
Rings: Jared
Videography: Tony Parker, Films From Above

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