Lindsay+Jon are getting married and it's happening this weekend! We're so excited to see these two fabulous people experience their special day! We had a great time visiting some of their favorite Chicago locations, including the place they got engaged -- Sweet Mandy B's! We wish them nothing but happiness on their big day and all the days after! The best things in life are sweet! Congrats Lindsay+Jon!
Over the weekend Erin+Joe joined their lives together in a beautiful ceremony at Old St. Patrick's Church! We can't wait to share their gorgeous wedding photos with the world, but for now, here are some of our favorites from their lovely engagement session in Lincoln Park! Congrats, Erin+Joe!
For Colleen+Brendan, Friday the 13th was a very lucky day! Colleen spotted her future husband during a night out at a pub in Lincoln Park, found an excuse to talk to him, and the rest is history! They tied the knot on a gorgeous Spring day last month, and we're so excited to get to share some of our favorite moments! Colleen+Brendan are such a fun and sweet couple. Their day was absolute magic and we wish them nothing but the best as they start their lives as Mr. and Mrs.!
Colleen+Brendan's Vendors Include:
JW Marriott - Getting Ready Location
Old St. Pat's Church - Ceremony Location
Galleria Marchetti - Reception Location
Stephanie Cook, The Creative Planners - Wedding Planner
Anthony Gowder Designs - Floral Design
Ferrara Bakery - Desserts
Chris Sarlas Orchestra - Wedding Musicians
Kelly Marie and Kaedi, Pin Me Up Chicago - Makeup and Hair Styling
Paloma Blanca, Mira Couture - Bridal Gown
New York Jewelers - Wedding Rings
Minted - Stationery
Dessy, Bella Bridesmaid - Bridesmaid's Gowns
Men's Warehouse - Men's Attire
We might still have a while to wait before Kailey+Andrew's big day, but that doesn't mean we can't get really excited about it! These two braved some chilly Chicago weather for a wonderful engagement session around town with us. We can't wait for their winter wedding! Congrats, Kailey+Andrew!
Whether it's our first steps or our walk down the aisle, Moms are our biggest cheerleaders, our most trusted advisors, and our first source of unconditional love. To all our clients, our fellow vendors, and the special mothers in our own lives, the G+S team wishes you a Happy Mother's Day! Thanks for all you do!
This week is all about Moms! We've shared some of our favorite photos from Style Shoots with Clover Events over the past few months, and now we're excited to show you some images from our super fun Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast Style Shoot! Whether you plan to take the special Mom in your life out for a fancy meal, or plan to stay in with pancakes and rainbow sprinkles, we wish you a happy and fun Mother's Day! Stay tuned for another special Mother's Day post later this week!
Thanks to the vendors for this fabulous shoot:
Katherine Healy Brown, Clover Events - Decor Design/Stylist
Jeannie Zuehlke, Simply Scripted Ink - Calligraphy
Flowers For Dreams - Floral Elements
Anthropologie and Crate & Barrel - Kitchenware and Decor Elements
We fell in love with this Erika+Doug at their recent Engagement Session! These two were so much fun to work with and are obviously wild about each other! We can't wait for their wedding next month! Congrats, guys and thanks for a great session!
Last week we shared an energetic, bold color palate from our style shoot at the University Club of Chicago. Today, we're excited to show off a more muted and elegant pastel look. The neutral tones and pop of yellow help create a calming and elegant style. We love this look!
Thanks to all the talented vendors on this shoot:
The Festive Frog
University Club of Chicago
When Gianna+Tony decided to have a winter wedding, there was no way of knowing if they'd be lucky enough to get fresh white snow for their big day. Fortunately every aspect of their wedding day was perfect -- including a beautiful clean blanket of snow to make things even more magical! We loved working with this gorgeous, happy couple and their incredible family and friends. This was definitely one for the books! Congrats, Gianna+Tony!
Gianna+Tony's Vendors Include:
Marriott Suites Downers Grove - Groom's Getting Ready Location
St. Giles Church, Oak Park - Ceremony Location
Carlisle Banquets - Reception Location
Michelle Durpetti Events - Wedding Planner
Yanni Design Studio - Floral Design
The Baking Institute - Wedding Cake
Gentlemen of Leisure - Wedding Musicians
Michal Medina, Dimitra's Bridal - Bridal Gown
Oak Park Jewelers - Wedding Rings
Priority Print - Stationery
Black Tie Formal - Men's Attire
We joined some incredible vendors for a recent style shoot in the Gallery at University Club of Chicago! We can't get enough of all the fabulous details and bold colors. Between the gorgeous views of Millennium Park and the amazing on-site team, we can't wait to shoot our next event there!
Thanks to all the talented vendors for a great shoot:
The Festive Frog
University Club of Chicago