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mode r n luxu r y marketplace bridal luxury at your fingertips honeymoons, this location sets the standard for venues in the Bay Area. 41 Tunnel Rd., Berkeley 510.843.3000 or www.claremontresort.com de young museum Located in the heart of Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is one of San Francisco’s premiere events venues. From the Piazzzoni Murals Room to the Hamon Observation Tower, de Young Museum is a beautiful canvas for your ceremony and reception. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., San Francisco 415.750.3683 or www.famsf.org NORTHERN CALIFORNIA VENUES & CATERING espetus churrascaria This Bay Area Brazilian eatery is not a just great location for a rehearsal dinner, but the festive fare is also available for your reception via an extensive catering menu that includes delicious, tender meats, savory side dishes and 415.552.8792 or unbelievable desserts. 1686 Market St., San Francisco www.espetus.com RECEPTION/REHEARSAL & EVENT SPACE asian art museum An architectural gem featuring a blend of Beaux-Arts style and modern design elements, the Asian Art Museum has several event spaces ideal for weddings. The museum is located in the heart of San Francisco’s Civic Center, just a few blocks from Union Square hotels and parking. Guests can enjoy three floors of galleries displaying over 2,500 works of contemporary and ancient Asian art that span 6,000 years of history. 200 Larkin St., San Francisco 415.581.3777 or www.asianart.org/facilityrentals fairmont san francisco For stars of stage, sports and screen, The Fairmont is known as the venue of choice in San Francisco for locals and visitors alike. Given its authentic, historic grandeur and its diverse set of grand event spaces, it prides itself on its status as the crown jewel of the city. This Grand Dame turns moments into memories. 950 Mason St., San Francisco 415.772.5000 or www.fairmont.com/sanfrancisco bardessono LEED Platinum-certified Bardessono offers a refreshingly different atmosphere for your private event, combining the elegance of a world-class luxury hotel and sustainability. Featuring both indoor space and more than 4,000-square-feet of outdoor space, distinctive venues at Bardessono include outdoor terraces, water elements, artistic landscaping and a poolside patio. 6526 Yount St., Yountville 707.204.6000 or www.bardessono.com hornblower cruises & events Imagine your wedding aboard a luxurious private yacht on the San Francisco Bay with Hornblower Cruises. Offering the perfect nautical wedding event, toast to your new life together as you pass Angel Island and dance the night away under the Golden Gate. Pier 3, Hornblower Landing, San Francisco 415.438.8300 or www.hornblower.com hyatt carmel highlands Recently renovated, Hyatt Carmel Highlands offers the perfect spot for a memorable wedding ceremony or romantic honeymoon. The ceremony site offers a newly renovated gazebo deck with spectacular ocean views, and gourmet cuisine complements the reception areas. 120 Highlands Dr., Carmel 831.620.1234 or www.hyattcarmelhighlands.com bernardus lodge Situated among beautiful oaks, gardens and vineyards that make up Carmel Valley, brides can tie the knot in a gorgeous outdoor pavilion followed by a gourmet reception by an award-winning culinary team. Choose from entire wedding packages, including rehearsal dinners, spa days, farewell brunches and more. 415 West Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley 888.648.9463 or www.bernardus.com hyatt regency lake tahoe Discover an alpine paradise where the deep blue water of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra mountains provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding. Allow our event specialists to assist you in planning the wedding of your dreams. From concept to completion, no detail is too small. 111 Country Club Drive Incline Village, NV 775.886.6693 or www.laketahoe.hyatt.com california academy of sciences A wedding at the California Academy of Sciences includes an aquarium, a natural history museum and a planetarium, all under a living roof! You and your guests will remember this special day as a meaningful experience, inspired by the wonders of science and nature. Golden Gate Park, 55 Concourse Dr., San Francisco 415.379.5868 or www.calacademy.org kenwood ramekins Ramekins strives to be the venue that brings your long-cherished wedding dreams to life. From fully customized menus to the dedication of the entire location to you and your guests, they will facilitate your entire celebration in the richness of country. 450 West Spain St., Sonoma 707.933.0450 or www.ramekins.com calistoga ranch This exclusive venue harmonizes the beauty of nature and the flavors of Napa Valley. A lawn overlooking Lake Lommel and a magical Wine Cave are just two of the breathtaking venues for the perfect nuptials. Serene Beauty, impeccable service and the finest culinary talents await you. 580 Lommel Rd., Calistoga 707.254.2817 or www.calistogaranch.com le meridien san francisco Le Meridien is known far and wide for its luxury-meets-cosmopolitan sensibility. This sought-after location features a dedicated staff that is ready to assist you in creating a joyous occasion, filled with the lavish and elegant tastes you’d expect. 333 Battery St., San Francisco 415.296.2900 or www.starwoodhotels.com/lemeridien cavallo point lodge Known as one of Northern California’s most romantic locations, this eco-friendly lodge offers understated luxury, picturesque views of the Golden Gate Bridge, exceptional service and a selection of wedding packages that can be tailored to your needs for your event. 601 Murray Cir., Sausalito 415.339.4700 or www.cavallopoint.com legion of honor As one of the most sought after venues, the Legion of Honor is San Francisco’s perfect space for weddings, receptions and private events. From breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge to the elegant Rodin Galleries, the Legion can accommodate your very special day of celebration. Lincoln Park, 100 34th Ave. San Francisco 415.750.3683 or www.famsf.org the city club of san francisco Sophistication meets glamour in the heart of San Francisco. The City Club of San Francisco is a timeless Art Deco venue. Their full-service events team can assist with your wedding ceremony and reception for up to 220 guests. 155 Sansome St., 10th Fl., San Francisco 415.362.2480 or www.cityclubsf.com maritime park Located in the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood, this beautiful park is open year-round and makes the perfect spot for a scenic ceremony. The pier features a classic collection of historical ships and awe-inspiring views of the San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. claremont hotel club and spa You can’t help but fall in love with weddings and events at the Claremont, where you and your guests will enjoy the magical backdrop of the San Francisco Bay. A timeless setting for showers, rehearsal dinners, bridal spa parties, and 144 marketplace
bridal luxury at your fingertips<br /> <br /> NORTHERN CALIFORNIA<br /> <br /> VENUES & CATERING<br /> <br /> RECEPTION/REHEARSAL & EVENT SPACE<br /> <br /> Asian art museum <br /> <br /> An architectural gem featuring a blend of Beaux-Arts style and modern design elements, the Asian Art Museum has several event spaces ideal for weddings. The museum is located in the heart of San Francisco’s Civic Center, just a few blocks from Union Square hotels and parking. Guests can enjoy three floors of galleries displaying over 2,500 works of contemporary and ancient Asian art that span 6,000 years of history. 200 Larkin St., San Francisco 415.581.3777 or www.asianart.org/facilityrentals <br /> <br /> Bardessono <br /> <br /> LEED Platinum-certified Bardessono offers a refreshingly different atmosphere for your private event, combining the elegance of a worldclass luxury hotel and sustainability. Featuring both indoor space and more than 4,000-square-feet of outdoor space, distinctive venues at Bardessono include outdoor terraces, water elements, artistic landscaping and a poolside patio. 6526 Yount St., Yountville 707.204.6000 or www.bardessono.com bernardus lodge Situated among beautiful oaks, gardens and vineyards that make up Carmel Valley, brides can tie the knot in a gorgeous outdoor pavilion followed by a gourmet reception by an award-winning culinary team. Choose from entire wedding packages, including rehearsal dinners, spa days, farewell brunches and more. 415 West Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel Valley 888.648.9463 or www.bernardus.com <br /> <br /> california academy of sciences <br /> <br /> A wedding at the California Academy of Sciences includes an aquarium, a natural history museum and a planetarium, all under a living roof! You and your guests will remember this special day as a meaningful experience, inspired by the wonders of science and nature. Golden Gate Park, 55 Concourse Dr., San Francisco 415.379.5868 or www.calacademy.org <br /> <br /> calistoga Ranch <br /> <br /> This exclusive venue harmonizes the beauty of nature and the flavors of Napa Valley. A lawn overlooking Lake Lommel and a magical Wine Cave are just two of the breathtaking venues for the perfect nuptials. Serene Beauty, impeccable service and the finest culinary talents await you. 580 Lommel Rd., Calistoga 707.254.2817 or www.calistogaranch.com<br /> <br /> honeymoons, this location sets the standard for venues in the Bay Area. 41 Tunnel Rd., Berkeley 510.843.3000 or www.claremontresort.com <br /> <br /> De young museum <br /> <br /> Located in the heart of Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is one of San Francisco’s premiere events venues. From the Piazzzoni Murals Room to the Hamon Observation Tower, de Young Museum is a beautiful canvas for your ceremony and reception. Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., San Francisco 415.750.3683 or www.famsf.org <br /> <br /> Espetus churrascaria <br /> <br /> This Bay Area Brazilian eatery is not a just great location for a rehearsal dinner, but the festive fare is also available for your reception via an extensive catering menu that includes delicious, tender meats, savory side dishes and unbelievable desserts. 1686 Market St., San Francisco 415.552.8792 or www.espetus.com <br /> <br /> Fairmont san francisco <br /> <br /> For stars of stage, sports and screen, The Fairmont is known as the venue of choice in San Francisco for locals and visitors alike. Given its authentic, historic grandeur and its diverse set of grand event spaces, it prides itself on its status as the crown jewel of the city. This Grand Dame turns moments into memories. 950 Mason St., San Francisco 415.772.5000 or www.fairmont.com/sanfrancisco <br /> <br /> Hornblower cruises & events <br /> <br /> Imagine your wedding aboard a luxurious private yacht on the San Francisco Bay with Hornblower Cruises. Offering the perfect nautical wedding event, toast to your new life together as you pass Angel Island and dance the night away under the Golden Gate. Pier 3, Hornblower Landing, San Francisco 415. 438.8300 or www.hornblower.com <br /> <br /> Hyatt carmel Highlands <br /> <br /> Recently renovated, Hyatt Carmel Highlands offers the perfect spot for a memorable wedding ceremony or romantic honeymoon. The ceremony site offers a newly renovated gazebo deck with spectacular ocean views, and gourmet cuisine complements the reception areas. 120 Highlands Dr., Carmel 831.620.1234 or www.hyattcarmelhighlands.com <br /> <br /> Hyatt regency lake Tahoe <br /> <br /> Discover an alpine paradise where the deep blue water of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding Sierra mountains provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding. Allow our event specialists to assist you in planning the wedding of your dreams. From concept to completion, no detail is too small. 111 Country Club Drive Incline Village, NV 775.886.6693 or www.laketahoe.hyatt.com<br /> <br /> Kenwood Ramekins <br /> <br /> Ramekins strives to be the venue that brings your long-cherished wedding dreams to life. From fully customized menus to the dedication of the entire location to you and your guests, they will facilitate your entire celebration in the richness of country. 450 West Spain St., Sonoma 707.933.0450 or www.ramekins.com <br /> <br /> Le meridien san francisco <br /> <br /> Le Meridien is known far and wide for its luxury-meets-cosmopolitan sensibility. This sought-after location features a dedicated staff that is ready to assist you in creating a joyous occasion, filled with the lavish and elegant tastes you’d expect. 333 Battery St., San Francisco 415.296.2900 or www.starwoodhotels.com/lemeridien <br /> Legion of Honor <br /> <br /> As one of the most sought after venues, the Legion of Honor is San Francisco’s perfect space for weddings, receptions and private events. From breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge to the elegant Rodin Galleries, the Legion can accommodate your very special day of celebration. Lincoln Park, 100 34th Ave. San Francisco 415.750.3683 or www.famsf.org <br /> <br /> Maritime park <br /> <br /> Located in the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood, this beautiful park is open year-round and makes the perfect spot for a scenic ceremony. The pier features a classic collection of historical ships and aweinspiring views of the San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge Beach and Polk Sts., San Francisco 415.447.5000 (Visitor Center) or www.sfchamber.visitortouristinfo.com <br /> <br /> Merryvale vineyards <br /> <br /> Merryvale Vineyards has a place in history as the first winery built after the repeal of Prohibition in the Napa Valley, and it’s a great destination for those seeking an unforgettably romantic atmosphere to host their rehearsal dinner or reception. Here, in the most enchanting setting in all the Valley, you and your loved one can plan a magical evening with friends and family. 1000 Main St., St. Helena 707.963.7777 or www.merryvale.com <br /> <br /> Milliken creek inn & spa <br /> <br /> This five-star inn situated by the Napa River offers brides three separate detail-driven wedding packages to ensure the perfect results for your intimate celebration. Milliken Creek’s picturesque backdrops, boutique spa and on-site guests services team make it the perfect destination for your big day. 1815 Silverado Trail, Napa 800.814.8192 or www.millikencreekinn.com <br /> <br /> Omni hotel san francisco <br /> <br /> Get ready to celebrate your romance in the midst of elegance and enchantment at the Omni Hotel in San Francisco. A variety of wedding packages and venue options—including spaces that make great locations for showers and engagment celebrations—are also available. Ask how you can get a complimentary stay in one of their exotic locales. 500 California St., San Francisco 415.677.9494 or www.omnihotels.com <br /> <br /> Palace Hotel <br /> <br /> This historic hotel serves as an exceptional venue for exquisite weddings. A variety of event spaces include the Garden Court (renowned as San Francisco’s only indoor historic landmark) and Sunset Court with its domed ceiling. Impeccable service is standard here. 2 New Montgomery St., San Francisco 415.512.1111 or www.sfpalace.com <br /> <br /> Pebble beach esort <br /> <br /> The friendly staff at Pebble Beach Resorts will cater to your every need, planning the perfect event for you and your guests in one of the world’s most magnificent settings. Their wedding professionals will guide you through all the details, from floral design to exquisite catering to unparalleled personalized spa services and treatments. Seventeen-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach 831.625.8502 or www.pebblebeach.com<br /> <br /> Presidio social club <br /> <br /> This Presidio Social Club is filled with nostalgia, tricked out in the style of the old army base’s heyday. It also recalls straightforward San Francisco fare with contemporary twists. Private dining options can accommodate up to 120 seated guests. 563 Ruger St., San Francisco 415.885.1888 or www.presidiosocialclub.com <br /> <br /> Rosewood sand Hill <br /> <br /> Brides can revel in the wedding of their dreams at Rosewood Sand Hill, tying the knot amid their choice of lush terraces or courtyard gardens. In Menlo Park, with stunning views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, the venue hosts events from 50 to 300. Bridal showers, spa packages, rehearsal dinners, farewell brunches and more are also available. 2825 Sandhill Rd., Menlo Park 650.561.1500 or www.rosewoodsandhill.com <br /> <br /> simi winery <br /> <br /> Couples who are planning a wine country wedding need to look no further than the historic Simi Winery, where ceremonies ranging from 30 to 100 guests can be accommodated via a stellar wedding package that includes a formal dinner, floral arrangements, music and of course, wine service. 16275 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg 800.746.4880 or www.simiwinery.com <br /> <br /> Solage Calistoga <br /> <br /> From the simple to the grand, this Napa Valley destination is a contemporary setting for modern-day romance. The expert event staff and Michelin Star-rated culinary professionals will assist you every step of the way as you celebrate this special event. 755 Silverado Trail, Calistoga 707. 226.0800 or www.solagecalistoga.com<br /> <br /> The st. Regis san Francisco <br /> <br /> Urban glamour at its finest, The St. Regis San Francisco caters to the client with extraordinary taste and a refined sense of style. This lavish property, with its glass-walled Gallery Ballroom and outdoor Yerba Buena Terrace, boasts 260 rooms and suites, a dynamic atmosphere, and the highest quality of bespoke service imaginable. 125 Third St., San Francisco 415.284.4000 or www.stregissanfrancisco.com <br /> <br /> The stanford court renaissance Hotel <br /> <br /> Bring a one-of-a-kind way to your special day. Come embrace, enjoy and celebrate in a style as sophisticated—and playful—as you are at the newly re-envisioned Stanford Court Renaissance San Francisco Hotel—fresh from a 35 million dollar renovation on Nob Hill. The Nob Hill wedding reception site is renowned for its spectacular service, gracious staff, over 12,000 square feet of event space and premier location overlooking the sparkling silhouette of the City by the Bay. 905 California St., San Francisco 415.732.4046 or www.marriott.com <br /> <br /> vintner’s Inn <br /> <br /> Situated on 92 acres of vineyards, plan a dream wedding at Vintner’s Inn that includes nuptials in an estate garden, on a beautiful terrace or in the Rose Ballroom. Delight in seasonal cuisine from famed John Ash & Co. Restaurant, just steps from the inn’s elegant suites with balconies and patios. 4350 Barnes Rd., Santa Rosa 800.421.2584 or www.vintnersinn.com <br /> <br /> wente vineyards <br /> <br /> Great for weddings, intimate gatherings and large celebrations, Wente Vineyards infuses Livermore Valley wine country style into every occasion. A full range of personalized catering options, including on-site services that bring the wine country experience to you, are also available. 5050 Arroyo Rd., Livermore 925.456.2425 or www.wentevineyards.com <br /> <br /> Westin st. Francis <br /> <br /> A landmark hotel since 1904, the Westin St.Francis offers an unparalleled wedding experience. Tie the knot on the amazing Imperial Floor high atop the Tower Building on the 32nd floor, with floor-to-ceiling city views. For larger events, consider the traditional 10,700-square-foot Grand Ballroom in the landmark building, and for more intimate affairs, the St Francis Suite on the 12th floor overlooking Union Square is an ideal setting. 335 Powell St., San Francisco 415.774.0126 or www.westinstfrancis.com<br /> <br /> STYLE & BEAUTY <br /> <br /> ACCESSORIES AND SHOES <br /> <br /> Kitty andrews Millinery <br /> <br /> A bride is a standout star on her wedding day with a bespoke piece from Kitty Andrews Millinery. Beautiful headpieces, from pillbox hats with silk organza flowers and maribou feathers to hand-pleated crinoline hair accessories complete with Swarovski crystals add that special touch of luxury and flair. 415. 279.1761 or www.kittyandrews.com <br /> <br /> DRESSES AND GOWNS <br /> <br /> Bridal Galleria <br /> <br /> Bridal Galleria stocks more than 500 gorgeous designer gowns and accessories, while being one of the few stores in the country carrying all three divisions of Monique Lhuillier and the only store in Northern California to represent all divisions of Vera Wang. 3 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco 415. 362.2277 or www.bridalgalleria.com <br /> <br /> Dark Garden <br /> <br /> Dark Garden Unique Corsetry has been creating superbly crafted corsets and custom wedding gowns in San Francisco since 1989. They are best known for producing incredibly comfortable corsets that shape the body gently and support and flatter a bride’s best assets. Their team of designers and seamstresses also custom create romantic one-of-a-kind dresses that highlight each bride’s individual style. 321 Linden St., San Francisco 415. 431.7684 or www.darkgarden.com<br /> <br /> Marina morrison Ltd <br /> <br /> For more than 25 years, Marina Morrison has represented the finest American and European designers. As the only store in Northern California to represent such names as Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Jenny Packham and Marchesa, among others. Marina Morrison is the perfect salon for those seeking a luxury shopping experience. 30 Maiden Ln., 4th Fl., San Francisco 415. 984.9360 or www.marinamorrison.com <br /> <br /> Oleg Cassini <br /> <br /> Named the “King of Bridal”, Oleg Cassini’s bridal collection is pure elegance with a flair for classic style. From his trendsetting looks of the ever-popular strapless dress to the new modern mini or tea-length silhouette, his dresses are timeless and exquisite. Available at David’s Bridal 866.206.2789 or www.olegcassinibridalgown.com <br /> <br /> Wash Club <br /> <br /> Accidents happen, but at Wash Club expert launderers will ensure they don’t destroy your day. They’ve serviced the San Francisco area for more than 28 years, and their expertise in preserving and caring for wedding gowns and delicate vintage garments with museum-like precision, is truly unmatched. 520 Frederick Street, San Francisco 415.681.9274 or www.washclubsf.com <br /> <br /> Watters <br /> <br /> Sophisticated, gorgeous, and in a delicious selection of stylish fabrics and colors, Watters amazing gown designs fit the dream and budget of the modern bride-to-be and her wedding party. Sales@watters.com or www.watters.com <br /> <br /> The wedding suite At Nordstrom <br /> <br /> Everything you need, except the old and the borrowed. Plus the Wedding Suite’s styling services are free. To connect with a Wedding Stylist, go to nordstromweddings.com or call 1.888.300.1295. Nordstrom Brea Mall, 500 Brea Mall Way, 714.529.0123; Nordstrom Topanga, 21725 Victory Boulevard, Canoga Park, 818.884.7900; Nordstrom San Francisco Centre, 865 Market Street, San Francisco, 415.243.8500; Nordstrom Valley Fair, 2400 Forest Avenue, San Jose, 408.248.2180<br /> <br /> JEWELRY <br /> <br /> Alix & company <br /> <br /> In her romantic gallery and workshop, Janet Alix designs custom engagement rings from the simple to the sophisticated. She will happily use gems that you supply, re-design a family heirloom, or find distinctive diamonds and sapphires for your own creation. 55 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley 415.380.0880 or www.alixandcompany.com <br /> <br /> Earthworks <br /> <br /> Located in downtown Los Altos, Earthworks features an outstanding selection of fine jewelry and crafts from many of the most celebrated and respected American artists. You will be sure to find a memorable gift for your guests or bridal party to commemorate your special day. 290 Main St., Los Altos 650.948.5141 or www.facebook.com/earthworks <br /> <br /> Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company <br /> <br /> You’ve already said “I do” now say “ I will” with Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company. Saying yes to jewelry insurance is the best way to ensure your prized possesion is protected, with coverage you can count on. 888.884.2424 or www.insureyourjewelry.com <br /> <br /> La Bijouterie <br /> <br /> For jewelry as unique and divine as you are, head to this store that specializes in loose diamonds in all shapes and sizes. With more than 20 years of experience, La Bijouterie prides itself on having the most beautiful pieces and exceptional customer service available in the Bay Area. 1931 Union St., San Francisco 415.775.6622 or www.lb-sf.com <br /> <br /> Manika jewelry <br /> <br /> At Manika Jewelry, find elegant bridal jewelry that’s gorgeous, unique and edgy yet practical—from stunning pebble rings on gold bands to a variety of diamond settings. Grooms can choose from a bevy of bands, too, as well as Wedding day gifts for their significant other. 11 Maiden Ln., San Francisco 415. 399.1990 or www.manikajewelry.com <br /> <br /> shreve & co.<br /> <br /> For more than 155 years, Shreve & Co. Has provided San Francisco brides and grooms with distinctive designer jewelry. Nothing compares to meeting with one of their experienced jewelers to pore over a huge selection of engagement and wedding rings. 200 Post St., San Francisco 415. 421.2600 or www.shreve.com <br /> <br /> Union street Goldsmith <br /> <br /> Established in 1976, this unique shop with its friendly staff is welcoming and unpretentious. Each case bursts with exciting diamonds, fancy sapphires, multi-color pearls and other exotic gems. Their jewelry designs go as well with jeans as they do with black tie. 1909 Union Street, San Francisco 415.776.8048 or www.unionstreetgoldsmith.com <br /> <br /> REGISTRY <br /> <br /> Bloomingdale’s <br /> <br /> A quality assortment of fine china, crystal, silver, bedding and bath, housewares and luggage are available from a range of top brands. Knowledgeable registry consultants are available to personally guide couples throughout the process. 845 Market St., San Francisco 415. 856.5379 or www.bloomingdales.com <br /> <br /> Macy’s This retail giant offers a wide variety of home items and other goods that are perfect for gift registry. Enjoy personal assistance with your registry and special programs such as Registry Star Rewards, where couples accumulate points and receive a gift card for their rewards amount after the wedding. Www.macys.com <br /> <br /> Vera wang for wedgwood <br /> <br /> Created in collaboration with Wedgwood, the Vera Wang collection reflects the iconic designer’s unique ability to create sophisticated and modern classics to complement any stylish home. Including china, crystal, silver and gifts the collection embodies an unwavering commitment to design and fine craftsmanship. Www.verawang.com<br /> <br /> RETAIL COLLECTIONS <br /> <br /> Embarcadero center Your one stop shop in San Francisco for all things bridal, at Embarcadero Center you can pick out your engagement and wedding rings at Ritz Jewelers, choose custom printed invitations at Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy or at Papyrus, book your venue at Sens Restaurant or Osha, select your flowers and bouquet at Lydia’s or Amadeus Flowers, find designer gowns at Bridal Galleria and men’s wear at Black Tie Tuxedo and get pampered and styled for your big day at Vanity Beauty Lounge and Spargo, A Place for Men. San Francisco or www.embarcaderocenter.com <br /> <br /> Hillsdale shopping center<br /> <br /> Find everything you need for your wedding day at Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, from beautiful wedding bands at Ben Bridge Jewelers to floral arrangements at Blossoms and bridal registry at Williams-Sonoma. The center features more than 120 fine stores, including a new Cheesecake Factory and H&M. 60 31st Avenue, San Mateo 650.345.8222 or www.hillsdale.com <br /> <br /> HOME DESIGN <br /> <br /> Aldea Home Furnishing <br /> <br /> Every new couple enjoys a new home filled with their favorite style and quality furnishings. Find everything you need for the office, bedroom, bathroom, living room, kitchen and more at Aldea Home’s spacious 7,000-square-foot space. Browse fully-staged rooms, get tips from Interior designers and even find art pieces and decorative accents to assemble your dream home for a happily ever after. 890 Valencia St.415. 865.9807 or www.aldeahome.com <br /> <br /> Keurig, INC. <br /> <br /> Keurig’s single cup brewing system lets people brew the perfect cup of gourmet coffee in less than a minute, without having to grind beans, measure coffee, handle filters or clean up. Choose. Brew. Enjoy. 866. 901.BREW or www.keurig.com <br /> <br /> DESIGN & PLANNING <br /> <br /> CAKES & SWEETS <br /> <br /> cups and cakes bakery Cups and Cakes Bakery specializes in scratch-baked, homemade cupcakes in over 75 flavors. The specialty is Rich Red Velvet, but they love customizing cupcakes for your events and arranging special details like dietary restrictions, custom decoration, custom flavors, or even custom sprinkles. 451 9th St., San Francisco 415.437.2877 or www.cupsandcakesbakery.com <br /> <br /> Kingdom Cake <br /> <br /> Cupcakes are the one dessert everyone can agree on, especially with morsels as tempting as these from Kingdom Cake. Bite into more than 50 sumptuous flavors, including specialties like the basil lemon blueberry or the sinfully delicious mojito, mimosa, or lemon lime margarita flavored cakes. The bakery has added full-sized cakes to the menu as well. 415. 860.1142 or www.kingdomcake.com<br /> <br /> FLORAL & EVENT STYLING <br /> <br /> church street Flowers <br /> <br /> This award-winning floral boutique carries a large selection of high-end flowers and creates beautiful arrangements for any occasion or price range. Flowers are carefully chosen by the designers, so every arrangement is assured to be beautifully designed from start to finish. 212 Church St., San Francisco 415.553.7762 or www.churchstreetflowers.com <br /> <br /> Out of the weeds Flowers <br /> <br /> A background in fine arts and floral training in Paris have given designer Mary O’Connor a unique eye for color and texture, whether arranging subtle monochromatic tones or high-contrast colors in full and lush bouquets or linear, architectural designs. 950 Battery St., San Francisco 415. 434.3427 or www.outoftheweeds.com <br /> <br /> INVITATIONS <br /> <br /> Union street papery <br /> <br /> Visit Union Street Papery’s Bridal Bungalow to shop the finest collection of custom wedding stationery. From save-the-dates to invitations, menus and programs, their experienced invitation specialists will help you create a wedding invitation suite that perfectly captures the spirit of your special day. 2166 Union St., San Francisco 415.563.0200 or www.unionstreetpapery.com <br /> <br /> WEDDING CONSULTANTS/ EVENT DESIGNERS <br /> <br /> 3C Events <br /> <br /> Armed with a knowledgeable and creative team, 3C Events will sculpt your wedding day into a truly haute affair. With bases in Los Angeles and San Francisco, you’ll soon realize why they’re the epitome of today’s most delicious events. Los Angeles & San Francisco 562.528.6344 or www.3ced.com<br /> <br /> Blu Bungalow <br /> <br /> Plan the wedding of your dreams within an intimate, boutique environment alongside the professionals at Blu Bungalow. From small, intimate gatherings to grand receptions, planners assist brides in assembling the best-matched vendors and all the perfect details for a day they’ll never forget. 2068 Union St., San Francisco 415.355.4293 or www.blubungalow.com <br /> <br /> Wedding Faire <br /> <br /> Brides can shop, watch fabulous fashion shows, attend informational workshops and plan their weddings at Wedding Faire, which offers everything to assemble the perfect big day. Local and national retailers and services have booth displays as well as workshops featuring celebrity wedding planners sharing their expertise. Professional Events, LLC 408.284.1500 or www.wedding-faire.com <br /> <br /> Wish Social Events <br /> <br /> Wish Social Events creates photo worthy spaces with their lush floral designs and unique décor accessories. The wedding stylist will give your wedding an editorial look and incorporate thoughtful details throughout. Need more help? Their wedding concierge will plan and coordinate everything, ensuring exquisite perfection! 338 Spear St., Ste 22-F, San Francisco 415.713.4084 or www.wishsocialevents.com <br /> <br /> EVENT RENTALS <br /> <br /> Classic party Rentals <br /> <br /> As the premier party rental company in the San Francisco Bay Area, Classic Party Rentals combines the largest selection of tabletop items with extraordinary tenting, lighting and draping capabilities to be your full-service event resource. Their team of experts ensures that no detail is overlooked on your special day. 1635 Rollins Rd., Ste. A, Burlingame 650. 652.0300 or www.classicpartyrentals.com<br /> <br /> PHOTOGRAPHY, MUSIC & MORE <br /> <br /> PHOTOGRAPHY <br /> <br /> jaime lauren photography <br /> <br /> Capturing romance and emotion with every frame, Jamie approaches photography the same way she would fine art; with grace and fragility. Her dramatic yet graceful style and keen eye will effortlessly convey you and future spouse’s unique love story. Www.jamielaurenphotography.com<br /> <br /> Magnolia photo booth co.<br /> <br /> MagBooth provides modern and sleek photo booths with a vintage twist. Offering more than just high-quality photos, the one and only MagBooth brings an element of fun and nostalgia to your big day. Rent a MagBooth and see your party through a different lens! 415. 608.6572 or www.magbooth.com <br /> <br /> Mona Brooks Photography <br /> <br /> After quitting the corporate world and moving from Dallas to San Francisco, Mona pursued her passion for photography with great fervor. In addition to shooting weddings, she’s also experienced in editorial, documentary and other private events photography. 415. 595.2073 or www.monabrooks.com <br /> <br /> SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA <br /> <br /> VENUES & CATERING <br /> <br /> CATERERS <br /> <br /> Anders catering <br /> <br /> Pairing top-notch service with a mouthwatering menu, Anders Catering serves up hors d’oeuvres, ponderosa BBQ and much, much more to nearly any venue in the Southern California region. Larry Anders and his team take pride in creating delicious and distinct dishes, and the business can arrange everything including musician and reception site selection. 13912 Ponderosa St., Suite 1, Santa Ana www.anderscatering.com <br /> <br /> Contemporary Catering <br /> <br /> Your affair is in good hands with this full-service catering and event company. Specializing in custom event creation, the talented team can take care of your menu design, rental needs, venue selection and overall event planning for more than 500 guests. 310.558.8190 or www.contemporarycatering.com <br /> <br /> Creme De La Creme <br /> <br /> No request is too extreme for this exceptional full-service catering company, which regularly serves world-class fare to large, high profile groups. With an impressive client roster, these professionals provide an elevated level of refined, polished and personable service that has to be experienced to be believed. 714.241.1091 or www.cremedelacremefoods.com <br /> <br /> RECEPTION/REHEARSAL & EVENT SPACE <br /> <br /> A restaurant - newport beach A Newport Beach staple for nearly 90 years, A Restaurant continues to serve world-class steak and seafood in a delightfully charming environment. Though the space has changed greatly over the years, the high-quality cuisine and impeccable service has indeed remained in tact. 3334 W. Pacific Coast Hwy., Newport Beach 949.650.6505 or www.arestaurantnb.com <br /> <br /> Amelia’s <br /> <br /> Since 1961, this O.C. eatery has been serving decadent, traditional Italian pastas, meat and seafood dishes on Marine Avenue. Fans of the restaurant return again and again for the fine fare and the restaurant’s strong family values. 311 Marine Ave., Balboa Island 949.673.6580 or www.ameliasbalboaisland.com<br /> <br /> Andaz san diego <br /> <br /> Hotels don’t get much sleeker, modern or more sophisticated than this San Diego property located in the Gaslamp Quarter. Adorned with rich woods, ambient lighting, and artistic touches around every corner, Andaz San Diego is the inspired choice for your wedding day celebration. 600 F St., San Diego 619. 849.1234 or www.andazsandiego.com <br /> <br /> Balboa bay club & Resort <br /> <br /> Make a grand entrance on a yacht before gliding down the aisle at this swank venue, complete with a ballroom that has 18-foot ceilings, crystal and pearl chandeliers and seating for 500. There’s also a luxurious Presidential Suite and a lush hidden garden by the bay that can accommodate up to 200 guests for a ceremony. 1221 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach 888.445.7153 or www.balboabayclub.com <br /> <br /> City Club On Bunker Hill <br /> <br /> The City Club Bunker Hill invites both members and guests to experience the drama and class that defines this venue, with a staff ready to help savvy couples plan every aspect of their big day from start to finish. An emphasis on bespoke service, fine cuisine and unparalleled service makes this venue a standout. 333 S. Grand Ave., 54th Fl., Los Angeles 213.620.9662 or www.icityclub.com <br /> <br /> Desert Willow Golf Resort <br /> <br /> With a clubhouse, lakeview terraces, the Firecliff Ballroom and event lawns, the Desert Willow Golf Course overlooks beautifully manicured golf courses with magnificent mountain vistas & lush desert landscape. Whether you are hosting an intimate or grand affair, their expert team will ensure your wedding day is extraordinary. 38-995 Desert Willow Drive, Palm Desert 760. 346.7060 or www.desertwillow.com <br /> <br /> Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows <br /> <br /> With its discreet location, stunning ocean views, lush gardens, and gentle waterfalls, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows is the ideal venue for your special occasion. Featuring a wealth of event space, including Santa Monica’s Largest ballroom and attractive outdoor areas, the hotel can accommodate any wedding from an intimate celebration to a grand gala. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica 310.576.7777 or www.fairmont.com/santamonica <br /> <br /> five crown restaurant <br /> <br /> Inspired by a traditional English country inn, this lovely location will capture the romance of your event while leaving your guests in awe of the lush gardens, delightful patio and elegant private dining rooms. Charming and beautiful, this venue is beyond enchanting. 3801 E. Coast Hwy., Corona Del Mar 949.760.0331 or www.thefivecrowns.com <br /> <br /> Hilton carlsbad oceanfront resort & spa <br /> <br /> Whether you want to plan an engagement party, a formal affair or an intimate ceremony, this brand new, luxurious destination property offers unreal panoramic ocean views, world-class wine and fare, and an engaging, enthusiastic staff that will help make your event a dream come true. 1 Ponto Rd., Carlsbad 760.602.0800 or www.hiltoncarlsbadoceanfront.com <br /> <br /> Hotel La Casa Del Camino <br /> <br /> This recently renovated, beachside icon offers a quintessential Southern California setting for the perfect wedding with its ocean-view rooftop lounge for your nuptials or reception, romantic Spanish-style rooms or high-design surf suites, delectable Cal-Mediterranean cuisine, and attentive staff. 1289 South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, 949.497.2446 or www.lacasadelcamino.com <br /> <br /> Hotel Ménage <br /> <br /> This Anaheim boutique hotel has all the right elements for a dream-cometrue wedding, with its grand 2,500 square-foot ballroom, a tropical pool setting open 24 hours, delicious food, 224 stylish rooms and a front row seat to the nightly fireworks show at Disneyland. 1221 South Harbor Blvd., Anaheim 714.758.0900 or www.hotelmenage.com <br /> <br /> Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and spa <br /> <br /> Wedding experts will provide you with a wide variety of reception locations and packages - from an afternoon cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception to a formal evening banquet or Sunday brunch buffet - at this warm and friendly resort. With its Andalusian architecture and grand Mediterranean fountains, this property offers a delightful backdrop for your coastal ceremony, reception and honeymoon. 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach 714. 698.1234 or www.huntingtonbeach.hyatt.com <br /> <br /> Laguna cliffs Marriott <br /> <br /> Dramatic views of the oceanfront cliffs and harbor set the stage for an unforgettable event at this property, where the Victorian-style architecture, 14-foot ceilings and enchanting ballrooms all make for a fairy-tale wedding. If there was ever a place to wed in sheer bliss, Laguna Cliffs would be it. 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point 949.661.5000 or www.lagunacliffs.com <br /> <br /> Manchester Grand Hyatt <br /> <br /> Whether it’s an engagement party, rehearsal dinner or wedding on a large or small scale, this high-rise hotel can accommodate it. With superior service and a picturesque location that offers breath-taking views, the team here will make your waterfront wedding more lavish than you ever thought possible. One Market Place, San Diego 619.232.1234 or www.manchestergrand.hyatt.com <br /> <br /> Montage Hotel Laguna Beach <br /> <br /> Coastal sophistication has an address, and it lives at the Montage Laguna Beach. A palatial seaside resort, every wedding dream you’ve ever imagined will appear as you collaborate with one of the hotel’s expert event planners.<br /> <br /> Whether you want to wed outdoors or in an opulent ballroom, this is one property you and your husband-to-be will both agree on. 30801 South Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach 866.271.6953 or www.montagelagunabeach.com <br /> <br /> Monte de oro winery and vineyard <br /> <br /> Let Monte De Oro Winery make your wedding beyond breathtaking. Sunrise to sunset, the panoramic scenery provides spectacular views, creating perfect backdrops for your wedding. Onsite wedding professionals tend to your every detail, helping you enjoy the experience of your special day. 35820 Ran cho Cal i for nia Rd., Temecula 951.491.6551 or www.montedeoro.com<br /> <br /> Newport beach winery & vineyards <br /> <br /> Sitting on three acres of land along Upper Newport Bay, this lush vineyard produces amazing Meritage-style wine and has a magnificent Wine Cave suitable for intimate rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and receptions.There’s no better place to toast to your happiness than this elegant vineyard. 2128 Mesa Drive, Newport Beach 949.645.2200 or www.nbwine.com <br /> <br /> Rancho Valencia <br /> <br /> Unforgettable events are made at this San Diego property, where the Spanish-Mediterranean casitas and coral trees fill the Upper Lawn, while the towering palms and oaks in the Croquet Lawn surround you and your guests during your fabulous ceremony. 5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe 858.756.1123 or www.ranchovalencia.com <br /> <br /> The Resort at Pelican Hill <br /> <br /> The Resort at Pelican Hill is an extraordinary place, bringing the possibility of perfection within the reach of all their guests. One of the finest pieces of this majestic location has been reserved for weddings, where couples can say “I do” in unspoiled luxury. 22701 S. Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast 949.467.6800 or www.pelicanhill.com <br /> <br /> The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel <br /> <br /> Several elegant reception options await discerning couples at this luxury resort, where the elegant ballroom and stunning gazebo overlooking the ocean serve as stunning backdrops for an ideal coastal ceremony. Decadence reigns at this resort, where nearly every wedding request can be graciously accommodated. One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point 949.240.2000 or www.ritzcarlton.com/LagunaNiguel <br /> <br /> san ysidro Ranch <br /> <br /> Steeped in history, this extraordinary location was the site of Vivien Leigh’s wedding to Laurence Olivier, and hosted honeymooners John and Jacqueline Kennedy. Whether in the whimsical Hydrangea Cottage or the lovely Wine Cellar, San Ysidro Ranch brings storybook weddings to life. 900 San Ysidro Lane, Santa Barbara 805.565.1700 or www. Sanysidroranch.com <br /> <br /> south coast winery Resort and spa <br /> <br /> A two-time winner of the Golden State Winery of the Year Award and winner of over 1,600 wine competiton awards (more than any other winery in the nation), this 38-acre resort features individual private villas, a luxurious spa and fitness center, and gourmet restaurant for your big event. 34843 Rancho California Rd., Temecula 866.994.6379 or www. Southcoastwinery.com<br /> <br /> St. Regis Monarch Beach <br /> <br /> This divine property will exceed all of your wedding day expectations, with stunning venue options that include the ocean and pool-facing Grand Lawn, the quaint and ethereal Pacific Lawn and the majestic Botanical Garden and Lawn in addition to the breathtaking ballrooms, terraces and dining rooms. One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point 949.234.3201 or www.stregismb.com <br /> <br /> Sunset Marquis Hotel <br /> <br /> From rock ‘n’ roll chic to old-Hollywood glamour, this hip hotel in the heart of West Hollywood can handle any theme or idea your imagination can dream up. With 3.5 acres of lush gardens, more than 150 gorgeous suites and villas, and even a koi pond and infinity fountain complementing their “restaurant al-fresco”, the Sunset Marquis is a dream location for your red-carpet worthy soiree. 1200 Alta Loma Rd., West Hollywood 800. 858.9758 or www.sunsetmarquis.com <br /> <br /> Tommy Bahama <br /> <br /> The definition of laid-back refined dining, the goal at Tommy Bahama is to keep all of the guests stress-free and delighted with delicious hand-crafted specialty cocktails, delicious American cuisine an aweinspiring view of the Pacific Ocean. 400 S. Coast Hwy 949.376.6886 or www.tommybahama.com <br /> <br /> The westin south coast plaza <br /> <br /> Need to plan your wedding in a snap? This gorgeous property can do Wonders by putting together an incredibly impressive event in just a few short months with the stellar Weddings In a Moment service. If time is on your side, more traditional timelines are also available. 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa 714.540.2500 or www.westinsouthcoastplaza.com <br /> <br /> Wyndham Orange County <br /> <br /> Leave the planning to these professionals at this Costa Mesa hotel, where the outdoor lakeside setting is the ideal location for your Orange County wedding and honeymoon. Choose between the All You Need Is Love or the Simply Irresistible wedding package, and let the staff at the Wyndham take it from there. 3350 Ave of the Arts, Costa Mesa 714.751.5100 or www.wyndham.com <br /> <br /> VENUE SEARCH SERVICES <br /> <br /> Bridal Bar <br /> <br /> Providing a unique complimentary experience for discerning brides and grooms, The Bridal Bar welcomes couples to our boutique to sip champagne, taste cakes, chat with a friendly expert and preview prospective wedding vendors before settling on the perfect big day dream team. 2524 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank 310.858.0119 or www.bridalbar.com <br /> STYLE & BEAUTY <br /> <br /> ACCESSORIES AND SHOES <br /> <br /> The passionate collector <br /> <br /> This elegant, charming and edgy jeweler carries an impressive array of eclectic diamonds, pearls and gems. From their vibrant, eco-friendly collection of bangles, necklaces and earrings to their exquisite couture rings and bags The Passionate Collector is a must-see for that completely original accessory. Bridal consultations are available by appointment. 1294 South Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach 949.751.7077 or www.thepassionatecollector.com <br /> <br /> BEAUTY & FITNESS <br /> <br /> Glow Skin Care <br /> <br /> The only thing better than having beautiful makeup is having glowing, flawless skin. The team at Glow Skin Care will leave you with luminous, camera-ready skin for your wedding, offering organic facials and reinvigorating fruit-infused Microdermabrasion peels. 1724 Tustin Ave., Costa Mesa 714.501.3700 or www.glowskincareoc.com <br /> <br /> Heaven’s Makeup Bar <br /> <br /> This is one makeup service that makes everyone look and feel like a celebrity!<br /> <br /> Heaven’s Makeup Bar has a talented and dependable team of artists and stylists that use high quality products to turn every woman into a scenestealing knock-out before she heads down the aisle. 3820 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank 818.846.0823 or www.heavensmakeupbar.com <br /> <br /> Oc Hair and Makeup <br /> <br /> The talented team at OC Hair and Makeup travels to you for your big day, whether you’re in San Francisco or San Diego. The professional stylists can give you and your party any look you desire, be it minimal and natural or chic and glamorous. 800.909.3351 or www.ochairandmakeup.com <br /> <br /> Sonash <br /> <br /> Soner Kiyiskan and his team of highly skilled stylists have been transforming tresses all across SoCal, offering a wide range of services (extensions, coloring, blow outs and much more) and even a line of fine hair care products sold exclusively at Sonash. 765 West 17th Street, Unit C, Costa Mesa 949.646.4247 or www.sonash.com<br /> <br /> DRESSES AND GOWNS <br /> <br /> caprice bridal boutique Maro, the head designer and owner, worked in New York and Paris before bringing his eye for cutting edge bridal design and expertly crafted gowns to the L.A. area. With gowns that are daring yet tasteful, Caprice exudes style and originality. 131 N. Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills 310.289.1901 or www.capricebridal.com <br /> <br /> Claire Pettibone <br /> <br /> Whimsical and feminine, Claire Pettibone’s line of stunningly beautiful bridal gowns, tasteful lingerie and dazzling accessories are inspired by the California-based designer’s take on vintage style and romance. Pettibone’s elegant silhouettes, luxurious fabrics and superb detailing are timeless while being the picture of grace. 236 S. Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills 310.360.6268 or www.clairepettibone.com <br /> <br /> jenny lee Bridal <br /> <br /> This is what bespoke wedding fashion should be. Using fine silk duchess satin, taffeta and organza from Como, Italy, Jenny Lee Bridal strives for couture perfection, tailoring each gown to each client for an exceptional fit and divine feel. 7942 East Coast Hwy., Newport Beach 949.376.8100 or www.jennyleebridal.com <br /> <br /> jlm couture flagship salon <br /> <br /> Bridal wear doesn’t get more sophisticated and refined than the gowns found through JLM Couture.The multi-label bridal house is home to coveted lines Lazaro, Jim Hjelm, Hayley Paige and Alvin Valenta. With options like these, every bride will find a dress to suit her style. 352 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 424.249.3909 or www.jlmcouture.com <br /> <br /> Kirstie Kelly <br /> <br /> With heart-stopping gowns that are sweet and sensual, Kirstie Kelly’s attention to detail is superb, and comes across flawlessly in her designs. By wearing one of these amazing designs, you’re sure to leave every guest in awe as you glide to your groom. 1730 E. Holly Ave., El Segundo 310. 322.6100 or www.kirstiekelly.com <br /> <br /> Mon Amie Bridal Salon <br /> <br /> With gowns from Lazaro, Monique Lhuillier and Romona Keveza covering this 20,000 square foot Costa Mesa boutique, you and your bridesmaids are sure to find dresses that suit every taste and style. Complete the stunning looks with the store’s collection of jaw-dropping shoes, headpieces and accessories. 355 Bristol St., Costa Mesa 714.546.5700 or www.monamie.com<br /> <br /> JEWELRY <br /> <br /> Aja Jewelry <br /> <br /> Ravishing baubles from these premier jewelers are anything but basic, with stunning rings, necklaces, and earrings that will dazzle on the big day and every day after. Winner of the “2011 Jeweler’s Choice Award” these pieces are modern yet timeless. 7884 Girard Ave., La Jolla 858. 459.3300 or www.facebook.com/ajafinejewelry <br /> <br /> Cj Charles <br /> <br /> Situated in La Jolla with amazing ocean views, this company knows the jewelry business like no other, offering some of the finest new and preowned rings, necklaces and watches from Bvlgari, Cartier and Chanel. Browse the exclusive collection designed by CJ Charles, and there are experienced professionals available to assist you in designing the perfect pieces to express your love. 1135 Prospect St., La Jolla 858.454.5390 or www.cjcharles.com <br /> <br /> Gail jewelers <br /> <br /> This fine jewelry company, doesn’t just create rings, they create heirloom pieces that will be in your family for generations. The superb materials, elegant cuts and timeless designs will assure that your pieces will last a lifetime. 844 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach 714.979.1631 or www.gailjewelers.com<br /> <br /> Jewelry by mardo <br /> <br /> Using high-quality stones and time-honored design techniques, artist and Master Jeweler Mardo Ayvzyan’s passion for both his work and his clients, shows in his impeccably crafted ring designs. This is where creative couples go for pieces that are like no other. 980 West Coast Hwy., Newport Beach 949.675.1701 or www.jewelrybymardo.com <br /> <br /> Lugano Diamonds <br /> <br /> Luxury and Lugano go hand-in-hand, as this fine jeweler carries exquisite, completely original pieces that flawlessly bridge artistry and elegance. They take pride in every piece they create, and can trace the origin of every diamond that is sold in their lovely boutique. 620 Newport Center Dr. Suite #100, Newport Beach 949.720.1258 or www.luganodiamonds.com <br /> <br /> Traditional Jewelers <br /> <br /> With one of the most pristine stores in all of SoCal, it would be hard not to find your dream accessories with these veteran jewelers. Not only do they carry designer gems, they also offer an informative, in-house jewelry workshop. 203 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach 949.721.9010 or www.traditionaljewelers.com <br /> <br /> Unicorn Jewelry And Watch Boutique <br /> <br /> San Diego’s largest family-owned jewelry store houses more high quality diamonds than any other location the area, offering mesmerizing, timeless pieces from Tacori, Jaffe, Veraggio, Michael M, Natalie K and many more! 16781 Bernardo Center Dr., San Diego 858.487.6454 or www.unicornjewelry.com <br /> <br /> Winston’s Jewelers <br /> <br /> Since 1969, this premier jewelry store has gone above and beyond to provide engaged couples with the finest pieces around, specializing in large diamond and gems with rare hues. With diamonds as large as 25 carats, estate jewelry and pre-owned pieces, Winston’s selection has to be seen to be believed. 1775 Newport Blvd., Suite B, Costa Mesa 949. 645.9000 or www.winstonsnewportjewelers.com <br /> <br /> REGISTRY <br /> <br /> Gearys Of Beverly Hills <br /> <br /> If you’ve got your heart set on china, crystal and sterling silver, then this well-respected store is for you. For more than 75 years this lavish shop has been the go-to place to register for luxurious fine china, gorgeous stemware and one-of-a-kind design accents. 351 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills; 365 N. Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills www.gearys.com<br /> <br /> HOME DESIGN <br /> <br /> Erinn v maison An elegant twist on modern furniture and accessories for the home, Erinn V Maison offers custom furniture, cabinetry, rugs, lighting, wallpaper, fabrics and exceptional interior design services. Maison takes the stress out of registering for those essential home items, boasting many luxurious and sophisticated items. 319 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles 310. 247.0100 or www.erinnvmaison.com <br /> <br /> Roger’s Gardens <br /> <br /> Roger’s Gardens Floral Studio creates fresh, natural and beautiful flower arrangements for weddings and special events, from intimate family gatherings to a grand galas. The custom garden-inspired designs provide beauty and enjoyment for all occasions leaving you with a memory to last a lifetime. 2301 San Joaquin Hills Rd., Corona del Mar 949.640.5800 or www.rogersgardens.com <br /> <br /> Waterpointe Homes <br /> <br /> Waterpointe Homes of Newport Beach is a visionary, independent Southern California homebuilder. As a private company, they have the liberty to create inspired, yet appealingly priced coastal homes that cater to the needs of individual homebuyers. 210 Marine Ave. Suite D, Balboa Island 949.644.8900 or www.waterpointehomes.net<br /> <br /> DESIGN & PLANNING <br /> <br /> CAKES & SWEETS <br /> <br /> Lette Macarons <br /> <br /> Impress your guests with the quiet sophistication of Lette Macarons’ personalized mini-boxes of these delightful desserts. These French sweets, handmade with the finest ingredients, are the colorful gems of the dessert world, and Lette’s delectable selection includes salted caramel, rose and earl grey tea flavored delights. 1131 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach 949.706.8299 or www.lettemacarons.com <br /> <br /> FAVORS/GIFT BAGS<br /> <br /> B. Toffee <br /> <br /> Betsy Thagard creates some of the most luxurious toffee around, with the Newport Beach hand-crafted treats delivering a rich dose of indulgence and decadence in every buttery bite. These are gifts that your guests will rave about for weeks after your celebration. Newport Beach 949.722.9001 or www.btoffee.com <br /> <br /> FLORAL & EVENT STYLING <br /> <br /> Four Seasons Flowers and Design <br /> <br /> No matter what time of year you plan to tie the knot, this floral boutique will have any and everything your heart desires all year long. But don’t be fooled by the name: This company also offers catering, large-scale design and full service event planning. 465 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles 310.385.0202 or www.fourseasonsflowers.org <br /> <br /> La tulipe Floral Designs <br /> <br /> This family-owned floral boutique creates elegant designs, from traditional arrangements to modern and sophisticated centerpieces. No detail goes untouched at La Tulipe, and the floral designers are incredibly professional and pleasant throughout the entire process. 28985 Golden Lantern #B111, Laguna Niguel www.latulipefloraldesigns.com<br /> <br /> INVITATIONS <br /> <br /> Where’s The Party <br /> <br /> Invitations set the tone for any event, so make a good first impression with these outstanding, one-of-a-kind invitations and unique gifts. This team of award-winning designers has been creating customized invites for more than 20 years. 270 East 17th St., Costa Mesa 949.722.1803 or www.wheresthepartyoc.com <br /> <br /> WEDDING CONSULTANTS/ EVENT DESIGNERS <br /> <br /> Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events <br /> <br /> From picking the right dress to securing your lavish honeymoon, Natalie Sofer’s full-service event planning company will see to it that your every wish is fulfilled for this glorious occasion. Sofer’s expertise and can-do attitude will ease any anxious bride and groom. 310. 493.7941 or www.nataliesoferweddingsandevents.com<br /> <br /> Tahiti Tourisme North America <br /> <br /> Tahiti. The word evokes visions of an island paradise. With 118 islands boasting high, rugged mountain peaks, coral reefs, turquoise-blue lagoons and white sand, palm-fringed beaches, each island paradise has something for everyone. Start planning your dream honeymoon to the Islands of Tahiti. 310.414.8484 or www.tahititourism.com <br /> <br /> Tuscan Hills Travel <br /> <br /> Visit the Sienese countryside while residing in a charming condominium. The fully furnished unit sleeps up to six people comfortably, with a master bedroom and private bath, a second bedroom and full bath, living room with a cozy fireplace and private balcony, modern kitchen and dining room. Giacomo@tuscanhillstravel.com 714.307.6832 or www.Tuscanhillstravel.com <br /> <br /> EVENT RENTALS <br /> <br /> pow wow Your event will look anything but ordinary once you meet Melissa Strukel, who specializes in providing vintage flare via this furniture rental company. From Victorian elegance to art-deco glamour, no era is out of Pow Wow’s reach. 619.994.9278 or www.powwowvintagerentals.com <br /> <br /> PHOTOGRAPHY, MUSIC & MORE <br /> <br /> PHOTOGRAPHY <br /> <br /> jose villa photography <br /> <br /> Named one of the most influential photographers of the past decade by Photo District News, Jose Villa is the pioneer of the fine-art approach to wedding photography. He shoots with film for a soft, artisan affect, and the resulting almost ethereal tones marking his photos keep the industry buzzing about his Midas touch. 805.688.8654 or www.josevillaphoto.com <br /> <br /> karina Pires Photography <br /> <br /> Karina, who first began snapping images in her native Brazil, has a masterful eye for color, framing and composition, turning every photo into a work of art. By paying attention to the smallest details and possessing a passion for wedding photography, Karnia’s timeless images will last a lifetime and beyond. 323.459.8139 or www.karinapiresphotography.com <br /> <br /> Photography By Naoe <br /> <br /> Since picking up her father’s 35mm camera at the age of 7, Naoe hasn’t been able to put it down, bringing creativity and superior professionalism to her powerful images. Couples who want dramatic photos with a bit of edge are in good hands with this L.A.-based photographer. 264 South La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills 310.289.1802 or www.naoepix.com<br /> <br /> BOUDOIR PHOTOGRAPHY <br /> <br /> Esme & Eve Photography <br /> <br /> Esme & Eve create unforgettable experiences for their clientele that culminate in beautiful and original images. Their signature style exudes a classic feel with a contemporary twist. With two fine art degrees and decades of combined professional photography experience, they excel at capturing the female form at its finest. 201 S. Santa Fe Ave., Suite 301, Los Angeles 310.561.6561 or www.esmeandeve.com<br /> <br /> <br />
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