Posts in category "Wedding"

Weddings...Chicago Style!

Weddings...Chicago Style!
      Chicago has some of the most beautiful venues to host weddings and receptions (indoor and outdoor).  Chicago also has some of the best wedding photographers, florists, pastry chefs, DJs, bands and designers in the U.S.  You name it — Chicago’s got it!   I do have a “personal” few that are my... Read more »

Engagement Ideas

Engagement Ideas
  Now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas and New Years Eve are right around the corner, I thought I would share some engagement ideas to the guys who may need some help on how to propose to the woman they love. Below is a list of some of some of the most romantic engagement ideas that... Read more »

The "not so" Traditional Wedding Favors

The "not so" Traditional Wedding Favors
Chances are when you attend a wedding reception you receive traditional wedding favors.    Most brides and grooms today still give traditional wedding favors to their guests.  Shot glasses, chocolates, candles, bubbles, coasters, keychains, matches, picture frames, magnets, etc., any of which are simple and thoughtful ways to thank you guests for sharing your special... Read more »
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Let's Talk Wedding (scratch that)...I meant Turkey! cake that is...

Let's Talk Wedding (scratch that)...I meant Turkey! cake that is...
TipsyCake Turkey Cake In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday this week, I’d thought I share with you one of my favorite cake spots, TipsyCake, located 1043 N. California, Chicago, IL.  TipsyCake is the place for Custom, Delectable, Artistic, Fresh, and Fun cakes.  So make this Thanksgiving a lil “tipsy” with a delicious assortment of desserts... Read more »

Holiday Trend Alert: Crystals are Hot for Winter Wedding Colors, Gowns and Hairstyles

Holiday Trend Alert: Crystals are Hot for Winter Wedding Colors, Gowns and Hairstyles
Just because you’re getting married during the holiday season doesn’t mean you have to stick with reds and greens for your winter wedding colors. The hottest trends in winter weddings is to use fewer colors and more glitter. Think less holiday photo in front of a roaring fire and more dazzling ice princess in a... Read more »

"Beautifully Trashed" -- Trash the Wedding Dress (your commitment is to your Husband...NOT YOUR DRESS!)

"Beautifully Trashed" -- Trash the Wedding Dress (your commitment is to your Husband...NOT YOUR DRESS!)
After spending hundreds or maybe thousands of dollars on your wedding dress, who in their right mind would actually want to trash their wedding dress? When I first heard about this, I did not want to believe that someone would actually trash their wedding dress, but after doing research I found this is a current trend... Read more »
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Oscar de la Renta Spring 2011 Bridal Collection

Oscar de la Renta Spring 2011 Bridal Collection
Last week I brought to you Vera Wang’s 2011 Spring and Fall Bridal Collection. This week I wanted to share with you Oscar de la Renta’s Spring 2011 Bridal Collection. Oscar de la Renta is one of the leading designers of the world. While Vera Wang’s designs are more of a whimsical quality, I found... Read more »

Wish Upon A Wedding and The Knot's Feeding America

Wish Upon A Wedding and The Knot's Feeding America
October and November have been some busy Networking months for wedding professionals from all over the Chicagoland area.  Since the wedding season ended, industry and wedding professionals have been busy putting together some fabulous events to not only network and mingle after a long 2010 season, but to give back to those in need in... Read more »

Fall preview of Vera Wang's 2011 Fall Bridal Collection

Fall preview of Vera Wang's 2011 Fall Bridal Collection
The Look of Love… Vera Wang has done it again!  Bringing brides fabulous and elegant gowns to wear for the fall of 2011.  On the Chicago Style Weddings Blog, they said it best in describing Vera Wang’s 2011 Fall Bridal Collection.  “Vera Wang wedding dresses are the epitome of modern femininity…and her Fall 2011 bridal collection... Read more »
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Small & Intimate Wedding Receptions (& Sexy too ... yea I said it!)

Small & Intimate Wedding Receptions (& Sexy too ... yea I said it!)
With the New Year quickly approaching, many couples will become engaged during the holiday season.  So much goes through a couples mind in determining what sort of reception they will have and questions are raised as to will we have a large one, a small one, traditional or non-traditional.  Today your wedding reception does not need... Read more »