THE STORY | A trip and collaboration with Mia Grace Bridal set this stylized session off to a great start! What a beautiful bridal salon! We fell in love with the salon, the space, the employees, and the owner Vicki. Everyone there is just so nice, and ready to help with anything and everything. It was most important to me that my models felt like the brides they were going to be, and are in their hearts. It didn't take long for us to find Wei Wei the perfect dress, but I believe when she tried it on that it became love at first sight. She said "I want a wedding now, and THIS is my dress!" In a committed and loving relationship with a beautiful family, Wei Wei never had a traditional wedding. This dress and her experience in it may have changed her mind. It's perfect for her dancer body type, and fit her like a glove, as if it was truly made for HER! Embracing this timeless, elegant look, my wonderful team of hair, Kelle Nhotiphay, & makeup, Katie Ferrario, created the perfect look for her. Walter Knoll Florist created the perfect classic bridal bouquet to match this look. We started our session at the beautiful ivy covered abandoned church on Spring Ave. in downtown St. Louis, near The Fox Theatre. Then, finished our session at the Council Circle located in Forest Park. a true hidden gem location.


DRESS DESIGNER : Eddy K "Filipa"

LOCATIONS: The Ivy Church & Forest Park "Council Circle"

PHOTOGRAPHY: Katie Strzelec Photography

BRIDAL SALON: Mia Grace Bridal FLORIST: Walter Knoll Florist

HAIR: Kelle Nhotiphay

MAKEUP: Styles and Artistry by Katie

MODEL: Wei Wei Fu

© Katie Strzelec Photography LLC. 2019

St. Louis Fine Art Photographer

© Katie Strzelec Photography LLC. 2019

St. Louis Fine Art Photographer