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bearded groom

We firmly believe that no groom should have to shave for his wedding. Grooms with beards are awesome! Short, long, bushy, stubbly… BRING ON THE GROOM BEARDS!

Genderqueer Halloween Viking Wedding photos by Carmelisse Photography6 e1650428340355 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Raise an axe to this nonbinary gothic viking wedding

This genderqueer and nonbinary couple’s vision for their gothic viking wedding was that they were all returning from battle, holding their weapons. What a vibe! See how this couple charged headfirst into planning a nontraditional gothic viking wedding.

rock n roll elopement Laura Diliberto Photography18 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A rock ‘n’ roll elopement in a record store

Elizabeth and Scott had a rock ‘n’ roll elopement at the iconic Generation Records! This unique elopement in the West Village of NYC is a wonderful example of creating a wedding day that’s authentic to who you are as a couple. Elizabeth and Scott got married amongst their favorite records in a stunning all black ensemble with their four-legged flower girl and parents by their side.

Georgia Spoken word wedding Sonju Photography14 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A Georgia wedding with a spoken word performance

Candice and Steven had a gospel choir, live band, spoken word performance, and even a Soul Train Line at their tent wedding. Candice even got on stage in her sparkly jumpsuit and rocked out to Prince! Don’t miss this epic love party (plus Candice’s sparkly jumpsuit!).

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This rainy DIY viking wedding was an epic success

Emily and Travis had an epic DIY Viking wedding for the ages, all in their backyard. Wait till you see their medieval decor and their guests in costume!

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GROOM CROWN: for when your groom is a king

In the lead up to our wedding day, my groom Sammy and I sat watching The Witcher. Both of us agreed the king’s crown was cool.

“You should wear a crown at the wedding!” I said, and Sammy laughed.

This meet-cute story turned galaxy wedding is truly our moon and stars

This meet-cute story turned galaxy wedding is truly our moon and stars

Jacqueline and William’s moon and stars-themed wedding sent us into the galaxy when we saw it. But their meet-cute story is on a whole other level. Just wait until you hear how her galaxy dress went from conversation starter to fab wedding garb. Hear the story straight from this gorgeous bride (the owner of Pinup Pixie Boutique, the first black-owned pinup boutique in Louisiana, by the way!).