An Afternoon of Bridal Luxury

This is one of my favorite events of the year.  I wouldn’t miss it!

Modern Luxury Brides 
Afternoon of Bridal Luxury
October 4th
Oak Street and Michigan Ave.

For a day of shopping with a heart, please join CS Brides for the Afternoon of Bridal Luxury, 
the ninth-annual charitable wedding walk sponsored by Modern Luxury Brides. 

Shop to the sounds of Cagen Music as you feast your senses on couture gowns, breathtaking jewels, haute cuisine by Paramount Events, delectable cakes, and exquisite florals provided by The Flower Firm.

Brides will receive a luxury tote bag filled with extraordinary gifts from Oak Street’s most exclusive bridal destinations. The walk begins at The Private Dining Rooms at Spiaggia. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.

To purchase tickets, click here. RSVP required.

Evening of Bridal Luxury Giveaway!

Join us for the ninth annual Evening of Bridal Luxury hosted by Modern Luxury Brides at The Langham! It is always my favorite bridal event of the year. This year, there will be  a runway fashion show featuring the Vera Wang Fall 2015 Bridal Collection.  Did I mention the Luxury swag bags?

Honey Bee Weddings is giving away two pairs of tickets to two very lucky readers! All you need to do to enter is leave your name below in a comment along with what you’re most looking forward to at the event. I’ll announce the winners on Friday, February 13th. 

To purchase tickets, click hereA portion of the proceeds will benefit Bright Pink.
Evening of Bridal Luxury
March 8th 5-8PM
The Langham Chicago
330 North Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

Best of Bridal Beauty’s Recap!

I have been so busy that I haven’t had a chance to blog about this fabulous bridal event.  In April, I planned the Best of Bridal Beauty Event hosted by Nicole Pearl of The Beauty The event was held at The James and was filled with an evening full of pampering. Nicole wrote about the event here.

All photos credit: Galina Shishakova

The services were over the top amazing and included manicures, massages, facial treatments, dry blowouts, airbrush tanning, makeup trials, and eyelash bar.

There were gift bags full of goodies valued over $100!

But that is not where the fun stopped… The ladies that attended had a chance to win fantastic prizes in the raffle that included: 

It was a great event and I am so excited to have had the opportunity to meet such fantastic ladies and be a part of the day! 

Evening of Bridal Luxury Giveaway

Honey Bee Weddings is thrilled to announce a giveaway for a pair of tickets for Chicago Social Bride’s 8th annual Evening of Bridal Luxury to one lucky reader. Their event will be held on Sunday, March 16th, 2014 from 5PM – 8PM at The Langham, Chicago. It will be an evening brides will not want to miss! 

CS Brides will be showcasing an exclusive runway show of Vera Wang’s 2014 Fall Bridal Collection along with gowns from Belle Vie Bridal Couture, wedding decor and design ideas from HMR Designs, plus music, photography and video styling from Fig Weddings. Luxury gift bags, full of gifts from the best wedding professionals across the Chicago area, are given to each bride as well!

In order to win two tickets to this fabulous event, all you have to do is leave a comment below telling me what you’re most looking forward to at the event and how it will help in planning your big day.

I’ll announce the winner on Friday, February 28th. If you would like to purchase tickets, click here.

Honey Bee Weddings in CS Brides

I am thrilled to have another wedding featured in the current issue of CS Brides.

The article is available online.  Otherwise, you can head to newsstands to read all about their big day.  Kathleen and Matt’s wedding was so beautiful!  I cannot wait to feature their wedding on my blog!

Win Tickets to An Afternoon of Bridal Luxury

Fabulous news, readers!  I am giving away one pair of tickets to the Modern Luxury Brides event, An Afternoon of Bridal Luxury.  The fabulous event is scheduled for Sunday, September 15th from 12- 4PM. Oak Street’s seventh annual charitable wedding walk is a highlight on the bridal calendar in Chicago.  And this year, Modern Luxury Brides have really out done themselves by giving every bride two goodie bags worth of swag.  

Let’s chat about the contest:
The tickets are for one bride and one guest, valued at $95!  
To enter, please leave a comment naming your top pick to visit from the Oak Street Council participants.  The Oak Street Council participants are listed below.  I’ll be selecting one comment at random on September 10th at 5PM CST. 

For details about the event and to purchase tickets, click here.

The Oak Street Council participants are:
Belle Vie Bridal Couture • Cadella Medical Spa • Calypso • David Yurman • Davis Imperial Cleaners • Del Frisco’s • Dimitra’s Bridal • Furla • Gibson’s • Juicy Couture • Kate Spade • Lanvin • Lester Lampert • Palazzo Bridal • Scoop NYC • Spiaggia Private Events • Thompson Hotel • Vera Wang • Ultimate Bride • Waldorf Astoria Chicago • Wolford

A Night of Luxury for One Lucky Reader

So this is maj. Last month I posted about Modern Luxury Bride’s Evening of Bridal Luxury to be hosted at the Ritz-Carlton on Sunday, March 17th. Think champagne, Chicago’s finest, and oh yeah, an exclusive Vera Wang runway show featuring her 2013 Bridal Collection. Well, ladies, hold on to your heels because I’ve decided to give away one ticket to this amazing event! 

Leave a comment below telling me which gown, from the participating designer’s collections, you’re currently obsessed with and one lucky winner will be off to the Ritz to enjoy a night of true luxury. Brands featured include Christos, Amsale, J. Mendel, and Vera Wang. The gowns below are presently making me swoon, maybe some of my faves will be yours too!

The winner will be selected on March 5th!



 J. Mendel 

Modern Luxury Brides Presents An Evening of Bridal Luxury

You can always count on Modern Luxury Brides to deliver the glam when it comes to the latest bridal fashion! On Sunday, March 17th, Modern Luxury Brides will host its seventh annual Evening of Bridal Luxury at the Ritz-Carlton. The night will include amazing gowns by Belle Vie Bridal Couture, Amsale, Christos, J. Mandel and many more, not too mention an exclusive runway show featuring Vera Wang’s 2013 Bridal Collection. To purchase tickets, click here.

Sunday, March 17, 2013
5 to 8PM 
The Ritz-Carlton 
160 East Pearson Street