Posts in Behind The Scenes
When Harry Met Meghan | This Will Become One of the Most Iconic Weddings in History

The wedding of American Actress Meghan Markle to British Prince Harry will go down in history as one of the most iconic and intentionally symbolic events to be planned. Join Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito in her review of the wedding where she discussed fashion, symbolism, and why this wedding was not Ms. Markle’s Happily Ever After.

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Surprise Proposal for Two Beautiful Brides | Lauren Loves Erika

This stunning same sex surprise engagement took place in the gallery of the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas.  

Las Vegas Wedding and Event Planner Andrea Eppolito designed the surprise engagement for two beautiful brides, with decor and lighting by Flora Couture and LED Unplugged.  Photos by Fabio and Adri.

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All The Pretty Things | Working with a Detail Photographer

Working with a detail photographer ensures that you will have photos of all the pretty things that you have planned for your wedding.  Enjoy these photos from Adam Frazier of a whimsical wedding at the Four Seasons.  Luxury Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito.  Photos by Adam Frazier Photography.  Floral and Decor by Destinations by Design.  Lighting by LED Unplugged.  Venue Four Seasons Las Vegas. 

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Sammy + Ian The Movie | Luxe Wedding at The Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas

Luxury Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito designed and executed this wedding at The Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas. With cherry blossom trees, an amazing chuppah, and a live band, this couple was featured on WedLuxe.com. 
The wedding of Sammy and Ian took place at the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas. 
Cinema by Something New Films

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Wedding Planner, Wedding Designer, Wedding Coordinator...What's the Difference?

Wedding Planner, Wedding Designer, Wedding Coordinator...What's The Difference?  Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito (right) and two of her coordinators, Daniela Salvador and Kaitlin Collini before a wedding at Ghostbar.

Head over to any social media site and you'll find 101 different titles for people in the wedding industry.  Some people refer to themselves as Wedding Planners.  Others use the term Coordinators.  Still others like to consider themselves Wedding Designers, and some create their own fancy titles to set themselves apart from the crowd.  

So....What's the difference?  Who should you hire, and why?  What are the services and skill set that each professional possesses, and is there a "one size fits all" title that you should look for to give you everything you need?

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We Are Celebrating Our 5 Year Anniversary!

Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito celebrates her 5 year anniversary by introducing new services and announcing plans for the next 5 years.  Destination Wedding Planner offering services throughout the world, corproate event designer, social event planning, and proposal planning are all now offered under one umbrella.

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Engage16 at The Breakers | Video Highlights

Luxury Destination Wedding Planner and Event Designer Andrea Eppolito attended the Engage16 conference at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.  Photo courtesy of Two Paper Dolls.  Video by Ray Roman Films

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A Beautiful Backyard Wedding in Las Vegas for Anna Lyssa + DJ

Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito presents this beautiful backyard wedding celebrating Anna Lyssa and DJ Johnson.  Images by Altf Photography.

It isn’t often that I am hired as a surprise gift to a bride, but that is exactly what happened when the mother of the bride, Sandy, called to bring me into the planning process of her daughter’s wedding.  The bride, Anna Lyssa, is a corporate event planner for an oil company in Texas, she explained, and for once she wanted the bride to be free to relax and enjoy the process while having someone cater to her.  This idea, well, I just loved it!  But I also know how hard it is for us Type-A personalities to relinquish control and let someone else handle the details…no matter how much we may say we want to!

 

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An Interview with Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito

An interview with Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito.

I can only say "Thank You" to Lighten Films for taking the time to put together this video showcasing some of the weddings we have partnered on together, and including a little interview we did while visiting at the Mandarin Oriental.

It's not very often that I am in front of the camera; I really prefer to be behind the scenes.  But I love that Terrence captured and included the excitement I feel while meeting new couples, and that he showed some of the behind the scenes moments that go into creating these magical, extraordinary days.

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