What’s New Around Chicagoland: Winter 2022
The Chicagoland area is bustling with new and notable businesses to make your wedding come to life. See here some of our top picks!
508 N. Western Ave. | Lake Forest, IL 60045
224.223.5090 | mycharcuterie.com
Add an element of sophistication and creative touch to your reception with a charcuterie board or grazing table from My Charcuterie, a Libertyville, Illinois-based catering company serving the Chicagoland area. Each display is uniquely and artfully created, featuring eye-catching colors, thoughtfully arranged. Everything is customizable and every bit delicious as it is beautiful. Offerings can include everything from cheeses, meats, antipasti, nuts and fruit, to sweets of all kinds. Work with owner Liz Turnbaugh to incorporate all of you and your partner’s favorites into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece for your big day.
Maison du Prince
566 Chestnut St. | Winnetka, IL 60093
847.440.4749 | maisonduprincechi.com
Acclaimed designer Ramsey Prince has been bringing his chic and sophisticated style to Chicagoland weddings for years. Now, Ramsey creatively envisions the weddings of couples from his new brick and mortar boutique, Maison du Prince, in Winnetka. Ramsey specializes in creative floral and décor that combines luxe fabrics, rich textures and stunning colors to set the mood for one of the most celebrated days of a couple’s life. In addition to event design, Maison du Prince offers a creatively curated collection of home accents and personal accessories sourced from around the globe.
The Bridge Lemont
44 Stephen St. | Lemont, IL 60439
630.432.0077 | thebridgelemontil.com
The Bridge Lemont is a rustic industrial wedding venue that recently opened in downtown Lemont, Illinois. Brides will be enamored with the chic space featuring a Grand Ballroom, with space for up to 250 guests, plus the more intimate Cocktail Room. Spaces feature unique details such as an arched wood ceiling, beautiful wood trusses and a grand fireplace — making for amazing wedding day photos. Outdoor space is perfect for any ceremony, and a bridal suite offers a private setting to prepare in.
Delta by Marriott Willowbrook
7800 Kingery Hwy. | Willowbrook, IL 60527
708.290.0006 | DeltaMarriottWillowbrook.com
The Delta by Marriott in Willowbrook is one of the newest full-service hotel options for weddings in the Chicagoland Southwest suburbs. The new space is ideal for any size or style of wedding. The large, open-air atrium is perfect for a cocktail reception, and for dinner, guests transition directly into the adjacent 4,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom. With neutral tones and natural light streaming in from floor-to-ceiling windows, the space offers a simple, elegant beauty, yet can easily be reimagined to support any theme a bride chooses. And unlike other hotel properties, Delta by Marriott Willowbrook hosts just one reception at a time in the Grand Ballroom/Atrium wing, giving guests a private atmosphere in which to enjoy their day.
Patty McGuire Hair & Makeup Artists
2230 Ogden Ave. | Aurora, IL 60504
630.272.8162 | pattymcguire.com
Patty McGuire Hair & Makeup Artists is celebrating the opening of a new, 1,600-square-foot studio in Aurora, IL. Specializing in on-site luxury bridal hair and makeup services, they’ve created a beautiful space for their brides to do bridal previews, hair and makeup for engagement and maternity photos, black tie events and makeup lessons. Select artists offer waxing, lash lift and tints, as well as lash extensions. The award-winning team is known for their beautiful, classic bridal looks and pursuit of excellence, hosting industry experts to teach classes and inspire other artists to provide unparalleled service to those they serve.
32 W. Chicago Ave. | Naperville, IL
630.456.4689 | andrewsgarden.com
Andrew’s Garden recently celebrated the opening of its second location in downtown Naperville. The European- style floral shop and fine gift boutique specializes in couture floral designs and has become the premier florist in the western suburbs of Chicago. Their lush, garden- inspired florals are carefully curated, as is their collection of gifts, stationery and home décor. Unlike other floral boutiques, gorgeous flowers are displayed throughout the shop so that you can touch and smell their sweet fragrances. Offering service throughout the Chicago area, Andrew’s Garden offers bridal consultations from its Wheaton location, where their talented team can help bring your wedding vision to life.
Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown
71 E. Wacker Dr. | Chicago, IL 60601
312.346.7100 | sonesta.com
After a nine-month, $50 million renovation across Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown’s 381 guest rooms, common areas and private event spaces, the refreshed hotel intends to reimagine the modern traveler experience and inspire guests with a fresh perspective on travel. Brides will be enamored with the stunning 39th floor Penthouse Ballroom, offering a 360-degree view of the Chicago skyline. Boasting an impressive 2,100 square feet of interior space with an extra 1,600 square feet of outdoor terrace space, the rooftop is a premier spot for weddings and other gatherings in the heart of Chicago’s downtown.
Untitled Supper Club
111 W. Kinzie St. | Chicago, IL 60654
312.880.1511 | untitledsupperclub.com
Delivering an ultra-chic, Roaring ‘20s vintage style, Untitled Supper Club is the perfect space for hosting a memorable engagement party, rehearsal dinner or evening out with your attendants. Hidden away below street level in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, this speakeasy-era gem offers the largest selection of whiskeys in the world, stunning live performances and award-winning cuisine. A recent makeover to usher in a “new” ‘20s era, emphasizes the opulence of the 1920s, with lush fabrics, rich jewel-tone colors, marble and a Gatsby-worthy crystal chandelier.