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Blogs

Chic Vintage Brides
A veritable trove of inspiration for all things vintage-wedding inspired.
http://chicvintagebrides.com/

Grey Likes Weddings
Oodles and oodles of beautiful wedding inspiration.
http://www.greylikesweddings.com/

Style Me Pretty
All things wedding, and then some
http://www.stylemepretty.com/

The Wedding Co.
Cool, inspiring wedding features, great advice and references, and they host two amazing shows each year
http://www.theweddingco.com/

Wedluxe
True to their name they present the best in luxurious weddings, and host a beautiful annual show
http://www.wedluxe.com/

Vineyard Bride
Fabulous resource for all things bridal in southwestern Ontario and Niagara regions.
http://www.vineyardbride.ca/

Cakes & Desserts

The Cocoa Cakery
We love doing shoots with Christina because not only are her creations absolutely beautiful, we always hope there will be leftovers, because, yum!!!
http://thecocoacakery.com/

Crumb & Berry
Founder and baker Emily's charming confections are as delicious as they look. 
http://www.crumbandberry.com/

Desmond & Beatrice
These guys are right up the street from us, which is nothing short of dangerous. If you're looking for cookies and the best buttercream cupcakes, this is your place.
https://desmondandbeatrice.com/

Le Dolci
Is there anything they don't do? From classes to beautiful cakes to delicious snacks, the wonderful team at Le Dolci have you covered.
https://www.ledolci.com/

Dresses

Catherine Langlois
Couture, right here in Toronto. Catherine's creations are as exquisite as they are beautifully made. Custom at its finest. Makes us want to get married all over again.
http://www.catherinelanglois.com/collection/recent/

Ferré Sposa
This fabulous little west end Toronto salon has a beautfiul selection of gowns with a stellar team of consultants to help you find your dream dress.
http://www.ferresposa.com/

Maureen Patricia Bridal
Designer, and neighbour Maureen creates some of the most charming dresses we've ever seen, and her custom work is lovely.
http://www.maureenpatriciatoronto.com/

Mrs. Bridal
Ok, we're partial because we share the main floor of their beautiful Yorkville shop, but seriously, their impeccably edited collection of designers is nothing short of stunning. And their wonderful team will help to hook you up with the gown of your dreams.
http://mrsbridalboutique.com/

Sash & Bustle
Sisters Andrea and Vanessa run this dreamy, friendly east-end salon full of stunning designer gowns. 
http://www.sashandbustle.com/

The Brides' Project
Completely volunteer run, this wonderful, charitable organization resells donated dresses (from brides, salons and designers) at half or less than half of the original retail price. All the proceeds from the sale of all the dresses, shoes and accessories go to Canadian cancer research and charities. It's a treasure trove of beautiful gowns at excellent prices. We know, we volunteer there and we love it!
http://thebridesproject.com/

Flowers

Blush & Bloom
Beautful, romantic, dreamy flowers. Becky's creations are nothing short of breathtaking.
http://www.blushandbloom.ca/

Coquette Studios
We love Sharon's delightful arrangements. From romantic to boho to elegant, she's got you covered.
http://www.coquettestudios.ca/

The Little Florist
Tellie's creations are always a joy. Her choice of flowers is beautiful and unexpected, and the way she combines them is amazing.
http://thelittleflorist.blogspot.ca/

Ooh La La Designs
Award winning florist Kelly is the flower-whisperer. She's really that good.
http://www.myoohlaladesigns.ca/

Petite Studio
Floral designer Sarah creates stunning, perfect little works of art and she's such a pleasure to work with!
http://petitestudio.ca/index.php

Roses & Twine Floral
In the Hamilton/Niagara region? Myrica's beautiful floral work is as lovely as she is.
http://www.rosesandtwinefloral.com/

Graphic Design/Stationery

Castlefield Graphic Design Atelier
Designer Sophie's discerning eye and chic style come through in all her work.
http://castlefield.co/

Paper & Poste
You dream it, they'll make it - stationery gorgeousness!
http://www.paperandposte.ca/

Scott Casuccio Design
The Loved One's co-founder, designer, and in-house photographer
http://www.scottcasuccio.com/

The White Room
Really cool, modern design
http://www.thewhiteroom.ca/

Hair & Makeup

Angie Di Battista
Versatile, great to work with, and a true professional. 
http://angiedibattista.com/

Nicole Graftner
From romantic up dos to badass faux hawks, and the perfect makeup to go with it, Nicole's your pro. Oh, and months before your wedding, she'll transform your hair to the perfect colour and cut. Sublime bayalage, anyone?
http://www.nicolegraftner.com/

Samantha Kaye
Cut, colour, styling, makeup - Samantha is a quadruple threat. Her cool little salon is across the street from us in Leslieville, and whether it's weddings or editorial work, Sam makes it happen.
http://www.lunebeautyboutique.com/

Ashley Readings
Wildly talented and super-nice to go with it. We love working with Ashley
http://www.ashleyreadingsbridal.com/

Millinery/Veils

Blair Nadeau Millinery
If it's a romantic, Juliette veil, or cool-girl fascinator you're after, it's all about Blair. Her veils are sublime.
http://www.blairnadeau.com/

David Dunkley Fine Millinery
No one does an English fascinator like royally trained milliner David Dunkley. David's confections have graced some pretty important heads over the years, and as the official milliner to The Queen's Plate, David will get you set for a day at the races, your wedding or anywhere else that requires flawless headwear. And he's a sweetheart!
http://daviddunkley.me/

Jaclyn Louise Designs
One half of a pair of very talented sisters, Jaclyn's cheeky, chic little fascinators make perfect little toppers for almost any special event.
http://www.lunebeautyboutique.com/#!millinery/hw2pt

Officiants

Sarah Bunnett-Gibson
We're biased, she married us - beautiful, personalized ceremonies, and she was the first officiant in Toronto to perform gay wedding ceremonies. We love that about her.
http://www.sarahbunnett-gibson.com/

Helen Sweet
Founder of The Brides' Project, Helen is also an officiant. Let's just say, she lives up to her name. Lovely, heartfelt ceremonies in Toronto.
http://thebridesproject.com/referrals/officiant/

Ceremonies to Remember
Officiant Christiane performs beautiful, personal ceremonies in English or French, and she almost always shows up in a chic David Dunkley fascinator.
http://ceremoniestoremember.ca/

Photographers

Artiese Studios
Therese is amazing. Her photos are beautiful. There it is.
http://www.artiesestudios.com/about/

Carole B. Eves
Most people can take a good shot of a model, but it takes a true professional to capture the beauty of the rest of us. Carole brings out the beauty in us all.
http://carolebeves.com/

Destiny Dawn Photography
Meaningful, soulful, beautiful photography. And Destiny couldn't be nicer if she tried.
http://www.destinydawnphotography.com/

Documentographer
Catherine Farquarson is the connsumate professional, but with soul. Beautiful, genuine photography, and she's a pleasure to work with.
http://www.documentographer.com/

Henley & Co.
Great vision, we love Kp's point of view
http://www.henleyportraiture.com/

Purple Tree Photography
This team of truly excellent photographers know exactly how to capture every perfect moment. 
http://www.purpletree.ca/our-team/

Entertainment

Evolved Entertainment
DJ Efsharp, aka Sam Fleming thoughtfully curates music to suit your personal tastes and requests. Canned music enthusiasts need not apply. He's also a ridiculously sharp dresser, so won't show up at your wedding looking like a stereotypical cheesy DJ. Sam's your man.
http://www.evolvedentertainment.com/

Brent Miller Live
Brent and his beautiful and talented wife Sarah provide wonderful, customized live music for your wedding or event. They're so nice, and so good at what they do!
http://www.brentmillerlive.com/

Wedding/Event Planners

We've been so fortunate to work with some of the most talented event planners in the industry. Each planner listed here has their own individual point of view, and there's sure to be someone who shares your unique vision. 

Aleksandra & Co. Events
Aleksandra is really, really, really good at what she does.
http://www.alevents.ca/index.html

August In Bloom
Mallory and Sara are the talented women behind August In Bloom, and they fully live up to their tag line "Sophisticated style. Chic celebrations." They are a pleasure to work with, and will perfectly bring your vision to life.
http://www.augustinbloom.com/

Cynthia Martyn Fine Events
Cynthia is in the upper echelon of event planners in Toronto. She sets the standard with impeccable taste, and flawlessly executed events.
http://www.cynthiamartyn.com/

Devoted to You
Carmen may be petite, but her vision and execution is larger than life.
http://www.devotedtoyou.ca/

Fabulous Occasions
There are barely words to describe the amazingness that is Malvina and her vision. Event perfection.
http://fabulousoccasions.ca/

Glaze & John
Sister and brother team Glaze and John make magic.
http://www.glazeandjohn.com/

Love by Lynzie
As bright, colourful and vibrant as she is, Lynzie's events are nothing short of gorgeous. Oh, and not only will she perfectly plan your wedding, her band Electric Blonde will sing at it too!
http://www.lovebylynzie.com/

Make My Day Count
Sisters Denise and Lana will bring your vision to life. Beautifully.
http://www.makemydaycount.com/

Phoebe Lo Events
Planner extraordinaire Phoebe is an overachiever. And that's exactly what you want in a wedding planner. She's also one of the sweetest people we know.
http://www.phoebeloevents.com/

Truly Yours Planning
Diana is as lovely as the events she plans and designs.
http://www.trulyyoursplanning.com/

Vintage Furniture/Prop Rentals

La Jolie
Tea party heaven, with a goldmine of vintage tea cups.
http://www.lajolie.ca/

Southern Charm Vintage Rentals
Owner Kathie's eye for divine vintage finds means you have access to some of the most fabulous propping around.
http://www.southerncharmvintagerentals.com/

Warehouse 84
Not only does owner Leslie and her team have an absolutely stellar collection of propping and furniture, they also offer styling and creative direction.
http://warehouse84.ca/