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birdcage veil

Short veils are ’40s, ’50s and ’60s vintage-inspired and totally on-trend. Our birdcage veil wedding inspiration is full of wedge veils, blusher veils, and bandeau veils, all held on with skullcaps, fascinators, or combs.

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Katy & Drew’s Afternoon in the Park/Art Gallery Wedding!

The offbeat bride: Katy, Autistic Support Teacher Her offbeat partner: Drew, Artist and Graphic Designer Location & date of wedding: Penn Treaty Park and Fleisher Art Memorial in Philadelphia, PA on August 16th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: We were married by a former roommate. Who did get a cert online to be a […]

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Rockabilly brides get all the best updos

Why is it that rockabilly brides always have the most fabulous wedding hair? I’m totally in love with the 1940s ‘do that Laurenn and her fabulous smile are rocking in this shot from Bonnie Berry Photography. If you want to see the full series from Laurenn and Alex’s Las Vegas wedding, head on over to […]

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My 2008 halloween costume: YOU!

After working on offbeatwed.com for almost two years now (and Offbeat Bride the book for another year before that!) I’ve started to see some definite trends in offbeat bride styles. I mean yes: we’re all doing our own thang, but there are definitely elements that seem to pop up repeatedly in offbeat weddings. To celebrate […]

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Rachael & Josh’s Victorian Gothic Woodland Wedding!

The offbeat bride: Rachael, DJ/Producer Her offbeat partner: Josh, IT Guy/Producer Location & date of wedding: Forest (ceremony) and a haunted 1920’s Log Mansion called Gold Mountain Manor (reception) – Big Bear, CA on September 26th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: I knew I wanted my wedding to be a little… dark. I didn’t […]

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Gothabilly bridal up-do

Study this amazing pin-up bridal hair. Learn from it. Worship it. Lots more pics over here, including my personal fave, which is this one of the bride and her grandmother:

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Short hairstyles for hottie brides

I’m not sure how short you mean by short (inch-long pixie cut or chin-length bob?) or whether you’re curly or straight or wavy, but regardless short hair means you can go high drama with your style. I went and scoured the archives and a few of my favorite shots from the photo pool, and here’s what I came up with for you …