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contents

spring/summer 2018

| wedding deals

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| beauty

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| catering

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| celebrations

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| dĂŠcor

109

| fashion

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| home

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| honeymoon & travel

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diet & fitness | dental | hair & makeup | spas & salons | tanning caterers | cake & desserts | wine & spirits ceremony & reception venues | parties | rehearsals | showers

creative touches | event dĂŠcor | floral design & preservation | lighting | rentals

attire & accessories | formalwear | preservation | jewelry | lingerie

financial & legal | first home accommodations | bed & breakfast | destinations

invitations & gifts

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| music

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| photo & video

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| planning

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transportation

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wedding shows

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directory of wedding pros

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bridal gifts | favors | stationery |

bands | disc jockeys | entertainment photography | photobooths | videography

officiants | wedding planners


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bride to be:

You’ve dreamt of your wedding day your whole life. Now that you’re engaged, you may be wondering where to begin. Perfect Wedding Guide is your comprehensive guide to wedding and honeymoon services in the St. Louis metro area. The wedding professionals listed in this book are some of the best in their fields. They are prepared to assist you in creating the wedding of your dreams. Be sure to visit us at perfectweddingguide.com to begin using our interactive planning tools, and to enter prize drawings for one of many fabulous honeymoons!

Jeremy Bowman

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Congratulations and best wishes from all of us at Perfect Wedding Guide! Best Wishes,

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It’s WAY better than a photo booth!

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highlights Mark your calendars 2018 Dates for St. Louis' Top Wedding Shows..........................24 Tips for selecting the right transportation............................... 172 How to choose your guest favors................................ 134 7 Tips for Attending Wedding Shows.......................40 Questions to ask when selecting your caterer....................... 68 ........................................... 29 Featured Vendor: Q & A with Savvi Formalwear......................... 36 How to select your photographer & videographer........... 154 Questions to ask when selecting your decor company.............108 Reference Calendars....................................................................57 Considerations when choosing your cake designer.......... 68 TIPS FOR CHOOSING A PHOTOBOOTH................................... 32 Benefits of Working with a Travel Agent................................47 Types of Wedding Flowers......................................................................108 Questions to ask when selecting your invitations.............. 134 ......................................................................130

Booking your Wedding Music

Top Tips for traveling


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SAVINGS FOR YOUR BIG DAY

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Wedding Deals Re s t r i c t i o n s M a y A p p l y.

S e e Ve n d o r F o r D e t a i l s.

CJ'S DISC JOCKEY

50% OFF

CUSTOM MONOGRAM with reception entertainment purchase S E E O U R O N PAG E 142

COLD STONE CREAMERY

50% OFF

Delivery & Setup Fee ($50.00 value) S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 75

COMPLETE MUSIC

FREE Custom Monogram with any Friday or Sunday Wedding DJ service at regular price S E E O U R O N PAG E 4 4

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Wedding Deals Re s t r i c t i o n s M a y A p p l y.

S e e Ve n d o r F o r D e t a i l s.

CAPTURE IT

Free Video Capability

Don’t just book a typical Photobooth—allow your guests to leave you video messages too! Book any one of our photo booth packages and receive video capability for the entire duration, for free! S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 15 8

DCR PRODUCTIONS

$100 off any package when booking at a wedding show S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 16 6

FISH EYE FUN

SAVE BIG

Book in person at any PWG show to save on your Fish Eye Fun package S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 16 0

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Wedding Deals Re s t r i c t i o n s M a y A p p l y.

S e e Ve n d o r F o r D e t a i l s.

FREW'S BRIDAL

$175 in accessories of brides choice

with bridal gown purchase of $500 or more S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 125

FUNTYME LIMOUSINE

$50 OFF

a 4-hour rental of $595 or more S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 176

L A N D I N G S AT S P I R I T G O L F C L U B

50% off room rental with purchase of dinner & bar for 120+ guests S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 9 3

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Wedding Deals Re s t r i c t i o n s M a y A p p l y.

S e e Ve n d o r F o r D e t a i l s.

LEMP MANSION

$400 off

wedding package when ad is presented S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 101

M A R Y K AY - J E S S I C A S C H U LT Z

FREE

custom color compact

with purchase of skin care set at consultation S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 62

O R L A N D O B A N Q U E T S & C AT E R I N G

$30/person (including tax & service charge)

for receptions at Orlando's in South County Includes buffet menu, open bar, wedding cake and room rental for four hours.

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Wedding Deals Re s t r i c t i o n s M a y A p p l y.

S e e Ve n d o r F o r D e t a i l s.

P O R TA PA R T Y D J S

Free LED Speaker Stand Lighting Upgrade with any event booked over $900 S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 147

PURE ROMANCE BY JULIA RICHARDSON

$50 in Free Product when you have a fun, FREE night with the girls! S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 6 3

SALON ANTEBELLUM

Complimentary Blowout Still looking for the perfect salon to take care of your wedding day beauty needs? Come in for a complimentary blowout to meet our bridal artists! S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 6 4

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Wedding Deals Re s t r i c t i o n s M a y A p p l y.

S e e Ve n d o r F o r D e t a i l s.

S AV V I F O R M A LW E A R

FREE GROOM'S ATTIRE Have it your way! Rent or buy--groom's wedding attire is FREE with 5 other men in party. See store for details. S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 12 2

STRIKE A POSE

$300 OFF

any photo, video or photo booth package up to $900 total S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 2 6

TKO DJS INC.

FREE UPLIGHTING when booking a deluxe wedding package S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 152

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Wedding Deals Re s t r i c t i o n s M a y A p p l y.

S e e Ve n d o r F o r D e t a i l s.

TOP NOTCH PHOTO BOOTH

Free Scrapbook with a rental of 3 hours or more S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 16 8

T R A V E L H A U S S T. L O U I S

$25 OFF

Mention this ad for a discount off your next all-inclusive vacation with Travel Haus & Funjet Vacations S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 132

TROTTER PHOTO

$100 OFF PHOTOGRAPHY PACKAGE

(Not good with any other offer. Restrictions apply) S E E O U R A D O N B AC K C OV E R

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Wedding Deals Re s t r i c t i o n s M a y A p p l y.

S e e Ve n d o r F o r D e t a i l s.

T H E U LT I M AT E B R I D E

10% OFF Wedding Gown & 20% OFF Bridesmaid Dresses with your purchase of men's attire at Savvi Formalwear. Discount Courtesy of Savvi Formalwear. See store for details. S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 124

HARTER BAKERY

15% OFF the basic cake price

S E E O U R A D O N PAG E 7 7

A D A M O S I TA L I A N R E S TA U R A N T

FREE DESSERT for every guest with catering purchase

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2018 st. louis wedding shows

March 18 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm The Regency Conference Center

August 5 | 1:00 - 4:30 pm Gateway Bridal Show

O’Fallon, IL

Collinsville, IL

April 15 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel

August 19 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm The Regency Conference Center

St. Louis, MO

O’Fallon, IL

July 8 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm River City Casino & Hotel

November 18 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch

St. Louis, MO

Downtown St. Louis, MO

The Ultimate

Wedding Planning Experience® • Get $1,000 in PWG Cash* to spend at the show • • Taste wedding cakes & hors d’oeuvres by seasoned caterers • • Hundreds of freebies, giveaways and grand prizes • • Watch high-energy fashion shows & more! •

Visit us online for tickets & more information

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*PWG Cash holds no cash value. Gateway Bridal Show is excluded from promotion.


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Let us help make your event a memorable exxerience!

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Booking the music Dori Ottolini for your big day By: Owner of Allegro Entertainment Allegro Entertainment is a professional agency that specializes in managing and promoting live music and DJ services. We represent talent in a variety of genres and sizes, ranging from solo artists up to 8 piece bands. With a core focus on customer service and satisfaction, the ultimate goal is to bring your wedding day vision to life, through music! We’ve been proudly female owned since 2014. HOW MUCH DOES A BAND COST?

Price is typically based on popularity, duration of time, and the number of members in a group. On average, most professional wedding bands in St. Louis range from $2,200 - $3,800, which should also include lighting and sound equipment, for a standard 5 hour reception. BAND VS. DJ

We’ve had several clients ask “Which is the better option?” The truth is, you will have to make that conclusion on your own. There are pro’s to both Bands and DJ’s, so it boils down to what your personal preference is. For instance, a band will bring a higher level of energy by creating more of a “concert/performance” type atmosphere, but a DJ is capable of playing your favorite songs, by the original artists, as they were recorded. CHOOSING THE RIGHT MUSIC

Whether you choose a Band or a DJ, when it comes to creating an epic party, a variety of popular music is a must have! People want to dance to songs they know and love. If putting a unique twist on your wedding day is important to you, make sure it’s reflected through your decor, and not your music. In short, indie artists and hard core rock might be fun to listen to in the car, but it’s not going to pack a dance floor. WE’RE HERE TO HELP

Contact

Call us today for more information on our music services! One of our friendly team members will listen to your needs and requests, then help you (636) 493-6004 • allegromusic@live.com select the best package option for your wedding 505 Clark Street • Historic St. Charles, MO day vision. Our Allegro showroom is located in www.allegrostl.com beautiful Historic St. Charles, and is available for visual presentations and private consultations. We’re looking forward to hearing more about your upcoming event!

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Gateway

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For more info and to register for tickets visit

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by Ben Brammeier, owner of Fish Eye Fun

There are a wide variety of photo booth styles out there. Traditional enclosed booths, GIF kiosks, slow motion video, and “open air� setups with a photographer like Fish Eye Fun all have pros and cons. The style of booth you pick should be subjective to both your personal preference and budget. Regardless of the booth style you choose, there are a few less fun but very important things to consider when picking a photo booth company for your reception.


1. PRIMARY SERVICE

You’re more likely to have a better experience with a company that specializes in photo booths over a company that offers one as an add-on upgrade. Though there are companies that provide multiple high quality services, it’s hard to be the best at something and a jack-of-all-trades at the same time.

2. SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE

Good photo booth companies will have a website and Facebook page with lots photos from previous events. Make sure the quality is not only good, but also consistent from one event to the next. You should also check places like the Perfect Wedding Guide website for reviews.

3. UNLIMITED PRINTS

When asking about “unlimited prints,” be sure to clarify how many prints the booth will print PER TURN. Will it make enough prints for each person in the photos to have their own copy or is it limited to two strips per turn with “unlimited turns?”

4. BACKUP EQUIPMENT

Every computer, printer and camera will fail eventually and will likely do so without any warning. Make sure the booth will have quality backup equipment ON-SITE. A backup printer doesn’t do much good if it’s stored at an office 45 minutes away.

5. BACKUP STAFF

Equipment is not the only thing to crap out at the last minute with no warning. What is the backup plan if the person scheduled to run the booth calls in sick or has a personal emergency? Finally, all things social media like GIFs, Instagram and live Facebook albums are awesome. We love it when someone makes a Fish Eye Fun photo their profile picture. But there is something special about a real print you can hold in your hand, put on your cubical wall, or share with Grandma and Grandpa. A print on your refrigerator will be visible a lot longer than a GIF on your timeline. 33


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F E AT U R E D V E N D O R

Q &A

with

What makes Savvi different from other men’s wedding apparel stores? Savvi offers a wide range of tuxedo and suit styles, colors, sizes, and prices, guaranteeing a perfect fit and look for your entire wedding party. We offer the convenience and peace of mind of having the largest men’s wedding apparel warehouse in St.

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Louis. Each Savvi location has certified formalwear consultants trained to do last minute alterations while you wait! In a typical wedding party, several groomsmen will email their measurements and try-on their wedding apparel only hours before the event. If the slim fit pants are too tight, Savvi can quickly provide a replacement.

Virtually no other men’s wedding apparel retailer in St. Louis can provide a replacement from their warehouse in time. Savvi is truly unique! How will you guarantee everything will fit perfectly? Our local inventory provides you with a level of service and quality unmatched by any other tuxedo company. We are unique in that we provide same day rentals and lastminute exchanges right up to the moment you step down the aisle. We know


that having a warehouse over 500 miles away is useless when you need an exchange within the hour. Because we can provide exchanges so easily, we encourage all customers to have an in-store final fitting to ensure they look their very best. Our competitors will hand you your wedding attire without encouraging you to try it on because they know that if it doesn’t fit, there’s not much they can do to correct it. There are several different tuxedos I like, is it possible for me to see what each looks like on my groom before deciding? Because our warehouse is local, it’s easy for us to provide you with a complimentary groom’s tuxedo try-on, so that you can see what looks best on the groom before you order. Virtually no other competitor will offer you this benefit because it’s too expensive for them to ship the tuxedo back and

forth across the country for you to try-on for free. Savvi is unique! We have tuxedos and suits in slim and modern fits, and in all colors: navy, cobalt, tan, black, white, ivory, brown and all shades of grey! Our groom’s free try on is one of the reasons we were Voted Best in Suits & Tuxedos! Do you prefer a suit? Suits are available in boy’s size 3 to men’s size 68! You can be confident that Savvi will have your party looking their best on your wedding day, whether they are wearing a suit or tuxedo. I have several groomsmen out of state, how will that work for them? Savvi Formalwear has over 400 locations across North America. If one of your groomsmen lives in Atlanta

and the wedding is in St. Louis, they simply go to the local Savvi Formalwear and ask for complimentary measurements. It’s easy to submit the measurements through our website.

For a list of Savvi stores & fitting locations near you visit: W W W. S AV V I W E D D I N G . C O M /S TO R E- LO C ATO R . A S P X

Savvi Formalwear

11 Convenient Locations 1-800-Tuxedo-4 • stlservice@sav viformalwear.com

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7

SEVEN

tips

for attending

wedding shows

Wedding Shows are one of the best ways to get organized with your planning and meet a lot of vendors all in one day. You will see some of the current wedding trends, hot bridal fashions, taste food & cake samples and have the opportunity to book services at a discounted rate. Here’s a few tips to be prepared for show day:

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Pre-register for the show. This will save you time at check-in and often gives you a discounted ticket rate.

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Come prepared to book vendors at the show. Many vendors have show day specials so be sure to bring your credit card or cash to take advantage of deals.

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Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. You will be doing a lot of walking & standing. The last thing you want is to be uncomfortable while trying to make important decisions.


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Bring someone with you to help with decisions. Make it a fun day with your fiance, wedding party or family. It helps to have someone to sort out the options.

Most importantly, HAVE FUN! This is a day to get some of the wedding to-do’s checked off your list but be sure to enjoy the fashion show, discounts & freebies, test out photobooths and much more!

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Don’t bring anything that will be a hassle to carry with you all day--like your coat or a large handbag. You will want something to carry brochures and handouts.

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Bring pre-printed address labels to save time filling out info cards or drawing entries. Most vendors want to know your name, address, email and wedding date.

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Check Out

st-louis.pwg.com/shows

For a full list of upcoming St. Louis area wedding shows & open house events

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CREATE

YOUR

FREE

WEDDING WEBSITE

SHARE WEDDING DETAILS WITH FRIENDS NEAR AND FAR! Share your history and keep your friends and family up to date with your personal wedding website!

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our wedding websites are here!


They are a great way to keep friends and family up-to-date with important about your wedding day! WITH OUR WEDDING WEBSITES YOU CAN: Document your Share your planning experience Add information love story on members or solicit advice with details on of your with your personal how you met wedding party wedding blog and the proposal

Chronicle your life's events with photos

Add your gift registry information

Invite friends and family to your personal site and much, much more!

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W H Y US E A TRAVEL AG EN T? What a travel agent can provide you: Expert Guidance • Most agents have years of industry experience, with both knowledge and firsthand experiences to help guide your decision for which destination or resort is the best fit. Plus, agents have all the travel info you need – from the best attractions to see, the most exciting activities to do, and the most affordable way to get there! Value • It’s understandable that you may feel limited by your vacation budget. Working with a travel agent doesn’t cost you extra- they can often find significant savings for you and best of all, you’ll receive their professional guidance! Personalized Service • An agent will devote time and effort to making sure you’re happy with your travel options and providing assistance. Customer Advocate • In the rare case that something on your trip doesn’t go as planned, an agent will resolve the problem, so you can relax and enjoy. Time Savings • Because you are working with a professional, they can access needed information within minutes and save your valuable time to planning your wedding.

Contact Miss Adventure to start planning your next travel adventure! 618-645-3669 | emmy@missadventureusa.com | www.missadventureusa.com Miss Adventure LLC is dedicated to offering you the best prices & advice for your travel adventures. We offer our expertise for planning the perfect destination wedding, your dream romantic honeymoon and the ultimate "Beachlorette Party."

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Create a website who showcase your wedding details to friends and family. Choose from hundreds of site templates. Collect RSVPs. Start Your Wedding Website http://bit.ly/1KRXq6g 48 48


Organize your wedding guests easily all for your wedding events. Start Your Guest LIst http://bit.ly/1KRXB1r 49 49


Create a customized wedding budget and track expenses.

Start Your Budget Manager http://bit.ly/1LpzfQa

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Create a to-do list of your wedding planning tasks. Start Your Wedding Checklist http://bit.ly/1KRXva9

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Layout the seating arrangement for your wedding guests. Start Your Seating Chart http://bit.ly/1KRXW45 52 52


Create photo boards to fuel inspiration for your wedding. Start Your Inspiration Board http://bit.ly/1Lpzlr0 53 53


PRESENTS

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Experience® S U N D AY, A P R I L 1 5 , 2 0 1 8

Renaissance St. Louis Airport | 12:00 - 4:00 pm 9801 Natural Bridge Road • St. Louis, MO

Swag Bags • Honeymoon Giveaway • Cake Samples $1000 PWG Cash • Prizes • Vendor Specials & More! PE RFEC T W E D D I N G G U I D E .CO M 54


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$1000 PWG CASH

for every couple that attends these show PWG Cash can be redeemed for booking services with participating vendors. March 18 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm The Regency Conference Center O'Fallon , IL April 15 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel St. Louis, MO July 8 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm River City Casino & Hotel St. Louis, MO

August 19 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm The Regency Conference Center O’Fallon , IL November 18 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch Downtown St. Louis, MO For other open houses and shows or to register for tickets, visit

STL.PWG.COM

*PWG Cash holds no cash value - must be used by the end of the show

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2019

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beauty + health

diet & fitness dental & teeth whitening hair & makeup spas & salon tanning

S T- LO U I S . P WG .C O M / B E AU T Y

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ASHLEY'S A+ LIPSTICK

Using LipSense will be one less thing to worry about during your special day. Choose a sweet color for your bridal shower, a bold and sassy color for your bachelorette party! SeneGence has a entire line of water, crease and smudge proof cosmetics. Contact me and I will mail directly to you! Money back guarantee!

314-488-5486 Facebook: Ashley's A+ Lipstick and More www.ashleyslip.com info@ashleyslip.com

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KIRKWOOD STATION DENTAL

Whether you’re a bride, groom or mother-in-law to be, now is the time to give yourself the confident smile you’ll be proud to wear on that special day. And, there’s no better way to do that than with Invisalign. Just call our office today and we’ll evaluate your smile at a no-charge Invisalign consultation. At Kirkwood Station Dental, you are welcomed as a whole person and not just a set of teeth and gums. Dr. Robert Thomure, Dr. Julie Farrar, and our staff stand for health and wellness by supporting patients’ oral health. We offer a comprehensive range of services for most oral health concerns.

314-858-1175 200 South Kirkwood Rd. Ste. 90 • Kirkwood, MO 63122 www.KirkwoodStationDental.com frontdesk@kstationdental.com

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MARY KAY BY JESSICA SCHULTZ

Say "I Do" to Bridal Beauty! Smile for the aisle with a stunning look for the big day! Unveil your beauty with a free facial and make over, and invite your bridesmaids. I can even help you and your mother choose great gifts for your bridal party! Contact me TODAY to schedule your skin care and color consultation!

314-952-6436 www.marykay.com/jschultz8728 mkschultzoffice@gmail.com

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PURE ROMANCE BY JULIA RICHARDSON

Pure Romance specializes in bachelorette, bridal shower, and girls' night parties! We aim to empower, educate, entertain, and pamper women with hilarious, fun, and educational parties! We offer several products for all women (single or in a relationship) and we enhance relationships and give marriages and all women's confidence a boost with the information and products we share! Our parties include a line of top-quality, intimacy-enhancing products (75% bath, body, beauty, massage, lingerie, and 25% lubricants and bedroom accessories) to help women feel confident and sexy. We are able to tailor parties to whatever interests or needs your group has. Your girls will thank you for having a Pure Romance party with us!

314-484-9696 www.PRbyJulia.com julia@prbyjulia.com

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SALON ANTEBELLUM

It is our passion to make you look and feel just the way you imagined on your special day. Celebrate with the Lady Antebellas in our salon home or let us travel to you. Whether you bring your wedding party to our salon or we bring our salon to you, our staff can complete your perfect bridal look with an upstyle, makeup, or airbrush.

314-849-1115 12630 Lamplighter Square • St. Louis, MO 63128 www.salonantebellum.com contactus@salonantebellum.net

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SOCO SHAPING

Pesky stubborn fat cells, hiding in plain sight, taking refuge on your body as a spare tire, muffin top, or love handle. Creative names for such annoying problem areas. Soco Shaping redefines your body by freezing unwanted fat cells. They DIE! And go away for good. A non-invasive procedure with zero downtime that’s FDA approved safe. Too good to be true, right? Just ask our patients.

314-626-0730 10012 Kennerly Road, Suite 405 • St. Louis, MO 63128 www.SocoShaping.com info@socoshaping.com

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THE TAN COMPANY

The Tan Company offers 5 levels of tanning as well as the UV-free Mystic Tan to help perfect your wedding day tan! The Tan Company has over 40 locations in the St. Louis area, so you don’t have to wait until your honeymoon to get your golden glow! Visit us today and experience the 5 Star Service you deserve! New clients - mention this ad & receive $100 in free tanning! See store for details!

1-888-688-8222 11 Champion Drive • Fenton, MO 63026 www.TheTanCo.com info@thetanco.com

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FREE FLOW FITNESS When women with ambition get together, amazing things happen. Free Flow Fitness was founded with the idea that we are all capable, beautiful, and expressive. We feel that being comfortable in the place where you get fit is a priority and aim to create an environment where you can be yourself, achieve your highest heights, and enjoy your journey to becoming your best self.

314-625-2323 4202 Bonfils Drive • Bridgeton, MO 63044 www.freef lowfitnessstl.com i​n fo@freef lowfitnessstl.com

IT WORKS GLOBAL We are a Health and Wellness company with a full line of all natural plant based products! We offer skin treatments to tighten, tone and firm areas while saying good-bye to cellulite and hello to beautiful skin and hair! We want to help you be your most confident, beautiful self on the best day of your life!

636-448-5480 ashleynicole710.myitworks.com pwgwrapgirls@gmail.com

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questions to ask when selecting your

caterer

• How long have you been in business? • Can you provide references? • May we have a tasting of the items we choose? • Do you prepare food on-site?

• How long have you been in business? • Are wedding cakes your specialty? • What other dessert options do you offer? • Can you do custom designed cakes?

• What service styles do you offer? (buffet, food stations, plated service, family style, etc.) • Do you offer a children's menu? • Have you worked at our reception venue before? • What is the cost per person and what does it include? • Do you provide wait-staff? What do they wear?

• How do you deliver the cakes? What is the process? • What do your price quotes include? (Delivery charge, top-tier decorations, different cake flavors, etc.)

• What types of icings and flavors of filling do you offer? • What is your baking/ decorating process? • How many weddings do you do on an average weekend? • How far in advance are the cakes made?

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BELLA CATERING 

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Bella Catering provides professional catering for your wedding or reception. Whether you are hosting your event at one of our historic banquet rooms located in downtown Edwardsville, IL, or you would like us to bring our off-site catering staff to your venue of choice, Bella Catering is dedicated to providing you and your guests with a quality, memorable experience. Call today to schedule a tour of one of our venues or to learn more about our services.

618-655-5360 Bella Catering • 1063 S. State Rte. 157 • Edwardsville, IL 62025 The Leclaire Room • 600 Troy Rd. • Edwardsville, IL 62025 The Mannie Jackson Center • 1210 N. Main St. • Edwardsville, IL 62025 bellamilanocatering.com contactcatering@bellamilanos.com

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CALLIER'S CATERING

Whether you’re having an informal outdoor gathering, an extravagant affair, or anything in between, Callier’s Catering has just the right catering package for you. Our team of event specialists will take care of every detail to ensure your event is seamless. Contact our sales department for additional information, questions, or to schedule a complimentary tasting!

636-230-0019 14779 Manchester Road • Ballwin, MO 63011 www.callierscatering.com sales@callierscatering.com

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CELEBRATING LIFE CAKE BOUTIQUE

We would be delighted to provide your beautiful one-of-a-kind wedding cake that is everything you’ve ever hoped for on your special day. Our shop will take the greatest of care to bake and design the ideal cake for your wedding, and ease your mind with our professionalism. Set up a consultation appointment to discuss all of the details.

636-458-7727 13877 Manchester Rd. • Town and Country, MO 63011 celebratinglifecakes.com celebratinglifecakes@gmail.com

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CES & JUDY’S CATERING

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Ces & Judy’s Catering has been dazzling the St. Louis area with award-winning catering services and delicious cuisine for over 35 years. With unlimited options for menus and venues, including St. Louis’ newest premier venue, The Venue at Maison du Lac, an event unique to you is sure to be achieved. At our place or yours, our talented team of chefs and creatives will work together with you to make your event unforgettable.

314-991-6700 10405 Clayton Rd • St. Louis, MO 63131 www.cesandjudys.com info@cesandjudys.com

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CHAMPIONSHIP CATERING

• Station Buffets • Sit-down dinners • Hand-passed hors d’oeuvres Championship Catering is the most referred caterer in St. Louis! Why? We serve quality, phenomenal food at the best possible price. Chef Larry G will sit down with you to design your perfect wedding menu. We cater to nearly all St. Louis venues! For an Unforgettable Wedding...Call Championship Catering!

314-606-9520 3354 Iowa Avenue • St. Louis, MO 63118 www.championshipcatering.com larryg@championshipcatering.com

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COLD STONE CREAMERY

Customized Cakes & Cupcakes • Sundae Bar • Portable Stone Nobody serves up the ultimate ice cream indulgence like Cold Stone Creamery! They offer many catering options as well as their custom cakes. They pride themselves on personalized service to offer something unique for your wedding. Their wedding cakes and cupcakes are made locally in the store by professional designers to offer the look you want. The Ice Cream Bar allows guests to create a sundae of their choice. If you are looking for the true Cold Stone Creamery experience, a portable stone can be brought to your event by "mixmasters" to create delectable treats!

618-567-6000 Shiloh, Illionis | Ronnie's Plaza South County www.coldstonecreamery.com  jjsweettooth@charter.net

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CONCETTA'S

What makes Concetta’s so special is the service we provide and our famous Arcobasso family recipes that we use to make our homemade creamy Italian dressing, pasta, chicken and beef dishes. Concetta’s can help make sure your wedding journey is special. We offer drop off or full service catering with set up, staff, real china and clean up. Full or partial bar service is available for 5 hours. We work with a number of venues in the Missouri and Illinois region. Call today for a free tasting and consultation!

636-946-2468 600 S. 5th Street • St. Charles, MO 63301 www.concettas-stcharles.com gary@concettas-stcharles.com

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HARTER BAKERY

THE WEDDING AND PARTY CAKE SPECIALIST! Recently awarded the Best Tasting Cake in St. Louis. Harter Bakery has been in business over 60 years. Located in Arnold, MO. We are a full bakery that specializes in buttercream. We would love to help you customize your flavors, colors and decorations on your cake and other treats for the big day. Please call to set up your tasting and consultation.

636-464-6767 4050 Jeffco Blvd • Arnold, MO 60310 harterbakery.com harterbakerycakes@yahoo.com

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LIQUID SPIRITS

Liquid Spirits is a fully insured St. Louis based beverage catering company that brings the bar to you! Our team will help you plan every aspect of beverage service for your wedding. We assist you with alcohol ordering, specialty drink planning, and every item you need to serve the drinks you want. Our wide array of drink options will make it easy for you to create the perfect mix for your guests. Our professional, fully licensed bartenders know how to keep the drinks and fun flowing!

314-650-4191 www.LiquidSpiritsStl.com cheers@liquidspiritsstl.com

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POPTIONS! POPCORN

Add POP to your wedding with a POPtions! popcorn bar or favors. Delight your guests by choosing from our sweet, spicy, cheesy, seasonal, and Bissinger’s chocolate topped flavors. Popcorn bars are a fun and memorable way to complement your wedding cake or dessert table. And POPtions! favors are perfect treats for rehearsal dinners, hotel guest goody bags, and as late night wedding snacks. POPtions! popcorn is the perfect celebration snack!

636-812-2385 1580 S. Lindbergh Blvd • St Louis, MO 63131 weddings@poptionspopcorn.com www.poptionspopcorn.com

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RUSSO'S CATERING

With over 50 years of award-winning catering, Russo's has the experience to make your wedding reception memorable. Whether it's your Bridal Shower, Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Reception or Post Wedding Brunch, Russo's has a wide variety of unique venues and customized menus perfect for your special event. Ask about our All-Inclusive Bridal Packages & our Food Truck for your wedding reception.

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RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE

Your special day is our specialty. We focus on exceptional touches pleasing to both you and your guests – ideal atmosphere, impeccable food and world-class service. When planning an event with us, you can be assured every detail will be taken care of so you’re free to enjoy the entire experience. Hosting an engagement party, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, brunch or other wedding celebration at Ruth’s Chris is the perfect way to begin married life.

Downtown location | 314-259-3200 315 Chestnut St • St. Louis, MO 63102 Clayton location | 314-783-9900 1 N Brentwood Blvd • Clayton, MO 63105 www.ruthschrisstlouis.com annah@ruthschris.us

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VALENTI'S CATERING

On your wedding day – WE MAKE IT HAPPEN! Delivering amazing and delicious food, creative menus, and exemplary service defines the Valenti’s name. As St. Louis' premier wedding caterer, we bring memorable flavor and incredible service to every wedding. Since 1937, Valenti’s Catering has devoted itself to making your special day a success. Let Barb, Dana, Karlyn and our wedding team take care of every detail for you. Ask us how to get a free appetizer for your wedding.

636-970-2992 6750 Mexico Road • St. Peters, MO 63367 www.valentismarket.com catering@valentismarket.com

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BUSCH STADIUM

Busch Stadium has hosted some of St. Louis’ most memorable moments! Let us make your wedding, reception or rehearsal dinner an unforgettable affair. Our expert staff will work with you to create a unique celebration, offering a variety of elegant settings, gourmet dining and panoramic views that can’t be found anywhere else in the city. Undeniably St. Louis. Absolutely Unforgettable.

314-345-9630 700 Clark Street • St. Louis, MO 63102 www.cardinals.com/events specialevents@cardinals.com

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CEDAR LAKE CELLARS

Cedar Lake Cellars Winery and Event Venue is surrounded by gorgeous cosmopolitan countryside and pristine lakes. This hidden gem features two beautiful event spaces, award-winning wine and a full-service restaurant. Just 45 minutes west of St. Louis, it’s the perfect setting for a wedding with rustic charm.

636-745-9500 11008 Schreckengast Rd • Wright City, MO 63390 www.cedarlakecellars.com clcevents@cedarlakecellars.com

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FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON

Four Points by Sheraton versatile banquet spaces can accommodate seated guests in groups from 50 to 500. Whether an intimate gathering or an extravagant celebration, an elegant traditional reception or a quirky cocktail party, wedding services are designed with you in mind. An experienced event staff, including a dedicated wedding coordinator, will ensure that your evening is magical from start to finish.

618-622-9500 x567 319 Fountains Parkway • Fairview Heights, IL 62208 www.fourpoints.com/fairviewheights

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GATEWAY CENTER

Gateway Center offers a convenient location with proximity to hotels, affordable wedding packages, and delicious in-house catering. We can host any size group for wedding receptions. At Gateway Center, you can count on dependable service that will be flawlessly executed at your event. Our attention to detail and personalized service will allow you to have the fun and fabulous wedding reception that you deserve.

618-345-8998 • 800-289-2388 One Gateway Center Dr • Collinsville, IL www.gatewaycenter.com

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GRAFTON WINERY THE VINEYARDS

Our beautiful lakeside setting, award winning wines and amazing sunsets create a perfect place for new beginnings. Grafton Winery the Vineyards is the area’s newest outdoor event venue located just a short 45 minutes from downtown St. Louis. With seating accommodations for 350 plus guests, the outdoor pavilion is the place for your guest to relax, have a glass of wine and dance the night away. On-Site Ceremonies • Award Winning Wines • Experienced Planner • 5 hour rental

618-786-3001 21028 Eckert Orchard Road • Grafton, IL 62037 www.thegraftonwinery.com events@thegraftonwinery.com

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HILTON ST LOUIS AT THE BALLPARK

A contemporary setting for celebrations of all sizes. From lavish, up to 1,500 guests, in the Grand Ballroom to the 600-seat Arch View Ballroom, with breathtaking views of the St. Louis skyline or a more intimate gathering with panoramic vistas at 360 Rooftop Bar. Wedding consultants offer guidance through every step of planning and will be there to provide full support on the day of your dream wedding.

314-421-1776 x 8837 1 S. Broadway • St Louis, MO 63102 www.hiltonstlouis.com nwenzel@lmhc.com

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HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON

The Homewood Suites by Hilton St. Louis - Galleria is centrally located to Lambert International, St. Louis Airport and Downtown St. Louis. The hotel is adjacent to the city of Clayton, the regions premier business district and is just two blocks from the Richmond Heights Metrolink station that will provide convenient access to the airport, downtown and the surrounding metropolitan area. Stay in our spacious allsuite accommodations for a couple of days or an extended stay. As a premier hotel in St. Louis, our hotel guests will find themselves within short distance of some of the city's top attractions.

314-863-7700 8040 Clayton Road • Richmond Heights, MO 63117 www.stlouisgalleria.homewoodsuites.com jasmine.kumar@hilton.com

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LANDINGS AT SPIRIT GOLF CLUB

The Landings At Spirit Golf Club, located adjacent to the Spirit of St. Louis Airport, is a full service wedding reception and ceremony facility that can cater to every couple’s wants and needs. Our rolling hills course and boutique clubhouse have a picturesque wooded bluffs view, making us the perfect setting for every wedding!

636-236-6622 180 N Eatherton Road • Chesterfield, MO 63005 www.landingsatspirit.com jaclyn@landingsatspirit.com

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MAGGIANO’S LITTLE ITALY

Whether it is an intimate rehearsal dinner or lively reception with guests dancing the night away, Maggiano’s will deliver that special day you’ve always dreamed of. Maggiano’s will help you plan and execute a flawless event from start to finish. We feature rich, beautiful rooms, elegant adjustable lighting, full service bars, chef prepared Italian-American dishes served buffet or family style.

314-824-2410 #2 The Boulevard • Richmond Heights, MO 63117 www.maggianos.com st.louis.banquet@maggianos.com

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MARRIOTT ST. LOUIS WEST

Relax and Enjoy‌. let our award winning chefs and onsite planning service create your perfect wedding! Ceremony? Reception? Rehearsal dinner? Guest Accommodations? Leave the details to us! Our location adjacent to a scenic lake is perfectly complemented by lovely rooms, dinner in our hotel restaurant, the Blue Fire Grille, access to our fitness center, wifi and 14,000 sq ft of event space. Take a swim in our indoor or outdoor pool, followed by a rejuvenating soak in the whirlpool spa. We invite you to Marriott St Louis West for your once in a lifetime event!

314-878-2747 660 Maryville Centre Drive • St. Louis, MO 63141 www.marriott.com/stlwe jselby@stlmarriottwest.com

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MOULIN

Moulin is a full service venue offering seven private spaces in the restored Centennial Malt House originally built as part of the Schnaider Brewery in 1876. The interiors evoke rich tradition of that period with high ceilings, beams, arched windows, exposed brick and views of the Arch and downtown St. Louis. Events as intimate as 20 to as grand as 300 specializing in wedding ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners.

314-241-4949 2017 Chouteau Avenue • St. Louis, MO 63103 www.moulinevents.com events@moulinevents.com

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NEW COVENANT WEDDINGS

New Covenant offers both ceremony and reception packages for an all-inclusive wedding day experience! Conveniently located in Chesterfield, at Hwy 40/64 and Timberlake Manor Parkway, in close proximity to several parks and hotels. Our venue features a bridal suite, private parking lot, and a lobby lounge with a built in bar. You’ll love the modern design of faux stone accents and rustic wood finishes. Call us today to schedule your private tour!

636-675-7169 1401 Timberlake Manor Parkway Chesterfield, MO 63017 www.newcovenantweddings.com newcovenantweddings@gmail.com

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RIVERBEND CHAPEL

Overlooking the picturesque Missouri River, The Vineyard at Riverbend Chapel is the perfect setting for your picture-perfect day! Or, seal your vows inside Riverbend’s beautifully windowed chapel which seats 275. Treat your guests to fine dining in our banquet room adorned with chandeliers and stone-arched bar as they mingle by the fireplace. It’s Riverbend for the elegance you deserve and the convenience you need!

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SHERATON CLAYTON PLAZA HOTEL

Your dream wedding awaits at the Sheraton Clayton Plaza. Our spectacular Fleur de Lys ballroom can accommodate a grand event up to 270 guests. If grand isn’t what you are looking for we offer other stunning spaces for a more intimate gathering. Whatever your dream may be we invite you to let our exquisite culinary staff, exceptional service team and finely appointed surroundings make it a reality. Our hotel is located in the heart of downtown Clayton surrounded by upscale boutiques and dining just minutes from Lambert International Airport and downtown St. Louis.

314-719-4303 7730 Bonhomme Avenue • St. Louis, MO 63105 www.sheratonclaytonhotel.com dorothy.johnson@sheratonclayton.com

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THE CORNER GATES

Located in the Cherokee Historic District lies one of the most breathtaking event spaces in St. Louis. Perfect for groups of 40-200. We are committed to helping create a unique, unforgettable and intimate experience for your guests. From simple to extravagant, we are honored to serve you in an outstanding way.

314-910-3324 1821 Cherokee Street • St. Louis, MO www.thecornergates.com info@thecornergates.com

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THE LEMP MANSION, GRAND HALL AND LOFT

Brides confidently select the Lemp Mansion for their weddings and receptions. The Lemp Mansion garden and patio provide an outdoor setting for the ceremony and reception. Lemp’s Grand Hall is an indoor space with a large adjoining rooftop patio. Lemp’s Loft is an intimate setting with unique architectural details. These venues allow brides to design events and create wonderful memories that last a lifetime.

314-664-8024 3322 DeMenil Place • St. Louis, Missouri www.LempMansion.com patty@lempmansion.com • lemp55@netscape.net

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THE REGENCY CONFERENCE CENTER

Located in the heart of O’Fallon, Illinois, The Regency Conference Center offers a timeless and elegant venue for your “Big Day”! You will be inspired by our Tuscan décor, statement-making chandeliers and beautifully detailed, tall ceilings. Our stunning venue offers expert culinary and service staff, with over 50 years of combined experience and our Wedding Specialist will help you with all your event details. Together, we will ensure a wonderful experience that gives you lasting memories!

618-624-9999 400 Regency Park • O’Fallon, IL 62269 www.RegencyConferenceCenter.com mjens@hmahotels.com

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THE WEINGARTEN

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The Weingarten is your destination to host the elegant, outdoor wedding of your dreams! Surrounded by beautiful forests, a lake and rolling fields, our landscape provides a picturesque setting for your event. We also offer a rustic event space, perfect for showers and rehearsal dinners. Located 20 miles from downtown St. Louis and just one mile from Eckert’s, Belleville, let us facilitate an affair you’ll never forget!

618-257-9463 1780 East State Route 15 • Belleville, IL 62221 www.theweingarten.com weingartenevents@gmail.com

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BARNETT ON WASHINGTON Barnett on Washington is a unique venue that can house wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and more. The elegant design of the Spanish Mission style venue features 45 foot tall ceilings, a spacious square balcony, and a double stair case that wraps around the front entrance. Contact us today to schedule your private tour. 844-462-2763 3207 Washington Ave. • Saint Louis, MO 63103 www.barnettonwashington.com events@barnettonwashington.com

CHANDLER HILL VINEYARDS As the region’s finest winery facility, Chandler Hill is a magical setting. We offer a spectacular tasting room, majestic reception hall, expansive deck with memorable vineyard sunsets, rolling hills and a scenic lake. Our full-service amenities are tailored to your wishes including in-house catering, private bride’s room, event planning, fireworks and much more.

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636-798-2675 596 Defiance Rd. • Defiance, MO 63341 www.chandlerhillvineyards.com Abbie takes pictures events@chandlerhillvineyards.com


HILTON ST. LOUIS AIRPORT Ceremony - Reception - Bridal Shower Rehearsal Dinner - Talented Staff Experienced Planner - Highly Acclaimed Chef Find all of this in one place! Customize a package that fits your needs or cultural background. Contact Hilton St. Louis Airport to schedule a tour and envision your big day!

314-426-5500 10330 Natural Bridge Road • St. Louis MO 63134 www.stlouisairport.hilton.com STLHI-SALESADM@hilton.com

HOLIDAY INN AIRPORT WEST EARTH CITY Whether you’re dreaming of a classical elegant affair, something more contemporary or an intimate gathering, we work hard to make your dreams a reality. From showers and rehearsal dinners to guest accommodation and transportation, to ceremonies and receptions, we have plenty to offer and our dedicated Event Coordinator would love to tell you more. Schedule a personal tour today and customize a package to fit your budget.

hotel: 314-291-6800 | direct: 314-475-3800 3400 Rider Trail South • Earth City, MO 63045 www.holidayinn.com/stlairportwest

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HOLLYWOOD CASINO ST. LOUIS Celebrate your big day like the star you are at Hollywood Casino! Provide your guests with a first class experience: hotel accommodations, restaurants, entertainment and your rehearsal dinner or wedding reception all in one place! Call our experienced team today to schedule a site tour or book your event! Must be 21. Gambling Problem? In Missouri, call 1-888-BETS-OFF or visit 888betsoff.org

855-781-3054 777 Casino Center Dr. • Maryland Heights, MO 63043 www.hollywoodcasinostlouis.com STL.Meeting_Event@pngaming.com

RENAISSANCE ST. LOUIS AIRPORT HOTEL Discover unique moments at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel. Whether an intimate gathering or a lavish ceremony, we’ll take care of the details and offer unforgettable memories of your wedding celebration. Call Rachel Simon, Catering Sales Manager, today to make your wedding a dream come true.

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314-429-1100 9801 Natural Bridge Road • St. Louis, MO www.renaissancehotels.com/stlsa rsimon@renaissancestlouisap.com


STONE HOUSE OF ST. CHARLES Your destination wedding without the drive. Our historic stone house, built in 1824, sits on 10 beautifully landscaped acres and will be yours for the day. Our stunning Grand Hall will hold 500 people. The bridesmaids and groomsmen have their own spacious floors to prepare for the day.

636-317-1222 4401 McClay Road • St. Charles, MO 63304 www.shofsc.com info@stonehouseofstcharles.com

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• What color linens/ overlays do you offer? • Do you rent items such as vases, lighting, candle holders, etc.? Is there a specific quantity that I need to rent? • Do you have delivery fees? • What is the damage deposit? • How long have you been in the rental business? • Do you have an emergency staff or after-hours contact in case we have

• PERSONAL FLOWERS: bridal bouqet & toss bouquet, bridesmaid and maid of honor bouquets, flower girl bouquet or petals, boutonneires or corsages for groomsmen, best man, ring bearer, parents, grandparents, readers, ushers, soloist and your officiant. • CEREMONY FLOWERS: pew arrangements, aisle runners, memorial bouquets, chairs, candles, altar or chuppah.

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issues with the rental equipment? • What time of day do you typically deliver? How far in advance do you deliver to the site? • Where do I put my rental items when we are done? (i.e. linens in bags, chairs on racks, tables folded, etc.) • What is the payment schedule? • Do you have a late fee? • What are the setup/ tear down charges? • Can I set up my own decor to save money? • What size tent would you recommend for the size of my wedding? • Do you have setup instructions for tents and other such rental items? • RECEPTION FLOWERS: centerpieces for the guest tables, entryways, cake table, gift table, guestbook table, bars, bathrooms and anywhere else that needs a pop of color.

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ALWAYS IN BLOOM

From the vintage romantic wedding to the contemporary celebration, the professional floral designers at Always in Bloom have been partnering with brides for over 20 years to create the wedding of their dreams. Having a long standing relationship with our flower growers enables us to provide the freshest flowers and largest variety from all over the world. Staying on top of the latest trends is our goal.

314-781-1717 3300 Watson Rd. • St. Louis, MO 63139 www.stlouisf lorist.com stlouisf lorist@sbcglobal.net

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FREMA COUTURE WEDDINGS AND EVENTS

Specializing in wedding and event decor, from traditional to contemporary, we cater to serve your personalized needs.

314-749-4755 10725 Page Avenue • St. Louis MO 63132 fdalal7@aol.com

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GRAND RENTAL STATION

Your source for the best party and wedding rentals in the St Louis area, creating memories that will last a lifetime. You can rent everything from the tent to the tableware. We also rent chairs, chargers, china, centerpieces, dance floor, lighting, linen and chair covers. We also have the ability to design your dream wedding with our innovative design program. Visit us today to book your wedding or event.

636-343-PARTY (7278) 570 Rudder Rd • Fenton, MO www.grandrental-stl.com info@grandrental-stl.com

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J CO EVENT LIGHTING

J Co Event Lighting is a family run event lighting company specializing in providing you and your guests a unique lighting ambiance. We supply all the lighting, materials, set up and removal. What really makes us stand out from the rest is we will always give personal on-site consultations with the bride, bridal party and/or event planner to make sure we are providing what you are looking for. We want you to have the lighting experience that will be talked about for years!

636-222-1673 jcoeventlighting.com jcoeventlighting@gmail.com

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L & M ELEGANT EVENTS

From today until your day, WE DO! • Plan • Coordinate • Decorate With L & M Elegant Events, known as “The Eye of Design”, WE DO, offer a variety of diversity to YOUR vision. WE DO, absolutely love to add that flare to any décor which will create the unique look just for you. WE DO, make memories for years to come. WE DO it all from start to finish….that’s what WE DO!

618-578-3144 4020 Green Mount Crossing Drive Ste. 365 Shiloh, IL 62269 www.L-M-ElegantEvents.com customcreations@lmelegantevents.com

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PORTABLE WATER CLOSET

Portable Water Closet is a locally owned and operated restroom company specializing in restrooms for elegant outdoor events. Restrooms are the last thing a bride wants to worry about on the day of their outdoor event. We will take care of every last detail of the restrooms to allow you to focus solely on your special day. From our elegantly designed individual water closets to our extravagant restroom trailers, we have options to fit every budget and style.

314-293-1800 300 E Davis St • St. Louis, MO www.portablewatercloset.com info@portablewatercloset.com

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WEINHARDT PARTY RENTALS

Weinhardt Party Rentals is largest family owned and operated event rental company in St Louis with 2 convenient locations to serve you. We rent tables, chairs, linens, specialty linens, tents, china, glassware, dance floors, staging and much more. We are open Monday - Friday 8am to 430pm and Saturdays from 8am to 1pm. Please contact us to see how we can help you with your event. The Party Professionals Since 1946.

314-822-9000 11601 Manchester • 5901 Elizabeth www.WeinhardtPartyRentals.com inquiries@weinhardtpartyrentals.com

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ROUGE EVENTS AND DESIGN Rouge Events and Design is a full-service wedding floral and design company with services ranging from wedding florals, event design, decor rental, event set-up, and strike down. We seek to make every event unique, flawless, beautifully designed, and executed.

314-707-0178 www.eventsbyrouge.com info@eventsbyrouge.com

SOULARD FLORIST Soulard Florist is a family owned and operated floral shop inside Historic Soulard Farmers Market. We have been in business at Soulard Market since 1970. In 1995 we switched from a produce business to floral business and since then our flower shop has been "blooming".

314-231-0602 730 Caroll Street • St. Louis, MO 63104 soulardf lorist.com f lowerjeannie@sbcglobal.net

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SOUTHERN FLORAL Full-Service Wedding Floral Design Free Consultations | On-Site Delivery & Set-Up We specialize in filling wedding days with gorgeous and unique arrangements. Our designers combine over 150 years of experience to make your flowers truly memorable. Let us help you design the wedding flowers of your dreams!

314-353-7400 7400 Michigan Avenue • St. Louis, MO 63111 www.SouthernFloralShop.com dbasouthernf loral@gmail.com

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MIA GRACE BRIDAL

From classic, timeless designs, vintage inspired glamour, free style bohemian, romantic, whimsical, or modern, if you are looking for an experience that celebrates you, your day, and your unique style, we invite you to visit us at Mia Grace Bridal. We also carry a beautiful collection of plus-size gowns, bridesmaids, flower girls, and mother of the bride. It’s what you imagined shopping for your wedding dress would be.

636-778-3433 108 Chesterfield Towne Center • Chesterfield, MO 63005 www.miagracebridal.com info@miagracebridal.com

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PAPARAZZIÂ ACCESSORIES

You might think we're all about accessories, but Paparazzi is really about change! Changing the way people look. Changing the way people feel. Changing people's futures and their lives. Though our fashion-forward jewelry and product parties are centered on fun, Paparazzi fulfills a serious mission. We believe that trendy accessories can be available, and affordable, to women everywhere. We know that wearing a new look, and feeling confident in your appearance, builds amazing selfworth. Our passion is inspiring dreams, empowering talents, and reaching goals by sharing our products and the excitement of Paparazzi. We see it happen every day.

314-322-7394 www.paparazziaccessories.com/109035 1975leah@live.com

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SAVVI FORMALWEAR

Voted Best Formalwear Specialist in St. Louis for 3 years in a row! Why? • Locally Stocked Formalwear for last second needs or same day rentals • Groom’s Free Try On – including the Wedding Suit & Slim Fit Tuxedos • Groom’s Free Rental and special pricing on your party’s rental

1-800-Tuxedo-4 11 Convenient Locations www.SavviWedding.com stlservice@savviformalwear.com

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SIMPLY ELEGANT

As a full service bridal salon, we have one goal: we want every bride to find the dress that is perfect for her. Our friendly experienced and knowledgable consultants offer service that is a cut above the rest because we want finding, purchasing and accessorizing the dress to be special, enjoyable, and memorable. We invite you to shop our award winning salon at the new convenient location!

314-241-8201 12354 Olive Blvd. • Creve Coeur, MO 63141 simplyelegantbridalstl.com

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THE ULTIMATE BRIDE

Voted Best St. Louis Bridal Salon, The Ultimate Bride has everything for your bridal party: exclusive gowns, custom headpieces and veils, shoes, bridesmaids gowns and adorable flower girl dresses. We offer unique designer gowns from traditional to trendy, along with our knowledgeable consultants and experienced alteration staff, The Ultimate Bride will help make your wedding day perfect.

314-961-9997 1115 South Big Bend Richmond Heights, MO 63117 www.TheUltimateBride.com

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CLARICE’S BRIDAL Congratulations on your engagement! This is a special time and at Clarice’s we have the perfect gown to suit your style! One of our experienced bridal consultants will show you personal service and be sure to help you feel incredible on your wedding day! Please call to make an appointment at our New 6,000 square foot location!

314-351-2499 5714 S. Lindbergh Blvd. • St. Louis, MO 63123 www.claricesbridal.com claricesbridal@cs.com

FREW’S BRIDAL We offer more than three decades of bridal industry expertise to our brides and bridal parties. Complete with an elegant bridal fitting room area fitted with pedestals, ornate mirrors and seating areas. We host an in-store inventory of nearly 1,000 bridal gowns as well as an extensive selection of designer gowns for bridesmaids and mothers.

618-433-9520 305 Piasa Street • Alton, IL 62002 www.frewsbridal.com jnfrew@aol.com

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SCOTSMAN COIN AND JEWELRY Visit us at Scotsman Coin and Jewelry today for any of your jewelry needs. We have a huge selection of GIA certified diamonds, engagement rings, wedding bands and truly unique estate and vintage jewelry. With over 50 years of retail experience, you can trust us to help you today!

314-692-2646 11005 Olive Blvd St. • Louis, MO 63141 www.scotsmanjewelry.com Mary@scoins.com

THE BRIDAL SHOPPE The Bridal Shoppe may be a short drive from other bridal shops in St. Louis, but don’t let our small town location fool you. We are a full service bridal shoppe specializing in wedding gowns, bridesmaids, tuxedos, and flower girl dresses. We pride ourselves on having friendly, knowledgeable, and experienced bridal consultants to help you find your dream wedding gown. We carry sizes and styles to fit and flatter every figure.

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636-931-8464 525 Bailey Rd • Crystal City, MO 63019 www.bridalshoppeinc.com bridalenterprises@gmail.com


home

financial & legal services first home

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CLAYTON COBLER, REALTOR®

As a Husband and Wife team, we understand the importance of working together to achieve goals. With THE COBLER GROUP by your side at this most exciting time of your lives, our goal is to guide you to achieve your real estate dreams. As your Realtor, we will educate and proactively prepare you for your real estate purchase or sale. It is important to recognize your specific needs, as each relationship and transaction is unique. Call THE COBLER GROUP today so we can turn your dreams into a reality!

Cell: 314-578-3212 Office: 314-775-2775 10805 Sunset Office Dr. • Ste 102 • St. Louis, MO 63127 www.TheCoblerGroup.com CCobler@kw.com

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SAMANTHA EFTINK REALTOR SERVICES With me, you will receive a knowledgeable and professional real estate agent, a committed ally to negotiate on your behalf, the systems in place to streamline buying your home and the backing of a trusted company, I am excited to use my team’s skills to help you find your next home!

Samantha Eftink Keller Williams Realty West cell: 636-544-2648 • office: 636-229-7548 seftink.kw.com seftink.kwrealty.com seftink@kw.com

VINSON MORTGAGE We are devoted to finding the best solution for our client’s mortgage needs. Our dedicated staff works on a one-on-one basis to find the best options that fit their client's financial situations. We make the process simple by offering in-house underwriting & the highest loan officer standards, allowing us to close loans in as little as 8 days. Over the past 10 years, Vinson Mortgage has been the “name you know and trust” in St. Louis.

314-839-9999 12801 Flushing Meadows Dr. • St. Louis, MO 63131 www.VinsonMortgage.com manager@vinsonmortgage.com

314.839.9999

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top tips

traveling for

• Get travel insurance: If anything happens, you'll be prepared and won't lose any of the deposits. • Make sure that you have all the necessary travel documentation. This can include a passport, driver's license and birth certificate. Be sure to check with your travel agency or airline for exact documentation needed. • Be sure to read up on current travel rules. This can be one of the most

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frustrating pieces of traveling. Knowing ahead of time what you will be dealing with can save a few headaches. • Reconfirm your itinerary with the airline and make sure you have transportation to the airport. • Be early: Having to rush around and feel stressed is not how you want to start your honeymoon. Give yourself plenty of time. You will enjoy this adventure together even more when you don't feel rushed. • This is not the time to go for the cheap hotel. Splurging on some luxuries is a must on your honeymoon.


honeymoon+travel

honeymoon accommodations bed & breakfast destination weddings

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TRAVEL HAUS ST. LOUIS

Honeymoon Specialists • Destination Weddings • All-Inclusive Romance Packages Travel Haus has been crafting memorable honeymoons and destination weddings for St. Louis area couples for 25 years! We would love the opportunity to help you with your dream trip. Contact one of our agents today, or come by our South County office!

314-842-6000 11229 Concord Village Avenue • St. Louis, MO 63123 www.travelhaus.com sales@travelhaus.com

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BRICK ROSE BEDS & DONUTS At Brick Rose Beds & Donuts you rent the whole house & donuts are delivered the day you arrive! This restored 3-story historical home sleeps over 16 people, features antique flair throughout with modern amenities, concrete pool & hot-tub, and much more! Brick Rose is a perfect place for your wedding guests, bachelorette party, or couples' getaway!

314-602-2292 311 West Fifth St. • Washington, MO 63090 www.brickrosehouse.com bassoraproperties@gmail.com

MISS ADVENTURE Destination Weddings • Honeymoons Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties • Vacations Miss Adventure LLC is dedicated to offering you the best prices and advice for your travel adventures. We can offer you our expertise for planning the perfect destination wedding, your dream romantic honeymoon and the ultimate "Beachlorette Party."

618-645-3669 www.missadventureusa.com emmy@missadventureusa.com

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how to choose the right

Guest favors

• If hosting a more casual event, feel free to add tons of personality and style to your wedding favors. • Lots of couples like to DIY certain pieces of the wedding--favors

wedding? Do you already have more food than anyone could ever eat? Then try to avoid an edible favor. • Do you and your fiance have a shared passion? Are you the ecofriendly couple? Consider a small plant that guests can take home. • Use inspiration boards and visual images to get your creative juices flowing. • Remember: Your wedding favors

are a great place to start! Think

will remind your guests of your day

Pinterest, Etsy and other crafty

and can have a lasting impression.

websites for inspiration.

What do you want them to physically

• What else are you providing at the • Do you have a minimum order? Do you create custom designs? What is the fee? • Can you help with wording? Etiquette? • Am I able to receive a hard proof before I place the entire order? • What are the charges involved? (Paper grade/weight, envelope lettering, fonts, text colors, etc.) • How long will it take to print my items?

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take away from your day? • Do you offer other wedding stationery items? (thank you cards, table numbers, programs, etc.) • Do you have a bulk order discounted rate?

questions to ask when selecting your

invitations


invitations+gifts favors & bridal gifts stationery calligraphy

S T- LO U I S . P WG .C O M / I N V I TAT I O N S - G I F T S

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CREVE COEUR CAMERA/BIZCARD XPRESS

As soon as you meet with one of our designers and begin creating the perfect wedding invitation, you will know that you are in good hands! We offer custom designs with your choice of luxe paper and printing options that fit every wedding budget. Let us help you with invitation etiquette, wording, and any customization you need for your big day!

314-567-3456 12747 Olive Blvd • Creve Coeur, MO 63141 www.bcxstl.com www.cccamera.com

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EVER AFTER & MORE CALLIGRAPHY

Let Ever After & More Calligraphy enhance your life's most cherished moments with beautiful custom lettering. Hand lettering brings that special touch that will tie everything together and make your special day even more memorable! Wedding invitations, Signs, Chalkboards, Windows, Gift tags, Place cards, or anything else you can imagine. By selecting Ever After & More Calligraphy you are insuring all your calligraphy needs will be covered. Lets work together to make your cherished moments more beautiful and memorable from the very first announcement!

859-663-6801 O'Fallon, Missouri www.everafterandmorecalligraphy.com 4inksusanh@gmail.com

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IS ON

Need visual inspiration for your wedding? Follow Perfect Wedding Guide’s pin boards and discover the latest trends in wedding planning. From bridal wear to reception decor to bridesmaid gift suggestions and everything else in between, we’ve got you pinned!

Follow at pinterest.com/stlouispwg Follow us atuspinterest.com/perfectwedding

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music+entertainment

bands ceremony music disc jockeys entertainment

S T- LO U I S . P WG .C O M / E N T E R TA I N M E N T

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ALLEGRO ENTERTAINMENT

Allegro Entertainment is your best choice when choosing Live Bands, DJ Services, or Event Lighting. Our All-Inclusive packages reflect what every bride dreams of, at prices that are truly realistic. Our showroom, located in beautiful Historic St. Charles, is available for visual presentations and lighting demos. Set an appointment to discuss package options and to have all of your questions and concerns answered.

636-493-6004 505 Clark Street, St. • Charles, MO 63301 www.allegrostl.com info@allegrostl.com

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BANG FOR YOUR BUCK MOBILE DJ

Bang for your Buck Mobile DJ provides the best options when choosing DJ Services or Event Lighting. We provide an expansive offering for every event type--from corporate event, wedding, retirement, holiday party or religious event...we’ve done it! Our DJs are experienced, courteous professionals who will make your event come alive with music, lighting and dance.

314-630-9301 930 Kehrs Mill Rd Suite 215 • Ballwin, MO 63011 www.bangforyourbuckmobiledj.com bangforyourbuckmobiledj@yahoo.com

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CJ’S DISC JOCKEY SERVICE

An expert wedding entertainer has the ability to get up in front of large gatherings and speak, controls the tone and enthusiasm of a room, programs music, reads a crowd, operate equipment and most importantly the talent to move people emotionally. The question remains, is your wedding celebration worth just an average DJ or an elite wedding entertainment professional who creates memories that last a lifetime? Chris Johnson - Award Winning Wedding Entertainment

314-892-0329 www.cjsdiscjockeyservice.com info@cjsdiscjockeyservice.com

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DJ BLAZE

Plan your next event with DJblaze STL LLC. We are a one stop shop for all your music, sound, lighting and the Magic Mirror- our one of a kind interactive photobooth. We have the best dj set up and huge selection of music that is customized individually for our precious clients. We provide up-lighting and complete event lighting. With our package deals we provide the best value for your money tailor made for individual clients. We also offer complimentary offers when you pick up our complete sound and light for your wedding.

314-800-8025 www.djblazestl.com djblazestl@gmail.com

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HIGH CLASS DISC JOCKEY

High Class Disc Jockey has over 20 years of experience and has been proudly serving the city of St. Louis and the surrounding communities since 2002. When you hire our staff, you'll always get the most professional job in the area. We work closely with your venue, caterer, photographer, and videographer to ensure that your party or celebration goes as smoothly as possible. You can feel great knowing that High Class Disc Jockey guarantees your satisfaction with all services. We have the tools and expertise to make sure you and your guests will have a great time. Eliminate the worries and call today.

636-486-6670 www.highclassdjstl.com info@highclassdjstl.com

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LISTEN UP PRODUCTIONS

Congratulations on your engagement. Now, let us help you plan the celebration! We are true perfectionists who will create the experience that you have envisioned. We achieve this through constant communication and counseling from our first meeting to the night of your event. Listen Up! Productions is a full service production network with immense experience providing state of the art audio & visual equipment for our clients. The most accomplished staff in the Saint Louis area make Listen Up! Productions the industry leader with thousands of satisfied clients for over 25 years.

636-734-1668 listenuppro.com ben@listenUpPro.com

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MILLENNIUM PRODUCTIONS

Millennium Productions is one of the highest rated entertainment & DJ companies in St. Louis & the Midwest. Our award winning DJ services are recognized as innovative, creative and professional. Keep it FUN! Our planning process is simple, easy and in person. We cover everything so you can enjoy your day. Our specialty is making your wedding day a one-of-a-kind celebration and an unforgettable party! Contact us today for more information.

314-918-9335 1334 Strassner Dr • Brentwood, MO 63144 www.millenniumproductions.com info@millenniumproductions.com

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PORTA PARTY DJ'S

Since 1996, we have provided our customers with world-class, quality entertainment. At Porta Party DJ’s, our goal is to give our clients the ultimate entertainment experience. Our professionalism, interactive approach, exceptional music selection, state-of-the-art equipment and event planning expertise consistently puts us one step ahead of our competitors. While your wedding is about the celebration of love and unity, your reception should be a party that you and your guests will never forget.

314-283-7871 www.portapartydjs.com Todd@portapartydjs.com

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ROCKSTAR DJS

At Rockstar DJs, we want to know "your story" and get your vision for your reception. We personalize every single wedding reception that we are a part of and are the furthest possible thing from a “cookie cutter” DJ service. Let’s put together your personalized playlist, your “do not playlists” and your timeline for the evening. Let’s create your dream celebration!

314-518-2407 rockstardjs.com info@rockstardjs.com

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SPANKY ENTERTAINMENT DUELING PIANOS

Something Bleu

Are you looking for UNIQUE entertainment that will impress ALL your guests? Nothing is more fun than DUELING PIANOS! Our performers play all genres -- Rat Pack to rap, classic rock to country -- whatever is requested by YOU, the audience! Appropriate for ALL AGES, our “show” is never the same. People don't always remember the food or the decorations, but they DO remember whether they had FUN or not. Spanky Entertainment's dueling pianos will help make your day unforgettable!

314-640-9833 www.spankyentertainment.com hello@spankyentertainment.com

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SUNSHINE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP

Our DJ services for your engagement are unlike any others. With over 30 years of experience in St. Louis, we will surely get your guests moving and enjoying the celebration right there along with the guests of honor, making everyone feel welcome to the dance floor. If you are looking for an energetic DJ/ Emcee that will help in creating an evening to be remembered, you have found your entertainment service. We also offer videography, uplighting and photobooths as well!

636-207-9999 177 Timber Pines Drive • Defiance, MO 63341 www.SunshineEntertainmentGroup.com scotty@sunshineentertainmentgroup.com

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THE PARTY INC.

Starting with a blank canvas, we work with you to design your event from the ground up. We create the experience that compliments the beauty and enhances the memories of your special day. We provide the music, energy, tone and feel that YOU want while creating a event you and your guests will never forget. Welcome to a whole new world of entertainment.

1-800-757-1557 www.thepartyinc.com info@thepartyinc.com

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TKO DJS

Oldani Photography

Forte Cinema

Ashley Fisher Photography

Hundreds of St. Louis Weddings Every Year! As the area’s largest independently owned mobile DJ Company we are always here to answer your questions. Our full time office staff, highly trained DJs, and event coordinators are available by phone 6 days a week - or better yet stop by our office in Maplewood. Let us show you the TKO Difference at your event!

314-647-3000 2650 South Big Bend Blvd. • St. Louis, MO 63143 www.tko-djs.com info@tko-djs.com

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PRESENTS

The Ultimate

Wedding Planning Experience®

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questions to ask when selecting your

photographer+videographer • What's your favorite shooting style? Formal, relaxed, creative, photojournalistic, candid, etc? • May we see your portfolio or

our day? If not, can we meet the person who will be? Do you bring an assistant or another photographer with you on the wedding day? • Can we give you a shot lists to work from? (This ensures you will be able to get the shots that are most important to you.) • How many weddings do you typically shoot in a year?

albums of your work? • Were all the photos in these albums taken by the same photographer? • How many of these were similar to the size and style of our wedding? • Are you the person that we will be working with personally on

• What types of packages are available? Can they be customized? • How many other events will you be capturing that weekend? • What kind of equipment will you bring? Do you have backup equipment available?

• Do I like this person? Can I see myself spending the whole day

two main questions to ask yourself

after meeting

with them and enjoying myself?

• Do I like their work as a wedding photographer/ videographer? How is the lighting?

Do they frame their work in a way that is appealing to me?

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photo+video

photography photobooths videography

S T- LO U I S . P WG .C O M / P H OTO G R A P H Y

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ANNA RUCK PHOTOGRAPHY

A bride once called me an honorary bridesmaid because I was so invested in making her day go smoothly! Creating images that tell your love story is my specialty. I will capture all the emotions and your rad personality on your special day! Interested in booking, go to www.annaruckphotography.com. Custom and all-inclusive collections starting at $1400! Free engagement session when you mention Perfect Wedding Guide!

417-693-6631 www.annaruckphotography.com info@annaruckphotography.com

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BEENESNAPS PHOTO BOOTH

BeeneSnaps Photo Booth is the modern twist on the traditional photo booth! BeeneSnaps specializes in ization - everything from prints, digital copies, digital links and microsites! Our ultra modern booth can be wrapped with vinyl - leaving branding options virtually endless. Full Service Photo Booth including prints for EVERYONE, social media sharing, and custom filter packages. Glam up your photos with a skin smoothing Hollywood Filter [made famous by the Kardashian’s], Pop Art Filter, Retro Hipster Style Filter. We are BeeneSnaps Photo Booth - THE wow factor for your event!

636-36BOOTH (636-362-6684) www.BeeneSnapsPB.com info@BeeneSnapsPB.com

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CAPTURE IT

Let us capture the memories, without capturing your entire budget! Whether you are looking for a traditional photo booth with curtains; modern open air booth with a customized backdrop; social media kiosk for all to share the fun; or unique flipbooks that are sure to impress your guests; we are eager to customize a package for you! Hashtag Printing • Social Media Uploading • Laser Engraved Scrapbooks • Premium Props • Custom Backdrops • Video Capability • Online Gallery • Unlimited Printing • 2x6; 4x6; 5x7 • Full-Time Attendants • Travel • Set-Up/Tear-Down

636-221-1992 captureitstl.com info@captureitstl.com

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FÊTE BOOTH

Fête Booth offers self-service Photo & GIF Booths for weddings and events. Now you can have a photo booth for the entirety of your reception without worrying about early set-up fees, idle time or the cost of staffing. Our simple to use kiosks take Still Photos, Animated GIFs & Boomerangs, and your guests will be able send their images to themselves on the spot. Packages start at just $500

314-458-9595 1099 Milwaukee Street, Suite 135 Kirkwood, MO 63122 www.FeteBooth.com Hello@FeteBooth.com

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FISH EYE FUN

The ORIGINAL and BEST fisheye photo booth! Studio quality lighting and our signature instant digital processing make everyone look good. Everyone in a photo gets their own 4x6 print: no sharing photo strips! Personalized prop signs and custom print overlays make each event unique. You’ll get a Live Facebook album, GIFs gallery, and all images in high resolution! But what really makes Fish Eye Fun the BEST is our fun and engaging photographers. They will keep your guests coming back for more!

314-621-8638 www.FishEyeFun.com info@FishEyeFun.com

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PERSONAL TOUCH PORTRAITS

All Day Wedding Photography with disk and all rights. 3 Locations- Ceremony, Park and Reception - No Time Limit - $800 All Inclusive Package - Engagement Sitting, Wedding Photography and a Photo Booth at your Reception - includes disks and 3 keepsake albums - $1249 Call or write today to see if we have your date available!

314-805-7816 www.ptportraits.com ptpweddingphoto@gmail.com

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SOMETHING BLEU

Every couple is so different, we love telling your story through high quality imagery in a creative way, most importantly we care about you and your unique vision. It's important for us to give you all the love and attention you deserve. After all, these heirlooms will preserve your memories for generations to come. Who will you trust to capture your day? FREE 2 hour Engagement Session with images when you book SOMETHING BLÉU for wedding photography ($500 Value)

314-296-6298 7733 Forsyth Blvd Ste. 1100 Floor 11 • Clayton MO 63105 www.somethingbleuphoto.com megan@somethingbleuphoto.com

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TORI DANIELLE WEDDINGS

Tori Danielle Weddings is a St. Louis, Missouri area wedding videography business. We specialize in capturing your love story through our camera lens! What is it about weddings that we love? It's not the decor or the venue. It's not even the dress or the colors. We love experiencing the joining of two people who are absolutely in love! It's the story, of how they met to how they got to the altar, that captivates us. Tori Danielle Weddings offers wedding videography that tells your own unique story.

314-397-9369 www.toridanielleweddings.com tori@toridanielleweddings.com

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TOWER STUDIOS

Tower Studios is a Wedding Video company based in St. Peters, MO, and serving the Greater St. Louis area. With unlimited hours and unlimited locations, we specialize in capturing beautiful wedding day memories. Packages include Highlights videos, Full Day videos, and even Same Day Edits!

636-448-9131 1405 Jungerman Rd Suite D • St. Peters, MO 63376 towervideophoto.com info@towervideophoto.com

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TWO WHITE DOORS

We focus on the details, from your dress, invitations, decor and the special moments from getting ready, ceremony and reception. We specialize in natural posed/photojournalistic style - whether your Wedding is a small intimate affair or a large formal event we document it by telling a visual story through images that capture moments and memories in a way that will live on far after your event!

314-605-9941 www.TwoWhiteDoors.com info@TwoWhiteDoors.com

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A SWEET FOCUS Photos are what matter, because they are a tangible memory of those we love. A Sweet Focus is an award-winning wedding photography company. Committed to servicing couples with tangible memories to last a lifetime. Email us at asweetfocus@gmail.com for a consultation. Mirror Booth is also available!

573-275-8882 www.asweetfocus.com asweetfocus@gmail.com

DCRÂ PRODUCTIONS DCR Productions is dedicated to photographing lasting memories for you and your loved ones. Known for our personal photographic touches and amazing pricing packages, the service you receive from our photography team is unparalleled. We strive to capture moments you hold dear to your heart. Request a complimentary consultation, and choose your perfect wedding/engagement photographer today!

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573-233-5490 www.dcrproductionsmo.com dcrproductions.info@gmail.com


PINXIT PHOTOGRAPHY Our process is very couple focused. Our goal with every wedding & engagement that we shoot is to turn your love & relationships into fun and timeless memories that you can look back on whenever you need to remember how much you love each other. We want to know about you & the people you love, we ask questions and we talk as much as photography will allow. We hope a wine date is always in our future, before & after the wedding.

314-825-7469 4067 Shenandoah Ave • St. Louis, MO 63110 www.pinxit.photo info@pinxitphoto.com

SELFIE STL With the use of Green Screen technology, we can turn any digital image into the background of your photos. Choose up to 6 backgrounds matching your theme and instantly share on social media, email, or text shots or GIF’s plus print high quality 4x6 photos. You imagine it, we will create it, your guests will remember it!

314-492-2600 www.selfiestl.com info@selfiestl.com

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SHUTTERBOOTH You have come to expect the best from ShutterBooth but offering great products is only half the experience. It is our service that will have you in complete ShutterLove! ShutterBooth photos make the perfect wedding favor and with us every guest in the booth receives their own!

314-562-5955 www.shutterbooth.com laura@shutterbooth.com

TOP NOTCH PHOTOBOOTH The best way to reflect on your day is through photographs. You will smile as you look through your custom scrapbook of photos of your guests as they let their fun and wacky side come through. Let us provide you with memories to last a lifetime by using our Top Notch services!

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314-399-8672 www.topnotchphotobooth.com topnotchphotobooth@gmail.com


wedding planning

officiants wedding planners

S T- LO U I S . P WG .C O M / P L A N N I N G

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DIVINE EVENTS

Divine Events is St. Louis' Premier Full Service Wedding Planning & Coordination firm. We also offer Event Lighting & Decor, Stationery and Design. Expect a Divine Day for your wedding with the Divine Events Team.

314-669-5933 www.mydivineevents.com info@mydivineevents.com

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ST. LOUIS WEDDING OFFICIANT

Dreaming Tree

Don’t forget about the ceremony! Skipping the church and need someone to officiate your wedding? Look no further! We create weddings for ALL couples, including: • Traditional Couples • Indie Couples • Same Sex Couples • Interfaith Couples • Interracial Couples • And any other combination of love.

314-226-6960 or 314-502-6432 www.StLouisOfficiant.com weddings@stlouisofficiant.com

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• Think about the style of the exit you want to have. Is it more of a formal affair? Then a limousine filled with your entire bridal party is the way to go. • How many people do you need to transport? When your wedding party is very large, you may need more than one limousine. You might also consider a luxury bus. • Transporation companies will need you to book their services for at least two hours. So put this time to good use. This is a great opportunity to go take some fun pictures with your wedding party off-site. • Some couples choose to arrange transportation for all guests throughout the day. If you are having a lot of outof-town guests that aren't familiar with the area, this is a service to

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tips for selecting

transporation the right

consider. Sometimes these shuttles can be organized through the hotel where you have a large room block. Otherwise, this is something your planner can help with. • Some ideas for guests: Make sure you enclose your directions from the ceremony to the reception. This can be a huge help for out-of-town guests especially when venues are hard to spot or navigation apps are not completely accurate. You could also include information for shuttle services and rental companies if you expect many out-of-towners.


transportation S T- LO U I S . P WG .C O M / T R A N S P O R TAT I O N

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CORPORATE TRANSPORTATION – LIMOUSINE SERVICE

Corporate Transportation is the leading provider of safe, reliable, luxurious and highquality limousine service in St. Louis, MO and destination worldwide. Excellence is what best defines your travel experience when you book with Corporate Transportation. We pride ourselves in providing outstanding attention to detail and personalized approach. Your wedding is a once in a lifetime event! Let Corporate Transportation make your big day a little more special and truly memorable.

Toll Free: 855-746-6785 • Office: 314-423-1516 4477 Woodson Road #110 • St. Louis, MO 63134 www.limosstl.com  reservations@limosstl.com

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Platinum Transportation STL offers a variety of buses and limos to choose from ranging from 20 to 32 passengers. Rest assured, our professional drivers and staff are prepared to make your wedding day plans go perfectly. Don't forget we are here for any and all of your transportation needs; bachelor / bachelorette parties, showers, winery trips, birthdays and so much more. We service in both Illinois and Missouri.

618-581-2671 www.platinumtransportationstl.com info@platinumtransportationstl.com

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FUN TYME LIMO Here at Fun Tyme Limousine, we know just how special your wedding day is and would be honored to be considered your limousine service provider. We specialize in all of your transportation needs. As we pay attention to every detail, our goal is to help make your day smooth and memorable.

314-313-5466 www.funtymelimo.com Trotter Photo info@funtymelimo.com

PRESIDENTIAL LIMOUSINES Relax in true STL Style & Comfort. St. Louis’s true high end, full service, limousine company. We feature Camaro, Suburban and Hummer Stretch Limos and Limo buses ranging from 22 passengers to 32 passengers.

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636-451-3600 www.Facebook.com/PrezLimos www.PrezLimos.com PrezLimosStl@gmail.com


ST. LOUIS CARRIAGE & TROLLEY Call us for all your wedding transportation needs. We can transport the wedding party to photo locations, church, reception, etc. In addition, we can get the guests to and from their hotel to the church and on to the reception. Our trolleys are all heated and air conditioned so you can ride in comfort while experiencing riding one of our beautiful trolleys.

314-241-1400 1000 Cerre Street • St. Louis, MO 63102 www.stltrolleytours.com info@stlouistrolley.com

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beauty+health.................................................. 59 ASHLEY'S A+ LIPSTICK............................................................................................. 60 FREE FLOW FITNESS..................................................................................................67 IT WORKS GLOBAL......................................................................................................67 KIRKWOOD STATION DENTAL............................................................................... 61 MARY KAY BY JESSICA SCHULTZ....................................................................... 62 PURE ROMANCE BY JULIA RICHARDSON...................................................... 63 SALON ANTEBELLUM............................................................................................... 64 SOCO SHAPING............................................................................................................ 65 THE TAN COMPANY................................................................................................... 66

catering.............................................................. 69 BELLA CATERING .. ..................................................................................................... 70 CALLIER'S CATERING................................................................................................. 71 CELEBRATING LIFE CAKE BOUTIQUE.. ..............................................................72 CES & JUDY’S CATERING.. ........................................................................................73 CHAMPIONSHIP CATERING..................................................................................... 74 COLD STONE CREAMERY.. .......................................................................................75 CONCETTA'S...................................................................................................................76 HARTER BAKERY.......................................................................................................... 77 LIQUID SPIRITS..............................................................................................................78 POPTIONS! POPCORN................................................................................................79 RUSSO'S CATERING................................................................................................... 80 RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE................................................................................ 81 THE PASTA HOUSE CO. CATERING.. ................................................................... 83 VALENTI'S CATERING................................................................................................ 82


celebrations....................................................... 85 BARNETT ON WASHINGTON............................................................................... 104 BUSCH STADIUM.. ....................................................................................................... 86 CEDAR LAKE CELLARS.. ............................................................................................87 CHANDLER HILL VINEYARDS.............................................................................. 104 FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON................................................................................ 88 GATEWAY CENTER..................................................................................................... 89 GRAFTON WINERY THE VINEYARDS................................................................. 90 HILTON ST. LOUIS AIRPORT................................................................................. 105 HILTON ST LOUIS AT THE BALLPARK.. ............................................................... 91 HOLIDAY INN AIRPORT WEST EARTH CITY.................................................. 105 HOLLYWOOD CASINO ST. LOUIS ..................................................................... 106 HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON......................................................................... 92 LANDINGS AT SPIRIT GOLF CLUB.. ..................................................................... 93 MAGGIANO’S LITTLE ITALY.................................................................................... 94 MARRIOTT ST. LOUIS WEST................................................................................... 95 MOULIN............................................................................................................................ 96 NEW COVENANT WEDDINGS................................................................................97 RENAISSANCE ST. LOUIS AIRPORT HOTEL.................................................. 106 RIVERBEND CHAPEL................................................................................................. 98 SHERATON CLAYTON PLAZA HOTEL................................................................ 99 STONE HOUSE OF ST. CHARLES....................................................................... 107 THE CORNER GATES...............................................................................................100 THE LEMP MANSION, GRAND HALL AND LOFT.. ........................................ 101 THE REGENCY CONFERENCE CENTER.......................................................... 102 THE WEINGARTEN................................................................................................... 103


fashion............................................................... 119 CLARICE’S BRIDAL.. ...................................................................................................125 FREW’S BRIDAL...........................................................................................................125 MIA GRACE BRIDAL.................................................................................................. 120 PAPARAZZI ACCESSORIES.. ................................................................................... 121 SAVVI FORMALWEAR.............................................................................................. 122 SCOTSMAN COIN AND JEWELRY...................................................................... 126 SIMPLY ELEGANT...................................................................................................... 123 THE BRIDAL SHOPPE.............................................................................................. 126 THE ULTIMATE BRIDE..............................................................................................124

floral+decor..................................................... 109 ALWAYS IN BLOOM...................................................................................................110 FREMA COUTURE WEDDINGS AND EVENTS................................................ 111 GRAND RENTAL STATION...................................................................................... 112 J CO EVENT LIGHTING............................................................................................ 113 L & M ELEGANT EVENTS.. ...................................................................................... 114 PORTABLE WATER CLOSET................................................................................... 115 ROUGE EVENTS AND DESIGN............................................................................. 117 SOULARD FLORIST.. .................................................................................................. 117 SOUTHERN FLORAL.................................................................................................. 118 WEINHARDT PARTY RENTALS.. ........................................................................... 116

home.................................................................. 127 CLAYTON COBLER, REALTOR ®.......................................................................................................................................128 SAMANTHA EFTINK REALTOR SERVICES.. .................................................... 129 VINSON MORTGAGE................................................................................................ 129


honeymoon+travel.......................................... 131 BRICK ROSE BEDS & DONUTS.. .......................................................................... 133 MISS ADVENTURE.................................................................................................... 133 TRAVEL HAUS ST. LOUIS....................................................................................... 132

invitations+gifts..............................................135 CREVE COEUR CAMERA/BIZCARD XPRESS................................................ 136 EVER AFTER & MORE CALLIGRAPHY...............................................................137

music+entertainment................................... 139 ALLEGRO ENTERTAINMENT................................................................................ 140 BANG FOR YOUR BUCK MOBILE DJ.. ................................................................ 141 CJ’S DISC JOCKEY SERVICE.. ................................................................................142 DJ BLAZE........................................................................................................................143 HIGH CLASS DISC JOCKEY....................................................................................144 LISTEN UP PRODUCTIONS.. ..................................................................................145 MILLENNIUM PRODUCTIONS............................................................................. 146 PORTA PARTY DJ'S.................................................................................................... 147 ROCKSTAR DJS.. ..........................................................................................................148 SPANKY ENTERTAINMENT DUELING PIANOS............................................ 149 SUNSHINE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP.. ........................................................... 150 THE PARTY INC........................................................................................................... 151 TKO DJS..........................................................................................................................152


photo+video..................................................... 155 ANNA RUCK PHOTOGRAPHY............................................................................... 156 A SWEET FOCUS....................................................................................................... 166 BEENESNAPS PHOTO BOOTH.............................................................................. 157 CAPTURE IT.................................................................................................................. 158 DCR PRODUCTIONS.. ............................................................................................... 166 FÊTE BOOTH................................................................................................................ 159 FISH EYE FUN............................................................................................................. 160 PERSONAL TOUCH PORTRAITS.......................................................................... 161 PINXIT PHOTOGRAPHY............................................................................................167 SELFIE STL....................................................................................................................167 SHUTTERBOOTH....................................................................................................... 168 SOMETHING BLEU.. .................................................................................................. 162 TOP NOTCH PHOTOBOOTH.. ................................................................................ 168 TORI DANIELLE WEDDINGS.. ............................................................................... 163 TOWER STUDIOS....................................................................................................... 164 TWO WHITE DOORS................................................................................................ 165


transportation.................................................. 173 CORPORATE TRANSPORTATION – LIMOUSINE SERVICE....................... 174 FUN TYME LIMO . ......................................................................................................176 PLATINUM TRANSPORTATION STL................................................................... 175 PRESIDENTIAL LIMOUSINES................................................................................176 ST. LOUIS CARRIAGE & TROLLEY . .................................................................... 177

wedding planning.......................................... 169 DIVINE EVENTS.. ........................................................................................................ 170 ST. LOUIS WEDDING OFFICIANT........................................................................ 171

wedding shows................................................179 GATEWAY WEDDING SHOW................................................................................ 180 PWG BRIDAL SHOW.. ................................................................................................ 181

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March 18 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm The Regency Conference Center O’Fallon, IL

April 15 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel St. Louis, MO

July 8 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm River City Casino & Hotel St. Louis, MO

August 5 | 1:00 - 4:30 pm *Gateway Bridal Show Collinsville, IL

August 19 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm The Regency Conference Center O’Fallon, IL

November 18 | 12:00 - 4:00 pm Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch Downtown St. Louis, MO

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