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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 […]

Since international travel has been delayed for many couples this past year, Chelsea Kiely with The Gilded Aisle Weddings wanted to bring a little bit of Europe, more specifically France, into this fabulous shoot at The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy. The inspiration drives from The Palace of Versailles focusing in on its glorious […]

Your wedding day is YOUR day. That means you decide what stays and goes! And although we love all wedding traditions, sometimes they just aren’t for you. That is what inspired Chelsea Kiely with The Gilded Aisle Weddings to create this vibrant and fun non-traditional styled wedding shoot at Waldorf Astoria in Chicago. Wedding Venue: […]

Wedding Day Inspiration at The Four Seasons Hotel Chicago Our hope is that every bride feels like a princess on their big day and that is exactly what this shoot is about. From the stunning dresses to the magnificent cake and everything in between, Chelsea with The Gilded Aisle Weddings, along with Four Seasons Chicago […]

One of my favorite moments from the movie “Father of the Bride” is the scene where Annie, played by Kimberly Williams Presley tells her dad that she wants to get married in their backyard.  Her father, played by Steve Martin, has flashes of a sweet backyard event with picnic tables and barbeque.  His famous last […]

When planning your wedding in Chicago, it’s important to have a detailed timeline. This not only serves as a roadmap of your wedding day, but includes logistics and important details that help your wedding vendors work effectively.  The average timeline we create for our clients is around 16-18 pages long. This lengthy document ensures that […]

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