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Classic Garden Wedding with Gold Accents

The Real Thing

  April 6, 2018

Orange county outdoor wedding shoot at the richard nixon library bride form fitting strapless gown with lace detail and sweeetheart neckline with groom black notch lapel tuxedo with white dresss shirt and long black skinny tie and white floral boutonniere with grey pocket square with bridesmaids long blush pink dresses and groomsmen black tuxedos with long black skinny ties

Venue: Richard Nixon Library
Photography: Three16 Photography
Menswear Style:Black Notch Lapel Tuxedo by Michael Kors with a long black skinny tie

Clear Tented Wedding at the Avalon Palm Springs

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  March 26, 2018

Palm springs outdoor glamorous wedding shoot at the avalon hotel bride a line gown with lace illusion neckline with open back illusion design and groom black notch lapel tuxedo with matching vest and white dress shirt with black bow tie and white pocket square sitting at table

Venue: Avalon Palm Springs
Event Styling + Design: Alex Fingerlin for Michelle Garibay Events
Photography: Raelene Schulmeister Photography
Menswear Style: Black Framed Notch Lapel Tuxedo with a black bow tie


Italian Villa with Grecian Style Wedding at the Four Seasons

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  March 14, 2018

Los angeles outdoor wedding shoot at the four seasons bride form fitting gown with lace detail on the front with a plunging neckline and open back design with groom black shawl lapel tuxedo with a white dress shirt and black and white dot bow tie with a white floral boutonniere walking and holding hands

Venue: Four Seasons Los Angeles
Event Planner + Design: Hylah White Special Events
Photography: Koman Photography
Menswear Style: Black Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a black and white polka dot bow tie

2018 Academy Awards Best Dressed Men

Events, Tips and Trends

  March 5, 2018

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And just like that, award season comes to an end! Last night was the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, the biggest of the big, and the night where we wrap up the best in movies for the entire year. As this award season comes to an end, I think we can all agree on the biggest trend seen on the red carpet for 2018…VELVET!


Black, White and Green Minimalist Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  March 2, 2018

Downtown los angeles wedding shoot at fd photo studio bride form fitting simple gown with a high halter neckline and groom black notch lapel tuxedo by michael kors with a white dress shirt and black bow tie hugging and smiling with greenery decor

Venue: FD Photo Studio
Event Planning + Design: An Enlightened Event
Photography: Angelica Marie Photography
Menswear Style: Black Notch Lapel Tuxedo by Michael Kors with a black bow tie

Black Tie Garden Inspired Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  February 20, 2018

Rancho las lomas outdoor wedding shoot bride strapless tulle ballgown with beaded bodice and sweetheart neckline with long lace detail veil and groom black notch lapel tuxedo with white dress shirt and black bow tie with bright pink floral boutonniere bride holding bright pink floral bridal bouquet standing by table

Venue: Rancho Las Lomas
Design + Coordination: Michelle Garibay Events
Photography: Chloe Atnip Photography
Menswear Style: Black Notch Lapel Tuxedo by Michael Kors with a black bow tie


Romantic Palos Verdes Wedding

The Real Thing

  February 2, 2018

Summer outdoor wedding at south coast botanic gardens bride mermaid style gown with lace detail and sweetheart neckline with crystal belt and groom black suit with matching vest with white dress shirt and black bow tie with white floral boutonniere standing during ceremony

Ceremony Venue: Wayfarers Chapel
Reception Venue: South Coast Botanic Garden
Photography: Figlewicz Photography
Menswear Style: Black Notch Lapel Suit with a black bow tie

2018 Grammys Best Dressed Men

Events, News

  January 29, 2018

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The 2018 Grammys brought us velvet tuxedos like we have never seen before! We love the new velvet trend and how Common, Big Sean and Ne-yo added velvet to their menswear. Click thru to see all the celebrities on the red carpet…


2018 SAG Awards Best Dressed Men

Events, News

  January 22, 2018

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The 2018 SAG Awards were a night of many black tuxedos as well as navy and blue tuxedos. We’ve recapped the styles from James Franco to Jason Winston George to Caleb Mclaughlin, check out all the coolest celebrity tuxedo looks of 2018.

Dramatic Luxe Wedding at the Estate on Second

The Real Thing

  December 29, 2017

Orange county wedding at the estate on second bride lace ball gown with long sleeves and high neckline with crystal hair piece and groom black tuxedo with white dress shirt and black bow tie with white pocket square with bridesmaids mix and matched dresses with groomsmen black tuxedos with white shirts and black bow ties walking bride holding pink and red floral bridal bouquet

Venue: The Estate on Second
Event Planning + Design: All in the Detail Design
Photography: Lauren Scotti Photographer
Menswear Style:Black Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a black bow tie


Posh Jewel Tones Wedding at the Fig House LA

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  December 18, 2017

Los angeles glamorous wedding shoot at the fig house bride form fitting light blue beaded gown with thin halter straps and leg slit with groom burgundy tuxedo coat with black tuxedo pants and white dress shirt with burgundy bow tie with bridesmaids long gold dresses and groom black notch lapel tuxedos with black bow ties standing and holding drinks

Venue: Fighouse LA
Coordination + Design: ROQUE Events
Photography: Brian Leahy Photography
Menswear Style: Groom wore our Burgundy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with black pants and burgundy bow tie and Groomsmen wore our Black Notch Lapel Tuxedos with a black bow tie

Black Tie Wedding at the Doheny House

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  December 13, 2017

Dana point wedding at doheny house bride strapless a line gown with a beaded bodice and long veil with lace arm sleeves with groom black tuxedo with white dress shirt and black bow tie with orange floral boutonniere bride holding white and peach floral bridal bouquet walking down aisle holding hands

Venue: The Historic Doheny House
Event Producer: Bookt Events
Photographer: Lorely Meza
Menswear Style: Black Notch Lapel Tuxedo with a black bow tie


New Year's Eve Wedding Inspiration

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  November 27, 2017

Downtown los angeles wedding shoot at the renaissance hotel bride form fitting strapless lace gown with a sweetheart neckline and groom black notch lapel tuxedo with white dress shirt and heather grey pipe edge bow tie with bridesmaids long red and black dresses and groomsmen black tuxedos with bow ties sitting on lounge furniture

Venue: Renaissance Hotel
Event Styling + Bridal Jewlery: Sandra Nicole Designs
Photography: Rosanna Hanson Photography
Menswear Style: Navy Blue Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a matching striped bow tie and Black Notch Lapel Tuxedo by Michael Kors with a heather grey pipe edge bow tie and Burgundy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with black faux leather bow tie

Moody Woodland Winter Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  November 24, 2017

California moody winter wedding shoot at frazier park bride black and white gown with lace bodice and long sleeves with plunging neckline with groom black tuxedo with black dress shirt and long burgundy tie with matching burgundy vest bride sitting in chair and groom standing

Venue: Frazier Park
Planning + Design: Jane Alexandra Events
Photography: Stefani Ciotti Photography
Menswear Style: Black Peak Lapel Tuxedo with a long burgundy tie and vest


Netflix The Crown Inspired Regal Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  November 22, 2017

San diego wedding shoot at the westgate hotel bride ball gown with high illusion neckline with beading detail and sweetheart neckline with groom black notch lapel tuxedo with white dress shirt and black bow tie standing next to table holding white and green floral bridal bouquet

Venue: Westgate Hotel
Event Styling: Luxe Events
Photography: Cavin Elizabeth Photography
Menswear Style: Black Notch Lapel Tuxedo by Michael Kors with a black bow tie

Charming Black Tie Winery Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  November 6, 2017

Temecula outdoor wedding at mount palomar winery bride form fitting lace gown with thick lace straps and sweetheart neckline with open back design and long veil with groom black notch lapel tuxedo with matching vest and white dress shirt with black bow tie and white floral boutonniere hugging and holding white floral bridal bouquet during ceremony

Venue: Mount Palomar Winery
Event Planning + Design: Michelle Garibay Events
Photography: Hulse Photography
Menswear Style: Black Framed Notch Lapel Tuxedo with a black bow tie


Vintage Garden Wedding at Green Gables Estate

The Real Thing

  October 24, 2017

San diego wedding at green gables estate groom black shawl lapel tuxedo with matching vest and white dress shirt with long black skinny tie and white floral boutonniere with groomsmen bow ties and suspenders black and white photo

Venue: Green Gables Wedding Estate
Photography: True Photography
Menswear Style: Black Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a long black skinny tie and Groomsmen in black tuxedos with blue dress shirts, black bow ties and black suspenders

Dark Romantic Wedding at Malibu Phoenix

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  October 13, 2017

Malibu dark romantic wedding shoot at malibu phoenix bride black lace gown with short sleeves and plunging neckline with groom black tuxedo with black dress shirt and matching black vest with black long tie sitting at table holding drinks

Venue: Malibu Phoenix
Wedding Coordinator + Set Stylist: Solano Events
Photography + Videography: The Byrd Sisters Films
Menswear Style: Black Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a long black tie


Black and White Flower Themed Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  October 5, 2017

Upland wedding styled shoot bride a line gown with lace bodice and sheer lace back design with thick straps and high neckline with long veil and groom black notch lapel tuxedo with white dress shirt and black bow tie with bridesmaid long navy blue dress with lace detail and groomsmen black tuxedo with blue striped bow tie

Venue: Upland Events Center
Event Planning + Design: Sandra Nicole Designs + Rauliev Studio
Photography: Jaymee Lynn Photography
Menswear Style: Black Notch Lapel Tuxedo by Michael Kors with a black bow tie

Classic Summer Vineyard Wedding

The Real Thing

  September 28, 2017

Temecula outdoor wedding at villa de amore vineyard bride strapless mermaid style gown with crystal belt and medium veil with groom black tuxedo with white dress shirt and white bow tie with matching vest and white floral boutonniere with bridesmaids long pink dresses and groomsmen black tuxedo with pink ties

Venue + Coordination: Villa de Amore Vineyard
Photography: Leah Marie Photography
Menswear Style: Black two button notch lapel tuxedo with pink ties