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This huge red flowers + backyard wedding wins all of the style points EVER

Lauren and Marc's New Jersey backyard wedding is the stuff of polka-dotted red flower dreams. The outdoor ceremony was held at their home under a chuppah with the greenery backdrop making everything look dazzling as hell. Just wait until you see the bride's custom polka-dot gown, huge red flower bouquet with matching red flower fascinator. It's going to make you blow your polka-dotted socks off. In the grand tradition of the hora chair dance, don't miss the awesome shot of the groom's face!

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Offbeat Bride's 15 most viral weddings of all time

I trawled the numbers to find the 15 most viral, most read, most shared offbeat weddings of all time to end 2015. If there's one thing I've learned from this exercise, it's that Offbeat Bride readers definitely share my passion for Harry Potter (and I couldn't be more psyched!). Here's our countdown of the 15 most viral real weddings on Offbeat Bride. Which ones do YOU remember?

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Dramatically gorgeous dark fairy wedding

Unseelie royalty has arrived in their finery: a rich red gown, red and black leather, and lush florals at this dark fae wedding. The castle backdrop betrays their status among the other dark fae in the Unseelie court. Don't miss this stunning wedding with visuals that will knock your socks off and geeky references to tickle your nerd bone.