Natalie and Gordon | The Lodge at Malibou Lake Wedding | Malibu Wedding Photographer

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This Lodge at Malibou Lake wedding promises to ignite your heart with boundless creativity and inspiration! Natalie and Gordon’s love story, woven with tradition, personal touches, and a sprinkle of serendipity, created a timeless day filled with joy.

With their hearts set on sharing the California experience with loved ones from near and far, they chose The Lodge at Malibou Lake for its scenic beauty and the promise of an elevated garden party.

With her expertise in event planning with Brand Like That, Natalie took on the challenge of designing her wedding alongside her business partner and mother. The result? A beautifully planned day that flowed seamlessly, thanks to the collaborative efforts of Natalie, her team, and LB Events.

From the moment Natalie walked down the aisle in her square-neck gown, customized to perfection by Rebecca Schoneveld, to Gordon’s display of his Scottish heritage in his family tartan, every detail spoke volumes about their love story. The fusion of Persian traditions with Scottish touches created a tapestry of cultures, reflecting the richness of their backgrounds.

The ceremony, curated with care and attention to tradition, showcased the beauty of Persian customs through the Sofreh—a modern interpretation that paid homage to Natalie’s heritage. Mallory with the Flowers crafted stunning arrangements that harmonized perfectly with the Sofreh, adding an extra layer of beauty and elegance to the ceremony space. Against the backdrop of recent events in Iran, Natalie’s desire to share her culture with friends took on a deeper significance, highlighting the resilience and beauty of Persian traditions.

As the sun dipped below the horizon, guests were treated to a beautiful outdoor dinner, followed by a surprise hair transformation for Natalie—a testament to her spontaneity and spirit. With a sleek bun for the ceremony and her signature short hair for the reception, Natalie radiated confidence and joy.

The evening unfolded in a whirlwind of music by Second Song, laughter, and In-N-Out burgers. Natalie and Gordon’s wedding artfully represented love, tradition, and celebration.

Vendor Team:

Coordination: @lbevents
Venue: @maliboulakelodge
Catering: @chefcordelia
Design: @brandlikethat
Florist: @mallorywiththeflowers
Photography: @angelicamariephoto
Videographer: @thatsamorefilms
Hair + Makeup: @onlocationglam
Bar: @liquidcatering
Cake: @frostitcakery
Persian Sweets: Rex Bakery
Donuts: @sidecardoughnuts
Base Rentals: @partypleasers
Dance Floor Decal: Axiom Print
Ceremony Music: @musicbygeministrings
Cocktail Entrance Bagpiper: Harry Farrar
DJ: @secondsong_official
Day Of Paper & Signage: @brandlikethat
Photobooth: @hashtagphotobooth
Hookah: LA Hookah Company
Late Night Snack: @innout
Transportation: @riztransportation

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