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Beauty from pain: A cancer survivor's non-wig ways to rock being a bald bride

“Will you postpone the wedding until after your cancer is gone?” asked my friend the week I was re-diagnosed with lymphoma. My response was so feral it surprised even me. “Honey, come hell or high water, I am motherloving having this wedding, and you better motherloving be there because I don’t know how long I’ve got left.”

My cancer came back a few months before my wedding, and I wanted to use my baldness as an opportunity to recognize cancer's presence while living through it with beauty and joy. Here's my story…

Super fun and whimsical feather wedding decor

We love feathers and peacock feathers and all the ways you can inject some natural elements into your wedding fashion and decor. We've rounded up some of the loveliest and most fun ways to use feathers at your wedding. Think headpieces, centerpieces, nail art, rings, guest books, and all kinds of other ways to make your wedding take flight.

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Great Hera! We're all Amazons after seeing this Wonder Wonder-inspired shoot

Wonder Woman, Princess Diana of Themyscira, is a demigod and warrior of the Amazons, so a wedding shoot channeling her has to be killer. Think gardens and greenery, columned architecture, and a long flowing one-shoulder dresses. Plus, you've got to have her Lasso of Truth as a bouquet alternative, right? Oh, and also a gorgeous floral bouquet. Why not both?

Don't miss the thin gold belt accent and crown headpiece that keep Wonder Woman's spirit going with gold wiring and clear crystal stars. Oh, and the gold bracelets channeling her gold arm bands! See how easy it can be to cosplay on the down low at your wedding? Secret geekery in action.