2 Over the Top Roof Top Weddings

2 Over the Top Roof Top Weddings

From breathtaking views to hidden gems, from natural lighting to blank slates, rooftops make the perfect wedding venue. When you are already walking on air from finding your soulmate, what is more fitting than a rooftop wedding to take that first dance? An OVER-THE-TOP, rooftop wedding!

1. An Elegant Rooftop Wedding at Chateau Bellevue

This beautiful bride chose a stunning dress to match the grandeur of her big day above the clouds. The princess-style gown with sheer-lace embellishments across the bodice and down the sleeves screams one word: REGAL.

Bride and Her Mom | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

What’s a royal wedding without the bride’s posh posse? The extravagant blooms complimented their soft blush-toned dresses perfectly.

Bride and Her Bridesmaids | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

The groom’s entourage sported Mad Men classic attire – tailored three-piece black tuxedos with satin pocket squares for a clean elegant look.

Groom and His Groomsmen | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

This wedding backdrop at the Chateau Bellevue is so picturesque. The venue not only provided breathtaking rooftop views, but the scenery was Romanesque-inspired, elegant, and so dreamy.

Rooftop Wedding Ceremony | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

The love was in the air and on the rooftop! This natural lighting coupled with the sun setting in the background is every brides’ photo fantasy. What a great way to capture the gorgeous Newlyweds!

Bride and Groom | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

This handsome ring-bearer and the curly-haired toddler wearing oxfords stole everyone’s hearts as they walked down the aisle. Can you handle this cuteness overload?

Ring Bearer | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

Here is another snap of the regal couple. Now, you can get a closer look at the details of the stunning wedding dress in front of this enchanting backdrop.

Bride and Groom | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

A picture of perfection at the close of the ceremony: the bride and groom walking down the aisle as one.

Bride and Groom | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

The couple chose a classy take on a 3-tier cake with pink and white blooms on each layer.

Wedding Cake | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

The floral centerpieces made with white hydrangea and pink roses were show stoppers! Gold tealights sat at the base of the flower vase.

 

Reception Table Decor | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

The sheer opulence of the textured table linens, décor, and plate settings were a perfect pairing to this majestic wedding!

Reception Tablescape | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

Vendors

Hair Stylist: Brittany Deen | Makeup Artist: Sarah Jones | Jewelry: David Yurman | Photo Booth Equipment: Foto Master Ltd | Musicians: Terra Vista Strings | Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Men’s Wearhouse | Dress Designer: Pronovias | Dress Store: Patsy’s Bridal Boutique | DJ: Infinity Sound Lab | Equipment Rentals: Premiere Events | Bakery: Sweet Treets Bakery | Floral Designer: Exquisite Petals | Ceremony Location: Chateau Bellevue | Reception Venue: Chateau Bellevue | Caterer: Chateau Bellevue | Photographer: Nikk Nguyen Photo

2. A Romantic Rooftop Wedding at Historic Chicago Warehouse

This historic Chicago landmark building, mixed with original woodwork and new modern finishes, makes for a great wedding venue enriched with Chicagoan culture! The bride and groom opted for a neutral palette, using shades of whites, greens, and wooden chairs to warm up the interior.

Reception Decor | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

Adorned with tear-drop earrings and a chic white-rose bouquet, this gorgeous bride was the epitome of classy elegance!

Bride | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

Could there be a better wedding backdrop than Downtown Chicago’s city view?  As this dashing groom spins his gorgeous bride in the middle of this bustling city, we aren’t able to tell the difference between reality and romantic dreams!

 

Bride and Groom | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

This natural beauty allowed her bridesmaids to pick their own dresses within a particular color range. Her bridesmaids were able to find dress styles that flattered their figures: high neck, halter, spaghetti strap, or A-line. Each bridesmaid held a lovely leafy bouquet.

Bride and Bridesmaids | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

Now that is a good-looking crew! The groom and his groomsmen looked sharp with their traditional black-and-white tuxedos.

Groom and Groomsmen | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

The beautiful newlyweds sealed their vows with a kiss. The simplicity of the green and white-flowered arch against the magnificence of the arched windows with stained glass is just spectacular! It’s no surprise that this couple was literally and figuratively floating atop the Chicago skyline!

 

Bride and Groom | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

You can’t showcase an over-the-top wedding without an official wedding hashtag! Guests were encouraged to snap away and tag the Newlyweds in their photos.

Reception Decor | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

Fancy wedding appetizers are a MUST during Cocktail hour. Look at this colorful presentation. If you weren’t hungry before, you must be now.

Appetizer Plate | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

This wedding venue was the perfect blend of Art Deco meets vintage elegance. Both the greenery and wood add a touch of warmth while making the open space look very inviting. The industrial lighting, original brick, and high ceilings gave the space an indoor/outdoor feel.

Reception Venue | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

The secret component of adding a romantic feel to any space? Candles! Candlelit tables add romance and sophistication to every wedding. The candles on this table were the stars of the show as the table setting was so simple and effortless.

Reception Tablescape | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

As the bride and groom shared their first dance, it was difficult not to stare at the bride’s beautiful gown. The details of the back including the illusion keyhole with floral designs and covered buttons were so intricate and ornate.

Bride and Groom | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

For 2019 weddings, over-the-top dessert bars are all the rage.

Dessert Table | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

 

From serving cupcakes to cookie dough balls, and from traditional cakes to red-velvet cake pops, guests were able to load up on these delicious bite-sized treats, ending the night on a sweet note.

Dessert Table | 2 Over the Top Rooftop weddings | Kate Aspen

Vendors

Transportation: M & M Limo | Linens and Coverings: BBj Linen Chicago | Groomsman Attire: Trumaker | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Dress Designer: Rivini | Photo Booth Equipment: I Love Photo Booth | Cinema and Video: Mirar Productions | Hair Stylist: Juan Jose Herrera | Makeup Artist: Bridal by Aga | Invitation Designer: Erickson Design | Band: Blue Water Kings | Cake Designer: Defloured | Caterer: Limelight Catering | Location: Revel Space | Floral Designer: Revel Decor | Photographer: Emilia Jane Photography

 

Planning a rooftop wedding of your own? Let us know in the comments below!

Happy Planning!

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