After working on offbeatbride.com for almost two years now (and Offbeat Bride the book for another year before that!) I’ve started to see some definite trends in offbeat bride styles. I mean yes: we’re all doing our own thang, but there are definitely elements that seem to pop up repeatedly in offbeat weddings. To celebrate […]
“After plans for a low-key affair with family and friends didn’t quite materialize as we had envisioned it, we decided to buck tradition and elope.”
The offbeat bride: Danica Her offbeat partner: Mike Location & date of wedding: Newcastle Island, Canada – August 8th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: We kept it simple. I made all the cupcakes for the guests (all ninety! WHEW! Transporting them was a BITCH). We had our talented photographer friend Aki walk on stilts. […]
You all remember Megan, aka Princess Lasertron, right? You’ve seen her on obb.com before … She of the pink polkadot wedding dress? She of the magenta crinoline? She of the magical felt-and-button wedding bouquet? If you were drooling specifically over the button bouquet, you are in luck because Princess Lasertron makes them for a living. […]
My future mother-in-law wants me to do something at our wedding to honor the people who recently died in our family, one of them being her husband. And then she went on to mention that she would like us to honor her mother (who died over 20 years ago). AND THEN she said that I should also mention my two grandmothers, my uncle, and my cousin who all passed away. Um, is it me, or would that make for an INCREDIBLY depressing moment at a wedding?
I love feathery weddings, and that includes the groom’s lapels. (photo from NYTimes) Thanks to Brooklyn Bride for bringing this New York Times style feature to my attention. Related: Archive of Offbeat Bride posts about peacock weddings.