Monthly Archives: July 2015

urban elegance bridgeport art center wedding

Meghan + Jack’s were married in November at the Bridgeport Art Center and was everything a Chicago wedding should be – urban, elegant, creative, and personal. Friends of our past couple and referred to us by Louisa + Jeff, we’re completely in love with this crew.

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Meghan got ready at her parent’s high rise in the Gold Coast with the most amazing view of the city.  Their first look was on the balcony and was so great. Those red lips!  That bow tie!  Slay me now!

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Off to take some photos around the city with Braxton of Jeremy Lawson Photography at so many favorites: Garfield Park Conservatory, Maria’s Packaged Goods and of course, McDonalds. (Duh.)chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner chicago wedding planner

Over at Bridgeport we were setting up for total wedding world domination. We’re not sorry for all of these photos below, there are just too many good ones to choose from. Look at this place…

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We helped style this one and with Asrai Garden and Art of Imagination by our side, how could we go wrong? Meghan and Jack love to play board games so we used some in our centerpieces and Meghan’s friend crushed some chalkboard art. Their friends had even made them a customized guess who game with caricatures of all of their friends replacing the original people. WHAT?! I want one immediately.  Seriously, this was a good way to end our busiest, most insane season ever.

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* eye candy courtesy of Jeremy Lawson Photography

Meghan + Jack’s Vendors
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Bridgeport Art Center
Caterer: The Hearty Boys Caterers
Ceremony Musicians: Dan & Emily Duszynski
Photographer: Braxton of Jeremy Lawson Photography
Planner: Anticipation Events
Florist: Asrai Garden
Bakery: Sam Slade
DJ: Cage + Aquarium
Transportation: Windy City Limousine
Rehearsal Dinner: Sauce + Bread Kitchen
Hair + Make-up: Nika Vaughan Bridal
Hotel: Swissotel 
Photo Booth: The Traveling Photo Booth
Lighting: Art of Imagination

 

glamorous millennium knickerbocker hotel wedding

Aileen + Ed’s fall wedding at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel was everything a glamorous Chicago wedding should be. It was full of beautiful details, heartfelt moments, and some serious laughs. We absolutely adore Aileen + Ed, who have since started their own photography business and are taking the wedding industry by storm! These two are unstoppable.

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Aileen + Ed are high school sweethearts, so this day was a long time in the making. You can tell Aileen put a lot of thought into everything, right down to those unbelievable shoes.

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After some fun first look photos at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Aileen + Ed headed out to capture their day at some of Chicago’s most iconic locations. A little rain didn’t stop this pair – they just added some adorable Burberry umbrellas and kept the party going!

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Glam doesn’t even begin to describe their venue – wow. Any decor you add to this space can seem minuscule in comparison, but Aileen + Ed did it right with a stunning backdrop, sky-high florals, opulent candelabras, and even a light-up dance floor!

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If you haven’t had enough of this amazing wedding, check out their super sweet wedding video or their feature on The Black Tie Bride!

* eye candy courtesy of Heather DeCamp Photography

Aileen + Ed’s Vendors
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
Ceremony Musicians: String Theory
Planning/Coordination: Anticipation Events
Photographer: Heather DeCamp Photography
Videographer: XO Pictures
Florist + Lighting: Cathy + Steve Borden
Bakery: Alliance Bakery
DJ: Style Matters
Transportation: Chicago Trolley + Double-Decker Company
Rehearsal Dinner: Carnivale
Rehearsal Dinner Decor: Hello Darling
Hair & Make-up: Sonia Roselli Make-up Studio + Alyson Dziemiela
Hotel: Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
Photo Booth: The Traveling Photo Booth