A Vintage-Inspired Wedding
with Handmade Details

Real Weddings
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Based on their casual, colorful wedding—a backyard Chicago bash that moved from the couple's home to their favorite craft beer company, Revolution Brewing—you could safely guess that Kate and Clinton are a pretty cool couple. The fact that this fête was inspired by their speak-easy-like attire? Well, that's just icing on the cake, err, cupcakes.

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The bride's bouquet was made of roses—from the palest pink to coral and berry-like fuchsia—that were tied with satin and lace ribbons. A red-and-yellow striped bow tie popped against the groom's tan suit.

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Bridesmaids wore different style dresses in shades of coral. The groomsmen matched Clinton in their tan suits. Flower girls scattered pink rose petals down the aisle.

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Paper circles in shades of pink were strung with twine and tied to the couple's ceremony backdrop. A gauzy pink BHLDN gown and the groom's oxblood boots and bowler hat inspired the couple's wedding theme.

The bride's engagement ring was purchased at BHLDN, but the wedding band Clinton slipped on her finger August 5 is a family heirloom, the bride says. The groom's suit was custom made by DeLouice.

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Bottles painted in metallic hues decorated tables at Revolution Brewing. The couple left games for guests to play during the reception.

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Drinks from Revolution Brewing matched Katie and Clinton's vibrant color palette. Guests mixed their beverages with juice and fresh fruit. Polka dot straws and striped cups added a touch of whimsy to the casual drink bar. The couple served cupcakes with bananas foster in place of a cake.

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The couple, who met online and became engaged in Hawaii, traveled to Puerto Rico for their honeymoon.

—Jillian Kramer

Ceremony Venue: The couple's backyard || Reception Venue: Revolution Brewing || Bride's Wedding Dress: BHLDN || Groom's Suit: DeLouice || Florist: The Wishing Well Florist || Caterer: Revolution Brewing || Photography: OKRfoto

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