Allerton park wedding photography, by Rachael Schirano Photography

Talia + Andy | Allerton Park and Mansion Wedding | Central IL

Talia and Andy celebrated their love story at Allerton Park & Mansion with an intimate wedding ceremony and non-traditional reception featuring lawn games, the most decadent dessert table and a first dance that gave me goosebumps.  Talia kicked off her morning with hair and makeup before putting on her wedding gown inside the mansion before meeting up with Andy for a very emotional first look that brought him to tears. Between Talia’s gorgeous bouquet and floral hairpiece created by the oh so talented Flowers by Kristine and her delicate and dreamy lace dress, each detail led to the romance that infused every last moment of their wedding day.


Planner: Gwen Wilson

Florist: Flowers by Kristine

Dessert: Hopscotch Cakes and Confections

Ceremony and Reception Venue: Allerton Park

Music: Erik Swanson

Bride’s Dress: Watters from BHLDN

Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade

Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Jenny Yoo

Groom’s Suit: Banana Republic

Calligraphy: Letters from Lindsey

Stationary: Alexa Nelson Prints


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 I’m all about preserving those moments that tell your story.

Whether it’s four feet ankle-deep in mud, tenderly clasped hands, a happy tear cascading over a cheek, a hair-back laugh or a sun-drenched kiss,

The ones that move you. Bind you. Bring you together and keep you together long after the memory fades.