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meet the team


meet the team.

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meet the team


meet the team.


"

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

"

-RUMI


 
Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor

founder | Creative Director

Jennifer began her career at the Soho House where she garnered a significant breadth of knowledge interfacing daily with some of NYC’s most prestigious vendors to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences for her clients.  Later, she joined the team at Luxury Attaché, New York’s top lifestyle consulting firm, where she arranged events and special perks for clients such as Google, Cartier, Nike, Armani, Fendi Chateau, Madison Square Garden, and the Barclays Center.  Jennifer has a unique knack for relating with her clients and vendors which has always allowed her to create strong, lasting relationships.

Jennifer was never really the “wedding type”.  When she got engaged, she had an incredibly hard time with the anticipated wedding cliché’s that many brides seemed to yearn for and many guests seemed to yawn over.  Her fiancé on the other hand used his lawyerly ways to persuade her to make some magic happen.  Always willing to tackle a challenge, Jennifer was determined to plan the most unexpected, authentic affair.  Mission accomplished.  She had caught the wedding bug and had developed a thirst for sharing her expertise with other brides who wanted to shake things up a bit and let their personalities shine through their big day.

Jennifer and her team believe that a distinctive affair is the greatest opportunity for creating touching memories that guests will hold onto forever.   Jen believes in the belly laughter approach when working with clients and she takes great price in creating the most magical affairs that are a true reflection of her client’s personalities and style.

When she’s not planning an affair, Jennifer can be found scoping out new hot spots and hidden gems.  She also enjoys Dan Dan Noodles, pizza (no tomato sauce), and spending time with her husband and fur babies, Tallulah and Mabel.

 

event designer

Eric Winnick

Design Consultant

Eric cultivated his passion for design by designing three personal residences as well as completing multiple residential projects during his multi-year tenure as a Design Associate at KA Design Group in New York. Eric's design aesthetic can best be described as sophisticated, clean, and most importantly comfortable. Eric believes that while it is important to have a point of view and a vision, it is equally as important to give a client a space that fits their lifestyle. Eric's clients have always valued the level of transparency and integrity that he brings to every project.


Erika Astarita

event coordinator

Erika is a creative, fun-loving soul who thrives on the energy that vibrates through an event.  In addition to years of work in NYC's catering industry and hundreds of weddings, her work in development and fundraising gives her a well-rounded eye.  Weddings have always been a passion for Erika, and she's a sucker for a pretty space.  As a social worker by trade, she brings a special warmth to each event, and she has a knack for giving a solid pep talk - an added bonus, trust me.

With her attention to detail and belief that each couple's special day should be executed to its full potential, she works tirelessly to ensure each couple has a loving, beautiful day.  Some might call it obsessive, but in the wedding industry, we call it perfection.  


event coordinator

Mara Jill Herman

EVENT coordinator

Mara is a native New Yorker with a fierce commitment to organization. From beautiful wine country in Northern California to kilts and castles in Scotland, she has been exposed to the most intimate and lavish weddings. She was her sister’s Maid of Honor in Long Island and has been a bridesmaid at four other affairs. #bridesquadalert

Mara is a National YoungArts winner and freelances for the organization as a resident advisor, program assistant, and recruiter. By accommodating students, teachers, and parents, she has learned to be flexible and build up intense stamina. Her colleagues have deemed her patient, resourceful, and ready to tackle any challenge.

Mara has experience practicing “technotherapy” at Apple’s Genius Bar, and she is skilled at finding the best solution for the individual. She hopes to build your trust, provide a unique experience, and fill your hearts with life-long memories.


Creative Team

Tallulah Taylor

VP (Vice POM) of Social Strategy


Social Strategy

Mabel Taylor

VP (Vice POODLE) of Team Spirit