sabiha & graham | occidental college wedding

sabiha & graham met through work, and quickly developed a friendship that blossomed into love over time. they both absolutely love traveling (check out their guestbook!), and graham proposed during the lovebirds’ stop in paris during one of their european travel adventures!

sabiha and her bridesmaids started the day with mimosas and makeup at the langham hotel in pasadena, while graham and his groomsmen prepared for the day at occidental college, their wedding venue. they even built the wedding altar themselves! even i teared up as sabiha and graham shared a reading from the alchemist (one of my favorite books!) during the ceremony!

i was so honored to capture their day, from the bride and groom portraits near the bougainvilla at sunset, to the wish lantern sendoff at the end of the day!

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// venue: occidental college

// getting ready venue: the langham hotel, pasadena

// hair: & makeup: anna marti of salon aguayo

// DJ: manny soto, red shoe LA

// photography: photography by paulina

julie & matt | santa monica intimate rooftop wedding

there’s something oh-so-intimate about sharing your vows with your nearest and dearest. i was so excited when julie told me about her wedding: a twenty-two guest small ceremony at palisades park in santa monica, followed by a reception held at on the rooftop of hotel shangri-la.

julie and matt are local to santa monica and had the perfect location in mind for their bride and groom portraits, and julie stunned us all in her blush wedding gown from the shareen bridal collection. she and matt are so stylish!

enjoy my favorites from their wedding day!

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// venue: hotel shangri-la

// wedding dress: shareen la

// florals: yas florals

// hair: miss erica, sit still salon

//cake: sinners and saints desserts

// DJ: DJ paper, hotel shangri-la

// photography: photography by paulina

luxe launch 2015 | bel air bay club

i’m SO excited to share today’s feature with you! i recently had the opportunity to take some behind-the-scenes photographs of amber events team at their “rooftop sunset in zanzibar” tablescape at the luxe launch event in pacific palisades! the event was hosted at the bel air bay club, a stunning wedding venue by the coast. for more on the inspiration and concept behind the design, read the interview feature on California Wedding Day here.

i hope you enjoy!

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// photography: photography by paulina

// creative direction, styling, and florals: amber events and fiore designs

// venue: bel-air bay club

// designer linens: luxe linen

// rentals: line 204 eventsrevelry event design, and a rental connection

// chinaware: dish wish girl

// stationery: prim & pixie

// PR: rayce pr

 

luxe linen launch | sneak peek

earlier this spring, i had the opportunity to work with the amber events team on capturing their tablescape for the luxe linen 2015 collection launch event at the bel-air bay club!

here’s a sneak peek of rooftop sunset in zanzibar…

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more to come!

// photography: photography by paulina

// creative direction, styling, and florals: amber events and fiore designs

// venue: bel-air bay club

// designer linens: luxe linen