Kristin Banta Back to Main
ON WHOSAY SINCE: Feb 16, 2011
CURRENT LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

BIOGRAPHY

With an extensive background in fashion, entertainment, and event production, as well as experience in catering and interior design, Kristin creates unforgettable celebrations while bringing a fresh perspective to the mix. Known within her community as a long-standing advocate for marriage equality, she is passionate about helping her clients find their own voice for their wedding day. Her events, from society weddings in exclusive locations to progressive film and music industry soirees, are as unique and diversified as her clientele, which range from Fortune 500’s to multi-platinum recording artists.

Kristin recently served as the weekly wedding expert for the Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” as well as the host of “Keep the Party Moving” a new show in development, aired on the Style network in August 2013. In 2012 Kristin's Bravo special, “The Ringleader,” premiered on Valentine’s Day and showcased her signature out-of-the-box style, revolutionizing the way couples look at their special day. The show re-aired for an encore Bravo presentation as “The Wedding Party” throughout the summer of 2012. Appearing as a correspondent on KTLA and as a featured designer on the Mark Burnett/DreamWorks series for TNT, “Wedding Day,” she can also be seen throughout the third season of Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker” as the wedding designer and planner for host Patti Stanger. In October 2013, Kristin will appear as a guest judge on the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.”

Nominated for the National BizBash Event Style Awards in 2013 and a frequent contributor for many of the leading wedding and event publications, Kristin was featured as one of Los Angeles’ top event designers in the book “The Art of Celebration” (November 2010) along with the recently released “Southern California Weddings,” in addition to being featured in countless publications including InStyle Weddings, Modele Magazine, California Wedding Day, Frontiers Magazine, Los Angeles Weddings Magazine, The Knot, Modern Bride Southern California, Southern Living, Your Wedding Day Magazine, LA Times, Real Simple Weddings, Inside Weddings, Life & Style, Style Me Pretty, Junebug, Green Wedding Shoes, Bride Finds, AOL and Punk Rock Confidential.