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Kristen and Patrick’s Garden Rancho Bernardo Wedding

Although they’d sat in the same elementary and high school classes, Kristen and Patrick’s friendship didn’t snowball into a relationship until they had taken a few snowboarding trips with mutual friends. Years later, Patrick surprised her by popping the question on the …
Wedding invitation suite with dark blue and purple watercolors

Out of This World: Cosmic Wedding Packages

Inspired by this seriously celestial photo shoot, we’ve found two wedding packages that make a related adage ring true. Shoot for the stars… At Velas Resorts, with locations in Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Maya, and Riviera Nayarit, couples can cash in …

Theoni Collection Provides Unique Decor for Your Big Day

Founded in March of 2015, Theoni Collection offers an artful selection of hand-sourced event decor and tabletop accessories that inspire creativity and elevate what’s possible. Our collection is influenced by a love of timeless traditions, old-world European style, and an unrelenting belief …
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 …
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 …
model in gown with a voluminous skirt and lacy top

7 Desert Haute Gowns for Summer

Summer is the best time to let your hair—and train—down in palm springs, where the sun shines and blooms abound year-round. Mia Solano “Dior” gown, Luv Bridal; “Blue Chalcedony Powder” earrings, Love Tatum; “Sunrise Choker” necklace, “Lovely Rachael Opal” ring, and “Black Diamond …
gift items, inlcuding purse, candies and watches, displayed on white shelf

Anniversary Gifts: 10 Unexpected Picks

Anniversary gift giving doesn’t have to be uninspired, even if you want to stick to the guidelines, whether traditional or modern. From first year’s clock to sixth year’s candy to the diamond appreciation of a decade-long marriage, our unexpected picks will give …
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 …