Blake Barrett Setien married Molly Ann Fehlig on December 31, 2017, at The McPherson, located in the Central West End. A fête soon commenced to bid the new year welcome and celebrate the couple as they started their new life together.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James and Deborah Fehlig of St. Louis. Allison Kruse, Molly’s childhood friend, stood beside her as matron of honor. The flower girls were eight-year-old Natalie Fehlig and six-year-old Noelle Fehlig. Molly works at Monterubio & Herbosa Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, P.C.

The groom is the son of Mr. Carlos Setien and Dr. Sally Hebert of St. Louis. Dr. Brent Setien served as best man to his brother, while one-year-old Jackson Setien undertook the duties of ring bearer. Blake is a dentist in private practice at LifeSmile Dental Care.

Molly’s two brothers escorted her halfway down the aisle, then handed her to their father so that he could guide the bride through the final steps to the altar. The sparkling trim of Molly’s lengthy veil mimicked the fine detail of her incredible embroidered wedding gown. As she reached the man she was to marry, the bride raised both her eyebrows at him in sheer excitement. Blake wriggled his brows at her in return of the sweet sentiment.

After Molly and Blake said “I do,” the cheerful couple invited their guests to a New Year’s Eve celebration they wouldn’t soon forget. All decked out for the holidays, The McPherson’s timbered cathedral ceiling bathed the revelers in a warm glow with violet accents. Black and gold details set the mood for the elegant evening, with holiday toppers and noise-makers made available to guests.

In between lively conversation and a slide or two across the dance floor, family and friends headed over to the tented cigar lounge, which spread across the large courtyard of the venue. The bride’s father is a co-owner of Table 36, which hosted the lounge with its brand of St. Louis cigars.

As midnight struck, balloons burst above the dancing throng, bringing the evening to a magnificent close. The couple, who resides in Frontenac, set sail with Windstar Cruise to explore the Tahitian islands on their honeymoon.

The Date

Dec. 31, 2017

The Bride

Molly Ann Fehlig

The Groom

Blake Barrett Setien

The Bride’s Parents

James & Deborah Fehlig of St. Louis

The Groom’s Parents

Carlos Setien & Sally Hebert of St. Louis

Matron of Honor

Allison Kruse

Best Man

Brent Setien

Flower Girls

Natalie Fehlig & Noelle Fehlig

Ring Bearer

Jackson Setien

The Rehearsal Dinner

Westborough Country Club

The Ceremony & Reception

The McPherson in the Central West End

The Wedding Dress

Olia Zavozina from Juno Bridal

The Tux

Brooks Brothers

The Bridesmaid’s Dress

Nordstrom

Hair & Makeup

Brady Keenan of Brides by Brady

The Invitations

Paper Patch

The Florist

Snapdragon Studio & Walter Knoll Florist

The Rings

The Diamond Family

The Cake

Sugaree Baking Co.

The Cigar Vendor

Table 36

The Band

My Friend Mike of Contemporary Productions

The Photographer

Gina & Mike Byas of i Kandi Photography

The Videographer

Sweet Tea Films

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