Featured | Wedding Press Divas

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We’ve been featured in Wedding Paper Divas‘s “100 Unexpected Wedding Themes” this morning!

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View more here:
https://www.weddingpaperdivas.com/wedding-tips-a…/themes.htm

What an honor it was to be such a fun project alongside a talented team of creatives.

event design and planning: Charmed Events Group // photography: Vivian Sachs Photography // floral design: Nicole Ha Designs // paper goods: Post Etiquette // hair and make-up: Joli de Jackie // bride and bridesmaid dress: Bella Bridesmaid, Los Gatos // wardrobe stylist: Adrea Cabrera // cake:  Jens Cakes // mini desserts: Creative Cake Bites // rentals:  Hartmann Studios // videography:  Viet Mac of (B.Lo.The.C.) // venue: Oakland Aviation Museum

Featured | Gilded Magazine

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Excited to see one of our editorials in Gilded Magazine this week🙂
Cheers to all the wonderful talents that put time into this project!

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Sho to Wagashi

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We had the honor of shooting the “COSMOS: Five Elements” held at Morimoto in Napa recently, where the art of Japanese cuisine, calligraphy and confectionery were transformed into unique visual and edible art forms.

The event featured the food of Chef Ichiro Tsuji, along with the live works of Japanese calligraphy artist, Aoi Yamaguchi, and Japanese traditional confectionary “wagashi” artist, Shiho Sakamoto.

Inspired by the concept of Ying-and-Yang Five Elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water (Mok-Ka-Doe-Gon-Sui), Yamaguchi painted contemporary Japanese calligraphy on Japanese handmade “washi” paper, on which pieces of wagashi, created by Sakamoto, were tastefully placed to complete the the world of each Element. Grounded by Japanese traditional aesthetics and culture of “wabi-sabi”, the three talented artists realized their visions through each and own realms of senses, together creating a unique experience to celebrate blessings from nature.

 

wedding | bo + tobias

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Love is all around this year at the beautiful San Francisco City Hall!
Congratulations to the gorgeous Bo and her beau, Tobias🙂

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travel | positano

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John Steinbeck said it best in 1953:

“Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone. Its houses climb a hill so steep it would be a cliff except that stairs are cut in it. I believe that whereas most house foundations are vertical, in Positano they are horizontal. The small curving bay of unbelievably blue and green water lips gently on a beach of small pebbles. There is only one narrow street and it does not come down to the water. Everything else is stairs, some of them as steep as ladders. You do not walk to visit a friend, you either climb or slide.”


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wedding | aoi + ben

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We had the pleasure of capturing the talented Japanese calligraphy artist, Aoi, and her better half’s wedding recently.

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If you’re curious about Aoi’s work, below are some of her images. Feel free to check out more of her art at
www.aoiyamaguchi.com

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the bellwether project

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“Clothes and manners do not make the man;
but when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.”

The Bellwether Project is dedicated to helping men curate wardrobes that are built to fit in and designed to stand out by providing products that are functional and stylish.

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