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Flower Moxie Masculine Folks Photos by Ely Fair4 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Wedding bouquets for grooms – because masc folks deserve wedding flowers too!

Wait, why aren’t wedding bouquets for grooms a thing?! THEY SHOULD BE. Here’s more advice for masc folks who love wedding flowers.

mushroom button hole by twsited bramble alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Alternative buttonhole ideas: Mushrooms, bird skulls, and other unique boutonnières

As y’all know, we’re always on the look-out for alternative buttonhole ideas for your wedding. I mean sure, we love a rose boutonnière as much as anybody else, but we think there’s just so many more ideas — whether it’s LEGO minifigs for your geeky wedding, autumn leaves for your fall wedding, or even this concept: the mushroom boutonnière.

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How to have a more gender-neutral wedding: grides, brooms, and bachelorx parties

When my partner and I were planning our wedding last year, we decided right away we wanted to skip the wedding traditions that didn’t feel like us. We love the beauty of passing on traditions from generation to generation but one of the traditions we didn’t love was the constant gender expectations. We wanted a more gender-neutral wedding approach.

led wedding dress alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Get your glow on with these LED wedding ideas including a light-up wedding dress!

We shared an awesomely weird Austin wedding that featured an LED wedding dress among other glowing accessories. If you too are jonesing to relive your raver days with some glow-in-the-dark wedding accessories, here are some dazzling LED wedding ideas to bring some light to your outfit.

The secret to perfect floral boutonnieres every time alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Fuck the bud: The secret to how to pin a boutonniere perfectly every time

Unless you went a butt-ton of proms, or been a groomsman in every wedding, you probably have no idea how to properly pin a flower on to yourself or someone else. I would watch from behind my camera and everyone stumbled around, trying to find that ONE person who knew what to do.

But now you will, because I discovered the secret trick to pinning the perfect floral boutonniere every dang time…

metal boutonniere alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A 3D printed organic-meets-metal boutonniere

Whether you’re the groom, the bride, part of the wedding party, or just a guest with style, you’re going to LOVE these organic-meets-metal boutonnieres by Etsy seller Collected Edition. The stainless steel metal boutonniere is 3D printed, then coated in polished gray steel, 24kt gold plated steel, and nickel plated steel. Dude, a 3D-printed metal boutonniere?! Sign us up.