Entries by Chez Team

Vendor Spotlight: Vince Hart of Kehoe Designs

Name: Vince Hart Title/Position: V.P. Sales at Kehoe Designs Specialty: Social, Weddings, and Bar-Bat Mitzvahs CHEZ: How long have you been in the events industry? V.H.: 30 Years in November CHEZ: Describe what you/your company does in one sentence? V.H.: We bring people’s dreams to reality. CHEZ: What sets you apart from others? V.H.: I’m […]

Auction of Promises for SOS Children’s Villages

For the 3rd Annual Auction of Promises Event, Specialist Staffing Group, worked with Calihan Catering and Kehoe Designs to produce a successful fundraiser benefiting SOS Children’s Villages Illinois.  A very worthy cause, SOS Children’s Villages provides a safe and healing place for children whose world has been shattered by abuse, neglect, or abandonment. During the […]

Amanda & Patrick’s Romantic Fall Wedding

Late last fall, just days after Thanksgiving, Amanda and Patrick were joined by family and friends as they said their vows at  St. Joseph Church. While the wedding party made some stops around town with photographer Kent Drake, the team from Revel Decor was busy putting the finishing touches on wedding reception decor details at […]

Vendor Spotlight: Lori Stephenson of LOLA Event Productions

Name: Lori Stephenson Title/Position: Owner and Principal – LOLA Event Productions Specialty: Wedding and Event Planning and Design CHEZ: How long have you been in the events industry? L.S.: I’ve been in the wedding business in some way, shape or form since before I graduated from college where I attained my degree in fashion design and business and […]

Arabian Nights Cocktail Party

On hearing Neeti describe her vision for an Arabian nights themed Sangeet at Chez we were excited to imagine the design possibilities. We were even more excited to hear that Neeti was working with Phil Cooper at Kehoe Designs! Phil and the Kehoe team did not disappoint, styling fuchsia and orange draping to create a colorful canopy […]

Chicago’s Top 7 Wedding Photo Locations

1: Industrial Chicago The striking contrast of a perfectly styled couple against the grittiness of the city is a popular look for wedding day photography. Whether you pose in front of an abandoned warehouse or beneath the “L” tracks, these backdrops offer the opportunity for more editorial styled shots. 2: Chicago’s Murals Add some color […]

Emma & Tunji’s Wedding

After their first-look on the rooftop of the Ivy Boutique Hotel, Emma and Tunji strolled east along Ontario St to Chez where they said their vows in front of family and friends. Dozens of white calla lillies and candles set the tone for the elegant event. A menu influenced by traditional Nigerian dishes was served […]

Empire Fashion House Scenes

When the production team from Fox’s tv hit show, Empire, visited Chez we were excited to imagine how the space would be transformed by their set design team. Fast forward a few weeks and Chez became the home of fashion label ‘Antony & Cleopatra’ for Empire scenes featuring Taraji P. Henson, Naomi Campbell and other […]