The 10 Most Popular Weddings of 2019

yellow bridesmaids

It’s the most fun time of year for us at GWS because we get to relive all our favorite wedding moments of 2019! And we are officially kicking off our “best of” lists with the biggest one of all: the most clicked on, loved, and visited weddings we featured all year! It’s so fun to see what you guys loved. And these lists tend to kick off the next big trends in weddings, so there’s plenty of inspiration and amazing vendors here to make your 2020 wedding one for the books. Or, perhaps, our top 10 list? Ya never know!

Counting down from 10 to number 1, here were the most popular weddings on GWS in 2019!

10. A Magical Elopement Near Turquoise Waters

bride and groom turquoise lake

One look and it’s clear why this elopement comes in at number 10! Bella + Jake’s adventurous elopement against the turquoise waters of Lake Louise in Alberta is downright EPIC.

photography: Terry Photo Co. // venue name: Moraine Lake Lodge, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada // florals: Mountain Top Flowers // wedding dress: Lovers Society x Green Wedding Shoes ‘Carter’ // videography: Ringtail Films

9. This Snowy Boho Elopement was Planned in Two Weeks!

boho elopement

Looks like you guys are just as intrigued by a quick timeline as we are! When it all comes together this beautifully (that dress!), it’s no wonder Talia + Stefan’s day broke the top 10.

photography: Cassie Rosch, Photographer // event design: Root + Gather Events // florals: Plume + Furrow // wedding dress: Rue De Seine

8. A Celestial-Inspired Wedding with…Kitten Accents!!

cat wedding

We’re not kitten when we say this is ONE original wedding. Kittens + outer space?! Noelle + Joe’s wedding is cute AND out of this world.

photography: Lindsay Vann Photography // venue name: Brick South, Portland, Maine, USA // event design + planning + florals: By Emily B. // wedding dress: Leanne Marshall // videography: Ryan Denning Creative // cake: Autumn Nomad

7. Eclectic + Wild Wedding in the Redwoods with Tons of Colorful Details

DIY wedding redwoods

Hundreds of handmade tassels, rad bridal style, and a dreamy private Redwood grove had us all awestruck this year. And Joanna + Packy’s colorful day only fuels the hoop bouquet trend!

photography: Kelly Brown // venue name: Private Space, Monte Rio, California, USA // planning: Ashley Smith Events // florals: Wild Club // wedding dress: Obelia by Temperley Bridal

6. Desert-Meets-Tropical Wedding in Palm Springs with Mustard Hues

bridesmaids in mustard dresses

If it were a Friends episode, it’d be called The One with the Yellow Bridesmaids. We LOVE this look — and it appears you do, too. But let’s not forget all the other pretty details from Nicole + Brian’s wedding..and the fact that she chopped her hair for the reception!

photography: Nicole Castonguay Photography // venue name: Casa De Monte Vista, Palm Springs, California, USA // planning: Details Darling // florals: Shindig Chic // wedding dress: Made With Love Bridal // bridesmaid dresses: Bardot – no longer available, here is a similar dress though!

5. Seaside Surfer Wedding with Rad Spanish + Tropical Design Details

California surfer wedding

And speaking of yellow…! Bree’s a free-spirited adventurer with a sweet spot for fashion, Brock’s a surfer who’s love for family runs deep — together, they are a literal California dream come true. And so was their wedding! (PS: The video will you make you laugh and cry.)

photography: Logan Cole Photo // venue name: Darlington House, La Jolla, California, USA // planning: Fawn Events // florals: Joy of Bloom Florals // wedding dress: Rue de Seine // videography: The Quail & The Dove

4. Minimalistic + Modern Cityscape Wedding with Greenery + Glam Details

NYC glam wedding

This one stands out as a minimalist, industrial, glam wedding among the bunch! Leah + Luigi’s wed against the twinkling lights of New York City and it just doesn’t get more romantic than that.

photography: Pat Furey Photography // venue name: Liberty House, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA // event design: Bride // florals: Louisa Amabile Testa LLC // wedding dress: A La Robe ‘Angel’

3. A Glamping Wedding Full of Wonder + Whimsy for Bohemian Lovers

boho wedding New Zealand

For some, bohemian is a style and for others, it’s a life. Christina + Tom fall into the latter category and their wedding gave us all the whimsy and wanderlust vibes!

photography: Ash Shcuman // venue name: Phoenix Valley Retreat, New Zealand // planning: Fern & Things // florals: Blossom & Wild // wedding dress: Lulu Jackson Bridal // bridesmaid dresses: Lulu Jackson Bridal

2. Rocky Barnes + Matthew Cooper’s Seriously Stylish + Dreamy Bohemian Wedding

Rocky Barnes wedding

Rocky is already style goals so it’s no surprise that you guys were eager to see her wedding looks! A cross between classic + contemporary, Rocky + Matthew’s day comes in at number 2!

photography: Heather Waraksa // venue name: Knickerbocker Country Club, Tenafly, New Jersey, USA // event design: BK Events // planning: BK Events // florals: Of the Flowers // wedding dress: Pronovias // bridesmaid dresses: Love Shack Fancy

1. The Bride’s Floral Dress Was the Stand-Out Detail in this Simple + Organic Wedding

floral wedding dress

Kierston + Nicholas’ simple yet stunning day comes in at number 1! Attribute it to her stand-out dress which inspired the day’s florals and the sweet, meaningful love that came through in every photo.

photography: Katch Silva // venue name: Hutton House, Medicine Lake, Minnesota, USA // event design + planning: Rosetree Weddings & Events, Jamie Jones // florals: Ashley Fox Designs // wedding dress: Needle and Thread

Thanks to all the couples, vendors, and readers who made our 2019 so beautiful!