An Opulent, Black and White Wedding Day on Lake Geneva

Real Wedding
Madeleine & Kevin's glamorous lakeside nuptials highlighted Irish Culture.
Written by
Sydney Stevens


Wisconsin Bride Fall/Winter 2023

It was love at first sight for Madeleine Sherrier when she saw Kevin Reddington the day she started at Northwestern Mutual in 2017. What began as a strong friendship turned into a romantic connection when she came to his aid after his car was stolen. That’s when they realized there was something special between them. Not only did they share a strong love of family and shared Irish heritage, a passion for boating and movie quotes, but they also realized that they could count on one another in times of need and could make each other laugh when times get tough. Four years later, Kevin proposed on a boat ride on Memorial Day weekend on Lake Geneva, Madeleine’s favorite spot; it only made sense that the lake would be part of their wedding day. Madeleine paired her sleek gown with a pair of gloves designed by a friend who took floral appliqués and beading from the bride’s mother and mother-in-law’s veils, the perfect “something borrowed.” Bride Madeleine said, “They are one of my favorite things I own to this day." Their Ralph Lauren-inspired cocktail hour featured plaids, dark colors and leather furniture overlooking the resort’s perfectly manicured golf course. The ballroom featured abundant candlelight, with florals including baby’s breath, white hydrangeas and orchids. Bagpipes played throughout the day and the couple included an Irish song at the reception, which prompted everyone to gather and dance the night away. 

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Lake Geneva, WI


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