"I take personal responsibility for the happiness of my brides."
Leading wedding and 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 events 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 for Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, the Official Post Grammy Parties, Elton John, Vanessa Williams, Barbara Walters, the Rolling Stones, Nancy Regan, Prince Charles, The White House, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Susan Lucci, The John F. Kennedy Center, as well as countless film premieres and celebrity parties for royalty, politicians and socialites. Tutera has been on the board for the Prevent Cancer Foundation for more than ten years and has also designed events for the Alzheimer’s Association, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) and the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
David has been a fixture on WE tv for several seasons with his popular hit shows; “My Fair Wedding,” “David Tutera: Unveiled” and now his highest rated show, “David Tutera’s CELEBrations.” He is also a professional speaker hired to lecture on the topics of weddings, lifestyle, design and more, having conducted speaking appearances all over the world and has also penned seven popular books including: 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).
In spring 2012, David partnered with Mon Cheri to launch the David Tutera for Mon Cheri wedding dress collection. David Tutera for Mon Cheri bridal gowns are available at authorized retailers internationally, offering today’s stylish brides with 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, the David Tutera for Mon Cheri collection provides the perfect dress for every body type at an affordable price point.