Category Archive

BIPOC

Based on reader feedback that it was “hard to find any weddings of people of color,” we started tagging posts that featured a BIPOC bride and/or groom — and/or means you’ll find tons of interracial couples in here! Increasing visibility for BIPOC folks has been a priority for us since 2008, and note that we always allow folks to self-identify. More about how and why we do this here.

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This fall wedding in Florida has SO MANY funny wedding decor ideas

The seasons may never change in Florida, but this autumn wedding’s gorgeous fall color palette might make up for it! The bride is also a stand-up comedian and infused the decor with some cheeky humor throughout. Ready to fall in love with this fall wedding in Florida?

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This comedian’s reason for skipping the bouquet and garter toss had us cackling

This bride is a stand-up comedian who explained to her guests why she was skipping the bouquet and garter toss tradition. She got a few side eyes but a whole lot of laughs! Wait till you read what she said…and try not to laugh when she openly discusses oral sex in front of all her guests!

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These grooms rocked floral suit jackets at their wedding (with bonus Bob the Drag Queen!)

Deon and Michael got married at the lovely Ritz Carlton at Bal Harbour in Miami. We will never tire of seeing beautiful people in love! But that’s not all that has our attention — let’s talk about these AMAZING FLORAL SUIT JACKETS

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Behold this floral afro, the ultimate wedding updo for natural hair

Ok, can we take a moment to talk about the looks at Stephanie & Carla’s wedding? These two were married in July 2022, and we need to talk about Stephanie’s amazing floral afro!

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A winter Las Vegas wedding with a red theme and a Chotronette dress

If you think winter weddings are all about snow and pinecones, wait until you see this winter Las Vegas Wedding, with a red theme and a Chotronette dress!

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A fabulous Filipino fairy tale wedding with the most amazing DIY decor

Despite family resistance, these two grooms had a glorious enchanted forest wedding full of fairy-tale touches, phenomenal DIY decor. Wait until you see the centerpieces…