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The Estate Featured in Modern Luxury Weddings Chicago

The latest issue of Modern Luxury Weddings Chicago has been released and we are thrilled to see The Estate’s very own couple, Kathleen and Michael’s wedding day featured on page 286 in the Chicago Weddings section! Kathleen and Michael celebrated their nuptials at The...

Vera Wang Chicago Showcase Event

Celebrating her 60th bridal collection this coming October, Vera Wang’s Spring 2020 Collection features some of her most intricate bridal designs to date. With moody shades of blush, grey, and even sage making appearances, the collection boasts gowns that take on new...

Managing Partner Michelle Durpetti Featured on Bridechilla Podcast

The reach of podcasts has grown significantly in the last few years as listeners are turning to them for everything from self-help to true crime and more. Even brides and grooms are turning to this digital media in search of answers and advice about their upcoming big...

Festive White and Purple Wedding

A white and purple wedding may not immediately make you think of the holiday season, but Dalia and Kevin’s wedding last winter at The Estate was festive and elegant and we love getting to relive the day through Becky Brown Photography’s beautiful images! Dalia walked...

Florals For Every Wedding Season

Your wedding is bound to be one of the single most beautiful and unforgettable days of your entire life – so it makes all the sense in the world that you want every single detail to be beautifully tied into your love story and fully coordinated with your style and...

Multicultural Wedding Celebration At The Estate

Love is celebrated in many different ways across the world and throughout different cultures; each equally unique and full of generations of tradition. A multicultural wedding is a way to honor multiple faiths or cultures in a beautiful way and Teagan & Kha’s...

Should You Do First Look Photos?

Every moment of the wedding day deserves to be perfectly captured through pictures. You deserve to have the kind of wedding photo album you will love not just months after the big day, but many years from now as well. You want to be able to look back with your spouse...

Shimmering Fall Wedding

Seasonal wedding decor can be a great way to help you determine your wedding’s color palette and theme. Courtney and Bryan’s shimmering fall wedding reception at The Estate proves that these seasonal touches can be done in a way that is elegant and timeless while...

Join Us For Our Annual Easter Brunch!

Whether you’ll be joining us for the first time or returning for your second or third year in a row, we are thrilled to once again be hosting you and your loved ones for our annual Easter Brunch at The Estate by Gene & Georgetti! Sunday, April 21st 2019 JOIN US...