U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Rules Virginia’s Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014 18:42
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Rules Virginia’s Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional

It seems Virginia really is for lovers, after all.

Tailored Suits for Masculine Women and Trans Men are on the Rise
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014 16:15
Tailored Suits for Masculine Women and Trans Men are on the Rise

Companies that offer custom-made clothing for transgender and gender non-conforming people are coming to the forefront.

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Published: Thursday, 24 July 2014 19:27
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11 important logistical questions you need to answer before booking a wedding venue

Katie and Michelle's San Juan Island Engagement Photo Shoot
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Katie and Michelle’s engagement shoot encompasses their love of nature, cribbage, good beer, and, of course, each other

Quick Workouts for the Bride or Groom to Be
Published: Wednesday, 23 July 2014 19:27
Quick Workouts for the Bride or Groom to Be

As your wedding date approaches, you may have neglected one little thing: exercise. Between all the planning, sampling and booking, chances are you're hoping to find a routine that works with your schedule while also delivering fast results.

Star Trek-Inspired Wedding
Published: Tuesday, 22 July 2014 19:36
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A same-sex wedding photo shoot inspired by a real couple's love of Star Trek

Whether you’re getting married by the sea or just have a thing for sailor outfits, a nautical-themed wedding can tie everything together and give your guests some room for creativity in their attire. And everyone likes some good navy, stripes, anchors and boating knots, right?

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Once used to spot sailors across the sea, blue-and-white striped pieces have become a classic for any occasion. Pictured above is the Nautical Navy Strip Bow Tie, available at highcottonties.com for $45.

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Why not skip the classic lace-ups and slip into a dress boat shoe. This chic footwear alternative is great for the altar and dock party. Available at Sebago for $140.

 

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Add a boating knot to your boutonniere. Well hello, Sailor, that’s not a bad idea!

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Never hurts to have a bridesmaid in a navy halter corset dress. And for $24.99, they’ll be thanking you for the recommendation. Available at American Eagle.

 

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For the last minute guest trying to figure out how to work in the nautical theme, try some button replacements!

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This true blue blazer would be great for any high-to-mild femme wedding attendee looking to rock the waves. Available at The Limited for $62.93.

 

Photo: loveandlobster.com; thefancy.com

 

Sonia Oram is the writer of Dyke Duds a blog for lesbians, queer women and transmasculine people to share their styles, fashion ideas and stories around clothing.

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