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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


Tea with E Partner: Marianne Lozano

Marianne Lozano is a favorite in the Los Angeles wedding scene!  Whether shooting for publication or a wedding, she brings her unparalleled sense of style and fresh perspective to every shoot.  With her great attention to detail, she approaches weddings as a unique experience to create incomparable images. One of the many reasons she has become popular among event and floral designers, as well as wedding planners.  Her work has been published in various wedding magazines and covers.

There are many words to describe Marianne’s style…fun, fresh, and elegant…all with an editorial flair.  Couples are attracted to her exuberant personality and high standards in all aspects of her work. She captures the whimsy and beauty of the day in a way few can match. Spontaneous. Detailed. Soulful. Marianne's portfolio of work ranks among the best of the best and she is available for worldwide travel. Click here to see Marianne's work. Thank you Marianne for these gorgeous images of Haute Tea with E 2012!




The Breathtaking Brenna Whitaker and her Little Big Band

Thanks to Kris Kan for the beautiful photo!If you didn’t make it to this year's Tea With E at the Langham, Pasadena and haven’t been over to the W Hollywood on a Los Angeles Sunday night, you may not have yet had the pleasure of witnessing the magic of Brenna Whitaker and her Little Big Band. She brought her Little Big Band, her huge talent (and that incredible dress) to Tea With E to enchant and entertain our guests.  She’s got it all down, from dressing to the 9’s to bits of banter and engaging the guests, she’s a true performer and professional in every sense of the word. We were so honored to have her join us and we’re sure she’d love to entertain the guests at your next event! Check out her website for the details on how to get in touch with miss Brenna!


A Tea With E Sneak Peek

Today, tic-tock is kicking off the Royal Wedding weekend with our fabulous guests at the gorgeous Langham, Pasadena.  Months of planning, design and hours upon hours of bringing those visions to life all come together this afternoon at Tea With E.

Yesterday, while we were in the midst of everything at the shop, photographer Kris Kan stopped by and shot a few photos so we could offer you a peek into things to come…