California: Golden Summer

March 22, 2017
Words by Jennifer Stein
Photos courtesy of Caroline Tran Photography

A wedding is the dawn of a new life together as a couple. The beginning and end of each day inspired this photo shoot – meant to represent the colors of the sunrise, sunset and the sky’s natural ombré. To recreate this gorgeous vision for your own event, reference the vendor list below. We would like to extend a special thanks to All You Need is Love Events for the planning and Be Inspired PR for the production.

1: Our couple basks in their love and the warmth of the setting sun. He’s handsome in a suit from Groom Studio and she’s beautiful in the “Luna” gown by Amy Kuschel, a dramatic veil by Ariel Jennifer Taub and carrying a bouquet by The Hidden Garden.

2: Triunfo Creek Vineyards in Agoura Hills, California provides the backdrop for this intimate tablescape. Vibrant centerpieces by The Hidden Garden pop against the wood table and chairs from Pretty Vintage Rentals.

3 & 5-6: These sunset-inspired bouquets and boutonniere by The Hidden Garden add romance and drama to the day.

4: The “Luna” gown by Amy Kuschel features Maypops Guipure lace on both the shoulders and back yoke – adding texture and elegance to the sheath silhouette.

7: Warm, sunnny colors and a watercolor ombré add personality to this stationery by GubbaGumma Studio. Calligraphy by Twinkle & Toast.

8: Gold-tinged place settings and amber and blush goblets, courtesy of Borrowed Blu, pop against the wood table from Pretty Vintage Rentals and are enriched by the detailed centerpieces by The Hidden Garden.

9 & 11-12: Personality and pizazz take center stage with these details: ombré escort cards and colorful geometric stationery by GubbaGumma Studio with calligraphy by Twinkle & Toast and wooden drink stirrers and place cards by Delovely Details.

10: Wooden, personalized place cards by Delovely Details and watercolor table numbers by GubbaGumma Studio add a touch of whimsy.

13: Guests are encouraged to lounge on sophisticated and glam furniture courtesy of Pretty Vintage Rentals.

14-15: Gorgeous bites by Contemporary Catering prepare guests to indulge on colorful cakes and desserts by Beverly’s Best Bakery. The dessert display dresser is courtesy of Pretty Vintage Rentals.

16: Our bridal party toasts to love with amber goblets courtesy of Borrowed Blu and lush centerpieces by The Hidden Garden.

17: Our groom’s suit is courtesy of Groom Studio and his tie is from The Grunion Run. Our bride is at ease in the elegant “Luna” gown by Amy Kuschel.

18: These four radiate happiness and celebrate during a California sunset.

19: Our bridesmaids complement the color palette in dresses by Joanna August. Their bountiful bouquets are each by The Hidden Garden. Their lovely hair and makeup is by Fiore Beauty.

20: Our hearts go pitter-patter over this dramatic and elaborate floral archway and bouquet, both by The Hidden Garden. The ceremony site exudes romance and is the ideal backdrop for our bride in her “Luna” gown by Amy Kuschel and groom in his suit courtesy of Groom Studio and tie from The Grunion Run.

Vendors: Photographer: Caroline Tran Photography, Planner: All You Need Is Love Events, Venue: Triunfo Creek Vineyards, Produced By: Be Inspired PR, Videographer: Hoo Films, Floral Design: The Hidden Garden, Rentals: Pretty Vintage Rentals, Stationery: GubbaGumma Studio, Calligraphy: Twinkle & Toast, Catering: Contemporary Catering, Cake & Desserts: Beverly’s Best Bakery, Dishes/Glassware: Borrowed Blu, Drink Stirrers & Wooden Place Cards: Delovely Details, Hair and Makeup: Fiore Beauty, Wedding Dress: “Luna” gown by Amy Kuschel from Love & Lace Bridal Salon, Veil: Ariel Jennifer Taub, Suit: Groom Studio, Groom’s Accessories: The Grunion Run, Bridesmaid Dresses: Joanna August

This article first appeared in Destination I Do’s Spring/Summer 2016 issue. You can order a copy here.

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