Updated: Oct 24, 2019
Planning an alternative wedding can be so much fun! There are so many options now for amazing threads; cool-as-hell venues; unique, bespoke accessories; and wild, out-there food, cakes and florals to get your heart racing.
There's a myriad of options when it comes to your wedding style and theme, and how you choose to express your own invidviduality as a couple on the day.
Once you make the decision to start planning your alternative wedding, life can suddnely seem way more complicated, even if you
refuse to conform to clichéd traditions.
You'll have to sort through a lot of options in the months to come in planning the wildest, coolest party of your dreams.
So - WHERE TO START?
To get a better idea of what you want (and definitely don't want), we recommend spending some time checking out wedding websites, blogs and real wedding photos.
Here's a little list of some of our faves out in webland, to get you inspired for your killer day!
This amazing website and mag promotes individuality and general awesomeness within a cookie cutter and often puke-worthy wedding world. Their passion is inspiring couples to plan the wedding that they really want in a world dictated by tradition. Don’t let the wedding industry define your day, let YOU define your day.
They love sharing weddings with their readers and believe that there is no “right” way to throw a wedding. Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate wedding on a farm, a weekend camping adventure or a handmade wedding in a loft, they feature them all on their site- plenty of inspo to be had!
An ongoing celebration of folks daring to walk off the beaten aisle. One of the most popular and most inclusive websites catered to nontraditional wedding planning.
HOORAY! is an online destination offering sustenance, styling, atmosphere and celebrations that nourish the mind, the eye, the spirit and of course, the stomach. A go-to guide for fun-loving couples and party planners.
Nouba is a design-driven Australian wedding blog, lovingly crafted with creative couples in mind. Throughout these pages you’ll find a wealth of inspiration, with daily blog posts of real weddings, hands-on DIY ideas, the latest in unique bridal fashion and just about anything to satisfy your knot-tying needs.
A UK site run by Ellie, a wedding consultant who is whole-heartedly and whole-headedly passionate about weddings! Ellie offers a complete wedding consultancy for creatives, working with couples to help ease their wedding planning stresses and with companies to help showcase their work to the world. Follow her on insta for some amazing inspo.
Australia’s premier black wedding collective and magazine. We are specialist curators for goth/metal/rock/punk-centric couples who feel underwhelmed and uninspired by the generic white wedding world. We are here to represent brooding brides and grim grooms all over the world who are seeking to express the Dark Art of Love.
Helping you ditch wedding stress and plan the wedding you want.
An excellent, essentail resource to help you stay as stress-free and calm as possible during the planning process, and sorting the bullshit from the good stuff.
A UK wedding blog & directory for brides and grooms featuring real weddings, inspiration, ideas and useful planning advice to create your day your way.
A UK wedding blog for festival brides, celebrating festival weddings, festival venues and festival vendors.
Their aim is to provide as much information as possible about planning an outdoor, festival or bohemian style wedding
If you're a non-traditional, low key couple and the thought of all of that white wedding stuff is making you want to head for the hills, then spend a bit of time looking up the sites on our list for all the inspo you'll need to get a great start on your planning.
We'll keep adding to this list as we find more amazing, cool AF sources of wedding inspo!
Are you a non-conventional wedding blog / site and want to be on our list? Hit us up here - we'd love to include you and let our rad couples know about you!