autumn wedding

AELO Alumni Colleen + Bob, 10/27/18

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VENUE: BRIQUE | CATERER: BOUTIQUE BITES | PHOTOGRAPHY: THIS IS FEELING | FLORALS: FLEUR | CAKE: SWEET MANDY B’S | SOUND AND LIGHTING: ROBERT KOZYRA | HAIR: HOUSE OF SOHO | BLOWOUTS: THE DRY BAR | MAKEUP: SUKY V STUDIO

What a couple! We absolutely adore Colleen + Bob and had the BEST time coordinating their day. These are two people who love to have fun, and after twelve years, they finally tied the knot! We were so honored to be a part of a celebration that was such a long time coming. Their friends and family were thrilled for them, and after a gorgeous ceremony, they partied the night away!


Congratulations Colleen + Bob! We’re so happy for you!

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AELO Alumni Anne + Nate, 11/2/18

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CEREMONY: ST. MICHAELS OF OLD TOWN | RECEPTION: LACUNA LOFTS | CATERER: LM CATERING | PHOTOGRAPHER: CATTURA PHOTOGRAPHY | DJ: OKYNE MEDIALAB | FLORIST: CELIDAN CREATIONS | LIGHTING: MK LIGHTING DESIGN | HAIR + MAKEUP: COURTNEY KUESIS

Morning rain didn’t stop Anne and Nate from having the best day ever with their family and friends and we had a great time with all of them. The day started with photos around the loop, followed by a gorgeous formal wedding ceremony at St. Michael’s Church. Then we traveled to Lacuna Lofts were a stunningly stylish reception awaited guests. You could distinctly feel the love and affection felt for Anne and Nate radiating in the room. It was a dream. This was one of our last events of 2018 and it was so nice to draw it to a close with such lovely people in an awesome place. Congratulations! 

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AELO Alumni Nathan + Shantelle, 11/5/17

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VENUE: THE LONG ROOM | CATERING: BEARD + BELLY | PHOTOGRAPHY: TCMCG PHOTOGRAPHY | LIGHTING: ART OF IMAGINATION | FLOWERS: THE FLOWER FLAT

Remember, remember! What an incredible wedding! Nathan + Shantelle are big ol' nerds and we love them so much we don't have the words to express it. There was a Doctor Who proposal, complete with Tardis, nerdy decorations, and they got married at their favorite bar. It was such a great party, and Shantelle is giving us those perfect Victorian ghost vibes...exactly what she wanted. Such a beautiful couple, a beautiful love, and a fabulous time. Truly an event less ordinary. 

We love you two. CONGRATULATIONS!

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AELO Alumni Elissa + John, 10/27/17

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VENUE: ARTIFACT EVENTS | PHOTOGRAPHY: STEVE KOO | FLORALS: FLOWERS FOR DREAMS | CATERING: HEARTY BOYS | CAKE: SWEET MANDY B'S | MACARONS: LA BOULANGERIE | PHOTOBOOTH: MAGBOOTH | DJ: JUST PRESS PLAY | CAFE LIGHTING: CHICAGO SPEAKER RENTAL | MAKEUP: WE ONLY DO PRETTY | HAIR: STRAWBERRY PATCH SALON

A lighting designer and a stage manager got married and it was the most organized and beautifully lit wedding ever! We love theatre people. ("Ten minutes to ceremony!" "Thank you, ten!") Elissa + John had a marvelous day at Artifact Events, and we were so happy to be a part of it! They had a vision and we brought it to life for them, and we're so happy they're so happy. Elissa + John, we adore you and hope you and Indy and Gracie enjoy your lives together! 

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AELO Alumni Susan + Matt, 9/9/17

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VENUE: THE ROBEY | PHOTOGRAPHER: JACOB LOAFMAN | FLOWERS: ASRAI GARDENS | DESSERT: ALLIANCE BAKERY

Susan and Matt's big day was nothing short of stunning.  The Robey hotel was the perfect venue for their vintage, glamorous wedding. Everything from Susan's breathtaking dress to her beautiful flowers exuded elegance. With the clear Chicago skyline as the backdrop, Susan and Matt said their vows in front of their closest family and friends.  Afterwards, the newlyweds enjoyed an intimate reception in the Robey's Up and Up Lounge.  Guests were able to sit outside on the terrace and enjoy the perfect view of Chicago's twinkling city lights, or they could relax in the lounge area on some vintage inspired couches. Susan and Matt were surrounded by so much love, it was wonderful to be a part of it!

Congratulations, you beautiful couple! We know you're in for a lifetime of happiness.

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