Vintage snack: looking fine in Mobile Bay circa 1981 #Wedding Porn#alabama#vintage weddings October 20 2011 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits First of all, these two look like movie stars. They are both dreamy. The bride looks amazing in her gauzy, lacy dress with the cute neckline. And check out the groom's ascot and piped lapel. These two had a seaside ceremony in Alabama with a reception at a wharf. This wharf, not this one. And apparently the wedding had famous crab cakes, making it a wedding I would have loved to attend. So while I go look up where to buy both ascots and crab cakes, you enjoy what Miranda had to say about her awesome genes… I mean her awesome parents' wedding: This photo was taken at my parents' wedding on August 8, 1981 in Fairhope, AL. They had a seaside wedding in a church on Mobile Bay, with their reception held on my grandparents' wharf overlooking the water. The story I've heard most about their wedding is about picking all the crabs themselves the day before the wedding, so my grandmother could make her famous crab cakes. Their 30th wedding anniversary is coming up this year, and they are more in love than ever! 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. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she 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 baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS How to make yarn poofball wedding decor in three easy steps NEXT Theresa & Anderson's LuvFest 2010 camping music festival wedding Show/Hide comments [ 10 ] Adorable! I love the sweet & simple approach. bet those crab cakes were amazing! Reply Beautiful! …but is it wrong that my favourite part was the Voyager reference? 1 agrees Reply Oh, it's so right. Reply So, like five hours later I realized my horrible mistake. Worf is from TNG, not Voyager. That was close, I almost lost all my nerd cred. 3 agree Reply That dress looks very similar to Kate Middleton's dress! Good style never goes out of fashion. http://www.niceweddingdresses.info/kate-middleton-simple-wedding-dress/kate-middleton-wedding-dress-simple/ Reply you made me snort-choke on my coffee with that worf joke. totally didn't see it coming. bravo. I love the pic. When did we go from THAT 80's to poofy, toule and big hair 80's? 😉 lol 1 agrees Reply It's like everything is bigger in Texas, except everything is bigger in the '80s. 2 agree Reply Ohhh so much Mobile/Baldwin County love. <3 I love when Eastern Shore weddings get featured– I live here. There's so much pride and it's such a wonderful place. Which church in Fairhope? My parents married at First Baptist of Fairhope in the 80's! 🙂 Reply Omg I am having a freakout. I found this dress at a hippie thrift in Omaha! I wore it before my wedding and the day after! How AMAZING! Reply The plunging/high neck is called a "Queen Anne" neckline for future reference. Really is a stunning style and works great for girls with larger girls, keeps 'em reigned in but with impressive cleavage action. When cut a little higher, it lends a very regal feeling to pretty much any dress, see "Middleton, Kate." Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. 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.