M Weddings 2012

Wedding Resource Guide

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The Attire

Allure Intimate Apparel
Allure Intimate Apparel is focused on offering the right fit for any shape and size. If you’re finally ready to wear bras that fit or want something that makes you look and feel wonderful, Allure has your fit. Allure has bridal foundations that are essential for making you look your best on your wedding day and thereafter … including strapless, longline and plunge bras as well as  lingerie, body shapers and peignoir. Treat yourself at Allure... find the keepsake you’ll cherish forever.
1505 W. Mequon Road, Mequon | (262) 240-0085 • 18900 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield | (262) 641-1080 • allurefits.com

Amelishan Bridal
Whether you are looking for a unique bridal gown, or something for a special event or for prom, visit Amelishan Bridal. With more than 600 bridals (including a large selection of plus sizes) in stock, Amelishan is among the top shops for brides. The extensive collection of little maids’ dresses (also with plus sizes in store) are hard to resist. More than 800 dresses in the mother’s department make Amelishan a destination spot for hundreds of miles. Amelishan also carries unique accessories and has a staff that goes overboard to please.  
1329 Highway 175, Hubertus | (262) 628-1217 • amelishan.com

Betrothed Boutique
Betrothed Boutique in Oconomowoc is a unique destination for your wedding day needs. In addition to offering gorgeous gowns for the bride, Betrothed carries an assortment of attire for mothers, maids and flower girls, and offers tuxedo rentals. Betrothed can also help you select the perfect accessories for the finishing touches – jewelry, shoes and lingerie – not to mention floral and linen rental services.  
203 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc | (262) 569-1000 • betrothedboutique.com

GiGi of Mequon
GiGi of Mequon, a family owned and operated business, has been serving brides for over 50 years. GiGi of Mequon was voted by Brides Magazine as one of the top 50 bridal salons in the United States. Martha Stewert Magazine quoted GiGi of Mequon for bridal trends in the upcoming season. GiGi provides customers with an unparalleled shopping experience, offering the highest quality merchandise in bridal, bridesmaids, cocktail and evening wear. Their experienced sales staff and couturiers will help make your special occasion memorable.
1550 W. Mequon Road, Mequon | (262) 241-1123 • gigiofmequon.com

Harleys: The Store for Men
Harleys in Shorewood has been defining men’s fashion in Milwaukee for 63 years. Harleys offers an extraordinary selection of men’s apparel, including casual, corporate and formal wear, from today’s most exclusive designers. Trust Harleys for unparalleled quality,
superior service, custom clothing and personal wardrobe assessments. Beautify Milwaukee ... wear something from Harleys!
3565 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood | (414) 332-3404 • harleys4men.com

Simon Oliver
Perry Newsom’s goal when opening Simon Oliver Menswear was to bring the “wow” factor in menswear to the Milwaukee area. Simon Oliver, named after Perry’s two sons, specializes in sophisticated clothing, tailored sportswear and custom apparel. Perry and his staff will personally help you choose a tuxedo and accessories to complement your special occasion.
318 East Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay | (414) 906-8825 • simonoliverclothing.com

Squire Fine Men’s Apparel
Your wedding day is not a time for ordinary... at Squire you’ll find a broad assortment of men’s formalwear and accessories to convey the perfect expression for your wedding. With their comprehensive, individualized guidance you will be assisted through your options every step of the way. Whether you are looking to rent, purchase or have tuxedos made-to-measure, allow the professionals at Squire to attend to the formalwear needs for your very special day. Never mind the bride, here comes the groom.
3885 N. Brookfield Road, Brookfield | (262) 754-2801 • squireapparel.com

The Cuisine

Bartolotta Catering and Events
Bartolotta Catering and Events offers a vast array of breathtaking sites, both indoors and outdoors. They provide Bartolotta’s 4-Star, award-winning cuisine and service, in addition to the most experienced event planning team in Milwaukee. Their catering sites are unsurpassed in their beauty, and their attention to every detail ensures a memorable event.
(414) 258-7885 | bartolottas.com

Larry’s Market
Larry’s Special Occasion Dining can do as much, or as little, as you wish. Larry’s will handle the whole production: full staff, bar set-up, tents, food, beverages, tables, rentals, tableware, paper goods and even table decorations. Or, they can prepare the food – you pick it up and serve it with a few simple instructions from their kitchen experts.
8737 N. Deerwood Drive, Brown Deer | (414) 355-9650 • larrysmarket.com

Rochester Deli
The Rochester Deli believes cakes baked with the finest ingredients, never frozen and beautifully decorated, will never be forgotten. The specialty at Rochester Deli is a Genoise cake: a rich, light sponge cake, extremely elegant and used by all gourmet bakers. Rochester Deli’s milk chocolate mousse and rich chocolate ganache filling combined with their extremely light butter cream icing proposes to be a most memorable cake.
143 W. Broadway, Waukesha | (262) 522-9613 • Rochesterdeli.com

Shully’s Cuisine & Events
For the past 29 years, Shully’s has been combining a passion for innovative cuisine and a love for creative weddings in southeastern Wisconsin. With their extensive knowledge of event planning and catering, they are able to create lasting memories for thousands. Shully’s mobile kitchen allows them to cater an event, no matter where the location may be, or have the ceremony and reception at their private facilities located in the Mequon area.
146 Green Bay Road, Thiensville | (262) 242-6633 • shullyscuisine.com

The Dance

DanceSport Studios of Cedarburg
Want to go beyond the high school prom hang or just not step on each other’s feet? A few dance lessons can turn your wedding dance into something really enjoyable, not to mention impressive. DanceSport’s professional teachers can choreograph a dance to whatever music you choose or just teach you a few steps to make you both feel comfortable. What’s more, they make it fun ... even for the person claiming to have two left feet. DanceSport Studios offers group classes and private lessons for beginners. You can even “Design Your Own Group Class” for the entire wedding party. Gift certificates available!
N144 W5710 Pioneer Road, Cedarburg | (414) 828-3322 • dancesportstudios.com

The Finishing Touch

Neroli Salon & Spa
Neroli Salon & Spa’s four convenient locations and award-winning team is committed to making your day special. They offer a variety of bridal packages, on-location services, catering and car service. To reserve services for your wedding/bridal group, call Neroli’s Bridal Concierge. They are open seven days a week.
Downtown, 325 E. Chicago St. | East Side, 1919 E. Kenilworth Place |Brookfield, 3885 N. Brookfield Road | Bayshore, 5714 N. Bayshore Drive | (414) 227-2888 • nerolispa.com

Spargo Salon and Spa
More than just wedding day hair and makeup, Spargo Salon & Spa provides a full array of services to prepare and pamper the wedding party before the big day. Spargo knows how important it is for every bride to look and feel like the most beautiful woman in the world. The talent of the staff is unsurpassed; from the healing hands of the massage therapists, to the magic of the makeup artists, to the in-vogue hair design. Let Spargo Salon and Spa leave you relaxed, renewed and ready to walk down the aisle.
1001 Cecelia Drive, Pewaukee | (262) 695-7400 • spargospa.com

Steven Edwards Color Group
Providing style-conscious professionals with the full range of salon services, Steven Edwards Color Group hair designs are contemporary, easy to maintain and always correct. Known as “the Ultimate Color Authority,” stylists are board certified colorists. Spa services include manicure, pedicure, artificial nails and     massage. Goldwell hair care and Moroccan Oil® products are available.
3850 S. Moorland Road, New Berlin | (262) 782-4200 • stevenedwardscolorgroup.com

VICI Capilli Salons
At VICI Capilli Salons, they understand that brides-to-be have plenty to take care of on their wedding day — aside from hair and makeup. They’ve been making brides look stunning for over 40 years. Come in for a trial run before your big day, and have your hair styled for free on your wedding day. This offer is good for bridal parties of six or more. Care for a little fabulous?
Brookfield (262) 821-2800 | Bayshore (414) 967-7400 | VICÍ Park (414) 525-0100 • vicicapilli.com

The Flowers

Bayside Floral Design
Bayside Floral Design creates spectacular bouquets and floral arrangements for weddings, anniversaries and other special celebrations. Bayside Floral knows your wedding celebration will be unique and it is a reflection of your individual style. Whether you prefer an elegant flair or a casual air, their artistic floral creations will help make your day unforgettably beautiful. Start the fun of planning today, with the exceptional floral designers at Bayside Floral Design.
333 W. Brown Deer Road, Audubon Court, Bayside | (414) 352-6159 • baysidefloraldesign.com

The Flower Lady
For your wedding day, Deb Karpfinger and her highly experienced and innovative team of designers offer only the finest flowers, creatively designed to make your wedding surpassingly lovely and all your own. Every detail is perfect every time and designed just for you. So, whether you know what you want or need a little inspiration, The Flower Lady will bring your vision to life and add memorable beauty to your day of memories.
1460 Underwood Ave., Wauwatosa | (414) 259-0999 • theflowerlady.com

The Gift Registry

Boston Store
Create your dream registry full of items to make your house a home with Boston Store’s gift registry. Choose from an assortment of dinnerware, flatware and crystal, plus items for your kitchen, bedroom and bath. Earn 5 percent cash back on qualifying registry purchases through the Registry Rewards program!

The Lemon Tree
Located in southeast Mequon, The Lemon Tree specializes in fine home furnishings and decorating accessories, including accent furniture pieces, lamps, decorative pillows, rugs, beautiful picture frames and table-top accessories. The Lemon Tree has a bridal registry available and looks forward to helping the bridal couple accessorize their new life.
The Shops at East Towne Square 1515 W. Mequon Road, Mequon | (262) 241-8787

Past Basket
Past Basket has an abundance of unique tableware, bedding and accessories. They offer beautifully crafted products to be treasured forever and personalized attention to help you choose the best, set in a beautiful boutique environment. The registry website is designed to let your guests see and purchase your selections.
383 W. Brown Deer Road in Audubon Court | (414) 247-9976 • pastbasket.com

The Invitations

Three Wishes Fine Gifts & Stationery
Your invitation will be the first impression, so let Three Wishes be your first stop for a full array of bridal stationery needs. Knowledgeable and friendly staff will guide you in finding the perfect wedding invitation, save the date, bridal shower and rehearsal dinner invitations, place cards and thank you notes. From contemporary to classic, the selection includes Crane, William Arthur, Martha Stewart, Karen Adams, Carlson Craft, Embossed Graphics and more.
304 E. Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay | (414) 837-5062

Touch of Whimsy
Touch of Whimsy is Lake Country’s premier source for wedding invitations, personalized paper and wedding accessories. The store carries an enormous selection of unique invitations including Wm. Arthur, C’est Papier, Checkerboard, Cranes, Encore, Anna Griffin and many more. The experienced staff can assist you in custom design – including Envelopment® – and direct you to save-the-date cards, shower and rehearsal dinner invitations, programs, guest books, albums and thank you’s to coordinate with your theme.
620 Milwaukee St., Delafield | (262) 646-8915 • touchofwhimsey.com

The Jewelry

East Towne Jewelers
East Towne Jewelers emphasizes the individuality of each couple, offering contemporary, hand-forged Todd Reed bridal jewelry to custom heirloom-quality settings in sterling silver to platinum. The small, accomplished staff works in a big way to make your shopping experience enjoyable, sharing their expertise, making you feel confident that your purchase will be a timeless symbol of love that join individuals and generations.
1515 W. Mequon Road, Mequon | (262) 241-8007 • easttownejewelers.com

Kloiber Jewelers
Diamonds, sapphires, rubys and pearls, oh my! Located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Kloiber Jewelers has been Milwaukee’s premier jeweler for 85 years. Kloiber specializes in engagement rings, wedding bands, bridesmaid jewelry, cuff links and fashion jewelry. Known for its excellent customer service and timeless pieces, Kloiber stands by, “If we don’t have what you’re looking for, we can find it!”
411 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee | (414) 276-2457 • kloiberjewelers.com

The Music

ACA Entertainment
ACA Entertainment represents the finest bands in the Midwest for wedding ceremonies, cocktail and dinner hour, and of course your reception. Three, four, five or more live musicians produces the “wow” factor that is instrumental in making your wedding a truly remarkable event. Prefer a DJ for your wedding? ACA also represents Milwaukee’s hottest DJ’s responsible for making your wedding a memorable, entertaining, once in a lifetime event.  
1025 S. Moorland Road, Suite 505, Brookfield • acaentertainment.com

The North Coast Orchestra
The North Coast Orchestra is an exciting group, comprised of Milwaukee’s finest musicians. Some have performed with celebrities such as Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra Jr., Dennis DeYoung, Peter Cetera and Manhattan Transfer. They are constantly updating their repertoire to stay current with today’s musical trends while maintaining a vast song list to please a wide variety of age groups. The band features outstanding vocalists, a burning rhythm section and a hot horn section. Be prepared to pack the dance floor at your wedding!

The Planning

Engaged Milwaukee
Husband and wife team Brian and Jessica Breezer are the owners of Fresh Picked Studios, a sister company of The Paper Deli. This team has over 10 years of wedding industry experience and has built their businesses with every detail considered and executed. Fresh Picked Studios took shape when Brian and Jessica were looking to expand into other avenues in the wedding industry. Together with their team they look forward to building long-lasting partnerships in the Milwaukee market, and are excited to bring a different type of bridal show experience to the Milwaukee area. Their winter bridal show will be held Jan. 21 & 22 at the Frontier Airlines Center.

The Reception

Country Springs Hotel
Intimate or extravagant, indoors or out, the Country Springs Hotel sets the stage for a truly memorable event. The Garden Gazebo is the perfect setting for outdoor ceremonies, while the hotel offers a variety of beautiful reception options to exceed the expectations of the bridal couple. From wedding showers to rehearsal dinners to ceremonies, receptions and gift openings, the Country Springs Hotel is the premier Waukesha County location for your extra special day.
2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee | (262) 970-5165 • countryspringshotel.com

Heidel House Resort & Spa
Heidel House Resort & Spa offers an unforgettable wedding experience with abundant amenities, impeccable service and beautiful Green Lake as the perfect backdrop. Ceremonies and receptions are customized to fit every desire, from the picturesque lakeside and gardens to the incredible ballroom. Host a spa bachelorette party, plan your rehearsal dinner aboard the yacht, wake to a private gift-opening breakfast and stay for a romantic honeymoon. Start planning today.
643 Illinois Ave., Greenfield | (920) 294-3344 • heidelhouse.com

Milwaukee Art Museum
From breathtaking lake views to grand, light-filled halls, the Milwaukee Art Museum is the perfect place for the perfect wedding. With extraordinary settings, meticulous service, personalized support and fabulous food offerings, an unforgettable event experience awaits you and your guests. Beneath its soaring wings, the ultimate stunning venue will inspire you. The museum defines elegance, culture and beauty for your ceremony, reception and celebration. Indulge your guests in a once-in-a-lifetime experience that reflects the wedding of your dreams.
700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee | (414) 224-3200 • mam.org

War Memorial
Located on Milwaukee’s lakefront, this stunning architectural achievement of renowned Finnish architect Eero Saarinen stands as a memorial to those who have served in the United States Armed Services. The site is a premier location for weddings, social and corporate events. The beautiful Memorial Hall features sweeping views of downtown Milwaukee through floor-to-ceiling windows, while the outdoor plaza offers spectacular panoramic views of Lake Michigan. With an extensive catering list and state-of-the-art amenities, the War Memorial is certainly a place to have an exquisite and memorable event.
750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee | (414) 273-5533 • warmemorialcenter.org