The wedding cake is one of the ultimate statements you can make as a couple, especially if you have a decadent sweet tooth or a soft spot for design. Whether you love a monochromatic, five-tier, polished look or a swoon-worthy froth of romantic peonies and waves of definition, you’re sure to be inspired by some of our editors’ favorite photos in this gallery of wedding cakes.
Kirsten Palladino is an award-winning editor and writer, as well as the author of the forthcoming wedding planning book for LGBTQ couples, EQUALLY WED (Seal Press/Hachette Book Group, May 2017). She’s the co-founder and editorial director of equallywed.com, the world’s leading digital LGBTQ wedding magazine. She blogs about trauma recovery at foragedwellness.com. Palladino has been profiled on CNN and in The New York Times. Her work has appeared in Entrepreneur magazine, ARTNews magazine, Art & Antiques magazine, The Knot, Executive Traveler magazine, the Huffington Post, and more. She was recognized as one of Glamour magazine's Hometown Heroes for 2015. Palladino has an open door communications policy on Twitter at @kirstenop and Facebook at fb.com/kirstenpalladino.