Chicago Styled Wedding Shoot
Chicago Styled Wedding Shoot. This sweet styled shoot took place at the Illuminating Company in downtown Chicago. It was here that a playful daytime wedding luncheon provided an interesting twist of greenery to the traditional black and white color tones of the venue. The result was full of contrast and finesse.
A light gray vow book is the perfect accessory for this light and airy wedding vibe and a great keepsake for any couple’s vows.
The bride looks dreamy in two different looks – the first being a V-neck gown with a long flowing skirt, complemented by long curled tresses and a chapel-length veil.
The bouquet is a seamless collection of white and black anemones, white roses, and white ranunculus, along with a bed of greenery, all tied with black silk ribbons.
She transforms into another equally suitable look for the occasion with a bateau neck gown and a birdcage veil that softly conceals her eyes.
The invitation suite is a perfect extension of the theme of the wedding with its impressive black and white color scheme and modern calligraphy.
Inside the venue, a gorgeous reception table is set. Tall black taper candles line the center of the table, anchored by a runner of greenery.
Ornate white chairs with black cushions are paired alongside the white linen-covered table for a subtle pop of color in the whitewashed room.
Place settings include a Kate Spade-inspired ribbon that holds together the napkin, place card, and sprig of greenery. Other fine details include gold flatware, white wine glasses and striped drinking straws.
The groom looks debonair in a classic black and white tuxedo and joins the bride to enjoy the vantage point from their swag-covered chairs and oversized balloons near the window. For a touch of elegance, the balloon ties are wrapped in greenery, too!
The beautiful outdoor fireplace is gorgeous on its own but the team transforms it with white pillar candles and a generous helping of eucalyptus.
The couple enjoy the courtyard and admire the playful yet pretty oversized balloons.
Treats come in the form of bottomless coffee, cocktails, and fresh fruit popsicles, which are provided in a vintage popsicle cart.
The couple toast one another as they revel in the black and white beauty of the day.
This fresh, crisp, and modern styled shoot is perfect with its abundant greenery and confident color palette. Nothing is more timeless than classic black and white and this shoot in Chicago shows that even playful can be posh.
Photographer: bonphotage//Dress Designer: Alyssa Kristin//Model: Anna DeBlecourt//Reception Venue: Chicago Illuminating Company//Equipment Rentals: Hall's Rentals//Shoes: Jimmy Choo//Model: Josh Faulkner Model //Floral Designer: Life in Bloom//Hair Stylist: Pins and Lashes//Calligrapher: Pirouette Paper//Jewelry: Rachel Keppeler designs//Equipment Rentals: Shop Paris 312//Ribbon: Silk and Willow//Design & Decor: Wrap it up //Bakery: Yumm Pops // Vow Book: Wedding Story Writer
Chicago Styled Wedding Shoot