Dreaming of a Wai-Ching dress? It's SO in reach (with a new website, extended hours, and tons of ways to customize!)

I can't think of a dress vendor who has been our ride-or-die partner as long as Wai-Ching has. These dresses have been a STAPLE of Offbeat Bride readers since we got our start in 2007. I can't imagine having more faith in a dress maker and business than Chrissy Wai-Ching's Seattle-based dress business.

We've long been drooling over her hand-created sustainable wedding wear and distinctive custom dresses in silk, hemp, and other natural fibers. Here's why we continue to cheer on this amazing artisan and ogle every Wai-Ching dress that crosses our path…

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When your stunning pink wedding dress is a $90 Amazon find

We featured this gorgeous bride, Skyler, on our Instagram and people went a little wild. Her en fuego hair, that elegant venue, and her fab pink wedding dress that must have cost a pretty penny from some bridal salon. Wait, what's that again? It's under a hundred bucks on Amazon? It comes in more than 16 colors? Buuuh, okay… *Runs over to Amazon before the sentence is finished.*

10 tips for wearing a wedding corset (+ a trunk show in Seattle!)

Corsets are a major element of bridal fashion. Since most wedding dresses have some corset structures built into them, it's not surprising that some opt to go full steam and wear a "real" corset as a visible or foundation element to their wedding look. Here are some things to keep in mind if you're tempted by the idea of special occasion corsetry…

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The detail on these embroidered wedding dresses will have you pawing your screen

When it comes to wedding dresses, I'm ALL about the color. And the detailing. And the embroidery. And the wow factor. So what better way to spend some time than window shopping for some of the dreamiest, most colorful, whimsical, and bohemian embroidered wedding dresses? And you get to do the same right now. There are more than 28 ultra detailed dresses that will have you lusting.