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Not everyone is into the classic bridal look, and I think Vegas brides are a perfect example of this trend. If the idea of shopping bridal boutiques, getting fitted for a gown and dropping hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars on a dress then getting it to Las Vegas isn’t your deal, keep reading!
Rent the Runway is a great option for Vegas brides, bridesmaids and wedding guests. If you are not familiar with Rent the Runway, it is a designer gown rental service. There are a number of popular “off the rack” looks in the shop at any given time, but the biggest bonus is being able to choose a gown online to pick it up in the shop when you arrive ahead of your wedding. The online retailer/service now operates a boutique in Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas which makes picking up the designer dress of your dreams for a lower price point so much easier.
I recently stopped in for a tour and some window shopping and was thrilled with what I found. Staffed by helpful staff (even on a busy afternoon) there were a number of Vegas locals and tourists picking up or trying on looks.
The gown arrives freshly laundered and ready to wear. With sizing for nearly every body type, including tall and petite sizing, you will be surprised by how great these looks will fit. They even provide a back up size if you aren’t quite sure what the fit will be like. Rentals are typically for four days, making it easy to pick up and drop off without rushing back to return it the next day.
Great for brides, mothers of the bride, bridesmaids, wedding guests, Vegas bachelorettes, honeymoon excursions, vow renewals, rehearsal dinners or bridal brunches, Rent the Runway is a stellar addition to the Vegas fashion scene. They will be sure to give your wedding aisle a big dose of couture style…at a fraction of the price.
As a bonus, here are some of my favorite bridal and bridesmaid looks available through Rent the Runway. And for you Little Vegas Wedding readers, here’s a coupon for $25 off your first rental of $75 or more. Just use code 25OFFNEW at the checkout.
Five Favorite Bridal Looks from Rent the Runway
From luxe high-end to more affordable, chic looks, Rent the Runway has a crazy selection of traditional wedding gowns…and of course, more off beat if you have something else in mind. Jumpsuit, anyone?
Floating, gorgeous tulle Theia Say I Do Gown $50 with coupon 25OFFNEW
Chic and shimmery Badgley Mischka Reflection Gown $90 with coupon 25OFFNEW
Perfect for the Neon Museum! A cool Trina Turk Crisp Jumpsuit $50 with coupon 25OFFNEW
Classic sleek Mikado silk Badgley Mischka Ivory Dream Gown $125 with coupon 25OFFNEW
Go all out with this soft blush couture look: Vionnet Swept Up Gown $725 with coupon 25OFFNEW
Five Favorite Bridesmaid Looks from Rent the Runway
The best thing about bridesmaids looks is that there are multiple sizes, or even the same style in many colors, so it is easy, affordable and fun to outfit your maids. Book the trying-on suite at Rent the Runway at Cosmopolitan and turn it into a fun afternoon the day before the wedding. All the ladies need to bring is their shoes and dancing feet!
Gorgeous color for garden weddings at Caesars Palace or Tropicana try Badgley Mischka Fluorescent Chiffon Gown $55 with coupon 25OFFNEW
For modern weddings (in-suite, Aria chapel, art galleries) try Halston Heritage Great Fade Dress on the bridesmaids for $45 with coupon 25OFFNEW
What bridesmaid wouldn’t love to wear Kate Spade? And in a lovely jewel tone, too. kate spade new york Molly Dress $50 with coupon 25OFFNEW
Get the gals to shimmer, shake and shine in Badgley Mischka Rolling In The Glitz Gown $50 with coupon 25OFFNEW
Understatedly gorgeous, the ML Monique Lhuillier Gladiolus Dress $90 with coupon 25OFFNEW
And if renting a dress just isn’t for you, jazz up your wedding day look with some snazzy luxe bridal accessories.
Ben-Amun Wedding Bells Necklace – $65.
RTR Bridal Accessories Walking on Clouds Veil – $150.
RTR Bridal Accessories Dreamcatcher Veil – $40.
kate spade new york accessories Wedding Belles Ravi Clutch – $60.
Marchesa Handbags Elisa Envelope Clutch – $400.
Rent the Runway
At Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Level 2
Monday – Thursday 11am – 10pm
Friday and Saturday 10am – 10pm
Sunday 11am – 8pm
Pickups, dropoffs, walk-in styling, appointments and private event rentals available
Photos: Kelly at Little Vegas Wedding
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Spring: that time of the year when the sun hangs a little longer in the sky, the days are warming and the brides and grooms get a little busier.
I’m sure your agenda is packed with planning if you are having a summer or fall wedding, but there is a must-attend event going down in Las Vegas on Sunday, March 1 at Bally’s: the Las Vegas Perfect Wedding Guide Wedding Show.
From 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm that day, more than 60 of Las Vegas’s most experienced and welcoming wedding professionals will be on hand to meet you and answer your questions.
Ultimate Planning Experience
Las Vegas Perfect Wedding Guide aims to create the ultimate wedding planning experience for couples. This one day event is an invaluable resource when it comes to planning your
wedding. Multiple Las Vegas wedding venues, florists, DJs and photographers will all be on hand in one event-filled afternoon.
Readers of LVW can get in for just $3 if they use the code LittleVeg (tickets are regularly $10 at the door!) Get more information on the vendors and use the code to purchase your tickets at las-vegas.pwgshows.com.
Prizes + Surprises
Of course, it’s not a bridal show without prizes and freebies. One lucky couple will win a three night/four day stay at any all-inclusive Palace Resort in Mexico, compliments of A Travel Desk.
Other prizes include catering and DJ packages, all valued at $500 or more. Every bride or groom attending will also receive $1,000 in PWG Bucks to use on vendors participating in the show. And the first 100 lucky attendees will receive a complimentary event tote bag stuffed with goodies from show vendors!
No matter what stage of wedding planning you’re in, the PWG Wedding Show has something for you. Every pre-registered bride/groom will receive a $200 gift card to SymbolizeIt.com to use toward wedding prints, customizable wooden frames, guest books and signature cake toppers.
It’s sure to be an awesome afternoon watching the latest in wedding wear at the fashion show. Bring your bridal party and try cocktails, complimentary appetizer and cake samples; gather inspiration for tablescapes and floral designs; and sample tons of freebies like photo booth pics or hair and makeup looks.
Perfect Wedding Guide Wedding Show Details
Meet more than 60 amazing Las Vegas wedding vendors
Sunday March 1, 2015
Ballys Las Vegas, 3645 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Register here (Don’t forget to use “LittleVeg” for $3 tickets!)
Vendors will include:
Photos in the post by Neon Sun Photography, courtesy Perfect Wedding Guide. This post was sponsored by Perfect Wedding Guide Las Vegas.
I don’t think I have to tell you, that getting married in Las Vegas is full of excitement and adventure. However, for those of you looking to take it to the next level, I can only recommend one thing: incorporating a helicopter into your wedding day!
If you are seeking an extra thrill and special memory to add to your wedding day, Maverick Helicopters offers the amazing opportunity to get married at outdoor venues like the Valley of Fire and Grand Canyon.
These two jaw-dropping locations surround your wedding vows in incredible scenery, vistas with unbelievable colors and other amazing sights for outdoor weddings that only Mother Nature could provide.
No, seriously, check it out:
Whether you are a nature-lover, thrill-seeker or have just always longed to see some incredible world famous destinations, Maverick Helicopters has you covered. The first-class helicopter company excels at providing wedding around — and above — Las Vegas to ensure your marriage starts with an exhilarating adventure and gets your hearts racing.
The romance of a private helicopter flight is something you will never forget, even on a day as memorable as your wedding!
Fly to the Grand Canyon to get married at one of the most famous natural formations in the world! Your private helicopter pilot will provide a birds-eye view of the Vegas valley as they guide you over the stunning Lake Las Vegas, past the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, before descending 3,500 feet below the rim of the Grand Canyon. It is here, at an exclusive and private landing spot, where your ceremony will take place.
Or exchange vows at Valley of Fire State Park as the sun drops from the sky, casting red light over the amazing geological features of VoF. Fly over the architectural wonder of the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead before you catch sight of the spectacularly famous red sandstone formations of Valley of Fire. You are married on a private plateau overlooking the amazing scenery (and get photos there, too!)
Post-ceremony, celebrate with some sweet bites and bubbles before finishing with a night-time flight with a stunning view of The Strip, leaving the night to you as newlyweds.
Most weddings run four to five hours, typically, and range in cost from $1,099 to $4,299. All packages include your ground transportation to and from the airport, your private flight, minister, hors d’oeuvres and Champagne. There are options to add-on special touches like a photographer, floral touches and cake to complete the experience should you wish.
Such a marvelous way to start a marriage!
(And for those of you not quite at the wedding point yet, Maverick also provides amazing options for proposing while in Las Vegas!)
This post was sponsored by Maverick Helicopters.
Foil-pressed, shimmery invitations are on trend for 2015 weddings. Conveniently, I think they are incredibly suitable for Vegas weddings, too. The multi-dimensional designs are modern with a touch of glam, alluding to the stylish and high-energy venues available in the city.
These wedding invitations are also decidedly New Years Eve inspired, which is fitting as this post will end the year for Little Vegas Wedding. You may have noticed I’ve lightened the posting recently as I’ve had a pretty heavy work schedule at my day job, so I’m taking a bit of a holiday hiatus and much needed break. But I’ll be back at it in 2015. Lots of amazing weddings and a really lovely vow renewal are queued up. Have a great Christmas!
Just enough eye-catching shimmer, these invites would be great for a Vegas wedding of any size. Majestic Foil-Pressed Wedding Invitations – $1.70 from: Minted
Stunningly modern, this design would be perfect for a chic hotel wedding, like at Aria or SLS Las Vegas. Black Stripes – $5.05 from: Love vs Design
Chic and intricate, these are the perfect touch of vintage for your Vegas wedding. White Lace Foil-Pressed Wedding Invitations – $1.70 from: Minted
Garden wedding anyone? Gorgeous for a spring wedding at Springs Preserve or any floral venue. Bold Blooms – $5.05 from: Love vs Design
Okay, so this isn’t foiled, but it IS sparkly! Glitz and Glamor – $1.19 from: Shutterfly, Inc.
The art deco feel for these is undeniable. Pair these with a 1930s themed wedding venue like Mob Museum or The Barrymore. Antique Lines Foil-Pressed Wedding Invitations – $1.70 from: Minted
Botanical is beautiful! Great for weddings on a terrace, like at Venetian or Palazzo. Blushing Leaves – $5.05 from: Love vs Design
The foiled confetti on these invites reminds me of champagne. Very Vegas! Thrilling Foil-Pressed Wedding Invitations – $1.70 from: Minted
Chevron is not going away. These modern invites would be suitable for just about any wedding venue in Sin City. Braided Chevron Foil-Pressed Wedding Invitations – $1.70 from: Minted
Destination save the dates with a red foil heart you can place on Las Vegas. Perfect! A Faraway Destination Foil-Pressed Save the Date Cards – $1.70 from: Minted
Succulents and feathers with a shimmering text feature, the bohemian style on these invites would be excellent for any desert wedding. Bohemian Floral – $5.05 from: Love vs Design
See more foil pressed wedding invitations here!
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Vegas Wedding Photobooth Fun
While hashtagging your wedding for people to post on social media is fun, do you know what’s even more fun? Setting up a real photobooth. With props. And custom logos and backgrounds. And a camera that won’t be at the mercy of low lighting, get blurry or run out of juice part way through the night.
Since their debut, photobooths have remained a fixture at many weddings, giving you and your guests a fun activity to do. And in the case of Las Vegas wedding, they can add yet another level of Sin City fun to your wedding night. Dress up the booth with Elvis sunglasses, huge blinged-out $ sign necklaces and feather boas for people to play with. Not convinced? Check out the photographic evidence…
Lightweight, portable and fun, there’s a whole new generation of photobooths for your Vegas wedding. These photobooths even allow you to set them up in hotel suite receptions. Taylored Photo Memories has one of these amazing mobile photobooths which packs down to about the size of a suitcase, meaning that it can get up to your hotel wedding party without anyone knowing. (Except for all the fun photo evidence you have the next day!)
Taylored Photo Memories has a variety of packages for their modern wedding photobooth, but I like the Double Down Package best. It gives you the best bang for your buck as it includes:
- delivery, setup and teardown
- two hours of photobooth time
- one print per photo session with three photos a strip
- an on-site technician
- custom print design that will match your wedding theme.
- Also included? The fun part: props!
All this for $575. Add-ons are also available, including social media sharing, duplicate prints, a guestbook, different backdrops, additional time and more. Inquire for exact pricing or head here to see more example images.
What else is awesome about them? Well, of course, the high-quality camera and lighting equipment. But these booths also accommodate large groups (no more squeezing everyone in behind the curtain!) include many different backgrounds (including some Vegas landmarks) and on-site printing and help from an on-site attendant. Great when people start to enjoy the cocktails a little later into the night.
To top off the awesomeness that are Taylored Photo Memories’ mobile Vegas wedding photobooths, they are also giving away a photobooth package to one lucky couple. Yup! You could win a photobooth for your Vegas wedding.
So what’s included with this prize?
- two hours of photobooth fun
- set up and tear down
- on-site attendant
- fun props and awesome photos!
Entering is easy. Just use the entry form below. (Don’t see it? Try here.)
You get extra entries if you use the form to tweet about the contest or if you Instagram a photo of you and your husband or wife-to-be (be sure to tag @tayloredphoto and use hashtag #vegasweddingphotobooth when you do so we can find it!)
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Contest Rules + Regulations
- Contest closes: Midnight (Mountain Time zone) on November 14, 2014
- This contest is open to international entrants, however any travel fees to Las Vegas and wedding reception costs are the responsibility of the couple and their guests.
- The winning wedding date must take place between November 21 2014 and February 28 2015. Date subject to availability
- Taylored Photo Memories reserves the right to substitute a similar prize of equivalent or greater value should the prize be unavailable. None of the prizes may be exchanged or transferred and there is no cash value
- Copyright of publicity will belong to Taylored Photo Memories. Wedding photos may be featured on wedding blogs and sites in the future
- Winner will be chosen at random from the entries received and notified via email within a week of contest closing date
- Package includes: two hours of photobooth rental, props, an attendant, set-up and teardown, custom photo design with three photos a strip. Total prize value: approximately $575
- The winner will be informed with in 72 hours of the contest close via email. The prize is not confirmed until you check if your date is available with Taylored Photo Memories