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Feast your eyes on real weddings around the world from North Carolina, California, Florida, New York, Texas, South Carolina, and as far away as Italy, Jamaica, Greece and more. The curated real weddings on this page span the globe and prove that traditions, tastes, and styles continue to evolve and weddings will always be a beautiful experience no matter where you land.

The best part about checking out successful real weddings is understanding how a couple infuses their own love stories and relationships into their big days. Every couple is unique, and the way in which they create their wedding is always a pleasure to behold. The most promising part of all is that these beautiful and awe-inspiring ideas really happened, proving that any dream you hold in your heart can be made into reality.

Are you looking for more tips and ideas? Head over to our Inspiration or Wedding Ideas page to get your creative wheels turning. Seeing the photos and reading the stories behind these beautiful real weddings can help with your own wedding planning in a variety of ways. You’ll see what’s new and popular with wedding decor, style, fashion, food, and more, and you’ll see how real couples pulled off their special days through their own unique way.

You know those dreamy Pinterest boards and magazine articles you covet during wedding planning? Well, those ideas can actually happen! And it’s in these real weddings that we see the most gorgeous, luxurious, and original concepts put to use.

Check out these spectacular real weddings in this section. We hope they inspire your own special day!

Borgo Pignano Tuscany Wedding

Borgo Pignano Tuscany Wedding.

Michelle and Johnny met through mutual friends nearly 10 years ago. When it was time to propose, Johnny took Michelle to “Lyric in the Park” – Chicago’s Lyric Opera House’s annual performance. At intermission, Johnny surprised Michelle by getting down on one knee with a dozen…

Portovenere Italy Wedding

Portovenere Italy Wedding Photos.

One picture of a window set off the idea for Marcelle and Chad to elope in Portovenere, Italy. The two jetted off with very little plans. Marcelle’s mother helped design and make her fitted gown with ruching and lace. Chad purchased a sharp Calvin Klein suit….

Guerneville California Wedding

Guerneville California Wedding.

Nestled in an enchanting spot on Dawn Ranch in Guerneville, Calif., Kate and Conrad said “I do.” With soaring redwoods overhead and family and friends gathered around, these two embraced a shaded, vibrant ceremony and reception right near the Russian River.

Kate wore a lace Monique Lhullier…

Zenith Vineyard Oregon Wedding

Zenith Vineyard Oregon Wedding.

As soon as they got engaged, Zoe and CJ knew that their wedding had to be an intimate outdoor affair, filled with romance and classic, elegant style. They got that and much more at Zenith Vineyard in Salem, Ore. And, although their day was stunning and…

Desert Botanical Gardens Wedding

Desert Botanical Gardens Wedding.

Jessica and Matthew had a true, desert-style wedding at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Ariz. With cacti all around, loads of succulents in every twist and turn, and a gorgeous sun-lit ceremony, this couple knows how to throw one romantic event full of Southwestern charm.

The architecture…

Whooping Crane Farm Wedding

Whooping Crane Farm Wedding.

Christie and Will’s Nashville wedding took place at Whooping Crane Farm. It was described as “incredible, genuine and real,” showcasing the many cherished facets of their relationship that led them to this special day. And they celebrated this next step in true Southern style with loads…