Garden parties, exotic destinations, colorful wedding dresses & evolving cultural traditions – 2021 was a year of abundant color & renewed celebrations.

Put together by the most talented wedding vendors from around the world, each week of 2021 has been filled with top-notch wedding inspiration.

Across our Instagram & Pinterest, we saw our couples and vendors swoon overdramatic flower-rich altars, colorful wedding dresses and mix & match bridal parties.

Garden weddings are trending thanks to so many floral-filled editorials. And African weddings have been put on the map thanks to our many groundbreaking editorials from the team at Exalt Africa.

While it’s truly impossible to imagine choosing the very best, below we’ve rounded up ten of our favorite wedding inspiration shoots, filled with details to charm any type of bride (or groom).

1. Luxurious African Wedding Ideas Inspired by Black Panther

Love From Mwai & Stepan Vrzala inspire us with this incredible African wedding editorial at Victoria Falls in Zambia.

See the full editorial here.

2. Winter Elopement Inspiration From The Prettiest Hidden Italian Temple

Photographer Francesco Mantino & planner Natascia Zignani unveil the secret beauty of Temple of Valadier at Frasassi Cave.

See the full editorial here.

3. Whimsical & Elegant Secret Garden Wedding Inspiration

This whimsical & elegant Spring wedding inspiration by Felisiti Greis & photographed by ElsieLove Photography has us dreaming of afternoon teas in fragrant English gardens.

See the full editorial here.

4. Modern Korean Wedding Inspiration With Watermelon Decor

This modern Korean wedding editorial designed by Bliss by Choi & photographed by Kelly Kang shows how simple & beautiful watermelon can be for your wedding decorations.

See the full editorial here.

5. This Ethereal Garden Vow Renewal Is Lavish Enough For A Wedding

Whether you're planning a minimony, micro wedding or vow renewal, iamlatreuo photo shows how grand & gorgeous it can be!

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6. Sexy Poolside Wedding Inspiration From Steamy Puglia

We're dying to spend our summer wedding season lounging poolside in Puglia like this bridal inspiration from Impression Villas & Weddings photographed by Bottega53.

See the full editorial here.

7. Portland Provides Cool & Colorful Wedding Inspiration For The Anti-Bride

Featuring wild & alternative wedding dresses & jumpsuits by Claire La Faye, this Portland editorial from Styled by Mal & Naba Zabih is for the cool-bride.

See the full editorial here.

8. Curly Haired Brides Are Free To Go Natural In This Beach Wedding Inspiration

Are you a curly-haired bride who wants to let your curls go free? This bohemian beach wedding editorial gives the ultimate inspiration styled by Alena Fede Designs & photographed by Georgia Grace.

See the full editorial here.

9. Why Mozambique Is The Perfect Beach Wedding Destination

If you’re dreaming of an intimate and extraordinary beach wedding, Mozambique in Southeastern Africa is likely just your pace. Styled by Joy Proctor, planned by Love From Mwai and photographed by Stepan Vrzala, this editorial has Mozambique on the top of our travel list.

See the full editorial here.

10. Why We Love Snowy Winter Weddings

This snowy bridal editorial photographed by Amanda Crean at the mountain winter wonderland The Little Nell shows exactly why we love winter weddings.

See the full editorial here.

The wedding inspiration never has to end – scroll through our Styled Shoots for more ideas for every type of bride. Find oodles more inspiration on Instagram & Pinterest and follow along for more of the best of 2021.