Thursday, September 29 2016

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something Pacific blue. While that’s not how the saying goes, the unlimited sun, surf, scenery and sand that characterize these California properties will have you calling for a rewrite. Whether you crave a toes-in-the-sand ceremony or sweeping views from atop a cliff, these 11 oceanside resorts are dream destinations for tying the knot.

SAN DIEGO

Wednesday, September 28 2016

Having met in wine club during their time at law school, newlyweds Caroline and Dan perfectly highlighted their love of wine in a Greek celebration at the Bel Air Bay Club in Los Angeles. Dan proposed to Caroline in the stunning Los Olivos wine country amidst family and friends and continued the celebration all weekend long in an exquisite rental home in the picturesque hills.

Monday, September 26 2016

1. BLOSSOM BLAST (above)

Jimmy Choo’s glittering Lorelai d’Orsay pump is a head turner. Leather petals in tones of silver and copper are hand-attached with a gold stud and finished with a sleek gold heel—perfect for a glam garden party. $1,495, multiple locations, jimmychoo.com.

2. 1920’S FLAIR

Friday, September 23 2016

Los Angeles–based Nicole Alexandra Designs’ aesthetic is driven by textures, layers and natural elements—from wood and stone to glass and greenery. “Organic touches can be found throughout my designs, especially in the more modern ones,” notes owner Nicole Gillis. “Different textures and patinas add complexity and depth to any table, which leads to a believable and approachable design.” With a passion for color and flowers, Gillis set to work incorporating both into this inspiration board.

Wednesday, September 21 2016

Jamie and Tom wanted their day to be relaxed and intimate with their closest friends and family. Since their guest list was just under 100, Green Apple Events suggested the set up two large family-style tables to create a close-knit feeling. The beautiful spring day allowed for the sunlight to splash through the Loft windows enhancing the feeling of timeless romance. The sprawling dining tables were draped in ninety feet of eucalyptus garland with a touch of pink and white flowers highlighting the reception area.