A geeky and gorgeous forest preserve wedding #Wedding Porn#brides in glasses#couples of color#doctor who#geeky#illinois#outdoor#red dress#tattooed bride October 4 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Saeri and Brent were wed at Evans Field, a forest preserve just outside of Chicago. Saeri wore a persimmon-colored dress (to match her ink), they both wore Converse, and they had a ceremony filled with geek references to dinosaurs and zombies. They had steamed buns from Wow Bao (a delish Chicago joint known for their "hot Asian buns"). An aunt performed a hula dance, while another aunt read an English and German poem that Saeri's grandmother wrote for them. It was definitely a mix of cultures and interests that blended so well together. Rebecca at Studio Nouveau photographed the wedding said, "You know those weddings that are just dripping with special details that give you a sense of the couple? This wedding was one of those." Tutorial for these! Related Post You'll fall so hard for Nicole & Asher's free expression, red dress, totally non-conforming wedding The theme to this wedding was "freedom of expression." These two had to overcome many obstacles from society in regards to orientations, identities, and professions.... Read more Totoro and the Doctor! Their rings were reversible: Saeri's name became Brent when turned upside down, and vice versa. Check out the rest of the photos from this lovely and geeky wedding over at Studio Nouveau. The vendors! Venue: Evans Field, Elmwood Park, Illinois Bride's Dress: Bonnie's Wedding Center Caterer: Wow Bao Videography: Dustin Majewski Photography: Studio Nouveau Rings: Cascadia Design Studios Flowers: Good Earth Greenhouse Cake: Luscious Layers Shoes: Converse.com Get your daily dose of Offbeat AWESOME 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 Get your guests involved by having them "tie your knot" NEXT DIY wedding bookmarks are easy to make and have SO many uses! Show/Hide comments [ 14 ] Those rings are awesome! 5 agree Reply Oh hey, my sister was a bridesmaid in this one! 1 agrees Reply I'm going to need a ring vendor! Those are awesome! 4 agree Reply To everyone who is interested in the rings: we got them from Cascadia Designs. The website is http://www.cascadiadesignstudio.com They are titanium and can be anodized with a variety of different colours, and the company will clean the rings for free any time you want! 🙂 2 agree Reply I think I may have found the fiance's ring, that is awesome. And they can do our names! 1 agrees Reply I tried the link for the Cascadia designs to check the rings they have but it does not work. The wedding was beautiful congrats!! Reply I fixed it! It's http://www.cascadiadesignstudio.com Reply Wow Bao is awesome! Congrats, such a beautiful wedding Reply Totoro!! Love the cake. 🙂 You are such a lovely, happy couple! 1 agrees Reply We were so proud to be a part of this day. They are such a loving, caring couple. Brent could not have been more attentive and involved in this wedding and it shows as a perfect representation of their lives together. It helps that Rebecca can capture those moments so easily as well. Thanks for letting us be a part of your day Saeri and Brent. Melodie @ Bonnie's 1 agrees Reply Thank you so much for sharing your special day – it looked like everyone had such a wonderful time and you had some really great ideas! And thank you for sharing the ring information, I absolutely love them! Reply Love the cake. Love the happiness beaming out of the photos. 1 agrees Reply Hey everyone, there was a mixup in communication so some of the info didn't get to the editors in time to be posted on the site. So here is a list of the missing vendors (some are posted above): Rings: Cascadia Design Studios — http://www.cascadiadesignstudio.com/ Flowers: Good Earth Greenhouse, Forest Park, IL — http://www.goodearthgreenhouse.com/ Cake: Luscious Layers, Chicago, IL – http://www.lusciouslayers.com/ Shoes: Converse.com's create your own site: http://www.converse.com/ 1 agrees Reply Thanks, Saeri! I've added them to the post. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. 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