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

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? […]

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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 […]

The Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Wedding | Stephanie + Aaron

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

If you scroll down to look at Theiju + Daniel’s University Club Chicago wedding, you will see the biggest smiles, & just pure happiness! This couple was an absolute pleasure planning with, and we could not be more thrilled with just how perfect their day really was! These two are the true definition of soulmates. […]

University Club Chicago Wedding | Theiju + Daniel

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Katie + Will’s Union League Club of Chicago wedding was an absolute dream come true! As you can see in the photos below, Katie’s big and contagious smile never left her face the entirety of the day! From start to finish, everything ran smoothly, on time, and was everything the couple envisioned & more. Our […]

Union League Club of Chicago Wedding | Katie + Will

Union League Club Chicago Wedding

Mayra + Nikko had the ultimate The Old Post Office Chicago wedding, and we were so honored to have been a part of it! Our incredible Chicago wedding planner Ashley absolutely loved working with these two while planning their beautiful church ceremony, and their reception at one of Chicago’s new & unique wedding venues! To […]

The Old Post Office Chicago Wedding | Mayra + Nikko

The Old Post Office Chicago Wedding

Amber and Brian met online in January of 2017 and quickly fell in love! Two years into their relationship, Brian popped the question and they were ready to plan their dream day! Like many 2020 couples however, COVID-19 threw Amber and Brian’s wedding planning for a loop. Originally planned for August 2020, their amazing SEG […]

Fairmont Hotel Chicago Wedding | Amber + Brian

Chicago Wedding Reception at The Fairmont Hotel

Back in March 2020, Megan & Charlie were finalizing all of their details for their wedding for over 200 people. Then plans changed suddenly for the couple as COVID-19 surged the nation, and mandatory restrictions were put in place that no longer allowed them to have the wedding day they were almost done planning. After […]

Chicago Micro Wedding at the Peninsula Hotel | Megan + Charlie

Jessica & Matt’s day was an absolute highlight of 2020 for us! Working with them as their Chicago wedding planners was such a breeze; they knew exactly what they wanted and weren’t going to let COVID-19 stop them from getting married. They never lost sight of what the day was all about, and that made […]

Chicago Micro Wedding at Bridgeport Art Center | Jessica + Matt

During Ashley Carpenter’s (Chicago Expert Planner) first Timeline Meeting with Bonnie + Danny, she truly felt their love + kindness, and she had many amazing conversations about their wedding day vision, and what this day meant to them. They both communicated + compromised so well with each decision, and mentioned many times that the most […]

Chicago Micro Wedding at The Gwen Hotel | Bonnie + Danny

Are you engaged + dreaming of a wedding in one of the most beautiful cities in the world—Chicago? If you have started to research wedding venues in Chicago, you have probably noticed that there are A LOT to choose from, so it may be very overwhelming! Our team of Chicago wedding planners have listed below […]

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