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Katheryn + Alex- A Real Wedding by KMH Photography

June 27, 2017
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We were so lucky to get a change to meet Katheryn at

the Makeup In The 702 Studio before her engagement shoot at The Smith Center with the incredibly talented Kristen from KMH Photography this past spring.

It was so exciting to have Kristen share the images of Katheryn and Alex’s gorgeous wedding at Lake Las Vegas and we are pleased to share them with you!!

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The beautiful bride and her equally lovely brides maids toast to all the fun and excitement the day holds for them.

It was such a good time to be able to spend the early part of the day with these sweet ladies. The love they have for their friend Katheryn and the enthusiasm for her wedding day was really special to see.

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A sweet moment between the bride and her adoring father in the equally dreamy gardens at Lake Las Vegas.

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The beautifully manicured gardens of The Hilton LLV set such a perfect romantic setting for Kathryn and Alex’s first look that almost hard to believe it’s in the desert.

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The bridesmaids in their navy blue and the grooms men donned in black tie were the epitome of elegance.

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The chapel at the venue provided an intimate location for Kathryn and Alex to exchange their vows in front of a family and friends.

The entire Makeup In The 702 Team wishes the both of them a life time of happiness!!

 

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Celebrity Weddings We Are In Love With!

June 20, 2017
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Now that we are in the absolutely gallows of the summer heat and the lovely dewey mornings and mild evenings of spring are just a distant memory, photos of celebrity weddings that took place over the past few months are starting to trickle out. Below are a few of our favorite  celebrities who got married in Spring 2017.

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This past March Orange Is the New Black actress Samira Wiley married one of the shows Lauren Morelli in an edgy modern ceremony in Palm Springs. Samira wore an elegant off the shoulder dress and Lauren wore a modern pants suit one piece, both designed by Christian Siriano.

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Carly Waddell and Evan Bass from Season 3 of Bachelor in Paradise tied the knot this past spring in a colorful intimate ceremony in front of family and friends in Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta resort near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The bride, Carly looked absolutely stunning with a loose side braid for her wedding day hair  and a vintage inspired grey dress.

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As if the elegant florals and lavish decor, as well as the stunning designer dresses and completely star studded guest lists weren’t enough to swoon at while pouring over celebrities weddings, the locations of these festivities are enough to make your heart jump!! The incredibly talented, Oscar winner Jessica Chastain, married her long time boyfriend, Italian investment banker Gian Luca Passi De Preposulo, at his family estate -Villa Tiepolo Passi, which is about an hour north of Venice.

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One of my favorite actresses, Emmy Rossum from one of my favorite shows, Shameless, married her sweetie in a gorgeous traditional Jewish ceremony over Memorial Day weekend. While Emmy plays a gritty, hard hitting and no-holds-barred Fiona Gallagher on the show, a truly soft and loving image was portrayed at the wedding. There were hundreds and hundreds of bursting white roses, gardenias and lilies adorning the temple- it just added to the elegance of the event.

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The lovely ceremony was attended by the bride and grooms big families as well the cast of the show (all the Gallaghers at a wedding!? Now THAT is a party!!) and the whole lot headed over to the Guggenheim for a rocking reception with a life band, a DJ, food trucks and of course…photo booth!!

 

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We are total suckers for any thing royal here, so when it was announced last fall the The Duchess of Cambridge’s (formally know as Kate Middleton) little sister (more famously know as Pippa Middleton) was getting married the squeals of excitement were uncontainable!!! It was so exciting to hear of little details and did bits as they trickled out during the planning, but it was almost impossible to contain the enthusiasm when the actual wedding happened.

Pippa middleton 1 While Pippa, the stylish little sister of the Duchess is not officially a “Royal”, her wedding this past spring was absolutely fit for a princess!!

Set in the English country side….CHECK!!

Saying “I Do” under the eves of a historic gothic cathedral……CHECK!!

Princess Charlotte as a bridesmaid and Prince George as a ring bearer…..CHECK!!

AND…..ATTENDED BY THE QUEEN HER SELF?!?!?!?! CHECK and CHECK!!

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Mackenzie and John: A Real Wedding

May 30, 2017
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It is almost every day that I’m reminded that I have the best job in the world and that I’m lucky enough to work with some of the most talented people in the Las Vegas valley and the wedding industry on a daily basis.

This weekend, the absolutely charming Miss Jessie, from The Emerics photography sent me these lovely photos that she captured of our gorgeous bride Mackenzie and her new hubby John at their breath taking wedding at Springs Preserve.MackenzieJohnWed_photosbyTheEmerics-005

Mackenzie choose a muted earth tone for her brides maids to wear for the event. The subtle color choice allowed for natural beauty of the location to really take center stage.

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Mackenzies elegant dress hangs in the dressing suite at Springs Preserve.

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In almost every photo of sweet Mackenzie on that day she looks like she is just bursting with love and laughter- that’s what EVERY bride should feel like on her day!!

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By using wands and streamers the couple encouraged their guests to participate in a bit of fun and whimsy to their event.

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Springs Preserve provides such a breath taking back drop to capture some truly tender moments of the new husband and wife.

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Both John and Mackenzie mothers played a roll in their ceremony, as to be expected there was not dry eye in attendance.

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And another congratulations to Mackenzie and John, it was a beautiful wedding and we were absolutely touched to play a part in it.

Best wishes to the both of you for a happy and healthy future together!!!

 

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Real Love Stories

May 2, 2017
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With the warmer temperatures, flowers blooming and birds chirping it so refreshing to have spring finally in the air!!! And love is clearly in the air too, because we have gotten so many love and proposal stories from our brides recently that there is NO possible way for us to choose a favorite!!

Maegan & Kurt

Maegan: We met eight years ago through MySpace when that was still a popular website. I stumbled upon his profile, thought he was cute and noticed that he was a Photoshop expert. I posted a bait request looking for someone to help teach me knowing he would offer.4-7-love-story-1

Kurt: When I saw Maegan’s post asking for help with photoshop, I thought it seemed too good to be true, but I responded anyway because she looked like a babe.

Maegan: One hour into my first lesson with Kurt, he noticed I wasn’t really retaining any information, so I offered to get him dinner as a thank you. Little did he know this would be our first “date”. We have been together ever since.
Kurt proposed two years into our relationship and we have been waiting for the right time to get married. In the mean time we have raised three beautiful kitties and bought our first home.
Kurt:We finally decided this year we were in the right place to start planning our wedding. After being a part of several weddings throughout our relationship, and everyone saying they wish they had just eloped, we decided to take that advice.
After eight years together, we are excited to finally begin this stage of our life.
Jessica & Alec

4-7-love-story-2Alec and I first met in 2010. I had just started a new job and he was a seasoned vet of the company. We became friends after about a year and when the world was set to end on December 21 2012, we had fallen head over heels for each other. He whisked me away on an amazing trip to Scotland after a few months of dating, and after coming home…I knew he was the one for me. We have so much fun together I honestly feel like I’m marrying my best friend. Our wedding is only the beginning of what is set to be the best years of our lives!

Amber & Garrett
Garret and I met during the summer of 2013at a friends house for a poker night. All i could do was stare at him!! He had the most gorgeous eyes and a perfect smile. He was going to college in Minnesota and was home just for summer break. Although that was the night we met it took us a few months to kindle things up. I can’t lie when i say i thought about that handsome smile a lot after the night we met.
One day i got a message from a familiar face asking how i was doing and asked for my number. he was moving back home to finish college in TX. I was super excited. He promised to take me on a date when he returned and let me tell you, that was the longest month ever waiting for hom to be back in TX. We had only met that one night during summer and yet it felt like we had known each other for years.
Finally that awaited night came and we had our first date! I was so nervous the whole day leading up to that night. I had my best friend Emily help me pick out my outfit. All while she was calling me crazy cause I told her that Im going to marry this man!! (can’t call me crazy now!!)
And from that night the rest is history! I didn’t believe in love at first sight till I met him. Now I’m getting to marry my best friend and better half!!
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It was the night of November 7th 2015. We were at his Dads lake house with everyone hanging out, having a relaxing weekend. After dinner all the boys decided to smoke cigars on the porch. So we all headed outside for cigars and conversation. While outside out dog, Bear, decided to get caught eating steak from the counter. So I ran inside to deal with him, little did I know that me going inside set this glorious night in motion. When I came back outside, Garrett’s father, Chuck, bet me $10 that i couldn’t light a cigar in the wind (I never turn down a bet). Garrett handed me the cigar and when I looked down there it is! The most gorgeous ring i ever saw around the end of the cigar. From there i couldn’t help but cry. Garrett got down on one knee and asked if I would spend forever with him. Of course I said “YES!!”

Taryn & James

Several years ago in two very different places, two young people started a new journey. Neither could have known at the time where this journey was truly going to take them, for neither saw it coming. Some years later, this journey led them both far from home and this is where these two strangers met.
     When the girl first met the boy he was quiet. He said very little to her and that led her to think his feelings laid elsewhere. Too late, he finally told her what his true feeling were.
     Over the next few years the boy and the girl talked occasionally, they each had returned to their normal lives knowing the distance between them was insurmountable. They went on like this for a few years more until fate had plans to bring them together again. During this phase of their journey they were paired quite closely together and went to each other for help and support and quickly grew even closer.
     While the distance 4-7-love-story-4still divided them there was something pulling them in the same direction. At the most inopportune moment they realized they still had very real feelings for each other. After some time of keeping on as friends, the boy agreed to travel to meet the girl again after so many years. His actions were louder than their words had ever been, so loud that their words up until then seemed like silence.
     As their feelings deepened the distance seemed to widen. As their love grew, reality slowly crept in. The girl had worked hard to get where she was, and the boy loved his family. She could not let him give up his family and he could not let her give up everything she worked so hard for. Decidedly, the two had no choice but to end their unfulfilled fairytale.
     A few months later, the two knew they could not merely be friends. Their bond was too strong and all the time apart only made them sure they had chosen the wrong course.
     The girl gave up everything for the boy. However, in doing so she gained more than she had before, more than she ever knew she needed and more than she could have ever wanted.
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Bridal Spectacular and Makeup In The 702

April 25, 2017
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      It is always exciting to see the new cover come out for Bridal Spectacular and Spectacular Bride Magazine Las Vegas, but when the most recent cover hit the stands last week it was a new kind of thrill.
     Here at the Makeup In The 702 studio we can hardly contain our selves, we are gushing with pride!! Not only was our hair and makeup artistry beautiful captured for the cover by the talented Matt with M Place Production, but right there, featured in the middle, is our very own makeup artist Annie as cover model!!!
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Bridal Spectacular and Spectacular Bride Las Vegas are incredible resources for newly engaged couples and planning brides in the Las Vegas area.
    Whether you are looking for a fabulous and funky florist (ohh hey, we see you too Enchanted Florist) trying to pick the perfect cake and treats for your guests or just day dreaming as you look at all the beautiful dresses, both the website and magazine offer an unparalleled look at what is going on in the Las Vegas wedding industry
In this seasons issue you will catch “a glimpse of breathtaking weddings at Anthem Country Club, 2017’s best venues and local wedding services, the latest fashion trends, real Las Vegas weddings, 10 steps to creating a beautiful wedding reception, and much more!”
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What Bridal Spectacular has to say about M Place Production –

Launched from a personal passion in artistic and moving imagery, M Place Productions found their place in creating romantic images that people cherish and love for a lifetime. They understand that you have a lot of options available for your wedding — as such they truly care about their couples and strive to not only live up to expectations, but to also set new ones.

From breath taking mountain vistas of Canyon Gate and Paiute, to lush hidden and intimate settings at venues like The Grove and Secret Garden, the pages of Spectacular Bride are absolutely full of the valleys most visually impressive and well respected wedding locations in Southern Nevada.
For more than 25 years the team at Bridal Spectacular as been an abundant resource in planning a perfect wedding, and Makeup In The 702 is so honored to have our work recognized and represented along side so many industry trailblazers within its pages.
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Bridal Spectacular and Makeup In The 702

April 20, 2017
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      It is always exciting to see the new cover come out for Bridal Spectacular and Spectacular Bride Magazine Las Vegas, but when the most recent cover hit the stands last week it was a new kind of thrill.
     Here at the Makeup In The 702 studio we can hardly contain our selves, we are gushing with pride!! Not only was our hair and makeup artistry beautiful captured for the cover by the talented Matt with M Place Production, but right there, featured in the middle, is our very own makeup artist Annie as cover model!!!
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Bridal Spectacular and Spectacular Bride Las Vegas are incredible resources for newly engaged couples and planning brides in the Las Vegas area.
    Whether you are looking for a fabulous and funky florist (ohh hey, we see you too Enchanted Florist) trying to pick the perfect cake and treats for your guests or just day dreaming as you look at all the beautiful dresses, both the website and magazine offer an unparalleled look at what is going on in the Las Vegas wedding industry
In this seasons issue you will catch “a glimpse of breathtaking weddings at Anthem Country Club, 2017’s best venues and local wedding services, the latest fashion trends, real Las Vegas weddings, 10 steps to creating a beautiful wedding reception, and much more!”
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What Bridal Spectacular has to say about M Place Production –

Launched from a personal passion in artistic and moving imagery, M Place Productions found their place in creating romantic images that people cherish and love for a lifetime. They understand that you have a lot of options available for your wedding — as such they truly care about their couples and strive to not only live up to expectations, but to also set new ones.

From breath taking mountain vistas of Canyon Gate and Paiute, to lush hidden and intimate settings at venues like The Grove and Secret Garden, the pages of Spectacular Bride are absolutely full of the valleys most visually impressive and well respected wedding locations in Southern Nevada.
For more than 25 years the team at Bridal Spectacular as been an abundant resource in planning a perfect wedding, and Makeup In The 702 is so honored to have our work recognized and represented along side so many industry trailblazers within its pages.
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A Dream Come True Wedding

April 4, 2017
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Makes no difference who you are 

Any thing you heart desires will come to you 

     We ask just about every one of our clients for their love story and photos from their wedding, and while each and every one of them is so beautiful and touching in their own way, some times we see something really special.
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    Every detail of Willavy and Ry’s wedding was beautiful and elegant with a touch magic sprinkled through out the event. But what really got the water works and happy tears going over at the Makeup In The 702 Studio was the super sweet engagement Ry planned- truly something right out of the story books!!
    Willavy and Ry were spending a weekend at Disney World on July 23, 2013- one of their absolute favorite places. At the end of the evening, during the Fantasmic show, ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ started playing across the park as Disney movies were projected on Cinderella’s castle.
    Ry was holding Willavy close when he whispered in her ear, “What do you wish for?” Willavy couldn’t help but start crying because it was such an absolutely beautiful moment. The moon was so bright in the sky, there were fireworks bursting above them as Ry pulled out the most perfect ring from his pocket and asked Willavy to make him the happiest man on earth and marry him.
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With a magical proposal like that, how could the answer be any thing but “YES!!!!!!”
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The Makeup In The 702 Guarantee

March 28, 2017
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5 Star Service 

It’s a term we hear almost every day.  Airlines say they’ve got it.  You hear about it at the spa. I even saw a mobile-auto-detail van saying they had it, but what we are talking about to day is the guarantee of 5 Star Service that Makeup In The 702 provides to every single one of our clients every single day.

“Megan and her crew did an amazing job for our wedding hair and makeup last spring! She was responsive and accommodating . She even squeezed in several extra people that were not planning on getting there make up done.”

Katie, from Topeka, KS married on July 26 2016

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We ask the right questions to get the right information.

It can be as simple as asking our clients “What look are you going for that day?” or “Do you  have any allergies?” Other times your beauty team may need to do a bit more digging to find out what direction you want go in for your wedding hair and makeup. “Do you normally wear your hair up and pulled back?” “What celebrity do you think you look most like?”

By having open and honest conversations with our clients, where there are no wrong answers, it helps us find the right look for every one who sits in our chair to feel their most confident and beautiful on such a special day.

We genuinely share in the joy and excitement of our clients special moments.

It is no secret that every one in the Makeup In The 702 family LOVES weddings and brides. In a glitzy and glamorous city like Las Vegas there are countless opportunities for hair stylists and makeup artists to practice their craft. But being there to share in the joy and love that is present before a wedding is absolutely awe inspiring and keeps us coming back for more.

We anticipate and accommodate.

Weddings are wonderful, but boy-oh-boy can they be hectic. Our team arrives promptly, sets up our product and tools and gets the creative show started. Each of our artists and stylists has a kit fully stocked with an array of products to make sure every skin tone and completion as well as hair texture and length can be taken care of. Our ultimate goal for your wedding day hair and makeup to be sure you look and feel like you on your most beautiful day.

Sometimes your grandmother needs help deciding on a hair style that makes her feel elegant AND fun. Maybe your niece who’s set to be your flower girl, is having a total melt down because you nixed the unicorn pigtails (trust us- it’s happened). These are the things that our team deals with every day and the things that we thrive on!! We are looking forward to being part of such special moments.

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 ” These were the most amazing ladies. They were highly recommended to me and gave me the best experience. These ladies came to my room on my special days and worked so well together that it didn’t even feel like I was getting my makeup and hair done at the same time. They did exactly what I asked them to do and didn’t miss a detail. Words can’t even express how beautiful I felt and how happy I was when they were done. If you are wanting to find the best ladies for your special day, these are the ladies you should pick. I couldn’t have been happier! “
Dawn from Santa Barbara, CA married on March 11 2017
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March 28, 2017
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5stars

5 Star Service 

It’s a term we hear almost every day.  Airlines say they’ve got it.  You hear about it at the spa. I even saw a mobile-auto-detail van saying they had it, but what we are talking about to day is the guarantee of 5 Star Service that Makeup In The 702 provides to every single one of our clients every single day.

“Megan and her crew did an amazing job for our wedding hair and makeup last spring! She was responsive and accommodating . She even squeezed in several extra people that were not planning on getting there make up done.”

Katie, from Topeka, KS married on July 26 2016

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We ask the right questions to get the right information.

It can be as simple as asking our clients “What look are you going for that day?” or “Do you  have any allergies?” Other times your beauty team may need to do a bit more digging to find out what direction you want go in for your wedding hair and makeup. “Do you normally wear your hair up and pulled back?” “What celebrity do you think you look most like?”

By having open and honest conversations with our clients, where there are no wrong answers, it helps us find the right look for every one who sits in our chair to feel their most confident and beautiful on such a special day.

We genuinely share in the joy and excitement of our clients special moments.

It is no secret that every one in the Makeup In The 702 family LOVES weddings and brides. In a glitzy and glamorous city like Las Vegas there are countless opportunities for hair stylists and makeup artists to practice their craft. But being there to share in the joy and love that is present before a wedding is absolutely awe inspiring and keeps us coming back for more.

We anticipate and accommodate.

Weddings are wonderful, but boy-oh-boy can they be hectic. Our team arrives promptly, sets up our product and tools and gets the creative show started. Each of our artists and stylists has a kit fully stocked with an array of products to make sure every skin tone and completion as well as hair texture and length can be taken care of. Our ultimate goal for your wedding day hair and makeup to be sure you look and feel like you on your most beautiful day.

Sometimes your grandmother needs help deciding on a hair style that makes her feel elegant AND fun. Maybe your niece who’s set to be your flower girl, is having a total melt down because you nixed the unicorn pigtails (trust us- it’s happened). These are the things that our team deals with every day and the things that we thrive on!! We are looking forward to being part of such special moments.

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 ” These were the most amazing ladies. They were highly recommended to me and gave me the best experience. These ladies came to my room on my special days and worked so well together that it didn’t even feel like I was getting my makeup and hair done at the same time. They did exactly what I asked them to do and didn’t miss a detail. Words can’t even express how beautiful I felt and how happy I was when they were done. If you are wanting to find the best ladies for your special day, these are the ladies you should pick. I couldn’t have been happier! “
Dawn from Santa Barbara, CA married on March 11 2017
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A Real Love Story- Christal and Fields Copy

March 27, 2017
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As every one knows, the Makeup In The 702 LOVES weddings and brides. We get weepy at romantic comedies and some times loose it over love stories. When getting to know the lovely Miss Christal as she planned her hair and makeup look for her wedding, she told us that she and Fields love story involved a chance meeting, long-distance, and a surprise proposal……we were hooked!!! We are so grateful she asked us to be there on her wedding day as she and Fields celebrated their love and even more so that she shared her story with us.

” Fields and Christal met on September 24, 2011 in Las Vegas Nevada at a night club at the Encore hotel called XS. Christal and her family were in Las Vegas for an end of the year bowling league while Fields, along with a bunch of his friends, came to Las Vegas to attend a wedding that never ended up happening. Christal and one of her cousins spotted two good-looking men near the bar and decided to approach them in conversation. Christal and Fields hit it off and had a great time at the night club and decided to exchange phone numbers. After only a couple hours spent at the club, their goodbyes were said. Shortly after, a 4 month friendship via cellphone, emails, and phone calls began to brew. After 4 months of realizing that this “friendship” could potentially be something more special than that, Fields asked Christal if she would be in town for his friend’s police academy graduation back in Las Vegas. Christal, without hesitation, said that she would be able to make it. They met up again in January 2012 and on their second encounter with each other shared that they actually “fell in love” with one another. From there, their story of a wonderful fairytale began.
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Fields and Christal started their long distance relationship between Nebraska and California for 1 year and 7 months. In April 2013, Fields was promoted as a Regional Sales Director for GNC and had to transfer to Oklahoma City where the relationship between the two continued. For a total of 3 ½ years, Fields and Christal pursued such a fun-loving relationship together. On December 12, 2014, Fields visited California to spend time with Christal and the two went to the mall because Fields wanted to buy Christal a dress that “so happened” to match Fields’ suit as a birthday present. He decided that he wanted to take Christal to dinner for her “birthday” at the same spot the two enjoyed months before at Orange Hill Restaurant. Towards the end of dinner, Fields stated that he needed to use “the restroom.” Minutes after, Christal’s immediate family and friend started pouring in as Christal was on her cellphone at the dinner table and they started singing “Happy Birthday to you.” Christal was surprised and stunned to see her family and started becoming emotional. Following her immediate family were two of Fields’ friends, one from Arizona and the other from Las Vegas. Then Fields’ parents who he flew in from Nebraska followed behind and Christal started crying even more.

 

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Last person to trail the bunch was Fields with a dozen red roses and a smile that Christal would never forget. Fields handed Christal the flowers, while the crowd was rooting the couple on, he dropped to his knee, stared at Christal’s eyes, and before the big question was popped, Christal yells out with excitement,

“Of course!”

 

Keep an eye on up coming blogs to see some of the lovely pictures from Christal and Fields special day and other recent weddings and photo shoots.
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