Category Archive

dress code

If you’re having a costume wedding, or just a theme wedding that you’re trying to encourage guests to get in on, this archive is a great source of ideas for how to lovingly encourage your guests to dress a certain way, without feeling like you’ve turned into the fashion police.

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Barefoot wedding? Have a SHOE CHECK!

You know how black-tie affairs have coat checks? Well, a barefoot wedding needs a SHOE CHECK!

This rad pop-up wedding had glitter, sequins, and huge rainbow mural LOVE

Approximately one bazillionty wedding dress code wording examples (some with dinosaurs!)

Here are approximately one bazillionty samples of wedding dress code wording — everything from short and sweet, to elaborate and nerdy. We’re covering everything from casual outdoor weddings to costume weddings and everything in between.

outdoor wedding alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

5 things you might forget at your outdoor wedding

Outdoor wedding couples: we know you’ve got your amazing forest-friendly outfit, your rustic ceremony signs, and your best outdoor-wedding-rockin’ attitude, but what are you forgetting? Here are the five things you just might forget at your outdoor wedding. When you’re sans AC, hardwood floors, and the little things that make indoor weddings a little more controllable, you want to make sure you’ve got these things covered.

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Play dress-up to help guests with their wedding attire

My fiancé and I are getting married in a field in November. We wanted our guests to be dressy but comfortable, so we included inserts in our invitations to give guests a heads-up that they should try to look nice but bring sweaters and avoid the high heels and ball gowns. But… it just caused confusion. To remedy the confusion, my sister and I played dress-up!

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5 clever ways to tell guests your wedding dress code

So you want to tell your guests what to wear, but you don’t want to be overbearing, and ideally you’d like to be a little bit clever about it. You’re certainly not the first to find ways to artfully explain a dress code to your guests (we have a whole tag archive of posts about wedding dress codes!). Let’s review five awesome, non-bossy ways you can give your guests some dress code guidance.

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What should I put on my wedding website FAQ? 28 Q&As to for less wedding guest confusion

How can you stop the constant barrage of wedding questions from wonderfully well-meaning guests? With an all-encompassing FAQ page of course! If you’re sitting at your computer, wondering what exactly you should include on your FAQ, here is a huge master list of the things your guests are dying to know.