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Best of 2019 Welcomes Guests to a Celestial Inspired Evening

Gates of Heaven Design by Bella Vita Events & Belle of the Ball
By: 
Laura Cross

DTLA’s historic Vibiana set the stage for the awards show on May 14th, where the wedding industry was celebrated and winners were announced. This year’s event design was truly heaven on earth, flawlessly coordinated and executed by the creative teams of Nicole Alexandra Designs, Bella Vita Events, Kristeen LaBrot Events and Flawless Weddings & Events who joined forces with Vibiana, and lead planners Salynn Simon of Events with a Kick and Natalie Sofer of Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events, plus a talented team of vendors (see full list below) to produce an ethereal evening. To create the overall vision and branding for the event, our CWD team worked closely with the creative Jasmin Michelle Designs, who artfully turned out the invitations, signage, dance floor design and more for the evening. 

Taking the reigns to introduce the guests to the evening, Bella Vita Events and Belle of the Ball Designs fabricated a mystical entrance which led guests in to the cathedral. Upon arrival, guests were transported to the “Gates of Heaven,” a collaborative design by Deborah James of Bella Vita Events and Jen Rothfield of Belle of the Ball Designs, which led attendees through a dreamy sensory experience. A whimsical display of lush, romantic florals and candlelight created an elegant ambience while the reverberating strums of a cellist and lively vocals of a gospel choir generated excitement to for attendees as they entered Vibiana’s Main Hall. To enhance the overall experience, ScentEvents boosted the atmosphere with a “heavenly” aroma that induced a sense of euphoria while angelic vocals from City Connection Entertainment's choir and harpist completed the gateway to heaven.


Photos by Carissa Woo Photography
Photos by Carissa Woo
Photos by Carissa Woo Photography

Photo by Carissa Woo
Photos by Carissa Woo Photography
Photos by Lucas Rossi
Photos by Lucas Rossi Photography
Photos by Lucas Rossi
Photos by Lucas Rossi Photography

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