Vendor Spotlight

June 4, 2020

Expert Wedding Planning Advice During COVID-19

Expert Wedding Planning Advice During COVID-19 With so much going on in the world right now, planning a wedding is not the easiest task (as if it was ever easy!). Below you’ll find advice from trusted vendors to help guide you through your wedding planning processing during this pandemic! Love is not canceled!  “As businesses start to reopen, please understand they may have just survived one of the hardest professional and personal challenges they’ve ever faced. While they’re excited to open, the owners and employees are still stressed. They’re not through the woods yet. Please don’t go to these businesses and complain about changes that were forced upon them due to lost revenue, lost employees, new policies, and protocols. They don’t have the same business they had two months ago. They’re doing everything they can to adapt to the situation. But everything is different for them. Be kind. Be compassionate. […]
March 30, 2013

Exclusive Interview: Duke Photography’s Mega Helpful Engagement Photo Tips

Brides-to-be, are you ready for some absolutely fantastic pointers? Have your pencils ready. We asked our go-to photographer in the LA area, Duke Khodaverdian, for advice on engagement photos. Mr. Khodaverdian runs Duke Photography out of Pasadena, and his work has been featured most recently on Style Me Pretty and in Ceremony Magazine. Enjoy the interview, as well as samples of his work below. LB: What are your clothing recommendations for engagement photos? DUKE: The couple should try to somewhat match in their vibe, otherwise it looks disjointed. Ladies: – Bring up to 4 different styles of wardrobe. – Accessories are important, otherwise the outfit can lack a little polish. – Don’t forget the engagement ring! We want to show it off. – Louboutins photograph really well- they’re simple, but come out amazing from every angle. How many shoes can you say look good from the bottom? Guys: – [Dressier] […]
November 8, 2012

Secure Your Wedding or Celebration with guardNOW

Securing a spot in your budget for security at your wedding may be a wise investment. guardNOW is a well-respected company that has secured a good reputation in the Los Angeles area, as well as nationwide. Its professional security services have been trusted by celebrities and high-profile figures like Kim Kardashian, Kelly Osbourne, Pamela Anderson, Carmen Electra, and the list goes on. Also, a bride-to-be may feel more secure knowing she may try on gowns in a safe atmosphere. guardNOW is available to keep you protected no matter when or where. Even if the safety of the bride and/or groom, or anybody else, isn’t a concern, knowing that your wedding or celebration gifts and guests’ personal belongings are safe is an important aspect of any wedding or event. Leave all your worrying to guardNOW’s trained professionals – and enjoy your day!     (Above) Say Yes to the Dress Host […]
December 14, 2011

Lovella on YouTube + Spotlight on Wind Productions

Lovella has launched a YouTube channel! We have a handful of videos up now and soon our channel will be full of amazing videos of brides in their lovely Lovella gowns. Available to view currently are videos by the amazing Wind Productions. (In fact, our salon is featured in their wedding demo; check it out on their main page.) Wind Productions is taking wedding videos to a whole new cinematic level, thanks to the director/director of photography/editor extraordinaire Moziko Wind. Each clip by Moziko is excellently tailored to the couple, and all the videos have the following in common: they’re intriguing, fashionable, fun, exciting and even a bit sexy. Watch the video below of Tahnee (in Ines Di Santo) and Jason and you’ll see what we mean.