Chicago, Local, Showers & Parties

BRIDES Chicago: Where to Host Your Post-Wedding Brunch

Private rooms and delicious menus? Count us in.

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Chicago, Grooms, Local

BRIDES Chicago: 7 Places to Get a Custom-Made Gift for Your Groom

Surprise him on the big day (or just before) by giving him a gift that was literally made for him.

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Chicago, Hair & Beauty, Local

BRIDES Chicago: 6 Spa Treatments to Book Before Your Big Day

Our favorite spots to book your getting-ready services—plus expert advice on how far in advance to schedule your appointment.

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Bridesmaids, Chicago, Local

BRIDES Chicago: 6 Unique Boutiques to Buy Bridesmaid Gifts Locally

On the hunt for the best Windy City boutiques to find special gifts for your bridesmaids? Look no further — we've got you covered.

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Chicago, Grooms, Local

BRIDES Chicago: 5 Entertaining Activities for Your Groomsmen (For The Day Before the Wedding!)

As the bride-to-be, your day before the big day is likely filled with manicures and pedicures (and mimosas!) with your bridesmaids. Your groom and his guys are probably less interested in primping, but there's still fun to be had. Here are some Chicago activities to help your groom and his groomsmen kick off the wedding weekend.

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Chicago, Real Weddings

This Bride & Groom Found Modern Romance in the Heart of Chicago

For their first dance, the couple chose the same song the groom played when he proposed!

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Chicago, Local, Planning Tips

BRIDES Chicago: Unique Chi-Town Venues for the Alternative Bride

These out-of-the-ordinary Chicago wedding venues totally break the matrimony mold.

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Chicago, Local, Planning Tips

BRIDES Chicago: Amazing Suburban Wedding Venues Outside The City

Go outside the city limits and check out these suburban venues!

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Chicago, Jewelry & Accessories, Local

BRIDES Chicago: Where to Find Flower Girl and Ring Bearer Attire

Here's where to find formal duds for the little ones.

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Bridesmaids, Chicago, Jewelry & Accessories, Local

BRIDES Chicago: Where to Shop for the Perfect Bridesmaid Shoes

There are plenty of chic stores for Chicago 'maids find the perfect fit.

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