Instead of attending a typical wedding show, engaged couples were guests at the Big Fake Wedding hosted at Company 251, where they enjoyed all the trimmings of a real wedding and got a chance to see Chicagoland’s top wedding vendors in action. All photos by Bozena Voytko Photography.
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It’s one thing to talk to a vendor at a wedding show or see examples of their work, but it’s an entirely different experience to see a vendor’s product or service in action. Guests at The Big Fake Wedding Chicago 2019 were able to see bridal hair and makeup styles, bridesmaid and groomsmen attire, floral centerpieces, reception décor and more at the fun, interactive event. This year’s vow renewal and fun wedding show alternative featured “dark and stormy” inspiration, with vendors drawing on a mid-century modern vibe. The event had a delightful shadowy mystique with a hip bride and stunning décor.

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Vendors (alphabetical by industry):

Title Sponsor- Wedding Planning Software: Aisle Planner, Alcohol:FishBowl Spirits/BlueChairBayArt Wedding Registry: Mishkalo Art Wedding RegistryBridesmaid Attire: Bri’Zan CoutureCalligraphy Signage: By Precious AnneCalligraphy Table Accents: The Blonde ScribeCeremony Musician: Fretless MusicChurros: XurroCoffee Cart: Barista by FreshGroundDay-of Coordinator/Registration Table & Reception Tables: Elisabeth DariDJ & Emcee: Music By DesignEvent Rentals: Marquee Event RentalsFloral & Event Design: To The Nines Events; Eden; Stemming From Love; Bloome; Willow Design LLC, Hair & Makeup: Lips and Lashes BridalHotel Accomodations: Hotel AristaInvitation Suite: Calligraphy by Christine; Cathleen’s CardsMarshmallow Favors: Malvi: Marshmallow ConfectionsMen’s Wedding Band: HitchedMenswear: The Groomsman SuitPaper Goods: By Precious AnnePhotography: Bozena Voytko PhotographyPopcorn: Epic Gourmet PopcornVenue: Company 251Videography: Anchored Films & CoWedding Cake: Two Wild Seeds Baking CompanyWedding Dress: Grace + Ivory

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