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Illinois Brides! Let’s be friends!
Jane, on December 29, 2020 at 10:20 AM

Hi everyone!! Where are my Illinois brides?? Let’s be friends!! We were supposed to be 10/17/2020 in NYC, then we escaped New York and moved our wedding to 5/15/2021 in Illinois. We’re deciding by...

Krystal, May 11, 2021 142 3,396 6
polish dj search
Gosia, on April 15, 2021 at 4:13 PM

We are looking for a Polish DJ if anyone has any to recomend in chicago suburbs!!! Thank you in advance

Edyta, May 12, 2021 6 52
Where did you get your dress?
Rachel, on February 22, 2021 at 8:19 PM

I am not sure what places to even look at.. and everything is by appt. Totally stressing me out. what places would you recommend>

Amanda, May 7, 2021 6 63
Photographer and photo booth
Gosia, on May 4, 2021 at 4:37 PM

Looking for an affordable photographer that ideally has photo booths as well and lives in wheeling il area

Lynnie, May 5, 2021 2 23
Videographer Recommendations
Samantha, on October 7, 2019 at 11:45 AM

Illinois brides! Does anyone have any recommendations for a reasonably priced videographer in the Chicagoland area? Thanks!

Alaina, Apr 14, 2021 6 55
Asian make up artist in Il?
Anny, on March 7, 2021 at 10:03 PM

Hello everyone! I am looking for a makeup artist who has experiences on Asian brides. I am looking for someone who can do Korean style bridal make up. I searched a lot but I can't find good one in IL....

Anny, Mar 12, 2021 4 39
who has gotten or is getting married at the grove redfield Estate?
Yvonne, on March 3, 2021 at 11:36 AM

Hi Brides & Wives. I wanted to know who has gotten married at the Grove Redfield Estate in Morton Grove, IL during the evening slot? We wanted to start our ceremony at 5p but the onsite manager...

Lynnie, Mar 4, 2021 3 40
black owned hair & makeup businessness in chicago
Yvonne, on January 13, 2021 at 12:01 AM

Hi Brides. Does anyone know of any Black-owned makeup and hair bridal businesses in the Chicago area? And also why is wedding makeup so overpriced : (

Lynnie, Feb 26, 2021 2 67 1
Postponing again?!
Sam, on February 22, 2021 at 12:24 PM

Okay so we have moved our date 3 times now. Orginally 6/20/20 and now we have 9/17/21. The roof of my venue collapsed last week due to heavy snow fall in northern IL. 🤦‍♀️ Our venue said we can move...

Lynnie, Feb 24, 2021 1 100
Hair and makeup suggestions?
Rachel, on February 14, 2021 at 2:44 PM

I am looking for someone that does both and will come to you? Also, if they do come on site, do they not wash your hair? ( sounds silly but used to my stylist washing before) any suggestions? thanks!!...

Lynnie, Feb 15, 2021 1 38
Bridal stores
Rachel, on January 21, 2021 at 12:10 PM

What are some stores with nice wedding gowns? not a fan of davids bridal

Kelsey, Feb 7, 2021 2 20
June 2021 wedding in Chicago, how is the planning going????
Martha, on February 3, 2021 at 9:05 PM

Hi Everyone, My wedding date is approaching (June 26th, 2021) and I am having an anxiety attack not knowing how many people we allow to invite by then. If we are just going to have church ceremony,...

Kelsey, Feb 7, 2021 1 471
Ghanaian/jamaica Djs
Renée, on January 3, 2021 at 12:24 AM

Hello I’m looking for a good Ghanaian DJ or Jamaican DJ. Also and photographer or videographers anything helps

Kelli, Feb 5, 2021 2 13
Any good Indoor photography options on Chicago's North Shore?
Meagan, on January 26, 2021 at 11:05 AM

We prefer to have our photos taken on the North Shore of Chicago rather than downtown. We want to have an indoor backup location in case it rains. Does anyone know of any good places/venues/museums...

Lynnie, Jan 27, 2021 1 25
Affordable Photographer and dj for small ceremony and dinner -30 guests
Rachel, on January 26, 2021 at 9:08 AM

Any ideas? I am looking for any recommendations?

Lynnie, Jan 27, 2021 1 15
rb Photography?
Rachel, on January 21, 2021 at 12:14 PM

Anyone here of them, pretty reasonable but I don't see much info on them.

Rachel, Jan 22, 2021 3 20
Naperville century Chapel
Rachel, on January 19, 2021 at 11:06 AM

Anyone familiar? Also would you do violinist or our official offered to play music from his iPad.. just kind of nervous about it though...

Rachel, Jan 21, 2021 2 14
Need to Find Wedding Planner in Chicago
Kimberly, on December 30, 2020 at 2:19 PM

Hello all! I am recently engaged and this is my first time posting to the Wedding Wire forum I am a Chicagoland native, though my fiancé and I live in Washington, DC. We are exploring the idea of...

Kimberly, Jan 20, 2021 9 94 1
Anxious About August
Nicole, on January 17, 2021 at 2:28 PM

Hello all! So our third attempt at getting married will be on August 1, 2021. Our venue has been closed since November with no signs of reopening anytime soon. Has anybody here heard of or attended a...

Chrysta, Jan 17, 2021 1 205
Bring in you own food
Lavina, on October 15, 2020 at 5:05 AM

I would like to know if there are any Beautiful venues that Allow me to in my own food in illinois

Dana, Jan 8, 2021 4 66
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