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Chicago Wedding Photography: Kate+Eric

It's always a joy to watch your friends experience the happiest day of their lives, so we were honored to be a part of Kate+Eric's beautiful wedding day! Kate is a longtime friend, and mega-talented Hair and Makeup Artist. Naturally, her wedding day was a who's who of brilliant Chicago wedding vendors! It was such a joy to share such a special day and watch a dear friend marry the man of her dreams! Kate+Eric, congratulations! We're so happy for you and your 'happily ever after'!

Kate+Eric's Vendors Include:

Radisson Blue Aqua Hotel - Ceremony Location, Reception Location, Caterer

Dotted Events - Wedding Planner

Navjot Designs - Decor Design

Taylor & Co - Decor Design

Art of Imagination - Decor Design

Kate Johnson Artistry - Hair and Makeup

Greenvelope - Stationery

West Town Bakery - Cake and Desserts

Clix Imaging - Videographer

Okyne Media Lab - Entertainment

Biossat Custom Productions - Second Line Band

2nd City Diamond - Wedding Rings

 

Chicago Wedding Photography: Courtney+Erik

Unofficially, Courtney and Erik met at a party at their alma mater, Bradley University. Officially, they met in the campus library. Either way, the chemistry was obvious from the start. Fast forward to a walk through the Japenese Gardens at Chicago Botanic Garden, where Erik proposed and Courtney's friends surprised her to celebrate. Their wedding day was perfect in every way and the couple was most excited to create memories that they could cherish for the rest of their lives together. Congrats, Courtney+Erik!

Courtney+Erik's Vendors Include:

Holiday Inn Lake Zurich and Hampton Inn Deer Park - Getting Ready Locations

Presbyterian Church of Barrington - Ceremony Locations

Biltmore Country Club - Reception Location

Kristen Janes, KioKreations - Floral Designer

Lovin Oven - Wedding Cake

TVK Orchestra - Wedding Musicians

Gabrielle, Bianca Sansosti - Hair and Makeup Stylists

Demetrios Bride - Bridal Gown

James Allen - Engagement Ring

Dimend Scaasi - Wedding Rings

Kathryn's Bridal - Stationery

Crystal Bridal - Bridesmaids' Gowns

Men's Warehouse - Groom's Attire

Chicago Wedding Photography: Colleen+Juan

After meeting online, Colleen+Juan shared a fabulous first date at Bar Takito. It was clear to each of them that they had an instant connection. One year later they celebrated their anniversary where their romance began and after dinner, Juan proposed! Colleen+Juan were so excited to share their wedding celebrations with their closest family and friends -- and they certainly picked gorgeous locations! Congrats to the bride and groom!

 

Colleen+Juan's Vendors Include

Palmer House - Getting Ready Location

Old St. Pat's Church - Ceremony Location

Chicago Cultural Center - Reception Location

Blush and Luxe - Day of Planner

Blumgarten - Floral Design

Cake Chicago - Wedding Cake

The Lakeshore Encores - Wedding Musicians

Wendy Woodside - Makeup Artist

Ginger Damato - Hairstylist

Peter Langner, Ultimate Bride - Bridal Gown

Papier Girl - Stationery

Alfred Sung - Bridesmaids' Gowns

Chicago Wedding Photography: Jenny+Mark

It had just begun to snow on a romantic date to see Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo when Mark asked Jenny to marry him. Nineteen months later, in a beautiful ceremony at Old St Pat's Church, they became husband and wife. Their day was filled with love and celebration surrounded by family and friends! Congrats, Jenny+Mark! 

Jenny+Mark's Vendors Include:

Eaglewood Resort & Spa - Getting Ready and Reception Location

Old St Pat's Church - Reception Location

Brooke, Tying The Knot - Wedding Planner

Karen Steen, Flowers By Steen - Floral Design

Oak Mill Bakery - Wedding Cake

Blue Water Kings - Wedding Band

Patty McGuire - Hair and Makeup Artist

Allure Couture, Lillian Lotte Couture, Scottsdale, AZ - Bridal Gown

Badgley Mischka - Bride's Shoes

Al Blackman, Blackman Jewelers - Wedding Rings

Daniels Printing - Stationery

Calvin Klein Tuxedos, Men's Warehouse - Groom's Attire

Chicago Wedding Photography: Anna+Daniel

Anna+Daniel's wedding day was so beautiful it looks like a style shoot! We fell in love with Anna's classic and elegant look and Daniel was dashing in his deep blue tux! These two make an adorable couple and we loved capturing every moment of their special day! Congrats, to the new Mr. and Mrs.! 

 

Anna+Daniel's Vendors Include:

St. Mary of Perpetual Help - Ceremony Location

The Dawson - Reception Location

Steve's Flower Market - Floral Design

DJ Elite and Michelle Elizabeth - Music

Kosa Salon - Hair Stylist

Volle's Bridal - Bridal Gown

Manny Jewelry - Wedding Rings

DBY Invitations - Stationery

Enzo Custom - Groom's Attire

Chicago Wedding Photography: Lauren+Jonathan

Lauren+Jonathan, both CPAs, first met while working at the same accounting firm in 2012. Sparks flew and love wasn't far behind -- how could it be in such a glamorous and sexy setting? Before long it was clear that they were meant for each other! These lovebirds tied the knot on a gorgeous August day and celebrated in style at The University Club. Congrats, guys! We're so excited for your happily ever after!

 

Lauren+Jonathan's Vendors Include: 

The University Club - Getting Ready and Reception Location

Old St. Pat's Church - Ceremony Location

Jill Quinn, University Club - Wedding Coordinator

Steve's Flower Market - Floral Design

Paul Michaels - DJ

Sunshine Myatt - Makeup Artist

Zea Salon - Hair Stylist

Nordstrom Bridal Suite, Oakbrook - Wedding Gown

Ethan Lord Jewelers - Wedding Rings

Invitations By Design - Stationery

Men's Warehouse - Groom's Tux

Chicago Wedding Photography: Molly+Angelo

Molly+Angelo first met while working at WNDU, an NBC affiliate in South Bend, Indiana, where Molly was a producer and Angelo is a sports anchor. It was a perfect match! We were thrilled to be a part of their beautiful summer wedding. The bride and groom chose The Drake Hotel as an elegant backdrop for their big day, and every detail was perfect! Congrats, Molly+Angelo! 

Molly+Angelo's Vendors Include:

The Drake Hotel - Getting Ready and Reception Location

Old St. Patrick's Church - Ceremony Location

Nicole Zenner, LK Events - Wedding Planner

Ramsey Prince, Ashland Addison Floral - Floral Design

Cake Sweet Food Chicago - Wedding Cake

Chris Sarlas Orchestra - Wedding Musicians

Angelica Grace - Hair and Makeup Artist

Anne Barge, Bella Bianca Bridal Couture - Wedding Gown

Jenny Yoo - Bridesmaid's Gowns

J.R. Fox Jewelers - Wedding Rings

Meredith Santucci Designs - Stationery

Formally Modern - Groom's Attire

Chicago Wedding Photography: Megan+Keith

Throughout their relationship, Keith told Megan that he wanted to finish his Master's Degree before they could get engaged. Megan didn't realize how literal he was being until he got down on one knee the day of his graduation ceremony! These two tied the knot with a lovely ceremony and reception at Two Brothers Roundhouse and celebrated in style with their family and friends. Congrats Megan+Keith!

 

Megan and Keith's Vendors Include:

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Aurora - Getting Ready Location

Two Brothers Roundhouse - Ceremony and Reception Location

Kathy Hodge, Schaefer Greenhouse - Floral Design

The Cakery - Wedding Cake

Bill Armington - DJ

Adla Askar - Makeup Artist

Heather Collins, Lucid Salon - Hair Stylist

Enzoani, Glamour Closet - Bridal Gown

Rogers and Hollands - Wedding Rings

Tommy Hilfiger - Groom's Attire

Chicago Wedding Photography: Gina+Joe

We LOVED all the gorgeous details and love-filled-moments from Gina+Joe's big day!  This adorable couple exchanged vows at Old St. Pat's Church and celebrated with a beautiful reception at Kendall College's Skyline Room.  Congratulations to the wonderful couple and may you live happily ever after!

Gina+Joe's Vendors Include:

The Gwen Hotel - Getting Ready

Old St. Pat's Church - Ceremony

Kendall College - Reception

Sarah Stolzenberg - Floral

Oakmill Bakery - Cake

Delta Discjockeys - DJ

Jaclyn Mednicov - Makeup

Ashley Condron - Hair

Pronovias, Volles Bridal - Wedding Gown

David Nelson Jeweler - Rings

Jos A Bank - Men's Attire

Chicago Wedding Photography: Nicole+Brian

Nicole+Brian's Wedding Day was a beautiful whirlwind of fabulous Chicago locations. From getting ready at The James Hotel (where the couple stayed for a romantic birthday weekend) to a Bride+Groom portrait session at The Lincoln Park Conservatory Gardens (where Brian proposed) every location had special meaning for them.

We were so excited to be a part of their amazing wedding! Congrats, guys!

 

Nicole+Brian's Vendors Include:

The James Hotel - Getting Ready Location

Church of Our Saviour - Ceremony Location

The Ivy Room - Reception Location

Sarah Deeke - Wedding Planner

Avant Gardenia - Floral

Sweet Mandy B's - Wedding Cake

The Mix Musical Services - Band

The White Closet Bridal, Tampa, FL - Wedding Gown

Tacori - Wedding Rings