Lauren & Kristofer’s Avante Banquets Wedding | TWA Photographic Artists | Chicago Wedding Photographers

Lauren & Kristofer’s Avante Banquets Wedding | TWA Photographic Artists | Chicago Wedding Photographers

Lauren and Kristofer’s October 10th wedding was a perfect autumn celebration and captured the fall season beautifully. Not only did they have beautiful weather with lots of time to spend outdoors for photos, but their wedding style fit right in with the colorful surrounding scenery at Avanté Banquets.

One reason why our TWA wedding photographers enjoy working at Avanté Banquets is because of everything they offer on site. A beautiful bridal suite atop two grand staircases, perfect for getting ready photos, which includes a makeup table, a private restroom and beverage service to start your big day out right. We always make sure to take some sweet photos of the bride’s gown and other details while she’s savoring the moment with her gals.

There are many ways to do a first look and we love how Lauren had a little help from her bridesmaids. Such a cute idea to pull back a curtain and reveal the bride! We’re sure Kristopher was getting a little anxious to see her while taking a couple photos on each side of the curtain. So exciting!



Outdoors, Avanté’s beautiful landscapes feature fountains, a pond, a gazebo and carriage (fun for photo opportunities!), and gorgeous gardens. It’s an ideal location for ceremonies outside as well, like Lauren and Kristofer had! Isn’t the background of their celebration picture-perfect?! The floral arch creates a lovely focal point for the ceremony and matches their girls’ bouquets and the guys’ boutonnieres flawlessly. Gorgeous colors for fall!

The décor at Avanté is simply stunning as well! Elegant chandeliers light up the grand entrance and large ballroom. They make every couples’ first dance look like a fairytale dance floor. These sweethearts sure had big grins while dancing and rightfully so! They look fabulous!



Our TWA Chicago wedding photographers had a blast working with Lauren and Kristofer. We adore their images and are so excited to see their final wedding album!

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Photographers: Melissa and Sal

Venue: Avante Banquets and Conference Center, Fox River Grove, IL

Dress: Carolina Bridal World

Tux: Men’s Wearhouse

Florist: SYLVIA’S – AMLING’S FLOWERS & Sam’s Club

Hair & Make Up: Salon Elite

Cake: Continental Bakery

DJ: Spinin’ Discs