Who says you can't have a romantic wedding surrounded by Frankenstein, The Elephant Man, and a haunted 1920s vibe? Harnessing the powers of officiant Rev D and pulling out some super chic '20s fashion, these two had a funny, scary, and personal party with their nearest and dearest.
This is Offbeat Bride's archive of new york posts.
Meet Mary and Matt, two Brooklyn-based musicians who wanted their wedding to include their fave bands and tunes in a big way. Each table at the reception was named after a band (some local, some super famous) and both the bride and groom took turns playing with their band during the reception! The multi-talented pair's creativity didn't stop there, as Mary also DIYed most of the bouquets and decor herself. Thanks to BG Productions Photography and Videography for sharing these photos with us!
Rebecca and Meeka had to battle downpours throughout their entire wedding day, but even the most torrential rain couldn't stop them from smiling! The two held their ceremony in a barn decorated with animal skulls and rope, and cleverly used white roses to mark seats intended for family members. After jumping the broom, they moved on to the reception space, where plenty of dancing and toasting followed. If you still want more after looking at the photos, videographers Love Brain Films shared their wedding video right here. Get the tissues out! It's a good one.
We teased this bride's technicolor gradient dress last week, and now we've got the whole vibrant story including the dress (natch!), the peacock details, Domo-kun cake topper, German unity ritual, and illustrated guest book! Oh, and wait until you read their amazing collection of quotes that was read at the ceremony!
Sarah and Shane first met at a Comic-Con Speed Dating event, and their love for movies, Doctor Who, and puppets brought them together. They got married at the Scotia Cinema in New York, where guests were greeted with popcorn and 3D glasses, and then peppered with trivia questions about the couple's relationship.
Lindsay and Arthur met in New York but originally hail from Arizona, so these two had a whole bunch of influences and passions to bring to their wedding at Williamsburg's City Reliquary Museum. Arthur took cowboy chic to the next level with his turquoise-and-scorpion-encrusted Western Bolo tie, while Lindsay rocked her above-the-knee length off-white chevron patterned dress.
Retro video game photo booth props, a Mario cake, Plants Vs. Zombies cupcakes, and a chic gastropub in New York City… it's a GAYmer wedding gone sophisticated! After a big snafu just getting to the venue, it was smooth sailing for the rest of the night (even if a TON of tears were shed). Get your achievement by clicking on this wedding and finding all the adorable gamer details.
I can't stop staring at the images from New Jersey-based wedding photographer Dennis Pike. Seriously, if I hadn't seen his blog posts full of real wedding pics, I would have sworn these were stylized shoots. Our sponsor Dennis Pike takes some of the most beautiful wedding photos totally on-the-fly, and he could do the same for your wedding. But first, you won't believe some of these images…
This pair brings the house down at their huge wedding with live bands, sci fi details (including an amazing photo booth!), gorgeous music hall venue, and even a Klingon love poem at the ceremony. PLUS, the groom planned the wedding himself and has the battle scars to prove it. Check out this space age dance party in Brooklyn.
We love us some rockabilly, and we also love it when there's a chic tulle headpiece, flash tattoo decor, a squee-worthy first dance, and our own Rev. D presiding! And you'll love the traditional Polish-Slovak bridal dance that made the groom prove he will move mountains (of people!) to get to his bride.
All ya'll in the Northeast U.S. (or able to get there), check this out: Wed Altered (the co-op of independent wedding dress and accessory designers who all have a focus on ethical company philosophies), is having their pop-up boutique SOON. If you are on the hunt for sustainable and ethically-produced accessories, dresses, bridesmaid dresses, headpieces, veils, and more, this is totally your show.