The crisp October afternoon radiated with sunshine as Robin slipped into her dress at the Chicago Yacht Club. “I don’t want to be smiling in every single photo,” she said, as she tried to contain the excitement inside, but it was impossible. The day was full of too much love, happiness and joy, and she couldn’t wipe the smile off her face.
Overlooking Lake Michigan, Robin and Dewayne proclaimed their love to each other promising to always be the best version of themselves. Both have given themselves selflessly to others – Dewayne to his country, serving two tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Robin, to the children she helps everyday as a school social worker. Together, they love endlessly and support each other unconditionally.
As they walked down the aisle as husband and wife for the first time, Robin and Dewayne knew that this moment would forever be remembered as perfect.
Robin and Dewayne – You are the type of people who inspire others to be better, to give more, and to have fun along the ride. It means that world to me that you trusted me to document your first day as husband and wife. I am thrilled to have shared in your day, and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for you both. Much love and gratitude – Brittany
The afternoon started off with Robin and the girls getting ready at the Chicago Yacht Club.
Robin’s mom, Marcia, made sure everything was perfect ….
When Robin’s dad, Rob, saw her for the first time, he was overcome with emotion.
Emily Cumings made sure Robin looked flawless with gorgeous makeup and hair.
The ceremony took place at the Chicago Yacht Club, which has beautiful views of Lake Michigan.
Robin’s dad, Rob, was so proud to give away his daughter.
Dewayne was thrilled to see Robin as she made her way into his arms, and he was even more excited to call her his wife.
The ceremony was the perfect mixture of love and laughter.
Officially Mr. and Mrs. for the first time!!!
Robin has a lovely group of friends, including a former BBP bride, Eileen. The girls were complete troopers braving the crisp, October weather for photos outside.
Dewayne is known for being a selfie king, so it was no surprise that lots of selfies were snapped on his wedding day.
Davenport Designs designed all of the beautiful bouquets.
Following the ceremony, we headed to the Lurie Gardens for some wedding party photos amidst the vibrant fall colors and city skyline.
Their love is contagious.
Dewayne exudes confidence, and he looked extra handsome in his Vera Wang tux.
No detail was left unthought of … including Dewayne’s amazing Batman socks.
Oh these two … they make my heart melt.
Robin is sweet, giving and gorgeous.
A favorite …
Robin is originally from Kansas City, but she now calls Chicago home.
As the sunset over Lake Michigan, guests enjoyed cocktails and this view.
Kate from the Chicago Yacht Club ensured all of the details were just perfect including this beautiful place card table.
A beautifully simple cake shined on the dance floor with the most adorable topper.
Guests dined along the lake in a classic, yet elegant space.
Friends and family traveled from over 13 different states to celebrate with Robin and Dewayne.
Beautiful toasts were given …
including a slideshow prepared by Robin’s three brothers that included some of Dewayne’s best selfies put to “I’m Too Sexy”.
The slideshow and heartfelt toast had everyone laughing.
All eyes were on Robin and Dewayne during their first dance.
But Robin and Dewayne were only looking at each other.
The night ended with a crowded dance floor …
and lots of amazing dance moves thanks to great music from Music By Design.
Robin and Dewayne snuck away from the party for a few photos along the pier with the twinkle of Chicago city lights in the background.
Many thanks to the wedding team who made this wedding just perfect.