Custom Bridesmaid Dresses

Finding the perfect wedding dress can be really hard but finding the perfect dress for all of your completely different bridesmaids…near impossible! It is so hard to find something that looks good on every body type, fits properly, and fits YOUR vision. Your Chicago wedding planner has a solution for you: custom-made bridesmaid dresses. Big... Read more »

I Love You! Come To My Wedding?

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the city of Chicago is bursting with excitement about it! During a cold winter we need something to look forward to. People are rushing to find last minute gifts and make special reservations at their favorite Chicago restaurant. Perhaps you’re feeling sweet and sentimental so you’re crafting... Read more »

The Most Unique Valentine’s Day Date Idea Ever!

Chicago wedding planners love any holiday celebrating love and Big City Bride loves a unique way to celebrate it! A little song bird let us know about a fun new musical date opportunity that would make the perfect unexpected Valentine’s activity in Chicago. The Musical U is Chicago’s newest piano learning studio – BYOB! With all... Read more »

Fantasy Table on a Snowy Day

It’s a magical snowy day in Chicago. Big City Bride is happy and warm inside…dreaming of a comforting and delicious meal at a beautiful table like this!  This photo is a favorite of ours, the table from our most recent Big City Bride photo shoot. Chicago wedding planners love pulling together gorgeous linens, rentals, flowers,... Read more »

Beautiful Creatures Free Movie Tickets

Big City Bride is honored to once again work with Warner Bros. Entertainment company to bring you free movie tickets, this time to the much anticipated Beautiful Creatures! In theaters this Valentine’s Day, February 14th, Beautiful Creatures is a supernatural love story of two star-crossed lovers. Be one of the first to see this passionate and epic... Read more »

Chicago Restaurant Week

Big City Bride is an office of Chicago wedding planning foodies. We love food. We love Chicago restaurants. We love the opportunities that Chicago wedding caterers provide to customize the most amazing wedding menus. Through conversations we are able to draw inspiration from favorite restaurants and trending flavors to discuss a custom menu. To draw... Read more »

Chicago Wedding Venue Search

With a city full of unique and wonderful places for a Chicago wedding ceremony and reception, you might think it will be an easy first step to your Chicago wedding planning to find the perfect venue. However, so many Chicago brides call Big City Bride in the beginning of their planning overwhelmed with the options,... Read more »

A New Meaning to Reading Lips

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, love is in the air! People are buzzing with excitement over Valentine’s Day parties and upcoming weddings, just in time for this love filled holiday! If you are planning a Chicago bachelorette party, wedding shower or even your Chicago wedding, we’ve got something that can add a fun twist to... Read more »

Warm Wishes for a Happy Anniversary in Cold Chicago

On this frigid Chicago day we wanted to share a photo that reminds us there is in fact beauty in this cold winter season. One year ago Kim & Chad had a beautiful wedding in the midst of the year’s biggest storm. We can remember it all! Big City Bride is lucky to have a... Read more »

The Knot Goes Green

We are remembering a few of our favorite Knot moments of 2012 in celebration of The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2013 choosing Big City Bride on their Chicago wedding planner list. It has been an honor that for three years we’ve had the chance to plan with the wonderful women of The Knot to celebrate... Read more »