The vows from this Native American / Irish handfasting wedding will make you cry
We wanted to celebrate both of our families — Irish/Scottish on my side, Kiowa on his — so our ceremony was a handfasting wedding, held on Mark’s family’s allotment land. One of the things that tie both our families and cultures together is a love of horses, so including “wedding horses” felt perfect to us.
A $1k backyard costume wedding with a potluck and a pickled bride
Lindsey and Jesse wanted their costume wedding to be filled with wacky fun. They combined everything they loved: pickles, hot dogs, and Twin Peaks into a big backyard festivity. Lyndsey even dressed like a pickle and her daughter was a baby gherkin!
We love the green wedding dress at this alternative atheist wedding
This green wedding dress and bridal cape combination utterly enchants at Cat and Tyler’s alternative atheist wedding. Cat and Tyler made an effort to work with local businesses for their atheist wedding, with a focus on women-owned, BIPOC, and queer-owned wedding vendors.
See how this couple beautifully pivoted their Wizard of Oz wedding
This couple initially planned an Emerald City Wizard of Oz themed wedding, but thanks to Covid-19 they had to pivot. Their intimate wedding was a vintage green and gold theme that still rocked subtle vintage Wizard of Oz wedding vibes.
2023 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.
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!