Katie & Dan

09-18-2020

Photographer: Kay Warner Photography


About Katie & Dan

“Dan and I started dating a little out of high school. Having mutual friends it was easy to get to know each other and build a relationship but best of all it allowed us to grow personally as well as together as a couple. After 6 long years, Dan planned a romantic night in downtown Naperville, IL during my favorite time of the year in Sept. 2018. We enjoyed an amazing dinner at Rosebuds with a trip to Starbucks for one of my favorite autumn treats – a Pumpkin Spiced Latte. I had always said that if he were to propose I wanted a nice evening to enjoy to ourselves, and he truly delivered! Once we got our coffee, we took a nice walk along the Naperville River Walk, where asked me to marry him and I absolutely wouldn’t have had it any other way.


Since our engagement, we have bought our first home, gotten married, started building a life with our dog, Phoebe, and overall have been together 10 years. We will be celebrating our second wedding anniversary in September and will be welcoming our first child in November. James and Sons has been our “go-to” jeweler from my engagement ring, to our wedding bands, and even my anniversary band that Dan gave me for our 1 year anniversary. The quality of their jewelry, eagerness to accommodate us and their excellent customer service is what keeps us always coming back!


Ring Details

Engagement Ring: Gabriel & Co. Halo Style Engagement Ring in 14 Karat White Gold with Round Brilliant Center Diamond

Her Band: Fana Diamond Twist Band in 14 Karat White Gold

His Band: J&S Collection 8mm Black Tungsten Band

Wedding Vendors

Bride’s Dress: Eva’s Bridal

Bride’s Shoes: Betsey Johnson

Groom’s & Groomsmen’s Suits: Men’s Warehouse

Bridesmaid Dresses: Bridesmaid Social

Bride’s & Bridesmaids' Makeup: Ami Erika Makeup Artistry, LLC

Florist: An English Garden

Ceremony Location: Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens

Dinner: Chuck’s Southern Comfort

Desserts: Orland Park Bakery & Nothing Bundt Cakes


Congratulations to Katie & Dan on their wedding from the entire James & Sons family. We are truly honored to be a part of your story. 


If you want to be featured on our blog, send us an email! Send in this form to contact@jamesandsons.com along with wedding photos. Don’t forget to tag us on social media too! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and TikTok, and tag us with your favorite James & Sons jewelry!