It’s been a pretty awesome year at Unconventional Wedding HQ. We’ve been super privileged to share some amazing real weddings and shoots with you. All of them showing off the very best in the UK’s alternative wedding industry.
So as we reach the end of 2019 (our first full year btw which is pretty exciting!), it seems only right that we look back on our top alternative wedding blogs of 2019. As voted for by you! These are the blogs that generated the most traffic & views across the year. If your blog was featured towards the end of the year we’ll include you in next years rankings too so you don’t miss out.
And there is everything from the Greatest Showman to Fairytale Weddings. You seem to like Rainbow and Colourful weddings just as much as Vintage and Great Gatsby weddings. Oh and a good Festival Wedding of course!
Our top alternative wedding dress blog made the cut, as well, as the top 10 alternative wedding cake makers. We think you all like Top 10 blogs, so more of them in the New Year. Want more? Our blog is packed full of alternative wedding inspiration and our wedding directory is full of awesome suppliers!
Thousands of you have checked them out already! Let us know if your favourite in here? Want to submit a blog? Click here!
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It goes without saying, the war was a bleak time with countless dark days. People lived through what most struggle to comprehend today but were resilient, finding light and fun in the comfort of normal life. People carried on and weddings still happened. This heritage aviation wedding shoot took place
This awesome couple are adding some colour to these grey November days! Natasha and Chris’ Rainbow DIY Wedding was full of love, personal touches and creativity. Read on for Natasha’s inspirations behind her fun filled wedding day, and some fabulous photos by Stephanie Butt! Rainbow DIY Wedding- Kitchen Party! Our
Today’s wedding blog is dedicated to one of my favourite things…CAKE! The wedding cake was traditionally made to bring good luck to the couple and their guests, symbolising unity as the first task performed by the newlyweds. It’s also an excellent way to express your personalities and can be a
We’re loving this rustic, DIY Farm Wedding, captured by Lightbox Studios. This styled shoot was created with the idea of ‘making something out of nothing’ and I think it’s fair to say they smashed it! Wedding Coordinator Tasha-Mae shares her DIY tips for adding creative touches to your wedding, and
Getting married in the 2020s? Why not throw it back to the roaring 20s with a Great Gatsby Wedding? Think bold, glamorous and flamboyant! This blog, featuring photos by Emma Stokes Photography, is full of fabulous wedding inspiration. A talented group of wedding suppliers joined forces to bring the Great
Today we have a super cool and colourful wedding shoot for you, captured by Florence Berry Photography. It features two kick ass brides, a mustang, a vintage ice cream tricycle, the UK’s biggest donut wall with an epic balloon installation! It’s set against the stunning Kent countryside and the stark
Today we’d like to share with you a gorgeous ‘Greatest Showman’ Wedding! This fun shoot, co-ordinated by Gina Fernandes Photography and Nicole Hope Smith Wedding Fayres, shows how you can put your own twist on a theme to make your wedding day one of a kind. She chose to include
Today, we’re loving everything retro, and this 80s wedding shoot is giving us all the inspiration! Coco Vintage has created the perfect disco throwback… think neon lights and crazy colour! This shoot captures the bold 80s spirit, and the ‘mixtape’ romance of the decade. These fab photos, by Nik Bryant
Today we’re talking about wedding dresses! We know you unconventional brides are after something show stopping, so we’ve compiled a list of our favourite alternative dress designers. There’s something for everyone here – from unusual wedding dresses to one of a kind! Corsets, to handpainted gowns, dip dyed dresses and
Once upon a time in fairytale wedding land, there lived a group of amazing wedding suppliers who dedicated their lives to sharing their visions with those planning their weddings. Inspired by the tales of old, such as the Brothers Grimm and other wise stories, one day they gathered together in
Featured photos courtesy of The Greatest Showman – Gina Fernandes Photography, Colourful wedding – Florence Berry Photography, Aviation Wedding – J&A Photography ,Great Gatsby -Emma Stokes Photography, Festival Wedding – Nicki Shea Photography, Alternative Wedding dresses – Megan Elle Photography , Neon 80s – Nik Bryant and Your Choice Photography, Rainbow Liverpool wedding – Stephanie Butt Photography, Live your own fairytale – Emma Ryan Photography and Farm Fest – Lightbox Studios. Full credits available on the blog links below.
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Recently, we were sent these cheerful wedding photos by Freeformimages Photography and we thought you might love them! Claire and James’ big day was full of bright, personal touches and creativity. So, we thought we’d break it down into 8 colourful wedding ideas! They were pros at adding simple yet
A virtual committment ceremony Now how is this for a love in lockdown story. Tribe member Karen from Standout Ceremonies recently conducted a Zoom wedding ceremony (other video calling facilities are available!). The Coronavirus hit down in the UK just weeks before Beth and Jonty’s planned humanist wedding day. It’s just a
We’re celebrating movie themed weddings here on Unconventional Wedding this week so how about a Labyrinth wedding? When I was growing up one of the major movies of the time, which I remember watching over and over again, was Labyrinth. Featuring the iconic David Bowie, this fantasy movie follows what
This lovely zoo wedding is sure to bring a smile to your face today! Jennifer and Jason are teenage sweethearts and had their first date at the zoo, so it was the perfect place for them to say, ‘I do’. They combined their love of Harry Potter with the sentimental
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
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