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Our Destination Wedding In Boston Is Featured!

This beautiful seaside Boston wedding was recently featured on Destination I Do Magazine, and I am excited about it! Gotta give a shout out to Nicole and Erin McDonald for all they did to bring this one together, and for being awesome team members. I am very grateful!...

With Love from Lagerfeld, A Creative Shoot

Let there be spring! What a pleasure and privilege to be a part of this creative design! Thank you Lakeshore In Love for the opportunity, and thank you to my dear friend Erin McDonald for the chance to collaborate with you. It is always such a visual and fun...

Michelle on “She Creates Business”

She Creates Business is a Podcast for Wedding Pros, hosted by Kinsey Roberts. Michelle had the honor of joining Kinsey and recorded a podcast TODAY! Can you tell we are excited?! Can someone please cue some fireworks?!!! Give it a listen...

MDE Weddings: Raquel & Carl

We couldn't have asked for a better way to start the year, we kicked off 2019 celebrating with Raquel and Carl. Seriously, their wedding was a dream, just a straight up fairytale. We knew this wedding would be one for the books since we began planning alongside this...

Chicago Spring Events 2019

Brighter, warmer days are just around the corner.. Or so we hope! With Spring comes many exciting things to do throughout the city and we’re highlighting some of the top attractions you won’t want to miss! Rembrandt Exhibit at the Art Institute Chicago The...

Big News! Michelle Launches Lifestyle Website, Blog

Chicago native Michelle Durpetti balances a busy life as an entrepreneur, equestrian, wedding and event planner, managing partner of a hospitality group, and more. Now, Durpetti is sharing an inside look at the various facets of her life online with the...

Sunday Funday on WGN radio with Mod Lux Weddings Chi!

It was so much fun to be on WGN radio last week with Jane Monzures to talk all things wedding! Thanks to Amy Allen of Modern Luxury Weddings for letting my be apart of such a fun day, to listen to the interview, click here

Oscar Recap! ✨✨✨

I am always a fan of glamour. Hair + makeup and jewels and shoes get me every time. Fashion is an expression of who we are, it can reflect how we feel and even help cultivate how we feel (you know when you slip in to “those” shoes and your walk instantly takes on that...

MDE Chosen As Top 30 Event & Wedding Planners in Chicago

There's something extra special about seeing your name amongst such amazing friends, thank you to PartySlate for including Michelle Durpetti Events in their "Top 30 Event & Wedding Planners in Chicago for 2019". From PartySlate: Specialities: wedding and...

Things to do in Chicago for Valentine’s Day

It's that time of year again, store aisles are full of roses, chocolates and teddy bears... Valentine's Day is tomorrow! We're sharing our (tried and true!) favorite things to do in Chicago. Leah Chavie Skincare : The...

Things we are seeing this season that we love!

2019 is here, and that means it’s time for a new year, a new you, and a new group of exciting wedding trends. The wedding industry had lots of inspiration to draw upon last year (two royal weddings!), which resulted in stellar ideas you’ll simply adore!...

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