Vintage Las Vegas


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Missy and Dave flew over to Las Vegas for the wedding and had a reception for all their friends and family back home in the UK afterwards.

“We rolled with the vintage Vegas theme”, said the bride. “We wanted the wedding to be very much about just the two of us and Vegas seemed like the ideal place! It suited our personalities as two professional performers and was just the right amount of kitsch for our personal tastes! We made our invites a very loose open invite to Vegas (but with no expectations at all!) and were delighted that 16 friends and family decided to make the journey to be with us on our big day. We then welcomed 100 friends and family to our reception on our return to the UK two weeks later.”

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The bride wore a genuine 1950s dress with the groom representing his punk roots with a tartan suit! “Dave is the drummer in heavy metal band Reign of Fury. We met while both working on tour with punk band The Damned (me dancer, him drum tech) in 2007. Dave proposed live on stage during one of my curtain calls.”

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“We tried to keep the wedding very much as we wanted and did not try to please anyone else. I walked down the aisle to Billy Idol’s White Wedding and the bridesmaids all wore leopard print!”

“My advice to other couples would be to not stress over the little things, it is not worth it!”, she concluded. “Also please yourselves, not your family. It’s YOUR day. Don’t try to over plan or over complicate things, and most importantly try to relax and enjoy the day! It goes so fast!”

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10 comments

  1. Kathryn

    Well isn’t this just truely amazing! I am loving everything about these pics… Can any one give us a heads up on where the bride and the mother of the bride got their shoes from?! They are perfect

  2. Thanks Kathryn! My shoes are from the Vivienne Westwood Melissa Range (and self customised) and my Mum’s are Bordello “Genie” Mules!

  3. Shauna

    This wedding is fab! Love, love, love the bride’s whole look…stunning. And, seriously, she has the most perfect skin I think I’ve ever seen! I’m green with envy!

  4. Missy’s shoes are Vivienne Westwood which she customised herself with diamante. The mother of the bride was also wearing a pair of Missy’s shoes, not sure where they were from though!

  5. Waaaaah so lovely to see your photos. Everyone looks stunning and you of course the perfect vintage bride. Lisa did such an amazing job of the photos too xx

  6. Evie Polkadot

    These are absolutely STUNNING, Missy! This is the image of what I want for my own wedding… Flamingo Hotel, Neon Museum… all of it! Beautiful.

    Lee and I wanted to get married in Vegas – but now he’s favouring Memphis. Not QUITE as glam! Heh!

    Congrats guys… looked like an amazing time! Xx

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