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5 ways younger millennials & Gen Z are changing the wedding game

A few things we know about the next generations of couples: they're getting married later in life, deeply fear divorce, are less apprehensive about prenups, and are changing the wedding game in a lot more ways than just adding social media tags to their photos. Millennials and Generation Z (those born between the mid-'80s and 2000) are shaking up traditions in mindful ways that make a lot of sense. From microweddings to lab-created diamonds, let's see what changes we'll see in the coming decade…

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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…

These chic wooden wedding rings are our newest obsession & totally budget-friendly

If you're into a natural, rustic, or boho look that fits both your style and especially your budget, you're going to flip when you see these rings from Wooden Rings. They've got that gorgeous organic feel that we ADORE and you can make them totally your own. And that rainbow layered wood is calling someone's name, I just know it. Let's see a few of our favorites and learn how you can snag 10% off of their already super affordable pricing…

This company is changing how you shop for rings & it's a GAME CHANGER

If you're on the hunt for an engagement ring (or wedding band, anniversary ring, etc.), you're likely scoping out jewelry stores and online retailers seeing the same thing over and over and over. Maybe none of them feel like you? That's where our partners at Joseph Jewelry come in. Have an idea of what you'd really love in a ring? They can custom make it for you from start to finish. Working with them to custom create a ring is like getting to design it yourself… but with a ton of help, advice, and the knowledge that the final product is going to BLOW YOUR MIND.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth

When it comes to picking out a piece of jewelry you'll likely wear daily, for years, maybe for the rest of your life(!), it pays to take some time to find out what styles work for you. Your lifestyle, your fashion choices, your personal interests, your family history, your relationship with your partner… all of these can help you determine what kind of engagement ring you'll want to wear (or buy for your partner!).

These custom wedding sets prove that thinking about wedding bands ahead of time pays off

If you're thinking about what kind of engagement ring you want (or want to buy for someone else!), it might be worth it to think about your eventual wedding band, too. Why? Because you can create some truly gorgeous and unique wedding sets when you think ahead. We've partnered with Joseph Jewelry, maker of our most coveted rings, to share how you can custom create a wedding ring set that you'll adore. Because, really, you'll be wearing that set far longer than just that engagement ring.