We publish hundreds of real weddings on InsideWeddings.com and in the magazine each year that feature a wide variety of styles, color palettes, and settings, so there's always a ton of inspiration for every couple. With so many styles of weddings to look at, it's always exciting to see which types of weddings our audience viewed the most each year. The year 2021 was popular for real weddings featuring elegant décor and lush flowers that took place at an array of venue types – from museums to private homes.
While some of 2021's most popular real weddings took place recently, others even date back to the previous decade, which confirms that your wedding ceremony and reception can stand the test of time. From classic all-white weddings with accents of gold and greenery, to soirées with moody décor and lighting, to celebrations showcasing rustic-chic décor or luxurious table designs, there is plenty of inspiration to find in these amazing weddings. You'll see a number of celebrity weddings, gorgeous ceremonies and receptions at private homes, museums, and more, as well as a number of destination weddings in the United States and across the world.
Take a look at photos from 21 of the most popular real weddings on InsideWeddings.com in 2021, below. For more inspiration, click on the links below the images to see more images from these gorgeous events. We hope you love reliving the magic of these nuptials that have been loved by our readers this past year!
Photo by Amy & Stuart Photography; Planning & Design by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants; From Real Wedding: Wedding of Dancing with the Stars' Cheryl Burke & Matthew Lawrence
Photo by Amy Anaiz Photography; From Real Wedding: Luxe Wedding of NFL Player Tahir Whitehead at Elegant Castle Venue
Photo by Jose Villa Photography; Planning & Design by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants; Registry: Gearys Beverly Hills; From Real Wedding: The Luxury Fall Wedding of EF Collection Jewelry Designer, Emily Faith
Photo by Duke Photography; From Real Wedding: Persian-American Wedding with Mirror Detailing in Newport Beach, CA
Photo by Lauren Gabrielle Photography; Floral Design by HeatherLily; Planning & Design by A Charming Fête; From Real Wedding: NFL Player Mitchell Schwartz's Luxe Wedding at a Historical Venue
Photo by Branco Prata; From Real Wedding: LA Dodgers' Kiké Hernandez & Mariana Vicente's Puerto Rico Wedding
Photo by Laurie Bailey Photography; Planning & Design by Rikki Ladenheim Events; Registry: Gearys; From Real Wedding: An Intimate At-Home Ceremony + Backyard Reception in California
Photo by John Cain Photography; Aisle Runner by The Original Runner Company; From Real Wedding: Rustic Fall Nuptials with Custom Details in Beaver Creek, Colorado
Photo by Rebecca Walker for Ira Lippke Studios; Planning & Design by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants; From Real Wedding: Diana Ross Helps Plan Daughter Chudney's Maui Destination Wedding
Photo by Roey Yohai Studios; From Real Wedding: Luxury Destination Wedding in Palm Beach with Almost 700 Guests
Photo by Adam Frazier Photography; Bridal Salon: The White Dress; Planning & Design by Andrea Eppolito Events; From Real Wedding: A Luxurious, Classic White Wedding in Bride's Hometown of Las Vegas
Photo by Marc Royce Photography; Registry: Gearys Beverly Hills; From Real Wedding: Mötley Crüe Member Nikki Sixx's Marie Antoinette-Inspired Wedding
Photo by Sylvie Gil; From Real Wedding: Gorgeous Outdoor Destination Wedding on the Amalfi Coast in Italy
Photo by Brett Hickman Photographers; Bridal Salon: Bridal Reflections; Planning & Design by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants; From Real Wedding: Luxe Wedding of Houston Astros Baseball Player George Springer III
Photo by Elizabeth Messina; From Real Wedding: Spring Garden Wedding in Montecito, California
Photo by Liz Banfield; From Real Wedding: Destination Fête with Chapel Ceremony & Charming Tented Reception
Photo by Kris Kan; Bridal Salon: Panache Bridals of Beverly Hills; From Real Wedding: Backstreet Boys Nick Carter's Santa Barbara, California Wedding
Photo by Perez Photography; From Real Wedding: Incredible Tented Ceremony & Barn Reception at Ranch in Aspen
Photo by Tec Petaja; Floral & Event Design by Amaryllis Floral & Event Design; From Real Wedding: Childhood Friends Celebrate Wedding at Marriott Family's Lake House
Photo by Haley Ringo Photography; From Real Wedding: R&B Singer Tank's Modern Black-and-White Wedding to Zena Foster
Photo by Ann & Kam Photography & Cinema; Bridal Salon: Mark Ingram Atelier; From Real Wedding: Winter Wedding with Catholic Ceremony + Luxurious Reception in Chicago
For more wedding ideas, view some of our favorite opulent weddings, rustic weddings, and view weddings with gorgeous mountain views. And be sure to check out the most popular real weddings of 2020 for even more wedding inspiration!
Opening photo by Wilo Rosado Photography; From Real Wedding: Elegant & Stylish Winter Wedding at a Luxury Resort in Puerto Rico