With creative wedding planning and design grounded in experience, style, and effortless luxury, Nicole Leza Planning + Design serves California and destinations worldwide. Nicole Leza Planning + Design takes on a limited number of weddings per year, giving their clients a bespoke and personalised service and allowing them to take your vision and curate a one of a kind celebration.
Tell us about your business!
We are a design focused, full-service wedding planning company that specializes in unique, creative events rooted in experience, style, and effortless luxury. We curate personalised weddings that tell a couples one of a kind love story through elevated, thoughtful details.
What would you like couples to know about you/your business?
We believe the most memorable events revolve around an experiential story. We take your vision and curate a personalised experience that captures your unique personalities, memories, and love story. We strive to create a beautifully detailed event that is not only special and enjoyable to the couple, but is also an unforgettable experience for their guests. Furthermore, we bring an immersive experience to the wedding and event industry to create something remarkable and truly distinctive.
Where are you based?
We are based in beautiful Santa Barbara, California.
Do you travel for weddings?
Yes! We gravitate towards tropical environments, and we are ready to create a unique, destination experience anywhere that your heart desires.
How would you describe your style?
Lively, natural, and curated. Our style emulates an effortless elegance that is bold, unique, and romantic. Our goal is to create an irreplicable, intimate gathering that’s a feast for the eyes, palate and soul.
What inspires you?
First and foremost, our inspiration always starts from the couple and their unique preferences. Additionally, we are endlessly inspired by the natural world, music, interior design, and fashion.
What motivates you to do what you do?
We get extremely passionate about each project we take on, and our couples genuine excitement provides the greatest motivation for collaboration. We love when our couples are open to creativity and an unconventional approach. There are no rules, and we are here to push creative boundaries and strive to never replicate a past design.
How would you describe your working style?
Our working style is high touch, detail focused, and caring. Wedding planning is personal, and we support our couples to bring to life a celebration and experience that is true to them. We are deeply committed to our couples and take an authentic approach to each event. We are thorough and thoughtful in everything we do, designing immersive experiences that engage all of the senses - sight, touch, hearing, smell, and taste.
Do you have custom packages according to individual needs?
We offer full-service planning and partial-planning, both including design and coordination. It’s our passion to help couples create the wedding of their dreams, while exceeding all expectations. We are perfectionists and pride ourselves on dedication - committed to ensuring couples the best experience, which is why we only take on a limited number of projects a year.
What is a favourite product or service that you offer and why?
Full-service planning is the most optimal package, since you have an expert guiding you through the process from start to finish, leaving no room for error or mistakes. We start by establishing priorities and developing a budget that works best for your unique needs and preferences. We conceptualize the vibe of your day and by selecting every detail from the venue, location, and each and every vendor, will build out the vision for your day.
Where would you love to travel to for work?
Mexico, Greece, Spain and Australia.
Who is your dream client?
Our clients are style led, and greatly value design and their guest’s overall experience. With a passion for travel, our clients enjoy a relaxed-meets-luxury lifestyle and love to spend time in properties surrounded by nature. They love a good party and can trust their vendor team to produce an unparalleled event.
What is your advice to couples getting married?
Be authentically yourself and make decisions that are important to you – don’t stress over what is trending or not trending. Enjoy the experience of the wedding and try not to sweat the small details. Remember to have fun and let loose.