It is not just that she is sweet, kind, and beautiful, but also that she extremely thoughtful. As a little girl, Tiffany used to toss peanut butter covered pinecones outside her window to the squirrels because they “looked hungry”. She has always worried about everyone around her, trying to take care of them – human or animal – the best way she could.

When Mike entered Tiffany’s life, he mirrored her kindness and compassion. He is loyal, charismatic, and gentle. And together the two of them exude kindness and happiness. They are the type of people who make the world a little better with their energy.

On their wedding day, friends and family felt the percolation of their love as they promised to support one another through anything and everything life brings their way. It was a perfect day for two people who deserved nothing else.

Tiffany and Mike, your love is remarkable. It is a testament to the amazing families you both have and to your dedication to each other. Thank you for inviting me to tell the story of your first day as husband and wife. I hope that you enjoyed the sunshine, beauty and relaxation of Hawaii. Much love and xo – Brittany

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I was completely smitten with all of Tiffany’s detail including these beautiful Jimmy Choo shoes.

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As Tiffany slipped into her gown, their family dog sat patiently waiting in his dapper little tuxedo.

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I knew Tiffany was going to look stunning on her wedding day, but holy smokes … I mean I felt like I was photographing a super model. The Flawless Bridal Stylists glammed her up and her bouquet sparked with broaches Tiffany collected.

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Tiffany’s bridesmaids looked beautiful, and while their matching fur wraps weren’t super warm for the cool November day, they looked fantastic on (and that’s all that matters, right girls?)

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Meanwhile, Nicole was in Chicago photographing Mike and the guys getting ready.

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Mike looked extremely handsome … just as I expected he would.

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Tiffany and Mike said their vows at the beautiful Holy Name Cathedral. It is one of my favorite churches in Chicago.

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I love the excitement surrounding the bride walking down the aisle. And when Tiffany walked down it was no different.

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Tiffany and Mike’s families were a mini paparazzi when they walked down the aisle as Mr. and Mrs.

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We made a quick stop at the Kinzie Street Bridge to soak in the last few minutes of sunlight and everyone was such troopers – especially the girls. It was FREEZING outside, and they rocked it.

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You know you have the best clients when they completely trust you to do what you think … including taking them to my favorite little nook by the bridge that is pretty much an empty parking lot.

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Tiffany and Mike are the nicest people … ever. Plus they are crazy gorgeous and such a glamorous couple.

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Gina and her team from One Fine Day Events were amazing all day long. They kept the day right on schedule and transformed the ballroom at Germania Place into a golden fairytale.

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Bella Floral designed amazing centerpieces and bouquets for the girls.

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The wedding cake designed by Alliance Bakery was center stage on the dance floor, and it was gorgeous.

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So much happiness and excitement when the newlyweds entered the room.

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Tiffany and Mike were so thankful to have such a wonderful support system in their lives, and they were so grateful to share their day with each and every one of them.

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The first dance is always my favorite part of the day and this is why.

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While Tiffany and Mike shared their first dance, the uplighting changed and it completely transformed the room.

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Once TVK Orchestra started playing, the party really got going and the dance floor was packed all night long.

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Many thanks to this amazing creative team who brought this wedding together…

CHURCH : holy name cathedral // VENUE : germania placeCATERING : kenmore catering // EVENT COORDINATOR : one fine day events // HAIR + MAKEUP : flawless bridal stylists// BAND : TVK orchestra  // CAKE : alliance bakery // FLORAL + CENTERPIECES : bella floral // VIDEOGRAPHY : sure shot productions // PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT : nicole morisco // PHOTOGRAPHY : brittany bekas photography

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