Chioma and Brian had a dream winter wedding in Chicago at The Kimpton Gray Hotel! The weather is not always on one’s side in Chicago but this couple could not have asked for a better winter day. Flakes were magically falling and the air was crisp and refreshing– making for fantastic photos and a perfect […]

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Kimpton Gray Hotel Chicago Wedding

The Simply Elegant Group team is head over heels in love with this wedding! Not only was The Intercontinental Hotel a perfect venue for this Chicago Wedding; it was also an incredible couple to work with! Stephanie and Aaron were fun loving, joyful, and absolutely stunning! This sweet couple really understood the joy of a […]

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The Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Wedding | Stephanie + Aaron

Allie and Amogh had a beautiful ceremony on Saturday September 24th held at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was a stunning Minneapolis wedding but not the first for this gorgeous couple! The Basilica of St. Mary ceremony was the second Minneapolis wedding celebration for the couple, as they were able to […]

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The Basilica of St. Mary | Allie + Amogh


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Are you searching for a charming, rustic wedding venue? The French Farmhouse Wedding Venue in Collinsville, Texas might just be the answer you’ve been looking for. Located just an hour north of Dallas, this venue offers a perfect blend of French countryside elegance and Texan rustic charm that is sure to be a showstopper for […]

The French Farmhouse | Texas Venue Spotlight

Let’s take a moment and turn the spotlight to MOM! Your wedding day is absolutely about you but let’s not forget how you got here. Mom has been there through it all. As the mother of the bride, she has supported you every step of the way and she’s about to support you on the […]

Mother of the Bride Dress Inspiration

One wedding trend that has gained popularity in recent years is the use of sweetheart tables, a small, intimate table where the newlyweds can share special moments together during the reception. In this blog post, we’ll explore the magic of wedding sweetheart tables and why they have become a beloved choice for couples on their […]

The Magic of Sweetheart Tables

Are you planning your dream wedding and looking for unique ways to make your big day even more incredible? One aspect to consider is wedding transportation! Transportation options for weddings have come a long way from traditional limousines, and there are now numerous creative and exciting options to choose from that can add a touch […]

Unique Transportation for Your Wedding

Tess and Charles were a joy to plan with from the very beginning! This wedding at The Drake in Chicago was a day to remember. Their story began when the two met at Fleurie, a french restaurant in Charlottesville. They were in law school and let’s just say that there were zero objections from the […]

Wedding at The Drake in Chicago | Tess + Charles

As Chicago wedding planners, we consider ourselves some of the most lucky because we get the opportunity to work with many talented vendors! One of our absolute favorite to plan with? Chicago wedding photographers!! As planners, we make the day happen, but wedding photographers, they make the day happen again and again for years to […]

Top 5 Chicago Wedding Photographers

Michelle and Anish had a gorgeous Indian Christian wedding in Chicago! The happy couple chose to celebrate over two glorious days filled with vibrance, elegance, and love! Their Indian-Christian fusion celebration was one for the books! To start, the couple hosted a pre-wedding traditional Indian Mehndi party. Their loved ones gathered for food, music, great […]

Indian-Christian Wedding in Chicago | Michelle + Anish

Finding your perfect wedding venue will be one of THE MOST stressful parts of the entire planning process! Already overwhelmed? Cut yourself some slack! Know that we have NEVER had a client NOT find a venue that worked well for them…and we have worked with thousands of couples! So let’s dive in to some of […]

How To Find The Perfect Wedding Venue

At The Simply Elegant Group, we have the pleasure of working with many talented vendors! Our favorite to work with… Minneapolis wedding photographers! As Minneapolis wedding planners, we make the day happen, but wedding photographers, they make the day happen again and again for years to come! We have curated a list of our favorite […]

Top 15 Minneapolis Wedding Photographers

Summer and Ryan hosted a stunning Turner Hall Ballroom wedding! This sweet couple was super laid back and go with the flow. Their primary focus was spending the day celebrating with their friends and family– and it showed! The amount of love and support in the Turner Hall Ballroom for these two was truly indicative […]

Turner Hall Ballroom Wedding | Summer + Ryan