Archive for September 2012

Millennium Park Weddings

Every Chicago tourist makes their way to Millennium Park to see “The Bean” and the face statues and to walk in the gardens. Everyone loves the peace and calm from the hectic city life of the Loop  just across Michigan Avenue. Imagine a Chicago wedding in the quiet oasis of Millennium Park. It’s a Chicago... Read more »

Chicago History Museum Wedding

We’re very excited to share these Chicago wedding photographs from Gerber + Scarpelli! Big City Bride was the Chicago wedding planner behind this beautiful day at the Chicago History Museum. It’s a Chicago wedding venue that surprises everyone, which is part of the fun! The Chicago museum full of Chicago history seems quite flashy when... Read more »

Happy Birthday Susan Cordogan!

Today we celebrate the woman behind Big City Bride. The Chicago wedding planner who started it all nearly ten years ago…who has grown Big City Bride to be a group of women who are friends and colleagues, and who are making moves in the Chicago wedding industry. She is a mother, a wife, a friend,... Read more »

Wedding Trends -The Lounging Fashion

Much like fashion, weddings consist of an ever changing sense of style, sometimes based on season! Chicago weddings can be preppy, edgy and modern, hipster and ironic, glamorous, designer, casual chic, or even country. The options are endless and much like shopping, creating a wedding style requires the conscious pairing of stylish pieces. To choose... Read more »

Al Fresco Anniversary

This weekend Big City Bride is remembering a favorite Chicago wedding from 6 years ago. Kelly and Jeff asked Big City Bride to transform their new backyard into the ultimate outdoor wedding in Chicago and we did so in just a few months of Chicago wedding planning! They are such wonderful people and we still... Read more »

Sofitel Chicago Wedding

It’s so fun to share photos from beautiful Big City Bride weddings. Chicago wedding photographer Robin Sloan of Riverbend Studios recently shared these beautiful wedding photos with us and it’s so fun to relive their perfect day! Big City Bride had so much fun planning this Chicago wedding because the bride and groom wanted to show... Read more »

Engaging In Fun

Big City Bride recently had the purely joyful pleasure of helping Brooke & David with their farm wedding at Heritage Prairie Farms. Outside of the Chicago wedding world, the landscape was panoramic, the sky was blue, the stars were bright, and the food was straight from the farm! We’ll share more photos of the beautifully happy... Read more »

Grace Ormonde Wedding Style

Big City Bride’s “Italian garden wedding” at the Civic Opera House can be found on the elite website of Grace Ormonde Wedding Style. Grace Ormonde Wedding Style pushes the envelope with design, embraces the most edgy and chic wedding decor ideas, and features the most luxurious events. As a national publication it’s an honor to have... Read more »