Stan Mansion's open house featured a variety of top-tier wedding vendors from the Chicagoland area. All photos taken by Rudy Valentino Photo + Cinema.
Guests were welcomed into the main ballroom with music from Yazz Jazz and Stand & Clap, and complimentary food from each caterer. Tablescapes, Juliet Tan Floral Design, and Lucky Invitations highlighted each display and the dance floor hosted a lounge created by Art of Imagination. Alongside the dance floor were dresses, baubles, and handbags from Rent the Runway.
In the bar lounge Bom Bon offering an amazing selection of miniature bites/desserts accompanied with appetizers from Jordan’s and Drinks from Spritzology. Angela Swan with Jumpshots took photos of guests in front of theVersailles fireplace and Oakmill Bakery displayed several cakes and small bites. Adrian Nastase took photos of guests as they mingled with the vendors and Michele Rose from Rose Lifecycle ceremonies highlighted images from their past events while Fairfield hotel discussed their room block options and Global Voyages highlighted their honeymoon options.
The lower level ballroom featured draping, lighting and an aisle runner by art of imagination, floral arch and aisle candles and florals from Juliet Tan. A mannequin featured a gorgeous gown from Jenny Yoo. Vendors included live hair and makeup on models (walking the event in Jenny Yoo dresses) from Matisse, champagne from Garfield’s, an interactive table display from both Pontarelli and Red Weddings. Red weddings had video and displayed their drone to highlight its capabilities for video for special events. Pontarelli had an interactive spinning wheel for guests to spin to win prizes.
At 1pm Anthony Navarro from Liven It Up Events had a one hour Q&A session with brides.
Catering: Cocina Fusion, D’absolute, Mantra by Indian Garden, Ovy Signature Catering, Jordans Food of Distinction.
Beverage: Garfield’s & Spritzology
Hair/Makeup: Matisse a Hair Studio
Décor & Lighting: Art of Imagination
Band: Yazz Jazz
DJ: Stand & Clap
Florals: Juliet Tan Floral Design
All Rentals: Tablescapes (tables, table settings, chairs etc.)
Linens: Classic Chair Covers
Invitations: Lucky Invitations
Bridesmaid Dresses: Rent the Runway
Bridal Gowns: Jenny Yoo
Officiant: Michelle Rose with Rose Lifecycle Ceremonies
Desserts/Cake: Oak Mill, BomBon
Photo: Rudy Valentino, Adrian Nastase, Jumpshots
Videography: Red Weddings
Hotel Accommodations: Fairfield Suites Chicago
Travel/Vacations: Global Voyages