Posts tagged "Chicago Weddings"

Glitz, Glam & Curlz -- A Chicago Bridal Affair

On Sunday February 23rd, Natural Hair Bride will host its annual Glitz Glam & Curlz: A Bridal Affair with Grammy Award Winning Chrisette Michele at Marriott Chicago Midway Hotel from Noon to 5pm. In addition to the live performance by Chrisette Michele, couples will learn insider tips and tricks for hair styling, relax with pampering... Read more »

Montage of Chicago Venues to Host Weddings & More in 2013

Architectural Artifacts, Inc. | Atrium Events. Atrium Events is the most unique event space in the Chicago area! Their 80,000-square-foot complex includes our majestic atrium, outdoor courtyard and showroom galleries.  So many artifacts, a MUST SEE!!! (photo source: ChicagoStyle Weddings Magazine) - For more info about this venue, visit http://architecturalartifacts.com/atriumevents
Gallery 1028, located on Goose Island, borrows a unique aesthetic and flair from the island’s heritage. Loft-like, with vaulted ceiling, exposed brick, skylights, as well as wood beams and floors, Gallery 1028 occupies 4,000 sq. ft and offers two- separate rooms plus two-separate foyers attached to each of the two rooms. (photo source: eventup.com) I... Read more »

Chicago Bridal Giveaway - Tickets to The Vow!

Rachel McAdams & Channing Tatum star in The Vow.  This movie is about a newlywed couple recovering from a terrible car accident that puts the wife in a coma.  Waking up with severe memory loss, her husband endeavors to win her heart again.  The Vow is a film for everyone who believes in everlasting love,... Read more »
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Something Old...

Something Old...
Something old, something new Something borrowed, something blue And a silver sixpence in her shoe.   This is a good luck saying which dates back to the Victorian era and many brides will try and ensure that they have something of each in their wedding outfit.   Something Old is meant to represent the link... Read more »

Congratulations! You are Engaged...

Congratulations! You are Engaged...
Congratulations! I would like to personally say congratulations to all the happy couples who have recently gotten engaged this 2010 holiday season.    Now that you are engaged and the excitement has settled in, I know happy couples all over are thinking of the next step to take.  But first, you need to figure out how you... Read more »

What's Your Signature Drink?

What's Your Signature Drink?
As we near Christmas and New Years Eve (and Day), many will be indulging the holidays with the usual traditional holiday drinks such as egg nog with brandy or rum and toasting the New Year with champagne.  But there are a few of us who have our own personal ‘signature drinks‘ that we like to indulge... Read more »
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Wedding Dates to Avoid in 2011

Wedding Dates to Avoid in 2011
With 2011 fast approaching, engagement season in full force and couples now pondering wedding dates for next year — the first thing I advise my clients to do is establish their wedding date. Planning a wedding on the date or near the date of a major holiday may cause problems for couples.  Many venues and... Read more »

Chicago Bride Magazine Bridal Fashion Show

Chicago Bride Magazine Bridal Fashion Show
On Sunday, April 17, 2011, Chicago Bride’s Magazine will be hosting a bridal fashion at Navy Pier. Order your FREE tickets ONLINE http://www.chicagobridemagazine.com/photos/getTickets.asp BRIDAL FASHION SHOW Details: Navy Pier Bridal Fashion Show & ExpoSunday, April 17th 2011Lakeview Terrace in Navy Pier11:00am to 4:00pm Also, check out Chicago Bride Editor Cathy Demetropoulos on WGN-TV speak about... Read more »

Groom's Cake -- Is it Necessary?

Groom's Cake -- Is it Necessary?
According to The Knot’s weddingchannel.com website, “a groom’s cake originated from the South, and although it used to be viewed as an added and unnecessary expense, this once-neglected cake has been making a huge comeback. Intended to be a gift from the bride to the groom, the groom’s cake is usually dark (often chocolate or... Read more »
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It's not all about the Bride (or is it?)

It's not all about the Bride (or is it?)
It’s Your Wedding too, Guys!     At an event I attended recently that The Knot hosted, I met Alex Tsebelis of Formally Modern Tuxedo located in Lincoln Park.  During our chat, he stated that “renting” or “buying” the tux for the wedding is usually the last thing on the list for men to do. ... Read more »