Alexis and Brandon’s story is 11 years in the making after at the former Playboy Club at the Palms Las Vegas. Brandon, who performs with the legendary Frankie Valli, was out with band mates when introduced by a mutual friend. A friendship kindled, but it would be years before it would become romantic.

Rumors had been flying of an attraction on Brandon’s end. On New Years Eve weekend, when he would be performing in Las Vegas, she did what needed to be done and asked him to be her boyfriend.

The color palette for the wedding was wine and gold, two of their favorite colors the compliment each other nicely. Red was an important and symbolic color to the day.

“My mother passes when I was younger, and we buried her in a red dress.” Alexis reminisces, “Her song was ‘Lady in Red’. Whenever I hear it I think of her. When I bought my wedding dress, the song came on. I knew it was meant to be! Since she couldn’t be there by my side, just in spirit, I have my girls stand next to me in that hue of color.”

Photographs of her parents and grandparents sat in her dressing room as she got ready. They were beautiful reminder of the love that came before her own. They would be moved to the reception, on a table full of family photos for those who could not be there to celebrate with them. A surprise Brandon put together to honor Alexis and her family.

The standout moment of the day for Alexis and Brandon was their private first look. It was very sentimental to them that the first time they saw each other was just the two of them where they could take in the significance of the day. “That was so important, and I am so happy we did it,” Alexis said, “The way he looked at me.. I will never forget.”

While not everyone was able to make it to the wedding due to Covid, there was a strong feeling unity among the guests. In a year that could feel so isolated, it was special for them to celebrate this milestone with others.

Wedding & Reception Venue: Wedgewood Weddings at Stallion Mountain | Photographer: Mayhew Photo | Makeup Artist: Aimee Axt Artistry | Hair Stylist: Katie Avello | Floral: ACS Floral | Cake: Freed’s Bakery | Custom Socks: SockandShop on Etsy | Custom Handkerchiefs: Embroiderablelinens1 on Etsy | Dress: Brilliant Bridal Las Vegas | Suit: Friartux | Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka | Clutch: Aldo