When Katie from Kathryn Hastings Photography reached out to our Planner Gina about collaborating on a styled shoot together, we immediately knew that we had an incredible opportunity to capitalize on the events occurring in 2020, and really create something beautiful during a time that has been disappointing and tragic for a lot of people, including the […]

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The Dalcy Chicago Micro Wedding Styled Shoot

As we are about to say a much needed “goodbye” to 2020, and a hopeful “hello” to 2021, we cant help but feel a void this year with not having a fabulous + glamorous New Years Eve Wedding! These weddings are ones that we look forward to every year (how can you not with all […]

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Can you believe it?! After months of hard work and planning, we are SO incredibly excited to announce the launch of our 9th Branch: We are officially planning weddings in San Diego!! San Diego is not only one of the most magical cities, but it also is a breathtaking location for the most beautiful weddings! […]

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This blog featuring Daphne and Bridget’s stunning modern garden wedding at the Art Institute Chicago, was a wedding we truly will remember and cherish for a lifetime! Being a part of this wedding and witnessing the beautiful & powerful love that these two women share, was an honor for us, and we are so excited […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Daphne + Bridget’s Modern Garden Art Institute Wedding

Something we see throughout all of our branches in the U.S., is that Fall is a very popular time of year to get married! Who could blame couples for wanting to get married when weather is cool & crisp, and avoiding that summer heat or the winter cold?! We sure don’t! With a majority of […]

The Top Ten Trends We LOVE for Fall Weddings!

Anu and Andy’s Multicultural wedding was a dream come true! The amount of detail and planning that went into this day was evident with how smooth each and every event went, especially with multiple events and the day itself lasting about 16 hours! Anu & Andy started their day in different locations getting ready with […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Anu + Andy’s Multicultural Summer Wedding

One of the things we love most about our job is seeing how happy our clients are on their wedding day! So on Clare + Peter’s wedding in May 2019, our planner Ashley was definitely fulfilled in her work, because these two NEVER stopped smiling! Seriously, look at the gorgeous photographs below to see the […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Clare + Peter’s Glen View Club Summer Wedding

Jena + Sameer were married on a beautiful day in September 2019 in front of their loved ones at the stunning Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, Texas! When we say that every single detail was thought of, we really mean that every. single. detail. was thought of! Jena + Sameer wanted to create their dream […]

Texas Wedding Planner | Jena + Sameer’s Stunning Nasher Sculpture Center Wedding

Are you engaged, wanting to get married in the Minneapolis area, & looking for a venue for your big day?! Does a beautiful outdoor space surrounded by greenery, the water, and having the city skyline in your background sound like a dream come true? Is a gorgeous indoor space that is a blank canvas to […]

Minnesota Venue Highlight | Nicollet Island Pavilion

Ashlee and Paul’s May wedding was the epitome of a light and romantic summer wedding! From the blue bridesmaid dresses and the pink floral, to the white & airy ambiance, their dream summer wedding was everything they envisioned and more! The couple was surrounded by those they love most exchanging their “I Do’s”, and there […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Ashlee + Paul’s Galleria Marchetti Wedding

Here at The Simply Elegant Group, we’ve noticed a similar chain when it comes to questions and concerns that are voiced by our clients when discussing COVID-19 during the wedding planning process. The uneasiness is all too understandable, especially during such a precious time when certain emotions, especially anxiety, are already heightened. We have branches […]

Everything You Need to Know About Your Wedding During a Pandemic

Thinking back to Taylor + Ryan’s wedding day this past October, all we can do is smile! This day was absolutely magical start to finish for one of the sweetest couples our planner has ever me, at one of the most beautiful venues she has ever been to! These High School Sweethearts chose to get […]

Texas Wedding Planner | Taylor + Ryan’s Wedding at The Ivory Oak

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