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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

Five Modern Wedding Ceremony Rituals You Might Not Have Thought Of

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Laura Diliberto Photo

May 8, 2024

Weddings are becoming more and more personalised, with no two weddings you go to quite the same. But how can you bring this personalisation to the ceremony? With a celebrant wedding, the possibilities are endless and the more creative you and your celebrant are, the more unique and personal your ritual might be. There are some more traditional rituals like handfasting or union candle rituals, which can be very beautiful and meaningful. But why not try something a little more offbeat - here are five ideas to get you started!
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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 Punk Rock Party in Melbourne

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Nikki McCrone

June 11, 2024

Rachel and Kyle from Melbourne wanted their wedding to be more of a party than anything else, with a punk-rock twist that truly reflected their personal style. Their day was filled with vegan food, anime projections (Dragon Ball Z, Ghost In The Shell and Neon Genesis Evangelion) and head-banging to their favourite heavy music like Slipknot and System of a Down. The bride even changed into Crocs at the reception so she was comfortable and ready to party!
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A Somerset Wedding with All the Party Vibes

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Simon and Kiana

May 17, 2024

Connor and Jade always knew their wedding wouldn't be a subdued affair. At the majestic Crowcombe Court in Taunton, they planned a celebration that was less about tradition and more about pure, unbridled joy. "Our main aim was to ensure we and all our guests had fun - it was a HUGE PARTY!" the couple told us. "We did not follow a traditional theme, our main aim was to ensure we and all our guests had fun."
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Moody Church Wedding with Religious Iconography, Burlesque Performers & a Bright Red Dress

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Amy Faith

May 13, 2024

Cath and Tony chose their wedding venue, Ullet Road Unitarian Church in Liverpool for the dark gothic vibes and because their home is filled with ironic displays of religious iconography. The dark backdrop was perfect place for their celebration which included a cream Cadillac, a pizza wedding breakfast and an acrobat contorting herself to Metallica songs! They also had burlesque dancer, a lady wearing Prosecco skirt, a jazz singer, loads of neon signs and an arcade game station!
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Gothic Weddings

Moody Church Wedding with Religious Iconography, Burlesque Performers & a Bright Red Dress

Kat

Amy Faith

May 13, 2024

Cath and Tony chose their wedding venue, Ullet Road Unitarian Church in Liverpool for the dark gothic vibes and because their home is filled with ironic displays of religious iconography. The dark backdrop was perfect place for their celebration which included a cream Cadillac, a pizza wedding breakfast and an acrobat contorting herself to Metallica songs! They also had burlesque dancer, a lady wearing Prosecco skirt, a jazz singer, loads of neon signs and an arcade game station!
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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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