Welcome to our blog, "From the Aisle Seat."  Everyone knows that one of the best seats at a wedding is always an the aisle so you never miss a thing. Our blog will give you a first-hand look at our weddings, editorial and styled shoots plus offer some valuable wedding planning advice.  Scroll on down to our latest post or select a category if you are looking for something specific. Enjoy the view!






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In April of 2020, amidst the uncertainty of the pandemic, Alexandra and Danny reached out to plan their Spring wedding in Cathedral Hall at The University Club of Chicago. Originally set for May 2021, the couple, like many others, had to adapt their plans as the pandemic unfolded. By October, it became evident that a […]

When first meeting with Purva and Dean, they had a clear vision of hosting an intimate wedding at their favorite local restaurant, Greenwood American Kitchen & Bar. Surrounded by close family and friends, they said their I do’s in this beautiful rustic space. The venue with beautiful wood walls already provided a warm, modern rustic […]

It was so fun for our team to see Kelsey & Ben’s vision of a modern wedding at Greenhouse Loft come to life. The bride’s attention to detail and personal touches made it a night to remember! The couple chose a black and white color palette with touches of gold that fit perfectly in the […]

On a sunny July day, Nicole and Corbin celebrated their love in front of family and friends at the stunning Armour House at Lake Forest Academy. Chelsea of the Gilded Aisle Weddings, was so fortunate to be a part of the wedding day celebrations. Additionally, she loved working with such a fabulous vendor team who […]

On a beautiful June Saturday in Lake Forest, Caroline and Ben said “I Do” The Wedding Day There’s something so wonderful about a classic June wedding, and Caroline & Ben’s big day was no exception!  With the ceremony and reception set at the bride’s hometown church and club in Lake Forest, the day was filled […]

In June of 2022, Mira Couture announced Allison Webb as the newest bridal designer joining their boutique and we were honored to help plan their launch party! Allison Webb made her debut in New York City and is now growing across the U.S. into bridal stores. Bringing fresh new wedding gown designs to Chicago “A […]

Planning Jenna and Frank’s wedding during a pandemic was not the easiest thing — especially in the City of Chicago. With mask and gathering mandates changing weekly, it kept our team on it’s toes. The day started with the ladies getting ready at the University Club of Chicago before heading to the ceremony at St. […]

When Hanna and Michael reached out to me about planning a wedding in Chicago from their home in California, COVID still ravaged the world. I toured several venues with Hanna’s mom while Hanna and Michael joined in virtually from afar. They ultimately chose The Michigan Shores Club after falling in love with the old world […]

Inspiration for a destination wedding at Offshore at Navy Pier Chicago Destinations have always been a popular choice when it comes to weddings but sometimes it doesn’t always work out. Whether it be because of budget, guests not being able to attend, or even travel restrictions, this does not have to mean you can’t bring […]

Wedding day inspiration at The Sable Hotel at Navy Pier Our “Effortlessly Glamorous” themed bridal styled shoot which took place at one of Chicago’s newer wedding venues, the Sable Hotel at Navy Pier, features an alluring Hollywood red-carpet vibe with a sophisticated elegance. wedding venue : The Sable Hotel at Navy Pier Sable Hotel at […]


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