DAVID TUTERA SPECIAL APPEARANCES
Celebrity wedding and party planning expert, TV show host and author David Tutera is now touring top event venues across the country for speaking engagements and up-close meetings with brides, fellow planners and fans and we can tell you where to meet David Tutera.
During these events, David will share tips on planning an unforgettable, personalized wedding, give a behind-the-scenes look at his experience on TV and offer insider advice on the wedding planning industry. David will answer questions from the audience, take photos and sign autographs of his books!
JANUARY 30 – JANUARY 31BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA
The Bridal Association of America is please to welcome David Tutera to our Bridal Event on January 30 & 31 2016.
For more Information on that or Tickets visit our website KernCountyBridalAssociation.com or by calling the Bridal Association at 800.200.9935
Leading Wedding & Entertaining Expert, David Tutera is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability, uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena. Tutera has created a name for himself by taking his passion for designing spectacular events and transforming it into a lifestyle. He continuously exceeds the expected with an unmatched level of inspiration, imagination and innovation to create the latest trends in entertaining.
Tutera’s grandfather, a successful florist, first noticed his grandson’s artistic ability at an early age and encouraged David to pursue his destiny. At age 19, with the sound advice of his grandfather and only one client, David opened his own event planning business. Today, David Tutera presides over an award winning company built from experience, dedication and Tutera’s natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision.
Honored by Life & Style Magazine as “Best Celebrity Wedding Planner,” David’s impressive client list includes Jewel, Star Jones’ wedding, Real Housewife Taylor Armstrong’s wedding, Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul’s wedding, NY Giants Antonio Pierce’s wedding, Shannen Doherty’s wedding and events for Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Brandy and Ray J, Dennis Rodman, Holly Robinson Peete, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Lil’ Kim, the Official Post Grammy Parties in New York City, Elton John, Barbara Walters, the Rolling Stones, Nancy Regan, Prince Charles, The White House, private events for the Vice President, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Susan Lucci, The John F. Kennedy Center, as well as countless film premieres and celebrity parties for royalty, politicians and socialites. Tutera has also designed events for several charities including the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
In addition, David is also a professional speaker hired to lecture on the topics of weddings, lifestyle, design and more. In 2013, he created Dream Bigger—a multi-city inspirational speaking tour and experience hosted by David Tutera, giving fans a chance to connect with him and enjoy a fun, interactive, informative and engaging show. In February 2015, Tutera took his spunk to the airwaves and debuted, “The David Tutera Project” podcast available on ConnectPal and iTunes. This fast paced and fun radio show starring Tutera, focuses on real interaction with listeners, real content and shows the “real” side of David Tutera.
David Tutera has been a fixture on WE tv for eight seasons with his popular hit shows; “My Fair Wedding,” “David Tutera: Unveiled” and now his newest and highest rated show, “David Tutera’s CELEBrations.” In this star-studded season, re-titled “David Tutera CELEBrations,” David’s jaw-dropping work for his Hollywood clients taking center stage. From weddings to birthday parties and everything in between, viewers watched in droves as David planned rapper Lil Kim’s baby shower, an over-the-top wedding for former “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” cast member, Taylor Armstrong, and events for R&B artists Brandy, her brother Ray J and “Jersey Shore” star, Jenni “JWoww” Farley. Season three premiers on October 30, 2015 at 10pm E/P.
In stores now are David’s seven books My Fair Wedding (Gallery Books), The Big White Book Of Weddings: The How-To Guide For The Savvy, Stylish Bride (St. Martins Press), Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings (Disney Publishing), Big Birthdays(Bulfinch Press), The Party Planner (Bulfinch Press), America Entertains: A Year of Imaginative Parties (Stewart, Tabori and Chang) and A Passion for Parties:Your Guide to Elegant Entertaining (Simon & Schuster).
Bringing his design eye to world of fashion David Tutera has teamed up with Mon Cheri to create his wedding dress collection, David Tutera for Mon Cheri. David Tutera for Mon Cheri bridal gowns are available at more than 600 authorized retailers internationally and retail for under $2,000. The David Tutera for Mon Cheri wedding dress collection provides today’s stylish brides an assortment of fashionable designs to choose from, ranging from traditional ball gowns to modern dresses, couture fashions to more informal designs. With high quality fabrics, hand-beaded Swarovski crystals and an impeccable fit, David Tutera for Mon Cheri provides the perfect dress for every body type at an affordable price point.
In addition, David will also soon be launching his newest project with Mon Cheri called Celebrity Style a special occasions fashion collection.
David has also proudly designed his signature fashion jewelry collection, Embellish by David Tutera which is available online and in select bridal boutiques. Embellish by David Tutera features a full range of fashion jewelry with a strong emphasis on color and stylized details that make the jewelry feel personal and special. Comprised of over 100 individual styles and offered in an impressive array of colors and lengths, the collection ranges from $15 – $350 and is available online. In addition to bridal gowns and accessories, Tutera has also turned his focus to include outfitting the groom.
In his most recent project with Zelante Designs David has designed a collection of men’s tuxedos, accessories and formal footwear known as David Tutera Menswear.
DIY & Wedding Planning
David Tutera has lent his entertaining expertise to brides and party planners alike by teaming up with Darice to create David Tutera Crafts—an incredibly popular line of accessories and embellishments to make any event stylish and fun. Currently available at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft stores nationwide, at A.C. Moore, Pat Catan Craft Centers and Meijer’s, the craft collections are also available online at Joann.com.
Also featured at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft stores is the David Tutera Social Occasion Collection of fabrics for home sewers. The eight colors, hand-picked by David, consist of bright tones and soft hues that are perfect for bridesmaid, prom or party. These affordable, quality fabrications include Stretch Taffeta, Crinkle Chiffon, Matte Charmeuse, Crinkle Metallic Satin and Chiffon Ribbon Rose.
To coordinate with the success of his fabric line, David has teamed up with The McCall Pattern Company to launch David Tutera Patterns–a collection of sewing patterns for women and children’s dresses launching November 2014. David is currently working with the McCall Pattern Company to create a 48 page craft magazine tentatively titled, David Tutera Craft Fusion. The magazine is slated to launch in 2015 exclusively at Joann Fabric & Crafts retailers and will focus on David Tutera inspired craft projects, ideas and inspiration.
David has collaborated with Invitations by Dawn for the launch of the David Tutera Invitation Collection—an exclusive wedding invitation collection includes styles like Rustic Elegance, Classic Romance, Art-Deco Vintage and Destination and is available online. The David Tutera Invitation Collection allows a bride to fall in love with the design first, then choose the type of invitation that fits her budget, with each design available in 3 distinct formats and pricing ranging from $142 – $335.
David has collaborated with Sage & Co. for a line of permanent botanicals, gift, home décor and seasonal items titled David Tutera Home by Sage & Co. Tutera’s expansion into the home goods market continues with new partnerships with A&B Home to create a collection of home furnishings and Concepts in Time with a collection of picture frames, mirrors and home décor accents.
David has made guest appearances on Today, Extra!, Good Morning America, The View, CNN, The Rachael Ray Show, The Talk, Steve Harvey, Wendy Williams, Queen Latifah and many more. In addition People, USA Today, In Touch, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, In Style, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Bridal Guide and Town & Country have all featured his work. Tutera has also made special television appearances in the popular daytime soap, The Young & the Restless and TV Land’s The Exes. David Tutera lives in Los Angeles with his daughter Cielo and his rescue dog Lucy.
To add your event please contact The Bridal Association of America at 800-200-9935