Ismael & Charles’ Colorful Gay Wedding at The Presidio & U-Lee Restaurant

Charles and Ismael - Wedding Teaser 044ISMAEL LAMORU & CHARLES BELL

I started planning Charles & Ismael’s Wedding 9 months prior, all by phone, emails and texts. We had never met until just days prior to their Wedding Day. That alone said a lot about them and how they entrusted and confided in me to give them a fabulous Wedding. And you know what? I kept that promise! For Charles & Ismael, San Francisco will always be a place where they left their hearts. The city had so many sentimental reasons and memories for them that they wanted to celebrate their life and love with those they loved and those that loved them. And the Wedding was made complete with their cute little Chihuahua love-of-their-life, Ricky! He proudly walked down the aisle with them, as dapperly dressed as the Grooms, fully clad with a stylish bowtie and a doggie sweater that read “My Dads Just Got Married!”. And get married they did!

Charles & Ismael – as the two of you unite in love and in friendship, pledge to each other, give and receive, promise each other to guide and to protect. Vow to each other, to encourage and inspire, dream together, laugh together and when the music plays . . . Dance!  Congratulations!

Wedding Planning & Event Design:  Duncan Reyes, Matt Musselman & Heather Vaughan – F. Duncan Reyes Events By Design

Photography:  Dennis Dizon Garcia – Studio Dizon

Balloons:  Ron Alvarez – SF Balloon Magic

Beverage Catering:  Tim Smith – Bartenders Unlimited

Cake:  Gabrielle Feuersinger – Cake Coquette

Catering:  Kenneth Lee – U-Lee Restaurant

Entertainment (Ceremony & Reception):  Jason Mitchell – Gatsby Entertainment

Entertainment (Pre-Ceremony & Champagne Reception):  Mariachi Aguilas c/o Patricio Angulo – Oye Productions

Event Staffing:  Diane Harris – On-Call! Hospitality

Floral Design:  Jeeryn Dang – Tanjeeryn Designs

Hotel Accommodations:  Rhenan Miravalles-Calceta – The Inn At The Presidio

Lighting & Lantern Design:  StefaNia Contreras – Atmosphere Lights

Officiant:  Rev. Blane Ellsworth – Wedding Ministries

Rentals:  Mindy Roark-Aldridge – Classic Party Rentals San Francisco

Security:  Carl Payne

Signage (Cable Car):  Barry Johnston – Imprintz Inc.

Transportation:  Jonathan Adams – Classic Cable Car Charters

Venue (Ceremony):  Andrea Parker – The Chapel Of Our Lady at The Presidio

Venue (Reception):  Kenneth Lee – U-Lee Restaurant

Venue (Rehearsal Dinner):  Mark Lehman – Original Joe’s

481296_10204689802916157_1149213949628241081_nTheir handsome Ring Bearer, Jessee Rodriguez, with his Parents, Mr. & Mrs. Edgar & Mimi Renfro-Rodriguez

Their adorable Flower Girl, Sophia Pino