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Bride and groom kiss in dark area illumined by neon sign that reads "all you need is love"

8 Exquisite Trends for Fall 2018

Elevate your wedding day with these fabulous fads. 1. Get in the Pants Gowns, we had a good run, and we’re not yet done. But we have to set some of you aside to make space for the jumpsuit craze. Pre, post, …
Floral decorated arch at ceremony site

Wedding Design Inspiration: Blushing Beauty

Pinks pop and florals flourish at this North County outdoor oasis. GET THE LOOK Bar: Medley Cocktail Co. Cake/Desserts: Michele Coulon Dessertier Coordinator: Aly Ann Events Dress: Archive Bridal Florals: Studio Fleurish Hair & Makeup: Beauty by Aubree Brooke Invitations/Stationery: Take Notes Creations Jewelry: Kendra Scott Linens: APR Boutique Event Rentals …
Bride holding large bouquet of unique flowers and greenery

Wedding Design Inspiration: Aztec Elegance

Fun patterns play nicely with a luminous varietal of blooms in this garden-hearty venue. GET THE LOOK Cake: Laura Marie’s Coordination & Florals: Storybook Weddings and Events Dress: The Dress Theory Hair & Makeup: Tiana at Bridal Artist Agency Menswear: Friar Tux Shop Models: Hugh Amato & Nathalie Zender …
Bold pink and coral flowers line reception table

Wedding Design Inspiration: Urban Luminosity

A multicolored renaissance resounds in this open-air space in downtown. GET THE LOOK Cake: Cake Design & Coordination: Luxe Events Florals: Isari Flower Studio & Event Design Hair: Audra René Lighting: Sleeping Giant Music Makeup: Elizabeth Root Model: Apolonia Calleja Napkins & Glassware: The Hostess Haven Paper Goods: Brightly Designed Photography: SheWanders Photography Venue: Herb …
Three women enjoy a Mint Studios floral workshop

#ExquisiteTrends: 7 Hot Wedding Trends for 2018

Take your nuptials to the next level with these fabulous fads. Photo by Leah Marie Photography 1. Hello Holography Holographic foil, as printed by Méldeen here, is the perfect touch to make your menus glisten and invites glow.   2. Show Your Edge …
Couple in gray suit and violet dress kisses at sunset

Wedding Color Inspiration: Ultra Violet

This year’s hottest hue came right out of the offices of Exquisite Weddings. With a sundown reception at Montaña Cielo, copy chief Dan and his partner Kohleun stepped ahead of the curve with an ultra violet color palette—Pantone’s 2018 Color of the …
wood table, metal chairs, burgundy glasswear

Metal and Wood Inspiration for Modern Vintage Decor

Gold tabletop details shine extra bright on this winery’s worn wooden table, while metal-and-wood seating plays off the aesthetic of the vineyard’s aging barrels. Get the Look: Event Design and Planning: Karen Sieger, Blissfully Styled  Photography: Heather Anderson Photography  Hair and Makeup: Domenica Beauty  Dress: Embrace …
dark navy invitation and envelope

8 Wedding Invitation Tips and Trends

Invitation suites are your very first chance to set the aesthetic stage for your big day. Alyssa Orito, owner and executive event planner at Aly Ann Events, connected with some of San Diego’s most talented stationery artists to dish on the latest …
gold wedding inspiration including clutches, table numbers, and cakes

Wedding Color Inspiration: Gold

A little gilding goes a long way with this metallic accent. We love the hint of elegance a touch of gold can bring. GET THE LOOK 1. Monstera Leaf Gold Centerpiece, $395, Bloomingdale’s 2. Joanie Platform Cherry, $585, Harriet Wilde 3. Tree Blossom …