The Knot Ultimate Night of Bridal Beauty -- October 25, 2010

The Knot hosted its first ever beauty focused event for brides-to-be at the W Chicago City Center!
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    For this event, The Great Room of the W Chicago City Center was transformed into the ultimate Knottie beauty lounge where brides could get mini makeover, hair trials, fitness consultations and more!

    Lighting by PSAV Presentation Services
    Lounge Furniture by CORT
    Rentals and linens by Classic Party Rentals
    Videography by Smiling Toad Productions



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    Gina Marsico of UNICUS Performance Training, LLC dished out health and fitness tips from UNICUS’ Wedding Boot Camp program, designed to get brides – and grooms – in shape in time to walk down the aisle.

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    Megan Garmers of MG Hair and Makeup styled brides and also dished out tips on finding the right bridal look for you and the best way to communicate your desired look to your makeup artist and hair stylist.

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    Brides loved the ring and bridal accessories bar by Studio 2015 Jewelry – lots of sparkle to look at, indeed!

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    Bomber Betty Custom Cosmetics brought their retro beauty vibe to our event, in addition to helping bride-to-be accentuate their natural bridal beauty look.


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    Brides loved the mini hair trials provided by Suite 115 Salon & Spa.

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    The ladies from A Joyful Occasion brought along gorgeous gowns by La Sposa, Pattis and this silhouette by Paloma Blanca.

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    Wolsfelts Victorian Bridals dressed their model up in Martina Liana, and also showcased stunning gowns by Matthew Christopher, D’Amour and Claudine Designs.

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    Throughout the night, we raffled off multiple goodies to help brides get picture-perfect for their wedding day, including lots of gift certificate for hair & makeup trials, fitness boot camp packages, and custom wedding jewelry. At the end of the night, everyone left with the Ultimate Gift Bag, packed with goodies from all of our exhibitors, as well as the following sponsors:

    • Karuna Skin
    • OPI
    • Eve Pearl
    • Make Up For Ever
    • Tarte Cosmetics
    • Victoria’s Secret
    • Saguro Road Records
    • Freedom Bakery & Confections

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    In addition to this gown by Rosa Clara, A L’Amour showed off a selection of Rivini, Paloma Blanca, and Judd Waddell.

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    Jenny Yoo Collection showed off a number of gorgeous bridesmaid dresses in stunning jewel tone colors.

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    A bride-to-be takes a turn getting styled by Robert Jeffrey Hair & Skin Studio.

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    Armed with eyeshadow palettes, airbrush makeup, flat irons and more, these beauty pros were also on-hand dishing out bridal beauty tips:

    • Bridestyle Beauty
    • Crizen Hasagawa Hair & Makeup
    • Glenview Dental Excellence
    • Kensington Makeup Artists LLC
    • Laura Black Makeup

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    The W Chicago City Center set up a mock-ceremony space filled with candlelight so brides could get a real look at what it would be like to say “I do” at the hotel.

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    Formally Modern Tuxedo was on-hand showcasing the latest wedding fashion trends in menswear.

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    Brides were raving about this showstopper by Enzoani, provided by Kathryn’s Bridal.

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  23. Laura Black Makeup helped brides choose the right lip color for their wedding day.

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    Neil Leeson Decor Floral added a pop of color to the room with bright yellow and purple floral arrangements glistening with crystal-draped vases.

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