Monday Montage: historically-inspired wedding outfits of epic proportions #Reader Round-up#1940s#bouquet#castle#corset#getting weddinged#renaissance#tudor#victorian#vintage March 7 | Coco Rosenquist After browsing the Offbeat Bride Flickr pool this week, I started obsessing over all of these fabulously ornate and historically influenced wedding costumes. Let me tell you, the details on these outfits are impressive. Now, I share with you a couple of fabulous Renn Faire dresses, some stately steampunk gear, and two fantastic vintage duos. Photo by Laura Linder Photography MrsCherry finally had her princess moment when she got weddinged to Justin at the Renn Faire. This photo looks like an ancient painting of a royal family. And how cute is that royal baby?! AWW. Jenni and Rik had ninety days to get married so that Rik could obtain a Visa. So, they had a small elopement in Sedona, AZ. They donned vintage garb inspired by the 1900s. Jenni wore a romantically flowly, bell-sleeved gown with some bad ass, lace-up, victorian boots. Photo by Jen of Pink Light Images Brandon and Katrina got married at the Renaissance Faire in Waxahachie, TX. Katrina dressed like a princess and Brandon like a pirate. In this photo it looks like Brandon just rescued Katrina from the castle and now they are making their escape… Photo by Jen of Pink Light Images …then hopping on this elephant to make their final getaway! Photo courtesy of Therese Karlsson This couple had a steampunk-themed wedding at the Museum Gustavianum in Sweden. Their wedding theme was inspired by the book, "The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." The bride even made a paper bouquet out of it! They totally nailed it. Just take a closer look at the bride's amazing headpiece! Jenn & Brandon's Matrimonial Purple Tudor Tea Party The offbeat bride: Jenn, Youth Worker Her offbeat partner: Brandon, Musician Location & date of wedding: Illuminated Sculpture Gallery in New Orleans, LA on January... [more] Photo thanks to Jennifer Peel The train in the background totally sets the perfect scene for this couple's 1940s-themed wedding. They look classic. Photo by Zach at Kaptive Photography Tera looked absolutely stunning as her father walked her down the aisle in her amazing blue and gold corset and white tulle overskirt! Her outfit was just too good for shoes. Photo thanks to David McNeil Wedding Photography Fiona and Mark had a swanky, steampunk and Edwardian themed wedding at the Signet Library, in Edinburgh, Scotland. I love all of the decadent details, like Fiona's bedazzled shoes and their hot air balloon cake. This week's Clicky Links: Speaking of steampunk, Offbeat Home just featured a rad steampunk studio built from the studs up! We all need a little inspiration from time to time, but there can be a fine line between drawing inspiration and stealing. Princess Lasertron explains how you can take inspiration from others without copying their work. Thanks to Sara for sharing this adorable hipster wedding at the Clift Hotel. The Bride, Angela, is definitely wearing drool-worthy royal blue Manolo Blahniks. Over on Offbeat Mama, Ruth explains why age doesn't really matter in terms of marriage or parenthood. It is just a number, after all. Hey, photographers! I love you and do my best to attribute all Monday Montage photos, but sometimes brides don't include your info when they submit photos. If I've featured your work but it isn't properly credited, email me! 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 Coco Rosenquist Coco was Offbeat Bride's third intern, and resident fashionista. She lives in Los Angeles. PREVIOUS What's to love about BHLDN and Vera Wang at David's Bridal NEXT Top 5 reasons hyphenated names are awesome Toggle comments [ 27 ] I'm super loving the steampunk weddings! 2 agree Reply The hipster Clift Hotel wedding – aren't those the same shoes Carrie wears in the first SATC movie where she marries Big? 0 agree Reply Yes, yes they are! 0 agree Reply I adore the 1940s shot with the uniform and the train. The bride is just incredibly beautiful, as is everything else. 4 agree Reply Tera here, That picture of me was actually taken by Zach @ Kaptive Photography. http://kaptivephotography.com/ 1 agrees Reply Updated! 0 agree Reply I love the blue hair and the corset! I'm knocked out… 0 agree Reply Hot diggedy damn, I am not going to enter the Renaissance Magazine wedding contest now, I know when I am beat. Such lovely couples! 1 agrees Reply HOW FUN IS THIS! I knew at some point there had to be a blog entry for these couples! I'm so excited because I have another small Ren Faire wedding in april…and I get to explore the grounds even more this time around! Congrats to all for gorgeous images! PS just so you know – the entire bridal party of Brandon & Katrina also dressed up. Pirates on Brandon's side, Royal family on Katrina's! 1 agrees Reply The couple running together is so Princess Bride! 2 agree Reply Thanks OBB for featuring us again! I'm beginning to feel like an internet celebrity! 0 agree Reply I love the shot from the 1940s themed wedding. Please can we have more information on this wedding? 0 agree Reply Thank you so much for featuring my photo! x 0 agree Reply Aww, I love the Ren Faire pics, especially Brandon and Katrina from my own hometown Scarborough Faire! And the steampunk weddings are lovely, detailed, and inspiring. That's why this site has become one of my recent favourites; people in love expressing their creativity, sense of fun, and passion for their shared interests as well as each other. 1 agrees Reply Man, I really need to get internet-quality wedding pictures from our photog (I've been lazy). My husband wore a traditional Norwegian costume and I wore his grandmother's 1949 wedding dress… but I don't have the pictures up on flickr to prove it! You can see some of the pictures here: http://jamisonwexler.com/blog/jamisonwexler.com/blog/mink-andys-wedding-at-stonehurst-mansion-in-waltham-ma/ 0 agree Reply Please get photos on flickr and submit your profile!! Looks awesome! Love the grooms gear! 0 agree Reply The 1940s wedding steals my heart! 0 agree Reply These historical wedding ensembles make my heart sing! The couples look amazing and so very happy. I highly approve of this Monday Montage! 0 agree Reply I want to read full profiles for all of these!!! (esp the 1940's and princess/pirate weddings) 1 agrees Reply Ugh, looking at these photos make me get the itch for ren faire! I can't wait to get back into my garb 1 agrees Reply Wow, that first photo DOES look like an ancient painting. At first glance I thought it was, until I saw the groom's out-of-place smile. How freaking cool is that photo!! 0 agree Reply I am actually getting the picture done in a painting by a man on etsy, so I can hang it up in our home! The photog that took this is amazing. So glad that we could have two talented people to catch the day. One of the photogs actually made all of the garb that everyone wore that day too! 0 agree Reply Can we pretty, pretty please see the bride profile for that Edinburgh wedding? I'm about ready to explode of curious glee! 1 agrees Reply I guess I could submit it. I hadn't because I didn't think it would be accepted for various reasons. 1 agrees Reply Fiona, The shoes are absolutely gorgeous! I'd love to have similar pair in either black or pewter gray. I can't find anything remotely like these online. Where did you find your steampunk shoes? Or did you create them yourself? 0 agree Reply I want to steal that blue peacock feather corset. Her blue hair makes it even more awesome. 0 agree Reply Does anyone know where Fiona found her steampunk shoes? Or did she create them herself? The shoes are absolutely gorgeous! I'd love to have similar pair in either black or pewter gray. I've looked and looked online but nothing comes close to these. 0 agree 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. 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