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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
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
Little Bit Heart Little Bit Heart
Little Bit Heart is a custom paper goods and design company headed by paper-loving cousins Elizabeth and Jenna. While they provide everything from handmade paper, to branding services, to holiday card…
Invitations
Perfect Details Perfect Details
Wedding Hair Accessories, Tiaras, Hats and Wedding Veils Jewelry for the Bride, Bridesmaids, and Evening Bridal Shoes and Evening Shoes Gloves, Shawls and Wraps Bridal Purses and Handbags Wedding Gar…
Special Offers Burlingame Accessories and Gifts
Lili Bridals and Formals Lili Bridals and Formals
Wedding Dresses Bridesmaid Dresses Mother of the Bride Dresses Veils, Wedding Jewelry and Accessories Bridal Shoes In-house Alterations Appointments recommended. Monday-Tuesday: 11:00–8:00 We…
Special Offers Tarzana Wedding Dresses
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
Topanga Catering Topanga Catering
Chef Jeffrey is passionate about creating innovative, artful dishes using free-range organic meat, sustainable seafood, and the freshest seasonal produce. Topanga Catering works closely with local far…
Malibu Caterer
The French Gourmet Catering The French Gourmet Catering
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 Caterer
Corbin Gurkin Photography Corbin Gurkin Photography
Corbin Gurkin’s passport is at the ready and her suitcase is perpetually packed. Known for her destination weddings, Corbin has ventured as far away as India, Vietnam, Kenya and Ukraine, but als…
Real Weddings Santa Barbara 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
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
Courtney Corvan Make Up Artist Courtney Corvan Make Up Artist
Courtney Corvan uses high-pigment makeup and water-based airbrush foundation for a flawless finish that will last all night. Pricing for 2013 weddings is as follows:Bridal Trial/Engagement Photo Makeu…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Makeup and Hair
James Johnson, Los Angeles Photographer James Johnson, Los Angeles Photographer
James Johnson offers you the ease of mind that comes with placing your wedding photography in the hands of a seasoned professional—one who has worked with all types of clients in every conceiva…
Special Offers Real Weddings Venice Photographer
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
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
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
John and Colette photography & beauty John and Colette photography & beauty
John and Colette are a married photography team—and Colette is also a professional makeup artist. Though incredibly experienced in all forms of photography, ranging from advertising to documenta…
Real Weddings Los Angeles, CA Photographer
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
Posh Peony Floral and Event Design Posh Peony Floral and Event Design
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 Real Weddings Rancho Cucamonga Flowers
Abbey Malcolm Letterpress + Design Abbey Malcolm Letterpress + Design
With an eye toward the latest trends in invitation design, events, and fashion, Abbey Malcolm translates the wishes and style of her clients into chic, impeccably designed wedding stationery. She puts…
West Deptford Invitations
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…
Beverly Hills Coordinator / Wedding Planner