Christine & Mark’s Galleria Marchetti Wedding

Last month Christine and Mark got married at one of Chicago’s most beautiful venues, Galleria Marchetti. As a result of the COVID pandemic, these two had their wedding dreams changed more than once… but they navigated the postponing, the downsizing, and the moving like pros, all while focusing on what really matters – their marriage, their love for each other, and their love for their people. 

This day was heartfelt and emotional, classic and timeless. Christine and Mark took beautiful portraits around Chicago with their wedding party, then exchanged vows in a beautiful outdoor ceremony with picturesque garden views. Finally, everyone moved inside the venue’s airy tent for their reception, which was decorated perfectly with glowy candlelight and lots of creamy florals. This was the first open dance floor I’ve photographed in a LONG TIME, and needless to say all their guests were ready to let loose and party! 

Christine and Mark, thank you for inviting me to capture your beautiful wedding day. I hope that no matter how much time passes or where your marriage takes you, you’ll be able to look back on these photos and be swept away by love. Congrats!!!

Creative Team:

Venue: Galleria Marchetti / Florals: Sass and Class Flowers / Beauty: Tamara Makeup and Hair / Dress: Winnie Couture / Suit: Formally Modern Tuxedo / Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes / Bridesmaid Dresses: Jenny Yoo / Cake: Sweet Mandy B’s / Officiant: Dr. Kyle Nash / DJ: Toast and Jam DJs / Getting Ready Hotel: W Chicago Lakeshore

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