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 […]

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The Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Wedding | Stephanie + Aaron

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Mitra and Brad had their Chicago wedding at The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy on August 12th. Their ceremony was following the practices of traditional Persian culture, as Mitra herself is Persian – it was so uniquely gorgeous! The day itself was bright, sunny and beautiful, filled with an abundance of love and Persian […]

The Armour House – Mitra and Brad’s Persian Wedding Day

Courtney and Tom held their Lussier Family Heritage Center wedding this summer! Their wedding was everything you would expect at a quintessential Wisconsin wedding in August – hot weather, green grass, a gorgeous barn, a cute dog, and the most dreamy blush wedding gown ever.  Their day was filled with soft lush details (greenery and braid […]

Lussier Family Heritage Center Wedding – Madison, Wisconsin

Lauren and Mark had their Spring wedding at Minneapolis Event Center on May 20th. Their ceremony was at United Methodist Church and their reception ended in Minneapolis – their day was PACKED with love, guests (250+ guest list!) and rain! Yes, lots and lots of rain. May 2017 is on record for being *one* of […]

Minneapolis Event Center – Lauren and Mark’s Rainy Wedding

Amanda and Jason hosted their Chicago wedding at the Ravenswood Event Center.  It was the perfect location for their 300+ guests & super festive Jewish wedding!  The bride rocked her fashion-forward dress with black shoulder bow. To us, it was an incredible, modern mix between Audrey Hepburn and Sex in The City. The classic black […]

Ravenswood Event Center Wedding | Amanda + Jason

One of the many things we love about Chicago weddings is that we get to see some of the grandest, most beautiful ballroom weddings. In some of the other markets we work in (Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Denver), ballroom weddings aren’t as opulent. The variety makes us excited, and we spend a good amount of time swooning […]

School of the Art Institute Ballroom Wedding | Nora + Chris

Elizabeth and Jordan’s Chicago wedding was a classically beautiful affair- a church ceremony and a ballroom reception with the grandest of architecture painted a gorgeous backdrop for the start of g their life-long love story! Elizabeth’s gown was gorgeous- truly a timeless piece.  With the cathedral length veil and long lace sleeves, Elizabeth picked accessories […]

InterContinental Chicago Wedding | Elizabeth & Jordan

Summer weddings in Wisconsin are pretty much the best ever. From the comfortable temperate to the sunsets against a picture-perfect clouded sky, they’re simply dreamy! Samantha & Kyle held their ceremony in a local church, followed by an exquisite tented reception at Fitch Plaza at The War Memorial Center in Milwaukee. From start to finish, […]

The War Memorial Wedding | Samantha & Kyle

Avid dog lovers, Julia & Alex never expected to meet the love of their life, because of the love for their furry friends. After a chance meeting at a dog park between Julia and Alex’s boxers (both rescues), the two were drawn to one another. And into a new lifetime of love. Almost six years […]

Camrose Hill Flower Farm Wedding | Julia + Alex

Connie & Kent’s Nicollet Island Pavilion Wedding was a blast and a half! Oh my gosh, just thinking back on the day gives us the giggles. Their wedding party was hilarious and Connie made the day so much fun- she’s a hoot! Connie and Kent had a clear vision for the wedding day- and much […]

Minnesota Nicollet Island Wedding | Connie & Kent

Planning a wedding from another country is, without a doubt, challenging! But Stefania and Dean were SO amazing about the entire process.  From the beginning, they knew they wanted a super fun, yet elegant, event. And Chicago was the natural choice for a few reasons. First, Dean popped the question to Stefania in Chicago (on […]

Stefania & Dean – Congress Plaza Hotel Wedding