About Founder, Susannah Parker

"Over the course of my career in events, I've organised parties for some of the globe's most elite families and organisations,

in very tight timescales, in some extraordinary venues across London and Europe.

My personal portfolio includes luxury weddings, stylish private parties, including opulent parties for children and teens, 

and high end corporate events. 

 My unique experiences have permitted me to design and deliver events in a range of prestigious, historic and contemporary venues

alongside the finest suppliers in the wedding and events industry.

Whether it be a teenage party in the ballroom at Claridge's or a milestone birthday party on a yacht in the Mediterranean,

 a wedding at The Savoy or a stately home such as Hedsor House, I've done it all.

My clients know that the combination of my extensive experience, my trusted network of London and the UK's finest creative suppliers

and my calm, discreet and unflappable approach mean whilst they retain control, I remove the pressure, responsibility and stress

and on the day itself, everything will run smoothly and seamlessly leaving them free to enjoy the occasion and look after their guests."

 

 Susannah

 

"WE don't know how we could have done it without her!"

 

"For each line of this testimonial we could easily write a page to express our gratitude to Susannah

and for her infinite personal and professional qualities.

Susannah pre-empted  our every single need, issue and wish during the planning of our wedding day,

and from conception to completion she effortlessly lifted such a weight from our shoulders.

How we work ...

In addition to the years of experience and expertise in planning and organising that Susannah Parker and her team bring, Couture Events offers  clients unrivalled access to their 'little black book' of recommended venues and 'tried and trusted' suppliers - such as stationers, calligraphers,

 caterers, florists, photographers, videographers, production companies & set designers, cake makers, patissiers, luxury transport, 

bands, DJs, costumed performers, headline acts  - and so much more! 

We act as your one point of contact from start to finish, matchmaking you with a carefully curated team of suppliers to fulfil your vision in terms of both aesthetic and budget. We'll be by your side throughout the journey, guiding and advising you, keeping tabs on the myriad of arrangements and email conversations and ensuring that no detail is overlooked; when there are last minute changes (which are unavoidable) we will be there to take charge, advise the relevant suppliers and make the necessary revised arrangements. You won't need to worry about a thing.

 

We will turn your vision into reality - and we'll make the planning process not only effortless and stress free but also fun!

As much or as little help as you need ...

Whether you are planning your dream wedding, a milestone family celebration or a VIP corporate event, we can offer you an entirely flexible service to suit your exact needs, depending how much support you require, ranging

from full design and management to on the day management only.

Whether you've just got engaged and don't know where to start or whether you've found your dream venue and just need a guiding hand to bring your vision to life, or perhaps you have organised everything you need, you just want to be able to relax on the day, celebrating with friends and family safe in the knowledge that behind the scenes we are discreetly ensuring that no detail will be overlooked (the one's you've thought of and the ones you haven't!),

we can help as much or as little as you need.

 

Whichever level of service you need, you can rest assured that you are always at the centre of the design and planning, in total control of the look and feel of your celebration, we simply combine the talents of our recommended suppliers and our years of expertise to professionally dovetail all the arrangements,

leaving you to relax knowing that the planning and organising is in safe, professional hands.  

 

Professional Accreditation

 

Couture Events Ltd is an accredited member of the UKAWP, The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners

whose code of conduct can be viewed here: https://www.ukawp.com/code-of-business-practice/. 

One of the main benefits of working with us, as opposed to planners who are not members, is that we do not accept, or add,

hidden commission onto supplier costs. We are completely transparent with quotes and invoices so there are no hidden mark ups,

so you have piece of mind that you are paying exactly what each service is worth and not a penny more.. 

Planners who are not members of the UKAWP often increase their income by requesting and receiving a hidden percentage commission from suppliers in addition to charging their planning fee - suppliers cover the cost of this

by simply adding the commission payable on to their standard costs; 

clients are therefore at risk of unwittingly paying significantly more for their weddings than they need to. 

60 seconds with Susannah ...

Describe yourself in 3 words 

Calm, meticulous, gregarious 

WHO DO YOU LIVE WITH?

My husband Tim, our 3 children Henry, Freddie and Poppy and our fox red lab puppy, Hudson

Best known for ...

Being early, keeping lists, walking fast, a love of giraffes

Not best known for ...

Being first in the queue for a rollercoaster 

Guilty pleasures ...

Sushi, musicals, epic romantic novels, creme eggs   

Random fact ...

I have a ridiculous fear of tortoises 

On weekends you'll find me (if not working) ...

On the side of the pitch or pool cheering on my children, walking the dog then cooking for friends 

If I could be anywhere I'd be .... 

Either on a beach in Zanzibar where we spent our honeymoon or in Salcombe where we regularly go for R&R

Couture Weddings & Events Ltd

Luxury wedding planner and event organiser covering London, the Home Counties and beyond.

susannah@couture-events.co.uk

+44 (0) 7747 011200

London Wedding Planner, Home Counties Wedding Planner, Luxury UK Wedding Planner

Registered address: 4 Doverfield Road, Guildford, Surrey GU4 7YF 

 

 

 

 

 

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