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I got a Dark Garden corset fitted to my skeleton

Custom corsets are nothing new in these parts. I wore one at my wedding way back in 2004, and we've consistently ogled custom bridal corsets on Offbeat Bride in the decade we've been online. So when Dark Garden offered to walk me through the process of getting measured and fit for a new custom corset made to my now-measurements, I was all "Oh fuck yes."

What does it feel like going to San Francisco and getting a corset fit to your skeleton? It feels like being a sexy bug. YES, REALLY.

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Laces and leather: wedding corsets of our dizziest daydreams

One trend that has lasted for years on Offbeat Bride is the timeless, ever-flattering corset. It easily transitions from costume to steampunk to elegant and simple. We have so many amazing vendors with whom we work who create absolute works of art for our readers that it's hard to even keep track of them all. What better way to try than to round up the most recent and most awesome wedding corsets we've seen in years? Let's ogle the intricate details and fabulous waistlines created by these looks.

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Rock 'n' roll meets forest fairy magic at this Canadian masquerade wedding

Just wait until you see the explosion of killer style at Jocelyn and Julian's wedding at Devonian Gardens in Calgary: the bride's undercut style with green highlights (that match her green cape!), her grey gradient dress with silver corset by KMKDesignsThey ♥ OBB; we ♥ them, the groom's matching grey suit, the masquerade theme, and the "I just want you" cake topper. It's a Canadian masquerade wedding that is making our lives.

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This theatrical Halloween wedding slays with its dark glamour

Monique and Danika worked with some of California's most skilled designers to create this masterpiece of a theatrical Halloween wedding. From the headdress to the table decor, the skulls and skeletons of creatures adorned everything. Danika's custom dress was handmade by the killer Dark Garden Unique CorsetryThey ♥ OBB; we ♥ them and is a work of art. Their ceremony may have been sweet and simple with just the two of them and their officiant, but the reception was another story. Every guest showed up in elaborate costumes to watch the spectacular burlesque show. It's time to see the whole thing in all its glory.

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The red dress at this theatrical steampunk wedding is LIFE

Bethany and Adam knew their wedding would be one thing: theatrical. They both come from a theatre background and most of the wedding party are are artists and theatre technicians. They tapped into the collective skillsets to craft a steampunk soiree with a stunning red dress, gear details, gorgeous steampunk-themed cake, and luscious bouquets. The day of the wedding was a mad rush to decorate the venue, frost cupcakes, put together favors and centerpieces, set tables, and lace stubborn corsets. Let's bask in the splendor of this theatrical steampunk wedding.