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Modern Weddings

Bridget and Molly’s Secret Garden Wedding

By Jordan Lemke Leaving the nest is a big step for anyone, but unbeknownst to Bridget and Molly, move-in day their freshmen year at Indiana University meant so much more. “We were both tired and sweaty from lugging boxes and mini-fridges up …
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Erin & Matthew’s Jewel-Toned Garden Ceremony

Jewelry designer Erin Fader and real estate developer Matthew McDaniel met in line late one Taco Tuesday at El Pueblo restaurant in Cardiff, where they both live. They exchanged numbers that day—in fact, he’s still listed as “Mr. Taco” in Erin’s phone! …

Meredith and Nick’s Lush La Jolla Wedding

Follow Exquisite Weddings on Bloglovin Wedding details were the last thing on Meredith’s mind when she said “yes.” “When I met Nick, I knew that even if we got married at a bus stop, I would be the happiest bride,” she says. …
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Caitlin and Rob’s Modern Beach Wedding

Caitlin and Rob’s modern beach wedding took place at Tower 23, Pacific Beach’s upscale boutique hotel. The bride chose soft, light colors for her bridesmaids’ mixed style dresses and kept the colors consistent throughout her wedding florals. We love that the subdued …
Real Wedding at Liberty Station

Kristen and Jordan’s Rustic Brewery Real Wedding

From their first official date—a Padres game at Petco Park—to their spring wedding at Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens at Liberty Station, Jordan Gardner and Kristen Coker’s love story is a totally San Diego affair. The Pacific Beach–based couple celebrated their …

Real Wedding: Julie & Mike

Julie Bromley and Michael Persall, both 34, met during Opening Day at the 2011 Del Mar Races. Then Michael, who goes by Mike, saw Julie, a San Diego native, in a yoga class in Solana Beach.

Real Wedding: Holly & Ryan

This real wedding, held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, is the perfect marriage of modern meets seaside chic.  Situated across the street from the La Jolla Cove, Holly and Ryan wed with picturesque views overlooking the Pacific.