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Laces and leather: wedding corsets of our dizziest daydreams

One trend that has lasted for years on Offbeat Bride is the timeless, ever-flattering corset. It easily transitions from costume to steampunk to elegant and simple. We have so many amazing vendors with whom we work who create absolute works of art for our readers that it's hard to even keep track of them all. What better way to try than to round up the most recent and most awesome wedding corsets we've seen in years? Let's ogle the intricate details and fabulous waistlines created by these looks.

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Doctor Who, dinosaurs, and destiny: How this New York wedding officiant marries you AND your personalities

"I embarked upon my mission: to give all of you left-of-center couples exactly the wedding that you want. You want to get married by a chick in full gothic regalia? Done. Want to get married by Slave Leia? Done. Want an Officiant who tells dirty jokes? Leads a pagan hand-fasting ritual? Incorporates your performance art into the service? Belts out a rock and roll love song for you and your significant other? Dresses like Elvira or a zombie for your Halloween wedding? Reads the entire service in Klingon? Or who FINALLY gets to perform legal, same-sex ceremonies with simple beauty and dignity? Or maybe you just want someone who understands your lifestyle and thinks it's awesome. You get the picture…"

If you're frustratingly trying to find the right awesome New York wedding officiant that will rock that dino costume, wield that Sonic Screwdriver, and unite you in love and rock and roll… your search is over. Ask one of our own Offbeat Brides to marry the two of you!

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The red dress at this theatrical steampunk wedding is LIFE

Bethany and Adam knew their wedding would be one thing: theatrical. They both come from a theatre background and most of the wedding party are are artists and theatre technicians. They tapped into the collective skillsets to craft a steampunk soiree with a stunning red dress, gear details, gorgeous steampunk-themed cake, and luscious bouquets. The day of the wedding was a mad rush to decorate the venue, frost cupcakes, put together favors and centerpieces, set tables, and lace stubborn corsets. Let's bask in the splendor of this theatrical steampunk wedding.

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Travel among fictitious worlds at this steampunk engagement shoot

Karina and Colin's wedding theme is going to be traveling among fictitious worlds — between movies and books and games. They'll be featuring music from movie and video game scores, Postmodern Jukebox, and every table will have a different world theme. Since they're part of their local steampunk community, it seemed natural to incorporate that into their engagement photos with outfits from some of our favorite steampunk vendors.