Non-possessive ring exchange wording and wedding vow promises
“We’ve both had reservations about marriage: it’s often associated with sexism, it implies that relationships should be permanent even though they often aren’t. Still, we wanted to make our commitment official in a public way — but we wanted our wedding to reflect our ideas about marriage.”
5 ways younger millennials & Gen Z are changing the wedding game
A few things we know about the next generations of couples: they’re getting married later in life, deeply fear divorce, are less apprehensive about prenups, and are changing the wedding game in a lot more ways than just adding social media tags to their photos. Millennials and Generation Z (those born between the mid-’80s and 2000) are shaking up traditions in mindful ways that make a lot of sense. From microweddings to lab-created diamonds, let’s see what changes we’ll see in the coming decade…
Offbeat Bride trends: Floral veils, balsa wood bouquets, geeky engagement rings, and gorgeous dresses
Most of y’all probably know that part of how Offbeat Bride stays online is with help from affiliate sales, right? This means that if you click a link on our site to spots like Etsy, Nordstrom, or Amazon, we may get a small percentage of sales that come from your click.
Where it gets funny is that we can see what you buy! Now, we can’t see WHO bought, what so your privacy is safe… but based y’all’s purchases these days, we’re starting to sense some Offbeat Bride wedding trends for the year. Let’s take a peek…
15 of the most extra and RAD engagement rings we’ve ever seen
If you’re a regular around here, you’ve probably already seen some of the truly unique and dazzling rings that our partners at Joseph Jewelry have custom created for readers. They’re wizards of translating your weirdest, wildest, or most personal ring concepts into reality. So we LOVE featuring new custom engagement rings that they’ve dreamed up with their clients to inspire you. Here are a few of the MOST rad we’ve seen…
Get serene vibes with these pared down, nature themed wedding details
While y’all know we love big, colorful, and wild wedding themes, we also totally love simple, pared down, and more romantic themes just as much. So with warmer weather looming and outdoor weddings taking center stage for spring and summer, I wanted to explore what nature themed wedding details and boho wedding details I could find that fit a more natural and organic aesthetic. Think lace, linen, floral embroidery, woods, kraft paper, eucalyptus, and colors pulled from nature.
What will inspire us from peeking into what readers have been buying?
Sometimes I like to dig into the wedding fashion and decor that readers have been buying just to get a pulse on what’s going on in all of your minds. And it never fails to keep me on my toes! I pulled out some of my favorite items that y’all have been purchasing via our affiliate linke (thank you for that!), and it was rad.
That orange monacle? That pink embroidered corset? That wings shawl? It’s all so GOOD. Maybe you’ll find something for your own wedding in this list.