Couples in Colorado: meet your new photographer best friend. Want to know why? Because this chick is a full-on Lord of the Rings-loving, too many dogs-owning (or can there be too many?), Simon Pegg-quoting, awkward pose-hating, ultra rad photographer who totally embraces ALL your offbeat quirks. I'm talking about Denver- and Boulder-based Carrie Swails Photography. We've talked about her before, and we already know that Tribesmaids and readers love her. Now you get to meet her and see if she's your wedding photographer match. I have a feeling she just might be.
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The average American wedding costs over $25,000. I encourage brides to find innovative, thoughtful ways to reduce their bridal budgets, and if you do choose to spend money, spend it on independent vendors and thoughtfully-made merch like the stuff below…
Who's proposing this winter? Anyone? Raise your hands (only if your partner isn't in the room with you). Do you wanna see some fantastic proposal fodder from our longtime sponsor Brilliant Earth? Sure, you could just click on our hand-dandy rings tab to be taken down the rabbit hole of wedding ring awesomeness, but let us curate a little collection to tease your palate first.
I know that for most of us in the Northern Hemisphere, we're firmly into boots season — but for couples planning tropical destination weddings this winter, it's totally time to start thinking about sandals. So today's shoe post might feel a little off-season for some of us, but for those of you dreaming of warm days in far-off places, this post is for you.
Right about now you're probably getting inundated with wedding ideas and styles that are one bedazzled item away from a Las Vegas revue. We all love a little glam, but sometimes your style is little less bling, a little less fussy, and a little more natural. That's why I always get psyched when our…
For those of you thinking about invitations right here and right now, you're in luck. You get to join me in gawking at some of Minted.com's latest designs, AND get in on a big fat giveaway: one of you might win $400 worth of invitations, and two runners-up will each get $200!
While lots of us love the way heels look, almost all of us love the way flats make your feet FEEL. That in mind, I'm rounding up 37 pairs of my favorite flats for y'all today. These range from the ridiculous (bunnies! robots! seashells!) to the more classical (bows! little straps!) to the truly out-there (cosmic stars! BAM POW comic references).
What's one wedding "rule" we LOVE seeing Offbeat Brides break? Waiting for the groom to propose, of course! We love when brides propose to their partner. We've partnered up with offbeat vendor and alternative metal gurus, Titanium Jewelry, to look at some black titanium, timoku, damascus steel, zirconium, and flippin' METEORITE styles for your partner as we recount some of our very favorite proposal stories and tips.