Ebony & Alex’s Mancunian retro sci-fi wedding
This little registry office wedding in Manchester is chock full of cute references to how the pair met (Twitter!) and their sci-fi favorites. Plus, it’s totally a testament to the bride’s DIY skills — she made her own short and vintage-inspired dress! Here’s the game: find their Thunder Cats reference, Transformers detail, her something blue, and their invitation envelope quote, and you win!
Heather & Ian’s goth with a splash of purple wedding
Purple gown, purple tie, purple button bouquets… the splashes of color in this goth wedding are fabulous. You’re also going to love the sneaky science bits — the bride’s necklace, the groom’s boutonniere — and the seating chart will make you positively bug out! Plus, there’s a photo of the newlyweds in a winding staircase that you have to see to believe.
Noir and gothic: black dresses with a dark side
It’s Halloween week at Offbeat Bride and one detail we especially love is an amazing black dress. We love them all year round, but smooshing them into one big post just screams goth Halloween-ness. We’ve rounded up our favorite Offbeat Brides sporting black gowns and some of our favorites to buy if you’re in the market.
How to make cheap, awesome, and easy custom shoes for any occasion
Offbeat Bride featured a pair of comic book shoes. I looked at them and thought to myself “Oh.” Two days later, I had my first pair. A week or so later, I have 12. Oops. Here’s the low down on how to create your own custom shoes for nearly free.
OH SHIT KIT: The wedding emergency kit filled with stuff that could save your ass
Shooting weddings has taught me a lot about common mishaps and mistakes that are prevalent and almost communal in the fact that they’ve happened in almost EVERY SINGLE WEDDING. One of the last weddings I shot, the bride had craftily brought her own “Oh Shit” Kit. That’s when the proverbial lightbulb went *ding* in my head, and I thought — like every Californian needs an Earthquake Preparedness Kit, every bride should have an “Oh Shit” Kit.
Here are the things to include in your bridal “Oh Shit” Kit…
Scott Pilgrim-inspired wedding invitations KICK ASS!
Scott Pilgrim-inspired Save the Dates seriously kick some major ass! Check out how two of our offbeat brides pulled off Scott Pilgrim Save the Dates and wedding invitations. And then learn how you too could do the very same… at your own risk, of course.