I adore a laid-back affair just as much as the next person, but give me a classic soiree literally dripping in elegant details and be.still.my.heart. So this pretty little party from the lens of Carmen Santorelli? Sort of my everything. Think gorgeous styling from Casa Siena Design, florals from Nisie’s Enchanted Florist and a Monique L’Huillier gown that is all sorts of awesome. See it all in THE VAULT.
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From Carmen Santorelli… I am thrilled to share Shery and Mehdi’s stunning wedding with you! They are such a beautiful couple inside and out and their wedding day was a joy to capture. There were so many perfect details and traditions that really spoke to Shery and Mehdi as a couple and made the big day personal.
The couple chose the stunning Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills as their reception venue. They had both organic elements incorporated in the decor while maintaining an elegant and timeless feel. I loved the white florals with whimsical greenery and gold highlights throughout the ceremony details. One of my favorite elements of their day were the cello and violin players that lined up the entire walkway at the mansion, during their cocktail hour. The ceremony incorporated beautiful Persian traditions, and the dove release has been by far one of the most incredible things I’ve photographed at a wedding. Congratulations to the happy couple!
Photography: Carmen Santorelli Photography | Event Design: Casa Siena Design | Event Planning: Bridal & Event Lounge | Floral Design: Nisie's Enchanted Florist | Wedding Dress: Inbal Dror | Cake: Cake Studio LA | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Monique Lhuillier | Hair + Makeup: Beauty By Melina | Lighting: Bridal & Event Lounge | Band: Kamran & Hooman | Groom's Attire: Hugo Boss Red Label | Venue: Greystone Mansion | Getting Ready Venue: Montage Beverly Hills | Rentals: Revelry Event Designers
One of our favorite ways to spend a Saturday? A meet and greet with the newest members of our SMP family, aka, those fab vendors that know everything there is to know about bringing the pretty. So today we’re talking shop with Susan Dunne, a planner extraordinaire that designs and coordinates some of the prettiest affairs you will ever lay your eyes upon. See for yourself (and fall in love) below.
From Weddings by Susan Dunne… After working in the fashion retail industry for several years, my exceptional work ethic and perfectionist nature led me down a path of visual display coordination for a well-known Fortune 500 company. This further ignited my innate passion for design and I began leveraging my professional experience to assist couples in planning one of the most memorable days of their lives. Being part of a couple’s most important day with their friends and loves ones is an unparalleled privilege to me.
I have always had a keen eye for fashion, style and a discriminating taste for food. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to be part of the planning process of such a joyous occasion. As a wedding planner, certified by the Associations of Bridal Consultants, my goal is to surpass all expectations while creating an extraordinary event which overflows with elegance, refinement, and sophistication.
We offer full service wedding planning, as well as Day of Coordination.
We all have friends and family that have been affected one way or another by debilitating conditions, illnesses, diseases or catastrophic events. Whether by contributing spare change, volunteering at an event, or just simply spreading the word, every little bit can help raise awareness for a multitude of causes. As a show of our commitment to giving back, 5% of all proceeds will be distributed evenly amongst Autism Speaks, Joslin Diabetes Center and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Any couple who books with Weddings by Susan Dunne by 10.1.2016 and mentions promo code “Style Me Pretty” will receive 20% off their wedding services!
Photography: Kate Haus | Wedding Planner: Weddings by Susan Dunne | Flowers: Sweet Pea's Custom Florals | Wedding Dress: JLM Couture, Inc | Hair Stylist: Kayley Vandenberg | Mansion: Greystone Mansion
We know you’ve been dreaming of your wedding gown since before you were even engaged, so now that it’s time to find “the one,” settling for less than perfect is NOT an option. Enter Ieie’s Bridal Dress Boutique, a sweet little shop with a never-ending supply of vintage-inspired, beautifully modest gowns that are all sorts of pretty. Perfect dress in one, two, three? Absolutely.
From sophisticated lace fabrics to intricately crafted details to stunning silhouettes that are beyond flattering, Ieie’s Bridal Dress Boutique knows everything there is to know about creating a dress that will make your heart happy. Think glamorous fit and flares, princess-style ballgowns and amazing a-line pretties… just to name a few. Not to mention that Ieie’s Bridal Dress Boutique specializes in making customized wedding dresses for brides all over the world, which means that whether you are saying “I do” in London, New York or San Francisco, the knowledgeable staff at Ieie’s Bridal Dress Boutique will handle your every need. We love that.
High-quality, truly affordable and beyond anything you’ve ever imagined… contact Ieie’s Bridal Dress Boutique to begin your journey towards that modest dress of your dreams. And make sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for even more gorgeous inspiration.