SOURCE: Touch of Style Events

September 13, 2012 08:03 ET

San Luis Obispo Event Planners on Choosing the Right Wedding Planner

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2012) - Touch of Style Events recently released a guide for brides and grooms to help them choose the right wedding planner. In the guide, event coordinators Laura Robertson and Taryn Ruiz not only offer tips on how to choose the right wedding planner, but also how to ensure the special day is free of stress and anxiety for the bride and groom, as well as their families.

Laura founded Touch of Style Events with the idea that each event, no matter the cause for celebration, should express her clients' individual passions and unique style. However, she admits weddings require an extra flare and heightened dedication to the bride and groom, as this day should appropriately express their relationship. For this reason, Laura says finding the right wedding planner is essential: "There are so many details to a wedding that can easily be forgotten or missed completely. But the process should be fun and relaxing, and having a wedding planner can alleviate this stress for the bride and groom, allowing them to enjoy the day of their wedding, as well as the months leading up to it."

One of the most important considerations during the planning process is the connection the bride and groom make with their wedding planner. As Laura and Taryn strive to marry the individual visions for the wedding, and pull the most important qualities into the event, both event coordinators say spending time with the bride and groom is essential: "We discuss their likes and dislikes, and overall vision for the special day. We look through photos and work hard to get to know what inspires our clients. We think of the event like a blank canvas that ends up being unique, individual pieces of art that represent the bride and groom as a couple."

While true of any event, the San Luis Obispo event planners say including your wedding planner from the very beginning is extremely important. According to Laura, doing so ensures all the pieces are in place, and most importantly allows them to monitor and maximize the budget throughout the process: "When the wedding planner is involved from the beginning stages of the planning process, the bride and groom benefit from their expertise in all facets of the event. They can fully capture the vision of the wedding, and are able to suggest vendors that not only fit the style of the bride and groom, but work within the defined budget."

Ultimately, Laura and Taryn say the right wedding planner will make the bride and groom feel like the focal point of the celebration and allow them to enjoy every moment, which they add is exactly how it should be. When searching for a wedding planner, Taryn says above all, the happy couple needs to make sure they can communicate clearly with their planner, and choose someone that makes them feel like this is the only event they are planning: "Make sure the wedding planner has your best interest at heart and it's not just another wedding to them. Laura and I focus on making the brides feel special throughout the entire process because this is one of those times in life when it's all right for a couple to put their wants first."

About Touch of Style, Event Coordinating and Design

Touch of Style Events was recently featured on Style Me Pretty, a well-known wedding blog, for a wedding they designed in Paso Robles. Laura Robertson founded the company, and works closely with her business partner Taryn Ruiz to bring events of all sizes to life. Offering wedding and event planning services that range from band selection, custom candy buffets, vendor information, event location planning, and logistics to day-of-the-event organization and contract management, Touch of Style Events provides services up and down the California Coast from San Luis Obispo to Orange County and San Diego.

Touch of Style Events can be reached at (805) 441-7094 or (619) 929-2912. Laura and Taryn can also be contacted online via the website or the Touch of Style Events Facebook page.

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