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Stylishly scary Halloween jackets for an October wedding

It’s almost Halloween, so everybody make a (stylish) scene in these Halloween jackets! Costume weddings are making a hard comeback, so we’ve put together these frighteningly fashionable jackets you can wear to your upcoming Halloween wedding (or any spooky celebration)!

White Sands National Park Elopement by Sam Starns Adventure Elopements9 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A surreal White Sands National Park elopement with sledding and kites

Run away to this surreal White Sands National Park elopement. We love how the couple and their guests made an event out of it and hit the sand dunes for some epic sledding. P.S. Wearing a wedding dress while sledding looks pretty damn cool.

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My fiancé and I got laid off before the wedding

Did you get laid off before the wedding? This happens more often than you think. One former bride recounts how she and her now husband were both laid off in the midst of wedding planning, and how they navigated life leading up to the wedding day.

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A wedding floral trend we’d love to see in 2023: pressed flower tattoos

Are pressed flower tattoos the new wedding floral trend? Marion Matrimony Events talks about how she came up with this gorgeous idea and how it’s a great alternative to cultural appropriation.

Queer Wedding Dolly Parton Skeletor Photos by Andrew and Melanie Mishler Photography25 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This queer wedding has everything: Dolly Parton, Skeletor, and the finest queer groom fashion

Earlier this year we shared JP and Scott’s incredible queer groom fashion. Now they’ve returned with their queer wedding in all it’s glory! The couple described their wedding as “Skeletor & Dolly Get Hitched Via Trolley” and if that doesn’t give you a sense of how fun their wedding was, then…

Ladies of the Lake: Nimue marries Morgan Le Fay in this Arthurian wedding shoot

Fantasy for all: Our favorite Lord of the Rings weddings with BIPOC folks

BIPOC folks have infiltrated Middle Earth, and we’re here to stay, bay-beee! With the recent conversations (er, racist grumpiness) around BIPOC actors in the new Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power show, we’ve put together a few of our favorite Lord of the Rings weddings featuring BIPOC newlyweds!

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