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Wedding Inspo

When you’re planning a wedding, really good wedding photography can almost be like looking at dirty pictures! This is our archive of posts focused more on wedding photography (and less on written explanations).

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Nontraditional wedding dresses on Etsy you should add to your cart RN

ALERT! Etsy is offering $5 off EVERYTHING! But the sale ends September 17th 2023 at 11:59pm US Eastern Time, so you gotta hustle your bustle over there ASAP. Speaking of bustle, here are a few of Offbeat Wed reader’s FAVORITE nontraditional wedding dresses. If you’re shopping for your wedding dress on Etsy, we thought you could use this!

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Check out the black wedding cake at this elegant Sleepy Hollow gothic wedding shoot

This team of vendors conjured the idea of a dream wedding over drinks at a local mixer: something full of dark elegance and mystery, centered around a lovely couple they had in mind. Cillia of Marion Matrimony Events proposed the idea of a Sleepy Hollow Wedding, and everyone was on board! Black wedding dress paired with a floral back tattoo? Oh my Goth YES.

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Wizard of Oz wedding ideas from the heart of Texas

Welcome to Oz, Texas! This Wizard of Oz themed wedding shoot is here to inspire Emerald City-loving soonlyweds, with a Tin-Woman (…Tin-Person?) marrying the Scarecrow! No less magical: the models are a real-life couple Chris and Rebekkah, and the shoot was a celebration of their love allowing them to create some memories for themselves.

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Is a purple wedding dress timeless?

While white has traditionally been the go-to color, more soonlyweds are breaking away from white wedding dresses and embracing unique and vibrant alternatives like the purple wedding dress! The stunning and captivating nature of a purple wedding dress is perfect for marriers who want to make a bold and unforgettable statement on their wedding day. Let’s ogle a few of our favorite purple wedding dresses from real weddings and vendors we love.

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10 creative wedding guestbook ideas that haven’t been done to death

Many marriers are moving away from the traditional wedding guestbook and opting for creative wedding guestbooks that they can use or see every day. Not to brag, but our Offbeat Wed readers are the most creative marriers in the game and have come up with fun and innovative ways to collect their guests love and well wishes. From signing cars to video messages, these are a few of our favorite non-traditional wedding guest book ideas from real Offbeat Wed readers!

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Queer wedding fashion: Finding the perfect outfit for your lesbian wedding party

Bridesmaids in suits used to be considered lesbian wedding party attire. But here at Offbeat Wed we believe clothing has no gender and suits look good on every body! We’ve put together a few of our favorite suits from SuitShop, a size-inclusive retailer that has options for folks of all gender identities and all sizes. Ready to get inspo for your lesbian bridesmaid outfits? Let’s get your wedding party suited up!