This Hotel Vandivort wedding was nothing short of amazing if you’re into intimate + luxurious celebrations of love. This couple started their day getting ready with their children in the gorgeous suites of the Vandivort. Terry, getting ready with his son as his best man, and Kat, with her daughters as her bridesmaids, were all smiles from start to finish. Kat & Terry love traveling and touring vineyards, so they sipped on some incredible wine they had just brought back from a recent trip to California before their ceremony.
As they were preparing for their private ceremony, I asked Kat if she was excited. She responded “I’m about to marry the best man I’ve ever met, so I’m not sure how I couldn’t be!” It was pretty dang cute.
Kat & Terry wanted to keep their ceremony as private and intimate as possible, so they chose their parents to be the only guests in attendance. Their ceremony was incredibly special with just their family there to surround them in love! Everyone was all smiles in the room.
After their ceremony, we waltzed the streets of downtown Springfield for some urban portraits and then headed back to the Vandivort for an amazing five-star, private dinner at The Order. Kat & Terry treated their guests with personalized meals from The Order’s tasteful fry board and cranberry roast duck to rainbow trout and gnocchi.
As they finished their dinner, more family members and friends joined the party for some mingling with hors d’oeuvres and cake.
Everyone laughed and talked for several hours, and partook in a fun Springfield tradition–the Vandivort bathroom selfie! Tradition goes if you’re downtown and you’re dressed up, you sneak inside the hotel and go to their basement bathrooms and take a picture because they have THE BEST light. I may or may not have taken one myself. *Read: I absolutely took one and my cheekbones looked like they could cut glass.*
Kat & Terry’s Hotel Vandivort Wedding was filled with emotion and so much love!
Venue: Hotel Vandivort
Dinner: The Order
Dress: Vince Camuto
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