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Elie Saab

Mismatched china is much more creative than traditional white. Find them in thrift stores, and save them to be your own china after the big day.

While photo booths are fun and practically mandatory for the social media-friendly wedding, you don't have to settle for a white backdrop. Create a photo area made out of something unique to the couple for a personal touch.

If your reception venue doesn't have a ceiling but you want a hanging treatment, have your craftiest friend make one out of wood posts and chicken wire.

Instead of setting up traditional rows of chairs for the ceremony, opt for benches with throw pillows to create a cozy, friendly atmosphere.

Try a theme that's a nod to your favorite book—like this table setting inspired by Alice in Wonderland.

Malay weddings are usually colorful affairs, as demonstrated by this couple's matching emerald-hued ensembles.

The kebaya—a two-piece gown worn across Indonesia and Southeast Asia—is seen here in delicate white lace.

The detail and embellishment on the groom's outfit rivals even the bride's in a conventional Sri Lankan wedding.

Tibetan brides typically wear white, though more visible is what's layered on top, including colorful jackets, scarves and jewelry like beaded necklaces and headdresses.

Indian wedding saris are most commonly red or burgundy, but this bride opted for a vibrant palette of fuchsia, lilac and lime green.

This bride wears a hanbok—Korea's traditional two piece formal dress—with modern touches, like a floral-printed top.