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The Haute List: South Bay

Terranea Resort

Situated upon coastal bluffs with sweeping views of the Pacific, words alone can’t describe why Terranea Resort is the perfect wedding destination. To truly understand it, you have to experience it yourself. Along with more than 135,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space, Terranea occupies only one-quarter of its 102-acre site, allowing guests to enjoy more than 75 acres of untouched, natural landscape and panoramic 270-degree ocean views throughout the lavish resort.

100 Terranea Way
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Flower Duet


Stunning floral design from arches to bouquets and boutonnières to centerpieces are the hallmarks of Flower Duet sisters, Kit and Casey. As sought-after educators in the field of floral design, Kit and Casey bring to their clients a casual elegance that is always current. By combining their deep foundation in design, luxury customer service, and project management, your wedding flowers will not only be brilliant and unforgettable, but your experience will be stress-free. Photo: Holding & Co. Photography

2675 Skypark Drive Suite 205
Torrance, CA
David Krieger

David Krieger is a professional DJ and MC based in Los Angeles. Although he started his career over a decade ago as a radio DJ and MTV VJ, Krieger believes the best events happen seamlessly, with one chapter of the evening effortlessly flowing into the next. Photo: Will Chang Photography

Los Angeles, CA
Verandas Beach House

Enjoy exclusive use of a chic, twostory, contemporary beach house just steps from the beach in Southern California. Verandas Beach House is the perfect location for your wedding or special event. The upstairs offers impressive ocean and sunset views with a decorative fireplace, relaxing lounge space and granite bar. Outside, the lush garden - featuring a koi pond and lovely arched trellis - provides a peaceful, romantic setting. And downstairs, the dining room defines casual elegance, where your guests will enjoy gourmet cuisine and superior service. Photo: Figlewicz Photography

Manhattan Beach, CA
Nicole Alexandra Designs

An award winning full service, all-inclusive wedding planning boutique, Nicole Alexandra Designs strives to make your wedding planning fun and stress free, while ensuring your wedding day is the gorgeous and memorable celebration you have envisioned.  With an emphasis on listening and understanding each client’s unique needs, they develop exquisite concepts and bring them to fruition! Photo: Valerie Darling Photography

106 Pearl St
Redondo Beach, CA
La Venta Inn

Enjoy exclusive use of a luxury, ocean-view estate that features award-winning gourmet cuisine, unique ceremony and reception décor, inspiring views, and excellent service. La Venta Inn features a courtyard entrance perfect for a cocktail gathering, and the Great Room boasts a magnificent stone fireplace, domed ceilings, romantic Spanish architecture and windows that overlook the vast Pacific Ocean. Additional amenities included at your La Venta Inn event are complimentary parking, a built-in hardwood dance floor and provided dining essentials: tables, fruitwood chairs, linens, china and glassware.

796 Vía Del Monte
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Bridal Elegance

Step into their beautiful salon and experience best in class service, selection and FUN! Bridal Elegance offers specially selected lines of gowns, dresses, accessories and formal wear to brides and their bridal parties, mothers and grooms. Multi-year winner of The Knot’s Best of Weddings award... come see why! They welcome each bride, family and friends to Bridal Elegance and strive to find the perfect dress and accessories to make her bridal dreams come true. 

2172 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA
Carissa Woo Photography

A mix of fine art, candid and fun explains Carissa Woo Photography. You will see pops of color and genuine emotion in every photo. Carissa has a deep relationship with every client and that is something that differentiates her from the rest!

1560 West Artesia Blvd. C
Gardena, CA
At Your Door Events

At Your Door Events brings together all the elements that culminate in a wedding as unique as the couple getting married. These talented ladies, Sara and Jenny develop the planning and design process to suit the individual personalities, tastes and traditions of their clients, and bring their knowledge and creativity to carefully handcraft every detail. Through the celebration of your wedding, your family and friends will experience your unique love story! Photo: Kimberlee Miller Photography

4439 1/2 E. Village Rd
Long Beach, CA