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Bollywood Inspired Wedding in Italy

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Francesca Vecchi

April 11, 2024

Your wedding should be a reflection of you and your partner, that's step one when it comes to planning a rock n' roll wedding! One of our favourite ways to do this is to look to both of your heritages and pull references from both sides, creating a really personal, perfect blend of the two of you. That's exactly what Pietro and Ilaria, who got married in Parma, Italy did. Creating a day that was a fusion between India and Italy, meant they had incredible food and wedding style from Italy, paired with all the colours, dances, and vibes from India.
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Wedding Planning Advice

Bi Erasure in the Wedding Industry

Guest Contributor

Wilder

March 11, 2024

In the world of weddings, where love is celebrated, a dark shadow lurks behind the veil. Bisexual erasure is prevalent but so often overlooked. At first glance, the wedding industry is getting so much better at being inclusive and diverse. Magazines, blogs and social media accounts show many love stories and cater to many preferences. However, bisexuals seem to be one of the groups who are so often forgotten or even purposefully excluded.
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How to Create the Perfect Seating Chart with Wedding Planning Assistant

Guest Contributor

January 17, 2024

As you undoubtedly have quickly realised, planning a wedding involves many, MANY moving parts and details; it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed! One of the biggest headaches we hear over and over again is the seating chart – dealing with family politics and grouping your friends and family in a way that will make the party go off rather than flop! Yes, it’s a lot of pressure!
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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 Balinese Jungle Elopement

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Vladimir Borodenok

January 29, 2024

After deciding to get married in 2018, Sara and Mark began to plan their wedding in the UK complete with a large guest list, a woodland setting and tipis, festoon lights and a whimsical, autumnal theme. Sadly, their venue went into liquidation so they had to cancel everything and start again. They were going to go to Vegas, but then THAT got cancelled due to COVID so they had to start planning all over again! This time, and after all the stress and two cancellations, they opted to do something entirely different.
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Gothic Weddings

Gothic Meets Celestial Brewery Wedding on a Budget

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Laura Wilson

January 24, 2024

Claire and Ralph own a small pub, so naturally they got married in a working brewery! With a budget of just £4,000, they pulled off both an intimate family wedding at the registry office, and then a few days later a bit party for everyone else. "We chose to get married around Halloween as it's my favourite time of year", Claire told us, "I also wanted to bring in my love for all things celestial."
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Whimsical Winter Wedding with a Southern Twist

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Amy Van Vlear

November 27, 2023

Although married in California, Skyelar and Adam were very much inspired by the bride's Louisiana roots in the the greenery and general vibe of their winter wedding. Describing their theme as "Vintage Whimsigoth" and "Eclectic Winter Whimsy", the day was a celebration of them, with a beautiful blend of dark jewel tones and vintage charm. Adding in some drama with the florals, the day quickly turned into quite the gothic fairy garden.
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Photo Shoots

Rock n Roll Inspired Elvis Vows with Velvet, Guitars and a Getaway Car

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BG Studios

February 9, 2024

You're going to adore this homage to the spirit of rock n' roll mixed with Valentine's Day motifs. Inspired by none other than the King of Rock n' Roll himself, Elvis Presley, this wedding shoot was all about creating a retro, loved up, nostalgic mood, set against the backdrop of love's most celebrated day. Velvet textures mixed with reds and pinks created this visual feast that was all about celebrating love!
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Haunted Hearts: A Wednesday Addams Inspired Editorial for Rock n Roll Bride Magazine

Kat

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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