We love it when couples step outside of the box! The sentence “I have an idea, but I don’t know if it’s weird” is a common phrase at our office.

a couple of quirks


Our nearlyweds have amazing love stories, and they share them through the details of their wedding day.

true love


Philosofi weddings are FUN. Our couples want their guests to have fun, party, and dance the night away.

a focus on fun


Our couples are givers- to animals, kiddos, and their communities at large (s/o to our teacher, nurse, and social worker clients!)

Big hearts


what makes a philosofi couple

Hey, I’m Sofi Melvin (she/her)! I was always the “birthday” kid growing up. You know, the kid who is WAY too excited about her own birthday and asks you a million questions about what you’re doing for yours. My brother still makes fun of me for telling my friends the plan for my 11th birthday party as they were leaving my 10th birthday party. I always chalked it up to being kinda vain, but turns out I just love a good party!

Fast forward about a dozen years when I decided to take that passion for a cohesive theme and good plan and channel it into a career and become a Kansas City wedding planner! I dove headfirst into every course, mastermind, and podcast I could find about weddings and event planning all while finishing up my full-time job, moving to a new state, and planning my own wedding.


a little bit about

kansas city wedding planner

“Sofi was more than just a wedding planner... she was genuine, advocated for us, and you could tell she truly cared about our needs and opinions.”

- Ali, bride

  • Mom of a very sweet and silly one-year-old
  • Owner of a LOT of hair and a non-stop laugh
  • Lover of paper planners, erasable pens, and Google Calendar
  • Married to the greatest guy out there
  • Former student ambassador and orientation leader. ‘Sko Bears!
  • Fur momma to Lily and Lola (and apparently still Hannah Montana obsessed)

Who am I aside from a kickass wedding planner?


Everything we do, we do out of love. In the industry of love, nothing else matters as much as giving love, celebrating love, and showering our clients and guests with love. This is the philo in Philosofi.



We value not only the knowledge that we strive to gain every day, but the wise application of that knowledge. This is the Sofi in Philosofi.



We don’t want to work in a world where weddings are only for some. We love and celebrate all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, genders, religions- we love and celebrate all humans.



 It takes a village to do all things. While our communities may look different, we all need a community to thrive. Your community while wedding planning can be your family, your friends, your 7th grade science teacher, anyone. We want them to be loved and celebrated alongside you in this planning and wedding journey.



We believe that weddings should be joyful, even with the challenges that may arise. We vow to do our best to make the planning process joyful for you, your partner, and your loved ones. We strive to make the wedding day joyful not only for you and your partner, but for your entire community who is there to support you.


our values