Happy Anniversary Megan & Paul!


Happy first anniversary from Soirée Weddings & Events to Megan and Paul!




The bride’s mother made her dress! Gorgeous!








The ceremony was held in the splendour of St. Clement Catholic Church!

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Ever so lovely photos by Allison Williams Photography!



The reception commenced at Germania Place!



Exquisite Designs provided all of the fresh winter floral!

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Wishing them much joy over the many years ahead!

VENDORS: Planning & Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events | Floral: Exquisite Designs | Ceremony:  St. Clement Catholic Church | Reception: Germania Place | Photographer: Allison Williams Photography

Happy Anniversary Katie & Sam!

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Soirée Weddings & Events would like to wish a happy first anniversary to Katie and Sam!

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Andre LaCour Photography captured every moment of their special day!

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Katie and Sam were married in Old St. Patrick’s Church!

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Rain is good luck on your wedding day!

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Oh, goodness! How much do we love the University Club of Chicago?

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Beautiful bold floral byExquisite Designs!

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All the joy to this lovely couple!

VENDORS: Planning & Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events | Floral: Exquisite Designs | Ceremony: Old St. Patrick’s Church | Reception: University Club of Chicago | Photographer: Andre LaCour Photography | Cake: University Club of Chicago |

Happy Anniversary Ania & Greg!


Happy first anniversary to Ania and Greg from the Soirée Weddings & Events team!




Beautiful photos captured by Rada Portzer Photography!


The ceremony was held at St. James Chapel!


Floral by Exquisite Designs!



The reception was held at the Chicago History Museum!




We wish many more years of laughter to this adorable couple!

Want to see more of Ania and Greg’s big day? Check out this gorgeous video by Highway 61 Films!

VENDORS: Planning/Styling and Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events | Floral: Exquisite Designs | Ceremony: St. James Chapel | Reception: Chicago History Museum | Photographer: Rada Portzer Photography | Catering: Blue Plate | Lighting: MDM Entertainment  | Videography: Highway 61 Films | Cake: Oak Mill Bakery

Happy Anniversary Karla & Justino!

I_1269Great big Happy First Anniversary wishes to Karla and Justino from the Soirée Weddings & Events team!

This wonderful couple left no Chicago landmark unturned as they celebrated, not only their love, but the love of this great city on their big day!


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What lovely little details all around!

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Karla and Justino’s ceremony took place within the grandness of St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church.



And then off they went, chauffeured to all of the city’s top sites by Chicago Trolley, Co.!


Gerber + Scarpelli Photography captured so many fun moments with this lively group!


Meanwhile, at The InterContinental, the stage was set for an elegant reception with floral by Exquisite Designs.


We cannot get enough of this amazingly intricate cake by Cake Chicago!



We wish many years of happiness and adventure to this fantastic couple!

VENDORS: Planning/Styling and Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events |  Floral: Exquisite Designs | Transportation: Chicago Trolley, Co. & Windy City Limousines | Ceremony: St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church | Reception Venue: The InterContinental | Photography: Gerber + Scarpelli Photography | Bakery: Cake Chicago | Mariachi Band: Mariachi Show De Oro

19 East Event Gallery Open House

IMG_2106We had the privilege of attending the 19 East Event Gallery open house this past Wednesday. The reinvestments and updates that have been made to the space are spectacular, and the vendors all did such an amazing job of putting together this lovely event: check out that posh lounge by Bowery and Bash!

With an iPhone in one hand and a refreshing cocktail in the other, we thought we’d snap a few shots of this elegant affair in its remarkable setting.


This stunning venue was recently acquired by Food For Thought, who provided the delectable nosh for the afternoon.

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The floral by Exquisite Designs had us practically swooning!


We were barely able to handle the industrial chicness of it all. The venue has three large, flexible spaces on the main floor, a mezzanine for additional seating, and a second floor ideal for preparation prior to your event. They’re able to accommodate up to 300 guests seated and 500 for receptions.

Thank you, 19 East and Food For Thought, for such a lovely afternoon!

VENDORS: Venue: 19 East Event Gallery | Event Seating & Vignettes: Bowery and Bash | Floral: Exquisite Designs | Catering: Food For Thought |

Happy Anniversary Becca & Ryan!


Happy First Anniversary to Becca & Ryan from the team at Soirée Weddings & Events!

This stylish wedding and reception took place on May 17, 2014 surrounded by the fantastic modern architecture of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.







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Sophisticated cake design by Domino’s Pastries.



We wish all the best to this chic couple!

VENDORS: Planning/Styling and Coordination: Soirée Weddings & Events |  Floral and Decor: Exquisite Designs | Catering: Wolfgang Puck | Ceremony & Reception Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago | Photography: Cristina G Photography | Bakery: Domino’s Pastries 

Happy Anniversary Denise & Paul!

This month we would like to wish Denise and Paul a Happy One Year Anniversary!

Denise and Paul exchanged vows on November 2nd at St. Vincent de Paul followed by a reception at Spiaggia Private Events.  Thanks to Genevieve Lauren Photography for these images, and here is a look back at their special day!

Denise got ready with her best friend, Roseann at The Sofitel. Paul got ready at home and met his bride at the Sofitel for the First Look.

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Gorgeous bridal bouquet in white, ivory and blush pink from Exquisite Designs.

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Have you been inside St. Vincent?  If not, you should!! Such a beautiful church!

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Guests enjoyed Spiaggia’s delicious Italian menu, including arugula salad, homemade gnocchi and ending with assorted gelato to accompany wedding cake from Bittersweet Bakery.

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DJEdwin from Style Matters started the party with Denise and Paul’s First Dance to “At Last” by Etta James.

Congrats to Denise and Paul!   Wishing you many more years of happiness! xo!

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Happy Anniversary Lisa & Scott!

Happy Anniversary Lisa and Scott!

We got to celebrate this couple just last month when their lovely wedding was featured in Style Me Pretty!  (click here to see the feature! )  But here is a look back at the details!!

We loved planning with this couple – they were so fun to work with!  Lisa left most of the details up to us – but when it came to the reception, they loved being with their friends and family!  They knew how to host a fantastic party!

The couple was married at the charming and rustic Gallery 1028.  Calihan Catering provided the delicious cuisine.  The gorgeous white and green floral was designed by Alexandra Jusino from Exquisite Designs.

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High Society Orchestra kept the dance floor packed all night!  All the pretty details are described in the Style Me Pretty feature, but thanks to the ladies of Studio Starling for capturing all of these lovely images from the day!

Happy Anniversary Lisa and Scott! Here’s to many, many more!


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Happy Anniversary Sarah & Brian!!

Happy one year to Sarah and Brian!  A year ago they had a lovely Spring wedding at Holy Name Cathedral, followed by a classic and elegant reception at Chicago’s iconic, The Drake Hotel.

Bellissima Photography captured the day…and oh was it so perfectly pretty!  Sarah wore an incredible Vera Wang gown.  It was magnificent on her!

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Wishing Sarah and Brian many, many more years – and many, many more days as happy as their wedding day!

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