California Wedding Day's Best of 2017: The Finalists

The votes are in for California Wedding Day's annual awards program, Best of 2017, honoring the most innovative and creative talent in the wedding industry from Los Angeles, Orange County and Central Coast! The finalists were chosen by their peers through an open voting process held online at californiaweddingday.com. 

Winners will be announced at the vibrant So-Cal wedding industry‚Äôs event of the year at Vibiana on May 23 and will be published in the Summer 2017 issue of California Wedding Day. 

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LOS ANGELES  

OVERALL VENDOR   
Good Gracious! Events 
Wedding Estates  
Terranea Resort  
Mindy Weiss  

EVENT DESIGN   
Kristin Banta Events 
Sterling Engagements  
Sweet Emilia Jane  
Nicole Alexandra Designs  

WEDDING PLANNER   
Kristeen LaBrot Events  
Marisa Nicole Events  
At Your Door Events  
Hylah White Special Events  

FLORIST 
Lilla Bello Floral Artistry and Event Design  
Lotus & Lily Floral Design  
Eddie Zaratsian Lifestyle & Design  
Rebelle Fleurs  
Flower Duet   

PHOTOGRAPHER   
Brian Leahy  
Valorie Darling  
Maya Myers  
Brian Saculles  

VIDEOGRAPHER   
Elysium Productions  
Expressionary Films  
SharkPig  
Blue Kite Cinema   

NEW RECEPTION SITE   
The Modern  
At The P  
Howl Event Space  
Wilshire Loft   

OUTDOOR VENUE   
Cielo Farms 
Triunfo Creek  
Saddlerock Ranch  
La Venta Inn  

INDOOR VENUE   
Vibiana 
The Ebell of Los Angeles  
Noor  
Millwick   

BEST RESORT FOR A WEDDING   
Terranea Resort   
The Langham Pasadena 
Fairmont Santa Monica  
Casa Del Mar  

CATERER 
Contemporary Catering  
Wolfgang Puck  
Modern Art Catering  
Good Gracious! Events   

BEST RENTALS 
Luxe Linen  
Premiere Party Rentals  
Classic Party Rentals  
204 Events  

LIVE MUSIC 
The Replicas Music 
Elan Artists  
Bob Gail Special Events  
West Coast Music  

DJ 
Hey Mr DJ  
Krieger  
Vox DJ  
Dart Collective  
VIP DJ   

INVITATION DESIGNER   
Jasmin Michelle Designs 
Paper Crew  
Copper Willow  
Prim & Pixie  

WEDDING CAKES   
Fantasy Frostings
Vanilla Bake Shop  
Superfine Bakery   
Butter End Cakery   

WEDDING DRESS SHOP   
JLM Couture  
A Bride By Samantha 
Panache Bridal  
Lovella Bridal  

CUSTOM GOWN DESIGNER 
Rmine  
Jinza Bridal  
Madeleine Fig  
Elizabeth McKenzie  

HAIR/MAKEUP
Mobile Bridal Salon 
Makeup Therapy  
Face It Sugar  
PAGE Beauty 

ORANGE COUNTY 

OVERALL VENDOR  
24 Carrots  
Friar Tux Shop  
Found Vintage  
LVL Weddings & Events 

WEDDING PLANNER  
Trina Schmidt Weddings & Special Events
Platinum Weddings by Kerrie  
Events by Robin  
Confetti Skies   

EVENT DESIGN  
Shawna Yamamoto Event Design 
Inviting Occasions  
A Good Affair  
Details Details   

FLORIST  
Flowers by Cina 
Bloom of Time  
Square Root Designs  
French Buckets  
Lavenders Florals 

PHOTOGRAPHER  
Lin & Jirsa  
Chard Photo  
John & Joseph Photography  
Kristina Lee   

VIDEOGRAPHER  
Hoo Films  
Lin & Jirsa  
Boffo Video  
Watertree Events  

NEW RECEPTION SITE  
The Ranch Laguna Beach 
Ole Hanson Beach Club  
Casino San Clemente  
Pasea Hotel  

OUTDOOR VENUE  
Rancho Las Lomas 
Franciscan Gardens  
Surf and Sand Resort  
Old Ranch Country Club  

INDOOR VENUE  
Richard Nixon Library  
The Estate on Second  
Colony House  
The 1912  

BEST RESORT FOR A WEDDING  
The Resort at Pelican Hill 
Waterfront Beach Resort  
Montage Laguna Beach  
Monarch Beach Resort  

CATERER  
24 Carrots  
Jay's Catering 
Summit Events  
Colette's Catering & Events  

BEST RENTALS  
Found Rentals 
Sun Drop Vintage 
Party Pieces by Perry  
Baker Party Rentals  

LIVE MUSIC  
Society Band 
Luxury Entertainment Group  
Joshua Vietti   
The Replicas Music 

DJ  
Waveform Events  
Elevated Pulse 
Honored Occasions  
Soundwave Productions   

INVITATION DESIGNER  
Honeycrisp Designs  
Darla Marie Designs  
Heidi Davidson Design 
Jasmin Michelle Designs  

WEDDING CAKES  
Simply Sweet Cakery  
Sweet Art Fine Swiss Confectioners  
Berries & Blush  
Beverly's Best   

DRESS SHOP 
Mon Amie Bridal  
Blush Bridal  
The White Dress  
Mary Me Bridal  

CUSTOM GOWN DESIGNER  
Rmine  
Jinza Bridal   
Madeleine Fig   
Elizabeth McKenzie  

MAKEUP & HAIR 
Design Visage  
Flawless Faces  
Vanity Belle 
Swell Beauty  

VENTURA COUNTY/SANTA BARBARA

OVERALL VENDOR 
Party Pleasers  
Spark Creative   
Studio 110  
Percy Sales Events 

EVENT DESIGN   
Percy Sales Events  
Magnolia Event Design 
Event of the Season 
Toast Event Design  

WEDDING PLANNER  
Event of the Season  
Karen Marie Events  
Jill & Co 
An Enlightened Event  

FLORIST   
Unique Floral Designs   
Knot Just Flowers   
Camellia Floral Design  
XO Bloom  

PHOTOGRAPHER   
Jenny Quicksall Photography 
Lucas Rossi Photography  
Tana Hayes Photography 
Kristen Beinke  

VIDEOGRAPHER   
Lucas Rossi 
Satellite Films  
Hoo Films  

NEW RECEPTION SITE   
Quail Ranch  
Brookview Ranch  
Kestrel Park  
The Narrative Loft  

OUTDOOR VENUE   
Sunstone Villa  
Quail Ranch  
Camarillo Ranch House  
Cielo Farms 

INDOOR VENUE   
Bacara Resort  
Camarillo Ranch House  
Spanish Hills Country Club   
Sherwood Country Club  

RESORT FOR A WEDDING  
San Ysidro Ranch  
Bacara Resort  
Four Seasons Santa Barbara The Biltmore  
Four Seasons Westlake Village   

CATERER   
Command Performance  
Catering Connection  
Seasons Catering  
Pure Joy  

BEST RENTALS  
Party Pleasers  
Ventura Rentals  
The Tent Merchant  
A Rental Connection  

LIVE MUSIC   
West Coast Music  
Ybarra Music  
JSH Music Productions   
Organic String Quartet  

DJ   
Gavin Roy  Presents  
Elegant Entertainment 
GTZ Entertainment  
Music by Bonnie   

INVITATION DESIGNER   
Sophia Loves Letters   
Lazaro Press Design  
Pomegranate Paper Company  
Minted.com   

WEDDING CAKES   
Frost It Cakery  
Lele Patisserie 
Sweet Art Bake Shop  
Sugar Lab Bakeshop  

WEDDING DRESS SHOP   
Camarillo Bridal  
Bella Mucci's Bridal  Couture 
Kay's Bridal  
Bella Bridal  

CUSTOM GOWN DESIGNER   
Elizabeth McKenzie  
Mercedes Trump  
Jinza Bridal  
RMine  

HAIR/MAKEUP   
Cheek to Cheek Artistry  
Blushing Beauty   
TEAM Hair and Makeup  
Luna Bella  

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

OVERALL VENDOR   
All About Events  
Kramer Events   
The Cliffs Resort  
Greengate Ranch  & Vineyard 

EVENT DESIGN    
Lovelyfest Events  
Karson Butler Events   
Danae Grace Events   
Davia Lee Weddings & Events  

WEDDING PLANNER  
Danae Grace Events  
Anna Fergus, The Cliff's Resort  
Le Festin  Events  
Vino Therapy Events   

FLORIST  
Noonan's Wine Country Designs  
Wilder Floral Co  
Adornments Florals and Finery  
Precious & Blooming   

PHOTOGRAPHER   
Jen Rodriquez   
Kelsea Holder  
Yvonne Goll  
Alexandra Wallace  

VIDEOGRAPHER    
Patrick Ang  
Cana Video   
SLOtography   
Steelhead Cinema 

NEW RECEPTION SITE     
Oyster Ridge    
Terra Mia Vineyard  
Tooth & Nail Winery   
Pepper Tree Ranch  

OUTDOOR VENUE  
Greengate Ranch & Vineyard  
Oyster Ridge   
Higuera Ranch   
Spreafico Farms  

INDOOR VENUE    
Tooth & Nail Winery 
Dana Powers House  
The Cliff's Resort  
Greengate Ranch      

RESORT FOR A WEDDING   
The Cliffs Resort 
Madonna Inn 
Dolphin Bay Resort   
Allegretto Vineyard Resort    

CATERER    
Field to Table   
Trumpet Vine    
Gusto on the Go   
Zest it Up     

BEST RENTALS   
All About Events   
Central Coast Tent and Party  
BBJ Linen   
Got You Cover'd   

LIVE MUSIC    
Matt Cross  
Bear Market Riot   
Dan Curcio/Moonshiner Collective  
Dart Collective/The Shrines 

DJ    
Kramer Events   
Phase 1 Mobile DJ /DJ Bob  
Modern Symphony  
Central Coast Premier Entertainment    

INVITATION DESIGNER   
Salt & Stag  
Fete & Quill   
Paper Sky Store  
Bourbon Blue Cards     

WEDDING CAKES   
Paper Cake Events 
Just Baked SLO  
The Cakestress  
Cake Cathedral  

WEDDING DRESS SHOP  
Moondance Bridal   
Something Bridal   
David's Bridal  
A Heart's Desire Bridal  

CUSTOM GOWN DESIGNER  
Rmine   
Jinza Bridal   
Madeleine Fig   
Elizabeth McKenzie  

MAKEUP /Hair   
Candace Miller Makeup  
Brit Tarr   
The Queens Bees   
To Have and to Hold