1980s Prom Theme Wedding Inspiration with Budget Friendly Decor Ideas
October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021
Camilla Sarzi Photoart
July 13, 2021
Sara and Gigi combined their mutual passion for motorcycles, 80s hard rock and heavy metal music to create their wedding theme. Married in Mantova, Italy, they created their wedding to feel just like a festival or biker party. A friend who is a graphic designer created their unique wedding logo which they then used on the cake and stationery. Their table plan was a denim jacket with patches on the back, just like a biker would wear!Read more...
Zach & Rosalie
May 21, 2021
September 18, 2020
Jonali wore her mother's wedding from from 1989 (with a few minor alterations) when she married Michael in September last year. She wanted to play homage to her mother while still making her look her own so she had the sleeves and a bow on the butt (so 80s!) removed which she then used to wrap around her handmade brooch bouquet. Other than that, their main inspo for the day was their venue, Hammond Castle, and wanting to have a dark, 'til death' vibe.Read more...
September 8, 2020
Aaron and Pheobe's goal for their Las Vegas elopement was to have all the Vegas cliches, and they weren't at all sorry about it! They wanted to be married by Elvis and to drive out to the desert in a classic car for photos. They flew out from Australia for their wedding and did it entirely on their own terms.Read more...
December 16, 2019
ighton and Amy love anything related to the 1998 film The Wedding Singer, so used that as a jumping off point for the inpso for their day! Their reaction, after they got engaged and kept being asked what their colour scheme and wedding theme were, was that they aren’t matchy-matchy people and wanted to tap into all things quirky and do things their own way.Read more...
Ashley Marie Myers
November 19, 2019
You probably know Sophia Hilton already - bad ass business babe behind the iconic Not Another Salon on Brick Lane. She even has her own series on BBC Three (I've definitely not cried watching those makeovers... Oh no ma'am). Married to Jorel for five years, the pair decided it was time to celebrate so zipped over to Sin City for a vow renewal to end all vow renewals.Read more...
Mike Staff Productions
January 30, 2019
Alex and Ashley are bonafide rockstars through and through - even their engagement was Rock n Roll!Read more...
January 28, 2019
Are you ready for a little touch of wedding magic? Because Carrie and Bill wedding held at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens is about to bring it! This has got to be one of Philly's coolest and most unique venues, what an incredible spot to say "we do!" It is a non-profit organisation, folk art environment and gallery space that you can hire to get married in! So cool right?Read more...
Wayne Tarr’s Studio of
June 21, 2018
Being a florist who has worked in the wedding industry for twenty years, Sarah Jo knew she wanted to do something completely different when she married her long term partner (they'd been together 15 years!) Dan. Both performers at heart who's friendship began in a band almost two decades ago, they decided that the only thing for it was to have a rock concert wedding! But not just a concert themed wedding, to put on an ACTUAL ROCK CONCERT and get married up on stage in between performances.Read more...
Copper + Sage Collective
June 16, 2018
Sometimes, when you want to turn the traditional wedding world on its head, you literally have to go to the Upside Down. Which is exactly what this team of suppliers did for their Stranger Things styled inspiration shoot. If you're a fan of the Netflix hit TV show, you'll know it's ripe with quotes, in-jokes, favourite characters, and that sweet beloved 1980s nostalgia, to bring to your wedding styling. The way these particular suppliers achieved this is bitchin'Read more...
September 20, 2017
Seb and Liam's Easter weekend wedding was inspired by music, fashion, the 1980s and their love of performing. They wanted the opportunity show off and dress up. "Wen feel like the bride often gets all the fun at straight wedding and we wanted to be in the spotlight!" they laughed, "We thought it would be great for our guests to be dressed in an unusual way so that they felt special and different."Read more...
August 12, 2016
If you loved This is England as much as I did, then you're definitely going to adore this wedding shoot inspired by the '86 series. Gotta love something with a bit of GRIT! The show is all about subcultures in the 1980s, as well as friendship and love, so it's the perfect starting off point for a wedding themed shoot.Read more...
Sally Forder for Binky Nixon
August 1, 2015
The eighties gets a bad rep: The big shoulder pads, the garish make up, the even bigger hair... But that didn't stop the National Vintage Wedding Fair embracing it! To celebrate their upcoming wedding shows, they wanted to play homage to the decade of excess and create these promotional images in all their over-the-top glory!Read more...
April 7, 2015
The inspiration for Eric and Gina's wedding came from their mutual love of music and the 1980s in particular. "When we first sat down and started to plan it, the one thing we knew we wanted for sure was live music during the reception" began the bride. "Our first choice was Rewind, an ‘80s cover band from Seattle. We both wanted a fun, engaging celebration with friends and family. That led us to choose the ‘80s rock theme, which felt so right the minute Eric suggested it. I mean, w who doesn’t LOVE the ‘80s?!"Read more...
Tux and Tales
October 6, 2013
As soon as I saw Amy's amazing fairy princess ball gown wedding dress I knew I wanted to see more of her wedding, but when I found out she and husband Stephen planned the whole thing for just £5000 I knew you'd be dying to see it too! The wedding had a 'fun and games' theme with 80s toys on the tables, an egg and spoon race and the bridesmaids (and bridesman!) carrying giant lollipops instead of bouquets.Read more...
August 21, 2013
If you've been hoping that one day I might blog a real rock star's wedding, then today your wait is finally over. In fact I'm not sure weddings can get more Rock n Roll than this! George and Adam's ceremony was small and intimate, held in Central Park on Cherry Hill and the reception was at The Cutting Room which is owned by Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones.Read more...
January 14, 2013
One of the main reasons I love Filipino wedding photographers MangoRed so much is because their wedding photography is quite odd. In fact it's darn right bizarre. It breaks boundaries that I didn't even know existed, and it challenges my concept of what wedding photography even is. These images aren't going to be for everyone. In fact I'd bet my entire sparkly handbag collection that some of you will not like them at all. But I bloody love them and their unapologetic weirdness. I'm inspired, intrigued and totally and utterly confused all at the same time. It's pretty darn wonderful. And that's before I even say anything about the actual wedding in the images - fake cotton wool clouds lining the aisle? OH MY GOD YES!Read more...
January 2, 2013
Are you ready to start the new year with a bang?! Oh boy am I! In actual fact I saved Gemma & Delaney's awesome wedding until today because of that very reason - I wanted to start 2013 as I mean to go on. Rock n Roll couples all the way baby! Gemma & Delaney were married in September at Rushton Hall in Northamptonshire. The elaborate backdrop worked so well as a contrast to their quintessential Rock n Roll and neo-postmodern 80s-inspired wedding. "We got engaged in Malibu in LA on holiday there a couple of years ago", began the bride. "It was a perfect sunset and totally spontaneous. Delaney had only brought the ring a few hours earlier from a gorgeous little antique shop in Santa Barbara. We were married a day after our 7 year anniversary."Read more...
November 19, 2012
Oh I love a surprise wedding! And a surprise wedding + pool party!? EPIC! But this wasn't actually a real wedding (sad face) although it was set up as a recreation of the actual wedding of some friends of the photographer who were married 30 years ago. Jessie & Kenny had this actual wedding, in this exact same spot in 1982 (some of their wedding photos are at the end of the gallery - how amazing are they?!) So to celebrate, and to have an their anniversary party with a difference, they decided to relive the whole thing. This is a styled shoot with a difference and, yes, they really had the big party afterwards!Read more...