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Balboa Bay Resort Summer Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  July 5, 2018

Balboa Bay Resort Wedding Bride and Groom Standing by Water Smiling with Flowers Grey Suit Navy Bow Tie

Venue: Balboa Bay Resort
Coordination + Planning: Rebecca Calagna Events
Planning: Brian Labrada Photography
Menswear Style: Light Grey Peak Lapel Suit by Ike Behar with a charcoal grey bow tie

Major Botanical Wedding Inspiration!

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  June 25, 2018

Los angeles outdoor wedding at eden gardens bride form fitting gown with draping detail and open back design with thin straps and groom navy blue shawl lapel tuxedo with a matching vest and white dress shirt with a black and white gingham plaid bow tie and pink floral boutonniere standing during ceremony by floral altar hugging and bride holding green and pink floral bridal bouquet with ribbon decor far away

Venue: Eden Gardens
Event Planning, Design + Styling: Velvet Alley Events
Photography: Lovisa Photo
Menswear Style: Navy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a black and white gingham plaid bow tie


Classic Wedding Style in La Jolla

The Real Thing

  June 20, 2018

San diego beach wedding at estancia la jolla bride form fitting strapless gown with sweetheart neckline and lace design with long veil and groom black shawl lapel tuxedo with matching vest and white dress shirt with black bow tie and white pocket square with white floral boutonniere with wedding party bridesmaids short red dresses and groomsmen charcoal grey suits with long red ties

Venue: Estancia La Jolla
Coordination: EverAfter Events
Photography: True Photography
Menswear Style: Black Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a black bow tie and the Groomsmen wore Charcoal Notch Lapel Tuxedos by Michael Kors with long red ties

Romantic Minimalism Black & White Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  June 15, 2018

Santa barbara outdoor black tie wedding at kestrel park bride simple form fitting gown with a high neckline and short sleeves and groom black peak lapel tuxedo and a white dress shirt with a long black skinny tie and green floral boutonniere walking and holding hands bride holding white and green floral bridal bouquet

Venue: Kestrel Park
Event Design, Coordination + Vintage Rentals: My Lovely Events
Photography: Kristen Beinke Photography
Menswear Style: Black Peak Lapel Tuxedo with a long black skinny tie


Blush & Blue Summer Wedding

The Real Thing

  May 28, 2018

San diego outdoor wedding at mount woodson castle bride form fitting gown with lace detail on bodice and thin straps with lace decor on bottom of train and sweetheart neckline with groom slate blue notch lapel suit with matching vest and white dress shirt with long blush pink tie and white floral boutonniere with matching pocket square kissing with bridesmaids long blush pink dresses and groomsmen slate blue suits with long blush pink ties

Venue: Mt. Woodson Castle
Wedding Coordinator: SD Weddings by Gina
Photography: True Photography
Menswear Style: Slate Blue Notch Lapel Suit with a long blush pink tie

Fun-Modern Wedding Style: "Love is Bright!"

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  May 4, 2018

San diego colorful outdoor wedding at the crossings at carlsbad bride form fitting gown with long lace sleeves and illusion open back design with buttons and groom cobalt blue notch lapel suit with matching vest and white dress shirt with matching blue bow tie and yellow floral boutonniere kissing during ceremony bride holding yellow and pink floral bridal bouquet

Venue: The Crossings Carlsbad
Event Design + Coordination: Bliss Events
Photography: Honey Photographs
Menswear Style: Cobalt Blue Notch Lapel Suit by Allure Men with a matching bow 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

Elegant French Country Wedding Style

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  April 25, 2018

Los angeles outdoor wedding at brookview ranch bride form fitting mermaid style gown with short sleeves and lace detail with lace design on back and high neckline with groom black notch lapel tuxedo by michael kors with a matching vest and white dress shirt with a black bow tie sitting on vintage couch with chairs and table decor

Venue: Brookview Ranch
Event Planning + Coordination: Velvet Alley Events
Design: Inspired Event Design
Photography: Rebecca Theresa Photography
Menswear Style: Black Notch Lapel Tuxedo by Michael Kors with a black 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

Beach Views San Diego Wedding

The Real Thing

  April 16, 2018

San diego beach wedding bride form fitting lace gown with high neckline and long veil with groom grey suit with matching vest and white dress shirt with long light purple tie and white and purple floral boutonniere kissing with hanglider in the background

Venue: Estancia Hotel
Coordination: Holly Kalkin Weddings
Photography: True Photography
Menswear Style:Grey Notch Lapel Suit with a long light purple striped tie


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

Colorful Garden Wedding Under A Tent

The Real Thing

  February 28, 2018

Temecula outdoor wedding at temecula creek inn bride form fitting simple strapless gown with a straight neckline and teal rain boots with groom grey notch lapel suit with a white dress shirt and long brown tie with an orange floral boutonniere standing under clear umbrella bride holding colorful floral bridal bouquet

Venue + Catering: Temecula Creek Inn
Planning + Floral Design: Seven Stems Floral Design & Event Planning
Photography: Next to Me Studios
Menswear Style: Light Grey Slim Fit Suit with a long brown 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

Extra Pink Valentine's Day Garden Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  February 12, 2018

Los angeles valentine theme wedding shoot at the gardens at los robles bride pink ballgown dress with ruffled skirt and dark pink and white floral bridal bouquet with groom burgundy tuxedo with black dress shirt and black bow tie with red floral boutonniere walking and holding balloons

Venue: The Gardens at Los Robles Greens
Event Coordination: Velvet Alley Events
Photography: Jenny Quicksall Photography
Menswear Style: Burgundy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo 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

Blush Pink Garden Wedding at the Turnip Rose

The Real Thing

  November 20, 2017

Orange county outdoor wedding shoot at turnip rose garden bride form fitting gown with lace detail and long sleeves with long veil and sweetheart neckline with groom heather grey notch lapel suit with matching vest and white dress shirt with long white tie and blush pink floral boutonniere kissing with wedding party bridesmaids long blush pink dresses with flower crowns and groomsmen charcoal grey suits with long blush pink ties

Venue, Planning + Catering: Turnip Rose Promenade and Gardens
Photography: Mackenna Waterhouse Photography
Menswear Style: Heather Grey Notch Lapel Suit with a long white tie and groomsmen Charcoal Grey Notch Lapel Suits with long blush pink ties


Pink Ombre Wedding at The Summit House

The Real Thing

  September 20, 2017

Summit house outdoor rustic wedding bride strapless ball gown with long veil with bridesmaids long blush pink dresses with groom and groomsmen charcoal grey suits with long light pink stripped ties

Venue + Catering: The Summit House
Photography: Chloe Atnip Photography
Menswear Style: Groom purchased a charcoal suit with a long striped pink tie, groomsmen rented grey notch lapel suits with a pink tie

Navy and Purple San Diego Garden Wedding

The Real Thing

  September 7, 2017

San diego outdoor wedding at the grand tradition bride mermaid style lace gown with long train and high lace neckline with off the shoulder design and crystal headband with groom navy blue tuxedo with matching vest and white dress shirt with black bow tie and white pocket square with white and pink floral boutonniere with bridesmaids long purple dresses and groomsmen navy blue tuxedos throwing flower petals in the air

Venue: Grand Tradition
Photography: True Photography
Menswear Style: Navy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with a black bow tie


Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  August 3, 2017

San diego outdoor wedding shoot at the hyatt regency mission bay resort bride form fitting strapless gown with lace design and a sweetheart neckline with groom burgundy shawl lapel tuxedo with matching vest and white dress shirt with black bow tie and white floral boutonniere hugging and holding hands bride holding white and burgundy and blush floral bridal bouquet

Venue: Hyatt Regency in Mission Bay
Coordinator: Josefina Events
Photography: Francis Ralph Photography
Menswear Style:Burgundy Shawl Lapel Tuxedo with black pants, black vest and black bow tie

Tropical Glam Private Estate Wedding

Inspirational Photo Shoot

  August 2, 2017

Glamorous backyard wedding shoot at a private estate bride mermaid style gown with straps and lace detail on bodice with plunging neckline and long veil with groom slate blue notch lapel suit with matching vest and white dress shirt with long champagne tie and yellow floral boutonniere sitting at sweetheart table

Venue: Private Estate
Coordination: Agape Planning
Photography: Lin and Jirsa
Menswear Style: Slate Blue Notch Lapel Suit with a long tan tie