Honoring Ethiopian heritage at a botanical garden wedding in Denver #Wedding Porn#boho weddings#colorado#couples of color#flower crown#natural hair#rustic wedding September 3 | Chris Wolfgang mswolfgang Photos by: From the Hip Photo Photos by From the Hip Photo Get ready to pick your jaws up off your floors, y'all. We've got some beautiful photos of Keith and Hawzien's rustic wedding to look at. The couple got married outdoors at the Denver Botanical Gardens last September. Wait until you see them exude the gorgeousness of this boho wedding as they say their vows in a very cute lil gazebo. But you'll want to stick around for the reception photos. Pretty sure we've never featured a bride who completely changes her hairstyle for the reception. Hawzien undergoes a small transformation with some stunningly beautiful Ethiopian braids. From the Hip Photography tells me that the couple decided to include some of the bride's Ethiopian traditions for the wedding's after-party. Vendors Caterer: Three Tomatoes Catering • Photographer: From the Hip Photo • Venue: Denver Botanical Gardens at Chatfield 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 Chris Wolfgang Chris is a writer and editor in Omaha, Neb. She'll talk your ear off about independent webcomics, animated film, and Ultimate Frisbee. @chriswolfgang @mswolfgang PREVIOUS Mishy & DJ's nerdcore poly wedding complete with sonic screwdriver NEXT How gay marriage made me want to get straight married Show/Hide comments [ 19 ] Beautiful wedding!! Its rare to find such a beauty in a simple wedding dress like hers, I tried to find a simple plain wedding dress like that but no luck. Great photos and lots of love in this wedding!! Congratulations!! 3 agree Reply Stunning couple! 9 agree Reply The bride's hair the whole way through . . . amazing! Actually, everything about this wedding is amazing, absolutely beautiful. (And a ring bearer that is too cute for words!) 26 agree Reply Gorgeous couple!! Beautiful wedding and amazing pictures! 4 agree Reply This wedding is stunning! I hope they fill out a profile, I'd love to learn a little bit more about them. Also, the lining on the groom's suit! I dig it. 5 agree Reply With these kinds of photographer-submitted posts, often the couple has never even heard of Offbeat Bride, so we almost never get follow-up submissions. 🙁 1 agrees Reply Really?! I'd think the photographers would at least ask permission of the couples to submit. 1 agrees Reply We ask them to, but if a photographer owns the rights to the images, technically they do not need to ask permission. (And yes, we have received emails in the past from couples who are horrified that their photographer submitted without their permission, and asking us to take the photos down. In that instance, even though the photographer had the legal right to share the images, we've taken the posts down because it just doesn't feel right.) I want to be clear here: for all I know Keith and Hawzien are totally regular readers who suggested their photographer submit their wedding to us… but typically, when couples are readers, they submit wedding profiles to us directly by filling out our profile questionnaire. Tons more info about our submission process over here: http://offbeatbride.com/submissions 🙂 6 agree Reply You can read more about their story (and what's happened after their wedding) here: http://www.blackbride.com/2014/07/11/black-bride-presents-real-love-life-series/ Their engagement session was one of our all-time favorites, too. 😉 5 agree Holy crap! Do two people even have the right to be that beautiful?? What hope do the rest of us mere mortals have? Just kidding, besides, it's not only two people, everyone in those pictures is gorgeous! OK, adjusting photo envy and expectations now. But really, a stunning wedding, and the photographer obviously captures the joy and love of the day so well! Congrats to the happy couple! 16 agree Reply Love these photos! I got engaged at this Garden and I'm thinking that the reception is in an adorable red barn on the property. Reply Ooh, the page boy, he is adorable. Such a beautiful wedding. 3 agree Reply I know! I saw him, and I was like, "ZOMG CUTE! Can I keep him?" And the couple is sooo beautiful. She is one of the most stunning brides I have ever seen. 5 agree Reply OMFG Your hair is every kind of gorgeous! 4 agree Reply AHHH! I loved seeing this wedding, this might be my fav OBB post of all time. Everything was so gorgeous. Plus the follow up shoot of her pregnancy is AMAZING! Love it so much. Reply I adore her hair and the wreath of flowers! Beautiful couple Reply Absolutely stunning. Makes me only want to see more and more of their beautiful setting and happy faces! Reply I love this wedding!! So beautiful! The bride is literally stunning. Did she change dresses as well as hair styles?! I LOVE the dress in the picture with the money! You almost never see a simple, higher-necked dress like that! Reply Hey Sarah! Their celebration spanned several days, so there was ample opportunity for outfit and hair style changes. 🙂 We're so glad you loved Hawzien's style–she's definitely got an amazing and unique sensibility! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. 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