September 22 marks 20 years since Friends premiered on NBC. During the show’s decade on the air, we witnessed plenty of weddings (and Ross was responsible for “just like half of that”). The lessons learned are just as relevant today. Here, the top 20:
Perhaps taking a cue from the wedding speech that turned into a Britney Spears dance, these groomsmen stormed the dance floor for a surprise dance medley to Justin Timberlake’s biggest hits! We’re seriously impressed by their dance skills — we think Justin would be proud.
After the euphoria of getting engaged starts to taper off, it’s time for Planning Mode: You’re going to have a blast! But no matter how mentally prepared you are to get married, you may still run into a few “surprises”:
From pop culture themes to nostalgia-filled affairs, here are some of our favorite offbeat wedding themes.
Nathan and Jessica crafted quite the elaborate scenario for their engagement photos! After dozing off in the park, Nathan wakes up alone — dressed as Mario. Jessica is missing, and he quickly realizes she must’ve transformed into Princess Peach. He sets off on a long journey to rescue her, but he gets a little sidetracked along the way. When he finally reaches her, she’s angry that he took so long — but he knows exactly how to cheer her up! He proposes, and the two run back to reality together.
Plus: See more of the most creative themed engagement photos!
In anticipation of Joffrey and Margaery’s impending Purple Wedding — we still haven’t recovered from the Red Wedding — we’ve pulled together some of our favorite details inspired by the spellbinding visuals on the show!
A week after his wife of 43 years, Carol, lost her battle with lupus and lung cancer, Lee Ballantyne, 65, dined alone for the first time— and ended up paying the check for couple reminded him so much of his relationship with his late wife.
You’re engaged — congratulations! Now, here come the endless questions about the wedding.
One unadvertised perk of being a university resident hall director — your dormitory can help you pull off a truly memorable proposal!
If you’ve ever looked up engagement photo inspiration, you’ve undoubtedly seen some of the same types of pictures over and over — couples posing in a way that not-so-subtly shows off the ring, a bride-to-be gazing adoringly at her fiancé as he stares off into the distance, the fairytale “foot pop” while kissing, and couples tossing leaves, to name a few.
After getting engaged, Marian Schembari and her fiancé, Elliot Speed, didn’t originally plan on taking engagement photos, but when they kept seeing these types of pictures pop up on Pinterest, they decided to do a spoof shoot, where they swapped the traditional gender roles or did extreme versions of the stereotypical images. Their close friend, wedding photographer Malia Moss, followed the couple around San Francisco snapping the hilarious photos. “It was the most fun I’ve had at a photo shoot in my entire life,” Moss told Yahoo Shine. Check out the results!
This past year, we profiled extraordinary couples who triumphed and overcame all odds to get married, as well as those who opened their hearts and helped those in need. Their kindness, resilience and unwavering courage serves as a reminder of what’s truly important on the wedding day.
While classic weddings will always have a special place in our hearts, we couldn’t stop buzzing about so-weird-they’re-awesome nuptials in 2013 (bring on the celeb wedding crashers and Photoshop memes!). Check out the most unusual headlines that crossed our desks this past year.
Which of these engaged couples will make it official in the new year? Here, we predict the 10 celebrity couples most likely to tie the knot in 2014.
Which celebrity flames are ready to pledge their lifelong commitment in 2014? We’re betting all odds on these adorable (and in a few cases, unlikely) duos — read all about their rock-solid unions and why we think wedding bells aren’t too far-off!
Need some help narrowing down your honeymoon options? These locations ranked as Google’s most-searched honeymoon spots over the past year.
2013 was filled with celebrity weddings, from super-secret elopements to elaborate, star-studded Hollywood events. Google just revealed the top 10 weddings that blew up their search engine this year. Take a look back at what made these weddings memorable!
Did you know that 43% of marriage proposals occur between the months of November through January? In honor of Proposal Season, here are 26 universal truths about getting engaged!
The Harry Potter series has provided an endless supply of wedding inspiration, from proposals to engagement photos to themed weddings. And when Harry Potter fanatic Marissa married Kyle Pick in September, the groom and their photographers, Patrick Meyers and Joe Mowczko of Heroic Photography, secretly planned some Harry Potter-inspired photos for the big day! They gathered a Gryffindor scarf, a magic wand, and the entire book series for the portraits, culminating the photo session with an epic battle against Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters. Check out the amazing photos:
From Kim Kardashian to Jessica Simpson to Lauren Conrad and more, these are the gowns we’d love to see our favorite engaged starlets rock down the aisle. Tell us which wedding dress is your favorite!
Whether you’re ready to pop the question or just in need of a quick serotonin boost, these swoon-worthy proposals are sure to inspire.