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Thursday
Sep262013

Eddie Zaratsian Book Launch

 We're humbled and honored to announce our Eddie Zaratsian book photographed by the talented Marianne Lozano. Available for purchase here.

"Eddie Zaratsian, a man of flawless taste and intrinsic imagination, exudes a cultivated style and keen eye for floral design that is unmatched. Passion is his drive, creativity is his inspiration, style is his statement and devotion has created his success. Representing sophisticated art and expanding the definition of floral design, Eddie Zaratsian’s cosmopolitan style has become influential in the field of floral aesthetics. Eddie stretches the boundaries of the usual to create arrangements that are complex, fresh, textural and perfectly edited. In this first monograph, a designer’s portfolio and collection of nothing but masterpieces, Zaratsian’s personality and multifaceted talent really shines through. A beautiful and inspiring art book that will undoubtedly engage the curious and the interested, whether client, casual reader or florist in search of innovation."

Friday
Mar222013

Engage!13 at Montelucia Resort 

Rebecca Grinnals and Kathryn Arce of Engaging Concepts have just launched their Engage!13 website announcing the 2013 speaker line up.  We are thrilled that our Creative Director, Eddie Zaratsian will be speaking at the Montelucia Resort December 2013.

Engaging Concepts provides strategic consulting to the global wedding industry. They also produce the engage! luxury wedding business summits.

More Information about the Summit is found at http://www.engagingconcepts.com


Tuesday
Aug282012

Bride Bop's Big Day

Bride Bop's Big Day on Sunday afternoon at Erinn V Maison in Beverly Hills was a huge success! The Big Day included a panel presentation and luxurious treats. Bride Bop's Big Day Celebrity Wedding Panel included Eddie Zaratsian of tic-tock Couture Florals, Pace Webb of Taste of Pace Catering, David Pressman (David Pressman Events), and John Russo, Photographer.  Thanks to the expert panel for sharing your secrets with us as well as your favorite trends!

Bride Bop's curated bridal bazzar included a MAC beauty bar, JLM Bridal Gown Boutique, photo booth and featured vendors in the industry offering tastings, tips and treats.

Photos by Bwright Photography

 

Bride Bop Vendors:

Agape Innovations: High Quality custom design, hand made invitations

Black, Starr and Frost: America’s first jeweler. Founded in 1810, the company served to shape the luxury revolution of the American Jewelry industry.  Its client roster includes countless celebrities, royalty and famous families.  With 11 generations of expertise, Black, Starr & Frost brings the world to you with one-of-kind, precious gemstones and handcrafted jewelry that deliver value beyond price.  Their Jewelry was featured on Bravo’s Real Houswives of Beverly Hills.

Bliss and Chic: Wedding photography for individualists with an editorial edge, Bliss and Chic’s work (often of artists and musicians) has been featured in many high profile international publications.

The Butter End Cakery: One of the best in Los Angeles!  The Beverly Hills Hotel commissioned Butter End Cakery to make their 100th Anniversary cake!

Calligraphy Katrina: Providing Beautiful Calligraphy, Invitations, Artworks, Gifts, and Gift Wrapping Services for every budget.

DJ Danno with Elite Entertainment: A few of Danno’s clients include Mindy Weiss, Angela Bassett, Kevin James, Tom Cruise, Halley Barry, Jamie Foxx, American Idol Finally Party, Golden Globes After party. “Danno Metoyer & Elite Sound Entertainment are the only DJs I call on for weddings.” –Mindy Weiss, Celebrity Event Planner

Duke Photoraphy: Duke is an award-winning wedding photojournalist whose work has been featured in Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Ceremony Magazine, The Knot Best of Weddings, Your Wedding Day, Junebug Weddings, South-Asian Bride Magazine and numerous other publications.

Huntington Catering: Huntington Catering is an innovative full service catering company headquartered in Pasadena and at home with the most sought after special event venues in southern California.

Independent Beverage: A company dedicated to bar catering. We go above and beyond to exceed the expectations of ourselves and of our clients. We do this by focusing on our “big 3”: A team that we feel can’t be beat, beverages that will leave you asking for more, and bars that will “wow” your guests.

JLM Couture: Located in Beverly Hills, JLM Couture’s flagship boutique features top designers such as Alvina Valenta, Blush, HayleylPaige, Jim Hjelm, Occasions, Lazaro and Terra Kelly.

LA Fashion Magazine: the hottest and most current source for LA’s fashion trends.

Natalie Sofer Weddings and Events: a full service event planning company that focuses on pampering the bride and groom, and making sure no detail goes unnoticed.

The Neighborhood Church: “If you want to get married on the coast of Italy but don’t have the money to get there, then marry at the Neighborhood Church!”

Paper Botanicals: Featured on the set of an upcoming indie film and in Erinn V Maison in Beverly Hills, Paper Botanicals harnesses the beauty of nature in enduring, handmade paper sculptures. Custom made for events, home or fine art display, each piece is crafted to fit individual specifications. Paper Botanical designs are an environmentally and socially responsible alternative to live flowers.

The Perfect Event: a full service event production company, offering everything from event planning to DJ services, venue booking, sound, lights, transportation and more!

Photography by Helene: Explore your wild side with Helene Cornell our Featured Booty Boudoir Photographer!

Premiere Party Rents: Providing Custom Linens and Napkins, Custom Chair Sashes and Napkin Ties. Premier Party Rents provided elegant rentals for the Grand Opening of the Americana Glendale, BizBash West Expo and was recently seen at the Automotive Museum.

Red Carpet Systems: specializing in red carpet events and A-list media arrivals, Red Carpet also brings their expertise to the wedding world, ensuring your big day gets the attention it deserves.

Red Hat Limo: Ride in style and luxury, and choose from our high-end fleet of pristine vehicles.

Royal Restrooms: Royal Restrooms prides itself on being one of the most reliable and responsive mobile restroom and shower rental companies in the nation. With offices nationwide, we have a fleet of mobile restroom and shower trailers ready to deploy in response to any type of emergency or natural disaster.

Viral Booth:  Fun, hip, touchscreen photo booth with social networking built right in! Featured at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Award Party, you can increase your Facebook likes with Viral Booth!

White Orchid Productions: Featured on Style Me Pretty, Wedding Wire, and California Wedding Wave, White Orchid Productions’ signature style is making waves in the wedding world.

BIG DAY CELEBRITY PANEL

Eddie Zaratsian: Celebrity Florist, Tic-Tock Couture Florals

Eddie has worked with Chanel, Neiman Marcus, Kate Spade, OWN Oprah Winfrey Network and has built a reputation as a visionary floral artisan while at the helm of Tic-Tock Couture Florals. With the launch of his new brand, in partnership with Restoration Hardware, Eddie is taking his expertise to the next level. Eddie Zaratsian Custom Florals and Lifestyle is not just a floral boutique, it is a design house, capable of styling an event or project from start to finish.

David Pressman: Celebrity Wedding Planner, David Pressman Events

David Pressman Events brings years of hands-on experience from the worlds of fashion, art, entertainment, events and philanthropy to help transform your wildest dreams into an experience of a lifetime. His creativity and design range – his ability to understand a client’s image and execute their vision is unparalleled. David has been featured in Graae Ormonde Weddings, Ceremony Magazine, Weddings & Dream Honeymoons and Martha Stewart Weddings.

Pace Web: Celebrity Caterer, Taste of Pace Catering:

Pace Web is passionate about food, and about cooking with only the freshest local and seasonal ingredients. Through her full service catering company, Taste of Pace, Web offers Western European cuisine for any event, as well as secret supper clubs, cooking classes and more.  Web includes AOL, Sony, Esquire Magazine and Bebe, among others, on her client list.

John Russo: Celebrity Photographer, John Russo Photography:

John has shot the likes of Cindy Crawford, Kevin Costner, John Travolta, Kevin Bacon, and Steven Spielberg just to name a few. His advertising clients have included: The LPGA, Sony, Warner Bros, MGM, ABC, Four Seasons Hotels and Bally Golf. Russo’s work has been featured in Vogue, Elle, People Magazine, Town & Country, GQ as well as many other top publications.

 

Wednesday
Aug152012

Bride Bop's Big Day is Almost Here!

Bride Bop's Big Day is happening this Sunday and you won't want to miss out on this curated bridal bazaar featuring our very own Eddie Zaratsian, David Pressman, John Russo and Pace Webb. This is an incredible opportunity offering couples access to top event planners and professionals and amazing resources and design ideas to create the perfect wedding!

About the Big Day Celebrity Wedding Panel

Eddie Zaratsian will be there to share his insights on the latest trends in floral design. Eddie has built a reputation as a visionary floral artisan while at the helm of tic-tock Couture Florals. With the launch of his new brand, in partnership with Restoration Hardware, Eddie is taking his expertise to the next level. Eddie Zaratsian Custom Florals and Lifestyle is not just a floral boutique, it is a design house, capable of styling an event or project from start to finish.

With his global perspective and attention to detail, Eddie makes it his mission to take the ordinary to extraordinary new heights. His innovative, refined aesthetic, results in florals, installations and products that are natural, architecturally interesting, and truly beyond compare. His A-list portfolio and collaborations include Chanel, Neiman Marcus, Kate Spade, Jo Malone, Valentino and the launch party for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Not to mention a hush hush celebrity clientele. In addition to his impressive repertoire, Eddie has also been named one of the top five international florists by The Financial Times.

Eddie and the team are dedicated to making every customer feel valued and appreciated, regardless of budget. What really sets Eddie apart is his creativity and design range — his ability to understand a client's image and execute their vision is unparalleled.

Flowers are a feast for the soul and Eddie believes everyone deserves a seat at the table. 

 

David Pressman began his career working for American fashion icons Perry Ellis and Calvin Klein, learning from them just how important elegance, beauty and intelligence are to the success of any event. And early on developing an eye for the simplicity of understated beauty, David has long followed the adage that "less is more." With a keen ability to visualize everything from the tiniest of details that will make your guests stir with wonderment, to the key elements that need to come together to create stunning and memorable events, David Pressman Events leaves nothing to chance.

David Pressman Events  brings years of hands-on experience from the worlds of fashion, art, entertainment, events and philanthropy to help transform your wildest dreams into an experience of a lifetime. Our goal is to provide our clients with a level of service never experienced before - and to do so with discretion, grace and seamless support.

 

 

 

 

Pace Webb, Chef and Lifestyle Expert, is a gourmet diva who sees food as the key to health and well-being and revels in presenting it in such an accessible fashion at one of her monthly supper clubs or at an event catered by her company, Taste of Pace. Her experience with cancer as a teenager has helped to create Paces' positive attitude and outlook on life.

Pace has appeared on HGTV's Fantasy Wedding in a Week as the chef in charge of the big day, Food Stylist and Guest Chef on Fox's Fran Drescher Tawk Show, and a contestant on the new Food Network series Extreme Chef and ABC's Time Machine Chef. AOL named Chef Pace their Kitchen Expert of the Walmart Daily Solutions Series that airs every Tuesday and had a long standing weekly webisode series with The Green Girls TV cooking up environmentally friendly quick and tasty dishes. 

She has catered parties for celebrities such as Beyonce, Rob Lowe, Jaime Pressly, Martin Sheen, Topher Grace and many more. Always up for some friendly competition, the seasonal chef took the winning prize at SEE-LA's Lean Times, Green Time Chef-Off Copetition at the National Autry Center. Pace has an Alternative Nutrition Certificate from California State University Los Angeles and resides in Downtown LA Arts District.

 

John Russo, Celebrity Photographer, moved to LA in 1995 and through his tenacious attitude, propelled himself to the forefront of Celebrity Photography. He has shot the likes of Cindy Crawford, Kevin Costner, John Travolta, Kevin Bacon and Steven Spielberg. His advertising clients have included The LPGA, The USTA, Sony, Warner Bros., MGM, ABC adn Bally Golf.

Russo's work has been featured in Vogue, Elle, GQ and many other top publications. When he's not busy shooting Hollywood's "A list", he can be found teaching a Celebrity Portraiture class at the prestigious Brooks Institute. Russo received an honorary Master's of Fine Art from the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara and has been featured on the cover of the industries top trade publicatiosn: Studio hotography & Design, Professional Photographer and Rangefinder magazine. To learn more about John's celebrity work, click here.

 

 

Click here to sign up for Bride Bop's Big Day!

 

Monday
Aug132012

We're Nominated for Wedding Industry Experts Award

Voting is open for the 2012 Wedding Industry Experts Awards and we've been nominated for Best Flowers, Los Angeles! Be sure to show your appreciation for our work and simply click here to vote. It only takes a few seconds and we appreciate your support. 

Voting is open to everyone interested in supporting the vendors they love. You do not need to be registered to vote. Simply click here to show your support. Voting begins today and ends at 4pm EST on Friday, August 31st. Winners will be announced on the 3rd of September, 2012.

Celebrity florist tic-tock Couture Florals is arguably one of the most in-demand florists in Los Angeles. For over twenty years, tic-tock’s original and breathtaking floral arrangements have made tic-tock the first call for A-List personalities, event designers and producers, the best wedding planners and entertainment industry heavy-hitters. Creative director Eddie Zaratsian’s reputation is well earned; from modern floral arrangements to the more traditional, tic-tock is consistently among the best rated florists in Los Angeles for flower delivery, set design, special events, weddings and corporate services.

As one of the youngest inductees into the American Institute of Floral Designers, Eddie’s impeccable taste and ability to manifest the visually stunning as well as the discretion with which he treats his client list has created a unique and lasting trust which ranks tic-tock at the top of any list of the best florists in Los Angeles. Welcome to tic-tock, take a look around; browse our beautiful floral arrangements and then give us a call, order flowers online or send us an email so we can create your next beautiful design. 

Tuesday
Jun262012

E to speak at Bride Bop's Big Day

 

E will be speaking at Bride Bop's Big Day, a curated bridal bazaar featuring some of California's most innovative and chic wedding professionals. The Big Day Celebrity Wedding Panel also includes Sasha Souza, wedding planner, John Russo, photographer and Pace Webb, Chef and Caterer. 

You'll experience a bridal gown boutique from JLM Couture and the Big Day Beauty Bar where you can get your hair, nails and makeup done by top beauty professionals! Also featured at the bazaar will be a curated collection of 30+ vendors exhibiting their goods and services; the latests couture runway bridal collections; the Cake Collection from the city's best bakers and food, drink and a fabulous gift bag. 

Bride Bop's Big Day is on Sunday, August 19th from 11am-3pm at 319 S. Robertson Blvd, L.A., CA 90048. Click here to buy tickets.

 

 

Friday
May182012

Haute Tea with E Partner: Classic Party Rentals

Classic Party Rentals can be found helping to make almost every major event outstanding. They have numerous locations throughout the country, and offer a vast inventory of tables, chairs, fine china, high-end flatware, specialty linens, centerpieces, tents, canopies and more. They're ranked number one by the esteemed Zagat Survey as the “highest rated of the major party rental sources” for best equipment and services in addition to winning Rental Company of the Year multiple times at the Event Solutions Spotlight Awards. That's only a couple reasons why they're called upon time and again to help create incredible events and that's why we wanted them to help us out with Eddie Zaratsian's famous Tea with E event on Tuesday, April 17th at the Restoration Hardware Gallery on Beverly Boulevard. Leticia Ortega, an Event Consultant at Classic Party Rentals, helped us create an amazing and unforgettable event. Thank you Leticia!

johanna martin and leticia ortega at tea with e 2012

Johanna Martin and Leticia Ortega

Photo by Kris Kan

tea with e 2012

tea with e 2012

tea with e 2012

Photos by Marianne Lozano

Host: Eddie Zaratsian

Host: Restoration Hardware

Coordination and Host: Rayce PR and Marketing

Lighting: Lonnie Thompson, Images by Lighting

Entertainment: Brandi Smith & Jason Foster of The Society Band

Sound: Spenser Bishop of MixOne Sound

Event Design Florals: Eddie Zaratsian Fresh Floral Boutique

Photography: Marianne Lozano

Photography (Arrivals): Kris Kan

Venue: Restoration Hardware Gallery — Beverly Boulevard

Catering: Divine Catering

Tea Time Tini's: Divine Catering

Videography: Cean One Films

Pastries: Rafi's Pastries

Invitations and Paper Goods: Copper Willow Paper Studio

Linens: Wildflower Linen

Gray Carpet Arrivals and Rentals: Classic Party Rentals

Gifts: Jo Malone

Gifts: Azature Chocolates

Wednesday
May162012

Haute Tea with E Partner: Kris Kan

As guests pulled up to the garden gates at Restoration Hardware, arriving for the exclusive annual Haute Tea for E, they were greeted by several valet attendants and one handsome and very talented photographer...Kris Kan. Kris was there shooting all of our fabulous Tea for E guests as they stepped onto the grey carpet and into a beautiful cocktail party. Enjoy these photos of some of the Tea for E  guests by Kris Kan.

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Eddie Zaratsian of tic-tock Couture Florals and The Fresh Floral Boutique and
David Dimos, VP Outdoor at Restoration Hardware

Kris Kan

Stefan Duban and Jeanne Kelly of Restoration Hardware and Eddie Zaratsian and Anna Zaratsian

tea with e kris kan photography melissa huntington rhonda couchigian lia critchley

Melissa Huntington, Rhonda Couchigian and Lia Critchley of Rayce PR and Marketing

jill and leora copper willow tea with e

Jill Velez and Leora Mauck of Copper Willow Paper Studio

vanessa rockafellow and kathy nosek tea with e 2012

Vanessa Rockafellow of Invisible Touch Events and Kathy Nosek of a Divine-Occasion

collette and kaitlin lopez of la fete tea with e 2012

Collette and Kaitlin Lopez of La Fete Weddings

ABOUT KRIS KAN

Kris Kan is a lifestyle photographer, based in Los Angeles, California. He travels, photographing beautiful weddings all over the world. Influenced by simplicity, he thrives on capturing images that tell a story.

With over ten years of experience, Kris has the skills to approach every event as an opportunity to capture something extraordinary. Exclusive to all his clients, he's dedicated to provide consistent timeless memories.

Friday
May042012

Our Host for Haute Tea with E 2012: Restoration Hardware

Operating 87 retail and 10 outlet stores throughout the United States and Canada, Restoration Hardware is a growing and cutting-edge luxury brand. Restoration Hardware has become an esteemed design powerhouse, offering unique quality products in a growing number of categories including furniture, lighting, textiles, bathware, decor, baby and child and outdoor and garden. Speaking of outdoor and garden, if you were lucky enough to receive an invitation to this year's Haute Tea with E, then you know how incredibly gorgeous the Restoration Hardware's European Garden and Gallery at 8772 Beverly Boulevard looked on the 17th! In case you missed the big event, we've got some photos by the very talented Marianne Lozano and Kris Kan!

Photo by Kris Kan

Photos by Marianne Lozano

And for all you brides to be, mothers of the bride and wedding planners out there, keep in mind that Restoration Hardware has a bridal registry! Their spring 2012 collection is incredible, featuring deconstructed designs inspired by 19th century classics, an amazing Baroque Wood Crystal Chandelier inspired by the Rococo era in Versailles and lots of beautiful pieces in a lovely indigo blue. We fell in love with the European Zinc Dormer Mirrors and the Vintage-Washed Chambray Bedding is like your favorite pair of jeans: you won't want anything else. These pieces are made to last a lifetime, will never go out of style and are beautiful AND comfortable....exactly what a home should be.

 

Host: Eddie Zaratsian

Host: Restoration Hardware

Coordination and Host: Rayce PR and Marketing

Lighting: Lonnie Thompson, Images by Lighting

Entertainment: Brandi Smith & Jason Foster of The Society Band

Sound: Spenser Bishop of MixOne Sound

Event Design Florals: Eddie Zaratsian Fresh Floral Boutique

Photography: Marianne Lozano

Photography (Arrivals): Kris Kan

Venue: Restoration Hardware Gallery — Beverly Boulevard

Catering: Divine Catering

Tea Time Tini's: Divine Catering

Videography: Cean One Films

Pastries: Rafi's Pastries

Invitations and Paper Goods: Copper Willow Paper Studio

Linens: Wildflower Linen

Gray Carpet Arrivals and Rentals: Classic Party Rentals

Gifts: Jo Malone

Gifts: Azature Chocolates

Wednesday
May022012

Haute Tea with E: Divine Catering

The food at Haute Tea with E this year was exceptional, beautiful and delicious thanks to Divine Catering! This year's tray-passed delicacies included mouth-watering treats like beet salad, chicken satay, tuna tartare and a signature drink: Tea Time Tinis!

Divine Catering also creates gourmet meals and passed hors d'oeuvres for the Taglyan Complex, a private retreat nestled in Hollywood featuring European decor and 12,000 square feet of event space! If you book your wedding or event at the Taglyan Complex, rest assured the environment AND the food will be incredible!

Photo (left) by Marianne Lozano. Photo (right) by Kris Kan. Abram Suryan, Eddie Zaratsian and Gary Taglyan.

Anna Zaratsian, Eddie ZaratsianBrandi Smith and Jason Foster

Photos by Marianne Lozano