Real Wedding: Amy & Jon

Real Wedding: Amy & Jon

Amy and Jon’s wedding day was the epitome of a classic city wedding. The Chicago and New York natives created their aesthetic around their classy and timeless style. Their traditional Jewish ceremony was followed by a gorgeous ballroom reception, where guests enjoyed a four-course dinner and dancing to a 14-piece orchestra under luminous candlelight. Amy and Jon’s nuptials were the perfect fit for their loving personalities and elegant taste—wishing them a lifetime of happiness!

Sophisticated simplicity…

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Something blue, anyone? I also LOVE the shimmer!

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Look at that gem!

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We love Amy & Jon’s invitation suite. Deep navy letterpress and silver foil set the tone for their elegant evening and the typography added a modern touch.

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Amy & Jon welcomed their out-of-town guests with boxes filled with classic Chicago treats, including Garrett’s popcorn.

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Adding a bejeweled belt to a crisp white dress really gives it a “wow” factor!

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Who said everything has to be white on your wedding day? We love the bold pop of red on Amy’s nails.

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Enjoying a quiet moment, reading a note from her husband-to-be.

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First look and first kiss!

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Whispering sweet nothings.

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Amy modeled her bouquet of cascading phalaenopsis orchids after the bouquet her mom carried down the aisle.

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The decadent lobby of The Ritz Carlton Chicago provided many beautiful photo vignettes.

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Even with the city buzzing around, you can still feel like you’re the only ones in the world on your wedding day.

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Chicago has THE best architecture. (OK, we may be biased, but come on!)

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We love the simplicity of the bridesmaids’ long-stemmed calla lilies and how the bright green and white pops off their midnight blue dresses.

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Nothing more classic than black tuxes and bow ties!

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Such a gorgeous wedding party!

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A quiet stroll alone with your beloved will keep you grounded on your wedding day.

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Sealed with a kiss!

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Guests were greeted by a stunning installation of orchids dripping from the crystal chandelier above.

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The look was then carried through to the Chuppah.

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Taking it all in just before she walks down the aisle, Amy is poised and ready to go!

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We love the Jewish tradition of both parents walking the bride (and groom) down the aisle.

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Proud parents looking on – such a tender moment.

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Mazel Tov!

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You may now kiss your bride!

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We love how lighting the arrangements from below made them glow!

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As Chicago and New York natives respectively, Amy & Jon showed their allegiances to their home baseball teams with this custom cake-topper.

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That’s a wrap!

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Vendors //

Reception Venue: Ritz Carlton ChicagoFloral Design: Richard Remiard DesignsPhotography: Chad Husar PhotographyRentals: TablescapesWedding Gown: RiviniCake: Alliance BakeryBridesmaid Dresses: Bill LevkoffLighting: Richard Remiard DesignsMusic: Indigo (Arlen Music Productions)Invitations: Elizabeth GraceStationery: Elizabeth GraceLinens: BBJ LinenMakeup: Andie CumberHair: Livia Caporale

 

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