The Art of Celebration~ Southern California (FEATURED!!)

We are so excited to announce our collaboration with Panache Publications and Southern California’s ELITE event professionals in creating the The Art of Celebration, Southern California! We are honored to be the only event planner representing San Diego in this prestigious book! The AOC, So Cal is an exquisite compilation of beautiful images from top photographers showcasing pages and pages of these elite event professionals most spectacular events along with interesting and educational editorial. The book features all types of styles, includes party-planning tips, and offers personal anecdotes on high-profile social and corporate gala’s. From design theme development to linens, The Art of Celebration, Southern California is an indispensable tool for those interested in personal design, are captivated by lifestyles of the famous, and invites readers to “walk the red carpet” and enjoy the splendor of the most spectacular events thrown by members of high society, CEO’s, World Leaders, Royalty, and Celebrity.

Art of Celebration~ Southern California

This collaboration was truly an amazing privilege to be apart of! Being featured along side of my industry idols: Mindy Weisss, Jeannie Savvage-Details Details, WolfGang Puck, Creative Intelligence, is exhilarating (to say the least!!! :))! You can find my work and beautiful photographs on pages 44-49. (next to Mindy Weiss!) A special thank you to Darin Fong Photography, Tim Otto, and Lauren Ong for their beautiful photos that were featured! And congratulations to Platinum Pro Custom Dance Floors and Karen Tran Florals for also being a part of the gorgeous publication!

The Art of Celebration, Southern California, is available in print through major retailers: Barns and Noble, and or by visiting

Happy Reading!!!

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A Royal Affair~ US Grant Showcase 2.27.11

Join us! Sunday, February 27, 2011 as we Showcase at the Beautiful US GRANT Hotel in Downtown San Diego! We are so excited for this beautiful event were the most ELITE vendors Show their beautiful work! We will be teamed up this year with the extraordinary LaVonne from Adorations for our table top decor and Platinum Pro~ Custom Event Production. Please stop by and say hello! A special THANK YOU to Rita Moore, Ed Kutch, Kimberly Winninger, and Lauren Bonahoom  of the US GRANT for all your hard work on this event, but especially for allowing us to be apart of this great showcase!

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Amsale Gown Trunk Show

trunk show invitation


we cordially invite you to a trunk show event 
featuring the latest bridal gown collection by…

January 28th – 30th

appointment required

availability limited…

call today!

858 551 1295

special event offer:

discount off your gown purchase

trunk show to be held at the chez bride moderne showroom:

5726 la jolla boulevard, suite 105

la jolla, california  92037

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INSIDE Weddings Winter 2011 Feature

As we welcome the New Year, what better way than to Celebrate Sarah and Jason’s New Years Eve Wedding (at the US Grant Hotel) being FEATURED in INSIDE Weddings Magazine! We are so thrilled and honored to be apart of this beautiful publication! The Glitter, The Glam, the OH-SO-Gorgeous Decor…! (Full Post with MORE Photos to come!)

And a VERY special Thank you to Tim Otto Photography for your submission!! And also all of the other fabulous vendors that helped make this event worthy of publication: Platinum Pro, Karen Tran Florals, DJ Justin KanoyaModern 8 Films, and  A Perfect Table.

Cheers to the Beautiful Couple! And may  you celebrate many many more New Years Eve’s together!!



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“BEST OF” Wedding Coordinator 2011~ The Knot!

We did it again! We are so so excited to be receiving this honorary award from The Knot!! For those of you that dont know, every year The Knot Wedding Network does a a huge bridal poll. They send out a survey to 25,000 of their Brides to vote on their favorite Wedding Vendor. We received the 2010 award of “The Knot Best of Weddings” and it was just announced that our Brides loved us so much this last year, we are now the 2011 Best OF!

We are extreemly excited and so very Thankful for all of our Brides that voted for us! We work very hard to have lasting relationships with all of our clients, as its THEIR special day and we are so honored to be apart of it!

Looking forward to 2011 being FABULOUS!!

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