BBCH July 2013 : Page 118

#3 WHY WE LOVE IT DETAILS, DETAILS The couple’s “S&W” monogram popped up across the party, including the cocktail coasters created by Paper Doll. SUSIE RISKIND & W AD E T H O MP S O N SPARKLE PLENTY! The bride’s crystal-bedecked Jimmy Choo pumps and infi nity wedding band from New York Jewelers November , Photos by Stu di o T h i s I s Who doesn’t love Shaw’s Oyster Bar? Susie and Wade hosted their fall fete at the iconic River North restaurant—the largest reception ever to be held in the oyster bar! THE VENUE After a private ceremony at Trump International Hotel, the couple joined their 150 guests at Shaw’s for brunch: Bloody Marys, an endless raw bar, bagels and lox, and more. THE DETAILS BIG LOVE Susie and Wade on their big day. The bride stunned in an Oscar de la Renta dress from Glamour Closet. Befi tting the throwback venue, she also opted for a high retro ponytail courtesy of Janelle Reynolds for Marianne Strokirk. Kehoe Designs styled a lounge for guests to sneak away and check the score of the Bears game. In addition to a couple’s cake, Shaw’s set out a spread of its famous pies and candy for the kiddos. 118 MODERN LUXURY BRIDES CHICAGO SOCIAL | F A LL / W I N T E R 20 1 3 FASHION STYLING BY SHERRY KIM; MAKEUP BY CHARLES SINGLETON; VINTAGE RENTALS FROM NIMBLE WELL SUGAR CHIC The couple’s Tahitian vanilla bean cake by Amy Biller was topped with fresh fl owers. Cut Floral Design did the day’s tabletop arrangements.

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