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Remember Torie and Amarit’s engagement session at the top of the city? Their wedding day was full of the same joy, light, and elegance in this gorgeous city. Enjoy more in their feature over on Style Me Pretty!

 

Coordination Estera Events | Floral Design Life in Bloom | Wedding Dress Anna Maier | Cake Sweet Mandy | Bride’s Shoes Jimmy Choo | Jewelry Chicago Diamond Consultants | Makeup Makeup By Jaycie | Hair Rosemary Monica | Band Gold Coast All Stars | Groom’s Attire Frederick Lynn | Venue The Ivy Room | Letterpress Designers Fine Press | Groom’s Shoes Gucci | Getting Ready Location The Langham Chicago | Paper Goods Victoria Conn
See more of Stacey and Phil’s Wedding featured on Style Me Pretty!

 

From the couple… The story or how we met is almost a punchline… We met on Tinder (before it got creepy). However we quickly realized we did have a connection as she was the beautiful babysitter of his next-door neighbors that he didn’t have the courage to ask out, in the traditional sense. We quickly realized our connection and were engaged 18 months later! Our styles are somewhat conflicting, she likes classic and he likes contemporary. The Chicago Athletic Association provided an opportunity to have both. The building was originally opened in 1890 but was painstakingly restored in 2015, adding modern amenities to a very historic piece of Chicago architecture. Wanting to create a formal atmosphere while still keeping things simple, we invited guests black-tie optional and went with classic themes, white flowers, gold accents, and tried to highlight the beauty of the location as much as possible. Our favorite moments were certainly having all the nieces and nephews gathered for photos before the ceremony and witnessing several meltdowns, including a classic photo of one of our flower girls completely shutting down before walking down the aisle! So many memories from that day, from fantastic September weather conditions to some incredibly creative/funny toasts to having our 90-year-old grandparents lighting up the dance floor! We couldn’t have been happier with that day and we hope it is symbolic of our lives ahead of us!
Invitations Elizabeth Grace | Event Planning Kathy B. Codilis Design | Floral Design

 

“The inspiration for Cory & Andrew’s wedding came from a rather random source: an image on Pinterest showcasing linens by an Irish artist. It was more of a feeling that the photo evoked than anything tangible. “The colours, candlelight, and especially the floral arrangement in the photograph ignited the feeling that I wanted for our wedding day. It felt cozy, elegant, and simple and the emphasis on greenery was perfect for winter wedding inspiration,” says bride Cory. The couple worked hard to infuse their wedding day with plenty of personal touches, from having a ceremony blending the bride’s Catholic traditions with the groom’s Jewish ones, to Cory wearing a garter that was hand sewn from both her and Drew’s mother’s wedding gowns. As a further nod to their time spent in London, their first dance was to an acoustic Sam Smith tune.”
Read more of Cory and Drew’s Wedding Day featured in Magnolia Rouge Issue 16!
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FRANTZENFOOD EVOLUTION /NICOLE CISTERNINO, TRIANON SALONJIMMY CHOO

High above Chicago, in the clouds, Torie and Amarit celebrated their engagement. Featured on Style Me Pretty.

“Katherine and Patrick had a little extra to cheers for on their Big Day. Hello, Chicago, World Series winners! The city that brought these two gorgeous love birds together—so what better place to say at their I do’s?”

-read more on Katherine and Patricks gorgeous feature on Style Me Pretty

Coordination: Estera Events | Floral Design: Fleur Inc | Cake: Oak Mill Bakery | Ceremony Venue: St. Alphonus Church | Reception Venue: Kenmare Catering | Catering: Kenmare Catering | Hair and Makeup : Nika Vaughan Bridal Artists | Transportation: Chicago Trolley Co. | Paper Goods: Magnificent Milestones

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