Wed in San Diego
Wedding inspiration from Exquisite Weddings Magazine
Photo by Swoon by Katie
Kali Kirk & Matt Passiglia
The Emma Estate
September 1, 2012
Kali first noticed Matt dancing aboard a harbor cruise during their freshman orientation week at University of San Diego. After nearly 13 years of dating and being dubbed the “Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn” of their group, the duo tied the knot in Rancho Santa Fe.
FUN FACT: Kali spotted her Vera Wang dress in a magazine but still tried on 60 others.
Photo by Jennifer Dery
John Moore & Steven Sharif
The Grand Del Mar
November 11, 2012
San Diego native Steven met Virginia native John in November 2010. The Rancho Santa Fe residents, both CEOs of marketing companies, married in front of 120 guests.
FUN FACT: A peacock motif graced their cake and bejeweled invitations.
Photo by Studio Carré
Natalie Parkington & Curtis Jackson
L’Auberge Del Mar
November 17, 2012
Curtis grew up in Del Mar, but they had a two-part wedding for Natalie’s Boston family. Her mom was ordained for the ceremony and Curtis’ family made it, despite days of Hurricane Sandy delays.
FUN FACT: The couple brewed their own IPA to give as favors.
Photo by True Photography Weddings
Rachel Leber & Mike Finn
Serenity Oaks Ranch
September 7, 2012
Rachel, a wedding planner, and Mike, an investment adviser, met in 2007 over a borrowed ladder while working at neighboring stores in Downtown Disney.
FUN FACT: They released two doves to honor the passing of Mike’s mom and Rachel’s dad.
Photo by Found Creative Studio
Erica Jacobsen & Brandon Hays
The Ranch House at Del Sur
May 24, 2013
With multiple marriages and divorces in her family, Erica, from Encinitas, has three dads. Two walked her down the aisle and one officiated the ceremony.
FUN FACT: The bride’s aunt was sewing lace onto her handmade dress up until the night before.