Tag: wedding planning

Engagement Season is upon us

  Congratulations to all the newly engaged brides and grooms. Planning a wedding can be a daunting process. There are so many vendors out there. Hiring an established wedding planner is key to have your day go beautifully and the way you have always dreamt about. At Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events, I am here to help you and guide you in creating your perfect day. … Read More Engagement Season is upon us

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Destination Wedding in Palos Verdes

  Brandon and Daniella contacted me from Washington DC about a month before their wedding that was a year ago today.  They had all their vendors but wanted a coordinator to pull it all together in the final month.  It just so happened I worked with most of their vendors so I was well versed in what they wanted and how to work the … Read More Destination Wedding in Palos Verdes

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Jess and Andy at the Library

Working with Jess and Andy was an absolute joy. They contacted me as I had done many weddings at the Redondo Beach Historical Library and wanted someone who knew the space. Jess and I worked to create a beautiful old library setting. Her mom collected beautiful silver antique teapots and trays from antique marts all around the country. Each one had a special meaning. … Read More Jess and Andy at the Library

My Big Indian Wedding

Wow, what fabulous memories of this wedding over 8 months ago. I got so much in meeting Neha and Dennis and hearing about the fabulous Indian traditions that they wanted incorporated in their big wedding. It was 3 days of  great events beginning with the Sangheet on the Thursday and then the big ceremony on Friday morning starting with the Baraat Ceremony  and ending … Read More My Big Indian Wedding

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Feathers and Fabulousness at the Roosevelt

Jasmine and Bernard came to me after being referred to me by the Roosevelt Hotel. I had done a fabulous Gatsby wedding there and it was featured in their catalogue. Jasmine saw the picture and said that is my wedding style. She called me up and that was it. Jasmine and Bernie had most of their vendors when they called so they hired me … Read More Feathers and Fabulousness at the Roosevelt

The Great Gatsby, the Video

  When my clients and I spoke to Cathy Steffan of Parallel Media, We knew she was the one to capture Sam and Ashan’s beautiful wedding. This was their one wedding and they wanted to experience every detail of the day, include the set up, every moment from beginning to end. We had a production meeting at the Hollywood Roosevelt a month before to go … Read More The Great Gatsby, the Video

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Andrea and Sindy, Same Sex Wedding at the Oviatt

Andrea and Sindy came to me last year knowing they would need a month of coordinator for their wedding at the Oviatt. They were delighted to hear that I had already planned a wedding at that location and knew the routine and the people very well. They were also especially happy to hear that I was an ally for the gay community. Since they … Read More Andrea and Sindy, Same Sex Wedding at the Oviatt

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Two Lovely UCLA Graduates Wed at their Alma Mata

Alex and Marlon came to me in June of last year as they needed a coordinator for their September wedding at their Alma Mata UCLA. They met in the Public Affairs building while they both attended UCLA so it was fitting they would get married right outside in the beautiful Sculpture Garden, with their reception at Kerckhoff Hall. Alex was incredibly creative and chose … Read More Two Lovely UCLA Graduates Wed at their Alma Mata

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Darryl and Juan Carlos 17 Years together

When Darryl wrote me letting me know that he and his partner of 17 years needed a wedding planner, I was over the moon. Number 1 was that I get the privilege of planning yet another same sex wedding and number 2 it was yet another step for same sex marriages around the country – another couple would join the statistics of being allowed … Read More Darryl and Juan Carlos 17 Years together

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Ron and Joyce at the Fairmont Miramar

Ron and Joyce came to me from my wonderful makeup artist Marlu Soria from Lulu Loves Beauty. Ron and Joyce live in Philadelpha and they wanted an Ocean Wedding so the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica was the perfect place to have their church wedding the day before and then their lovely ceremony on the front lawn. What mattered to Ron and Joyce was … Read More Ron and Joyce at the Fairmont Miramar

Happy Anniversary Brit and Ari – Same day edit

It has been one year since Brit and Ari tied the knot. It was truly one of the most special weddings that I had the pleasure of coordinating. It took place at Cicada in downtown LA. A gorgeous art deco venue set the stage for the stunning couple amidst all their friends and family. Right after the grand entrance, Brit gave the most beautiful … Read More Happy Anniversary Brit and Ari – Same day edit

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Love at Redondo Beach Historical Library

This very lovely couple, Beth and Andrew met at Columbia about 10 years ago and have been together ever since. They contacted me late in the game when they realized they needed a coordinator to make sure all went according to plan. I was recommended by another bride who also had her wedding at the Library. Beth was definitely at DIY bride. She made a … Read More Love at Redondo Beach Historical Library