I fell in love. Documenting Lauren & Jeff’s first day as husband and wife was way more magical then I could have ever imagined. From the tears Jeff shed when he saw Lauren for the first time to the electrifying dance Lauren and father surprised all of the guest with during their Father/Daughter Dance—the day was filled with so.much.love.
After getting ready with her best girlfriends, Lauren met Jeff at Aster Hall @ 900 North Michigan for the sweetest first look. In the car ride over, all Lauren kept saying was “I just need to see Jeff”. And when she did, all the anxiety she felt just melted away. She was at peace. He truly is her “calm”. Their first look was so sweet, even I needed a tissue to regroup.
Once portraits commenced, we headed over to the Bridgeport Art Center where Lauren shared another tearful first look with her father before the ceremony. Together they walked down the aisle and he gave her away to thee most amazing and deserving young man, Jeff. The ceremony was full of joy and laugher and even included a musical selection by a small choir. Everyone in the room rejoiced as they vowed themselves to one another and jumped the broom!
The celebration continued into the night where there was a delicious meal, drinks galore, crazy wild dancing and late night burgers (yum!). It was a celebration that truly spoke to who Lauren and Jeff are as individuals and as a dynamic couple. I am so honored to have been able to share in their special day. Lauren & Jeff, thank you for entrusting me with the opportunity to capture all these wonderful memories. I wish you both a lifetime of love, happiness and beautiful babies! xoxo
Many thanks to the amazing team who brought this celebration to life...
Venue: Bridgeport Art Center
Event Planner: Lauren Robinson (the Bride)
Day of Coordinator: Stephanie Spence
Makeup: Danielle Rochon Makeup
Hair: Kesha “Keystylist” Levy
Photographer: Nicee Martin Photo & Design
Catering: Cocina Fusion
Draping/Lighting: Art of Imagination
Ceremony Music: Trinity United Church of Christ
Cake Designer: Bjorn Bakery
Music: The DJ Firm
Bridal Gown - Bella Bianca Couture
Dress Designer - Hayley Paige
Groom & Groomsmen’s Tuxedoes - Black Tux
Bridesmaid’s Dresses - Brideside
Nails - Lady Legs
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