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All the California Beach Wedding Vibes!

The Real Thing

  June 13, 2018

Huntington beach wedding at the hilton waterfront resort bride form fitting lace gown with a plunging neckline and thin straps with lace detail and low back design with groom heather grey notch lapel suit with matching vest and white dress shirt with long navy blue patterned tie and white floral boutonniere walking with wedding party on the beach bridesmaids long navy blue dresses with white floral bouquets and groomsmen heather grey suits with long navy blue ties

Venue: Hilton Waterfront Resort in Huntington Beach, CA
Wedding Planner: Events by Robin
Photography: Chard Photography
Menswear Style:Light Grey Slim Fit Suit for purchase with a long navy and white dot tie

"Everything Blue" Chic Garden Wedding

The Real Thing

  April 27, 2018

Orange county outdoor wedding at the muckenthaler mansion bride ball gown with thin straps and a sweetheart neckline with beading detail on the bodice with groom cobalt blue notch lapel suit with a matching vest and white dress shirt with a white bow tie and colorful floral boutonniere bride holding floral bridal bouquet with wedding party bridesmaids long dusty blue dresses with floral bouquets and groomsmen cobalt blue suits with blue bow ties

Venue: The Muckenthaler Mansion
Event Coordination: Hylah White Special Events
Photography: Katie Prichard Photography
Menswear Style: Cobalt Notch Lapel Suit by Allure Men with a white bow tie


Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch Wedding

The Real Thing

  April 23, 2018

San diego outdoor wedding at the flower fields in carlsbad bride form fitting strapless lace gown with ruffled skirt and medium length veil with groom charcoal grey tuxedo with white dress shirt and long navy blue striped tie with white floral boutonniere sitting on benches with bridesmaids long navy blue dresses and groomsmen charcoal grey tuxedos with long navy blue ties

Venue: The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
Photography: True Photography
Menswear Style: Charcoal Notch Lapel Tuxedo by Michael Kors with a long navy striped tie

"Something Blue" Wedding at the Richard Nixon Library

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  February 7, 2018

Orange county nautical navy wedding at the nixon library bride chiffon gown with lace bodice and high neckline with hair in bun and long veil with groom slate blue coat with heather grey pants and matching vest with white dress shirt and heather grey pipe edge bow tie and white floral boutonniere kissing and bride holding white and green floral bridal bouquet

Venue: Nixon Library
Event Planning + Design: JenEvents
Photography + Videography: Three16 Photography
Menswear Style: Slate Blue Notch Lapel by Allure Men coat with Heather Grey Suit by Allure Men pants with matching vest and pipe edge bow tie


Retro Style Wedding at a Spanish Villa

The Real Thing

  December 1, 2017

Orange county outdoor wedding at the green parrot villa bride form fitting white gown with a high neckline and crystal belt with short veil and groom white tuxedo jacket with black shawl lapel and black pants with white dress shirt and black bow tie holding hands and walking back down the aisle after ceremony

Venue: Green Parrot Villa
Photography: Alex Bruce Photography
Menswear Style: White with Black Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with black pants and 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


Gold and Blue "Beach Glam" Wedding at the Hotel del Coronado

The Real Thing

  November 1, 2017

San diego wedding at the crossings carlsbad bride form fitting lace gown with thin straps and ruffled skirt with sweetheart neckline and long veil with groom cobalt blue suit with white dress shirt and gold bow tie with matching pocket square and white floral boutonniere with bridesmaids long gold sequined dresses with groomsmen grey suits with white dress shirts and bow ties walking

Venue + Catering: Hotel del Coronado
Event Design + Coordination: Crown Weddings and Events
Photography: The Youngrens
Menswear Style: Navy Blue Suits with gold bow ties

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


Beauty and the Beast Inspired Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  August 23, 2017

Orange county beauty and the beast wedding at the five crowns bride light blue ball gown with crystal beading and straps with sweetheart neckline and groom navy blue tuxedo with white dress shirt and black bow tie holding hands during ceremony

Venue: Five Crowns
Event Planning + Design: Confetti Skies
Photography: Bliss Blue Skys Studio
Menswear Style: Navy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a black bow tie

The Big Fake Wedding Los Angeles at Seventh Place

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  August 18, 2017

Los angeles outdoor wedding shoot at seventh place bride strapless gown with lace bodice and sweetheart neckline with groom charcoal grey tuxedo with black shawl lapel and matching vest with white dress shirt and black bow tie walking with bridesmaids long light blue dresses and groomsmen charcoal grey tuxedos

Venue: Seventh Place
Day of Coordinator: Zaza & Co Events
Photography: SDK Photo & Design + Jade Elora Photography + Jessie Schultz Photography
Menswear Style: Charcoal Shawl Lapel Tuxedo by Michael Kors with a black bow tie


Star-Crossed Lovers Inspired Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  March 31, 2017

Romantic wedding shoot at the ebell of long beach bride strapless ball gown with lace detail and sweetheart neckline with groom black shawl lapel tuxedo with white dress shirt and black bow tie with white floral boutonniere kissing

Venue: Ebell of Long Beach
Event Planner: Hylah White Special Events
Photography: Lorely Meza
Menswear Style: Navy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a black bow tie

Vibrant Garden Wedding in San Diego

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  January 11, 2017

Adventure styled wedding shoot at maderas golf clubbride silk gown with lace detail on top and plunging neckline with long veil and groom blue suit jacket with heather grey pants and matching blue bow tie with yellow floral boutonniere

Venue: Madera’s Golf Club
Photographer: CJ Thomas Photography
Coordinator: Red Emerald Events
Menswear Style: Slate Blue Coat with grey pants and a slate blue bow tie


Charming Barn Wedding in Malibu

The Real Thing

  November 14, 2016

Rustic malibue wedding at calamigos ranch bride strapless tulle ballgown with a beaded bodice and sweetheart neckline with groom navy blue suit with white dress shirt and long ivory tie with matching pocket square and brown dress shoes with bridesmaids long light blue dresses and groomsmen navy blue suits with long ivory ties

Venue: Calamigos Ranch
Coordinator: Mindy Events
Photography: Cloud 9 Photography
Menswear Style: Navy Suits with dusty blue ties and brown shoes

A Bright Blue Travel Themed Wedding in Ventura County

The Real Thing

  November 1, 2016

Los angeles wedding at rancho de las palmas groom heather grey suit with matching vest and white dress shirt with long blue and white tie with white floral boutonniere and blush pink pocket square with groomsmen charcoal grey suits with white dress shirt and long grey ties showing off fun patterned socks

Venue: Rancho de las Palmas
Photography: Billye Donya Photography
Menswear Style: Heather Grey Suits with blue ties


Pastel Modern Farmhouse Wedding at the Lombardi House

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  October 24, 2016

Lombardi house styled wedding shoot bride light blue lace gown with long sleeves and long veil with flower design piece on top of veil holding white and green floral bridal bouquet with groom navy blue suit with white dress shirt and light blue and white striped long tie holding hands with bride

Venue: The Lombardi House
Coordinator: Just a Kiss Weddings
Photography: Mallory Dawn Photography
Menswear Style: Navy Notch Lapel Suit with a blue striped tie

Gold and Blue Watercolor Wedding at The Ebell

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  October 19, 2016

Ebell of long beach bride chiffon gown with lace and beading detail on straps with open back design and jewel hairpiece with groom navy blue tuxedo with white dress shirt and long black skinny tie with white and green floral boutonniere holding white and purple floral bridal bouquet

Venue: Ebell of LB
Coordinator/Stylist: EDE By Jacqueline
Photographer: Jillian Rose Photography
Menswear Style: Navy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a long black skinny tie


Ocean Institute of Dana Point Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  October 12, 2016

Ocean institute wedding bride strapless ball gown with crystal belt holding hands with groom black tuxedo with white dress shirt and black bow tie with matching vest

Wedding Venue: The Ocean Institute
Event Planning + Design: Weddings by Cortney Helaine
Photography: Happy Photo
Menswear Style:Navy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a black bow tie and the second look is a Slate Blue Notch Lapel Suit Coat with Tan Pants and a tan bow tie

Navy Blue Vineyard Wedding

The Real Thing

  September 28, 2016

Santa Barbara wedding at lincourt vineyards bride strapless a line gown with a sweetheart neckline and lace detail with beading and crystal headband with groom grey suit with matching vest and white dress shirt with long navy blue tie kissing with bridal party cheering

Venue: Lincourt Vineyards
Coordinator + DJ Entertainment: JAS Productions
Venue Coordinator: Foley Family Wines
Photography: Alex Richardson
Menswear Style: Groom wore our Heather Grey Slim Fit Suit by Midnight Blue with a navy blue long tie and Groomsmen wore our Cobalt Blue Suit with a silver long tie


2016 Pantone Color Wedding at Bheau Ranch

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  August 12, 2016

Bheau ranch pantone color wedding shoot bride strapless pink and blue floral print chiffon gown with groom grey suit with white dress shirt and long blush pink stripped tie with blush pink floral boutonniere sitting at table

Venue + Officiant: Bheau View Ranch
Coordinator, Stylist + Vintage China: Rustic Vintage Events
Photography: Sweet Blooms Photography
Menswear Style: Grey Suit with a “Love’s First Blush” colored tie

La Jolla Beach Wedding with Blue Decor

The Real Thing

  August 10, 2016

San Diego outdoor beach wedding at cuvier club bride ball gown with ruffles and straps with short veil and groom charcoal grey suit with matching vest and white dress shirt with long royal blue tie and matching pocket square with bridesmaids long royal blue dresses with groomsmen charcoal grey suits with long blue ties

Venue: Cuvier Club
Coordinator + Event Stylist: Petr Trebin Special Events
Photography: True Photography Weddings
Menswear Style: Charcoal Suit with a royal blue tie