These are trusted vendors that I have worked with in the past and personally recommend. Please mention my referral when patronizing these highly talented businesses.
LA Selection -- 8656 Lindley Ave., Northridge, CA. Owner Kamal has a huge selection of bridal clothing and accessories at very reasonable prices. She also runs an adjacent salon, where she offers expert eyebrow threading, and where I take occasional walk-in mehndi appointments. Always contact me directly for availability if interested in mehndi services.
Surely Beautiful Makeup Artistry and Hair Design -- Shirley is a highly accomplished makeup and hair artist, who has been trained by some of the most well-known, highly celebrated artists in the field, and is a star in her own right. In addition to her expert makeup and hair services, she also offers jewelry placement and dupatta setting.
***Shirley offers a 10% discount off all services to any bride who books me for their mehndi! Just mention that you booked with me to take advantage of this offer!***
Global Photography (Yogi Patel) -- Yogi is an outstanding photographer, who I have personally worked with many times. He is talented, comes up with unique shots, and demonstrates a high level of professionalism. Together with his videographer wife, April of Robles Video, you have a one-stop shop of photographic and cinematic awesomeness!
Trendy Yusufi -- Michele is an amazing bridal makeup and hair artist, who specializes in South Asian bridal looks. She is based out of Woodland Hills, CA, and is very reasonably priced. Book her before she becomes too famous!! ;)
Bindis and Baubles -- Rachna offers absolutely GORGEOUS handmade bindis, hair accessories, and bangles for weddings and all occasions. She has a lot of unique, one-of-a-kind items. Highly recommended!
JSK Photography -- Jas and Mandy are a husband-and-wife photography team dynamo, specializing in weddings and creative portraits. They are based in Modesto, the heart of central California.
Roop Bridal -- Happy is based in Turlock, CA, and specializes in bridal hair and makeup services. She also offers threading, facials and massage.
Misha's Cakery -- Misha makes stunning, made-to-order wedding cakes and cookies (which I can decorate for you!), as well as delicious pastries for all parties and events.
Sensitive Planet -- Makers of my absolute favorite, completely natural fragrance, Scent of Samadhi. I am utterly addicted to this scent, and it is one of the few fragrances that doesn't trigger my migraines, since there are no synthetic additives or preservatives. They also sell other spiritual items on the site. Check it out!