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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
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
Minted Minted
Minted offers a fresh, modern and exclusive assortment of wedding invitations created by independent designers from around the world. They only use the finest paper stock, rich inks and crisp printing…
San Francisco Invitations
New York Food Company New York Food Company
From seasoned foodies to culinary newbies, New York Food Company’s clients are crazy about them. This amazing group of food professionals is known for delivering mouth-watering menus and incredi…
Special Offers El Segundo Caterer
Wolfgang Puck Catering Wolfgang Puck Catering
Wolfgang Puck Catering—their name, which is synonymous with culinary passion, innovation, and the freshest, greenest, healthiest, most conscientiously grown and raised ingredients, says it all.…
Los Angeles Caterer
Hartnell Hartnell
Wedding Dresses Mother of the Bride Dresses Veils, Wedding Jewelry and Accessories In-house Alterations Appointments strongly recommended. General hours: Monday–Friday: 10–5 Saturday: 1…
Santa Monica Wedding Dresses
I DO! Wedding and Event Design by Julie Nunn Event Design I DO! Wedding and Event Design by Julie Nunn Event Design
Elegant. Stylish. Glamorous. Sparkling. Unprecedented. These are just a few of the ways people describe events planned by Julie Nunn, founder of I DO! Wedding & Event Design. As the second oldest …
Real Weddings Los Angeles - San Francisco - Chicago Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Pixie Vision Photography Pixie Vision Photography
Pixie Spindel says, “Tapping into people comes natural to me. I try to break down barriers faster with each successive shoot.” Perhaps this is why Pixie’s brides feel so comfortable …
Special Offers Real Weddings Glendale Photographer
Felicity Couture Bridal Felicity Couture Bridal
Felicity Couture Bridal’s collection includes:Wedding Dresses Mother of the Bride Dresses Veils, Wedding Jewelry and Accessories In-House Alterations¬†
Special Offers Corona del Mar Wedding Dresses
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
The French Gourmet Cakes The French Gourmet Cakes
Well known in San Diego for their French Restaurant and Bakery, The French Gourmet goes above and beyond your typical caterer. In addition to freshly prepared top-quality gourmet cuisine, they provid…
Special Offers San Diego Cakes
International Event Company, Jonathan Reeves International Event Company, Jonathan Reeves
As the former Director of Catering for two prestigious Los Angeles hotels, Jonathan Reeves brings a wealth of knowledge and years of experience to every wedding and special event he plans. For him, he…
Real Weddings Beverly Hills Coordinator / Wedding Planner
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
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
Pryor Events Pryor Events
Julie Pryor’s specialty is planning upscale weddings that are memorable in every respect. “An incredible site, great food, amazing music and breathtaking flowers are all an important part…
Special Offers West Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
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
Exclusively Weddings Exclusively Weddings
Exclusively Weddings provides brides with a one-stop shop for a variety of wedding needs, from wedding invitations and favors, to ceremony and reception items, and even honeymoon accessories! With the…
Special Offers Real Weddings Greensboro Favors
Vanilla Bake Shop Vanilla Bake Shop
In addition to baking and designing deliciously contemporary wedding cakes, Amy and her staff also create custom cupcake towers and innovative dessert tables that will keep your guests coming back fo…
Real Weddings Santa Monica Cakes
Mobile Disc Music Mobile Disc Music
Damon explains, “I like to meet up with brides and grooms 2-3 times before the wedding. Weddings are all about pre-production. The more I know about what kind of event my client wants the easier…
Special Offers Los Angeles DJs and Entertainment
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
Hoffmann Photographer Hoffmann Photographer
Steve Hoffmann’s nuanced approach to photographing weddings creates emotion-rich results. His pictures not only capture the main action, but are layered with meaning and feeling. For example, a …
Special Offers Real Weddings Huntington Beach Photographer