Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Last Minute Bride

When one peeks a little deeper into the City of Angels, past the hazy skies and the West Side, they just might be pleased at what they may find. In my little corner of LA exists an ever growing group of local folk making and selling some kick a*s goodies! Together we were able to come together for a one-day boutique...a Bridal Boutique! My first time ever doing such a thing, I found this type of event to be one of the most fun events I’ve participated in so far.
With a larger goal in mind, I sought out my friend and fellow female business owner, Wendy Ramos. Owner of Just Wenderful, Wendy has been fulfilling bride’s dreams time and again with her Event Planning and Coordinating Services. Upon discussing my larger goal with Wendy, which will not be discussed here and now, we went for something a little more...last minute...
Last Minute Bride is a traveling Bridal Boutique featuring last minute necessities for the Bride and her girls! Another friend, and fellow female business owner, hosted the first ever Last Minute Bride at her Glendale Salon and Spa, Valentino’s. Hair Stylists offered Brides-to-be complimentary hairstyles, including Up-Do’s, while Makeup Artists offered FREE Makeup application! It was too much fun watching Brides being pampered and beautified.

The salon itself was beautiful enough to host a wedding! Wendy and her team left not one detail out! From the Sweet Treat Table to the milk glass vases with orange ranunculi, every girl felt like a Bride that day.

Catering to the Vintage Bride, Better Than Naked’s contributions (ME!) were vintage beaded bridal bags, handmade bridal bags, antique vanity sets, makeup compacts and more! I had a variety of vintage umbrellas starting at only $10, as well as vintage bags as low as $18!

Other local vendors included Cake Goodness, known for her delicious Cake Pops, Cupcakes and Unique and Colorful Cakes.

Katy Carrier Events and Designs, who was selling not only her beautiful stationary, but also her handmade garters; Shannon Lee of Shannon Lee Images brought her talented and lovely self to the Boutique and displayed her variety of what I like to call love shots; Pilates with Paige was offering 10% off her services; Earth Daughter Arts brought out handmade bags and other fun bridesmaid gifts; and JD of Shall We Dance Entertainment brought it all together with his great music, fun personality and his singing!
View more pics!Stay tuned for the next Last Minute Bride date, in the planning now!