A summer wedding in an apple orchard with a picnic and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream truck for two brides
For their June wedding, Portland, Oregon, couple Elinor (she/her) and Jessica (she/her) wanted a casual and fun vibe, complete with a picnic, food trucks and flower crowns. The brides got ready together, forgoing a first look for couple’s portraits before the ceremony.
Tam and Yiyun’s intimate summer wedding at Folktale Winery and Vineyards in Carmel Valley, California
Yiyun even said that he never thought he would be brave enough to come out, but loving Tam gave him courage and it made his fear go away, since he knew their love story was bigger than his fear.
Outdoor summer wedding in Acadia National Park
Marriers Claire and Amelia traveled to Bar Harbor, Maine, for their outdoor summer wedding in Acadia National Park.
Good Omens–inspired styled elopement with angelic forms, red poppies, goblets and crosses
This Good Omens–themed elopement includes inspiration such as angelic forms, red poppies, live plants, deep red velvet fabric and crosses.
Christian + Clifton: An intimate hometown Ohio wedding
Christian and Clifton’s intimate hometown Ohio wedding at Jeffrey Mansion was a semi-formal affair and detail-oriented in all aspects.
Tavion + Andrew: A Greenville, South Carolina, summer LGBTQ+ wedding with rose petal exit
Andrew and Tavion’s Greenville, South Carolina, summer LGBTQ+ wedding with rose petal exit had so many gorgeous elements.
Secret garden wedding in downtown San Jose, California
Katelyn and Lauren’s wedding transported guests to a secret garden filled with hundreds of fragrant blooms in vibrant red, pink and white.
Double engagement inspiration in the Arizona Cactus Garden
This early summer double wedding inspiration features real couples and takes place at the Arizona Cactus Garden at Stanford University.
10 summer weddings that will put you in that perfect sunny mood
Summer wedding season is almost upon us—let’s celebrate by looking at some beautiful and fun real weddings that will put you in a sunny mood.
Colorful summer nature-inspired loft wedding in Chicago, Illinois
Ana and Natalie had their summer wedding in a loft in Chicago, Illinois. It was inspired by nature and greenery, with a bright, colorful vibe.
Purple summer wedding in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Anastasia and Parva, both architects, met at Kent State University while they were both studying architecture. They had a summer wedding on August 8, 2018.
Black and white beach wedding in Newport, Rhode Island
Jamie and Michelle had a gorgeous and chic wedding at Newport Beach House in Newport, Rhode Island. The couple chose timeless colors of black and white for their wedding party. Newport Beach House was the perfect venue with its picturesque scenery and rooms fills with natural light and windows overlooking the sea.
Floral wedding inspiration in New Orleans, Louisiana
For this fun and romantic end of summer wedding styled shoot, event designer Brooke brought a bright, summer freshness to the dreamlike property of Il Mercato, a beautiful Spanish colonial style building nestled in the heart of the Garden District in New Orleans.
Laid back Mississippi September wedding
Amber and Lyndsey’s wedding was on a warm September day in Mississippi. The feel was laid back, southern and as charming as Mississippi can offer. Their first dance was to “Still the One” by Shania Twain. They were even the first gay couple to be married at their venue!
Romantic, artsy New York City wedding
Kareem and John had a romantic and elegant New York City soiree held at a historic uptown building modeled after a 15th-century Roman palazzo. The event was a celebration of art and artists, and the wedding included three original short plays written for the event.
Beach wedding in Kennebunkport, Maine
Holly and Kaitlin’s beach-themed summer wedding mixed in a nautical Maine theme to match the location in Kennebunkport. Their signature colors were blue/teal and orange, and their summer floral bouquets accentuated the summer New England vibes. Their first dance was to “Diamonds” by Rihanna.
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