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Southern California Casual Wedding with a Golden Hour Colour Palette & Accessibility in Mind

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Chris Wojdak

February 20, 2024

Jeff and Karla's wedding in Los Angeles was the epitome of Southern Californian casual charm. Their golden-hour palette combined the beauty of a late-summer sunset with the backdrop of the Verdugo mountains. They also included some accessibility features, such as a sign language interpreter during the ceremony, to ensure all their guests were able to enjoy the day. They had lawn games and plenty of room for the kids to run about and play.
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Wedding Planning Advice

Bi Erasure in the Wedding Industry

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Wilder

March 11, 2024

In the world of weddings, where love is celebrated, a dark shadow lurks behind the veil. Bisexual erasure is prevalent but so often overlooked. At first glance, the wedding industry is getting so much better at being inclusive and diverse. Magazines, blogs and social media accounts show many love stories and cater to many preferences. However, bisexuals seem to be one of the groups who are so often forgotten or even purposefully excluded.
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Halloween Weddings

Haunted Hearts: A Wednesday Addams Inspired Editorial for Rock n Roll Bride Magazine

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Wijas Patty

November 9, 2023

It wouldn’t have been a spooky themed issue without a suitably gothic editorial. For our cover shoot in our Sept/Oct edition, we used two models so we could show both the light and dark side – and we think the interplay and contrast between black and white really works. And yes, you can definitely bring a gothic vibe to your wedding look while still wearing white!
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Tattooed Weddings

A Balinese Jungle Elopement

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Vladimir Borodenok

January 29, 2024

After deciding to get married in 2018, Sara and Mark began to plan their wedding in the UK complete with a large guest list, a woodland setting and tipis, festoon lights and a whimsical, autumnal theme. Sadly, their venue went into liquidation so they had to cancel everything and start again. They were going to go to Vegas, but then THAT got cancelled due to COVID so they had to start planning all over again! This time, and after all the stress and two cancellations, they opted to do something entirely different.
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Gothic Weddings

Gothic Meets Celestial Brewery Wedding on a Budget

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Laura Wilson

January 24, 2024

Claire and Ralph own a small pub, so naturally they got married in a working brewery! With a budget of just £4,000, they pulled off both an intimate family wedding at the registry office, and then a few days later a bit party for everyone else. "We chose to get married around Halloween as it's my favourite time of year", Claire told us, "I also wanted to bring in my love for all things celestial."
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Photo Shoots

Haunted Hearts: A Wednesday Addams Inspired Editorial for Rock n Roll Bride Magazine

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Wijas Patty

November 9, 2023

It wouldn’t have been a spooky themed issue without a suitably gothic editorial. For our cover shoot in our Sept/Oct edition, we used two models so we could show both the light and dark side – and we think the interplay and contrast between black and white really works. And yes, you can definitely bring a gothic vibe to your wedding look while still wearing white!
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London Calling: A Celebration of Small Businesses for Rock n Roll Bride Magazine

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Emma-Jane

October 18, 2023

As we navigate a rapidly changing world, the rebellious spirit of the punk era serves as a powerful reminder to challenge the status quo, particularly in creative industries - and the bridal fashion scene is no exception. While the pandemic disrupted and reshaped our lives, a new wave of bridal designers began to emerge. These bold and fearless creatives are rejecting the traditional norms of the wedding industry, ushering in a much-needed revolution. Gone are the days when brides were confined to a limited selection of strapless, A-Line gowns; the mantra now is innovation, creativity... and a dash of rock 'n' roll.
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