Heidi Hughett and Karissa Paxton, the uber-organized mavens behind Coastside Couture, and their fabulous team of Couture Girls offer everything from complete event planning and production down to a service that simply assists overwhelmed brides with finding the right medley of vendors. Together, Hughett and Paxton have over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, which translates into an impeccably organized wedding for you. Both have spent many years running restaurants, hotel banquets and conference centers. Their extensive event industry careers give them a unique behind the scenes knowledge that many of their peers cannot equal. Not only are Hughett and Paxton sticklers for the most minute of details, but they also exude a fresh sense of style and fun in all that they do.

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Full Service Event Planning

Team Planners Heidi and Karissa

(Includes everything in the Petite and Month of coordination packages and exclusively reserves your wedding weekend with both Lead Planners)

Theme and décor design

Wedding Website creation

Budget development and management

Professional vendor referrals and contract review

Assistance in locating and contracting with venue location(s)

Etiquette advisement

(save-the-date, invitations, programs, menu cards, escort cards etc.)

Assistance with all stationery needs

Timeline and floor plan development

Assistance with catering details and menu selection

Guest management

Rehearsal direction

Assurance of all wedding weekend details with dual coverage from your Rehearsal Dinner to your Day After Brunch

Including vendor set up, ceremony timing, reception flow, and breakdown

Unlimited contact via email and phone

Petite Event Planning

Choice of Planner- Subject to availability

Two planning meeting prior to event (one in office, one on site)

Planning list and personalized budget

Professional vendor referrals and contract review

Room Block Assistance

Design assistance

Timeline creation and management

Confirmation of timing and details of the special day with all vendors

Assurance of all wedding day details with dual coverage

Overseeing vendor arrival, setup and performance

Rehearsal direction

On site Ceremony and Reception management

Set-up diagrams and master vendor list

Collection of personal items and gifts

Unlimited contact via email and phone

Distribution of final payments

Overseeing vendor cleanup

Month Of Coordination

Onsite Venue meeting

Creation of entire event packet, which includes the timeline, vendor contracts, and any property diagrams

Touching base with all the vendors to confirm details

Rehearsal Direction

Exchange and review of “day of items”

Complete support and direction on the wedding day

Arrival prior to the ceremony

Checking in with the bride and groom

Overseeing vendor arrival and set up

Bridal party time management

Distribution of final payment and gratuities

Collection of personal items and gifts to be placed on property at your specified location

Supervise vendor clean up to the very best of our ability in order to ensure event items return to their proper owners

The Couture House

Two hour private appointment with the professional Event Planners

Appointments can be held at one of our convenient locations

Couture House clients enjoy a warm and comfortable atmosphere

with referrals from well established, experienced and

Clients leave with a personalized list of venues and vendors based

off their personality, budget and style to help them get started in

highly regarded local wedding professionals

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Package Pricing depends on:

Number of guests, location(s), size of wedding party, number of months in advance

services are contracted, if there are additional events and time of year.

For events of 150 guests or less, the lead planner will have one assistant with them

included in the package price. Weddings taking place more than 150 miles from the

Couture Offices will require travel expenses included in the contract.