With an extensive background in event production, entertainment and fashion, as well as a background in catering and interior design, Kristin creates unforgettable celebrations while bringing a fresh and innovative perspective to the mix. Known within the events community as a long-standing advocate for marriage equality, she is passionate about helping her clients find their own voice for their wedding day. Her events, from society weddings in exclusive locations to progressive film and music industry soirees, are as unique and diversified as her clientele, which range from Fortune 500’s to multi-platinum recording artists.
Kristin served as weekly wedding expert for Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” throughout early 2013, as well as host of “Keep the Party Moving,” which aired on the Style network in Aug 2013. In 2012, Kristin had her own Bravo special, “The Ringleader,” which showcased her signature out-of-the-box style, revolutionizing the way couples look at their special day. The show re-aired for an encore Bravo presentation as “The Wedding Party” throughout the summer of 2012. Appearing as a correspondent on KTLA and as a featured designer on the Mark Burnett/DreamWorks series for TNT, “Wedding Day,” she also appeared throughout the 3rd season of Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker” as the wedding planner for host, Patti Stanger. Most recently, Kristin appeared as a guest judge on the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars,” host and designer for Syfy’s “My Big Fat Geek Wedding,” taking unusual concepts and giving them a couture spin, and made a special appearance on Season 15 of Fox’s “Hell’s Kitchen.”
Kristin is a keynote speaker for numerous conferences and speaking engagements throughout the nation. Featured as one of Los Angeles’ top event designers in both “The Art of Celebration” and “Southern California Weddings,” she has guest art directed for many of the leading wedding and event publications. Kristin has also been featured in countless print and online publications including Martha Stewart Weddings, Inside Weddings, InStyle Weddings, Modele Magazine, Brides, California Wedding Day, Frontiers Magazine, Hitched, Los Angeles Weddings Magazine, The Knot, Modern Bride Southern California, Southern Living, Your Wedding Day Magazine, LGBTwed, LA Times, Design Dawgs, SBE Collection, Carats and Cake, Patti Knows, Snippet & Ink, Real Simple Weddings, Life & Style, Style Me Pretty, Junebug Weddings, Green Wedding Shoes, Weddings In Houston, Bride Finds, AOL and Punk Rock Confidential.
Her continuous success makes her one of the most sought after wedding planners in California and throughout the nation.
Awards and Nominations
2016 – Event Planner of the Year, Event Solutions (Winner)
2016 – Designer/Creative Director of the Year, Event Solutions (Nominee)
2016 – Best Event Produced for a Private Individual (Carnival Freakshow Halloween), Special Events (Winner)
2016 – Best Decor (Carnival Freakshow Halloween), Special Events (Nominee)
2016 – Best Wedding (Elegant Garden Fete), Special Events (Nominee)
2016 – Best Wedding (Ojai Summer Wedding), Special Events (Nominee)
2015 – Event Planner of the Year, Event Solutions (Winner)
2015 – Designer/Creative Director of the Year, Event Solutions (Nominee)
2015 – Wedding Vendor of the Year (LA), California Wedding Day Magazine (Nominee)
2015 – Women in Business, San Fernando Valley Business Journal (Nominee)
2015 – Best Event Decor, BizBash (Finalist)
2015 – Readers’ Choice Finalist, BizBash (Finalist)
2014 – Event Planner of the Year, Event Solutions (Winner)
2014 – Designer/Creative Director of the Year, Event Solutions (Nominee)
2014 – Wedding Vendor of the Year (LA), California Wedding Day Magazine (Winner)
2014 – Wedding Designer of the Year, California Wedding Day Magazine (Nominee)
2013 – Best Social Event, BizBash (Finalist)