As we head into the weekend, we thought the perfect way to enjoy our Friday is with a recap of our favorite party of the year: The Cream Event.
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If you haven’t ever been, here’s how it works. The genius team behind The Cream Event sets a mood/theme for all the vendors–and for you! This year, the color scheme included tons of whites and creams–so everything from decor to fashion was all in these hues!! All sorts of killer wedding vendors are invited to show off their wares for you–the attendee. What is amazing is that you can see how one inspiration board can be interpreted in so many different ways! What a killer way to check out wedding pros in the actual context with which you’d use them!
Not only do you get to meet and chat with killer designers, but you also get to sip fab cocktails and munch on insanely delish food, and learn more about all kinds of amazing options to make your wedding gorg–think exquisite linens, bespoke bow ties, venue resources, stunning cakes, vintage furniture, gilded tableware–the list goes on!
After plenty of oogling at all the pretty, entertainment and dancing kicks off (with plenty of cocktails to go around for everyone!).
Every year, The Cream Event ends with the most epic dance off. For this year’s prize to the dance off winner, Wanderable teamed up with Mr. & Mrs. Smith (who has spent the last decade checking into the world’s most stylish, inspiring and romantic boutique hotels) to offer a 7 night honeymoon in France at this year’s Cream Event in Los Angeles. The incredible giveaway included a $2,000 hotel credit in Paris (which can be used at any of the 65 properties in the Mr. and Mrs. Smith Hotel Collection in France), as well as 7 different Wanderable experiences, like a Flytographer photo shoot, Macaron making class, guided tours of Montmartre and Versailles and foodie excursions! In total, the prize was valued at over $5,000!!! Crazy, right? That’s why things get a little crazy during the dance off:
If you didn’t know, Wanderable is a super fab online resource for the chic, modern couple who values experiences over things. Their site allows you to register for custom experiences, rather than the standard gift, and we love the idea! In fact, Wanderable is offering a $20 credit if you sign up by clicking here! So great, right?
For an even better feel for the action at The Cream Event, check out the videos below, which give you a little taste of all the fun we had!
Vendors: Photography: Brian Tropiano Photography, Michael Radford Photography, Our Labor of Love, The Wedding Artist Collective, Yes, Dear Studio // Video: Shark Pig, Butter Pictures, The Wedding Artist Collective // Designers: Beijos Events, Esoteric Events, Green Ribbon Parties, Karson Butler Events, Pow Wow, Twofold LA // Florist: Bloom Babes, Bloom & Plume, Emblem Flowers, JL Designs, Moon Canyon, Stella Bloom Designs // Caterers: Contemporary Catering, MIHO Catering Co, Paula LeDuc Fine Catering, roomforty // Rentals: Borrowed Blu, The Plant Library, Found Vintage Rentals, Hostess Haven, La Tavola Fine Linen Rentals, The Water Cottage, Town & Country Event Rentals, Yeah! Rentals // Bar: ONEHOPE, Pharmacie, The Spare Room Off-Site // Sweets: Bo Nuage, Hannah’s Bananas, Sheila Mae, Sweet Lucie’s Ice Cream, Whisk & Whittle // Lighting: The Lighter Side // Paper Goods: Paper Chase Press, Bliss & Bone, A Fabulous Fete, Mon Voir, Smitten on Paper // Photobooth: Smilebooth, The Photo Bus, Mobile Photo Booth // Music: Django Foxtrot, Elan Artist, The Flashdance // Attire: The Black Tux, Gold Coast Goods, Christina Sfez // Misc.: William-Sonoma // Online: Grey Likes, 100 Layer Cake, Green Wedding Shoes, Inspired by This, Lennd, Loverly, The Venue Report, Wanderable