These Are the 10 Real Weddings You Loved the Most This Year
Bridesmaids dresses that wowed, a baraat that shut down Broad Street and a cameo from Beyoncé’s saxophonist
There’s much to love about real weddings. First, they’re about, well, love — between those saying “I do,” their friends and family members, and the city (Philly!) they chose for their union. Second, they provide so much inspiration as you plan your own Big Day! And third? They’re built-in parties, and who can resist dressing up and celebrating all day and night? That’s why we’ve rounded up 10 of your favorites — and ours, too. Without further ado, here are some of the best Philadelphia-area weddings of the year.
The bride wanted them to be excited about what they wore on her Big Day. Read more here.
The couple’s “big fat HinJew wedding” can be summed up by the welcome sign they created themselves: “We waited an extra year for this. Party accordingly.” Read more here.
“The goal was to create a joy-focused event, filled with fun.” Read more here.
A rope-like installation — repurposed from the ceremony — draped above the sweetheart table, which was blanketed by roses and hydrangeas. Read more here.
Xavi Row Bespoke’s Leroy West designed his own tux, shirt and shoes, then did the same for his groomsmen, too. Read more here.
The waterfall at the Ledges Hotel was a gorgeous ceremony backdrop. Read more here.
The couple worked with vendors led by women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQIA community. Read more here.
Because the bride lives with epilepsy and faced medical insurance issues, the couple decided to fast-track their wedding. Read more here.
Custom koozies bearing the couple’s signature phrase, “Please leave by 9,” served as the favors. Read more here.
Katty Rodriguez performed “Crazy in Love” for the couple’s entrance song. Read more here.