Tie the Knot in Pacific Palisades: St. Monica and Bel-Air Bay Club Love Stories

The Wedding Day

Michelangelo and Christina’s wedding was such a fantastic experience.  Their religious ceremony was at St Monica’s Church the architecture is outstanding. The reception was at Bel Air Bay Club. Working with Wish Wonder Dream was a joy, the entire team was amazing, I have such a passion for details and Wish Wonder Dream delivers. The day was flawless and everyone who traveled from Italy and the East Coast had a wonderful time, my clients wanted the Exit with flower petals it was beautiful! The night at Bel-Air was wonderful, the flog arrived and we were able to capture some incredible images with the now husband and wife.

The Wedding venue is Bel Air Bay Club

I love Bel-Air Bay Club 100% because you get the best of both worlds, The views of the Pacific Ocean, are 180º from end to end and I love that when I arrive to photograph a wedding, the ocean air is crisp and clean.

The Bel-Air Bay Club private mansion built in 1927 is all about providing the luxury and convenience every wedding deserves, with an onsite staff to offer assistance. Bel-Air Bay Club is part of the Emerald Distinguished Clubs of the World, meeting the standards set by Boardroom Magazine, and offering one of the most prestigious memberships.

As one of the most exclusive private clubs in Los Angeles, Bel-Air Bay Club lives up to client expectations. Following an extensive renovation of the Lower Bay in 2007, BABC has recently been refurbished and updated to exude modern haute living with a touch of vintage class.

St Monica’s Church Located in Santa Monica, California

Once you arrive at this magnificent location, the tone as you enter St, Monica’s is incredible. One of my favorite churches to photograph weddings in Southern California. The good thing about St Monica’s is that family portraits can be done right after the religious ceremony, the location is well and the grounds are stunning. Highly recommend it if you are looking for a church to get married. Well located within minutes of Bel-Air Bay Club, Loews, Huntley Hotel, and only 5-star hotels in St Monica.

Wedding dress hanging on the window of bel Air bay Club

Wedding Veil and Shoes using natural lighting

Christina sitting in hotel room at Bel Ai bay club

Bridesmaids Wearing pink robes and chatting.

Reading a card and sister crying

Bride removing dress from the window

Bride and mom opening a gift

Mother of the bride helping her with her shoes near a window.

Black and white photos of a bride back with her veil next to a window.

Tux, shoes, watch

siluette of groom facing the ocean

groomsman openning their gifts

Portrait of a bride wearing a long wedding dress with details embellish holding a bouquet of white roses

Portrait of bride and groom at Bel Air bay Club garden areas

Christina and Michlangelo hugging and laughing

a quiet moment husband and wife kissing black and white portrait

bride and groom walking..

bridal party in front of bel air bay club

bridal party in front of pacific ocean

flowers girls wearing a tiara of white roses at St Monic'as church

Bride is waiting to walk down the Isle nest to her father at St Monica's catholic church

Bride and father walking down the Isle.

Bride and groom kissing

Couple walking after getting married.

Limoncello display at a wedding in Bel Air bay club

Center pieces of roses and greens in a silver base.

Tall center pieces in a wedding with white roses and greenery

Husband and wife hugging gently at the balcony of Bel Air Bay Club

Portrait of bride and groom with FOG at Bel Air Bay club

Bride and groom Sitting on the Saltillo tile steps at Bel Air

Maid of honor speech during wedding, she is wearing a soft pattern dress with gray and pink.

Patio of Bel air bay club during a wedding

Kiss me Photo booth

Ideas for exits at Bel Air bay Club using petals

Wedding Vendors

Venue:  Bel Air Bay Club
Planning: Wish Wonder Dream

Church: St Monica

Florals: Xo bloom

Hair and Make-up  Meg Ohare Beauty

Dress: Pro Novias

Shoes: Badgley Mischka

Details made by the mother of the groom authentic limoncello

Want to see more real weddings at Bel Air Bay Club?

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