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Chicago Wedding Photography: Mary + Nick

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Mary + Nick are the kind of couple that radiate joy and love! We couldn’t wipe the smiles off our faces all day. The celebration started at Hotel Arista in Naperville where both the groom and bride got ready. We spent the rest of the day at Noahs Event Venue where we watched Mary + Nick experience so many firsts as newlyweds. What an incredible day!

Chicago Floral Events for Florals

DeEtta’s Bakery for Cake

BM Hair & Makeup Design for Hair and Makeup

Chicago Styled Shoot: Getting Ready with Movado & Kay Jewelers

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We are so excited to share the first installment of a collaboration we did with Lakeshore In Love and Aisle Society for Movado and Kay Jewelers. Looking for a classic wedding day gift? The timeless accessories provided by Kay Jewelers are perfect for your beloved. Don’t forget to include a sweet note (or a saucy one!).

Event Production: Storyboard Wedding + Lakeshore in Love

Watches: Movado from Kay Jewelers

Photography: Belen Aquino of Gerber & Scarpelli Weddings

Event Planning: Clover Events Chicago

Venue: The Gwen Chicago

Floral: The Petal Chicago

Hair and Makeup: Bianca Sansosti Artistry

Videography: Nick Gerber of Gerber & Scarpelli Photography

Wedding Dress: Alyssa Kristin Bridal

Tuxedos: Formally Modern Chicago

Jewelry: Kay Jewelers

Shoes: Badgely Mischka Bridal

Chicago Wedding Photography: Angela+Joe

We had been looking forward to Angela+Joe's wedding day for almost a year, but it was absolutely worth the wait! After a beautiful ceremony at Old St. Pat's, these two had an epic celebration at The Union League Club. Congrats, Angela+Joe! We can't wait to hear about your next adventures!

Angela+Joes' Vendors Include:

Old St. Pat's - Ceremony Location

Union League Club - Getting Ready and Reception Location

Indigo led by Dan Nicholson - Wedding Band

Angie Diem - Makeup Artist

Bella Bianca - Bridal Gown

A-List Diamonds, Farzad Hakimian - Wedding Rings

Shine Wedding Invitations - Stationery

BLVDier - Men's Attire

Chicago Wedding Photography: Lindsay+Jon

You might remember these two from their Engagement Session -- we revisited the site of their proposal, Sweet Mandy B's. We've been looking forward to their wedding for awhile and it was better than we could have imagined! Lindsay+Jon tied the knot on a beautiful day at Chicago's Fairmont Hotel. Every detail was perfect and every moment was filled with love and happiness! Congrats Lindsay+Jon!

Lindsay+Jon's Vendors Include:

The Fairmont Hotel - Getting Ready, Ceremony, and Reception Location

Jennifer Duczak - Wedding Planner

Steve's Flower Market - Floral Design

Alliance Bakery - Wedding Cake

Gold Coast All Stars - Wedding Band

Leesi B Cosmetics - Makeup Artist

Rhona, Blowout Junkie Chicago - Hair Stylist

Monique Lhullier, Ultimate Bride - Bridal Gown

Bashert Diamonds - Wedding Rings

 

Chicago Wedding Photography: Molly+Brad

For Molly+Brad, an ordinary walk through Lincoln Park one Wednesday night became extraordinary when Brad proposed! These two are a super sweet couple. You can tell at a glance just how in love they are! We were so excited to photograph their gorgeous wedding day this spring! Congrats Molly+Brad! We wish you nothing but the best in your future together!

Molly+Brad's Vendors Include:

Ascension Catholic Church - Ceremony Location

Hinsdale Golf Club - Reception Location

Patty Kudlacz, Events by Fairy Godmothers - Floral and Event Design

Molly's Cupcakes - Wedding Cake

Indigo - Wedding Band

Bianca Sansosti Artistry - Makeup Artist

Maria Traversa - Hair Stylist

Rachel Avail - Bridal Gown

 

Chicago Wedding Photography: Loren+John

Loren+John's Wedding Day was a beautiful, Chicago-centric celebration! Both the ceremony and reception were held in the heart of Lincoln Park, at A New Leaf, where guests enjoyed the gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces, surrounded by flowers. Though these two met in Ohio, they've made Chicago their home and were so excited to share classic Chicago foods with their out-of-town friends and family! The menu included Chicago-style popcorn, Mini-Italian Beef Sandwiches, and Mini Deep Dish Pizzas! Every detail was perfect! Congrats, Loren+John!

Loren+John's Vendors Include:

Hotel Lincoln - Getting Ready Location

A New Leaf - Ceremony and Reception Location

Kate Lerman, Chicago Vintage Weddings - Wedding Planner

Laurie Dunphy, A New Leaf - Floral Design

Fig Catering - Wedding Cake

Betty Nguyen, Fig Media - DJ

Branden, Pin Me Up Chicago - Makeup Artist

Jessica, Pin Me Up Chicago - Hair Stylist

BHLDN - Bridal Gown

Suit Supply - Groom's Tux

Fey & Co - Wedding Rings

Second City Stationery - Stationery

Chicago Wedding Photography: Colleen+Brendan

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

Chicago Wedding Photography: Ann+Benjamin

Ann+Benjamin are one of those couples who has known each other forever. After meeting in high school and dating for ten years, they were so excited to make it official and tie the knot! They chose a gorgeous November day to exchange vows at Old St. Pat's and celebrate with their friends and family at Morgan Manufacturing. We loved shooting this stunning and classic winter wedding! Congrats Ann+Benjamin! We're so excited for you!

Ann+Benjamins Vendors Include:

Ace Hotel - Girls Getting Ready Location

Old St. Patrick's Church - Ceremony Location

Morgan Manufacturing - Reception Location

Flowers for Dreams - Floral Design

Limelight Catering - Caterers

S Joel Norman - Wedding Musicians

Rare Bird Beauties - Hair and Makeup Artists

Amsale, Demitra's Bridal - Bridal Gown

Minted - Wedding Invitations

Donna Morgan, Vince Camuto, and Lulus - Bridesmaids' Gowns

Black Tux and Tie Bar - Men's Attire

Chicago Style Shoot: Ivy Room Wedding

We've said it a million times -- we have the great fortune to work with some of the best vendors in the business -- and this style shoot is no exception! We were so excited when Equally Wed picked up this shoot and we're equally excited to share it with you now! Here are some of our favorite photos from an utterly beautiful collaboration!

Thanks to all of the amazing vendors involved in this shoot:

Ivy Room - Location

Storybook Weddings & Events - Planner

Halls Rentals - Rental Components

BBJ Linen - Linens

Studio M Creations - Stationery

Regina Jules Bridal - Wedding Gowns

Bianca Sansosti Artistry - Hair and Makeup Design

Toni Patisserie & Cafe - Desserts

Fragrant Design - Floral and Decor

Selena Roque and Kyla Bancroft - Models

 

Destination Wedding Photography: Tali+Michael

We were so excited to head up to Milwaukee last spring for Tali+Michael's gorgeous wedding! These two are an adorable couple and their whole day was filled with lots of love, joy, and celebration! We wish them all the best as they approach their first anniversary!

Tali+Michael's Vendors Include:

InterContinental Milwaukee - Getting Ready, Ceremony, and Reception Location

Impressions by Esther Fleming - Floral Design

Portillo's - Wedding Cake

The Party Faithful, Great Life Music - Wedding Band

Brittany Paris - Makeup Artist

Jessica Pintia - Hair Stylist

Vwidon - Bridal Gown