Loved ones traveled from near and far to witness Tessa, who’s from Jackson, Wisconsin, marry Benjamin, a native of Antwerp, Belgium. The two met while attending Marquette University, and later decided to tie the knot nearby.
The pair used a vintage look to pull together the elements of their fall wedding day. “The one thing I really wanted was for the reception place to have Milwaukee cream-colored brick,” Tessa explains. And she got her wish with Palms Bistro & Bar in the Third Ward.
Tessa says the day flew by, but luckily these newlyweds have plenty of wonderful photos to remind them of it for years to come.
Date: October 29, 2011
Photographs: Sarah Immel Photography
Church: St. Lucas Lutheran Church; Officiant: Rev. Charles Raasch; Reception site: Palms Bistro & Bar; Gown, bride’s shoes, bride’s clutch: A Savvy Bride; Bride’s hair and makeup: Beauty; Bridesmaid dresses: Chose their own; Tuxedos, veil: Amelishan Bridal; Rings: Blue Nile; Florist: Bank of Memories & Flowers; Baker: Metro Market; Stationer: Wedding Paper Divas; Transportation: High Class Limousine
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