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“Feel the Love”
How one couple’s party continued from Indiana University to an elegant fete at The Chase. by KRYSTIN ARNESON THEIR STORY Lindsay Jones first noticed Louis at
a party her sophomore year at Indiana University— it was his blue eyes that caught her attention. Two years later, they would meet again at a sports bar near campus, and that would be, well, it.
shot.” Louis proposed in a restaurant in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood—little did he know that Lindsay had found the ring hidden in the top dresser drawer—and the two went next door to a bar where all their friends were waiting to celebrate.
After four years of dating, it was time. “We were really just kids when we met and essentially grew into adults together,” Lindsay says. “We feel like we fought hard during the time period after college to make life decisions that gave our relationship a
SETTING THE MOOD “The nerves from proposing turned to excitement immediately,” says Louis. “I was excited to picture Lindsay as my future bride.” The engaged couple enlisted wedding planner Kristin Weis from Kristin Ashley events. They live
in Chicago, and having someone on the ground in St. Louis took some stress away from planning the big day. Getting married in a church was always important to Lindsay but even more so since she had made the decision to join the Catholic faith. The couple selected the Shrine of St. Joseph for the ceremony, a St. Louis landmark notable for its history and beauty. The Chase Park Plaza was perfect for the reception because it was close to the Central West End, PHOTOS BY JON KOCH
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