New Year’s Eve Wedding at the Trump – Lisa + Paul!

New Year’s Eve Wedding Photos at the Chicago Trump Tower!

The most amazing New Year’s Eve weddings at one of my favorite wedding venues in Chicago: Trump Tower! Beth from SQN Events made Lisa + Paul’s wedding dream come true! Kehoe Designs provided the amazing decor and ambiance! If you don’t have the time to scroll through their whole wedding blog post…at LEAST take a look at the best of the bunch…these first three!

This picture was taken right after they kissed at midnight! Happy 2015 Lisa + Paul!!! Thanks for having me as your wedding photographer!
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It was Lisa’s childhood dream to get married on New Year’s Eve – and so they incorporated an image of a clock throughout their wedding! Here it is projected onto a Trump Tower pillar! And yes…the room decor by Kehoe Desings was unbelievable! There are more photos of this ballroom below!

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And I have to share a photo on the Trump Tower terrace- One of the best views of Chicago! A shout out to Joy from the Trump for another wonderful job!
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Luxury Wedding Details

How does one have a wedding with so many luxury details? First you start with a great wedding planner and second…you have a great photographer! =P

Planner & Coordinator: Beth from SQN Events
Wedding Venue:
One of Chicago’s Best – Chicago Trump Tower
Decor & Florals: Kehoe Designs
Photographer: Nakai Photography
– 2nd Photographer: Tom Yan
Stationery: Courtney Callahan Paper
Dresser: The Wedding Dresser
Videographer: Orange Wedding Films
Hair: Robyn Tornabeni
Makeup by Rosie Scianna
DJ: Okyne Media Lab
Ceremony & Cocktail Music: Artistrings
Linens & Chargers: BBJ Linens
Rentals: Tablescapes
Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier
Shoes: Jimmy Choo

Getting Ready at the Chicago Trump Tower

Let’s start her wedding day coverage with a photo of her Monique Lhuillier wedding dress

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Love this gold foil letterpress invitation by Courtney Callahan Paper – The clock motif on the stamp and invitation wrap!

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A picture of her Jimmy Choo shoes!

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Wedding rings-

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Beautiful bouquet by Kehoe Designs-

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A photo of the ladies in their custom monogramed bathrobes!

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They couldn’t wait to see what Paul had gotten Lisa as her wedding day gift!

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Mom helping put the finishing touches on her wedding dress –
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I love these next two photos of Lisa. I’ve photographed at the Trump Tower numerous times…and I have never photographed a bride in her suite at night! I love the glowing street lights below! What a romantic photo of Lisa! It almost looks like the Trump’s advertisement in the wedding magazines!

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The glow of Halsted street lights behind her!

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Beautiful portrait of Lisa!

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Something blue: her grandmother’s ring tied on her bouquet

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Meanwhile…else where in the Trump…Tom, my 2nd photographer, was capturing the guys getting ready-
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Luxury Wedding Ceremony in the Trump Ballroom

Kehoe Designs did a great job with the ceremony decor for their wedding ceremony in the Trump Ballroom

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I think I will just stop typing now…I think the photos speak for themselves!

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One of the Best Terraces in Chicago

I love the view from the Trump terrace- I think it’s one of the best…if not thee best…views of downtown Chicago! We had to brave the cold weather to take photos on the terrace!

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Gorgeous photo in black and white!
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Wedding Pictures at the Trump

We walked around the Trump to take photos – it’s one of the reasons I love the Trump…the variety of places for pictures!

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Trump Tower Luxury Wedding Reception Photos

The view for cocktail hour –

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Stunning escort card table by Kehoe Designs – This floral arrangement and the centerpieces – mimic the look of fireworks! Another nod to their New Year’s Eve themed wedding!

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Do you see the detail on the gold linen?

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A stunning room photo of the Trump Ballroom transformed! All ready for a NYE wedding party! Bravo Kehoe Designs!

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The same clock motif that was on the invitations + projected on the wall..is also on the base of the wedding cake!!!

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Custom mirrored table numbers- Beth from SQN Events…thought of EVERYTHING!

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Yes…gold foil letterpress menus…continuing the clock motif

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A custom gold accented bar brought in by Kehoe Designs-

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Custom gold foil napkins-

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First dance photos!

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Greek Dancing! Please note…I have so many awesome dancing photos- but this blog post is already too long!

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Had to include a photo of this family!
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I think the mirrored globes are doing their thing! It’s time to ring in the New Year!
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10..9..8..7..6..
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Happy New Year!!!
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We stepped outside to take a couple photos with the fireworks happening down at Navy Pier! I love how the fireworks create a sparkling effect behind them!
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Traditional Greek wedding favors for the guests!
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Lisa + Paul…thank you for having me as your wedding photographer! It was an unbelievable night and I am thankful to have been apart of it! A shout out to Beth from SQN Events for pulling together this amazing event! What a way to ring in 2015!!!

with love,

your Chicago wedding photographer,

Kenny

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