Best of 2018: Celebrations

In a city as vibrant as Chicago, making everyday decisions — where to order dinner, get a haircut, push your kids on the swings — can feel downright dizzying. Enter our (eighth annual!) Best Of awards: You shared your favorite spaces and places, we tallied the votes, and together we’ll celebrate all that makes our […]

Love, Chicago Style: 3 Swoon-Worthy Real Chicago Weddings

Three sets of Chicago newlyweds share the stories of their unions, adding to the patchwork of personal, beautiful, and truly unforgettable ways our city’s sweethearts say I do. Natalie Stone and Caleb Pearson Chicago Botanic Garden, Aug. 26, 2017 When the universe sends you a sign, you take note — and if you don’t? No […]

2016 Wedding Ideas, Tips and Trends to Help You Plan

A wedding celebration marks not only the marriage of two people who’ve waited a lifetime to walk down the aisle together, but also the culmination of months or even years of preparation for the big event. Not sure where to start? Read our wedding guide for help finding the perfect gown and jewelry, selecting the […]

Bridal Bliss: Wedding Dresses and Accessories for Your Big Day

On your wedding day, it’s all about the details. From intricate beading to breathtaking lace and sparkling jewels, these gowns and accessories will ensure you dazzle from head to toe. Credits: Photos by Jennifer Avello Styled by Lesley Simon Written by Brooke McDonald Model: Natalie Patricelli of 10MGMT Makeup by Gabrielle Raguso of Glam’d Chicago Hair […]

Chicago's Best New Wedding Venues

Looking to book a chic and unique venue for your upcoming nuptials? Setting the tone for a successful soirée starts with selecting the right venue for your big day. Check out our list of some of Chicagoland’s newest and most notable venues for a wedding tailor-made to match your wedding style. Modern, Edgy and Industrial 1. […]

‘I Do’ Take Two: Remarried Couples Share Their Wedding Stories

The best-laid plans of mice and men oft go astray — it’s a time-honored idiom. From cancelled flights to well-intentioned gifts, things don’t always go as planned. And sadly, sometimes marriages are included among the litany. But when two people are lucky enough to find happiness again, tying the knot for a second time can […]