TWA Loves Local

Once you’re engaged, booking your wedding vendors will become one of your biggest undertakings. Though seemingly stressful, there are hundreds of wedding vendors to help make your life a little easier. Many are local-area small business just like TWA!

When buying locally, you not only invest in where you live but you support local jobs and encourage community. We’re fortunate enough to work with some of the very best local vendors in our community and even consider them friends. To kick off our new ‘TWA Loves Local’ feature, we’d like to share a few with you!

TimothyWhaley_11Veiled in Elegance

Veiled In Elegance brings high quality bridal gowns and unique accessories to brides in order to make them look and feel their most beautiful on their wedding day. Located in Geneva, IL, Veiled In Elegance began in 1995 as a bridal accessory shop offering custom veils and headpieces. Jewelry and shoes naturally followed. When deciding what designers to carry in the shop, they look for high quality silk fabrics and lace, with couture construction and fit. They also search for designers who provide all this at an affordable price to brides. The gowns have a simple, classic and elegant look that is timeless yet modern. Their veils, headpieces and jewelry are all custom made to compliment any gown. They have an intimate setting and provide personal attention throughout the planning process.

TimothyWhaley_cake-chicago Cake-Chicago

Founded by Mary Winslow, Cake is the destiny of two separate companies born from the same passion. Mary started Take the Cake by subletting a small area in a catering kitchen. It wasn’t long before she found herself in a bigger kitchen with a bigger oven.  Initially focused on cake, her true love was all pastry.  Through the growth of e-commerce Mary was presented an opportunity to share her new products with people who appreciated high quality, delicious sweets no matter how close or far from Chicago they were.

TimothyWhaley_0001My Chef

Whether the perfect celebration means a garden cocktail party or a formal dinner, My Chef has menu options that make your day extraordinary. My Chef Catering offers a wide selection of menu items to fit every occasion and every budget. At My Chef they pride themselves on customizing their service and menus to the satisfaction of the customer – from the simply elegant to the delightfully lavish. Located in Naperville, IL just call and you will see how easy it is to host a memorable event that suits every taste and budget.

TimothyWhaley_0002Tone Productions

Tone Productions has a staff of sixteen DJ’s who have been providing quality musical entertainment in the Chicagoland area since 1988. They attribute their success to their complete dedication of a “one on one” approach to every client and their individual needs. All of their highly experienced DJ’s take great pride in their unsurpassed image of professionalism, as well as musical knowledge, and have mastered the art of the Wedding Reception. Tone Productions uses the best and most reliable audio equipment and lighting effects to guarantee an evening of quality musical entertainment

TimothyWhaley_yanni-designYanni Design Studio

Yanni design studio has created exceptional events for their clients since 1990. Backed by a collective group of talented designers and craftsmen they are consistently producing unique, custom designed events that reflect their client’s personality and individual taste. Regardless of the specific type of event you are planning, they promise  a magnificent occasion and an experience your guests will never forget. The team at Yanni Design Studio will take care of everything to create your perfect event. In addition to fabulous floral decor, they create stunning drapery and custom designed backdrops, provide various lighting options and complete ceremony, reception and stage decor.

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