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There’s a reason grand whirlwind relationships anchor so many blockbuster hits—they’re just so romantic. Persis Kham- batta (34, a real estate agent)
  • This Surprise Proposal Turned Into a Whimsical Same-Day Wedding at The Hummingbird Temple in Hollywood Hills, California
  • This Surprise Proposal Turned Into a Whimsical Same-Day Wedding at The Hummingbird Temple in Hollywood Hills, California
  • This Surprise Proposal Turned Into a Whimsical Same-Day Wedding at The Hummingbird Temple in Hollywood Hills, California
Love often blooms online in the digital age. “Yes, we are one of those millennial stories,” Charles (Charlie) Langdon details his relationship with Vi
  • This Colorful Wedding at The Hibernia San Francisco Was All About Celebrating Heritage and Inclusivity
  • This Colorful Wedding at The Hibernia San Francisco Was All About Celebrating Heritage and Inclusivity
  • This Colorful Wedding at The Hibernia San Francisco Was All About Celebrating Heritage and Inclusivity
Karen Gouws and Jordan Dewar first met in middle school, not in the hallways or classrooms, but in the boundless world of an online novel writing grou
  • Brides Host a Colorful Multicultural Wedding at the Park Hyatt in Washington DC
  • Brides Host a Colorful Multicultural Wedding at the Park Hyatt in Washington DC
  • Brides Host a Colorful Multicultural Wedding at the Park Hyatt in Washington DC
In the bustling heart of New York City, the stars aligned for Zack Aberman and Phil Kessler, drawn together by the curious workings of digital serendi
  • Grooms Create a Wedding That Epitomizes Class at The Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Grooms Create a Wedding That Epitomizes Class at The Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Grooms Create a Wedding That Epitomizes Class at The Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Though Alexa Pratt and Amanda Duba went to the same high school, fate wouldn’t have them meet until they both attended the same college; their paths c
  • These Brides Planned a Sophisticated-Yet-Personal Wedding at Parlor Public House in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • These Brides Planned a Sophisticated-Yet-Personal Wedding at Parlor Public House in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • These Brides Planned a Sophisticated-Yet-Personal Wedding at Parlor Public House in Indianapolis, Indiana
Kevin Fletcher and Mark Switaj’s love story began at a birthday party, where they connected over a shared love for electronic dance music and healthca
  • A Class-Act in Modernity—These Grooms Hosted a Grand Wedding at The Filter Club in Philadelphia
  • A Class-Act in Modernity—These Grooms Hosted a Grand Wedding at The Filter Club in Philadelphia
  • A Class-Act in Modernity—These Grooms Hosted a Grand Wedding at The Filter Club in Philadelphia
It started with two lattes and a chance encounter at a cozy city café. Jewels Figueroa and Maddisson (Maddie) Leavitt, both new to the city and in pur
  • This Couple Planned a Chic City Hall Elopement in San Francisco, California, Before Stopping by a Coffee Shop to Celebrate
  • This Couple Planned a Chic City Hall Elopement in San Francisco, California, Before Stopping by a Coffee Shop to Celebrate
  • This Couple Planned a Chic City Hall Elopement in San Francisco, California, Before Stopping by a Coffee Shop to Celebrate
There's nothing like pure serendipity on a getaway weekend. Jake Parrick fondly recalls, "We met in Nashville during the 4th of July weekend, and it w
  • Dark Detail Lovers—This Fall Wedding at the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum Is for You
  • Dark Detail Lovers—This Fall Wedding at the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum Is for You
  • Dark Detail Lovers—This Fall Wedding at the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum Is for You
“As queer people, we don’t often see ourselves represented in the stereotypical wedding aesthetic. It didn’t feel ‘us’ to try and force that vibe for
  • ’70s Disco-Glam Vibes Filled This Wedding at The Jane Hotel in New York City
  • ’70s Disco-Glam Vibes Filled This Wedding at The Jane Hotel in New York City
  • ’70s Disco-Glam Vibes Filled This Wedding at The Jane Hotel in New York City
A simple swipe on a dating app can lead to great things. Andrew Rohrlich recalls, "Being the eager beaver that I am, I asked Danny if he wanted to get
  • A Desert Wedding With Midcentury Modern Touches at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, California
  • A Desert Wedding With Midcentury Modern Touches at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, California
  • A Desert Wedding With Midcentury Modern Touches at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, California
Some people meet at precisely the wrong time. When Robyn Pamela introduced herself to Nicci Campbell at a restaurant, both were in relationships with
  • A Laid-Back, Effortlessly Cool Desert Wedding at Ground in South Africa
  • A Laid-Back, Effortlessly Cool Desert Wedding at Ground in South Africa
  • A Laid-Back, Effortlessly Cool Desert Wedding at Ground in South Africa
"We met while studying sustainable agriculture in Santa Cruz, California, in 2016," Leigh Gaymon-Jones recalls. Her connection with Beth Burzynski ste
  • A Sustainable Wedding Embracing Nature at Pie Ranch in Pescadero, California
  • A Sustainable Wedding Embracing Nature at Pie Ranch in Pescadero, California
  • A Sustainable Wedding Embracing Nature at Pie Ranch in Pescadero, California
Oliver Saikaly and Nicholas Deising's love story began with a chance encounter through mutual friends during college. As their relationship blossomed,
  • This Couple's Elegantly Emerald Wedding at Prospect Park Boathouse in Brooklyn, New York, Is Timeless
  • This Couple's Elegantly Emerald Wedding at Prospect Park Boathouse in Brooklyn, New York, Is Timeless
  • This Couple's Elegantly Emerald Wedding at Prospect Park Boathouse in Brooklyn, New York, Is Timeless
What do two <a href="https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/wedding-planners" target="_blank">professional wedding planners</a> do when they find themsel
  • Celebrity Event Planners Say "I Do" at The Hilton West Palm Beach in Florida
  • Celebrity Event Planners Say "I Do" at The Hilton West Palm Beach in Florida
  • Celebrity Event Planners Say "I Do" at The Hilton West Palm Beach in Florida
When an interior designer and an event designer get hitched, the decor has to be, well, nothing short of perfection. Add the fact that both experience
  • A Wedding Planner's Evening Celebration Under the Stars at Hall of Lights in Carrollton, Texas
  • A Wedding Planner's Evening Celebration Under the Stars at Hall of Lights in Carrollton, Texas
  • A Wedding Planner's Evening Celebration Under the Stars at Hall of Lights in Carrollton, Texas
Ain’t nothing like modern love. “We met on <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/best-tinder-pick-up-lines" target="_blank">Tinder</a>! We both swi
  • Style Lovers, Unite! This Bold Wedding at The Ebell of Los Angeles is Color Goals
  • Style Lovers, Unite! This Bold Wedding at The Ebell of Los Angeles is Color Goals
  • Style Lovers, Unite! This Bold Wedding at The Ebell of Los Angeles is Color Goals
Martha Maytham and Jen McCain first locked eyes at the Wayhome Music Festival on a balmy <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/summer-wedding-ideas
  • Experience Detroit at a Wedding With Art Deco Details at The Fisher Building
  • Experience Detroit at a Wedding With Art Deco Details at The Fisher Building
  • Experience Detroit at a Wedding With Art Deco Details at The Fisher Building
Few phenomena are more magical than a double proposal. When lovebirds <a href="https://www.instagram.com/ellosteph/" target="_blank">Stephanie (Steph)
  • Exclusive: Inside Influencer Steph Frosch's Garden Rooftop Wedding in New York City
  • Exclusive: Inside Influencer Steph Frosch's Garden Rooftop Wedding in New York City
  • Exclusive: Inside Influencer Steph Frosch's Garden Rooftop Wedding in New York City
“For our fellow same-sex couples!” Kevin Louie and Marcos Melero share, “We hope more <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/gay-marriage-states-his
  • These Grooms Got a Shoutout From Taylor Swift at Their Black-Tie Wedding in California
  • These Grooms Got a Shoutout From Taylor Swift at Their Black-Tie Wedding in California
  • These Grooms Got a Shoutout From Taylor Swift at Their Black-Tie Wedding in California
Imagine this: Your good friends get engaged and invite you to celebrate at a local bar. Except, upon arrival, you learn that you won’t be raising a gl
  • For a Wedding Planner, Surprise Nuptials in Her Maryland Backyard Were Just the Ticket
  • For a Wedding Planner, Surprise Nuptials in Her Maryland Backyard Were Just the Ticket
  • For a Wedding Planner, Surprise Nuptials in Her Maryland Backyard Were Just the Ticket
Lucas (Luke) Franz and Logan Fahey planned a springtime wedding featuring a beautiful fusion of classic and modern elements. As their wedding planner,
  • Anemones Inspired This Industrial-Meets-Art-Deco Wedding at Red Space Events in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Anemones Inspired This Industrial-Meets-Art-Deco Wedding at Red Space Events in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Anemones Inspired This Industrial-Meets-Art-Deco Wedding at Red Space Events in Cleveland, Ohio
Kelly Nyland and Angelina Bembry-Nyland first locked eyes across the yard at a mutual friend’s pool party. “It was a crazy road to get to the point th
  • One Couple’s Intimate Autumn Wedding at Junipero Serra Museum in San Diego, California
  • One Couple’s Intimate Autumn Wedding at Junipero Serra Museum in San Diego, California
  • One Couple’s Intimate Autumn Wedding at Junipero Serra Museum in San Diego, California
They weren’t looking for just any San Francisco wedding venue. In fact, Nicholas (Nick) Tilly and Tristan (Tris) Taylor steered clear of any of the “w
  • A Lively Sequel Wedding With Vintage Vibes at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, California
  • A Lively Sequel Wedding With Vintage Vibes at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, California
  • A Lively Sequel Wedding With Vintage Vibes at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, California