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WEST AND EAST MEET AT A BRIDAL FASHION PHOTOSHOOT AT VERTIGO SKY LOUNGE

Chicago Fashion Connect got a chance to take a look at behind the scenes of a bridal photoshoot at the Vertigo Sky Lounge. The shoot combined two different styles of traditional bridal gowns, western and eastern. Watch the video to see the photoshoot in progress or read on to find out more about the team that put it together and the designers.

Chicago Fashion Connect got a chance to take a look at behind the scenes of a bridal photoshoot at the Vertigo Sky Lounge. The shoot combined two different styles of traditional bridal gowns, western and eastern. Watch the video to see the photoshoot in progress or read on to find out more about the team that put it together and the designers.

The photoshoot was organized by VIP Chicago Brides. Founded by Anita Arsova, the VIP Chicago Brides provides the ultimate “VIP” bridal experience by bringing the hair and makeup services directly to the bride’s location. Services are based on a personalized approach and are customized to each bride’s needs.

Vertigo Sky Lounge located in the heart of downtown on the roof of the Dana Hotel was a great location for a photoshoot. Floor to ceiling windows fill the lounge with light and provide the most amazing view of the city.

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Charisma is an upscale South Asian fashions boutique located in Westmont. Run by Ritu Boorgu the boutique carries collections that are distinct in styles and silhouettes with traditional and modern embroidery in a variety of fabric combinations. Charisma carries saris for special occasions and events. The boutique also caters to brides that want to have a traditional South Asian wedding. Ritu Boorgu had showed some of the designs at the Latino Fashion Week, which CFC covered in Nov 2011.

Lauren Bridal is a family run business that keeps old fashioned values and aims to ensure their clients have the most memorable day. Laurel Bridal carries many unique elegant European bridal gowns.

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Models:
Monica Johnson
Rachel Phillips
Lina Survilaite
Michelle Echevarria
Stevie Finedore

Photographers:
Ray Manrique
Emily Gualdoni

Hair:
Anita Arsova

Makeup:
Anita Arsova
Kara Lozanovski
Ivana Triff

Makeup product:
Motives Makeup

Video:
Garrick Peterson