WCL Summer Dream Wedding: Meet the photographer, videographer
Brittney & Zaid have picked the dress and their bridal parties attire, now they're going to meet the people capturing every moment of their Sumer Dream Wedding!
Julia Franzosa Photography
Julia Franzosa Photography, a boutique wedding studio, is located in Chicago with a modern-romantic documentary style. She focuses on capturing the raw emotion and unscripted moments of your day. Beyond your wedding day, Julia also specializes in newborn and family photography. Her ability to document the joy of a brand-new life has been enjoyed by many parents.
NOTE: If You Book with Julia and mention Windy City Live You'll Get $400 Off your package
Style & Motion
Aaron and Shelby Mayberry from Style and Motion's motto and tagline is "Modern Wedding Films with Flair"! Standing behind that, they produce fun and exciting HD quality wedding films for couples that are in love. Since every wedding is different, so is every wedding video they produce. Besides their modern style wedding films, Style & Motion also loves creating cool and unique extras like Save the Dates, Love Stories, Trash the Dresses, and their personal favorite - Same Day Edits!
Aaron & Shelby tied the knot on April 10, 2010 at Castle Farms in Charlevoix, Michigan. Being recently married, this really benefits their couples since Aaron and Shelby have first-hand experience of what brides and grooms are going through before, during, and after their big day! They treat every wedding as if it's their own and put 110% into each film they create!
NOTE: If You Book Style And Motion And Mention Windy City Live You'll Get $400 Off your package
WEEK ONE: The Ring
When Brittney and Zaid were announced the winners of the WCL Summer Dream Wedding on June 4, they didn't expect more surprises were in store for them that day! James & Sons Fine Jewelers surprised both the soon-to-be bride and groom with custom Tacori wedding bands valued at more than $5000. They James & Sons has locations in Lincoln Park, Orland Park and Scherville, Indiana. For more info, visit jamesandsons.com
WEEK TWO: The Wedding Dress
Amanda Bonnell, owner and president of Belle Vie Bridal, brought 4 wedding dresses for Brittney to choose from for her big day. In the end, Brittney chose a modern and beautiful gown -- the "Sheldon" dress by Anne Barge. For more from Belle Vie Bridal, visit belleviewbridalcouture.com
WEEK THREE: The Bridesmaid Dresses
Erica Strama, the Senior Marketing Manager for the Shops at North Bridge, showed Brittney some very good options for summer bridesmaid dresses that her four sisters modeled! Brittney chose a classic black dress by Xscape for her sisters to wear on her wedding day. For more information about Nordstrom's Wedding Suite, visit shop.nordstrom.com/c/wedding-shop
WEEK THREE: The Groomsmen Suits
Kevin Aeh, Shopping and Style Editor for Time Out Chicago, showed our groom Zaid four very different styles from Sebastien Grey Clothiers. Zaid went with the Sophisticated statement look: a light grey suit with a plum silk tie and a floral pocket square. For more info about Sebastien Grey Clothiers, visit: www.sebastiengrey.com
WEEK FOUR: The DJ
Spencer Lokken is the founder/owner of Style Matters, a diverse team of creative and experienced urban DJs, who provide sophisticated soundtracks for events thrown by the music savvy. He is also a member of the Chicago DJ collective Orchard Lounge (along with Bethany Lokken and Ben Silver) who are playing Lollapalooza lollapalooza this August.
For more information go to: www.stylemattersdjs.com