Royal Reception: A Queen Mary Wedding

Friday, March 2, 2012

Last year, RBW had the good fortune of being chosen by Ai and John to plan their (*deep breath in*) vintage-inspired, multi-cultural Japanese-Irish vegan wedding reception (and *exhale*) on board the glorious Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. A wedding planner outside the Los Angeles area recently mentioned to me how blessed Southern Californians are to have so many choices when it comes to wedding venues with character. She’s right, of course, and I’d have to say that this royal steamship turned hotel – rich in history, ornate in authentic décor and allegedly haunted – is one of the most intriguing of them all. [Read more…]

As Time Goes By: A Moroccan Casablanca Wedding

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Happy Anniversary Christine & Kirk!  Three years!!  Three years since your gorgeous, vintage feel, jewel-toned wedding at the Moroccan/Casablanca themed Hotel Fig (unpaid plug: LOVE that place!).  What a celebration that was – so full of laughter and love, glorious color and groomsmen in need of chasing down!

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The Union of the Snakeyes: A Roller Derby Wedding

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Ah, the Great Roller Derby Wedding.  It seems like just yesterday we were trying to figure out how to walk a processional in high heels across a regulation banked track without major injury.  (Answer: strategically placed industrial rubberized floor mats!)  Now we’re wishing Robin (aka Suzy Snakeyes of the LA Derby Dolls) and Mike a very happy first anniversary!

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