Category Archive

bridesmaid outfits

A more traditional blog might call this archive BRIDESMAID DRESSES, but we’re a big fan of gender-neutral wedding parties here at Offbeat Wed, so this is the spot to get ideas for what your female-identified wedding party members might wear.

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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!

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5 bridesmaid dresses that could easily become your colorful wedding gown

What is a wedding gown, really? Can’t ANY colorful gown also be considered a wedding dress? Hold on to your butts as we raise you….colorful bridesmaid dresses that could be wedding gowns, too!

Cocomelody 2020 Bridal Party Collection

Your bridesmaids will do a happy dance in this bridal party collection in all sizes (with pockets & sleeves!)

Y’all know we love the custom fit, all sizes collections of our faves, Cocomelody. They’re KNOWN for their affordable prices, inclusive sizing, custom options, gorgeous details, and lots of offbeat and classic options. They’ve got a new bridal collection for 2020 with some of the loveliest bridesmaids dresses in gorgeous colors, with cool fabrics like velvet, twisted silk, tulle, and a ton have sleeves and pockets. I know!

Let’s take a peek at a few options from the collection…

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Torrid’s new plus-size wedding collection is hitting us hard

Let’s talk about these budget-friendly Torrid wedding dresses! We’re pretty psyched to see what they have on offer for US sizes 10-30.

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Be your own bouquet with a floral wedding dress [Updated for 2023!]

“Florals for Spring? Groundbreaking.” We know, Meryl, but actually, florals for Spring is always on trend and especially now. I’m living for it! Whether it’s a multicolored floral print dress, flowers made of silk or chiffon, floral embroidery overlays, or a chic floral suit (you don’t have to wear a dress!), I found a whole bunch of ways to be your own bouquet on your wedding day. Let’s get our flower power on…

All your Gatsby and Downton wedding dreams are becoming reality with these vintage-inspired dresses

All your Gatsby and Downton wedding dreams become reality with these vintage-inspired dresses

Fellow Downton Abbey fans: are you as wetting-your-pants excited about the upcoming movie as I am? If that’s up your alley, then this dress shop will thrill every bone in your vintage-loving body. This dress shop recalls all of the glamour of the 1920s with intricate embroidery and beading, Golden Age glam, Art Deco influences, and so much glitz you’ll have to stop yourself from shimmying everywhere you walk.