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Filosophi Event Planning and Design

Vancouver , BC
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LOCATION

119 West Pender Street, #312
Vancouver, BC V6B 1S5 CA (map)

PHONE

604-809-3746
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ABOUT US

*Winner of Best Wedding Event Planning at the Professional BC Wedding Awards 2012, 2013 and 2014!*

Filosophi Events is not your run of the mill event planning company - though... Read more
*Winner of Best Wedding Event Planning at the Professional BC Wedding Awards 2012, 2013 and 2014!*

Filosophi Events is not your run of the mill event planning company - though that is what we do - we just do it with a bit more umph. We are genuine people who won't just tell you what you want to hear the entire time we are working together, we will work with you, bringing creativity & style to your vision. We live outside the box, and this helps us to make your event truly unique, memorable and incredible. We do weddings, concerts, fashion shows, fundraisers, galas, conferences, stag/ettes, showers (bridal & baby, not your morning shower, although we could help arrange that as well LOL). Our team of experienced planners can help with all aspects of planning and execution and can will tailor a planning package to suit your needs, but most of all we will get the job done right and all of us, yourself included, will have an awesome time in the process. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING PLANNING

What wedding events do you provide services for?
Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner
What wedding planning services do you offer?
Day-Of Coordination, Full Planning, Partial Planning
What types of weddings do you accomodate?
Civil, Cultural, Destination, Double Weddings, Eco-Friendly, Military, Non-Religious, Religious
How many planners are on your team?
9

REVIEWS

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Tyler
Wedding:
10/15/2016
5.0/5.0
We worked with Erica and her team at Filosophi to plan our wedding and relieve us of all the stress that typically comes with getting everything ready for the big day. We wanted to do something a little less traditional (and dare we say, boring) and thought Filosophi could help make it happen.

Right from the beginning, my (now) wife and I had different ideas for what we wanted. Erica was able to take inspiration from both our visions and ended up creating a breathtaking event that all our friends and family are still raving about.

Filosophi recommended, booked and coordinated all our vendors. Not only were they all incredibly talented, they were genuinely good people who helped make our day even more special.

On top of that, communicating with Erica and Filosophi was consistently easy. Erica always answered our requests in a timely fashion and made sure that our needs were fulfilled.

On the day of, Erica and her team were always nearby to make sure no problems popped up throughout the night. After dinner, we realized we were missing some ping-pong balls for our elevated, classy game of beer pong. This was our own fault but within seconds, Erica had sourced some from a nearby store and had her team go and purchase them before anyone noticed. At the end of the night, everyone was taken home safely and the belongings for my new beautiful wife and I were waiting at the door, with our driver, to take us home.

The end result? We're now happily married and literally just had the best day of our lives. Filosophi did an incredible job and were able to make our dreams a reality. Everything went smoothly and we couldn't be happier. We still look at pictures daily to remind us of how stunning our wedding was. We had simply never seen something so beautiful. Well, except my wife in her wedding dress.

I've hit the character limit so you should basically just stop searching for a planner and contact Filosophi.

Cheers
We worked with Erica and her team at Filosophi to plan our wedding and relieve us of all the stress that typically comes Read more...
We worked with Erica and her team at Filosophi to plan our wedding and relieve us of all the stress that typically comes with getting everything ready for the big day. We wanted to do something a little less traditional (and dare we say, boring) and thought Filosophi could help make it happen.

Right from the beginning, my (now) wife and I had different ideas for what we wanted. Erica was able to take inspiration from both our visions and ended up creating a breathtaking event that all our friends and family are still raving about.

Filosophi recommended, booked and coordinated all our vendors. Not only were they all incredibly talented, they were genuinely good people who helped make our day even more special.

On top of that, communicating with Erica and Filosophi was consistently easy. Erica always answered our requests in a timely fashion and made sure that our needs were fulfilled.

On the day of, Erica and her team were always nearby to make sure no problems popped up throughout the night. After dinner, we realized we were missing some ping-pong balls for our elevated, classy game of beer pong. This was our own fault but within seconds, Erica had sourced some from a nearby store and had her team go and purchase them before anyone noticed. At the end of the night, everyone was taken home safely and the belongings for my new beautiful wife and I were waiting at the door, with our driver, to take us home.

The end result? We're now happily married and literally just had the best day of our lives. Filosophi did an incredible job and were able to make our dreams a reality. Everything went smoothly and we couldn't be happier. We still look at pictures daily to remind us of how stunning our wedding was. We had simply never seen something so beautiful. Well, except my wife in her wedding dress.

I've hit the character limit so you should basically just stop searching for a planner and contact Filosophi.

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James
Wedding:
9/25/2016
5.0/5.0
Working with Shirley from Filosophi was wonderful. She made our wedding planning and wedding day a breeze. What stands out the most when working with Shirley is her fun and playful attitude towards life. She loves what she does and is exceptional at it. When it comes to the enormity of planning a wedding this energy and attitude helped put us at ease on where to start and what to do. Combine this with her ability to get things done quickly and accurately we were in good hands the whole time. Where Shirley can really help make your wedding day come to life is her creative design ability. If you trust her judgement, you will be well rewarded.
Working with Shirley from Filosophi was wonderful. She made our wedding planning and wedding day a breeze. What stands out Read more...
Working with Shirley from Filosophi was wonderful. She made our wedding planning and wedding day a breeze. What stands out the most when working with Shirley is her fun and playful attitude towards life. She loves what she does and is exceptional at it. When it comes to the enormity of planning a wedding this energy and attitude helped put us at ease on where to start and what to do. Combine this with her ability to get things done quickly and accurately we were in good hands the whole time. Where Shirley can really help make your wedding day come to life is her creative design ability. If you trust her judgement, you will be well rewarded. Read less
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nanette
Wedding:
9/4/2016
5.0/5.0
Erica McKeddie, was a fabulous wedding planner. She was attentive to both my daughter and to me - which can be challenging. Her contacts and suggestions made the difference for a very smooth and beautiful event within a budget we were willing to pay. I would highly recommend Erica as the wedding planner you want to hire.

NanEtte Epperson
Mother of the Bride
Erica McKeddie, was a fabulous wedding planner. She was attentive to both my daughter and to me - which can be Read more...
Erica McKeddie, was a fabulous wedding planner. She was attentive to both my daughter and to me - which can be challenging. Her contacts and suggestions made the difference for a very smooth and beautiful event within a budget we were willing to pay. I would highly recommend Erica as the wedding planner you want to hire.

NanEtte Epperson
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Services Used: Beauty & Health, Wedding Cake, Catering, Ceremony Music, DJ, Flowers, Officiant, Photography, Wedding Planning, Rehearsal Dinner, Rentals & Photobooths, Transportation, Wedding Venue, Videography
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Carla
Wedding:
9/3/2016
5.0/5.0
We had the pleasure of working with Rebecca Vandekleut from Filosphi for our big day. Having hosted large work events myself, I felt like I could tackle most of the planning so I decided to hire Rebecca for the "day of" coordination. Rebecca was a key part in planning as she would recommend certain vendors when asked for her opinion. This was a huge help as you don't really know the type of service you'll receive unless you know someone who has worked with them directly. Rebecca responded to emails / phone calls immediately and towards the end kept me on track. On the day of our wedding my husband and myself were finally able to enjoy ourselves as Rebecca took care of all of the little details. I've heard a lot of people say this but I'll say it again ... your wedding planner will be some of the money best spent.
We had the pleasure of working with Rebecca Vandekleut from Filosphi for our big day. Having hosted large work events Read more...
We had the pleasure of working with Rebecca Vandekleut from Filosphi for our big day. Having hosted large work events myself, I felt like I could tackle most of the planning so I decided to hire Rebecca for the "day of" coordination. Rebecca was a key part in planning as she would recommend certain vendors when asked for her opinion. This was a huge help as you don't really know the type of service you'll receive unless you know someone who has worked with them directly. Rebecca responded to emails / phone calls immediately and towards the end kept me on track. On the day of our wedding my husband and myself were finally able to enjoy ourselves as Rebecca took care of all of the little details. I've heard a lot of people say this but I'll say it again ... your wedding planner will be some of the money best spent. Read less
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Julie
Wedding:
8/27/2016
4.8/5.0
filosophi were amazing to work with! Erin and her team know everything there is to know about your wedding, and anticipate everything you do not expect. They made our planning process simple, they connected us with great vendors, and they made it so that we did not have to worry or lift a finger leading up to our day! They know what's up and we are so so happy we worked with them!!! I highly recommend their team!
filosophi were amazing to work with! Erin and her team know everything there is to know about your wedding, and anticipate Read more...
filosophi were amazing to work with! Erin and her team know everything there is to know about your wedding, and anticipate everything you do not expect. They made our planning process simple, they connected us with great vendors, and they made it so that we did not have to worry or lift a finger leading up to our day! They know what's up and we are so so happy we worked with them!!! I highly recommend their team! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor, Rentals & Photobooths
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J
Wedding:
8/21/2016
5.0/5.0
When we first checked out Filosophi we were interested as their video on their website captured our attention and spoke to our style. We sent an email showing interest for wedding day-of coordination and received a very prompt reply from the owner who assigned Margaux Richards to be our hero for our wedding day. We met with Margaux in their cute office and I instantly knew she was the perfect fit for the job! Margaux was punctual, organized, a fantastic listener, well experienced, honest, detail oriented and has a fantastic personality! We hired them almost 1.5years before our wedding date. Even though we opted for the day of coordination, Margaux was caring and professional enough to check in on us once every few months to see how our planning was going. Margaux gave fantastic suggestions for various vendors and was always very prompt with any of our inquiries. 1 month before our wedding, Margaux sent us a very detailed worksheet and scheduled a meeting with us which was paramount to helping us organize our Wedding day! I, myself am extremely type A where I do not settle for anything less than perfect and highly organized. Margaux made a schedule for our wedding day that exceeded my expectations! You always hear horror stories from other brides and weddings that they were not on schedule, super stressed out, something went terribly wrong, they didn't get to eat, etc... But when you work with Margaux and Filosophi, you get the complete opposite! On my wedding day I had zero stress, got to eat (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) even when I woke up at 5:15am, we were on/ahead of schedule and not one single thing went wrong! It was the most flawless day and we were able to enjoy every minute of it truly because of Margaux and Filosophi! Needless to say I would highly recommend Margaux and Filosophi to everyone, otherwise your event may not play out as well as you hoped for despite your all your own hard work!
Margaux and Filosophi Ladies - THANK YOU SO MUCH!
When we first checked out Filosophi we were interested as their video on their website captured our attention and spoke to Read more...
When we first checked out Filosophi we were interested as their video on their website captured our attention and spoke to our style. We sent an email showing interest for wedding day-of coordination and received a very prompt reply from the owner who assigned Margaux Richards to be our hero for our wedding day. We met with Margaux in their cute office and I instantly knew she was the perfect fit for the job! Margaux was punctual, organized, a fantastic listener, well experienced, honest, detail oriented and has a fantastic personality! We hired them almost 1.5years before our wedding date. Even though we opted for the day of coordination, Margaux was caring and professional enough to check in on us once every few months to see how our planning was going. Margaux gave fantastic suggestions for various vendors and was always very prompt with any of our inquiries. 1 month before our wedding, Margaux sent us a very detailed worksheet and scheduled a meeting with us which was paramount to helping us organize our Wedding day! I, myself am extremely type A where I do not settle for anything less than perfect and highly organized. Margaux made a schedule for our wedding day that exceeded my expectations! You always hear horror stories from other brides and weddings that they were not on schedule, super stressed out, something went terribly wrong, they didn't get to eat, etc... But when you work with Margaux and Filosophi, you get the complete opposite! On my wedding day I had zero stress, got to eat (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) even when I woke up at 5:15am, we were on/ahead of schedule and not one single thing went wrong! It was the most flawless day and we were able to enjoy every minute of it truly because of Margaux and Filosophi! Needless to say I would highly recommend Margaux and Filosophi to everyone, otherwise your event may not play out as well as you hoped for despite your all your own hard work!
Margaux and Filosophi Ladies - THANK YOU SO MUCH! Read less
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Debi
Wedding:
8/21/2016
5.0/5.0
Erin was fantastic. From the beginning she understood exactly the kind of experience we wanted and delivered 1000%. Erin made theentire decision process easy for us - all of the vendors she arranged for us were exceptional and helped to make our wedding day everything we wanted and more.
On the day of the wedding Erin and her team made sure the everything unfolded seamlessly so we were able to completely enjoy our day without worry.
We would unreservedly recommend her to anyone looking for someone to help plan their wedding or any other special event.
Erin was fantastic. From the beginning she understood exactly the kind of experience we wanted and delivered 1000%. Erin Read more...
Erin was fantastic. From the beginning she understood exactly the kind of experience we wanted and delivered 1000%. Erin made theentire decision process easy for us - all of the vendors she arranged for us were exceptional and helped to make our wedding day everything we wanted and more.
On the day of the wedding Erin and her team made sure the everything unfolded seamlessly so we were able to completely enjoy our day without worry.
We would unreservedly recommend her to anyone looking for someone to help plan their wedding or any other special event. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Shirley has great communication skills and was instrumental on the days and weeks leading up to our wedding! We do not live in Vancouver or Canada, and even if we did, I could not imagine having a wedding with out a planner! Especially on as rad as Shirley! She was so cool calm & collected with everything and everyone and that is not always an easy task. Our wedding day flowed nicely and our guests had the most amazing time. It was such a magical day and that is largely in part to Shirley!
Shirley has great communication skills and was instrumental on the days and weeks leading up to our wedding! We do not Read more...
Shirley has great communication skills and was instrumental on the days and weeks leading up to our wedding! We do not live in Vancouver or Canada, and even if we did, I could not imagine having a wedding with out a planner! Especially on as rad as Shirley! She was so cool calm & collected with everything and everyone and that is not always an easy task. Our wedding day flowed nicely and our guests had the most amazing time. It was such a magical day and that is largely in part to Shirley! Read less
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Rhiannon
Wedding:
8/13/2016
4.8/5.0
I worked with Margaux for my wedding and my mom and I arranged the day-of package. We are both very organized so that is why we only went with the day-of, however, if you are not very organized I HIGHLY recommend getting the full thing. Filosophi/Margaux was absolutely amazing and kept me on top of everything!! She was EXTREMELY pleasant to work with and was much needed for the day-of. For the day-of they begin planning about 6 weeks prior to your wedding so don't think that it is literally the day of haha. Everything went smoothly and I felt very comfortable with Margaux when I needed to ask her something (and I asked her EVERYTHING) and she never made me feel like I was being annoying or asking stupid questions. HIGHLY RECOMMEND Filosophi aka MARGAUX!!!!
I worked with Margaux for my wedding and my mom and I arranged the day-of package. We are both very organized so that is Read more...
I worked with Margaux for my wedding and my mom and I arranged the day-of package. We are both very organized so that is why we only went with the day-of, however, if you are not very organized I HIGHLY recommend getting the full thing. Filosophi/Margaux was absolutely amazing and kept me on top of everything!! She was EXTREMELY pleasant to work with and was much needed for the day-of. For the day-of they begin planning about 6 weeks prior to your wedding so don't think that it is literally the day of haha. Everything went smoothly and I felt very comfortable with Margaux when I needed to ask her something (and I asked her EVERYTHING) and she never made me feel like I was being annoying or asking stupid questions. HIGHLY RECOMMEND Filosophi aka MARGAUX!!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We are in love with Rebecca! If you are going to to spurge on one thing for your wedding this is it! she took all the stress off both of us and we truley were able to enjoy every second of the wedding and events leading up to it
We are in love with Rebecca! If you are going to to spurge on one thing for your wedding this is it! she took all the Read more...
We are in love with Rebecca! If you are going to to spurge on one thing for your wedding this is it! she took all the stress off both of us and we truley were able to enjoy every second of the wedding and events leading up to it Read less
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