Chicago Wedding at Public Hotel from Stacy Able
Have I mentioned just how much I adore a traditional Chicago affair?  Because, I so, so, sooo do.  There's just something about classically elegant details paired with a fabulous Windy City backdrop...
Have I mentioned just how much I adore a traditional Chicago affair?  Because, I so, so, sooo do.  There's just something about classically elegant details paired with a fabulous Windy City backdrop that makes my heart pitter patter, and when it's an oh-so-sophisticated day like this one captured by Stacy Able, there's really no describing my excitement.  From the beautiful florals from Ashland Addison Floral to the crazy cool Public Hotel backdrop to the fab paper goods from Minted, I'm calling this the epitome of perfection.  See so much more right here.
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From the Bride... We chose the Public Hotel first because it used to be the old Ambassador East, home of the historic Pump Room, and has been re-imagined by hotelier Ian Schrager. When my Nana was a stewardess and living in Chicago many years ago she actually lived in the Ambassador East, so the hotel holds a lot of meaning for our family. Once we saw it's new design we were sold.

When the day came, it was a wonderful feeling. We woke up, had coffee and breakfast with the bridesmaids and got started on hair and makeup. It was a very calm morning, which is exactly what I imagined. Our suite at Public was beautiful and we were just enjoying the morning and each others’ company. We opened a few bottles of champagne and once everyone started getting dressed we were really excited to get the night started! The Public Hotel has a beautiful terrace overlooking the city, so we were glad to use that as the backdrop for some of our pictures.
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Photographer
Stacy Able Photography
Florals
Ashland-Addison Florist
Invitations
Minted
Bride's Shoes
Ivanka Trump
Food
Jean-Georges Vorgerichten The Pump Room
Makeup
Orlando Barsallo
Hair
Hair- Rachel Miller – b. A Salon on Armitage
DJ
Style Matters DJs
Venue
Public Hotel
Men's Tuxes
Formally Modern Tuxedo
Bridesmaid Gowns
JLM Couture, Inc
Brides Gown - Place Purchased
Macy's
Film Development/Scanning
Pro Photo Irvine