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Shutting down the bar on the first date? Definitely a sign of an ever-lasting love! When Hilary Hahn and Drew Simon connected through mutual friends,
  • A Playfully Pink Wedding With Vintage Vibes at The Sands Hotel in Indian Wells, California
  • A Playfully Pink Wedding With Vintage Vibes at The Sands Hotel in Indian Wells, California
  • A Playfully Pink Wedding With Vintage Vibes at The Sands Hotel in Indian Wells, California
Straight out of a movie, Isyis Robinson and David Robinson started their love story in the heart of the bustling city, where fate orchestrated their “
  • A Black-Tie Affair With Modern Accents at The Baltimore Museum of Art in Maryland
  • A Black-Tie Affair With Modern Accents at The Baltimore Museum of Art in Maryland
  • A Black-Tie Affair With Modern Accents at The Baltimore Museum of Art in Maryland
<a href="https://www.instagram.com/jacquelinerabot/" target="_blank">                    Jacqueline Rabôt</a> and Robby Massar met on what the bride d
  • Chill Vibes Filled This Sustainable Wedding With Unique Touches in Carpinteria, California
  • Chill Vibes Filled This Sustainable Wedding With Unique Touches in Carpinteria, California
  • Chill Vibes Filled This Sustainable Wedding With Unique Touches in Carpinteria, California
"It was truly love at second sight," Camille Johnson laughs. She first crossed paths with Gary Johnson during their teen years. "Needless to say, that
  • Mustard Yellow Is the Star at This Boho Desert Wedding at the Parker in Palm Springs, California
  • Mustard Yellow Is the Star at This Boho Desert Wedding at the Parker in Palm Springs, California
  • Mustard Yellow Is the Star at This Boho Desert Wedding at the Parker in Palm Springs, California
Doing life with your partner is no easy feat, especially when you navigate major changes together. For Alex (27, a <a href="https://www.theknot.com/co
  • This Funky Las Vegas Vow Renewal Included Taco Bell, Tattoos and Lots of Casino Fun
  • This Funky Las Vegas Vow Renewal Included Taco Bell, Tattoos and Lots of Casino Fun
  • This Funky Las Vegas Vow Renewal Included Taco Bell, Tattoos and Lots of Casino Fun
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
The concept of fate is deeply ingrained in Greek Mythology. Even in our modern times, there is something so mystical and magical about the country, es
  • An International Love Story Accented With Pampas Grass at Trisara in Phuket, Thailand
  • An International Love Story Accented With Pampas Grass at Trisara in Phuket, Thailand
  • An International Love Story Accented With Pampas Grass at Trisara in Phuket, Thailand
In the halls of Miami University, fate was simply a snapshot away. Catherine Gorman and Austin Poston's story began in a business law class, where Aus
  • A Dreamy, Elegant Garden Party Wedding at Meshewa House in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • A Dreamy, Elegant Garden Party Wedding at Meshewa House in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • A Dreamy, Elegant Garden Party Wedding at Meshewa House in Cincinnati, Ohio
The clock strikes midnight, gold confetti blankets the dance floor, and you share your first New Year’s kiss as a married couple. But let’s back up—be
  • A Purple-and-Black Carnival-Themed Wedding on New Year's Eve at Union Market in Washington, DC
  • A Purple-and-Black Carnival-Themed Wedding on New Year's Eve at Union Market in Washington, DC
  • A Purple-and-Black Carnival-Themed Wedding on New Year's Eve at Union Market in Washington, DC
When someone says “vineyard wedding,” what comes to mind? Before now it probably wasn’t anything like Vita Newstetter (26, the founder of an online fa
  • The Couple at This Colorful Napa Wedding Wore 18 Different Outfits and Walked a 500-Foot Pink Aisle
  • The Couple at This Colorful Napa Wedding Wore 18 Different Outfits and Walked a 500-Foot Pink Aisle
  • The Couple at This Colorful Napa Wedding Wore 18 Different Outfits and Walked a 500-Foot Pink Aisle
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
Both first-generation Asian-American immigrants, Rosalee Celis, hailing from the <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/cultural-traditions-philippi
  • Modern Flair Meets Rich Tradition at This Asian-American Wedding at The Foundry in Long Island City, New York
  • Modern Flair Meets Rich Tradition at This Asian-American Wedding at The Foundry in Long Island City, New York
  • Modern Flair Meets Rich Tradition at This Asian-American Wedding at The Foundry in Long Island City, New York
A relationship born from academic necessity? Yup: that's our kind of <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/read-the-how-we-met-stories-couples-shar
  • Get Major Versailles Vibes From This Wedding With Korean Traditions in Downtown Los Angeles
  • Get Major Versailles Vibes From This Wedding With Korean Traditions in Downtown Los Angeles
  • Get Major Versailles Vibes From This Wedding With Korean Traditions in Downtown Los Angeles
Benita Peters and Terry Philip’s love story began at <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/church-wedding-venues" target="_blank">church</a>, where
  • A Couple's Modern Knanaya Wedding With Heartfelt Customs in Dallas, Texas
  • A Couple's Modern Knanaya Wedding With Heartfelt Customs in Dallas, Texas
  • A Couple's Modern Knanaya Wedding With Heartfelt Customs in Dallas, Texas
Kendall Trautman is a woman who knows what she wants. On a “Sunday Funday” outing with girlfriends, the group found themselves at a local bar known fo
  • An Inviting Autumn Welcome Dinner in the Berkshires at Seven Hills Inn
  • An Inviting Autumn Welcome Dinner in the Berkshires at Seven Hills Inn
  • An Inviting Autumn Welcome Dinner in the Berkshires at Seven Hills Inn
Friendship blossoming into a romance is a rare thing that should be celebrated. When Emma Claffy and Brett Fairless met at an ad agency in <a href="ht
  • We Can't Get Over This Carefree California Wedding With Desert Accents at the Vintage Ojai Rancho Inn
  • We Can't Get Over This Carefree California Wedding With Desert Accents at the Vintage Ojai Rancho Inn
  • We Can't Get Over This Carefree California Wedding With Desert Accents at the Vintage Ojai Rancho Inn
How often do blind dates truly work out? For Camilla Opperman and Rob Morse, it only took one. “Rob’s youngest sister set us up!” reveals Camilla. “I
  • Escape to the South of France for This 12th-Century Abbey Wedding With a Lively Dance Party
  • Escape to the South of France for This 12th-Century Abbey Wedding With a Lively Dance Party
  • Escape to the South of France for This 12th-Century Abbey Wedding With a Lively Dance Party
"Plot twist: there are two Butlers in Williamsburg." Melissa Levin and Shneur Wolvovsky met on the dating app Bumble, agreeing to meet in person at a
  • We Love This Ethereal-Meets-Industrial Wedding With Jewish Customs at 99 Scott in Brooklyn
  • We Love This Ethereal-Meets-Industrial Wedding With Jewish Customs at 99 Scott in Brooklyn
  • We Love This Ethereal-Meets-Industrial Wedding With Jewish Customs at 99 Scott in Brooklyn
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
Something about the back of his head—and 6-foot-6 stature—intrigued college freshman Melanie Patrich. "My friends made me go to a party at his fratern
  • Flamenco Dancers and Twinkle Lights Dazzle at This Wedding at Vizcaya Gardens in Miami
  • Flamenco Dancers and Twinkle Lights Dazzle at This Wedding at Vizcaya Gardens in Miami
  • Flamenco Dancers and Twinkle Lights Dazzle at This Wedding at Vizcaya Gardens in Miami
After a vacation proposal in <a href="https://www.theknot.com/content/cozumel-honeymoon-weather-travel-guide" target="_blank">Cozumel, Mexico</a>, col
  • Explore Telluride, Colorado, Through This Intimate Wildflower-Filled Wedding
  • Explore Telluride, Colorado, Through This Intimate Wildflower-Filled Wedding
  • Explore Telluride, Colorado, Through This Intimate Wildflower-Filled Wedding
“Ryan recognized me from Tinder as a fellow Chapman University alum, but I had ignored him on the app,” laughs Syndey Westra, recounting the day she m
  • Romantic Meets Edgy at One Couple’s Personalized Wedding at Valentine in Downtown LA
  • Romantic Meets Edgy at One Couple’s Personalized Wedding at Valentine in Downtown LA
  • Romantic Meets Edgy at One Couple’s Personalized Wedding at Valentine in Downtown LA