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New York City, Lovely Bridal turns ONE!

Lovely Bridal celebrated their first birthday last night and Mel and Co.'s troupe was there to document every detail! There were tasty treats from Naturally Delicious and Lulu Cake Boutique and the MOST delicious cocktails by St-Germain. Also, beautiful floral by Rebecca Shepherd and amazing performances by Elan Artists' finest...Alexis Foxe, Cody Geil and Taylor McFerrin which kept the party kickin'!
Congratulations and happy one year anniversary from Mel & Co!!

Photo, Mel & Co.  : Mel Barlow, Kate Diago, Judith Rae & Allan Zepeda
Music, Elan Artists
Catering, Naturally Delicious
Floral, Rebecca Shepherd 
Cake, Lulu Cake Boutique
Cocktails, St-Germain
Hosts Lanie and Cassandra, Lovely Bridal

To see/download more party pics click here and enter login : lovely11
Please credit : Mel & Co. and Link to www.melbarlowandco.com


Mel & Co is Hiring :: Studio Manager

We are looking for an efficient, sharp, detailed team member for our Studio Manager position. Knowledge of luxury events and the wedding industry, photography, mac literate, photoshop, and illustrator. An organizational genius, self-motivated, a real dandy on the phone, and the fun part...a team player!!

This is an immediate, long term, full-time creative position with an awesome team! Must be available 5 days per week. Weekend work and evening networking events as a team will occasionally be required.  If you are looking for a temp job, do not apply.

If you think you'd be a perfect fit for our team, we are currently holding interviews in Brooklyn. Request a job description + send resumes to: hello@melbarlowandco.com

Mel & Co.

Bohemia Bash

We were thrilled to be invited to document The New York Tent Company 2011 Event Planning Showcase. Designed by the wonderful Claire Bean Floral & Event Design and Lindsay Landman Events, with delicious morsels from Sterling Affair and Brent Newsom Catering, and fabulous entertainment by Rhythm Collective, Alexis Foxe and La Femme Classique of Elan Artists. Thank you to everyone that was part of this delightful evening.

A special thanks to the Mel & Co. team, Kate Diago and Amber Gress!

Production Team
Host, The New York Tent Company

Decor, Claire Bean Floral & Event Design + Lindsay Landman Events

Catering, Sterling Affair + Brent Newsom Catering

Cakes & Confections, Sacred Sweets

Invitations & Graphic Design, Fat Cat Paperie

Lighting, Luminous Designs

Rentals, Party Rental Ltd.

Event Furniture & Decor, GreenRoom

Entertainment, Elan Artists

Staffing, Wilfred Petterson Events

Videography, Wilfred Peterson Events

Valet, Solutions Valet Parking

Transportation, M&V Limousines Ltd.

Climate Control, On-Site Energy

Carpet, Event Carpet

Restrooms, Norsic

Media, WellWed Magazine