Here are a few of Offbeat Wed reader’s FAVORITE nontraditional wedding dresses… we’re talking the actual styles that our actual readers are actually buying this season, based on our affiliate sales data and lifted straight from the Offbeat Wed Shop.
SWIFTIES, assemble! The re-release of Taylor Swift’s album has everyone blasting Red (Taylor’s Version) on repeat. There’s no denying this whole album is a mood: afternoon drives through upstate New York, crisp autumn air, and of course, the color red!
I’ve been obsessed with weddings (especially the dresses) since I was 8 years old. I’ve had wedding magazine subscriptions since then, an extensive wedding board since I made my Pinterest account over 4 years ago, organized folders with pages upon pages of wedding-related stuff. Despite my obsession, I still refused to try on wedding dresses before I was engaged, and you should too. Here’s why…
Lee’s Restaurant is an amazing backdrop for fusing traditional Chinese cooking techniques with fun twists from Western and European flavors. Plus, it’s full of bold colors and textures that just look rad in general. So you’re going to go full heart eyes for this modern meets edgy wedding inspiration. Keep an eye out for the silver dollars in the table settings and the green jade jewelry in the bride’s hair.
Picture it: an intimate ceremony among the turning fall leaves of a woodland backdrop. A gray dress, dapper groom, and a little edge with leather jackets. You don’t have to imagine it, because I’ve got just such a wedding. Marcella and Jimmy chose a gorgeous fall day for their Seymour, TN elopement.
Traveling all the way from Wales, Helen and Dewi wanted a distinctively glamorous Las Vegas desert wedding. Helen was a show-stopper in a chic grey dress and a handmade crown while Dewi rocked a tailored suit with tons of texture and handmade shoes covered in webs and “Sin” and “City” on the backs.
Just wait until you see the flowers, the darkly glam cake, the signage, and the wood-fired artisan pizzas they had for dinner…