From Alice in Wonderland to Wes Anderson: The Most Unusually Beautiful Wedding Themes

updated Jul 16, 2020
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(Image credit: Cacá Santoro)

Most wedding themes revolve around a color palette or a very loose vibe like “nautical” or “romantic.” But every once in a while, some creative couple somewhere takes the idea of a theme wedding to a whole ‘nother level–tackling a pop culture concept with elegance, some cheek and, yes, tons of style.

Star Wars

Above, a chic (and surprisingly romantic!) Star Wars wedding from Glamour and photographer Cacá Santoro.

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(Image credit: Blue Rock Photos)

Alice in Wonderland

A whimsical Alice in Wonderland-style bash from Burnetts Boards, shot by Blue Rock Photo.

(Image credit: Acqua Photo)

Summer Camp

This couple met at summer camp, so it made sense that they’d go after a rustic camp vibe for their big day, from Ruffled and Acqua Photo.

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(Image credit: Analisa Joy Photography)

Wizard of Oz

Here’s an editorial wedding shoot that takes a common kids’ party theme to a really elegant and chic place, from Green Wedding Shoes and Analisa Joy Photography.

(Image credit: Carla Atley)

The Great Gatsby

Technically I guess you could call this an Art Deco-style event, but the couple in this Ruffled bash by photographer Carla Atley called the theme “The Great Gatsby” and went all-out with vintage deco touches.

(Image credit: Heidi Ryder)

Retro Bowling Bash

This wedding from Ruffled and photographer Heidi Ryder steps back in time to a 1950s bowling alley.

Star Wars (again)

This couple found many ways to inject a little Star Wars love into their big day, from Bridal Guide and Refinery 29.

(Image credit: Cat Hepple)

Sex and the City

This UK wedding from B. Loved Blog and photographer Cat Hepple was inspired by the location and the fashion of Sex and the City.

(Image credit: Loren & Chris)

Wes Anderson

Offbeat Bride aptly titled this wedding feature, from photographers Loren & Chris, “Moonrise Budapest Hotel Kingdom.”

Do you have a favorite from the list?