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Marissa + Frank’s Wedding Highlight Film

As seen featured recently on Chicago bridal media outlet, Lakeshore In Love, Marissa and Frank’s wedding at The Estate was a timeless event to remember! “I was going for the old Hollywood, timeless look. I wanted to look back at my pictures years from now and still...

Luxurious Burgundy and Gold Wedding Reception

Planned by Dejanae Events, Cheryl and Maurice’s wedding this spring at The Estate was a luxurious burgundy and gold celebration of love. From the attire to the decor, no detail of this wedding was left untouched as each of them were lovingly thought out and executed....

Black and White Wedding Featured on Lakeshore In Love

Marissa and Frank celebrated their marriage last fall at The Estate in a timeless black and white wedding reception. With the help of a talented team of creatives, their dreams of an Old Hollywood-esque wedding were brought to life through beautiful decor set in our...

Candlelit Winter Wedding

Celebrating fourteen years together this summer, Gina and Alexander?s candlelit winter wedding was a joyous occasion that took place at The Estate last January. Following a surprise proposal while on vacation in Arizona, the couple knew they wanted a timeless,...

Timeless Black Tie Wedding at The Estate

Captured in stunning detail by Jessica Eileen Photography, Camila and Christopher?s timeless black tie wedding at The Estate was absolutely unforgettable! Before the ceremony, the bride and groom-to-be shared a beautiful first look moment where Christopher saw Camila...

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...