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White bridal shoes that work hard (including lots of flats!)

We all know that none of us here are into the "am I offbeat enough?" line of thought. My editors and all I feel pretty strongly that if you're browsing a website that features poly weddings, nerd weddings, and genderqueer weddings, then yes: you're offbeat. Stop fretting! Let's not get into offbeater-than-thou musings and instead let's just look at some white bridal shoes.

Green sparkly Tinkerbell shoes, no big deal

Oh gosh, what have we here? Could these be green sparkly Tinkerbell shoes with white pom poms on the toes, and little green sparkly wings on the back? WHY YES, THEY MIGHT BE EXACTLY THAT.

Look, these are not the shoes for every bride. They're not even the shoes for most Offbeat Brides. How could I not share them though, knowing that somewhere out there, in the 0.001% of Offbeat Bride readers, there is some Disney bride who is like "All I've ever wanted is to get married in a pair of sparkly green Tinkerbell heels"!?

Yeah, I'm kind of obsessed with these wooden wedges

These handpainted wooden wedges from Etsy seller Saigon Socialite are giving me a very special kind of shoe boner. It's like, not only do they have this great organic feel with the wooden wedge, but then they also have these parrot-perfect rainbow wings? And you can pick the color of leather? And they're 100% handmade, so much so that they ask for an outline of your foot to produce them? GURGLE.

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I got a Dark Garden corset fitted to my skeleton

Custom corsets are nothing new in these parts. I wore one at my wedding way back in 2004, and we've consistently ogled custom bridal corsets on Offbeat Bride in the decade we've been online. So when Dark Garden offered to walk me through the process of getting measured and fit for a new custom corset made to my now-measurements, I was all "Oh fuck yes."

What does it feel like going to San Francisco and getting a corset fit to your skeleton? It feels like being a sexy bug. YES, REALLY.

Non-heinous men's sandals

Someone asked me the other day, "Is there such a thing as men's sandals that aren't heinous?" and I was all OH HO HO, you have come to the right place with that question. Then I fired up my laptop, cracked my knuckles, and dove in. These men's sandals could be great options for your casual backyard BBQ wedding, your beach destination wedding, or, hell: just a dinner out. I've got everything from more casual flip-flops and thongs, to more formal criss-cross slides, a few fisherman's sandals, all the way to a pair of Vivienne Westwoods that bring the full gladiator realness.