VLD is a destination wedding planning and design company based in Santa Barbara, California with a satellite office in Detroit, Michigan. As a husband and wife team, we work with clients all around the world who share a love for adventure and a passion for unique experiences. Over the past decade, we've developed a reputation for our personal approach, our commitment to our clients, our fearlessness, and for mastering the fine art of making a meticulously planned event feel spontaneous and effortless. We are honored to be named one of the best wedding planners in the world by Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle Italia, and would be equally honored to help you celebrate.



Check out a few of the experiences we've planned and designed.


Full service event planning, design, and management - so you can be a guest!


Read about Alison and Bryan, and the husband and wife team that is VLD.

These two know how to throw the best party you have ever experienced. They are sensitive to the culture of a great party - the music, the length and number of speeches, the timing of the food, the ratio of servers to guests, the list goes on. If you want to give your guests the experience of their lives, VLD can do that for you. Their level of professionalism surpasses anything I have ever experienced. They stay calm in the most stressful of situations, and they genuinely love what they do. Their intuitive agility is second to none, moving seamlessly from conversations with my mother about place settings to budget and financial considerations with my CEO father. They are, without question, the best I have ever seen at their craft.
— 2016 Client