A Vintage-meets-Modern Wedding in Chicago, IL
Stephanie and Brian met through mutual friends in Chicago. Both were seeing other people at the time, and Brian was visiting from business school in North Carolina. They got to know each other as friends over the next two years and then crossed paths one night in Bucktown. By that time, they were both single, and Brian had moved to Chicago. That night, Brian asked Stephanie on their first official date. After dating for almost a year, Brian was offered his dream job -- in San Francisco! The Bride Stephanie Haase, 28, a marketing manager The Groom Brian Freeman, 31, also a marketing manager The Date October 3 Stephanie moved there with him, and two years later, Brian woke Stephanie up one Saturday morning with a surprise overnight trip to wine country. It was a beautiful day, and during a romantic gazebo picnic, Brian proposed.