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Archive for April, 2013

Real Weddings by Elevage Events: Stephanée and Matt

Planning a winter wedding?  Let this winter wedding done right spark your creativity. Please enjoy and look out for a follow up on this wedding next week when we share their highlight film by Delack Media Group. Please enjoy today’s feature of fantastic photos by Peter Wynn Thompson of Thompson Wedding Photography.

Stephanée and Matt were married and partied well into the night at the Trump International Hotel and Tower on December 28th, 2012. The hours leading up to the event were casual. The men played poker while enjoying the view.

boys playing poker

The ladies were looking fantastic having had their hair done at Anthony Cristiano Salon at Trump and makeup by the incredible Orlando Barsallo.

steph getting ready

Stephanée wore a to die for fairy tale dress by Christos from Belle Vie Bridal Couture with a matching veil.

steph dress

The bridesmaids wore floor length Two Birds dresses from Bella Bridesmaid which are able to be tied to customize for each bridesmaid or bride preference.


Rishi Patel of Heffernan Morgan was the artist behind the classy winter design and décor of the ceremony, reception and after party.

steph and matt ceremony

The bridal party took pictures around the Trump after the ceremony.

steph and matt bridal party

bridal party 1

After the intimate ceremony and lively cocktail hour, the guests were invited to dinner in the transformed room by Heffernan Morgan.

steph and matt room shot 1

steph and matt room shot 2

The Gold Coast All Stars had the party rocking all night long on a custom made dance floor by Heffernan Morgan.

Dance Party Steph and Matt

steph and matt dance floor

Steph and Matt after party

The party continued until 2:30am with DJ Akib. It was a truly amazing night and we couldn’t be happier for  Stephanée and Matt! Thank you for letting us be a part of your special day!

steph and matt photo

A special thank you to Peter Wynn Thompson of Thompson Wedding Photography for taking these amazing pictures!

Venue: Trump International Hotel Chicago – Brittany Bussell

Coordinator: Elevage Events – Morgan Ripper

Cinematography: Delack Media Group

Photography: Thompson Wedding Photography

Design: Heffernan Morgan Designs

Band: The Gold Coast All Stars

Hair: Anthony Christiano Salon

Makeup: Orlando Barsallo

Minister: Rev. Jim Rehnberg

DJ: DJ Akib

Photo Booth: Must Have Photo Booth

Ceremony and Cocktail Music: Arlen Group

A/V: Swank