Three local pastry chefs share this year’s popular trends in wedding cakes.

Three local jewelry experts share what’s trending in engagement and wedding ring styles this season.

Nicholle Turano and Arthur Harmon were both resident assistants for their now-alma mater, Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri.

Matt Stein and Sydney Levinson’s first encounter had a fairly daunting audience.

You wouldn’t expect Charles M. Schultz’s classic cartoon strip Peanuts to play an integral role in the spark of a romance, but then again, love turns up in unexpected places. 

Both born and raised in St. Louis, Emily Naegeli and Conner Keefe were introduced by Emily’s good friend from high school, Emily Kossman, who happened to be one of Conner’s neighbors from childhood. 

Trucks are trending at weddings this season – from makeup and hair services used before the ceremony to cocktails and desserts at the reception.

LN spotlights some of this year’s most museworthy details from lovely local weddings.

Maggie McCarthy and Andrew Desloge were having separate nights out with friends at Planter’s House in Lafayette Square in the spring of 2014 when Andrew approached Maggie at the bar.

“We owe it all to Cassandra,” is how the couple begins their love story.

Laura Dawson DiLeo and Andrew Steven Elliott were married on January 28, 2017, in a ceremony officiated by Deacon Philip Hengen and Father Gary Braun at the Catholic Student Center in Washington University. A reception followed at Moulin, where guests enjoyed dinner and dancing.

Since the Veiled Prophet Organization was established by prominent St. Louisans in 1878, the Veiled Prophet Ball has been an annual event celebrating generations of local debutantes. Being invited to participate is an honor, and being chosen for the Veiled Prophet’s court of honor is even mo…

What has the Veiled Prophet Organization taught you about tradition and community?

The Veiled Prophet Organization (VP) has a storied history in St. Louis, but one thing has not changed in its 139 years: The civic group still seeks to make its city better for its citizens.

Melissa Baranay & Michael Lewis

This holiday season, the Ladue News staff made wish lists (and checked them twice) divided into 11 categories to fit the needs of all the loved ones in your life.