You’ve got the math covered (1 + 1 = 2 good 2 be true). We’ll take care of the rest.
Poor penmanship? Let Cynthia Warren lend a hand with her stunning hand-painted invitations, menus, and more. DIY types get crafty with new workshops at Twig & Fig in Berkeley. Letterpress lovers can leave their stamps on Milkfed Press’s 100 percent rag paper.
Let wedding cake designer Gabrielle Feuersinger at Cake Coquette gild the lily (literally). Choose from chocolate ganache, rum-soaked hazelnut cake with praline cream, or work with her to create a custom combo hidden behind the meticulously decorated shell.
If you’re too busy staring at your ring finger to worry about your green thumb, Fleurt’s Jonathan Rachman can cover that ground. The owner of the lovely Clement Street floral studio creates unfurled tulip boutonnieres for the groom and his pals.
Makeup artist Claudia Lair-Green (415-686-8412) was no beauty school dropout. The new pro at Alex Sandor’s Art Studio (who worked at YSL in Paris) beautifies brides with makeup, brows, lash extensions, and more. Sis Tonia colors locks while Sandor gives the best cuts in the city, making them your big day trifecta.
Drape yourself in a silky Alix & Kelly bridal gown and share the love with your girls by decking them in bridesmaid frocks from Bella Bridesmaid. The L.A.-based former costume designers just launched two ethereal collections for maids and brides inspired by Old Hollywood.
Why use a guest book when guests can sign a bottle of Terra Valentine’s perfectly blended Marriage and Amore wines? Marriage is avail only in limited quantities, but Amore makes a perfect wedding party gift and a yummy red for rehearsal dinners and receptions.
Location, location, location. For an urban setting, book the new SOMA spot Nuit Blanche. Not sure where to fete your nups? At Well Rehearsed, Kathy Goodman specializes in rehearsal dinners while Delysium plans everything from A to Z on the first day of the rest of your life.
If you want your girls (and boys) on film but you’re tight on funds, book the team behind Básico, the new budget-friendly branch of Weddings on Film. For candid camera, local photog Kathy Miller (a.k.a. Gumgirl) shoots to thrill.
Now you’re ready to walk ’n’ roll.