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A colorful gothically delicious wedding in Newfoundland

Are you up for an elegant industrial goth fix? Today is your day. Ashley and Paddy ooze delicious and colorful gothic energy in their ’til death do us part-themed wedding in Newfoundland. We got to see how these style mavens put it all together: think bright dreads + mohawk, black Utilikilts, combat boots, and even some little peacock feather accents, all layered on a purple and blue backdrop.

Glam, rock, and gothic makeup looks FOR MEN

We love us some dudes in makeup. Give us eyeliner and a little contouring any day. Reader Kirstin wanted to see some examples for makeup-wearing guys and we obliged. We found some good examples from the Offbeat Bride archives, a couple of YouTube gurus, and of course, some celebrities rockin’ the makeup.

A chic and lacy haunted house goth wedding

A Friday the 13th wedding at a haunted house with a drag queen, a burlesque dancer, and a magician: an amazing punk/goth wedding or the amazing-est? The bride and groom both rocked mohawks, which makes my day. Check out the full creeptastic and chic story.

A mohawk match made in punk rock heaven

Gabby and Josh found common ground in their fashion choices and expressed their love of punk culture with these epic red mohawks. They had made a pact when they were dating that when they got married, red mohawks were a must, so nobody could dissuade them.

Deadly gorgeous wedding invitations with a punk rock edge from Blue Tulip Design

Martha is the designer behind our sponsor Blue Tulip Designs and she loves to make unique invitations for Offbeat Brides. Her invites are too DIE for — seriously, Blue Tulip makes dark gothy dead things look so, well, wedding-y! Wait until you see the most morbidly gorgeous Save the Dates ever.

Gothic punk at a seaside wedding with whales and wine

The backdrop to this gothic punk wedding is certainly not the norm. Picture a craggy sea, 1000-foot drop, and whales hitting the surface. The combination of the elegant corsetry, skull details, and seaside winery setting had me at “hello.”