Sep 30, 2006
Atelier des Modistes
Atelier Des Modistes is great for those seeking a total custom experience. Suzanne is SO sweet and she runs a tiny shop with exquisite designs. You can try on all of these different silhouette options (tops and bottoms) to put together a custom look. And since everything is designed in house you can add whatever details you want.
Services used: Dress & Attire
I just attended a wedding at Trentadue Winery -- it was a stunning setting. Our good friends got married there, and it was such a gorgeous backdrop with the mountains in the background. Also loved being close to the vines, and truly feeling like you were at a winery. There was a nice flow of space (indoor and outdoor) -- the ceremony was outdoors on one side...then we moved to the other outdoor space for cocktails/apps...and finally moved inside for dinner and dancing. The event space comfortably fit 150 guests (I believe they can fit many more). The only downside is that the wine isn't the best, but overall, the wedding was so lovely we didn't even really notice.
Services used: Wedding Venue
Laura from Floramor started out as one of my favorite vendors. She was really bubbly and passionate about her job. She has a great artistic eye and is very inventive. Every year, at the Four Seasons Wedding Fair, she does extravagent sample tables -- really worth seeing for ideas. She is able to work within your budget so if you give her guidelines she will follow them. We ended up having really fun flower balls hanging from these golden tree statues on some of our tables (and we had low arrangements on the other tables). I LOVED my bouquet and my bridesmaids bouquets --they were beautiful! However, I ended up being disappointed b/c a few details were overlooked: 1) They didn't place petals down the aisle as promised, 2) They didn't transfer our reception flowers to the day-after brunch and 3) She made pin corsages for the moms and grandmothers when they should have been wrist corsages. At the end of the day, I was frustrated b/c these mistakes were not aknowledged. But, I did love most of the floral design (especially my bouquets). I would recommend Floramor, but I would be cautious and very painstaking in telling them what you want.
Services used: Flowers