We’ve made you wait long enough for more from our “Haute Couture” styled shoot, no?!  Well, allow us to share the fun behind-the-scenes video so that you can meet the talented creatives who partnered with us on this spectacular shoot, and even more of the detail shots that we know you love (who are we kidding, we love them too!). Enjoy!


“Haute Couture” was produced by Amrit Dhillon-Bains—Anaïs Event Planning & Design, Liezet Arnold—Bloem Decor, Emily Peter and Wendy Sipple—Real Weddings Magazine.

The Details //  Venue
Sacramento Memorial Auditorium | 916-808-5291 | 916-446-1215 | sacramentoconventioncenter.com

Amy Nicole Photography | 916-803-1282 | amynicolephotography.com

Design, Styling, Coordination, Rentals, Linen Rentals, Signage and Flower Wall
Anaïs Event Planning & Design | 415-894-9254 | anaisevents.com

Styling and Floral Design
Bloem Decor | 916-447-2001 | bloemdecor.com

Cake and Desserts
Something Sweet Bakery | 209-745-9000 | somethingsweetgalt.com

Catering and Cocktails
Classique Catering | 916-446-1215 | classiquecatering.com

Lea Buehler BGorgeous | 916-705-5827 | lbgorgeous.com

Happily Beautiful Makeup Artistry & Skin Studio | 530-632-0607 | happilybeautifulmakeup.com

Gowns (Karen’s Main Look)
House of Fashion | 916-554-7440 | hofbridal.com

Gowns (Karen’s Additional Looks)
Always Elegant Bridal & Tuxedo | 530-755-4282 | alwayselegantbridal.net
Second Summer Bride | 916-330-4422 | secondsummerbridesac.com

Frankie’s Tuxedo
Always Elegant Bridal & Tuxedo | 530-755-4282 | alwayselegantbridal.net

Jewelry (Karen’s Additional Looks) and Frankie’s Ties
Macy’s | macys.com | Arden Fair Mall | 916-925-2845 | Downtown Plaza | 916-444-3333
Sunrise Mall | 916-962-3333 | Westfield Galleria at Roseville | 916-771-3333

Jewelry (Karen’s Main Look)
Style Avenue Studios | 916-812-1114 | styleavenuestudios.com

Jewelry and Hair Accessories (Karen’s Additional Looks)
Hair Comes The Bride | haircomesthebride.com
Pink Beauty Bridal | 916-402-0785 | pinkbeautybridal.com

Shaadi Papery | shaadipapery.com

Custom Chair Sashes
Swoonable | swoonable.net

Cake Stand Rentals
West 12 Hoopla! | 209-479-3220 | west12ranch.com

JB Wedding Photography | 916-220-0159 | jbweddingphoto.com

Special thanks to our real couple models, Karen Compagno and Frankie Medina, and to all of the professionals who contributed to this feature!

Click here to see more from our “Haute Couture” styled shoot!

Blog post by Real Weddings Magazine’s Editor/Publisher Wendy Sipple.

Photos by Amy Nicole Photography / copyright Real Weddings Magazine.

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