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Vintage wedding dresses are always a lovely way to pay tribute to the past, whether it’s your own or a hidden gem found at a vintage shop. Explore our featured vintage wedding dresses and retro-inspired gowns.

Romantic vintage wedding dresses perfect for a backyard microwedding

If we know Offbeat Brides at all, we know that y’all adore all things vintage, and that’s especially vintage-styled wedding fashion. Combine all that with a (totally healthy!) love of all things 1920s, Downton Abbey, Edwardian, Flapper, Gatsby, Titanic, and Victorian … and we know that some of you are going to flip over these dresses!

Red and Julian's excellent road trip adventure wedding

Red and Julian’s excellent road trip adventure wedding

Taelor (aka Red) and Julian met through their love of vehicles and are members of a low riding truck club called No Regrets that travels across the country. In true No Regrets fashion, they are one big family, and the members of the group came from all parts of the country to see these two get married. Red lives, eats, sleeps, and breathes vintage and all things pin-up while Julian would wear red plaid every day of the week if you let him. Getting married at the historical Packard Proving Grounds really showcased their love for history and vehicles.

If you want stunning throwback wedding style, you MUST see this line of vintage wedding dresses

If you want stunning throwback wedding style, you MUST see this line of vintage wedding dresses

We have been loving short and cocktail-length wedding dress styles since our site launched. They channel the 1940s to 1960s in all kinds of amazing, vintage ways. And fabulous dress designers, House of Mooshki, are PROS at channeling those vintage vibes. From delicate lacy sleeves and full cocktail skirts to color underlays and beautiful embroidery, they are able to capture a moment in time that will up the ante on your whole wedding look. Learn more about their upcoming U.S. trunk shows!

All your Gatsby and Downton wedding dreams are becoming reality with these vintage-inspired dresses

All your Gatsby and Downton wedding dreams become reality with these vintage-inspired dresses

Fellow Downton Abbey fans: are you as wetting-your-pants excited about the upcoming movie as I am? If that’s up your alley, then this dress shop will thrill every bone in your vintage-loving body. This dress shop recalls all of the glamour of the 1920s with intricate embroidery and beading, Golden Age glam, Art Deco influences, and so much glitz you’ll have to stop yourself from shimmying everywhere you walk.

A rainy fall barn wedding

A rainy fall farm wedding with woodworking details

Emily and Rodney had a vintage-inspired wedding in Michigan with fall colors, tattoos, Princess Bride and Harry Potter cameos, and woodworking details. Emily is a woodworker and made the inlay for Rodney’s ring. She and her grandfather own a woodworking business so they were able to make most of the decor together.

Her uncle officiated the wedding, starting off with a homage to The Princess Bride, which had everyone laughing. She had some Harry Potter-inspired vows which made everyone sob.

These two shy partners rocked their vintage bibliophile Stardust wedding

These two shy partners rocked their vintage bibliophile Stardust wedding

I wanted my wedding to have a classic old Hollywood style. Since we are both bibliophiles who bonded over a love of the stars and Neil Gaiman, we picked Stardust as our inspiration. I was inspired by the images of paper moon photo booths, which fit perfectly with the vintage and astronomical themes that we wanted. I'm also a burlesque dancer who can't image a wedding without glitter.