The lauded event planner tells you how to have Hollywood glamour at your wedding

And of course, the wedding cake was the pièce de résistance of this extraordinary wedding. Powder blue icing quilted with pearls graced every other layer. A draped white chocolate pearlized icing was used on the layers in between. On top was one single beautiful over-scaled gardenia, the quintessential flower of the 1940s. For added drama, the cake was placed on a mirrored pedestal, adding to the room's glamorous ambience.

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