Real Wedding of the Week:
Caroline & Edward in Chicago

Real Weddings

Photos: Jennifer Hughes

After a romantic proposal in Napa Valley, Caroline and Edward decided to marry in Chicago, where they'd met and currently reside. "We were looking for a venue that was quintessentially Chicago, since much of Ed's family would be traveling from the United Kingdom, where he's from," says Caroline. They decided to book the 63rd Street Beach House, an elegant pavilion in Jackson Park. "The architecture is beautiful, and the spot has a great view of the city skyline," says Caroline. She wore an Elizabeth Fillmore gown from White Chicago. The 4 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Jeffrey Sumber; family members offered readings, which included an excerpt from Victor Hugo's Les Miserables. The ceremony music featured covers of the couple's favorite pop songs performed by the Vitamin String Quartet. To see all of Caroline and Edward's wedding details, check out their full slideshow, and visit our Real Weddings page for more great ideas.

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