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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This Hotel Ivy wedding inspiration shoot in Minneapolis is seriously DREAMY! It’s romantic, bold and dramatic and we’re OBSESSED! It’s hard to pick a favorite gown or detail shot because we have a couple different looks for our brides and for our table scape. We’re SUPER excited to share that this beauty is also featured […]

Hotel Ivy Wedding | Minneapolis

Erin and Matt are SUCH a fun couple! They were friends of friends and it was really fun to get to know them more and really see what was important to them on the day of. We loved seeing how they interacted with each other. Truly, there was so much joy and laughter. Their decor […]

Erin + Matt’s Annunciation Church Ceremony + Lumber Exchange Reception

We absolutely loved working with Ali and Burke on their Machine Shop wedding in Minneapolis! They were super laid back, but still decisive and organized. A dream trio! The couple met at a party here in Minneapolis, but moved to Chicago for Burke’s job. They love it there, but wanted to get married back at […]

Machine Shop Wedding in Minneapolis | Ali + Burke

We worked with Meredith and Jeremy on their Van Dusen Mansion wedding for over the 2.5 years! As you might imagine, we grew close in the process and now they’re dear friends. We love them so so much! Meredith & Jeremy have known each other for what seems like forever and yet their love is […]

Van Dusen Mansion Wedding | Meredith + Jeremy

Rachel + Drew’s Hutton House wedding in Minneapolis was the dreamiest! This classic, timeless, bright + airy wedding gives us all the feels! Not only did we have an AMAZING team of vendors, but this huge wedding had SO MANY fantastic guests and this couple’s family is BEYOND fabulous!  We love weddings of all sizes- […]

Hutton House Wedding | Rachel + Drew

It doesn’t get more intimate than a backyard wedding. There is something utterly romantic and amazing about beginning the newlywed journey in your own home (or family home).  Devon and Breck opted for the best of both- a private ceremony & cocktail hour on the back lawn of their home and a reception following at The […]

Devon + Breck’s Backyard Wedding

Kristin and Luke had their winter wedding at Aria in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on December 2nd 2017.  The two are from Minnesota and despite it being December in “the frozen tundra,” the weather was unpredictably warm and felt more like a crisp day in spring. Aside from the abundance of  sunshine, their decor, their FLORALS, her […]

Aria Minneapolis Wedding | Kristin + Luke

Emily and Mitch had their Minnesota wedding at The Machine Shop on Saturday, August 12th. For the record, let’s just go ahead and state that when you think of “perfect romantic summer wedding” this wedding is THE description (seriously!)   The couple planned their wedding from New York – they wanted “an extravagant wedding” in Minnesota, […]

Emily + Mitch’s Dreamy Machine Shop Wedding!

Nicole and Davey had their Minnesota wedding at The White Bear Yacht Club, in Dellwood Minnesota on May 27th, 2017. The day itself was magical. Their ceremony was outside on the shores of White Bear Lake, and their reception was inside the luxurious Yacht Club. The sun was shining all day, and White Bear Lake […]

White Bear Yacht Club – Nicole and Davey’s Classic Wedding

We need to start by first saying, HAPPIEST HAPPIEST ANNIVERSARY TO HEATHER AND TED!!  Heather and Ted had their Landmark Center St Paul wedding, exactly ONE year ago! We are SO excited to relive their *super* romantic, elegant, utterly perfect wedding! The inspiration for their wedding was “elegance and class” (per Heather.) “I wanted guests […]

Landmark Center St Paul Wedding- Heather + Ted