The truly offbeat bridal footwear for your android wedding: OXFORDS #Wedding Shoes#shoes June 25 | Ariel Meadow Stallings offbeatbride This post features offbeat affiliates, meaning that if you buy something featured, you'll be financially supporting this site's mission of bringing awesomeness to readers everywhere. Photo by KXM from the Austin Chronicle I am obsessed with Janelle Monáe. I loved her EP back in 2008 (have you seen the Many Moons video? HOLY SHIT), and now that her LP, ArchAndroid has finally come out? I may never listen to anything else evar again. Sci-fi concept afropunk concept album about an android in love with a human? …Pity my husband, 'cuz that thing's been on repeat for the last month. To honor Miss Monáe, I decided to focus on her signature footwear: oxfords. Because while brightly colored heels may be quirky, ain't nuthin' more offbeat than a pair of freaking OXFORDS sticking out from under your gown or, even better and more Monáe-ish, YOUR LADY-TUX! Let me see you Tightrope! As usual, click the pictures below to learn more. And be sure to disable your ad blocker or else you won't see 'em all! Related Post Skeletons, spikes and steampunk shoes, OH MY! Upon researching some amazing Offbeat Bride reader-found skeleton shoes, I also stumble upon another pair of skeletal shoes with spikes, which THEN lead me to... Read more 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 Ariel Meadow Stallings Author of Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, Ariel acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives, loves, and dorks out hard in Seattle, WA. PREVIOUS How to DIY your own brooch bouquet NEXT Rockin' music-inspired wedding favors from Little Things Favors Show/Hide comments [ 19 ] I am a HUGE Janelle Monae Fan! I bough some shoes like that for myself recently because i saw her music videos and listened to her music and made myself believe that if i got some shoes like that I'd dance like her and have cool hair. Though such things didn't necessarily happen, i still look awesome http://th02.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/i/2010/159/c/a/Where_my_shoes_go_by_bore_a_fail.jpg Reply I got her album two days ago and it's been on repeat since! Amazing! And the shoes! Also amazing! I don't wear leather but those low-heel shoes are so subtly classy. Love. Reply O.o Those purple ones are to die for! Reply AGREED! SO cute! <3 Reply i think this is my favorite shoe post yet! ugh I want those purple ones soooo bad… dfkjasd;flkjas well I'd just take them all if I could. Reply When I saw frickin' JANELLE MONAE on this website I just about exploded with joy 😀 <3 <3 <3 Reply Same here! Love her 😀 Reply Just found her after a blog post on Jezebel. My god, she is so very awesome. And I am a complete sucker for saddle shoes. Reply I LOVE this post! Thanks Ariel! I'm wearing oxfords at my wedding because we're having a 30s/40s theme and they are amazing for swing dancing! Curse my compter for being down (I'm using my mobile) or I'd post a picture of these ivory & pink beauties! Who else is wearing these kick ass shoes? Reply The oxfords are so sexy! Reply Those white ones at the bottom are insane! I want so much! Reply the ones in the middle are LOVE, steampunky <3 Reply Love Janelle Monae…danced to her at my own wedding. Sorry I had to share. Reply I just came across these beauties… http://www.modcloth.com/store/ModCloth/Womens/Shoes/Mercury+Metallic+Heel …swoon. Reply I got the first ones a couple months ago for my Oct. wedding. Can't wait to wear them! Reply I love the idea- but I would also love to see some vegan options! I could barely find anything on the net…. Reply http://veggywood.com/category/vegan-shoe-of-the-day/ Very interesting… Reply *SWOON* Oh Janelle Monae! I caught her interview with Terry Gross a year or so ago and have been hopelessly in lust ever since. Her music, style, dancing…. everything… is amazing. Reply I wanted to wear gold and white spectator-style heels for my wedding, but naturally they don't exist anywhere, not to my specifications. So I painted them myself! Sadly my photographer didn't get any pictures, but I'll dig them out and take a picture to post. 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. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.