april & jr

Here’s another awesome referral from the fabulous Abby & Jan! Thanks guys!

April & JR have attended many weddings and have participated as a bridesmaid and a groomsman to many of their friends’ weddings as well for the past couple of years. Their vision for their own wedding was to have a different ‘feel’ for the Reception part of the day. When I had met with them in the beginning of the year, they excitedly shared their vision of what it would be like at the W Hotel Lake Shore. I shared in their excitement and tried to visualize what they were describing, but nothing prepared me for what I saw when I walked in at the top floor of the W Hotel Lake Shore. BTW, that’s April up on top on my blog banner!

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Beautiful, elegant and exquisite!

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We started out the day at April & JR’s home

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Nadri Jewelry

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I had to shoot April shooting with her brand new camera that she received from JR as a wedding present! Now that’s my kind of present!

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a beautiful bride

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and a handsome groom… what more can I ask for?

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Their ceremony was held at St. Mary Parish in Des Plaines

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Here are a few detail shots…

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Cake by Rolf’s Patisserie

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“Scenario”

Music provided the super talented Rob Monastero at Monastero Entertainment

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Thank you for allowing us to be part of your day! We had a blast!

Misha Media

Awesome cinematic videography by Josh at Carbon 14 Films

Wedding gown: Allure Bridals

Bridesmaids dresses: Belsoie by Jasmine Bridal

Transportation provided by: Exotic Coach

And a special thank you to Heidi for keeping everything coordinated!

W Hotel : 644 N Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL   (312) 255-4460

St. Mary Parish : 794 Pearson St. Des Plaines, IL 60016 (847) 824-8144

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  • Katie Beverley

    LOVE this wedding—absolutely stunning. Fabulous work as always, Michele!

  • Brandi

    Beautiful job! Love the group shots.

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