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Nerdy Nuptials

Geek culture is influencing new themes for ultra modern weddings

Implications - Swaying from traditional practices, people are using weddings as a venue to express new interests. The rise in geek culture (the embrace of technology, sci-fi, gaming and all things Internet) was one of the recurring themes of influence seen in the wedding industry in 2009, and will no doubt continue its growth in 2010.
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Geeky Invitations
Geeky Invitations
8-Bit Wedding Invitation Compares a Wedding to 'Street Fighter'
This geekalicious 8-bit wedding invitation takes a love for retro games to the extreme. It features the bride and groom as characters in an old 'Street Fighter'-style video game format. Is the invitation… 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
Lesbian Gamer Weddings
Lesbian Gamer Weddings
The Anli and Laura Offbeat Union Combines the Best of All Worlds
Do you ever read about weddings and wish that you had been invited? That is how I feel about the the Anli and Laura offbeat union. These lovely lasses committed themselves to everlasting love with a wedding… 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
Electric Engagement Rings
Electric Engagement Rings
Plug and Socket Duo Rings are Most Obvious Metaphor Ever
If you need a unique way to propose to your little honey-dip (yes, honey-dip) and want to be overtly metaphorical, then the Plug and Socket Duo ring is for you. Not to say someone wouldn’t appreciate the… MORE
Cult Video Game Nuptials
Cult Video Game Nuptials
Katamari Damacy Wedding Theme is an Epic Matrimonial Win
This Katamari Damacy wedding is the ultimate cult video game celebration. Every aspect of the nuptials—from cake to attire, headgear and invitations—was done with Katamari Damacy in mind. In case you’re… MORE
play_circle_filled Illuminated Bridal Gowns
Illuminated Bridal Gowns
LED Wedding Dress Features 300 Lights
The bride who really wants to shine on her wedding day can't go past this stunning white bridal gown which features 300 warm LED lights embedded in the skirt section of the dress. The gold-tinted lights… MORE
0-Gravity Weddings
0-Gravity Weddings
Noah Fulmor & Erin Finnegan's Wedding Will be Out of This World (UPDATE)
Noah Fulmor and Erin Finnegan will be the fist couple to say their “I do’s” 70 miles above the Earth’s surface.  As reported previously on Trend Hunter, Sir Richard Branson was looking into marrying a… MORE
play_circle_filled Nerdalicious Nuptials
Nerdalicious Nuptials
Video Game-Inspired Wedding Unites Gamers in ‘Halo' Matrimony
Years ago, when design student Desirai Labrada came across John Henry in a deathmatch while playing Halo online, she probably didn’t suspect she’d end up marrying him in a Halo-themed wedding ceremony.… MORE

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