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THEIR STORY... Nina Schmid and Alex Engelsmann met through mutual friends in 2007. Fueled by their appreciation of the other’s sense of humor,…

I know that I’m speaking for most of us when I say I’m glad this summer is over. This was the hottest, most humid summer I can remember. Yet, …

Julie Lanier Donnell and Brian Daniel Peak were married June 15 in a ceremony officiated by the Rev. Mark Thomas at Ladue Chapel Presbyterian …

Marwen and Stewart McDowell of Charlotte, N.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Stewart McDowell, to James …

Keith and Holly Dierberg of Hinsdale, Ill., formerly of Town & Country, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Die…

Larry and Lesley Patey of Chesterfield are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Patey, to Benjamin David Gei…

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sher of St. Louis are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Rachel Sher, to Matthew Robert Wagner,…

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hempstead of St. Louis are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Barklage Horner, to Everett Louis L…

Dr. and Mrs. Michael Boland of Wildwood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Margaret Boland, to Ryan William Hormb…

Fall wedding season is quickly approaching, so we asked some local florists to create stunning bouquets and offer flower tips and trends for t…

Every bride wants to wow with the perfect wedding gown. Here, we show you examples from some of today’s beautiful styles—all guaranteed to tak…

Laura McCarthy and Seth Jarman first met at a mutual friend’s Valentine’s Day party, and Laura knew early on that the relationship would be a …

Music is one of the best ways to personalize your wedding: It adds to the beauty and romance of your ceremony; and at the reception, it has th…

Daniel Mertzlufft and Megan Shapleigh became friends in 2008. But as fate would have it, they kept bumping into each other over the next few m…

Dr. Robert and Penny Ramsey of Ladue are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Ramsey, to Brandon Gill, son of…

Anne Wolfson of Town & Country and Robert and Beth Novak of Agoura Hills, Calif., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter…

Erica and David met through JDate. They embarked on their first date in January of 2009 at a speakeasy in Manhattan. There, they sipped on coc…

Elizabeth Rose Staniforth and Beamer Adam Aston were married October 22 in an intimate ceremony officiated by the Rev. John Moore at the St. L…