Welcoming Guests with a Dinner at Los Tres Gallos

Posted on April 24th, 2017 by Melissa Paul

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WAS IT A WELCOME PARTY OR A REHEARSAL DINNER? For this fun-loving couple, Sherry and Eric, it was BOTH! The night before their wedding, this savvy duo chose to host a casual “Welcome to Los Cabos!” celebration for all of their wedding guests, not just their bridal party and immediate families. Wanting to start their destination wedding […]

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Dream Destination Wedding in Cabo

Posted on April 5th, 2017 by Melissa Paul

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With dreams of an intimate wedding weekend with close friends and family, Sherry and Eric found that Esperanza in Cabo San Lucas best represented their personalities and style. With sunny skies, clear beaches and a hint of elegance, the couple knew they wouldn’t have their destination wedding any other way. Read more about their wedding […]

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5 Reasons You Should Consider Cabo for Your Wedding

Posted on March 18th, 2017 by Melissa Paul

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We love being one of the “5 Reasons You Should Consider Cabo for Your Wedding” in Martha Stewart Weddings! Big thanks to Shira Savada, Real Weddings Editor for Martha Stewart Weddings, and all the amazing collaborators involved in producing this featured story about hosting your destination wedding in our beloved Los Cabos, Mexico. Read the […]

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Beautiful Bridal Gowns by Hayley Paige

Posted on March 8th, 2017 by Elsa Dilasser

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Fashion designer, and recent bride, Hayley Paige, has brought a much-needed breath of fresh air to the bridal fashion scene. Light, airy and romantic on the whole, her wedding gowns are to-die-for! We admire them all but here are a few of our favorites: RAE The photos of this gown do not do it justice. As […]

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Suspended Beauty

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 by Melissa Paul

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HANGING CENTERPIECES This floral chandelier, one of Elena’s signature designs, is twined with beautiful blooms such as white garden roses and whimsical lisianthus for a luscious look. “Even just one of my floral lamps is lovely hanging over an escort-card or sweetheart table in the dinner area,” she says. “It’s a great way to bring […]

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Marisa & Frank’s Beachfront Wedding at The Cape in Cabo

Posted on February 8th, 2017 by Melissa Paul

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MARISA AND FRANK’S Cabo wedding took place at The Cape, one of Mexico’s newest resorts and, perhaps, most stylish.  Located within the natural landscape surrounding the Monuments Beach point break, The Cape is the quintessential Southern California-meets-Baja luxury hotel. The ideal wedding venue for a fun, hip couple like Marisa and Frank! Working closely with Elsa Dilasser, […]

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Flowers are at the Heart of Elena Damy

Posted on January 15th, 2017 by Melissa Paul

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AT THE CENTER OF IT ALL  Exquisite floral design is at the very heart and soul of our special event business! It is, and always will be, Elena Damy’s first love in the world of events and visual design. ELENA DAMY, THE DESIGNER As the Creative Director and Lead Floral Designer for the company named after her, […]

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Engaged? Our Top 10 Tips to Ring in the New Year

Posted on January 2nd, 2017 by Melissa Paul

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CONGRATULATIONS! YOU’RE ENGAGED! NOW WHAT? He popped the question! Well, felicitaciones! You’re officially engaged! Assuming you’ve already enjoyed a little time together to celebrate, here are our top 10 tips on what to do to get started on your wedding planning! 1) MAKE THE CALL. Before you scream it from the highest rooftop, tell your immediate families […]

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A Collection of Eventful Moments from 2016

Posted on December 30th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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WHEN WE LOOK BACK AT 2016, we see how amazing a year it was! Our best work, ever! From planning and designing weddings in Los Cabos’ most breathtaking hotels, to festively decorating corporate retreats at Cabo’s coolest resorts, to creating one-of-a-kind weekend-long birthday celebrations in luxurious private villas. We really did it all and oh-so-much more! We also […]

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Life is Meant to be Celebrated

Posted on December 9th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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JOY. LOVE. CELEBRATION. Planning parties and designing weekend celebrations is a true joy for the entire team at ELENA DAMY! We get on an emotional journey with our clients, collaborating, designing and directing each and every aspect of the event. It’s really the only way we know how to do it, and do it right. This […]

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A Little Glitz, A Little Glamour

Posted on November 15th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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WE’RE FEEDING OUR SHOE OBSESSION today with this photograph from Amy Bennett Photography. Two pairs of gorgeous wedding shoes captured at Lexi’s wedding to Fletcher, an over-the-top wedding we designed at The Resort at Pedregal in Los Cabos, Mexico. But the bride’s personal, wedding styling was all HER as you can see from her bold choice of wearing […]

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The Elegant Beauty of an Orchid Bouquet

Posted on November 11th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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THE ORCHID FLOWER personifies elegance, luxury and beauty. To us, and to our brides, as well as to countless style icons for hundreds of years harking back to Chinese emperors and Victorian nobility. The orchid speaks in cultured tones well appreciated. FOR WEDDINGS WE DESIGN, we find there is just no other bloom that captures the […]

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A Golden Delicious Cabo Wedding, Featured on The Knot

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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ESCAPING THE COLD CHICAGO WINTER TO MARRY IN LOS CABOS was a must for Meka and Shon. They had been coming to Cabo San Lucas for years on holiday, so once they got engaged they knew they would be back to marry in Mexico! The venue of choice? The luxurious Las Ventanas al Paraiso with its […]

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Love on the Beach in Los Cabos

Posted on October 19th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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WHITNEY AND ANTHONY celebrated their Mexico wedding with a four-day event in Los Cabos for their friends and family. As luxury real estate brokers in San Diego, it’s not surprising that this stylish couple looked for, and ultimately found with the help of Claudia Morales, their amazing wedding planner from ELENA DAMY: Destination Weddings, their own private oasis […]

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Chic Style and Epic Romance, a Pedregal Wedding Story

Posted on September 28th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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CHANCES ARE, YOU HAVE ALREADY seen a glimpse of Nina and Douglas’ chic destination wedding somewhere online. Not only has it been featured on Style Me Pretty, but specific design elements and style details artistically photographed by Ashley Bosnick have also found their way onto countless Pinterest boards! Right down to the groom’s bespoke suit […]

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A Dream Vow Renewal in Los Cabos

Posted on September 26th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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DESIGNING FAMILY CELEBRATIONS for clients around the world gives us a beautiful opportunity to be a part of their world, if only for one joyous weekend. But if you follow our work, you’ll know that we don’t just plan and design weddings. We also custom design other types of lifestyle parties, such as wedding proposals, birthday […]

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A Floral Arch Makes a Beautiful First Impression

Posted on September 16th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS in event design are crucial. They are moments that, if missed, are lost opportunities you just can’t get back. For us, that first visual moment at a wedding is at the entrance to the ceremony area. The very spot the guests turn the corner, or come out of the terrace doors, or step out into […]

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Meet with Us at Our Office in Southern California

Posted on September 7th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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WE’RE CALIFORNIA DREAMING, which is a good thing as we’re heading up to our office in Orange County in just a couple of days! We’re looking forward to some super special meetings with clients and potential clients, as well as with some of the wedding industry’s best professionals, artisans, locations, and suppliers. Our days in SoCal are never […]

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Your Bridal Bouquet: The Perfect Accessory

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by Elena Damy

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LIKE NINA’S BRIDAL BOUQUET SHOWN HERE, your wedding bouquet is the final expression of your wedding ensemble. It’s the last piece of bridal style puzzle and it generally brings tradition, joy and freshness to your silhouette. HELD FOR SUCH A SHORT TIME, like the wedding gown itself, it is amazing how the bride’s bouquet can be such a […]

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Leaning in to Love

Posted on August 31st, 2016 by Claudia Morales

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WE HAVE ALWAYS LOVED THIS SWEET PHOTO of Erich and Erica taken on their wedding day by Chris Plus Lynn Photographers. Their casual, loving pose says so much about their love for each other, but also how that love story was shared in true Cabo style! Sophisticated, relaxed, and romantic! {Photo taken at Esperanza, An […]

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Step Out in Style in Sergio Rossi’s Swarovski Crystal Sandals

Posted on August 30th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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ALWAYS ON THE HUNT for the perfect pair of wedding shoes for our clients, when we saw these sexy modern stilettos from Sergio Rossi, we had to share them with you! These delicate, laser-cut Swarovski crystal sandals from Sergio Rossi, aptly named “Tresor” or treasure, are glamorous, cutting edge and sophisticated for today’s modern bridal […]

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A Pink Ombre Wedding in Cabo San Lucas

Posted on August 24th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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AS FEATURED THIS WEEK ON STYLE ME PRETTY DESTINATION WEDDINGS, you’ll see just how lovely Marilyn and Jarrett’s sweet pink ombre wedding was… and it took plae right here in our little slice of Mexican paradise, Cabo San Lucas! From their romantic ceremony on the beach, to their lively cocktail reception in the cantina, to […]

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Shoesday Shopping in New York!

Posted on August 23rd, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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OUT AND ABOUT IN NEW YORK CITY! I had a fantastic afternoon of bridal shoe shopping up and down Madison Avenue! After popping into famous shoe boutiques such as Christian Louboutin and Giuseppi Zanotti, both regularly worn by our brides, I ended up in shoe paradise at Jimmy Choo! JIMMY CHOO’S NEW BRIDAL BOUTIQUE is every bride’s […]

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Under the Palm Trees at Esperanza Resort

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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HAPPY MONDAY dear friends! We thought we’d start off the week of wedding planning with this photograph from a recent wedding we designed at the always incredible Esperanza, an Auberge Resort. Ordinarily, we share photos of our floral chuppahs or decorative ceremony backdrops. But we fell in love with this photo from 4 Eyes Photography which […]

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Our Top 5 Favorite Wedding Shoes by Badgley Mischka

Posted on August 9th, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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BADGLEY MISCHKA sure makes some pretty wedding shoes! And since it’s always a good time to buy a pair of fabulous heels we thought we’d share our top 5 favorite wedding shoes from the always on trend and beyond stylish, Badgley Mischkka. Beginning with this stunner…   DEKER is a sophisticated satin heel perfectly poised to add […]

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Wedding Inspiration: Modern Organic Design in Shades of White

Posted on August 8th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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THE MODERN, MINIMALIST ARCHITECTURE of Mar Adentro, one of Los Cabos’ newest luxury hotels, has shaken things up here in Baja! With such an innovative and powerful design statement before us, we couldn’t help but be inspired! Elena, our Creative Director and Lead Floral Designer, said “a well-designed space like [Mar Adentro], with its seamless, clean […]

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Sneak Peek at Sherry & Eric’s Wedding Film from Cinematic Touch

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 by Claudia Morales

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HOW MUCH DO WE LOVE THIS WEDDING HIGHLIGHT REEL? A whole lot! It is tremendously fun to experience Sherry and Eric’s joyful celebration again as told through the eyes of wedding cinematographer Angel Zapien of Cinematic Touch. We thank Angel for sharing it with us! But we have to extend a GIANT thank you to Sherry and Eric […]

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Golfing, Los Cabos Style

Posted on August 2nd, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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THE PGA TOUR MAY BE ON HIATUS UNTIL NOVEMBER, but you can put your skills to the test on five stunning, championship courses right here in Baja! Los Cabos is renowned as one of the premier golf destinations in the world with five championship level courses to choose from, all with dramatic settings of  crashing […]

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Classic Elegance: Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Pumps

Posted on August 2nd, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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LET’S BE  HONEST. Ever since Sarah Jessica Parker wore her crystal buckle, blue satin Hangisi Manolos at her wedding in “Sex and the City” we’ve ALL dreamed of doing the same. And why wouldn’t we? In any color, from hot pink to emerald green, the Hangisi from master craftsman Manolo Blahnik is distinctive and elegant. Although well-known around the world prior to […]

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On Trend: Pre Wedding Photo Shoots

Posted on August 1st, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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WHAT A FRESH IDEA! If you’re heading down to Mexico for your destination wedding, and all your nearest and dearest family and friends are coming along to party with you, why not include a fun, lifestyle fashion shoot in your wedding schedule!? Your whole bridal party can take part in a playful photo shoot in the days […]

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Reflecting the Love: A Sweet Ceremony by the Sea

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by Elena Damy

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THE RESORT AT PEDREGAL in Cabo San Lucas offers many beautiful locations on property for wedding ceremonies. But this one is beyond beautiful! Floating in a tranquil reflecting pool just feet away from the expansive blue ocean, with puffy clouds mirrored in the water, sigh, is a ceremony setting like no other. Simple, natural floral design is […]

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Hands in the Air for a Joyful Entrance

Posted on July 28th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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WE JUST LOVE THIS joyful entrance by the bride and groom! Their bridal party pulled out all of the stops to make sure they ran threw a tunnel of confetti, blessings, cheers, and applause! That’s EXACTLY how it should be done! And since it’s Thursday, and the weekend is just one day away, we’re cheering […]

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Find Your Tribe

Posted on July 25th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

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FIND YOUR TRIBE.  “You know, the ones that make you feel the most you. The ones that lift you up and help you remember who you really are. The ones that remind you that a blip in the road, is just that, a blip. They are the ones that when you walk out of a […]

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Emily and Robert’s Glamorous Pink & Gold Wedding

Posted on July 20th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEARTS Robert and Emily chose the beaches of Baja California Sur as the location for their dream wedding. Take a peek at their gorgeously glamorous wedding below, and the story behind their match made in heaven in D Weddings Magazine. {Credits: Floral and Event Design: Elena Damy; Design Rentals; Del Cabo Event Design; […]

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The Tradition of Papel Picado

Posted on July 19th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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PAPEL PICADO, which means cut or perforated paper, is a decorative storytelling craft made out of tissue paper or vinyl “cut” into ornamental designs. Generally seen strung together into long banners that crisscross a street, a courtyard or an entire party tent, these all white or brightly colored flags are traditionally used throughout Mexico to decorate […]

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Our Monday Muse? Baja Itself

Posted on July 18th, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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WHENEVER POSSIBLE, our Creative Director and company namesake, Elena Damy, loves to travel around Baja to experience firsthand the natural beauty, artistic finds and architectural wonders of Mexico. She finds inspiration in the simplest things, like this beautiful rustic door in Todos Santos. Paired with the weathered terra cotta pots filled with bougainvillea, red brick arched […]

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Brocade Obsession

Posted on July 15th, 2016 by Elena Damy

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BELIEVE IT OR NOT, this lovely lady isn’t the bride. Nor is she a professional model. She’s the maid of honor, or was, at a dreamy wedding we recently planned in Los Cabos, Mexico. Apparently, her strapless ivory brocade gown from Alice + Olivia has caused quite a stir online. And why wouldn’t it? It’s sophistication […]

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The Temptation of a Beach-Inspired Wedding Cake

Posted on July 14th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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WHEN A CLIENT ASKED OUR WEDDING PLANNERS about where to get their wedding cake, we thought of this beautiful, all-white, beach-inspired cake from Sweet Dreams Special Occasion Cakes in San Jose del Cabo. Deena Abadiano, the cake artist at Sweet Dreams, is passionate about pastry and it shows. But for Deena, the inside is just […]

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Wedding Style from the Soles Up

Posted on July 12th, 2016 by Claudia Morales

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YES, SOMETIMES IT STARTS FROM THE SHOES!  That emotional connection that lingers. The indelible spark that defines everything. Your bridal style can be triggered by anything! Who says it has to start with your wedding gown? Why not work from the bottom, up! Shoes of any sort tend to be brave outlets for one’s personality and individual […]

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The Music of Mexico: Mariachi

Posted on July 11th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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KNOWN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD as the symbol of Mexico, mariachi music evokes the history and traditions of Mexican culture. Some go so far as to call it the “sound of Mexico” and claim that to hear mariachi played is to welcome joy, festivity and celebration into your heart. Which is probably why you see mariachi bands at most […]

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