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Eclectacles

Attention to offbeat spectacles indicates a divergence from convention

Implications - We are witnessing a shift from traditional celebrations to more unique and individual festivities. The rise in eccentric celebration may indicate a desire to stand apart from convention; people are more willing to appease their own interests over adhering to strict rules of the past, which provides a new setting and context for private and professional event planning.
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8 Featured, 40 Examples:
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Date Range:
Jun 09 — Sep 09
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Featured Examples

Gothic Wedding Bouquets
Gothic Wedding Bouquets
Black Roses and Calla Lilies for Tradition-Defying Brides
These Gothic wedding bouquets fit perfectly with the darker themes we've been seeing recently, like the vampire designs inspired by Twilight. Black rose bouquets are also very Tim Burton, which is timely… MORE
Sci-Fi Themed Weddings
Sci-Fi Themed Weddings
Geeky Couple Opts for Star Wars Wedding in Ukraine
While there are some people who like to have classy weddings, here is a couple who would rather be unique and embrace their geeky side. The wedding that this couple had was Star Wars themed; most of the… MORE
play_circle_filled Vampire Weddings
Vampire Weddings
Ideas to Make Your Big Day a Twilight-Themed Spectacle
The Twilight epidemic continues on as many fans turn their weddings into a vampire fantasy. One fan has even put up a video on YouTube that suggests 50 ideas of how to turn your wedding in Edward and… MORE
Classy Gamer Weddings
Classy Gamer Weddings
Couple Ties the Knot With Nintendo Accessories
Themed weddings can sometimes be on the outrageous side and let’s face it--they can be downright tacky. This couple, however, gave their classy wedding a little geektastic touch without turning their big… MORE
Cartoon-Inspired Nuptials
Cartoon-Inspired Nuptials
2 Couples Yabba Dabba Do a Double 'Flintstones' Wedding
Two couples have eschewed a traditional white wedding in favor of a fun Flintstones-themed double wedding in Norwich. Andrea and Simon Bean dressed up as Fred and Wilma Flintstone, and Richard and Jill… MORE
Baroque Trannie Weddings
Baroque Trannie Weddings
Getting Married to Your Love in Theme
Marriage is a tradition that people hold near and dear to their hearts. Although the history of marriage is deeply rooted in tradition, it is nice to see that people can modernize their wedding and customize… MORE
Insect Swarm Weddings
Insect Swarm Weddings
Daring Chinese Couple Weds While Covered in Bees
Chinese couple Li Wenhua and Yan Hongxia decided to get married while being swarmed by bees. The couple has been bee-keeping for the last 25 years and thought having a bee swarm would be fitting for their… MORE
Fairytale Weddings
Fairytale Weddings
Peter Pan and Tinkerbell Tie the Knot Complete With Pixie Dust
Peter Pan was a classic tale complete with action adventure and a love story where Peter is caught in a tangled love triangle with Wendy and Tinkerbell. In this story, however, Peter Pan chose Tinkerbell… MORE

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