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70s Retro Micro Wedding Inspiration Shoot

July 8, 2021 | olivia

Bright color palette, vintage decor, and a bold mustard suit—this retro micro wedding screams “welcome to the 1970s.” Madi Ellis Photography and her talented team wanted to create a laid-back, fun inspiration shoot that highlighted the era of groovy love and disco. Chic From Chicago was able to find vintage pieces to finish styling this shoot that included a retro telephone, records, vintage orange chairs, and speakers. Let’s not forget the wedding day fashion, either. […]

Gorgeous Celestial Chicago Micro Wedding

June 17, 2021 | olivia

COVID couples are often familiar with having to trim their guest lists. But less guests doesn’t mean less fun! Many couples, like Cody and Allison, are ensuring their micro weddings are celebrations for the books by incorporating unique details into their ceremony, like a first dance after walking down the aisle. But their uniqueness didn’t stop there. Not only did their Chicago micro wedding have celestial and Halloween details, but their micro wedding was actually […]

Neutral And Pantone Color Palette Wedding With Candles Everywhere

April 12, 2021 | riley

There’s nothing cuter than couples tying the knot at the place where they met for the first time–and that’s exactly what Dylan and Jeff did after their large summer wedding was postponed. The couple transformed Eden–an American eatery in Chicago–into a wedding venue full of roses and pampas grass arranged by Flowers for Dreams, muted grey decor, and candles galore. Dylan looked timeless in her Bec + Bridge satin gown–which was initially her rehearsal dinner […]

Modern Industrial Wildman BT Wedding Inspiration Shoot

February 24, 2021 | kailey

Say goodbye to neutrals and hello to colors that are as bold as your love. Photographer Emma Mullins Photography organized a group of talented professionals to bring to life this modern industrial Wildman BT wedding inspiration shoot. For those unfamiliar, Wildman BT is a spacious, extravagant, and newly renovated event space in Chicago.  The brilliant wedding planner Wedicity dressed the modern industrial space with bold colors and eye-catching floral arrangements, by Hedonia Flowers. The old […]

Whimsical + Natural Chicago Wedding at Cafe Brauer

November 20, 2020 | riley

When asked about her dream wedding, Briana said, “I have never been the girl to dream about a wedding because I wasn’t sure I’d ever get married. To me, finding the person was more important than envisioning a day with just anyone. When I met Giovanni and knew we’d get married, I wanted to be sure that it was a reflection of both of us.” Their whimsical and natural Chicago wedding at Cafe Brauer was […]

Intimate Glam Chicago Wedding at The Kimpton Allegro

September 22, 2020 | riley

Intimate weddings are all the rage right now, and just because they’re smaller doesn’t mean they can’t be over the top glamorous. That’s exactly what Chanel and Sheldon decided when planning their Chicago wedding at The Kimpton Allegro. Between Chanel’s long-sleeve lace Pronovias gown to the abundance of roses put together by Fleur Chicago and the gold accents, everything about the day transported us back in time to glamorous old Hollywood. Oh–not to mention–the bride […]

Urban Greenhouse Wedding at Garfield Park Conservatory

March 13, 2020 | brooke

Jessie and Jack wanted to keep the natural beauty of Garfield Park Conservatory at the center of their urban greenhouse wedding design—and we are obsessed! Planned by the bride herself, this day was filled with little touches of greenery magic at every turn. We’re especially in love with the couple’s “I love you so much” sign by MKNEON and the lush arrangements designed by Steve’s Flower Market. Fun fact: This wedding fell on the hottest […]

Foraged Wildflower Wedding in Hanna City, Illinois

February 27, 2020 | brooke

Hannah and Jordan couldn’t wait to get married! After a six-week engagement, they tied the knot with a beautifully simple wildflower wedding in Hanna City, Illinos. Everything from the reception decor to the floral arrangements were planned and executed by the couple and their loved ones. And we’re obsessed. We love the handmade ceremony arch that Jordan’s father made from trees he found! Pro tip: You never know who might be willing to use their […]

Rock n’ Roll Romantic Chicago Wedding at Salvage One

February 3, 2020 | brooke

After only being engaged for three months, Courtney and Sawyer tied the knot in their own version of a non-traditional wedding at Salvage One! We can’t wait for you to see the stunning shots Emily Keeney Photography captured of this sweet couple’s day, especially the street style candids in the historic Chicago downtown.  If you love unique wedding style, you’re going to be googl-y eye’d over this couple’s stellar looks, with Courtney in Hayley Paige […]

This Glam Lodge Wedding at The Pavilion at Orchard Ridge Farms is an Absolute Winter Wonderland

February 10, 2019 | juliette

Between the glamorous gowns, the snow-covered farm, the reindeer, and all the desserts a sweet tooth could hope for, Jennifer and Bradley’s NYE wedding at The Pavilion at Orchard Ridge Farms was pure winter magic! Despite the freezing temperatures, Forged in the North managed to capture the true essence of this winter wonderland wedding to the fullest extent. When this sweet couple wasn’t romping through the snow, they were exchanging vows and toasting to the New Year in the […]