As one of Utah’s top luxury resorts, Amangiri is a coveted venue for an unforgettable wedding. The otherworldly red rock landscape and infinite blue skies are ideal for creating unforgettable al fresco areas. For many, the isolated desert offers a comforting sense of silence where couples can bind themselves to each other and mother nature.
As seen in our 2021 issue, the resort offers endless opportunities for intimate ceremony spaces and dramatic photo opportunities. In case you missed it, we’re featuring even more stirring images from the feature.
At Camp Sarika, canvas-topped pavilions and inviting fire pits serve as meditative oases. Private plunge pools can be found throughout the resort, welcoming adventurous couples looking to escape the heat or enjoy a private moment.
The resort utilizes intentional architecture to highlight the sheer drama of Amangiri’s landscape. Open floor plans, wall-to-wall windows and understated décor allow the scenery to take center stage. The staggering landscape—adorned with canyons, mesas, mountains, gorges, rapids and desert—contains stories of human life that date back more than 10,000 years.
A sleek gown by Sarah Seven continues the theme of sweet simplicity. Hair stylist Tenesha Luckett pairs the looks with a slick pony tail while makeup artist Janelle Ingram applies a glowy modern look. A pop of fuschia on the lips matches the berry tones found throughout the ceremony.
The design team at Fuse Weddings and Events curated a bold palette of salmon and plum that act as a foil to the surrounding arid views. Berry-toned garden roses and feminine ranunculus dress the reception table in splendor without distracting from the organic elegance. As guests gather for an intimate dinner, they will be sure to mark the occasion is wholly authentic.
When creating the ceremony space, the team took inspiration from the expansive desert camp itself. “That’s where the ‘church of dirt’ concept came in,” says Amanda Hansen, owner of Decoration Inc. “It offers structural parallels to the surrounding mesas without detracting from them.” The effects of the simple shape is powerful, and draws a seamless connection to Amangiri’s geological wonders.
PLANNER: Mara Mazdzer, Fuse Weddings and Events
TABLE RENTAL: Diamond Event & Tent
LINENS: Fuse Weddings and Events
FLORAL, CANDLES: Decoration Inc.
CHAIR RENTAL: Decoration Inc.
STATIONARY, PRINTED MATERIAL: Twelve30 Creative
CHINA, FLATWARE, GLASSWARE: Wild Event Studio
PHOTOGRAPHER: Heather Nan Photography
HAIR STYLING: Tenesha Luckett
MAKEUP ARTIST: Janelle Ingram
GOWN: Sarah Seven
JEWELRY: J. Brooks
MODEL: Sydney Williams
Find the original feature from our 2021 print issue here.