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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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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