Offbeat Bride featured in Huffington Post's new Weddings section

October 3 2011 | offbeatbride

I was interviewed for an article about nontraditional weddings that's appearing as the launch story of the Huffington Post's brand new Weddings section:

"I do think there has been a gradual shift over the last five years toward personalization that goes beyond monograms on the napkins or wedding colors," said Ariel Meadow Stallings, publisher of the blog Offbeat Bride, which dishes inspiration and advice for couples craving "authentic weddings full of intention and personality" and that, in turn, gets 2.2 million page views a month. It also explains the sense of community that has cropped up on Indiebride, the get-real, refine-what-it-means-to-be-a-bride site founded in 2001 and recently acquired by HuffPost.

"I think this is a pretty understandable response to the more extravagant, template weddings that were popular in the '90s," Stallings said

Read the full article.