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I'm generally of the belief that your wedding is not always about you, but it should reflect you: your beliefs, your values, and your community. But how could I feel good about a ceremony where I didn't feel like myself and nothing else felt like me either? In the end, it was really been a two-step process…

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Chantal & Stefan's rocking South African wedding

Giving us two freshly-inked thumbs up, this couple's bright blue wedding is all happy. Seriously, folks, the photo of the couple holding hands with the bride's beautiful grandmothers is absolutely adorable. Inspired by other Offbeat Brides, the bouquet is a work of art, the favours are a sweet treat, and the seating chart is a diplomatic success. Click on for more!

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A pared-down wedding weekend in South Africa

Edré and Riaan are both down-to-earth folks and planned a similarly down-to-earth, small and simple wedding. They decided, in lieu of having a honeymoon, to just extend the wedding to a weekend-long event and spend the extra time with family. This pared-down celebration is a great example of less is more.

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Tarryn & Dylan's rock 'n' roll retro wedding

This couple had a 2013 wedding date, but after nine years of dating, they said to hell with waiting, let's get hitched! Three months later they had booked a cool vintage-style restaurant and their nearest and dearest watched them get married in a most excellent retro rock 'n' roll fashion. They may not have remembered to get themselves fed on the day, but they did not forget to bring the style!