A friend of mine had eloped to Vegas to marry his sweetheart of seven years and wanted a laid-back, retro day. I suggested to tie the knot in the oldest chapel in Vegas, The Little Church of the West. And by old I’m talking 1942 when Las Vegas Boulevard was a dusty highway and Betty Grable and Harry James were the stars of the first celebrity wedding at the chapel. It is a pretty wooden building and you are in and out in 15 minutes!
For a memorable and unique place for a photo shoot we traveled along The Strip to Downtown (in an eco-limousine run off bio fuel – very cool!) to the Neon Museum & Boneyard. As the name suggests it is an outdoor junkyard full of neon signs that represent Vegas yesteryear. And it is beautiful! The signs are Las Vegas’ royal treasure and my newlyweds captured their love under the bright blue sky and vibrant colors and shapes of these neon skeletons.
Next stop was for divine, delicious cocktails at the swanky Chandelier Bar at Cosmopolitan Las Vegas. With three levels of plush seating and live music on weekends, it is as if you are inside a champagne glass of 2 million crystal bubbles!
It was a nice day for a white wedding.