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Psychobilly groom with a mohawk

So you’re thinking to yourself, “Self, if a rockabilly bride gets the hot pin-up hair, then what does a pychobilly groom to do keep up with the hotness?” Answer: Mofo rocks a mohawk! And then you’re thinking, “Self, what about the shoes? Those rockabilly brides get all the cute shoes — what would a hottie […]

Kale bouquet, skull vest, and red boots at this Chicago wedding

There are so many inspiring details packed into Olivia Leigh Photographie‘s photos of Sam & Ben’s November 2008 Chicago wedding … I’m not really sure where to start. But, let’s first look at the bride’s bouquet made from peacock feathers and kale. Then there’s the groom’s skull-emblazoned vest … impeccable: …and of course the bride’s […]

Lea & Mike’s big laid-back Jewish/Lutheran budget wedding

The offbeat bride: Lea, Artist Her offbeat partner: Mike, Structural Engineer Location & date of wedding: Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in Chicago, IL on May 23rd, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: A friend of ours, a wonderful fantasy writer, officiated with an incredible speech (which can be found here). Mike’s family is […]

A steampunk wedding

The fact that Souxzi was able to organize this stunning, stylish wedding in three months (while also grieving her mother’s recent passing) is totally mind-boggling and is a sharp ruler on the knuckles of anyone who says you can’t plan a wedding in less than six months. Congratulations, Souxzi!

When you have wedding vows courtesy of Prince

Our ceremony was non-religious (we wrote our own vows), performed by a dear friend who got ordained via the internet, and kicked off with him reading the intro lyrics to Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy” (dearly beloved, we are gathered here to day to get through this thing called life…). Those who recognized it laughed and loved it. The older members of our families never knew it wasn’t traditional.