Are you engaged + dreaming of a southern wedding in one of our personal favorite cities – Dallas, TX? If you have started to research wedding venues in Dallas, you have probably noticed that there are A LOT to choose from, so it may be very overwhelming!  As experienced Dallas wedding planners, we are here […]

Dallas Weddings, Venue Spotlight

10 Unique Dallas Wedding Venues

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 […]

Chicago Weddings, Design, Real Weddings

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 […]

Chicago Weddings, Real Weddings, Venue Spotlight

The Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Wedding | Stephanie + Aaron

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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

A toast from your mom, brother, or best friend at the rehearsal dinner or on the wedding day is something a bride/groom will never forget! Your words mean everything to them, and it is something not to be taken lightly. We are bringing you the best tips to help you write a wedding toast that […]

Tips for the Perfect Wedding Toast

We met with some of the best in the industry at The Wedding MBA in Las Vegas to bring you a curated list of the the top 2023 wedding trends! We’ve already started to see a shift at The Simply Elegant Group and we can’t wait to get it in your hands while it is […]

Top 2023 Wedding Trends

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 […]

Kimpton Gray Hotel Chicago Wedding

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 […]

The Basilica of St. Mary | Allie + Amogh

We love Chicago– especially in the winter! A Chicago winter wedding brings people together. The falling snow, the crisp air, and the peaceful outdoors brings loved ones together in an entirely new way as they cozy into a space to share all of the love with the happy couple. Why choose a Chicago winter wedding? […]

Chicago Winter Wedding Inspiration