AVNI + JAMES
If you find yourself on this page, you might have taken my quiz and realized you’re an Elopement Couple, and you might even have checked out my Elopement Page because you were like “Ok but like, an Elopement, what even is that” lol. If you haven’t, do both those things! Because understanding what an Elopement is (and isn’t) is actually a really important part of figuring out which experience is right for you: i.e. they’re not just quick courthouse signings anymore. Gorgeous, customizable, meaningful Chicago Elopements are on the rise, people! (On that note, also check out 10 Elopement Myths + Misconceptions to Get Rid of.)
Now that you’ve done all those things and you’re like “An Elopement, HECK YEAH! That is SO us!” you just really wanna see for yourself what that looks like? How on earth you could possibly spend a whole day just the two of you (and me) and get inspired? How best to feature out city? I’m a visually person so I totally get that! Here’s an example of a full day elopement in Chicago. Get out the tissues though! Because this one’s a doozy:
For the slideshow version of this day, click here.
THE WEDDING TEAM
Photographer | Laëtitia Donaghy
Officiant | Suzanne
Wedding Venue | Hotel Zachary
Wedding Dress | Lulu’s
Hair | Dani Hair Chicago
Make Up | Gabrielle Raguso
Restaurant | Gibsons’ Steak Italia
Laëtitia Donaghy is a French-born, Chicago-based, international photographer focusing on weddings and elopements. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with a focus in Photography, and a minor in Political Science from Florida Atlantic University. She brings to her weddings and portraits her Fine Art training in order to bring forth the realness and emotion present, and showcase people’s relationships. Her focus is on preserving as much of the day as possible and keeping it as honest as possible. She travels the world for weddings and other assignments. She has been published on the web and in print.