• Images
  • Text
  • Find a Couple + Registry
GO

A Traditional Wedding in Detroit, MI

Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
Jill & Rick in Detroit, MI
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
Jill held a romantic bouquet of antique-yellow tea roses, tiny roses and hydrangeas. She and Rick incorporated the same types of flowers throughout the day’s décor.
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
For a soft, romantic look, the bridesmaids carried antique-yellow tea roses and pale-pink hydrangeas.
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
Boutonnieres of white roses and tiny berries made a classic addition to the guys’ lapels.
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
Though she tried on about 20, Jill ended up buying the third gown she’d slipped on.
Alita Graham, Kleinfeld Bridal, New York, NY
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
After standing in her shoes for an hour-long dress-fitting appointment and realizing how uncomfortable they were, Jill returned them and bought this pair of sandals.
Giuseppe Zanotti, Saks Fifth Avenue
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
Jill’s bridesmaids picked out long, blush-pink dresses that reminded Jill of the clothes in movies based on Jane Austen novels. The guys mirrored the classic look in rented black tuxes.
Amsale, Roma Sposa
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
While flipping through books of invitations at a local store, this cream-colored one with black letterpress stood out to Jill and Rick as bold, but simple and sophisticated.
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
The church didn’t allow floral décor (other than two small arrangements at the altar), but with hand-carved wooden benches, stained-glass windows and a cathedral ceiling, flowers weren’t necessary.
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
Jill’s family had been going to the Detroit Athletic Club for years, which made it an all-the-more-perfect spot. Its polished décor had the exact look the couple was after.
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
Candelabras filled with hydrangeas and roses topped the tables around the perimeter of the room.
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
The couple’s pup couldn’t attend the wedding, so Jill’s dad started his toast by giving them a picture of the little guy.
Add to Favorites
Add to Favorites
Delicate, pearlescent sugar flowers covered the top tiers and cascaded down the cake, designed to mimic the bodice of Jill’s dress.
Detroit Athletic Club

Jill & Rick in Detroit, MI

The Bride Jill Bihler, 29, an assistant advertising manager for Chevrolet The Groom Rick Mida, 32, a financial representative at Northwestern Mutual The Date April 9 Above all, Jill and Rick wanted their wedding to look and feel timeless. From the start, they gravitated toward classic, clean and elegant décor with a few modern touches to keep things from being too traditional.
- Jaimie Dalessio
Their Ingredients
  • Alita Graham, Kleinfeld Bridal, New York, NY
  • Giuseppe Zanotti, Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Amsale, Roma Sposa

tell us what you think!

Post

please note there is a 2000 character limit.

to share your thoughts

Log in ▸

knotties who love this

Thanks for sharing your feedback!
It may take a few minutes to publish, so please be patient if it doesn’t show up right away.