Photos by Kelly Park Photography
Malorie and Will
Malorie and Will. Will and Malorie. There will never be a more genuinely sweet and happy couple.
These two met over Halloween weekend at a football game in Michigan. After a night of losing their friends, missing cabs and a long long walk back, they decided the night couldn’t end and alas their relationship began.
After long distance for… Malorie received orders to move to Hawaii (she’s a dentist in the Air Force and the prettiest dentist you will ever meet) so island bound they went. Shortly after they called me.
We planned for 7 months with a 9 hour time difference before this happy couple graced St Louis with their sun kissed tans and oh-so-delighted grins. Meeting Malorie for the first time at her dress fitting was a moment I will cherish forever. I could have cried the minute she walked through the doors of Simply Elegant and we embraced like old friends.
The way Will and Malorie love each other is so touching. It’s a bond of true gratitude, appreciation and connection. To be around their energy is a gift and I couldn’t be more humbled that they shared their gift with me.
Family traveled in from all over (including Chester, Illinois because you know I love my 618 area code folks) to celebrate these two at their heart felt ceremony and reception at Windows on Washington.
After a fabulous meal prepared by WOW and the most decadent cake from Wedding Wonderland, the crowd danced all night to the Charles Glenn Group – literally danced all night. It was the most amazing day and night and it’s everything I could ever hope for a kind-hearted and truly happy couple.
Florals by my favorite Angie of Elegance in Bloom. Wine barrels and arbor rented my Renown Rentals- they have the coolest things!
These gals got gorgeous with Emily Miller Hair and Make Up, all dresses by Simply Elegant.
Our photo crew who I adore more than wedding cake was Kelly Park Photography and our cameraman of the year award goes to Uncle Jeff (because seriously he was there for it all)! And we can’t forget our bridal attendant Ella who not only greeted every guest enthusiastically but documented the entire weekend with a selfie stick. I told her she will always have a spot on the SSD team with that winning personality.
Mariah Design Agency created their invitations and programs and welcome letters.
Their first look was in the courtyard of Union Station DoubleTree.
These darling robes were custom made by the family of fabulous artisans at Local Lucy’s in Belleville, IL.
Here’s mama and papa bear reading their letters that Malorie wrote them.
Cheers to the wonderful vendors who made this all happen:
Venue – Windows on Washington
Beauty – Emily Miller Make Up Artist and Hair Stylist
Bride and Bridesmaids Fashion – Simply Elegant Bridal
Groom and Groomsmen Fashion – Men’s Wearhouse
Cake – Wedding Wonderland Cake Shop
Florals – Elegance in Bloom
Rentals & Decor – Renown Rentals
Stationary – Mariah Design Agency
Entertainment – Contemporary Productions
Transportation – BEST Transportation
Photography – Kelly Park Photography