Posts tagged "chicago wedding"

Great in Green

This design grew from Miami and Irish roots into an urban yet organic affair. Big City Bride loves to take inspiration from couple’s tastes and backgrounds to design them a truly unique Chicago wedding. The crisp and urban backdrop of the Chicago Illuminating Company was accentuated with the modern and clean design of lucite tables... Read more »

More Time to Party

Time is a changin’! It’s that time of year again when Chicago turns back the clocks and officially embraces that winter is just around the corner. Daylight savings time means we will gain an hour come Sunday at 2am. You might be wondering why Big City Bride feels the need to remind everyone? Well…as Chicago wedding... Read more »

Sweet Tips & Tricks Regarding Treats

Happy Halloween to you all! After the fun October anticipation of costumes and candy, it’s time to welcome November and be thankful for all that lies ahead. That said, we still have the remnants of Halloween to clean up and possibly to consume. Are you left with a basket full of candy? If so I imagine... Read more »


Greenhouse Lofts recently hosted the annual Knot Chicago networking event, planned by Big City Bride. Kim Gapinski planned the Chicago event directly with the team of wonderful ladies at The Knot magazine. With a “green” theme the party embraced the ethics behind the Greenhouse Lofts Chicago wedding venue. Pure Kitchen provided delicious, local, and environmentally... Read more »

Mallory & Matthew on Style Me Pretty

Mallory and Matthew had the most elegant and sophisticated Chicago wedding at St. Michael’s church in Old Town and the Drake hotel. Big City Bride is honored to have the beautiful wedding featured today on the Style Me Pretty wedding blog. It’s so fun when brides and grooms can have their wedding shared to inspire couples... Read more »

Finding Light In The Darkening Days

It appears we can’t escape the shortening days. The Big City Bride wedding planners no longer leave the office to sunshine but instead turn on the outside light long before the end of the day. We say goodbye to nights with patio drinks and early productive sunny mornings. We welcome the cozy warmth of nights... Read more »

Big City Bride in Chicago Social Brides

Chicago Social Brides magazine has a feature on Big City Bride’s Chicago wedding at A New Leaf. A rustic and intimate Chicago wedding venue, A New Leaf is so beloved. Connected to a floral shop who often provides the Chicago floral decor, A New Leaf is full of hidden treasures like a basement of candles... Read more »

Liz & Kevin's Union Station Wedding

There are a few Chicago wedding venues that truly turn heads and Union Station is absolutely one of them. Throughout the day while the Grand Hall of Union Station is transformed into a Chicago wedding venue, travelers stop and speculate who might be important enough to celebrate their wedding in such a historic Chicago venue.... 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 »