A rich color scheme of magenta and purple, luxurious fabrications and dramatic lighting created a jewel-box effect for this sophisticated reception at a Chicago landmark.

After meeting online, this couple ties the knot in a city celebration

A rich color scheme of magenta and purple, luxurious fabrications and dramatic lighting created a jewel-box effect for this sophisticated reception at a Chicago landmark.

Not long after meeting on Match.com, John proposed to Alexa while unpacking moving boxes in their new home. "Knee-deep in boxes, he surprised me with a bottle of champagne and a proposal," says Alexa, who wore a gown by Jenny Lee and carried a bouquet of phalaenopsis orchids.