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15

March 2016

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Chicago Cafe Brauer Wedding with Erica and John

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Eeek! I’m so excited to show you guys Erica and John’s Cafe Brauer wedding!

 

It was our first wedding of the 2016 season. We couldn’t have started our Chicago wedding photography year with a nicer couple for their Cafe Brauer wedding. Erica and John were/are awesome! We ventured were outside in March for their photos and they were such troopers to brave the chilly weather right on Lake Michigan.  I’m glad that the bridesmaids had long dresses on – thanks Jenny Yoo! We were all filled with warm thoughts, good vibes, and love, which helped keep us all warm.

Erica and John had their wedding festivities at the historic Cafe Brauer in Lincoln Park. It is an amazingly beautiful space made by Perkins & Hamilton in a Prairie Style architecture. It is one of our favorite spots in the Chicago to photography.

Erica’s bouquet, the bridesmaid’s dresses, and all of the other details mimicked the lavender and prairie green in Cafe Brauer Wedding’s space. We started the day off at Hotel Lincoln– which is conveniently close, FILLED with Mid Century Modern furniture and amazing antiques, which are all locally sourced.  Anything mid-century modern and vintage warms my heart. We also took a trip to the roof to Hotel Lincoln’s – The J. Parker.

Checkout the photos from their big day below.

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A huge thank you to all of the Vendors who were a part of Erica and John’s Cafe Brauer wedding, we couldn’t do it without you:

Flowers: Collette Clancy Flower Firm
Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Dress Designer: Romona Keveza
Bridesmaids Dresses: Jenny Yoo
Caterer: John Calihan Catering
Cake: Calihan Catering
Music/DJ: Toast and Jam
Groom’s Tux: Men’s Warehouse
Coordinator: Bambi Rogers
Hair/Makeup: Kate Johnson Artistry
Getting Ready Location: Hotel Lincoln
Ceremony and Reception Location: Cafe Brauer

Thursday

15

January 2015

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Embassy Suites Chicago Wedding – Melanie and Jon

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What an amazing day for photos – the Chicago light was just perfect

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Melanie and Jon had their ceremony at the Wicker Park Lutheran Church, which is just a short walk from our house. It rained in the beginning of Melanie and Jon’s wedding day, which actually worked out swimmingly for all of us.  Chicago seemed like it was glowing after their wedding ceremony in Wicker Park. Seriously though, glowing.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen the skyline look like that on a wedding day, it was beautiful.
Melanie got ready at Embassy Suites downtown before their ceremony, which was pretty convenient- as she and her guests staying at the hotel won’t really have much travel after the reception.
So, besides travel logistics, guys.  I have to say… I’m smitten with Melanie’s dress.  It was BEAUTIFUL.  And super well tailored.  The lace detail all over was so crazy gorgeous. And Melanie, of course, was stunning in it.
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And we are off to the ceremony for their Embassy Suites Wedding!

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Congrats again you guys!! Just think of Cabo San Lucas while you’re all cozy this winter. xoxo
And a big Thank you to all of the vendors involved for Jon and Melanie’s Embassy Suites Chicago Wedding.
Getting Ready Location- Embassy Suites Chicago
Ceremony Location- Wicker Park Lutheran
Reception Location- Embassy Suites Chicago Wedding

Florist- Fleur du Jour
Shoes- Angela Nuran
Dress- Enzoani
DJ & Uplighting- Grand DJ Entertainment
Suit- Vera Wang
Hair and Makeup- Kim Piech

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Sunday

11

January 2015

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Spiaggia Chicago Wedding – Lily and John

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Lily and John wanted to have a destination wedding in Chicago.

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Since it’s a main hub, it makes it easier for family to be able to attend. They decided that a Spiaggia Chicago Wedding overlooking Lake Michigan was the perfect venue for them and family to be able to enjoy delicious food and to later get their groove on.
When we met Lily and John, they were in the midst of planning their move to Hawaii- cargo loading and all of that craziness, as John was going to be stationed there after his homecoming.

John and Lily got ready together in their hotel room- which I loved. It was so zen and calming in the room. I thought it was pretty awesome that they are getting ready together, I mean- if you’re marrying your best friend, it’s only right to get to spend the whole day with them right? And not to mention, their view was pretty awesome as well.

They eloped before John was deployed, so they decided to have a family blessing instead of a traditional ceremony for their Spiaggia Chicago Wedding.  You’ll be able to see it in the photos as both John and Lily’s dad’s performed the family blessing together.  It was quite sweet. <3
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Last quick spot for the Spiaggia Chicago Wedding across the street. 🙂Spiaggia Wedding Chicago Photographer Editorial Photography Studio Finch Modern_0065
I hope you guys are having an amazing time in Hawaii! Trust me, we are all jealous here in Chicago while the high temperatures are 0 degrees. Brrr.
And a thank you to all of the Chicago Wedding vendors at John and Lily’s Spiaggia Chicago Wedding

Getting Ready Location- Mile North Hotel
Ceremony and Reception Location- Spiaggia Wedding
Hair Stylist- Season McKesson, Mary Jane Salon– San Diego, CAFlorist- Dilly Lily
Invitations- Forever Fiances, San Diego CA
Shoes- Badgley Mischka
Caterer- Spiaggia Private Events
DJ- Mike Lopez
Suit- Black Lapel, NY (guys, custom suits are AWESOME, you won’t regret it!)
Tie- Calvin Klien

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Saturday

27

December 2014

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Chicago Bridgeport Art Center Skyline Loft Wedding- Jenna and Jim

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There is so much fun amazingness to show for Jenna and Jim’s Chicago Wedding that I can’t even handle it! Ok, so here it goes…

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Jenna and Jim planned their wedding from afar- having a long distance relationship, this was no sweat for them.  We were lucky enough to have the opportunity to photograph their engagement session in New York City’s Gramercy Park last summer. (No fence jumping needed) Since living and working on the East Coast, Jenna and Jim moved to Germany together to follow Jim’s career in the Air Force. Which I say is pretty perfect, since Jenna’s dream would be to travel to unique and amazing places all over the world- what better than marrying a pilot?

They decided to have their wedding at Chicago’s Bridgeport Art Center Skyline Loft wedding, which was large enough to house all of their amazing family and friends. Also, just as important- it is large enough to hold a late night pasty food truck. Talk about awesome.  Before their cocktail hour and reception, they got married at the beautiful Holy Family Catholic Church on Roosevelt and spent some time going around the city with their decked out navy blue wedding party.

Oh! And check out Jenna and Jim’s decor choices!  They had friends trade place cards with Polaroid photos of the guests. Also, a huge thank you to Liven it Up Events for making the schedule and decor flow as smooth as possible. <3
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Eeee! The decor from Exquisite Designs and Liven it Up Events is amazing!!! Not to mention, I think I’m in love- if we got married again, I would want to to be a Bridgeport Art Center Skyline Loft Wedding. Vow Renewal anyone? Jason? Hint? 🙂Chicago Wedding Photographer Bridgeport Art Gallery Wedding Photography Studio Finch Best_0041b Chicago Wedding Photographer Bridgeport Art Gallery Wedding Photography Studio Finch Best_0042 Chicago Wedding Photographer Bridgeport Art Gallery Wedding Photography Studio Finch Best_0043 Chicago Wedding Photographer Bridgeport Art Gallery Wedding Photography Studio Finch Best_0044 Chicago Wedding Photographer Bridgeport Art Gallery Wedding Photography Studio Finch Best_0045
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Congrats again Jenna and Jim- you guys are so much fun! Have an amazing time in Germany.

And a big thank you to the Chicago Wedding Vendors  for Jenna and Jim’s Bridgeport Art Center Skyline Loft Wedding below:

Coordinator: Liven it Up Events– Linda
Getting Ready Location:  VRBO Condo on State St
Hair: Anasa Salon in Park Ridge
Makeup: Anjelica Bannos Artistry
Flowers: Exquisite Designs
Invitations: Checkerboard from Hill’s Hallmark in Park Ridge
Catering: Stefani Catering
Music: Toast and Jam– Carrie
Dress: Monique Lhuillier
Shoes: Nina
Suit: Tommy Hilfiger
Ceremony: Holy Family Catholic Church Chicago
Reception: Bridgeport Art Center’s Skyline Loft

 

Monday

4

August 2014

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Chicago Engagement Session with Lily and John

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John and Lily had their Chicago engagement session with us the week of their wedding as they live in Sunny and Tropical Hawaii. They wanted to have their wedding in fabulous Chicago since family is based all over the US and Canada, and Chicago makes for a great meeting point (thank you O’hare airport, we couldn’t do it without you) 🙂

I always find it wonderful when families travel for important life events, the closeness and emotion is lovely.
John and Lily met through John’s sister, with whom Lily was fast friends with back in San Diego- and the love blossomed from there. In the midst of planning their own ‘destination’ wedding of sorts from Hawaii, John was also serving our country overseas. Our favorite question for them was when we asked if/where they plan on going on their honeymoon, they simply answered ‘No, we live in Hawaii.’ So true, so true.

By the way, John has quite an excellent fashion sense, between Lily’s wedding shoe hunt for the perfect color and John’s multi-print pocket square, I cannot wait for you to see their wedding. In the meantime, here is their Chicago Engagement Session.

 

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Classic Chicago Engagement Session? Gah, I love this last shot. You guys are amazing.