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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
Found Rentals

For over 15 years, Found Rentals has a beautiful collection of both well-loved furniture pieces and re-imagined designs sourced from locations like the California coast, Texas, the Mid-Atlantic region, Hungary and France. The Found Collection is an ever-evolving, constantly growing combination one-of-a-kind items, all picked by hand for their history and charm. Every piece has a story. Make them part of yours.

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!

1275 E 6th StreetLos Angeles, CA 90021
Los Angeles, 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
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

Trained under world-renowned floral designer and rehearsed in the creative fields of pottery, drawing, pastel, watercolor, Ikebana, Feng Shui, and Interior Design, Winne van Heerden of FlorUnique brings a diverse eye to her floral artistry. She is passionate about crafting beautiful floral arrangements, drawing upon various color combinations, texture and always with a unique floral touch. 

Photo: Jannet Blas Photography

608 N Francisca Ave
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
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
Rolling Hills Country Club

With a sweeping Los Angeles cityscape-to-South Bay panoramic views, your wedding will take place in a $67-million reinvention of what a private club can be. Rolling Hills Country Club’s exquisite brand new 70,000-square-foot clubhouse—designed by premier architect Robert Altevers (Big Canyon, The Grand Del Mar, The Resort at Pelican Hill, and more)—offers an unequaled blending of refined amenities, accommodating spaces and state-of-the-art technology. For couples looking to host a refined, sophisticated and one-of-a-kind affair, the most exciting addition to the South Bay community is welcoming bookings for December 2017 and beyond. Photo: The Vondys

1 Chandler Ranch Road
Rolling Hills Estates, CA
310.326.4343 #239
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

Finding the perfect wedding professional could be as simple as asking a friend or as daunting as going through a formal review and selection process. To make your journey in finding the best vendors, we asked around for you, interviewed each of these companies, got to know who they are, and hand-selected them for our HAUTE LIST. Here is the inside scoop of what we've learned.