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floral afro on offbeat wed photos by Zac Edens flowers by Twisted Bramble 5 scaled alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Behold this floral afro, the ultimate wedding updo for natural hair

Ok, can we take a moment to talk about the looks at Stephanie & Carla’s wedding? These two were married in July 2022, and we need to talk about Stephanie’s amazing floral afro!

Flower Tattoos 2022 Wedding Floral Trend Kelly Mour Cillia Marion3 e1663189900298 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A wedding floral trend we’d love to see in 2023: pressed flower tattoos

Are pressed flower tattoos the new wedding floral trend? Marion Matrimony Events talks about how she came up with this gorgeous idea and how it’s a great alternative to cultural appropriation.

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.

Purple Wedding Theme Lily Guillen Photo25 e1646586769823 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Elegant purple wedding with a SHOULDER CORSAGE!

We are swooning over every inch of this purple wedding theme, from the subtle wedding dress to that purple wedding bouquet to the Amazon wedding suit. We don’t see a lot of floral shoulder corsages but after this shoot, we demand more!

Rose ceremony as seen on offbeat bride 3 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Our microwedding rose ceremony (complete with gender neutral ceremony script!)

We decided to have a very intimate wedding with under 15 guests. We came across endless inspiration for unity ceremonies, but none of them were quite right for us…. until we found the idea of a rose ceremony.

offbeat floral ties

14 offbeat floral ties in skull print, watercolors, mosaics, and more

Floral ties are all the rage right now and you and/or your partner might be looking for a way to offbeat-ize the look. Flowers are fun in all kinds of formats, ties included. Plus, ties work on anyone getting married (groom, bride, or otherwise), so don’t let the trend limit what you think you can wear.

Here are a few alternative and offbeat floral ties to try out to get the look you’re going for including mosaic flowers, dark and chic flowers, hand-painted prints, lace florals, skulls, and even banana leaves…