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Wedding trends

While editing Offbeat Bride, we look at thousands of weddings a year. Sometimes we notice trends — and sometimes we notice things that the mainstream wedding media SAYS are trends, that actually totally aren’t.

Wedding gift trend alert: A BED!

Let’s talk about how my mother-in-law made me hella uncomfortable at our wedding, but in hindsight was actually a high-key genius and basically should get credit for coming up with the ultimate wedding gift trend: a bed.  

2022 green wedding dress trends for brides who want a fresh look

If our data is accurate (and it usually is) it looks like 2022 is going to be the year of the green wedding dress! With this in mind, we wanted to talk through some of or our favorite green wedding dress trends that we’re noticing this year.

2022 alternative wedding dress trends for Offbeat Brides

If you click an Etsy link here on the website, we can see which products get purchased. This is super fun because it means we can see what’s trending with Offbeat Brides! And when it comes to unique wedding dresses for 2021? Y’all are ON FIRE. Let’s take a look at some of the wedding dress trends that are hot AF with Offbeat Brides this year.

Offbeat Bride trends: Floral veils, balsa wood bouquets, geeky engagement rings, and gorgeous dresses

Most of y’all probably know that part of how Offbeat Bride stays online is with help from affiliate sales, right? This means that if you click a link on our site to spots like Etsy, Nordstrom, or Amazon, we may get a small percentage of sales that come from your click.

Where it gets funny is that we can see what you buy! Now, we can’t see WHO bought, what so your privacy is safe… but based y’all’s purchases these days, we’re starting to sense some Offbeat Bride wedding trends for the year. Let’s take a peek…

Why I'm putting down the wedding clickbait

Why I’m putting down the wedding clickbait

It’s not too long now until the love of my life and I get married and promise to tolerate one another until one of us dies, and I have reached the conclusion that I need to stop reading wedding clickbait. They’re making anything other than a courthouse wedding seem ill-advised. You know that I wasn’t ready for?

“What’s your wedding hashtag going to be?”

Photos by Tree of Life Films and Photgraphy

Some of the best alternative wedding Instagram accounts we could find

We love the wedding community on Instagram and how it’s grown to be a place to find vendors, like-minded couples, and endless inspiration… even for us offbeat and alternative types! There are WAY too many amazing accounts to list here, but I decided to go digging to see who’s still rockin’ it, who’s new and hypable, and share some of the best alternative wedding Instagram accounts we could find.