The Not Wedding


By now I’m sure most of you have heard of The Not Wedding, but in case you aren’t familiar with it yet, it’s a super rad alternative to the traditional bridal show in the form of a big, fake wedding! The “wedding guests” are brides-and-grooms-to-be and the event gives them a chance to be immersed in an inspiring setting and really experience wedding vendors in action. The Not Wedding’s latest event took place in Wichita and featured a moody, jewel-tone color palette, rich, dramatic textiles and bold + unconventional bridal attire. Here are some highlights…



wedding ceremony with flowers hanging from ceiling

black wedding dress


photos above from Millie B Photography

red bouquet


photos above by Darrin Hackney Photography


photo above by Heartland Photography


If you are a wedding vendor who is interested in showcasing your talents at an upcoming Not Wedding event, hop on over to their website for more info and to apply. And stay up to date with all things Not Wedding by following them on Facebook!

vendor list for the Wichita event

venue: Abode // entertainment: Accent Mobile Music // stationery: Adalee’s Paper Boutique, Chykalophia Group, Creative // jewelry: Amy Lea Jewelry // catering: Blue Moon CaterersCiaoJava Villa // linens: Bowman and Company // wedding cakes: Buckingham Cakes // dance lessons: Care to Dance? Latin & Ballroom Studio // hair styling: Charisma Salon // desserts: Cocoa Dolce Artisan Chocolates //  photography: Darrin Hackney Photography, Heartland Photography, Millie B Photography // calligraphy: Emilime Designs //  event rentals: Event Elements // day-of coordination + event design: Events by Ashley // sparkling wine: Ferrari Wine // hotel: Hotel at Old Town // wedding dress + wedding party attire: I Do Bridal + Tux // floral + event design: Magnolia Floral Studio, Stems Floral Shop, Swatch Studio // makeup artistry: Makeup By Iris // candle favors: Milk + Honey Candles // videography: Nick Miller Films // furniture rentals: Social Manor // DIY elements: Something Turquoise // photobooth: Tapsnap // travel: The Chic Travelista // rehearsal dinner: The Loft at 420 // bartending services: Xclusive Bartending