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2014 Rewind

WOAH. How is it already December 31st!? 2014 was actually our best year ever. So many milestones were hit, in our professional and personal lives. We could be more thankful for everyone who played a role in 2014, big or small. We know that if it wasn’t for all of the amazing people surrounding us, we wouldn’t be where we are now and for that, we are so grateful. Here’s a little look back at 2014!

JANUARY
Lauren + Jeff’s stunning Greenhouse Loft wedding, a dusting of snow, and Lauren’s gold dress (Featured on Style Me Pretty!)
Greenhouse-Loft-Wedding {Olivia Leigh Photographie}

MARCH
Alexa + Jordan’s sweetest brunch wedding that ever took place looking over Lake Michigan (featured on Style Me Pretty!)
Four-Seasons-Wedding
{Cristina G Photography}

MAY
Alex + Doug ‘s romantic ceremony, a burgundy wedding dress, and a lot of champagne. Ghienhel + Jonathan’s Fig and Olive Inspired wedding, a ceremony over looking Michigan Avenue, and tables lit from underneath. (Featured on Snippet and Ink! + Featured in CS Brides!) Emily + Angelo’s literature inspired wedding, so much limoncello, and a stunning color palette. (Featured on Style Me Pretty!) Rachel + Connor’s moonlit garden wedding, their sweet dog as the ring-bearer, and the best bridal shoes ever. Emily + Enrique’s fifteen guest wedding, seated at a long table covered in vintage pieces at a french bistro.
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{Husar Photography, Amanda Megan Miller Photography, Caroline Dixey, Olivia Leigh Photographie}

JUNE
Jamie + Anish’s not-so-backyard-backyard-wedding, a stunning gold and coral color palette, and thousands of roses.
Indian Wedding
{Chellise Michael Photography}

JULY
Jennifer + Michael’s colorful wedding, the best grooms toast ever, and dancing all night long. Emily + Sean’s Camp Wandawega wedding with a little bit of sparkle and a whole lot of love. (Coming Soon to Style Me Pretty!)
Chicago Wedding Planner
{Gina Cristine Photography, Clark Creative}

AUGUST
Kelly + Tim’s Kinfolk meets Kate Spade wedding, a stunning balloon and greenery focal piece, and cake + beer pairings. (Coming soon to Style Me Pretty!) Ariana + RD’s elegant Art Institute Wedding, a romantic ceremony in the south gardens, and the bride changed into a little black dress. Sarah + Stan’s Persian Wedding at the Museum of Contemporary Art, so much gold, a custom gown, and ghost chairs. (Coming soon to Style Me Pretty!) Whitney + Josh’s Camp Wandawega Wedding, the best Ketubah signing EVER, stunning floral by Fleur and a romantic ceremony!
Chicago Wedding Planner
{Julia Franzosa Photography, Pabst Photo, Anda Marie}

September
Dalyn + Sebastian’s Wedding at Camp Wandawega, Wandawega’s first same-sex wedding, the best dance party, and two dapper grooms. Erica + Bryan’s Modern Wing Wedding with an Ivy Wall and gorgeous HMR florals. Nyssa + Julio’s romantic black tie wedding. Katie + Brandon’s stunning custom Cafe Brauer Wedding inspired by greens and neutrals. Melissa + Matt’s colorful Nature Museum wedding with many personal touches. Erica + Jon’s beautiful italian industrial inspired wedding, a lot of rosemary, and suspended lights. Maggie + Stephen’s Chicago History Museum wedding, a romantic ceremony, and the prettiest bridesmaid dresses.
Chicago Wedding Planner
{Nikki N, HUSAR, @esteraevents, Orange2}

October
Dana + John’s beautiful ceremony, black tie reception, and legitimately the best dance party ever! Jill + Rich’s rustic wedding at the Chicago Illuminating Company, really pretty lounge furniture, and wooden farm tables.
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{Olivia Leigh Photographie, Wittig & Beale}

November
Sara + Tim’s Modern Wing Wedding with navy watercolor inspiration, string lighting and the happiest bride and groom.
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{Jacqueline for Olivia Leigh Associates}

December
Hillary + Jason’s surprise cocktail style wedding, lots of tears, and so much excitement! Kelly + John’s romantic winter wedding with burgundy peony’s, four hundred guests, and a custom cigar bar!
Best Chicago Wedding Planner
{all via @esteraevents instagram}

And on a personal (and extremely exciting!) note…
In October, Bianca got engaged, in November, Hilary got married, and in December, Erica got engaged!
Chicago Wedding Planner
{Kina Wicks Photography, David Turner Photo, Nicole DeFilippis Photo}

We’re more than excited to welcome the new year and looking forward to what 2015 has to offer!
xoxo

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