It was a warm and cloudy day in September. The day marked a new beginning for Jess and Mark. It poured on and off throughout the day, but 30 minutes before their outdoor ceremony began, the skies cleared and the sun came out for this beautiful couple. Jess and Mark had a simple standing ceremony at Gillson Beach in Wilmette where their good friend, Tracie, married them over the serene sound of crashing waves. The couple’s cocktail hour and reception took place steps away from the beach at the Lakeview Center where guests enjoyed a taco buffet, dancing and a creative photobooth. One of our favorite highlights was their cooking feeding in place of the traditional cake cutting!
Jess and Mark were wonderful to work with. They were kind, open to my suggestions and trusting of my capabilities to take care of their details, so they truly enjoyed their wedding day. I’m honored to have been a part of one of the most special days in Jess and Mark’s lives. I wish them both all the love and happiness in the world!
Wedding Planner: Preoccupied Bride | Ceremony: Gillson Beach | Reception: Lakeview Center | Photographer: Alice Feldt Photography | Caterer: Picnic Basket | Bartending: Be Your Guest | Rentals: House of Rental | DJ & Emcee: A Posh Production | Hair: W+CO Salon | Makeup: Ami Erika Makeup Artistry