Santa Barbara is known for a lot of things--beautiful beaches, world-class wine, and charming red-tile roofs. However, nightlife often misses the mark. Our friends Andrew and Kayla of Party Proper Productions aim to fill that void with magical dance parties that emphasize the uniqueness of Santa Barbara's tight-knit community. Not to mention...
Halter Ranch, a Paso Robles winery wedding venue, is not only the perfect vineyard landscape to say 'I Do" on the Central Coast, but it is a place that brought people together for the Halter Ranch Venue Launch and The Wedding Standard magazine preview. Guests got to see a sneak peak of the highlights from the magazine which is launching soon and experience this great venue in all of its wine country glory.
The brand new Paso Robles Winery Wedding Venue, Rava Wines, hosted Wedding Standard members for an end of the summer White Party. Everyone dressed in white as is the custom before labor day and to mark the start of the fall season. Ciel Bleu Events designed their ball room with the help of Bella Vista Designs, Fluid Bloom, Scout Rental Co, and All About Events.
The large rustic dairy barn has been recently transformed into a magical wedding and special events venue surrounded by rolling hills and the family farm land. The large rustic dairy barn has been recently transformed into a magical wedding and special ev
Meet Central Coast Wedding Officiant Tom Allen! Upon introduction you will notice his warm hospitable demeanor that puts you at ease during the first minute of conversation. I met Tom years ago through his bride who is a world renown dress designer/altere
La Tavola Fine Linen rentals headquartered in Napa, California with showrooms throughout california and neighboring states (our favorite being the Santa Barbara showroom! *biased*) offers beautiful linen rentals in a variety of colors, textures and patterns. Keep scrolling to see the entire rainbow in linens!
Specialty rentals and lounges can completely transform a wedding space and create a design that is unique to your own style, so we caught up with three San Luis Obispo specialty rental companies to hear each of their individual expertise on all things from design, to sourcing, to trends.
When planning a wine country destination wedding don't forget to take your bridal party out for a little pre-party adventure over the vineyard! Fly for over half a mile atop Santa Margarita Ranch's rolling vineyards and see this breathtaking natural landm
Zest it Up Inc throws another fabulous Pop Up event with a Kentucky Derby vibe to benefit Family Care Network Inc and the work they do for families in our community.
The third annual JAM event was an all out blast! The 80's themed party was a mash up of people, personalities and all of the rad businesses that make up the cutting edge wedding industry on the Central Coast.
We are soooo darn excited to be sharing with you the work of our friend Cameron Ingall's today. Lucky for us girls, he volunteered his skills in capturing the many moments of our latest Zesty Pop Up. Again, our pop up was to benefit Family Care Network
We're excited to feature the 2016 highlight reel for Wedding Videographer Steelhead Cinema. Prepare to be blown away by these epic shots, and heartfelt moments!
Want to make your special day a little sweeter? The Central Coast has lots of fun dessert options for you that will do just that! Negranti's, SLO Mama Sweets and Sugarlips Mini Donuts, are a few of the wonderful Dessert Trucks you can book.
The Wedding Standard offers so many creative Central Coast Florists! Today we are showcasing 5 Flower Crowns from the talented Eden Florals. If you're planning a spring or summer wedding let these inspire your wedding plans.
To me, fashion is making a statement, and who wouldn't want to make a statement on their wedding day. I wanted to create a styled shoot that showcased a crop of my ideal, bad ass brides.
California Wedding Day Best of 2016 Awards is an annual awards ceremony recognizing the California's top wedding vendors from Los Angeles, Orange County and Central Coast, as voted on by brides, grooms, vendors and magazine staff. This year there were 20
When I asked them where they were going for their honeymoon, Maile fell silent. After a couple seconds, she admitted that after so much wedding planning she just didn't have the energy to plan the honeymoon let alone decide on some amazing tropical a
This Flying Caballos Wedding is whimsical, light hearted and dreamy. The venue is eclectic and welcoming. Inspired from an era long gone the farm house is country but doesn't give the ranch impression.
I am excited to introduce you to a couple of the kindest most hospitable ranchers in SLO County! Brandon and his Father have lived on the ranch since the 70's. These guys have transformed their dairy barn and hillside into a breathtaking wedding venue. Th
Flying Caballos Ranch is a hidden treasure nestled in the heart of San Luis Obispo. This ranch is more than just a ranch; it's a vacation rental. It's an amazing private property for people looking for the full weekend getaway experience. It is the perfec
Lori Boe is a native to Arroyo Grande and literally grew up creating and playing with flowers. Lori is one of the first florists featured on The Wedding Standard almost a decade ago when she was just a young sprite. We are so excited to feature her recent
Kathy Callahan is the mother of 3 beautiful kids, the wife of one handsome fire fighter and the face of her new family business SLO Mama Sweets!
Photographer Alexandra Wallace has a fashion forward approach to the world of wedding photography. Her images feel straight from the pages of an Anthro catalogue with whimsical substance and mysterious appeal. During our photoshoot I discovered she was in
Kellye Clifford of Precious and Blooming Floral Design has brought such color and class to our community over the past several years. She's not only a talented designer and curator of floral beauty, she is also extraordinarily friendly; allowing everyone
Janice Mehring brings such a rich heritage of compassion and wisdom into each wedding ceremony of any faith or culture. Her focus is the joining of the two unique lives into one. Questions she considers with every couple when prepping for their ceremony a
"Melinda Lynch of Festive Designs devotes herself to her passion of floral design, not only with her brides, but with her students at Cal Poly. I would not be doing what I love today if it wasn't for her passion in teaching floral design and being part of
Azurae is a no-nonsense-get-it-done kinda girl. She coordinates, directs traffic, keeps the party flowing with ease and is cool and collected through the heat of every wedding! When you book with Azurae you get all of her, not just a day of coordinator, b
Brit Tarr has such a light hearted approach to hair & makeup; and life actu ally! She is friendly and dis arm ing. She has an adven tur ous spirit and is whim si cal to the core. You can see from her inter view that she loves peo ple and truly enjoys play