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The Estate Investor Dinner

The Estate Investor Dinner

The Estate had the pleasure of hosting a dinner exclusive to The Estate’s potential investors on July 9th. Guests were welcomed in The Estate’s cocktail reception area and then into The Estate ballroom. Sway Chicago Band provided the night with beautiful music, and...

IN & OUT: Catering Trends

IN & OUT: Catering Trends

As event planners, we are constantly collaborating with top vendors whom are truly experts in what they do. Not only are they knowledgeable and creative, they have a viewpoint unlike any other noting the trends that come, that go... and creating brand new trends...

IN & OUT: Cakes + Sweets Trends

IN & OUT: Cakes + Sweets Trends

As event planners, we are constantly collaborating with top vendors whom are truly experts in what they do. Not only are they knowledgeable and creative, they have a viewpoint unlike any other noting the trends that come, that go... and creating brand new trends...

IN & OUT: Photography Trends (part two)

IN & OUT: Photography Trends (part two)

As event planners, we are constantly collaborating with top vendors whom are truly experts in what they do. Not only are they knowledgeable and creative, they have a viewpoint unlike any other noting the trends that come, that go... and creating brand new trends...

Beautiful Chicago Wedding featured in Modern Luxury Brides Chicago

Beautiful Chicago Wedding featured in Modern Luxury Brides Chicago

I am absolutely THRILLED to see Lisa + Will's beautiful Chicago Wedding gracing the pages of the Winter/Spring 2015 issue of  Modern Luxury Brides Chicago. This family was SERIOUSLY such an absolute delight to work with. Leap Weddings did a fab job on their wedding...

IN & OUT: Music Trends (part two)

IN & OUT: Music Trends (part two)

As event planners, we are constantly collaborating with top vendors whom are truly experts in what they do. Not only are they knowledgeable and creative, they have a viewpoint unlike any other noting the trends that come, that go... and creating brand new trends...

Michelle is Featured on FraNoi.com

Michelle is Featured on FraNoi.com

We feel a true honor to have Michelle featured in FRA NOI. "Entrepreneurial roots run deep within event planner Michelle Durpetti.The daughter of Tony and Marion Durpetti, owners of Chicago’s legendary Gene & Georgetti restaurant, and granddaughter of the...

The Estate Stylized Shoot | Behind The Scenes

The Estate Stylized Shoot | Behind The Scenes

Check out this behind the scenes blog from the fabulous Kesh Designs from our very first styled shoot here at The Estate! Special thanks to all the vendors who participated: Kesh Events who designed the day Photography : Gold Grid Studio Film : Mirar Productions...

A Luxe Independence Day Wedding at Drake Hotel

A Luxe Independence Day Wedding at Drake Hotel

Because their wedding took place on the Fourth of July, Lisa Suchy (26 and a teacher) and Will Magnuson (26 and a director of sales) wanted to pay homage to the United States on their wedding day. "I wanted to celebrate the holiday, but I didn't want the entire color...

IN & OUT: Beauty Trends

IN & OUT: Beauty Trends

As event planners, we are constantly collaborating with top vendors whom are truly experts in what they do. Not only are they knowledgeable and creative, they have a viewpoint unlike any other noting the trends that come, that go... and creating brand new trends...

Favorite Things- Summer Edition

Favorite Things- Summer Edition

In Chicago, summer is such a fabulous time of year - and with all of the weddings happening in the city, I so enjoy suggesting the architectural cruises!   Also love Chicago helicopter experience they even feature an "engagement package" so fun!!    ...

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