rachael + mike :: married in St. Louis!

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Wedded bliss now belongs to Rachael and Mike! Their wedding day was rich with emotion, fantastic photojournalism opportunities, love, laughter, and luscious details. I can hardly tell the whole story in a single blog post!

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I peeked around the corner just in time to catch this sweet moment between Rachael and her father moments after we arrived at the church. Just below, Rachael's mom helps her into her dress.

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How beautiful is the Shrine of St. Joseph!?Rachael and Mike spent many of their dating days studying in a Starbucks. What better place to have a cup of joe in wedding attire?

The Statler room of the Renaissance grand was breathtaking. Note the floor to ceiling windows and intricate column detailing. Red roses were the perfect pop of color to the creamy, neutral palette.

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Rachael's grandmother and aunts took a front row view to the couple's first dance. And last, but certainly not least, Rachael and Gio, her father, dance to "Fathers and Daughters" by Paul Simon. It may be my favorite father/daughter song to date!

Photography: Annika Miller and Amy Enderle of SilverBox Photographers

Dress: Amore Bridal Men’s Wear: Savvy Ceremony: Shrine of St. Joseph Officiant: Dale Wunderlich Reception: Renaissance Grand Hotel (Statler Room) Flowers: Walter Knoll Florists Cake: Renaissance (AJ) Transportation: St. Louis Carriage Company (Molly the Trolley) DJ/Band: Complete Music Planner/Coordinator: John Nellesen @ Renaissance

congratulations rachael + mike!

all the best ~ annika