What To Wear To Epic Royal Wedding Parties Around Chicago

Every corner of the world has hearts-aflutter for the impending marriage of His Royal Highness Prince William to The Luckiest Girl On Earth Kate Middleton. Amid rumor madness, gossip drama, and good ole fashioned jealousy, we're actually genuinely thrilled for them. Thankfully, all it takes is a little cab fare to enjoy the Royal Wedding in the company of other well-wishers. You could wake before sunrise and catch the madness live, but we're not even sure we'd get up that early for our own weddings. If you want to enjoy the noble nuptials at an American hour, we've hand-picked our favorite Royal Wedding bashes around Chicago worthy of your attendance. And if ever there was a day to dress the part, it's April 29. We've styled the perfect Royal Wedding watching outfit for you to copy on your way to high tea or posh bottle-popping. Cheers to the ultimate Fairy Tale.
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Crumpets & Couture At The Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
This Friday, April 29 at 3 p.m., The Four Seasons combines high tea, high fashion, and highnesses. Enjoy all the Royal Wedding fun you missed at 4:30 a.m. through a flat-screen broadcast, along with a fashion show featuring the collections of Karen Millen and L.K. Bennett. Guests will enjoy tea, a champagne toast, and an English-inspired tea menu prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Hickey. You will also score an English-inspired swag-bag with an opportunity to win a Royal Fashion Retreat at the Four Seasons, along with a $500 shopping spree to the 900 Shops on Michigan Avenue. $55 per person. The Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 900 North Michigan Avenue (at Walton Street); 312-649-2239.
Cityscape Bar Hosts A Royal Wedding Party
If high tea doesn't suit you, you're not alone. Celebrate the Wedding of the Century as Chicagoans do—with cocktails. Beginning at 11 a.m. on April 29, Cityscape Bar hosts a Royal Wedding watching party replete with themed cocktails to mark the occasion. Sip The Courtship, a Prosecco-N-Cranberry Beauty, or The Royal Wedding, a boozy blend guaranteed to have you stumbling about looking for your price. All themed cocktails are $7, and should hunger strike, you can dine at ItaliAsia restaurant, adjacent to Cityscape. What better way to enjoy royal grandeur than from the 15th floor of your own Chicago palace? Cityscape Bar, 350 West Mart Center Drive; 312-836-5000.
Wear
Drape Cowl Dress, $80.69, available at ASOS. Satin Platform Pumps by Miu Miu, $595, available at Net-A-Porter. Light Stone Double Storm Flap Trench Coat, $180, available at Topshop. Honey Vintage Sisal Sunhat by Eugenia Kim, $319, available at Shopbop. Tea with the Queen Nail Lacquer by Butter London, $14, available at B Glowing.
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