This deliciously offbeat couple went for wedding churros and popsicles
We wanted to be really intentional about how we approached wedding traditions. We kept what we wanted, and left what we didn’t! For instance: as a masculine woman, Ester wanted to experience some of the groom-ish parts of wedding traditions, like seeing her future wife come down the aisle. Also, since neither of us like cake, we had wedding popsicles and wedding churros instead!
This magical Middle Earth fairytale wedding will take you to another world
Our fairytale wedding included medieval and fantasy elements, with much inspiration from The Lord of the Rings. We personalized our non-religious ceremony, and included many nods to Tolkien. We even had a “House Sword” specially forged for the ceremony!
15 of the most extra and RAD engagement rings we’ve ever seen
If you’re a regular around here, you’ve probably already seen some of the truly unique and dazzling rings that our partners at Joseph Jewelry have custom created for readers. They’re wizards of translating your weirdest, wildest, or most personal ring concepts into reality. So we LOVE featuring new custom engagement rings that they’ve dreamed up with their clients to inspire you. Here are a few of the MOST rad we’ve seen…
Rainbows & gender unicorns: how LGBTQ wedding rings change the rules
When it comes to buying rings for weddings, LGBTQ couples are throwing out the traditions that bind them to form their own paths in ringdom. Whether you propose to each other, have matching bands, eschew rings altogether in favor of another kind of jewelry, the options for rings that represent your identity are quite literally endless. I spoke with one of our favorite custom ring creators, Joseph Jewelry, to see what trends and ideas they’ve been seeing in wedding jewelry that allows for more expression of who you love, what your gender is, and how you want to communicate that to world.
How my partner & I ended up down the rabbit hole of rad alternative wedding rings
As some of you may know, I’m currently engaged and we’re juuuuust at the point where we both have to start committing to wedding bands. In our searches, I just kept coming back to one of our partners, Revolution Jewelry, since their selection is SO huge. My partner really didn’t know that there were options other than a plain metal band, so when he saw what was actually out there… it was game on.
These moissanite engagement rings are the affordable, ethical alternative to earth-mined diamonds
We trawled some of our fave indie jewelers to get the scoop on diamond alternatives such as lab created diamonds and moissanite engagement rings. It was illuminating and awesome — you can avoid hurting the environment and still get a truly unique and gorgeous ring..