Vintage snack: Ghost brides, mirrors, and black cats #Wedding Porn#halloween#taller bride#vintage weddings Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Oct 27 2011) Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photo courtesy of lovedaylemon. Used with permission. A spooky "ghost" hiding in the window, a black cat following their path… it can only mean that it's Halloween week! Regardless of the ominous details in this shot, I love her giant bouquet and his long jacket. The bride's long, puffed sleeve and tiered hem is gorgeous too. Photo courtesy of Roz Leibowitz. Used with permission. Sometimes a little overexposure can do wonders for creating an eerie effect, this time in the form of a ghost bride! Since the date is right on there, we know it's July 4, 1939, but in our hearts, it's a ghostly apparition. Her veil creates the most amazing silhouette for the illusion. Photo courtesy of Ken Whytock. Used with permission. Now here is a wedding that actually took place on Halloween. It's colorized, but I totally hope the bride was wearing a pink dress. These cuties were married in Ontario, Canada in 1931. Photo by riptheskull. Used under Creative Commons license. There was an old superstition that said if someone were to go down the cellar stairs backward on Halloween carrying a mirror, a face will be seen over their shoulder which will be that of their future husband. If you try this, don't fall down the stairs! Photo by riptheskull. Used under Creative Commons license. Do you have vintage wedding photos hidden away? Email me! Try to include as much info as you know about the photo, plus your Tribe or personal URL, if you have one. Catherine Clark Catherine Clark loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur babies, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS How to make a glittery candy corn mini top hat NEXT Kelly & Justin's DIY vintage Halloween two-day wedding Show/Hide comments [ 2 ] There's something in me that, despite hating the gender/sexuality issues behind most of these things, effing adores weird little superstitions and traditions from days gone by. For instance? Peeling an apple in a single unbroken piece by candelight and chucking it over your shoulder will reveal your future husband's initial. Bonus? Impress the pee out of your friends when you can peel an apple in a single, unbroken piece. Reply Love love love the vintage snack! She very well could have a pink dress. If this was tinted at the time they would have colored it to match reality. Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.