WEDDINGS & EVENTS
Divine Elegance by Deirdre is a luxury wedding and event company dedicated to delivering breathtaking moments. We are the luxury event planners for savvy, sophisticated couples who demand first class service and as well as an extraordinary event.
Designing and facilitating unique and truly memorable events that reflect each couple's personality, we ensure each detail is planned and executed to perfection so that you can enjoy your big day in effortless fashion. We owe our success to a personalized approach to brides and grooms, 24/7 accessibility, a profound knowledge of destinations, and a whatever-it-takes philosophy to turn dreams into a reality.
With over decades of experience, our company has cultivated a distinguished brand that caters to noted celebrities and couples, and we have become known for planning events that commemorate a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds.
Divine Elegance by Deirdre has business relationships with the wedding industry's elite professionals and venues. What sets Divine Elegance by Deirdre showcases apart is Deirdre's desire to offer brides the most unique and stylized line-up of professionals in the area.
Divine Elegance by Deirdre has been featured in various news, upscale wedding blogs and press coverage over the years as well as collaborated with industry icons including Preston Bailey, and produced Celebrity Events for Christie Brinkley, Jill Zarin, and others.
Weddings represent a unique and beautiful story, which reflects the lifestyle and personalities of each couple. Our wedding planning and design services are entirely tailored, from initial consultations and concepts through to refining each detail. Whether by using a venue's natural beauty or transforming and staging it for the wedding, our creative designs such as innovative décor, fine textures, and lighting create a lasting impression and a wedding beyond your dreams.
We offer comprehensive services to ensure your wedding is executed seamlessly including:
- General Consultancy
- Budget planning and management
- Venue and supplier sourcing
- Personalized Timelines and Wedding Administration
For couples who desire a wedding day as beautiful as it is efficient, without the time commitments required to research, plan and execute all the details themselves, our full service is available at a percentage of the overall budget, wherein a minimum fee applies.
Wedding Day Management
If you're happy to organize the entire day yourself, our team will execute your well-laid plans, to ensure everything runs seamlessly. During an initial consultation approximately a month before the wedding day, we will discuss all your plans as they stand, offer advice as to what can be done to improve upon them and talk about any other ways we may be of assistance. Our tasks may include:
- Liaison with suppliers and venues, confirmation of plans and set up times
- Production and distribution of realistic wedding day schedule
- Overseeing of the set up and clearing of the event
- Management of rehearsal and celebrations, including being point of contact for all suppliers, guests and bridal party
- Provision of personal assistance to bride and groom
For those requiring wedding day management, a tailored service is available.
Eleventh Hour Management
Many couples underestimate the amount of time and commitment required to host an incredible and personal event. Suddenly, they'll find themselves only a few weeks from tying the knot with only half their suppliers. This will often lead to many compromises on quality, as brides-to-be often turn to whatever resources seem reasonable and immediately available.
If planning has become overwhelming; we are here to help. Our vast relationships with suppliers including floral and cake designers, venues, make-up artists and jewelers ensure your day is as beautiful as you originally intended. This service may be subject to availability, Contact us today to discuss how we may be of service to you.
BESPOKE ENGAGEMENT RING
Our exclusive Diamond Experience, offers the opportunity to buy diamonds direct from our dealer and design your own diamond engagement ring or wedding band. During your consultation with our Diamantaire you will view a selection of fine quality, ethically sourced gems (including flawless) at a highly competitive price. We will be happy to introduce you to a leading jewelry designer to create a tailored setting for your ring. Our artisans enable you to bring your ideas and dreams to life in a piece of jewelry that was designed just for you; a piece that you will treasure and will be proud to pass down to future generations. We can arrange private jet charter, or first-class travel and luxury accommodation as part of this service. If you plan to 'pop the question' during the trip we will be delighted to arrange with you all that is required to ensure the element of surprise. A minimum purchase is required to secure our bespoke engagement rings service. Contact us for further information.
MEET THE BOSS
Deirdre Luster, Certified Wedding and Event Planner, founded Divine Elegance by Deirdre after years of planning weddings, celebrations, and corporate events. Deirdre was born in New York, and worked in the medical field for decades. Through education in nursing from Hunter College and positions in prestigious institutions such as Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, Deirdre's work enhanced her sense of compassion and desire to help people and bring a smile to their faces. Her astounding bedside-manner and patient care translated into unmatched customer service and attention to detail. She began planning and designing parties for family and friends, which developed into a network of colleagues and finally corporate executives.
As CEO, Creative Director, and lead planner, Deirdre relies on over 16 years of experience working with each couple individually from vision to implementation on order to deliver a signature ambiance. Deirdre has a servant's heart which extends beyond the business. As the Vendor Director and Programs Coordinator of Weddings For Heroes Org, Deirdre uses her vision, creativity, and network of vendors to give amazing military couples the wedding of their dreams. Deirdre pours a stream of knowledge into the next generation by giving frequent presentations at the local Community College to students who are always captivated by her creativity and determination. She imparts in them the keys to obtaining affluent clientele, the importance of close attention to detail, and the reality that they can achieve their goals with vision and dedication.
When Deirdre is not planning weddings and orchestrating events, she can be found in the kitchen cooking and catering or caring for the elderly in Nursing Homes. Her compassion is endless, and her dedication to helping others is apparent as she continues to build a legacy.
"Where Lavish Style and Elegant Detail Meet Distinction"
Divine Elegance by Deirdre is comprised of an intricately woven, hand selected team of diverse individuals, each unwavering in pursuing a distinct passion in a manner that creates a perfect blend of class and elegance to provide signature service to discerning couples and clients!