Tag Archives: Las Vegas

Vegas or Bust: a COVID Elopement with a Vintage Sequin Jumpsuit

Emily and Casey decided just 5 days before heading to Las Vegas that they were going to tie the knot! “We had originally planned a much larger celebration with friends in Mexico,” the bride told us, “but that got postponed and we didn’t want to wait to get married. We’ll still have the big party next year, but I’m so glad we did what we did.”

They hired Gaby J Photography to document the occasion, and as a wedding photographer herself, Emily was particularly enamoured that Gaby only shot on film. “It really made every photograph so much more special to us.”

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Budget-Friendly Vegas Elopement With Wedding Day Tattoos

One year after becoming a couple, Anastasija proposed to Stephen on the beach like penguins do with a pebble! “We met while renting rooms in the same house,” she told us, “and for the first two years barely talked to one another, but then somehow we started hanging out and got really close and that was it!”

As the couple are not keen on the fuss and pretence that can often be associated with a big wedding, they decided to get married in Vegas and make an adventure out of it! In total they spent just £1600, including return flights to the US, and they didn’t scrimp on pieces to personalise their day either. Anastasija wore a tulle skirt from Stylish Bride with his n’ hers custom denim jackets made by the groom through his company Third Earth Clothing, and a bouquet, custom vans and bracelet from Reworked Customs

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Boho Meets Rock n Roll Valley of Fire Elopement

Do you know what truly makes a perfect rock ‘n’ roll wedding? Two people, choosing to share their love and say their vows in their own way, and that’s exactly what Isa and Fernando did when they married in October. They chose Gold Ridge in Valley of Fire to tie the knot, hiring Cactus and Lace to create their perfect ceremony set up.

The night before they stayed at The Cosmopolitan Hotel with a few of their loved ones, but the ceremony itself was just for them. “We knew we didn’t want to be the centre of attention”, began the bride. “We are definitely introverted extroverts. When we feel comfortable we come out of our shell, but we like our privacy and want to have an intimate moment between the two of us. We just wanted to focus our attention on each other and make the moment special.”

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Punk Rock Pandemic Vegas Elopement

Devon and Erik chose the famous Little White Wedding Chapel for their wedding ceremony where they could say their vows in Elvis’ pink convertible Cadillac. They wanted to incorporate their love of classic cars, vintage and punk into their outfits and styling of the day.

“The ceremony was best part of the day”, she told us. “We loved saying and hearing our vows. When you’re in a relationship for eight years it’s easy to just say ‘I love you’ all the time and forget to tell one another exactly why and how much. It was really special to write our vows across from each other in the hotel before we got married, seeing the nerves and smiles before we even got to the venue was especially fun, too.”

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Pink Dream Las Vegas Elopement with a Mirrored Wedding Dress

Mady and Frankie met while Mady was going for a job interview a little over 6 years ago. “I happened to notice a really cute guy making smoothies at the bar of the interview,” she told us. “Later that afternoon I got offered two two almost identical job roles – of course I took the one with the cute guy, and he’s now my husband!”

They initially had a bigger Las Vegas wedding planned pre COVID-19 with a budget of $20,000, but for their elopement they ended up spending around $5,000. This included everything from photographer, outfits, accommodation, right down to fuel for the car.

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Sunset, Desert, Vegas Elopement with a Statement Black Crown

Emmanuelle and Terence had originally planned to get married at her parents house in Canada. With the global pandemic, it was impossible to have their families reunited and keep all their guests safe, so they decided to push back the family and friends wedding and elope. After three-years long distance, the couple decided that they couldn’t wait any longer to get married and live together. They now reside in Delaware with Emmanuelle’s son, their pet cat and newly adopted puppy. The most important thing for them was being together as a family. 

Inspired by the wonderful red and cream colours, they chose Red Rock Canyon in Las Vegas for their July elopement. Being long distance, the couple employed Cactus Collective Weddings to handle the whole thing, from photography to planning, location scouting to florals. 

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