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Looking for the best services for your Southern California wedding? We've got them right here. How do we know? We ask. And ask. And ask. The wedding photographers, caterers, videographers and so on that you find here have all been Certified By The Guide. That means we've asked dozens of people (other professionals who've worked with them and brides and grooms and mothers of the bride, etc.) for feedback on each one of them...and they passed with flying colors.

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Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy
Hyegraph Invitations and Calligraphy offers over 80 brand names, including such stationery lines as Vera Wang, William Arthur, Crane & Co., Arlene Segal, Elum Letterpress, Monique Lhuillier and al…
Real Weddings San Francisco Invitations
Colette’s Events Colette’s Events
Colette’s Events is a full-service catering company specializing not only in gourmet cuisine and innovative menus, but also in assisting with any equipment, linen, tableware, service personnel,…
Real Weddings Fullerton Caterer
Yana Beauty Studio Yana Beauty Studio
Yana Sklyar, founder of Yana Beauty Studio, knows a thing or two about beauty. For more than ten years, she’s been making women look and feel gorgeous. She has now expanded her company, and head…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Makeup and Hair
Scott A. Nelson Photography Scott A. Nelson Photography
Some might say it’s a calling. Clearly, when it comes to documenting that special day, Scott Nelson’s the man for the job. Ground zero, he says, was at age ten when a photographer paid a v…
Special Offers Real Weddings Laguna Niguel Photographer
Contemporary Catering & Event Production Contemporary Catering & Event Production
Classically trained chefs, wildly creative cuisine, a commitment to service, and charisma—that’s how folks characterize Contemporary Catering. From gala fundraiser dinners for over 1,000 t…
Encino Caterer
Bella Vita Events Bella Vita Events
Bella Vita—it means beautiful life. That’s what founder and CEO Deborah James and her talented team manage to evoke in every event. From weddings to intimate soirées to movie indust…
Real Weddings Westlake Village Coordinator / Wedding Planner
City Connection Entertainment City Connection Entertainment
City Connections has 2 locations in Southern California 1112 Montana Ste C Santa Monica, CA 90403 30655 Rigger Road Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Santa Monica and Agoura Hills DJs and Entertainment
Fifth Avenue Orchestras & Entertainment Fifth Avenue Orchestras & Entertainment
Elegant, tasteful, exquisite. . . AND the greatest party ever—those are the wedding wishes that Fifth Avenue Orchestras & Entertainment fulfills again and again. “Our daughter’s…
Granada Hills DJs and Entertainment
Posh Peony Floral and Event Design | Decor and Rentals Posh Peony Floral and Event Design | Decor and Rentals
Posh Peony is an event design firm specializing in floral design, specialty linen rental, stylish décor accents and even ambient lighting—creating completely custom and unforgettable enviro…
Special Offers Rancho Cucamonga Party Rentals and Linens
Allyson Magda Photography Allyson Magda Photography
Services to all bride and grooms include a complimentary engagement session, online proofing and custom gallery-style (a.k.a. magazine-style) collaged albums, in which each layout is designed fresh fo…
Real Weddings Santa Barbara Photographer
Il Fornaio Catering, Southern California Il Fornaio Catering, Southern California
If you’ve been to an Il Fornaio restaurant, you know they specialize in fresh, delicious, beautifully presented, authentic Italian cuisine. And the great news is that you can have that fabulousn…
Special Offers Real Weddings Multiple locations Caterer
Thank Goodness It’s Sofia Creative Cuisine and Event Planning Thank Goodness It’s Sofia Creative Cuisine and Event Planning
The phone rings constantly for George Marinos and Sofia Riley, the brother-and-sister team who are the heart and soul of this full-service catering and special event company that has been making mouth…
Long Beach Caterer
Simply Designed Simply Designed
Brides told us they adored the designs from Simply Designed and loved designer Heather Long’s ability to “get” their visions right away. Fellow professionals told us she maintains a …
Special Offers Potomac Invitations
Bob Gail Special Events Bob Gail Special Events
Bob Gail Special Events provides full-service, stress-free wedding planning, coordination and production. Their extensive array of in-house services gives you the invaluable option of allowing one com…
Special Offers Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Linda Howard Events Linda Howard Events
Linda Howard has been a member of the Association of Bridal Consultants since 1996 and is a founding member of the Wedding Industry Professionals Association. Full Coordination Packages start at $10,0…
Real Weddings Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Amber Events Amber Events
Amber Gustafson has a knack for “bringing it all together when Mom gets fussy, when the flower girl gets mad, and when diva vendors think it’s all about them.” Whether you need ̶…
Real Weddings Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Luna Gardens Events Luna Gardens Events
While Luna Gardens’ specialty is creating “awe-inspiring and dreamlike events,” they also bring wedding planning under control for their clients—streamlining the process to tak…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Party Rentals and Linens
Paper Stories Paper Stories
Inspired by bold colors, vintage imagery, pop culture, nature, and a good sense of humor, Kelly Horvath of Paper Stories handcrafts an eclectic line of flat printed and letterpress stationery. Using 1…
Chicagoland Invitations
Bel-Air Wedding Ceremonies Bel-Air Wedding Ceremonies
You probably wouldn’t expect a man who started out doing brain research to end up being one of the most popular officiants in Southern California, but that’s exactly what happened to Rober…
Los Angeles Officiant
Premiere Party Rents Premiere Party Rents
Whatever the size, theme, budget or type of event you’re planning, Premiere Party Rents’ goal is to satisfy your every rental need with their ever-growing inventory. They stay on top of cu…
Los Angeles Party Rentals and Linens