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Callista is incredible. Period. Hire her. It will be the best decision you make. It certainly was ours. My (now) wife and I spent over a year planning our wedding weekend and Callista was there for us every step of the way. She is unbelievably responsive, overly generous with her time, extremely attentive to detail (just wait until you see her day-of timeline), incredibly well connected, tremendously knowledgeable and endlessly patient and supportive. Without a doubt, we can say that thanks to Callista our wedding day was perfect and we are so grateful to her. Callista provided so much more value than I ever thought possible and we couldn’t have planned our wedding without her. We will ALWAYS refer her to our friends, families, and loved ones in need of her wedding planning services and, personally, we can’t wait to work with her again for planning other events in our future! Thank you, yet again, Callista!!
— N+A WEDDING, JUNE 2016
I am more than happy with my decision to hire Callista as my wedding planner. She did a fantastic job and the day turned out better than I could have ever imagined. She went above and beyond and was happy to help me plan my Malibu wedding while I lived in Phoenix. She took on the responsibility of communicating with me and planning long distance, even attending meetings on my behalf if I could not make it. She is very organized and on top of things, never missing a beat. She also truly cares and makes you feel like your wedding is the only one that she is planning. I cannot say enough, I would highly recommend her.
— D+L WEDDING, NOVEMBER 2015
We hired Callista to be our wedding planner for my daughter’s wedding which occurred this past fall and I am so glad we did. The event was spectacular and we wouldn’t have been able to do it without Callista and her team! Callista is very organized and kept track of everything for us. She helped us negotiate our contracts saving us money. She had lots of great ideas but was careful not to give her opinions unless asked. She even followed up with us after the ceremony to ensure we got our deposit back from the venue and to ensure there were no open issues. Not only is Callista a great wedding planner, she is also a very nice person and was a pleasure to deal with. I wouldn’t hesitate to hire her again and I would highly recommend her.
— T+G WEDDING, SEPTEMBER 2015
Callista and her team were my saving grace! She was extremely helpful in all my wedding and bridal needs. From the first time my husband and I sat down with her we knew we were in GREAT hands. Anytime I had any questions, serious or silly ones, she was always a phone call or email away and she always knew how to calm my nerves, questions, concerns and was able to do so in a way that made me feel at ease. My wedding was a hit and exactly (and more) then I ever could have imagined and I owe it all to her. Her vision met mine and she really knew what I was going for and read my mind. I cannot be more grateful or appreciative for her hard and diligent work. She made my special day absolutely beautiful and beyond my wildest dreams.
— A+J WEDDING, AUGUST 2015
My new husband and I feel sooo fortunate to have been able to have Callista working on our wedding. Throughout the entire process, she was always able to put us at ease which was invaluable during such a stressful time. She is unbelievably organized and thinks about covering all the bases you could possibly imagine. We felt so comfortable - like she has been one of our friends for a long time - she’s genuinely an amazing person who wants to see the day go exactly how we imagined. We loved her enthusiasm for all our ideas and her willingness to make anything we asked work. If it weren’t for Callista, our planning process would’ve been much more of a nightmare - we really can’t thank her enough for all her amazing work and her kindness and smiles every step of the way. We love you!!
— P+D WEDDING, AUGUST 2014
Working with Callista is a pleasure. She is competent, timely, and thorough and provides assuredness and graciousness during the entire planning process. The event she coordinated for us this past spring was lovely, elegant, and wonderfully successful!
— CB FUNDRAISER, MAY 2014
My wife and I had the pleasure of working with Callista as our wedding coordinator with The Fairmont Hotel leading up to our big day in May of 2014. Callista made the experience a great one for us as she was always very professional, knowledgeable, accommodating to our requests and timely in her responses, all of which took so much of the stress out of our own planning. She went beyond her responsibilities to make sure we were completely satisfied in each facet of the planning. Throughout the process and on the actual day she coordinated perfectly with our vendors and was instrumental in pulling off the wedding we envisioned from the start. We would certainly recommend Callista to any of our friends and family who are looking to plan an occasion and hope we will get to work with her again someday in the future.
— C+J WEDDING, MAY 2014
We had an amazing experience working with Callista for our wedding reception that we held at the Fairmont in Santa Monica. Callista is “Grace Under Fire”, and with all of the craziness that can surround a wedding, she managed every detail with complete style and grace. The reception was more beautiful than we ever could have imagined in our wildest dreams and our wedding was by far, the best day of our lives. Callista even took it a step further when she reached out to us and helped make our 1 year anniversary just as special. I cannot wait to have a reason to work with Callista again in the future!!
— K+P WEDDING, MARCH 2014
We worked with Callista, and we could not have been happier. Callista was very helpful getting everything for the big day coordinated! No matter when we emailed or contacted her, she was on it and willing to help. She really helped my husband and I be at ease. No matter how frantic we were she would smile and say “ok.” She brought calm and organization at very critical moments. Our wedding day was all we wished it would be. We didn’t have to worry about anything. She went above and beyond for us. I can whole heartily say I would hire her all over again.
— F+E WEDDING, MARCH 2014