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When we want to get more thoughtful about things on Offbeat Bride, this is the spot for our feature articles. Sometimes we talk big-picture philosophies, other times we discuss wedding trends, and every once and a while we just go ape-shit over a wedding WTF?!

Celebrating Offbeat Bride’s favorite Black wedding vendors

TBH, there isn’t a megaphone loud enough to sing-scream the praises of these Black-owned wedding businesses. We love them, our readers love them, and you’ll love them too. Check out the amazing work of these Black wedding vendors from all over North America!

Why Offbeat Bride is rebranding

Offbeat Bride partied like it was the BeforeTimes! Scroll through the photos from Offbeat Bride’s Minglefest, and learn more about why we’re changing our name later this year…

“Same-sex” is not an inclusive label: 5 reasons we should stop using it

There was a time when the term “same-sex” was revolutionary. D+ Meg of River and Root Photography are sharing their top 5 reasons why wedding vendors should avoid the term “same-sex” without explicit permission from the couple.

May 16th in Seattle: meet Suki at our first in-person event in YEARS!

Offbeat Bride and whole Seattle wedding scene has been through a LOT these past few years… let’s celebrate survival and sur-THRIVE-al with a tasty meet up! If you’ve been loving Suki’s reels on @offbeatbride’s Instagram, this is your chance to experience her magic in person.

Wedding dress shopping tips for BEFORE you go to a bridal boutique

Ok, so you’re engaged. You’ve got your wedding planning spreadsheets downloaded. It’s starting to get real, and now you’re going wedding dress shopping. I was once you, and here are five things I wish I’d known about wedding dress shopping at bridal boutiques…

Why we had two weddings to avoid family drama

Are you thinking about having two weddings? Whether it’s to celebrate your multicultural union or protect your mental health, here are a few reasons why you should feel empowered to throw a wedding more than once!