California Wedding Day's Best of 2017: The Winners

We salute this year’s top wedding vendors, all gifted with creativity and ready to make your wedding dreams a reality. These shining stars represent Southern California’s best, from Los Angeles, Orange County, Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo, as voted upon by California brides, vendors and our staff.

LOS ANGELES  

OVERALL VENDOR   
Good Gracious! Events 

EVENT DESIGN   
Kristin Banta Events 

WEDDING PLANNER   
Kristeen LaBrot Events  

FLORIST  
Eddie Zaratsian Lifestyle & Design  

PHOTOGRAPHER   
Brian Leahy 

VIDEOGRAPHER   
Elysium Productions  

NEW RECEPTION SITE   
The Modern  

OUTDOOR VENUE   
Cielo Farms 

INDOOR VENUE   
Vibiana 

BEST RESORT FOR A WEDDING   
Terranea Resort   

CATERER 
Contemporary Catering    

BEST RENTALS 
Luxe Linen  

LIVE MUSIC 
The Replicas Music 

DJ 
Hey Mr DJ  

INVITATION DESIGNER   
Jasmin Michelle Designs 

WEDDING CAKES   
Fantasy Frostings

WEDDING DRESS SHOP   
JLM Couture  

CUSTOM GOWN DESIGNER 
Rmine  

HAIR/MAKEUP 
Make-Up Therapy  

 

ORANGE COUNTY 

OVERALL VENDOR  
24 Carrots  

WEDDING PLANNER  
Trina Schmidt Weddings & Special Events

EVENT DESIGN  
Shawna Yamamoto Event Design 

FLORIST  
Flowers by Cina 

PHOTOGRAPHER  (Tie!)
Chard Photo and Lin and Jirsa Photography

VIDEOGRAPHER  
Hoo Films  

NEW RECEPTION SITE  
The Ranch Laguna Beach 

OUTDOOR VENUE  
Rancho Las Lomas 

INDOOR VENUE  
Richard Nixon Library  

BEST RESORT FOR A WEDDING  
The Resort at Pelican Hill 

CATERER  
24 Carrots  

BEST RENTALS  
Found Rentals 

LIVE MUSIC  
Society Band 

DJ  
Waveform Events  

INVITATION DESIGNER  
Honeycrisp Designs   

WEDDING CAKES  
Simply Sweet Cakery  

DRESS SHOP 
Mon Amie Bridal  

CUSTOM GOWN DESIGNER  
Rmine  

MAKEUP & HAIR 
Design Visage  

 

VENTURA COUNTY/SANTA BARBARA

OVERALL VENDOR 
Party Pleasers  

EVENT DESIGN   
Percy Sales Events  

WEDDING PLANNER  
Event of the Season  

FLORIST   
Unique Floral Designs   

PHOTOGRAPHER   
Jenny Quicksall Photography 

VIDEOGRAPHER   
Lucas Rossi 

NEW RECEPTION SITE   
Quail Ranch  

OUTDOOR VENUE   
Sunstone Villa  

INDOOR VENUE   
Bacara Resort  

RESORT FOR A WEDDING  
San Ysidro Ranch  

CATERER   
Command Performance  

BEST RENTALS  
Party Pleasers  

LIVE MUSIC   
West Coast Music    

DJ   
Gavin Roy Presents  

INVITATION DESIGNER   
Sophia Loves Letters   

WEDDING CAKES   
Frost It Cakery  

WEDDING DRESS SHOP   
Camarillo Bridal  

CUSTOM GOWN DESIGNER   
Elizabeth McKenzie  

HAIR/MAKEUP   
Cheek to Cheek Artistry  

 

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

OVERALL VENDOR   
All About Events  

EVENT DESIGN    
Lovelyfest Events  

WEDDING PLANNER  
Danae Grace Events  

FLORIST  
Noonan's Wine Country Designs  

PHOTOGRAPHER   
Jen Rodriquez   

VIDEOGRAPHER    
Patrick Ang  

NEW RECEPTION SITE     
Oyster Ridge    

OUTDOOR VENUE  
Greengate Ranch & Vineyard  

INDOOR VENUE    
Tooth & Nail Winery    

RESORT FOR A WEDDING   
The Cliffs Resort 

CATERER    
Field to Table   

BEST RENTALS   
All About Events   

LIVE MUSIC    
Matt Cross  

DJ    
Kramer Events     

INVITATION DESIGNER   
Salt & Stag      

WEDDING CAKES   
Paper Cake Events 

WEDDING DRESS SHOP  
Moondance Bridal   

CUSTOM GOWN DESIGNER  
Elizabeth McKenzie  

MAKEUP / HAIR 
The Queens Bees