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Let’s talk about offbeat wedding dresses — how to shop for one, how to buy one, how to deal with decision fatigue or wedding dress regret. Also, be sure to check our posts about offbeat wedding dress shopping and browse some of our fave dressmakers

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Two piece wedding dresses for the fun and fashion forward

When the two piece wedding dress is almost as breathtaking as the elopement venue! Samantha and Alex had a private vow exchange one month before their larger wedding. Their intimate adventure and elopement fashion choices inspired us to put together a whole line-up of two piece wedding dresses we love!

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2022 green wedding dress trends for brides who want a fresh look

If our data is accurate (and it usually is) it looks like 2022 is going to be the year of the green wedding dress! With this in mind, we wanted to talk through some of or our favorite green wedding dress trends that we’re noticing this year.

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Must-haves for your medieval fantasy wedding

From medieval fantasy outfits to viking accessories to pure period pieces, we’ve put together a few must-have looks for your medieval wedding wardrobe.

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17 gender-fluid wedding outfit ideas for engaged enbys

Nonbinary bbs, this one is for you. We’ve put together a few of our favorite vendors who we feel create incredible nonbinary wedding outfits for folks who want gender-fluid fashion. Whether your style is masc, femme, or pure FASHUN, we’ve got you covered with gender nonconforming wedding attire. Let’s look at some clothes!

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Shine like a queen in these gold wedding dresses

You know what’s trending right now with Offbeat Brides? GOLD WEDDING DRESSES! I decided to round up a few of my favorite gold wedding dresses that you can buy online, include lots of plus size options, and even some gold maternity wedding dresses!

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Offbeat plus-size wedding dresses for your 2022 wedding

If you’re getting married in 2021, there’s a decent chance that you actually wanted to get married last year, and had to delay. You may have already picked your dress out, or you may be on the hunt for the perfect plus-size wedding dress from a dressmaker who really gets inclusive sizing. So for all of us scrambling to get married after the shitshow that was 2020, I’m rounding up some of the best plus-size wedding dresses I’ve seen so far this year. And because this is Offbeat Bride, you’ll find lots of bold colors and design elements like separates, embroidery, high-low hems, gothic vibes, and more!