Our 22 Most-Liked Wedding Photos of 2016 on Instagram
It's crazy to think that another year has come to a close—it feels like just yesterday we were ringing in 2016! To honor this eventful year, we've taken a look back on the best celeb wedding moments of 2016, and looked forward to possible celebrity engagements of 2017. We also can't help but think of all the stunning weddings that took place this year—especially the ones we have featured in our magazine pages and on our site.
As we're sure you know, we also love running these amazing images on our Instagram page (and if you don't, you should definitely follow us to check them out!). That's why, to celebrate the past year, we went back and reminisced over every image we shared. Of all the wedding pictures we have featured in the past 365 days, there are some unbelievably beautiful shots that stood out on our Instagram feeds. Not only do these wedding photos tell the story of the couples and their momentous days, but thanks to you, they also got lots of love through likes and comments. So this year, we rounded up the most popular real weddings photos on Instagram—a.k.a. the most-double-tapped snaps of 2016. Take a spin through the gallery, and if you like what you see, be sure to check out the wedding photographers who captured them. Warning—you will be inspired after viewing these pretty pictures. In fact, you may just be inclined to heart them yourself, if you haven't already!
#1 – Chic Color Palette
Coming in at number one with over 12,000 likes, this shot is truly all about the color palette. The New Jersey bride wore a 3/4-sleeve Delphine Manivet gown, while her bridesmaids wore J.Crew navy sweaters with custom-made silk faille skirts. And look how nicely those flowers pop!
#2 – Elevated Ceremony Arch
#3 – Beach-Inspired Ceremony Arch
#4 – Greenery All Around
#5 - Grecian-Style Dining
#6 – Love for Grandma
Grandma photos for the win! We love how this bride borrowed her grandma's garter, which she wore 66 years earlier at her own wedding.
#7 – Straight Out of a Fairytale
One of the many couples in our special Real Weddings & Honeymoons issue, this bride and groom had a dreamy wedding in Poitiers, France.
#8 – Ethereal Wedding Tent
#9 – In Her Shoes
Since the bride wore a short dress, she wanted her shoes to be the center of attention. Believe it or not, she first saw these Louboutins on our Instagram account!
#10 – Full-On Fall Floral Bouquet
#11 – Cocktail Hour Goals
#12 – Woodsy Elegant Chuppah
#13 – A Historic Reception Setting
Look at that view! Guests sat at two long tables along the courtyard, where they could view the Orvieto Duomo and surrounding Tuscan countryside.
#14 – An Element of Surprise
This bride and groom added an a surprise to their reception by having guests walk through a hidden door to this lovely set-up, planned by Jenna Lam Events. The different-sized tables made the space feel much bigger, and included views of the mountains.
#15 – Marbled & Floral Cake
#16 – An Old Flower-Filled Home
This couple had their wedding in an abandoned-turned-inspirational space, a truly unique location.
#17 – First Dance
This first dance photo features a couple dancing to "Hey Pretty Girl" by Kip Moore.
#18 - Flower Girls with Flower Crowns
How precious are these flower girls with their flower crowns? The two walked down the lacquered aisle that was monogrammed with the bride and groom's initials.
#19 – Naked Floral Cake
#20 - Pastel Bouquet
#21 – MOB Style
The rain couldn't stop this mother of the bride, who looked absolutely amazing in this blush off-the-shoulder dress and earned a post on our most-liked list.
#22 – A Reception With a View
The reception took place at the 'gram-worthy Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, where guests could look out onto the Boston Harbor.