Raise your hand if you've entered a drawing at a wedding show? Checked out the "offbeat discount" tag on Offbeat Bride? You might be looking for a deal. Here are our tips for getting the best deals with wedding vendors AND a special promotion from one of our sponsors that will be super enticing for bargain-hunters.
This is Offbeat Bride's archive of discount posts.
You might remember LA-based Evangeline Lane from her serendipitous experience getting into photography, this most seriously delightful Independence Day wedding, or maybe even met her at the San Francisco Lovesick Expo. Let's talk about what makes Evangeline tick and why she just might be your saving grace in catching all the amazing details at your wedding. And of course, there's a special package waiting just for readers of Offbeat Bride.
Philly-based photographer Mike Allebach of Allebach Photography is one guy you've likely already heard us rave about before. Around these parts, he's been known to totally rock the tattooed wedding market, and HALF of his bookings are same-sex couples. On top of it all, Mike has been partnering with us for over six years and has used his expertise to write some pretty boss posts for us.
Offbeat Bride readers, Mark Poulin and his new line of sterling silver charm necklaces — with otters, skateboarding goats, and boating cats — are perfect for your bridal party gifts. Each freaking-adorable necklace is reversible, and has either a witty or heartfelt saying on the back, or a different design. Which means there's a total "two necklaces in one" bonus! Check these out…
Where are my comic book geeks!? Brides, bridesmaids, grooms, etc, I have found y'all your Etsy shop: Custom Comix. I guarantee you're not going to find another shop where you can order Lumpy Space Princess earrings for your sister, pin-back buttons featuring vintage comics for your groomsmen, a Catwoman and Batman bracelet for your bachelorette party outfit, while you design the custom comic book shoes of your geeky dreams.
Photographer Raven Shutley is a traveling wedding photographer, who's as obsessed with emotions and what makes you YOU. So if one of you is chillin' in a creek in your wedding clothes, or a Star Wars fanboy, and the other is Browncoat, then your Boba Fett/Jayne wedding portrait request is exactly what Raven wants to shoot. Let's talk about how you can get your hands on your own photoshoot mash-up of you-ness with a special discount from YouAreRaven.
Pop the Champagne is a team of bad-ass chicks who make SoCal weddings run like well-oiled matrimonial machines with their day-of coordination skills. Yes, day-of coordination is all they do, and they do it well. Not only do they clearly know how to party, they know how to make and keep YOU partying. Here's how…
We've been freaking out over Wai-Ching designs since 2007, but Wai Ching has been in biz for 10 years now! In order to celebrate those 10 wonderful years, Wai-Ching is offering a special 10% discount. But more on that later. First, let's collectively drool over 10 of our favorite Wai-Ching dresses that'll blow your skirts away…
In my almost-eight years of running Offbeat Bride and working with wedding photographers, I've heard of photographers offering potential clients discounts for all sorts of things: discounts for destination weddings, discounts for LGBT-identified couples, discounts for sci-fi weddings or elopements and all sorts of other niche weddings. But yesterday was the first time I saw a photographer who's offering a discount for couples doing an unplugged wedding. Is this a new thing?