Groom's girls and Best women #Friends & Family Advice#best woman#gender-blind wedding party#groomsgirl#wedding party March 24 | Ariel Meadow Stallings offbeatariel Here's a example of how to deal with cross-gender wedding parties. Check out the fabulous groom's girls/best women in this shot from Jessicka & Christian's fabulous wedding. Also, check out the bride and groom with a large rabbit: (Thanks to Amanda Brooks Photography for the shot!) Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Ariel Meadow Stallings Author of Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, Ariel acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives, loves, and dorks out hard in Seattle, WA. @offbeatariel @offbeatbride PREVIOUS Making it legal NEXT Yet another tattooed bride Toggle comments [ 11 ] So cool to see! I am having a Bridesman and My FH is having a bridesLADY. And you have to stress the Lady part of that cause it makes it sound so funny. We are also thinking about letting them do readings or storytelling in the ceremony. My Bridesman is a great story teller and we were hoping he could tell a humourus story about FH and I! Reply We're doing the cross gender thing too. My nearest and dearest happens to include a man. George wants his sister to stand with him. We actually had another issue come up where my bridesman offered to wear one of the bridesmaids dresses "so as not to draw attention to himself". Ordanarily I'd be ok with this (I bought him his first pair of ladies knickers) but I already knew what he should wear. Reply I love the pictures, The bunny a great idea! Now I need to come up with my own strange furry animals to keep the family entertained. Great Wedding and Great job! Reply That's a really good idea, and her dress is FABULOUS! Reply Does anyone know where she got her dress? Its wonderful and exactly what Im looking for! Reply I'm with Teak. Where did she find that magnificent dress?!?! Reply Update: I found some info about the dress, ::ahem:: Laura…I found a great article about this wedding at http://www.buzznet.com/tags/jessicka/journals/and the following about the dress " Jessicka's dress was a blend of influences — "Addams Family" and turn-of-the-century vintage. Costumers Adele Mildred and M'Lynn designed a silhouette that was slimmer on top and flared at the knees with a small train, made of champagne silk overlaid with black French Chantilly lace. Mildred had also made the dainty veiled doll hat worn by guest Liz McGrath, the diminutive downtown sculptor known by friends as "Bloodbath McGrath." McGrath had, in turn, designed the dozen or so creepy little rabbit centerpieces, each ghoulish bunny elaborately attired in top hat, polka dots and pink lace collar." So The search continues! Reply We have a guy on my side and a girl on his. Normally I would have just swapped them, but there were so many changes that itâ€™s just how it worked out. First our good friend and her girlfriend were going to be partners in the wedding, so one of the girls ordered the dress that matches the other girls, and one thatâ€™s the same style in black and white. Then they had a terrible break up and the girl in the colored dress decided not to be in the wedding any more. So our friend in the black dress still had to be on the guys side (since she was in the black and white dress). Sooooo it was too late to order the dress for a new girl, so my FH found one more guy and we moved one of his groomsmen to my side (who is actually one of my best friends). Lol Iâ€™m sure no one really cares how this happened, but I thought I would humor myself with the strange story Reply BRAVO!!! All around! Reply the bride is Jessicka! from the band scarling, and was formerly in the band Jack Off Jill! she looks gorgeous Reply […] of you may remember this cross-gendered wedding party I featured in March. Well, the wedding was shot by Amanda Brooks in Los Angeles, and it's […] Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.