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fun and fearless wedding at lacuna artist lofts

Laura + Toby’s wedding at Lacuna Artist Lofts last summer was just like them – fun, fearless, and full of personality!

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Laura + Toby started the day getting ready at the Hotel Burnham (now the Alise Hotel) before heading out for some amazing photos around the city. After some killer shots from Anna Zajac Photography, Laura + Toby headed over to Lacuna to say, “I do!” on the roof and enjoy a kick ass party into the night. A pie bar, late night soft pretzels (with mustard hand-selected by Toby), homemade hot sauce favors, and a fourth of July firework show on the roof, made this party one we won’t soon forget.

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*eye candy by Anna Zajac Photography

Laura + Toby’s Vendors
Ceremony + Reception Vendors: Lacuna Artist Lofts
Caterer: LM Catering
Planner/Day-of Coordinator: Anticipation Events
DJ: Toast and Jam
Photographer: Anna Zajac Photography
Videographer: Dallas Golden
Hair + Make-up: Nika Vaughan Bridal Artists
Hotels: Hotel Burnham/Alise Hotel + Hyatt Place River North
Florist: Ipomea Floral Design
Bakery: Windy City Pie Company
Rehearsal Dinner: Enoteca Roma
Lighting: Sound Investment
Transportation: Ideal Charter

 

 

love wins at the promontory

Ellen + Kathy’s wedding at The Promontory last year was everything you want in a wedding – sweet, deeply personal, and super fun!

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Ellen + Kathy had a beautiful ceremony at The Church of St. Paul and the Redeemer before heading to The Promontory in Hyde Park for an intimate celebration with friends and family. It was a special day for everyone, AE included because the day before their wedding (literally) the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. (Better late than never, people.) But it made it an even more jubilant celebration, for sure.

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*eye candy courtesy of Sebastian Kowalski Photography

Ellen + Kathy’s Vendors

Ceremony Venue: The Church of St. Paul and the Redeemer
Reception Venue/Caterer: The Promontory
Planner/Day-of Coordinator: Anticipation Events
Ceremony Musicians: Old St. Pat’s Cantor & Irish Traditional Band
Photographer: Sebastian Kowalski Photography
Florist: The Blossom Boys
DJ: Cage & Aquarium
Rehearsal Dinner: The Church of St. Paul and the Redeemer
Hair & Make-up: J. Andrews Salon
Hotel: Palmer House Hilton
Rentals: Tablescapes

 

 

 

colorful moonlight studios wedding

Margaret + Tito’s wedding at Moonlight Studios last winter was nothing short of an explosion of color, which as you know is our very favorite kind of explosion.

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Margaret + Tito started their wedding day getting ready with friends and family before heading out to take some killer first look photos with Heather DeCamp Photography. Plenty of aunties were on hand to help get Margaret dressed. And I spy Ruk from Ruk + Matt’s wedding earlier in the year!

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From there, they headed to Moonlight Studios for one of the most beautiful, colorful ceremonies possible celebrated by a Hindu priest and vows and rings presided by a friend of the couple. That was all before the party started and they did a quick change of outfit so they could dance the night away.

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We loved being part of Margaret + Tito’s wedding, truly the most down to earth and fun people!

*eye candy courtesy of Heather DeCamp Photography

Margaret + Tito’s Vendors:
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Moonlight Studios
Caterer: Jewell Events Catering
DJ: Toast and Jam
Photographer: Heather DeCamp Photography
Hair + Make-up: Debra Petrielli
Hotels: Hotel Allegro, Palmer House Hilton
Florist: Revel Decor
Mendhi Venue: Jackson Junge Gallery
Transportation: Windy City Limousine
Planner/Day-of Coordinator: Anticipation Events
Lighting: Sound Investment
Photo Booth: Gifyyy Photo Booth
Valet: Five Star Valet