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A Modern Outdoor Wedding in Chicago, IL

  • Melissa Hayes Photography
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Jennifer & Eric in Chicago, IL
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The only flower Jennifer asked for was succulents. The florist filled them in with dusty miller and roses for some extra texture.
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These d’Orsay heels 
with sweet rosettes were Jennifer’s “something blue.”
Badgley Mischka
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Jennifer’s floor-length veil looked gorgeous catching the wind on the rooftop.
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The bridesmaids, wearing ruffled kelly green dresses, stood out against the 
black-and-white attire 
of the groomsmen.
Quotation, Bloomingdale’s
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The couple exchanged vows on the restaurant’s rooftop, keeping the décor simple. “The skyline was all that was needed,” Jennifer says.
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Round stickers on kelly green business card envelopes, which Jennifer planted into sand-filled jewelry trays, led guests 
to their seats.
DIY; materials: Paper Source
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Jennifer loved the reclaimed-wood tables 
at Epic, so she and Eric 
kept the tabletops minimal, with only a few votives 
and single succulents in glass pedestals.
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To declutter the reception tables, Jennifer skipped framed table names and printed the numbers 
onto the menu cards in a modern typewriter font.
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Eric was in charge of the cake, and he came up with a modern design with simple fondant bands on one tier.
Rolf’s Patisserie
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As soon as Jennifer and Eric heard “Forever” at a Ben Harper concert together, they knew it would be 
their first dance song.
Toast & Jam Inc.
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The couple rented a vintage photo booth that printed photo strips for guests to take home as favors.

Jennifer & Eric in Chicago, IL

The Bride Jennifer Schubert, 34, a senior property tax analyst The Groom Eric Witter, 40, an attorney The Date September 4 Jennifer knew she wanted to get married in an urban loft, so when she and Eric found Epic, with its exposed-brick walls, steel staircase and open-air rooftop, they instantly loved the space. Kelly green was their wedding 
color of choice, and they kept the décor simple for a fresh and modern look to 
match the restaurant.
- Vi-An Nguyen
Their Ingredients
  • Melissa Hayes Photography
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  • Badgley Mischka
  • Quotation, Bloomingdale’s
  • DIY; materials: Paper Source
  • Rolf’s Patisserie
  • Toast & Jam Inc.

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