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Natalie & Kevin Langham Chicago

See more of Stacey and Phil’s Wedding featured on Style Me Pretty!

 

From the couple… The story or how we met is almost a punchline… We met on Tinder (before it got creepy). However we quickly realized we did have a connection as she was the beautiful babysitter of his next-door neighbors that he didn’t have the courage to ask out, in the traditional sense. We quickly realized our connection and were engaged 18 months later! Our styles are somewhat conflicting, she likes classic and he likes contemporary. The Chicago Athletic Association provided an opportunity to have both. The building was originally opened in 1890 but was painstakingly restored in 2015, adding modern amenities to a very historic piece of Chicago architecture. Wanting to create a formal atmosphere while still keeping things simple, we invited guests black-tie optional and went with classic themes, white flowers, gold accents, and tried to highlight the beauty of the location as much as possible. Our favorite moments were certainly having all the nieces and nephews gathered for photos before the ceremony and witnessing several meltdowns, including a classic photo of one of our flower girls completely shutting down before walking down the aisle! So many memories from that day, from fantastic September weather conditions to some incredibly creative/funny toasts to having our 90-year-old grandparents lighting up the dance floor! We couldn’t have been happier with that day and we hope it is symbolic of our lives ahead of us!
Invitations Elizabeth Grace | Event Planning Kathy B. Codilis Design | Floral Design

Sunrise session where the Manhatten and Brooklyn Bridge meet.

 

“The inspiration for Cory & Andrew’s wedding came from a rather random source: an image on Pinterest showcasing linens by an Irish artist. It was more of a feeling that the photo evoked than anything tangible. “The colours, candlelight, and especially the floral arrangement in the photograph ignited the feeling that I wanted for our wedding day. It felt cozy, elegant, and simple and the emphasis on greenery was perfect for winter wedding inspiration,” says bride Cory. The couple worked hard to infuse their wedding day with plenty of personal touches, from having a ceremony blending the bride’s Catholic traditions with the groom’s Jewish ones, to Cory wearing a garter that was hand sewn from both her and Drew’s mother’s wedding gowns. As a further nod to their time spent in London, their first dance was to an acoustic Sam Smith tune.”
Read more of Cory and Drew’s Wedding Day featured in Magnolia Rouge Issue 16!
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FRANTZENFOOD EVOLUTION /NICOLE CISTERNINO, TRIANON SALONJIMMY CHOO

High above Chicago, in the clouds, Torie and Amarit celebrated their engagement. Featured on Style Me Pretty.

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‘The newlyweds danced to Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” sung by one of the groomsmen. “When Rob and I first met, he played it on the jukebox,” says Louisa of the choice. “We always laugh about that moment and felt that because we also met in New York, that it was our song!”‘

Enjoy more from Louisa and Rob’s Wedding day on Martha Stewart Weddings!

Venue – St. Louis Country Club Event planning – Sabrina Torti of Proposing Dreams Flowers – David Bovier of Ken Miesner’s Flowers Stationery and Calligraphy – Rabbit Rabbit Design House Cake –  The Cakery Bakery Music – Landolfi String Quartet and Ensemble (ceremony and cocktail hour); Galaxy Red (reception) Bride’s gown, bridesmaids’ dresses, and bride and groom’s mothers’ dresses – Mestiza New York Bride’s shoes – Aquazzura Groom’s custom suit – Simone Abbarchi Menswear – Bonobos suits; Ralph Lauren ties Groom’s tie – Hermès Lighting – Exclusive Events, Inc. Transportation – JED Transportation Cookies – Kaked by Katie Late night snacks – Imo’s Pizza