Steph and Drew’s wedding was my last of the 2016 wedding season. They chose the most beautiful, sunny fall day to get married. They both live in Chicago but stumbled upon Turner Hall as a possible venue for their wedding. From Steph: “I spent time in the early part of Drew and I’s relationship working in the music industry, so we kept throwing around the idea of getting married in a music venue. We live in Chicago, but I stumbled upon photos of Turner Hall when I was checking out an artist’s tour route. The building has so much history (and has survived three fires!), plus it’s stage has been graced by some of the greatest names in rock. We put down a deposit the first time we visited Milwaukee.”
We started our day with Steph and Drew’s first look and did portraits of the bridal party around the venue. At the ceremony their vows to each other was one of the most genuine, tear-jerking vows I’ve ever heard from a wedding(over 200 weddings and counting!).
From Steph: “We wanted our wedding to represent us and the things we love: music, family, and good food and beer. Turner Hall is so unique that we’d be doing it a disservice to overdecorate, so we decided to create our ambience with florals, minimal metallic touches, and lighting. I loved the idea of a nude floral palette with hints of moody colors and dark greenery intentionally placed and our florist Flower & Bee executed the vision flawlessly. Drew and I were also very selective with our music- the songs came from albums that were important to both of us. From the Father John Misty song we used for our first dance to walking down the aisle to Jens Lekman, the playlist was fun, upbeat, and romantic. We even had a reading of a Bruce Springsteen song before our vows!”
Floral: Flower and Bee.
Catering: Tall Guy and a Grill.
Brides gown: Amsale.
Brides hair piece: Lelet.
Bridesmaids dresses: Reformation.
Hair: Di Carlo Salon.
Groom’s attire: Daniel George Custom Suits.
DJ: EA Pro Music.
Cakes and Desserts: Make Cake Milwaukee.