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Mrs. Nevada-America Lauren Cahlan Celebrates Mrs. America Send-Off with Lavish Party at Ben Gioielli & Co.

Mrs. Nevada-America Lauren Cahlan Celebrates Mrs. America Send-Off with Lavish Party at Ben Gioielli & Co.
Mrs. Nevada-America 2016
, Lauren Cahlan, was “sent off in style” on Saturday night at her official Mrs. America Send-off Celebration at Ben Gioielli & Co. jewelry store at The Grand Canal Shoppes (Pictured: Jill Barnhart, Miss Nevada United States Ashlee Nelson, Mrs. Nevada-America Lauren Cahlan, and Amanda Kouretas)

Mrs. Nevada-America 2016 Lauren Cahlan
Mrs. Nevada-America 2016 Lauren Cahlan

Amid a backdrop of breathtaking jewels from around the world, including the $1 million dollar Couture Pop previously modeled by Kim Kardashian, Cahlan donned a sparkly white Sherri Hill cocktail dress paired with silver Michael Kors pumps.

Michael Boychuck and Mrs. Nevada-America Lauren Cahlan
Michael Boychuck and Mrs. Nevada-America Lauren Cahlan

Cocktails and delicious food were provided by the newly-opened Mercato della Pescheria, at the Grand Canal Shoppes, formerly the space that housed Postrio. Guests sipped champagne while noshing on signature menu items from the restaurant’s antipasti menu.

Mrs. Nevada-America Lauren Cahlan with husband Shaun Cahlan
Mrs. Nevada-America Lauren Cahlan with husband Shaun Cahlan

Attendees of the party included Ben Cohen, owner of Ben Gioielli & Co.; Elad Assayag of Mercato della Pescheria; Michael Boychuck, owner of COLOR Salon at Caesars Palace; Jill and Bob Barnhart, owners of Luxurious Real Estate; and former Mrs. Nevada-America queens, Amanda Kouretas and Lavetta Schneider.

Mrs. Nevada-America Lauren Cahlan with Million Dollar Couture Pop
Mrs. Nevada-America Lauren Cahlan with Million Dollar Couture Pop

The Mrs. America pageant, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, will take place locally at the Westgate Hotel & Casino on Saturday, Aug. 27. The winner of the Mrs. America pageant will go on to compete at Mrs. World in Incheon, South Korea this fall.