Chicago Vintage Weddings is a boutique wedding planning and vintage rental company with an experienced, passionate team. We are top Chicago wedding planners and coordinators, and an internationally recognized leader in the events industry. Our attention to detail, eye for design and high level of service put couples at ease from start to finish of their experience with us. We are a perfect fit for clients who value quality and personal attention, and we take pride in knowing that our business is built largely on referrals from satisfied couples, guests and vendors. It's not enough for us to stick with the status quo; we go above and beyond to exceed expectations for each event.
There is no cookie-cutter with Chicago Vintage Weddings. We take pride in discerning exactly what our clients want and realizing that vision with care and expertise. Our pricing allows for attainable luxury on any budget, with a tailored planning experience to ensure that no detail is overlooked and every couples' needs are expertly addressed. From stylish, modern affairs to darling, eclectic occasions, we go above and beyond to create a delightful, stress-free event. Don't be surprised if your guests won't stop talking about how amazing your wedding was!
Our event planning approach is design- and logistics-focused, with an emphasis on comprehensive budget management. Decades of collective experience in Chicago events results in a knowledgable approach and effortless execution. We achieve each client's goals and maintain our valuable vendor relationships by acting with integrity, never taking commissions or cutting corners. We do not pay to advertise, so you know that every review, award, and feature of our work is based entirely on merit.
As a proud member of the Chicago Green Wedding Alliance, we strive to keep our event practices sustainable without sacrificing quality or style. We are a small business that proudly supports marriage equality, women's health and local animal rescue efforts. We are especially involved in dog rescue, as you can tell from the biographies below! You can keep up with all of the fun by following our blog and by following us on Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram.
In 2017 we moved from West Town to our very own building in Pilsen. Now, in addition to planning and rentals, we have a small event venue in our freshly renovated storefront. Learn more about all of our services by clicking below.
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MEET OUR TEAM
Kate started Chicago Vintage Weddings in 2012 as a way to channel her love of design and extensive hospitality background into something that would bring joy to others. Both a big picture thinker and obsessively detail-oriented, she loves working with clients to figure out their needs and realize the vision for their events from start to finish. She thinks even the most minor details are exciting and loves figuring out event logistics. Clients and event guests consistently praise her organization, taste level, communication and ability to take charge of any situation. Kate eats, sleeps and breathes weddings; she feels lucky to be able do what she loves for a living.
Loves: her rescue dogs Ruthie and Hoagie, bookstores, horror movies, champagne, all things French, art history, chocolate and peanut butter everything, meeting every dog she sees on the street, being outdoors, traveling off the beaten path, summer in Chicago
Chief Attention Grabber
Ruthie is the queen of the office. She enjoys napping in her tent bed, treats, getting pets, and eating people food. She loves her puppy brother Hoagie, who recently joined the family.
Rental + Operations Manager
Chantel is an all-around rental guru. She keeps everything running smoothly and ensures that every client's experience exceeds expectations. Her degree in Graphic and Web Design means that she is constantly bringing creative ideas to the table and keeping our look polished, and she loves doing unique projects for our clients. She is a passionate designer who is always sure to go the extra mile, often tweaking clients' rental looks on-site until they are just right!
Loves: her dog Dennis, apartment gardening, wearing mixed patterns, bold lipsticks, tropical chic, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, graphic design, and Hawaiian style pizza
Very Good Boy
Dennis is a perfect angel. He loves cuddles, naps, long walks on the dog beach and breaking hearts with his beautiful eyes.
Aside from the team members shown above, we have a fantastic team of associates for planning and rentals.
Anna, Alyson, Armando, Ashley, Carlos, Carol, Cassie, Christen, Ellen, Gen and Jon and are the best!