A Modern Wedding Filled With Romance and Glamour

by Danielle Salazar August 23, 2014 1 Comment

Married on a gorgeous spring day, Meghan and Michael's modern wedding was everything they had imagined and more. The couple's love story began six years ago, after unexpectedly bonding over a breakfast sandwich at work. Years later, they professed their love for one another at a wedding that perfectly captured their laidback, loving personalities. From the stunning downtown venue to the romantic blush pink bridesmaid dresses, every detail was beautifully executed and the wedding was picture-perfect.

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The Modern Wedding in Detail

Q. How did Michael pop the question?
A. After work, we met up for dinner at one of our favorite restaurants and were about to head home. Right when we left, he called me and said we had to meet some friends at a restaurant (the same restaurant where we had first met). I was not excited, and wanted to stop briefly and then head home. On the walk in, he stopped me near the beautifully lit patio to let me know that none of our friends were there. With heavy snow falling on us, he got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. He had many other words, but I was in a state of shock and it was all a blur. He had to remind me that I needed to answer yes or no.

A gorgeous modern wedding in Downtown St. Paul
A stunning modern wedding with blush pink bridesmaid dresses. A gorgeous gold, vintage-style ring. | A Modern Wedding Filled with Romance & GlamourSuch a gorgeous blush bridal bouquet. | A Modern Wedding Filled with Romance & Glamour

Q. What was your favorite moment from the wedding?
A. The ceremony at our downtown venue was such a special moment because we had an opportunity to express our love by reading vows that we prepared individually. It was tough to get through them, but professing our love in our own words, in front of our family and friends, was so special to us both.

Q. Why did you choose Kennedy Blue?
A. I chose Kennedy Blue because they had so many different sizes and styles. I had worn one for my girlfriend’s wedding and felt really good in it! I wanted a long chiffon dress that would be flattering for all different shapes, and was searching for the perfect muted pink. The blush pink bridesmaid dresses ended up being just beautiful and classy, and I was so happy with the quality of the dresses!

Blush bridesmaid dresses are a romantic, vintage twist on a modern wedding. | See the full gallery here!These heart-shaped sunglasses are adorable with the blush bridesmaid dresses! These men look so handsome in their gray suits! | A Modern Wedding Filled with Romance & Glamour - See the full gallery here!Gray suits with blush bridesmaid dresses are a breath-taking combo! | A Modern Wedding Filled with Romance & Glamour - See the full gallery here!How cool is this picture from a downtown St. Paul wedding? | A Modern Wedding Filled with Romance & Glamour - See the full gallery here!

Q. What advice would you give to other brides?
A. Stay calm and ask for help when planning. Surround yourself with friends and family, and take their help when you need it! Try to enjoy the planning process, and don't push anything until right before the wedding. You'll want to take that time to be excited for your big day. Enjoy every minute of your wedding day, because it goes by so fast! 

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 Photography by: Kye Samuelson Photography

Bridesmaid Dresses: Kennedy Blue Anna

Wedding Venue: A'bulae

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August 25, 2014

Soo pretty.

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Measurement Guide

Taking Your Measurements

For the most accurate measurements, do not measure over your clothing. Your measurements should be taken while wearing undergarments similar to the ones you will wear with your dress. The measuring tape shouldn't be pulled too tight or have too much slack, and should always be parallel with the floor. 

**Wedding apparel is typically sized differently than retail clothing, so keep in mind that it's not uncommon to find yourself requiring alterations.

Bust size: Wrap the tape around your back and under your arms at the fullest part of your bust (not underneath the bust).

Waist size:  While standing up straight, bend at the waist to one side. Take the measurement where the natural crease happens in your side. This should be a few inches above your belly button.

Hip size: Standing with your feet together, wrap the tape around the fullest part of your hips and butt to get this measurement.

Choosing your correct size

Compare  these three measurements to the Kennedy Blue size chart above. It is very important that you order the largest size that corresponds to your measurements. For example, if your bust measures 40.5" (size 12), your waist measures 31" (size 10) and your hips measure 41.5" (size 8), we advise that you order a size 12, and get your dress altered down to custom fit your body. Ordering anything smaller than a size 12 would not fit in the bust area. Please note: Our bridal gown size chart is different than the bridesmaids sizing and is listed below.