CSW Designers Challenge: British Invasion!

Looking back on 2013, we were so happy to be apart of so many beautiful weddings and events.  We were also so excited to be invited to participate in Chicago Style Wedding‘s Designers Challenge!  And since 2013 was such a big year for the royal family, we thought we’d do our part to welcome Prince George to the world with a British themed styled shoot!  Check out what we did with the help of some awesome vendors!

Instead of tea cups, crumpets and fascinators – we channeled the Rock & Roll feel of iconic British Rockers. With bold colors and hard lines, the Union Jack inspired this theme provoking a Kings table designed with a touch of feminine elegance, suitable for the likes of Victoria Beckham and Annie Lennox. Meanwhile, the bar lounge was an edgy take on a Groom’s Room where Ringo Star, Bono, Sting and Led Zeppelin would lounge, drinking pints while having a jam session. All of the elements came together to create a sexy, edgy and elegant affair.  Wouldn’t you agree?


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xo! tm

design: Soirée Weddings & Events

photography:  carasco photography

cake:  alliance bakery

floral design:  avant gardenia

paper, signage, stationary:  noteworthy notes

rentals:  Tablescapes & Precision Sound & Lighting

linens:  Bbj Linens

stemware & decorative accents:  Z Gallerie

wall graphic:  Speedpro Imaging

Chicago Style Weddings Magazine, New Edition!

Last night we celebrated the launch of Chicago Style Weddings September/October 2013 Magazine issue! We could not be happier about our “British Invasion” Designer’s Challenge Feature! It was all about “bold colors, hard lines and the iconic Union Jack.”

photo photo-1 photo-2The party was hosted at The Hyatt Chicago, Magnificent Mile.  All of Chicago’s best wedding vendors were there – such a treat!  Great mingling with friends and enjoying the newest edition of the magazine.  Check out pages 254 and 255! 😉