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Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

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Destination weddings have become more and more popular over the last few years.  They not only offer the magic and beauty of an “at-home” wedding, but they also offer you the adventure and excitement of a trip – making the entire event even more special. Here are some essential things all brides and grooms should…

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Making Your Wedding Morning Stress Free

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The morning of your wedding day will be charged with emotion, beauty, joy and of curse, excitement! Here are some tips to making sure the morning of is calm, memorable and stress free: Pamper yourself the night before. Have a massage. Watch a movie. Listen to music. Talk to your Maid of Honor – or, why…

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Choosing a Wedding Theme … Or Not

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What are the pros and cons of having a wedding theme and why is it that you should consider this before you start planning anything?   Having a wedding theme allows you to bring your love story to life in a different way. By connecting every detail throughout your wedding to this theme, you will…

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Honeymoon Checklist: What You Don’t Want to Forget

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After months and months of planning your big day, week or weekend has come to an end – and was successfully the most perfect day of your life! But the fun isn’t over yet –  it’s time to pack for your honeymoon!  Here are some essentials you don’t want to forget to take with you on…

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Choosing the Perfect Gifts for your Bridesmaids

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Naturally, you want to show your bridesmaids just how much they mean to you. Over the years we have come across some of the best bridesmaids gifts  and some of the easiest ways to choose them. The most important thing to remember when choosing your bridesmaids gifts : keep it personal.  Think of something that…

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Sharon’s Favorite Wedding Dress Designers

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Choosing a wedding gown is such an exciting moment for every bride-to-be – and with so many incredible dress designers out there the choice can be really difficult. Here are are some of Sharon’s favorite wedding dress designers along with what she loves about them: Monique Lhuillier – Although a newer name on the market…

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Choosing the Best Florals for your Spring Wedding

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Having a Spring wedding but don’t know what flowers are in season? You want to make sure you choose blooms that mirror your personality and style, but also fit the season and weather. Here are some Spring flowers to consider for a wedding at this time of year: • Peonies: Classic, feminine and always sweet.…

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Best Man / Maid of Honor Duties

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Your Best Man and Maid of Honor are two very important people at your wedding – and are probably more than honored to stand by you and your spouse on your big day. Remember, they are there to help. Through the planning to the day of duties – here are some of the things it…

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Sharon Sacks Inducted into BizBash Hall of Fame

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Sharon Sacks, President and Founder of Sacks Productions, was inducted into the Bizbash Hall of Fame on March 16, 2017. The BizBash ceremony celebrated the event industry’s most influential trailblazers, as well as an up-and-coming rising star, at Blueprint Studio. How does BizBash choose Honorees?  Honorees named to the BizBash Hall of Fame are chosen…

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Sharon Sacks Partners with Alchemy Fine Home to Design Wedding Registry

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We are so excited to announce our partnership with newly launched distinctive home decor site, Alchemy Fine Home.  Our collaboration provides couples with an interior design focused wedding registry via Alchemy Fine Home. Couples will be able to shop directly via “The Sharon Sacks Collection” to register for home decor curated by Sacks Productions President, Sharon…

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Bridal Beauty Prep Leading up to your Big Day

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My bride’s always ask my thoughts on the week or month leading up to I Do. What should you do to get ready emotionally? Is there anything you can do to perfect your skin and hair? How about dieting and physical preparation?  Here are a few of my tips for your personal beauty preparation leading up…

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Romantic Montecito Wedding Featured on Vogue

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This gorgeous, floral-filled Montecito wedding is featured on Vogue. “Celebrity wedding planner Sharon Sacks of Sacks Productions was the mastermind behind all of the festivities. “Sharon has worked with my family since my dad’s 50th birthday, and she knows us extremely well,” says Lauren. “She was an enormous help in making sure everything felt intimate…

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Featured on Party Slate | Top L.A. Event Pros to Follow on Instagram

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Sacks Productions is featured on Party Slate as one of the top LA event professionals to follow on Instagram! Are you following @sacks_productions?? Click HERE to see the full list.

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Sharon’s Favorite Places to Honeymoon

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After saying I Do in front of your closest family or friends, what’s next? With so many gorgeous locations around the world t is so hard to choose the perfect honeymoon spot. Below are some of Sharon’s favorite honeymoon locations around the world:   Paris, France. There’s a very good reason they call it the…

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Featured in Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine | Spring 2017

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This gorgeous wedding is featured in the Spring 2017 issue of Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine! “Life’s most wonderful moments often happen unexpectedly, and the best love stories always contain an element of surprise. Emina Cunmulaj was vacationing in the Caribbean, enjoying dinner with her best friend and his family, when she glanced over at…

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Featured on Grace Ormonde | Expert Contributor

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Sharon Sacks of Sacks Productions is featured as an Expert Contributor online on Grace Ormonde. “Sharon Sacks, President and Founder of Sacks Productions, directs, orchestrates, conducts, coordinates and choreographs extraordinary events for some of the world’s most elite clients. From intimate gatherings to spectacular celebrations, no stage is ever too far or too grand for…

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Before You Tie the Knot…

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Getting married is such an exciting moment in your life! The last thing you want to do is stress. Here are some things to remember leading up to your big day along with a couple of tips to help you both stay calm as you count down to I Do. The Bride – Reconfirm your appointments…

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Sharon’s Favorite Destination Wedding Spots

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Having a destination wedding is such a wonderful adventure – for you and your guests!  Here are some of Sharon’s favorite destination spots: Tuscany/Florence, Italy Of all the countries in the world, few can compete in romanticism and grace with Italy. This particular area has some pretty spectacular views to it, so it will make…

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Tips for the Mother and Father of the Bride on her Big Day

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Your little girl’s day is finally here. You have already hashed out all the wedding details, gone to every fitting and tasting and hired a planner to take care of everything in between. Here are a few helpful tips for the Mother and Father of the bride to help them through one of the biggest…

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Romantic Beverly Hills Wedding Featured on Wedluxe

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This floral-filled Beverly Hills wedding is featured online at Wedluxe! “Samantha and Guy’s ceremony took place in the city of angels at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. With the decor heavily featuring pastel-hued florals, draping white fabric accents, and a soft warm atmosphere, the locale wasn’t the only heavenly aspect of this wedding.”…

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Not the Bride? Tips for Throwing a Successful Bridal Shower

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Congratulations! Your best friend, sister, or someone close to you is getting married! An exciting time for the bride-to-be and you to plan one of the first parties celebrating her upcoming marriage. Now, where to start…  What’s the design? Who should you invite? Co-ed or women only?Here are a few tips to help you plan…

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Bridal Fashion Week | Carolina Herrera’s Fall 2017 Bridal Collection

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Vogue on Carolina Herrera collection: “For her latest bridal offering, Carolina Herrera wanted to return to the beauty, elegance, and grandeur of her very first dress, created 35 years ago. With just seven dresses presented for Fall (Spring ’17 brought twice as many), the highlight here was a dress taking its cue from Herrera’s denim dress that…

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Planning: What Vendors Do I Need? And How Far Ahead Should I Book Them?

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A wedding is a once in a lifetime opportunity filled with family and friends celebrating the love of the bride and groom. It is important to hire the right people who will be working behind the scenes to make your big day stunning and stress free. After getting engaged be sure to put your budget…

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Sharon’s Favorite Wedding Ring Designers

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Diamonds are a girls best friend! There are so many incredible jewelry designers in the industry and we love to see the beauty that pops up on all of our beautiful brides’ left hands. Here are some of Sharon’s favorite designers that we just can’t get enough of: Harry Winston   Tacori   JAR   Lorraine Schwartz

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Summer Wedding Flowers | Some of our Favorite Blooms

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Summer is in coming to an end and we can’t help but think of the beautiful ways we watched summer wedding flowers transform all of the gorgeous seasonal weddings. Whether you are looking for inspiration for your bridal bouquet, ceremony arch or reception centerpieces for next summer, here are a few of our favorite summer wedding flowers to…

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Destination Wedding | Bridal Packing List

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It’s finally time! You’re ready to pack but feel anxious, excited and so many mixed emotions that you don’t know where or how to start. Here is a list of things you can’t forget when packing for your big day, especially when you’re traveling so far: All Legal Documentation (passport, ID, marriage license) Final Vendor…

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Featured on Downbeat LA | Celebrity Wedding Planner Tips

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Featured on Downbeat LA for the top wedding tips from celebrity wedding planners! 2. VALUE YOUR VENDORS “Your vendors are your family within the industry. They are the ones who will help bring your vision and ideas to fruition. The vendors I work with trust me and enjoy working with my team. Make sure you are kind…

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Sharon Sacks | An Interview with Then and Now Magazine

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Being in the wedding and events industry you learn tips and tricks of the trade. Recently Sharon sat down with Then and Now Shop Magazine to share her insights and experience with wedding planning and some tips for bride-to-be’s.     Here are some of our favorite parts: “Q: How do you make sure brides effectively…

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Elegant Backyard Birthday Celebration

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This beautiful backyard birthday celebration was designed to be the epitome of Summer fun! Planner: Sacks Productions Florals: Jeff Letham Photographer: Rich Prugh Photography Catering: TaDa! Catering Rentals: Town and Country Lighting: Images by Lighting Entertainment: West Coast Music Decor : Revelry Event Designers

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Fairytale Barn Wedding Featured on Martha Stewart Weddings

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Our fairytale wedding is featured on Martha Stewart Weddings online! Click HERE to see the feature & be sure to pick up your copy of the latest Martha Stewart Weddings issue for more.  Congratulations Breelayne & Hunter! Venue & Catering: Santa Lucia Preserve Event Production/Planner: Sharon Sacks, Sacks Productions Design, Decor & Linens: Rrivre Works Floral Design: Mindy Rice…

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Hunter + Breelayne | Wedding Highlight Film

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From a breathtaking, fairytale ceremony surrounded by hundreds of Redwood trees to a floral-filled, rustic barn reception, Hunter and Breelayne’s Santa Lucia Preserve wedding was completely romantic and incredibly beautiful! Click HERE to watch their wedding highlight film by Paperback Wedding Films:   Venue & Catering: Santa Lucia Preserve Event Production/Planner: Sharon Sacks, Sacks Productions Design, Decor & Linens: Rrivre Works…

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Featured in Martha Stewart Magazine | Breathtaking Santa Lucia Preserve Barn Wedding

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Barn turned beautiful – Our completely breathtaking forest wedding is featured in Martha Stewart Magazine! Breelayne and Hunter said their vows in front of beautifully strung Blossoms and Clematis Vines while surrounded by hundreds of breathtaking Redwood trees. With 20,000 private acres nestled in the foothills, The Santa Lucia Preserve is breathtaking in itself, and…

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Featured on Los Angeles Racked

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    Our recent Santa Lucia Preserve wedding is featured on LA’s Racked for their article on 10 LA influencers and what they wore on their wedding day. Via our bride, Breelayne: “I am a total free-spirit, so while I was on the hunt for the dress, I thought I wanted something really silky and loose…

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Met Gala 2016 – Favorite Looks

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One of the most glamorous events celebrated it’s 70th year this May. Since 1946 the Met Gala has been brining the highest of society’s members out to show off the visionary work of designers. This years theme, Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology, inspired the flawless execution of some of Sharon’s favorite looks below.…

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Destination Wedding Planner Congress 2016

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The Four Seasons Florence was a most gracious and hospitable host.  The service and staff there were 5 star and the food was delightful.  The magnificent location brought an exciting energy to the time.  Sharon, founder of Sacks Productions, started off the conference with an exceptional speech, setting the tone for the rest of the Congress.…

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Bridal Fashion Week Spring 2017 – Favorite Looks

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Bridal Fashion Week has now come and gone for the Spring 2017 Collection of visionary designs. Below are some of Sharon’s favorite looks.   Elie Saab  Elie Saab  Elie Saab  Romona Keveža Ines Di Santo Naeem Kahn Naeem Kahn Victoria Kyriakides Designers: Naeem Kahn Victoria Kyriakides Ines Di Santo Elie Saab  Romona Keveža

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Featured in Firenze

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Featured in Firenze, a local, Italian magazine! Sharon Sacks was quoted speaking on love, romance and marriage – specifically that in Florence.

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WIPA | Meet the Masters Luncheon

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Sharon Sacks was a speaker at the recent WIPA SoCal Meet the Masters spring-themed luncheon at the Skirball Cultural Center.  After cocktails and music by Del Lago Trio, guests made their way into the luncheon area for roundtable discussion with WIPA’s industry masters.  Each master talked with their table about their speciality before rotating to the next table for a new…

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Featured on BIZBASH

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Sacks Productions is featured on BIZBASH as one of the top 25 inspiring event designers to follow on Instagram. Click HERE to see the full article. Follow us at www.instagram.com/sacks_productions.

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Featured on US Weekly

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Planning a valentine’s day party for your girlfriends this Valentine’s day? Take a look at our US Weekly article for tips on throwing the perfect party for your best girls – without getting to lovey dovey… – – – If Your Friends Ask How They Can Help… When your phone blows up with generous offers, take advantage!…

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Featured on Martha Stewart Weddings

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We are featured on Martha Stewart Weddings : The 20 most common questions about wedding planning – Answered! Q: HOW CAN I INCORPORATE SOMETHING SPECIAL AT THE END OF THE CEREMONY?  A: “Go for an element of surprise. Most recently, one of my brides hired musicians and a gospel choir. The musicians were sporadically seated with guests…

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Venue Review | Las Ventanas al Paraiso‎

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A wedding at Las Ventanas al Paraíso is always personal, intimate, sophisticated and astoundingly beautiful. “Nuptials combine Rosewood’s legendary service, attention to detail and exquisite accommodations with stunning architecture and décor set against the dramatic landscape of the breathtaking Sea of Cortez coastline, Las Ventanas and its unique venues creates the perfect ambience for a magical Cabo…

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Before You Tie the Knot | Your Marriage License

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TIP Don’t forget you and your fiancé have to inform the proper authorities you are getting married.  Two months prior to the wedding is a good time to apply for a marriage license.  The County Clerk’s office or the marriage-license bureau in the state where you are getting married issues this document. FACT Back in…

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Wedding Budget and Contracts Do’s and Don’ts

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Staying on budget and understand your vendor contracts are the most important things to planning a wedding.  Here are some of our do’s and don’ts to help you remember the little things and not get ahead of yourself throughout the planning process.   DO decide on exactly how much you want to spend on your…

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year from Sacks Productions! Here are some of our favorite events from 2015 – looking forward to a fantastic 2016!

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A Magical Winter Wonderland Wedding

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It was a magical night with icy, glistening chandeliers and a snow-filled first dance for our newlyweds. Sacks Productions planned this romantic, all-white tented wedding covered in beautiful blooms by Kathleen Deery and decor by Revelry Event Designers.     Planning & Design: Sacks Productions Venue: Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco Décor: Revelry Event Designers…

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Huffington Post | You’re Engaged! Now What?

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So he popped the question, and you said yes! First things first: Stay in the moment and enjoy this incredible milestone in your life. Don’t rush into the planning phase immediately. You’ll have plenty of time for that over the next few months. This is the time to share your joyous news with friends, family,…

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Sacks Productions Site Visit | Italy

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The Sacks Productions team recently traveled to Italy for a special site visit.  We had the opportunity to visit and tour the Hotel Caesar Augustus on the beautiful island of Capri as well as the Le Sirenuse Hotel in Positano and Hotel Santa Caterina on the Amalfi Coast.  We also visited some amazing villas and toured the best parts the Amalfi…

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Huffington Post | Your Wedding Ceremony Music

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Every bride hopes for the perfect music to accompany her down the aisle as she steps into her new life. Whether your ceremony is religious, formal or informal, your music will bring atmosphere and poignancy to your vows and ceremony. In a well-planned ceremony, the music flows seamlessly through to the end in perfect harmony,…

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Featured on Vogue | Instagram Accounts to Follow

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Vogue has named Sacks Productions one of the 26 top wedding planners to follow on Instagram! Click HERE to visit and follow our Instagram Account.

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