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23 09, 2019

BIG NEWS! We’ve launched a wedding PODCAST: Team Behind the Bride!

By |2019-10-10T16:55:38-06:00September 23rd, 2019|Featured, Real Wedding|

Team Behind the Bride inspiration

EXCITING NEWS! Soon-to-be-brides, aspiring brides, lovers and friends of brides, and anyone who can’t get enough of everything wedding inspiration…We’ve got you covered! Team Behind the Bride is a brand new PODCAST-from TEAM’s founder and creative director, Mar- for wedding planning ideas and beyond, with a lineup of industry greats. Prepare to be entertained.

New episodes every Wednesday at 12noon PST

FOLLOW ALONG!
Share with your friends and then tune in HERE!

p.s. Get a sneak peek, watch the trailer!

Image luminously captured by the enchanting Corbin Gurkin | HMU by TEAM’s Mar THM Hair Extensions | Gown: Galia Lahav House of Couture

23 09, 2019

‘Marrying Millions’ Couple Sean Lourdes and Megan Thomas Share Their Wedding Album

By |2019-09-23T21:13:21-06:00September 23rd, 2019|Featured, Featured Press, Real Wedding|

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Sean Lourdes and Megan Thomas are rich in love. The Marrying Millions couple exchanged vows in an intimate California wedding that aired during the finale of the new Lifetime series on September 11. The show follows six couples who come from extremely different financial situations. Lourdes, 36, is the millionaire director of The Lourdes Foundation. Thomas, 25, comes from a working-class family in California.

The couple met when Thomas, a model, was studying at the University of California in Los Angeles. She applied for a position at The Lourdes Foundation, and her application immediately caught Lourdes’ attention. “I was already super impressed by her resume—she was on the Dean’s List at UCLA, was the Valedictorian of her high school, and was even signed with Elite Models, among other impressive accomplishments,” Lourdes tells The Knot.

After Lourdes spent a year-and-a-half of pursuing Thomas, they finally met to get a drink. “We had an immediate, intense and real connection from the moment we met, and we’ve been inseparable ever since,” he says. “The rest is history.” – via The Knot

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See more over on The Knot!

13 09, 2019

TEAM Celebrates 20 Years of Love and Beauty

By |2019-09-13T19:40:34-06:00September 13th, 2019|Spotlight|

 

Twenty years of the most beautiful brides, inspiring fashion editorials, and runway shows. Two decades working with our team of masterful hair and makeup artists and the most amazing photographers, designers, and planners in the industry throughout jaw-dropping locations around the globe. We here at TEAM absolutely love what we do and are so excited to share the unfolding of the next wave of beauty and community, including a brand new project launching later this month! Let’s do this!

Photographers included in video: @josevilla @elizabethmessina @janawilliamsphotos_ @michellebeller @ktmerry @braedonflynn @lucasrossiphoto @by_matthew @erichmcvey @stewartandconnie

13 08, 2019

Destination I Do | Gorgeous California Destination Wedding Magazine Feature

By |2019-08-13T09:53:21-06:00August 13th, 2019|Featured, Featured Press, Real Wedding|

Destination I Do bridal Santa Barbara wedding feature | TEAM Hair & Makeup

Want some major wedding inspiration? Destination I Do Magazine‘s latest print issue has hit the stands and we’re incredibly honored that TEAM Creative Director Mar’s styling is showcased alongside a collaboration of amazing event vendors (scroll below to peek in on the pages of this beautiful celebration!)

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Photography: Birds of a Feather
Planner: Onyx + Redwood
Floral Design: Precious Blooms
Gown: Romona Keveza
Veil: Peter Langner Couture
Jewelry: Lawrence Jeffrey Estate Jewelers
Rentals: Revelry Event Design TACER La Tavola Fine Linen ModMix StudioDish Wish and Bella Vista Designs

13 08, 2019

A Garden Chic Santa Barbara Wedding

By |2019-08-13T09:35:33-06:00August 13th, 2019|Featured, Featured Press, Real Wedding|

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Alexy and Ed had the most perfect summer wedding ever in Santa Barbara, California. Their elegant garden wedding started off with the prettiest + intimate backyard ceremony, followed up by a dreamy reception at La Cumbre Country Club.

The garden chic design came together with white blooms and loads of greenery, along with wood accents and soft candlelight. The bride looked radiant in her gorgeous lace Oscar De La Renta gown, while her bridesmaids wore custom dresses in nude. So pretty! Megan Sorel photographed all the love in action, so enjoy her gorgeous photos below and grab a closer look in the full gallery.

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Styled by Nicole (makeup) and Emma (hair) using THM Hair Extensions.

See the full feature on Wedding Chicks HERE!

19 07, 2019

A Magical Malibu Wedding Overlooking the Pacific Ocean

By |2019-07-19T10:22:34-06:00July 19th, 2019|Featured, Featured Press, Real Wedding|

Brides Magazine Malibu wedding feature -TEAM Hair & Makeup

Wedded bliss? Check. A majestic view of the Pacific Ocean atop Malibu? Um yes, check. And a feature in the eponymous Brides Magazine (August/September print issue)? Check (we are honored and humbled). Read below for an excerpt of this awe-inspiring ceremony and celebration…

 

Brides Magazine Malibu wedding feature -TEAM Hair & Makeup

Caroline Cuse knew just what her ideal wedding locale looked like, though she wasn’t entirely sure it existed. “I grew up hiking the hills around Los Angeles and dreamed of getting married overlooking the ocean,” says the photographer and floral designer. By her side in the search? Sean Duncan, a financial technology strategist, whom she met in 2009 while both were students at Harvard. Hailing from the UK, Sean had never been to Southern California before he met Caroline, but soon fell in love with its wild landscape too. In 2016, he proposed on a hike in the Santa Monica Mountains.

The couple looked at venues, but nothing felt quite right until Caroline received a text from her mother that simply read, “I think I found it.” Attached was a photo of a lush, grassy hill in Malibu with views of the Pacific. “It was perfect,” she says, but the remote area had no infrastructure, so everything from electricity to decor had to be imported to Black Sage Mesa, named to reflect the abundance of the aromatic evergreen on the site.

Brides Magazine Malibu wedding feature -TEAM Hair & Makeup

Brides Magazine Malibu wedding feature -TEAM Hair & Makeup

Brides Magazine Malibu wedding feature -TEAM Hair & Makeup

Brides Magazine Malibu wedding feature -TEAM Hair & Makeup

Brides Magazine Malibu wedding feature -TEAM Hair & Makeup

See more on Brides’ online feature, too!

 

2 07, 2019

An Intimate Garden and Beach Wedding Featured on Style Me Pretty

By |2019-07-02T17:28:50-06:00July 2nd, 2019|Featured, Real Wedding|

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Those fond of Santa Barbara know that it has the best of all worlds…beaches, the vast Pacific, gardens and flowers aplenty, and the majestic mountains. And why it’s no surprise that the region is a destination hotspot for weddings, including this beautiful garden and beach celebration on Style Me Pretty…

From the feature, “A garden wedding and a beach wedding all wrapped into one sounds divine, right? That’s exactly what this Montecito fete planned by Hoste Events has to offer, dressed in a darling palette of light blue and blush—a nod to the sea and the sweetest blooms designed by Idlewild. With an guest list of 85, the celebration was intimate and lovely and I promise you’ll want to jump right into your screen when you see the imagery by Jordan Galindo.”

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California garden and beach wedding - TEAM Hair and Makeup

California garden and beach wedding - TEAM Hair and Makeup

For the full feature, click here!

13 06, 2019

Bridal Beauty Wedding Inspiration | Featured on Style Me Pretty

By |2019-06-13T18:09:55-06:00June 13th, 2019|Featured, Featured Press, Photo shoot|

Rustic Chic Wedding Inspiration featured on Style Me Pretty - TEAM Hair & Makeup

You’re going to want to have a seat for this one. Light-filled, luminous, otherworldly bridal beauty inspiration to make your heart skip a beat. Steady yourself for all the ravishing details in this rustic chic Style Me Pretty feature. Prepare to be enchanted…

Hair and Makeup Bridal Beauty Wedding Inspiration featured on Style Me Pretty - TEAM Hair & Makeup

Rustic Chic Bridal Beauty Wedding Inspiration featured on Style Me Pretty - TEAM Hair & Makeup

Hair and Makeup Bridal Beauty Wedding Inspiration featured on Style Me Pretty - TEAM Hair & Makeup

Hair and Makeup Bridal Beauty Wedding Inspiration featured on Style Me Pretty - TEAM Hair & Makeup

Hair and Makeup Bridal Beauty Wedding Inspiration featured on Style Me Pretty - TEAM Hair & Makeup

Hair and Makeup Bridal Beauty Wedding Inspiration featured on Style Me Pretty - TEAM Hair & Makeup

Hair and Makeup Bridal Beauty Wedding Inspiration featured on Style Me Pretty - TEAM Hair & Makeup

Hair and Makeup Bridal Beauty Wedding Inspiration featured on Style Me Pretty - TEAM Hair & Makeup

See the full feature over on Style Me Pretty!

Photography & Editorial Design: Michelle Beller || Floral Design by Kate Holt Creative || Tabletop & Rental Decor selected from The Ark || Hair & Make-up design by TEAM’s Mar styling with THM Hair Extensions in color Marla,  Draping & Bar Rentals from Bella Vista Designs || Styling by Gabrielle Hurwitz || Paper Goods designed by Lazy Creative || Cake by The Butter End Cakery  || Linens from La Tavola Linen