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The Knot Missouri & Kansas Weddings Magazine

The Knot Missouri & Kansas Weddings Magazine

Fall/Winter 2020

Buy The Knot Missouri & Kansas online magazine to make planning easier. Find all you need to know about Missouri and Kansas weddings, including the best St. Louis wedding photographers, wedding venues in Kansas City and more.

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
XO Group Inc.
Frequency:
Biannually
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in this issue

1 min.
get the look

COVER Suit in sizes up to 32, $2,517, JustinAlexander.com; earrings, $75, KennethJayLane.com; shoes, $425, StuartWeitzman.com; dress in sizes up to 20, price upon request, Viktor-Rolf.com; earrings, $295, LeleSadoughi.com; shoes, Manolo Blahnik courtesy of Albright Fashion Library COVER Dress in sizes up to 20, price upon request, Viktor-Rolf.com; shoes, $975, JimmyChoo.com COVER Suit in sizes up to 32, $2,517, JustinAlexander.com; earrings, $75, KennethJayLane.com; engagement ring, price upon request, LaurenAddison.com PHOTOGRAPHY Chris Craymer FASHION STYLING Shelley Brown HAIR Yoichi Tomizawa for Bumble and bumble at Art Department MAKEUP Hector Simancas for Elizabeth Arden at Art Department PROP STYLING Kayleigh Snowden…

1 min.
chic in the city

HAUTE MEAL Photographer Chris Craymer snaps a shot of our model snacking on a pretzel from a real food cart in downtown NYC. FOOTWEAR FETISH The best part about short dresses? The statement shoe moments, of course. We had upward of 50 stunning pairs on set. SIP, SIP, HOORAY Our models had a blast shaking up several bottles of bubbly—and letting the corks fly—on the steps of city hall. NYC City Hall Weddings Fun facts about our shoot theme. The New York City Marriage Bureau in downtown Manhattan hosts tens of thousands of weddings. A ceremony costs just $25 and requires no reservations. BEHIND THE SCENES: COURTESY OF AUDREE KATE LOPEZ; COURTHOUSE ICON: PEDRO SANTOS NOUN PROJECT…

1 min.
digital download

Real Weddings GET INSPIRED Alana and Clair’s vows at The Bride and The Bauer were equal parts refined tradition and progressive modernity. “For the most part, our wedding was traditional, but we also wanted our queerness to shine through,” Clair says. The mixed-gender wedding party wore formal attire and afterward, everyone cut a rug to Taylor Swift and Janelle Monáe—gendered dances not included. BEST OF WEDDINGS Ready to assemble your pro squad? Discover the top-rated wedding vendors in your area and find out why couples love them at TheKnot.com/bow. LOCAL LOWDOWN Gather your dream team of local wedding vendors with the help of our Ultimate Wedding Guides at TheKnot.com/mo-ks. You can connect with planners, photographers and other vendors by searching by region and price in our local Marketplace. Your state directory has everything you need to…

1 min.
we’re in this together

As we go to press, an unprecedented pandemic is impacting our country in ways we’ve never experienced before. Schools and stores are closed and working from home has become the new normal. Another reality? Canceled weddings. My deepest hope is that by the time this issue hits stands our world is seemingly back to normal, but I know the repercussions of this will be felt for months. So while we all work to rebuild our way of life, we want you to know that The Knot is here for you via social (@theknot), online (TheKnot.com) and in these pages. Whether you’re forced to reschedule your wedding day or simply feel behind on planning due to weeks of social distancing, we’re here for you. We created the content of these pages…

1 min.
celebrating love for all

It’s hard to believe the legalization of samesex marriage passed just five years ago. To think the inability to marry whom you wanted existed so recently in this country is staggering. And while there’s still much to be done to create equality for all, we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate the anniversary of such a historic moment. Turn to p. 294 to read the touching stories of two couples married the same year as the monumental decision, and what it means to them. SARAH LOVE PHOTOGRAPHY; CHRIS CRAYMER; MILANES PHOTOGRAPHY; JOHNNY MILLER; SARAH PORTER PHOTOGRAPHY; ALICIA WILEY PHOTOGRAPHY…

2 min.
you’re engaged!

1 NAIL DOWN THE BUDGET Envision your wedding and decide how much you want to spend (and who else will be contributing). 2 BOOK A VENUE Search for the perfect place to celebrate, keeping budget and guest count in mind. Then set the date. 3 GATHER YOUR CREW Ask your besties to stand by you at the altar and in the months leading up to your day. 4 HIRE YOUR TEAM Research and book pros anyone you have to have should be locked in ASAP. 5 DECIDE WHAT TO WEAR Step for your attire and schedule necessary fittings-don’t forget accessories. Choose what your wedding party will wear too. 6 REGISTER + CREATE A WEBSITE Head to TheKnot.com to start a wish list and site. Share the link so guests are in on the details, like room blocks. 7 BUY YOUR WEDDING PAPER Select…