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We’ve got a ton of pin-up wedding dress ideas — plus some GORGEOUS pin-up wedding hairstyles. You might also like our retro wedding ideas or our burlesque archives.

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A stormy beach wedding on the beach complete with Tolkien wedding quote

We had no decor, only the crashing waves and stormy skies. Our friend and officiant started the ceremony with a reading of a poem JRR Tolkien wrote for his wife.

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Danielle & Rob’s pin-up style-meets-comic books wedding

It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s Offbeat Bride’s comic book-clad and caped superhero theme week! Get in the telephone booth and change into your wedding-gawking superhero tights — you’re in for crime-fighting fun. Today we’re looking at two retro and nerdy birds who combined these two loves into a kick-ass party. Think DIY flowers, a classic car, and a life-size Spider-Man and Mary Jane cut-out! Oh, and just wait until you see the daddy/daughter first look.

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Accessorize your vintage-style wedding party with gifts from Retro-a-go-go!

Having one of those awesome weddings with a vintage aesthetic — Rockabilly, pin-up, hot rod, Psychobilly, pop art, or retro-inspired? Looking for the perfect accessories that could double as gifts for your wedding party? You’re going to go gaga for our sponsor Retro-a-go-go! Let’s take a peak at some of our favorite ideas for your retro-themed gifts and accessories for the guys and gals of your wedding party. I’m talking flasks (my favorite invention), parasols, belt buckles and more…

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Miss Brache makes wedding and bridesmaids dresses that you’ll wear over and over

Diana (pictured above on her wedding day) is a self-described “one lady sweat shop.” Based in her home town of Miami, Florida, she cranks out the custom dress gold as our sponsor Miss Brache. Miss Brache is all about custom bridesmaids and wedding dresses in rockabilly and pin-up styles. Let’s all gawk over her designs, and talk about how you can get one custom made for YOUR wedding day with a special discount.

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3 reasons to book a pin-up session with Austin’s Anna Zatopek

If you love the vintage aesthetic, and your sexy and you know it, then let me introduce you to Anna Zatopek. She photographs all kinds of things from weddings, to families and babies. But what she wants right now, is to take naked photos of you. Yup, gorgeous pin-up photos like these.

And here’s three reasons why you should let her…

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Themed boutonnieres and funky corsage pins from I Do Novelty

You know Kim as the mad hatter behind Topsy Turvy Design — the theatrical millinery business based in Oakland, California that is a favorite of Offbeat Brides everywhere! Her new business and our latest sponsor, I Do Novelty specializes in themed boutonnieres and corsage pins!

Clicky clicky to be amongst the first to check out these fantastic designs AND take advantage of the special offbeat discount!