A Groom’s Guide to a Destination Wedding

So, you are lucky enough to have booked that dream wedding in the sun. A taste of bridal paradise if you will. From mingling in Maui to sunning it up in Seychelles, grooms need to pay attention to those vital details. 

And we are not just talking about throwing their passport and sunnies into his hand luggage. Oh, no folks…but before you shout Bon Voyage, there’s so much more to a destination wedding. 

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Even before you kick off your flip flops on the golden sands, there is lots of prep to undertake. In the first place, consider getting suited and booted before you jet off to your wedding hotspot. Squeezing into your three-piece or tux like a penguin? It will certainly be worth it as there will be no time for adjustments at 30,000 feet.  Continue reading

La Jolla Shores Wedding

The Tea Ceremony

Mike and Charlene began their wedding day with their bridal party at their gorgeous venue, La Jolla Shores Hotel. It was a gorgeous, sunny day and perfect for their celebration!

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The couple dressed in traditional Chinese attire and shared a tea ceremony shared with their family members. This ceremony was important for the couple to show gratitude to their parents and was a special start to their day. Continue reading

Practical and Personalized: High-Quality Gift Ideas for Your Groomsmen

When you think about getting gifts for members of your wedding party, you have three or four basic goals: You want the gift to be practical, personal, convenient and you want it to look expensive (whether it is or not).

Since we now have the internet at our fingerprints, this is a possibility that doesn’t take weeks of searching through boutiques.

Who has time for that while planning for a wedding???

In this list, I’ve noted a few special things that fit all of the points above. (Well, let’s be honest, if you’re shopping online, they’re all convenient). 

Hopefully, you will be inspired to find things that are also unique to your groomsmen (or best man, or fathers in the wedding. . . or any of those guys who’ll make that wedding great).

Grooming Set

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Personalized Barber Grooming Set with Straight Razor Blade, Wood Comb, Scissors & Sharpening Stone, $74.51, https://www.groomsmengiftsource.com/

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Persian Romance at Hyatt La Jolla

The Couple

Jasmine and Hussein were one of the sweetest couples we had the pleasure of working alongside. They were kind and loving and their beautiful wedding reflected it. Many of their guests flew in from all over the world to celebrate with this beautiful couple. It was a Middle Eastern celebration which was simply gorgeous!

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The Venue

The Hyatt La Jolla Regency La Jolla was the destination for this occasion. It is tucked away in the “Jewel of the Pacific” city in California, and one of the most sought after areas. Continue reading

Building 177 Romance

The Scene

Brandon and Sunjo were married in the exclusive location of Building 177 in Liberty Station. This spot is tucked away in the gorgeous neighborhood of Point Loma in San Diego, California. Building 177 is a lovely space with a sleek, modern style. Its array of floor to ceiling and clerestory windows allows for natural light to come flooding in to brighten up the space. 

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The couple shared an intimate first look at their ceremony sight before guests arrived. Brandon was beaming as he turned to see Sunjo in her elegant, sweetheart gown. A floral embellished cape flowed down from Sunjo’s shoulders to add a modern trend to her timeless gown. The bridal party walked the greenery-filled grounds for photos prior to the ceremony.  Continue reading