Archive for June 2012

Beating the Heat at Chicago Weddings

Chicago is HOT and even though a few raindrops are scheduled to fall, the temperatures aren’t expected to drop. So let’s deal with the heat that Chicago summers bring and embrace how wonderful it is to wear fewer clothes for a few months of the year rather than the coats that weigh us down all... Read more »

Pretty. Flirty. Local. - Beauty in Lincoln Park

What’s better than being pretty and flirty? Being able to be pretty and flirty LOCALLY. As Chicago’s favorite wedding planner, Big City Bride is excited to invite you to Pretty. Flirty. Local., where women are encouraged to pamper locally and shop some of the best beauty and wellness deals in the area. Less than five... Read more »

Raining Love on Colorado

All over the country people are praying for rain. Not often do you hear wedding planners wish for rain, but in regards to the devastating Colorado wildfires rain is needed more than ever. And so, we wish for rain! And to do my part in the rain dance I’ll try to make brides more accepting... Read more »

Magic Mike Chicago Movie Premier - A Magical Night For the Ladies of Chicago

It is hot and steamy in Chicago and it’s about to get a little steamier next Tuesday, June 26th! Big City Bride is always privileged to be the Chicago wedding planner to offer pre-screening tickets to excited fans and in this case… this summer’s sexiest film. We’re excited to offer tickets to the Chicago movie... Read more »

Walk With Us & Talk With Us

Big City Bride loves our home in Lincoln Park. Our cozy planning studio is nestled in what has grown to be the bridal neighborhood of Chicago! Webster and Armitage are full of shops, salons, and restaurants perfect for a Chicago bride to be. To embrace the neighborhood, Big City Bride and Erin Gallagher Jewelry’s Gem... Read more »

Big City Bride gives Chicago Wedding Tips

Wedding season is in full swing! We’ve been so lucky to be a part of many incredible Chicago weddings this year already. Big City Bride is such a unique Chicago wedding planner because we have a team of five planners who know this city and the Chicago wedding industry as well as anyone. With our... Read more »

Chicago Summer Events- The Great Outdoors

With the dark days of winter officially over, taking every opportunity to soak up the sun is every Chicago resident’s duty.  From rooftop restaurants to weekly music festivals, any city dweller knows that summertime in Chicago is best spent in the great outdoors.  As a Chicago wedding planner, brides and grooms are always looking for... Read more »

Cocktail with Big City Bride

Big City Bride is going to chat weddings tomorrow night at the LeBar in the Sofitel Chicago hotel! If you’re interested in talking about wedding trends with Chicago’s favorite wedding planner then join us Wednesday, June 13th!Big City Bride, Nancy Krause floral, Erin Gallagher’s Gem Bar, and Chicago Social Brides magazine are coming together to... Read more »

Birthday on the Roof - the Wit Rooftop in Chicago

We are so excited to have helped plan a fun 30th birthday celebration this weekend at the Wit hotel Chicago. Located on State & Lake, the Wit is nationally known for their chic rooftop in Chicago. With incredible city views and the stars above you, the rooftop is the perfect place for a Chicago event.... Read more »

Strike a Pose for PAWS!

Chicago wedding planner Big City Bride loves our furry friends! Big City Bride especially loves when we get to incorporate dogs and pets into Chicago weddings! We’ve had brides and grooms choose their furry friends as a ringbearer. We’ve had dogs in tuxes join tented Chicago weddings. We’ve had custom sketches of dogs and cats... Read more »