Ivana and Bati

Serbian weddings are by far my favorite to be a part of. Imagine, multiple days of celebrating and always surrounded by music and dance. The wedding day itself is day two, it starts with a parade and bartering for the bride! The groom comes with all his friends and family, along with a flag bearer. The Bride is hidden in the house with her bridesmaid who are preventing any of the grooms men getting in, and basically STEALING her or getting any of the bridesmaids shoes. Usually the best man is the one to negotiate a price for the bride. All while swapping back a flask ( buklijaš ) filled with rakija - a Serbian home made brandy. Once they’ve reached an agreed price, the bride is then brought out and the party starts. Amazing right?

Ivana and Bati are the two most fun beautiful souls and I couldn’t have wished for this kind of couple to contact me. Not only did I enjoy their day ( probably as much as they did), but I got to capture their love story.

Chicago Serbian Wedding Dress
Chicago Serbian Wedding Rings
buklijas filled with rakija for wedding
Groom and Mother
Groom and Mother
Groom and Mother
Groom getting ready
Serbian Pig Roast
Serbian Wedding
Bride Getting Ready
Serbian Bride
Chicago Bride
Bride with Sister and Mom
Sister and Bride
Serbian Wedding Parade
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Serbian Wedding
Serbian Bride
Serbian Bride
Serbian Wedding
Serbian Wedding Couple
Serbian Wedding Party
St. Sava Serbian Chicago Wedding Church
Serbian Church Wedding
Chicago Serbian Wedding
Chicago Serbian Wedding
Chicago Serbian Wedding
Chicago Serbian Wedding St. Sava
Chicago Serbian Wedding
Father of the Bride Speech
Bride
Chicago Bride and Groom First Dance
Bride and Groom First Dance
Serbian Wedding Dancing
Chicago Serbian Wedding




Farris Wedding

I hope you have been keeping up with my Sarah posts in the past, that include her and her pup-Tucker. Sarah is just an all out beautiful person and I feel lucky to know her. I cried during her maid of honors speech, her best friend spoke of all the wonderful things that make her such a great person. Nick and Tucker will be well taken care of. Check out the post on their engagement because its such a wonderful story of how 4 generations of women in her family have touched one dress. Click here for that story.

Chicago Wedding Detail
Chicago Wedding Details
Wedding Rings
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Groom
Chicago Wedding Details
Chicago Wedding
Farris Wedding
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Farris Wedding
Farris wedding
Brides mom and dad
Groom waiting for Bride
Wedding Reveal
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Wedding Reveal
Chicago Wedding
First Look
Chicago Biker Wedding
Wedding Couple
Wedding Family Portraits
Flower Girl
Flower Girls
Wedding Couple
Church Wedding
Maid of Honor
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Church Wedding
Park Ridge Wedding
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Wedding Church
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Mother of the Groom
Bridal Party
Wedding Cake with Dog
Wedding Speeches
Wedding Speeches
Brides Parents
Mother of the Groom
Brides Parents Dance
Flower Girls Dancing