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The Suite Lowdown

Six of Chicago’s most luxe paper purveyors picked their favorite suites for spring/summer nuptials. From ombré invitations to ribbon-festooned menus, the styles are divinely diverse. But the one thing these paper pros all agree on? First impressions are everything—and your wedding correspondence should be coordinated from save-the-date to thank-you cards. What’s your swoonworthy suite?

Letterpressed signature double thick paper stock invitation with ombré design and rose gold foil accents, starting at $5,000 for 100 sets, by Cheree Berry Paper, chereeberrypaper.‌com. Cheree Berry Paper is also available at Magnificent Milestones, 312.951.8300. (Complete suite can include tissue paper envelope liner, reply card with envelope wrapped in gold thread with diamond medallion, mini envelope with wedding/reception particulars, insert card and custom postage.)


Die cut letterpressed heavyweight pearl white cotton stock and foil stamped menu, starting at $900 for a set of 100, and laser-cut lace wrap with die-cut foil stamped monogram, starting at $1,600 for a set of 100, both by Elizabeth Grace, 773.477.9830. Tableware courtesy of The Festive Frog. Linen courtesy of Tailored Elements.


nvitation with white foil stamping on double-ply medium gray cover, Mohawk White outer envelope with return address, response card, and outer envelope with return address, starting at $1,900 for 100 sets, by Courtney Callahan, 773.234.8179. (Complete suite can also include reception card, thank-you card with matching envelopes, blush belly band and envelope liner, table number, menu and monogrammed flags.) Linens courtesy of Tailored Elements. Table courtesy of Tablescapes.


Great Neck four color letterpress and one color foil invitation suite on Lettra paper with European pointed flap envelopes, starting at $2,650 for 100 invitations with printed, lined envelopes and RSVP sets, by Dolce Press at Smitten, 312.226.7777.


Custom slate gray micro suede invitation case with glass invitation featuring a silver chrome overlay, matching RSVP set and custom mailing box, starting at $12,400 for 100 invitations, by RedBliss at redbliss.‌com.


Uptown invitation suite in two color letterpress on Italian Rosaspina stock with suede backing, starting at $2,700 for 100 sets, at Pulp & Ink, 312.475.1344.

Florals throughout by HMR Designs
Prop styling by Birch Design Studio