Got an idea for a custom wedding dress? Northwic will turn your dreams into wedding dress bliss

When I think about superb dress craftsmanship with serious offbeat chops, I ALWAYS think about our longtime custom dress partners, Northwic. I am constantly amazed whenever we get a new batch of photos showing their colorful, intricate, and gorgeously corseted gowns. Y'all know that online custom wedding dresses are totally the wave of the future, so getting in with a super reliable company is ideal. Let's see what these masters of craft can do for you…

Amp up your shoes with these wedding shoe addons (clips! cuffs! feathers! a holster!)

When it comes to wedding shoes, my first advice? Make 'em comfy! With that in mind, you don't actually have to splurge on weird and wild shoes to get the impact you're looking for. You can find plain old comfortable shoes (at a store or already in your closet!) and use some wedding shoe addons to make them AMAZING. I'm talking ankle cuffs with feathers, blingy shoe clips, rainbow wings, kinky chains, LED laces, and pom-poms! There are so many ways to take a plain shoe to wild-as-hell levels of fun. Let's see what I found scouring the web…

Make all your photography worries vanish with Seattle-based Tom Ellis Photography (with a special reader deal!)

Hiring offbeat-friendly vendors is often not easy. And then sometimes you find one who just makes perfect sense. And in this case, our partner, Seattle-based Tom Ellis Photography, falls easily into the latter category. He's super experienced, has affordable and ultra customizable packages, has over 1000 weddings under his belt (no joke, he's got the chops!), and is so ready to field all your authentic, sentimental, and totally offbeat ideas for your wedding. When it's all over, you'll be ugly crying over how beautiful everything looks in your photos.

Oh! And stay tuned for a special promo just for Offbeat Bride readers…

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Some of the most drop-dead gorgeous wedding portraits EVER (and you can make yours just as fab)

We've been ogling stunning photos by our New Jersey-based longtime photography partner Dennis Pike for years now and STILL never ever ever can get over how amazing they are. No seriously: when we first stated working with him, all of us were heart eyes emoji-ing his photos and he still never stops surprising us with his use of light, shadows, and composition.

Peeking at his portrait portfolio is like falling into the looking glass in a love wonderland. The best part of working with Dennis is that he's been owning offbeat weddings for his entire career. Some of his very favorite weddings came from readers like you and it's a match made in heaven every time.

How to rock nested & stackable rings in your wedding set

Are you considering stacking your rings into nested sets? You know, taking your engagement ring and accenting it with your wedding band or multiple bands to add new layers of dimension to the look.

We went down the rabbit hole of beautiful shinies at one of our favorite jewelry partners, Brilliant Earth, to peek at what they can do with stackable ring sets, how to mix and match them, and how to craft up stackable rings that totally represent who you are. Let's give in to temptation and peruse the gold, the diamonds, the gemstones, and the many metals from which to choose…