A wedding should be the happiest day of a bride and groom’s life, but when everyone is at it, finding ways to make your big day stand out from the crowd can be hard work. If you’d like a wedding that’s a little more out there than average then take a look at these amazing wacky wedding ideas and ensure your nuptials are an event that you and your guests will never be able to forget.
1. Naked Nuptials
This idea isn’t for the faint hearted but if you and your partner aren’t backwards in coming forwards then why not say ‘I do’ sans clothes? Naked weddings are becoming more and more popular throughout the world and you’ll find several places in Britain where you can get married in the nude – just don’t expect your friends to follow suit!
Alternatively, tap into the hottest wedding trend in China and get some naked wedding photos taken. It’s been a popular tradition for Chinese newlyweds to invest in some nude snaps following their big day for several years to symbolise beginning their life together with no worldly possessions.
2. Retro Revival
Vintage style weddings are very much of the moment and if you love all things retro, choosing this style could be perfect for you. Take a little inspiration from the past by adding a few retro touches like pretty floral bunting and outfits for the bride, groom and wedding party that hark back to your favourite fashion era.
Or go the whole hog and ask all your guests to get into the spirit with retro clothes, have sepia toned, timeless photographs taken and choose food and drink that evokes a gentler time. Take inspiration from old recipe books to find out what tasty treats wedding parties of the past would have enjoyed.
3. Sustainable Wedding
People are becoming ever more conscious of the effect that they can have on the environment and many eco savvy couples don’t want to spend money on thousands of flowers which will simply die after a few days. One alternative is using flat pack decorations which can be recycled once your big day is over or even passed on to another bride and groom for their event.
You can create all sorts of incredible wedding decorations with sustainable materials. For example a painted stage area that’s ideal for saying your vows and cardboard table decorations as a floral alternative.
4. Black Wedding
For those who like to rock or simply have no interest in traditional white meringues, try a black wedding theme instead. Dramatic black wedding dresses are easy to find and there are tons of different designs to choose from. If you’re an alternative dresser or feel like channelling your inner Goth then a black wedding could be ideal.
5. Delicious Desserts
Some people just don’t like cake and if you’re one of them then there are plenty of alternatives that you can try. How a about a towering pork pie ‘cake’, or wheels of cheese in tiers that will look just as impressive as any royal icing offering. Instead of cupcakes pick prettily iced and decorated donuts or if you definitely don’t want anything sweet then a beautifully presented sushi cake will look and taste fantastic.