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Style Unveiled Paper Styled Shoot Challenge

Style Unveiled Paper Styled Shoot Challenge

We are so thrilled to be included in the Style Unveiled Paper Styled Shoot Challenge with a few other, select wedding planners from across the country! We were assigned two different "paper inspirations", one gold shimmery and one beautiful cream and gold chevron,...

Ersa Atelier

Ersa Atelier

We are **OBSESSED** with the Ersa Atelier gowns premiering at Dimitra's Bridal Chicago this week!! This STUNNING collection reveals exclusive and sumptuous bridal gowns and designer dresses inspired by Russian aristocratic style. Combining elegant textures with solely...

Easter!

Easter!

Photos from Pinterest Brightly colored eggs, pretty flowers, plenty of rabbits and pretty spring dresses come to mind when we think of Easter, and this pastel palette fits the bill perfectly! We always feel that Easter is the true marker of Spring and we are very much...

Kentucky Derby Inspiration

Kentucky Derby Inspiration

As you all know by now, Sterling and Michelle are avid equestrians, so obviously, brainstorming ideas for a Kentucky Derby party was easy for us! We love how quintessentially "Kentucky" the Derby is, from the singing of "My Old Kentucky Home" to the Mint Juleps, the...

Throwback Thursday!

Throwback Thursday!

Love this #throwbackthursday of the MDE team back in 2011 at Gene & Georgetti's Restaurant's 70th Anniversary! In celebration of this momentous occasion, we rolled back prices to those of the 1940's, hung with some of our all time favorite celebs courtesy of ZZAZZ...

Things we are loving now!

Things we are loving now!

We have lots of creative things coming up here at MDE, so we have been on the hunt for inspiration and in the process, we have found quite a few things that we are absolutely loving and have to share! With the coming of spring (it certainly hasn't hit Chicago yet!)...

St. Joseph’s Day

St. Joseph’s Day

St. Joseph's Day, also known as The Feast Of St. Joseph or La Festa di San Giuseppe, is celebrated today, March 19th! Traditionally held two days after St. Patrick's Day, St. Joseph's Day has the strongest roots and traditions in Italy and it commemorates the feast...

Featured on Weddinglovely!

Featured on Weddinglovely!

We are so thrilled to be featured on WeddingLovely today! We got to share one of our all time favorite wedding stories from Jamie and Andrew's wedding last August, as well as reveal one of our favorite color combinations! We loved sharing the story of our past and...

Save the Date! Chicago Opera Theatre Gala

Save the Date! Chicago Opera Theatre Gala

We are thrilled to be planning Chicago Opera Theater's gala for the second year in a row! COT is truly an exceptional organization that produces amazingly fresh opera performances!  This year, their 39th Annual Gala will be held at City Winery on Thursday, May 16th...

St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day!

We are officially on the cusp of "that time of year" again, where the Chicago River is dyed green and Chicagoans everywhere embrace a little bit of their own Irish-ness for the weekend! Yup, that's right -- St. Patrick's Day weekend is ahead and we couldn't be more...

Kristin & Colby’s Purple Palette

Kristin & Colby’s Purple Palette

We can not wait to see this gorgeous purple and grey palette come to life for Kristin & Colby's ultra-chic afternoon wedding at the Conrad Hilton! Not only are we excited because this will be our first wedding of the season, it is unlike any other wedding we've...

Fierce, Fabulous and Five!

Fierce, Fabulous and Five!

MDE is Fierce, Fabulous and turning Five!!! We can't believe it's been 5 years of glorious events, fabulous clients, dreamy weddings and lots and lots of laughs! So, of course, we are going to celebrate and welcome the next 5 years of adventures in style! And what...

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