Our Most Popular Instagram Photos Ever
More and more brides are turning to Instagram for wedding ideas, and we can see why! There are few things as inspiring (and OK, addicting) as scrolling through feeds filled with the most beautiful wedding dresses, cakes, flowers, décor, celeb couples, and more. And the whole experience can lead you down a wonderful rabbit hole of hashtags and handles, until you land on a concept—or an item, or a vendor—that's exactly what you were looking for. With that in mind, we thought it would be fun to take a spin through our own account (@Martha_Weddings, if you don't follow us—and you should!) and see which snapshots brides and grooms and wedding enthusiasts like you liked the best. Without further ado, the Instagram photos that received the most likes and comments ever.
Jamie Chung and Bryan Greenberg
How sweet is Jamie Chung's expression as she looks at her new groom, Bryan Greenberg? Pure bridal bliss!
The caption: We still can't get over @jamiejchung + @bryangreenberg's dreamy California wedding—or the bride's @moniquelhuillier dress! And congrats to all of the talented collaborators that made this wedding so special. @thayerandco | @lisavorce@elcapitancanyon @mooncanyon@ambermoondesign @czarpress@annerobincallig @danielle_keene @simplycocktails @borrowedblu @classicparty @elaneventrentals @latavolalinen @jonathansimkhai @sachijewelry @tacoriofficial @kiranasrat@revolveclothing @hugoboss@nordstrom @theblacktux @foryourparty @elitediscjockeys #MarthaWeddings
Natural Ceremony Arch
"One of the most beautiful wedding locations I've seen," read one of the many, many comments on this photo of a stunning ceremony arch. Ditto!
The caption: We have a major crush on this ceremony spot. A catalpa tree at @hiddenvineyard was dressed up with fresh blooms and greenery by @heygorgevents. The bride says it was breathtaking and we totally agree. @sam_and_brad #marthaweddings
There's a reason the flowers are beloved by brides and florists alike. They're gorgeous!
The caption: Peonies are always a favorite! @darcymiller
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
It makes sense that a celebrity couple as likeable as these two would be just as likeable on Instagram. And baby news only added to the buzz!
Seriously. So true.
The caption: Wise words from journalist and author Mignon McLaughlin. What's your favorite quote on love? #MarthaWeddings
We think we know why this 'gram racked up so many likes and comments: It's freakin' adorable!
The caption: Tara borrowed her garter from her grandma, who wore it at her own wedding 66 years earlier. And her "something blue"? A pale blue @oscardelarenta organza gown, embroidered with taffeta appliqués and delicate beads.
A Royal Anniversary
Millions tuned in to watch Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's wedding, so naturally, our followers are still swooning over their wedding photo.
The caption: It's been 5 years since the #royalwedding but Kate's dress is still timeless! Happy anniversary Will & Kate!
One-of-a-Kind Wedding Shoes
Sparkly Louboutins. Need we say more?
The caption: When your dress is short, wear sparkly shoes! That's the approach that bride Libby took when choosing these sequined @louboutinworld pumps. Which, full circle alert: she first spotted here on our instagram! To all the brides out there, maybe these will be your shoes too?
Jaw-Dropping Tent Décor
Now that's what we call a ceremony space!
The caption: "The vows were my favorite moment during the ceremony," says Nikki. "I'll never forget feeling the magnitude of that moment." Garlands of ivy hung from the ceiling of the ceremony tent on the grounds of @eefordhouse, with pots of foxglove lining the aisle. @tecpetaja |@vldstagram @saipua #marthaweddings #weddinginspo
Winter-Themed Bridal Shower
The holidays were on our mind when we posted this sweet wintery scene.
The caption: Thinking of throwing a winter-themed bridal shower? Decorate sweets with seasonal toppers. "I love using cranberries for a pop of red against any neutral colored frosting," says @michelleleoevents, who also uses cinnamon sticks and pinecones. Photo: @jacquelynnphoto | Concept, Styling, and Design by @michelleleoevents; Florals by @bloomsandblossoms; Paper Products by @alexisjunewed; Wood embellishments by @mc2_woodworks; Venue: Washington School House#marthaweddings
A Sweet Moment With Dad
Poppies That Pop!
Cute Celebrity Couple
The brunette bombshell also made one gorgeous bride—even before she walked down the aisle, in this image from our cover shoot.
The caption: Our fall cover girl @SofiaVergara looks lovely in lilac in this @moniquelhuillier dress! @walterechin #moniquelhuillier #marthaweddings #msweddingssofia #sofiavergara #weddinginspo @covergirl
Pink Ball Gown
Cute Flower Girls
First Dance Inspo
We have a few suggestions …
The caption: These newlyweds chose "Hey Pretty Girl" by @kipmooremusic for their first dance, which took place under a large wreath of peonies, tulips, delphinium, and passion vine by @saipua. What song will you be dancing to? @tecpetaja | @vldstagram #marthaweddings #weddinginspo
Naked Wedding Cake
Ah, the ever-popular naked cake.
The caption: "I've always wanted to incorporate a naked cake into one of the events surrounding my wedding. Sweet Lady Jane made this @tripleberrycake, my guests & I ate it up! -xo Jenny from @margoandme" @janawilliamsphotos_, styling@encore_eventdesign #jenfredwed2015 #margoandmeandmartha #weddinginspo @primandpixie @encore_eventdesign @lilla_bello @archiverentals
Naked Wedding Cake (Again)
What did we just say?
The caption: This bride had her heart set on naked cakes topped with fresh flowers. So on the big day, she and her groom cut into this spiced-carrot confection by @cakewalkemily. Minis were on hand in a variety of flavors for guests to dig into. @imryanray | @tybeneski |@stefaniemiles @theorchardtx @bowsandarrowsflowers @masonjarfilms #marthaweddings
Beautiful Bridal Party
Flower crowns + bridesmaids = Instagram likes. It's simple math, right?
The caption: @amandakgorski's bridesmaids wore gowns from @reformation @amsalebridesmaids in shades of shell pink, white, light blue, and gray. | @aarondelesie | #marthaweddings #weddinginspiration @kteventshouston @bowsandarrowsflowers @signoraemare @cibolocreekranch @theamyclarke
This table setting at a garden wedding in France looks like something straight out of a dream.
The caption: This intimate reception took place in the inner courtyard of a stunning property in France. Blush @latavolalinen cloths with custom tulle overlays were decorated with warm gray candles and arrangements of roses, astilbe, and lisianthus by @laetitiac_fleursdatelier. @joshgruetz |@YonderDesign @shannonleahyevents#marthaweddings #weddinginspo
Darcy knows best, duh!
The caption: To help put you in the holiday spirit, @darcymiller included some of her fave new things in this week's #darcysdiary! If you're having a winter wedding, take a cue from @tiffanyandco's holiday decor. "I love the blue-and-white color palette seen in this wreath—it feels very festive without being the expected red and green." | #holiday
Rustic Wedding Cake
Lily Flower Wall
Macaron-Topped Wedding Cake
What do brides love even more than a wedding cake? A wedding cake decked out with macarons.
The caption: At Lilly and Carter's wedding, they had three delicious wedding cakes for guests to enjoy. The one they cut into was a large olive oil cake enrobed in frosting and topped with fresh strawberries and macarons. #marthaweddings@pointytooth @carter_b_read | @TheGaryAshleyShow #weddingcakes
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Love sweet and savory? Have your cake and eat it, too.
The caption: Consider ending your night with a treat that will satisfy anyone with a savory or a sweet tooth. This six-tier fromage blanc cheesecake from New York City’s @lafayette380 is flavored with vanilla bean, lemon zest, and black pepper, and baked atop an organic cornmeal crust. Blueberries and strawberries provide the finishing touch. @georgebarberis | styling: @katiecovi| art direction: @lisengelhart | tablecloth:@heathertaylorhome | plates: @canvashomestore #marthaweddings
Elizabeth Messina Takeover
We're huge fans of the photographer—hence her takeover, when she shared gorgeous shots like this one!
The caption: Day 4 #MSWeddingsTakeover w/@elizabethmessina: "It can be overwhelming trying to find the #perfect wedding dress. I think it's a little like finding the perfect mate; when it's the right one, you just know. - xoxo,@elizabethmessina" | @clairepettibone #couture @verawanggang #wedding @moniquelhuiliier #tulle @twigsandhoney #TBT @merrylbrownevents #love @erinskipley #lace @flowerwild @oscarprgirl #elizabethmessina
Dreamy Wedding Walk
Is this heaven? No, it's the Brooklyn Botanic Garden during cherry blossom season, aka spring.
The caption: This bride and her father walked through an archway of cherry blossoms at @brooklynbotanic on the way to the ceremony. Mother Nature really did her thing and this is stunning! @heatherwaraksa |@randyalanen @mayoalanen |@gabby_ardaki @arieldearieflowers@newyorkfilmworks #marthaweddings
Everyone got to be part of the bridal party at this wedding! We loved the idea and had to share.
The caption: There were just 35 guests at this enchanted California wedding. In lieu of having bridesmaids, the bride asked attendees to wear pastels and neutrals, and gave each female guest a wrist corsage. @josevilla | @evans__lily @im_jon_evans | @duetweddings @flowerwild @chefwolfgangpuck @ambermoondesign @sweetnsaucyshop #marthaweddings #weddingsinspo