Whether you have a few days or a few months to plan the day of your dreams, Las Vegas lives up to its reputation as the wedding capital of the world.
MONTHS BEFORE YOU SAY “I DO”…
CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: The Atrium at Wynn Las Vegas; hair and makeup, Amelia C & Co.; Canyon Gate Country Club; rose-gold sixprong solitaire ring, Jeff White Custom Jewelry (price upon request); cake from Manan Bakery.
The Venue: The luxurious wedding spaces at Four Seasons and Wynn Las Vegas have been known to field short-notice requests from couples with as little as a few weeks’ notice; off the Strip, meanwhile, Bali Hai Golf Club and Canyon Gate Country Club typically require additional planning, but many couples specifically plan far ahead for those idyllic views.
The Dress: Browse a curated selection from the likes of Lazaro and Vera Wang at Couture Bride’s appointment-only salon, or stop by Fashion Show’s new Tadashi Shoji boutique, which isn’t a traditional bridal boutique, but does carry bridal—plus styles for the wedding party, mother-of-the-bride, and flower girl.
The Tux: Take the custom route with tailor-made suiting from Stitched at the Cosmopolitan.
FROM LEFT: Hair and makeup, Your Beauty Call; IPEC’s sunny foyer; platinum and 18k gold milgrain band ($2,425), 18k gold milgrain band (price upon request), Lucida platinum band ($2,375), Lucida 18k gold band ($1,275), and platinum double milgrain band ($3,025), Tiffany & Co. The Shops at Crystals; wedding dress, Allure Bridals (price upon request).
The Venue: Downtown’s Chapel of the Flowers offers pre-wedding limousine transportation to and from the courthouse to obtain your marriage license, but if you’re in the market for something more sophisticated, the team behind IPEC can mobilize within 48 hours.
The Dress: Outfit your entire bridal party at Celebrations Bridal & Fashion in Spring Valley, or discover a selection of short-term options by Badgley Mischka, Marchesa, and more at the Cosmopolitan’s Rent the Runway boutique.
The Tux: Snag suiting, accessories, and footwear from Suitsupply at the Grand Canal Shoppes at Venetian and Palazzo.
The Flowers:A Garden Floral at the Tropicana boasts next-day delivery on bridal bouquets assembled by a former head of Bellagio’s horticultural department.
The Rings: Head to the Shops at Crystals for a Tiffany & Co. boutique with its own proposal balcony.
The Cake:Freed’s Bakery is a locals’ favorite for last-minute treats, while Sprinkles at the Linq serves unconventional “cakes” made from tiered cupcakes.
The Hair and Makeup: Janine Cali and LaVey Kindred-Ortiz of Your Beauty Call are godsends for brides in need of eleventh-hour touch-ups.
Don’t Forget: Grab a marriage license from the county’s Marriage License Bureau—open seven days a week from 8 a.m. until midnight—prior to your ceremony!
Platinum trinity solitaire ring, Cartier (price on request). The Shops at Crystals, 702-696-0146. Platinum double capri ring, David Yurman (price on request). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-794-4545. Platinum with 8.56 carat center diamond ring, Tiffany & Co. (price on request). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-644-3065. Platinum 2.10-carat round-cut diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels (price on request). The Forum Shops at Caesars, 702-696-7139
photography by jeff crawfod. styling by casey trudeau. prop styling by sergio esteves. photography by barbara kraft (wynn); Moxie photo (Canyon gate); Stephen Salazar photography (aMelia C & Co.); by J. anne photography (your Call); riChard pierCe (bandS); kMh photography (CelebrationS); CourteSy of ipeC (ipeC)