On the very last week of 2021, we jubilantly celebrate the true reason we’re here at Bridal Musings: the ever-evolving, always-inspiring, beautiful & festive real weddings from around the world.

It pains us a bit to pick only 10 favorites – after all, each and every wedding we publish has a special place in our hearts! That being said, we’ve chosen some especially inspiring weddings that dazzled us at Bridal Musings. From Greek island micro weddings watched from ashore to intimate elopements on the lava flow of Hawaii, there’s plenty of beauty to inspire on this list.

So grab your hankies, these are our 10 favorite real weddings of 2021 in no particular order…

1. An Effortlessly Romantic Tuscan Destination Wedding

Romance & the Tuscan countryside go hand-in-hand, effortlessly, and nothing could be more true than this Florence wedding photographed by Olga Makarova.

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2. Childhood Friends Win A Glamorous Texas Wedding With Military Style

The heartwarming story of two childhood friends winning a dream giveaway that turns out to be their beautiful Texas wedding in military-style photographed by Angela Lally Photography.

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3. An Opulent Czech Wedding At A Pink Castle

Who doesn't want to get married at a pink castle? This South Bohemian wedding photographed by Tomas Dolejsi at Chateau Mitrowicz is every princess bride's dream.

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4. Stunning & Intimate Greek Micro Wedding

Travel to the sparkling Greek island of Kefalonia for this stunning & intimate multicultural micro wedding captured by Vesi & Yiannis Simopoulos.

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5. Enchanting Floral-filled Pelican Hill Wedding

Malibu's beloved venue Pelican Hill gets an enchanting floral-filled makeover with abundant cherry blossom trees for this fairytale Socal wedding photographed by Brett Hickman.

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6. Korean Culture Meets The Hawaiian Islands For This Stunning Elopement

This breathtaking real elopement on the Big Island features handmade Korean fashion & a traditional Hawaiian ceremony captured by Alyssa Luzaich Photography.

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7. A Breathtaking Sunrise Wedding Over The Waters Of Mozambique

This Mozambique wedding photographed by Ayeh K Photography with vows at dawn & party at dusk might be the most beautiful intimate beach wedding that we've ever seen.

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8. Rustic & Romantic Micro Wedding Marrying North & South Indian Traditions

Neethu & Ashish didn't let COVID-19 stop them from having a romantic, cinematic wedding. Small but mighty, this micro wedding photographed by West Imagery is stunning.

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9. An Elegant Wedding At Baltimore’s George Peabody Library

Baltimore's George Peabody Library photographed by Stephanie Axtell is the perfect example of how absolutely stunning an indoor wedding can be.

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10. A Covid Couple Turns Their Hawaiian Dream Wedding Into A Just-As-Gorgeous Tropical Arizona Wedding

Their Hawaiian dream wedding was canceled due to Covid. Then, Faith & Peter planned this stunning, tropical Arizona wedding in just a few months, photographed by Ashley Rae Photography.

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And one more! (We just couldn't help ourselves!)

Marrying in a classic Italian villa, Helen & Jeremy's hydrangea-filled micro wedding photographed by Alessandro Colle is as enchanting as can be

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Take a look at all of our Best of 2021 round-ups including stunning wedding dresses, sage advice & popular Instagram inspiration. Find more real weddings that inspire here.