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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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


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We had so much fun meeting so many Brides and Grooms this past Sunday at The Wedding Fair! If you entered our drawing be sure to check out our Facebook Page to see if you were the lucky winner! Are you overwhelmed and can’t figure out where to start planning your wedding, or which Vendors to use […]

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Big News! We’ve been working with the amazing Kayd Roy to have her update our brand! Check out all of her hard work, browse around and let us know what you think! Also, be sure to follow us on Twitter and be our friend on Facebook to get all of our new updates! Check out Kayd’s other work right HERE!!

Introducing our New Website and Brand!