Posts tagged: Weddings

CeciStyle Magazine – Expert Style Tips by Bryan Rafanelli

Ideas to Take Weddings to the Next Level by Bryan Rafanelli of Rafanelli Events

In this edition of CeciStyle, Bryan Rafanelli shares 5 ideas in his interview with Invitiation Innovator Ceci Johnson of Ceci New York.  Don’t miss these expert style tips as they’re the new standards for cutting edge wedding experiences!

“Teaming up with creative minds is one of my favorite things. And when those minds are also genuine, professional and fun to work with, it’s just icing on the cake. Bryan Rafanelli and his team are just that – top-notch innovators, creating some of the world’s most notable parties”- CECI JOHNSON

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The Knot – A Venetian Masquerade Reception in NYC

Set in the grandeur of New York City’s Frick Collection museum, this masquerade-inspired reception brimmed with unconventional drama. Heather & Adam did away with all tradition to embrace their unique masquerade theme rather than trying to fit themselves into a mold. The result was a completely authentic and memorable event. (*The couple wed at home at midnight the night before).

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WEDDING EVENT STYLE MAGAZINE – BRIDAL BUZZ

Bryan Rafanelli’s exquisite sense of style, attention to detail and ability to transform clients’ visions into unforgettable celebrations have made him a go-to planner for the nation’s most exclusive and high-profile events. From Chelsea Clinton’s “wedding of the decade” to elaborate fairy tale-themed fundraising galas for Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, to State Dinners hosted by President Barack and Michelle Obama to intimate birthday blowouts — he has produced it all. We asked Bryan to share his thoughts on the latest wedding trends…

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BLOG: Jess & Jamie

VIDEO COURTESY OF CABANA PICTURES.

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PHOTOS COURTESY OF IRA LIPPKE STUDIOS.

Congratulations Jess & Jamie!

All our love,

Bryan, Billy, Jen, Jen & Team Rafanelli

Jess + Jaime

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THE HILL: Political Nuptuals

Wedding Planners Reveal Secrets to Planning Political Nuptuals

To hear Bryan Rafanelli talk about his job, you might think he’s a member of the CIA.

A task two years ago was so secretive, he told virtually no one — not even his father.

Yet Rafanelli’s dad could’ve found out what his middle-aged son was up to by opening up virtually any glossy mag on Aug. 1, 2010, the day after Chelsea Clinton’s nuptials.

The only daughter of the former president was just one of Rafanelli’s clients. The Boston-based owner of Rafanelli Events is a wedding planner to a slew of celebs, politicians and socialites.

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CeciStyle: Sparkle & Shine

FROM CECI NEW YORK’S “CECISTYLE MAGAZINE”: 

…This week’s muse, Dana, had the right idea when she chose to throw her wedding on a long weekend capped by Independence Day. Set in the beautiful Vermont outdoors, Dana and Michael’s nuptials were inspired by the fireworks to come (on their big day and the one right after). To help establish the mood, the elegant invitation featured fireworks laser-cut into the main card’s sleeve and on the envelopes in shimmering silver against navy paper!

Event designer Bryan Rafanelli (famous for planning Chelsea Clinton’s wedding) created an unforgettable night – you can see the spectacular details in the photos below. For more of Bryan’s brilliance, read on for his Expert Style Tips. Plus, wise planning advice from Dana and Michael’s fireworks team and lots of mouth-watering recipes for you to try this holiday.

Happy 4th!

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BRIDES.COM: BRYAN’S FAVORITE THINGS

BRIDES MAGAZINE: Q&A: Crowd Pleaser

Bryan Rafanelli – Chelsea Clinton’s planner and a celebrity favorite – has merrymaking down to a science…

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BRIDES June 2012

THE SHORT LIST

Perfect Palette – Gray and pale blue with a touch of silver and blush

Stance On The Choreographed Dance – I’m pro, if it’s a surprise tango or the cha-cha

Favorite Superstition – Giving single guests a piece of cake to place under the pillows at night to dream of their future spouses

DJ Request – Lady Gaga’s “The Edge of Glory”

Movie Scene To Steal – The birthday party in Meet Joe Black

Dream Clients – Malia and Sasha Obama

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MARTHA STEWART: Color

Bryan speaks to engaged couples all about ‘color’. Check out his full segment below.

View the show recap and photo montage on the Martha Stewart Weddings website.

Tune in to see Bryan on Martha Stewart! Hallmark Channel 5/8 @ 10am & 2pmEST and 5/9 @ 1pm!


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THE KNOT: Inside Celebrity Weddings

Bryan Rafanelli’s Celebrity Wedding Secrets

With an elite clientele that includes presidents and celebrities alike, event producer Bryan Rafanelli knows every event has to be exceptional. Watch as TheKnot.com shows you some of the elegant events that he’s created to reflect his clients’ style.

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