art de vivre
The crème de la crème of the sights, sounds, flavors, and sensory experiences of your destination
Our expertise lies in curating the most memorable, authentic experiences of your wedding destination for once in a lifetime, flawless destination weddings. From the prestigious hôtels of Parisienne sophistication to the storied châteaux of the French countryside, RSVP Events excels in full service destination wedding planning and design with a specialty in elevated, immersive experiences and every detail in the highest savoir faire.
The RSVP EXPERIENCE
Our approach to wedding planning and design is rooted in a sur mesure experience, tailored to the finest detail. Our service is entirely comprehensive, guiding clients from the beginnings of the wedding planning process to the execution of a logistically and aesthetically flawless event. Expertly planned, and always très chic.
Our background in fashion and creative direction creates imagery worthy of the pages of noteworthy publications, and we are honored to be regularly featured in industry leading publications such as Martha Stewart Weddings.
"RSVP Events is the most professional and caring company I have come across."
Raela has a special talent for visualizing your dream and then bringing it all together with locating vendors, negotiating, travel details, and an eye for perfection.
“Raela exceeded our expectation in every way imaginable."
We have absolutely loved working with Raela and she has gone above and beyond to make our wedding day special in every way.
Logistic precision with immaculate attention to detail.
Every aesthetic detail is an opportunity for excellence.
Immersive, sensory experiences to soak up every moment of your destination.
a wedding planner
Trusted as the creative director and stylist for leading industry photographers and workshops and working with fashion brands such as Monique Lhuillier, Reem Acra, and Galia Lahav, our trained editorial eye serves our clients through immaculate wedding design and effortlessly chic bridal styling for wedding design worthy of the pages of leading publications.
RSVP Events will have you swooning
OVER THEIR INTIMATE,
— wedding sparrow
what is your approach?
Our approach is rooted in a deep understanding of immersive, once in a lifetime experiences. At the heart of destination weddings is a desire for truly remarkable, elevated experiences exploring the sights, sounds, and flavors of your destination celebrating your one of a kind love story. Our specialty lies in creating bespoke experiences you and your guests will remember for a lifetime.
what are your service areas?
While based in Paris, France and Washington, D.C., no destination is too far and we have travelled from the exclusive hôtels of Paris, to the resplendent châteaux of the French countryside, to the vibrant shores of Positano, to the sun-drenched hills of Southern California, to the mountains of Colorado, and to the Neoclassical mansions of Washington, D.C. Visit our Journal for some of our favorite destinations.
can you assist with venue sourcing?
If a venue has not already been selected, we guide our clients through the venue sourcing process to find the location best suited to your vision. Your choice of venue is incredibly important, as it determines many other factors about your wedding, and every type of venue has their own unique logistic considerations.
Do you service intimate events?
We service weddings and events of all scopes, from getaway elopements to intimate gatherings to lavish soirées. Intimate events and the detailed guest experiences they allow are one of our specialities. See Soyoung and Byung Kyu's intimate wedding as seen in Martha Stewart Weddings.
what is the scope of your service?
Full Service Wedding Planning and Design is a fully comprehensive service, bringing together expert planning, the seasoned creative direction of tailored wedding design, and the logistic precision of wedding production on the wedding day to ensure an event as seamless and stress-free as it is beautiful. Our service is start to finish, and entirely comprehensive. We guide our clients from the beginnings of the planning process, from finding the perfect venue and hiring an incredible team to executing a logistically and aesthetically flawless event, curated to your vision. Expertly planned, and always très chic.
do you offer bridal styling services?
We offer styling services for every fashion moment of your wedding- the engagement photography session, the welcome dinner, the bridal gown, the second look, the honeymoon photography session, and more. We are honored to collaborate with leading fashion brands such as Monique Lhuillier, Reem Acra, Galia Lahav, and others. Our trained artistic eye and expertise in fashion and editorial styling work to create elevated fashion moments for every look. See Jessica's limited edition Monique Lhuillier gown for her ten year anniversary celebration, styled by RSVP Events.
what is wedding design?
Wedding design is the art of tailoring every aesthetic aspect of your wedding into a cohesive vision, rooted in your unique love story and vision for your wedding. From the color palette and floral design to textiles and textures, wedding design weaves together every design element of a wedding for a result that is more than beautiful, and personalized to your one-of-a-kind love story.
European style venues stateside
There are a variety of venues in the United States with European-inspired design aux États-Unis for those seeking a European feel and design stateside. Contact us with your vision for your wedding, and we can provide venue recommendations.
wedding planning excursions
In addition to our full service wedding planning and design service, Sur Mesure, we also offer La Vie En Rose, a service dedicated to creating your wedding planning trip with an optimized schedule for time management and a stress-free experience while also creating an immersive experience of all the sights, sounds, and flavors your wedding destination has to offer.
how do i reserve my date?
To ensure we deliver the utmost attention to detail we believe is necessary for expertly planned destination weddings, we only accept a small number of weddings each year. Please contact us, and we will schedule a complimentary consultation. Following our consultation, we will prepare a bespoke proposal. A completed contract and 50% retainer reserves your date range on our calendar.
We would love to learn more about your vision for your celebration. Contact us to begin planning your destination wedding.