Loews Philadelphia Wedding|Arielle & Mike

"We met at the most unlikely of places" Arielle told me before their Loews Philadelphia Wedding: "a pig roast set up by mutual friends with the hopes of us leaving with a first date planned".
As Mike had already made Arielle dinner, it seemed only fair that a second date was in order. Sparks flew sometime between the first and second bottle of wine, and the rest was history. "From New York to Philadelphia and beginning our next chapter in Michigan, it's been nothing short of an adventure together".

There was a lot to for me to like about Arielle and Mike. They're easy to talk to, funny as hell and we share two passions: wine and traveling! Plus, how can't you like a couple that met and began their story at a pig roast!!

It was an amazing party at the Loews with this awesome couple and 300 of their closest friends and family...check out some of my favorite images from their Center City Wedding day!

Getting Ready

reflection of stella york dress in mirror
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mother of the bride buttoning up brides Stell York dress before her Loews Philadelphia Wedding
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image of bride posing holding veil, hair and makeup by C.E.Facial Artistry

It was so nice and convenient that the getting ready session, ceremony and reception all took place at the Loews Hotel in Center City. No limos, buses or any transportation needed!! C.E. Facial Artistry did an awesome job as always for the ladies and Arielle looked gorgeous in her dress by Stella York.

Bride & Groom

bride and groom walking on crowded street before their Philadelphia Wedding

When you're having a Loews Philadelphia Wedding, all you really need to do for photos is walk outside the hotel and go for a walk! So much to do and see right in the area. Arielle and Mike wanted to keep it simple and head over to City Hall and utilize the beautiful architecture and light that is always available in that landmark building.

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bride and groom posing for a photo during their Center City wedding
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image of bride in a stella york dress before her Loews Philadelphia Wedding
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image of bride and groom laughing during their Philadelphia Wedding

Wedding Party

A great couple usually has a bunch of great friends. This group was hysterical and made it a lot of fun for everyone!

Loews Philadelphia Wedding Ceremony

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image of bride and grrom under a chuppah at their Loews Philadelphia Wedding ceremony
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Loews Philadelphia Wedding Reception

detail image of wedding reception table decorated with flowers by Beautiful Blooms
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image of groom and groomsman in a circle at a Loews Philadelphia Wedding reception
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As you can see, it was a hell of a party!! Congratulations and many thanks to Arielle, Mike and all the vendors that helped make this day a memorable one!

Venue: Loews Philadelphia

Dress: Stella York through La Bella Donna Bridal

Suit: Birmingham Tailor

Floral: Beautiful Blooms

Music: EBE Dreamtime

Video: Stoner Media

Hair/MUA: C.E. Facial Artistry

Coordinator: Events By Renee

If you're looking for a photographer for your special day, call Ralph Deal Photography today!

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