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The attire seen in Panem’s Capitol in The Hunger Games inspired Jonathon Dakarai (35 and a UX designer) and Kyle Prosen’s (30 and a medical policy acc
  • "The Hunger Games" Inspired This Colorful Wedding at The Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg, California
  • "The Hunger Games" Inspired This Colorful Wedding at The Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg, California
  • "The Hunger Games" Inspired This Colorful Wedding at The Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg, California
Theirs is a timeless love: Aidan Grano and Brady Mickelsen shrewdly infused aspects of their blended personalities and tastes into their <a href="http
  • This Couple Embraced Art Deco Decadence at Their Country Music Hall of Fame Wedding in Nashville, Tennessee
  • This Couple Embraced Art Deco Decadence at Their Country Music Hall of Fame Wedding in Nashville, Tennessee
  • This Couple Embraced Art Deco Decadence at Their Country Music Hall of Fame Wedding in Nashville, Tennessee
Katelyn Schuckenbrock and Cole Weatherson reveal the sweetly simple inspiration behind their fall wedding’s motif: each other! “We wanted to keep the
  • This Warm Garden Wedding Was a Modern Fairytale at Clark Gardens in Weatherford, Texas
  • This Warm Garden Wedding Was a Modern Fairytale at Clark Gardens in Weatherford, Texas
  • This Warm Garden Wedding Was a Modern Fairytale at Clark Gardens in Weatherford, Texas
Grace Shelton was raised a true <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/wedding-venues-los-angeles" target="_blank">Los Angeleno</a>. As the daughter
  • This Bi-Coastal Couple Hosted an “East Meets West”-Themed Wedding at Villa Sevillano in Santa Barbara, California
  • This Bi-Coastal Couple Hosted an “East Meets West”-Themed Wedding at Villa Sevillano in Santa Barbara, California
  • This Bi-Coastal Couple Hosted an “East Meets West”-Themed Wedding at Villa Sevillano in Santa Barbara, California
Who doesn’t love kicking things off with a big (and stylish) bang? When it came to their wedding weekend, Southern California couple Kayla Marquez and
  • An Elegant Fourth of July-Themed Rehearsal Dinner With Metallic Stars at Greengate Ranch in San Luis Obispo, California
  • An Elegant Fourth of July-Themed Rehearsal Dinner With Metallic Stars at Greengate Ranch in San Luis Obispo, California
  • An Elegant Fourth of July-Themed Rehearsal Dinner With Metallic Stars at Greengate Ranch in San Luis Obispo, California
Much of Jenn Emerling (37 and a wedding and travel photographer) and Roque Rodriguez’s (42 and a designer and producer) love story centers around thei
  • This Colorful Private Residence Wedding in Fresno, California, Was a Prismatic Work of Art
  • This Colorful Private Residence Wedding in Fresno, California, Was a Prismatic Work of Art
  • This Colorful Private Residence Wedding in Fresno, California, Was a Prismatic Work of Art
“Go—you never know how your life could change if you just show up.” These wise words from blogger Arianna Thomopoulos’ mother, convincing her daughter
  • A Bold Color Palette and Chic Fashion Wowed at This Couple’s Sherwood Country Club Wedding in Thousand Oaks, California
  • A Bold Color Palette and Chic Fashion Wowed at This Couple’s Sherwood Country Club Wedding in Thousand Oaks, California
  • A Bold Color Palette and Chic Fashion Wowed at This Couple’s Sherwood Country Club Wedding in Thousand Oaks, California
After participating in 14 weddings over the course of their lives, sweethearts Karina and Mike Gwynn knew exactly how they wanted to style their big d
  • A Bel-Air Bay Club Wedding Filled With Warm Details and Artful Inspiration in Los Angeles, California
  • A Bel-Air Bay Club Wedding Filled With Warm Details and Artful Inspiration in Los Angeles, California
  • A Bel-Air Bay Club Wedding Filled With Warm Details and Artful Inspiration in Los Angeles, California
Mariam Elaribi and Ayad Mirjani set out to wow their friends and family with awe-inspiring events to mark their love and commitment to one another. A
  • This Couple’s Moroccan Mehndi and Wedding Reception in Los Angeles, California, Were All About Luxury in Striking Color
  • This Couple’s Moroccan Mehndi and Wedding Reception in Los Angeles, California, Were All About Luxury in Striking Color
  • This Couple’s Moroccan Mehndi and Wedding Reception in Los Angeles, California, Were All About Luxury in Striking Color
Pink ended up anchoring Alaa and Mujahid’s (Muji) (both 25 and data scientists) wedding along the <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/classic-cal
  • Pink Was the Star of the Show at This Wedding at the Waldorf Astoria in Dana Point, California
  • Pink Was the Star of the Show at This Wedding at the Waldorf Astoria in Dana Point, California
  • Pink Was the Star of the Show at This Wedding at the Waldorf Astoria in Dana Point, California
On the first day of the year, Lena Tillett (33 and a news anchor) and Christopher Washington (39 and a food tech entrepreneur) said “I do” in the firs
  • This Couple Was the Very First to Wed at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC
  • This Couple Was the Very First to Wed at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC
  • This Couple Was the Very First to Wed at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC
A boho-chic beach wedding in <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/destination-wedding-resorts-mexico-caribbean" target="_blank">Tulum, Mexico</a>,
  • A Boho-Chic Beach Destination Wedding at Delek Tulum in Mexico
  • A Boho-Chic Beach Destination Wedding at Delek Tulum in Mexico
  • A Boho-Chic Beach Destination Wedding at Delek Tulum in Mexico
College sweethearts Nathalee (Nat) Deya and Bray Miller memorialized their love with a sweet, al fresco wedding at Savannah Botanical Gardens on a sun
  • A Floral-Inspired Morning Wedding at the Savannah Botanical Gardens in Savannah, Georgia
  • A Floral-Inspired Morning Wedding at the Savannah Botanical Gardens in Savannah, Georgia
  • A Floral-Inspired Morning Wedding at the Savannah Botanical Gardens in Savannah, Georgia
<a href="https://www.instagram.com/hkcung/" target="_blank">Hoàng-Kim Cung</a> (31 and a content creator) and Jonathan (Johnny) Huang Van (29 and a te
  • Influencer Hoàng-Kim Cung's Dallas, Texas, Celebration Included Three Wedding Ceremonies
  • Influencer Hoàng-Kim Cung's Dallas, Texas, Celebration Included Three Wedding Ceremonies
  • Influencer Hoàng-Kim Cung's Dallas, Texas, Celebration Included Three Wedding Ceremonies
To reaffirm their love and commitment to each other in honor of their <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/16-year-anniversary-gift-ideas" target=
  • One Couple's Chic Entomology-Inspired Vow Renewal at Muckenthaler Mansion in Fullerton, California
  • One Couple's Chic Entomology-Inspired Vow Renewal at Muckenthaler Mansion in Fullerton, California
  • One Couple's Chic Entomology-Inspired Vow Renewal at Muckenthaler Mansion in Fullerton, California
Arthika and Tony celebrated their marriage with a waterfront wedding at  Terranea Resort in <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/classic-californi
  • This California Wedding's Cool Blue Palette Fit the Oceanfront Terranea Resort Venue Perfectly
  • This California Wedding's Cool Blue Palette Fit the Oceanfront Terranea Resort Venue Perfectly
  • This California Wedding's Cool Blue Palette Fit the Oceanfront Terranea Resort Venue Perfectly
Jordan Wessel, model and founder of <a href="https://www.morethaninc.com/" target="_blank">More Than Inc.</a>, and Brendan Canova, a sales professiona
  • A Chic Texas Wedding at Ma Maison in Dripping Springs With Black-and-White Details
  • A Chic Texas Wedding at Ma Maison in Dripping Springs With Black-and-White Details
  • A Chic Texas Wedding at Ma Maison in Dripping Springs With Black-and-White Details
Juxtaposition within design often produces beautiful results and that was certainly the case for this couple—romance meets rustic was the aesthetic of
  • One Couple's Romantic-Meets-Rustic Pink-and-White Wedding at Greengate Ranch and Vineyard in San Luis Obispo, California
  • One Couple's Romantic-Meets-Rustic Pink-and-White Wedding at Greengate Ranch and Vineyard in San Luis Obispo, California
  • One Couple's Romantic-Meets-Rustic Pink-and-White Wedding at Greengate Ranch and Vineyard in San Luis Obispo, California
Have you ever wondered what the fashion looks like when a wedding dress designer gets married? When Justin Warshaw, the CEO and creative director of t
  • Inside Bridal Gown Designer Justin Alexander's Destination Wedding at a Castle in Italy
  • Inside Bridal Gown Designer Justin Alexander's Destination Wedding at a Castle in Italy
  • Inside Bridal Gown Designer Justin Alexander's Destination Wedding at a Castle in Italy
Although the pandemic forced Phil and Kellen to postpone their larger wedding celebration, they didn’t want to wait to get legally married. The couple
  • One Couple's Simple Urban Minimony at Maketto in Washington, DC
  • One Couple's Simple Urban Minimony at Maketto in Washington, DC
  • One Couple's Simple Urban Minimony at Maketto in Washington, DC
To celebrate their engagement, Phil and Kellen took <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/creative-engagement-photo-ideas" target="_blank">engageme
  • This Couple Rode Bikes Around Washington, DC, for Their Prewedding Engagement Photo Shoot
  • This Couple Rode Bikes Around Washington, DC, for Their Prewedding Engagement Photo Shoot
  • This Couple Rode Bikes Around Washington, DC, for Their Prewedding Engagement Photo Shoot
There's personalization and then there's ultra-personalization. For their celebration at Gull's Way in <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/malibu
  • An Ultra-Personalized Pink-and-Turquoise Wedding at Gull's Way in Malibu, California
  • An Ultra-Personalized Pink-and-Turquoise Wedding at Gull's Way in Malibu, California
  • An Ultra-Personalized Pink-and-Turquoise Wedding at Gull's Way in Malibu, California
Spectacular views and desert vistas made of red rock sandstone formations at Valley of Fire State Park in <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/las
  • A Sandstone Formation Was the Backdrop For This Mohave Desert Wedding at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada
  • A Sandstone Formation Was the Backdrop For This Mohave Desert Wedding at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada
  • A Sandstone Formation Was the Backdrop For This Mohave Desert Wedding at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada