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 […]

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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 […]

Chicago Weddings, Real Weddings, Venue Spotlight

The Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Wedding | Stephanie + Aaron


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Sleek, clean, stunning, and luxurious are all words that come to mind when we think of The Hutton House! This premier venue is located minutes west of downtown Minneapolis, and has hosted some of the most beautiful weddings we have ever seen and been a part of! This stunning blank space is perfect for those […]

Minnesota Venue Highlight | The Hutton House

This week, we really wanted to highlight one of our past clients who is a courageous frontline worker! Claire is a nurse at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, who met her now Husband Shane in college. They had their first date at Mastro’s in Las Vegas (how cool), and they have been together ever since! […]

Claire + Shane’s Summer Wedding at 4th Presbyterian Church + The Chicago History Museum

With everything happening in the world regarding COVID-19, it has been very difficult for us as planners to watch our amazing couples face the difficult decision to postpone, or be worried with the uncertainty for their upcoming wedding date in the months ahead. We are working tirelessly to make sure our clients are taken care […]

Esther + Adam’s Intimate Ceremony Due to COVID-19

Here’s the sweet story behind Becky and Cordon’s The Springs Poetry Hall wedding. Becky and Cordon met while studying at Baylor University and their love story forever continued! When Cordon was ready to pop the question, they took a walk around a lake which they had done so many times before, and on the spot, […]

The Springs Poetry Hall Wedding | Becky + Cordon

When thinking about a staple venue that provides just about everything you could ever need for the perfect wedding day, we instantly think of The Adler Planetarium. With unique spaces, great food and magnificent 360 degree views of the city skyline, this stunning venue is unbelievably unique and one of our favorite venues to recommend […]

Adler Planetarium Weddings | Chicago Venue Highlight

This Wayzata Country Club wedding showcases the love of Alissa & RK – quintessential power couple. Alissa, a home economics teacher and former Miss Ohio winner, met her match in RK, a financier who grew up around Lake Minnetonka. They appreciate the finest things in life and wanted nothing but the classiest and highest energy […]

Wayzata Country Club Wedding | Minnesota

As planners, we love all types of venues, but when we book a client that wants to do a beautiful tented wedding (especially in the backyard of their exquisite home), there is an element of excitement because you are starting from scratch & the sky is the limit! Katie & Matt live in San Diego, […]

Private Residence Planner | Katie + Matt’s Tented Summer Wedding

Due to COVID-19, Alisa and Kevin whose date was Saturday, March 21, 2020, were the first of our clients to postpone, and made the difficult decision a little over a week before their big day. They ultimately decided to postpone (before it was actually required by the Governor) because they wanted to be able to […]

Alisa + Kevin’s Intimate Ceremony Due to COVID-19

The world is going through something we have never gone through before – The COVID-19 Virus has effected everyone in every way, including the wedding industry, and those of you who are getting married! We know this unpredictable and scary time has been very unsettling for those who have their wedding date falling sometime in […]

COVID-19 and Your Wedding | Commonly Asked Questions + Our Answers

Cassidy & Austin were married on a Saturday in January, an absolutely beautiful day at The Clubs at Houston Oaks in Houston, Texas! The love between these two is absolutely obvious, and they truly enjoyed every second of their day with smiles on their faces the entire time. Not one detail was left unplanned, from […]

The Clubs at Houston Oaks Wedding | Cassidy + Austin

Outddor ceremony for wedding at The Clubs at Houston Oaks