Real Wedding: Julia & Mark

Last March we traveled from Vancouver B.C. to Palm Springs with Julia and Mark and 100 of their friends and family to plan their fun filled and stylish wedding at the Viceroy Hotel.

48 hrs in the desert. Poolside cocktails, tacos, sunshine and a taste of “old Palm Springs.”  It didn’t take much to convince Julia and Mark’s friends, from Vancouver, to New York and around the globe, to meet them in the desert for their “I do’s”.


Julia and Mark’s wedding celebrations took place at the Viceroy Hotel in Palm Springs, styled with an eclectic of mid-century and industrial furniture pieces, with a focus on fun and an old school Palm Springs vibe.  It was perhaps the proximity to Melvyn’s for late night cocktails (a classic old time favourite of Frank Sinatra’s) that sold Julia and Mark on the venue. In fact, we sourced vintage stamps of Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe for the wedding invitation envelopes. We infused the modern design elements the Viceroy is know for with mid century and industrial accents, creating a fun vibe that was the perfect balance of Julia and Mark’s favourite New York taco shop (one of the first visions they had for their wedding), and a classic old school Palm Springs experience. Julia and Mark’s wedding was a celebration of family and friends, handcrafted cocktails, tacos and a lot of love. And the Flashdance made sure it ended with all on the dance floor. Who wants to do it again?!


Carissa of JL Designs designed the gorgeous florals. We had so much fun working with her and her talented team and can’t wait to collaborate again!


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We had so much fun getting to know Julia and Mark and their families in creating this memorable weekend.

Thank you to the dream team of talented vendors we had the opportunity to collaborate with in creating this special weekend:

Wedding Photography: Max Wagner

Wedding Florals: JL Designs 

Hair & Make-up: Fiore Beauty

Rentals: Found Vintage RentalsYeah RentalsCasa De Perrin Signature Party RentalsLa Tavola Linen

Wedding Stationery: Spread Love Events & the brides talented sister.

Music: The Flashdance DJ and Vincent Zorn

See more from Julia and Mark’s Palm Springs wedding in our gallery.



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