If you are into burlesque, goth or motor bikes, you might already have planned your wedding to reflect your unconventional lifestyle. But even if you are your groom regard yourself as Plain Jane and Average Joe, after reading this post we are quite certain you will want to infuse your wedding with some of your own personalized wedding rock n’ roll and and wow everyone with your own unique version of magnificent.
This post celebrates all engaged non-conformists of the world and features unique, modern, mysterious and ever-so chic decor for the contemporary couple. Moody and rich colours are perfectly paired with romantic flower arrangements and pops of industrial glamour, creating avant-garde textures and jaw-dropping details.
Whether you are into black leather or silver glitter, or want to challenge traditions and just do your wedding your very own way, these eye-catching ideas are inspiring for anyone who loves to seek uniqueness and explore new boundaries.
Why an alternative wedding?
It’s easy to get distracted by the false notion of what a wedding should look like, and get caught up in everything we ought to do when we wed. But contrary to popular belief, your wedding doesn’t need to look like others, because you are not like other people. You are you, and that should shine most on your big day.
Filling your sweet day with a healthy dose of edgy funkiness and killer style will just make everything so much more fun – and mesmerizer-ingly beautiful too.
Be unashamedly yourself as you walk down that aisle, and celebrate the day according to your own rules. Being unique and nontraditional is a way more memorable and authentic experience – both for you and your guests.
How to achieve it
Fusing together multiple styles to a true masterpiece of a wedding brings a fresh vibe to the classic wedding aesthetic.
The best way to personalize your wedding is to mix and match from influences that are close to your heart. Never be afraid to use unexpected and vivid colors, natural elements such as wild flowers and pampas grass, throwing in both man-made and organic features for a visually interesting aesthetic .
Combine vintage with modern, rusty with sparkly and old and crooked with neat and new; whether you are a bohemian or a black tie kind of person, juxtaposition is always a good idea for pioneering and individualized decor looks, and will result in something captivating which has never been seen before.
Play around with an aspect or two that are fundamental to your relationship and dare to draw inspiration from untraditional sources. A favorite place, color or animal, or why not let yourself be influenced by favorite tales such as Disney movies, a Grimm brothers classic, Tim Burton movie or a Shakespeare play which will give a mystic and out-of-the-ordinary ambiance that your guests will love.
Inspired by art, fiction, mutual interests or influenced by lyrics of your favorite song, be sure to make it a reflection of something that shaped you as people, whether it is your love for flamenco, Burning Man or the beach in Ibiza where you first kissed.
To make it truly about you two as a couple, scrap the traditions that doesn’t ring true to your own wedding ideals, and incorporate aspects that are close to your own interests and personalities. This will make your wedding truly and uniquely yours – full stop. There are no better day to break the rules, as it is all about your extraordinary and intense love.
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