October 22, 2014

San Francisco Engagement Photos

I'm in love with the city that I grew up in. San Francisco truly is one of my favorite places! Despite having traveled to many different parts of the world, I'm always happy to come back and call San Francisco home. So, when I saw these beautiful engagement photos of my clients in one of the prettiest neighborhoods (Potrero Hill) in San Francisco, I swooned...

Photos by Augie Chang | Makeup + Hair by JBeautique

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October 20, 2014

Emily and Howard's Wedding at Asian Art Museum

Back in March, Emily and Howard exchanged their vows right out of the backyard in their Los Altos home, in front of a handful of close friends and families. It was their intention to keep the ceremony small and private, while the reception would be one awesome party with all of their friends and families. They definitely achieved both!

We brought in Paula Le Duc Fine Catering to design a culturally diverse menu. To create a more relaxed and fun party, Emily and Howard steered away from a formal seated dinner and opted for food stations instead. There was a taco, poke, and spam musubi station, an Indian station, a modern dim sum cart that rolled around as you'd see at a Chinese restaurant, a sweets station, and even a sake station! Guests got to move around and mingle while indulging in the delicious food, while the groovy music of a jazz band played in the background.

We definitely had a party crowd at this wedding, and after 10pm, guests rocked away to the tunes played by DJ Chris the Rebel!

Event Planning + Production: Jubilee Lau Events
Venue: Asian Art Museum
Catering: Paula Le Duc Fine Catering
Photography: Anna Kuperberg Photography
Floral Design: Nicole Reyes
Lighting + Draping: Got Light
Band: Kally Price
DJ: Chris the Rebel

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October 18, 2014

Aurora and Conroy's Wedding at Four Seasons Hotel

Some people are just destined to be together. Aurora and Conroy were one of those couples. You meet them, and you are instantly swept away by their sweet, genuine relationship. Their love for each other is so pure, and so real that you just know they belong together. 

Aurora is one of the sweetest and kindest person you'll ever meet. An artist, and a free-spirited girl at heart, she has always wanted an intimate beachside wedding. Their large guest list, and logistical considerations, had them change that vision to a city ballroom wedding instead. Conroy, being the romantic fiancĂ© that he was, still wanted to make Aurora's dream come true, and so they flew to Maui and had their private ceremony right on the beach! 

Their wedding in San Francisco was held at the Four Seasons Hotel, right in the heart of downtown. We transformed all the event spaces to a blank canvas by piping and draping all the walls, allowing us to design the luxe and romantic wedding that Aurora asked for. Since Aurora is an artist, and Conroy an art collector, we created 2 art galleries at the Four Seasons. One featured Conroy's favorite art collections while the other featured Aurora's amazing pieces. It was the perfect way to incorporate their passion for art at their wedding.

There were 265 guests at the wedding, but we were still able to create a warm, inviting, and intimate ambiance inside the ballroom, with lots and lots of candles, orchids and special lighting. Two orchid filled manzanita branches flanked the altar area, where Aurora and Conroy exchanged their meaningful vows that they wrote to one another. Aurora changed from the Jin Wang gown that she wore in the bridal party photo session to another stunning gown, by Vera Wang, as she processed down the aisle with both her beloved parents.

In a little over one hour, while guests were drinking and eating in merriment at the cocktail hour, our amazing team of vendors came together to flip the ballroom from ceremony to dinner + dancing. It was definitely an adrenaline-filled hour as everyone moved swiftly throughout the ballroom to work around one another. 

The rock star team that produced this extraordinary wedding:

Event Planning + Production: Jubilee Lau Events
Event Design: Gloria Wong Design (White Label)
Venue + Catering: Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco
Photography: Rylee Hitchner Photography
Cinematography: Justin Fone 
Floral Design: Hunt Littlefield for White Label
Lighting + Draping: Enhanced Lighting
Cake: Jasmine Rae
DJ: Kevin of Elite Entertainment
Linens: La Tavola
Rentals: Classic Party Rentals
Vintage Sofa: One True Love
Stationery: Good on Paper for White Label
Makeup + Hair: Bellamina Makeup
Transportation: Classic Cable Car

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October 17, 2014

The Wedding of Luis Fonsi and Agueda Lopez

The cat's out of the bag, and I'm so excited to share photos of this amazingly gorgeous wedding from Beaulieu GardenWhat an honor it was for us to have worked with Latin pop star Luis Fonsi and Spanish model Agueda Lopez, for their destination wedding right here in the beautiful Napa Valley wine country!

Details of their intimate, Gatsby-inspired wedding can be found in the November issue of People En Espanol magazine, shown below. Though I can't read spanish, I'm still in love with all the gorgeous photos from their photographer, Manny Roman. Congratulations again to this sweet couple. We loved working with them!!

One of my favorite detail from their wedding was the 2 tier cake made by Sweet on Cake. It had the lyrics to a song that Luis wrote for Agueda! 

Thank you to the stellar team of pros who helped produce this wedding:

Catering: Paula Le Duc Fine Catering
Floral Design: Asiel Design
Canopy and Furniture: Blueprint Studio
Rentals: Hartmann Studio
Stationery: Aerialist Press
Officiant: Diana Morgan
DJ: Jason Mitchell of Gatsby Entertainment
Transportation: Pure Luxury Transportation
Cake: Sweet on Cake
Lighting: Got Light

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