Posts in Wedding Planning
Going to the Chapel...At ARIA, that is! Things I Love...

Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito showcases the Wedding Chapel at ARIA as a part of the "Things I Love" series.

Sleek, modern, and elegant, the Wedding Chapel is ARIA is my go-to recommendation for couples seeking an all-inclusive wedding experience on The Strip.  

 

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Top 5 Tips for Planning & Enjoying Your Wedding Menu Tasting

Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito shares her top 5 tips for having a successful menu tasting.  

As a life long foodie and lover of all things epicurious, I believe that food and dining is an emotional experience that creates a bond and communicates love.  The very act of cooking, feeding, and sharing a meal with your loved ones is celebratory, and no meal will mean more than the one you serve during your wedding.

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What a Beautiful Ballroom Wedding at the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas

Natalie Edmondson married Mark Kadin in a beautiful, rich wedding at the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas.  With a color palette of lavender, purple, and deep earth tones, Natalie blended her classic personal style and love of vintage touches with Mark's strong love of modern lines. 

Wedding at The Mandarin Oriental  |  Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito  |  Photos by Altf Photography  |  Floral and Decor by Naakiti Floral  |  Beauty by Make Up in the 702

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Stephanie and Justin's Stunningly Romantic Grey and White Wedding at the Westin Lake Las Vegas

Details! Details!  Detaila!

Stephanie and Justin planned a stunningly gorgeous and romantic wedding of white and ivory with grey and blush accents.

Set in the Andalusian Gardens of The Westin Lake Las Vegas, they lavished their friends and families with food, drinks, a bespoke environment of flowers and light, great music, sweets, and a special appearance by their little dog Cha Cha.

This is a DON'T MISS wedding!

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A Vintage Las Vegas Wedding at The Flamingo

Lindsey Steele and Lockhart Steele hosted their wedding at The Flamingo Las Vegas.  

Vintage Las Vegas Wedding at The Flamingo  |  Las Vegas Destination Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito  |  Photography by Corry Arnold

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The Art of Wedding Planning

The Art of Wedding Planning ( #aowp2015 ) took place at West Elm in February 2015.  Designed and produced by Michael and Brooke Cozen of Paper & Home, this was a totally new and extraordinary for couples and local professionals to come out, connect, and learn in an environment designed to put you at ease!

 

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Wedding Highlight Reel by Something New - A Bride Fit For The Bellagio

When Rebecca Beaumont wed Ross McMahon, their Las Vegas wedding was the stuff dreams are made of!  From the iconic setting of The Pools and Gardens of Bellagio Las Vegas to the bride's Vera Wang wedding gown, her Manolo Blank blue wedding shoes, and her Tiffany & Co wedding rings, this wedding was all things elegant, timeless, romantic, and just plain gorgeous!

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Hayley & Bryan - Real Wedding Featured on Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Blog!

During our first meeting, Hayley Heard said she wanted a "Platinum Wedding" worthy of Grace Ormonde's Wedding Style Magazine.  Less than a year later, that is exactly what she and her husband Bryan got!  And today, I am just giddy to announce that their beautiful wedding was indeed worthy of a featured blog post in Hayley's beloved GOWS!

Overjoyed and humbled to once again have one of my weddings featured on Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Blog!  GOWS is such an iconic brand, and a tastemaker of the wedding industry!

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Best Wedding Photos of the Year - 2014 Year in Review

Welcome to the Best Wedding Photos of the Year 2014

"A picture is worth a thousand words."

For over a hundred years we have been encouraged to use photography to convey thoughts and feelings.  When I look back at the engagement and wedding photos of 2014, I see love and passion...romance...and excitement.  

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An Exclusive Look at Megan and Alan's Las Vegas Villa Wedding at Caesars Palace | Photos by Alt F Photography

Everyone has heard of those mythical villas and suites hidden throughout Las Vegas.  The ones with 24 hour butlers, sweeping views, and every luxurious amenity imaginable.  Most people will never have the chance to see one of these, much less get married in one!  But Megan and Alan Bridges aren't most people!  Set high above the city of Las Vegas in a private villa so exclusive, you can only access it with a security escort, Megan, Alan, and I spent over a year working with resort executives at Caesars Palace, lighting companies, decor teams, and florists...Not to mention some of the greatest chefs from around the world!  

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Dazzling Video Trailer from a Wedding in the Villas of Caesars Palace | Megan & Alan

Wedding video highlight from a dazzling affair that took place in the villas of Caesars Palace.

Videography by Lighten Films.  Floral and decor by Naakiti Floral.  Photos by Alt F.  

Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito.  

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Wedding at Four Seasons Las Vegas for Retired NFL Player Rocky Bernard and Halona Grimes

Retired NFL Player Rocky Bernard married Halona Grimes in a timeless wedding at The Four Seasons Las Vegas.

The all-star team included photography by Alt F, floral and decor by Naakiti, videography by Memory Lane, DJ Mike Fox, and Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito.

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Romantic, Ivory and Gold Wedding at Bellagio Las Vegas - My Personal Photos

Destination Wedding at The Bellagio Las Vegas - By Luxury Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito

"We don't want a typical Vegas Wedding," Rebecca and Ross said during our first Skype session from half way around the world.  "We want something that's really romantic and beautiful, but that makes sense to our family and friends who aren't used to big weddings."  Indeed, with guests traveling in from all corners of the world - including the country sides of Ireland, the cities of Australia, and the many countries provinces found in between - planning something that would keep everyone comfortable and connected was this couple's biggest priority!  

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Unplugged! When the World Isn't Watching...Behind the Scenes at A Luxe Las Vegas Wedding at Mandarin Oriental

Unplugged Wedding Update!  Given how much I love giving moment by moment updates on social media (have you seen my Instagram account?) during a wedding, I have to say that the idea of going unplugged for Jess and Juan's breathtaking wedding at the Mandarin Oriental literally made me sweat!  Because, after all, if it isn't on social media...did it ever really happen?!?!?

And the answer is...YES! It did.  In the most beautiful and romantic and stunning of ways!

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Marek & Rocco - Behind the Scenes at their Chicago Wedding

Las Vegas Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito headed to Chicago for the wedding of Rocco & Marek

After a five year relationship, a two year engagement, and more than a few venue changes...Rocco Gonzalez and Marek Bute were finally, joyfully wed in Chicago on Saturday, September 27, 2014!  

#LoveIsLove #GayWedding #MarriageEquality

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Megan and Alan - Behind the Scenes at A Penthouse Wedding at Caesars Palace Las Vegas

I met Megan and Alan 377 days before their wedding in the ultra-exclusive Penthouse Villa of Caesars Palace.  That's just over a full year of planning, meetings, phone calls, text messages, and wine that went into transforming the space, so posh and private that it will never even be seen by most visitors into a wedding venue that would give the bride and groom a wedding with all of the formality and tradition that one would have in a traditional ballroom.

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Happy 1st Anniversary Lori & Brian - Destination Wedding in Tucson, Arizona

Destination Wedding Planner Andrea Eppolito shares a look back at Lori & Brian's Wedding in Tucson, Arizona.

Happy 1st Anniversary to my dear, sweet friends, Lori and Brian!

Wow.  Has it really ben a year?  Why yes, it has.  What an amazing wedding we planned and enjoyed for Lori and Brian, who celebrated their love with a romantic, vintage wedding held at the historic Arizona Inn in Tucson.  

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