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Find out how we can make your wedding sustainable

managing all of your wedding details big and small from start to finish

we blend our signature sophisticated, glam style and our connections with top-tier wedding professionals to produce your luxurious and sustainable wedding!

meet the team

Bristol started Sustainable Soirées by combining her two passions—sustainability and fancy parties! It is with love, joy, and honor that she works with couples of all backgrounds to plan and design some of the most memorable moments of their lives!

The Sustainable Soirées team serves couples looking for a personalized and modern wedding experience in the Chicago area using a tried-and-true process to seamlessly guide them. The SS couple loves sophisticated details, contemporary style, and meaningful moments with the ones they love most, and the SS team prioritizes sustainability with every wedding and event they plan.

Hello, I'm bristol (she/her)

Founder, CEO, & Lead Wedding Consultant

Hello, I'm moinyett (she/her)

Moinyett is an event enthusiast through and through! Born and raised in Chicago, she loves meeting new people and assisting with celebrating their biggest moments in life.

Moinyett has experience in lodging, catering, and event production so she understands the full scope of wedding necessities from beginning to end. There are so many important moving pieces to a wedding, but the dessert table is her favorite part!

Wedding Consultant

Shannon works full-time as a marketing coordinator at Lakeshore Recycling Systems, which is where she developed a lot of her experience with event planning and day-of coordination as well as social media management and other marketing-related tasks.

Originally from the south suburbs of Chicago, Shannon now lives in Rogers Park with her fiancé, Anthony, and their Calico cat, Marbles. She enjoys anything that has to do with fashion and beauty, working out, traveling, designing different print materials such as flyers and cards, and spending quality time with her family and friends. Shannon is a true team player and wants the best for you and your event, and will go above and beyond to make sure your special day is a success! 

Hello, I'm shannon (she/her)

Production Assistant

Production Assistant

Hello, I'm shelby (she/her)

Shelby is an experienced event coordinator working in hospitality and entertainment events since graduating from Columbia in 2015 with a degree in Arts and Entertainment Management. She has a keen eye for detail that makes her an asset in the production of beautiful weddings. Shelby has strong artistic desire and is a devoted hopeless romantic. When she's not falling in love with all things weddings you can find her with a cup of coffee and a good movie. 

Production Assistant

Hello, I'm engi (she/her)

Engi is passionate about and committed to helping people. Outside of her professional life as a senior strategy consultant, she is always finding herself in the middle of planning memorable events for the people around her. She has leveraged her corporate and personal event planning experiences to guide couples in curating their ideal wedding day! 

sustainable weddings & events

Eco-friendly creative team

Staying local

GIVING BACK

Sustainable Soirées has five core values that our team uses in the planning of every event...

Our team uses paperless billing and plans each event using an internal system online to keep us organized, our carbon footprint low, and on top of every detail no matter where we are

As a member of the Green Wedding Alliance, we are committed to working with like-minded vendors who implement green practices both in the office and in the execution of events

Our design services provide couples with unique ideas that don't require purchasing single-use items. We pull inspiration directly from their venue to utilize the space wisely and we provide recommendations for stylish, reusable rental items 

With every event we book, our team makes a charitable donation to either a local or global organization. A few of the charities we've donated to in the past include the ACLU, Global Wildlife Conservation, and Malala Fund. 

We plan weddings primarily in the Chicago area, but, from time to time, we will drive to Wisconsin and Michigan. We value the close relationships we have with local wedding professionals, so by staying local we ensure consistent results for both our team as well as our clients. Not only do we support our local economy this way, but we also reduce our carbon footprint by not traveling more than 120 miles.

We plan and design weddings that leave a lasting impression on your guests, not the environment

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Smart design

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Conscious paper consumption

these are a few of our favorite things

sustainable living = joyful living

recycled

paper

local

flowers

fresh

ingredients