Your wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Here, local wedding experts share essential checklists to help couples prepare as early as possible—so that once the big day arrives, the bride and groom can cherish every moment.
A 17-year-old Frontenac girl, Ellie Towle, currently is biking her way across the country—from Charleston, South Carolina, to San Diego—to help raise tuition money for local schoolchildren.
When Alex Davis and Isaac Wouk describe how they met, how they became engaged, and how they got married, one thing is prevalent: laughter. The two joke and tease and smile at each other in a way that only those experiencing true love can.
The Date: November 9, 2013
The Date: September 28, 2013
The Date: January 4, 2014
The wedding ceremony and celebration of Anne Sandweg and Philippe Royall were fit for a king and queen.
When planning her wedding to Matthew McRoskey, bride Rachel Greenhall knew: There’s no place like home.
Lauren Hope Marglous and H. Peter Rawson Steffen
On a warm August day at a historic plantation in South Carolina, Allison Harding and Brian Reichenbach wed in true Southern style.
Just like blooms peeking through the soil and baby bunnies taking their first hops, parties and gatherings are a sure sign of spring. From simple baby and bridal showers to large weddings and bar mitzvahs, these tips and ideas from local party planners will make your spring soiree breezy and refreshing.
Magaret Elaine Daniels and Steven Julius Kofkoff
One month to the day after Elaine Beck’s father passed away, she went out to a bar with her friends. Across the room, Mike Reinberg, who had heard of Elaine through mutual friends, made eye contact.
With a wedding fit for a princess and her prince charming, Stefanie Mark and Creve Coeur native Matt Pauley are ready for their happily ever after.
If one of your holiday gifts involved a diamond and a significant four-word question, your new year might be full of etiquette books and vendor samples. For those still radiating newly engaged bliss, Kate & Company has some advice.
You could say that timing is everything when it comes to the romance between Megan Sclaroff and Daniel Katz.
Deanie Reis and Tom Spannring weren’t distracted by superfluous details when planning their wedding. They knew what mattered most: celebrating their holy matrimony with family and friends.
Jill Suzanne Hentz and James Anthony Moise II
A good wedding planner can ensure that your event is everything you dreamed it would be—while saving your sanity in the process by calculating a budget, negotiating with vendors, planning schedules and averting dozens of potential disasters you might never even be aware of. These days, planners are more creative than ever, bringing personal visions to life and creating a day that is not only unforgettable but truly one-of-a-kind.
A perfect proposal. An elegant engagement party. A beautiful bridal shower. For your big day and beyond, Kate & Company has every event covered.
After interviewing for a job in Chicago in July 2007, Jessica Pedroli hoped that she’d just met her future boss. But she couldn’t have imagined that she'd also met her future husband. Taken by Jessica's confident personality—and her blue eyes—Ian Kirksey hired her that very day, and a workplace romance soon blossomed.
The Date– October 20, 2012
Could there be a more appropriate first date for a pair of dyed-in-the-wool St. Louisans than attending a baseball game and cheering for their beloved Cardinals? Regardless of the score, things certainly turned out well for Caley Barnhart and Jack Lawlor.
The Date— November 3, 2012
Friends and family say that Megan McCarthy Strout and Ryan Emerson Maher were meant to be together—even if their paths often seemed to lead them apart.