Temperatures may have been cold in St. Louis, Mo. today, but that didn’t stop 92 couples who married under the St. Louis Arch on Valentine’s Day.

According to the Associated Press, the brides wore wedding dresses and veils, and one even wore open-toed shoes. April Sermons, 25, of Shattuc, Ill., wanted to show off her french pedicure.

“They were cute, and they matched the dress,” Sermons said. “You’ve got to look good, no matter how cold it is.”

Many couples told reporters they would always remember their “unique” wedding day.

“We’re in love — It’s Valentine’s Day,” said John Kohl, 33. His bride, 24-year-old Melissa Schreiber, wore a white faux fur coat over her wedding dress.

According to reports, today’s ceremony was the largest wedding in the city’s history. The contest was organized by country music station WIL-FM, and the station’s newscaster, Harry Schroeder, who also is an ordained minister, performed the cermony. He talked to the couples about lessons of love found in the Bible before having them recite their vows.

The couples were surrounded by their families and friends, who stood around them in a circle. Spectators watched from across the street.

The contest was open to residents of Missouri and Illinois, who had from Jan. 10 through Feb. 13 to submit an entry form on the radio station’s Web site. The entry forms included four questions about the couples and their relationships.

Temperatures in St. Louis today ranged from the low-to-mid 20s.

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