The Wedding Salon Hosts Luxe Wedding Showcase at the Intercontinental Hotel

Wedding dreams came alive for hundreds of brides and grooms at Wedding Salon’s luxe bridal showcase on March 24th , 2015 at the InterContinental Century City, LA. The most prestigious vendors in the industry came together under one roof to assist couples in planning their upscale weddings and events.  All the gorgeous photos from this event were captured by Ara Images.

Wedding Salon - Ara Images

Wedding Salon -  Ara Images
Wedding Salon ShowSuite - Combatant Gentlemen  Gown – Claire Pettibone

Upon arrival, brides, grooms, and wedding party members were greeted by models showcasing Claire Pettibone gowns and Combatant Gentleman fashions, both beneath a custom canopy designed by the renowned Designer Dana florist and event coordinator. Other bridal fashions, such as Winnie Couture and Aerithe graced the ballroom showcasing high end bridal fashions.

While Photo-matica, a modern social media enabled photo booth, captured the fun, Ara Images captured the high end event details. byDesign Films captured the event from start to finish, showing couples unique methods in capturing beautiful wedding moments.

IMG_0056Fantastique London Design


Other highlights featured at the show included:
• Meeting with Celebrity Makeup Artist, Kimberly Bosso (Airbrushing for Justin Bieber, Matt Damon, Zac Efron, Carmen Electra, Jonas Brothers, Paul McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana and more)
• Massages by Cienega Med Spa
• Event Design, Styling, and florals by Designer Dana and Lavender & Clove
• Tasty cocktails and beverages by BevMO!, Eternal Beverages, and Mimosas featuring ZICO Coconut Water
• Tasty treats by Stonefire Grill and House of AN
• Couture gown selections and informal modeling by Claire Pettibone, Winnie Couture, Aerithe, and Combatant Gentlemen
• Fitness regimens to shed for the wed, including Pure Barre Fitness
• Cutting edge flavors from Hansen’s Cakes (a Kardashian favorite), Sugarfina (as featured on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills this season), and PinkBerry
• An ultimate goody bag with luxury and popular essentials for attendees including Tan Towel, Gold Ink Tattoos, Mentholatum Anti-Aging Face Masks, Murad Intensive C-Radiance Peels, Essence Lip Liner, Incoco Nail Appliqués and more.


Vendor showcase categories at the show included:
BeveragesBevMo! 360 Vodka, Tequila Rose and Eternal Beverages
Cakes and SweetsHansen’s Cakesoohlala delish dessert divasPinkberry, and Sugarfina
Caterers and VenuesHouse of ANInterContinental Century CityStonefire Grill and The Line Hotel
FloristsDesign RedefinedDesigner DanaFlowers by Leah, and Lavender & Clove
Gowns and Men’s Formal WearAeritheClaire PettiboneCombatant Gentlemen and Winnie Couture
Health and Beauty: Be Amazing Glam Squad, Bosso Makeup Beverly Hills, Cienega Med Spa, Dermalogica and TwoToneUmbrella
Invitations, Favors and GiftsAlbums RememberedBOXFOXJohnson’s PopcornRiley & Grey, and Social Savvy Invitation Studio
Photographers, Videographers and Photo BoothsAra ImagesbyDesign FilmsIsaac Matthew White PhotographyLight St PhotographyMelvin Gilbert PhotographyPhoto-matica and Studio i AM
Travel and Destinations: BlisscapeNizuc Resort & SpaRitz Tours, Inc. and Tourism Fiji
Wedding Planners and Event Management: Bridal and Event LoungeEvents by Adam Afara, and Fantastique London



Thank you to everyone that came to the show it was a great success!

- XOXO, Wedding Salon Team

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Friday Vendor Spotlight

Happy Friday, we are hoping you are now getting used to the Wedding Salon Vendor Spotlight every week! We are very excited to be just a little over a week away from our Beverly Hills luxury showcase on  March 24th and a little over a month away from our April 27th New York City showcase. If you are interested in attending either event, makes sure to email  and mention the Friday Vendor Spotlight for a special ticket offer!

Take a look at some of our FANTASTIC vendors:

901 Too Salon


Going out? Doing something special?  Go to 901 Salon for a makeup, hair, and nail package at their incredibly chic beauty bar.  901 too Salon provides amazing packages for weddings!

Jenny Yoo
We are pretty pumped to feature the Jenny Yoo Collection at our upcoming  NY Wedding Salon showcase! They are have bunch of upcoming sample sales, trunk shows, in NYC, make sure you attend one.

jenny yoo

Bridal & Event Lounge
Located in Orange County, Los Angeles, Bridal & Event Lounge is a one-stop shop where brides can get everything they need to create their dream wedding. From coordination services, flowers and rentals – they offer it all!

bridal event lounge

Gracious Eloise

Ditch your pen,-handwritten thank you cards have never been so easy! Gracious Eloise utilizes the power of digital handwriting to create the perfectly personalized thank you cards! Yes, this is perfect for all those wedding thank you’s you’re about to need to write.



House of Trends

Based in Staten Island, House of Trends has a team of professional hair and make up artists ready, willing and happy to make you look beautiful for your special day. We know you just want to look gorgeous as a treat, House of Trends is your one stop for all cosmetic needs.

House of Trends

Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas

Choose our all-inclusive resort and leave the rest to us. Our guest rooms and villas surround you with the spirit and tradition of the Mayan culture while offering modern hotel amenities. Expansive, pristine beaches, majestic lagoon sunsets, spectacular ocean views and unparalleled service make Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas the perfect choice for your luxury resort getaway in breathtaking Cancun, Mexico.


A SPECIAL THANK YOU to Eternal Water
Eternal Water is nice enough to provide water for Wedding Salon! Thank you ETERNAL WATER <3.

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Friday Vendor Spotlight!

Happy March! We hope everyone had a great week, we sure did here at Wedding Salon! It’s time to highlight some of the most astounding professionals in the wedding industry.

Warren Tricomi~ Hair and Makeup Salon, locations in New York City, East Hampton, Connecticut, New Jersey and Miami- featured in many big publication such as Allure, Cosmo, Glamour, InStyle, US, OK, Self, and O.  Have worked with celebrities such as Barbara Streisand, Mick Jagger, Nicky and Paris Hilton, the Kardashians, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon.

warren tricomi

Studio I Am~Located in Los Angeles, A family owned photography business that’s been around for 12 years- specializing in bridal portraits, engagement photos, studio shoots and wedding day photography. studio i am

Hansen’s Cakes~ Famous in the Southern California area for his beautiful cakes.  Celebrities such as Tori Spelling and the Kardashians love his work!

hansens cakes

Leading Hotels of the World~ Looking for a place to honeymoon or vacation?  Leading Hotels of the World is the spot to find luxury hotel’s and resort’s in over 80 countries

Pinkberry~ The original tart frozen yogurt that certainly lives up to it’s motto “The Taste Worth Obsessing Over.”  This is the perfect way to give into those sweet cravings all while knowing you are getting light and fresh ingredients.   pinkberry
Sugarfina~ Most recently featured in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, this grown-up candy shop features all different kinds of gourmet treats from all over the world.

Gold Ink Tattoo~ The perfect temporary tattoo for the everyday fashionista.  Made from very thin high quality metallic foil, your tattoo will last for about a week! The perfect accessory for bachlorette parties, a day at the beach or just for everyday fun!

gold ink tattoo
Aldea~ Located in Manhattan’s Flatiron district, Chef George Mendes serves up  a modern twist to his Iberian Peninsula inspired restaurant.

Panache Bridal~ With four different store locations in California, Panache Bridal is the biggest selection of bridal gowns on the west coast.  Showcasing more than 50 designers, you will be sure to find your beautiful gown here.

Winnie Couture~ A fast growing bridal company that combines your everyday mix of classic elegant gowns and modern gowns.  All gowns are made to be flattering and timeless.


Joy In Dance~  You have your venue, you have your DJ, and you picked out your first-dance song. Now let Joy In Dance help choreograph that perfect first dance that will be sure to wow all your guests!

Dermalogica~ We all want perfect skin- not only on our wedding day, but every day of our lives! Check out Dermalogica for some skin-saving products to make you look and feel your best.

Aerithe~ Located in Los Angeles, customized couture gowns for brides and bridesmaids


Opal Collection~ Collection of luxury hotels throughout the east coast- Maine to Florida.


Fodor’s Travel~ Fodor’s Travel, America’s oldest guidebook company, works with over 700 local writers around the world to publish 80+ guidebooks a year. It’s award-winning website,, covers over 7,500 destinations worldwide.

Combatant Gentleman~Never rent again. Combatant Gentleman Italian wool suits and tuxedos start at $160—to own. The world’s first sheep-to-closet company cuts out all of the middlemen, delivering premium menswear at a fair price. Located in Los Angeles.

Box Fox~ Box Fox is a gifting company that offers premium curated and custom gift boxes for life’s many mood’s, milestones, and moments. They make gifting effortless and elegant by packing each box by hand, handwriting a card, and shipping.

box fox

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Friday Vendor Spotlight

Wedding Salon celebrated the end of another successful week  with work lunch from Luke’s Lobster! If you haven’t had a chance to try out their food now is time to try! We had a really great time bonding over our yummy company salon lunc lobster lukes Wedding Salon team


Now we get to talk about some of our amazing partners – These are all luxury wedding vendors that really go above and beyond for their clients. Wedding Salon only chooses the best of the best and these vendors sure are it!

The EnVISION Firm:  One of the most amazing Wedding Planners in the DC area! Their website gallery is stunning, stop by for some inspiration.

darling photographers

Exotica Florists: DC – A gorgeous floral designer to those lucky brides who are in the DC area!

Sugar Sketch: Innovators in the New York City wedding cake and desert market – give them a shout!

Diva Dance: Want to do something fun in New York for your Bachelorette party? Here it is!  don’t miss out!

Mia Eventi and Maxine Banks Events: LA, Wedding Planners- Italy and LA mashup – don’t know what that mean? Check out their website to find out.

Lavender & Clove: Los Angeles Wedding Planner, Designer & Florist

Precious Moments Social Events: Miami & Virginia- Wedding Planner and Designer

Sky Blue Entertainment NY- Sky Blue Entertainment is a Full Service Event Planning and Entertainment Company. We provide the DJ, MC, Photographer, Videographer, Lighting, Glow Towers, Special Effects, Video/Slideshow, Projector/Screen, Floral, Decorations, Dancers, Singers and Musicians.

Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce – The amount of entertainment and beauty in this vacation spot is ASTOUNDING.

Pinkberry - the most yummy desert catering for wedding showers, rehearsal dinners, and more.

M2M These DJs are some of the best entertainers in New York! They come with the full Package!

m2m lounge furniture

NY Drawing Booth   – Come visit the talented artists of NY Drawing Booth to get a unique hand-drawn portrait using the latest technology, leaving with a gift you will not forget! Watch their video below!


Décor Galore- Dreaming of Spring flowers yet? Well, so is Décor Galore! Check out their gorgeous floral centerpieces for some Spring wedding inspiration! They will be at our NY April 27th show.



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Friday Vendor Spotlight

We are hoping you all had a wonderful week and are gearing up to enjoy an amazing Valentine’s Day weekend. We get super excited for Valentine’s day weekend as it is the most popular time of year for engagements.

We are super excited to welcome Reston Limousine to our long list of amazing vendors , check out this “Mercedes Limo Sprinter”

Some of our other show stopping vendors include:

Bloomerent – An innovative company with a great idea for those green couples out there. Bloomerent works with great florists in your area who renew centerpieces at their studio overnight and deliver them to your event the next day. This allows events to reuse the flowers at a fraction of the cost while they are still fresh and new.

Hyatt Playa Del Carmen – The gorgeous Playa Del Carmen getaway that everyone should experience

Nizuc Resort & Spa – One of the most trendy vacation spots on the Caribbean!
Gurney’s Montauk – A Vacation that doesn’t always mean you have to go so far from home.
L&S Travel – So much more than just a honeymoon or vacation – destination wedding hot spots!
Destination Wedding Bermuda – These pros really know how to throw a destination wedding with out the stress
Doral Arrowwood – The perfect NY Wedding venue for bringing the nature close to the city! Celebrate your special day amidst the 114 woodland acres of Doral Arrowwood  in Rye Brook Village, New York. With our lush, rolling grounds as your backdrop, this tranquil retreat offers an unforgettable destination for the Westchester wedding reception of your dreams.
Events by Adam Afara – CELEBRITY Event Planner – You have to check out his website to see whoooo – don’t miss out. He was even a part of the Lady Gaga “Guy” video

Sarasota County – Don’t miss the most beautiful beaches!
Maison Culinaire – warning, clicking here will make your mouth WATER

Talaria Flats – portable – fold-able flats for all of you wedding activities and shenanigans .

Blueflash Photography

Newport Wedding Photography

Bud Maltin Music & Metropolitan DJs – catch their videos and fun performances here.
Sandals Resorts

Each and every one of these vendors is more than just an average vendor – they are all above par and we stand behind each and every one! HAPPY  Valentine’s Day weekend everyone!

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Friday Vendor Spotlight

Happy Friday everyone! We hope that you have had a wonderful week, we sure did! We got to celebrate two of our very special team members’ birthdays, HAPPY BIRTHDAY Debbie and Kylee! Among other news let’s take a look at some of our absolutely fabulous vendors for our upcoming shows. Speaking of upcoming shows, don’t forget to register for our March 2nd show at the InterContinental Los Angeles, our April 13th DC show at Loews Madison Hotel, and our April 27th New York show at the Metropolitan Pavilion. We look forward to seeing you all there!


Photo: Four Seasons Punta Mita Mexico

Photo: Sofitel New York Luxury Hotels

Don’t miss out on our vendors’ amazing instagram accounts – we use them as inspiration for weddings and they help us get through the winter months!

Lesoleil instagram

Instagram Inspiration: Le Soleil d’Or (Cayman)

Yup, we know, we get to work with some pretty amazing vendors, don’t forget to check out our past vendor spot lights too! Thank you for stopping by, ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND, xoxo Wedding Salon

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