Amanda & Andrew’s DL Loft Wedding

Amanda and Andrew!!! Where do I even begin? I’ve been obsessed with these two from the moment I captured Andrew’s epic proposal on a cold Chicago morning back in January 2019. From there, I had the privilege of documenting their engagement photos, and helping plan details leading up to their dream 2020 wedding. Everything was perfect… then COVID hit.

These two lovers didn’t let the pandemic hinder their joy, and were committed to saying ‘I do’ on July 18, 2020 no matter what it took! It may not have been the big, grand wedding they’d originally planned, it may have been BETTER.

The details were timeless and elegant, and DL Loft was the perfect space for Amanda and Andrew to celebrate in style with their closest people. Their micro-wedding started with a tearful ceremony and ended with champagne toasts, cake, and lots of dancing!! Enjoy some of my favorite moments below!

The Creative Team:

Planning, Florals and Design – A Perfect Event

Hair Stylist – Tinamarie Hair

Makeup Artist – Kiss and Makeup by Steph

Getting Ready Hotel – The Gwen Chicago

Venue – DL Loft

Bride’s Dress – Martina Liana Bridal

Bride’s Shoes – Badgley Mischka

Cake – Bittersweet Pastry Shop

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