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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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
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
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 we’re talking allllll 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
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
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’s wedding blog is dedicated to one of my favourite things…wedding 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
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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We have a wonderful Doctor Who wedding for you today! Sophi and Kieran combined their love of the ‘celestial’ and the ‘geeky’ into this eclectic, personality-filled celebration at The Mill Barns. Check it out for a life-sized tardis, secret agents and lightsabers! Photos by Andrew Miller Photography Sophi’s Best Wedding
Since March 2020, weddings have been unpredictable. With the C-word still doing it’s thing, it’s been a whirlwind for couples and suppliers alike. This real wedding, sent into us by Vicky Dubois Photography, gave us a beautiful reason to stay positive. Jodie & Jason’s gothic garden wedding wasn’t what they
Want to get away for your wedding? How about a New York elopement? Tyron and Andy are a couple from Birmingham, UK. They got hitched last December in Central Park and their wedding photos are gorgeous! New York wedding planner Claire from Wed In Central Park sent this one into
Imagine this: A Fleetwood Mac inspired wedding with Native American traditions in the Scottish highlands. This is exactly what Teri and Tom had in June 2021 and we’re here to tell you all about it! If you’re a fan of outdoor wedding ceremonies, autumnal styling and/or Fleetwood Mac, you’re gonna
The celestial vibes are strong in this one! Ezer Photo sent us these epic photos from Jeannie & John’s space wedding and we LOVE what they did! Their wedding spanned a modern chapel and a science centre, and they filled the day with galaxy purple and stars galore! We think
We love being sent real weddings here at UW! We also love a creative wedding theme, so this one is right up our street. Rosie and Ben’s BioShock Themed Wedding was photographed by our Unconventional AJTImages and we are huge fans! Think steampunk meets Art Deco meets dark industrial. This