Wedding Plan

Personalized Wedding Plan

Giraudon & Setayesh


Wedding Date: August 29, 2020
Ceremony Location: Meyerson Symphony Center
Wedding Reception Location: Meyerson Symphony Center


Setting the Scene

Tiffany and Jassem have been dating since high school! They were engaged in June of 2019 at the Arbor Hills nature reserve, a place they spent a lot of time when they were younger and close to both of their family’s homes in Plano. They both selected SMU as their university where Tiffany studied Art Direction and Jassem became a Civil Engineer. They bring to their relationship a very diverse background that includes French, Mexican, American, and Persian roots and both of their families are still in Texas making their planning very family-focused.  

They are looking to plan a wedding on August 29, 2020, and have booked the Meyerson Symphony Center after also looking at the Belo Mansion & Tower Club. They will have 270-280 guests from all over the world (France, Mexico & Iran) and are inspired by a more modern wedding with plenty of character. They would like to hold both the ceremony and reception at the same location and are also interested in a party that allows for a seated dinner for everyone with touches of Persian (Main Course) & French (Dessert) traditions. 

Modern, global wedding design with plenty of character

— style statement

They will hold their ceremony on the main staircase leading up to the orchestra hall, their cocktail hour on the left loggia and their seated dinner and dancing on the right loggia. Both Tiffany and Jassem lean toward a more modern style with organic shapes and warmer colors and an understated less is more type of atmosphere that truly reflects them as a couple. They are both foodies as well so the meal is a very important aspect of the evening, especially for Jassem, while Tiffany’s focus will be on the decor and having the vast space of the Meyerson feel full yet appropriate to make their event truly intimate.

Planning for the first time, Tiffany & Jassem are interested in a planning package that includes both vendor and logistics support and overall concept and design. They will have a wedding with a large number of their friends in attendance and are looking for it to be fun and not too stuffy. Tiffany & Jassem are interested in making their wedding as unique as possible for their guests who have potentially seen it all!



Tiffany & Jassem

Tiffany & Jassem


The Meyerson Symphony Center

The Meyerson Symphony Center



Modern & Clean Decor in a Traditional Space - Similar to Meyerson

Modern & Clean Decor in a Traditional Space – Similar to Meyerson

Process

We look forward to executing the below plan together to create a stress-free wedding that reflects you as a couple.

  • Deep dive into your design inspirations (e.g., art, culture, architecture, etc.), which will create the foundation for an event that represents you both

  • Define and construct a budget with reasonable parameters to achieve your vision

  • Encourage and facilitate a conversation among relevant stakeholders to ensure everyone has been heard

  • Assist in incorporating both of your past histories into your future together

  • Provide communication tools and techniques to allow you to navigate the world of weddings


Client Code

  • Flat fee structure: We provide clarity on exactly where we fit into your budget

  • Vendor transparency: We find the perfect retailers for you to work with and pay directly

  • Online portal access: We provide a platform for you to monitor and view your wedding progress in real-time

  • Passed-through savings: We provide you with savings, where applicable, utilizing our long-term industry relationships


Modern & Clean Decor - We can modify the coloring to reflect a more warm aesthetic

Modern & Clean Decor – We can modify the coloring to reflect a more warm aesthetic



Potential Color Scheme - Colormind

Potential Color Scheme – Colormind



Modern & Clean Decor - We can modify the coloring to reflect the above

Modern & Clean Decor – We can modify the coloring to reflect the above

Measures of Success

  • Peace of mind in planning for the first time

  • Confidence in your vendor selections from years of past experience

  • Roadmap for an engagement with peaceful and attainable benchmarks

  • Guest and family-focused wedding weekend


Personalized Wedding Plan 

Please find below your road map to a successful, beautiful, and bespoke event.

Pre-Wedding

  • Create and maintain wedding checklist

  • Create and maintain wedding budget

  • Recommend and manage contracts for vendors who fit the budget

  • Schedule and attend vendor selection and planning appointments (This list may include venue, florist, photographer, filmmaker, entertainment, cakes, linen, transportation, stationary, caterer, lighting, wedding atelier, menswear, hair and makeup, décor, security, and valet.)

  • Manage and coordinate the design of stationary

  • Schedule all portraits; attend portrait shoot and assist with delivery of wedding attire and floral

  • Pre-determined monthly wedding meetings, weekly phone calls, and daily emails as necessary to plan and finalize wedding details

  • For destination weddings, provide a minimum of three site visits, one of which will be the wedding weekend (The client will be responsible for the costs of airfare, accommodations, per diem, and transportation for each visit.)

  • Produce itinerary documents for the wedding party and all vendors with minute-by-minute wedding details

  • Provide vendor walk-through at reception venue one (1) week prior to the wedding

  • Gather and deliver amenity bags for out-of-town guests

  • Manage wedding apparel (This could include wedding gown pick-up and one (1) bustle appointment and/or tuxedo or suit fittings.)

  • Assist in obtaining wedding insurance

  • Assist in recommending dance lessons for the couple

  • Plan ceremony and discuss family information, pew seating, processional, and recessional

  • Meet with couple and family one (1) week prior to the wedding: pick up all personal items (guest book, pen, portrait, toasting glasses, sign-in book, cake knife, favors, programs, etc.) and transport to ceremony and reception venue

  • Attend rehearsal ceremony, coordinate ceremony (in the absence or in concurrence with on-site church coordinator), handle marriage license, and church fee

  • Consult on personal design and wedding vision

  • Create wedding concept, design, floor plans, and color palette

Wedding Day

  • Manage all vendor set-up on the day of your event and on-site coordination of partners throughout the event

  • Coordinate payment of partner balances and distribute tips as requested

  • Coordinate transportation for out-of-town guests and wedding party

  • Deliver wedding attire, as well as assist couple and wedding party in the dressing rooms prior to the ceremony

  • Coordinate wedding ceremony and wedding reception (This includes pre-ceremony and post-ceremony pictures as well as day-of activities.)

Post Wedding

  • Return all personal items and gifts to the couple following the honeymoon


Colorful Cake Example

Colorful Cake Example


Bright & Colorful Decor Example

Bright & Colorful Decor Example


Colorful Bouquet Example

Colorful Bouquet Example


Colorful Entry Decor Example

Colorful Entry Decor Example


Investment



Entry Decor Example

Entry Decor Example

Flat Wedding Planning Fee: $15000 | 50% retainer due at signing | 50% two weeks prior to the wedding

Note: The above fee includes wedding and reception planning. It does not include the cost of rehearsal dinner, welcome party, or post-wedding brunch planning.

Additional Staffing Fee: $30 per hour for assistants on the wedding weekend | billed post-wedding


Praise


 

“I have been in a handful of weddings and truly have not seen one wedding planner be as organized and efficient as Julian. We will forever be thanking him for his time, his talent, and his infectious energy for making our wedding the most perfect weekend.”

— Kasey, Bride


Kasey & Nash - Dallas, Texas

Kasey & Nash – Dallas, Texas


Gabrielle & Will - San Miguel, Mexico

Gabrielle & Will – San Miguel, Mexico

 

“No matter how many times someone says, “live in the moment” and “enjoy every moment” I think that might be impossible. The celebration flies by and is so incredibly magical but with Julian the planning is just as rewarding and fun as the celebration.”

— Gabrielle, Bride


Planner


Julian has over 15 years in the event planning, luxury hospitality, and etiquette industry. His diverse experience includes catering management, floral design, corporate occasions, and large-scale wedding and event production. Julian enjoys playing golf; is an avid reader; and loves traveling, having visited over 20 countries around the world. 


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