To help you with your search for the perfect vendors, I’ve compiled a list of professionals who I know will not only do a fantastic job but are also a pleasure to work with.
I don’t receive anything for recommending any of these vendors—they are truly just some of my favorites!
1. Wedding Planners and Coordinators:
Lauren Zizza Events—https://www.laurenzizzaevents.com/
Kay Northrup Events—https://www.kaynorthrupevents.com/
Vanessa Libby Events—https://www.vanessalibbyevents.com/
Pejy Kash Events—https://www.pejykashevents.com
2. Videography (External):
Eric Floberg (epic, deeply personal cinematic films)—https://ericfloberg.com/
Natura Collective (fun, mellow team)—https://naturacollective.com
Project 8 (Husband wife team, more of a photojournalistic, hands off approach)—http://www.proj8ct.com
AvaFlora (In our opinion she’s the best of the best; Lori at AvaFlora was Heather and I’s wedding florist)—http://www.avaflora.com
Hometown Flower Co.—https://www.hometownflowerco.com/weddings
5. Band / DJ:
Hank Lane Music (All bands are great, but The Jenna Wynne Band is a personal favorite. They also have great DJ’s)—https://hanklane.com/jenna-wynne-band
Lawrence Trailer Events (Talented musician himself, also does band / DJ hybrid)—https://www.lawrencetrailerevents.com/
DLE Event Group—https://www.dleeventgroup.com
6. Paper Goods / Invitation:
Wide Eyes Paper Co—https://wideeyespaperco.com/
7. Wedding Cake:
Wild Flour NYC—http://www.wildflournyc.com
8. Wedding Live Painting
Live Well Paint Often—https://www.livewellpaintoften.com/
9. Mobile Bar
Tailored Fox Events—https://tailoredfoxevents.com/
10. External Catering
Lombardi’s Love Lane Market—http://www.lombardislovelanemarket.com/
Christopher Michael Catering—http://www.christophermichaelcatering.com
11. Groom’s Tux Rental
The Black Tux (used them for our wedding)—https://theblacktux.com/
12. Hair and Makeup
Elite Bridal Beauty—https://www.elitebeautyny.com/
13. Wedding Day Signs & Menus
If you don’t have a planner helping you with these designs, USE ETSY!! Etsy is seriously the best when it comes to little wedding details. Heather and I found templates that matched our wedding theme and then printed in house or at Staples.
We're wedding photographers who believe how you feel on your wedding day is just as important as taking incredible pictures.
As a wedding photographer & filmmaker based in both New York City & Southern California, Tom has captured close to 200 weddings. Together, we love to celebrate with you and your friends on one of the most exciting days of your lives. It brings us such joy to capture your wedding in an artistic way, not only telling your wedding story, but also making sure to bring warmth and friendliness (and a few laughs!) to the day.