CHICAGO WEDDING : BLACKSTONE HOTEL WEDDING PHOTOS // brooke + zac

Guests sat among a gorgeous room of gold and candles anxiously awaiting their ceremony. Brooke and Zac are the type of people who surround themselves with friends and family who celebrate all that they are and all they aspire to be. On their wedding day, they were surrounded by happiness.

As Zac’s father officiated the ceremony, they laughed, cried and felt an overwhelming amount of love. They vowed to always be each other’s favorite person, to always go on adventures, and to binge watch Netflix with their cats, Franklin and Jack. Brooke and Zac promised to always remember this moment where life is perfect.

Brooke and Zac, I am so grateful that the universe brought us together. You two have an infectious energy and a love that others envy. You deserve nothing less than a lifetime of complete bliss and amazing travel adventures … starting with Thailand! With gratitude … Brittany

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The day started off in a beautiful sweet at the Blackstone hotel. Tamara of Tamara Makeup + Hair Artistry glammed up all the girls.

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Brooke’s dress was a hint of blush and it was divine.

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Brooke has an incredible sense of style … I mean just look at all of her accessories. Mixed metals, rose gold, pearls, gems and more … swoon!

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The purple and gold color scheme had me giddy with excitement … they are my two favorite colors …

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Brooke’s mom and her sister were there to ensure everything was perfect.

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Brooke has this sweetness to her that makes everyone around her feel calm. She radiated with happiness all day long …. I mean look at how gorgeous she is!

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While I was photographing Brooke and the ladies, Nicole was hanging out with Zac and the guys.

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Brooke and Zac shared a first look across the street from the Blackstone. I was delighted they opted for this because it allowed us plenty of time for natural light photos in November.

 

 

Chicago Wedding Blackstone Wedding Photos_0070Zac was THRILLED to see Brooke!!!

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Individually, Brooke and Zac are good people. But together, they are better. The type of people you want in your life because they inspire you to be the best version of yourself.

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I was completely smitten with Brooke’s fur  ….

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Zac was extra handsome in his bow tie and tux.

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When you met Brooke and Zac, it is easy to see that their love, attention and care for those around them is simply manifestation of their love for each other.

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A favorite ….

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Brooke and her Dad have such a beautiful relationship. I loved watching him give her away.

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Zac’s father officiated the ceremony, and his words were heartfelt, kind and beyond beautiful.

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Pretty gorgeous, isn’t it?!

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For the first time, as Mr. and Mrs ….. I love this moment.

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The team at the Blackstone are beyond wonderful. While guests enjoyed cocktail hour, they completely transformed the ballroom from the ceremony set up to this elegant, glamorous space.

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Exquisite Designs designed all of the gorgeous centerpieces and floral.

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The toasts were the perfect combination of fun, memorable and loving.

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Officially Mr. and Mrs. and happily adorable!

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Lots of little kisses were snuck in throughout the evening …

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The first dance ….

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And once the dance floor opened, it was crowded with all the best dance moves.

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Even grandma was out there having a ball!

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Many thanks to the wonderful team who made the day so special for them.

VENUE : blackstone hotel // FLORIST : exquisite designs  // MAKEUP + HAIR : tamara makeup + hair artistry // BAND : the mix // CAKE : cake bakery // WEDDING DRESS : essence of australia // VIDEOGRAPHER : lexoria wedding films // PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT : nicole morisco // PHOTOGRAPHY : brittany bekas photography

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