When Sara and Jason started to plan their wedding, they decided to focus on two main themes—the time of year, autumn, and the location, their home city, Chicago.
"Chicago has great architecture, and we wanted to take advantage of it in our photos," says the bride, who went on a post-ceremony photo shoot around the city with her groom and bridal party. The crew hit Chicago hot spots like the Wrigley Building and LaSalle Street, where The Dark Knight was filmed.
As for the affair’s color scheme, Sara channeled the season’s bright hues into a chocolate-brown and burnt-orange reception filled with pumpkins, wheat and many other natural details. "Fall is my favorite season," Sara says. "I got married one week before my 30th birthday, and I always enjoyed celebrating in the fall."
Pronovias, Dimitra's Bridal Couture, dimitrasbridal.com
Formally Modern Tuxedo, formallymodern.com
The Left Bank, leftbankjewelry.com
St. Josaphat Catholic Church, church.stjosaphat.com
The Metropolitan Club, metclubchicago.com
Flowers by Victoria, flowersbyvictoria.com
Paper and Print, 773-384-1600
Beep Media, beepwebsite.com
General Wax and Candle Co., genwax.com
Chicago Trolley Co., chicagotrolley.com
Kernel Fabyans, kernelfabyans.com
Becky Hill Photography, beckyhillphotography.com