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Intimate Nuptials in Napa Valley

I should probably just go ahead and apologize to the groom behind this next wedding. Because while he is incredibly handsome and I’m sure quite lovely, I can’t take my eyes off his bride. Her stunning smile, her relaxed boho chic vibe, her glow that every bride sort of craves. All captured perfectly by Caroline Yoon. And there is so much more of her – and their lovely wedding – right here in the gallery.


From Caroline Yoon Fine Art PhotographyStephanie and Brian’s intimate and elegant wedding was nothing short of perfection. They were wed surrounded by their closest friends and family at a private residence in Napa Valley, California. Their wedding day was truly a collaboration of talented friends and family who offered up their talents for the florals, the wedding cake, and many other thoughtful details. It was a beautiful, honest, and heartfelt wedding, and I feel special to have been a part of it.

Photography: Caroline Yoon Fine Art Photography | Wedding Gown: Isabel Marant | Cake: Sugar Bloom Bakery | Catering: Ann Walker Catering | DJ: Noel Wayne | Groom's Attire: J.Crew | Makeup: Tahni Smith | Reception Dress: Lover | Venue: Private Residence

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Garden Sophistication with a Pop of Pink

A pop of pink is something we wholeheartedly stand behind and one that Leslie and Rosemary of Rosemary Events  have mastered the art of. This elegant, all-white, garden affair is infused with moments of sheer pink bliss, a.k.a. florals by Flowerwild that are wildly romantic and images by Jose Villa that take this already gorgeous wedding and makes it shine a little brighter.


From the Bride… We wanted our day to reflect the love we have for each other and our family and friends. Most importantly, we wanted it to be fun! We fell in love with the Beltane Ranch in Sonoma the moment we saw it. The quaint yellow house was the perfect backdrop and the views during sunset were absolutely breathtaking! We weren’t sure where to start but thankfully we found Rosemary and Leslie. They guided us every step of the way and the day was more beautiful than we could have ever imagined. They helped us transform the ranch into the most elegant setting for our special day.

Walking down the aisle with my dad while the string quartet played my favorite song “Falling Slowly”, exchanging the vows we wrote to each other, the stunning candlelit bar, our beautiful table settings and flowers, our first dance as husband and wife, walking around the ranch during sunset to take pictures, Jackson’s delivery of ice cream sandwiches -Blake’s favorite – and dancing under the stars all night on a packed dance floor are some of our favorite memories of a day packed with incredible moments!

Photography: Jose Villa Photography | Invitations: Olive Route | Catering: The Girl And The Fig Caters | Hair And Makeup: The Make Up Dolls | Lighting: Twilight Design | Ceremony/Cocktail Hour Music: Effesenden | Day Of Papers: Tiny Pine Press | Florals & Design: Kate Holt Flowerwild | Ice Cream Cart: Jackson's Ice-Cycle | Linens: La Tavola | Planning & Design: Leslie & Rosemary At Rosemary Events | Reception Music: Josh Dukes Of Boutique DJs | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals | Rentals: Hartmann Studios | Shuttles: Pure Luxury | Venue: Beltane Ranch

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Doie Lounge Robes + A Giveaway!

When it comes to looking glam from start to finish on your big day, look no further than Doie Lounge. These gorgeous + eco-friendly robes add a special touch to getting ready on wedding morning, but also make beautiful (and practical!) gifts for your ladies!

Made locally in Los Angeles of natural + sustainable fabrics, the Doie Lounge robes not only look amazing in “getting ready” photos, but they’re also a gift your ladies will wear again and again! Available in sizes x-small to x-large (and xxs in the Lilian robe!), these pretties look beautiful on both short and tall frames — and they stay put with both inner and outer silk ties! Available in a wide variety of colors and combinations (there’s now a blush colored robe called Betty!), there are even discounts for buying in bulk (here).

How gorgeous?! And if you’re not seeing the exact color combo you’re looking for, be sure to email sara{at} who can help you come up with the perfect robe! Also, be sure to ask if there are any robes available that aren’t pictured on the site as there are sometimes styles hiding behind the scenes. And be sure to check out these real Doie Lounge bridal parties (here.). OH — there’s more!


The Prize: A lucky reader will win a Willa robe from Doie Lounge in XS/S! If the winner needs another size, she can choose a different style robe. 

To Enter: Visit the Doie site and pick out your favorite style! Then head back over here and comment below with which one you like best.

To Win: One winner will be selected at random and announced in the WIUP on Friday, August 1, 2014

Terms & Conditions: Can all be found right here.  Good luck my dears! xoxo

Photo Credits: Valorie Darling Photography | Hair: Trace Hennigsen | Makeup: Artistry by Danika  |   Lydia Daniller |  Calloway Gable Photography  |  Maggie Thalheimer of Gerber and Scarpelli | Jeff Tisman Photograph


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