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Michigan Avenue - 2016 - Issue 2 - Late Spring - Anna Chlumsky

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From gorgeous giFts to incr edible venues, these ar e the chicago places and spaces that can mak e any wedding celebr ation wonderFul. PhotograPhy courtesy of LinLy Designs 174 TABULA TUA From exquisite textured Adelaide teapots and pitchers by Astier de Villatte to sleek platinum ice buckets, decanters, and oversize bowls by Truro, this charming boutique in the heart of Lincoln Park expertly curates a selection of décor, tableware, and gifts for a variety of tastes. Other favored brands at this neighborhood institution include Match Pewter, Anna Weatherley, Alain Saint-Joanis, and Tokens & Icons. 1015 W. Armitage Ave., 773-525-0816; BRIDAL : THE guIDE Catering Blue Plate this award-winning caterer is a favorite for bites like tiny pop-tarts, piña colada- inspired sweets, and truffled scallion popcorn. 1061 W. Van Buren St., 312-421- 6666; Boutique Bites elaina vazquez (tru, avenues) is beloved for plating doll-sized dishes like mini cheeseburgers and lobster tacos—equal parts tasty and adorable. 224 N. Ada St., 773-313- 3211; eli's CheeseCake eschew the traditional wedding cake in favor of this creamy, chicago-made confection. 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr., 800-354- 2253; Paramount events with an emphasis on all things local, this respected caterer crafts inventive creations like squash and leek fritters and bite-size fish and chips. 1932 W. Lake St., 773-880-8044; Pure kitChen Catering this company gets creative with clients on everything from gluten-free pork belly appetizers to deviled egg stations. 451 N. Elizabeth St., 312-224-8277; toni Patisserie & Café satisfy your sweet tooth with assortments of breakfast pastries and house-made macarons. 51 S. Washington St., Hinsdale, 630-789-2020; giFtS & regiStry elements this river north mainstay boasts an impressive selection of home décor, tabletop accessories, gorgeous gifts, and more. 741 N. Wells St., 312-642- 6574; hermès the ultimate in aspiration, straight from paris. 25 E. Oak St., 312-787-8175; kaehler luggage For nearly a century, this homegrown retailer has been outfitting the jet set with an expansive range of travel essentials. 900 N. Michigan Ave., Sixth Fl., 312-951- 8106; material Possessions For nearly 40 years, this north shore go-to has offered a chic mix of tableware, home décor, gifts, and more. 954 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, 847-446-8840; PeaChtree PlaCe a treasure trove of stylish essentials by labels like arte italica, michael aram, kim seybert, and simon pearce. 303 S. Happ Road, Northfield, 847-441-7585; eventS, etC. event Creative this event producer boasts an in-house floral studio to give blooms the custom treatment. 219 N. Paulina St., 312-442-0887; kehoe Designs For more than 20 years, tom kehoe has been the master- mind behind big-scale bashes (think lollapalooza and the nFl draft) and spares no expense when designing over-the-top weddings. 2555 Create the perfect tablescape with gifts from Lincoln Park favorite Tabula Tua.

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