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Southern California Wedding Vendors

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.

Featured Wedding Service
Featured Wedding Service: Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes

Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Flowers
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
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
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
Thomas Hughes Films Thomas Hughes Films
Videotaping that is unobtrusive. Editing that is elegant and understated. Wedding videotaping, Life tape montages, and wedding love stories. Equipment: digital broadcast cameras, digital editing, wi…
Special Offers Monarch Beach Videographer
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
A Hallmark Wedding A Hallmark Wedding
When we asked other wedding professionals about Rev. Barbara Laughray, we got this reply over and over: “When I get married, I want her to perform the ceremony.” The reason her peers, and …
Calabasas Officiant
Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes Dr. Kimber Lee Wilkes
To view a ceremony video, click this link.
Westlake Village Officiant
Sterling Engagements Sterling Engagements
A Sterling Engagement is not your run-of-the-mill event—it’s both modern and timeless, vintage yet chic, beautifully designed and bursting with color and texture. From full-service event p…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles Coordinator / Wedding Planner
Paper and More! Paper and More!
Paper and More! is the perfect online resource for brides designing their own wedding invitations or stationery. They offer high-quality card stock, envelopes, metallic card stock, vellum paper, linen…
Fremont Invitations
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
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 Invitations
WedSafe Wedding Insurance WedSafe Wedding Insurance
WedSafe® offers two wedding insurance products that can be purchased individually or as a package to help provide security and protect your wedding:Wedding Event Cancellation / Postponement Plus I…
Real Weddings Jericho Wedding Insurance
Butterfly Floral and Event Design Butterfly Floral and Event Design
Butterfly Floral & Event Design specializes in creating one-of-a-kind, personalized weddings comprised of only the freshest, most striking florals. Inspired by the imagination and personal style o…
Real Weddings Los Angeles Flowers