Something that I particularly love about the Portofino Hotel & Marina is that this venue can be transformed in so many ways. Though most of my events at this location have some sort of nautical nod to it (the ocean is literally right next to the venue), I got really excited when Karin approached me about incorporating a clean + minimalistic design esthetic to her and Daniel's wedding day.


From sleek marble tiles with guests names calligraphed in gold ink (... by the ever talented Plume + Pulp) to the large sweeping Eucalyptus trees, and custom monogram projected on the dance floor - this wedding day was nothing short of: C H I C.



Did I also mention that the couple had a killer live band (hey there Lucky Devils Band - I see you!) and choreographed one awesome and memorable first dance?


Catch some extra pretties below!



{ D E T A I L S }

Planning & Design: Blue Door Creative | Ceremony Venue, Officiation, Music & Videography: Wayfarers Chapel  | Reception Venue: The Portofino Hotel & Marina | Florals: Jessica Farrell, Royal Bee Florals & Events | Photography: Katerina Hung Photography | Hair Style: T'Nique Jones Bell @tniquejhairstyling assisted by Sarah Latchford @sarahlatchfordhair | Makeup: Miranda Richards @mrandamua | Gown: Lihi Hod via LOHO Bride | Alterations: Ludmila Couture | Shoes: Badgley Mischka  & Very Fine Dancesport Shoes | Wedding Bands: Polamai Fine Jewelry (Hers) & A Dose of Pretty (His) | Purse: Vintage via Bride's Mother | Bridesmaid Dresses: BHLDN | Groom's Tux: Saks Fifth Avenue | Groomsmen Attire: The Black Tux & Ties.com | Cocktail Hour Band: Gemini Strings | Reception Band: Lucky Devils Band featuring vocalist/emcee Maurice Smith | Photo Booth: Pixter Photo Booths | Lighting & Draping: Impulse Event Lighting |Modern Rentals: Circa Rentals | Vintage Rentals & Frame Backdrop Installation: Provenance Rentals | Vintage Glassware: Fern & Bone | Chargers: Tiger Chef | Cake: Torrance Bakery | Candy Bar: Candy Crate & bags by Prepping Parties | Invitations: Vista Print | Envelope & Escort Tile Calligraphy: Olivia, Plume + Pulp | Laser Cut Decor: Ngo Creations | Welcome Sign/ Guestbook: The Brumby Nest | Table Numbers: Paper & Pine Co. | Menus: By Invitation Only | Dance: Alexis Massey, SOHO Dance LA  | Transportation: Swoop