serves as Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Rafanelli Events, where he works hand in hand with his clients to transform their visions into unforgettable experiences. Known best for his customized approach to every project, Rafanelli marries a unique and exquisite sense of style with careful attention to detail to ensure each event is truly exceptional. Rafanelli has become synonymous with perfection, making him the go-to wedding planner for many of the nation's most exclusive and high-profile individuals.
In 2018, Vogue magazine named him one of the “Best Wedding Planners”, among other accolades. He also was named one of the “Top Wedding Planners in the World” by Harper’s Bazaar as well as garnering one of only 7 spots for “Top Celebrity Wedding Planners” by InStyle magazine. His work has also been featured in House Beautiful, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, to name a few.
Notably, Rafanelli and his team led the concept, design and strategic planning of Chelsea Clinton’s wedding to Marc Mezvinsky in 2010, for Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso’s vow renewal ceremony in St. Lucia in 2013 (presided over by Jimmy Kimmel), and for the nuptials of Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita in 2013. Most recently, Rafanelli Events planned actress Allison Williams and Ricky Van Veen’s wedding, officiated by Tom Hanks.
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