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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Let’s take a moment and turn the spotlight to MOM! Your wedding day is absolutely about you but let’s not forget how you got here. Mom has been there through it all. As the mother of the bride, she has supported you every step of the way and she’s about to support you on the […]

Mother of the Bride Dress Inspiration

Are you planning your dream wedding and looking for unique ways to make your big day even more incredible? One aspect to consider is wedding transportation! Transportation options for weddings have come a long way from traditional limousines, and there are now numerous creative and exciting options to choose from that can add a touch […]

Unique Transportation for Your Wedding

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

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

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

Hiring your perfect Wedding Planner is a very important decision, so we have written out the 15 most important questions to ask a wedding planner to assist with this process! Your wedding is one of the most personal + meaningful events you will ever plan, so it makes sense that you would like to hire […]

15 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Wedding Planner

Hiring a Wedding Planner

Are you engaged and just starting/in the midst of planning your dream day? Are you unsure of where to start, what to do, and most importantly, who to hire? Just know that your feelings are completely normal, and you are not alone! Weddings today are a production, and for every vendor category, there are tens […]

The Ultimate Wedding Vendor List

One topic we are constantly asked about by our clients, is in regards to Wedding Stationery! When you look online, there are so many options to choose from; from size, to color, to wording, to script, and so much more… it is overwhelming to say the least! So before you order the stationery you think […]

Wedding Stationery to Consider for your Wedding Day

Are you engaged + dreaming of a beautiful Southern California Wedding?  We do not blame you as this is one of the most beautiful places on earth to get married! From the choice of being secluded in the mountains, to having it on the stunning Pacific Coast for a beach wedding, you cannot go wrong […]

10 Breathtaking San Diego Wedding Venues

San Diego Wedding Venues