AMY & TRAVISOvation Chicago Wedding

Amy and Travis are married!

 

I’m not sure who to thank for the fact that their wedding day was rain-free! (The days before and after were downpour after downpour….) But even so, they were ready to tie the knot, rain or shine — and it turned out to be a truly beautiful, fun, and funny day. (Oh yeah, and windy! But that’s Chicago…..) 

 

We started at the Loews Hotel Chicago, where Amy and Travis had their first look on the hotel’s amazing terrace. Next, we swung by the lakefront and the Art Institute for some fun shots of the bride and groom with their bridal party. And then Amy and Travis hopped in an amazing, 1959 Rolls Royce for the ride over to Ovation Chicago, where the gang partied the night away with a feast of tacos and cupcakes. Yes, I said TACOS and CUPCAKES! My kind of menu……

 

Congrats, you two!

 

(P.S. see all those cute invitations and programs and signs? Amy designed those!)

 

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Getting Ready: Loews Hotel Chicago Downtown | Ceremony/Reception: Ovation Chicago | Flowers: Field & Florist | Officiant: Michael O’Connell | Hair & Makeup: Nika Vaughan Bridal Artists | Invitations/Signage: The Bride! | Catering: Big Star Chicago | Cupcakes: Molly’s Cupcakes | DJ: Spencer Lokken/Style Matters