Rolf and Danielle are from Providence, Rhode Island — this pair of music loversÂ met when they worked together in a record store. The reason they decided to get married in Vegas was because of the unique venue at Cosmopolitan — the seasonal wedding chapel that opens from time to time there. WhileÂ the Pop Up Chapel didn’t open this year, I couldn’t resist featuring this incredible elopement with a dash of vintage Vegas style.
That hot red retro dress Danielle wore? She rocked it. Instead of scattering petals, the bridesmaids blew noisemakers, and the soundtrack was eclectic:Â the processional wasÂ “This Wheelâ€™s on Fire” by Siouxsie and the Banshees and the recessional was Harry Nilsson’s â€œCuddly Toy.” Perfect.
More from the photographer, Heather Parker:
This small destination wedding was casual but still stylish and personalized. The traditional wedding chapels in Vegas werenâ€™t that exciting for the bride, but the Pop-up Chapel was great for this special occasion. It was modern, and sleek, and located in a chic hotel on the Vegas Strip.
Close friends came together and the big project was a handmade bouquet out of felt and brooches including letters of the names of the bride and groom. The colors of the wedding were red, black and white drawing inspiration from a roulette wheel, which was perfectly fitting for a Vegas destination wedding. Gold horseshoe earrings were given to the bride by a friend, as a symbol of good luck. The groom kept his cool personality while rocking out down the aisle in his Chuck Taylors as Siouxsie and the BansheesÂ played.
VENDOR + VENUE DETAILS :
GETTING READY HOTELÂ . HRH Suite Tower atÂ Hard Rock Hotel Las VegasÂ / BRIDAL FASHION . dress – Honey, in Red byÂ Trashy Diva,Â shoes – Crane Pumps by Vince Camuto,Â earrings – Little LuckÂ By Boe,Â necklacesÂ – Katy Westcott,Â fascinatorÂ – Batcakes CoutureÂ / VINTAGE BROOCH BOUQUETÂ . HandmadeÂ / WEDDING RINGSÂ . She WeldÂ / LEATHER RING POUCH .Â Gypsy TailorÂ / GROOMSWEAR .Â Iron Maiden t-shirt byÂ John Varvatos, slip-on gray Chuck Taylors byÂ Converse