Offbeat Bride

Offbeat Bride

Taffeta-free Alternatives for Independent Brides

Book - 2006
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Unenthused by a white wedding gown and bored by the hoopla of the Hollywood-style reception, Ariel Meadow Stallings found herself absolutely exhausted with the nuances of traditional nuptials. So, she chose to take a walk off the beaten aisle and embrace the non-traditional bride within. Through trial and error, Ariel and her fiancée managed to crank out a budget wedding with all-night dancing, guests toasting champagne in mismatched mugs, gorgeous gardens, no monogrammed napkins, no garter, no bridesmaids, and lots of lesbians. Shortly after her 2004 matrimony, Ariel began searching for other brides whose ceremonies defied age-old tradition and reflected who they are. From there, she developed the idea for a guide for the offbeat couple.

Offbeat Bride serves as an inspiration for those who are interested in a vegan buffet, avoiding bouquet tossing, doing away with the elitist guest list and being a control freak without becoming a Bridezilla. Filled with sidebars, tips, tricks and planner encouragement (all taffeta-free) to help you figure out your special day, this book sees couples through the wedding process from ideas on how to announce their engagement to answering the question, "So, how's married life?" and everything in between.
Publisher: Emeryville, Calif. : Seal Press, c2006.
ISBN: 9781580051804
1580051804
Branch Call Number: 395.22 S
Characteristics: 219 p. :,21 cm.

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Aug 22, 2017

This is a really great book for anyone who knows they want something other than the norm for their special day. This book (and website) is the anti bride's best friend!

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