Nicki and Kyle's Sophisticated Wedding in Bloomington | Rachael Schirano Photography

Nicki and Kyle’s Sophisticated Wedding in Bloomington

Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Milovanovic, straight from their sophisticated wedding!

Nicki and Kyle met through a mutual friend, and they knew it was meant to be. When you know, you just know! Kyle’s initial first impression of Nicki was how funny, intelligent, and attractive she is. Nicki loved that they seemed to have so much in common, especially their taste in music and hobbies. Their chemistry is undeniable. They have a sophistication and elegance about them, but also have a fun and playful side that is incredibly endearing. How wonderful it is to find your forever person and fall into love so easily. Love is such a wonderful thing, and it looks great on Nicki and Kyle, that’s for sure!

Together, these sweethearts love to spend their time traveling. They have been to Punta Cana, Los Cabos, Playa Mujeres, Costa Rica, Lake Geneva, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and the list goes on. Nicki has said that one of her favorite things about Kyle is that he is such a great travel companion.

As a couple who loves to travel, it was no surprise that Nicki and Kyle decided to take a little trip for their big day. The lovebirds have lived in Chicago for over seven years, and absolutely love the city – of course, because what’s not to love? However, instead of getting married in Chicago, they opted to travel to Nicki’s hometown of Bloomington-Normal, IL for their sophisticated and classic wedding.

The wedding ceremony and reception took place at the Marriott hotel in Uptown Normal. Because everything was all in one place, the amount of stress the bride and groom had to deal with their on their day was limited. It also made everything super easy on their guests. Sophistication was evident throughout the day, with colors of white, blush pink, and gold. Hints of maroon with the bridesmaid dresses and the groomsmen’s flowers radiated refinement. The love and personalities of the cute couple just added to the beauty of the ceremony. The entire day was shrouded in elegance, romanticism, and grace – it was like stepping into an old Hollywood movie.

After their sophisticated wedding in Bloomington-Normal, this adventure-keen duo is hoping to head to Greece, Santorini, and Mykonos. Cheers to a built-in travel partner for life and years of happiness to Nicki and Kyle!

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Videographer: Complete Weddings and Events

Florist: Forget Me Not Flowers

Cake Artist / Dessert Designer: Sugar Mama Bakery

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Decor/Rentals: Palace Events

DJ: Complete DJ

Bride’s Dress: Wolsfelt’s Bridal in Aurora

Groom’s Tux: Men’s Wearhouse


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