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6 Alternative Wedding Receptions That'll Wow Your Guests

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    Launched in 2012, aims to make the dog-eared folder of magazine clippings a thing of the past for brides-to-be. The digital wedding channel, which makes the planning process more simple, is bringing everything from charming real weddings to expert advice on all things bridal right to R29.
    UPDATE: This story was originally published March 30.

    If you love offbeat brides like Keira Knightley and Amber Tamblyn and you know you want to wear a short wedding dress, why not opt for a nontraditional wedding reception, too? We love real weddings that skip the formal sit-down dinner in favor of a lighter (and often cheaper!) post-ceremony meal. Read on for six of our favorite nontraditional reception ideas.

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