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Big News!  Michelle Launches Lifestyle Website, Blog

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!

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! ✨✨✨

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

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

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!

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!...

MDE Weddings: Aga & Ron

MDE Weddings: Aga & Ron

Can you believe we're in the throes of a polar vortex?! We're keeping warm with this red-hot elopement from December. Congratulations Aga and Ron - and thank you for choosing MDE to share in your special day. Aga and Ron's December Elopement [gallery...

Unicorn Inspired First Birthday Party

Unicorn Inspired First Birthday Party

The tiniest of our clients brought us the biggest joy - planning a first birthday for a magical little girl. We delighted in every detail. Unicorns are truly so much fun, and color, and glitter, and celebration! All of the things we love. Nicole (who knocked it outta...

Michelle’s Palm Beach Wedding – Featured In PartySlate

Michelle’s Palm Beach Wedding – Featured In PartySlate

This Epic Palm Beach Wedding was Inspired by Italy and Vin Diesel — Yes, Really! Originally published on PartySlate, January 11,2019 "When two event professionals marry, you know the celebration is bound to be epic. We love this Palm Beach wedding between...

Where The Wild Things Are Baby Shower

Where The Wild Things Are Baby Shower

We had the best day celebrating a very special mommy and daddy to be, and even more special?! That little bundle of joy is our soon-to-be nephew! The sweetest of details, inspired by “Where The Wild Things Are” which is a favorite book of ours were included. We could...

2019 Wedding Trends, Michelle on WGN News!

2019 Wedding Trends, Michelle on WGN News!

Did you catch Michelle on WGN's Midday Fix yesterday? She talked all about the hottest trends in weddings for 2019 including creating an inviting experience for your guests via the use of textures and colors. Check out the full segment below!   Big...

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