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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.

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Company Special Offer Real Weddings Main Office Location Category
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
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
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
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 Real Weddings Rancho Cucamonga Party Rentals and Linens
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
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
A Sweet Design A Sweet Design
A Sweet Design is a custom cake studio that operates exclusively by appointment. Schedule a complimentary cake tasting to sample the many marvelous flavor combinations—and bring your color sampl…
Special Offers Real Weddings Granada Hills Cakes
Freedom Bakery and Confections Freedom Bakery and Confections
Freedom Bakery and Confections is all that you would wish for in a neighborhood bakeshop: Family owned and operated since 1975, they produce all of their gourmet wedding cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and …
Special Offers Watsonville / Monterey Bay Favors
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
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
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 • Bri…
Special Offers Burlingame Wedding Dresses
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
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
Perfect Details Perfect Details
With its online catalog and Bay Area showroom, Perfect Details is a veritable wedding accessory bonanza, offering a wide range of tasteful and elegant accompaniments to your bridal ensemble. Their vas…
Special Offers Burlingame Jewelry and Gifts
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…
Special Offers Real Weddings Los Angeles, CA Photographer
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
National Gown Cleaners National Gown Cleaners
National Gown Cleaners offers cleaning, preservation and restoration services for bridal, christening, communion and social gowns. Their process begins with an incredibly thorough inspection of your g…
Special Offers Campbell Wedding Dresses
Reverend Robert M. Bock Reverend Robert M. Bock
Reverend Robert Bock seems to fit everybody’s idea of the quintessential minister. Not only does he look the part—he’s tall, dignified and silver-haired—but by all accounts he…
Officiant
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
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