A creepy and elegant gothic wedding #Wedding Porn#california#candy buffet#goth#halloween#purple hair#tattooed bride#tattooed groom June 21 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Michelle Johnson If you're into black calla lilies, Swarovski crystals, and a wedding oozing with glamour and goth style, this just might be your perfect wedding. Samantha and Steven both look flawless with their extensive ink, perfectly coiffed 'dos (including purple curls and mantilla veil!), and formal fashion. They had a Halloween-themed reception which meshed with their gothic looks perfectly… think dark candelabras, a spooky candy buffet, purple lighting, and fog. Their sweetheart table had his-and-hers leather thrones, blood red goblets, and a even a crow! Thanks to photographer Michelle Johnson for sharing this snazzy-pants wedding with us. Samantha's aunt handmade all of the bouquets. Related Post Mandy & Nathan's candy woodland wedding You want fun? You've got fun with this bubbly, candy-filled wedding in Australia. The bride's chic pastel goth look is the icing on this sweet... Read more Steven bought Samantha her beautiful Swarvoski crystal heels as a wedding gift. Related Post Jess & Pete's glam horror and zombie wedding We're falling into the so-excited-it's-almost-fall trap hardcore. But that's okay: trap us in your cool embrace and crunchy leaves, fall! Here's a little horror and... Read more The venue was Pasadena Masonic Temple in Pasadena, California. Related Post Susana & Carlos' gothic-inspired wedding (with tango!) Some traditionally-minded guests and a last-minute dress swap didn't dissuade this couple from creating their dreamy gothic candy buffet wedding. And you'll love their choreographed... Read more Can't get enough of this couple? We checked in with them a few years after the wedding and wrote a follow up post! Wait until you see their baby stroller… 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 Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS How I made my Rockabilly scrapbook our guest book alternative NEXT VAIN shares wedding hairstyles for girls with wavy curls Show/Hide comments [ 130 ] Oh my goddess this is simply gorgeous! The dresses, the favours, the PURPLE! I'm trying to stop myself changing all my plans and going with a similar theme. Good gods, the purple! It's fabulous!! 1 agrees Reply Hi, I love this purple hair colour it looks amazing! By any chance does anyone know what brand and shade the hair dye is? Many Thanks! 1 agrees Reply THANK YOU!.. it is Pravana Violet I have now dyed my hair black…so sad! 1 agrees Reply Can you PLEASE tell me what color your hair was BEFORE you dyed it with Pravan. That color is the EXACT color purple I have been striving for and I am always worried it will come out too pastel if I bleach it first, but with dark heir the paurple barely shows up. I have not used Pravana yet, but before I do, just wondering if you started off with totally white hair, or what? Thank you very much for your help! I am doing a black and purple wedding myself, my dress is going to be black, and I would love for my hair to be this color, thanks again Reply Would love to know who designed her dress and shoes. GORGEOUS!!! Loved this article. The wedding pictures were breathtakingly beautiful! THANK YOU! Reply Thank You so much! The dress was Oleg Cassini and the shoes are Bordellos but were customized with hand glued Swarovski crystals!:) Reply This wedding is stunning! I have just added about every photo to my wedding inspiration I'm so glad that there have been a few more goth weddings featured again! Reply 13 pages of goth weddings for your gothtastic enjoyment: http://offbeatbride.com/tag/goth-wedding Reply Gothgasmic you mean! lol Reply I want moreeeeeeeee! Gorgeous wedding. Reply Check out the link below and THANK YOU! 1 agrees Reply Simply spectacular! LOVE the juxtaposition of the traditional white with lace and mantilla veil with train and the super gothy elegance. the bouquet is incredible but it's the argyle socks the men had that I will be looking for (I already have aurora borealis necklaces or that would be first on my list) GORGEOUS and Congratulations! Reply GORGEOUS WEDDING! Reply I think this is my dream wedding. *squees* Gorgeous! Her hair is beautiful and I love all of the purple. Reply oh my!!! I am seriously speechless! I am so glad that others, like us can enjoy our wedding! Thank you so much for your awesome comments! I will try to respond to every one that had questions. <3 you all! Reply You guys did an amazing job and you look awesome. Congrats on a long life together. Reply http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxvzuAAyvwE&feature=email If you follow the link above it will take you to a cool little video teaser that was made for us from our videographer! It is super dramatic and awesome! Reply Drooling…………. Reply Stunning!!!! What color did you use on your hair? That is the most gorgeous shade of purple ever!! 1 agrees Reply Eeek! Such a beautiful wedding! I just totally changed my mind about my color scheme after seeing this. Samantha, where did you get the bridesmaids' dresses and what shade of purple is that? Reply This is…wow. I am speechless. I was originally going to go with black and red, but after seeing this, you have changed my mind! This is absolutely stunning and just my style!! And Samantha, you are stunning as well! Best wishes to you both. Reply Gorgeous! Purple is my favorite color! I wanted my wedding black and purple theme but I thought black/red would be more suitable. Now I really want the purple again! With lavender roses! You are an absolutely lovely couple. I love your graveyard tattoo. <3 And I must know where you got that ribcage brooch. I'm obsessed with spooky jewelry. Reply Wow amazing wedding everything about it is so beautiful!! I just love it. I may have to change my colors for my New Years wedding now after seeing how amazing the purple looks. I know you said the color you used for your hair was Pravana Violet, but your hair looks quite dark underneath. Did you start with blonde hair or bleach it before having the violet applied? I would love to get that exact hair color for my wedding!!!! Thank so much for posting your wedding photos and great video totally dramatic and sweet. Thanks again. Reply Whatever the bride does for a living,she needs to leave it NOW and go into wedding planning. If she used her wedding photos to advertise her services she would be booked up till Doomsday. 2 agree Reply Spats! YES! I can only hope of convincing the man to let me make him some! And "black" callas and fiddle heads? Awesome sauce. Wonderfully put together! The moth ball'd Gothic me is insanely jealous. 😉 Reply Stunning! I think that Halloween themes usually fall flat for me, but this is fantastic! I would have LOVED to be at this wedding. The shoes, the hair, the dresses, the cake. Perfect! Brava! Reply DROOLING……. the bouquet is sexy, the shoes are sexy, the purple & black theme sooo sexy. LOVE Reply Pretty much this wedding is making go, holy shit this is awesome. And where in the world did you find the cake topper?!?! I love's it! Reply I want to be cool. Reply i love what they did…looks great! plus it's different they look happy regardless Reply Everything is so beautiful! Where did your husband get his vest and suit? 1 agrees Reply Oh my gosh, the bride is absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful style, and the entire wedding set up is incredibly amazing. I wish my husband and I had gotten married like this. It is incredibly unique, and there is so much that I love about it, I really cannot even put words to all of it. I'd like to add that the bride's tattoos (especially the rabbit tattoo on her arm), are absolutely beautiful. Stunningly gorgeous photos. Congratulations to the bride and groom all the way around. 1 agrees Reply I have to know the name of the purple in your hair! 1 agrees Reply Subtract the purple, add the pink and you've got Kimmie's dream wedding! Reply Purple is my favorite colour so I absolutely adore this! Reply Where did he get those shoes? Reply They are silver bordello's and he had a lady glue individual Swarvoski crystals on to them Reply This is typically not my style or taste but omg I just love this. You both look simply smashing. The whole thing is spectacular. I am completely in awe. 1 agrees Reply Wow! What a sexy wedding!!! Love it! Reply OMG that color of purple is to die for, I have to know what that shade is called! What an amazing wedding! 1 agrees Reply This wedding is simply brilliant. Reply Wow – gasp -swoon all in the shade of electric purple! Reply OK I am older/retired and this isn't actually my cup of tea, that being said, you look so beautiful and everyone looks so happy and isn't that what everyone wants on their wedding day? Congratulations on having the wedding of your dreams and many happy years together is my wish for you both! Reply This bride is GORGEOUS! I would have loved to photograph this wedding! Reply The wedding was flawless. Gorgeous! I love the way it all looked, and it is similar to what I picture in my head for my own! So perfect. Congrats! Reply You look so adorable and I really love your color scheme! Reply Stunning! I love the cake and of course being a purple fan I adore all the purple! Do you know what brand of hair dye she used on her hair? Reply love everything about this wedding…great colors, great ideas…really shows this couple's fun personality!!! Reply Oh my wow!!! I looove this!!! Me and my other half are planning a masquerade ball themed wedding. I absolutely love how different and glamorous this wedding looked! They both look amazing! Reply She is stunningly gorgeous!! OMG, that HAIR! Reply You are my inspiration, by the way. I absolutely want to dye my hair purple and you have done it in such an eloquent and classy way. I have some facial piercings (monroe, nose, smiley). Did you take yours out just for the day and do you regret it? I cannot decide if I want mine in my photos or not. I will for sure keep the smiley. Reply Not only did they have the most spectacular wedding, now they have the most beauitful daughter, llove llove love them both or now all three Reply Where did your groomsmen get their tuxes from? I'm getting married in September. thanks!! Reply This couple has amazing sex appeal! She is stunning & he is hot…..wonderfully paired! Luv everything about them & their wedding! Congrats! Reply I love this wedding! Just "Beautiful "! Mine you I am a 57 year young Woman of color, but I could do something like this, even the purple hair! Wonder how my gray would take it? Reply I'm in LUV! I have never died my hair in my life but that hair is makin' me a convert! The shade, the shine, it's just so perfectly purplely awesomely awesome!…I just do not even have words for its awesomeness! Reply I wish I knew what flowers, etc. were used in that gorgeous bouquet! I'd love to have something like this for my wedding. And the shoes gave me life! Where do you get custom Bordello Swarovski shoes? Everything was absolutely beautiful! Reply Oh wow, that bouquet!!! Its so dark! And there's something about the bride's expression in that first picture… it looks like total happiness, but also a little sexy. Love it. Reply Read more comments ‹ 1 2 3 › Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Participate in this conversation via 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.