alternative wedding

How To Have A Vegan Wedding

Vegan weddings are on the rise! 2019 was the year that veganism went mainstream, meaning 2020 saw the most popular Veganuary yet! No longer the niche subculture of days gone by, research suggests that environmental concerns are largely responsible for fuelling the vegan lifestyle movement. More people are striving to… Read more »

10 Ways To Have An Alternative Wedding

Hello! I’m guessing you’re here because you’re planning a wedding. If so, you’re in the right place! Welcome to Unconventional Wedding. We are an alternative wedding directory and blog, dedicated to spreading wedding gorgeousness. We love everything a little bit quirky,  creative or just fun!  We love writing about unique… Read more »

Cat & Tony’s Industrial Railway Wedding

We have an awesome real wedding for you today! This one’s an industrial railway wedding, full of personality and sentiment. Cat and Tony got married at The National Railway Museum due to their shared love of the place and Tony’s career in the railway industry. The couple said: “We wanted… Read more »

Whimsical Wedding Inspiration- When ‘Quirky’ Meets ‘Pretty’!

We LOVE a quirky wedding here at UW- we spend lots of our time writing about them and promoting them! We see alternative ‘trends’ come and go and meet lots of couples looking for something different. A phrase we hear a lot is “Nothing pink and fluffy”, And we get… Read more »

Getting Remarried- How I would plan my wedding differently!

So this is going to a personal one, as I’m writing it from the heart. I was married before back in 2006 and now divorced. I wouldn’t change anything about how I got to this place with my partner Seb who is my world and my rock. But, it did… Read more »

Autumn Sunset Wedding In The Peak District

Sunset colours, majestic scenery and a classic venue, this autumn sunset wedding is a stunner! This styled shoot was sent into us and captured by Misty Isle Photography and we’re loving the outdoor ceremony overlooking the magical views of the Peak District. The team used splashes of red throughout the… Read more »

Ancient Egyptian Wedding Inspiration- Cleopatra Re-imagined

Hello, lovely unconventionals! We have the most gorgeous Ancient Egyptian wedding inspiration for you today. It was sent into us by Marcella Cistola Fotografico– all the way from Italy! This shoot is inspired by the grand, luxurious styling of the Ancient Egyptians. Think gold geometry, elegant draping and modern takes… Read more »

Timeless, Decadent Wedding Inspiration- Moody Elegance!

This decadent wedding shoot is moody, passionate, opulent and downright gorgeous! This one comes all the way from Italy, sent into us by Studio Fotografico Bacci, and it exudes classic Italian elegance. Photographer Barbara told us: “The inspiration comes from my personal appreciation for Pre-Raphaelite artists. I love how they… Read more »

Allie & Ben’s Rainy Rock And Roll Wedding

This rock and roll wedding is for the music lovers! Allie & Ben had a music theme woven throughout their big day, and we think it’s awesome! Captured by Tribe Member Pike Photography, the wedding was full of quirky touches, from band themed cupcakes to vinyl record table signs! Want… Read more »

Modern Barn Wedding- Autumn Neon Dreams

When you think of rustic wedding styling, you may think of a quaint theme, with bunting, burlap and jam jar fairy lights. Well, this modern barn wedding is re-thinking all of that! Organised and captured by Jessica Lily Photography, this shoot combines rustic elements with modern styling to create a… Read more »