Have you always dreamt about getting married in the gardens of a French Chateau, but are looking to get married in Illinois? We have great news; you can have both! The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy is such a breathtaking and unique venue that will have your guests all in awe! When choosing this […]

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Chicago Venue Highlight | The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy

Hello all! Ashley Carpenter here with The Simply Elegant Group!! I am taking over our blog this week, and I am SO excited to share with you the Top Ten Things I recommend doing once you’re engaged! My fiancé Josh proposed to me on July 10th (BEST day of my life) and we hit the […]

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The Top Ten Things To Do Once You’re Engaged!

When thinking back to Karen + Chase’s gorgeous and romantic wedding last September at The Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, we get the biggest smiles on our faces! Their day was filled with so much love, beauty, and tradition, and it just could not have gone better! Karen + Chase from the very beginning wanted to […]

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Chicago Wedding Planner | Karen + Chase’s Beautiful Jewish Wedding

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If you love glamorous, romantic weddings with a timeless quality, Tania and Sean’s wedding day will make your heart pitter patter. Tania is an absolute knock-out and was radiant in her couture gown. Her ladies were slaying it as well! Sean & the groomsmen were as dapper as ever. I mean, seriously, this group is […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Tania + Sean’s Bridgeport Art Center Wedding

Meghan & Alex’s spring wedding was modern luxury, paired with festive, laid-back FUN!   We know that many of our Chicago weddings are hosted in ballrooms, but that wasn’t for Meghan & Alex. They selected the Bridgeport Art Center- which is industrial chic and oh so fabulous.  This couple is ridiculously in love. Watching them […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Bridgeport Art Center, Meghan & Alex

Nicole and Peter’s Persian wedding, hosted at the Bridgeport Art Center (one of our favorite Chicago wedding venues) was an amazing representation of diversity! We loved seeing all of the amazing details come together to create a truly unique and memorable event. Nicole said “Being authentic to who we are independently, together and with our […]

Chicago Wedding Planner | Bridgeport Art Center Wedding Featured on Style Me Pretty | Nicole & Peter