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Chic Blush and Black Wedding at The Estate

Julee and Rob’s chic blush and black wedding took place at The Estate on the most picture-perfect day. The bride and her bridesmaids, the groom and his groomsmen, all prepared for the sweetest ceremony you ever will witness in the lavish dressing rooms located at The...

Sparkling Silver Wedding Reception At The Estate

Juliana and Grant’s wedding reception was full of sparkling silver and vibrant details! After the couple exchanged their sweet words of promising to love each other until the end of time, they headed to The Estate to kick off their wedding celebration. Flor Del Monte...

Golden Wedding Reception with Pops of Fuchsia

Bright pops of fuchsia danced across the Gallagher’s golden wedding reception at The Estate! This vivid and enchanting reception was exactly how the bride imagined it would be ever since she was a little girl. Her fairytale wedding design had some true! As the...

Chicago Winter Event List

Don’t let Chicago’s winter wonderland snowfall keep you inside this year or you will miss out on some of the city’s most beloved events! With a list as long as time, Chicago’s holiday events calendar is sure to impress this year! Frolic about the city by going ice...

Michelle Durpetti Featured on Essentials Wedding Podcast

The Essential Wedding Podcast, hosted by Whitney Drake of Essential Planner Co., is a podcast centered around having conversations that will “encourage mindfulness and intention during your engagement season.” With topics ranging from The 5 Love Languages to Must...

Elegant Summer Wedding at The Estate

A dreamy evening wrapped in lavender at The Estate, we absolutely adored Christina and Paul’s elegant summer wedding that was so beautifully captured by Rempel Photography. With their family and friends as witnesses, this lovely couple said “I do” to a love that will...

Blush and Gold Reception at The Estate

From the portraits with the Chicago cityscape in the background to the celebration details at The Estate, we are thrilled to reminisce Sana and Thayer’s beautiful blush and gold reception through the images captured by Ginda Photography! Our bride and groom celebrated...

New York Bridal Fashion Week, Fall 2019

With fall comes cooler temperatures, changing foliage, and one of our favorite moments of the year, New York Bridal Fashion Week! This season we saw a common thread of floral details, bold pops of color and chic short dresses to take brides from formal to reception...

NOI Firenze is coming to Chicago!

NOI Firenze fine leather goods and leatherwear bring over 100 years of craftsmanship from Florence, Italy to Chicago! We're excited to support our longtime friends, direct from Florence, Italy! The fine leather garment artisans of NOI Firenze will showcase their new...