The medieval-inspired theme wedding!
It was an extraordinary two-day celebration that beautifully captured the essence of a bygone era. The enchantment began at a farm, where the couple's favorite movie, "Donkeyskin" (1970), set the tone.
The farm's charm (Oak Hill Farm in Apple River, IL) was enhanced by the presence of donkeys, a whimsical nod to the film's cherished characters. The bride's attire for the first day exuded timeless elegance, with a dress hailing from the late 60s or early 70s, a true testament to the couple's unique taste. Against this backdrop, the couple exchanged vows, surrounded by the serene beauty of the countryside.
As the festivities continued, the reception transitioned to a more glamorous affair. The bride's dress for the reception was adorned with intricate rhinestone detailing, adding a touch of opulence to the celebration. Complemented by a vintage rhinestone bag and silver shoes, her attire radiated grace and sophistication.
The second day of the wedding was equally enchanting as the reception took place at the historic Dank Haus German Cultural Center in Lincoln. Steeped in original historic details, the venue provided a captivating backdrop that seamlessly blended with the medieval-inspired theme. The entire wedding was a testament to meticulous planning and exquisite design, resulting in a stunning visual spectacle.
From the first day's farm ambiance to the second day's historic venue, every element of the wedding was thoughtfully curated to transport guests to a different time. The couple's unique vision, combined with their meticulous attention to detail, resulted in a wedding that was not only well-organized but also visually breathtaking. This extraordinary celebration will undoubtedly remain a cherished memory for the couple and their guests for years to come.
Venue: Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, Oak Hill Farm in Apple River, IL, Dank Haus German Cultural Center in Lincoln Square